Dig into some activities by attending ShellFest 2012 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 18 at Saltwater State Park in Des Moines.
Activities include low-tide walks guided by local experts; touch tanks; ice tables; children’s activities; craft booths; face painting; paddle making; videos and more.
Lunch is free and provided by Taylor Shellfish, with a suggested donation of $5 per person or $10 for families that will go toward the Washington State Parks Foundation. Admission is free. A Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to the event.
This is a combined event with Flute Quest on Aug. 17-19. Visitors are welcome to participate in both events. Parking will be limited. For more information about Flute Quest, visit the State Parks website.
(Photo by Mark Yuasa)