Firsts Saturday: Detective Mystery

04/07/2018 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ridgefield Community Center
Address: 223-259 Mill St, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Solve “The Case of the Missing Ridgefield Historic Gnome” and make local history come alive! Paddling, vendors, food and a community performance too:


9:00-2:00 Farmer’s Market & Festival @ Ridgefield Community Center

Music, snacks, kids activities and vendors.

9:00-2:00 Detective Mystery Game

Downtown will become a giant CLUE board-type crime scene with a Ridgefield history story. Pick up your detective notebook and learn about the theft and suspects at Ridgefield Community Center. Visit the old jail and collect evidence around town to solve the mystery. Start your investigation anytime. All participants receive a prize; crime-solvers get a a chance to win a raffle drawing! Youth and more challenging adult versions available.
Sponsored by God’s Word Baptist Church

9:00-11:00 Earth Day Paddle @ Ridgefield Kayak/Alder Creek

Kayak and stand-up paddleboard tour for all ages and skill levels. Pre-register at

11:00 Live Performance: The Merry Ex-Wives of Ridgefield at Overlook Park
Local performers will act out a murder mystery on the stage. See your neighbors in action and see if you can solve the mystery before they do!
Original Performance Written by Bob Mayfield, winemaker at Windy Hills Winery

7:30PM Tony Starlight Concert at Old Liberty theater

An ever-evolving hybrid of song parody, musical impressions and various tributes to iconic artists and pop culture phenomena.


  • Activities and crafts @ Ridgefield Community Library
  • Prize Drawings @ Vintage Revival
    Enjoy a walk around town, have a bite to eat and visit the local merchants.