Arts & Entertainment

2 fundraisers set Dec. 16, Dec. 23

Medicine Dog Productions will hold two fundraisers starting Dec. 16 to benefit local families struggling with health issues and loss.

The Roger Samcoff cancer benefit starts at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at Dax's Tavern, 1004 Lee Blvd., Richland. The event features music by Blues AllStars, Three Legged Dog, Vaughn Jensen Band, Ho Aloha-Mele and Auntie Onies hula dancers. No cover charge.

Then on Dec. 23, the fundraiser at the Tinhat Tavern, 425 E. Bruneau Ave., Kennewick, will hold a Christmas benefit for the family of Teddy Calloway, who was killed in a zipline accident in Hawaii earlier this year. He was father to seven children.

Tinhat music will be provided by the Vaughn Jensen Band and the Blues AllStars. Cover charge is $5 at the door.

For more information, call Rob Rendall at 727-9620.