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Arts in brief for Friday, January 9.

Spring tea event planned at church

A Spring Tea is planned from 1-3 p.m. June 6 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1609 W. 10th Ave., Kennewick.

Besides a selection of fine tea, there will be scones, fruit and other pastries. Cost is $14.95 and reservations are requested. Call 582-8635. Proceeds will help pay for the church's labyrinth project.

Demolition derby set for June 12-14 in Lind

LIND --The 2009 Derby Extravaganza is June 12-14 in Lind. The event features a demolition derby, car derby, grain truck and pickup races and soap box car derby. For more information, go to

Dayton's Boldman House open for tours

DAYTON -- The historic Boldman House in Dayton, will be open from 1-4 p.m. every Saturday in June.

The home's recent restoration brought the house to its former luster in 1880 Victorian Queen Anne style.

Admission is $5, kids ages 12 and younger free. The museum is at 410 N. First St.

Bluegrass festival announces lineup

Ned Crisp and Bottomline will headline the Sacajawea Bluegrass Festival and Dutch Oven Rendezvous, scheduled June 12-14 at Sacajawea State Park in Pasco.

Other musicians to perform include Green Mountain Bluegrass Band, Runaway Train, Loose Digits and Dewgrass.

There also will be demonstrations all three days as well as workshops for kids to learn about dutch oven baking and other historic trades.

For information, go to

Secret Garden Tour tickets on sale now

The annual Secret Garden Tour is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 13-14 at various homes around the Tri-Cities.

Tickets are $12 with proceeds to benefit the Academy of Children's Theatre. Maps to the gardens are on the tickets, which can be purchased at Groovy Tuesdays Thrift Store in the Uptown Shopping Center in Richland, and Beaver Bark in Richland and Tri-City area Bookworm stores.

'Happily Never After' on stage in College Place

COLLEGE PLACE -- The comedy Happily Never After: Tales from Far, Far Away is June 6-7 at Walla Walla University in College Place.

Curtain time is 8 p.m. Admission is 8 for adults, $7 for seniors and students. Tickets are available at the door.

'My Fair Lady' auditions set June 7-8 in Richland

Auditions for My Fair Lady, a Richland Light Opera production, start at 6:30 p.m. June 7-8 in the Battelle Auditorium, on Battelle Boulevard off George Washington in Richland.

Auditioners should come with a prepared song and sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. For more information, call Gene Carbaugh at 946-0504 or Julie Gephart at 375-3138.

Living history series to feature pioneer woman

WALLA WALLA -- The life of pioneer woman Annie Mix is featured at the next Living History series June 6 at the Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 Myra Road in Walla Walla.

Cost to the living history series comes with admission to the museum, which is $7 adults, $6 for students and seniors, $3 kids 6-12.

Kids in Motion tickets on sale for June 11 show

The annual Kids in Motion Showcase starts at 7 p.m. June 11 in the Art Fuller Auditorium at Kennewick High.

The event features a competition between the Diamond Ridge Cloggers and The Dance Connection. Both teams have won national awards in clogging, hip hop and jazz routines

Admission is $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Advance tickets available between 6:30-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the Dance Connection, 2523 W. Kennewick Ave.

Grand Coulee Dam laser show resumes

Grand Coulee Dam has resumed its annual summer laser light show, thanks to the installation of some new equipment, said Lynne Bougher, public information officer for the dam. If you plan to go, call 509-633-9265 to check the status of the show.

Chase Thompson filming upcoming concert DVD

Fans of Chase Thompson and The Reach can be a part of their upcoming concert DVD.

The band will team up with Brazen Layver for a free show at The Lounge in Richland, where they'll be recording the event.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and filming starts at 8 p.m. June 12 at The Lounge at 1124 Stevens Drive.

Check out under Local Sound for an interview with Thompson. For more information, go to

Atomic City Roller Girls to hold first bout June 6

The Atomic City Rollergirls will be having their first home bout at 3 p.m. June 6, at the Kennewick Grange outdoor Hockey Rink on Union Street.

They will be taking on Rainy City Roller Dolls, Slaughter County Roller Vixens and Lava City Roller Dolls. The winners duke it out against each other and the losers face each other, as well.

Gates open at 2 p.m., bout starts at 3 p.m. Prices: $10 for adults, $5 kids (12 and under), 4 and under get in free. All veterans get in for $5.