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...
Lewis County Sites to See
Seminary Hill Natural Area This 72-acre hillside is dense with second-growth trees and carefully tended hikes. Even in the heat of summer, the canopy of fir, maple and cedar...
Arts Scene Finds Renewed Life in Lewis County
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...
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,...
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...
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: 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Local Music Venues
The Matrix Coffee House, Chehalis Great food and music Friday and Saturday nights. Open 5PM-LATE. Open mic Saturdays. The Mineral Lake Event Center has a summer season...
Local Stages Provide Summer Entertainment
By The Chronicle College and community theater is alive and well in Lewis County. From stages at Centralia College to the community theaters in Centralia and Morton, live...