Go on a virtual haunted tour of Clark County, Washington

Photo by Cheryl Landes Get a close-up look at Clark County's spooky side at a series of virtual haunted walking tours this month. Each tour focuses on different locations, from the county's cemeteries to Officers Row at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Vancouver, Washington. Here's the full schedule: October 9 – Pat Jollota’s … Continue reading Go on a virtual haunted tour of Clark County, Washington

Peacock Lane residents cancel 2020 holiday light display in Portland

A holiday light display on Peacock Lane in Portland, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) For more than 75 years, residents of Peacock Lane in Portland, Oregon, have decorated their homes and yards with colorful Christmas lights and displays for the public to enjoy. That has changed this year because of COVID-19. "Due to regulations regarding … Continue reading Peacock Lane residents cancel 2020 holiday light display in Portland

Eugene Ballet shortens 2020-2021 season, cancels touring

The view of the curtain at a previous performance of The Nutcracker by the Eugene Ballet in the Silva Concert Hall at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts in Eugene, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) The Eugene Ballet, founded in 1978, is the largest touring ballet company in the nation. During the holidays, they … Continue reading Eugene Ballet shortens 2020-2021 season, cancels touring

Zoolights returns to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium November 27

The entrance to Zoolights at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) One of the Pacific Northwest's longest running holiday light displays returns to the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma Friday, November 27, through Sunday, January 3. This year's Zoolights features more than 700,000 LED lights. Favorite … Continue reading Zoolights returns to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium November 27

Trick-or-treating banned in some Massachusetts cities and towns due to COVID-19

Photo by Cheryl Landes The Boston Globe reported today that Worcester, the second largest city in Massachusetts, added its name to a growing list of cities and towns in the commonwealth that are banning trick-or-treating this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The other three cities and towns are Springfield, Haverhill, and Lawrence. Read the … Continue reading Trick-or-treating banned in some Massachusetts cities and towns due to COVID-19

2020 Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes cancelled

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay For the first time in the show's history, the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes has been cancelled in New York City due to the ongoing concerns with the coronavirus. All tickets for 2020 will be refunded, according to a statement on the Rockettes' website. Tickets are on sale … Continue reading 2020 Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes cancelled