Go on a virtual haunted tour of Clark County, Washington

Photo by Cheryl Landes Get a close-up look at Clark County's spooky side at a series of virtual haunted walking tours this month. Each tour focuses on different locations, from the county's cemeteries to Officers Row at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Vancouver, Washington. Here's the full schedule: October 9 – Pat Jollota’s … Continue reading Go on a virtual haunted tour of Clark County, Washington

Experience Halloween in a new way at the Oaks Park Haunted Drive-Thru in Portland

Are you wondering how you can enjoy spine-tingling thrills this year with COVID-19 putting a grip on walks through haunted houses and other creepy events? Well, fear no more. A new type of experience is open at Oaks Park in Portland, and you can watch it from the comfort of your car. Here's how it … Continue reading Experience Halloween in a new way at the Oaks Park Haunted Drive-Thru in Portland

Peacock Lane residents cancel 2020 holiday light display in Portland

A holiday light display on Peacock Lane in Portland, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) For more than 75 years, residents of Peacock Lane in Portland, Oregon, have decorated their homes and yards with colorful Christmas lights and displays for the public to enjoy. That has changed this year because of COVID-19. "Due to regulations regarding … Continue reading Peacock Lane residents cancel 2020 holiday light display in Portland

Cinema of Horrors Drive-In at the Clark County Fairgrounds until November 1

Looking for a frightening distanced experience for Halloween? Watch a scary movie with monsters lurking outside your window at the Cinema of Horrors Drive-In at the Clark County Fairgrounds. Tickets are $59 per car. They're selling fast, so don't delay if you want to go. Check the schedule and buy tickets at the Cinema of … Continue reading Cinema of Horrors Drive-In at the Clark County Fairgrounds until November 1

Royal Room Staycation Festival brings the music to you

The Royal Room is closed because of the coronavirus, but that isn't stopping this venue in Seattle's Columbia City neighborhood from bringing live music to the world. Throughout 2020, they're hosting The Staycation Online Festival with the help of The South Hudson Music Project and Live Concerts Stream. These free shows are livestreamed from The … Continue reading Royal Room Staycation Festival brings the music to you

Watch classic stage performances from home courtesy The Little Theatre of Walla Walla

The Little Theatre of Walla Walla, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) Watch free recorded live stage performances of classic works from the comfort of your home at the Little Theatre of Walla Walla's Live Performances from the Vault page. Currently 10 performances are available, such as Rent, West Side Story, Les Miserables, and The Hunchback … Continue reading Watch classic stage performances from home courtesy The Little Theatre of Walla Walla

Eugene Ballet shortens 2020-2021 season, cancels touring

The view of the curtain at a previous performance of The Nutcracker by the Eugene Ballet in the Silva Concert Hall at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts in Eugene, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) The Eugene Ballet, founded in 1978, is the largest touring ballet company in the nation. During the holidays, they … Continue reading Eugene Ballet shortens 2020-2021 season, cancels touring

Take a self-guided architectural driving tour in Pasadena

Photo by Cheryl Landes Pasadena is best known for the Rose Bowl, but most people aren't aware that the city has some of the best preserved architecture in California. Los Angeles Times contributor Sharon Boorstin created a guide to 16 sites, ranging from public buildings to mansions, with brief descriptions and directions. She plotted the … Continue reading Take a self-guided architectural driving tour in Pasadena

Zoolights returns to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium November 27

The entrance to Zoolights at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) One of the Pacific Northwest's longest running holiday light displays returns to the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma Friday, November 27, through Sunday, January 3. This year's Zoolights features more than 700,000 LED lights. Favorite … Continue reading Zoolights returns to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium November 27