Festivals and Events

Museum of Glass – Tacoma

What an amazing place to visit! This museum focuses on contemporary glass art and is housed in a cultural and architectural marvel. The 90 foot tall cone shaped building, which looks like it is leaning at an angle, is where the live demonstrations take place. As soon as you enter you can feel the heat….

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Washougal MX Park

Nestled in the hills of Washougal, near the mighty Columbia River in Washington State, lies one of the finest motocross courses in the country. It is the home every year of an AMA National evemt, which draws tens of thousands of people from all over the world. I have attended quite a few events and…

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Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge

One of my favorite places on earth, the Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge, offers endless opportunities to view nature in all its glory. Getting there early is recommended. Sunrises can be quite spectacular. The gates open automatically just before sunrise. The Refuge is open every day during daylight hours. Closing times for the automated gate are posted…

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Clark County Fair

What’s not to like about the Clark County Fair? With so much to do, see, and experience it is one of the Summer highlights of the Portland/Vancouver area. In 2018 the Clark County Fair in Ridgefield, Washington, celebrated it’s 150th anniversary. It is the largest single venue event in the Portland metro area for family entertainment….

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