Colville’s Annual 3-day Festival and Encampment will be held in Colville’s City Park known as Yep Kanum (Native American for “Fun in the Sun”). This event will be August 5-7.
Live entertainment will be back to back on two stages starting on Friday night and lasting through Sunday into the early evening. There will be a variety of food and craft booths, a beer garden, classic car show and much more including a Multi-Church Interdenominational Sunday morning service.
New to the stages this year is the Bobby Patterson Band, Singer/Songwriter Savannah Blain, the Shook Twins, Moses Willey, Jackie Fox and The Hounds and The Primitive Pines.
Returning this year are Randy Oxford’s All Star Slam, Mountain Melodies Barbershop Chorus, Northern Aliens, CrossCurrent, The Mansfields, Travel’n Opry with Bruce and Betsy Mullen, The Skivees and the Coeur d’Alene Youth Marimba Band. Also, Meet Revolver who will do a three-part Beatles Tribute on Sunday followed by The Juke Box Review with their 60’s Road Show.
This year in the Encampment area there will be the Old Time Trading Post, Aurelia’s Native American Display, Jan’s Wood Carvings, Lightning A Chuckwagon and a Hands-on Fiber Craft sponsored by the local Fiber Club. Local Historian, Bud Budinger will give a historical presentation of our area during the 1850s at 11 a.m. on Saturday morning. Also, on Saturday there will be some great workshops in clogging with Melissa Johnson, voice with Sara Brown, songwriting, guitar and mandolin for just $10 per student.
Sign up with Laurie Engell at 509-935-6714.
Then on Sunday afternoon there will be a Gospel Show with Primitive Pines and a popular Pioneer Dance starting at 2 p.m. Kick up your heels to some reels, waltzes, polkas and jigs or just come and watch the fun!
For more detail and schedule of events, people can go to www.colvillerendezvous.org.