Maple Valley Days 2019 – Weekend Happenings

By Christine Hunt

Carnival rides, Food trucks, Craft beer, cider, wine tasting, Charity Golf Tournament (Fri), Vendor Love Treasure Hunt (Fri), Vendors (some vendors Sat only), Arts Fest (Sat/Sun), Lions Club pancake breakfast (Sat), Parade (Sat), Blood drive (Sat), Bear Run 5k run/walk (Sun), Pickleball demonstration (Sat/Sun), Music and entertainment on the, Dace’s Rock ‘n’ More Mainstage, Pony rides, Pet adoptions, KidLand (Sat/Sun):, Inflatables

Kids activities, Foster Champs school supply drive

Full schedule and details at maplevalleydays.com

Thank you to all our sponsors and partners!

Entertainment on the Dace’s Rock ‘n’ More Mainstage:

Friday, June 7th

3:45-4:15 PM Lucia Flores-Wiseman

4:45-5:30 PM Daniel Pellegrini

6:00-6:45 PM Emily McVicker

7:15-8:00 PM Champagne Sunday

Saturday, June 8th

Noon-1:00 PM Sealth

1:30-4:45 PM Dace’s Rock ‘n’ More Music Academy student showcase (students ages 7-adult)

5:15-6:00 PM Synapse Circus

6:15-7:00 PM Ainsley Costello

7:30-8:15 PM Moe Ribbs Blues Band

Sunday, June 9th

11:15 AM-Noon Cheaper Than Therapy

12:30-1:00 PM Brooks Carlston

1:15-2:00 PM Jet Steppers Square Dancing

2:30-3:15 PM The Fentons

3:45-4:30 PM Bootleg Space Program

Full details:

Thank you to all our sponsors and partners!

Friday, June 7:

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Maple Valley Food Bank and Emergency Services

Registration at 12:00 p.m, Tee-off at 1:30 p.m. Lake Wilderness Golf Course maplevalleyfoodbank.org

Craft Beer, Cider and Wine Tasting in partnership with Black Diamond-Maple Valley Kiwanis

3:00 – 8:00 p.m. $20 for 6, 21+ only, tastings from Imbibe Bottle House and Taproom and Vintage Vino and Espresso

Vendor Love Treasure Hunt

3:00 – 8:00 p.m., pick up a treasure clue map at the info booth, visit our vendors to answer questions and get your map signed, drop map off back at the info booth to enter to win a raffle basket

Carnival Special

4:00 – 10:00 p.m., bring 4 non-perishable food items for Maple Valley Food Bank and Emergency Services and $20.00 for a bracelet to ride unlimited rides on Friday only. Bracelet is $30 without a food donation.

Arts Fest Artists’ Reception, Maple Valley Creative Arts Council

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Lake Wilderness Lodge $10 maplevalleyarts.com Art show sneak peak, first opportunity to purchase, hors d’oeuvresand beverages

Saturday, June 8:

Maple Valley Lions Club pancake breakfast

7:00 – 9:30 a.m. Greater Maple Valley Community Center $7 per adult, $5 per child includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee, hot chocolate or juice Please bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Maple Valley Food Bank squareup.com/store/maple-valley-centennial-lions-club

Parade

10:00 a.m. Witte Road from Lake Wilderness Elementary to the Greater Maple Valley Community Center

KidLand

Free kids’ activities from businesses and non-profits, inflatables, Foster Champs school supply drive benefiting local foster families

Craft Beer, Cider and Wine Tasting in partnership with Black Diamond-Maple Valley Kiwanis

1:00 – 7:00 p.m. $20 for 6, 21+ only, tastings from Imbibe Bottle House and Taproom and Vintage Vino and Espresso, DJ and Dancing

Blood drive with Bloodworks Northwest with Hunter’s Helping Hands

1:00 – 7:00 p.m. (closed 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.)  Find our mobile blood drive here to sign up: www.bloodworksnw.org/donate/find-mobile-blood-drive

Saturday-only vendors

Local, small business & Non-profits, on the Beach lawn

Arts Fest, Maple Valley Creative Arts Council

12:00 – 6:00 PM, Open Mic 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Lake Wilderness Lodge maplevalleyarts.com

Sunday, June 9:

Maple Valley Bear Run 5K run/walk

9:00 AM Register online maplevalleybearrun.com or 7:30 a.m. in person day-of-race

KidLand

Free kids’ activities from businesses and non-profits, inflatables. Foster Champs school supply drive benefiting local foster families

Craft Beer, Cider and Wine Tasting in partnership with Black Diamond-Maple Valley Kiwanis

12:00 – 5:00 p.m. $20 for 6, 21+ only, DJ and Dancing, tastings from Imbibe Bottle House and Taproom and Vintage Vino and Espresso

Arts Fest, Maple Valley Creative Arts Council:

10:00 AM – 5:00 p.m. Lake Wilderness Lodge maplevalleyarts.com

SHUTTLE AND PARKING INFO

Free shuttle running on a continuous loop between the park, Lake Wilderness Elementary and Rock Creek Elementary.

Free shuttle includes a wheel-chair accessible bus.

Shuttle hours: 5 – 10:30 p.m. on Friday, 7 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sunday

On Saturday only, the shuttle will also drop off only at QFC/Wilderness Village until 1 p.m. (no pick ups and no parking at QFC/Wilderness Village)

On-site parking at Lake Wilderness Park is limited and costs $10 cash only. Money benefits Tahoma Young Life.

Road closures: Witte Road from 240th through the roundabout on 248th closed 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday. 248th from the roundabout to the park closed intermittently, between 9 – 9:30 a.m. on Sunday.