2021 Steilacoom summer concerts cover almost any musical flavor

Silhouette of Elvis Presley (image by anti_hh from Pixabay) The 2021 summer concerts series hosted by the Town of Steilacoom on Wednesday nights in August includes musical genres from country to jazz: August 4 – Danny Vernon, The Illusion of ElvisAugust 11 – Jessica Lynne Witty, countryAugust 18 – 3 Legends Tribute: Jackie Wilson, James Brown, and Michael … Continue reading 2021 Steilacoom summer concerts cover almost any musical flavor

2021 Lee Farms Sunflower Festival August 6-29 in Tualatin, Oregon

Sunflowers at Lee Farms in Tualatin, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) Wander through sunflower fields in full bloom and take a scenic hayride to a sunflower maze during the annual Lee Farms Sunflower Festival Tuesday, August 6, through Thursday, August 29, in Tualatin, Oregon. Introduce yourself to the farm animals and listen to live music … Continue reading 2021 Lee Farms Sunflower Festival August 6-29 in Tualatin, Oregon

2021 Roots in the Park a series of virtual and in-person music and cultural events

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Every year, Washington State Parks hosts a series of musical and cultural events throughout the state as part of its Folk and Traditional Arts Program. This year, the Roots in the Parks series kicked off in June with some virtual concerts from Deception Pass State Park. Watch selected performances … Continue reading 2021 Roots in the Park a series of virtual and in-person music and cultural events

Discover life-sized dinosaurs at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle

A Kosmoceratops in the Dinosaur Discovery exhibit at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle (photo by Cheryl Landes) Walk through a forest with life-sized dinosaurs at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle this summer. These creatures move and make sounds as you approach them. You'll even see babies hatching from their eggs. A Maiasaura watching … Continue reading Discover life-sized dinosaurs at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle

Four Days of Aloha July 22-25 in Vancouver, Washington

Photo by Cheryl Landes Learn hula dance and how to make Hawaiian crafts. Take a cultural workshop. Relax outdoors to live music from award-winning artists, shop vendor booths, and sip a drink or two in the beer garden. It's the 19th annual Four Days of Aloha celebration in Vancouver, Washington, Thursday-Sunday, July 22-25. This year, … Continue reading Four Days of Aloha July 22-25 in Vancouver, Washington

Ice cream social August 3 in Washougal

Photo by Cheryl Landes The Washougal Police Department and City of Washougal are hosting an ice cream social on Tuesday, August 3, 6-8 p.m., at Hathaway Park at their first National Night Out event. The event includes giveaways, safety demonstrations, and a selfie station. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign to make neighborhoods … Continue reading Ice cream social August 3 in Washougal

Concert passes, campsites still available for Watershed 2021 in George, Washington

Featured image by Raventhorne, courtesy Creative Commons Tickets for general admission, VIP reserved seating, and box seats are still available for Washington state's largest country music festival, Watershed, which overlooks the Columbia River Gorge in George. Campsites are also available. This year's event is Friday-Sunday, July 30-August 1. The shows will be held on two … Continue reading Concert passes, campsites still available for Watershed 2021 in George, Washington

Waikiki Beach summer concerts return to Cape Disappointment State Park

Image by Rizky Dwi from Pixabay The 15th annual summer concerts series at the Waikiki Beach amphitheater in Cape Disappointment State Park kicked off on Saturday, July 10, with The Hackles performing roots-influenced music. Three more Saturday evening concerts are scheduled for the 2021 season: July 24 – Neftalí Rivera and Grupo Borikuas (Afro-Caribbean)August 14 – Annie Staninec … Continue reading Waikiki Beach summer concerts return to Cape Disappointment State Park