Eugene Symphony performs in two free concerts tomorrow and August 11

Image by Wolfgang Gerth from Pixabay The Eugene Symphony is performing in two more free outdoor concerts this summer. The first concert is at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, July 26, at Bohemia Park at South 10th Street and East Main Street in Cottage Grove, Oregon. During this concert, the symphony is collecting non-perishable items for FOOD … Continue reading Eugene Symphony performs in two free concerts tomorrow and August 11

An update on the Boston Pops July 4th Spectacular: It’s happening!

The Boston Pops perform at a previous Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular. (photo credit: Boston Symphony Orchestra) Earlier this year, it wasn't certain whether the July 4th Spectacular would be held in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A virtual version was held last year. But this year, there's a live event with activities on opposite … Continue reading An update on the Boston Pops July 4th Spectacular: It’s happening!

Acme Improv Company hosts free outdoor performance in Maynard

Image by MasterTux from Pixabay Grab something comfortable to sit on and take it to the front lawn of ArtSpace in Maynard today (June 26) at 4 p.m. to watch the Acme Improv Company's new show, "The Vaccination Presentation". It's their second outdoor show since COVID-19 closed the Acme Theater's doors more than a year … Continue reading Acme Improv Company hosts free outdoor performance in Maynard

City of Centralia relocates 2021 fireworks display for July 4

Image by geralt, courtesy Pixabay Usually the City of Centralia holds its annual fireworks show at the end of the Summerfest 4th of July festival at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds. This year, the fairgrounds is closed and Summerfest is cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the fireworks show is on at a different location. … Continue reading City of Centralia relocates 2021 fireworks display for July 4

July 4 fireworks were cancelled in Florence, but now they’re back on

Photo by Cheryl Landes A month ago, Florence, Oregon, officials announced that they were not hosting a fireworks show for Independence Day this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. But now that more people have been vaccinated and there are fewer restrictions in Oregon, the show is on again, according to a report on KVAL-TV's … Continue reading July 4 fireworks were cancelled in Florence, but now they’re back on

Live music returns to Chateau Ste. Michelle in August

Image by Bruno/Germany from Pixabay In August and September 2021, the Chateau Ste. Michelle winery resumes its live concert series in the outdoor amphitheater with a range of well-known names. This season, all tickets will be sold through Ticketmaster. Here's the full lineup. One show, which was rescheduled from 2020 due to COVID-19, is sold … Continue reading Live music returns to Chateau Ste. Michelle in August

Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration returns June 17-20

Image by cocoparisienne from Pixabay After a year's break due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration is back in the Bavarian-themed town of Leavenworth, Washington. The festivities start on Thursday, June 17, and end on Sunday, June 20. This year's schedule has been scaled back due to ongoing safety concerns from COVID, … Continue reading Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration returns June 17-20

Comstock House reopens for tours in Moorhead, Minnesota

Photo credit: Comstock House After an extended closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the historic Comstock House is open again for guided tours in Moorhead, Minnesota. Solomon Comstock, a prominent businessman in the city, hired Kees and Fisk to design the Victorian-style home for his family. The house was built during the summers of 1882 … Continue reading Comstock House reopens for tours in Moorhead, Minnesota