The last Mostly Music in the Park concert will take place on Aug. 24. Photo courtesy of the city of Mercer Island

The last Mostly Music in the Park concert will take place on Aug. 24. Photo courtesy of the city of Mercer Island

Mercer Island celebrates Women’s Equality Day along with final summer concert

The event, which also features a food truck rodeo, will take place at 5 p.m. on Aug. 24.

  • Thursday, August 23, 2018 2:22pm
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The Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department and the city’s Arts Council will present the final concert in their free summer series on Aug. 24 at Mercerdale Park.

As part of this special closeout for the 2018 Mostly Music in the Park season, the city will be celebrating National Women’s Equality Day and offering a selection of food trucks, starting at 5 p.m.

The Infinity Project, Seattle’s premier Journey tribute band, will perform from 6-8 p.m.

The food truck rodeo, organized by Buns on Wheels, will also feature Ezell’s Express, Gemini Fish Too, ChicagoWest, Soda Jerk and SweetBumpas.

Other sponsors and vendors include Girl Scouts of Western Washington, Gutter Helmet by Harry Helmet, the Mercer Island Center for the Arts, Shorewood Heights Apartments and the Roanoke Inn.

See the city’s website for more.


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Islanders dance at a previous Mostly Music performance. While other concerts in the annual summer series have taken place on Thursday evenings, the last one will be on Friday, and will feature a Journey cover band, food truck rodeo and Women’s Equality Day celebration. Photo courtesy of the city of Mercer Island

Islanders dance at a previous Mostly Music performance. While other concerts in the annual summer series have taken place on Thursday evenings, the last one will be on Friday, and will feature a Journey cover band, food truck rodeo and Women’s Equality Day celebration. Photo courtesy of the city of Mercer Island

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