Be creative at Art Space in the Park in Vancouver, Washington

On the first the third Saturdays of the month from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., Vancouver Ballet Folklórico, a traditional Mexican folk dance group, hosts ¡Espacio de Arte en el Parque! (Art Space in the Park!) in collaboration with ARTSTRA, and Fourth Plain Forward. The program's mission is to gather members of the community to create and … Continue reading Be creative at Art Space in the Park in Vancouver, Washington

First Friday Art Walk fun in downtown Vancouver, Washington

A mini pizza at Vinnie's Pizza in downtown Vancouver, Washington, one of many restaurants to enjoy during the First Friday Art Walk (photo by Cheryl Landes) Come to downtown Vancouver, Washington, any first Friday to enjoy rotating art exhibits at the galleries, delicious food, live music, pop-up merchants, happy hour drinks, and activities for the … Continue reading First Friday Art Walk fun in downtown Vancouver, Washington

2021 Craft Beer & Wine Fest August 20-22 in Vancouver, Washington

Photo by Cheryl Landes The Craft Beer & Wine Fest is back in person Friday-Sunday, August 20-22, at Esther Short Park in downtown Vancouver, Washington. The festival features 100 craft wines, 60 craft brews, craft bourbon, and a new craft cocktail menu. Also enjoy delicious food, live music, and games the entire weekend. This is … Continue reading 2021 Craft Beer & Wine Fest August 20-22 in Vancouver, Washington

Free suicide prevention event August 4 in Vancouver, Washington

Photo by Cheryl Landes Taking care of ourselves, physically and mentally, is important no matter what we do – whether we're on the road or hanging out at home. That's why I'm posting this notice about a free suicide prevention event I learned about today. It's called Camp Courage Warrior Training, and the speaker at the … Continue reading Free suicide prevention event August 4 in Vancouver, Washington

Ridgefield Sausage Festival 2021 on August 13-14

Bratwurst, one of many highlights of the annual Ridgefield Sausage Festival in Ridgefield, Washington (photo by RitaE from Pixabay) Hungry for some delicious brats? Come to the annual Ridgefield Sausage Festival on Friday and Saturday, August 13-14, to enjoy a variety made exclusively for the festival by Zenner's Sausage Company. This family-friendly event has a … Continue reading Ridgefield Sausage Festival 2021 on August 13-14

2021 Fern Prairie Art Fest this weekend in Camas, Washington

A sunflower painting by Liz Pike, who's hosting the second annual Fern Prairie Art Fest at her Shangri-La Farm in Camas, Washington. Liz is well-known for her sunflower paintings. See original works from 15 local artists at the second annual Fern Prairie Art Fest on Saturday and Sunday, July 31-August 1, from 10 a.m. until … Continue reading 2021 Fern Prairie Art Fest this weekend in Camas, Washington

Friday Movies in the Parks this summer in Vancouver, Washington

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, where one of the Friday Movies in the Park will be held in the summer of 2021 in Vancouver, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) The City of Vancouver (Washington) Parks and Recreation is hosting a series of free, family-friendly movies this summer in parks throughout the city on Friday nights. … Continue reading Friday Movies in the Parks this summer in Vancouver, Washington