Cinema Unbound Drive-In at Zidell Yards in Portland August and September

Image by Markus Distelrath from Pixabay Enjoy movies from the comfort of your car in August and September at the Zidell Yards in Portland, Oregon. The series started on August 6 and continues Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights through September 27. Movies range from Knives and Skin, about a young girl's disappearance in the Midwest … Continue reading Cinema Unbound Drive-In at Zidell Yards in Portland August and September

2020 Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes cancelled

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay For the first time in the show's history, the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes has been cancelled in New York City due to the ongoing concerns with the coronavirus. All tickets for 2020 will be refunded, according to a statement on the Rockettes' website. Tickets are on sale … Continue reading 2020 Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes cancelled

Rise & Roll, a free open-air roller disco, in Portland August and September

Grab your dancing shoes—well, skates actually—and get down outside as DJ Count Daddy and DJ SugarPDX spin disco favorites on three Sundays in August and September. This free Rise & Roll event will be held 6-10 p.m. at the Da Vinci Arts Middle School at NE 26th Avenue and NE Everett Street in Portland on … Continue reading Rise & Roll, a free open-air roller disco, in Portland August and September

Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair in August replaces the 2020 Seattle Art Fair

Image by Artsy Bee, courtesy Pixabay Updated August 3, 2020 The Seattle Art Fair was cancelled this year due to COVID-19. Instead, a group of more than 50 galleries are collaborating to bring virtual and in-situ events from their spaces August 1-31. This event is called the Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair. The Seattle Deconstructed Art … Continue reading Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair in August replaces the 2020 Seattle Art Fair

Armchair photo tours: Rogerson Clematis Gardens in Lake Oswego, Oregon

Photos by Cheryl Landes The Rogerson Clematis Gardens has the most extensive collection of clematis of any other public garden in North America. Nineteen hundred clematis representing more than 850 species grow in this garden behind the historic farmhouse and the greenhouses at Luscher Farm in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Brewster Rogerson started the collection in … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: Rogerson Clematis Gardens in Lake Oswego, Oregon

Armchair photo tours: Hughes Water Gardens in Tualatin, Oregon

A lotus flower at the Hughes Water Gardens in Tualatin, Oregon Photos by Cheryl Landes Whether you're looking for garden ideas, ideas to brighten your yard, garden supplies, or you just want to browse the beautiful displays, Hughes Water Gardens is the place to go. The entrance to Hughes Water Gardens in Tualatin, Oregon This … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: Hughes Water Gardens in Tualatin, Oregon

Armchair photo tours: Stark’s Vacuum Museum in Portland

Photos by Cheryl Landes Stark's Vacuum Museum is on a wall in the Stark's Vacuums showroom in downtown Portland, Oregon. Twenty-five vacuum cleaners from the late 1800s through the late 1970s are on display. There's also a timeline that covers milestones in vacuum cleaner history and technology, along with old ads and articles published in popular … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: Stark’s Vacuum Museum in Portland

Armchair photo tours: Lelooska Museum and living history performance in Ariel, Washington

Photos by Cheryl Landes The Lelooska Foundation and Cultural Center in Ariel, Washington, was founded in 1977 by members of the Kwakwaka'wakw people. The center has a museum, educational programs and classes, and living history performances. The museum's collection includes items from different Native American cultures, such as handwoven baskets, bags made from corn husks, … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: Lelooska Museum and living history performance in Ariel, Washington

Armchair photo tours: A hike at the Exit Glacier Visitor Center near Seward

The Exit Glacier Visitor Center near Seward, Alaska Photos by Cheryl Landes During the late Pleistocene era, a sheet of ice 2,500 feet thick filled Resurrection Bay. The ice carved a basin in the ocean floor that extends more than 40 miles into the Gulf of Alaska. Exit Glacier in the Kenai Fjords National Park is … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: A hike at the Exit Glacier Visitor Center near Seward

Armchair photo tours: A drive along the Resurrection River from Seward to the Exit Glacier Visitor Center

A view of the mountains and the Resurrection River during the drive from Seward, Alaska, to the Exit Glacier Visitor Center in Kenai Fjords National Park Photos by Cheryl Landes The 12-mile drive along the Resurrection River from Seward to the Exit Glacier Visitor Center is filled with panoramic views of mountains, water, and forests … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: A drive along the Resurrection River from Seward to the Exit Glacier Visitor Center