2020 GlobeDocs Film Festival goes virtual October 1-12

Photo by annca from Pixabay Watch 18 feature-length documentary films and 17 documentary shorts, which consist of four shorts programs at the sixth annual GlobeDocs Film Festival hosted by the Boston Globe October 1-12. This year's festival will be held online due to prevent exposure to COVID-19. Stay online after the films to hear discussions … Continue reading 2020 GlobeDocs Film Festival goes virtual October 1-12

Webtoberfest celebrates Octoberfest for almost two months

A virtual Octoberfest? Yes, it's happening. It started at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Saturday, September 5, with Fassanstich (the opening of the first keg). The fun continues through October. Watch streamed music, dances, and other entertainment. Learn how to cook an authentic Octoberfest menu. Participate in virtual beer and wine tastings. Shop for gifts … Continue reading Webtoberfest celebrates Octoberfest for almost two months

New BBQ Pete’s location open in Lakewood, Washington

BBQ Pete's Log Cabin at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) I discovered BBQ Pete's at my first visit to the Washington State Fair in Puyallup almost 30 years ago. Their slow-roasted, tender ribs and pork sandwiches became my all-time barbecue favorites, and that hasn't changed after all these years. … Continue reading New BBQ Pete’s location open in Lakewood, Washington

2020 Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair online September 12

The annual Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair, which is usually held in Vancouver, Washington, will be broadcast virtually this year because of the COVID outbreak. Visit exhibitor booths, watch live music and re-enactments, and go on a scavenger hunt. The event will be broadcast live from the Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair Facebook page 9 … Continue reading 2020 Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair online September 12

Vancouver Parks and Recreation hosts Friday Night Flicks: A Drive-In Movie Experience through early October

Usually in the summertime, Vancouver Parks and Recreation hosts a series of outdoor movies in local parks on the east and west sides of town. People pack picnic baskets and coolers and spread blankets on the grass to watch the movies on a big screen. COVID has changed that this year. Instead, the parks and … Continue reading Vancouver Parks and Recreation hosts Friday Night Flicks: A Drive-In Movie Experience through early October

Treat your taste buds to The Secret Menu in Camas September 15-30

Are you craving new food experiences? Help is on the way! Starting September 15 until the end of the month, 11 restaurants in downtown Camas, Washington, are creating items for The Secret Menu event. They've never had these items on their menus before. The only way to find out what these tasty items are is … Continue reading Treat your taste buds to The Secret Menu in Camas September 15-30

Get your 2020 Washington State Fair fix in Puyallup and beyond

A view of the fairgrounds from a previous Washington State Fair in Puyallup Photos by Cheryl Landes The 2020 Washington State Fair in Puyallup was cancelled this year because of the COVID pandemic, but it hasn't vanished. There are still a few ways you can get your fair fix wherever you are. Every Friday, Saturday, … Continue reading Get your 2020 Washington State Fair fix in Puyallup and beyond

Make downtown Camas your midway during Fair Food Week 2020

Elephant ear (photo by Cheryl Landes) Camas Days and the Clark County Fair in Ridgefield, Washington, were cancelled this year due to ongoing safety concerns with COVID-19. But not all is lost for fair lovers. Now downtown Camas is recreating the midway experience, where you can enjoy some fair fare favorites and discover new treats … Continue reading Make downtown Camas your midway during Fair Food Week 2020

See newly painted pieces from local artists at the Downtown Camas Plein Art Festival today

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay At the Downtown Camas Plein Art Festival today in Camas, Washington, dozens of artists are outside creating beautiful works on canvas. At 4 p.m., they'll move their easels with their finished pieces to the sidewalk in front of the Camas Gallery at 408 NE Fourth Avenue for public viewing. From … Continue reading See newly painted pieces from local artists at the Downtown Camas Plein Art Festival today

The Little Theatre Radio Hour—Alfresco comes to Walla Walla in September

Image by Gerhard G. from Pixabay Starting Labor Day weekend, enjoy live outdoor performances of classic radio dramas outside the Little Theatre of Walla Walla. The hour-long performances are free, but reservations are required and seating is limited. Here's the schedule. All performances are on Friday and Saturday nights, weather permitting. September 5-6: Seating at … Continue reading The Little Theatre Radio Hour—Alfresco comes to Walla Walla in September