Be creative at Art Space in the Park in Vancouver, Washington

On the first the third Saturdays of the month from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., Vancouver Ballet Folklórico, a traditional Mexican folk dance group, hosts ¡Espacio de Arte en el Parque! (Art Space in the Park!) in collaboration with ARTSTRA, and Fourth Plain Forward. The program's mission is to gather members of the community to create and … Continue reading Be creative at Art Space in the Park in Vancouver, Washington

Oregon Symphony hosts free Waterfront Concert in Portland September 4

A view of the Willamette River from Waterfront Park in Portland, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) After a four-year break, the Oregon Symphony returns to Waterfront Park on Saturday, September 4, for its free Waterfront Concert. The festival starts at 1 p.m. at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland, Oregon. The main performance starts at … Continue reading Oregon Symphony hosts free Waterfront Concert in Portland September 4

Fox Theater celebrates 90th birthday September 3 in Spokane

When the Fox Theater opened on September 3, 1931 in Spokane, Washington, the 2,300-seat art deco venue was part of William Fox's growing movie empire. Today, it's known as the Martin Woldston Theater at the Fox, and it's among the best restored movie palaces from the early age of the big screen. Those efforts are … Continue reading Fox Theater celebrates 90th birthday September 3 in Spokane

First Friday Art Walk fun in downtown Vancouver, Washington

A mini pizza at Vinnie's Pizza in downtown Vancouver, Washington, one of many restaurants to enjoy during the First Friday Art Walk (photo by Cheryl Landes) Come to downtown Vancouver, Washington, any first Friday to enjoy rotating art exhibits at the galleries, delicious food, live music, pop-up merchants, happy hour drinks, and activities for the … Continue reading First Friday Art Walk fun in downtown Vancouver, Washington

Masks now required indoors and outdoors at the Washington State Fair

The Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) On August 31, the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department issued a health order requiring Washington State Fair attendees, vendors, and employees wear to masks indoors and outdoors. This applies to everyone, regardless of vaccination status. Read the fair's latest COVID policies. The 2021 Washington State … Continue reading Masks now required indoors and outdoors at the Washington State Fair

Lakewood Playhouse’s 2021 radio gala features a gothic horror story

Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay Step back into the days of old-fashioned radio dramas at the Lakewood Playhouse's 14th annual radio gala. This year's performance is Carmilla, a vampire gothic horror story based on a novella by written by Irish author Sheridan Le Fanu in 1872. The story will be performed in the classic radio … Continue reading Lakewood Playhouse’s 2021 radio gala features a gothic horror story

Watch top contestants qualify for the national finals at the Puyallup Rodeo September 9-12

Image by Ray Shrewsberry from Pixabay It's the last stop on the way to the National Finals in Las Vegas! Watch the action as the top 24 competitors in each event vie for a spot or go home at the Puyallup Rodeo on Friday-Sunday, September 9-12. After the rodeo, dance to live music by popular … Continue reading Watch top contestants qualify for the national finals at the Puyallup Rodeo September 9-12

A country junk market in Minnesota returns on September 18

Photo credit: Old Barn Woods and Goods Spend some time in the country on Saturday, September 18, at the Pickintoly Country Junk Market in Waltham, Minnesota. The market will feature at least 25 artisans selling handmade or reclaimed vintage items. Other highlights include a food truck, a coffee bar, and live music by Chuck Wilson … Continue reading A country junk market in Minnesota returns on September 18

Fremont Oktoberfest September 17-19 in Seattle

Seattle's largest beer festival is back in 2021 after being cancelled last year due to COVID-19. It's in the Fremont district Friday-Sunday, September 17-19. Hours are 5-10 p.m. Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Capacity is limited this year to ensure everyone's safety from exposure to the virus. Tickets are now on sale … Continue reading Fremont Oktoberfest September 17-19 in Seattle

Try new experiences at RiverPlay! on August 28 in Eugene

A trail along the Willamette River in Eugene, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) Climb aboard a fire rescue boat. Conduct a group of symphony musicians. Try your hand at fly fishing. Learn how to throw a lifeline on a simulated whitewater rafting rescue. Watch traditional and modern Indigenous performances. These are only a few of … Continue reading Try new experiences at RiverPlay! on August 28 in Eugene