Which haunted houses and other experiences are open in Oregon in 2020?

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?

Experience Halloween in a new way at the Oaks Park Haunted Drive-Thru in Portland

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

Cinema of Horrors Drive-In at the Clark County Fairgrounds until November 1

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

The Couve’s North Bank Beer Week goes virtual October 1-4

Photo by Cheryl Landes Trivia games, bowling, fun runs, scavenger hunts, beer can car races, and discounts on pub grub are among the many activities on tap for the North Bank Beer Week in Vancouver, Washington October 1-4. Take a look at the full schedule at northbankbeerweek.com/dates and select your favorites to attend online. North … Continue reading The Couve’s North Bank Beer Week goes virtual October 1-4

Watch the 2020 Moisture Festival from home

The Moisture Festival, the world's largest celebration of comedy, varietè, and vaudeville, usually comes to Seattle in the spring. But this year, because of restrictions from holding large events due to the coronavirus, the festival moved online. The festival features highly skilled performance, where the imagination is the limit. Shows are mixed with bizarre talent … Continue reading Watch the 2020 Moisture Festival from home

Vancouver Parks and Recreation hosts Friday Night Flicks: A Drive-In Movie Experience through early October

Usually in the summertime, Vancouver Parks and Recreation hosts a series of outdoor movies in local parks on the east and west sides of town. People pack picnic baskets and coolers and spread blankets on the grass to watch the movies on a big screen. COVID has changed that this year. Instead, the parks and … Continue reading Vancouver Parks and Recreation hosts Friday Night Flicks: A Drive-In Movie Experience through early October

The Little Theatre Radio Hour—Alfresco comes to Walla Walla in September

Image by Gerhard G. from Pixabay Starting Labor Day weekend, enjoy live outdoor performances of classic radio dramas outside the Little Theatre of Walla Walla. The hour-long performances are free, but reservations are required and seating is limited. Here's the schedule. All performances are on Friday and Saturday nights, weather permitting. September 5-6: Seating at … Continue reading The Little Theatre Radio Hour—Alfresco comes to Walla Walla in September

Oaks Park in Portland cancels 2020 amusement park season

The roller coaster at Oaks Park in Portland, Oregon (photo credit: Oaks Park, via Facebook) For the first time in its 115-year history, the amusement park season at Oaks Park in Portland has been cancelled. "We have made repeated efforts to convey to the state government our ability to operate with the same modifications that … Continue reading Oaks Park in Portland cancels 2020 amusement park season