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Spring Clean up – Saturday, April 20
Help beautify downtown Issaquah with this annual volunteer party. Kiwanis hosting – 9:00-12:00 work party – 12:00-2:00 refresments being served. Contact Karen Donovan for projects 425-391-1112. Meet at the historic Shell Station.
Farmer’s Market 2013
Every Tuesday, 4-8pm at the Historic Shell Station.
Down Home 4th of July/Heritage Day
Sponsored by the City of Issaquah and presented by the Issaquah Chamber of Commerce, Issaquah’s Down Home 4th of July celebration kicks off with an Independence Day Kids and Pets Parade. From Labradors to llamas, favorite pets accompany costumed children on decorated floats and bikes down Front Street and to Memorial Field, where families spend the day with old-fashioned games, music, food, the Sky High Rummage Sale, and the Annual Slug Beauty Pageant and Speed Contest.
Chocolate, Wine & All That Jazz – July 25
The annual Chocolate, Wine & All That Jazz event takes place in July. Always-popular, this event features a variety of foods from several different local restaurants as well as wines, beer, and refreshing non-alcoholic beverages.
Concerts on the Green – July thru August
On Tuesday evenings starting at 7:00 pm, the Issaquah Parks & Recreation hosts this popular free concert series at the Community Center. Come early for picnicking or enjoy concessions available by the Kiwanis Club of Issaquah. The event is sponsored by the Issaquah Arts Commission and many of our generous local businesses.
2013 BAND LINE-UP
Tuesdays 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Issaquah Community Center Green
July 9 Big Dog Revue (Golden Classics) Sponsored By: Lakeside Industries www.bigdogrevue.com
July 16 Sly Mr. Y (Family Rock Dance Band) Sponsored By: Rowley Properties, Inc. www.slymry.com
July 23 Chance McKinney (Industrialized Country) Sponsored By: RH2 Engineering, Inc. www.chancemckinney.com
July 30 Steve Kelley’s Little Big Band (Big Band Swing & Jazz) Sponsored By: Microsoft
August 6 Kalimba (A Tribute to Earth, Wind and Fire) Sponsored By: Law Office of Lynn Moberly Law Office of Wayne Tanaka www.kalimbaband.com
August 13 Randy Linder Band (Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute) Sponsored By: Swedish Hospital www.randylinder.com
August 20 Manigua (Latin Fusion) Sponsored By: Carson & Noel PLLC www.maniguaband.com
August 27 Hairstorm (80’s Hair Rock) Sponsored By: Cascade Water Alliance www.reverbnation.com/hairstorm
Salmon Days – October 5-6
The Issaquah Salmon Days Festival is the annual celebration of returning salmon to the lakes, streams and downtown hatchery with a weekend of non-stop FREE activities. Attracting more than 180,000 visitors in two days, the Festival includes a Grande Parade, a marketplace of more than 250 artists, Foods of the World, the Field of Fun and five stages of live entertainment. The hatchery offers exhibits with knowledgeable docents along with many more fun events and activities the whole family can enjoy! For the past 42 years, the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival has been the annual community celebration