The Toppenish Western Art Show is Aug. 16-18 at Railroad Park in downtown Toppenish.
The popular annual event features a wide range of genres -- including western, wildlife, Native American and landscape -- with artists represented from all over the country.
The event also spotlights Toppenish's renowned murals, which are painted on the sides of several buildings in the downtown area.
Hours for the festival are from noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 16, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 17 and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 18. Admission is free. Railroad Park is at the corner of Toppenish and Asotin avenues.
There will be an introduction to art class for kids from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 17. There is no cost.
The headline artist for the event is Bill Carnahan of Yakima, who created a special painting to coincide with this year's show, titled Favorite Fishing Pond. Prints of the painting will be available for $10 each.
On Aug. 17, most of the artists who will be on site will demonstrate their crafts and offer a selection of their work for sale.
There will be a live auction of several art pieces starting at 5 p.m. Aug. 17. Proceeds from the event will go toward a $1,000 scholarship for area youth. Carnahan's original Favorite Fishing Pond painting also will be on the auction block.
There will be a steak feed starting at 6 p.m. Aug. 17. Cost is $12. Guitar and fiddle musicians will play from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 18.