Everson Nooksack Summer Festival features a range of events and activities, including sports tournaments and a parade, at area parks this weekend.
Friday, July 10: There will be vendors and food at Everson City Park, Lincoln and Harkness streets, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A Lion’s Club barbecue is 5:30-7 p.m. and live music from 6-9 p.m. A 3-on-3 basketball tournament starts at 6 p.m. at Miller Courts on the north side of the park.
Saturday, July 11: There’s a pancake breakfast from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at the Everson Community Center. Vendors and food continue at Everson City Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Main Street Parade is from 11 a.m. to noon from Nooksack Valley Middle School, traveling west through Everson to Everson Road. The 3-on-3 hoops tournament’s second round is at 12:30 p.m. at Miller Courts. Children’s games, including three-legged race and tug-of-war are 1:30—2:15 p.m. at Everson City Park. Chain-saw wood carver Steve Orne is featured from 3-4 p.m.
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A softball tournament is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Riverside Park.
Sunday, July 12: Run Like a Girl 5k Fun Run is open to all at 9 a.m. at Everson City Park. Registration at $20 starts at 8:30 a.m., benefiting the Girls on the Run program (includes T-shirt).
The softball tournament continues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Riverside Park.
From 3-5:30 p.m. at Nooksack City Park is the 10th annual Glen Echo Community Club’s horseshoe tournament and potluck dinner. Entry is $3 per person; bring a dish to share, along with plates and utensils.
▪ A used book sale is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 10 and 11, behind People Bank across from the Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive.
▪ A free historical walking tour for all ages is from 1:15-2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 10, with local historian Jim Berg. Meet at the Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive.
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