Archive for September, 2011

Day 210: The Puyallup Art and Wine Walk, Puyallup, WA

The Puyallup Art and Wine WalkThe Puyallup Art and Wine Walk

The Puyallup Art & Wine Walk is an annual event sponsored by the Puyallup Main Street Association. The Puyallup Art and Wine Walk will be taking place this Saturday, October 1 from 3:00-7:00 pm.

Throughout downtown Puyallup, participating downtown businesses will host wine tastings and exhibits of local artists. Don’t miss out on this premier event in downtown Puyallup. Wines from Washington with an emphasis on the Walla Walla region will be served at twenty-two wine host sites.

For the beer lover, The Station U-Brew is serving up The Conductor, a peach/rhubarb beer specially brewed for this event and Breakman Jack amber.

This favorite fall afternoon will include food tastes from area restaurants, an art scavenger hunt and the opportunity to stomp some grapes!

Get your friends together and get your tickets now for The Puyallup Art and Wine Walk!

Tickets are available through the Puyallup Main Street Association:


  • $15.00/person in advance
  • $20.00/person after Sept. 30th.

About the Author:

Kenton Becker is a local mortgage loan officer specializing in helping families buy or refinance homes in Puyallup and surrounding areas. He specializes in FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional financing and many other unique programs to help each client achieve home ownership success. Kenton Becker was born and raised in the Puyallup valley and currently lives and works here as well.

There has never been a better time to buy a home! Interest rates are at all time lows, and property values won’t be this low again in our life time. If you or someone you know needs help financing the home of their dreams, you can fill out a simple loan application online, or call me at: 206-423-2552. When inquiring be sure to ask about our seasonal specials and discounts.

The Puyallup Art and Wine Walk

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Day 209: Puyallup Fair – Day 3, Puyallup, WA

There are only 6 days left of the Puyallup Fair, have you gone yet?

The Puyallup Fair is a great place for families to come and have a great time but for the Kids…there’s a special place that they will really love!


In Sillyville you will find:

  • Vintage Train & Station – The C.P. Huntington Train travels on a 24-inch track gauge and is housed in a new 4,000 square foot station with an early 1900s feel. It reaches speeds of 12 mph with seven seats per car – two adults and one child per seat, or four children per seat.
  • Train Tunnel – a 120-foot mine shaft-themed tunnel, featuring an interior 3-D mural of friendly dinosaurs living in the Pacific Northwest
  • SillyVille Food Court – featuring kids value menu items
  • SillyVille TrainRides galore!

Also Sillyville has:

Let’s Pretend Farm Time
Start with two wacky characters, add audience kids in cute costumes, toss in time travel and farming…what do you get? Let’s Pretend Farm Time! This make-believe show is interactive and the kids in the audience are the performers. Located in SillyVille.

Face Painting by Merry Makers
Kids 12 & under can get their face painted for FREE! The face painting building is located near SillyVille and the Fair Farm.

Planting Patch
Check out the GIANT pumpkins, corn, squash and more at the Planting Patch located near SillyVille and the Fair Farm. Learn how the early settlers made food at Pioneer Farm.

So there’s plenty of things to do for the kids…so bring them down for a good time!

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Day 207: Puyallup Fair – Day 1, Puyallup, WA

There are A LOT of things to do at the Puyallup Fair, but today I want to highlight the FREE things to do at the Fair.

My family’s been going to the fair since before I was born and most of the time we don’t spend a dime once were in the gates. Sure, of course I go on a ride or two, but for the most part everything we do during the day is FREE.

Here is a list of 101 Things To Do at the Puyallup Fair for FREE. Click Here

Check back soon for another thing to do at the Puyallup Fair.

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Day 206: Puyallup Fair, Puyallup, WA

Its here! The Puyallup Fair is here…one of the largest events in Puyallup brings in over 1.1 Million visitors during the dates of September 9th – 25th.

There are so many things to do at the Puyallup Fair that starting today the 13th and through the next couple weeks I will highlight different events and attractions at the Puyallup Fair!

For example, I will dive into the history of the White Roller Coaster, or the history of the fair and its origins. I will also highlight some upcoming concerts and shows. All fun things!

Here is some Quick Fair Info:

September 9-25, 2011

Sun – Thurs: 10 am – 10 pm
Fri & Sat: 10 am – 11 pm

Adults: $11
Students (6-18): $9
Seniors (62+): $9
Five & under: Always FREE

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Day 205: Touch-a-Truck 2011, Puyallup, WA

Does your child have a love for trucks and large vehicles? Then check out Pierce County’s ‘Touch-A-Truck’ event this Saturday, September 10 from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Sprinker Recreation Center.

Kids of all ages will love to climb, run around, sit in and even honk horns of many types of trucks and vehicles!

Come explore a fire engine, dump trucks, command center, bucket truck, striper, tractor, military vehicles, school buses and so many more.

New solid waste and LeMay vehicles including a mobile shredder unit have been added to the lineup! Bring your personal documents to be shredded for FREE!

Food donation bins will also be set up to accept canned food items for the Food Bank.

Big Truck T-shirts will be for sale on the day of the event for $7. Don’t miss your chance to buy one on Saturday!

For more information, please call (253) 798-4177.

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