We asked readers to share their favorite memories of Bumbershoots past – and their most vivid fantasies of future Bumbershoots. The most outstanding entry on our Facebook would receive a free pair of Platinum Passes to the 2011 festival.
We had a fantastic response – and the editors had great fun reading the posts, so we had to share. Here are the “runners up” (and the winner) from our Bumbershoot giveaway:
My favorite Bumbershoot memory was watching the sign language interpreter try to keep up with the Black Eyed Peas in 2009. –Ally
…the year I worked a friend’s food booth. I had two friends watch my then 8-year-old daughter while I worked. Expecting her to be returned to me at a certain hour, one friend came back empty-handed and told me, "Your daughter is busking to a crowd." She had seen a handmade stuffed rabbit she wanted in the Indie Market, and—having no $$$—she decided to earn it. She told stories until she earned the $28. She was then returned to me, happy and with her new stuffed bunny, and inspired by her experience. –Sue
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