Historic ships to sail the gorge

An extended voyage on the Columbia River is planned for the Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, two tall ships reminiscent of the days ships set sail on the high seas.

‘Fluffy’ comedy show tickets now available

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias, one of America’s most successful stand-up comedians, will be on stage at the Yakima Valley SunDome on Friday, March 20.

Maryhill’s 75th season opens March 15

Maryhill Museum of Art’s 75th anniversary season will include the American Indian Painting: Twentieth-Century Masters exhibit, a collection of 35 paintings of a type seldom—if ever—exhibited in the Pacific Northwest.

‘The Best Week of Summer’ set for Aug. 25-29

The Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo theme this year will be “The Best Week of Summer.”

Cheer camp next week

The 2015 Mabton High School Lil’ Cheer Camp will be held Tuesday, Jan. 27, through Thursday, Jan. 29, culminating in a performance at the varsity basketball games on Friday, Jan. 30.

Wellness House luncheon on tap

Wellness House will host its 15th annual Lunch Among Friends fundraising event on Friday, March 6.

Free throw contest Sunday

The Sunnyside Knights of Columbus is hosting a free throw shooting championship at Granger High School on Sunday, Jan. 25.

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Chili reception

Good friends Irene Cervantes, Bea Diaz and Arlene Paul (L-R) gather Thursday for a lunchtime meal of homemade chili, cornmeal muffins and a friendly chat at Sunnyside Sun Terrance Retirement and Assisted Living Community.

Show ‘n Shine fundraiser planned for mid March

Sunnyside High School’s 11th annual Show ‘n Shine is slated for Saturday, March 21, at Clem Senn Field.

UnTapped Blues & Brews Festival set for May 9

This year’s UnTapped Blues & Brews Festival will feature Grammy award winner Taj Mahal. He will headline this year’s event performing on the D’s Wicked Cider stage at the Benton County Fairgrounds in Kennewick on May 9.

Elvis Presley impersonator at Wildhorse on Feb. 14

Elvis will be in the building at Wildhorse Resort and Casino on Saturday, Feb. 14.

Mt. Rainier entry fee waived Jan. 19

Mount Rainier National Park Superintendent Randy King says entrance fees to Mount Rainier National Park will be waived for the coming federal holiday on Monday, Jan. 19, which honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Annual Parade of Hearts dance scheduled Feb. 12

The Grandview Community Center, located at 812 Wallace Way, will be the site of the annual Parade of Hearts semi-formal dance for area senior citizens.

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Maryhill preps for spring opening

When Maryhill Museum of Art opened to the public in 1940, Time magazine called it “the world’s most isolated art museum.”