Scenes from SeafoodFest 2010

The 36th Annual SeafoodFest, moved a little earlier this year, attracted thousands of people to Central Ballard in beautiful weather. The theme this year: “May the Norse be with you.” Like every year, Stan Boreson, the King of Scandihoovian humor, kicked things off on Saturday morning. Stan and his wife own a tour company, and […]

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Your guide to SeafoodFest 2010

The annual SeafoodFest is this weekend with 60,000 people expected to converge on downtown Ballard for salmon, arts & crafts and music. The crowd during the 2009 SeafoodFest. This year, the Chamber of Commerce is making a few changes. “We’ve heard that the festival goers would like more places to sit and eat—so we listened,” […]

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Seafood Fest adds KidsZone, needs volunteers

This year’s Ballard SeafoodFest will have a new attraction for the youngsters: The KidsZone. Beth Williamson Miller, Executive Director Ballard Chamber of Commerce, tells us that the KidsZone will have a number of carnival-like games including a rock wall, a Velcro wall, spinner art, a troll toss, a clown striker, a ring toss and popcorn. […]

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SeafoodFest 2010 seeking volunteers

The annual Ballard SeafoodFest is just around the corner and organizers are looking for volunteers. The crowd at SeafoodFest 2009 “We are looking for help with set-up and tear-down, selling raffle tickets, being part of the ‘green team’ for recycling and trash, ice wrangling, music stage volunteers and working with children in the Kids Zone.” […]

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SeafoodFest still needs volunteers

This weekend is the Ballard SeafoodFest and organizers are still looking for volunteers. Joanne Orsucci emailed us, “Everyone that volunteers receives a free famous SeafoodFest Salmon BBQ dinner as well as the pride that comes along with being a Viking for a day!” The specific shifts are: Ambassadors – Sunday 1:30-4 p.m. Salmon BBQ – […]

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Seafoodfest looking for volunteers

The 35th annual Ballard Seafoodfest is July 25th & 26th and organizers are looking for volunteers. The neighborhood tradition draws about 60,000 people and closes much of downtown Ballard for food vendors, art vendors and entertainment. One of the biggest attractions is the alder-smoked salmon barbecue. Warren Aakervik is the master griller and people stand […]

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