Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Have fun at Beachcombers' Fun Fair at Ocean Shores, Wash., March 1 and 2

The 27th Annual Beachcombers’ Fun Fair at Ocean Shores, Wash., features exhibits, seminars, information booths and vendors on Saturday and Sunday, a kid's science fair Saturday morning, plus beach walks on Sunday morning.

Here’s the schedule:

Friday, February 28, 2014 
2:00-7:00 p.m. -- ENTRY CHECK-IN -- Everyone is invited to bring their beachcombed items to the lobby of the Convention Center for check-in. There is no charge. All entries are eligible for ribbons. Entries must be in place for judging by 7:00 p.m. All entries must remain on display until 4:00 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014. Exhibit contributors will be admitted free.

Beachcombers' Fun Fair
(Photo: David Masterman)

8:00 p.m.-??? -- JUDGING -- The Convention Center will be closed to the public during judging.  Ribbons will be awarded at that time. All entries are eligible for the People’s Choice Award , which will be awarded at 1:00 p.m. Sunday.

Saturday, March 1, 2014 
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. -- EXPLORE THE SHORES -- Children are invited to participate in an interactive program that allows them to visit with scientists and specialists in a variety of beach- and ocean-related  fields.  Children will be admitted free only during the morning hours when accompanied by a paying adult. Prizes will be awarded to all who participate.


12:00-5:00 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. -- SEMINARS -- Hourly seminars will be presented for attendees.  Your wristband will admit you free of charge.

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. -- EXHIBITS and VENDORS -- View the many exhibits in 44 categories and vote for your choice for the Doc Bedilion award. Select an item for sale by one of the vendors.  Glass balls or floats, driftwood creations, rocks or gems, jewelry, beachcombed items, books and a variety of beach-related items will be available.

INFORMATION BOOTHS -- Visit the information booths and add to your knowledge of our coastal environment.  Many  scientists and specialists will be present.

Sunday, March 2, 2014 
9:00-11:00 a.m. -- Join Curt Ebbesmayer’s Dash for Trash or Treasure, or take a beach walk with Alan  Rammer.

1:00 p.m. -- Winners -- The coveted Doc Bedilion People’s Choice will be awarded and prizes for the Dash for Trash or Treasure will be announced.


Entry to Beachcombers Fun Fair is $3.00 per adult, $1.00 per child ages 6-12. Children 5 and under, free.

120 West Chance A La Mer Ave. NW, Ocean Shores, WA 98569
For information call 360-289-9586 or 1-800-762-3224