North County holiday celebrations are in full swing as Battle Ground kicked off its holiday happenings at the community center with a tree lighting ceremony, a visit from Santa and refreshments for all.
People lined the sides of Pioneer Street in Ridgefield for the 20th Anniversary of Hometown Celebration on Saturday, Dec. 7. An Ugly Sweater Fun Run kicked off the day of festivities at 9 a.m.
Christmas Ships on the Columbia (combined fleet)
Hundreds of community members from around the county gathered together at ilani Casino on Wednesday for its annual tree lighting celebration.
The coming of winter marks the start of nights in front of the fire, hot cocoa and giving and sharing smiles and gifts with those around you. Gifts get passed around, carols get sung and food gets devoured. But it’s also important to think about the people in your community who are in need.
This year is the 16th anniversary of the Community Toy Drive in the Yacolt and Amboy area. Personnel from North Country EMS and Clark County Fire Districts 10 and 13 hold the drive in conjunction with the Giving Tree Program at schools in the area.
The Ridgefield Public Schools Foundation is hosting its third annual Turkey Trot in Ridgefield this year on the morning of Thanksgiving, Nov. 28. The annual Turkey Trot Walk/Run will be raising funds for the Ridgefield Public Schools Foundation and the Ridgefield Family Resource Center.
Local training gym and marathon planner Get Bold Events is set to host a “no stress” fun run on Thanksgiving morning in Yacolt.
Nov. 30 and Dec. 1; Dec. 7 and Dec. 8; Dec. 14 and 15; and Dec. 21 and 22
Nestled at the north end of the little line of shops that make up uptown Vancouver’s Broadway is a place where comic book lovers of all ages and generations can find something that scratches their itch to escape from reality.
On the corner of East 16th Street and Broadway in Vancouver is Not Too Shabby, a shop dedicated to shopping local, supporting small businesses and old school customer service.
LARWICK’S CHRISTMAS TREE FARM
Schools and public institutions alike are closing on Monday, Nov. 11, in honor of Veterans Day. Along with the closures, schools and communities around North County are celebrating veterans with assemblies, community gatherings and memorials. Community members and veterans are invited to att…
The Ridgefield Art Association’s (RAA) “Halloween Hall” is back for its fourth year of family fun this weekend, Oct. 18 and 19. From 6 to 9 p.m., families and kids of all ages can experience straw bale mazes, “Thriller” dance fusion and art from around the community.
Free Fall Carnival Saturday, Oct. 26
Local historian Jefferson Davis is offering his “Spirit Tales of the Vancouver Barracks” for the third year in a row. With both a historic and paranormal take on the stories of Fort Vancouver, Davis guides history buffs through some of Vancouver’s spookiest places.