Jazzy Nutcracker swinging into Vancouver, WA

Featured image by herbert2512, courtesy Pixabay The jazz band, dance, and vocal students from the Vancouver School of Arts and Academics are celebrating the holidays with the Jazzy Nutcracker. Three swinging, toe-tapping performances are scheduled at the school's Durst Theater on: Friday, December 7, at 7 p.m. Saturday, December 8, at 2 and 7 p.m. … Continue reading Jazzy Nutcracker swinging into Vancouver, WA

Singing Christmas Tree hosts six December performances in Ridgefield, WA

Featured image by geralt, courtesy pixabay On five evenings in December, the Singing Christmas Tree returns to the Ridgefield Church of the Nazarene for six performances. The one-hour, fifteen-minute concert includes traditional holiday music and carols from the 75-member Singing Christmas Tree choir and kids sharing the story of Jesus' birth. The 2018 performances are … Continue reading Singing Christmas Tree hosts six December performances in Ridgefield, WA

Free trees at Christmas in the Park in downtown Vancouver, WA

Featured image by Gellinger, courtesy pixabay Still looking for a Christmas tree? Get one for free tonight, December 7, at the annual Christmas in the Park at Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia Streets in downtown Vancouver. This year, Activate Church is giving away 300 trees starting at 6 p.m. Other activities include pictures … Continue reading Free trees at Christmas in the Park in downtown Vancouver, WA

Hometown Holidays returns to downtown Camas

Featured image: Hometown Holidays poster by the City of Camas Hayrides, fireworks, free photos with Santa, and live entertainment are among the festivities to kick off the holiday season on Friday evening, December 7, in downtown Camas, Washington. Here's an overview of the night's activities: 4:45 p.m.—Free shuttle service starts from designated parking lots 5-9 … Continue reading Hometown Holidays returns to downtown Camas

Tree festival, dance show among five festive December holiday events in Washougal

Featured image: Artwork from the I'll Be Home poster by the Dayley Dance Academy NW in Vancouver and Washougal, Washington Don't miss these five events celebrating the holidays in Washougal, Washington! 1. Bid on a beautifully decorated tree or holiday basket and have breakfast with Santa at the Washougal Festival of Trees, Friday and Saturday, … Continue reading Tree festival, dance show among five festive December holiday events in Washougal

Holiday events at the Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries in December

Featured image by juju, courtesy pixabay The Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries in southwest Washington are hosting a series of free events throughout the system in December to celebrate the holiday season. Saturday, December 1 1-3 p.m.—Holiday Open House at the Battle Ground Community Library, 1207 SE Eighth Way in Battle Ground 9 a.m.-3 p.m.—Hometown Celebration … Continue reading Holiday events at the Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries in December

Shopping, food, yoga, cartoons, and crafts at First Lights in Arlington, MA

Featured image: Poster from art gallery 13Forest, one of the participating merchants in the 2018 First Lights in Arlington, Massachusetts. The artwork is the detail from the Ascent of Nerves, an acrylic on panel by Benjamin Styer. Get discounts at Capitol Square merchants during the annual First Lights on Saturday, December 1, from noon until … Continue reading Shopping, food, yoga, cartoons, and crafts at First Lights in Arlington, MA

Lighted Farm Implement Parade celebrates Sunnyside’s agricultural heritage

Featured image from the Lighted Farm Implement Parade in Sunnyside, Washington The nation's oldest parade of tractors, combines, and other farm equipment decorated in thousands of twinkling Christmas lights returns to downtown Sunnyside on Saturday, December 1, at 6:30 p.m. The parade celebrates the community's agricultural roots and kicks off the holiday season in this … Continue reading Lighted Farm Implement Parade celebrates Sunnyside’s agricultural heritage

10 December events in Yakima add sparkle and delight to the holidays

Featured image: The gazebo at the Yakima Area Arboretum aglow in holiday lights in Yakima, Washington (photo credit: Yakima Area Arboretum) If you're in central Washington in December or plan to travel there, don't miss these 10 events to kindle the holiday spirit. 1. Lighted Christmas Parade on Sunday, December 2, 6 p.m. Bundle up … Continue reading 10 December events in Yakima add sparkle and delight to the holidays