Annual Hot Shots 3-on-3 Tournament in Yakima July 31-August 1

Image by DUOTONE from Pixabay Come to Yakima this weekend to see some of the hottest shots around in basketball. Teams of males and females of all ages will be playing on more than two dozen courts. Also shop vendor booths and enjoy delicious food. The Hot Shots 3-on-3 tournaments started on Labor Day weekend … Continue reading Annual Hot Shots 3-on-3 Tournament in Yakima July 31-August 1

Exotic cars on display at Redmond Town Center April-October

A Ferrari F430, a type of car that might be spotted at the Exotics at Redmond Town Center car show (Exotics@RTC) every Saturday morning in April through October in Redmond, Washington (image by PIRO4D from Pixabay) See at least two dozen exotic and very rare cars on display at the Redmond Town Center. The event … Continue reading Exotic cars on display at Redmond Town Center April-October

Love Letters from the Front a musical remembrance of World War II

Photo by Cheryl Landes A free performance of "Love Letters from the Front", a collection of stories told through the letters and music of World War II, is scheduled on the back lawn at the Tewksbury Library on Tuesday, August 3, at 6:30 p.m. The letters were written by real military personnel and their spouses, … Continue reading Love Letters from the Front a musical remembrance of World War II

2021 Portland Christmas Ships Fleet parade schedule

Santa's reindeeer ride the waves during a Christmas Ships Fleet parade on the Columbia River (photo by Cheryl Landes) The 2021 schedule for the Christmas Ships Fleet in Portland is posted for the Columbia and Willamette River fleets. The fleets will sail December 3-21. Routes vary, so check the pages linked below for more information … Continue reading 2021 Portland Christmas Ships Fleet parade schedule

The Omak Stampede is back on the second weekend in August

Photo by Cheryl Landes The 87th annual Omak Stampede is a weekend full of western entertainment. The rodeo competitions include bull riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, bareback riding, barrel racing, team roping, and tie-down riding. Also enjoy carnival rides, a Western and Native art show, rodeo dances, Native American dances, and shopping. Two of … Continue reading The Omak Stampede is back on the second weekend in August

Dye Hard 5K Color Run a glow-in-the-dark experience in Yakima on August 14

Running through colored powder at a Dye Hard 5K Color Run in Yakima (photo credit: Dye Hard 5K Color Run) Gather family and friends. Convince them to either run with you or cheer you on. Then register for the Dye Hard 5K Color Run in Yakima, Washington, on Saturday, August 14. Show up at 8:30 … Continue reading Dye Hard 5K Color Run a glow-in-the-dark experience in Yakima on August 14

Washington County Fair July 23-August 1 in Hillsboro, Oregon

Image by Kriss Chen from Pixabay The Washington County Fair is back after a year's pause because of the coronavirus pandemic. Enjoy the carnival rides, tasty food, and entertainment ranging from live music to ventroquilists. The fair started today, July 23, and ends on Sunday, August 1. The fair is located at the Westside Commons, … Continue reading Washington County Fair July 23-August 1 in Hillsboro, Oregon