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Vancouver, WA Events

With holiday happenings winding down and the days getting longer, enjoy the weeks leading up to spring with these original Vancouver USA events.

The beginning of the new year offers the Clark County Antique & Collectible Show with more than 250 vendors, and Fort Vancouver National Historic Site's final Lantern Tours of the season.

President's Day weekend will bring 300 teams to the area to participate in a basketball tournament, while March will say cheers to the warmer weather at the Spring Brewfest. The Vancouver Farmers Market reopens with fresh produce and handmade goods to take home.

Be on the lookout for fun adventures to the Woodland Tulip FestivalLilac Days at Hulda Klager Gardens, and Bread and Butter Day at the Cedar Grist Mill.

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“Waiting in the Wings” – Magenta’s 57th Mainstage Production

February 10, 2017 to February 25, 2017 (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Venue: Magenta Theater
  • 1108 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660
  • Times: 7:30pm shows Feb 10,11,16,17,18,22,23,24 2pm shows Feb 18,25
  • Admission: $20-$22
  • Phone: 360-635-4358
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“Waiting in the Wings” – Magenta’s 57th Mainstage Production Tickets go on sale January 14, 2017 Tickets: $20 in advance $22 at the door. Performances are: 7:30PM: February 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24 2:00PM: February 18, 25 This rarely produced Noel Coward play, directed by Jaynie Roberts, is Magenta Theater&r...


MPAA Presents a FREE PREVIEW of "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds"

February 24, 2017
  • Location: Vancouver Community Library
  • 901 C Street Vancouver, WA 98660
  • Times: February 24th & 26th at 4:00pm
  • Admission: FREE
  • Phone: 360-975-1585
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This Pulitzer Prize-winning lyrical drama tells the story of a wounded family unraveling at the age of innocence and at the age of no return. Life with Beatrice, an embittered single mother, resembles a hell more than a home for her two daughters. But Tillie, the youngest, finds her own way to connect to the world with resilience and hope. Tillie - keeper of rabbits, dreamer of...


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Lantern Tours: Walking Vancouver Barracks

February 25, 2017

Lantern Tours: Walking Vancouver Barracks explores the U.S. Military history of the site. Each adult carries a lantern as a park ranger guides the group on an outdoor walking tour of the historic Army post. Visitors will learn about Ulysses S. Grant, Oliver Otis Howard, George C. Marshall, William S. Harney, and other significant figures in Vancouver Barracks' history. These to...

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Mardi Gras Dinner Party

February 25, 2017
  • Location: Cold Creek Retreat
  • 2316 NE Minnehaha St Vancouver, WA 98665
  • Times: Febuary 25
  • Admission: $69
  • Phone: 360-694-5117
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Come and enjoy a wonderful dinner featuring foods of New Orleans. Expect the best Margaritas Ever or Dive into a New Orleans Tradition with a Hurricane at the Fire Pit (weather permitting). Choose cocktails or hand selected wines from Germany with this fantastic dinner menu. Did we say fun? There's lots of that too! Location is at Cold Creek Retreat Vancouver Washington. More d...

On-Going Events

Open Saturday at Pearson Field

Started May 28, 2016 (Every Saturday)
  • Location: Pearson Field Education Center
  • 201A East Reserve Street Vancouver, WA 98661
  • Times: From: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone: 360-992-1818
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The Fort Vancouver National Trust helps to host this free educational experience, with the Flight Simulator lab, vertical wind tunnel, a glider-building station, historic airplanes on-site for viewing, collections on display, and educational programs to propel students of all ages into the wonderful world of flight. Experience the "Golden Age of Aviation" at the North...

The Rocky Horror Picture Show at The Kiggins Theatre!

Started June 25, 2016 (Recurring monthly on the 4th Saturday)

Vancouver now has it's very own monthly showing of your favorite cult movie classic! The Rocky Horror Picture Show will be shown on a screen as actors perform along with the movie, and audience participation is encouraged! Also, feel free to dress up! All ages are welcome, however, it is a rated "R" film and parental discretion is advised.     ...


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