Event Series Indoor Exploratory Play Space

Indoor Exploratory Play Space

Fourth Plain Community Commons 3101 E Fourth Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA, United States

Columbia Play Project offers weekly indoor exploratory play from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursdays and Fridays at Fourth Plain Community Commons, 3101 E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver. Activities include Science Touch and Explore, Construction, Art, Music and a Little Learners area. All ages are welcome.


Camas Public Library Little Dragons Programs

Camas Public Library 625 NE 4th Ave., Camas, WA, United States

The Camas Public Library will host another edition of its popular Reading Dragons Cards program, titled Little Dragons. The program runs from Sept. 1 to April 30. Little Dragons is a reading program for infants and preschoolers. By reading to their children, parents can earn a free book. Further details can be found at CamasPL.org/littledragons.


Oregon Rail Heritage Center Holiday Express

Oregon Rail Heritage Center 2250 S.E. Water Ave., Portland, OR, United States

The Oregon Rail Heritage Center is offering Holiday Express train rides along the Willamette River with Santa Claus as a guest. Trains, pulled by the Polson No. 2 steam locomotive, run every 90 minutes from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 24 through Dec. 17. Visit www.orhf.org/train-rides/holiday-express for tickets and […]

$25 – $99

Ornament and Wrapping Paper Swap

Kindred Homestead Supply 606 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, United States

Kindred Homestead Supply, 606 Main St., Vancouver, will host a First Friday Holiday Ornament and Wrapping Paper Swap from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 1. Get rid of that dusty storage box full of ornaments and paper and get rid of those things that no longer spark joy. Instead of purchasing new ornaments and […]


Northwest Personal Training Chair Yoga

Northwest Personal Training 1011 Broadway, Vancouver, WA, United States

Northwest Personal Training will host a series of Chair Yoga classes every Friday June 23 through July 28 from 11 a.m. to noon. Chair Yoga allows elderly or attendees with mobility issues to exercise in a low-impact manor. Performing poses with better alignment, more support, and less tension. Classes will span a series of 6 […]

Art at the Cave hosts “Small Wonders”

Art at the CAVE Gallery 108 E Evergreen Blvd, Vancouver

Art at the Cave, 108 E. Evergreen Blvd, Vancouver, invited over 100 artists to share 300 of their original creations for holiday gift-giving. See the show from Dec. 1-29 during regular gallery hours, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Learn more at artatthecave.com.

Fort Vancouver Lions Club Meeting

Golden Corral 11801 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver, WA, United States

The Fort Vancouver Lions Club meets on the first and third Friday of each month at Golden Corral, 11801 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver. Guests should arrive at 11:30 a.m. to get food and find a table. The meeting is from noon to 1 p.m. The club meets to discuss upcoming service projects and plan […]


Monthly Open House at West Columbia Gorge Humane Society

West Columbia Gorge Humane Society 2675 S. Index St., Washougal, WA

The West Columbia Gorge Humane Society offers an open house on the first Friday of every month from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. The dog and cat shelters at 2675 Index St., Washougal, will be open to the public and no appointment is needed. Attendees can visit with adoptable dogs and cats, meet humane society […]


Art at the Cave presents “Passages”

Art at the CAVE Gallery 108 E Evergreen Blvd, Vancouver

Art at the Cave, 108 E. Evergreen Blvd, Vancouver, presents "Passages," featuring the work of Yoshihiro Kitai and Matthew Letzelter, faculty at Pacific Northwest College of Art. The exhibit explores the marks that reference patterns and experiences between man-made and natural environments. The exhibit is free and open to the public Dec. 1-30 during regular […]

Event Series Zoo Lights

Zoo Lights

Oregon Zoo 4001 S.W. Canyon Road, Portland, OR, United States

Zoo Lights is the Oregon Zoo's annual nighttime display of millions of dazzling lights, open from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 19 through Jan. 7. Purchase Zoo Lights Any Night tickets, available at oregonzoo.org/lights, which can be bought in advance and used spontaneously for any night and time throughout the season. Adult tickets range from […]

$12 – $26

Works by Gregory Manin and Jeff Gracz at Rebecca Anstine Gallery

Rebecca Anstine Sixth Floor Gallery 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver, WA, United States

The art exhibit "Colors of Abstraction" featuring the photography of Jeff Gracz and the paintings of Gregory Manin is on display at the Rebecca Anstine Gallery through February. The gallery, open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, is on the sixth floor of the Clark County Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St. A reception for the […]


Clark County Historical Museum AfterHours

Clark County Historical Museum 1511 Main St., Vancouver, WA, United States

Have you ever wondered where the PNW’s love for hops and IPAs began? Or who was the first female riverboat captain on the Columbia? Have fun and meet others from 5 to 8 p.m. every first Friday of the month while exploring our community’s history during #CCHMuseum AfterHours. Visit cchmuseum.org/programs-events/firstfridays/  for detailed information on each […]


Camas Hometown Holidays

Downtown Camas 304 NE 4th Ave., Camas, WA, United States

Downtown Camas will host its Hometown Holidays celebration from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1 in conjunction with the First Friday Art Walk. The event includes photos with Santa, crafts and activities, live entertainment, free hot cocoa, street food vendors, after-hours holiday shopping and art show. The tree in front of the Liberty Theatre will […]


Ridgefield Winter Market

Ridgefield Church of the Nazarene 747 Pioneer Street, Ridgefield, WA, United States

The second annual Ridgefield Winter Market is 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 2 with vendors, food carts, a photo booth, raffles and Christmas shopping at Ridgefield Church of the Nazarene, 747 Pioneer St., Ridgefield.


First Friday Art Gallery at The Valiant Ballroom

Valiant Ballroom 111 W. Ninth St., Vancouver, WA, United States

The Valiant Ballroom will host a First Friday Art Show from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1. Enter the ballroom through the wardrobe at the back of Most Everything Vintage, 815 Washington St., Vancouver. Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments.

First Friday at Pike Art Gallery

Pike Art Gallery 302 N.E. Sixth Ave., Camas, WA, United States

Pike Art Gallery offers a festive First Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1. Gallery owner Liz Pike will host a reception with free beverages and charcuterie. The gallery, located in the lobby of Minuteman Press at at 26300 N.E. Third St., Camas, features the work of Pike and Vancouver artist Blue Bond. Both […]


Winter Wonderland at Portland International Raceway

Portland International Raceway 1940 N. Victory Blvd., Portland, OR, United States

See the Winter Wonderland drive-through light show at Portland International Raceway, 1940 N. Victory Blvd., Nov. 24-Dec. 31. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 4:30 to 11 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. The light show is open from 4:30 to 11 p.m. Dec. 15-25, Christmas Day. Recognized as the largest holiday light show […]

$32 – $85

Christmas Festival of Lights at The Grotto

The Grotto 8840 N.E. Skidmore St., Portland, OR, United States

The Grotto's Christmas Festival of Lights is Nov. 25 through Dec. 30 (except Christmas day) at 8840 N.E. Skidmore St., Portland. This walk-through event features millions of lights and about a quarter-mile of footpaths. Guests can also enjoy choir concerts in the chapel, outdoor caroling, puppet shows and live music. Visitors should dress for the […]

$5 – $18

Battle Ground Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration

Battle Ground Community Center 912 E Main St, Battle Ground, WA, United States

Battle Ground will host a Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Battle Ground Community Center. The free event will include a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, escorted by Fire District 3 Engine and the Battle Ground Police Department. After the tree is lit, the celebration will move into the […]