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

The Couve’s North Bank Beer Week goes virtual October 1-4

Photo by Cheryl Landes Trivia games, bowling, fun runs, scavenger hunts, beer can car races, and discounts on pub grub are among the many activities on tap for the North Bank Beer Week in Vancouver, Washington October 1-4. Take a look at the full schedule at northbankbeerweek.com/dates and select your favorites to attend online. North … Continue reading The Couve’s North Bank Beer Week goes virtual October 1-4

Fifth annual Dine the Couve coming in October

Thirty-four restaurants are participating in the fifth annual Dine the Couve event October 1-31 in Vancouver, Washington. Each restaurant has a special three for $25 menu. Most of these menus include an appetizer, entree, and dessert. A few include featured wines. Typically these menus are for dine-in only, but because of state regulations related to … Continue reading Fifth annual Dine the Couve coming in October

2020 Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair online September 12

The annual Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair, which is usually held in Vancouver, Washington, will be broadcast virtually this year because of the COVID outbreak. Visit exhibitor booths, watch live music and re-enactments, and go on a scavenger hunt. The event will be broadcast live from the Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair Facebook page 9 … Continue reading 2020 Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair online September 12

Vancouver Parks and Recreation hosts Friday Night Flicks: A Drive-In Movie Experience through early October

Usually in the summertime, Vancouver Parks and Recreation hosts a series of outdoor movies in local parks on the east and west sides of town. People pack picnic baskets and coolers and spread blankets on the grass to watch the movies on a big screen. COVID has changed that this year. Instead, the parks and … Continue reading Vancouver Parks and Recreation hosts Friday Night Flicks: A Drive-In Movie Experience through early October

Pop Up Cinemas a fun drive-in movie experience at the Vancouver Mall

Countdown to showtime on the big screen at Pop Up Cinemas at the Vancouver Mall in Vancouver, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) On Friday and Saturday this summer, Pop Up Cinemas offers a movie experience from the comfort of your car in Vancouver, Washington. A different movie with a G or PG rating projects on … Continue reading Pop Up Cinemas a fun drive-in movie experience at the Vancouver Mall

Armchair photo tours: Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular in Vancouver, Washington

Photos by Cheryl Landes Vancouver's Fireworks Spectacular has been cancelled this year due to COVID-19, so to celebrate Independence Day today, I'm posting photos from last year's fireworks show. When we can celebrate in person, I volunteer at this event at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. I miss not being there this year and … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular in Vancouver, Washington

Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular cancelled in 2020

Fireworks at a previous Vancouver's Fireworks Spectacular at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Vancouver, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) The Historic Trust has cancelled the 2020 Vancouver's Fireworks Spectacular at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. "Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, the organization wants to be responsible and ensure the safety and … Continue reading Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular cancelled in 2020

Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular a simply spectacular Independence Day celebration

Photos by Cheryl Landes On July 4 at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Vancouver, Washington, the fireworks burst in spectacular displays at this 56th annual event. Some look like giant bouquets of flowers, while others spin and twist in the dark sky. Others shoot up like giant sparklers and pop at the ends. And … Continue reading Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular a simply spectacular Independence Day celebration