Skamania Lodge hosts Grinch Brunch

Skamania Lodge 1131 S.W. Skamania Lodge Way, Stevenson, WA, United States

Skamania Lodge is hosting a family-friendly brunch from 8 to 11 a.m. Dec. 9 with special guest, the Grinch. Enjoy green (scrambled) eggs, Who-hash hashbrowns, Who-la-la pancakes and a Whoville hot chocolate bar. The menu also includes ham and bacon, a corned beef casserole and mini-cupcakes. Attendees are encouraged to wear pajamas. Adults are $25.95 […]

$19 – $25.95
Event Series Winter Birding Hikes

Winter Birding Hikes

Carty Unit, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge 28908 NW Main Street, Ridgefield, WA, United States

Friends of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge will host Winter Birding Hikes at 8 a.m. Dec. 2, Dec. 9 and Jan. 13 at the Carty Unit of the Refuge. Registration is required at While walks generally last two to three hours, attendees are welcome to leave earlier. Walks are free but the $3 refuge […]

Event Series Christmas Train

Christmas Train

Chelatchie Prairie Railroad 207 Railroad Ave., Yacolt, WA, United States

Visit Santa aboard the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad's Christmas Special Trains, weekend excursions featuring three diesel runs each Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 25 through Dec. 10. The 1941, ALCO S2 departs at 9:30 a.m., noon, and 2:30 pm. each day from the station in Yacolt. See views of the Lewis River atop a hill-side vantage point […]

$16 – $22

“Orcas: Our Shared Future” at OMSI

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) 1945 Southeast Water Avenue, Portland, OR 97214, Portland, OR, United States

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry presents the U.S. premiere of Orcas: Our Shared Future, an exhibit that offers a deep dive into the stories and science that surround the orca, spirit of the Pacific Northwest’s wild coast and apex predator of all oceans. OMSI is the first museum in the United States to […]

$13 – $18
Event Series Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous

St. Andrew Lutheran Church 5607 NE Gher Rd, Vancouver, WA, United States

Overeaters Anonymous meets Saturdays from 10 to 11:15 a.m. at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 5607 N.E. Gher Road. The program is a 12-step literature study. Held in Room 7. Use Preschool entrance. For more information, call (360) 213-8902.

Work Party at Jane Weber Arboretum

E Jane Weber Arboretum 9215 SE Evergreen Highway, Vancouver, WA

Volunteers are needed for the Second Saturday Work Party, 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 9 at the Jane Weber Evergreen Arboretum, 9215 S.E. Evergreen Highway, Vancouver, happening rain or shine. This month volunteers will make wreaths and swags to decorate the arboretum. Refreshments will be served.


Free Open Saturdays at Pearson Field

Pearson Field Education Center 201A E. Reserve St., Vancouver, WA, United States

Open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Pearson Field Education Center, 201 A E. Reserve St., Vancouver, is the ideal location for youth of to experience STEM education through aviation. Explore a flight simulator lab, Kerbal Space Program stations, vertical wind table, glider building, historic airplanes and collections on display, and various […]


S’mores and carols at Get To-Gather Farm

Get To-Gather Farm 1913 S.E. 303rd Ave., Washougal, WA, United States

Get To-Gather Farm, 1913 S.E. 303rd Ave., Washougal, will kick off the Christmas season with warm drinks, toasty s'mores and Christmas carols while decorating the farm's Christmas tree. Visit the farm from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 9. Bring an ornament to donate or take one of the farm's ornaments and put it on the […]


Dennis’ 7 Dees Garden Center hosts Reindeer Magic

Dennis' 7 Dees Garden Center 10006 SE Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA, United States

Dennis' 7 Dees Garden Center, 10006 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver, will host Reindeer Magic from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 9. See live reindeer, get professional photos with Santa, purchase food from local vendors, enjoy face painting and live music. Tickets are $9 at


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 for tickets and […]

$25 – $99

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 […]

Vancouver Folk Singers Christmas Sing Along

St. Luke's Episcopal Church 426 E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver, WA, United States

The Vancouver Folk Singers will meet at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, located a t 426 East Fourth Plain Blvd., starting at 1 p.m. Dec. 9. Meeting will begin at 1 p.m., singing will start at 1:15 p.m., attendees will sing Christmas songs as well as selections from the group's usual catalog. Attendees must be fully […]

Single Seniors Sing Along

St. Luke's Episcopal Church 426 E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver, WA, United States

Single Seniors will host a sing-along event at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 426 East Fourth Plain Blvd., starting at 1 p.m. Dec. 9. Attendees must be fully vaccinated to attend. For more information, call 360-892-8944.

Friends of DanceWorks presents “The Nutcracker”

Fort Vancouver High School Auditorium 5700 E. 18th St., Vancouver, WA, United States

Friends of DanceWorks presents “The Nutcracker” at 7 p.m. Dec. 8-9 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 9-10. This production features more than 100 student and adult dancers on stage at Fort Vancouver High School, 5700 E. 18th St., Vancouver. The show is best suited for ages 4 and up. Tickets are $25 to $35 at […]

$25 – $35
Event Series Board Game Club

Board Game Club

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

The Camas Public Library will host a monthly All Ages Board Game Club from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Some games will be provided, but attendees are also encouraged to bring their own to share. The full 2023 meeting dates are as follows: June 3 and 10, July 1, August 5 and 26, September 2 and […]


Stock Your Cellar at Willful Wine

The Grant House 1101 Officers Row, Vancouver, WA, United States

Willful Wine, located in the Grant House on Officers Row, is hosting a "Stock Your Cellar" event from 2 to 5 p.m. Dec. 9. For $25, guests can taste all wines. If three or more bottles are purchased, the $25 is applied to the total price. Learn more at


Woodland Presbyterian Church presents “A Christmas Carol”

Woodland Presbyterian Church 756 Park Street, Woodland, WA, United States

Enjoy a Radio Theatre production of the Dickens' classic, "A Christmas Carol," from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at Woodland Presbyterian Church, 756 Park St., Woodland. Admission is a donation of canned food for the Woodland Action Center.

Oregon Repertory Singers present Glory of Christmas

First United Methodist Church 1838 SW Jefferson St, Portland, OR

Oregon Repertory Singers and Youth Choir welcome Union High School's string orchestra for its "Glory of Christmas" concert from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at First United Methodist Church, 1838 S.W. Jefferson St., Portland. Additional performances are 4 to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 9 and 10. This season marks Union High School orchestra director Tom […]

$25 – $45
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, which can be bought in advance and used spontaneously for any night and time throughout the season. Adult tickets range from […]

$12 – $26

Point Man Ministries Dinner, Dance and Auction

American Legion Post 14 4607 NE Saint James Road, Vancouver, WA, United States

Point Man International Ministries, a nonprofit organization serving and supporting Clark County veterans and first responders, is hosting a gala dinner, dance and auction from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 9 at American Legion Post 14, 4605 St. James Road, Vancouver. The cost is $10 per person. Purchase advance tickets by calling Ron Brandon at […]