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Try This: Cruise-ins, open mic night, Amber Sweeney and Generation Headstrong in concert

Five things to do this coming week

By , Columbian staff writer

Cars and cuties

Today is the final day of the La Center Farmers Market at 111 E. Fifth St., La Center, and the market is marking the end of a successful first season from 4 to 7 p.m. with extra vendors, a cruise-in featuring classic cars and antique tractors, a beautiful baby contest, a pie-eating contest, bingo and kids’ activities. For details, visit or call 360-263-2217.

Make music

Bring your instrument, your voice or simply your ears to the Monthly Musicians’ Open Mic Night at Barberton Grange, 9400 N.E. 72nd Ave., from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday. All ages and skill levels are invited to join this night of music on the fourth Friday of each month, year-round. A sound system is provided. A $5 donation is requested but not required. Call Michael Hatfield for more details at 360-609-6628.

Vroom vroom

The Northwest Corvette Association will host the Endless Summer Cruise-In from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on ilani’s parking garage rooftop, 1 Cowlitz Way, Ridgefield, to benefit Northwest Battle Buddies. The show, which is free to spectators or $20 per car entry, will include 500 cars, rat-rods, trucks and motorcycles, plus vendors, live music, food, a beer garden and auction. For details, visit

Teen tunes

Rocksolid Community Teen Center is hosting a summer concert featuring Amber Sweeney and Generation Headstrong on Saturday at Pomeroy Cellars, 20902 N.E. Lucia Falls Road, Yacolt. Doors open at 4 p.m. to enjoy local vendors, raffle items and other activities before the concert starts at 5 p.m. Food will be available from Fat Boy Tacos. Tickets are $25 per person at For more information, call 360-885-2181.

Farm feast

Dine in the middle of an organic farm during the Enchanted Picnic Dinner at 4 p.m. Saturday at Confluence Winery and Seedhouse Farm, 19111 N.W. 67th Ave., Ridgefield. Tickets, available through EventBrite, are $100 and include a picnic blanket, drinks and appetizers, farm tour and meal showcasing heirloom vegetables. Wine is available to buy. Guests take home seeds and tomatoes. For details, call 971-282-7181 or email

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