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Try this: June Farm Days Kid Fest and Parkersville Day

Five things to do this week

By Monika Spykerman, Columbian staff writer
Published: May 30, 2024, 6:02am

Farm frolic

Pomeroy Farm, 20902 N.E. Lucia Falls Road, Yacolt, will offer June Farm Days Kid Fest from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The festival will feature a children’s entrepreneurial market on Saturday and a local artisan and vendor market on Sunday. The weekend will include guests from local kid-centered organizations, an “I Spy” children’s activity, farm animals and face painting. Admission and parking are free, though donations to support the farm are welcome. Only service animals can be admitted to the farm grounds. For more details, call Pomeroy Farm at 360-686-3537.

Party in Parkersville

Parkersville Day is noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Parker’s Landing Historical Park near the Port of Camas-Washougal. The free, family-friendly event will educate the public on local history through activities, displays, games, art, music and storytelling. For more information about Parker’s Landing Historical Park and local history events, email parkerslandinghistoricalpark@gmail.com or visit facebook.com/ParkersLandingHistoricalPark.

Guitar hero

Friends of the Carpenter, a nonprofit day center for vulnerable people, presents “From Bach to Beatles and Beyond.” The benefit concert featuring U.S. fingerstyle guitar champion Richard Smith from Nashville, Tenn., begins at 7 p.m. Friday at the Friends of the Carpenter Friendship Center, 1600 W. 20th St., Vancouver. Parking is free and refreshments will be provided. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with general admission seating limited to 60 attendees. Tickets are $30 at brownpapertickets.com.

A lot of hot air

Journey Theater presents “Around the World in 80 Days,” with performances Friday and Saturday at Magenta Theater, 1108 Main St., Vancouver. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Advance tickets are $18 for adults or $16 for kids ages 2 to 18 and seniors over 62. Sales at the door are $2 more. The play follows adventurer Phileas Fogg and his sidekick Passepartout as they race to beat the clock in a race around the world. Fogg has agreed to an outrageous wager that puts his fortune and his life at risk. Tickets range from $16 to $20. Tickets are $2 more at the door. Buy advance tickets at journeytheater.org.

Celtic wonders

Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter will perform “Celtic Harps, Rare Instruments and Wondrous Stories,” a benefit concert with two Celtic harps, Swedish nyckelharpa, Ukrainian bandura and cittern at 7 p.m. Friday at Battle Ground United Methodist Church, 10300 N.E. 199th St., Battle Ground. The audience will hear traditional instrumental music from Sweden and Ireland as well as original compositions. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Columbia Kids Preschool and Sprouting Seeds School. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for students. Purchase tickets at sproutingseedsbg.com.

… And more

For more details about these and other events — like the Junior Market kids’ market at the Vancouver Farmers Market, brunch at Sons of Norway Lodge and Clark County Pride Rainbow Walk — visit events.columbian.com online.