The Snoqualmie Valley Girls’ Choir hosts a picnic meet-and-greet, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, at E.J. Roberts Park in North Bend. Julie Parsons, the new choir director, will be introduced to the community at the free event. Girls in grades 4 to 12, who are interested in singing with the choir for the 2014-15 season, are encouraged to attend with their families.
It’s an old story. The young man is leaving his homeland for America, to earn his fortune and return to his sweetheart. Promises are made: He’ll return some day.
The history of successful railroad construction and maintenance is peppered with fascinating machines. The Northwest Railway Museum has several examples in its collection and Railroad Days is an opportunity to see some of them demonstrated.
Carnation Tree Farm hosts a community concert and potluck dinner, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16. Enjoy live music and family-friendly festivities, while supporting local seniors.
A tradition was born, a dynasty rose, and a community came together in the thousands during the Festival at Mount Si, Aug. 8 to 10.
Charlie Kinnune’s gravelly voice rings out across Mount Si stadium. With a command here, a compliment there, a gentle ribbing for one elementary-age boy with his hands in his pockets, a fist-bump for a young girl doing well in drills, he’s bringing up a future generation of high school athletes.
Snoqualmie's annual Railroad Days starts Friday with food, fun and family activities. Check out the main events schedule, and find your favorite performers at one of three stages.
Visitors to Snoqualmie’s Railroad Days will see timber sports in action, as done by the pros.
The Snoqualmie Firefighters Association holds its annual fundraising Pancake Breakfast, 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at the fire station, 37600 S.E. Snoqualmie Parkway.
Artists of all levels can find inspiration, learn from each other, and participate in the magic of painting in the great outdoors.
Join some of the region’s most accomplished history re-enactors, the Fort Nisqually Time Travelers, as they provide demonstrations and hands-on history activities, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at Railroad Days.
Snoqualmie’s 76th annual Railroad Days has lots of not-to miss events, including the fun runs, grand parade, Art in the Park, free wagon rides, the Kids' Paint Junction, and train and speeder-car rides.
For the first time in 25 years, you can ride a steam train in the Valley, as the Northwest Railway Museum hosts rides on the historic Santa Cruz and Portland Cement Locomotive 2, a 1909-built Porter locomotive, for Railroad Days.
Children and families can get more out of Railroad Days, thanks to a new “Passport to Fun” program.
The annual Festival at Mount Si is August 8 to 10. All events are at Si View Community Park, 400 Orchard Drive, except the grand and kiddie parade, which are on downtown streets. Fireworks are launched from Torguson Park.
Hear sounds from blues and country to top 40, from local bands and local celebrity Austin Jenckes, at the Festival at Mount Si.
Families can take part in some old-fashioned, even old-world field games at the Festival, happening from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10, on the Si View grass field.
North Bend gas station owner George Wyrsch, Sr., always loved the thrill of things that go boom in the night.
Hotshot local cooks will grab their chili spoons and return to the What’s Cookin’ Chili Cook-off, sponsored by The North Bend Bar & Grill, 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, at Si View Park.
Si View Community Park once again hosts the Festival at Mount Si in North Bend’s big back yard, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 8 to 10.