Town & Country Days
Held on a weekend in early June. Entertainment, food and craft booths, 7K "Grumpy Grouch Fun Run," "Slam Jam" 3-on-3 basketball tournament, parade, ALA sanctioned logging events, free kids games, car show, beer garden and the final frenzy of ballot stuffing for the "Grouch" election.
Washington Governor's Cup Walleye Tourney
Fourth weekend in June. Held on Lake Roosevelt. This is a two person team event and it's limited to 150 teams. Cash awards are presented on the basis of aggregate weight of fish per team. The Governors of all states are invited to participate or send a representative team and the one-of-a-kind traveling Governors Cup is awarded to the Governor of the state placing highest among these representative teams. This is a highly popular event and teams from all over the country participate, but our local fishermen seem to do pretty well.
Annual Summer Party
Celebrate Summer with live music, entertainment, and local arts and crafts. Food is available for purchase, or bring a picnic. China Bend Winery, http://www.chinabend.com/index.htm
Lake Roosevelt Sailboat Regatta
Early July. Multiple races held in the mornings, depending on the winds. All boats are handicapped based on the past performance of the class.
No racing experience is necessary! The regatta is designed for the beginning sailor with an emphasis on gaining skills and promoting the sport of sailboat racing.
For information call Don Worley at 509.738.2606.
Held in mid-July. Free lessons in canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, rowing, sailing, snorkeling, and a kiddie pool for toddlers (with their parents). This is your chance to try all of these different activities for free! The National Park service has life vests , but bring your own if you have one, as the supply is limited. Bring sunscreen and water to drink. The Eagles will be there with their hamburger stand so that you can buy food. Rain or shine, there is no rain date.
For more information call 509.738.4744, ext. 115.
Rock Cut Blues Festival
Held in mid-July. Visit www.rockcutblues.com for more information.
Lake Roosevelt Summertime Music Fest
Held in late July in Marcus Town Park. This is a free family event that starts at noon and goes to midnight.
Annual Garlic Faire
The gourmet wine and food event where "Garlic is King!" Enjoy live music, arts and crafts, and an abundance of gourmet garlic foods and treats.
China Bend Winery, www.chinabend.com
Marcus Cider Festival
Held in early October. This is a community festival that hosts around 1,000 visitors annually. The Festival enjoys a relaxed, homespun atmosphere with a parade, pancake feed, music, food, arts and crafts and, our claim to fame, Fresh Apple Cider. The portable, one of a kind rival to any "Rube Goldberg" invention, cider press, responsible for the producing the delectable cider elixir, is in itself, entertaining to watch.
Noveau Wine Fest
Two big weekends of fun! Join China Bend in celebrating the first new wine of the 2009 harvest. Live music, hors d'ouvres, and a great opportunity to stock up on Holiday wines and foods. China Cend Winery, www.chinabend.com
Lady Lions Craft Fair
First weekend in December. The Kettle Falls Lady Lions, a community service organization established in 1951, conducts this fund raiser each year, with arts and crafts from many local and other artisans, at the local middle school. This fair helps them to fund community projects such as the Vietnam Memorial at the library, the annual Easter egg hunt, and many other projects for the community. The Craft Fair is always well received and is a great way to get a jump on your Christmas shopping.
Kettle Falls Christmas Activites
Santa comes to town in a big way. Riding through town on the back of a fire engine. Santa brings treats to a multitude of excited children, while our local high school carolers offer their renditions of our favorites Christmas Carols. Judging for the Kettle Falls Sites of Lights Christmas decorating contest is finalized, with cash prizes awarded to the best residential and commercial lighting display.