Support Camas restaurants by taking the Trails to Tables Challenge May 1-June 30

Southwestern Washingtonians and visitors: Get outdoors this summer and you might win a prize! From May 1 until June 30, the Downtown Camas Association is hosting the Trails to Tables to Challenge. Here's how it works: On May 1, download your Trails to Tables passport here.Hike five trails and eat at five different downtown Camas … Continue reading Support Camas restaurants by taking the Trails to Tables Challenge May 1-June 30

New Third Thursday event starts tonight in downtown Camas

Image by Bonifacio Cambongga from Pixabay Third Thursday kicks off tonight in downtown Camas, Washington. These monthly events are similar to the First Fridays here, except with "more of a 'grown up' vibe," according to the Downtown Camas Association. After-hours shopping, dining, and sipping are among the highlights. Special activities and menus will be featured … Continue reading New Third Thursday event starts tonight in downtown Camas

Whistle Stop Tour video series from the Washington State Historical Society celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

Photo by Cheryl Landes In August 2020, 100 years after women permanently won the right to vote in the U.S., the Washington State Histoical Society hosted a video series called the Suffrage Special Whistle Stop Tour. The videos are based on the real-life "Suffrage Special" train that carried Washington State and national suffragists across the … Continue reading Whistle Stop Tour video series from the Washington State Historical Society celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

Drive through and step out at the 2021 Washington State Spring Fair

The Washington State Spring Fair looks different this year due to safety precautions from the COVID pandemic. The traditional walk-in fair is replaced by three drive-through options. Bingo, the first option, is a drive-through-only experience. See animal displays, strolling entertainers, Brad's World of Reptiles, and Daffodil Festival displays (a stationery parade). Stop at food vendors … Continue reading Drive through and step out at the 2021 Washington State Spring Fair

The Trustees of Reservations rejuvenates its annual hiking challenge in Massachusetts

World's End, a Trustees of Reservations property in Hingham, Massachusetts (photo by Cheryl Landes) The Trustees of Reservations has relaunched its annual hiking challenge after a one-year break because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The "Hike Trustees" program, which started in 2016, encourages people of all ages to record their hikes at the Trustees' properties in … Continue reading The Trustees of Reservations rejuvenates its annual hiking challenge in Massachusetts

Sparking Curiosity guide the place to find intriguing exhibits in Seattle and Tacoma

The Museum of Flight in Tukwila, Washington, is one of the attractions listed in the new Sparking Curiosity guide from the Seattle Times. (photo by Cheryl Landes) Are you looking for place where you can learn about new and upcoming museum exhibits in the Seattle and Tacoma metro areas without hopping from site to site? … Continue reading Sparking Curiosity guide the place to find intriguing exhibits in Seattle and Tacoma

Sip and shop first Sundays at Abbey Road Farm in Carlton, Oregon

A sign at Abbey Road Farm in Carlton, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) Abbey Road Farm is in a beautiful setting of rolling hills in the Willamette Valley, 32 miles southwest of Portland. It's a combination winery, bed and breakfast, and farm where visitors can meet the animals. And they have a gourmet chef who … Continue reading Sip and shop first Sundays at Abbey Road Farm in Carlton, Oregon

2021 spring Seattle Restaurant Week runs the entire month of April

If you're craving something different, want to return to favorite eating places, or just want to explore Seattle's restaurant scene more, check out the twice-yearly restaurant week. This spring, the event is on for the entire month of April. Eat in (if allowed by public health guidelines), order for takeout, or get it delivered. The … Continue reading 2021 spring Seattle Restaurant Week runs the entire month of April

Gilbert House Children’s Museum reopens in Salem, Oregon

The sign at the entrance of the Gilbert House Children's Museum in Salem, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) It's time to play and learn again at the Gilbert House Children's Museum! The museum has reopened, with some changes due to the ongoing COVID pandemic. Reservations are required, because the number of people who can visit … Continue reading Gilbert House Children’s Museum reopens in Salem, Oregon