SW Washington wine and chocolate pairings sweeten President’s Day weekend

Featured image courtesy Pixabay Twelve wineries in four southwest Washington cities are hosting wine and chocolate pairings for the 2019 President's Day weekend. Vancouver Burnt Bridge Cellars, 1500 Broadway Street, (360) 695-3363 English Estate Winery, 17806 SE First Street, (360) 772-5141 Heathen Estate will serve pairings at the Feral Public House noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, February … Continue reading SW Washington wine and chocolate pairings sweeten President’s Day weekend

Treat yourself to wine and chocolate pairings this weekend throughout the Yakima Valley

Featured image credit: Yakima Valley Wine Country Every year on President's Day weekend, wineries in eight Yakima Valley cities roll out the welcome mat for a red wine and chocolate pairing experience unlike any other. The Yakima Valley produces more than half of Washington State's wine grapes on 17,000 acres. Forty-eight of the valley's 120 … Continue reading Treat yourself to wine and chocolate pairings this weekend throughout the Yakima Valley

Explore Fort Vancouver by candlelit lantern

Featured image: A historical reenactment during a lantern tour at Fort Vancouver, Washington (photo credit National Parks Service) Experience Fort Vancouver in a different light with a 90-minute Saturday evening stroll through the reconstructed fort buildings or the barracks. Visitors ages 10 and older carry lighted candle lanterns for the walks led by National Parks … Continue reading Explore Fort Vancouver by candlelit lantern

Artstra seeks student entries for the Poetry Moves program in Clark County, WA

Featured image by Kurt Niemans, courtesy Pixabay Artstra, formerly known as Arts of Clark County, has opened its submission period for Season 8 of Poetry Moves, a program where poems from students are displayed on C-Tran buses in Clark County, Washington. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, May 1, at noon Pacific time. Here are … Continue reading Artstra seeks student entries for the Poetry Moves program in Clark County, WA

Make chocolate bark at this Valentine’s Day happy hour in Seattle

Featured image: White chocolate bark with cranberries from Theo Chocolate in Seattle. (photo credit: Theo Chocolate) Theo Chocolate in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood is hosting a Chocolate Bark Happy Hour tonight. Make your own chocolate bark to take home and use a variety of ingredients to decorate it. If you miss the happy hour on Valentine's … Continue reading Make chocolate bark at this Valentine’s Day happy hour in Seattle

Chocolate tasting and mini-lecture at Tacoma Community College on Valentine’s Day

Featured image courtesy Pixabay Come to The Gallery at Tacoma Community College (TCC) from noon to 1 p.m. on Valentine's Day to sample chocolates while listening to a mini-lecture on how those delicious treats are produced from bean to bar. Self-proclaimed “passionate chocolate scholar” Marlene Bosanko, retired TCC Professor of English and Dean of Arts, … Continue reading Chocolate tasting and mini-lecture at Tacoma Community College on Valentine’s Day

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at a dessert pizza bar in Boston

Featured image: A sampling of the many treats on the Valentine's Day menu at Fool's Errand in Boston (photo credit: Fool's Errand) Fool's Errand, a popular adult snack bar in Boston's Fenway neighborhood, is swapping its usual menu of finger sandwiches and croquettes into a sweet affair for Valentine's evening. From 5 p.m. February 14 … Continue reading Celebrate Valentine’s Day at a dessert pizza bar in Boston

Cheese—Not a Solo Act a delicious, scenic journey on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail

Featured image credit: Shawnee Hills Wine Trail All 11 wineries of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail have created a delicious weekend of savory wine and food pairings Saturday-Sunday, March 2-3. Enjoy a scenic drive along the wine trail while enhancing your appreciation and enjoyment of some of southern Illinois' award-winning wines paired with cheese bites … Continue reading Cheese—Not a Solo Act a delicious, scenic journey on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail