– 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 2018, summer begins with the solstice on June 21 at 3:07am 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.
June 21 – 23, 2018
“Get ready for food, music, rides, the parade and more! It’s time for the Annual Prairie Days!”