The Omak Stampede is back on the second weekend in August

Photo by Cheryl Landes The 87th annual Omak Stampede is a weekend full of western entertainment. The rodeo competitions include bull riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, bareback riding, barrel racing, team roping, and tie-down riding. Also enjoy carnival rides, a Western and Native art show, rodeo dances, Native American dances, and shopping. Two of … Continue reading The Omak Stampede is back on the second weekend in August

2021 Rip City Race for the Roses goes virtual

Photo by Cheryl Landes Another popular Portland running event is going virtual this year because of the COVID pandemic. The Rip City for the Roses supports a great cause: The Albertina Kerr's services and programs for kids, teens, and adults with intellectual and/or development disabilities. This year's event runs from Sunday, April 25, through Sunday, … Continue reading 2021 Rip City Race for the Roses goes virtual

Somerset SnowFest celebrates all things winter in Maine and online

An ice fishing derby, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, a downhill kayak race, and a box sled race for kids are among the activities scheduled for the Somerset SnowFest. Activities take place Lake George Regional Park in Canaan, Maine, Coburn Park in Skowhegan, and the town of Madison Sunday, February 21, through Sunday, February 28. Other activities … Continue reading Somerset SnowFest celebrates all things winter in Maine and online

Spokane’s Bloomsday race a worldwide virtual event in 2021

The Lilac Bloomsday Association, organizers of the annual Bloomsday race in Spokane, Washington, is hosting a virtual event for 2021 because of continuing restrictions on large gatherings from the COVID-19 pandemic. The 45th annual event, called Bloomsday Worldwide 2021, is open to runners and walkers from everywhere. Here's how it works: Register on the Bloomsday … Continue reading Spokane’s Bloomsday race a worldwide virtual event in 2021

Seventh annual Race for Warmth 100% virtual

Help Clark County, Washington, residents in need pay for their utility bills at the seventh annual Race for Warmth. The event is 100% remote this year January 29-31 due to safety restrictions from COVID. Choose from suggested routes from Clark Public Utilities, the sponsor, or create your own 5K or 10K journey. Registration is $30 … Continue reading Seventh annual Race for Warmth 100% virtual