Fun, sun and shopping at downtown Sidewalk Fest

A customer went home with a Henna by Nikki design on his arm. By Lans Christensen

Once again Kent threw open its doors, rolled out its sidewalks  and invited one and all to take part in the annual Kent Sidewalk Festival. 

Blessed by great weather for all four days this year (Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 1 to 4), the festival was also (or perhaps therefore) blessed with better attendance than in recent years. 

Ellen Corsell of the Heron Gallery said, “It’s all about the weather. A good day is worth a thousand dollars.”

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