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REFA's Summer Dance Party featuring The Penny Stinkers

Saturday, August 25, 2018 | 4:00pm
Heart of Anacortes   5th and ‘O’   Anacortes, WA

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This year REFA's Annual Fundraiser will kick off beginning at 4:00pm, August 25th, at the Heart of Anacortes on the corner of 5th and ‘O’ in Anacortes. The event features a performance by The Penny Stinkers, one of the Pacific NW’s premier dance and party bands. Although the band began over a decade ago as a folksy “busking” band, it has grown into a unique, high-energy party and dance band that balances trips down memory lane with the latest in musical genres and hard-charging originals.

In addition to live music, the annual REFA fundraiser will offer a wide variety of silent auction items donated by area supporters and a raffle. Donated items include an Epiphone Les Paul Black Beauty guitar donated to REFA by Kyle Findley-Meier, guitarist for The Sky Colony, Mariner's tickets, rounds of golf and a variety of local merchandise donated by supporters.

Admission is FREE. We'll have silent auction items to be bid on as well as a raffle. All money raised goes to support REFA’s mission of ‘Enhancing the quality of life in Skagit County and the surrounding area through the arts.’

Come join us for an afternon of partying, dancing and having fun!!!


Rick Epting PhotoIn 2006, friends of the late Rick Epting formed the Rick Epting Foundation for the Arts and continued his legacy of supporting the Arts in Skagit County with a showcase of local talent and humor. Our mission is "to enhance the quality of life in Skagit County through the arts."

Rick Epting  was one of the founding members of both the Lincoln Theatre Center Foundation, the Skagit Performing Arts Council (SPAC), and appointed by the Governor to serve on the Washington State Arts Commission. He was also instrumental in the restoration campaign for the Lincoln Theatre and the planning and organization for McIntyre Hall in Mount Vernon. Rick was a proud supporter of Arts groups and organizations in Skagit County until his untimely death in August 2005.



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