2014 Zombie Brewfest Oct. 25

by DIwpBacon on October 20, 2014

zombie2Doomsday Brewing Company will host Zombie Brewfest on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 3 to 11 p.m. The event is open to the public ages 21 and over; ID’s will be checked at the door. Doomsday is located at 421 C St., Ste. 1B in Washougal. There is no admission charge to attend.

Attendees will enjoy one-eyed jello shots, a costume competition, zombie movies, a DJ in the brewfest tent, zombie nerf shoot-out and 20 local brews to choose from. Beers are $4 for a 12 oz. pour. Patrons are encouraged to bring cash for food and beverage purchases as credit cards will be charged $1 per transaction.

Sponsors of this event include: Bader Beer & Wine Supply, Country Financial, Vancouver Cab Company, Great Western Malt Co., Vancouver’s Downtown Association, Total Wine & More and South Pacific Rum Bar and Grill. For more information, visit www.vancouverbrewfest.com/zombie-brewfest.




WSU Vancouver’s Business Growth Map launches peer-to-peer forum Oct. 22

by DIwpBacon on October 20, 2014

header-bgmap (1)WSU Vancouver’s Business Growth Mentor and Analysis Program is introducing monthly forums, Business Growth Map Alliance, to bring together small businesses and entrepreneurs to learn from each other. The first forum, “Building and Optimizing Online Marketing Campaigns” is scheduled for 9 to 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 805 Broadway St., second floor, in downtown Vancouver.

Presenters are Michael Curry, assistant clinical professor at WSU Vancouver, and Robert Leary, Vancouver marketing consultant. Each program will address topics of strategic importance to business growth and success. Participants will share insights, lessons learned, best practices, and resources.

The event is open to the public at no charge, but registration is required. Register online by visiting http://business.vancouver.wsu.edu/bgmap. For more information, visit www.business.vancouver.wsu.edu.

Headless Horseman Halloween on the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad this weekend

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Photo courtesy of The Columbian

Enjoy the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad‘s annual Headless Horseman Halloween Train excursion this weekend, Saturday, Oct. 25 and Sunday, Oct. 26. Departure times are 9:30 a.m., noon, and 2:30 p.m. Admission is $16 for adults, $15 for 60+, $11 ages five through 11, $9 ages two through four and children under two are free.

The run is a diesel train, through a 330-foot solid rock tunnel to the Heisson area with a stop at Moulton Station to visit Yacolt Falls and the Headless Horseman. Candy and games will be available for the kids and complimentary refreshments for all participants.

Interested parties should plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time to pick up tickets and board the train. Due to the popularity of this event, advance reservations are recommended. For reservations, click here. The Chelatchie Prairie Railroad is located at 2017 N. Railroad Ave. in Yacolt. For more information, call 360-686-3559 or visit www.bycx.com.

SW Washington Wind Symphony presents “Imagination and Whimsy” Oct. 26

concert-photo_55KBCelebrate with Southwest Washington Wind Symphony as it opens the 10th season with “Imagination & Whimsy,” Sunday, Oct. 26. The performance is held at Union High School Performing Arts Center, 6201 NW Friberg-Strunk St. in Camas. The concert begins at 3 p.m.; doors open at 2:30 p.m.

Musical selections include Second Suite in F by Gustav Holst, Handel in the Strand by Percy Grainger, Frank Ticheli’s arrangement of Shenandoah, and more. The 50 musician, concert band is led by conductor Sam Ormson.

The performance is free and open to the public. For additional information, call 360-574-8386, email wind.symphony@comcast.net, or visit www.swwindsymphony.org.



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