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What’s Up Tri-Cities! Here’s What’s Happening This Weekend!

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Oh yeah! First weekend of fall and it’s gonna be a blast! Lots to do from Farmers Markets to wine tasting at Catch The Crush to music events all over the basin! If you are bored out of your gourd then you should find something to do this weekend!

 

Catch the Crush

Wineries throughout the Tri-Cities and Yakima Valley

Saturday & Sunday

September 24 & 25

10 A.M. – 5 P.M.

 

Join wineries throughout the region to celebrate the harvest at the 25th Annual Catch the Crush event. Each winery offers its own celebratory events, including grape stomps, harvest and crush activities, tours, free-run juice, and

hors d’oeuvres.

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The Great Prosser Balloon Rally

Locations throughout Prosser

Friday-Sunday, 

September 23-25

 

Hot air balloons take to the sky at The Great Prosser Balloon Rally.  Weekend activities include sunrise launches, Night Glow, a harvest festival, and a street painting festival.

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Etchings Exhibit

Columbia Basin College Esvelt Gallery, Pasco

September 22 & 23

Thursday:

8 A.M. – 8:30 P.M.

Friday:

8 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

 

This group of 40 contemporary prints, produced by art students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, are all original prints and will include pieces that demonstrate all the various methods of producing an image on paper with ink from a copper plate.          

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Chancellor’s Art Exhibition Series

WSU Tri-Cities, East Building

Thursday & Friday, September 22 & 23

8 A.M. – 6 P.M.

 

The Chancellor’s Art Exhibition Series features almost 40 works by 18 regional artists. The artwork is on display through December 16. This semi-annual juried exhibition series showcases the remarkable art of the Columbia Valley.

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Southridge Farmers’ Market

Southridge Village, Kennewick

Thursday, September 22

4 P.M. – 8 P.M.

 

Farm fresh fruits and vegetables, quality beef and chicken, eggs, baked breads and cupcakes, nuts, plants and flowers,

local artisans and crafts.

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Live Music: Gabe Knutzen

Hamilton Cellars, Richland

Thursday, 

September 22

5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

 

Sit out on the patio and listen to live music from Gabe Knutzen.  Enjoy wine by the glass along with gourmet food items. No cover charge.

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Wine Academy

Zinful Wine Bar, Kennewick

Thursday,
September 22

6 P.M. - 9 P.M.

 

Learn about wine with Angelo Tavernaro, Master Sommelier, certified wine educator, and author. Reservations are required.

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Best of the Northwest Chef’s Series

Terra Blanca Winery, Benton City

Thursday,

September 22

7 P.M. – 9 P.M.

 

Enjoy cuisine prepared right in front of you by a regional chef. The plates will be paired with Terra Blanca wines. The Chef’s Series are educational and interactive. Come and ask questions and observe expert techniques.  Reservations required.

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Market at the Parkway

Lee Blvd., Richland

Friday, 

September 23

9 A.M. - 1 P.M.

 

Market at The Parkway (Richland Farmers’ Market) will be open each Friday through October 14.  Enjoy a huge variety of produce, fruits, nuts, berries, flowers, plants, beef, lamb, specialty foods and wine, crafts, as well as musical entertainment.

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Sacajawea Heritage Days

Sacajawea State Park, Pasco

September, 23-25

Friday:

9 A.M. – 3 P.M.

Saturday: 

10 A.M. – 5 P.M.

Sunday:

10 A.M. – 3 P.M.

 

Watch living history re-enactments of the Lewis and Clark camp, Native American cultural demonstrations, mountain man camps and demonstrations, museum presentations, and music.

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Tattoo Convention

Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick 

September 23-25

Friday:

12 P.M. – 9 P.M.

Saturday:

11 A.M. – 10 P.M.

Sunday:

11 A.M. – 6 P.M.

 

This event features seminars for tattoo artists, tattoo design contests, Food, Drinks, and live tattooing!

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Vineyard Hikes

Terra Blanca Winery, Benton City

Friday & Saturday 

September 23 & 24
Friday: 3 P.M.

Saturday: 12 P.M. 

& 3 P.M.

 

Take a guided walk with a trained staff member through acres of Terra Blanca’s estate vineyard and learn about Red Mountain. Guests are advised to wear sneakers or sturdy shoes, a hat and/or sunscreen.  Reservations required.

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LIGO Hanford Observatory Tour

LIGO, Richland

Friday,

September 23

3 P.M.

 

The LIGO acronym stands for Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory. LIGO’s mission is to observe gravitational waves of cosmic origin. Take a free guided tour of the observatory and the control room.

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Live Music: Wayman Chapman

Bookwalter Winery, Richland

Thursday, 

September 22

6 P.M. - 10 P.M.

 

Enjoy fine wine, live music, and distinctive culinary fare at Bookwalter Winery. Performing this Friday night is Wayman Chapman.

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Milbrandt Patio Party

Milbrandt Vineyards, Prosser

Friday, 

September 23

6 P.M. - 9 P.M.

 

Enjoy a buffet style dinner, wine by the glass, and live music by Bluestone Jazz.  Reservations required.

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Live Music: Dara Quinn 

Bookwalter Winery, Richland

Friday, 

September 23

6 P.M. – 10 P.M.

 

Enjoy fine wine, live music, and distinctive culinary fare at Bookwalter Winery.  Performing this Saturday night is Dara Quinn. 

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2007 Signature Series Merlot Release Party

Terra Blanca Winery, 

Benton City

Friday, September 23

7 P.M. – 9 P.M.

 

Winemaker Keith Pilgrim proudly presents the newest vintage of Signature Series Merlot. Join the release party and enjoy the Signature Series Merlot paired with seasonal flatbread and a pesto flatbread. Reservations required.

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Live Music:  “Throwback
 Suburbia”

Tagaris Winery, Richland

Friday & Saturday,

September 23 & 24

7 P.M.

 

The winery entertains live music enthusiasts outdoors on the popular Tagaris Patio, which has been remodeled with an artfully inspired permanent stage adjacent to the 33 ft. basalt fountain.  Performing this weekend is ”Throwback Suburbia.” No cover charge.

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“Of Mice and Men”

The Richland Players Theater, Richland

September 23-24

Friday & Saturday:

8 P.M.

 

“Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck is a classic drama where characters George and Lennie arrive on a ranch with the shared dream of buying their own property someday until Curly’s wife is found dead in the barn. Lennie has killed her and has fled. George is faced with a moral dilemma of how to best handle Lennie before the vengeful mob finds him.

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Aptails CF Cycle for Life

Columbia Point Marina Park, Richland

Saturday,

September 24

7:30 A.M.  

 

This cycling event supports the Cystic Fibrosis foundation in their mission to cure or control Cystic Fibrosis. Three routes are offered (65-miles, 45-miles, and 20 miles). All routes are fully supported with rest stops, mobile mechanics, and medical assistance.  

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Traditional Hot Rod and Custom “Blow Out” 

Flat Top Park, West Richland

Saturday,

September 24

7:30 A.M. - 4 P.M. 

 

This event features ’59 and prior traditional hot rods and custom cars.  There will be a beer garden, vendors, and door prizes. 

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Pasco Farmers’ Market 

Downtown Pasco

Saturday,

September 24

8 A.M. – 1 P.M. 

 

The Pasco Farmers’ Market is one of the largest outdoor community farmers’ markets in Washington, selling a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables, and other products. It is also one of the longest running farmers’ markets in the state, and has been in operation for over 30 years.

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Indian Summer Half-Marathon

Columbia Point Marina, Richland 

Saturday,

September 24

8 A.M.

 

The course passes through the beautiful autumn scenery along the Columbia River Trail through Howard Amon Park, Leslie Groves, and beyond.

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Single Action Shooting Society Cowboy Action Shoot

Rattlesnake Mountain Shooting Facility,

Benton City

Saturday, 

September 24

9 A.M.

  

Watch as scenes from the famous TV series, Wild Wild West are reenacted.

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Apple and Pumpkin Festival

Bill’s Berry Farm, Grandview

Saturday, 

September 24

10 A.M. - 5 P.M.

 
Activities include hayrides to the orchard and pumpkin patch, squeeze your own cider, the barnyard mystery corn maze, petting zoo, “punkin chunkin”, pony rides, barnyard train rides, and kids play areas. Free admission.

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Applooza

Liberty Christian School, Richland

Saturday,

September 24

10 A.M. - 5 P.M.

 

Come for the food, carnival and interactive balloon games, live entertainment, bounce houses, horse rides.and the country store featuring fresh apple pies, cider and strudel.

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Alpaca Farm Days

Yakima River Alpacas Farm, Richland 

Saturday,

September 24

11 A.M. - 4 P.M.

 

This is your opportunity to visit the farm and learn about alpacas and their caretakers.

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Tri-City Americans

Toyota Center, Kennewick

September 24 & 25

Saturday: 7 P.M.

Sunday: 5 P.M. 

 

The Tri-City Americans take on the Spokane Chiefs Saturday night and the Portland Winterhawks Sunday.

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Dinner with the Winemaker

Terra Blanca Winery, Benton City 

Saturday,

September 24

7 P.M. - 9 P.M.

 

Winemaker Keith Pilgrim and wife ReNae invite you to an intimate four-course dinner. Each course will be paired with Terra Blanca Wines, expertly chosen by the winemaker.

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Wine and Cheese Educational Class

Terra Blanca Winery, Benton City

Sunday,

September 25

1 P.M.

 

Learn from cheese expert, Becky Jasper of Chattaroy Creamery, about the fundamentals of wine and cheese pairings.

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Time of Remembrance

Flat Top Park, West Richland

Sunday,

September 25

11 A.M.

 

This will be the fifth year for the families of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska , and Hawaii are brought together for a time of comfort and healing. All citizens are encouraged to attend this important event as you give back to those who have given their all.

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