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Saturday, March 2, 2024
March 2, 2024

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Try this: Car show, garden party, Cornhole Tournament

Five things to do this week

By , Columbian staff writer
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Cars and cocktails

The Show and Shine car show is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Uptown Village on Main Street between Fourth Plain and McLoughlin boulevards. It’s $15 plus a donation of school supplies to enter cars, hot rods, motorcycles or special interest vehicles, spectators enter for free. Sip and Stroll, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, is a self-guided tour through 35 downtown Vancouver merchants with free shuttle service along the route. Each location offers two kinds of adult beverages. Get maps, wristbands and glasses at 1602 Main St. Proceeds from both events benefit The Hough Foundation. Learn more and buy tickets, $40 each, for Sip and Stroll at houghfoundation.org.

Down the garden path

The Friends of Fort Vancouver will host a Heritage Garden Party 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Enjoy walks through the grounds with park gardeners, who will be available to answer questions. See food preservation techniques and 1840s kitchen tools demonstrations. Purchase recently harvested garden seeds, 1840s “snack boxes” ($10 each) and garden delights ($5). Attendees will also enjoy garden mocktails (The Billy Bruce, The Volunteer or The Pollinator) and guests 21 and over can enjoy the beer and wine garden. Learn more at friendsfortvancouver.org.

Culture al fresco

Summerfest music and art on the lawn is 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at General O.O. Howard House at 750 Anderson St., Vancouver, with Takin’ the Fifth playing blues and rock. Enjoy kids’ art activities with Drip Drop Art Studio and see art demonstrations by members of the Southwest Washington Watercolor Society. Attendance is free and guests are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnics. Get complete details at thehistorictrust.org.

Taps and tunes

Ashwood Taps and Trucks, a taproom and food truck pod with indoor and outdoor seating at 1535 E St., Washougal, is hosting a Cornhole Tournament at 7 p.m. Friday. Enjoy live music with Owen Sanford from 6 to 8 p.m. and food from guest food truck Las Chicas Carnitas. On-site food trucks include The Bowl Shebang, The Cravory, Getta Gyro and The Pit Gourmet Barbecue; see menus at ashwoodtapsandtrucks.com. For more details, call 360-210-5421 or email ashwoodtapsandtrucks@gmail.com.

Wands out

Metropolitan Performing Arts will host a Harry Potter-themed evening for adults age 21 and over, “A Night of Magic,” from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at 6403 E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver. Check in at 6:45 p.m. for a house-sorting quiz followed by the sorting ceremony. The evening includes wandcrafting, Defence Against the Dark Arts, tarot readings, trivia with prizes and a costume contest. Polyjuice potion is included with each $40 ticket. Nonalcoholic drinks are also available. Food and additional drinks are available to buy. Get tickets at metropolitanperformingarts.org.

… And more

For more details about these and other events — like Magenta Theater’s musical production of “Amelie,” Re-Imagined Radio’s broadcast about Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” Speech, and Art at the Cave’s Artist Talk — see events.columbian.com.

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