Sammamish Valley Celebration of Lavender and the Arts
Friday to Sunday, July 15, 16, and 17, 2016
Celebrate the summer season by exploring the beautiful Sammamish Valley. Visit farms, galleries and businesses to enjoy food and farm demonstrations; watch and smell the distillation of lavender essential oil; take a class; listen to music and chat with local artisans. You’ll find a variety of activities that celebrate summer: learn about lavender; sample freshly pressed apple cider; taste farm-fresh food and local wine; and enjoy a peaceful walk in a farm field.
Each location will have its own schedule of events during the Valley celebration. All ages are welcome and some activities are free. Click on the links below for more information and individual schedules on what’s happening throughout the weekend at each farm and business.
These are the participating farms and businesses from last year – 2015. Please check back for an updated list as we get closer to the Celebration weekend.
Please follow the links for details.
Explore the Farm, Visit the Farm Market, Enjoy a “Taste of Lavender”
13701 NE 171st St
Friday 11-6, Saturday 10-4. 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living is an agricultural and environmental learning center with a farm market selling local, sustainably grown products. Tour the Farm, shop the market, visit the green-built LEED Platinum center and rediscover the heritage of our region while learning about local food systems and leading sustainable design technologies and systems.
Apple Farm Village
A refreshing shopping experience strolling our garden paths.
14525 148th Ave. NE
Saturday and Sunday 11 to 5. The home of unique specialty retail businesses owned and operated by local families, the Village was created from a collection of vintage homes, relocated and lovingly restored. The cottages now house charming shops offering an array of distinctive goods and services. Smell the flowers, Sip the wine, See the art, shop for home décor while listening to live music.
Farm Tour, Historic Barn, Sheep Shearing, Meet the sheep and chickens
16708 140th Place NE
Open Friday and Saturday from 11 to 4. Visit Woodinville’s historic barns. The farm is tucked away among stately evergreen trees and open green pasture. BarnPlace farmers raise sheep, rabbits, goats and many varieties of egg laying and rare breed chickens. Relax and enjoy a tour of the historic barns and grounds while learning about the many wonderful farm animals and their incredible stories.
Dr. Maze’s Farm
Pumpkins, Mazes, Botanicals, Farm Fun, Lavender
15410 NE 124th St.
Open Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 6. Come to Dr. Maze’s Farm for family friendly activities for all ages. Take a hayride, pick lavender or sunflowers, and shop the Farmstand for our hand-crafted botanical products. Visit the goats and alpacas, play in our Music Garden, solve our many mazes, or stroll in our Lavender Labyrinth. Our Sunflower/Cornfield Maze opens in August. And no Fall is complete without a visit to the Pumpkin Patch.
Fabric and more for the Quiltmaker, Homemaker, or Textile Artisan!
14450 Woodinville Redmond Road NE
Featuring fantastic designs and wonderful fabric for quilting and home crafting. Shop in store or online for our custom quilt kits. We specialize in making beautiful traditional, modern, baby or holiday kits each day in the store. Come by and plan a project with a palette of fantastic fabric to choose from.
See a 100-year old cider press at work.
13404 Woodinville-Redmond Road NE
Open Saturday 10 to 5. Enjoy tasting fresh-pressed cider or spiced apple cider. We have home made apple butter, applesauce, fruit leathers and dried apple slices, jams, farm fresh eggs, local honey, and ,homemade apple syrup for purchase. Frozen cider of selected flavors is available throughout the year.
Herbs, Edibles, and Recipes
13607 Woodinville-Redmond Rd.
Saturday, July 11; 10 a.m. “Grow. Cook. Eat. Herb’s” with author Willi Galloway; 11 a.m. Master Gardener Plant Clinic. Molbak’s is a family-owned nursery and gift store brimming with lush, indoor and outdoor plants, unique gifts, and one-of-a-kind home accents and décor.
Sammamish River Trail
Enter from the Sammamish River Trail, walk the farmland trail and learn about the educational partnerships and sustainable growing methods practiced by these local farmers and students. Walk to the Tonnemaker Organic fruit and produce stand.
Promoting local agriculture since 1909!
14654 148th Ave NE
Saturday 10-4. Stop by for current information on the weekend celebration. Learn a bit about lavender, how it grows and it’s many uses. Buy a plant to take home (while supplies last). Find out more about how you can support the farms in the Sammamish Valley!
Farm Fresh Organic Fruit and Produce
16215 140th Place NE
Certified Organic, fresh, tasty, seasonal fruit and produce grown sustainably and sold at affordable prices. Open 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
A partner in the fabric of the Woodinville community
14121 NE 171st Street
Saturday, July 11, 11-1 p.m. Hot Dog and Ice Cream Social Fundraiser & Museum Open;
Sunday, July 12, 1-4 p.m. Museum Open (Free) The Woodinville Heritage Society acquires, preserves and perpetuates the artifacts and history of the greater Woodinville area.