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Salmon catch, Skamokawa

Historic photo of salmon catch in Skamokawa

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Wahkiakum County has a variety of events throughout the year that really showcase the strength of the community.

Winter 2014

January 19 - Soup Dinner- at Johnson Park in Rosburg. Please contact Judy Durah at 360-465-2331 for questions.

January 25 - Old Time Logging Reunion- The reunion will be held at the Appelo Archive Center in Naselle from 12:00-4:00 PM. Please contact Karen Bertroch at 
360-484-7103
 for questions.

February TBD – Stew Luncheon, Bazaar, Bake Sale- The event will be held at the Grays River United Methodist Church from 10:00-6:00PM. Please contact the Grays River Friendship Circle at 360-465-2740.

February 7 – Women’s Club Pie Social- This event will by held at the Tsuga Gallery. Please contact Carol Cole at 360-849-0006 for any questions.

February 8 - Valentine Diamond Dinner, 6 to 9 pm at the Skamokawa Grange Hall. Contact: 360-795-3434. Wahkiakum County Fair Board Fundraising Event. Enjoy a Steak dinner while being entertained by local musicians, not to mention the opportunity to win a diamond necklace.

February 9- Valentine Smorgaboard- This will be held at Naselle High School Commins Room. Please call 360-465-2234 for any questions.

March TBD- March 3- Friends of Skamokawa Antique Sale- This event will be held at Redmen Hall. Please call 360-795-3007 if you have any questions.

March 1 - Season Kick-off Scramble at Skyline Golf Course, Cathlamet, WA. Contact: 360-795-8785. Whether you want to improve your game or enjoy a challenging course layout, Skyline Golf Course and Driving Range provides for all.

crab feedMarch 8- Crab & Oyster Feed- This Event will be held at the Rosburg Community Hall. Please call 465-2234 if you have any questions.

March 15 - Crab & Oyster Feed at Puget Island Norse Hall in Cathlamet, WA Contact 360-795-9996 e-mail: wchamber@cni.net

March 8- Spaghetti Feed- This event will be held at the Grays River Valley Center. Please call Penny Gregory at 465-2775 for any questions.

Spring 2014

Easter Egg huntApril 18- Easter Bingo at JA Wendt Multipurpose Room,Wahkiakum County Fair Board, Fund Raising Event Contact 360-795-3480 or 560-0371 Lots of bingo for the whole family and raffle drawings too

April 19 - Easter Egg Hunt at Vista Park, Skamokawa, WA, Sponsored by the Lions Club, time TBD Even the Easter Bunny comes to Vista Park!

April 12 - Cathlamet Library Book Sale at the Cathlamet Library Located at 100 Main Street. 360-355-5517.

April 13 - Rosburg Club Chicken Dinner at Rosburg Hall in Rosburg, WA 11:30
am - 2:00 pm, Contact 360-465-2919. This funds raised from this wonderful dinner insures that the hall will be maintained, scholarships will be awarded and more. So if you love chicken with all the trimmings and desserts, this is the place to be.

April TBD - Lambing School- Please contact Carrie Backman with questions regarding the event at 360-795-3278

May 1- Oct. 31, Fridays - Puget Island Farmers Market on Puget Island in Cathlamet, WA Contact: 360-849-4145

May 18 - Spring Tea is sponsored by the Grays River Friendship Circle, at Rosburg Community Hall, Rosburg, WA Contact: For information contact: 360-465-2740

May 10 - Appelo Building Reception- This event will be held at the Appelo Archives Center in Naselle.

May 17 - Bake/Book/Plant Sale & Soup Lunch- This event will be held at the Grays River Valley Center. Please call Penny Gregory for questions at 360-65-2775

May 17 - Annual Great White-tail 5K & 10K Fun Run at JBH Wildlife Refuge in Skamokawa, WA Do you love to run with your dog? Walkers or runners will choose between a 10k, 5k or 2 mile distance with recognition given for overall male and female winners in each event. Ribbons will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age division. This event is a fund raiser for the Wahkiakum based 4-H program and all proceeds will be used to benefit the county program. Contact 360-465-2275

May 24 - American Legion breakfast- This event will be held at Deep River Hall. Please Contact Sonja Kruse at 360-465-2551 for any questions.

Summer 2014

May 31 - Rods & Reels Car Show at Wahkiakum Fairgrounds in Skamokawa, WA Contact 360-430-4377, Dollars for Scholars Fundraising Event.

June 13 - Wahkiakum High School Graduation

June 27-29 - Puget Island Garage & Yard Sale on Puget Island in Cathlamet, WA Contact 360-849-4253. A shoppers paradise a you make your way around the entire island finding treasures.

June 28 - Vista Vendor Market- This event will be held at Skamokawa Grange.

folliesJune TBD – The Smoky Water Revue at Skamokawa Grange in Skamokawa, WA Contact: 360-795-8770 Take a step back in time while being entertained by local talent in the riverboat town of Skamokawa, at one time accessible only by water.

July 12 - Kiwanis Golf Tournament-  This event will bee held at the Skyline Golf Course. For questions please call Carol Danker at 360-795-8052.

Bald Eagle Days

July 19 - Bald Eagle Festival on Main Street in Cathlamet, WA Contact 360-795-9996 
E-mail: wchamber@cni.net

July 19 - Bald Eagle Run - Walk Challenge on Puget Island in Cathlamet, WA 
Contact: 360-849-4305

July 19  - Kiwanis Club Breakfast at Elochoman Slough Marina in Cathlamet, WA Contact: 360-795-8052

July 19 - Fireworks Display at Elochoman Slough Marina in Cathlamet, WA Contact: 360-795-9996 E-Mail: wchamber@cni.net

July 20- Wooden Boat Show at Elochoman Slough Marina in Cathlamet, WA Contact 360-795-3501 Website: www.cathlametmarina.org

July 20 – Ralph Rodahl Golf Memorial Scramble, tee off at 9 am. at Skyline Golf Course in Cathlamet, WA Contact 360-795-8052

July 20- Community Potluck Picnic & 75th Class Reunion- This event will be held at the Grays River Valley Center. Please contact Penny Gregory for question at 360-465-2775.

July 20- Farm To Table Supper- This event will be held at Puget Island Farmers Market. Please call  360-849-4145 with any questions.

July 25-27- Finish American Folk Festival- This event will be held at the Appello Archives Center.

August TBD- Art Auction- This event will be held at the Appelo Archives Center. Please call 360-484-7103 for any questions regarding the event.

August 5- National Night out Against Crime

August 9- Women’s Club Tour of Homes- For questions Regarding this event please contact Carol Cole at 360-849-0006.

August 14-16 - Wahkiakum County Fair at Fairgrounds in Skamokawa, WA Contact: 360-795-3480 or 560-0371. Fun for all ages. 4H, FFA, Exhibits, animals, vendors, games, great food and entertainment.

longboardAugust 8-10 – Cathlamet Downhill Corral Longboard Racesdowntown Cathlamet, WA
Contact: 360-795-9996,
Email: wchamber@cni.net 
Website: www.cathlametcorral.com

August 29, 30- Swap Meet- This event will be held at the Appelo Archives Center. Please call 360-484-7103 for any questions regarding the event.

August 30 - Buzzards Breath Chili Cook-Off at Elochoman Marina in Cathlamet, WA Contact 360-795-9996 E-mail: wchamber@cni.net

September 13 - Wine Tasting & Silent Auction at Wahkiakum Fairgrounds in Skamokawa, WA Contact 360-795-8031. Benefit for the River Life Interpretive Center. Sponsored by Friends of Skamokawa. Wonderful evening of food, fun and friends as you put in your bids to support Redmen Hall..

Fall/Winter 2014

October 3 - Oktoberfest & Punkin Chunkin at Two Islands Farm Market, Puget Island Contact: 369-795-9996, E-mail: wchamber@cni.net

October 3, 4 - Columbia River Country Days in Wahkiakum County, WA Contact: 360-795-3278

covered bridgeOctober 4 - Covered Bridge Dinner in Wahkiakum County, WA Contact: 360-795-3278 The Grays River Covered Bridge, built over 100 years ago and still in use is Washington's last covered bridge. Closed to vehicles and lamp-lit for guests to
enjoy a wonder filled evening of dining.

October 11- October Fest Dinner- This event will be held at the Grays River Valley Center. Please Contact Penny  Gregory for any questions at 360-465-2775.

October 31 - Neewollah Daze-Community Halloween Costume & Poster Contest on Main Street and Bank of the Pacific in Cathlamet, WA Contact 360-795-9996 E-mail:wchamber@cni.net

October 31 -  4th Annual “All Hallows Eve”- This event will be held at the Grays River Valley Center. Please contact Penny Gregory at 360-465-2775 for any questions.

October 31-2 - Lefse Baking at Norse Hall in Cathlamet WA

November 1 - Holiday Bazaar Day at Rosburg Community Hall in Rosburg, WA Contact 360-484-7723

November 8 - American Legion Breakfast- This event will be held at Deep River Hall. Please contact Sonja Kruse at 360-465-2215 if you have any question.

November 21 - Turkey Bingo at JA Wendt Multipurpose Room, Cathlamet, WA Wahkiakum County Fair Board Fundraising Event. .Contact 360-795-3480

November 22 - Holiday Bazaar at St. James Family Center in Cathlamet, WA Contact 360-849-4181 or 360-795-3332. Vendors, baked goods and a special children's Christmas store. Sponsored by St. James Episcopal Church.

November 29 - Christmas Lighting Festival & Festival of Trees on Main Street in Cathlamet, WA, Contact 360-795-9996 or e-mail: wchamber@cni.net

December 5 - Holiday Open House at Redmen Hall in Skamokawa, WA Contact 360-795-3007. Sponsored by Friends of Skamokawa.

December 7- Holiday Tour of Homes / Old Time Christmas Celebration at Deep River Church and Naselle, WA Contact: 360-465-2234

December 7 - Kids Christmas Party- This event will be held at the Norse Hall. Please contact Jan Silvestri at 360-795-8759 for any questions.

December 13 - Holiday Community Dinner- This event will be held at the Skamokawa Grange.