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Fueling for Follies event today at WSU Tri-Cities

Fueling for Follies: Biofuels, Boats & Butch brings hydros, drivers, scientists and the Washington State University mascot to the WSU Tri-Cities campus today for an event the whole family can enjoy.

Parents are encouraged to bring the kids for a closeup view of multiple unlimited hydroplanes along with some vintage boats. Autograph sessions with some of the hydro drivers starts at 6 p.m.

Other activities include learning about how bio-jet fuels are made at WSU Tri-Cities and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. There also will be hands-on science and engineering activities for the kids. Guest speaker will be WSU Regent Scott Carson and sponsor of the Great Scott hydroplane.

Hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. Admission is free, and food will be available for purchase.