Mid-Columbia events calendar Aug. 16-25

August 14, 2013 

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The 2012 demolition derby at the Benton County Fairgrounds.

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FRIDAY, AUG. 16

Festivals

Grant County Fair, 10 a.m., Grant County Fairgrounds, 3953 Airway Drive N.E., Moses Lake.

Morrow County Fair, 10 a.m., fairgrounds, 74473 Highway 74, Heppner.

Muddy Frogwater Country Classic Festival, Yantis Park, Milton-Freewater. Call 541-938-5563. Info: www.muddyfrogwaterfestival.com.

Bluegrass Pickin Days, noon, Stewart Park, 107 First Ave., Zillah. No cover. Call 509-989-3158 or 509-930-5676.

Comedy

Darren Carter, 6 and 8:30 p.m., Elbow Room Comedy Club, 3320 W. Kennewick Ave. Cover: $10-$30. Call 552-9129.

Nat Baimel, 8:30 p.m., Jokers, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. Cost: $10. Call 943-1173.

Dance

Ballroom dancing, 1-3:45 p.m., Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Drive, Richland. Music by the Easy Swing Dance Band. Cost: $5.

Open dancing Fridays, swing/country/ballroom, 6-9 p.m. Pasco Eagles (members and guests welcome), 2829 W. Sylvester St. Cost: $6. Call 586-7609.

Country DJ/dance party, 10 p.m., Elbow Room Comedy Club, 3320 W. Kennewick Ave., Kennewick. Call 552-9129.

Concert

Daryl Hall and John Oates, 7 p.m., Maryhill Winery & Amphitheater, 9774 Highway 14, Goldendale. Cost: $50-$95. Call 877-627-9445. Nightlife

Piano Bar with Carolyn, 5-7 p.m., Sapolil Cellars Winery, 15 E. Main St., Walla Walla. No cover.

Carl Holt, 5-10 p.m., Terra Blanca Winery and Estate Vineyard, 34715 N. Demoss Road, Benton City. No cover. Call 509-588-6082.

Kelly Parks, jazz, 5-8 p.m., Emerald of Siam, 1314 Jadwin Ave., Richland. Call 946-9328.

Big Country Brandon & Dez, 5-7:30 p.m., Hamley Steakhouse, Pendleton. No cover.

Witherow, 6:30-9 p.m., Three Rivers Winery, 5641 W. Highway 12, Walla Walla. Cost: $5 for lawn seating, $30 to reserve a table for four on the deck, $40 to reserve a table for six on the deck. Call 509-526-9463.

Perry Acker, rock/pop/blues, a Tagaris Summer Concert Series event, 7-10 p.m., Tagaris Winery, 844 Tulip Lane, Richland. No cover. Call 628-161.

Carl Tosten, rock, 7-10 p.m., Thomas O’Neil Cellars, 2323 Henderson Loop, Richland. No cover. Call 371-1900.

Spasso, 7 p.m., Barnard Griffin Wine Bar & Eatery, 878 Tulip Lane, Richland. No cover.

Kady Z, pop, 8 p.m., Hamley Steakhouse, Pendleton. No cover.

Tommy Hogan Band, blues, 9 p.m.-midnight, Sapolil Cellars Winery, 15 E. Main St., Walla Walla. No cover.

Polecat (from Bellingham), bluegrass, 9 p.m., Emerald of Siam, 1314 Jadwin Ave., Richland. Call 946-9328.

Vail 8, Ardana and Fail Safe Project, rock, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Jokers, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. No cover.

Theater

Mid-Columbia Musical Theatre presents Songs for a New World, 6 p.m., Red Lion Hotel Columbia Center, 1101 N. Columbia Center Blvd., Kennewick. Dessert included. Cost: $25. Call 591-2584.

Misc.

Outdoor Market, 4-6 p.m., The Mid-Columbia Market at the Hub, 603 Goethals Drive, Richland. Food, crafts and entertainment. Free.

SATURDAY, AUG. 17

Festivals

Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo Grand Parade, 10 a.m., downtown Kennewick. Info: www.bentonfranklinfair.com.

Grant County Fair, 10 a.m., Grant County Fairgrounds, 3953 Airway Drive N.E., Moses Lake.

Morrow County Fair, 10 a.m., fairgrounds, 74473 Highway 74, Heppner.

Muddy Frogwater Country Classic Festival, Yantis Park, Milton-Freewater. Call 541-938-5563. Info: www.muddyfrogwaterfestival.com.

Bluegrass Pickin Days, 8 a.m., Stewart Park, 107 First Ave., Zillah. No cover. Call 509-989-3158 or 509-930-5676.

Comedy

Darren Carter, 6 and 8:30 p.m., Elbow Room Comedy Club, 3320 W. Kennewick Ave. Cover: $10-$30. Call 552-9129.

Nat Baimel, 8:30 p.m., Jokers, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. Cost: $10. Call 943-1173.

Dance

Saturday dance party, 10 p.m., Elbow Room Comedy Club, 3320 W. Kennewick Ave. Call 552-9129.

Salsa Saturday, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Jokers, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. Cover: $7.

Nightlife

Gary Hemenway, 6-8 p.m., Sapolil Cellars Winery, 15 E. Main St., Walla Walla. No cover.

Blue Mountain Spanish Sound, 6-9 p.m., Hamley Steakhouse, Pendleton. No cover.

Perry Acker, rock/pop/blues, a Tagaris Summer Concert Series event, 7-10 p.m., Tagaris Winery, 844 Tulip Lane, Richland. No cover. Call 628-161.

Faith Martin, acoustic, 7-10 p.m., Cousins, 4605 N. Road 68, Pasco. Call 845-1939.

Dave and Scott, alternative, 7 p.m., Gordon Estate Wine Bar, Broadmoor Park, Pasco.

Tommy Hogan, blues, 7-10 p.m., Thomas O’Neil Cellars, 2323 Henderson Loop, Richland. No cover. Call 371-1900.

Leaves of Grass, 7 p.m., Barnard Griffin Wine Bar & Eatery, 878 Tulip Lane, Richland. No cover.

Erik Howlin Hound Dog, blues, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Ice Harbor Brewery, 206 N. Benton St., Kennewick. No cover. Call 582-5342. All ages.

Grant Sabin (from Colorado), blues, 9 p.m., Emerald of Siam, 1314 Jadwin Ave., Richland. Call 946-9328.

Poultry in Motion, country/rock, 9 p.m.-midnight, Sapolil Cellars Winery, 15 E. Main St., Walla Walla. No cover.

Patrimony, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., The Dugout Sports Bar, 7111 Burden Blvd., Pasco. No cover. Call 547-6614.

Theater

Mid-Columbia Musical Theatre presents Songs for a New World, 6 p.m., Red Lion Hotel Columbia Center, 1101 N. Columbia Center Blvd., Kennewick. Dinner included. Cost: $50. Call 591-2584.

Misc.

Antique Farm Equipment Expo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Central Washington Ag Museum/Fullbright Park, 4508 Main St., Union Gap. Admission: $5. Call 509-949-2100.

SUNDAY, AUG. 18

Festivals

Muddy Frogwater Country Classic Festival, Yantis Park, Milton-Freewater. Call 541-938-5563. Info: www.muddyfrogwaterfestival.com.

Bluegrass Pickin Days, 9 a.m., Stewart Park, 107 First Ave., Zillah. No cover. Call 509-989-3158 or 509-930-5676. Dance

Salsa Dancing, 7-11 p.m., Sapolil Cellars Winery, 15 E. Main St., Walla Walla. No cover.

Nightlife

Jam Night with Vaughn Jensen, 7 p.m., Longbranch Bar & Grill, 230006 Highway 397, Kennewick. No cover.

Misc.

Antique Farm Equipment Expo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Central Washington Ag Museum/Fullbright Park, 4508 Main St., Union Gap. Admission: $5. Call 509-949-2100.

MONDAY, AUG. 19

Festivals

Demolition Derby, Benton County Fairgrounds, 1500 S. Oak St., Kennewick. Gates open at 4 p.m., time trials start at 6:30 p.m. and races begin at 7:30 p.m. Info: www.bffairrodeo.com

Music

Music in the Parks features Too Tall Pappas, 7-8 p.m., Marina Park, Irrigon. Free. Call 541-481-3014.

TUESDAY, AUG. 20

Festivals

Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo, 9 a.m.-11 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 1500 S. Oak St., Kennewick. Main entertainment: Xtreme Bulls at 7 p.m., and Theory of a Deadman at 7:30 p.m. Info: www.bffairrodeo.com

Dance

Dance lessons for singles and couples, 5-7:30 p.m., Pasco Eagles (members and guests welcome), 2829 W. Sylvester St. Cost: $6. Call 586-7609.

Nightlife

Jam night/karaoke with Ruben, 7 p.m., Dax’s Bar and Grill, 1004 Lee Blvd., Richland. No cover. Call 946-4884.

Karaoke, 9 p.m., Emerald of Siam, 1314 Jadwin Ave., Richland. Call 946-9328.

Film

Cinema at the Cellars features Death Race 2000 (1975), 7:30 p.m., Sapolil Cellars Winery, 15 E. Main St., Walla Walla. Free popcorn. No cover. Call 509-520-1273.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21

Festivals

Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo, 9 a.m.-11 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 1500 S. Oak St., Kennewick. Main entertainment: Horse Heaven Round-Up at 7 p.m., and Foreigner at 7:30 p.m. Info: www.bffairrodeo.com

Dance

Ballroom dancing, 1-4 p.m., Pasco Eagle’s Lodge #2241, 2829 W. Sylvester St., Pasco. Music by the Columbia River Dance Band. Cost: $5.

Nightlife

The Mary Lou and Stevie Show, jazz, 5-8 p.m., Emerald of Siam, 1314 Jadwin Ave., Richland. Call 946-9328.

Sore Thumb Show Band, 5-8 p.m., Thomas O’Neil Cellars, 2323 Henderson Loop, Richland. No cover. Call 371-1900.

Open Mic Recording Club, 6-9 p.m., Sapolil Cellars Winery, 15 E. Main St., Walla Walla. Each act takes home a performance recording. No cover.

Backyard Acoustic Jam, 6-9 p.m., Longbranch Bar & Grill, 230006 Highway 397, Kennewick. No cover. Call 582-5550.

Frazer Wambeke and The Dakota Brown Band, acoustic soul, 6-10 p.m., Emerald of Siam, 1314 Jadwin Ave., Richland. Call 946-9328.

Gabriel Knutzen, singer/songwriter, 7-10 p.m., Bonefish Grill, 133 Gage Blvd., Richland. No cover.

Open mic/jam night/band showcase, 9 p.m., Emerald of Siam, 1314 Jadwin Ave., Richland. Call 946-9328.

Misc.

Schreiber & Sons Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m., Barnard Griffin Winery, 878 Tulip Lane, Richland. Call 627-0266.

THURSDAY, AUG. 22

Festivals

Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo, 9 a.m.-11 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 1500 S. Oak St., Kennewick. Main entertainment: Horse Heaven Round-Up at 7 p.m., and Clay Walker at 7:30 p.m. Info: www.bffairrodeo.com

Comedy

Travis Simmons, 8:30 p.m., Elbow Room Comedy Club, 3320 W. Kennewick Ave. Cover: $10-$30. Call 552-9129.

Leif Skyving, 8:30 p.m., Jokers, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. Cost: $10. Call 943-1173.

Dance

Girl’s Night Out, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Jokers, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. No cover.

Ladies Night, 10 p.m., Elbow Room Comedy Club, 3320 W. Kennewick Ave. Call 552-9129.

Nightlife

Jam Night with Vaughn Jensen, 7 p.m., Dax’s Bar and Grill, 1004 Lee Blvd., Richland. No cover. Call 946-4884.

Walla Walla Jam Night, 8-11 p.m., Sapolil Cellars Winery, 15 E. Main St. No cover.

Wabi Sabi, funk/fusion, 9 p.m., Emerald of Siam, 1314 Jadwin Ave., Richland. Call 946-9328.

Film

Genetically Modified Foods: Do You Know What’s on Your Plate, a presentation and showing of documentary Genetic Roulette, 7-8:30 p.m., ShareHouse coffee shop, 2150 Keene Road, Richland. Free.

Misc.

Reflection Cafe, 7-8:30 p.m., Rosy’s Diner, 404 Bradley Blvd., Richland. Free.

FRIDAY, AUG. 23

Comedy

Travis Simmons, 8:30 p.m., Elbow Room Comedy Club, 3320 W. Kennewick Ave. Cover: $10-$30. Call 552-9129.

Leif Skyving, 8:30 p.m., Jokers, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. Cost: $10. Call 943-1173.

Festivals

Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo, 9 a.m.-11 p.m., Benton County Fairgrounds, 1500 S. Oak St., Kennewick. Main entertainment: Horse Heaven Round-Up at 7 p.m., and Whitesnake at 7:30 p.m. Info: www.bffairrodeo.com

Dance

Open dancing Fridays, swing/country/ballroom, 6-9 p.m. Pasco Eagles (members and guests welcome), 2829 W. Sylvester St. Cost: $6. Call 586-7609.

Country DJ/dance party, 10 p.m., Elbow Room Comedy Club, 3320 W. Kennewick Ave., Kennewick. Call 552-9129.

Nightlife

Piano Bar with Carolyn, 5-7 p.m., Sapolil Cellars Winery, 15 E. Main St., Walla Walla. No cover.

Chelsea Spence, 5-10 p.m., Terra Blanca Winery and Estate Vineyard, 34715 N. Demoss Road, Benton City. No cover. Call 509-588-6082.

Romeo and Carolee, retro acoustic, 5-8 p.m., Emerald of Siam, 1314 Jadwin Ave., Richland. Call 946-9328.

Tom Gnoza, blues, 7-10 p.m., Thomas O’Neil Cellars, 2323 Henderson Loop, Richland. No cover. Call 371-1900.

BlueZette Music Trio, 7-9 p.m., Barnard Griffin Wine Bar & Eatery, 878 Tulip Lane, Richland. No cover. Call 627-0266.

Sammy Eubanks, rock/R&B, a Tagaris Summer Concert Series event, 7-10 p.m., Tagaris Winery, 844 Tulip Lane, Richland. No cover. Call 628-161.

Dave and Scott, alternative, 8 p.m., 3 Eyed Fish Wine Bar, 1970 Keene Road, Richland. No cover.

Tuck Foster & The Mossrites (from Yakima), Chicago-style electric blues, 9 p.m.-midnight, Sapolil Cellars Winery, 15 E. Main St., Walla Walla. Cover: $5.

Reggie Goings (from Seattle), jazz, 9 p.m., Emerald of Siam, 1314 Jadwin Ave., Richland. Call 946-9328.

In Cahoots, rock, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Jokers, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. No cover.

Film

Movie in the Vineyard, Casablanca, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Three Rivers Winery, 5641 W. Highway 12, Walla Walla. Free. Call 509-526-9463.

Misc.

Outdoor Market, 4-6 p.m., The Mid-Columbia Market at the Hub, 603 Goethals Drive, Richland. Food, crafts and entertainment. Free.

LIGO Public Tour, 3-5 p.m., LIGO Hanford Observatory, 127124 N. Route 10, Richland. Free. Call 372-8248.

TNA Wrestling, 7:30 p.m., Yakima Valley SunDome, 1301 S. Fair Ave.

SATURDAY, AUG. 24

Festivals

Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo, 9 a.m.-midnight, Benton County Fairgrounds, 1500 S. Oak St., Kennewick. Main entertainment: Horse Heaven Round-Up at 7 p.m., and Love and Theft at 7:30 p.m. Info: www.bffairrodeo.com

Comedy

Travis Simmons, 6 and 8:30 p.m., Elbow Room Comedy Club, 3320 W. Kennewick Ave. Cover: $10-$30. Call 552-9129.

Leif Skyving, 8:30 p.m., Jokers, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. Cost: $10. Call 943-1173.

Dance

Saturday dance party, 10 p.m., Elbow Room Comedy Club, 3320 W. Kennewick Ave. Call 552-9129.

Salsa Saturday, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Jokers, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. Cover: $7.

Concert

Willie Nelson & Family, 7 p.m., Maryhill Winery & Amphitheater, 9774 Highway 14, Goldendale. Cost: $59-$105. Call 877-627-9445.

Black Sabbath, 7 p.m., The Gorge Amphitheatre, 754 Silica Road, Quincy.

Music

Double Tap performs at Blues & BBQ, 4 p.m., MonteScarlatto Estate Winery, 28719 E. Highway 224, Benton City. Cost: $20 for wine club members and $25 for nonmembers. Call 509-531-3081.

Nightlife

Chelsea Spence, harpist, 5-8 p.m., Emerald of Siam, 1314 Jadwin Ave., Richland. Call 946-9328.

Bent on Blues, 7-10 p.m., Thomas O’Neil Cellars, 2323 Henderson Loop, Richland. No cover. Call 371-1900.

Eddie Manzanares, 7 p.m., Barnard Griffin Wine Bar & Eatery, 878 Tulip Lane, Richland. No cover.

Tuck Foster & the Mossrites, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Ice Harbor Brewery, 206 N. Benton St., Kennewick. No cover. Call 582-5342.

Dakota Brown Band, pop/soul/alternative, 9 p.m.-midnight, Sapolil Cellars Winery, 15 E. Main St., Walla Walla. Cover: $5.

Dear Doris, bluegrass, 9 p.m., Emerald of Siam, 1314 Jadwin Ave., Richland. Call 946-9328.

Film

Family Documentary Film, The Dave and Lynda Harris Story: A Celebration of family, 10 a.m.-noon, Regal Cinemas, 1321 N. Columbia Center Blvd., Kennewick. Documentary is the culmination of a 6-month project directed by Richland author and videographer, Dr. Allen Johnson.

Misc.

Highway To Well race, Community Park, 1200 SW 44th St., Pendleton. Registration: 6-8:45 a.m. Start times: 7 a.m. for half-marathon, 8 a.m. for 5K and 10K and 9 a.m. for one mile. Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers Who Done It Drive, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Bookwalter Winery, 894 Tulip Lane, Richland. Visit nine wineries and solve the crime. Registration: $35 for individual, $10 for designated driver, $50 for registration and bus package. Call 582-1351. Info: www.tricitiescrimestoppers.org.

SUNDAY, AUG. 25

Dance

Salsa Dancing, 7-11 p.m., Sapolil Cellars Winery, 15 E. Main St., Walla Walla. No cover.

Music

Mary Lou and Stevie, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Hamilton Cellars, 1950 Keene Road, Richland. No cover. Call 628-8227.

Nightlife

Jam Night with Vaughn Jensen, 7 p.m., Longbranch Bar & Grill, 230006 Highway 397, Kennewick. No cover.

Theater

Mid-Columbia Musical Theatre’s auditions for Into the Woods, 7 p.m., Tri-Cities Academy of Ballet and Music, 21 Aaron Drive, Richland. Auditions continue Aug. 26 with callbacks Aug. 28. Call 554-1423.

Misc.

Fee Free Day, 90 a.m., Whitman Mission National Historic Site, Whitman Mission Road, Walla Walla.

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