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. 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. 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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