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 and camping price ($15 race entry for the general public). REI will be providing commemorative bibs, a post-race trail mix bar, and other fun perks! Register for the REI 5k in advance here. The 5k takes place on Sunday at 9:30am and all runners are to meet at the big REI circus tent. If you forget to register prior to Timber! you can register onsite from 8:30 - 9:25am before the race.
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, all presented by our friends at the King County Library System.
JOIN THE TIMBER MARCHING BAND
Want to be in a marching band? Bring your old horn, drum or instrument to Timber and join our friends from Whidbey Island Custom Events & Production for a spontaneous and participant friendly Gonzo style marching band performance. Become part of Timber! Information on marching band time and meet up location coming soon. Click here to sign up for updates on the Timber Marching Band.
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.
Mountain Biking with REI
Begin Saturday morning with an all-levels trail ride with the REI Outdoor School. Small group rides will begin with an excursion down a rocky road to a sandy beach along the water. After taking in the views, participants will return to the Main Stage area where they will either return via the main road or head up the hill to hit some rolling single track. Bike and helmet provided. Some unpaved path-riding experience required.
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.
STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING 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 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 Friday night of Timber starting at 11:30pm, guests can join astronomers from the Seattle Astronomical Society and astrophysicists from University of Washington for a star party! Guests will be able 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.
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. Vita Coco will be supplying all those in attendance with free yoga mats and coconut water. Sign Up for: Friday Adult (full) | Saturday Kids | Saturday Adult (full)
S'MORES WITH REI
Join REI around the campfire on Friday 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.
Since 2007 Blood Squad has been thrilling and chilling audiences with a blend of comedy and horror. For Timber! they'll be performing one of their favorite shows: Camp Death - an improvised Teen Camp Slasher at Timber's Campfire Stage, a perfect setting for a camp based horror show if there ever was one.
Recreational Tree Climbing
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.
Join Valley Vignettes for a leisurely 1 hour bike cruise of the Snoqualmie Valley. Stop at farms and learn about the farmers who do the work to till the soil of the food we love. Learn about the history of the valley as you ride along the majestic Snoqualmie Valley Trail and through historic Carnation. Learn about the history of historic craftsman homes, and the ebb and flow of industry that has made its mark on the valley. We love to talk about the valley--from farming to history, we hope to give you a sample of what this place means and its importance to our Northwest culture. Check out VignettesTours.com for more information.