Submitted by Downtown Camas Association

Who stole the cupcakes and where did they take them? January Camas First Friday participants will solve this mystery at “CLUE in Downtown Camas!” on January 4th from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Activities include:

  • Downtown Camas Mystery solved
    Solve the mystery January 4th!. Photo courtesy: Downtown Camas Association

    Find fun clues in participating merchants to solve the “Case of the Missing Cupcakes” and earn tickets to enter to win prizes.

  • Get a free mini-cupcake sponsored by downtown bakery Cake Happy, if you solve the mystery.
  • 5 lucky people throughout the evening will get a “Secret Passage” card to go straight to Cake Happy for a free extra special treat.
  • 2 ribbon cuttings and open houses:

o   5:00 p.m.: The Artful Attic, 217 NE 3rd, which will include an extra mystery game to solve with prizes given.

o   5:30 p.m.: Salon Magnolia’s new spa addition, 218 NE 4th

  • Meet the featured artists at the art shows and receptions at Attic Gallery, 421 NE Cedar, and Camas Gallery, 408 NE 4th Ave.
  • Dress up as any of the CLUE game suspects (Colonel Mustard, Miss Scarlet, Mr. Green, Lady Lavender, Mrs. Peacock, Mrs. White, Professor Plum, Dr. Orchid, etc) and get 5 extra tickets to win.
  • The Liberty Theatre will be showing the classic film “CLUE” at 8pm
  • Kids’ winter crafts and Lego activities at the DCA tables in Journey Church, 304 NE 4th.
  • Shopping specials throughout town; earn extra tickets to win for every $10 spent in downtown.

Participation and activity lists can be picked up at the DCA tables in Journey Church starting at 5:00 p.m. that night.

“This event has become a favorite and we love that so many people dress up as one of the CLUE characters!” says Carrie Schulstad, Executive Director of the Downtown Camas Association (DCA). “It’s fun to come together after the hustle and bustle of the holidays and enjoy time together figuring out the mystery. Young and old alike enjoy the challenge of the clues and finding out “whodunit”. We thank Cake Happy for sponsoring the free mini-cupcakes which make the event that much sweeter!”

First Fridays are Art, Activities, Dining, and After Hours Shopping themed family friendly events coordinated by the DCA each month of the year to support downtown and bring the community together. For all the information, visit  and .

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