Waterfest 2012

Listen to KWPA Whidbey Air –  LIVE from the Waterfest races and other tidbits from this unique event Saturday from noon to 2:00 pm

See schedule of events below – COME ONE – COME ALL – to the Penn Cove Water Festival in Coupeville –  It’s historic, fun and family friendly!

Performances – Main Stage:

Thanks to a grant from Swil Kanim’s Honorworks Foundation and anonymous donors, the Penn Cove Water Festival will feature the following performances in downtown Coupeville during the Water Festival:

11:00am – Festival Welcome – Main Stage

11:30am – Drum demo by Lou Labombard – Main Stage

11:40am – Rosie James – Oral History – Main Stage

12:00 – Festival Welcome – Canoe Launch (Mayor Nancy Conard & Penn Cove Water Festival President Lisa Haas)

12:30 – Peter Ali – Main Stage – Flute and much more

1:15pm – The Shifty Sailors, Sea Shanties and Maritime Music – Main Stage

2:00pm – Swil Kanim – Main Stage – Native violin player & storyteller

3:00pm – Rosie James – Oral History – Block House

3:20pm – Storytelling by Lou Labombard – Block House

4:00pm – Tshimshain Haayuuk Dancers – Main Stage – Traditional and ceremonial dances involving you, the audience

5:00pm – End

The Bead Man, Russell Morton, will be displaying his Four Seasons of Water, a beading project he’s completed after 6 years of beading.

In-between performers, we’ll hear updates about the canoe races, festival history, the art show, and opportunities to purchase CD’s and meet the many talented musicians that are a part of this festival!


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