August 1, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 1, 2015
Celebrate Farmers Market Week with a visit to the Issaquah Farmers Market.
Issaquah’s market is joining other government agencies, nonprofit organizations and farmers markets to recognize the 16th annual National Farmers Market Week — Aug. 2-8.
Farmers markets offer fresh, seasonal food grown by small farms in Washington. Those purchases create stronger local food economies and support more than 1,000 unique farms.
July 29, 2015
NEW — 4 p.m. July 29, 2015
The Issaquah Police Department is hosting a National Night Out celebration from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 4 at City Hall, 130 E. Sunset Way.
In addition to free food, giveaways and music, activities include:
- Test the speed of your fastball against a speed-enforcement trailer.
- Get your photo with the Best Looking Police Officer in Western Washington, Issaquah’s Jessie Petersen.
- Enroll your pooch in the new Paws on Patrol program.
- Shred your sensitive documents safely and securely — for free.
Or, invite our officers to a party in your neighborhood.
July 29, 2015
NEW — 11 a.m. July 29, 2015
Heather Sullivan has performed from Carnegie Hall to the community center, and around the world aboard luxury liners
Although Heather Sullivan is a regular performer for years in Issaquah, thanks to a fan vote, she got her first chance to headline the Concerts on the Green series July 14.
July 28, 2015
NEW — 3 p.m. July 28, 2015
The Association of Volleyball Professionals is returning to the Seattle area for the first time in 25 years.
Lake Sammamish State Park is the site of the AVP Seattle Open from Aug. 6-9. AVP is making its first trip to the Seattle area since a men’s event in 1990, and it will be the local debut for AVP women.
July 23, 2015
Thanks to everyone for these wonderful, free events
I am writing to say thank you to the Issaquah Parks Department, Issaquah Arts Commission, Kiwanis Club of Issaquah, all of the sponsors and especially organizer David Harris for providing our community with the excellent Concerts on the Green series at the Issaquah Community Center.
July 12, 2015
NEW — 3:45 p.m. July 12, 2015
This week’s Open Mic Night at the Issaquah Train Depot has been cancelled because several of the volunteers had scheduling conflicts.
The next Open Mic Night is scheduled for Aug. 4.
July 9, 2015
The Issaquah School Board at its June 24 meeting approved the following three online courses:
July 9, 2015
Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons headline the first concert of the Gas Station Blues series.
The performance is from 7-9 p.m. July 16 at the Hailstone Feed Store (historic Shell station), 232 Front St. N.
The series runs every Thursday night through Aug. 20.
June 17, 2015
Sometimes, the stars align to bring together two things to make one memorable union, from love-struck youths Romeo and Juliet to food pairings surf and turf.
Issaquah residents will be the beneficiary of a quirk of the calendar, when two of the Downtown Issaquah Association’s biggest events of the year fall on the same day.
The car show Fenders on Front Street is always on Father’s Day, which just so happens to fall on June 21, the same date for the annual Music Day.
June 3, 2015
Maypole to honor deceased rooster McNugget
A little rooster atop a ceremonial pole will look awfully familiar to locals attending a celebration of all things Scandinavian June 6.
Lefse Fest returns to Issaquah for the third year, and event organizers have decided to honor resident rooster McNugget by fashioning the maypole topper in his likeness.