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Jul. 27, 2012 at 4:13pm

Just 1 week to go until Proctor Arts Fest

Just 7 more days until Proctor Arts Fest! I just thought I'd give you a heads up so you can add this to your calendars!

16th Annual Proctor Arts Fest (August 3-5th 2012)

Proctor Arts Fest is community-based street fair on 26th & Proctor Streets in Tacoma WA organized by the Proctor Business District Association.  This event attracts approximately 10,000 people and 140 art vendors every year. This year’s sponsors include Safeway, Proctor Chiropractic Center, Artco, KeyBank, Mason United Methodist Church, Chalet Bowl, The News Tribune, Rainier Connect , Tacoma Public Library, Umpqua Bank, Willow Salon & Spa, Columbia Bank, Metropolitan Market and Click! Cable TV.   

Event attractions:

Friday August 3  

  • PROCTOR MERCHANTS SIDEWALK SALE 10-6 PM   on sidewalks in front of shops on 26th & on Proctor

Saturday August 4 (Festival Day)

  • JURIED ART SHOW  – 10AM-5:30 PM   Mason Church on 27th & Madison  
  • ARTS & CRAFTS VENDORS  – 10AM-5:30 PM in the streets on 26th St. from Washington St. to Madison  St and on Proctor St from 25th St to 28th St.
  • PROCTOR MERCHANTS SIDEWALK SALE  – 10-6 PM on sidewalks in front of shops on 26th & on Proctor
  • THE BITE OF PROCTOR - 11AM-5PM at locations throughout the district - see events map & Bite of Proctor page on our website
  • QUILT DISPLAY by the Comforters Quilt Guild – 10AM to 5:30PM at the Masonic Lodge on the Lower Level
  • METROPOLITAN MARKET MAIN STAGE Entertainment       10AM-5:30 PM at  N. 26th & Proctor                
  • CLICK! FAMILY STAGE  – 10AM-5:30 PM at 28th and Proctor  
  • BLUE MOUSE STAGE     Free Movie at 1pm
  • FARMERS' MARKET STAGE   – 9AM to 4 PM Farmers' Market in street on 27th between                        Proctor & Madison  
  • FARMERS' MARKET     9AM to 4PM on 27th St. between Proctor and Madison
  • DEMONSTRATION AREA  – 10-5:30 PM in the street at N. 26th & Adams
  • KIDS FEST   – 10AM-5:30PM    N. 28TH & Proctor
  • TOP DOG FASHION SHOW & PARADE  – 12 noon  at the Click! Family Stage on N. 28th & Proctor

Sunday August 5

JURIED ART SHOW 10:30-2 PM Mason Methodist Church, 27th & Madison


Live Performances on Stage

Metropolitan Market Main Stage

10 am Hook Me Up (Jazz)

Noon Demonstration by Steve Curran Karate & Fitness

1 pm Sherri Woolworth

2 pm Reilly and Maloney  

4 pm The Shy Boys

Click! Family Stage

10 am One World Taiko (drum ensemble)

11 am Mario Lorenz

Noon Dog Parade and Fashion Show

1 pm Bakra Bata Steel Drum Band  

2 pm PK Dwyer

3 pm The Bears Upstairs

4 pm The Zambini Brothers Puppeteers

Farmers Market Stage

9 to 11 am Tom Brooks & A Ukulele Revival 

Noon to 2 pm Morse Pacific

2 to 4 pm Spare Thyme 

Blue Mouse Theater

1pm Free Family Movie


For more information contact Eugene Kester – Email:
Phone: 253-759-4012

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