Celebrating Friends of Folklife

A Community-Powered Drawing for Friends of Folklife 2016

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Friends of Folklife are the donors who make it possible for Northwest Folklife to create opportunities for all to celebrate, share, and participate in the evolving cultural traditions of the Pacific Northwest. Board and Staff celebrate Friends of Folklife by inviting their participation in a special Donor Drawing to be held every day of the 45th Northwest Folklife Festival during scheduled ‘micro-receptions’ at the Friend of Folklife Headquarters. Donors must be present to enter the drawings. Schedule of prizes to be drawn each day will be made available to Friends of Folklife.

Many thanks to these in-kind donors who power our 2016 Donor Drawing.

Fine Food & Dining

Solo Bar and Eatery
This restaurant features locally-sourced fare, seasonally rotating and always with a focus on comfort, class, and in-house craft. ($25 gift certificate: 200 Roy Street, Seattle; near Seattle Center)

Chihuly Garden and Glass and Collections Café
This museum in the Seattle Center showcases the studio glass of Dale Chihuly. The Collections Café offers an original, fresh and uniquely northwest dining experience for lunch, dinner or an afternoon bite. (2 admission tickets to the museum plus a $25.00 gift certificate to the Collections restaurant)

Burgerville
Burgerville is built on a tradition of serving fresh food made with local ingredients. It partners with neighboring farms and businesses that share their commitment to quality food and regional vitality. ($25 gift certificate: 818 Harrison Ave, Centralia, WA—this location only)

Skagit Valley Food Co-Op
This community-owned natural market promoting cooperative values in the Skagit Valley since 1973, is owned by thousands and open to all. It features a wide variety of natural foods, a bakery, and an outstanding deli with on-site eating. ($25 gift certificate(s) + ice cream coupons: 202 South First Street, Mount Vernon, WA)

Thank You, Michelle and Ben!
Wine Lover’s Basket
Bottle of fine wine and accouterments. (Must be present to win)

Theater

ACT Theater
A Contemporary Theatre (ACT) is dedicated to producing relevant works on contemporary themes. ACT nurtures new and seasoned artists, collaborates with promising playwrights and local performing artists working in a variety of media, and connects audiences to many stages of the creative process. (2 tickets to any show during 2016: 700 Union Street, Seattle)

New Century Theater Company
New Century Theatre Company is a professional theatre company dedicated to superlative storytelling and providing an environment for community among artists and audiences through two mainstage productions per year and a free monthly play reading series at Solo Bar in Queen Anne. (2 tickets to their fall show: 1515 12th Ave, Seattle)

Music & Dance Supplies

Dusty Strings
Dusty Strings is the premiere acoustic music retailer of the Pacific Northwest, carrying new, used, rare, and vintage acoustic guitars, electric guitars, mandolins, ukuleles, banjos, harps and hammered dulcimers, books and DVDs, accessories, and more! ($50 gift certificate; in-store only: 3406 Fremont Ave N, Seattle)

Petticoat Junction Dance Shop
Petticoat Junction has shoes and apparel for all types of dancers. ($50 gift certificate: 14523 WA-99, #1 Lynnwood, WA)

Pacific Northwest Vacation Home Getaways

Thank You, John and Nathan!
CarltAnn House Bed and Breakfast
Walla Walla, WA
This 1906 home is a block from the beautiful Whitman College campus, a short walk to downtown restaurants and tasting rooms, and has easy access to excellent cycling routes through the Walla Walla Valley.Three large rooms, a hearty breakfast buffet, and an eclectic garden for your enjoyment and relaxation. Offer expires 10/31/ 2017. (3 rooms for 2 consecutive week or week end nights.)

Thank You, Karen and Larry!
Vacation Home in the Cascade Foothills
This vacation home is in a gated community about 2 hours from Seattle between Sedro Woolley and Concrete. It has a private lake for boating (non-motorized), swimming, and fishing (no license needed because it is private). There are 2 swimming pools, 2 hot tubs, tennis courts, miniature golf, and a clubhouse that sometimes has social activities. It sleeps up to six folks, in a bunk bed, a sleep sofa, and a private bedroom with a queen sized bed. It is available almost any time, but with agreement between the donation winner and home owners. (Long week end or mid-week stay.)

Thank You, Sue and Lanny!
Vacation Home in Oceanside, Oregon
Located in Oceanside (a small, quiet coastal community west of Tillamook on the Three Capes Scenic Loop), this hillside house has a spectacular view and is a ten-minute walk to beach. The all-wood interior is in immaculate condition. It sleeps 7 in beds; 3 separate sleeping areas with two baths. Everyone loves this place! No pets, no smoking; no shoes. Leave it as you find it. (Housekeeper can be hired for this.) Carry out your own trash. (2 week end nights or 4 week nights from 10/1/2016 – 6/30/2017 excluding holiday week ends.)

Thank You, Beth and Brian!
Bed and Breakfast in Vancouver, B.C.
Two nights in a lovely private home in the Kerrisdale area of the city, with full breakfast included. Large bedroom with comfortable queen bed, WIFI and smart TV, and adjacent guest bathroom. Second bedroom with comfortable queen bed also available for second person or couple. Within a block of two separate public transit routes. (Not available from July to early August; all other dates check availability.)

Thank You, Nan and Fred!
Port Townsend Vacation Stay
Quiet, private upstairs apartment, full of light and nestled in the wooded part of the eclectic North Beach neighborhood of Port Townsend. Peek-a-boo view of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Whidbey Island from the bedroom. 1 bed sleeps 2. No smoking. Pets only on approval from owners. (2 nights from 10/1/2016 – 10/31/2016 or from 1/15/2017 – 5/15/2017.)

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