Sand Island Sandcastle Competition August 13-15 near St. Helens, Oregon

Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay Watch award-winning sandcastle carvers create their sand art pieces and vote for your favorite at the Sand Island Sandcastle Carving Competition Friday-Sunday, August 13-15. Look for highlights and other surprises hidden in the carvings. If you'd like to try your hand at sand carving, free classes are available on Saturday, … Continue reading Sand Island Sandcastle Competition August 13-15 near St. Helens, Oregon

Four Days of Aloha July 22-25 in Vancouver, Washington

Photo by Cheryl Landes Learn hula dance and how to make Hawaiian crafts. Take a cultural workshop. Relax outdoors to live music from award-winning artists, shop vendor booths, and sip a drink or two in the beer garden. It's the 19th annual Four Days of Aloha celebration in Vancouver, Washington, Thursday-Sunday, July 22-25. This year, … Continue reading Four Days of Aloha July 22-25 in Vancouver, Washington

Concert passes, campsites still available for Watershed 2021 in George, Washington

Featured image by Raventhorne, courtesy Creative Commons Tickets for general admission, VIP reserved seating, and box seats are still available for Washington state's largest country music festival, Watershed, which overlooks the Columbia River Gorge in George. Campsites are also available. This year's event is Friday-Sunday, July 30-August 1. The shows will be held on two … Continue reading Concert passes, campsites still available for Watershed 2021 in George, Washington

Centrum to host two concerts in Port Townsend this summer

Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Centrum is hosting two concerts at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, Washington, this summer: Jazz on Littlefield Green, in conjunction with the Port Townsend Jazz Festival, at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 31Acoustic Blues on the Green at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 7 Both concerts will … Continue reading Centrum to host two concerts in Port Townsend this summer

2021 Hood River Lavender Daze festival expands to every weekend in July and August

Photo by Cheryl Landes The annual Hood River Lavender Daze festival has been a July tradition in the city of Hood River for years. This year, the sponsor, Hood River Lavender Farms, expanded the festival to every weekend in July and August. The festival starts Friday, July 16, and ends on Sunday, August 29. Activities include … Continue reading 2021 Hood River Lavender Daze festival expands to every weekend in July and August

4th of July Powwow and Fireworks in Cherokee, North Carolina

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The annual 4th of July Powwow and Fireworks return to the Acquoni Expo CenterĀ in Cherokee, North Carolina, this year. The celebration starts at noon Eastern time on Friday, July 2. The powwow features a variety of dances and dance contests throughout the weekend. The event ends at 10 p.m. … Continue reading 4th of July Powwow and Fireworks in Cherokee, North Carolina

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