May Day Spring Festival kicks off 2021 First Saturday season in Ridgefield

Come to Overlook Park in downtown Ridgefield, Washington on Saturday, May 1, to enjoy some time outside. Also shop local vendors, check out the new food cart park across the street, and check out the Ridgefield Art Association Art Show. Other local organizations are also getting in on the fun. The Columbia Play Project is … Continue reading May Day Spring Festival kicks off 2021 First Saturday season in Ridgefield

Bon Jovi concert at drive-in movie theaters May 22

The sign at the entrance of the 99W Drive-in Theatre in Newberg, Oregon, one of the participating venues in the Encore Drive-in Nights concert series (photo by Cheryl Landes) Last year, Encore Drive-In Nights started hosting concerts at drive-in movie theaters throughout the U.S. and Canada to give fans a place to enjoy music from … Continue reading Bon Jovi concert at drive-in movie theaters May 22

2021 Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival sets tentative plans for October, moves to new location

Image by Alicja from Pixabay After a year's break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival plans to return in late October to a new location. It's moving from the Clackamas County Fairgrounds in Canby to Linn County Expo Center at the Linn County Fairgrounds in Albany, Oregon, October 23-24. Plans … Continue reading 2021 Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival sets tentative plans for October, moves to new location

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Tea To-Go from Pomeroy Farm May 7-8

Pomeroy Farm is celebrating the mothers in our lives by offering a delicious Mother's Day Tea To-Go on Friday and Saturday, May 7 and 8. This themed boxed, plated lunch features savories and sandwiches, scones, and desserts similar to those you'd find in a traditional tea service. And there are two types of tea. Here's … Continue reading Celebrate Mother’s Day with Tea To-Go from Pomeroy Farm May 7-8

Farm Days return to Pomeroy Living History Farm

Enjoy the fresh air while exploring the grounds at the Pomeroy Living History Farm in Southwest Washington the first weekend of the month from May through August. Also shop local vendors and purchase food during this family-friendly Farm Days event. The 2021 dates for Farm Days are (all on Saturday and Sunday): May 1-2June 5-6July … Continue reading Farm Days return to Pomeroy Living History Farm

Goldendale Observatory reopens with a limited schedule

The Goldendale Observatory north of Goldendale, Washington (photo credit: Washington State Parks) Washington State Parks reopened the Goldendale Observatory State Park Heritage Site at a reduced capacity on Saturday, April 24, after an extended closure due to the COVID pandemic. The free observatory programs are scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays … Continue reading Goldendale Observatory reopens with a limited schedule

2021 Seattle Independent Bookstore Day comes with a 10-day challenge for readers

Photo by Cheryl Landes April 24 is Independent Bookstore Day. This year, Seattle is taking the celebration further because of continued restricitons from the coronavirus pandemic. It's a 10-day challenge to encourage readers to support independent bookstores. To participate, print out this bookstore passport. Then from Saturday, April 24, through Monday, May 3, buy at … Continue reading 2021 Seattle Independent Bookstore Day comes with a 10-day challenge for readers