Things to do around the Mid-Columbia on June 15-16

Tri-City HeraldJune 14, 2013 

Music

-- The Ultimate Thriller, a Michael Jackson tribute show, is June 15 at the Toyota Center in Kennewick.

Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets cost $30 to $39 and are available at the Toyota Center box office.

Kids

Debra R. Williams of Walla Walla will sign copes of her book Meet the Clock Family from 1 to 3 p.m. June 15 at Cupcakes Bakery & Deli, 5610 W. Clearwater Ave., Kennewick.

The children's story follows three siblings, Tick, Tack and Tock, who search for a birthday gift for their mom with the help of a magical stuffed dragon and genie.

Outdoors

The tall ships' final weekend in the Tri-Cities is June 15-16 at the Columbia Marine Center near the Port of Pasco.

Tours are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 15-16. Admission is by donation.

Festivals

The annual Scottish Fest and Highland Games is from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 15 at the Prosser Wine & Food Park on Wine Country Road off Interstate 82.

General admission is $8 for adults and $5 for seniors and kids ages 5 to 12. Kids 4 and younger are free.

Other events

-- A special vintage market sale is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 15 at 221 Valley Chapel Road in Walla Walla. There will be vendors, food booths and a children's art sale.

Admission is $5. For more information, go to www.loveofjunk.com.

-- The Atomic City Rollergirls face off against the Rolling Hills Derby Dames from Pullman on June 15 at the Toyota Arena, next to the Toyota Center in Kennewick.

Doors open at 5 p.m. Showtime is at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $8 for students, seniors and military. Kids 5 and younger are free.

-- The Eagle Cap Excursion Train's next rail trip is June 15, leaving from the Elgin Depot in Oregon.

The Elgin Stampeders, a notorious gang of bandits, are planning a heist aboard the Eagle Cap, so passengers should come prepared for an afternoon of laughs and excitement, as well as lunch. Cost for the four-hour train ride, which leaves at 10 a.m., is $75 for adults, $70 for seniors and $40 for ages 3 to 16. For reservations, call 800-323-7330 or email travel@alegretravel.com.

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