Southwest Washington Festivals and Events
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May 2008

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May 1
Halibut Fishing Opens
Contact your favorite charter office.

April 19 - May 11
Hulda Klager Lilac Festival
Tour the historic 19th-century home and enjoy the lilac gardens.
Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens, Woodland, WA

April - May
Lilac Festival
Woodland, WA
Tour the historic 19th-century home and enjoy the lilac gardens.
Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens
360-225-8996

May - Sept (10a - 4p)
Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco
Ilwaco, WA
Shop in a beautiful setting for food, baked goods, produce, artwork, jewelry, soaps, candles, and plants.
Contact for more info or to be a vendor.
360-642-3495

May - Oct (Fridays 3 - 6pm)
Two Islands Farm Market
62 W. Birnie Slough Road, Cathlamet, WA
Shop for locally grown plants, flowers, herbs, produce, poultry, beef and lamb, along with delicious bread and pies. Visit the Master Gardener and 4H booths, while enjoying live music.
Contact for more info or to be a vendor.
360-849-4145

May 2 (8pm), May 3 (8pm), and May 4 (2pm)
Musical Comedy Revue
Wahkiakum High School, Cathlamet, WA
Sponsored by the Friends of Skamokawa
360-465-2514

May 3 - 4
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 Peninsula, WA

May 3
Blessing of the Fleet
Join us for a free boat ride and participate in the annual blessing of the fleet.

May 3
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.

May 4
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.

May 9 (7:30pm)
Medley of Music Performances
Pioneer Church, 100 Main Street (behind the Fire House), Cathlamet, WA
Janet Bowler - Classic and Contemporary Flute and Piano
Sponsored by the Pioneer Community Association
360-849-4328 or 360-465-2519

May 13 - 15
Tall Ships in Ilwaco!
Join us for a Nautical Renaissance! Pirates. Tall Ships. Dockside Tours. Adventure Sails. Fun for all ages.

May 17
7th Annual Surf Perch Derby
Individual and team prizes. Try your hand at surf fishing and get pointers from the experts.
Long Beach Peninsula, WA

May 17 (8:30am)
Annual Great Whitetail 5K & 10K Fun Run
Julia Butler Hansen Wildlife Refuge, Skamokawa, WA
360-795-3278

May 18 (12 noon)
Spring Tea
Rosburg Community Hall, Rosburg, WA
Sponsored by the Friendship Circle of the Grays River
United Methodist Church
360-484-7749 or 360-465-2740

May 23 - 26
SummerFest!
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, WA.

May 23 - 26
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 Peninsula

May 26
Woodland Memorial Day Services
Downtown Woodland, WA

May 29 - June 8
Portland Rose Festival
Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Portland, OR
Parade, Rides, Fireworks, Fleet Week (TBA)

May 31
Rods and Reels: Sturgeon Fishing Derby followed by a Salmon and Chicken BBQ (Noon - 3pm)
Wahkiakum County Fairgrounds, Skamokawa, WA
Support Dollars for Scholars and buy raffle tickets for a chance to win some great prizes!
360-849-4257

May 31
Sturgeon Derby

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