2016 Events: Southwest Cascade
Packwood Mountain Festival and Fun Run Packwood, Wash. April 29-May 1, 2015 | whitepasscountrymuseum.org For three days at the end of April and beginning of May, the Packwood...
2016 Events: Lewis County
Pe Ell River Run Pe Ell to Rainbow Falls State Park Second weekend in April There’s no handbook for how to manage the Pe Ell River Run. This informal splash of an event...
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...
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...
2013 Southwest Washington Fair: Hunter Hayes...
Country Music: The 21-Year-Old Singer and Songwriter Headlines the Southwest Washington Fair When country-pop singer Hunter Hayes arrived on stage Saturday night at the...
71st Annual Loggers’ Jubilee a Success
By Lisa Broadt / lbroadt@chronline.com Both sat on the west side of the field on Saturday, but Renee Geerards and Dick Martin saw the 71st Loggers’ Jubilee from very...
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...
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...
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...