Here are some things to do around the Tri-Cities WA region the week of October 29 – November 4, 2018:
- Halloween Activities – October 31
- Desert Fiber Arts Guild Show – November 1-3
- The Rude Mechanicals: Hamlet – November 1-3
- 2018 Columbia Basin Veterans Appreciation Fair & Stand Down – November 2
- NW Parkinson’s Presents: Art & Movement Symposium – November 2
- An Evening with Academy Award Winner TJ Martin screening L.A. 92 – November 2
- Richland Players presents “Vanities” – November 2 & 3
- Custer’s Art & Crafts Show – November 2-4
- JUNQUE Jingle (Walla Walla) – November 3
- Master Gardeners: “I Dig Dahlias” – November 3
- Safe Harbor Support Center Beggars Banquet – November 3
- Dancing with Tri-Cities Stars – November 3
- Tri-Cities Quinceanera & Wedding Expo – November 4
- Tri-Cities Film Club: “The King’s Choice” – November 4
- Broadway: Finding Neverland – November 4
- Operation Cash-For-Candy
- Trivial Pursuit®: A 50-State Adventure through January 12
- Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches, Fall Festivals & Haunted Houses 2018
- Art Exhibits
- Nightlife Music
- The REACH Museum
- Bechtel National Planetarium Shows
- LIGO Public Tours
- Tri-Cities Washington Guide Website
- Submit Your Community Event
Halloween Activities – October 31
Here is a list of Halloween related activities and fall festivals taking place around the Tri-Cities region on October 31:
- A Picture Fairy Halloween (free photos)
Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Dr. in Richland
From 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Scott Butner, aka “The Picture Fairy,” will be taking free Halloween photos of anyone who shows up in costume. Photos are posted on Facebook and available for downloading, usually within 48 hours of the event.
- Broadmore Park Halloween Spooktacular from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
5238 Outlet Dr. in Pasco
Trick-or-Treating, bounce houses, refreshments, games and prizes. Costume contest for kids up to 12 years of age. Free and open to kids of all ages!
- Century 21 Backyard Monster Bash from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Century 21 Tri-Cities, 89 Gage Blvd. in Richland
Enjoy a spook-tacular Halloween evening with your family at our FREE Backyard Monster Bash event!
Kids of all ages can play a variety of games and visit booths for unique treats, candy alternatives, and prizes. Make sure to wear your costume! Please RSVP.
- Coldwell Banker Trick or Treat from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Associated Brokers, 8836 W Gage Blvd, Ste 101B in Kennewick
Join us here at Coldwell Banker Tomlinson for Family Friendly indoor Trick or Treating! Stop by for candy galore and some Halloween Fun with your favorite real estate professionals.
- Hawk O Ween at Columbia Basin College from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Inviting all ghosts and goblins, princesses, and pirates to trick-or-treat at Columbia Basin College’s Pasco campus from 3-5 p.m. on Halloween Day! CBC will provide maps of campus locations with trick-or-treat spots identified.
Be sure to check out the Bechtel National Planetarium to experience the giant jack-o-lantern and photo op located outside the performing arts building along with non-treat alternatives offered at some locations including toothbrushes at the Dental Hygiene clinic.
- Historic Downtown Kennewick Trick, Trunk, or Treat from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Calling all witches, warlocks, ghouls, ghosts, and anything else that may light up the night! Miss Tri-Cities, Kennewick Police and Fire Departments, and all of our fine Downtown businesses will be handing out candy and we will also host drawings for gift baskets at the close of the event!
- Safe Treat Street at Columbia Park Bandshell in Kennewick from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
94.9 The Wolf, Eagle 106.5, Power 99.1, Shine 95.7, 106.1 MORE FM and 1340 ESPN Tri-Cities invite you to the 2018 Safe Treat Street presented by McCurley Integrity Dealerships and Gesa Credit Union.
- The Family Resource Center of the Tri-Cities from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
500 W. 1st Ave Suite C in Kennewick
We will host our Annual Trick’O’Treat Event with the Historic Downtown Kennewick Event. It’s will take place at our office parking lot. Once again we will have Free Pictures, non-candy snacks, candy bags and Raffles!
- Uptown Richland Trick-Or-Treat from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Join everyone here at the Uptown for our annual Trick-Or-Treat event from 3-5 pm! Adventures Underground will be passing out candy and a limited number of Halloween ComicFest Comics for those who were unable to make the official event on the 27th.
- Bethlehem Lutheran’s Trunk-Or-Treat from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
2505 W 27th Ave. in Kennewick
Bring the entire family to a safe and fun environment and enjoy trick-or-treating through the parking lot! All are welcome!
- Calvary Chapel Tri-Cities Harvest Festival from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
10611 W Clearwater Ave. in Kennewick
Invite your friends and join us this year – always a wonderful time of ministry for our fellowship and youth to reach out and serve our community with fun games, Candy, and a Safe alternative to the usual Halloween scene.
- First Baptist Church of Richland Trunk or Treat 2018 from 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
107 Wright Ave. in Richland
We’ve got a full night of family fun planned. We will have our creatively decorated trunks filled with candy along with games, a photo booth, inflatables, food vendors, and much more! Bring a non-perishable food item for an extra entry into the family giveaway basket.
- Kennewick Nazarene Church Fall Festival from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
2402 S Union St. in Kennewick
Kennewick Nazarene Church hosts an annual Fall Festival on October 31st! Kids of all ages will enjoy bounce houses, carnival games, cake walk, candy, crafts, coloring contest, and more for FREE!! There will be a self service photo backdrop setup for pictures as well.
Food is available for a minimum cost. Single slice of pizza $1. Add chips and soda for $1 more.
- Salvation Army in Richland – starts at 6 p.m.
The Salvation Army Richland Corps, 1219 Thayer Dr. in Richland
If you are in the neighborhood (or even if you are not) stop by and see us! We will have free popcorn, Hot Chocolate, Candy and more! It’s all free!
- Benton City: Downtown Trick-or-Treat from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Put on your costume and Trick or Treat with the businesses of downtown Benton City! The Main Street (9th Street) will be closed to traffic so everyone can safely Trick or Treat. Join us for this Free Halloween Event.
- Prosser: Trick-or-Treat on Main Street from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Participating downtown businesses will be handing out candy as well as several out-of-downtown-boundary businesses offering treats in a trunk-or-treat style in the center intersection of Meade and 6th.
- Walla Walla: Trick-or-Treat from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
The merchants of downtown invite Walla Walla’s goblins, superheroes, firemen, and fairies (and their parents) to visit door-to-door each Halloween. Although Main Street is closed to vehicle movement, volunteers help families cross the intersection at Second & Main and assist at some stores to hand out candy. Palouse to Third, hand out candies and treats to the children in costumes.
Desert Fiber Arts Guild Show – November 1-3
Badger Mountain Yarns, 114 Keene Rd. in Richland
Thursday from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday from 10 a.m.m – 6 p.m.
Sunday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free to attend
The Desert Fiber Arts Guild is moving their annual Show and Sale to an exciting new venue this fall. The Exhibition and Marketplace will feature beautiful handcrafted goods including shawls, wraps, scarves, mittens, caps, rugs, blankets, towels, tatted jewelry and more.
Find something indulgent for yourself, or think ahead to the gift-giving season. DFA artists will be on hand to demonstrate their techniques throughout the sale.
The Rude Mechanicals: Hamlet – November 1-3
The Scarlet Room, 2820 N Rd 72. in Pasco
Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m.
Tickets: Backstage Pass: $10, Groundling: $5, Adult: $20, Student/Senior/Teacher/Military: $18
Join The Rude Mechanicals in their current production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. One of Shakespeare’s most famous plays and often quoted in popular culture, Hamlet is the tale of Denmark’s grieving prince who seeks to avenge his father’s murder by bringing the new king, Claudius (his uncle and his mother’s new husband) to justice. Hamlet vividly portrays the power of overwhelming grief and rage while exploring themes of treachery, revenge, and moral corruption.
Info & Tickets: https://www.rmtheatre.org/
2018 Columbia Basin Veterans Appreciation Fair & Stand Down – November 2
Southridge Sports Pavilion, 2901 Southridge Blvd. in Kennewick
From 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Free services offered to Veterans with Proof of Service
This is a one-day event that aims to provide services to homeless veterans. Included are food, shelter, clothing, health screenings, VA and Social Security benefits counseling, and referrals to a number of other necessary local services, such as housing, employment and substance abuse treatment. The Columbia Basin Stand Down is a coordination between the Columbia Basin Veterans Coalition, Veterans Services at WorkSource, local VAs, City of Kennewick other government, and community agencies who serve veterans and the disadvantaged
– Medical screenings
– VA medical
– VA claims processing
– Employment services
– Clothing issued
– Live entertainment
– Lunch provided
– Housing services
NW Parkinson’s Presents: Art & Movement Symposium – November 2
Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Dr. in Richland
From 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $10 online, $15 at the door
Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation presents: the Art & Movement Symposium.
The Art & Movement Symposium is a light-hearted and fun symposium for all people impacted by Parkinson’s in the regional community. While traditional educational programming is important, we strive to offer equally valuable access to alternative therapies and experiences that improve quality of life. The Symposium focuses on not defining you by a diagnosis. Experts lead workshops that challenge and support you emotionally, cognitively, and sometimes physically, while exploring outlets that you can incorporate into your life beyond the symposium.
Info & Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/art-and-movement-symposium-tri-cities-wa-tickets-50423303458
An Evening with Academy Award Winner TJ Martin screening L.A. 92 – November 2
Uptown Theatre, 1300 Jadwin Ave. in Richland
From 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Tickets: $25 general admission, $15 students
Join us for a red-carpet screening of LA 92 to be followed by a Q&A with the film’s director, Academy Award Winner T. J. Martin. The evening will also include a poem read by Husaya Hama and music provided by hip-hop artist MistaDC.
10% of ticket sale proceeds will benefit a local, youth non-profit in the construction of a “Hope Wall.”
Mr. Martin is the first film director of African American descent to win an Oscar for a feature-length film—his 2011 production Undefeated, which chronicles the football team of Manassas High School in Memphis, Tennessee. His subsequent film, LA 92, showcases the neighborhoods of Los Angeles, California, just after the Rodney King verdict was announced. Violent protests, looting, and arson lasted several days and left more than 50 people dead. Twenty-five years after the 1992 verdict, Mr. Martin’s acclaimed documentary LA 92 explores the events leading to the violence, as well as the chaos and destruction that happened.
Richland Players presents “Vanities” – November 2 & 3
Richland Players, 608 The Parkway in Richland
Starts at 8 p.m.
Tickets: Adult: $15.00, Student: $12.00, Military: $12.00, Seniors (over 65): $12.00 – Fees: $2 per ticket online (no fee through the Box Office)
Join us for the second show of our 74th year, Jack Heifner’s “Vanities”. A bittersweet comedy that is an astute, snapshot sharp chronicle of the lives of three Texas girls. In 1963, Joanne, Kathy, and Mary are aggressively vivacious cheerleaders. Five years later in their college sorority house, they are confronting their futures with nervous jauntiness. In 1974, they reunite briefly in New York. Their lives have diverged their friendship, which once thrived on assumption as well coordinated as sweater sets, is strained and ambiguous. Old time banter rings false. Their attempts at honest conversation only show they can no longer afford to have very much in common.
Some mild language and some adult themes. Future dates: November 9, 10, 16 & 17 at 8 p.m. and November 11 & 18 at 2 p.m.
Info & Tickets: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=ricpl
Custer’s Art & Crafts Show – November 2-4
TRAC Center, 6600 Burden Blvd. in Pasco
Friday from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Satruday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $7 (good all weekend), kids 12 and under free
Custer’s 23rd Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Show features 150 Artisans from across the Northwest displaying and selling their Fine Art, Hand Craft and Specialty Foods. The variety and quality of work make this a must see event!
JUNQUE Jingle (Walla Walla) – November 3
Walla Walla Fairgrounds, 363 Orchard St in Walla Walla
Early admission: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
General admission: 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: $10.00 early bird admission, $5.00 general admission
JUNQUE Jingle is a Vintage and Holiday Market…
A measurable amount of curated vintage and antique goods for the gathering. Vendors will delight you with vintage, antiques, architectural salvage, industrial, chippy goodness and holiday embellishments all in a festive setting of the historic Pavilion. Grab a bestie and enjoy Junque Jingles’ annual kickoff of the season.
Master Gardeners: “I Dig Dahlias” – November 3
Mid Columbia Library, 1620 S. Union St. in Kennewick
From 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Free to attend
Learn how to dig, divide, and store those precious dahlia tubers for planting next spring. Get hands on experience identifying tuber bud eyes!
Safe Harbor Support Center Beggars Banquet – November 3
Benton/Franklin Fairgrounds, 1500 S. Oak St. in Kennewick
From 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Tickets: $50 per person
Safe Harbor Support Center will be hosting Beggars’ Banquet, our annual fundraiser, on November 3, 2018 at the Benton/Franklin Fairgrounds. As part of this event we will be holding silent and live auctions, including the Tiny Tree Auction, vacation packages and experiences, and the much coveted Soup Tasting Contest. Fill up on soup or the yummy slider and cake!
Info & Tickets: https://shcn.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/BeggarsBanquet2018/Registration/tabid/1000049/Default.aspx
Dancing with Tri-Cities Stars – November 3
Chief Joseph Middle School Auditorium, 504 Wilson St. in Richland
Starts at 7 p.m., doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Tickets: $30 per person (open seating)
Seven local celebrities will put on their dancing shoes for the annual Dancing with the Tri-City Stars. The local stars will be paired with professional dancers from the Utah Ballroom Dance Company. Those pro dancers will also be featured in a showcase during the event.
This year’s lineup includes: Nicole Anderson, vice principal of Richland High School; Vicki Haines of Atomic Dermatology; Eliana Sheriff, news anchor for KEPR-TV; Jhonna Jones, CEO at Options Commercial Mortgage; Rich Breshears of Breshears Professional Photography; Eldon Monson of Monson Wealth Management; and Terral Russell, realtor with John L. Scott Realty, Tri-Cities.
Info & Tickets: http://jjb488.wixsite.com/dwttcs
Tri-Cities Quinceanera & Wedding Expo – November 4
Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick
From 10 a.m. 5 p.m.
Free admission – must RSVP
Globo Azul presents the Tri-Cities Quinceanera & Wedding Expo –
The Seattle Expo Quinceañera is the largest Quinceañera Expo in Washington State and has expanded to the Tri-Cities. This one-day expo brings together the best companies, from party planners to catering to just about everything you need to plan your Quince, Sweet Sixteen or Wedding – all under one roof.
It’s sure to entertain with its feature fashions shows and raffles throughout the day for the whole family to enjoy.
Info & RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tri-cities-quinceanera-wedding-expo-registration-46476653923
Tri-Cities Film Club: “The King’s Choice” – November 4
Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Dr. in Richland
Starts at 2 p.m.
Admission: $4 suggested donation
Biography/Drama/History, Norwary/Ireland, 133 min. Not Rated (Norwegian, Danish, German with English subtitles)
This biographical war films deals with the difficult choices facing Norwegian King Haakon VII in the face of German invasion on April 9th, 1940. Over a 3-day period, the King is faced with an ultimatum: surrender or die. Nazi soldiers pursue the Royal Family as they flee the capital in different directions. Unlike his Danish brother, King Christian of Denmark, King Haakon refuses to capitulate to German forces and faces the consequences of his decision.
Broadway: Finding Neverland – November 4
Toyota Center (Retter & Co. Theatre) in Kennewick
Starts at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $37 and up (plus fees)
Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers.
With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland, where nothing is impossible and the wonder of childhood lasts forever. The magic of Barrie’s classic tale springs spectacularly to life in this heartwarming theatrical event.
Info & Tickets: https://broadwayatthetoyotacenter.com/finding-neverland/
Welcome to “Operation Cash-For-Candy” – it’s our way to fight the war on Halloween candy overload – and tooth cavities! It’s also a great way to say thanks to the brave men and women serving our country.
Select Tri-City healthcare offices and businesses will “buy back” your children’s uneaten, wrapped “leftover” Halloween candy and send it to our military troops through “Operation Thank You”, a local non-profit organization.
When you and your child drop off their ‘extra’ candy, they will get $1 for each pound of candy they donate. They can choose to keep the money or donate it back to help Operation Thank You to help pay for shipping the candy to the soldiers. Plus – they will also be registered to win other cool prizes.
Each business office has their own drop-off days and times – usually during the first week of November: http://www.operationcashforcandy.com/dropOffLocations.php.
About Operation Thank You: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Washington-Operation-Thank-You/347325273736
Trivial Pursuit®: A 50-State Adventure through January 12
East Benton County History Museum, 205 Keewaydin Dr. in Kennewick
Thursday – Saturday from 12 noon – 6 p.m. each week until January 12
EBCHS (East Benton County Historical Society) and HIHO (Hands In Hands On) join forces to bring an exciting, traveling children’s museum exhibit to the Tri-Cities! This pretend trek across the U.S.A. features an activity for every state and the District of Columbia – ride a mule in the Grand Canyon, celebrate New Year’s Eve in Times Square, hit a home run at Fenway Park and guide your sled dog team on the Iditarod Trail, to name just a few!
More than 70 hands-on learning opportunities address key academic standards for school-age visitors and highlight our nation’s geography, history, music, pastimes and iconic tourist destinations. Hundreds of U.S. trivia questions at interactive game stations encourage a little friendly competition among trivia buffs of all ages. Photo murals feature of some America’s most beautiful and iconic destinations and lots of fun facts.
Trivial Pursuit®: A 50-State Adventure exhibit was created by the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum in collaboration with Hasbro, Inc. Trivial Pursuit® is a trademark of Hasbro and is used with permission. 1981, 2015 Hasbro, Pawtucket, RI 02861-1059 USA. All Rights Reserved.
Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches, Fall Festivals & Haunted Houses 2018
Here is a list of corn mazes, pumpkin patches, fall festivals, haunted houses & forests to check out around the Tri-Cities region that are taking place through the end of October 2018.
Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches & Fall Festivals:
– Bill’s Berry Farm Pumpkin Festival – Grandview
– Christopherson Farm – Pumpkins, Kiddie Korn Maze, Fall Decorations – Kennewick
– Country Mercantile Harvest Festival – Pasco
– Hatch Patch Pumpkin Patch – Pasco
– Jobs Nursery Pumpkin Patch – Pasco
– Middleton’s Fall Festival – Pasco
– Schmitt Brothers Farms Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch – Pasco
– Union Gap Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch
– Villa’s Lil’ Pumpkin Patch – Pasco
– Walla Walla Corn Maze
Haunted Houses & Forests:
– Pasco Jaycees Haunted Forest
– Scaregrounds (Kennewick)
– Yakitat’s Haunted Hill (Benton City)
For more information, visit: https://events.tri-citiesguide.org/2018/09/22/corn-mazes-pumpkin-patches-fall-festivals-haunted-houses-2018/
Esvelt Gallery: Meghan Flynn – October 29 through November 30
Esvelt Gallery (CBC Campus), 2600 N 20th Ave in Pasco
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. – 12 Noon
Saturday & Sunday, Closed
Exhibit: ‘Out of Place’ presented by Meghan Flynn –
This solo exhibition will showcase the artwork of Meghan Flynn. Using a variety of media to portray representations of human idiosyncrasies and interpersonal relationships, artist Meghan Flynn explores ideas of anxiety, identity, beauty, idealization, love, loss, and depression. Through painting and drawing, these various concepts are manifest through human, flora, fauna, and rock form.
Flynn holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Washington State University in Pullman, WA, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Iowa State University in Ames, IA.
About Meghan Flynn: https://meghanflynnart.com/home.html
Drewboy Creative: The Dead Show – through November 25
DBC Gallery at Confluent, 285 Williams Blvd. in Richland
Wednesday & Thursday from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday & Saturday from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Local muralist, Heidi Elkington, is featured in a new art show that explores themes of life and death and the celebration of both. Heidi is an artist who loves living and working in Tri-Cities. She paints in a variety of mediums, including acrylics, oils, and watercolor on canvas, wood, metal, and on buildings.
White Bluffs Quilt Museum – Native American Heritage Exhibit – through October 31
Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Dr. in Richland
This exhibit includes a collection of quilt blocks designed to tell the story of the Corps of Discovery as they searched for a continuous water route across the continent. Lewis & Clark’s mission was to map the entire route and record as much data as they could about the flora, fauna and native peoples on their journey. Baskets and Native American artifacts complete the exhibit.
Art & Music Festivals – Performing & Visual Art
For more information about non-profit performing & visual art associations and organizations in the Tri-Cities region, visit: https://tri-citiesguide.org/arts.htm.
Tri-Cities Jam/Open Mic Community
Looking for a place to try out a new song or just want to play and have no gig? The Tri-Cities Jam/Open Mic Community provides a listing of Open Mics and Jam Nights in the greater Tri-Cities area.
For karaoke venues and a calendar of karaoke events in the Tri-Cities, check out: http://karaoketricity.wixsite.com/sing.
Bands, Musicians, Venues and Live Music
For more information on bands, musicians, venues, and live music in the Tri-Cities, visit: https://tri-citiesguide.org/music.htm.
The Reach Museum
1943 Columbia Park Trail in Richland
Sunday & Monday – closed
Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from Noon – 4:30 p.m.
Admission: $10 adults, $6 students/seniors, kids 5 and under free – annual memberships are also available for purchase
Museum exhibits at The REACH celebrate the natural, scientific and cultural history of the Tri-Cities area. You can find hands-on activities for families on Saturdays and other activities that take place each month. Check the REACH calendar. Also, space is available for club meetings and events for a nominal fee.
November Events Flyer
Museums, Historical Societies, and History
For information about museums, historical societies, and history for Tri-Cities Washington and other nearby towns & cities in Southeast Washington and Northeast Oregon, visit: https://tri-citiesguide.org/history.htm.
Bechtel National Planetarium Shows
Columbia Basin College, 2600 N. 20th Ave. (Bldg D), in Pasco
Admission: $6 adults, $5 seniors; $3 ages 6-12, free 5 and under (purchase tickets online)
Showing this week:
– November 2: Secret Lives of Stars at 7 p.m. and Oasis In Space at 8 p.m.
– November 3: Dynamic Earth at 2 p.m. and Black Holes: the Other Side of Infinity at 3 p.m.
The Bechtel National Planetarium, located on the campus of Columbia Basin College in Pasco, provides life-like, high-definition images and sound using the most state-of-the-art projection system in the Pacific Northwest. The 36-foot panoramic viewing dome can simulate a 3-D effect.
A typical hour-long show includes a 20-30 minute live presentation and a 25-30 minute full-dome movie. Presentation topics may include solar system or constellation tours, what’s visible in the current night sky, and astronomy in the news.
Tickets and info: https://www.columbiabasin.edu/index.aspx?page=1496 and https://www.facebook.com/Planetarium
LIGO Public Tours
127124 N Rt. 10 in Richland
Come take a look at LIGO! On the second Saturday of every month we offer free public drop in tours that will give you an excellent look at our facility. Tours usually last about two hours. Tours work best for participants of middle school age and up, but all ages are welcome.
First Walking Tour: 1:30-2:45 p.m.
Auditorium Talk: 3:00 p.m.
Second Walking Tour: 3:30-4:45 p.m.
Tri-Cities Washington Guide Website
For activities to do around the Tri-Cities region including Farmers’ Markets, Outdoor Recreation, Wineries, Breweries, Performing Arts & Music, Social Clubs & Groups and more, visit the Tri-Cities Washington Guide website: https://tri-citiesguide.org.
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