A tradition born of bootlegging…. Just how long does it take for a barrel to travel along the Kettle River from the Midway Bridge at Ferry, Washington to the Town Bridge of Curlew, Washington? In an annual event, that’s been taking place since 1950 (with a short hiatus in the 1970’s), folks in Curlew challenge […]
If it has been awhile since you enjoyed the excitement of small-town, dirt-track racing, this is the perfect time to reacquaint yourself with the experience.
Located a half mile south of Republic, Washington on Pendry Road, the nonprofit Eagle Track Raceway Association hosts 3/8 mile, dirt-track, stock car racing. Classes include Modified, Street Stock, and Fever Four (Fever-4).
Enjoy the Simple Pleasures of A County Fair…. Looking for an end-of-the-summer weekend that doesn’t involve smog, traffic-choked streets, expensive parking, and crowd-clogged events? Then skip Seattle’s Bumbershoot and plan to attend the annual Ferry County Fair in Republic, Washington. A scenic, five-and-a-half-hour drive from Seattle, the fair provides visitors with all the fun and […]
Once a rootin’ tootin’ celebration where hard living prospectors blew off steam, Republic, Washington’s, Prospectors’ Days is now an annual, three-day, family-friendly celebration of the area’s gold mining heritage. Held on Clark Ave. and Patterson Park, in downtown Republic, event highlights include a charming small-town parade; the Gold Rush Run (10K and 3.7K courses); live music, […]
2003 VANS, RV6, Lycoming 0-320 This annual event, held in August, brings upwards of 100 private aircraft and their owners to Ferry County Airport (FAA identifier R49). Visitors are welcome to view the airplanes and join in the weekend-long festivities (e.g., music, lake tours, pancake breakfasts, burger lunches, and steak dinners). Up to date info […]