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Try This: VanPort Jazz concert; Washougal Summerfest Beer Garden; ‘Wonderland: Alice’s Rock & Roll Adventure’

Five things to do this weekend

By , Columbian staff writer

Swing it

VanPort Jazz ensemble will perform outdoors from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Vancouver Elks Lodge, 11605 S.E. McGillivray Blvd. Come ready to dance to big band and swing jazz classics. Some seating will be available but attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Buy food on- site. For details, contact Cary Pederson at 360-721-8457 or

Beer is near

The Camas-Washougal Chamber of Commerce will host the Washougal Summerfest Beer Garden in Reflection Plaza, from 4 to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at 1703 Main St. in downtown Washougal. The 21-and-over event features live music by The Hot Shots, dancing and craft brews. Admission is $5. Beer and food will be available to purchase on site.

Books & pucks

Friends and Foundation of the Camas Library is hosting a block party with food trucks and air hockey tournament from 5-8 p.m. Friday at 625 N.E. Fourth Ave. in downtown Camas. There is also a used book sale during library hours today through Saturday. Hardcover books are $2 and paperbacks are $1. On Saturday, a bag of books is $5. For details, call 360-834-4692.

Bargain basement

The Elks Lodge, 11605 S.E. McGillivray Blvd., Vancouver, is hosting a multifamily yard sale in its basement from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Find clothes, small kitchen appliances, furniture, vintage items, garden equipment, tools and home decor. There are also free used tables and chairs and two free conference tables available. Admission is free.

Go ask Alice

Metropolitan Performing Arts presents a live outdoor show, “Wonderland: Alice’s Rock & Roll Adventure,” at 6403 E. Mill Plain Blvd., behind the Park Hill Shopping Center. Shows are 6:30 p.m. Friday and noon and 6:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. Shade tents are reserved for older attendees. Admission is an optional donation of $5.