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Arts in brief for Friday, June 27.

Miss Tri-Cities fundraiser set June 27 in Kennewick

Twist & Shout: A '50s Rockin' Auction starts at 7 p.m. June 27 at the Red Lion Hotel next to Columbia Center mall in Kennewick.

Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and younger. Tickets are available at the door.

The dessert and auction event is a fundraiser for the Miss Tri-Cities scholarship program. Miss Washington Elyse Umemoto and local TV personality Kevin Uretsky will emcee the event, which includes performances by Umemoto, Miss Tri-Cities Kristin Cox and Miss Outstanding Teen Whitney Poynor.

Washtucna car show, festivities June 28

WASHTUCNA -- Washtucna Classic Auto Show starts with a pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. June 28 in the football field at Washtucna High School.

The car show is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes cars, trucks and motorcycles. Other festivities happening throughout the day include trap shooting, a barbecue and live music.

There is no spectator fee, but there is a $10 entry fee for cars participating in the show. There's also a $5 charge for the breakfast.

Washtucna is about 15 miles north of Kahlotus off Highway 261.

Daughters of Pioneers picnic planned June 28

A pioneer picnic with the Daughters of the Pioneers Pasco Chapter is from noon to 3 p.m. June 28 at Sacajawea State Park in Pasco.

Bring a picnic lunch and listen to old-time music the old-fashioned way -- sitting on a blanket in a park. The event also features a display of vintage cars. Admission is free.

For more information, call 545-2361.

Benton, Franklin 4-H plan picnic June 28

The 4-H clubs of Benton and Franklin counties will hold a picnic from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 28 at Columbia Point Marina Park in Richland, which is near the playground and parking lot.

Food and beverages will be provided by the fair board. The picnic is open to all 4-H members and their families. For more information, call 545-3511.

Street dance fundraiser set June 28 in Richland

Black Cat Bone and Coyote Kings will provide the music for a barbecue and blues street dance from 5 to 10 p.m. June 28 at Jack-son's Sports Bar in Richland.

Cost is $5 in advance or $7 at the door. Call 374-7293. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Holiday 2 Dance event tickets now available

Advance tickets are now available for the 27th Holiday 2 Dance exhibition Aug 15-16 at the Red Lion Hotel in Pasco.

The King of Swing, Buddy Schwimmer, and the King of Latin, Ron Montez, will be the special guest instructors.

Package prices for the dance event cost $50 to $65, depending on how many workshops you take part in.

Holiday 2 Dance has been a traditional Tri-City event for 27 years. For most of those years, it was sponsored by the husband and wife team of Bob and Pat Horne.

Regretfully, Bob Horne died a few months ago, but his wife plans to carry on organizing dances in honor of her husband.

For reservations, call 547-9647. For more information about the exhibition, go to

Fundraising fashion show June 29 in Kennewick

Women Celebrating Women Fashion Show starts at 5 p.m. June 29 at the Clover Island Inn in Kennewick.

Admission to the fundraising event is $10 at the door or in advance by calling 508-9451 or 302-0256.

Proceeds from the event, which is sponsored by Charelle Twitty of Embrace Your Shape, will go to the Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation.

Band fundraiser set June 29 for musician

About 10 local bands will get together for a shindig from noon to 6:30 p.m. June 29 at the King of Clubs Showroom at Classic Island Casino in Kennewick.

There is no cover, but donations are welcome. Money raised will help with rising medical costs for musician Duncan Pryce, who recently suffered his second heart attack.

Quilt, doll show set in Oregon in July

MORO, Ore. -- Moro Quilt and Doll Show is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 3-6 at the Sherman County Museum in Moro, Ore., 17 miles south of Biggs on Highway 97, or about 120 miles southwest of the Tri-Cities.

There will be antique and modern day quilts as well as original dolls. Guest doll maker on hand is Kim Berger from Bend, Ore. Admission is free. For more information, call 541-565-3400.