HAM it up
The Hockinson Artisan Market (aka HAM, with its piggie mascot) is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 15814 N.E. 182nd Ave., in the parking lot of the Hockinson Community Center. Browse the wares of 22 artisan vendors. For a complete list, or to inquire about being a vendor, visit www.hockinsonartisanmarket.com.
The Clark College Concert Band presents its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics’ Royal Durst Theatre, 3101 Main St., Vancouver. The performance is open to the public and admission is free, although donations are welcome. The concert features works by Liszt, Bach and Schumann, as well as Williams’ “Symphonic Dance No. 3” and Hearshen’s “Symphony on Themes of John Philip Sousa.” For more details, visit clark.edu.
WSU Clark County Extension Master Gardener program will host “Get Growing: Introduction to Vegetable Gardening,” from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the 78th St. Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St., Hazel Dell. Learn how to grow vegetables at this hands-on outdoor workshop geared for those with little or no experience gardening. Dress for the weather, wear sturdy shoes, bring water and a sack lunch. The cost is $10 per person. Registration is required at eventbrite.com.
Songcraft, craft brews
Ridgefield Craft Brewing Company, 120 N. Third Ave. in downtown Ridgefield, hosts a Singer/Songwriter Showcase from 6-8 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of every month. There is no cover charge. Craft beer and cider are available to buy. Food is available to purchase from food trucks or nearby restaurants. The indoor area is open to patrons 21 and older but the outdoor performance area is open to everyone. For details, contact Richie Bean through www.richiebean.com.
Game is afoot
The Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas, will host a free, in-person murder mystery evening 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday. Join the game as an individual or a team. Participants will review witness statements, interrogation transcripts and crime scene photos while hunting for clues. This event is for adults only. Registration is required at bit.ly/cpl_murdermystery or contact Leah Burch at 360-834-4692 or firstname.lastname@example.org.