The people of Washington love music. And one genre that is growing in popularity is good old American bluegrass. With its roots in rural America, this fun and entertaining style of music has got toe-tapping, foot stomping festivals all over Washington this summer!
Whether it’s an old fashioned, historic Fourth of July in Vancouver, a kids’ celebration in Leavenworth, or fireworks over the water in Port Angeles and Long Beach, there’s a little something for everyone this year in WA on Independence Day!
It’s a weekend of festivals! Hop in the car and head out to celebrate the Northwest’s Scandinavian heritage, Rhododendron blossoms, migratory birds, and the biggest 7 Sport Relay race in the state!
Thinking about taking Mom out for the weekend? Washington’s Apple Blossom Festival, Leavenworth’s Mai Fest, the Brews & Blues Festival, ’49er Days and more will keep Mom and the family occupied with great activities!
The wife of the U.S. soldier held in the slayings of 16 Afghan villagers is offering condolences to the victims’ families and says she too wants to know what happened. She and her children were moved from their home in Lake Tapps onto Joint Base Lewis-McChord earlier this week.
Seattle defense attorney John Henry Browne is preparing to meet Monday with Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, who is facing formal charges in an attack on two slumbering Afghan villages that left 16 people dead, including nine children.
Ready to head out of town? The weekend is full with windless kites, fire and ice, wine and more!
For an hour’s drive (or so), you can whisk yourself out of Seattle and enjoy bonfires and ice sculptures in Leavenworth, a craft market on Fox Island, and bald eagles in Concrete!
January in Washington means celebrating winter snow, nature and our beautiful mountains. Grab your coat and your family and enjoy!
If you’re a nature lover and a hiker, how about trying a snowshoe adventure? Park rangers can take you on hikes of Mt. Rainier, or head into the Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Crystal Mountain and Leavenworth have great snowshoeing options, too!