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Davenport, Washington

Davenport is located in the heart of wheat country in Eastern Washington. Residents pride themselves on being a friendly, quiet town and a safe place to live. Just 36 miles from Spokane, WA – this is “The Gateway to Lake Roosevelt Recreation Area”.

Web site: www.DavenportWA.org

Major Events and Festivals

April

Lions Club Pancake Feed
Join us for the 27th annual fundraiser with home-made beer batter pancakes, sasuages, eggs and more! All proceeds go to the Davenport Scouts. April 3, 2011. Davenport Memorial Hall – 511 Park St. 509-721-0626. www.davenportwa.org/

June


Huckleberry Jamm Bluegrass Festival

Enjoy live music with a variety of old-time, Celtic, Gospel and Bluegrass varieties. Held the fourth weekend in June. 509-294-3080. Contact: jlsheeran@gmail.com

July

Pioneer Days
A celebratory weekend filled with traditional to quirky events. Includes a parade, chalk art contest, beer garden, belly flop competition and more! July 14-17, 2011. www.davenportwa.org/pdf/

August

Lincoln County Fair
“Sew it, Grow it, Show it” and enjoy the annual county fair! Find arts and crafts, food vendors, livestock and live music. August 25-27, 2011. Lincoln County Fairgrounds. www.lincolncountyfairgrounds.org

November - December

Lions Club Turkey Bingo
Come participate in this fun-filled event for the whole community! Prizes include frozen turkey’s, cash and various prizes – plus pizza, hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided. 1st Saturday of November.
509-721-0626. www.davenportwa.org/

Hometown Christmas

This annual tradition kicks off the holiday season the first Sunday after Thanksgiving. Begins with wagon rides and caroling at Pioneer Plaza at 4 pm, then it’s off to Memorial Hall for food, entertainment and pictures with Santa! www.davenportwa.org/eventscalendar/

Attractions

Lincoln County Historical Museum
Discover the evolution of Lincoln County from Indian artifacts to the development of farming and railroading. Open Monday-Saturday in the summer months. Open by appointment the months October-April. 509-725-6711. www.davenportwa.org/davenportsite/

Two Rivers Casino
With over 230 gaming options, come try your hand at Blackjack, Craps or Roulette with the friendliest dealers around! Right along the shores of Lake Roosevelt find a variety of outdoor and gaming entertainment opportunities. 6828-B Highway 25. 800-722-4031.
500nations.com/casinos/waTwoRivers.asp

Recreation

Lake Roosevelt
Offers ample swimming, camping and recreational opportunities. LakeRoosevelt.AreaParks.com