Tomorrow is the 20th annual Nisqually Watershed Festival. Visit the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge and celebrate the history, economy and environment of the Nisqually River Watershed.
Saturday, September 26, 2009. 10 am to 4pm.
Highlights include tribal drumming and dancing, bagpipers, storytelling, and animal shows. Kids can take part in critter parades, make salmon art, step inside a 30-foot mock salmon to see the world from the perspective of a salmon, and peer at Puget Sound creatures inside a live touch tank. Peruse educational displays from many regional organizations. Join in the grand opening of the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge's new Environmental Education Center. Celebrate the return of the tides to the estuary restoration area. Other events include guided walks and tours and the famous Nisqually Salmon Bake. Parking at Schilter Family Farm (141 Nisqually Cutoff Road SE, Olympia, WA) with a shuttle to the festival.