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NBECA’s all-volunteer organization sponsors annual special events that promote and support local businesses, award educational scholarships, and bring people together in service and celebration.

Your skills and talents are welcome!


The North Bend Educational & Cultural Association is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation established to support community events that support and promote local businesses, award educational scholarships, and bring people together in service and celebration. Our annual fundraising events are the Spring Scholarship Auction, and the Festival at Mt Si which takes place in on the second weekend of August each year (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

NBECA is a registered charity with the Washington Secretary of State and exists solely as a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation. Our UBI number is 602 491 052 and our Federal EIN number is 91-1670006. Our nonprofit is staffed entirely by volunteers and donations are tax deductible in accordance with IRS tax rules.


Festival At Mt Si

Admission to the Festival at Mount Si is FREE.

The festival hours are: Friday 6pm-10pm, Saturday 10am-10pm (booth hours 10am-7pm), and Sunday 10am-4pm.

Shop ’til you drop with arts and crafts vendors hailing from all over the State of Washington. Get your corn-on-the-cob, elephant ears, and much more at the many booths offering Washington’s best food and drink. Relax in the beer & wine garden while supporting the festival and the local Rotary Club. Groove to jazz, blues, rock, country and more with live performances on two stages.

a large crowd gathered at the Festival at Mt. Si

Donate to Support NBECA!

Your support is welcome any time, for any of our efforts!

Click the donate button below to support any of our programs!

Volunteers needed!

Looking for a fun way to volunteer in your community? The Spring Scholarship Auction and the Festival at Mount Si need your skill set. If you’re looking for community service hours, internship experience, or are retired and ready to give back to our Valley Community, we want your talents, experience and skills! We are seeking volunteers for the following positions:

·                     Volunteer Coordinator

·                     Communications

·                     Information Booth Lead and assistants

·                     Auction Runners

·                     Event Set-Up

·                     Festival Vendor Assistance

·                     Parade Assistance

·                     Help with the Chili Cook-off, Pie-eating, and Dessert contests

·                     Take-Down and Clean-up

It’s the perfect opportunity for members of the community to come together and make memorable moments for everyone. Plus, you’ll receive a free T-shirt for your effort!