Support local restaurants and non-profits at Savor the Couve in January

Every week in January 2021, local restaurants, wineries, and breweries are teaming up to provide a takeout collaboration dinner at Savor the Couve. The five-course meals includes locally crafted wine or beer and serves two people. The participating restaurants and menus change each week, and $25 of the dinner price supports a different non-profit organization. … Continue reading Support local restaurants and non-profits at Savor the Couve in January

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

Last call for the 2020 Vancouver Farmers Market

Flowers at the Vancouver Farmers Market in Vancouver, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) Looking for locally crafted last-minute gifts or fresh local produce? Saturday, December 19, is your last chance for the season at the Vancouver Farmers Market. The market is open 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Eighth and Esther Street in downtown Vancouver, … Continue reading Last call for the 2020 Vancouver Farmers Market

“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

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

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site reopens after COVID closure

The stockade at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Vancouver, Washington Photos by Cheryl Landes The Fort Vancouver National Historic Site reopened on October 20 after being closed for several months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hours are limited, as is some capacities. The visitor center is open on Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. until … Continue reading Fort Vancouver National Historic Site reopens after COVID closure

Get lost in these corn mazes in Southwest Washington

The corn maze at Vancouver Pumpkin Patch in Vancouver, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) If you're looking for a fun, challenging outdoor activity this fall, check out these corn mazes at farms in Southwest Washington. Some farms have other fun activities, along with fresh produce for sale or U-pick pumpkin patches. Bi-Zi Farms Launch a … Continue reading Get lost in these corn mazes in Southwest Washington

Watch the 13 Spooky Stories series presented by the Magenta Theater

Image by Barroa Artworks from Pixabay Get in the Halloween spirit by watching the "13 Spooky Stories" series hosted by the Magenta Theater in Vancouver, Washington. Each video features a local actor and ranges from three to nine minutes. Here's the list of stories in this series with the length of each video. These stories … Continue reading Watch the 13 Spooky Stories series presented by the Magenta Theater

Magenta Theater hosting online Halloween Costume Contest

Image credit: Magenta Theater in Vancouver, Washington The Magenta Theater in Vancouver, Washington, is hosting a Halloween Costume Contest this year. Dress in your most amazing costume and post up to three photos of yourself on Facebook using the hashtag #MagentaCostumeContest2020. The post with the most likes in each category wins a gift card to … Continue reading Magenta Theater hosting online Halloween Costume Contest

Go on a virtual haunted tour of Clark County, Washington

Photo by Cheryl Landes Get a close-up look at Clark County's spooky side at a series of virtual haunted walking tours this month. Each tour focuses on different locations, from the county's cemeteries to Officers Row at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Vancouver, Washington. Here's the full schedule: October 9 – Pat Jollota’s … Continue reading Go on a virtual haunted tour of Clark County, Washington