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SeafoodFest July 11 & 10

Posted by Geeky Swedes on June 30th, 2010

You read the headline correctly, the Ballard SeafoodFest will be held on July 11th & 10th. We reported earlier that the dates for the annual festival were changing for the first time decades, but what we didn’t know was that organizers were also changing the days around.

The banner was hung on Tuesday afternoon in preparation for next weekend’s event. “All was well from the Market Street side, but when we looked at the Leary side, we gasped. Oh dear— the dates read: July 11 & 10. Oh the egg on our faces!” Cynthia Payne emailed us, “Should we rush it back to the sign company? Should we try to scrape the numbers off ourselves? No, we decided, we changed the dates, maybe that includes switching Saturday and Sunday. Maybe it includes moving 11 before 10. Perhaps it’s just Ballard silliness, but maybe it’s REALLY all about time travel.”

Updated: The sign company who made the sign has fixed the mistake. The sign now reads “July 10 & 11.”

Organizers are still in need of volunteers. “We really need volunteers this year, there are so many new activities at SeafoodFest, we’re almost doubling the 200+ volunteers from last year,” Joanne Orsucci the Volunteer Coordinator emailed us. If you are interested in volunteering, e-mail seafoodfestvolunteer@hotmail.com or click here to fill out the questionnaire.

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14 reader comments so far ↓

  • 1 windspeed // Jun 30, 2010 at 7:07 am

    some real brains went behind putting that sign up….the same brains that would file lawsuits to halt an approved public project.

    suck eggs BCC. have fun with your lutefisk lattes.

  • 2 EKing // Jun 30, 2010 at 7:56 am

    The Ballard Chamber is such an ass backwards organization, I think the sign is appropriate.

  • 3 The Mayor // Jun 30, 2010 at 8:14 am

    really not that big of deal.. i hope your smart enough to figure it out.

  • 4 SunsetRider // Jun 30, 2010 at 8:46 am

    “…i hope your smart enough to figure it out…”
    Oh, the irony.

  • 5 Mrs. Murphey // Jun 30, 2010 at 9:03 am

    I love the seafood fest. Maybe it with the date change is won’t be so ungodly hot this year.

  • 6 Ballard'sBlackFriend // Jun 30, 2010 at 9:13 am

    You beat me to that, SunsetRider. :)

  • 7 Ballard'sBlackFriend // Jun 30, 2010 at 9:14 am

    P.S. Is this really news worthy? Even for Ballard?

  • 8 msballard30 // Jun 30, 2010 at 11:15 am

    I’m guessing it’s the sign company that messed up here.

  • 9 4thGrader // Jun 30, 2010 at 1:06 pm

    i love it, sunset rider. good clean humor.

  • 10 motorrad // Jun 30, 2010 at 8:00 pm

    Ungodly hot. In Seattle? Really? Ever? o.m.g.

  • 11 Jess // Jul 1, 2010 at 9:33 am

    I do remember it was 103 sometime in August last year – I say that’s ungodly hot.

  • 12 EKing // Jul 1, 2010 at 9:58 am

    The BCC should get its ass out of its head.

  • 13 msballard30 // Jul 1, 2010 at 11:34 am

    The heatwave last year hit on the Sunday of SeafoodFest. So yes, it was really, really hot.

  • 14 gts206 // Jul 1, 2010 at 5:09 pm

    I’d give anything for ungodly hot. The suit I wore to work today I wore to work in December.

    That’s not right.

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