Edward Street Band, 8:30 p.m. Jollie’s Restaurant and Lounge, 17701 N.E. Union Road, Ridgefield; no cover charge. 360-573-3141.
Emily Herring, 7 p.m. Northwood Public House and Brewery, 1401 S.E. Rasmussen Blvd., Battle Ground; free. 360-723-0937 or www.northwoodpublichouse.com
JILT, 9 p.m. Cascade Bar & Grill, 15000 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver; $5, 21 and older. 360-254-0749 or www.cascadebarandgrill.co
The Knitpickers, 6 to 9 p.m. Moulton Falls Winery, 31101 N.E. Railroad Ave., Yacolt; no cover charge. 360-686-4070 or www.moultonfallswinery.com
Yumi Zouma, Hosannas, 8 p.m. Holocene, 1001 S.E. Morrison St., Portland; $8 to $10, for 21 and older. 503-239-7639 or www.holocene.org
1860s Vintage Base Ball, 6 p.m. On the Parade Ground, visitors can travel back to the infancy of base ball, with costumed players and supporters for a nine-inning game, with music by the Vancouver Community Concert Band. Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 612 E. Reserve St., Vancouver; free. www.nps.gov/fova
Dave’s Killer Magic Show, 3 p.m. See magic up close during this afternoon performance. Ages 7 to 17 can take part in free magic lessons at 10 a.m. Dave’s Killer Magic Shop, 1707 Main St., Vancouver; $10 for show, free for lessons. 360-448-9022 or www.killermagicshop.com
“The Edge: A Storytelling Project,” 7:30 p.m. Magenta Theater hosts a new storytelling project, featuring tales told from the heart, suitable for youth and adults alike. Magenta Theater, 606 Main St., Vancouver; $5. www.magentatheater.com
“The Elixir of Love,” 7:30 p.m. July 25, 30 and Aug. 1. The Portland Opera presents a love story set in the Wild West, as love-sick Nemorino decides to take desperate measures because Adina keeps rebuffing him, especially with Sergeant Belcore riding into town. So Nemorino invests in a salesman’s “Elixir of Love.” Sung in Italian with English titles projected above the stage. The opera will host a free street fair at noon Aug. 1, with a free simulcast of the production starting at 7:30 p.m. Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway, Portland; $30 to $110. 503-241-1802 or www.portlandopera.org
JAW: A Playwrights Festival, presented by Portland Center Stage. 4 and 8 p.m. Portland Center Stage at the Armory, 128 N.W. 11th Ave., Portland; free. 503-455-3700 or www.pcs.org. For more details, see the go: friday page.
Ho’ike and Hawaiian Festival, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia Streets, Vancouver; free, 5K race: $30, free for ages 12 and younger. hawaiianfestivalpnw.com. For more details, see the go: friday page.
Lavender Festival, noon to 9 p.m. Heisen House Vineyards hosts its sixth annual celebration with lavender-themed crafts, cooking tips and lavender by the bunches. There will also be local art and garden products, music on the hour with a headlining concert by Mojo Blasters from 6 to 9 p.m. Heisen House Vineyards, 28005 N.E. 172nd Ave., Battle Ground; free, suggested donation, $5, $3 for children. heisenhousevineyards.com
Oregon Brewers Festival, noon to 9 p.m. Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Southwest Oak Street and Naito Parkway, Portland; free, $7 for tasting glass, $1 for token. www.oregonbrewfest.com. For more details, see the go: friday page.
Renegade Craft Fair, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 25-26. 200 independent makers, from clothing designers to paper goods, will showcase their handmade wares along with DIY workshops, food vendors and art installations. Rejuvenation, 1100 S.E. Grand Ave., Portland; free. www.renegadecraft.com
Summer Festival, 8 p.m. Chamber Music Northwest’s 45th annual concert series. Kaul Auditorium, Reed College, 3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd., Portland; free to $65, $10 for ages 7 to 25. 503-294-6400 or www.cmnw.org. For more details, see the go: friday page.
Buttons, Blankets and The Trade, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn about trapping and the fur trade, and create miniature button blankets. The museum exhibits will also be open to visitors. Lelooska Museum, 165 Merwin Village Road, Ariel; free. 360-225-9522 or www.lelooska.org
OMSI Star Party, 9 p.m. Weather permitting, gaze upon the night sky with the Rose City and Vancouver Sidewalk astronomers during a lunar viewing, with telescopes provided for attendees. Check website for any weather-related cancellations. Rooster Rock State Park, Exit 25, Highway 84, Corbett, Ore.; free, $5 for park fee. www.omsi.edu/starparties
Behind the Scenes tour, 10, 11 a.m., noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m. A guided tour of the mansion’s non-public areas, from underground hallways to the servants’ stair and the home’s third floor. Pittock Mansion, 3229 N.W. Pittock Drive, Portland; $19, reservations required. 503-823-3623 or www.pittockmansion.org
Blueberry Pancake Day, noon to 4 p.m. The grist mill mixes fresh, local blueberries into pancakes using flour made at the mill during this mini celebration. Cedar Creek Grist Mill, 43907 N.E. Grist Mill Road, Woodland; free, donations encouraged. 360-225-5832 or cedarcreekgristmill.org
Open Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Featuring educational activities, from a flight simulator lab to model-glider building, along with a tour of the T28 open cockpit. Pearson Field Education Center, 201 E. Reserve St., Vancouver; Free. 360-992-1815 or www.fortvan.org/aviationeducation
ComedySportz improv show, 8 p.m. The family-friendly performance features two teams of improv players. ComedySportz, 1963 N.W. Kearney St., Portland; $15, reservations recommended. 503-236-8888 or www.portlandcomedy.com
Hari Kondabolu, 7:30 and 10 p.m. Helium Comedy Club, 1510 S.E. Ninth Ave., Portland; $16 to $34 for those 21 and older. 888-643-8669 or www.heliumcomedy.com/portland
“A Something Kind of Musical,” 8 p.m. A fully improvised musical, with the audience choosing where and when it takes place. Brody Theater, 16 N.W. Broadway, Portland; $12, $9 for students and seniors. 503-224-2227 or www.brodytheater.com
Columbia River Dancers, 7 to 10 p.m. Led by caller Randy Dibble with cuer Dorothy Lowder. Clark County Family YMCA, 11324 N.E. 51st Circle, Vancouver. 360-263-2312 or www.columbiariverdancers.com