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first_imgCatch the last night of the annual Vancouver Rodeo as it completes its 43rd year. The night will be filled with crowd favorites such as steer wrestling, bull riding, team roping, barrel racing and bronco riding. Kids ages 8 and younger will test their sheep-riding skills during the mutton bustin’ event. There will be a free dance following the rodeo with DJ Glenn.When: Gates open at 5 p.m., rodeo starts at 7 p.m. tonight.Where: Clark County Saddle Club, 10505 N.E. 117th Ave., Vancouver.Admission: $10 to $25; $8 to $23 for seniors, active military members; $8 to $23 reserved for box seats for children up to 12, free general admission for children 6 and younger. $5 for parking.Telephone: 360-896-6654.Web: http://vancouverrodeo.comThe rodeo is one of many options for getting out and about this weekend.2. Railroad awayChelatchie Prairie Railroad will host an independence-themed ride featuring the restored steam engine. The historic railroad ride travels through the forests of north Clark County on a 12-mile round-trip.When: Noon and 2:30 p.m. today and Sunday.Where: Chelatchie Prairie Railroad, 207 N. Railroad Ave., Yacolt.Admission: $18, $17 for seniors, $13 for children ages 5-11, $11 for ages 2-4, free for children ages 2 and younger.Telephone: 360-686-3559.Web: http://bycx.com3. Jazz in Battle GroundThe second-annual Tastes and Tunes will celebrate the food and wine of north Clark County. The event features eats created by Battle Ground restaurants, drinks from local wineries and brewers and a jazz performance by the Patrick Lamb Band. Drop Dead Red will be the opening act. The concert will benefit the Battle Ground Rotary.When: 3 to 9 tonight.Where: Gardner Center, Northeast Highway 503 and Eaton Boulevard, Battle Ground.Admission: $30 for those 21 and older which includes five tasting tickets, $1 for additional tasting tickets.Telephone: 360-980-0130.last_img

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