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December
Mon Dec 0 2

Toastmasters

Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center (RACC)
510 Pioneer St, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

This is a great space to practice public speaking professionally and personally.
Free and open to the public.

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.

Mon Dec 0 2

Monday Night Bingo

Sportsman Bar and Grill
121 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Get the kids off the games and come have some fun.

Refuge River S Unit
1071 Hillhurst Rd, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

The Friends of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge is always on the lookout for new folks to help with various habitat and biological projects around the Refuge. Volunteers meet on Wednesdays.

Contact Habitat Restoration Coordinator Keith Rutz at:
Keith_Rutz@Fws.gov OR 360-887-3883

For more information about the Refuge: https://www.fws.gov/refuge/ridgefield

Wed Dec 0 4

Stitchery Group

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Join us for all or part of this informal, drop-in, get-together. Any stitchery hobby is welcome: knitting, crochet, spinning, lap quilting, needlepoint, counted cross-stitch – even mending.

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, and more for preschoolers and their parents or caregivers.

A canvas paint lesson for the vintage woody wagon admirers. Learn to paint and blend by following step by step instructions. All supplies are provided for you including an apron to protect your clothing. Please arrive early to claim your seat. Seats are limited so please purchase online. 16″x20″ large canvas. Under 21 ok!

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Enjoy socializing and playing the fascinating game of Mahjong.

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

¿Habla español? Practice speaking Spanish in a group setting, led by a Spanish-speaking volunteer.

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Play RPGs and socialize. Event will take place either in the large Community Room or in the Library.

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Build your child’s vocabulary with songs, books, and movement for active toddlers and their parents or caregivers.

Overlook Park
113-131 S Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Join your friends and neighbors for the 20th Anniversary of the Hometown Celebration! All day fun for the whole family and kids of all ages.

9AM: Walk & Knock Food Drive
Sponsored by Ridgefield Lions Club, walkandknock.org

9AM: Ugly Sweater Run 5K & 10K
Sponsored by Ridgefield Runners, runridgefield.com

9-3PM: Holiday Food & Gift Marketplace @ Overlook Park
Sponsored by Columbia Credit Union

9-4PM: Hot Cider, cookies & crafts @ Ridgefield Community Library

9-4PM: Used Book & Gift Sale @ Ridgefield Library community rooms
Sponsored by Friends of Ridgefield Community Library

10-3PM Live Music @ Overlook Park
Featuring singing groups & bands from Sunset Ridge, View Ridge & Ridgefield High School

11-3PM: Kids Crafts & Activity Center @ Tailored Fitness
Holiday-themed games & crafts, cookie decorating, & FUN!

11-2PM: Ridgefield Children’s Holiday Bazaar @ View Ridge Gym

Noon-3PM: Santa Visits @ Old Liberty Theater
Visit and have your photo taken with Santa! $5 for your printed photo. Sponsored by Ridgefield Mini-Storage

Noon-3PM: Holiday Trolley Rides
With warm blankets & holiday music, sponsored by Port of Ridgefield

2-6PM: Wine Garden @ Overlook Park
Enjoy Holiday and Mulled Wine from Windy Hills Winery with a view of the tree lighting.

4:30PM: Tree Lighting Festival @ Overlook Park
Featuring DanceFusion NW, community sing-along with Bethel Church, and hot chocolate & treats from Trinkets Tearoom.

7:30PM: Acoustic Guitar Summit Holiday Concert @ Old Liberty Theater

ALL DAY
Holiday Decorating Contest voting
Ridgefield Floral & Gifts Christmas Shop with holiday arrangements, gifts, cider & cookies

Interested in being a vendor? CLICK HERE FOR HOMETOWN CELEBRATION VENDOR INFORMATION AND APPLICATION.

Rosauers Supermarkets
101 S N 47th Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Ridgefield is getting a grocery store!

Rosauers Supermarkets is set to open its doors on Saturday, December 7th and we are teaming up with ilani for an opening weekend celebration. Come for the ribbon cutting ceremony at 9am, and stay for an afternoon of family-friendly festivities just outside the store. There will be face painting, local businesses, food, and more at this opening weekend tailgate! 10AM to 2PM on Saturday and Sunday. After you visit the store, follow Pioneer into downtown and join us for Hometown Celebration and the Tree Lighting Ceremony(4:30pm)!

Come celebrate the opening of the Rosauers Supermarkets grocery store with a parking-lot tailgate party! Family-friendly activities, giveaways, and fun Saturday and Sunday!

Ribbon cutting ceremony at 9AM, Saturday, December 7th.

Sat Dec 0 7

Empty Bowl

Church of the Nazarene
747 Pioneer St, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Come get a hot bowl of soup from the Ridgefield Church of the Nazarene during Hometown Celebration!

  • Take home a student-made ceramic bowl with your soup – $20
  • Enjoy just the soup – $5

All proceeds go to the Ridgefield Family Resource Center.

Old Liberty Theater
115 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Portland, Oregon’s  virtuoso acoustic guitar trio – Acoustic Guitar Summit – is made up of three of the country’s best fingerstyle guitarists. Two members, Doug Smith and Mark Hanson, won a Grammy in 2005 for their contributions to the Henry Mancini – Pink Guitar CD. The third member, Terry Robb, is the perennial winner of the Cascade Blues Association award as the top acoustic blues guitarist in the Pacific Northwest. In addition, in September of 2006, Doug won the National Fingerpicking Championship contest in Winfield, Kansas.

www.acousticguitarsummit.net

Concert – 7:30 pm
Admission $25, all ages
Doors open at 6:45
Advance Tickets by phone at 360 887-7260

Sun Dec 0 8

Christmas Pop-Up

Windy Hills Winery, 1346 S 38th Ct, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA
Windy Hills Winery, 1418-1432 S 38th Ct, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

This is going to be the BEST event to date!!! Come shop and sip on apple cider, and get in the Christmas spirit! We are so excited to announce that Stitches and Moor and
Real to the Roots Leather Jewelry
are going to be joining us!! So grab ALL the people and come join us! The Vendor list is closed.

Old Liberty Theater
115 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Tony Starlight Christmas Show – Vegas-style variety show celebrating the holidays with music & comedy.

Admission: $25, all ages
Showtime: 7:00 pm
Doors open:6:15 pm
Advance Tickets (360) 887-7260

www.tonystarlight.com

Mon Dec 0 9

Toastmasters

Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center (RACC)
510 Pioneer St, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

This is a great space to practice public speaking professionally and personally.
Free and open to the public.

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.

Mon Dec 0 9

Monday Night Bingo

Sportsman Bar and Grill
121 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Get the kids off the games and come have some fun.

Mon Dec 0 9

Rocks with Cops

Union Ridge Elementary School
330 N 5th Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Join us for the 4th annual Rocks with Cops event, where you can get creative and have some holiday fun painting rocks with your local Police Department! This year we ask that you bring 2 cans of food or a non-perishable food item for the local food drive. Hosted by the Ridgefield Police Officer’s Association, Ridgefield Police Department and the City of Ridgefield.

We will be located in the gym a Union Ridge.

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Sample cuisine from around the world and discuss recipes. Group meets the second Tuesday of every month.

Refuge River S Unit
1071 Hillhurst Rd, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

The Friends of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge is always on the lookout for new folks to help with various habitat and biological projects around the Refuge. Volunteers meet on Wednesdays.

Contact Habitat Restoration Coordinator Keith Rutz at:
Keith_Rutz@Fws.gov OR 360-887-3883

For more information about the Refuge: https://www.fws.gov/refuge/ridgefield

Wed Dec 1 1

Stitchery Group

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Join us for all or part of this informal, drop-in, get-together. Any stitchery hobby is welcome: knitting, crochet, spinning, lap quilting, needlepoint, counted cross-stitch – even mending.

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, and more for preschoolers and their parents or caregivers.

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Enjoy socializing and playing the fascinating game of Mahjong.

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

¿Habla español? Practice speaking Spanish in a group setting, led by a Spanish-speaking volunteer.

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Play RPGs and socialize. Event will take place either in the large Community Room or in the Library.

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Build your child’s vocabulary with songs, books, and movement for active toddlers and their parents or caregivers.

Carty Unit at RNWR
28908 N Main Avenue, Ridgefield, WA

The following listings are for Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. Limited space is available. Sign up for any of the listed walks by calling the Ridgefield Office at (360) 887-4106 or emailing Josie Finley at josie_finley@fws.gov with the number in your party and contact info. Other groups that may be offering guided hikes are; Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards, Backyard Birdshop, Vancouver Audubon, Portland Audubon, and the Friends of the Columbia River Gorge.

We have a new bird walk leader!

Robert has been an avid birdwatcher for many years. Last year he moved from Michigan where he led bird walks as the was President of the Holland Audubon Club. At present, he volunteers for Ridgefield NWR greeting people on the auto tour route and does bird surveys for the Cornell University Lab of Ornithology.

Join Robert on the Oaks to Wetlands trail at the Carty Unit on the following Saturdays. The walk will start at 8 am and last 2 to 3 hours depending on participant interest. An optional extension of the tour will go to the Port of Ridgefield to look at birds on Carty Lake from the Port property.

Space is limited to 15 participants. Please sign up in advance. Groups signing up at once are limited to 4 people to ensure space is left for others. (Exceptions can be made, please email or call with questions.)

Saturday November 9th

Saturday December 14th

Saturday January 11th

**Bird walks are free but subject to the $3 entrance fee. Please give yourself an extra 10 minutes to pay your fee or register your pass number.**
See the flyer and more here: https://ridgefieldfriends.org/news/naturalist-led-hikes/

Sat Dec 1 4

Build It!

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Inspire your imagination and develop your STEM skills. You never know what we’ll build with: LEGO® bricks, blocks, boxes, or other fun materials.

Sat Dec 1 4

Wreath Making

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Make a wreath to brighten the winter holidays. All supplies provided.

Old Liberty Theater
115 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Join Molly’s Revenge and special guest, vocalist Amelia Hogan and Irish dancers for a matinee & evening of music, song and dance associated with the festive season. The performance will include Christmas songs both old and new from many lands, all played with a Celtic twist. You’ll have an opportunity to join in and sing some of your favorite carols, and our dancing guests will surely set your toes tapping.

Admission: $25, all ages
3pm matinee, doors open at  2:15pm
Advance Tickets (360) 887-7260

www.mollysrevenge.com

Old Liberty Theater
115 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Join Molly’s Revenge and special guest, vocalist Amelia Hogan and Irish dancers for a matinee & evening of music, song and dance associated with the festive season. The performance will include Christmas songs both old and new from many lands, all played with a Celtic twist. You’ll have an opportunity to join in and sing some of your favorite carols, and our dancing guests will surely set your toes tapping.

Admission: $25, all ages
7pm evening show, doors open at  6:15pm
Advance Tickets (360) 887-7260

www.mollysrevenge.com

Mon Dec 1 6

Toastmasters

Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center (RACC)
510 Pioneer St, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

This is a great space to practice public speaking professionally and personally.
Free and open to the public.

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.

Tue Dec 1 7

Read to the Dog

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Practive your reading skills and meet Limon, your new four-legged friend. Program is intended for ages 5-9 but siblings are welcome. Registration is required. Please sign up on the online events calendar at www.fvrl.org.

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Join us for a lively discussion about this month’s title. All are welcome.

Refuge River S Unit
1071 Hillhurst Rd, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

The Friends of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge is always on the lookout for new folks to help with various habitat and biological projects around the Refuge. Volunteers meet on Wednesdays.

Contact Habitat Restoration Coordinator Keith Rutz at:
Keith_Rutz@Fws.gov OR 360-887-3883

For more information about the Refuge: https://www.fws.gov/refuge/ridgefield

Wed Dec 1 8

Stitchery Group

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Join us for all or part of this informal, drop-in, get-together. Any stitchery hobby is welcome: knitting, crochet, spinning, lap quilting, needlepoint, counted cross-stitch – even mending.

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

¿Habla español? Practice speaking Spanish in a group setting, led by a Spanish-speaking volunteer.

Bethany Vineyard & Winery
4115 NE 259th St, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Elida Art Studio and Bethany Vineyard have teamed up to bring you a magical evening of painting, wine, and fun. No experience necessary, just a willingness to have fun! We will lead you through the step-by- step process of painting this vintage red truck with a festive Christmas tree. You will go home with a finished painting full of color and dimension – perfect for your decor.

We will be providing a cheese plate and wine will be available for purchase by the glass. Please note that our kitchen will be closed, so additional food will not be available – be sure to eat dinner before you come!

Date: December 19, 6:30-8:30 pm
Location: Bethany Vineyard & Winery, 4115 NE 259th
St., Ridgefield, WA 98642
Cost: $65, includes cheese board, painting materials and instruction.

This can be some messy fun – be sure to wear clothes that can get a little paint-y or bring an apron/smock!

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Play RPGs and socialize. Event will take place either in the large Community Room or in the Library.

Refuge River S Unit
1071 Hillhurst Rd, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

The Friends of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge is always on the lookout for new folks to help with various habitat and biological projects around the Refuge. Volunteers meet on Wednesdays.

Contact Habitat Restoration Coordinator Keith Rutz at:
Keith_Rutz@Fws.gov OR 360-887-3883

For more information about the Refuge: https://www.fws.gov/refuge/ridgefield

Ridgefield Community Library
210 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Play RPGs and socialize. Event will take place either in the large Community Room or in the Library.

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