Blaine jazz fest in full swing

The Blaine Jazz Festival continues with a full lineup of entertainment as it heads into the weekend.

Thursday (July 14) will feature the big-band sounds of Big Band Benefit, with vocals by Greta Matassa.

The 7:30 p.m. show will be held at the pavilion at Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club, 8720 Semiahmoo Parkway, Blaine, Wash.

For tickets ($35) call 360-676-5740 or visit pacificartsassoc.org

The July 15 Student Showcase concert will include a performance by all students and faculty at Blaine Performing Arts Centre. Head down to 975 H St. at 7:30 p.m. Entrance by donation.

The Grand Finale on July 16 will feature Art 2 Jazz Street Fair and all-day concerts from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A free Kids Art Contest will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Peace Portal and H Street in Blaine.

Free daily concerts will be held throughout the festival – visit www.blainejazzfestival.org for more information.