Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Summer at SAM: Dog Night is August 3rd

Prepare for puppy paradise at Olympic Sculpture Park!

Dog owners and lovers alike are invited to this evening catered to canines. Dogs are always welcome at the Olympic Sculpture Park, but tonight, showing your pet what they mean to you is a walk in the park. Expect dog-friendly treats and activities.

It’s going to be a hot evening (possibly 95+ degrees), so put on some sunscreen and bring water for yourself. There will be water bowls placed along Z Path so your pups can stay hydrated too. All dogs must be on a six-foot leash. Please remember to clean up after your dogs. Only service animals are allowed in the PACCAR Pavilion.

SAM Performs, 6–8 pm
iji
iji is a flexible pop group who creates music that is playful, groovy and occasionally meddling. iji spends much of their time touring DIY spaces and all ages venues, most recently with their latest record Bubble. Look forward to dreamy, atmospheric vibes and maybe even a poem or two dedicated to dogs.

SAM Creates, 6–8 pm
Pet Tags & Keychains with Janet Fagan
Dress up your favorite pet with a personal, customized tag. Create a keychain or necklace for your pooch or yourself!

Try It On with Romson Regarde Bustillo
Stay cool from the summer sun and decorate a sun hat for you and your pet.

Community Partners, 6–8 pm
Reading with Rover
Reading with Rover is a community-based literacy program that provides opportunities for kids to practice reading aloud to dogs. Stop by to relax and cuddle up with your dog and a good book!

My Favorite Things Tour, 7 pm
My Favorite Things tours bring some of the most opinionated, brilliant and fascinating artists, cultural producers and community figures into the park to discuss their favorite works of art. This weeks tour is led by Shey Ruud. Shey is a local artist and co-owns TwoCatsArtifacts along with partner Erin Miller. Custom pet portraiture is Shey’s specialty!

Food Trucks, 5:45–7:45 pm
Dante’s Inferno Dogs, Bread & Circus, Seattle Barkery, Bow Wow Chow, & POP Up

TASTE will serve wine and dinner fare.

Kids Corner, 6–8 pm
Take a break from the sun and come play in the PACCAR Pavilion where families can enjoy the Kids Corner and drop-in art making at the SAM Creates station. Spend time drawing at the kids-sized easels and capture the sculptures, plant life, and beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound. Relax in a beanbag chair, read a new book, do a puzzle, or create your own masterpiece. Kids of all ages are welcome!

Olympic Sculpture Park      |     2901 Western Ave 

About Angela McWethy

Angela was born and raised south of Seattle in Des Moines. She graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a master’s degree in Social Work. She currently works as a mental health practitioner in the medical field. When she’s not working with patients, you can find her attending a hot yoga class, walking around Greenlake with her mini-dachshund and husband, going to live shows and concerts or traveling the world. If she could, she would take her dog everywhere with her! Find Angela on twitter at @angelagarza21
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