Ne Plus Ultra Jass Orchestra

Providence Academy 400 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, WA, United States

**Please see important parking information below** Come to dance or just to listen at the historic Academy Ballroom! Since 2016, The Ne Plus Ultra Jass Orchestra has been delighting audiences with the music of the roaring 20s and Depression era 30s. Under the leadership of master showman Sammuel Murry-Hawkins, the ensemble transports audiences to the […]


Summer Fest – Summer Solstice Celebration

O.O. Howard House 750 Anderson St., Vancouver, WA, United States

Summer's finally here and we're kicking it off with a summer solstice celebration!   Wednesday, June 21, 2023 9:30 am or 7:00 pm O.O. Howard House patio 750 Anderson Street Vancouver, WA 98661 Join us, along with our friends from Your Yoga for a peaceful and centering welcome to the summer season. There will be […]

Military History Talk – Fun and Games at the Vancouver Barracks

Kick off your summer activities with an historic retrospective on recreation at Vancouver Barracks! Join speaker Jeff Dacus of the Vancouver Barracks Military Association to learn about the forms of recreation enjoyed by soldiers and their families between the founding of the garrison in 1849 and the final base closure in 2011. The fun included […]


Summer Fest – Music with Fadin’ by 9

O.O. Howard House 750 Anderson St., Vancouver, WA, United States

Enjoy the driving beats and bluegrass harmonies of Fadin' by 9 while relaxing on the beautiful O.O. Howard House patio. Angela Swanson with Sweet Papaya Arts will be here with an amazing collection of affordable gallery gifts. PLUS she'll be demonstrating the making of a mosaic. Southwest Washington Watercolor Society will also be here demonstrating […]

Summer Fest – Picnic in the Park

The Bandstand at Fort Vancouver (across from The Grant House, 1101 Officers Row) 612 E Reserve St, Vancouver, WA, United States

Summer Fest 2023 Join us throughout the summer for an amazing series of events all held at the Fort Vancouver Historic Reserve! All events are free to attend and everyone is welcome. The series opens on June 21 with a solstice celebration and closes on August 26 with National Play Music on the Porch Day […]

Military History Talk – Waiting for the Cold War to Heat Up

O.O. Howard House 750 Anderson St., Vancouver, WA, United States

The Historic Trust is excited to host the Vancouver Barracks Military Association’s 2023 Military History Talk series.  Join us to learn more about the history of the Vancouver Barracks. After World War II, the Vancouver Barracks went from being the Pacific Northwest’s premier Regular Army post to playing a more minor role. This change had […]