Cool Desert Nights continues June 21-23 in Richland, featuring a swath of vintage to new cars parading through town, street dances, an autocross, show n shines, car cruises, and pancake breakfasts.
About 150 cars from all over the country are expected to take part.
On June 21, there will be a show n shine from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Les Schwab Tire Center, 2825 Queensgate Drive in Richland. Then, from 7 to 9 p.m., there will be a participant car cruise through Richland.
Nasty Jack and Colorblind will provide the music for the street dance from 8 p.m. to midnight at Jack-son's, corner of Lee Boulevard and George Washington Way. Admission is $7 at the door.
On June 22 the Kiwanis pancake breakfast will be from 7 to 11 a.m. at the gazebo at Jefferson Park, across the street from the Uptown Shopping Center on George Washington Way. Cost is $6.
A show n' shine is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Uptown Shopping Center and Jefferson Park. There also will be live music, vendors and food concessions throughout the day in the Uptown parking lot.
A bus pull for Special Olympics and poker walk start at 9 a.m. Slow drags start at noon with Richland firefighters playing host. Car award ceremony starts at 3 p.m.
The Eclectic Approach will rock the night away at the street dance starting at 8 p.m. at Jack-son's. Cost is $10 at the gate. On June 23 the autocross is planned from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tri-City Raceway, corner of Keene and Van Giesen in West Richland.
Participation fee is $10 for three runs around the track. No spectator fee.
For a full schedule of events go online to http://www.cooldesertnights.com.
Dori ONeal: 582-1514; email@example.com; Twitter: @dorioneal