Oregon Country Fair to host a virtual event for second year in a row

Hand-dipped ice cream from a previous Oregon Country Fair in Veneta, Oregon (photo by Ben Nieves) For the first 49 years of its existence, the Oregon Country Fair drew thousands of people to a large field west of Eugene to enjoy live entertainment, food, and crafts. Last year, the fair celebrated its 50th anniversary by … Continue reading Oregon Country Fair to host a virtual event for second year in a row

Virtual Rose City Yarn Crawl continues through March 14

Image by Alicja from Pixabay The annual Rose City Yarn Crawl welcomes knitters, crocheters, spinners, weavers, felters, and anyone else who loves the fiber arts explore the shops in the Portland metro area. This year's event is different because of the COVID pandemic but still offers fun and excitement for fiber crafters. Participating shops in … Continue reading Virtual Rose City Yarn Crawl continues through March 14

2021 Downtown Vancouver Farmers Market opens March 20

Peaches at the downtown Vancouver Farmers Market in Vancouver, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) Spring is coming! There's no better sign of it in Southwest Washington than when the farmers markets start opening. In Vancouver, the Downtown Farmers Market is opening on Saturday, March 20. Hours are 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. … Continue reading 2021 Downtown Vancouver Farmers Market opens March 20