Clark County Fair postponed until 2022 in Ridgefield, Washington

Image credit: Clark County Fairgrounds, Ridgefield, Washington Fair officials announced today that the Clark County Fair in Ridgefield, Washington, will be cancelled this year. The next fair is expected to be held in August 2022. "While we were hopeful that we would be able to move forward with the 2021 Clark County Fair, based on … Continue reading Clark County Fair postponed until 2022 in Ridgefield, Washington

Fiber Fusion Northwest celebrates its 10th anniversary mid-October in Monroe, Washington

Alpaca (photo by Cheryl Landes) If you're new at natural fiber arts, a veteran at these crafts, or just some who's curious, Fiber Fusion Northwest has something that covers your interests. Take classes, look at the live fiber animal exhibits, watch the fiber arts show, participate in a spin-in, and watch demonstrations. Fiber arts and … Continue reading Fiber Fusion Northwest celebrates its 10th anniversary mid-October in Monroe, Washington

2021 McMenamin’s UFO Festival in McMinnville rescheduled to September

Image by Alexander Antropov from Pixabay McMenamin's Hotel Oregon has postponed its popular UFO Festival in McMinnville, Oregon, from mid-May until Thursday-Saturday, September 23-25. Plans are underway for a COVID-safe event, according to the statement on the festival's home page. "Since we’ve been living the plot of a sci-fi movie for over past year now, … Continue reading 2021 McMenamin’s UFO Festival in McMinnville rescheduled to September

2021 Maine International Film Festival a hybrid celebration July 9-18

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay This year's Maine International Film Festival will be a mix of in-person, drive-in, and online events from Friday, July 9, through Sunday, July 18. Festival passes and packages are now on sale. The passes range from $95 to $150, with the higher-priced pass allowing access to all in-person, drive-in, … Continue reading 2021 Maine International Film Festival a hybrid celebration July 9-18

The world-famous Oktoberfest in Munich cancels for second year in a row

Image by RitaE from Pixabay Wiesen 2021 or Oktoberfest, the largest folk festival in the world, will not be held in Munich, Germany this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was announced yesterdayin a joint press conference with Bavaria's Prime Minister Markus Söder and Munich's Lord Mayor Dieter Reiter. In the statement, Söder … Continue reading The world-famous Oktoberfest in Munich cancels for second year in a row

Air Guitar World Championships to resume in August 2022

Air guitarist photo courtesy iStock The annual Air Guitar World Championships attract visitors from around the world to Oulu, Finland, every year. But with the ongoing COVID pandemic and travel restrictions, the organizers decided to postpone the competition until 2022. Despite the delay, "Air guitar will nevertheless be present in August in Oulu," a statement … Continue reading Air Guitar World Championships to resume in August 2022

Tickets on sale for the 2021 Big E in Springfield, Massachusetts

A giant cream puff, one of fair-goers' favorite treats at The Big E in West Springfield, Massachusetts (photo credit: Eastern States Exposition) The Eastern States Exposition, better known as The Big E, has tickets for sale for 17 days of fun in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. This year's dates for the fair are … Continue reading Tickets on sale for the 2021 Big E in Springfield, Massachusetts