Dungeness River Audubon Center

Dungeness River Festival

The 11th Dungeness River Festival will be Fri., Sept. 24-Sun., Sept 26. Festival hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day in Railroad Bridge Park and on Friday at 7:00 p.m., the Northwest Raptor Center will present Birds of Prey, in the Sequim High School cafeteria. Although admission is free, donations are appreciated to support the River Center and the Park.

Friday, September 24, Kids Day!

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Railroad Bridge Park
• 25 Nature activities & Interactive exhibits
• Salmon burgers, Fry Bread, Sweet Corn, Hot Dogs, Sausages, Blackberries and more
• Sound Waves, Five Acre School Marimba Band (4 sets between 10 & 2) River Stage
• Laff Pack clowns (10-12)
• Bird Identification (10-2) River Center
• 11:00 River Walk with Bob Boekelheide. Meet at River Center bird feeders
• 1:00-2:00 p.m. Nature walk with Joe Holtrop. Meet at River Center bird feeders
• 2:00-3:00 p.m., Drums, Baskets, and Stories of the Jamestown S’Klallam People with story teller Elaine Grinnell. River Center

7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m., ‘Birds of Prey’
in cooperation with Northwest Raptor Center
Sequim High School cafeteria
601 N. Sequim Ave.

Saturday, September 25


10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Railroad Bridge Park
• 25 Nature activities & Interactive exhibits
• Salmon burgers, Fry Bread, Sweet Corn, Hot Dogs, Sausages, Blackberries.....
• 10:00 a.m. Join the Jamestown S’Klallam drummers & singers and take part in a traditional welcome ceremony
• 10:00 a.m. Olympic Driftwood Sculptors art show opens in the River Center
• 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Music in the Park by Kentucky Bullfrog

• 11:00 a.m. Native Plants walk with Gary Dougherty. Meet at River Center bird feeders
• TBD Swift water rescue demonstration, Clallam Co. Rescue Team, at the River north of the bridge
• Noon. Cougars and Bears: Be Aware! Powell Jones. River Stage. (Repeats at 2:30)
• 1:00-2:30 p.m. Community Drumming Circle led by Beatriz Giraldo. River Stage
• 2:00 p.m. How They Built the Bridge – Meet engineer Ken Wiersema on the railroad bridge at the Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society table
• 2:30 p.m. Cougars and Bears: Be Aware! Powell Jones. River Stage
• 3:00 p.m. River Walk with Bob Boekelheide. Meet at River Center bird feeders

Sunday, September 26


• 9:00 a.m. Bird Walk with Dave Jackson starts at the River Center
• Breakfast Rolls, Sweet Corn, Hot Dogs, Sausages, Blackberries and more
• 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Olympic Driftwood Sculptors art show in the Dungeness River Audubon Center
• 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Music in the Courtyard: Cort Armstrong, original songs & soul stompin’ sound
• 10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Nature Art activities in the Picnic Shelter – materials provided
• 1:00-3:00 p.m. Music in the amphitheater: Me, Myself, and I, Mike Kamphaus, one-man band & musical show



Festival Lodging Discounts!