Annie and Mary Day

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Every year since 1967, the Blue Lake Chamber has sponsored Annie and Mary Day. Annie and Mary Day is a celebration of the historic Arcata Mad River Rail Line, named after Annie Carroll and Mary Buckley, two bookkeepers who were employed by the railroad around the year 1907.

This community wide event brings many people together in an atmosphere that encompasses old time fun and revelry. The annual event features a parade, folk music, baseball games, a bocce ball tournament, Barbeque, dancing and family fun!


Booth Space is available for both food and craft vendors! .  All crafts such as ceramics, leatherworks, painting, sewn and knit items, woodwork and jewelry as well as the new and different are welcome and encouraged!

Please download and complete the vendor application form.


Breakfast at the Grange
- 7:30 - 9:00am


Annie & Mary Day Parade - Formation begins at 9 a.m; parade at 11 a.m

For more information about the parade, contact Lana Manzanita 707-497-8159


Band line up:

12pm-Timber Ridge Boys 

1pm- The Brert Harte Breakers

2pm- Patronus

3pm- Guilty Apple

4pm- The Trouble


Fiddle Fest - Noon - 5pm at Perigot Park

Folk Life Festival - Begins on Sunday, July 14 and goes through Saturday, July 20

See Events page for more information.


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