The festival previews on Friday afternoon. A special flute and kantele concert will be held the previous night. Here is the current schedule for Friday, July 30th:
: Finnam Golf Tournament
: Exhibits, food booths, and craft sales open
Preliminary Opening Ceremony
: Flag raising, national anthems, Naselle Children's Choir, Maypole Dancers, storytelling by Anne-Marie Didion
c. 1:00 p.m.
(immediately following opening ceremonies): Skit, My First Sauna,
written and directed by Barbara Swanson (Commons)
1:15-4 p.m. (+)
: Workshops, speakers, and demonstrations; films, poetry, kanteles, genealogy; arts and crafts (in classrooms)
Friday evening: Naselle Commons
: Naselle Choir
: Play — Sauna: The Saturday Night Connection,
written by Elenora Hillis, performed by the Naselle Players
: "Naselle past and present," slide show by Greg Nelson
Schedule subject to change before the festival. Please return to this page.