Front Porch: Learn all about small-boat sailing

  • Tue Aug 14th, 2012 10:49pm
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A two-day small sailboat festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 1 and 2 at Cama Beach State Park, 1880 SW Camano Drive.

The festival celebrates the art of small-boat sailing and features activities for all ages, including games, music, racing, sailing, sailing lessons, boat building workshops, crabbing and fishing. Kayak, rowboat and sailboat rentals are available at the event by The Center for Wooden Boats.

Admission is free. The Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to the event.

Parking is limited and carpooling is recommended. For parking information, call 360-387-1550.

Goodwill sale: The popular Western Days Sale is scheduled to take place on Friday and Saturdayat Marysville Goodwill, located at 9315 State Ave.

Doors will open on both days at 8 a.m., to accommodate shoppers.

Throughout the year, Goodwill collects Western-themed including a huge selection of cowboy hats and boots, belts and buckles, Western-themed clothing, jewelry and furniture, and many other items. Several saddles also will be available.

The proceeds from the sale supports Goodwill’s free job training and education programs that help low-income and underserved people in the community find work and support their families.