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Festival at Mount Si | Valley arts come alive at Festival Hall

Set to appear at The Arts in Festival Hall, Jeff Griswold demonstrates his clay-pot technique. - Seth Truscott / Snoqualmie Valley Record
Set to appear at The Arts in Festival Hall, Jeff Griswold demonstrates his clay-pot technique.
— image credit: Seth Truscott / Snoqualmie Valley Record

A three-day exhibition held during the summertime festival, The Arts in Festival Hall will delight the eye and ear. This year, see locally grown flowers at a Flower Show sponsored by The Nursery at Mount Si. The Festival Hall lineup includes:

Friday, Aug. 12

• 7 p.m., Dancing with our Stars: Kora & Simeon, US National Finalists, accompanied by Cascade Dance Troupe and a young jive dancing Pro-Am dance couple

Saturday, Aug, 13

• 1 p.m., Seattle-based songwriter Ali Marcus; http://www.alimarcus.com/

• 2 p.m., local singer Susanna Fuller; susannafuller.com

• 3 p.m., Hejira World Music; hejiramusic.net/band/Hejira.html

• 3:30 p.m., Snoqualmie Valley Strings

• 4 p.m., Fire Inside

• 5: 30 p.m., Little Bollywood

Sunday, Aug. 14

1 p.m., Cascade Dance Troupe

3 p.m., Sno Valley Idol

Featured Demonstrations

• Richard Buchmiller, nationally known, award-winning counted cross-stitchery artist

• Marilyn Romatka, spinning and weaving artist and teacher

• Sue Yotz, exquisite hand-made doll artist

• Jeff Griswold, expert potter with wheel throwing demonstrations

The Festival Committee and City of North Bend hope that The Arts in Festival Hall will inspire a new emphasis on the arts in Snoqualmie Valley.

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