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SeafoodFest is this weekend, volunteers still needed

Posted by Meghan Walker on July 8th, 2013

The annual Ballard SeafoodFest is this coming weekend (July 13, 14), and the organizers tell us they’re still looking for volunteers. They need people who are willing to work a 2-3 hour shift on either Saturday or Sunday of the event, and typical tasks include working in the information booth, selling raffle tickets, staffing donation stations, and setting up and tearing down.

The festivities get started on Saturday – the fun goes from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and from 11-7 on Sunday. They’ll have three different stages; the Ballard Commons Family Stage, Bergen Place Live, and the Ballard Ave. Main Stage.

Bergen Place Live schedule:

Saturday, July 13

  • 11am Ballard Health Club Yoga
  • 1pm Lutefisk Eating Contest
  • 2pm Pike Place Fish Toss
  • 3pm Oyster Shucking
  • 3:45pm Best of the Fest Food Vendor Announcement
  • 4pm Oyster Eating Contest

Sunday, July 14

  • 11am Ballard Health Club Yoga
  • 12noon Arc Youth Dance Company
  • 1pm Kiwanis Hot Dog Eating Contest
  • 2pm Pike Place Fish Toss
  • 3pm Kid’s Superhero Costume Contest, sponsored by Hattie’s Hat
  • 4pm Tropical Cruise Raffle Drawing

Ballard Ave. Main Stage schedule:

Saturday July 13

  • 12noon School Of Rock
  • 1:30pm Smokey Brights
  • 3 pm Horde and The Harem
  • 4:30pm Kithkin link
  • 6 pm Sweet Water “acoustic”
  • 7:30pm Ayron Jones & The Way

Sunday, July 14

  • 11:30am Blvd Park
  • 12:30pm Massy Ferguson
  • 1:45pm Davidson Hart Kingsbery
  • 3 pm Polecat
  • 4:30pm Star Anna
  • 5:45pm Bobby Bare Jr.

The Ballard Commons stage will have the following entertainment:

Saturday, July 13

  • 12noon Solana Booth, Native Stories and Hoop Dancing
  • 1pm Penny’s Puppets, Mirnah the Mermaid
  • 2pm Mario the Funny Man
  • 3pm Penny’s Puppets, Mirnah the Mermaid
  • 4pm Roving Reptiles
  • 5pm Mario the Funny Man

Sunday, July 14

  • 12noon Deano the Clown
  • 1pm Penny’s Puppets, Mirnah the Mermaid
  • 2pm Mario the Funny Man with Anchor!
  • 3pm Penny’s Puppets, Mirnah the Mermaid
  • 4pm Roving Reptiles
  • 5pm Mario the Funny Man

To sign up to volunteer, email Karen Siscel Smith, SeafoodFest Volunteer Coordinator at or at 206-291-5500.

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