It’s not everyday you see a Hollywood celebrity in Okanogan County. But some local residents were treated with a visit from Jack Black earlier this week.
How can it be August already? It seems like it was not that long ago that we were shoveling snow, trying to keep the pipes from freezing and keeping the woodstove blazing.
‘There is a definite need for traditional country music’
Saturday I traveled to the 41st annual Darrington Bluegrass Festival in Snohomish County. Even though it’s a two-hour drive west of Winthrop, it was well worth the travel. Being a musician and supporter of the arts, I figured it was finally time to see the “Bluegrass Capital of the Northwest.”
Okanogan and Omak-area residents are invited to learn about and discuss cultural traditions in the city and statewide at a community meeting at the Okanogan PUD meeting room at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 20.
The State Parks and Recreation Commission’s Folk and Traditional Arts in the Parks Program invites the public to the annual Peace Arch International Concert Series at Peace Arch Historical State Park on the U.S.-Canadian border in Whatcom county.
Queen of bluegrass comes to Darrington
Not very often will you find a “big-named” act coming to the region. And it’s especially not that often that you will have an opportunity to see a celebrity literally up-close and personal.
Organizers of the Wauconda Community Hall Association’s 12th annual Sock Hop are calling the event a success.
Long before the Internet and modern technology ruled our daily lives, gathering with friends and neighbors was the thing to do for weekend entertainment. A small taste of the way it was is planned this weekend in Wauconda.
The Wauconda Community Hall Association, established in 1917, is planning to kick off a two-day centennial celebration commemorating 100 years since the original dedication of the hall.
Last week I came to the realization that I truly love summertime. Aside from the sometimes-scorching temperatures, the lawn constantly needing to be mowed and an abundance in what seems to be never ending yard work, there’s just something special about the season.
The Fourth of July weekend truly brings something special for everyone. Be it the bright, colorful fireworks displays, live music, backyard barbecues and libations, or just a time to relax and enjoy the Okanogan Country sunshine.
Sammy Kershaw to perform Chelan Fair
Can you believe today is the first day of summer? Wow! Where has the year gone! Last Friday I attended the annual Art in the Park in Omak.
Cassette tapes begin to make comeback
Every now and then I enjoy going on an online shopping spree. I usually am looking for one specific item, and before you know it, I’ve wasted several hours and filling my shopping cart with all kinds of things I don’t really need.
Summertime must be on its way. The lawn is needing to be mowed ever few days, the strawberries are almost ripe in our yard and the mosquitoes are out.
Brewster singer, songwriter featured on RFD-TV program
It seems as though this year is just flying by. Can you believe tomorrow is the first of June already?