There are two opportunities to catch a free film in the wider Banks region this weekend.
After an extended hiatus, the St. Francis Steak Dinner & Antique Tractor Show is back. Starting at 11:30 a.m. and ending at 6 p.m. this Saturday, May 7, the event—scuppered by the pandemic since the last time it was held in March 2020—is bigger than ever, and promises food, fun, and at least 45 tractors.
Bees are becoming more active as temperatures begin warming to 50 degrees and above, and the Tualatin Valley Beekeepers Association is inviting the public to attend its annual Bee School short course. Late February is the beginning of active bee season in western Washington County and the Tualatin Valley, and[Read More…]
Free Fishing Weekend will return to Oregon on President’s Day weekend—specifically, Saturday and Sunday, February 19 and 20—the first of three such “Free Fishing Weekends” to be held in 2022. On those days, fishing, crabbing, and clamming is free to all residents and non-residents, meaning no fishing licenses or tags,[Read More…]
Returning for the third year in a row, the Banks Annual Christmas Light Parade is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, December 11. “We are back on “Main Street” and are very excited to see what our participants have in store for light displays this year,” said Penni Carmin,[Read More…]
Free Fishing Weekend will return to Oregon on Friday and Saturday, November 26 and 27, the last of three such “Free Fishing Weekends” to be held in 2021. On those days, fishing, crabbing, and clamming is free to all residents and non-residents, meaning no fishing licenses or tags, including a[Read More…]
Greenville City Park. Photo: Chas Hundley Coming Friday, August 6, as dusk settles over the city at Greenville City Park, join the community gathering that is the Banks Movie in the Park. The Aug. 6 flick features none other than those slapstick sillies Tom & Jerry. However, this cat and[Read More…]
Selena Flores, 6, picks blueberries at the Public Coast Farm Inaugural Blueberry Festival in Buxton on July 24, 2021. Photo: Chas Hundley Buxton’s Public Coast Farm was host to the Inaugural Blueberry Festival on Saturday, July 24, an event that drew crowds to the storied home of the Apple Valley[Read More…]
The Public Coast Farm in Buxton. Photo Courtesy Public Coast Farm This Saturday, July 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. the Public Coast Farm, located in Buxton at the former Apple Valley Airport site at 22330 NW Fisher Road, will host what owner Ryan Snyder says is the inaugural[Read More…]
Melissa Polley stands in front of Main Street Salon. Photo: Chas Hundley Main Street Salon in Banks is expanding, spilling into a newly renovated room with a new entrance behind the current area where hair services are offered. With the expansion, owner Melissa Polley hopes to attract new technicians to[Read More…]