The weekend is here and there’s so much to do. Get your holiday shopping on while entertaining the kids at a local bazaar. Then take the kids on a scavenger hunt. But don’t stop there, there are activities that give your kids a chance to show that they know Black Lives Matter. Read on to find out more.

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Red Mitten Christmas Bazaar 2020

The Red Mitten Christmas Bazaar prides itself on finding unique and local crafters that create one of a kind items. Shop for handmade gifts, children’s items, hand-thrown pottery, fresh locally made wreaths and centerpieces, amazing fused glass creations, jewelry, ornaments, beautiful soy candles, home décor and more. Bring your Christmas shopping list and get those names crossed off! Fri. Event Details.

Gresham Farmers’ Market

Outdoor venue. Purchase farm-fresh produce, arts and crafts all produced by local farmers and businesses. All vendors are wearing masks and keeping social distancing. Sat. Event Details.

Fall Farmers Market

Your Vancouver Farmers Market is extending our season! Join us for the best of fall and winter bounty from local farmers and everything you need for holiday meals and gifting every Saturday starting Nov. 7 on 8th and Esther in downtown Vancouver. Sat. Event Details.

Kid-Centered March for Black Lives

Families will gather with masks and social distancing at Sunnyside Environmental School on the park lawn. Pdx Resistance Assistance will be there providing snacks and drinks- they will gratefully accept donations of prepackaged snacks and canned beverages. Kids will have the opportunity to lead chants at the rally. Please let them know ahead of time! Does your child have a favorite chant? They will use a portable microphone so kids can stay with their parents while they raise their voices for Black lives. Sat. Event Details.

ZootScoots Scavenger Hunt

The rain is officially here! It’s time for a unique Zoot Scoot adventure! They will be having their first Scavenger hunt Saturday provided it isn’t raining. Their scavenger hunt will feature hints and clues to destinations around the city where you will locate Prizes from local Vancouver business. Sat. Event Details.

Talking Walls at Greenway Park

THPRD is ready to launch a second mural project utilizing public art to help express the district’s commitment to racial justice. THPRD is partnering with Color Outside the Lines, an organization dedicated to supporting youth and Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) artists, on four new murals for Greenway Park. THPRD is ready to launch a second mural project utilizing public art to help express the district’s commitment to racial justice. Sun. Event Details.

Open Clay Studio

Open Clay Studio is a relaxed, creative environment to play with clay! In this two hour time slot, they will teach you basic hand-building techniques, or you can use the time to work on your own projects. All skill levels are welcome. Sun. Event Details.

Get a Tree

Head to one of these U-cut farms for your holiday tree!

Go on a Field Trip

Take your family on a last minute fall field trip to one of these awesome spots.

—Annette Benedetti