– From The Old Farmer’s Almanac:
“The summer solstice heralds the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. The timing of the summer solstice depends on when the Sun reaches its northernmost point of the equator.”
In 2017, summer begins with the solstice on June 20 at 9:24 p.m. PDT.
– Yelm Prairie Days
“Yelm Prairie Days is a decades-old tradition featuring a community parade, carnival rides, live music, vendor booths, and a variety of food items. Historically organized by the Yelm Lions Club. The theme this year is “Home on the Prairie”.
June 22 – 24, 2017
“Get ready for food, music, rides, the parade and more! It’s time for the Annual Prairie Days!”
– New day and time for the 2017 Prairie Days Parade
Saturday, June 24, 9:30am floats begin moving.
Sponsored by the Yelm Chamber of Commerce.