Try This: Resolve to run

By Ashley Swanson, Columbian Features News Coordinator



Bold Training hosts the Resolution Run, with a 10K, 5K and a 1K Cub Run for children. The course starts and ends at Battle Ground Village, and is open to both walkers and runners. The event includes a post-party provided by Bone’s Steak and Chop House and Laurelwood Brew Pub, along with a live DJ and Polar Bear Slide, a cold slip-n-slide for the brave.

When: 8 a.m. registration opens, 10 a.m. race begins, Sunday.

Where: Bold Training, Battle Ground Village, 819 S.E. 14th Loop, Battle Ground.

Admission: $37 to $40, $15 to $20 for 1K Cub Run.

Web: Resolution Run

The run is one of many options for getting out and about this weekend.

By day and by night

Fort Vancouver continues its nighttime tours through the chill and the fog of history with its Lantern Tours. A park ranger guide and costumed interpreters lead small groups through the reconstructed palisade and nine buildings by candlelight. Visitors can see what life was like when the fort was the most important settlement in the Pacific Northwest. Reservations required. The fort can also be explored during the daylight.

When: Lantern Tour, 7 to 9 tonight. Regular hours, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Where: Fort Vancouver, 1001 E. Fifth St., Vancouver.

Admission: Lantern Tour: $10, $7 for ages 15 and younger. Regular admission: $3; $5 per family; free for children 15 and younger.

Telephone: 360-816-6230.

Web: Fort Vancouver

Eclectic art for all

Gallery 360 will be filled with 100 different artworks during its current exhibit, “The Collective,” through Jan. 27. Visitors can view a little bit of everything as 100 local artists showcase as many different types of media and subject matter. The exhibit will highlight the 20 to 25 student artists participating in the hallway gallery.

When: Noon to 5 p.m. today and Sunday.

Where: Gallery 360, 111 W. Ninth St.

Telephone: 360-693-7340

Web: Gallery 360

Unusual histories

Clark County Historical Museum opens a special exhibit on author Richard Brautigan. In anticipation of the Brautigan conference happening later this month, the museum will display rare photographs and memorabilia from the author and his library of unpublished books. Also on display is “Above & Below the Fold: News Fit to Print,” which looks at the odd, significant and unusual events of the area’s history.

Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Where: Clark County Historical Museum, 1511 Main St., Vancouver.

Admission: $4; $3 for seniors and college students with ID; $2 for ages 6-18; free for 5 and younger.

Telephone: 360-993-5679.

Web: Clark County Historical Museum

Ideological conflict in ‘Promised Land’

Sales partners Steve Butler (Matt Damon) and Sue Thomason (Frances McDormand) head to a dying farming town to secure drilling rights for a natural gas company. The town’s opinion seems shifted in their favor until a local teacher (Hal Holbrook) and sly environmentalist (John Krasinski) lead a campaign against them. “Promised Land” is rated R.

Where: Battle Ground Cinema, 1700 S.W. Ninth Ave., Battle Ground; Cinetopia Mill Plain, 11700 S.E. Seventh St.; Cinetopia Vancouver Mall 23, 8700 N.E. Vancouver Mall Drive; various Regal Cinemas.

Admission: Varies by theater.

Telephone: Battle Ground Cinema, 360-666-7200; Cinetopia, 360-213-2800 Cinetopia Vancouver Mall 23, 360-448-4100; Regal Cinemas, 800-326-3264.

Web: Battle Ground Cinema


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