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Published: Thursday, August 8, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

From humble beginning, Taste of Edmonds grows

  • After getting her face painted like a panther, Melissa Gaar of Everett enjoys some chicken at Taste of Edmonds in 2012.

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    After getting her face painted like a panther, Melissa Gaar of Everett enjoys some chicken at Taste of Edmonds in 2012.

Thirty years ago, the Taste of Edmonds was an intimate event with a few restaurants participating, offering visitors samples of their cuisine from a booth out in a field.
Today, the Taste of Edmonds is a regional event that attracts thousands and not just for the food, though there's plenty that with more than 35 booths to choose from, but for the mainstage entertainment and family-friendly activities.
Mainstage entertainment this year means lots of tribute bands including the Elvis tribute band of Danny Vernon & the DeVilles and Neil Diamond tribute artist Cherry Cherry.
There's also Toni LaStella & The Goombas doing a Frank Sinatra tribute, Shambala performing a Three Dog Night tribute and the band British Export doing a Beatles tribute.
The Kids Stage has lots of dance performers and music along with several performances of the Reptile Show.
Roaming performers include jugglers, a stilt dancer and a mariachi band.
Activities for kids include the giant slide, a climbing rock, pony rides and bubble fun, a new inflatable: Kids can climb into a 5- to 6-foot ball and walk, jump, roll and float on water in a 23-by-26-foot pool.
There will also be dozens of arts and crafts booths to peruse offering hand-crafted jewelry, art, photography, clothing, pottery, glass and leather items.
The food is truly a diverse offering of edible possibilities, from piroshky to German bratwurst and everything in between. Don't worry if you are not a daring foodie; hamburgers and curly fries are also available.
The Taste of Edmonds runs from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Civic Playfield, 310 Sixth Ave. N, Edmonds.
Complete information on admission and a schedule of events can be found at www.atasteofedmonds.com/events.html.
Story tags » Community festivalsEdmondsFamily funGo See Do

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