Can’t make the Waterfront Blues Festival this year? Stream it!

This weekend, the Waterfront Blues Festival returns to Portland in a new location with limited seating, and only a few tickets are left for Monday, July 5. If you can't make it to the live performances or are not comfortable going to gatherings yet due to COVID-19, don't worry. There are two ways you can … Continue reading Can’t make the Waterfront Blues Festival this year? Stream it!

Celebrate the 2021 summer solstice in person or online at Make Music Day Seattle

Image from RadioAvenueRadio.world June 21 isn't just summer solstics. It's also Make Music Day, which is celebrated in 1,000 cities worldwide. In Seattle, RainierAvenueRadio.world is celebrating by hosting a day of live music in three locations. Everyone is welcome to attend in person and perform. If you want to perform, register at seattle.makemusicday.org. If you … Continue reading Celebrate the 2021 summer solstice in person or online at Make Music Day Seattle

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

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

Woodland Planters Days planning another virtual celebration in June 2021

Flowers at the display garden at the Holland America Bulb Farm in Woodland, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) Washington State's continued restrictions on large gatherings from the continuing COVID-19 pandemic are affecting the 99th annual Woodland Planters Days celebration again this year. But the Celebration Committee has not given up. "We will not be canceling … Continue reading Woodland Planters Days planning another virtual celebration in June 2021

Stream one of longest-running flamenco and Spanish dance festivals in the world May 9-17

Image by Rene Rauschenberger from Pixabay The Festival de Jerez, one of the foremost and longest-running flamenco and Spanish dance festivals in the world, is usually a live event at the historic Villamarta Theatre in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. This year because of safety concerns and travel restrictions from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the … Continue reading Stream one of longest-running flamenco and Spanish dance festivals in the world May 9-17

Oregon Country Fair to host a virtual event for second year in a row

Hand-dipped ice cream from a previous Oregon Country Fair in Veneta, Oregon (photo by Ben Nieves) For the first 49 years of its existence, the Oregon Country Fair drew thousands of people to a large field west of Eugene to enjoy live entertainment, food, and crafts. Last year, the fair celebrated its 50th anniversary by … Continue reading Oregon Country Fair to host a virtual event for second year in a row