Swede Day Midsommer Festival
A Swedish Flavor The town of Rochester, on the Upper Chehalis River, is said to have gotten its name in 1890 by a...
Tenino’s Oregon Trail Days
Tenino’s Oregon Trail Days Remind of Storied Past For Tenino, Oregon Trail Days is both its biggest festival and a...
Oakville Independence Day Parade
Rob the Bank and Enjoy Great Zucchini Oakville first attracted settlers as a logging town in the mid-1800s, not long...
Loggers Jubilee in Morton
What began in the late 1930s as a “friendly competition” between men who worked in the woods has grown to a...
Packwood Flea Mart – On Memorial and Labor...
Out-of-towners literally take over the tiny East Lewis County community of Packwood twice each year. On Memorial and...
Blueberries and Tulips Celebrated in Mossyrock
Mossyrock Blueberry Festival Mossyrock was named in 1852 for the mossy crag that rose 200 feet above the east end of...
Toledo Cheese Days
Toledo, located a few miles off of Interstate 5 at exit 63, was built on the bank of the Cowlitz River and became...
Napavine Funtime Festival
Napavine, just south of Chehalis, is the third most-populated incorporated city in Lewis County, located right off of...
Winlock Egg Day Festival
Winlock became the first incorporated city in the county in 1873, as the railroad began service. A construction camp,...
Chehalis Rich in History and in Summer Activities
By Eric Schwartz, The Chronicle As the county seat for Lewis County, the city of Chehalis has been a hub of activity...