Barrel tasting, tours underway this weekend

Barrel tasting, vineyard tours and trail rides are the theme this weekend during Spring Barrel Tasting weekend in the Rattlesnake Mountain wine area.

Wildhorse to host symphony fundraiser

Wildhorse Resort and Casino’s Civic Circle will be hosting the Oregon East Symphony June 11.

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Princess with No Name takes stage

A handful of rehearsals remain before the cast of The Princess with No Name takes the stage for the first of three performances.

Wine lovers taste ‘straight from the barrel’

To help wine enthusiasts get the most out of the region’s spring salute to the wine industry, two barrel tasting weekend events are planned this year.

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Asparagus fest tomorrow

Everyone is invited to enjoy asparagus, crafts and the newly remodeled museum tomorrow.

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Poet laureate visiting Yakima Valley

Yakima Valley Community College will host U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera in May.

Show to feature world premiere

The Mid-Columbia Mastersingers and Urban Poets Society will be in concert at 8 p.m. Friday in the Uptown Theatre, 1300 Jadwin Ave.

Cowboy gathering set

The 13th annual Columbia River Cowboy Gathering and Music Festival is this weekend at Benton County fairgrounds, 1500 S. Oak St.

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Book highlights Firestorm 2014 stories

Taken from newspaper headlines, the heroes and villains of the 2014 Carlton Complex wildfire are immortalized in a new publication.

Museum opens tomorrow

The Franklin County Museum will celebrate its grand re-opening from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. tomorrow at the 305 N. Fourth Ave., museum.

Quilts on review

The 2016 Tri-Cities Quilters Guild will present its annual quilt show from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. today and tomorrow at the Three Rivers Convention Center, 7016 W. Grandridge Blvd.

Back yard poultry studied

The largest 4-H poultry event in the region is 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday at the Benton County Fairgrounds, 1500 S. Oak St.

Vintners offers wine tasting

Taste Yakima Valley Vintners award-winning wines during two events taking place as part of the 2016 Spring Barrel event.

Poetry Slam is back

On April 14, Yakima Valley Community College will host the annual Famous Black Box Poetry Slam in the Parker Room of the Deccio Higher Education Center.

Light gallery now open

Yakima Maker Space is opening its gallery space just in time for First Friday.