Laser light show at Grand Coulee Dam continues through September 30

Grand Coulee Dam (photo by Cheryl Landes) The laser light show at the Grand Coulee Dam in Eastern Washington resumed on Memorial Day weekend after a break due to COVID-19. The half-hour show is project on the dam's spillway, and admission is free. There's a viewing area with benches outside the dam's visitor center, which … Continue reading Laser light show at Grand Coulee Dam continues through September 30

Entry to Washington State Parks free on August 25

An ocean view from Cape Disappointment State Park near Ilwaco, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) Get out and explore on Wednesday, August 25, when Washington State Parks celebrates the National Park Service's birthday with free entry to parks that charge entry fees. The free access is for day use only. After August 25, three more … Continue reading Entry to Washington State Parks free on August 25

Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum hosting free walking tours in Winnipeg

Photo by JP Media Works, courtesy of Travel Manitoba The Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum is hosting two free walking tours this summer filled with fascinating stories about the indigineous people and settlers in the Winnipeg area. The tours started on Wednesday, June 30, and ends on Saturday, August 28. Both tours last an hour … Continue reading Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum hosting free walking tours in Winnipeg

Waikiki Beach summer concerts return to Cape Disappointment State Park

Image by Rizky Dwi from Pixabay The 15th annual summer concerts series at the Waikiki Beach amphitheater in Cape Disappointment State Park kicked off on Saturday, July 10, with The Hackles performing roots-influenced music. Three more Saturday evening concerts are scheduled for the 2021 season: July 24 – Neftalí Rivera and Grupo Borikuas (Afro-Caribbean)August 14 – Annie Staninec … Continue reading Waikiki Beach summer concerts return to Cape Disappointment State Park

Free concert at 5th Street Public Market June 13

Featured image by Rebecca Jasso from Pixabay Stop at the 5th Street Alley on Sunday, June 13, to hear a free one-hour concert by the Eugene Symphony. The concert features Conducting Fellow Daniel Cho conducting a brass and percussion ensemble. Seating is first-come, first-served. View the full program. This concert is part of the SymphonyGO! … Continue reading Free concert at 5th Street Public Market June 13

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

Visit any open Washington State Park for free two days in November

An ocean view from Cape Disappointment State Park in Ilwaco, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) Entry fees to all open Washington State Parks are free on Veterans Day, November 11, and the day after Thanksgiving, November 27. These are the last two days in 2020 when Washington State Parks will have free admission days. For … Continue reading Visit any open Washington State Park for free two days in November