Harvest Hootenanny

Git on yer dancin’ boots and yer gingham skirt (or overalls, as the case may be) and mosey

Taco House Magic

Tacos = good. Magic = good (unless it involves sawing, knife-throwing, or the sudden disappearance of a loved one). Put them both together, and what do you have? Family Magic Night at Vancouver’s Original Taco House from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. one Friday every month. We promise there’ll be no sawing, but you may need

Echo Donut Lounge

Now rounding out its second month in business, Echo Donut Lounge serves up fresh, made-to-order mini cake donuts and Paper Tiger Coffee on Downtown Washougal’s burgeoning Main Street. Located in the former Main Street Mercantile building, Echo also offers a friendly, relaxed-but-hip space to meet with friends, hang out, do homework, or telecommute. Fresh-made mini

Learn the Thriller Dance

As Vincent Price said, “Whosoever shall be found without the soul for getting down shall stand and face the hounds of hell!” Fortunately, you’ll be safe from hell’s hounds because from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, you and your kids age eight and up can learn the frightfully creepy Thriller dance move’s

Pay 2 Play at Camas Library

The Camas Public Library is offering a free showing of John Wellington Ennis’ documentary film, “Pay 2 Play: Democracy’s High Stakes,” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25. “Pay 2 Play”  is a humorous guidebook of sorts, full of ideas about how the people of the United States can more actively govern themselves. In this

Cider Pressing at the Grist Mill

Where can you get the best, freshest apple cider you ever tasted? At the annual Apple Cider Pressing

Songwriter Showcase with Randy Cate

On Thursday, Oct. 23, downtown Vancouver’s family-friendly Brickhouse Bar & Grill will once again host the extremely popular Songwriter’s Showcase. Capping off the evening will be a performance by Randy Cate , who will take the stage from 9:3o to 10 p.m. He’ll perform much of his recently-released album “A Different Kind of Same,” as

Headless Horseman Train Ride

The Chelatchie Prairie Railroad will be operating its annual Headless Horseman train excursions on Saturday, Oct. 24, and Sunday, Oct. 25. There will be candy and games for the kids and complimentary refreshments for every passenger. The run will be a diesel train, through a 330-foot solid rock tunnel to the Heisson area with a

Pre-Halloween Bash for Middle Schoolers

If your kid is too old for trick-or treating (when, exactly IS the cut-off age? 43?) but too young to attend a Halloween party on her or her own, here’s a happy medium: the Pre-Halloween Bash at Firstenburg Community Center. The Pre-Halloween Bash is an autumn-themed supervised dance just for middle schoolers (that is, kids

Meet the Candidates at Latte Da

Maybe you’ve already received your voter pamphlet in the mail. You’re looking at the faces of the candidates and reading their statements and wondering what they’re really like. Well, you can find out from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 20, at Latte Da Coffeehouse & Wine Bar, on 39th St. about a block