Local Food & Dining
Vancouver Farmers Market Downtown Market
Find fresh local farm produce, gourmet food, nursery plants and flowers, artisan crafts, handmade soaps, and much more. 8th & Esther St. Saturdays 9am – 3pm & Sundays 10am – 3pm through November 1. The first hour of each day is reserved for seniors and those with underlying medical conditions. Order online for curbside pickup at www.vancouverfarmersmarket.com.
Dine The Couve
During the entire month of October, restaurants around the county are offering special “3 for $25” menus of select entrees, appetizers, desserts, and craft drinks. This year many of the participating restaurants have made their Dine The Couve menus available for takeout. For indoor dining the current safety guidelines must be followed. Ask for the special Dine The Couve menu when you order. Look for the asterisk (*) by the menu link to indicate availability for a grab-and-go Dine the Couve meal. Find current participating restaurants and preview Dine The Couve menus at www.visitvancouverusa.com/dinethecouve/
Joe’s Place Fresh Fruit & Produce
A local tradition since 1946 is going away! This year will be the last harvest at Joe’s Place since Joe Beaudoin is retiring at the end of this year. Visit for a classic pumpkin patch experience and to shop the season’s harvest in the farm store as well as Mrs. Joe’s tasty bakery treats. Check for hours and current crop information at www.joesplacefarms.com
Drive-Thru Pumpkin Lane @ Pomeroy Farm
This year the kids can enjoy the farm’s beloved pumpkin characters and scenes from inside a warm car. Though the pumpkin patch is not open for picking there will be pumpkins for sale as well as food carts for fall treats. Open all of October Thursday-Sunday, 11:00am- 4:00pm. www.pomeroyfarm.org
Celebrate the annual harvest and the farm’s rural heritage at this Pumpkin Patch & Harvest Festival. Open Tuesday – Sunday through October 30. Each ticket includes one free pumpkin, wagon ride to and from the Pumpkin Patch, admission to the farm animals, admission to the corn maze, two shots on the Pumpkin Launchers, corn shelling and grinding demonstration, apple cider sampling, bale maze, and bale pyramid. Tickets must be purchased ONLINE at www.bi-zifarms.com in order to limit the number of guests to 25% total capacity.
Clark County Virtual Haunted Tours
Instead of haunted tours this year, the Clark County Historical Museum presents a series of spooky online programs such as Pat Jolotta’s Top Four Haunts, Spooky Tales of the Cemeteries of Clark County, The Haunted Streets of Vancouver, Ghosts of Officer’s Row, and more. Find program times and information at www.cchmuseum.org
Booville @ Vancouver Mall
October 31, 12pm-2pm. Find Halloween fun for the kids! Join the Parks Foundation of Clark County with sponsors iQ Credit Union, Waste Connections, and others for a drive-thru event in the mall parking lot.