Festivals, Parades and More Events Not to Miss
No matter what time of the year you find yourself in Southwest Washington, there is never a shortage of events in the dozens of cities and towns that comprise Lewis and...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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 after timber men from the East Coast visited the Pacific...
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 Labor Day weekends, Packwood is transformed into a...
ARTrails in September
By Carrina Stanton, For The Chronicle Galleries, artists and art studios abound in Southwest Washington and nowhere is that more apparent than during the annual ARTrails...