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RAILROAD BRIDGE RED Release Party Salutes 100th Anniversary of Bridge

Published on July 13, 2015 under Event
RAILROAD BRIDGE RED Release Party Salutes 100th Anniversary of Bridge

RAILROAD BRIDGE RED Release Party Salutes 100th Anniversary of Bridge

Wind Rose Cellars will offer complimentary tasting of its new ‘Railroad Bridge Red’ wine from 3:00-5:00 p.m., on Sunday, July 26, as part of the River Center’s centennial celebration of the historic bridge over the Dungeness. 

SEQUIM, WA, July 13, 2015. “The Dungeness Railroad Bridge has played an integral role in our community’s growth and history since the first train rolled across it in 1915,” said Powell Jones, Executive Director of the Dungeness River Audubon Center in Railroad Bridge Park.   As part of the 100th anniversary celebration, the River Center and Wind Rose Cellars are proud to announce the release of ‘Railroad Bridge Red’ wine.  Wind Rose Cellars will host the release party on Sunday, July 26, from 3:00-5:00 p.m., at its tasting room at 143 W. Washington St, in Sequim.  “Drop in for a complimentary taste of the new wine and enjoy some appetizers as we raise a glass to one of Sequim’s icon landmarks,” said award-winning winemaker David Volmut. Wind Rose will donate a percentage of bottle sales proceeds to the River Center. Bottles of Railroad Bridge Red will be available for purchase at Wind Rose Cellars and other local businesses.

Anniversary festivities will also take place September 25-26 during this year’s Dungeness River Festival in Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, in Sequim. River Festival exhibitors will show and celebrate many other aspects of local history and life. The ceremony and celebration to unveil a plaque commemorating the bridge’s 100 years and its inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 26.

The River Center gift shop features a variety of other commemorative items including 100th Anniversary Railroad Bridge patches and pins, hand-crafted engineer’s caps, and Rainshadow Dark Roast coffee from Sequim’s Rainshadow Roasters.

The Dungeness River Audubon Center inspires understanding, enjoyment, and stewardship of the Olympic Peninsula’s unique natural and cultural resources with emphasis on birds, rivers, fish, and people.

Visit www.dugenessrivercenter.org or call (360)-681-4076 for additional information.

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