Category Archives: Community Events

Candidate Workshop Tuesday

A reminder: The Mason County Auditor’s Office is holding a Candidate Workshop on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Elections Department at 411 N. 5th Street in Shelton.

This is a great opportunity for anyone who is thinking about running for office this year. The workshop will include information about: open positions, filing for office, election deadlines, candidate statements, sign regulations and requesting voter information.

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Malpass Brothers to Perform in Shelton

The Malpass Brothers may be two of the only authentic country artists of their generation. The talented sibling duo will be performing live in concert at Shelton High School Auditorium in Shelton, Washington on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  Single tickets to this performance are $30 (adults), children under 18 admitted FREE. This is the bonus concert for the next season. 2019-2020 Season tickets are available for $70 for 7 concerts!

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Forest Festival Royalty Crowned, Grand Marshal Selected, Button Design Winner Announced

The majesty of the forest was on display at the Mason County Forest Festival Coronation Saturday, March 9 as royalty for the 75th Diamond Anniversary of the event was crowned in Shelton.

(2019 – Forest Festival Court.jpg – Cooper Studios) (L-R): Bryce Dady, Paul Bunyan; Grace Renecker, Princess of Cedar; Jillian Abbe, Queen of the Forest; Julia Castro, Princess of Hemlock; and Ethan Payment, Timber the Axe Man.

Reigning over the 2019 Forest Festival are:

• Jillian Abbe, Queen of the Forest
• Bryce Dady, Paul Bunyan
• Grace Renecker, Princess of Cedar
• Julia Castro, Princess of Hemlock
• Ethan Payment, Timber the Axe Man

The theme of the 75th Anniversary Forest Festival is “Facets of the Forest” The event is capped by the June 1 Paul Bunyan Grand Parade through downtown Shelton. Many other Forest Festival activities are scheduled Thursday May 30 through Sunday, June 2.

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Derik Nelson & Family to Perform In Shelton

Live On Stage, Inc. and Mason County Community Concert Association announce hi-tech musical family group as part of their 2018 – 2019 Concert Season.

Derik Nelson & Family’s unforgettable vocal harmonies and multimedia program will be on display in a concert at Shelton High School Auditorium in Shelton, Washington on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  Single tickets to this performance are $30 (adults), $2 (children under 18). Tickets for the remainder of the 2018-2019 season are now available at a special rate of $50.

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Financial Information Fair Feb. 2nd

Do you have financial questions you need answered? We are here to help! The Asset Building Coalition of Mason County will host the 6th annual Super Saturday Financial Information Fair at the Shelton Timberland Regional Library on February 2nd from 10:00am-2:00pm. This event is free and open to the public.

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Shelton School District Interviewing Architects

The community is invited to attend the architect interviews for the Shelton School District’s Bond Packages D & E on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. The previously selected interview panel will ask a series of prescribed questions of potential architects from 4 – 8 pm in the Oakland Bay Junior High School library.

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Revisiting the Founding Era at Timberland Libraries

Timberland Regional Library has been awarded a Revisiting the Founding Era Grant to implement public programming and community conversations that explore America’s founding and its enduring themes. 

As part of the grant, TRL will receive 10 copies of a reader containing scholarly essays on selected historical documents from the lauded Gilder Lehrman Collection, $1,000 to help implement programs, and additional digital resources, training, and support from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the American Library Association. 

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Lighted Boat Parade Fri. & Sat.

The Shelton Yacht Club’s annual lighted boat holiday parade is Friday and Saturday nights. As in past years, several lighted and decorated boats will depart the Oakland Bay Marina in Shelton at 6:30 PM (December 14th and 15th). Weather permitting the parade will go down Hammersley Inlet and travel just beyond Libby Point before turning around and returning to the marina.

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Watch Shelton Christmas Parade

Watch the 2018 Christmas Town USA Christmas Parade presented by Kristmas Town Kiwanis. Join MasonWebTV Powered by HCC at 5 PM as we bring you the parade from the Angle Building at corner of 4th Street and Railroad Avenue in Downtown Shelton.