Tickets on sale for the Kirkland Oktoberfest September 16-19

Kirkland Oktoberfest claims to be the Seattle area's oldest and largest Octoberfest. The three-day festival on the Kirkland waterfront features a large biergarten, live entertainment on multiple stages, games, competitions, and lots of food. Some of the best beers from Germany and the Pacific Northwest will be served there. This is a 21-and-older event, so … Continue reading Tickets on sale for the Kirkland Oktoberfest September 16-19

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

Caravan Chronicles coming to Pierce County parks in August

Image by Christine Cravens from Pixabay Immerse yourself in an intimate, interactive public art event disguised as a family reunion in and around a vintage Airstream trailer at Caravan Chronicles. It's created by theater simple, which is well-known for creating innovative experiences that seem impossible to pull off (but they do successfully and to the … Continue reading Caravan Chronicles coming to Pierce County parks in August

Annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympic Games July 21-24 in Fairbanks

The nalukataq (blanket toss) at a previous World Eskimo-Indian Olympic Games in Fairbanks, Alaska (photo by Sherman Hogue, Explore Fairbanks) Editor's Note: This post is from a press release provided by Explore Fairbanks. The annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympic Games (WEIO) will take place at the Big Dipper Ice Arena at 1920 Lathrop Street in Fairbanks … Continue reading Annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympic Games July 21-24 in Fairbanks

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