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Try This: Festival of Wreaths and Wine; ‘Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!)’

Five things to do this week

By , Columbian staff writer

The artful gift

Mosaic Arts Alliance is hosting “Unwrap the Gift of Art,” a virtual art show and holiday sale now through Dec. 31 at Find original art and sculptures and other items such as handmade clothing, home decor and jewelry. Prints are also available. Get free delivery for purchases in the Vancouver/Portland area.

Wine about it

The Festival of Wreaths and Wine is a fundraiser for the Battle Ground Rotary Club, an online auction and an in-person event at the Battle Ground Community Center at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. The auction runs from noon to 9 p.m. daily through Saturday and includes wreaths and gift baskets with wine, art, gift certificates and other goodies. The in-person event includes music, food and wine. Learn more at

Beautiful music

The Clark College Treble Ensemble and Clark College Chorale present their fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 426 Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver. Two days later, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, the Clark College Concert Choir will perform at Fort Vancouver High School, 5700 E. 18th St., Vancouver. Both concerts feature varied selections of inspiring choral music. Admission is free. Learn more at


Pacific Stageworks presents “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!).” Four actors will enact every Christmas story and Yuletide tradition from around the world with every Christmas carol ever sung at the Terrell-Everest Theater in the RS Medical Building at 14001 S.E. First St., Vancouver. Shows are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday as well as Dec. 10, 11, 17 and 18 and 2 p.m. Sundays Dec. 12 and 19. Buy tickets ($12-$20) at

For the children

The Salmon Creek Grange is hosting a Kids’ Handmade Market from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. Get your Christmas shopping done while supporting local young artisans and crafters. There will be hourly prizes for guests and goodie bags for the first 20 shoppers (one per household). To learn more, visit

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