Wildlife agents are trying to trap a bear that bit a woman and killed her dog when they surprised it raiding a garbage can outside the woman’s home on Washington state’s Long Beach Peninsula, the state Fish and Wildlife Department said.
Got a hankering to head out of town? Just a short drive from Seattle will take you to Chelan’s Winterfest, Outhouse Races, Skagit’s Eagle Festival, a Bavarian Ice Festival, a Brewfest, a Wine and Seafood Festival and much more. Here are some of our favorites.
Heading out of town for the close of 2012? Whether you head to the ocean or over the mountains, there are fun family-oriented events where you can sing Auld Lang Syne and welcome 2013!
Ready to head out for the weekend? Oktoberfests and beer events, Apples and cider, and art of all kinds, are just some of the great events happening just a short drive away from Seattle.
Washington state’s “Cranberry Coast” is filled with cranberry bogs (some provide berries to the Ocean Spray juice company), a Cranberry Museum and Cranberry Festivals. October is harvesting month, and it’s well worth a trip to see, taste and learn about one of our state’s oldest crops!
Hunting, picking, and eating mushrooms! A delicious delicacy that grows right here in the Northwest. Here are some of our favorite ways to celebrate the mushroom!
Ready to relax and get away for the weekend? A road trip to fly a kite, sip some wine, taste roasted garlic, shop for art, watch an airplane, listen to music or enjoy a country fair might just do the trick! See what’s happening in Washington state!
If you’re ready for a getaway, you don’t need to go far from Seattle. From fairs and rodeos to sand sculpting, jazz and blueberries, there’s a celebration in WA with your name on it!
Bronc busting, bull riding, barrel racing and more are all part of the excitement of the rodeo! Pull on your boots, grab your cowboy hat and hit the dusty trail for one of these WA rodeos!
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!