Southwest Washington Festivals and Events
Experiences that memories are made of.

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2004 Events in Alphabetical Order
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November 12-14
"Ocian in View" Lewis & Clark Lecture Series
'Ocian in View' provides an enriching opportunity to partake in lectures and tours that offer insight into the Lewis and Clark Expedition, where the Corps of Discovery, at long last, reached the Pacific Ocean.
Peninsula

Contact: Una Boyle 360-642-2400

August, 14
1860s Vintage Base Ball Game
Officers Row Parade Grounds
Call 360-696-7655

May, 22
Aerosmith & Cheap Trick Concert
Clark County Amphitheater, Ridgefield

September, 18
Alex Pearson Day
Pearson Air Museum
Call 360-694-7026

April, 1
Alive After Five - Art Walk
Downtown Vancouer
Call 360-993-1318

May, 6
Alive After Five - Art Walk
Downtown Vancouver
Call 360-993-1318

September, 2
Alive After Five - Art Walk
Downtown Vancouver
Call 360-993-1318

October, 7
Alive After Five - Art Walk
Downtown Vancouver
Call 360-993-1318

November, 4
Alive After Five - Art Walk
Downtown Vancouver
Call 360-993-1318

July 9-11
Amboy Territorial Days
Amboy

Third Sunday of August
Antique Car Show
Kalama, WA

Second Weekend of September
Antique Wheel and Deal
Kalama, WA

October, 30
Apple Cider Pressing
Cedar Creek Grist Mill
Call 360-225-5832

May, 15
Armed Forces Day Dance
Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver
Call 360-694-7026

October 1 - 31
Artists in the Gorge (25th Annual)
Gorge artists display work at Stevenson Community Library.
Call 509-427-5471

Third Week in July
Battle Ground Harvest Days
Harvest Days, in July, is a summer celebration centered at Fairgrounds Park.
Two parades, carnivals, a beer garden, a root beer garden, entertainment, dances, bingo, kid's games, talent show, ballroom fest, and food, food, food!

Call the Chamber Office: 360-687-1510

June, 19
Beach to Chowder Run & Walk
5K and 10K, walk or run! Free Clam chowder for all participants. Age level groups. Drawings. Prizes.
Long Beach

Contact: Gary Wilson 253-847-3962

September 2-6
Beacon Rock Heritage Days
Relive a portion of the fur trapping era with shooting events and camp out displays. Strawberry Island in N. Bonneville.
Call 509-427-5383
davelh@gorge.net


April, 24
Black Lake Fishing Derby
Kids-only derby
Ilwaco

Contact: Debbie, City of Ilwaco 360-642-3145

May, 1
Blessing of the Fleet
Join the Loyalty Court for a free boat ride and participate in the annual blessing of the fleet.
Ilwaco

Contact: Butch Smith 360-642-3333

May, 16
Bravo! Vancouver Concert Series "A Night at the Opera"
St. Joseph Catholic Church, Vancouver
Call 360-906-0441

June, 19
Bravo! Vancouver Concert Series "Classical Jazz"
St. Joseph Catholic Church
Call 360-696-4401

April, 4
Bravo! Vancouver Concert Series "Mozart Requiem"
St. Joseph Catholic Church, Vancouver
Call 360-906-0441

June, 19
Brews, Blues, and Barbecues (11th Annual)
Microbrews and wines from the Pacific Northwest, food and music. Port Waterfront Park in Stevenson, on the banks of the Columbia River.
Call 800-989-9178 or 509-427-8911

August 14-15
Bridge of the Gods Kiteboard Festival
In Stevenson.
Call 800-989-9178

June 19-20
Brigade Encampment
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Call 360-696-7655

July 23-24
Camas Days Street Fair
City of Camas
Call 360-834-2472

July 21 & 28
Camas Summer Concert Series
Camas
Call 360-834-5307

August 4, 11, and 18
Camas Summer Concert Series
Camas
Call 360-834-5307

June, 12
Camtown Youth Festival
City of Camas
Call 360-834-5307

September 10-11
Candlelight Tour
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Call 360-696-7655

September, 11
Carson National Fish Hatchery Kids Fishing Day (7th Annual)
9 am to 1 pm.
Call 509-427-5905

June, 27
Carson National Fish Hatchery Open House
9 am to 1 pm.
Call 509-427-5905

August 20-22
Carson Square Dance Camp Out
24th Annual. Mainstream and plus levels. Carson.
Call 509-427-8385

October, 17
Celebrate Freedom Gala includes fireworks over Columbia River
Vancouver
Call 360-992-1829

July, 4
Celebration at Rock Creek Park
Old fashioned 4th of July in the Park.
Ocean Park

Call Community Events & Recreation, 509-427-9478

April, 23
Children's Cultural Parade
Historic Reserve, Vancouver
Call 877-269-2009

September 4-5
Children's Weekend
Pomeroy Living History Farm, Yacolt
Call 360-686-3537

May, 1
Chocolate Festival
Skyview High School, Vancouver
Call 360-514-3314

May 21-23, 28-30
Christian Youth Theater presents "Charlotte's Web"
Columbia Arts Center, Vancouver
Call 360-735-5555

May, 16
Christina Aguilera Concert
Clark County Amphitheater, Ridgefield

December, 11
Christmas at the Fort
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Call 360-696-7655

December 3-5 and 10-12
Christmas at the Woodland Lilac Gardens
4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. daily.

December 3-5
Christmas in the Gorge
Firetruck Parade, Arts & Crafts Bazaar. Community events. Nativity display.
Call 800-989-9178 or 509-427-8911

First Friday of December
Christmas Tree Lighting
Kalama, WA

November 27-28
Christmas Tree Train
Chelatchie Prairie Railroad, Yacolt
Call 360-686-3559

December 4 & 5, 11 & 12, 18 &19
Christmas Tree Train
Chelatchie Prairie Railroad, Yacolt
Call 360-686-3559

May 7 & 8, 14-16,20-22
Clark College Theater presents "The Taming of the Shrew"
Clark College, Vancouver
Call 360-992-2346

August 6-15
Clark County Fair
Clark County Fairgrounds, Ridgefield
Call 360-397-6180

July 22-25
Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival
19th annual Bluegrass Festival at Skamania County Fairgrounds in Stevenson. Concerts, workshops, contests.
Call Jim Nelson, 509-427-8146

July 23, 24 & 25, 2004
Columbia River Garlic Festival
Fresh local garlic, garlic products and garlic braids
FOOD! FOOD! FOOD! Enjoy delicious "garlicky" entrees while relaxing on the Columbia River Beachfront. (Bring your breathmints)
Entertainment long into the evening
Beer garden and Wine tasting from local wineries
Huge open air market each day. Open until 6pm.
Over 80 local artisans and craft vendors
Exciting kids area featuring rides, obstacle courses, petting zoo, pony rides and hands on activities.
Festival Hours: Friday 11AM-Midnight - Saturday 10AM-Midnight - Sunday 10AM-6PM

Call for more information: (360) 909-2882
bjdobbe@aol.com


September 16-18
Columbia River Gorge Quilt Show
6th Annual. Quilts, workshops, demonstrations. Skamania County Fairgrounds.
Call Linda Otto at 509-427-7581 or Sherry Cook at 509-427-7558

June, 27
Cowboy Breakfast
Annual Cowboy Breakfast at Camp Howe in Hemlock. 8 am to 1 pm.
Call 509-427-9427 Call 509-427-9427

October 8-10
Cranberrian Fair (83rd Annual)
Head to the Ilwaco Heritage Museum to celebrate the harvest with artisans, music, dancing, the 'Bog Bus' and more.
Contact: Ilwaco Heritage Museum 360-642-3446

Every Wednesday through the summer beginning May 19
Cruz-in the Runway
Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver
Call 360-694-7026

Every Wednesday through the summer
Cruz-in the Runway
Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver
Call 360-694-7026

Every Wednesday through the summer
Cruz-in the Runway
Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver
Call 360-694-7026

Every Wednesday through the summer
Cruz-in the Runway
Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver
Call 360-694-7026

Every Wednesday through Sept. 15
Cruz-in the Runway
Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver
Call 360-694-7026

April 23-25
Discovery Walk Festival
Red Lion at the Quay, Vancouver
Call 877-269-2009

March, 21
Dolce Skamania Lodge Speaker Series
3rd Sunday of every month through October, 2 PM
Call 800-221-7117

May, 22
Drilling and Mason Bee Blocks demonstration
Cedar Creek Grist Mill, Woodland
Call 360-225-5832

September, 25
Dutch Oven Baking & Butter Churning demonstration
Cedar Creek Grist Mill, Woodland
Call 360-225-5832

April, 17
Earth Action Day
Water Resource Education Center
Call 360-696-8478

May, 16
East Clark County Great Artists Series - Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Garfield Performing Arts Center, Camas
Call 360-834-3151

April, 25
Family Fun Day
Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver
Call 360-694-7026

May, 23
Family Fun Day
Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver
Call 360-694-7026

June, 20
Father's Day at Pearson Air Museum (Free Admission to Fathers)
Pearson Air Museum
Call 360-694-7026

November 26-28
Festival of Trees
Red Lion Hotel at the Quay, Vancouver
Call 360-254-5365

September 11-12
Fifth Street Stroll Through Time with Hanger Dance
Pearson Air Museum
Call 360-696-7026

September, 11
Fish Bake/Sausage & Sauerkraut Dinner Train
Yacolt
Call 360-686-3559

June, 14
Flag Day Ceremony
Officers Row
Call 360-992-1800

July, 5
Fleetwood Mac Concert
Clark County Amphitheater, Ridgefield

July 1-4
Fort Vancouver Days Rodeo
Brush Prairie
Call 877-600-0800

June, 24
Fort Vancouver Kids Digs
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Call 360-696-7659 ext. 13

July 10-24
Fort Vancouver Kids Digs
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Call 360-696-7659 ext. 13

October, 2
Fort Vancouver Kids Digs
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Call 360-696-7659 ext. 13

August, 25
Founder's Day
Vancouver National Historic Reserve
Call 360-696-7655

July 3-5
Freedom From Clutter Garage Sale
Ilwaco

December 20-24
Gift of Music
Free concert series in the Gorge Room of Dolce Skamania Lodge.
Call 800-221-7117

July 16-18
Gorge Outrigger Race
Outrigger Canoe racers compete for prizes.
Call Waterwalker at 509-427-2727

October, 12
Great Columbia Crossing
This is your chance to be a pedestrian on the amazing 4.1-mile-long Astoria-Megler Bridge, which spans the Columbia River near its mouth.
Participants are shuttled from the Port of Astoria to the Washington side of the river and runners and walkers return across the bridge to the finish line.

Contact: Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber 503-325-6311 or 800-875-6807

July 15-18
Harvest Days
City of Battle Ground
Call 360-687-1510

May, 15
Hazel Dell Parade of Bands
Hazel Dell, Vancouver
Call 360-576-1195

October 30-31
Headless Horseman
Chelatchie Prairie Railroad, Yacolt
Call 360-686-3559

May 15-16
Herb Festival
Pomeroy Living History Farm, Yacolt
Call 360-686-3537

September 4-5
Heritage Festival in the Park
Ocean Park

June, 26
Historic Button Lady and Millbilies/"Paint Out"
Cedar Creek Grist Mill, Woodland
Call 360-225-5832

September, 18
Hoptoberfest
Live music and handcrafted brews. United Way benefit. Walking Man Brewing, Stevenson.
Call 509-427-5520

May, 8
Horseshoe Lake Kids Fishing Derby
Horseshoe Lake, Woodland, WA
Ages 5 to 14 years Event limited to 600 kids. $2.00 entry fee.
Demonstration Booths - Food & Prizes

Contact Steve Woods at 360.695.5906

July 16-17
Hot July Nights - Music Festival
Esther Short Park, Vancouver

July, 5
Independence Day Fireworks at the Port
Join locals at the Port of Ilwaco for even more fireworks at dusk.
Contact: Mack Funk 360-642-3143

July, 4
Independence Day Fireworks on the Beach
The main event is one of the best fireworks shows around, set off in front of the Long Beach boardwalk. Hours of spectacular pre and post-show fireworks can be seen up and down the length of our 28 miles of beach.
Long Beach

Contact: City of Long Beach 360-642-4421

September 10-12
Irish Festival
Music, history and cultural event celebrating the Irish.
Call 509-427-9478

August, 15
Jazz and Oysters in Oysterville
Beer & Wine Garden, Oysters on the BBQ, Cheese & Fruit Plates, Deserts from local restaurants.
Oysterville

Contact: Diana Thompson 360-665-0102

June, 19
Junior Symphony of Vancouver - Summer concert
Columbia Arts Center, Vancouver
Call 360-696-4084

Last Weekend of July
Kalama Blues Festival
Kalama, WA

First Saturday in May
Kalama Community Cleanup
Kalama, WA

Second Weekend of July
Kalama Community Fair
Kalama, WA

April, 10
Kids Fishing Derby & Watershed Festival
Lacamas Lake, Camas
Call 360-834-5307 or 360-397-6060 ext. 7703

September 25 & 26
Kinetic Challenge
A water and land experience for the zany adventurer.
Call 509-427-9478

December 3-5
La Center Christmas Festival
La Center, WA
Call 360.263.0522

June 26-27
La Center Herb Faire & Arts Festival

April, 10
Lewis & Clark-The Return Journey
Special programs about Lewis & Clark and the Corps of Discovery. Free. Bonneville Dam.
Call 541-374-4564

May 1-2
Loyalty Day Celebration (54th Annual)
Initiated in 1950 by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Loyalty Day is a National Salute to Patriotism. Long Beach boasts The longest consecutively running Loyalty Celebration in the nation.
Ilwaco

Contact: Bob or Judy Andrew 360-642-4441, fax 360-642-8004

May, 1
Loyalty Day Children's Parade
All are welcome! Join this kids-oriented parade in Ilwaco. After the parade, kids can get a close-up look at a Coast Guard helicopter.
Contact: Bob or Judy Andrew 360-642-4441, fax 360-642-8004

May, 2
Loyalty Day Parade
This parade boasts more than one hundred entries from around the country each year and lasts more than two fun-filled hours. Pacific Hwy in downtown Long Beach.
Long Beach

Contact: Bob or Judy Andrew 360-642-4441, fax 360-642-8004

December 12 & 19
Madrigal Feast (3rd Annual)
Performed by Skamania Performing Arts Foundation at Dolce Skamania Lodge.
Call 509-427-7047

July, 10
Miss Teen La Center
The entertainment is going to be "awesome"!
La Center, WA

For more information contact Linda Tracy of The Crowning Touch 1.306.263.4848
Ltcrowningtouch@aol.com


May, 8
Mother and Daughter Dolls
Clark County Historical Museum, Vancouver
Call 360-993-5679

May, 9
Mother's Day at Pearson Air Museum (Free Admission to Mothers)
Pearson Air Museum, Vancouver
Call 360-694-7026

May, 8
Mother's Day Plant & Garden Fair
Downtown Camas
Call 360-834-2472

May, 18
Mount St. Helen's Eruption, 25th Anniversary
Displays, movies. Bonneville Dam.
Call 509-427-4281

Date TBA
Mt. Tum Tum Native American Festival
Amboy

August 7, 14, 21, 28 & Sept. 4
Music on the Lawn
Free concerts on the front lawn of Dolce Skamania Lodge, overlooking the Columbia River Gorge.
Call 800-221-7117

October 9-10
Mystery Weekend
Intrigue, suspense and family fun. Search for clues in downtown Stevenson.
Call 509-427-7047

December, 31
New Year's Fireworks
Head to the boardwalk in Long Beach for a one minute of finale as the clock strikes midnight!
Contact: City of Long Beach 360-642-4421

Every Wednesday in July
Noon Concert Series
Esther Short Park
Call 360-696-8478

July 10-11
North Bonneville Heritage Days
Picnic, games, community-wide garage sale in North Bonneville Park, N. Bonneville.
Call Darlene Caird at 509-427-2280 or Amy Liddon at 509-427-5591.

June 19-20
Northwest Garlic Festival (23rd Annual)
Arts, crafts & food booths. The return of the Clove Brothers. Garlic Peeling Games. Live Music Old-fashioned family fun.
Ocean Park

Contact: Kahy Marshall 360-665-4529

June 26-27
Northwest Stunt Kite Championships
Expertise levels from junior to masters, individuals, pairs and teams. Spectators will enjoy the "show in the sky" to be viewed from the Long Beach boardwalk or directly by the competition fields on the beach.
Demonstration fields offer spectators a chance to "try out" various kites, take lessons in kite flying and enjoy watching the kites in flight.

Contact: Genny Forsberg 503-357-7557

July 24-25
NPRA Rodeo (59th Annual)
Long Beach

July 24-25
NPRA Sanctioned Rodeo (59th Annual)
Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Bull Riding Calf Roping, Breakaway Calf Roping, Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Mutton Bustin', Water Race & Bag Race, Hangman's Race, Trailer Race, Rescue Race, Stick Horse Race
Saturday is family night. Cowboy Breakfast Sunday. Main events both days.

Contact: Becky Huddleston 360-642-3281

July 3-4
Old Fashioned Independence Day
Grand Parade on the 4th. Arts & Crafts, Food, Live Music, Pet Parade and fun for everyone in the family!
Ocean Park

Contact: Judy Beezley 360-665-5031 or Jenny Sheldon 360-665-3000
Vendors: Kathy Marshall 360-665-4529


October 9-10
One Sky, One World Kite Carnival
One Sky One World gatherings will be held annually around the world to promote protection of the planet, peace, friendship and understanding between all people.
Long Beach

Contact: World Kite Museum 360-642-4020

July 3-4
Patriotic Weekend with Steam Logging
Pomeroy Living History Farm
Call 360-686-3537

December, 7
Pearl Harbor Ceremony
Pearson Air Museum
Call 360-694-7026

July, 4
Pearson Air Museum Fly-In
Pearson Air Museum
Call 360-694-7026

June, 13
Pearson Family Fun Day
Pearson Air Museum
Call 360-694-7026

July, 18
Pearson Family Fun Day
Pearson Air Museum
Call 360-694-7026

August, 14
Pearson Family Fun Day
Pearson Air Museum
Call 360-694-7026

October, 24
Pearson Family Fun Day
Pearson Air Museum
Call 360-694-7026

November, 21
Pearson Family Fun Day
Pearson Air Museum
Call 360-694-7026

September 4-6
Peninsula Arts Assoc. Art Show
Ilwaco

September 4-6
Peninsula Arts Assoc. Arts Show
Ilwaco Heritage Museum
Contact: Betty Helms 360-665-4968

December 11-12
Peninsula Bed & Breakfast Assn. Holiday Open House
Visit participating Bed & Breakfasts and feed the hungry by bringing canned goods to trade for a tour. View the gingerbread houses baked by these talented B&B owners.
Peninsula

Contact: Michal Miller 360-642-2481

March 19-21
Peninsula Quilt Guild Show
Ilwaco Heritage Museum
Contact: Karen Snyder 360-642-8585

May, 15
Perch Derby (Surf Fishing)
Individual and team prizes. Try your hand at surf fishing and get pointers from the experts.
Long Beach

Contact: Al Harper 360-642-8322

August, 15
Pet Fair
Esther Short Park
Call 360-835-3464

October, 2
Piece of the Rock Golf Tournament
Beacon Rock Golf Course, North Bonneville.
Call 509-427-5730

October 2-3
Pumpkin Festival
Pomeroy Living History Farm, Yacolt
Call 360-686-3537

Saturdays & Sundays Oct. 9 - 31
Pumpkin Lane
Pomeroy Living History Farm, Yacolt
Call 360-686-3537

August 7-8
Quilt Festival
Pomeroy Living History Farm
Call 360-686-3537

August, 28
Quilt Show and Paint-Out
Cedar Creek Grist Mill, Woodland
Call 360-225-5832

April 8-10
Quilt Show by Clark County Quilters' (20th Annual)
Eleanor Roosevelt School, Vancouver
Call 360-695-9438 or 360-258-0929

April 16-18
Ragtime Rhodie Jazz Festival
Join us for great music and dance the weekend away!
Long Beach

Contact: Dennis & Kathy Long 360-665-6652 or Ruth Ann Hocking 360-665-4141

July, 4
Red, Wine, & Blues & Art too
Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Blues & Jazz from local performers. Wine tasting from Gorge wineries.
Call 800-991-2338 or 509-427-8211

July, 4
Ridgefield 4th of July Celebration
Ridgefield, WA

July, 4
Ridgefield Fourth of July
Ridgefield
Call 360-887-0765

March, 27
Ridgefield Heritage Celebration
An independent non-profit organization working to share Ridgefield's rich heritage through the annual Ridgefield Heritage Celebration. This year's will be the 3rd annual event and will be held Saturday, March 27, 2004.
Ridgefield, WA


August, 13
Riverside Summer Concerts
Port of Camas-Washougal
Call 360-834-5307

August 6-22
Riverview Parade of Homes
Granite Highlands, Washougal;

September, 10
Rod Run Slow Drag at the Port of Ilwaco
Ilwaco

September 11-12
Rod Run to the End of the World
Thousands of classic cars flock to the Peninsula for this annual event. The main events are held at Wilson Field in Ocean Park; you'll see these amazing cars all over the Peninsula.
Contact: Dale Andrew 360-665-3565
Vendors: Cliff & Dee Ellenwood 360-665-6792


July 17-18
Rural Heritage Fair
Ridgefield
Call 360-693-1201

July, 3
RUSH Concert
Clark County Amphitheater, Ridgefield

April 24-25
Salmon Film Festival
Bonneville Dam
Call 509-427-4281

July 9-10
SandSations (20th Annual)
From kids to masters, everyone can enter! Big prize money and loads of fun. Bring your camera!
Long Beach

Contact: Cindy Friend 360-642-8899 or Merry Scharfe 360-642-8034 or 800-737-1179

May (Saturdays)
Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco
A weekly Saturday Market with vendors selling arts, crafts, housewares, plants, foods, hand-sewn items, beauty makeovers, weekly entertainment & more!
Contact: Desiree Rusch 360-642-2690

June (Saturdays)
Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco
A weekly Saturday Market with vendors selling arts, crafts, housewares, plants, foods, hand-sewn items, beauty makeovers, weekly entertainment & more!
Contact: Desiree Rusch 360-642-2690

July (Saturdays)
Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco
A weekly Saturday Market with vendors selling arts, crafts, housewares, plants, foods, hand-sewn items, beauty makeovers, weekly entertainment & more!
Contact: Desiree Rusch 360-642-2690

August (Saturdays)
Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco
A weekly Saturday Market with vendors selling arts, crafts, housewares, plants, foods, hand-sewn items, beauty makeovers, weekly entertainment & more!
Contact: Desiree Rusch 360-642-2690

September (Saturdays)
Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco
A weekly Saturday Market with vendors selling arts, crafts, housewares, plants, foods, hand-sewn items, beauty makeovers, weekly entertainment & more!
Contact: Desiree Rusch 360-642-2690

July, 24
Shingle Making and "Paint Out"
Cedar Creek Grist Mill, Woodland
Call 360-225-5832

September, 4
Show 'N Shine
9th Annual Show 'N Shine at Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum.
Call 509-427-8211

July 8, 15, 22, 29
Six to Sunset Concert Series
Esther Short Park
Call 360-696-8478

August, 12
Six to Sunset Concert Series - 5 Guys Named Moe
Esther Short Park
Call 360-696-8478

August, 5
Six to Sunset Concert Series - The Beatniks
Esther Short Park
Call 360-696-8478

August 12 - 15
Skamania County Fair
Free fair, entertainment, carnival, animals, and timber carnival.
Call the Fair Board, 509-427-5588

August TBA
Skamania Performing Arts Foundation
Performs "The Sound of Music"
Call 509-427-7047

April, 25
Skamania Scramble
Skamania Scramble Golf Tournament.
Call 800-293-0418

Every Thursday - Sunday (April 22 - May 16)
Slocum House Theater presents "The Green Room"
Old Slocum House Theater, Vancouver
Call 360-696-2427

Every Thursday - Sunday (May 1-16)
Slocum House Theater presents "The Green Room"
Old Slocum House Theater, Vancouver
Call 360-696-2427

April 1-4
Slocum House Theater presents "They're Playing Our Song"
Old Slocum House Theater, Vancouver
Call 360-696-2427

September, 10
Slow Drag at the Port
Kick off the weekend with this slow-paced competition at the Port of Ilwaco.
Contact: Mack Funk 360-642-3143

June, 2
Sock Hop & Cruz-in
Pearson Air Museum
Call 360-694-7026

July 17-18
Soldier's Bivouac & Vintage Base Ball Game
Officers Row Parade Grounds
Call 360-696-7655

June, 19
Southwest Washington Anglers' Sturgeon Derby
Big prizes. Entrants receive an official derby t-shirt and a ticket to the spaghetti dinner. This popular derby fills up fast, so sign up early. Then head to Chinook to watch the action!
Chinook

Contact: Ron Saalborn 360-777-8403

April, 20
Spinning Wheel demonstrations
Clark County Historical Museum
Call 360-993-5679

May, 18
Spinning Wheel demonstrations
Clark County Historical Museum, Vancouver
Call 360-993-5679

September 16-19
Sport Bike NW
Skamania County Fairgrounds. Participate in rides or go to checkout the bikes.
Call 206-329-7808

September, 18
Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery Open House
8am-4pm.
Call 509-493-1730

September 18-19
Street Thunder III Harleys ' N Hot Rods
Teo Park on the waterfront in Stevenson. Pacific Events Group.
Call 503-285-0583

May 22-23
Sturgeon Festival
Water Resource Education Center, Vancouver
Call (360) 696-8478

July 15-16
Swap Meet and Flea Market
Ridgefield
Call 360-693-1201

September 3-6
Taste of Vancouver
Esther Short Park, Vancouver
Call 503-706-4331

June 5-6
Traditional Crafts Weekend
Pomeroy Living History Farm
Call 360-686-3537

August, 21
Train Holdup Train Ride
Chelatchie Prairie Railroad, Yacolt
Call 360-686-3559

July, 24
Train Ride & Moulton Falls BBQ
Battle Ground, Yacolt & Chelatchie Prairie Railroad, Yacolt
Call 360-686-3559

June, 20
Transpolar Flight Anniversary Ceremony (67th)
Pearson Air Museum
Call 360-694-7026

November, 27
Tree Lighting Ceremony, Santa Arrives
Gather at the gazebo in downtown Long Beach
Long Beach

Contact: Ruth Ann Hocking 360-665-4141

August 21-22
Uptown Village Street Festival
Uptown Village, Vancouver
Call 360-521-8372

November, 6
USO Style Dance
Pearson Air Museum
Call 360-694-7026

June 18-19
Vancouver Dance Ensemble "On Your Toes"
Royal Durst Theatre, Vancouver
Call 360-737-1922

April 16-17
Vancouver Dance Theatre - Spring Show
Fort Vancouver High School, Vancouver
Call 360-992-3030

Every Saturday & Sunday in April
Vancouver Farmers Market
Esther Short Park, Vancouver
Call 360-737-8298

Every Saturday & Sunday in May
Vancouver Farmers Market
Esther Short Park, Vancouver
Call 360-737-8298

Every Saturday & Sunday in June
Vancouver Farmer's Market
Esther Short Park, Vancouver
Call 360-737-8298

Every Saturday & Sunday in July
Vancouver Farmer's Market
Esther Street at Esther Short Park
Call 360-737-8298

Every Saturday & Sunday in July
Vancouver Farmer's Market
Esther Street at Esther Short Park
Call 360-737-8298

Every Saturday & Sunday in September
Vancouver Farmer's Market
Esther Street at Esther Short Park
Call 360-737-8298

Every Saturday in October
Vancouver Farmer's Market
Esther Street at Esther Short Park
Call 360-737-8298

June, 19
Vancouver Home & Garden Tour
YWCA of Clark County
Call 360-696-0167

April 22-25
Vancouver OnStage Productions "Present Laughter"
Columbia Arts Center, Vancouver
Call 360-666-4768

September 10-12
Vancouver Sausage Festival
St. Joseph Church, Vancouver
Call 360-696-4407

October, 8
Vancouver Symphony Fundraising Tea
Royal Oaks Country Club
11 AM - 1 PM
$40 per person

Call 360-735-7278

May 22-23
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra "Ode To Joy"
Skyview High School, Vancouver
Call 360-735-7278

April 17-18
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra "Young Artists"
Skyview High School, Vancouver
Call 360-735-7278

April, 17
Vancouver USA Scottish Country Dancers - Garden Dance
Marshall Center, Vancouver
Call 360-892-4366

April, 6
Vancouver USA Scottish Country Dancers- National Tartan Day Celebration
McKenzie's Restaurant, Vancouver
Call 360-892-4366

May, 15
Vancouver USA Scottish Country Dancers performance at Herb Festival
Pomeroy Living History Farm, Yacolt
Call 360-892-4366

April 23-25
Vancouver USA Singers - Annual Cabaret Concert
Location TBA
Call 360-546-1553

May 22-23
Vancouver USA Singers - Beethoven's Ninth with Vancouver Symphony
Skyview High School, Vancouver
Call 360-546-1553

August 27-29
Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival
Esther Short Park
Call 360-906-0441

July, 4
Vancouver's 4th of July Spectacular
Officers Row Parade Grounds
Call 360-992-1800

November, 11
Veteran's Day Ceremony
Officers Row
Call 360-992-1801

November, 6
Veteran's Day Parade
Officers Row
Call 360-992-1801

May, 8
Walk for the Animals (13th Annual)
Esther Short Park, Vancouver
Call 360-750-0847

August 16-22
Washington State Int'l Kite Festival (22nd Annual)
Seven days of the most amazing kite flying ever with kite flyers from around the world. Bring your kite and join the fun!
Long Beach

Contact: Jane Holeman 360-642-8988
Vendors: Merry Scharfe 360-642-8034 or 800-737-1179.
Posters: Earlene Nichols 360-642-3258


Date TBA
Washougal Frontier Days
Washougal
Call 360-834-2472

October 21-24
Water Music Festival XX
The Water Music Festival is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to bringing quality chamber music to the Lower Columbia River Region.
Peninsula

Contact: Patti Jacobsen 360-642-3254

March 1 - 31
Whale Watching On The Coast
Gray whales annually pass by the Peninsula twice each year, once on their migration from the Arctic to their wintering and breeding grounds in Southern California and Mexico and on the return trip from the southern climes.

December 1-31
Whale Watching On The Coast
Gray whales annually pass by the Peninsula twice each year, once on their migration from the Arctic to their wintering and breeding grounds in Southern California and Mexico and on the return trip from the southern climes.
Peninsula


October 15 - November 15
Wild Mushroom Festival
Participating restaurants, inns and bed and breakfast establishments offer daily wild mushroom specials. Wild mushroom workshops, field excursions and prix-fixe dinners are also offered. October 15 - November 15.
Peninsula

Contact: Carol Zahorsky 360-704-3020

May, 1
Willapa Bay Seafood Festival (3rd Annual)
Port of Peninsula in Nahcotta. Seafood demonstrations, vendors. Ride an oyster boat in Willapa Bay. Watch the shucking contest.
Contact: Marilyn Sheldon 360-665-2804
Education Vendors: Howard Teague 360-665-4547
Food Vendors: Cris Wiegardt 360-665-5125


July, 9
Wine & Jazz Dinner
English Estate Winery, Vancouver
Call 360-772-5141

August, 13
Wine & Jazz Dinner
English Estate Winery, Vancouver
Call 360-772-5141

September, 18
Woodland Harvest Festival
Music, vendors, raffle, and more!

April 17-May 9th
Woodland Lilac Festival
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily.

June 17-20
Woodland Planter's Days 2004
Parade, Cruise In, Raffle, Frog-Jumping Contest, Carnival, and more!

November, 20
Woodland Snowflake Bazaar (20th Annual)
Woodland Primary School Gymnasium
600 Bozarth
Woodland, Washington 98674
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM


June, 19
Woodland Sprint Boat Races
Come and see The Wild Side of Watersports!!! Gates open at 8:00am, with qualifying starting at 9:30am. Eliminations will begin at 12:30pm. Admissions - $15 for Adults, $10 for Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs), under 6 - free.
Remember - Bring your blankets, bring your lawn chairs, but please leave your pets and coolers at home.Thanks again and we'll see you at the races!!!
Woodland, WA


July, 10
Woodland Sprint Boat Races
Come and see The Wild Side of Watersports!!! Gates open at 8:00am, with qualifying starting at 9:30am. Eliminations will begin at 12:30pm. Admissions - $15 for Adults, $10 for Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs), under 6 - free.
Remember - Bring your blankets, bring your lawn chairs, but please leave your pets and coolers at home.Thanks again and we'll see you at the races!!!
Woodland, WA


July, 24
Woodland Sprint Boat Races
Come and see The Wild Side of Watersports!!! Gates open at 8:00am, with qualifying starting at 9:30am. Eliminations will begin at 12:30pm. Admissions - $15 for Adults, $10 for Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs), under 6 - free.
Remember - Bring your blankets, bring your lawn chairs, but please leave your pets and coolers at home.Thanks again and we'll see you at the races!!!
Woodland, WA


September, 4
Woodland Sprint Boat Races
Come and see The Wild Side of Watersports!!! Gates open at 8:00am, with qualifying starting at 9:30am. Eliminations will begin at 12:30pm. Admissions - $15 for Adults, $10 for Seniors & Children (6-12 yrs), under 6 - free.
Remember - Bring your blankets, bring your lawn chairs, but please leave your pets and coolers at home.Thanks again and we'll see you at the races!!!
Woodland, WA


April 9-10
Woodland Tulip Festival (2nd Annual)
Enjoy a day at the Farm! See the Tulip Fields and Display Garden in Bloom. Buy Fresh Cut Flowers and Specialty Gifts.
Specialty Gift shop, Local Artisans and Crafters, Live Entertainment, Free Windmill Photo Spot, Kidzart and Face Painting, Guided Tours on Sunday.


April 17-18
Woodland Tulip Festival (2nd Annual)
Enjoy a day at the Farm! See the Tulip Fields and Display Garden in Bloom. Buy Fresh Cut Flowers and Specialty Gifts.
Specialty Gift shop, Local Artisans and Crafters, Live Entertainment, Free Windmill Photo Spot, Kidzart and Face Painting, Guided Tours on Sunday.


April 24-25
Woodland Tulip Festival (2nd Annual)
Enjoy a day at the Farm! See the Tulip Fields and Display Garden in Bloom. Buy Fresh Cut Flowers and Specialty Gifts.
Specialty Gift shop, Local Artisans and Crafters, Live Entertainment, Free Windmill Photo Spot, Kidzart and Face Painting, Guided Tours on Sunday.


First Saturday in December
Woodland Winter Festival
Downtown Woodland at Horseshoe Lake Park Pavilion.

May 29-31
World's Longest Garage Sale
28-miles of garage sales! Grab a copy of the Chinook Observer, or just follow the signs. There are so many sales, you can practically walk from one to the next, up and down the Peninsula.
Peninsula

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