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If you go

What: The 17th-annual Vancouver Wine and Jazz Festival.

When: 4 to 10 p.m. Aug. 22; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 23; and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 24.

Where: Esther Short Park, 301 W. Eighth St. in downtown Vancouver.

Cost: $60 for three-day pass, $20 for Friday only, $25 for Saturday only, $25 for Sunday only. (See website for discounted advance-purchase prices).

Information: 360-906-0441 or visit

Event organizers said this year brings one of the most diverse lineups the Wine & Jazz Festival has ever had. The event draws between 10,000 and 12,000 visitors each year over the three weekend days in Esther Short Park. The festival offers about 200 total varieties of wine. Get more details on the Wine & Jazz Festival.