Festival Schedule

Tea Garden

11:30 AM
Lacia Lynne Bailey, Ravenna Ridge Metro Milkers
In this short demo you’ll learn the basics of goat milking: technique, equipment, sanitation and process, plus the all important after-milking ritual. Led by Lacia Lynne Bailey, breeder of Seattle’s only finished dairy goat champions since 2008 on her urban farm, Ravenna Ridge Metro Milkers.

12:30 PM
Douglas Smith, Seattle Tree Consulting and Pruning
The most impressive trees around us are the natives. They’ve been around the longest and know the territory well. But how well do you know them? In this short presentation, we are going to learn how to identify three of our most common evergreen trees, and three of our most common deciduous trees, as well as learn about what they add to the local ecosystem.

1:30 PM
Britt Olson, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
Come hear Canon Britt Olson, Vicar of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, talk about how important it is to build community and how Sustainable Ballard, along with all of our neighbors, can be a part of that effort. Learn about St. Luke’s Edible Hope Kitchen, SLUG Garden, RainWise project and other programs. St. Luke’s has been part of Ballard for 125 years and is a diverse and growing community at the heart of the neighborhood.

2:00 PM
Busker: Steven Jahn

2:30 PM
Josh Castle, LIHI
The Low Income Housing Institute is one of the leading non-profits in the country developing tiny house villages as an innovative solution to homelessness. Come find out how we build and sustain these villages, the unique tiny house designs, and learn interesting facts about our current and future villages!

2:45 PM
Busker: Marc Smason

Living Lightly Lounge

11:15 AM – 12:45 PM
Liz Talley and Glenn Frank
You’ll find yourself humming along to some reimagined favorites as you enjoy the music of Glenn Frank on Guitar & Liz Talley on Cello. For a few years they have been performing instrumental renditions of classic songs & ballads, as well as original numbers. Their roots are in music, rehearsing at Breezeway Studios here in Ballard.
Their next performance it is Tuesday, Sept. 12th from 7-9:30 with the entire band “The Whiskey Cove Players” out at North City Bistro, 1520 NE 177th Street.  There is a $10 cover at the door.  Enjoy!

1:00 PM
Pieter Sundgren, Greenhome Solutions
Check out what’s new in sustainable building products, including our custom line of Shou Sugi Ban – Doug Fir siding and paneling that’s been charred using the traditional Japanese technique of preserving wood. We’ll also share our cork flooring, locally sourced PaperStone surfaces, and our reclaimed gray barn wood siding.

1:30 PM
Stephan Schlessinger, Seattle Electric Bike
What’s new in the electric bike world, including the latest mid-drive systems and health benefits, and the greatest range of styles ever–from Urban comfort to fast commuters to mountain bikes for every terrain and performance goal, and our best answer to the question: Why choose an electric bike over a conventional bike? We’ll have a bike and all the components of the e-bike system for you to see and hold close up, and get all your questions answered.

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Michel Navedo
Michel Navedo has been producing his strain of jazz infused electro-acoustic soundscapes for a decade and a half. Michel’s shows create an atmospheric, cinematic setting with lush digital backgrounds and live instrumentation offering a glimpse into the future of jazz.

3:45 PM
Raffle Prizes awarded
Get your tickets for a chance to win one of 17 different prizes. Kids who have completed their Get Local card can win a gift certificate to Secret Garden Bookstore

Wifi Café (on the bus)

11:00 AM
Chinook Book Give-away
Thanks to a generous donation from Ballard Market, the first 200 visitors receive a free 2018 Chinook Book (print edition.)

12:15 PM
Busker: Steven Jahn

1:00 PM
Avigail Cohen, Ballard Acupuncture
Learn about the inner workings of acupuncture from Ballard’s own Avigail Cohen of Ballard Acupuncture Center. You’ll be educated on what acupuncture can heal and how acupuncture uses the body’s natural healing process to effect relief.

1:15 PM
Busker: Marc Smason

2:00 PM
Pamela Burton, KBFG Radio
KBFG is north Seattle’s low powered radio station that will bring a new sound by and about the people who live in Ballard, Fremont, Greenwood, Phinney Ridge, Queen Anne and Wallingford. A group of community volunteers have applied for and received an FCC construction permit to install an antennae on the Norse Home and broadcast at 107.3FM. Let’s talk about new programming and how you can get involved in this exciting adventure! All ages are welcome.

2:15 PM
Busker: Matt Horton

Grass Lawn (the “hula patch”)

11:30 AM
“The Wheel” Demo
Witness a short demo of circus art meets acro-yoga meets gymnastics on this human hamster wheel. Then you’ll get a chance to try it out yourself! Adults only, please! Must sign release.

12:00 PM
Parachute Games
Calling all Kids and Adults! All hands are needed to operate our 25 ft diameter

1:00 PM
Bubble Magic with Bubbleman
Join Bubbleman @ 1pm for an entertaining hour of bubble magic and then learn to make your own bubble wand with six-pack rings.

2:00 PM
“The Wheel” Demo
Witness a short demo of circus art meets acro-yoga meets gymnastics on this human hamster wheel. Then you’ll get a chance to try it out yourself! Adults only, please! Must sign release.

2:30 PM
Drumming Workshop with Bill Matthews
Magical hand drum rhythms of Africa and Her Diaspora with Bill Matthews and students from Fremont Drum/Ballard Classroom

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