Old Town Days and Civil War Reenactment at Central Washington Agricultural Museum Father’s Day weekend

Featured image: Tents pitched for the Civil War Reenactment at the Central Washington Agricultural Museum in Union Gap, south of Yakima (photo by Cheryl Landes) Every year, the town of Union Gap celebrates Father's Day weekend with a variety of activities at Fullbright Park and the Central Washington Agricultural Museum, 4508 Main Street. This year's … Continue reading Old Town Days and Civil War Reenactment at Central Washington Agricultural Museum Father’s Day weekend

Tour five of Yakima’s finest gardens this weekend

Featured image: Flowers at the Yakima Area Arboretum in Yakima, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) The Yakima Area Arboretum hosts the annual Garden Tour this weekend, which features these five gardens: The Quaint Garden, by Brian and Kristi Messer The Native Rock Garden, by Tim and Linda Drumhiller The Whimsy Village Garden, by Ron and … Continue reading Tour five of Yakima’s finest gardens this weekend

Fremont Solstice Parade and festival welcome summer in Seattle

Featured image courtesy Creative Commons It's summer in Seattle, and what better way to celebrate than a parade and festival in the city's funkiest neighborhood? Fremont prides itself in being quirky and unique. It's the only place I've explored that has a giant troll under a bridge. Fremont's Soltice Parade isn't the typical parade, either. … Continue reading Fremont Solstice Parade and festival welcome summer in Seattle

Tour or fly vintage World War II airplanes in Aurora, Oregon, this weekend

Featured image: B-24 cockpit (photo courtesy Creative Commons) Get a close-up look at vintage World War II aircraft this weekend at the 2018 Wings of Freedom Tour's stop at the Aurora State Airport in Aurora, Oregon. The B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator, B-25 Mitchell bombers and full dual control P-51 Mustang are featured on this … Continue reading Tour or fly vintage World War II airplanes in Aurora, Oregon, this weekend

Arrr, matey! Last-call tickets still available for The Pirate Bar Crawl in Boston June 16

Featured image courtesy Creative Commons Want to hang out with a bunch of pirates on the high seas and land on a summer day in Boston? Now's your chance at the 10th annual Pirate Bar Crawl Saturday, June 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Grab a last-call ticket from Eventbrite and join the hijinks … Continue reading Arrr, matey! Last-call tickets still available for The Pirate Bar Crawl in Boston June 16

Soular Jazz Festival combines live music and clean energy in Northborough, MA, June 16

Discover clean energy innovations for the public in a jazz festival setting at the Soular Jazz Festival in Northborough, Massachusetts, on Saturday, June 16, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Enjoy live music from six talented jazz bands, learn about clean energy, and enjoy delicious food in a family-friendly atmosphere. The bands scheduled to perform … Continue reading Soular Jazz Festival combines live music and clean energy in Northborough, MA, June 16

Aberdeen Museum of History destroyed by fire, but good news is coming soon

Featured image: Inside the Aberdeen Museum of History in Aberdeen, Washington, before the fire on June 9, 2018 (photo credit: graysharbormuseums.org) Nirvana fans, history lovers, and the community are mourning the loss of the historical Armory Building in the small coastal town of Aberdeen, Washington. Flames shooting 20 to 30 feet high raced through the … Continue reading Aberdeen Museum of History destroyed by fire, but good news is coming soon

Some trails damaged by the Eagle Creek Fire reopen

Featured image: Trees in the Columbia River Gorge near Cape Horn (photo by Cheryl Landes) The Oregonian newspaper in Portland, Oregon, reported yesterday that 16 trails damaged by the massive Eagle Creek fire in the Columbia Gorge last fall are now open for hiking. Several trails are still closed until further notice. The Eagle Creek … Continue reading Some trails damaged by the Eagle Creek Fire reopen