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December 2019

Holiday Tea at the Marshall House

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until December 8, 2019

Marshall House at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1301 Officers Row
Vancouver, WA United States
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$45

Enjoy a Holiday Tea at the Marshall House, 1301 Officers Row, Vancouver, near the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, on Dec. 8. Two seatings will be offered: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $45 per person. Tickets are available at www.thehistorictrust.org/calendar/holiday-tea-at-the-marshall-house/2019-12-08/.

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Oregon Historical Society’s Holiday Cheer Book Sale & Signing

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oregon Historical Society and History Museum, 1200 S.W. Park Ave.
Portland, OR United States
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free, books available to purchase

Support a local holiday tradition at the Oregon Historical Society’s 52nd annual Holiday Cheer, a festive book sale & literary celebration from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 8 at the museum, 1200 S.W. Park Ave., Portland.Meet 80 authors and make a dent in your holiday shopping by picking up the perfect personalized gift. Admission is free to both the book sale and to visit museum exhibits. This year, some of the Pacific Northwest’s most noted authors will be in the…

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A Celebration of Birds at Fort Vancouver Visitor Center

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fort Vancouver Visitor Center, 1501 E. Evergreen Blvd.
Vancouver, WA United States
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free

On Dec. 14, the Friends of Fort Vancouver will be held at the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., celebrate our feathered friends at A Celebration of Birds. This  drop-in event will feature  activities for children, including building wooden bird feeders (while supplies last, provided by The Home Depot). Visitors can also create and design paper origami creatures in the Visitor Center lobby. At 1:30 p.m., photographer and birder Pamela Gunn will speak about birds at…

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Christmas at Fort Vancouver

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$10

This season's Christmas at Fort Vancouver will take place 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 14.  Within the reconstructed fort, volunteers will portray the sights and sounds of an 1840s fur trade Christmas. This holiday was one of the few times a year when the Hudson's Bay Company granted leave to all employees. Many spent this respite outdoors hunting or fishing, and all would celebrate together by dining and dancing in the fort. Visitors will hear traditional caroling by the Madrigal…

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Second Saturday at the Water Center: “Fun with Geology — Dirt and Rocks”

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Water Resources Education Center, 4600 S.E. Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA 98661 United States
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free

The next Second Saturday at the Water Center is "Fun with Geology – Dirt and Rocks." Bring your young children to the Water Resources Education Center, 4600 S.E. Columbia Way, Vancouver, from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 14. Journey into the past to learn about geology, including minerals and rocks you can find today in the Pacific Northwest. Explore the floods, eruptions and lava flows that gave way to our region’s geologic formations. Become a geologist as you compare rock…

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December Second Saturday at the Water Center: Fun with Geology – Dirt and Rocks

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Water Resources Education Center, 4600 S.E. Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA 98661 United States
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free

Journey into the past to learn about the floods, eruptions and lava flows that gave way to our region’s geologic formations. Kids can enjoy hands on activities related to mountains, volcanoes and more. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Call 360-487-7111 or visit www.cityofvancouver.us/watercenter for more details.

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2019 Tuba Christmas in Ilwaco

December 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, 115 S.E. Lake St.
Ilwaco, WA 98624 United States
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free

The public is invited to enjoy some rich sounds-of-the-season at the annual Tuba Christmas concert 2 p.m. Dec. 14, at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco. This free concert will feature the Astoria Tuba Quartet, who will perform a variety of seasonal selections, jazz arrangements and a polka or two at this family-friendly event. The quartet will be introduced with a reading by Lynette McAdams of “A Coastal Christmas.” ATQ was formed in 1980 and its current members have…

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Lantern Tours at Fort Vancouver Highlight History After Dark

December 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on December 28, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on February 22, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$25

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is pleased to announce upcoming dates for the 2019-2020 Lantern Tour program. These popular guided tours lead participants on an after-dark experience through either the reconstructed Fort Vancouver or the historic Vancouver Barracks. "Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort" take place inside the Fort Vancouver stockade. Participants are treated to historical vignettes in several buildings as a park ranger guide them through the reconstructed fort. These vignettes transport the visitor back in time to…

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Lantern Tours at Fort Vancouver Highlight History After Dark

December 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 30, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on December 28, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on February 22, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$25

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is pleased to announce upcoming dates for the 2019-2020 Lantern Tour program. These popular guided tours lead participants on an after-dark experience through either the reconstructed Fort Vancouver or the historic Vancouver Barracks. "Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort" take place inside the Fort Vancouver stockade. Participants are treated to historical vignettes in several buildings as a park ranger guide them through the reconstructed fort. These vignettes transport the visitor back in time to…

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January 2020

Lantern Tours at Fort Vancouver Highlight History After Dark

January 18, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 30, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on December 28, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on February 22, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$25

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is pleased to announce upcoming dates for the 2019-2020 Lantern Tour program. These popular guided tours lead participants on an after-dark experience through either the reconstructed Fort Vancouver or the historic Vancouver Barracks. "Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort" take place inside the Fort Vancouver stockade. Participants are treated to historical vignettes in several buildings as a park ranger guide them through the reconstructed fort. These vignettes transport the visitor back in time to…

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Lantern Tours at Fort Vancouver Highlight History After Dark

January 25, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 30, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on December 28, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on February 22, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$25

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is pleased to announce upcoming dates for the 2019-2020 Lantern Tour program. These popular guided tours lead participants on an after-dark experience through either the reconstructed Fort Vancouver or the historic Vancouver Barracks. "Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort" take place inside the Fort Vancouver stockade. Participants are treated to historical vignettes in several buildings as a park ranger guide them through the reconstructed fort. These vignettes transport the visitor back in time to…

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February 2020

Lantern Tours at Fort Vancouver Highlight History After Dark

February 22, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 30, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on December 28, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on February 22, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$25

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is pleased to announce upcoming dates for the 2019-2020 Lantern Tour program. These popular guided tours lead participants on an after-dark experience through either the reconstructed Fort Vancouver or the historic Vancouver Barracks. "Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort" take place inside the Fort Vancouver stockade. Participants are treated to historical vignettes in several buildings as a park ranger guide them through the reconstructed fort. These vignettes transport the visitor back in time to…

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Lantern Tours at Fort Vancouver Highlight History After Dark

February 29, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 30, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on December 21, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on December 28, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on January 18, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on February 22, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$25

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is pleased to announce upcoming dates for the 2019-2020 Lantern Tour program. These popular guided tours lead participants on an after-dark experience through either the reconstructed Fort Vancouver or the historic Vancouver Barracks. "Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort" take place inside the Fort Vancouver stockade. Participants are treated to historical vignettes in several buildings as a park ranger guide them through the reconstructed fort. These vignettes transport the visitor back in time to…

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