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Sequim Balloon Festival Walk

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  • Wendy Bumgardner
    9/1/2012 City / State: Sequim, WA Event Name: Sequim Balloon Festival Walk Event Type: Walk Event ID: 92461 Distance - Trail Ratings: 21km
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 31, 2012
      City / State: Sequim, WA
      Event Name: Sequim Balloon Festival Walk
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 92461
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 21km 10km 5km - 2B
      Description: Walk on sidewalks, railroad trestle, and paved trail
      across Johnson Creek Trestle, along the Olympic Discovery Trail passing
      many Balloon Fest activities, and through Carrie Blake Park with
      beautiful mountain views. Enjoy the first annual Sequim Balloon Festival
      activities throughout the weekend. Walks will include geocache sites
      along the route.
      Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
      Special Programs: Diners, Rainbow Color-Named Places
      Start Times: 8:00 am to 10:00 am, 21k; 8:00 am to Noon - 5/10 k
      Location: Sequim, WA
      Start Point / Driving Directions: John Wayne Marina, 2577 West
      Sequim Bay Rd.
      DIRECTIONS: US101 toward Sequim. Before entering Sequim, RIGHT on
      Whitefeather Way for mile. LEFT on W Sequim Bay Rd. John Wayne Marina on
      RIGHT. Turn into parking lot for start.
      From Port Angeles: US101 toward Sequim. After last Sequim exit, LEFT on
      Whitefeather Way. Continue as above
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Host Club: Olympic Peninsula Explorers
      Contact: Mary Allen Clark (360) 452-0593
      Website: www.olympus.net/community/ope
      E-Mail Contact: opepresident@...

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      9/7 - 9/9
      NW Tulip Trekkers and Town of Coupeville
      Whidbey Walking Festival
      September 7-9, 2012
      Free Meet 'n' Greet,
      Free Brats 'n' Bluegrass
      Salmon BBQ and Free Concert in the Park.
      Everyone is welcome to walk
      Sanction Numbers: 91535. 91534. 91533, 91532
      Download the Event Registration Form (pdf)
      If you'd like to volunteer at the event: Download the Volunteer Form (pdf)
      A multi-event, three-day festival of walks. A free meet 'n' greet
      Friday, a free bratwurst BBQ with Bluegrass music Saturday afternoon, a
      salmon BBQ and a free concert Sunday afternoon. Four walk routes plus
      six seasonal events available for those who want even more walking,
      Visit beautiful Whidbey Island for a Volkswalking Extravaganza! See
      Washington's second oldest town with its Victorian homes and small town
      stores. Walk across farm fields and to the beach. Fabulous Puget Sound
      and Mountain views on all walks. And we haven't forgotten the fourth F
      in Volkswalking-Food!
      Walk Routes
      Whidbey Coast-to-Coast 5/11 km rated (2B)
      Friday morning. Walk on paved and dirt paths and along country roads,
      across Ebey's Landing Historical Reserve to Ebey's Landing beach. Watch
      for eagles, whales, otters. Views overlook the Puget Sound to Port
      Townsend and the Olympic Mountains. Not suitable for strollers or
      Historic Town of Coupeville 5/10 km rated (2A)
      Friday afternoon and Saturday Morning. Walk around Coupeville seeing
      many Victorian homes and along Main street to the much photo'd Penn Cove
      Dock. Views of Mount Baker and the Cascade Mountains. Look for artists
      in the Plein Air Painters' US Open around town and the Reserve. Join
      Mayor Conard on Friday evening for a special group walk on this route.
      Not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs.
      Farm Heritage One-Way Walk 5/10 km rated (1C)
      Saturday afternoon. Walk along rural roads and across farm fields to
      Jenne Farm. Visit our agricultural heritage past and present. See
      historic Jenne Farm and pause for views across farmland to the Puget
      Sound, Cascades and Olympics. Take your time and enjoy a bratwurst while
      you are at the farm. Catch a special bus back to Coupeville Recreation
      Hall. Not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs.
      Penn Cove One-Way Walk 5/10 km rated (1A)
      Sunday Morning. Jump on the bus at the Coupeville Recreation Hall and
      ride it 6.2 miles to the start of this walk which will take you all
      along Penn Cove. Fabulous water and mountain views the entire walk. Look
      for wildlife and Penn Cove Mussel beds. Not suitable for strollers or
      Friday, September 7
      Coast to Coast - Start: 10am - 12:30 pm ( 5/11 km) Finish: 3:30 pm
      Official opening of the Weekend: 3:45pm
      Mayor's Walk, Coupeville Town. Group walk (5 or 10 km)
      Registration Time: 3pm - 4pm Start: 4pm Finish: 7pm
      Meet 'n' Greet - 6pm after the Mayor's walk, Finger foods provided.
      Saturday, September 8
      Historic Town - Start: 8 am - 10 am (5/10 km) Finish: 1 pm
      Farm Heritage - Start 11 am - 1 pm (5/10 km) Finish: 4 pm
      Bluegrass Music by Cranberry Bog at the checkpoint 1 pm - 3:30 pm
      Listen to a mixture of bluegrass, country blues and rock to bluegrass.
      Bratwurst on the Grill at the checkpoint 12:30 pm - 2 pm while they
      Sunday, September 9
      Penn Cove - Start 8:30 am - Noon (5/10 km). Finish 3 pm
      Salmon BBQ in the Park - Noon - 1:30 pm. All proceeds to Coupeville
      Lions Service Projects.
      Free Concert in the Park - 1:30 pm Listen to Dillinger's Clambake,
      a "new era" swing band that mixes the styles of Ballroom and Jitterbug
      with Roack and Roll and Funk.
      The closest hotels are filling up fast! Coupeville has a few small
      hotels and lots of B&Bs. Some B&Bs are in Victorian Homes, some overlook
      the water. Oak Harbor has larger hotels. We suggest you make your
      reservations early! For more information: Island County website at

      City / State: Bellevue, WA
      Event Name: Lake to Lake
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 92382
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 17km, 12km, 10km, 5km - 3C
      Start Times: The start time is 8a:m to 10a:m for the one way bus. The
      6km is start 8:00am to noon. The finish is 3:00p:m. The walk is 17km,
      15km, 12km and 6km.
      The walk is on sidewalks, asphalt, bark, and gravel trails, through
      residential neighbors and park systems in Bellevue.rated 3c. The 6km is
      on asphalt, bark and gravel trails in the Mercer Slough Natural Park.
      SPECIAL PROGRAMS: Forests, parks city
      Location: I-90: Exit #9 (Bellevue Way). Continue on Bellevue Way to
      parking at Bellevue Park and Ride. Follow Volkssport markings to start
      at Mercer Slough Blueberry Farm
      Start Point / Driving Directions:
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Host Club: Northwest Striders
      Contact: Carolyn Thompson (425) 825-8756
      Website: n/a
      E-Mail Contact: carol16434@...

      City / State: Odessa, WA
      Event Name: Deutchesfest Celebration
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 93066
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5K/10K -
      Start Times: 9 am - noon
      Location: Odessa Historical Museum, Elm and 4th, Odessa, WA 99159
      Host Club: Lilac City Volkssport Assn.
      Contact: Sue Lecoe (509) 710-8641
      Website: lilaccityvolks.com
      E-Mail Contact: sue7011@...

      City / State: Edgewood, WA
      Event Name: Wednesday Morning Edgewood Walk
      Event Type: Guided Walk
      Event ID: 92748
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K - 1A
      Description: Walk through parks, farmlands, and around the new city
      hall. ESVA Challenges: Farmlands, Mountains, City Parks.
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
      Start Times: 9:30 AM
      Location: Edgewood Park
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 24th St. E. & 110th Ave. E. From
      I-5: Take Puyallup/SR 512 exit #127. At end of SR 512, stay left and
      follow Tacoma/SR 167 West signs. Stay right and turn right on Meridian.
      Get in middle lanes. Follow Meridian up hill. Right at 24th St. E. Right
      at 110th Ave. E. The park is on the left. From I-405: Take SR 167 south
      (exit #2). At end of SR 167, make a right onto Meridian. Get in middle
      lanes. Follow Meridian up hill. Right at 24th St. E. Right at 110th Ave.
      E. The park is on the left.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: The guided walk will start at 9:30 am so please allow time
      ahead of that to register. Dogs must be on leash.
      Host Club: Daffodil Valley Volkssport Assn.
      Contact: Carolyn Warhol (253) 845-6592
      Website: www.daffodilvalleyvolkssport.com
      E-Mail Contact: jcwarhol@...

      City / State: Newcastle, WA
      Event Name: Explore Newcastle
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 92387
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 6K 11K - 2B
      Description: Walk on sidewalks and primitive trails maintained by
      Newcastle Trails Association, through Lake Boren Park. Explore new parts
      of Newcastle
      Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
      Start Times: 9:00AM-12:00PM
      Location: HomeStreet Bank
      Start Point / Driving Directions: 6949 Coal Creek Parkway SE
      Newcastle, WA. From I-405, Exit #10 (Coal Creek Pkwy). Northbound
      RIGHT/Southbound/LEFT at bottom of Exit Ramp. Continue on Coal Creek
      Pkwy for 3 miles to Safeway Shopping Center on the right. HomeStreet
      Bank is located at the Newcastle Road end of the shopping center. Park
      away from businesses.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: 6K is rated 2B and 11K is rated 3C. Elevation gain is
      under 500 ft but 1K is uphill with switchbacks.
      Host Club: Interlaken Trailblazers Volkssport Club
      Contact: Mike Zewe (425) 861-8958
      Website: www.interlakentrailblazers.org
      E-Mail Contact: mzewe@...

      City / State: Granite City, WA
      Event Name: Lake Twenty-Two
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 92501
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K - 1A
      Start Times: 8:00 a.m. - noon
      Location: Lake Twenty-Two Trailhead
      Start Point / Driving Directions:
      Awards & Fees: A Award
      Host Club: Four-Plus Foolhardy Folks
      Contact: Sylva Coppock (425) 235-8076
      Website: www.fourplushikers.org
      E-Mail Contact: SylvaCop@...

      City / State: Olympia, WA
      Event Name: Millersylvania State Park Autumn Walk
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 92415
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 10 K w/ 5K option - 1C
      Description: Explore Millersylvania State Park's trails through
      old-growth cedar and fir, and walk along the shoreline of Deep Lake.
      Enjoy looking at old log buildings, constructed in 1935, almost entirely
      by hand by the Civilian Conservation Corps. You will see why
      Millersylvania, meaning "wooded Glade" , is a popular destination for
      hiking, camping, swimming, and picnicking. Washington State Challenges:
      Thurston County, State Parks, Clubs, Forest
      Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Programs: Special National Officers Book (S.N.O.B.)
      Start Times: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
      Location: Millersylvania State Park Autumn Walk. Start is at
      Millersylvania State Park, 12245 Tilley Rd. S., Olympia WA.
      Start Point / Driving Directions: Millersylvania State Park, 12245
      Tilley Rd. S., Olympia, WA. I-5 Southbound and Northbound: take exit 95.
      Drive east and follow signs to the park (about 3 miles NE of the freeway.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: FREE PARK ENTRANCE--This event coincides with National
      Public Lands Day ,so Discover Passes are not required. Dogs allowed on
      Host Club: Capitol Volkssport Club
      Contact: Bonnie Tucker (360) 491-4767
      Website: www.capitolvolkssportclub.org
      E-Mail Contact: bonniedale@...

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