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May 2007

Saturday Market at the Port
A weekly Saturday Market with vendors selling arts, crafts, housewares, plants, foods, hand-sewn items, beauty makeovers, weekly entertainment & more!
Port of Ilwaco, WA

May 4 (8pm), May 5 (8pm), and May 6 (2pm)
Musical Revue Play - Viva, Wahkiakum!
Wahkiakum High School, Cathlamet, WA
Sponsored by the Friends of Skamokawa


May 5 - 6
57th Annual Loyalty Day Celebration
Initiated in 1950 by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Loyalty Day is a National Salute to Patriotism. Long Beach boasts The longest consecutively running Loyalty Celebration in the nation.
Long Beach, WA

May 5
Blessing of the Fleet
Join us for a free boat ride and participate in the annual blessing of the fleet.
Long Beach, WA

May 5
Loyalty Day Children's Parade
All are welcome! Join this kids-oriented parade in Ilwaco. After the parade, kids can get a close-up look at a Coast Guard helicopter.
Ilwaco, WA

May 6
Loyalty Day Parade
This parade boasts more than one hundred entries from around the country each year and lasts more than two fun-filled hours. Pacific Hwy in Downtown Long Beach.
Long Beach, WA

May 12 (9am to 4pm)
Presented by the Columbia Gorge Charter Chapter of American Business Women's Association
Downtown Camas, Washington
4th Avenue between Adams and Everett Dallas, Cedar & Birch between 3rd & 5th.
Our first nine years were a tremendous success, and we look forward to another exciting event with over dozens of regional nurseries and local merchants displaying all types of plants and garden accessories. Get in the gardening mood as you explore unique offerings of garden art, wind chimes, planters, garden furniture, iron works, and much more. Free for the children is the "Kids Zone" sponsored by Craft Warehouse. Kids can craft that "one of a kind" Mother's Day gift. Community volunteers will be helping through out the day. Make this an exciting day to meander along the streets of downtown Camas and enjoy the pristine small town atmosphere. Come and enjoy the day with your family and friends. This fair runs concurrently with the Camas Community Health and Safety Fair held at the AWPPW Union Hall, 5th and Dallas, downtown Camas.

Sally at 360-834-1091 or 360-907-9975 or

May 12 (7:30pm)
Medley of Music Performances - Janet Bowler - Flutist and Singer
Pioneer Church, 100 Main Street (behind the Fire House), Cathlamet, WA
Sponsored by the Pioneer Community Association

360-849-4328 or 360-465-2519

May 19
7th Annual Surf Perch Derby
Individual and team prizes. Try your hand at surf fishing and get pointers from the experts.
Long Beach, WA

May 19 (8:30am)
Annual Great Whitetail 5K & 10K Fun Run
Julia Butler Hansen Wildlife Refuge, Skamokawa, WA

May 20 (12 noon)
Spring Tea
Rosburg Community Hall, Rosburg, WA
United Methodist Church
Sponsored by the Friendship Circle of the Grays River

360-484-7749 or 360-465-2740

May 25 - 28
World's Longest Garage Sale
28-miles of garage sales! Grab a copy of the Chinook Observer, or just follow the signs. There are so many sales, you can practically walk from one to the next, up and down the Peninsula.
Long Beach, WA

May 26 - 28
Clowns, Bubbles, Face Painting, Musicians, Pets, Contests, Fun & Games, a Dunk Tank and More! SummerFest events are FREE and family-friendly, in Downtown Long Beach.

May 26
Tall Ships in Ilwaco!
2007 Tall Ships in Ilwaco! Join us for a Nautical Renaissance
Ilwaco, WA

May 26
Taste of Wahkiakum
Food, fun, music, local artists, Farmer's Market
Elochoman Slough Marina
Sponsored by the LCEDC and the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce


May 31 - June 10
Portland Rose Festival
Parade, Rides, Fireworks, Fleet Week (June 6-10)
Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Portland, OR

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