Category Archives: Community Events

Watch Community Candle Light Vigil

MasonWebTV Powered by HCC broadcast the Community Candle Light Vigil in the name of Donna Sullivan. The event was held last Saturday at Sand Hill Ball Field #6 .

Throughout the event, there were various speakers and several people shared their story on how they have been impacted by domestic violence/abuse.There were also several manned tables with resources for victims and their loved ones as well as general information. Among those to attend were Turning Pointe, the Department of Correction and a member of the DOC’s Domestic Violence task force, North Mason Resources and  Author Amy Stokley Johnson.

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Community Candle Light Vigil Saturday

A community candle light vigil in the name of Donna Sullivan is set for 7 PM Saturday at Sand Hill Ball Field #6. Donna Sullivan was the victim of a domestic violence homicide on June 13th. Donna and her now jailed husband moved to the Collins Lake area only a few months before her murder.

Saturday’s family friendly event is free and open to anyone and everyone.

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Habitat Block Party Saturday

Habitat for Humanity of Mason County is hosting the second annual Upcycle! Block Party. This family-friendly event is 10 AM to 3 PM Saturday in the parking lot of the Shelton Habitat Store, 1826 Olympic Hwy N. The party theme is upcycling. There will be live music, food, garden shed raffle, activities for kids and lots of information on how to upcycle.

Upcycling is when you take something old and use it to make something completely different and new.

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More Forest Festival Results

Here are results from 2018 Mason County Forest Festival car show and duck race.

Results from the 2018 Shelton Car Showoff – Presented by: NJROTC Booster and Shelton Rotary

Category Name Winner
20’s or Earlier Jack Bailey – Shelton
30’s John Mackey – Olympia
40’s Scott Valley – Gig Harbor
50’s Doug Knight – Grapeview
60’s Dave Lopeman – Shelton
70’s Rob Zigler – Allyn
80’s Class Winners – Olympia
Post 80’s Rick Maestas – Shelton
Ford (before 1980) Mike Racette – Shelton
Ford (1980 and newer) Vincent Hughes – Shelton
Chevrolet (before 1960) Jeff & Carol Sayer – Shelton
Chevrolet (1960 to 1979) Robert Reeves – Cosmopolis
Chevrolet (1980 and newer) Jim Ruiz – Yelm
All Other General Motors (before 1980) Terry Barton – Port Angeles
All Other General Motors (1980 and newer) Ricardo Garduno – Dupont
Chrysler, Plymouth or Dodge Larry Birindelli – McCleary
Orphan (manufacturer out of business) Lee LeGarde – Shelton
Import – European manufacturer Greg Smith – Shelton
Import – Other than European manufacturer Jeremy Hayek – Shelton
Unfinished Jeff Ogno – Shelton
Wagon Corey Zamzow – Shelton
Convertible Lee Asche – Shelton
Truck Stacey Bothello – Bremerton
Hot Rod Al Burnett – Shelton
Rat Rod Jim Buck – Shelton
Muscle Car Larry Birindelli – McCleary
Detailed Engine Rick – Conley – Olympia
Chrome Vic Strickland – Union
Interior Daniel Brewer – Shelton
Paint David Lopeman – Shelton
Display William Ells – Shelton
Motorcycle TJ Cannon- Shelton
Forest Festival Court Choice Dale Hanson – Puyallup
NJROTC Cadet Choice Bill Englund – Olympia
Shelton Rotary Choice Art Bushey – Shelton


Winner of the 2018 Kiwanis Duck Race – Presented by: Kristmas Town Kiwanis

  •  Sarah Nichols

Watch Paul Bunyan Grand Parade

Watch the 2018 Mason County Forest Festival’s 74th Paul Bunyan Grand Parade. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC is broadcasting the parade the office of attorney Rob Johnson in the Angle Building at the intersection of 4th Street and Railroad Avenue. Parade starts at 11 AM.

For more information about the Mason County Forest Festival, click here.

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Oakland Bay Day Sunday

Join Capitol Land Trust, Mason County Public Health, Taylor Shellfish, The Salmon Center/Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group, Center for Natural Lands Management, Puget Sound Estuarium, Olympic Middle School, and CHOICE High School Sunday for Oakland Bay Day. The event is a free, fun, family-friendly celebration of the natural and cultural resources of Oakland Bay and the surrounding watershed.  Visit with local resource agencies, community groups, and nonprofits for more information and tips to protect and enjoy Oakland Bay and local wildlife.

The Oakland Bay Day event runs 11 AM to 3 PM Sunday at the Bayshore Preserve (3800 WA-3 N, Shelton – across Highway 3 from the Bayshore Texaco, near the intersection with Johns Prairie Road.)

Activities will include:

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Mason County Forest Festival This Weekend

The 74th Mason County Forest Festival run through this weekend (Thursday, May 31 through Sunday, June 3). The theme for 2018: “Fun in the Forest”

There are all kinds of activities throughout the weekend including a carnival, car show, parade, Timbersports and fireworks. Here are some of the activities:

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Dewatto Campground Work Party Sunday

A Port of Dewatto campground work party is scheduled for Sunday, April 22 from 10 am – 2 pm.

Everyone is welcome at the campground located at 1001 Dewatto Bay Rd., Tahuya. Please bring rakes, shovels and gloves to help ready the campground for the season. The Port will provide garbage bags. For more information, call 360 372-2695.

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Love INC Golf Tournament Set for July

“Lots of Fun, Games, and Prizes” is once again this year’s theme for the 8th Annual Love Inc Golf Tournament presented by Title Sponsor Alderbrook Properties  and Tournament Sponsors Drew MacEwen, Falcon Financial Investment, Inc. and the Druzianich Family Foundation. The tournament is set for Monday, July 16, 2018 at the award-winning Alderbrook Golf and Yacht Club in Union.  Last year’s tournament helped to transform the lives of more than 4,380 people in Mason County. Gillis Auto Center, Shelton, and Arnold Smith Insurance are par 3 hole-in-one sponsors with Gillis giving away a new car and Arnold Smith awarding  $5,000 cash.

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Second Forum on Shelton Marina Saturday

The Port of Shelton is holding the second of three community forums on the future of Oakland Bay Marina Saturday morning. The Port Commission will gather public input beginning at 10 AM in the Commission Chambers of the Port of Shelton Office at 21 W. Sanderson Way.

During the first forum, held April 3rd, Port staff presented three possible options: completing planned repairs to the south dock; creating a public/private partnership; or selling marina. However, the Port wants to hear your ideas and thoughts as no decisions have been made on the future of Oakland Bay Marina. 

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