Southwest Washington Festivals and Events
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August 2008

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August TBA
Buoy 10 (Columbia River Salmon) fishery
Buoy 10 (Columbia River Salmon) fishery season is expected to open. Call your favorite charter office for reservations!!

August TBA
Hobie Cats Regatta
Skamokawa Vista Park, Skamokawa, WA
The public is invited to watch from the shore.

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.

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 - 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.

August 2
Grays River Covered Bridge Centennial Celebration
Loop Road, Grays River, WA
Stop by for some fun and also shop for goodies at the Wahkiakum Farmer's Market

August 2
Home and Garden Tour
Selected local area homes, Cathlamet and Skamokawa, Washington
Sponsored by the Cathlamet Women's Club
360-849-4312 or 360-849-3441

August 9
Jake the Alligator Man's Birthday Party
yo! pah-ty!
Long Beach Peninsula, WA

August 9
Waikiki Beach Concert Series
Waikiki Beach in Cape Disappointment State Park

August 14
Art Walk at Ilwaco Harbour Village, Port of Ilwaco
Refreshments, Gifts & Free Raffle

August 15 - 17
Northwest Hover-In 2008
Northwest Pekin Ferry Road at Northwest 56th Avenue
Ridgefield, WA 98642

August 16
Ilwaco Waterfront Dance & BBQ

August 18 - 24
26th Annual Washington State Int'l Kite Festival
Seven days of the most amazing kite flying ever with kite flyers from around the world. Bring your kite and join the fun!
Long Beach Peninsula, WA
Posters: Nancy Campiche 360-642-2264

August 16
North Clark Historical Museum - Fall Folk Festival
Music, crafts, and food.

August 18-24
Washington State International Kite Festival
Long Beach, WA
Kite Flying Events, Fireworks

August 21-23
Wakiakum County Fair and Farmer's Market
Wahkiakum County Fairgrounds, Skamokawa WA
Farm Animal & Agricultural Exhibits, 4H & FFA
Carnival Rides and Games, Great Food, Fun Music & Entertainmen.t Don't forget to shop for locally grown produce at the Farmer's Market

August 22-24
Lower Columbia Kayak Roundup
Cathlamet and Skamokawa, (Wahkiakum County) WA
Some of the nation's top kayaking coaches are lined up to offer a spectrum of classes, games, and tours for all levels of kayakers.
Enjoy this weekend, community event that includes a local farmer's market, open grill cookout, musicians, and slide presentations.

August 22-24
Kalama Days of Discovery

Medley of Music Performances
Medley of Music Performances
Pioneer Church, 100 Main Street (behind the Fire House), Cathlamet, WA
Any Band USA - Contemporary with Latin Rhythms
Sponsored by the Pioneer Community Association
360-849-4328 or 360-465-2519

August 23
Ridgefield Heritage Celebration
Ridgefield, WA

August 23
Waikiki Beach Concert Series
Waikiki Beach in Cape Disappointment State Park

Aug 30 (Cooking/11am, Tasting/noon - 6pm)
Buzzard's Breath Chili Cook-Off
Elochoman Slough Marina, Cathlamet WA
Sponsored by the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce and the Lower Columbia EDC

August 30
Cruise to the Country

August 30 - 31
Kalama Days of Discovery
Celebration marking the anniversary of John Kalama's arrival from Hawaii.
Kalama, WA

August 30 - 31
Labor Day Weekend
Spend the last weekend of summer in the traditional way: at the beach!
Long Beach Peninsula, WA

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