Chef in Your Garden features seasonal bounties for 2021

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 features seasonal bounties for 2021

Free Eugene Symphony concert June 20 at Silvan Ridge Winery

Featured image by Rebecca Jasso from Pixabay Bring a lawn chair or blanket to Silvan Ridge Winery's outdoor amphitheater to relax and enjoy a free concert by the Eugene Symphony on Sunday, June 20. The concert features an amplified woodwind quintet: bassoon, clarinet, flute, French horn, and oboe. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. The performance … Continue reading Free Eugene Symphony concert June 20 at Silvan Ridge Winery

2021 Sequim Balloon Festival tentatively plans to return August 28

A picture of hot air balloons shaped like bees in flight at the Sequim Balloon Festival in Sequim, Washington

Hot air balloons flying high at a previous Air Affaire in Sequim, Washington (photo credit: Air Affaire) Organizers of the 2021 Air Affaire, also known as the Sequim Balloon Festival, have set a tentative date of Saturday, August 28, for the annual event at the Sequim Valley Airport. ("Sequim" is pronounced "Squim".) "We are optimistic … Continue reading 2021 Sequim Balloon Festival tentatively plans to return August 28

Evergreen State Fair planning a comeback for 2021

Photo credit: The Evergreen State Fair After a year's absence due to the COVID pandemic, officials from The Evergreen State Fair announced on Thursday, May 13, that plans are underway for an in-person fair in Monroe, Washington. The 2021 dates are Thursday-Tuesday, August 26-31, and Thursday-Monday, September 2-6. This year’s theme is “Back in the … Continue reading Evergreen State Fair planning a comeback for 2021

Fort Nisqually virtual live program lineup for May and early June

Photo credit: Fort Nisqually/Metro Parks Tacoma Fort from Home, a series hosted by Fort Nisqually and Metro Parks Tacoma, focuses on a range of topics about the history and culture of Puget Sound. This month's lineup covers maritime and natural history, Victorian cooking, and 19th Century cosmetics. Here's the schedule: Saturday, May 15, 1 p.m. … Continue reading Fort Nisqually virtual live program lineup for May and early June

Third annual Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival May 20-23

In 2021, the Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival celebrates its third anniversary with a stellar lineup of renowned jazz artists. Enjoy 23 outdoor shows over four days at 10 wineries, parks, and other venues throughout the Lake Chelan Wine Valley in Central Washington Thursday-Sunday, May 20-23. Wines produced in the Lake Chelan Wine Valley … Continue reading Third annual Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival May 20-23

May Day Spring Festival kicks off 2021 First Saturday season in Ridgefield

Come to Overlook Park in downtown Ridgefield, Washington on Saturday, May 1, to enjoy some time outside. Also shop local vendors, check out the new food cart park across the street, and check out the Ridgefield Art Association Art Show. Other local organizations are also getting in on the fun. The Columbia Play Project is … Continue reading May Day Spring Festival kicks off 2021 First Saturday season in Ridgefield

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Tea To-Go from Pomeroy Farm May 7-8

Pomeroy Farm is celebrating the mothers in our lives by offering a delicious Mother's Day Tea To-Go on Friday and Saturday, May 7 and 8. This themed boxed, plated lunch features savories and sandwiches, scones, and desserts similar to those you'd find in a traditional tea service. And there are two types of tea. Here's … Continue reading Celebrate Mother’s Day with Tea To-Go from Pomeroy Farm May 7-8