What’s Happening Around Northport

NEW ITEMS in this issue August 28, 2017


  • Northport LABOR DAY WEEKEND Activities
  • China Bend Winery Annual Salsa Fiesta


A new section has been added to show the activities that happen every week or month.

It’s listed as, Other Activities Happening Around Northport Every Week/Month

 (see details below)

Here’s What’s Happening Around Northport during September 2017

Northport Labor Day Weekend Activities:

(For information about setting up a vendor booth for the weekend, contact Morning Bear Coffee, 509-732-8880.)

 Saturday September 2th

 8am – 11:00am Fireman’s Breakfast at the Northport Fire Hall

 9am – Saturday Market by the Town Kiosk, vendors welcome. Call 509-732-4553

 11:00am Horseshoe Tournament – behind the Fire Hall

 11:00am  Lions Club Rail Car Derby Children 12 & Under (LONG PANTS AND SHOES required for participants) in front of the Fire Hall. Racing starts at 12:00pm. Registration starts @ 11:00am.

 11:30pm  Watermelon Eating Contest. In front of Fire Hall

 Northport Raceway Day Racing “Kid’s Day”. From 12pm to 6pm. Kid’s Day race starts at 12 Noon. Visit the NIR FB page and website for more information on admission fees, racing fees, and to view the 2017 racing schedule. Gates hours 10am to midnight https://www.facebook.com/groups/8614388563/    http://www.northportinternationalraceway.com/


Monday (Labor Day) September 4th

10:30am  Northport Labor Day Parade – Check in time for participants is 9am. at the Northport High School. Participants must complete a registration form. Registration forms are available at Northport Town Hall, Rivers Edge 1 Stop, The Mustang Grill, Morning Bear Coffee, Tony’s Market, and City Hall.

NOON – 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament starts @ Noon. Location: north end of town, across from The Mustang Grill. Contact Eric Stark 509-675-1458

11:30am – 3pm: Lions Club Annual Beef BBQ at the Northport City Park. Adults $9 Children (under 10) $5

Pie and Ice Cream for sale by Northport Medical Clinic at the Park during the BBQ

Beer Garden 11:00am. – 6:00pm.


Saturday Sept 9th –  2017 Salsa Fiesta at China Bend Winery –  Noon – 5:00.  Admission $5.00, Live Music featuring Bobby Patterson & Randy Knowles, Red Hot Blues. A family affair! Victory will have a Salsa Tasting Bar set up where you can sample a wide variety of Victory’s Salsas.  There will also be gourmet foods available, and a variety of Arts & Crafts, Dancing, and, of course, Organic Wine Tasting. For more information visit our website, www.chinabend.com , or call us (509)732-6123


Saturday Nights All Summer Long at the Mustang Grill  – Besides being open for breakfast and lunch 7 days a week, The Mustang Grill is open for dinner as well on Saturday nights all summer. Saturday hours during the summer are 7:30am to 8pm.  For more info, call (509) 732-6179

Other Activities Happening Around Northport Every Week/Month


Northport Saturday Market – Every Saturday during the summer at 9am, near the Northport kiosk. Contact Kathy at 509-732-4552 for information on selling or helping out at the market.


Last Wednesday of each month – Northport Chamber of Commerce meetings, 7pm at the Northport City Hall.


First Tuesday of Each Month (Northport Volunteer Fire Department) – The Northport Volunteer Fire Department has its monthly meetings and trainings at the NP Fire Hall on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 6pm. And that they are always looking for more volunteers and to please consider volunteering to help our community.


NCPR Collecting Aluminum Cans – Hello NCPR friends! We are always taking aluminum cans for the continued success of the programs we offer. If you have a bag or two or three, just bring them to the back of the Community Center out by the old broken down shed (the funds could go to help us fix that…). Your monetary donations are always also greatly appreciated and those can be dropped off to the community center, there is a donation box up by the desk. Thanks for all of your support! Oh, and we always are in need of volunteers, so time to step up to the community service plate!


The Mustang Grill – Open 7 days a week, 7:30am to 2:00pm. Fresh deserts made daily and daily specials. 509-732-6179 https://www.facebook.The Mustang Grill


Rivertown Grill – Look for daily dining specials 509-732-6678 https://www.facebook.com/rivertownsudsandgrub/?fref=ts


Morning Bear Coffee – Morning Bear Coffee offers Double-Punch on Tuesday, buy one drink and received 2 punches on your MBC Punch Card! https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=morning%20bear%20coffee


Coffee Boss Roastery – Coffee Boss Roastery, located inside Tony’s Market. Stop in to see what’s roasting and visit the website, Coffeebossroastery.com and on FB.


Every Tuesday 4pm – Kuk’s Tavern – “Taco Tuesday” 4pm – 9pm, 2 Tacos for $1.50! Visit their FB page, https://www.facebook.com/kuks.northport


Northport Community Library Storytime – Storytime will continue at the Northport Library (every Tuesday) thru summer, starts at 10:30 and goes until 11am. Library hours are: Tues. 11am – 6pm, Thurs. 10am – 6pm, Sat. 10am – 4pm. For more info, call 732-8928


“Lunch & Shopping” at the 7th Day Adventist Cookhouse Cottage – Every first and third Thursday of the month from 12noon to 3pm they serve a free vegan meal (unbelievably delicious, big servings) but accepts cash donations. The food is next to their (almost) free clothes store in the same cottage.  Any persons of any age and religious/cultural background will have a good time with the friendly servers! Located next to the 7th Day Adventist Church at, 714 Center Ave, Northport, WA


Every Thursday – Senior Meals Hosted by NCPR– Thursdays at 4pm at the CE building on Center Ave. Suggested donation is $4.


Northport Museum and Old Fire Hose House Folks can call for information about tours and with questions or to buy cookbooks and CDs of the Northport News…. 509-732-6675. Historical info, pictures, and sites to visit


Northport Historical Society – Regular monthly meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 5:00pm at the CE Building at 5th and Center Ave.  Come see what we are doing.  In addition to their FB page Northport WA Historical Society Facebook , Northport Historical Society now has a website,  http://www.northporthistory.org/ check it out!


Every Sunday – Paintball – Outsiders League of Extreme Paintelmen, Every Sunday… Paintball field entry is free, (BYO equipment, paint, air…) or equipment rentals, air fills, and paintballs are available. Sponsored by Waneta Quick Stop and Wethered Construction Co (WETHECC840B5). Check the FB for times or call Tim at (509)209-7484 www.facebook.com/outsiderspaintball


Free Wi-Fi – When in Northport, you can obtain internet access at the Northport Community Connections Center either on your wireless device, or there are 15 computers available for use in the Center. The center is open for computer use, 7 days a week, 9am -9pm (depending on Volunteer Monitoring Personnel availability).  For questions, call the center at 509-563-4505. The Community Connections Center is located at 405 Center Ave. Remember Wi-Fi at the center is free and available 24/7.


Note: Northport Transfer Station – The Stevens County Transfer Station near Northport has changed its Saturday hours which will now be 10am to 2pm year round. 


Visit the NCPR FB page for other activities as well, http://www.facebook.com/NCPRinfo


Web links and FB Pages around Northport:

Northport Info:

Slideshow of Northport (check out the cool photos)




Northport Club and Organizations:

Northport WA Historical Society Facebook



Northport Lions Club Facebook

Northport International Raceway


Northport Library



Northport Restaurants/Taverns/Espresso:


http://www.facebook.com/MorningBearCoffee  (this link may need to be copied and pasted into your browser)

http://www.facebook.The Mustang Grill






Northport Lodging/Getaways:

http://www.lazy-daze-retreats.com/   Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/lazydazeretreats

The Guest House – Two bedroom.  High speed internet.  601 Center Ave.  Phone 509-732-6675.

The Matteson House Bed and Breakfast on 607 Center Ave.  Phone 509-732-6151.


Bed & Breakfast at China Bend

https://www.facebook.com/Upper Columbia RV Park


Northport Wineries:



Hiking, Biking, and Exercise:

One River Yoga and Massage

Silvercrown Mountain Outdoor School

Zumba fitness Call Molly at 675-1117 for any questions


Northport Fishing Guide Services:




Northport Art:


https://www.facebook.com/JamiRoseLordArt   Phone: 509-732-6642

Shoshana’s Pottery Phone: 509-732-8863


Northport Real Estate:



Northport Hunting Supplies and Feeds:

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Northport Canadian Neighbors and Activites:








Northport Weather:

Weather stations in the Northport area:

(station located on Northport-Flat Creek Rd.) https://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/findweather/getForecast?query=pws:KWANORTH16

(station located in downtown Northport)https://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/findweather/getForecast?query=pws:KWANORTH46