Love Letters from the Front a musical remembrance of World War II

Photo by Cheryl Landes A free performance of "Love Letters from the Front", a collection of stories told through the letters and music of World War II, is scheduled on the back lawn at the Tewksbury Library on Tuesday, August 3, at 6:30 p.m. The letters were written by real military personnel and their spouses, … Continue reading Love Letters from the Front a musical remembrance of World War II

Eugene Symphony performs in two free concerts tomorrow and August 11

Image by Wolfgang Gerth from Pixabay The Eugene Symphony is performing in two more free outdoor concerts this summer. The first concert is at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, July 26, at Bohemia Park at South 10th Street and East Main Street in Cottage Grove, Oregon. During this concert, the symphony is collecting non-perishable items for FOOD … Continue reading Eugene Symphony performs in two free concerts tomorrow and August 11

Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum hosting free walking tours in Winnipeg

Photo by JP Media Works, courtesy of Travel Manitoba The Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum is hosting two free walking tours this summer filled with fascinating stories about the indigineous people and settlers in the Winnipeg area. The tours started on Wednesday, June 30, and ends on Saturday, August 28. Both tours last an hour … Continue reading Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum hosting free walking tours in Winnipeg

An Evening in Tuscany Under the Tacoma Moon on October 9

Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay The Sons and Daughters of Italy Tacoma Lodge hosts a dinner every year to support its charitable activities. The 2021 theme is "An Evening in Tuscany Under the Tacoma Moon". The evening starts with a four-course Tuscan dinner, followed by a humanitarian awards presentations for members of two local non-profits … Continue reading An Evening in Tuscany Under the Tacoma Moon on October 9

Whiskey & Wildbites at Woodland Park Zoo Thursdays in August

A warthog at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle (photo by Cheryl Landes) Enjoy bites created by Seattle's top chefs and sample whiskey from local distilleries at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle. Chat with the chefs while they prepare and serve your bites. Also meet some of the zoo's ambassador animals at up-close encounters, … Continue reading Whiskey & Wildbites at Woodland Park Zoo Thursdays in August

2021 Portland Christmas Ships Fleet parade schedule

Santa's reindeeer ride the waves during a Christmas Ships Fleet parade on the Columbia River (photo by Cheryl Landes) The 2021 schedule for the Christmas Ships Fleet in Portland is posted for the Columbia and Willamette River fleets. The fleets will sail December 3-21. Routes vary, so check the pages linked below for more information … Continue reading 2021 Portland Christmas Ships Fleet parade schedule

The Omak Stampede is back on the second weekend in August

Photo by Cheryl Landes The 87th annual Omak Stampede is a weekend full of western entertainment. The rodeo competitions include bull riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, bareback riding, barrel racing, team roping, and tie-down riding. Also enjoy carnival rides, a Western and Native art show, rodeo dances, Native American dances, and shopping. Two of … Continue reading The Omak Stampede is back on the second weekend in August

Feast Portland hosting three tasty summer events in 2021

Image by Paolo Chieselli from Pixabay Feast Portland is hosting the Summer of Feast, three events featuring tasty meals from local chefs and other fun activities. Feast Flicks, July 29-August 1, 7 p.m. (sold out) Treat yourself to a dinner and movie at Feast Flicks at The Lot at Zidell Yards on the banks of … Continue reading Feast Portland hosting three tasty summer events in 2021

The Great Oregon Steam-up at Powerland Heritage Park

Vintage John Deere tractor (photo by Cheryl Landes) Step back in time to watch vintage machinery in operation and learn about those original innovations at the 50th annual Great Oregon Steam-up at Powerland Heritage Park in Brooks. Activities include traditional tractor pulls, threshing, flour milling, steam sawmilling, fire appartus demos, and train and trolley rides. … Continue reading The Great Oregon Steam-up at Powerland Heritage Park