Evenn during COVID, the Scary Run must go on in Washougal, Washington! This year, the run is virtual, and there are live modified 5K and 10K events on Halloween, 8-11 a.m. For details and to register, go to whyracingevents.com/scary-run-half-marathon-10k-5k. Washougal is 25 miles northeast of Portland.
A clown greets a customer at Fast Eddie's haunted car wash in Augusta, Maine (photo credit: WABI Channel 8) If you're in Augusta, Maine, for Halloween, you can celebrate Halloween by getting your car sparkling clean in a haunted car wash. It's happening on Friday and Saturday, October 30 and 31, at Fast Eddie’s Express … Continue reading Haunted car wash a frightfully fun experience in Augusta
Image credit: Clackamas County Scare Fair in Canby, Oregon So many changes in haunted experiences have happened this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's the rundown on what's open and closed this year in and near Portland, Oregon. If you have any information on other experiences not listed here, please post in the comments … Continue reading Which haunted houses and other experiences are open in Oregon in 2020?
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
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
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
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
Photo by Cheryl Landes The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has moved online October 2-10 this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Enjoy watching early morning and dusk balloon glows, ascents, chainsawing carving exhibitions, gas balloon inflations, skydiving, and fireworks. Check out the lineup at balloonfiesta.com/Event-Schedule.
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
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