Try This: Venardos Circus, Spring Concert, Salmon Creek Farmers Market


under the marquee

Venardos Circus is performing at the Vancouver Mall, 7800 NE Vancouver Mall Drive, daily through June 19. babies under 1 year). Created by former Ringling Bros. ringmaster. Kevin Venardos, each show features animal-free circus acts in a Broadway musical-style format. Pre-show entertainment begins one hour before showtime.

find your thing

Kindred Homestead Supply hosts the Downtown Alley Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month in the alley next to the store. The market features vendors selling vintage items and antiques, handmade goods, clothing and accessories, jewelry, candles, soap, and original artwork. The market will continue until October. Get details at

History Hunt

The Police Activities League of Southwest Washington and the Clark County Historical Museum present The Amazing History Race scavenger hunt at 9 a.m. Saturday. Teams can consist of up to four people and compete at two levels of difficulty: history buffs or seasoned historians. Team registration includes t-shirts, medals and a post-race picnic. Tickets cost between $35 and $80. Learn more and register at

Sing a song

The Clark College Concert Choir presents its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, 401 E. 33rd St., Vancouver. Admission is free, although donations are welcome. The choir will perform pop arrangements of “True Colors” and “Lovely Day” and the more traditional “Sure on This Shining Night” by Lauridsen. They will also sing Byron J. Smith’s Gospel song “He’ll Make a Way”, an arrangement of Shawn Kirchner’s “Bright Morning Stars” and Jake Runestad’s “Nyon Nyon”. For details, visit

Market fees

The Salmon Creek Farmers’ Market will be open at Salmon Creek Grange, 1900 NE 154th St., Vancouver, every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. until October 4, with holiday events on October 25 and December 13. over 30 local vendors selling produce, berries, vegetables, fruits, plants, fresh cut flowers, farmed meats, eggs, honey, coffee, tea, kombucha and handicrafts by local artisans. Learn more at


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