La Center

“Saturdays in the Park” Summer Concert Series in La Center

La Center hosts a free summer concert series, “Saturdays in the Park,” in the beautiful outdoor amphitheater in Sternwheeler Park. This is the series’ fourth season, featuring five free concerts from 6 until 8 p.m. on the following summer Saturday nights: June 24, July 1, July 8, July 15, and July 29. The tribute bands that will be performing are Harvest Gold (Neil Young), Calico the Band (Americana/California Country), Texas Tribute (ZZ Top), Get Rhythm (Johnny Cash), and the final concert is Abbey Roadster (tribute to The Beatles).

The concerts are completely free and all ages are welcome. Seating is outdoor on the wide, grassy amphitheater ledges; bring blankets, lawn chairs, a picnic dinner, and dress for the warm summer weather. (Well, we HOPE it will be warm. It’s about time, right?) Sternwheeler Park is located at 100 E. 4th St. in La Center. Come early and enjoy a hike through the wetlands and along the marshy riverbottom, which is rich with native plants, flowers, and wildlife.

La Center Summer Concert Series

La Center hosts a free summer concert series, “Saturdays in the Park,” in the beautiful outdoor amphitheater in Sternwheeler Park. This is the series’ fourth season, featuring five free concerts from 6 until 8 p.m. on the following summer Saturday nights: June 24, July 1, July 8, July 15, and July 29. The tribute bands that will be performing are Harvest Gold (Neil Young), Calico the Band (Americana/California Country), Texas Tribute (ZZ Top), Get Rhythm (Johnny Cash), and the final concert is Abbey Roadster (tribute to The Beatles).

The concerts are completely free and all ages are welcome. Seating is outdoor on the wide, grassy amphitheater ledges; bring blankets, lawn chairs, a picnic dinner, and dress for the warm summer weather. (Well, we HOPE it will be warm. It’s about time, right?) Sternwheeler Park is located at 100 E. 4th St. in La Center. Come early and enjoy a hike through the wetlands and along the marshy riverbottom, which is rich with native plants, flowers, and wildlife.

Arts and Culture Tour

La Center and Ridgefield invite you to undertake an Arts and Culture Tour this Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. Area writers and artists will display and sell their works at multiple historical venues in both towns. The venues will provide historical and cultural information and the writers and artists will give out small items. The self-guided tour begins at Summit Grove Lodge in Ridgefield, where visitors will be given a souvenir bag, map and tour card and door prizes.

The Arts and Culture Tour is absolutely free and all ages are welcome. It’s a wonderful opportunity to bring the whole family to meet local artists and writers and to learn about local history. In addition to Summit Grove Lodge, venues include the La Center Museum, The Trellis Gift Shop, and the 4th St. Bar and Grill. The event is hosted by Entrepreneurial Women Writers and Artists, a group that provides practical knowledge and services for women writers and artists through workshops, materials, and participating in selling events. To learn more, visit http://www.e-w-w-a.com/. Summit Grove Lodge is located at 30810 S.E. Timmen Rd. in Ridgefield.

Arts & Culture Tour

La Center and Ridgefield invite you to undertake an Arts and Culture Tour this Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. Area writers and artists will display and sell their works at multiple historical venues in both towns. The venues will provide historical and cultural information and the writers and artists will give out small items. The self-guided tour begins at Summit Grove Lodge in Ridgefield, where visitors will be given a souvenir bag, map and tour card and door prizes.

The Arts and Culture Tour is absolutely free and all ages are welcome. It’s a wonderful opportunity to bring the whole family to meet local artists and writers and to learn about local history. In addition to Summit Grove Lodge, venues include the La Center Museum, The Trellis Gift Shop, and the 4th St. Bar and Grill. The event is hosted by Entrepreneurial Women Writers and Artists, a group that provides practical knowledge and services for women writers and artists through workshops, materials, and participating in selling events. To learn more, visit http://www.e-w-w-a.com/. Summit Grove Lodge is located at 30810 S.E. Timmen Rd. in Ridgefield.

Above image: “Day Three,” a porcelain bowl by participating artist Jane S. Poole, past president of the Battle Ground Art Alliance and member of Cedar Creek Writers.