5K RUN WITH REI FOR TIMBER! WEEKEND PASS HOLDERS
Join REI for a scenic run along the Tolt MacDonald trails! Whether you are looking to run your first 5K or hit a personal best this fun, light-hearted race will be a great way to cap your Timber! weekend. Race fee is included in your full weekend Timber! ticket. REI will be providing commemorative bibs, a post-race trail mix bar, and other fun perks! Click here to register.
Drawn & Recorded Screening
Drawn & Recorded is an fascinating and beautiful series of animated short stories created by Academy Award winner and 13-time Grammy®-Award winning producer, artist and songwriter, T Bone Burnett and illustrator, Drew Christie. Drawn & Recorded takes on legendary stories of music, often never before told, from the history of popular music — sometimes hilarious, occasionally tragic, but always compelling.
This film Screening takes place at midnight after Friday's programming in the Carnation Christmas Tree Farm, located a short walk from festival grounds. Registration is limited, click here to sign up.
Kayaking with REI
Join REI to bask in the beauty of Tolt-MacDonald and the surrounding valley from the Snoqualmie River. The REI Outdoor School is excited to for you to join us for an hour-long kayak tour. Depending on water level, we plan to start by paddling upstream into the lush farmland, against a gentle current. After some exploration, we’ll turn around and enjoy the float back to the beach for some light refreshments. Register on-site at the REI Camp Kitchen. For your safety, shoes or sandals with a heel-strap are required (no flip flops). No experience necessary, however, paddlers must be strong enough to paddle upstream through a gentle to steady current.
Art Making in Nature! Janine Chiorazzi is a local Seattle art teacher as well as a local performer & producer who loves to bring people together to celebrate arts & community. Come hang out on Friday morning and have fun making art in the outdoors. Janine will guide you through a lesson that is sure to capture your senses and grow towards fulfilling your artistic goals. Both of our classes are currently full, but please keep an eye out in case more spots open up.
STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING WITH REI
Join REI to bask in the beauty of Tolt-MacDonald Park and the surrounding valley from the Snoqualmie River. The REI Outdoor School is excited to for you to join us for an hour-long SUP tour. Depending on water level, we plan to start by paddling upstream into the lush farmland, against a gentle current. After some exploration, we’ll turn around and enjoy the float back to the beach for some light refreshments. Register on-site at the REI Camp Kitchen. For your safety, shoes or sandals with a heel-strap are required (no flip flops). No experience necessary, however, paddlers must be strong enough to paddle upstream through a gentle to steady current.
REI CAMP Kitchen
Prepare your meals in style at the Timber! Outdoor Music Festival. Personal cook stations with stoves, prep table and more await you at the REI Camp Kitchen. Bring your favorite camp cookware and tasty ingredients. After cooking enjoy the community dining area and a complimentary beverage before washing your dishes in the REI provided washtubs. Note: Due to fire regulations the REI Camp Kitchen will be the only place in both the General Camping and Quiet Camping areas where use of stoves will be permitted. Campers may be asked to reserve a stove during peak hours.
On Saturday at 11:30pm, guests can join astronomers from the Seattle Astronomical Society and astrophysicists from University of Washington for a star party! Guests will to learn about the cosmos, gaze at distant planets and galaxies and celebrate the outdoors in the grandest way. Timber’s stargazing activity will take place in the North Meadow on the west side of the walking bridge.
Yoga presented by LOGE Camps
Our friends at Sacred Space Movement and Yoga instructor, Becky Grace, will be teaching two yoga classes to Timber attendees in the North Meadow (west side of walking bridge and 1/4 mile walk on the mail trail heading north). Adult Classes begin at 9:30am Friday and 10:00am Saturday. A special children's yoga class will take place at 9:30am on Saturday morning. The classes are currently full, but please keep an eye out in case more spots open up.
Go dip your toes in the water or catch some sun at Tolt River Beach. Beach access is located on the south end of the RV/General Festival camping area.
S'MORES WITH REI and Stanley
Join REI and Stanley around the campfire on Friday and Saturday evening to surprise and delight your taste buds with make your own S'mores! S'more sticks and fixings provided. Children under 14 must be supervised by an adult or parent.
Love Creatively with First Aid Arts
Learn how to love yourself and your world through creative expression and experience how First Aid Arts provides emotional therapy to people in crisis throughout the world. Color postcards featuring amazing artwork from indie artists, and send a message of love to a friend. Hosted by Seattle nonprofit First Aid Arts (www.firstaidarts.org). Visit the First Aid Arts Booth during the festival and Register Here for their activity at the Campfire Stage on Saturday at 12pm.
Wilderness Awareness School Plant Walk
Through awareness and connection we will explore our local park and deepen our relationship with nature. We will unveil the curtains of green that grow around us and meet key players of the plant world. We will discuss and observe various plants that can be used for food, medicine and other utilitarian uses. This is an opportunity to tap into your senses, meet a green ally and create a deeper sense of awareness of what is happening on the landscape. Register here!
Camp Timber! presented by Whole Foods Market and King County Library System
Camp Timber! is where the kids rule at Timber! Join us at the red barn on Friday and Saturday mornings of Timber! for 2 special Kids concerts, arts, crafts, science experiments and fun.
Valley Vignettes is unable to host their free bike ride this year, but they are offering something special for Timber! attendees. They’re offering 15% off their normal bike rental fee with the code TIMERFEST, and you plan your own ride here.
Recreational Tree Climbing
Friday & Saturday, 9:30am-5:30pm, $10
Remember how much fun it is to climb trees? Come ascend into the canopy using equipment that will keep both climber and tree safe. Let life slow down, experience Tree Time. Recreational Tree Climbing will be happening on Friday and Saturday of Timber from 9:30am - 5:30pm just west of the Tolt-Macdonald Walking Bridge. This activity is for those Ages 6 and up and will have a $10 fee.