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Save the Date: Kick off 2020 with theater, art, music

By , Columbian News Assistant
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Jan. 17 is the grand opening for the Clark County Historical Museum's newest exhibit, iHistory A-Brewin'i about brewing, distilling and winemaking in Clark County. Photo Gallery

Jan. 3: If you love to play Clue, First Friday in Camas from 5 to 8 p.m. is for you. Come in costume as a character from the game and solve “The Case of the Missing Snickerdoodle” to earn prizes plus enjoy after-hours shopping, family activities and art shows along Fourth Avenue and side streets from Adams to Garfield. downtowncamas.com

Jan. 4: After the craziness of the holidays, slow your roll at Ridgefield’s Lazy Dayz & Movie Marathon, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center, 510 Pioneer St. Get comfy with blankets and pillows, read a book, play games, do crafts or watch a family-friendly movie — and kids should come wearing jammies for the pajama contest. ridgefieldwa.us

Jan. 5, 12, 19 and 29: Show love for your furry friends and help animals in need during Paint Your Pet Sundays at Vancouver Art Space in Vancouver Mall, 8700 N.E. Vancouver Mall Drive, Suite 283. Each class is $45 and runs from 3 to 6 p.m. Email a photo of your pet to vancouverartspace@gmail.com and it will be transferred to canvas, ready to paint when you arrive. vancouverartspace.com

Jan. 8: There’s no business like snow business at the next Science on Tap, 7 p.m. at the Kiggins Theatre, 1011 Main St., Vancouver. Professor and National Geographic explorer David Hill presents “What’s in Your Snowpack? Snow, Water and Crowdsourcing Science,” enlisting attendees to collect data the next time they’re on the slopes. Tickets are $9 to $10 or $5 for students. www.kigginstheatre.com

Jan. 11: Second Saturday at the Water Center from 1 to 3 p.m. is all about The Wonders of Winter. Elementary kids and their families can learn about natural phenomena that occur in winter, practice animal tracking skills and discover how animals adapt to cold weather. Free admission with free parking at 4600 S.E. Columbia Way, Vancouver. www.cityofvancouver.us

Jan. 11: Magenta Theater, 1108 Main St., Vancouver, hosts an evening with bluegrass-folk band Fadin’ by 9, celebrating the release of their third CD at 7:30 p.m. Hear familiar tunes and original songs with tight harmonies, backed by nimble picking, strumming and fiddling. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. www.fadinby9.com or magentatheater.com

Jan. 11: Help Niche Wine Bar, 1013 Main St., Vancouver, choose its house port for 2020 at a Port Tasting from 4 to 9 p.m. Taste the ports on offer and vote for your favorite. After Jan. 11, the next port tasting is Feb. 8. nichewinebar.com While at Niche, check out the Celebration of the Male Form exhibit next door at Angst Gallery, 1015 Main St. angstgallery.com

Jan. 14: Bring small household items to Repair Clark County, where skilled volunteers will fix what’s broken for free. January’s event, 5 to 7 p.m. at Retails Thrift Store, 5000 E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver, features vintage radio repair and book repair. Other items to be fixed include small appliances, tools, bikes, jewelry and clothes. www.columbiasprings.org/repair

Jan. 15-18: In honor of Black History Month and Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, Community A.M.E. Zion Church, 3605 E. 13th St., Vancouver, invites all singers and musicians to participate in a Gospel Music Workshop Jan. 15-17, culminating in a Gospel Concert at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 18. To sign up, email vancouvercamez@gmail.com or call 360-693-4566.

Jan. 16: ilani, 1 Cowlitz Way, Ridgefield, welcomes comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish, star of the TBS comedy series “The Last O.G.,” to the Cowlitz Ballroom stage at 8 p.m. Haddish has also appeared in “Girls Trip,” “The Secret Life of Pets 2,” “Uncle Drew” and “The Angry Birds Movie 2.” Tickets are $49 and $59. ilaniresort.com

Jan. 17: Explore Clark County’s long and proud tradition of brewing (and distilling and winemaking) at the Clark County Historical Museum’s grand opening for its newest exhibit, “History A-Brewin’ ” 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 17 at 1511 Main St. Vancouver; $5 for adults, $4 for students and seniors, $3 for children 6 to 18 free, children under 6 free. www.cchmuseum.org

Jan. 17-19: Sip and sample hundreds of beers, ciders and spirits at the first ilani BrewFest. The weekend includes a beer and food pairing dinner, a beer, bacon and bourbon tasting, two grand tasting sessions and a brew brunch. Prices vary from $39 to $85. Tickets (including $20 designated driver tickets) and complete information can be found at ilanibrewfest.com.

Jan. 18-19: Go treasure hunting at America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds, 17402 N.E. Delfel Rd., Ridgefield. Admission is $6 or $3 for kids 12-17. Pay $20 to enter an hour early and snatch up the best bargains. Parking is $6 cash. www.clarkcoeventcenter.com

Jan. 18, 25: The reconstructed Fort Vancouver, 1001 E. Fifth St. in the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, takes on a whole new aspect after the sun goes down. Take a ranger-led Lantern Tour at 7 p.m. to explore the fort’s buildings, complete with historical vignettes and costumed re-enactors. Admission is $25 or $10 for kids ages 15 and under. Future tour dates are Feb. 22, 29, March 14 and 21. Register at www.friendsfortvancouver.org

Jan. 19: The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music Series presents its fifth annual Piano Extravaganza, 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 4300 Main St., Vancouver. “Return of the Duo Grand Pianos” features virtuoso pianists playing together and alone, including the VSO’s own Dr. Michael Liu. Tickets are $10 to $25, available at vancouversymphony.org.

Jan. 23-25: The Clark College Jazz Festival offers three days of big band jazz in the Gaiser Center, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver. Sixty regional middle and high school jazz ensembles will compete for trophies, with performances by the Clark College Jazz Band at 5 p.m. Jan. 23, noon and 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 24 and 12:20 p.m. Jan. 24. Admission is $5 per day or free for kids under 12 with a paying adult. www.clark.edu

Jan. 25: Kick your New Year’s resolutions into high gear at the Health, Wellness & Abundance Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Vancouver Mall, 8700 N.E. Vancouver Mall Dr. This free event highlights products and services to enhance fitness, health and well-being with samples, seminars and demonstrations. For details, call 360-521-6668. www.shopvancouvermall.com

Jan. 25-26: The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 at two concerts: 3 p.m. Jan. 25 and 7 p.m. Jan. 26 at Skyview Concert Hall in Salmon Creek at 1300 N.W. 139th St., led by guest conductor Maestro Gerard Schwarz and featuring his son, Julian Schwarz, on cello. Tickets are $10 to $52 at vancouversymphony.org.

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