2016 Events: Thurston / South Pierce County
Roy Pioneer Rodeo 8710 Higgins Greig Road, Roy June 4-5, Sept. 3-4 | royrodeo.com The Roy Pioneer Rodeo covers two weekends, June 4-5, as well as Sept. 3-4, and the outdoor...
Sites to See: Thurston / South Pierce County
Olympia Farmers Market April – Oct., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday – Sunday Nov. through Dec., Saturday and Sunday 700 N Capitol Way, Olympia...
Mount St. Helens: Welcome to Volcano Country
Walk in the Wake of Mother Nature’s Terrific Power, 35 Years After the 1980 Mount St. Helens Eruption The rapid recovery of the ecosystem surrounding Mount St. Helens...
Majestic Mount Rainier
Hike, Camp and Explore in One of the Northwest’s Greatest Treasures Lewis County is a prime gateway to one of the Northwest’s most picturesque and expansive national...
More Mountain Adventures: Ski Resort, High...
White Pass Ski Area After an expansion doubled its size, the White Pass Ski Area is a haven for people seeking the glories of powder during the winter. Late spring, summer...
Seek Out Local Trails for a Walk, Long or Short
Take a Journey on a Nearby Trail There’s no reason to stay inside when nearby trails await. Check out these hikes or explore more online at www.lewiscountytrails.org....
Arts Scene Finds Renewed Life Across Region
The budding visual and theatre arts scene in Lewis County has plenty to offer, from stage shows to movies at local landmarks, bringing families yet another entertainment...
Hit the Links for a Round of Golf
Lewis and south Thurston counties are known for their picturesque environments with hills, rivers and trees — and four golf courses in the region take advantage of that...
A Haven for Hunting and Fishing
The verdant hills and valleys of Lewis County offer a plethora of piscatorial opportunities for the ambling angler. Our saturated section of the Evergreen State is synonymous...
Take a Tour of Unique Sites
If you have a hankering to get out and take a country drive, the rural nature of our region provides the perfect opportunity. But while you’re out and about, make some time...
Tour Abundant Historic Offerings
Lewis County is home to several sites that provide a peek into what once was. Enjoy a visit to one or several of these attractions and receive a lesson into part of the...
A Very Vibrant Shopping Scene in the Twin Cities
Centralia Perhaps the most well-known shopping opportunity in the county known to people outside the local area, the Centralia Factory Outlets, offer more than 30 outlet...
Fun and Frivolity That’s Family Friendly
Great Wolf Lodge The Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound, which opened in March 2008, offers more than the average hotel stay. The lodge features an enormous indoor water park,...
Evidence of Centralia Massacre Visible Today
By The Chronicle Two two sides of the “Centralia Massacre” of 1919 are told in a downtown Centralia statue and a nearby mural. The Industrial Workers of the World, a...
Restored Yard Bird Unveiled at Birdfest
Birdfest: Community Members Gather to Celebrate the New and Improved Yard Bird at Birdfest 2013 Jason Mattson, who spent the past three years spearheading an effort to...
2013 Hub City Car Show
Tower Avenue in downtown Centralia was transformed on Saturday into one of the largest gatherings of classic cars in the region during the annual Hub City Car Show. More than...
Garlic Lovers Flock to Annual Festival at...
Pungent: Chehalis Garlic Festival and Craft Show Offers Creative Uses for the Bulb The 17th annual Chehalis Garlic Fest and Craft Show brought vendors from around the region...
Old-Fashioned Farming Celebrated at 49th Annual...
History: Tractor Pulls, Threshing Grain and Swap Meet Held at Annual Event TOLEDO — Dick Roberts, a hay farmer from Napavine, started his 1953 McCormick Farmall Super M...
Chehalis Garlic Fest to Offer Wide Variety of...
Fresh: Garlic Beer, Brownies, Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt All Expected at Annual Festival More than 70 different types of garlic from seven regional growers will be available...
2013 Southwest Washington Fair: Return of the...
South Sound Bull Bash Takes Center Stage at Fair It was riders versus bulls Thursday evening at the Southwest Washington Fair’s first-ever South Sound Bull Bash. The fair...