Dozer Day returns in 2021 as a drive-through event in the Pacific Northwest and Kansas City

After a year's break due to restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic, Dozer Day is back this year with a drive-through event at six locations in the Pacific Northwest and Kansas City. The drive-through event is designed to ensure families' health and safety while immersing them in a real-life construction experience. During the experience, you'll drive … Continue reading Dozer Day returns in 2021 as a drive-through event in the Pacific Northwest and Kansas City

Whistle Stop Tour video series from the Washington State Historical Society celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

Photo by Cheryl Landes In August 2020, 100 years after women permanently won the right to vote in the U.S., the Washington State Histoical Society hosted a video series called the Suffrage Special Whistle Stop Tour. The videos are based on the real-life "Suffrage Special" train that carried Washington State and national suffragists across the … Continue reading Whistle Stop Tour video series from the Washington State Historical Society celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

2021 Downtown Vancouver Farmers Market opens March 20

Peaches at the downtown Vancouver Farmers Market in Vancouver, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) Spring is coming! There's no better sign of it in Southwest Washington than when the farmers markets start opening. In Vancouver, the Downtown Farmers Market is opening on Saturday, March 20. Hours are 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. … Continue reading 2021 Downtown Vancouver Farmers Market opens March 20

Enjoy a scenic run or walk at the seventh annual Couve Clover Run on March 21

It's the lucky seventh anniversary of the Couve Clover Run! Dress up in green for a walk along a three-, seven-, or 10-mile course through some of the most scenic parts of Vancouver, Washington. The routes, which are mostly flat, pass Fort Vancouver, Officer's Row, the Columbia Riverfront, and more. The race is on Sunday, … Continue reading Enjoy a scenic run or walk at the seventh annual Couve Clover Run on March 21

History on Tap returns to a device near you

Join Clark County Historical Museum and Kiggins Theatre in Vancouver, Washington, in a toast to its third season of History on Tap. The series explores the history of the Pacific Northwest--how the past influences the present and future. The goal is to show that history is a dynamic story where everyone participates. This season, all … Continue reading History on Tap returns to a device near you

Clark Public Utilities’ 2021 Earth Day Fest going virtual

Photo credit: Clark Public Utilities in Vancouver, Washington Since 1999, volunteers at Clark Public Utilities' StreamTeam Earth Day Fest in have planted more than 15,000 trees in the Salmon Creek Watershed of Southwest Washington and removed thousands of pounds of invasive weeds. This year, the event has changed to a Virtual Earth Day Challenge because … Continue reading Clark Public Utilities’ 2021 Earth Day Fest going virtual

Black Restaurant Week through February 28

Chicken with potatoes, green beans, brussels sprouts, carrots and mushrooms, roasted in a cast iron skillet (photo courtesy iStock) Black Restaurant Week celebrates the culinary talents and achievements of African American-owned restaurants throughout the United States. Different cities and regions schedule this event through the year. This week, it's in the Pacific Northwest. This year's … Continue reading Black Restaurant Week through February 28