Nov 2-3

Local Clark County Art Studios

(See website for map & details)

artstra.org/open-studios

10am – 5pm

Clark County Open Studios is a free self-guided tour where local artists open their studios to the public and share how, why and where their art is created. This is a unique opportunity to visit artists and artisans, view diverse works and buy pieces specifically created or made available for this event.

 

Nov 2

NWs Largest Garage Sale & Vintage Sale

nwgsales.com

Clark County Event Center, 17402 NE Delfel Rd, Ridgefield

7am – 5pm

$6 Adults, Kids 12 & Under Free

Shop 500 booths at the Northwest’s LARGEST Garage Sale and Vintage Sale! Food stands will be open!

 

Nov 9

Veterans Parade

thehistorictrust.org/calendar/veteransparade

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1501 E Evergreen Blvd.

11am – 1pm

FREE

Honor veterans from all branches of service at The Lough Legacy Veterans Parade! The Lough Legacy Veterans Parade has been a Vancouver tradition for 33 years. Each year approximately 2,500 people from 120 groups march to honor our community’s veterans, including 45 scout troops, 200 vehicles, and 60+ animals. Come support our veterans!

 

Nov 14

Holiday Sip & Shop

downtowncamas.com/event/holiday-sip-shop

Downtown Camas

4pm – 9pm

$25

Join Camas for a festive evening of holiday shopping & merriment! Ticket price includes: a double decker bus ride, 10 tasting tickets, a ticket to enter the basket raffle, and a holiday passport showing downtown specials. For every 5 stamps in your passport, be entered to win an “Enjoy Downtown Camas” package including an overnight stay in the beautiful Camas Hotel, dinner for two, movie tickets at the historic Liberty Theatre, free coffee, free cupcakes, free bottle of olive oil of your choice, and more. You also receive tickets to enter with every $10 you spend downtown that evening.

 

Nov 15 – 17

Jurassic Quest

jurassicquest.com/events/vancouver-wa

Clark County Event Center, 17402 NE Delfel Rd, Ridgefield

Friday 3-8 pm, Saturday 9 am-8 pm, Sunday 9 am-7 pm

$26-$36

The largest exhibition of lifelike, moving, museum-quality dinosaurs in North America! Jurassic Quest Evolved is a Dinosaur Adventure for the whole family. Explore the world of dinosaurs in an exciting, educational, and fun way. Jurassic Quest is an interactive experience that takes you through time from the Middle Triassic to the Late Cretaceous Era with the help of over 50 museum quality and animatronic dinosaurs! Beyond the exhibit will be fun, engaging activities for kids of all ages. Your young paleontologist can experience seeing, touching, riding, and digging up their favorite dinosaurs. Come experience this thrilling adventure as you watch the dinosaurs come alive and out of extinction!

Nov 19

Vancouver Wedding Showcase

vancouverweddingshowcase.com

Artillery Barracks, 600 Hatheway Rd.

6:30pm – 8pm

FREE, pre-registration

Unlike a typical wedding expo, the Vancouver Wedding Showcase is where engaged couples meet their wedding professionals in an intimate showcase. Food tasting, cake tasting, dress shopping, DJ, florist, planner, makeup & hair stylist, and more!

 

Nov 28

Clark County Turkey Trot

turkey-trot.org

Klineline Pond and Salmon Creek Park, 1112 NE 117th St.

9am

$30 (all races), $5 (Polar Bear Plunge)

The Turkey Trot is a family-friendly 5K Run/Walk or 10K Run on Thanksgiving morning along the beautiful Salmon Creek Trail, starting and ending at Klineline Pond. 100% of the race proceeds are directly donated to Clark County Food Bank and the funds gathered from race entries, T-shirt purchases, and Polar Plunge registration provide enough resources for tens of thousands of meals!

 

Nov 29

Community Tree Lighting

rotarytreelighting.org

Esther Short Park, 6th & Columbia Ave.

4pm – 7pm

FREE

Be there when thousands of lights come alive on Vancouver’s community tree in Esther Short Park. Santa will be there, along with musical performances and other activities. Stop by Divine Consign in downtown Vancouver to view 12 beautifully decorated trees, in lieu of the 3-day Festival of Trees. The trees will be on display from November 9 through December 15.