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Attractions Outdoor Activities Washington

Spokane’s Riverfront Park gets major facelift

Caption: Huntington Park on the Spokane River. With a $64-million Riverfront Park renovation, the park now has a new skate ribbon, Looff Carrousel building, Howard Street Bridge Promenade and updated SkyRide. Work has progressed to the Pavilion. The old IMAX theater was torn down and the Pavilion is currently being transformed into an open-air event […]

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Biking Beyond self-guided bike tour in Olympia

Photo caption: The Tenino Quarry Pool was originally a working Sandstone Quarry in the late 1800s. The self-guided bike tour, Biking Beyond, takes visitors along the Yelm-Tenino Trail near Olympia, WA. Available in both digital and print format, the guide was created to assist guests in wayfinding. Points of interests range from recreation and family […]

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Museum explores POP culture

Editors Note: The Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle is temporarily closed based on guidance from public health officials to stop the spread of COVID-19. You can support the museum by making a donation. The Museum of Pop Culture, or MoPOP is a nonprofit museum dedicated to contemporary popular culture. Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen founded […]

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Find your quiet retreat at Lava Lake

Lava Lake is a tranquil body of water surrounded by Mount Bachelor and the Three Sisters mountains in Central Oregon. The lake is usually offers excellent trout fishing and calmer afternoon winds on its west side for kayakers, paddle boarders and canoeists. There is also a small store, campgrounds and Little Lava Lake nearby. The […]

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Pilot Butte boasts spectacular mountain views

Hopefully, dogs and people will get to explore the trails to Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint again this summer. The butte, located in east Bend, offers panoramic views of the high desert and Oregon mountain peaks. Currently, COVID-19 has forced closure of the viewpoint. All Oregon state parks were closed March 23 until further notice. […]

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The Musical: What is this show about?

The Tony Award-nominated musical comedy “The Musical” will grace the stage in May of The Craterian Theater at The Collier Center in Medford, Oregon. Performances are set at 7:30 p.m. May 1-2 and May 8-9. Tickets are adults $28, youth & students 22 and under $10. The play follows two struggling writers hope to make […]

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Dancin Vineyards to host concerts

Dancin Vineyards in Southern Oregon overlooks the Rogue Valley with views of Table Rocks and Mt McLoughlin. The vineyard offers several different seating areas to enjoy Burgundian-style Pinot noirs and Chardonnays along with Barbera, Sangiovese, Syrah, Zinfandel and Port-style wines. Dining on fresh foods from the local farm and artisan community complement your wine tasting […]

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Portland Saturday Market to kick off season

Photo caption: Catherine Stemper of Beggars Tomb Silver Portland Saturday Market kicks off its 47th Season Feb. 29-March 1 under the Burnside Bridge. Guests will enjoy local handcrafted art, a plethora of exotic food , and lively musical performances. Portland Saturday Market is the largest continually operating outdoor arts and crafts market in the nation. […]

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Pink Martini to cross musical genres in Olympia

Pink Martini featuring China Forbes will perform their Latin music, jazz, cabaret and cinema score musical arrangements at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9 to the stage of the Washington Center for the Performing Arts in Olympia. Pink Martini’s “little orchestra” draws inspiration from the romantic Hollywood musicals of the 1940s and ’50s and crosses genres […]