August, 10 2022


Friends and Artists,

The Hough Foundation and Riverview Bank are pleased to once more host Sip And Stroll on August 20th. This yearly event raises funds for the Hough Foundation, which has given support to students, families, and teachers in the historic neighborhood for 30 years.

The $35 admission gives participants the opportunity to sample cider, wine, cocktails and craft beers at 34 locations in Uptown Village.

Come early, and enjoy the classic cars of the Slo Poks Car Club, presenting the Uptown Village Show And Shine car show from 10 AM to 4 PM at McLoughlin and Main Street. Interested parties wishing to participate in the car show may register for $15 plus a donation of school supplies. Contact Michael Finn at 360-281-5333 or Jeff Peterson at 360-887-4576. Proceeds from the car show also benefit the Hough Foundation.

The Hough Foundation was established in 1992 by former Hough Elementary student and Vancouver businessman Paul Christensen to enrich the lives of the students, teachers, and families of the Hough Neighborhood. Understanding the importance of the arts, the Hough Foundation has a variety of cultural and music based after school programs including the Glee Choral Group, Escola De Samba, Beginning Band, Enspire Arts, and Horticulture.

Sip and Stroll is a 21+ event.

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And Now For This Week’s Top Picks…

Don Q

Don Quixote De La Center at Magenta Theater

"This world premiere play by a local playwright is a loose adaptation of the novel Don Quixote de la Mancha, set in contemporary La Center at a group home for senior citizens. An aging resident decides he is a knight of old and embarks on misadventures comic and heartfelt as he and those around him grapple with dementia, identity, and what truly defines us." Magenta Theater 1108 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 Friday August 12 - SundayAugust 8, 2022 Friday and Saturdays at 7:30 PM sundays at 2 PM $20


Vancouver Summer BrewFest At Esther Short Park

The Washington Beer Commission presents the Vancouver Summer BrewFest at Esther Short Park on Friday, August 12 and Saturday, August 13th. The $35 admission includes eight 5 oz. tastes and a souvenir WA beer glass. Live music and local food carts complete the event. Outside food is welcome. No outside alcohol or dogs (service dogs ok). Esther Short Park Friday, August 12th - Saturday, August 13th 4 PM - 8 PM $35


Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival

The Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival returns to Esther Short Park the final weekend of August. Since 1998, the festival has attracted visitors featuring internationally acclaimed jazz artists, over 200 wines, and more than 50 fine artists from Washington, Oregon,Idaho, and California. This year's lineup includes The Yellowjackets, Diane Schuur, The Connie Han Trio, Poncho Sanchez, and Sue Foley in addition to some of the region's hottest jazz talent. Esther Short Park Friday, August 26th - Sunday, August 28th All Day $20 - $70