Guess what? It’s time for Dozer Day! Today is the last day, so be sure to head out to the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds if you have budding bulldozer drivers in the family. Other heavy construction equipment and fire engines will be there as well, which means lots of cool big rigs for youngsters to enjoy.
Children who have spent much of their lifetimes making revving, rumbling sound effects with their mouths while pushing toy trucks through sand will really dig Dozer Days at the Clark County Fairgrounds.
It’s difficult to describe the love River Maiden’s customers have for this neighborhood coffee shop. I call them River-Maiden-heads, and they fill the neighborhood that surrounds River Maiden’s former home (in the strip mall with DuckTales Kitchen) and their new home nearby at 5301 E. Mill Plain Boulevard.
My Brother’s Crawfish, which also has a location in Portland, recently opened in downtown Vancouver where Mama’s Kitchen and Boomer’s Sports Bar and Grill used to be. The family friendly, casual restaurant provides Cajun cuisine favorites that are packed with deep south flavor.
Portland Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. The community market fills the Portland State University campus with hundreds of vendors selling produce, baked goods, meats, cheese and seafood. Southwest Park Avenue, between Hall and Montgomery streets, Portland. 503-241-0032 or www.portlandfarmersmarket.org
Amy Schumer, one of the top comedians in America, is coming to ilani's new Cowlitz Ballroom on Aug. 9. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Tickemaster and www.ilaniresort.com for "Amy Schumer and Friends."