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Festival: Arts, music at Peace Arch Park on June 26-28

The International Art Festival runs June 26-28 at Peace Arch State Park in Blaine.
The International Art Festival runs June 26-28 at Peace Arch State Park in Blaine. Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald

The International Arts and Music Festival, presented by Blaine Artists, a nonprofit group, presents fine arts, music, and local food from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m June 27, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 28 at Peace Arch State Park in Blaine.

Now in its third year, the festival showcases paintings, fused glass, jewelry, mixed media, pottery, and other media.

The musical lineup includes Canadian Celtic band Tiller’s Folly; Latin favorite Sabrina y los Reyes; traditional music in Russian, Arabic and Yiddish with Millie & the Mentshn; Native American singer and songwriter J.P. Falcon Grady; and British blues and pop from Lord Knapp.

For kids, there will be African dance, song and drumming, and storytelling workshops with Ocheami.

While at the festival, visitors can also enjoy the 18th Annual Peace Arch International Sculpture Exhibition.

Food will be available for purchase from Cafe Rumba and Chef’s Catch Culinaire. A wine-and-beer garden will be available noon to 5 p.m. each day.

Admission is free, and parking is free in the north half of the parking lot, and on Second and C streets. People with a Washington State Discover Pass can park free anywhere in the park. For details about the Discover Pass, see discoverpass.wa.gov.

Festival details: http://www.peacearchart.org.

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