Events: First Friday, Camas Car Show, All-Stars


Camas July First Friday | July 7 5-8 pm

July’s First Friday is a fun celebration of dogs! July 7th, 5-8pm. Doggie talent show with prizes and new this year, a parade sponsored by Miss Nola’s Cafe with a Mardi Gras theme in honor of the Barkus Parade at Mardi Gras! How fun! There will be Cajun Zydeco music as well by The Mudbugs from 5:30-7:30pm compliments of Miss Nola’s!

Vendors, kids’ crafts with a mardi gras dog theme, a dog breed guessing activity in participating businesses, and more! There will also be a dog and owner look-alike contest! Bring your favorite pooch (leashes required) and make a fun night of it! Parade and music sponsored by Miss Nola’s Cafe and talent and look alike contests sponsored by Naturally Healthy Pet in Downtown Camas.

There will also be a live demonstration at the Attic Gallery to kick off the First Annual Local Artists Invitational Exhibit. Visit www.atticgallery.com

Miss Nola’s will be giving out free hush puppies! Perfect themed treat!

The Doggie Talent Show & Dog & Owner Look Alike Contest will be at 6pm and the Camas Barkus Parade will be at 7pm. There will be judging of best costumes in the parade with prizes for “Most Original”, “Cutest”, and “Most Mardi Gras Inspired”. For the Talent Contest, the judging will be for “Most Clever”, “Most difficult”, and “Cutest” Talents. Sign up when you get to First Friday at the DCA table, up to 15 minutes before each event. The contests, parade, crafts and other fun will be between 4th and 5th on Cedar Street. No cost to enter.

To learn more, visit www.downtowncamas.com


Camas First Friday in July has a dog theme.

Camas Car Show | July 8 4-8:30 pm

Come stroll the beautiful streets of historic Downtown Camas and enjoy the many classic and custom cars and trucks that fill the town. Old favorites and new discoveries in this 12th annual event. Always an exceptionally fun time! This is a great event for any car enthusiast.

This event will be held on Saturday, July 8th, 2017 from 4-8:30pm.

Admission is FREE to spectators.

Awards will include Best in Show, People’s Choice and Sponsors’ Picks. Best in Show award will be presented by Camas Mayor Scott Higgins and Best in Show car will be featured on next year’s Camas Car Show poster and promotions! Goodie bags to first 100 cars and dash plaques to first 200 cars.

Raffles, live music by Bluez Cruizer, dance by the Virtuosity Performing Arts Studio at 6pm and other family friendly entertainment including face painting and balloon art!

Glory Days will be at the show with Camas Car Show T-shirts this year!4th and Birch

Kids’ Coloring Contest! Color a cool car pic for a chance to win fun prizes–three age categories: 3-6 years, 7-10, and 11-14. Winners will be announced right before car awards. Every child that participates receives a free hot wheels car :)!

Food will include Getta GyroTruly Scrumptious pie and pastries, My Dad’s Kettle Korn, Oriental Kitchen, Tequila Mexican Grill and more.

Our Car Show benefits the Camas Washougal Treasure House Food Bank. Bring two cans of food, get a free raffle ticket, and help those in need!

Camas Little League All-Stars | July 8 @ 1 pm

The Camas LL 11/12 All-Star Baseball team competes with Fort Vancouver in Game 2 of their District 4 Tournament, at David Douglas Park in Vancouver. The game begins at 1 pm.

The boys beat Cascade 13-3 in four innings during Game 1 on July 6.


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