Save the Date Heat up your weekend with some cool wine and

first_imgHead to the heart of downtown Vancouver for hot summer jams at the Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival. Tonight’s music will include rising jazz star Grace Kelly with her quartet, Grammy-nominated Alfredo Rodriguez and The Family Stone. Sunday will finish with the Grammy-nominated Heritage Blues Orchestra, blues entertainers Tommy Castro and the Painkillers and the legendary Bettye LaVette. It all takes place 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. today, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday in Esther Short Park, West Eighth and Columbia streets, Vancouver. Tickets are $35. 360-906-0441 or www.vancouverwinejazz.comColumbia Tech Center and Ameriprise Financial will host a movie night in the park featuring games and activities at 7 p.m. tonight, followed by “Zootopia,” rated PG, at dusk. Megan’s Snack Shack will offer food in the park, 17701 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver. Admission is free. columbiatechcenter.com/news/movie-in-the-park-zootopiaNationally known comedians Alex Elkin, Tony Baker and Simon Kaufman will perform Comedy in the Vineyard starting at 6 p.m. Sunday at Three Brothers Vineyard and Winery, 2411 N.E. 244th St., Ridgefield. Tickets are $10. www.threebrotherswinery.com/events.htmlThe French tradition of artists painting the landscape in “open air” will take over the streets of downtown Camas for its First Friday: “Plein Air Art Event.” Participating artists will be working on their paintings from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 2, with the finished artworks displayed in front of Camas Gallery from 5 to 8 p.m. Visitors can vote for the People’s Choice Award. There will also be free art activities and crafts at participating businesses, local music and a photo booth along Northeast Fourth Avenue, Camas. downtowncamas.comOver Labor Day Weekend, the members of the Southwest Washington Winery Association will host a Food and Wine Pairing Tour, with winemakers offering up a variety of its wines with local culinary bites. Visitors can sample the emerging wine region, meet the winemakers and more on this self-guided tour from noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 3-5. See the website for a complete list of participating wineries and tasting fees. www.swwawine.comlast_img

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