Photo by Cheryl Landes The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has moved online October 2-10 this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Enjoy watching early morning and dusk balloon glows, ascents, chainsawing carving exhibitions, gas balloon inflations, skydiving, and fireworks. Check out the lineup at balloonfiesta.com/Event-Schedule.
The Royal Room is closed because of the coronavirus, but that isn't stopping this venue in Seattle's Columbia City neighborhood from bringing live music to the world. Throughout 2020, they're hosting The Staycation Online Festival with the help of The South Hudson Music Project and Live Concerts Stream. These free shows are livestreamed from The … Continue reading Royal Room Staycation Festival brings the music to you
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
Photo by Cheryl Landes For 17 years, Chef in My Garden brought people together to support Growing Gardens' mission of using "the experience of growing food in schools, backyards and correctional facilities to cultivate healthy, equitable communities." During this annual dinner, top local chefs created delicious multi-course meals served in a beautiful home garden in … Continue reading Chef in Your Garden tells stories through crafted food
Enjoy an afternoon of livestreamed Bavarian music to celebrate the Mount Angel Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 3, 4-10 p.m. Pacific time. Here's the schedule: Tickets are $10 each and available at Mount Angel Oktoberfest's online store. For more information, visit oktoberfest.org.
Sandhill cranes (photo by Cheryl Landes) BirdFest & Bluegrass is an annual celebration in Ridgefield, Washington, to welcome the sandhill crane migration to the local wildlife refuge. This year, because of the coronavirus, the festival is moving online on Friday and Saturday, October 2-3. The festival starts with a trivia night at 7 p.m. on … Continue reading BirdFest & Bluegrass celebrates the sandhill crane migration October 2-3
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
Photo by annca from Pixabay Watch 18 feature-length documentary films and 17 documentary shorts, which consist of four shorts programs at the sixth annual GlobeDocs Film Festival hosted by the Boston Globe October 1-12. This year's festival will be held online due to prevent exposure to COVID-19. Stay online after the films to hear discussions … Continue reading 2020 GlobeDocs Film Festival goes virtual October 1-12
A virtual Octoberfest? Yes, it's happening. It started at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Saturday, September 5, with Fassanstich (the opening of the first keg). The fun continues through October. Watch streamed music, dances, and other entertainment. Learn how to cook an authentic Octoberfest menu. Participate in virtual beer and wine tastings. Shop for gifts … Continue reading Webtoberfest celebrates Octoberfest for almost two months
The annual Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair, which is usually held in Vancouver, Washington, will be broadcast virtually this year because of the COVID outbreak. Visit exhibitor booths, watch live music and re-enactments, and go on a scavenger hunt. The event will be broadcast live from the Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair Facebook page 9 … Continue reading 2020 Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair online September 12