Mystery play opens Friday

The Richland Players Theatre opens its winter season with “The Woman in Black” at 8 p.m. Friday for the first of eight showings.

Race film opens series

YVC’s 2017-2018 Diversity Series, “The Ground We Stand,” continues at 6 p.m. Jan. 18, with a showing of the film The Color of Fear, a documentary about race relations in America.

Poets open mic night set

Urban Poet Society will host an open mic from 7-9 p.m. Friday in Adventures Underground’s game room 1391 George Washington Way.

Richland author publishes

An illustrated children’s book about an elf, a Santa’s magic bag and dragons is the theme of James Watts’ new book.

‘Bye Bye Birdie’ auditions scheduled

Valley Theater Company will hold open auditions for performance of the spring 2018 production of “Bye Bye Birdie” in the Princess Theatre in two sessions – one for the band and one for the actors.

Concert postponed

The 2 Chainz Concert originally scheduled Saturday at the Yakima Valley SunDome has been postponed. All refunds will be made at the original point of purchase.

‘Hamiltunes’ Saturday

The Mid-Columbia Musical Theatre, in partnership with World Relief Tri-Cities, will host “Hamiltunes, a “Hamilton” sing/rap session at the Uptown Theatre, 1300 Jadwin Ave., at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Beer Choir forming

A new singing group is forming at White Bluffs Brewing, 2034 Logston Blvd. from 4-6 p.m. Saturday.

New art opens Friday

A new exhibit featuring Prehistoric inspired art opens at the REACH Museum, 1943 Columbia Park Trail, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday.

Local artist featured

Nancy J. Thurston will be the featured artist at the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center through March.

Tease photo

Painting a little and sampling a little

Everyone is getting in on the latest trend of learning to paint while sipping wine.

Reggae the night away

The Clover Island Inn, 435 Clover Island Drive, will host a reggae New Year’s party from 7 to 1 a.m.

Winery hosts party

Tagaris Winery, 844 Tulip Lane, will feature Knutzen Brothers at its New Year’s Eve party from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Painting event on tap

Terra Blanca Winery will host a painting event from 3-5 p.m. Saturday at the winery and estate vineyard, 34715 N. DeMoss Road.

Ice skating fun offered

Winter ice skating at an outdoor rink is offered at in historic downtown Kennewick from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from 6-9 p.m. Saturday.