Fair Vendors Offer Unique Products
A Little Bit of Everything: Deep-Fried Butter, Emu Oil and More Vie for Attention at Southwest Washington Fair By Lisa Broadt / lbroadt@chronline.com Between the neon and the...
Dick’s Brewing Brings Klaber Fair Beer to...
Boistfort Valley Hops: Dick’s Brewing Partners With Southwest Washington Fair to Create Klaber Fair Beer, Celebrating Area’s Rich Agricultural History By Amy Nile /...
Blueberry Festival Draws Crowds to Mossyrock
Victory: Blueberry Pie-Eating Contest Draws Large Crowd By Stephanie Schendel / sschendel@chronline.com  When 9-year-old James Zacher won the pie-eating contest for his age...
Gravity Racers Speed Through Vader
Competition: Racers in Homemade and Expertly Engineered Derby Cars Accelerate Small Town Spirit and Sportsmanship By Amy Nile / anile@chronline.com Kevin Flynn has a vision...
‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’
By The Chronicle Southwest Washington locals on Saturday gathered in Chehalis to enjoy the annual “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” celebration. In downtown...
Oregon Trails Days Celebrates Tenino’s History
Black Powder Shoot: Event Fires Up Young and Old Alike By Amy Nile / anile@chronline.com If you’re big enough to hold a gun, you can shoot one. That’s the rule for black...
Napavine Funtime Festival Celebrates 40th Year...
Tradition: Funtime Fest Begins Friday Along With Napavine’s Centennial Celebration By Kyle Spurr / kspurr@chronline.com The Napavine Funtime Festival will bring the...
Toledo Cheese Days Offered Full Weekend of...
Youthful: Participants Jumped Frogs, Golfed, Watched a Parade and Showed Off Cars at Annual Festival By Kyle Spurr / kspurr@chronline.com TOLEDO — Between the car and...
Musicians Hone Their Craft at Annual Winlock...
Workshop: Attendees Learn From Professionals Such as Mark Johnson, Who Plays Banjo With Comedian Steve Martin By Kyle Spurr / kspurr@chronline.com WINLOCK — Local musicians...
Signs of Success: Event Highlights Mission of...
Vision: Large Tournaments in Centralia Mean More Hotel Stays, Dining and Shopping for Local Businesses By Kyle Spurr / kspurr@chronline.com More than 200 prep softball...
Schwingfest Celebrates 50th Anniversary
By The Chronicle FRANCES — Southwest Washington on Saturday celebrated its Swiss Heritage with the 50th Annual Schwingfest Organized by the Lewis-Pacific Swiss Society, a...
Oakville Independence Day Parade: ‘A True...
By Lisa Broadt / lbroadt@chronline.com OAKVILLE —On Saturday, Oakville partied like it was the Fourth of July. Though two days after the official holiday, the town’s...
Classic Cars Cruise Through Twin Cities
By The Chronicle Droves of hot rods descended upon the Twin Cities Saturday. The annual Billetproof Hot Rod and Custom Show featured nearly 600 classic cars made before 1965...
Thousands Attend Winlock Egg Days
By The Chronicle Thousands of spectators crowded the streets of the usually quiet town of Winlock for the Egg Days parade as it passed by the city’s most iconic landmark...
Heritage Celebrated at Swede Day
By The Chronicle Attendees at the 34th annual Swede Day, held at the Swede Hall in Rochester on Saturday, celebrated Nordic tradition and heritage with a parade, dance...
Tenino Farmers Celebrates Ninth Season With Grand...
By The Chronicle The Tenino Farmers Market will celebrate the opening of its ninth season on Saturday, June 29, with 24 vendors offering freshly picked produce, handcrafted...
2013: Vader Cruises into Spring With May Day...
Tradition: Community Continues to Support First Festival of the Season VADER — Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Vader Saturday afternoon for the annual May Day...
2013: Old Fire Lookouts
A network of manned fire lookouts once dotted many of the peaks of the Cascades. Most are gone now, but two remain and beckon to visitors who want to experience an afternoon...
2013 Events Guide: Best Bets
May 2013 Vader ‘May Day’ Celebration & Parade — Saturday, May 3-4, 2013 Vader May Day Festival and Parade takes place in Vader, about 20 minutes south of Chehalis....
2013: Weird, Wild and Wonderful; Explore the...
Take an idyllic Sunday drive through Lewis County’s rural pastures. While you take in the scenery, consider checking out some of the area’s most unique roadside...