Four Days of Aloha July 22-25 in Vancouver, Washington

Photo by Cheryl Landes Learn hula dance and how to make Hawaiian crafts. Take a cultural workshop. Relax outdoors to live music from award-winning artists, shop vendor booths, and sip a drink or two in the beer garden. It's the 19th annual Four Days of Aloha celebration in Vancouver, Washington, Thursday-Sunday, July 22-25. This year, … Continue reading Four Days of Aloha July 22-25 in Vancouver, Washington

Ice cream social August 3 in Washougal

Photo by Cheryl Landes The Washougal Police Department and City of Washougal are hosting an ice cream social on Tuesday, August 3, 6-8 p.m., at Hathaway Park at their first National Night Out event. The event includes giveaways, safety demonstrations, and a selfie station. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign to make neighborhoods … Continue reading Ice cream social August 3 in Washougal

Metropolitan Performing Arts resumes live performances

Image by jhenning from Pixabay After a hiatus due to COVID-19, Metropolitan Performing Arts is back with a two free in-person, outdoor performances in Southwest Washington in July and August. See an updated version of Shakespeare's Love's Labour Lost that's still true to the work's original message. This performance incorporates modern language, social media, and … Continue reading Metropolitan Performing Arts resumes live performances

Downtown Alley Flea Market first Saturdays in Vancouver, Washington

Photo courtesy Unsplash Shop vintage items, clothing, jewelry, furniture, artwork, books, and much more at the Downtown Alley Flea Market at 606 Main Street in Vancouver, Washington. The market is on the first Saturday of the month through September from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 or 4 p.m. Kindred Homestead Supply hosts the flea market in … Continue reading Downtown Alley Flea Market first Saturdays in Vancouver, Washington

Salmon Creek Farmers’ Market in new location

Photo by Cheryl Landes Looking for fresh, locally-grown produce and items from local artisans? Check out the Salmon Creek Farmers' Market in its new location. The market is located at Kaiser Permanente at 14406 NE 20th Avenue in Vancouver, Washington. Plenty of parking is available here. Hours are Tuesday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. through October 5. … Continue reading Salmon Creek Farmers’ Market in new location

Reclaimed Canvas Show through July 31 in Vancouver, Washington

Image by bodobe from Pixabay Check out the creations by talented local artists using repurposed items as their canvases at the Autora Gallery at 1004 Main Street in downtown Vancouver, Washington. If you can't make it to the gallery, you can view the collection online. The show runs through Saturday, July 31. The gallery's hours … Continue reading Reclaimed Canvas Show through July 31 in Vancouver, Washington

Air National Guard flyovers celebrate July 4 in Oregon, Southwest Washington

An F-15 in flight (image by oxonimages from Pixabay) If you're in Southwestern Washington or Oregon on Sunday, July 4. You might see some F-15 jets fly overhead. That's because the Portland wing of the Air National Guard have scheduled flyovers of community events to celebrate Independence Day. They're conducting the flyovers in the following … Continue reading Air National Guard flyovers celebrate July 4 in Oregon, Southwest Washington

Ridgefield replaces fireworks with laser light show for its 2021 4th of July celebration

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The 4th of July Celebration in Ridgefield, Washington, will be a full day packed with a variety of activities for the entire family. Starting at 8 a.m., the fun run and a pet and kid pre-parade begin. After that, there's a classic car cruise-in, street dancing, and a pie-eating … Continue reading Ridgefield replaces fireworks with laser light show for its 2021 4th of July celebration