Armchair photo tours: A walk at Naturescaping Wildlife Botanical Gardens

Flowers at Naturescaping Wildlife Botanical Gardens in Brush Prairie, Washington Photos by Cheryl Landes Naturescaping Wildlife Botanical Gardens is a series of demonstration gardens that provide ideas for gardeners looking at ways to attract birds, butterflies, and other wildlife to their backyard spaces. The three acres are tended by volunteers. Every time I go for … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: A walk at Naturescaping Wildlife Botanical Gardens

Seventh annual Race for Warmth 100% virtual

Help Clark County, Washington, residents in need pay for their utility bills at the seventh annual Race for Warmth. The event is 100% remote this year January 29-31 due to safety restrictions from COVID. Choose from suggested routes from Clark Public Utilities, the sponsor, or create your own 5K or 10K journey. Registration is $30 … Continue reading Seventh annual Race for Warmth 100% virtual

“A Tale of the Nutcracker”, a fresh take on the classic production, streaming through December 19

Riverside Performing Arts has a fresh take on "The Nutcracker" this year, and it's available for streaming. The production, titled “A Tale of the Nutcracker,” features traditional ballet in magical realms, along with swing, tap, and contemporary dance set to a 1950s theme. Vancouver (Washington) area dancers of all ages perform in this production. The … Continue reading “A Tale of the Nutcracker”, a fresh take on the classic production, streaming through December 19

Drive around the Woodland Christmas Loop

A beautiful display along the Woodland Christmas Loop in Woodland, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) The residents of Embassy Loop and Statesman Drive in Woodland, Washington, decorated their homes and yards this year to bring holiday cheer to everyone. Drive through the neighborhood to enjoy these beautiful displays from December 11 to December 25. If … Continue reading Drive around the Woodland Christmas Loop

Winter Wonderland Display at the Battle Ground Community Center

Holiday decorations in a window at the Battle Ground Community Center in Battle Ground, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) The giant windows in front of the Battle Ground Community Center are decked out with three beautiful displays for the holidays. Stop by 5-9 p.m. daily through Sunday, January 3, to see decorated trees at the … Continue reading Winter Wonderland Display at the Battle Ground Community Center

Holiday Drive-Through Experience at the Vancouver Mall December 12 and 17

Photo by Cheryl Landes Drive through a variety of holiday scenes at the Vancouver Mall on Saturday, December 12, and Thursday, December 17, from noon until 2 p.m. each day. The scenes include a Winter Wonderland, Peppermint Party, Santa’s Workshop, and Mrs. Claus’ Pacific Northwest Christmas. The journey starts in the parking lot between AMC … Continue reading Holiday Drive-Through Experience at the Vancouver Mall December 12 and 17

Santa’s Posse drive-through December 12 at the Clark County Event Center

Before COVID hit, Santa's Posse hosted a holiday gift-wrapping event every year to help needy families in Clark County. This year, the event has been cancelled. Instead, the posse is asking for people to drop off donations at a drive-through on Saturday, December 12, from 10 a.m. until noon. Santa's Posse is looking for new … Continue reading Santa’s Posse drive-through December 12 at the Clark County Event Center

Stream Ridgefield High School’s production of “It’s a Wonderful Life” radio play this weekend

On Saturday and Sunday, December 12-13, stream the Ridgefield High School's production of It's a Wonderful Life radio play. The full-stage production features 21 student actors and 22 student crew members. The production is an adaptation of the classic holiday movie, It's a Wonderful Life. George Bailey, the main character, loses his job before Christmas. … Continue reading Stream Ridgefield High School’s production of “It’s a Wonderful Life” radio play this weekend