2018 RainFest

RainFest 2016

RainFest 2018

April 20-22

Forks, Washington and Coast Beaches

All events are free unless noted otherwise.

Friday, April 20

9am – 4pm                              Fabric of the Forest Quilt Class – “French Twist” Department of Natural Resources Conference Room (please pre-register at PiecemakersQuiltClub.org)

Noon – 4pm                               Forever Twilight in Forks Collection – RAC Alcove, 11 N. Forks Avenue

Noon – 6pm                            Fabric of the Forest Quilt Show and Vendors – Forks High School Auxiliary Gym

4pm – 6pm                                RainFest Book Sale, Friends of the Forks Library – Forks Library

7pm – 9:30pm                           Free Dance Lessons sponsored by the Rainforest Council for the Arts– RAC

7:30 – 9pm                                 Quilter’s Trunk Show & Lecture “Who is Doug Leko? Come find out!” Meet our                                                     featured quilter for 2018 – DNR Conference Room. Donation at door, appreciated                                                 but not required.

Saturday, April 21

All Day                                     FREE ENTRY at Olympic National Park to celebrate National Park Week

Morning                                  Washington Coast Cleanup sponsored by CoastSavers. Register online at: http://www.coastsavers.org

9am – Noon                             Umbrella Decorating hosted by WOCA. This year’s parade theme is “Crazy River Creatures.” Bring your creature costumes! – ICN Building at 71 N Spartan Ave. (Enter from the parking lot in back).

9am – Noon                             Children’s Book Giveaway. Hosted by the Clallam County Literacy Council – ICN Building

9am – 1pm                              Free River Floats by the Olympic Peninsula Guides’ Association. A shuttle to the river will be leaving frequently throughout the day from the Forks Outfitters (Thriftway) parking lot. For more details please visit www.facebook.com/opgaforks.

9am – 4pm                                 Fabric of the Forest Quilt Class: “Mysterious” – Department of Natural Resources Conference Room (please pre-register at PiecemakersQuiltClub.org)

10am – 5pm                            John’s Beachcombing Museum Special Early Season Opening

(143 Andersonville Ave.) Admission: General (18 and over) $5; Seniors $4; Veterans $2; Active duty military and their families Free; Kids 12-18 $2; Under-12 Free with an accompanying adult.

10am – 6pm                            Fabric of the Forest Quilt Show and Vendors – Forks High School Auxiliary Gym

10am – 6pm                            RainFest Book Sale, Friends of the Forks Library – Forks Library

10am – 6pm                            Library Make and Take. All ages, make a bag from a t-shirt – Forks Library

10am – 6pm                            Far West Art League Show and Sale – RAC Foyer

11am – 4pm                            Art for All Ages. FREE, supplies provided & teacher present – RAC

11am-1pm                                Plarn crochet with plastic bag yarn-FREE, supplies provided & teacher present – RAC

11am – 2pm                             Card Making-FREE, supplies provided & teacher present – RAC

11am -4 pm                             Artistic Finger Painting-FREE, supplies provided & teacher present – RAC

Noon – 1pm                               Crazy River Creatures Umbrella Parade: Route runs from the ICN building to E. Division St. and down the west-side sidewalk of Hwy 101 to Forks Outfitters (Thriftway). Bring your creature costumes!

Noon – 2 pm                           Free Rootbeer Floats courtesy of the Olympic Peninsula Guides’ Association –    Forks Outfitters (Thriftway)

Noon – 4pm                               Forever Twilight in Forks Collection, Rainforest Arts Center Alcove, 11 N. Forks                                                             Avenue

6pm – 7pm                              Forkestra – RAC

6pm – 9pm                              Doors open for the River & Ocean Film Festival – RAC

6pm – 9pm                              Clallam County Solid Waste Re-Imagination Contest on display. Contest winners announced during film festival intermission – RAC

7pm – 9pm                              River & Ocean Film Festival

Sunday, April 22

Noon – 4pm                               Fabric of the Forest Quilt Show and Vendors – Forks High School Auxiliary Gym

Noon – 4pm                            Fiber Arts/Spinning Circle – Rainforest Arts Center

Noon – 4pm                               Far West Art League Show and Sale – RAC Foyer

12:30pm – 3:30pm                   Cedar Weaving Class: Must pre-preregister to wgilmore@centurytel.net  – RAC

 

 

Sponsors:

City of Forks

Clallam County Literacy Council

Department of Natural Resources

Forks Chamber of Commerce

Forks Forum

Friends of Forks Library

North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee (NPC MRC)

Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuaries

Olympic National Park

Pacific Coast Salmon Coalition

Piecemakers Quilt Club

Quileute Nation

QVSD

Rainforest Council for the Arts

Sea Grant Washington

Washington CoastSavers

West End Historical Society

WOCA