Clore Center to showcase wines

Rising Star wines honored

The Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center, will host the inaugural “Rising Stars: A Tasting Experience of Washington’s Newest Wineries” showcase Aug. 26.

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Benton-Franklin line-up named

It time for the Benton-Franklin Fair and Horse Heaven Round-up Rodeo.

Fair tickets on sale

The annual Central Washington State Fair special discounted admission tickets and ride wristbands are on sale now online.

Festival opens soon

The 28th annual National Lentil Festival opens Aug. 19 for a two days and samples of free lentil chili at the World’s Biggest Bowl of Lentil Chili.

Iris Rhizome sale planned

The annual Iris Rhizome sale will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Yakima Area Arboretum, 1401 Arboretum Drive.

Play set for Yakima stage

Warehouses Theatre Company will present Peter and the Starcatcher on stage this weekend at the Akins Center Theatre, 1610 S. 24th Ave.

Comic City showcase opens Friday

With recent blockbuster smashes featuring superhero legends, the comic book industry has experienced a surge of popular support.

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Maryhill hosting open-air art show

Maryhill Museum of Art will host the 12th annual Pacific Northwest Plein Air Event in the Columbia River Gorge Aug. 22-28.

Taste some sparkly wines

The first Thursday of the month, the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center hosts a blind tasting of a specific varietal.

Dinner theater today

The Columbia Basin College’s Arts Center presents Musical of Musicals (The Musical), a dinner-theater tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. for the first of three performances (Aug.. 5-6) at Hoch Outdoor Stage, 2600 N. 20th Ave.

Creation Festival set

The Creation Festival returns to the Tri-Cities today.

Richland hosts rock festival

More than 20 local and regional bands will perform in the Metal Wolf Festival Friday and Saturday at Howard Amon Park, 900 Amon Park N.

Music at the winery on tap

Willowcrest Wine Estates will host DJZ Luck in concert at 6 p.m. Sept. 10, at the winery, 590 Merlot Drive.

Gettin’ down at the Wine Loft

Bring your hat and wear your boots to the Night Train concert at 6 p.m. Sept. 3, at McKinley Springs.

Brewminatti music returns

Live music returns to Brewminatti, 713 Sixth St., with Chris Laterzo and the Buffalo Robe at 7 p.m. tonight.