August 2015

Found 97 blog entries for August 2015.

Gordon Brothers Estate Winery Pasco, WashingtonThis coming Saturday, September 12 everyone is invited to the Wet Palette and Sips and Stems event happening at Gordon Brothers Estate Winery in Pasco, Washington from 4:00 in the afternoon until 7:00 in the evening. Registration fee is $80.00 per person.

About the Event
Wet Palette and Sips and Stems by Simplified Celebrations is teaming up for an amazing and fun night at Gordon Brothers Estate Winery on Saturday. 

Chandra Christenson, floral designer and owner of Simplified Celebrations will be there to teach participants the step by step process on how to create a fabulous, fresh sunflower design. Becky Brice, artist and owner of Wet Palette Paint Parties will also be there to walk everyone thorough a sunflower watercolor painting. 

Both are

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KC Hunt Live, Comedy Night At The Emerald Of Siam In RIchland, WashingtonOn Thursday, September 10 watch KC Hunt perform live at the Emerald of Siam in Richland, Washington at 10:00 in the evening. Admission is free, so gather all your friends and mark your calendars.

Emerald Comedy Night - Featuring KC Hunt
KC Hunt wasn’t always a comedian. In fact, according to a former classmate KC had sad eyes since they were in the fourth grade. Luckily, KC much rather laugh madly into the soulless abyss than let comments like that get him down. Winner of the Quarter Hour of Fame Comedy Contest #8, K.C. is a regular host and performer around the Treasure Valley, opening for comedians like Ed Hill and Sean Jordan (Portland's Funniest & Last Comic Standing).

His sarcastic mix of observational and absurdist humor touches on subjects

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Washington Warbirds 2015 Higgens Field West Richland, WashingtonFrom August 28 to 30, watch the Washington Warbirds at Higgens Field at Horn Rapids Park, 105355 North SR 225 in West Richland, Washington.

Details of The Event
Located nine miles north of Benton City, Washington and about 13 miles to Richland, Washington, the Miniature Aircraft Association (Higgins Field) will be on August 28, 29 and 30. Last years' event was very well attended - now the largest Warbird event in the Northwest. The three-day event includes noontime air shows and a Saturday night barbecue. Warbirds of all types are invited: helicopters, airplanes, bombers, jets, and a lot more.

The airfield is paved with grass aprons, has shade trees, concrete taxiways, bathroom facilities, and a workshop. There's parking for self-contained RV's and

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Tri-Cities Sacred Harp Sing Along At All Saint's Episcopal Church Richland, WashingtonMark your calendars for Tri-Cities Sacred Harp's Sing Along happening on Thursday, August 27, 6:30 in the evening at All Saints' Episcopal Church located at 1322 Kimball Avenue in Richland, Washington. Follow the orange signs to the back of the church for the right door.

More about the Event
Tri-Cities Sacred Harp is not a performing group, but one that sings for its own enjoyment and on Thursday the public is invited. as they once again sing a capella that is sung by shape notes as done in the 1700s and 1800s. Although the lyrics of most of the songs are of a sacred nature, no particular religion or politics are promoted. Learning Sacred Harp can be a challenge. It is not your average choral music. The event is free.

For more information about

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Genealogy Seminar Reata Springs Baptist Church Richland, WashingtonSaturday, September 12 everyone is invited to the Genealogy Seminar happening at Reata Springs Baptist Church in Richland, Washington from 8:00 in the morning until 3:30 in the afternoon.

About the Genealogy Seminar
William Dollarhide, a Seattle native who is professional genealogist will be giving presentations on the following on Saturday:

  • Dollarhide’s Five Rules - Learn Dollarhide’s five top rules so that you can prepare your genealogy using accepted standards and publish with confidence.
  • American Migration Routes 1750-1800 - Discover main migration routes, including wagon roads, of your ancestors. 
  • Civil War Genealogy - Become acquainted with specific resources focusing on the Civil War era. 
  • Finding Living Relatives Online - Discover
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Fabulous 50's Sock Hop American Legion Auxiliary Post Benton City WashingtonOn Saturday, September 12 come check out the Fabulous 50's Sock happening at Hop American Legion Auxiliary Post #115 at 908 Dale Avenue in Benton City, Washington from 5:00 until 9:00 in the evening.

Details of the Fabulous 50's Sock Hop 
Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Post #115, the event is featuring 50's DJ music and dancing. There will also be an authentic 50's menu for only $8.00!

It will be your choice of:
Hamburger, Cheeseburger, Hot Dog or Coney Dog (all with French Fries) and either a Banana Split, Ice Cream Sundae or Root Beer Float

Child's Menu for only $5.00 - Small Hamburger or Hot Dog, French Fries and Ice Cream Sundae.

Award will be given to the Most Authentic 50's Attire Contest. Plus, there will be a Hula Hoop

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September Patio Party At The Milbrandt Vineyard Prosser, WashingtonMilbrandt Vineyards is once again hosting the Patio Parties 2015 for the month of September with the live entertainment of Matt Brown. So, mark your calendars for this fun night with music, food and wine!

Milbrandt Vineyards is located at 508 Cabernet Court in Prosser. The party will start at 6:00 in the evening on Sunday, September 6. Reservations required.

About the Septmeber Patio Party with Matt Brown
You wouldn't want to miss this event, it is going to be a night of wine, food and fun featuring the live music of the Matt Brown. 

Admission:
$35 | MBV club member-$25  For more information call: 509-788-0030 or email info@milbrandtvineyards.com

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Labor Day Weekend Celebration 14 Hands Winery Prosser, WashingtonThis coming labor day weekend, September 5 relax and unwind at the courtyard of 14 Hands Winery located at 600 Frontier Road in Prosser, Washington from 10:00 in the morning until 5:00 in the afternoon.

Labor Day at 14 Hands Winery
Labor Day is a day of rest or the last chance for many people to have some free time before the summer ends. In some neighborhoods, people organize fireworks displays, barbecues and public arts or sports events. Labor Day is a federal holiday where all Government offices, schools and organizations and many businesses are closed.  

To celebrate this year's labor day weekend, 14 Hands Winery is hosting a concert featuring local musicians, Vicky and the Velvetones from 12:00 noon until 3:00 in the afternoon. Small bites and

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The Reach: Ice Age Floods Bus Tour Of The Mid Columbia Richland, WashingtonOn Saturday, September 5 join geologist/author Bruce Bjornstad for the Ice Age Floods Bus Tour of The Mid Columbia, an all-day bus tour of Ice Age flood. 

More about the Event
The Ice Age Floods Bus Tour of The Mid Columbia includes a tour of the region's geology and its influence on the "terroir" of the local wine industry. Registration fee is $75.00.

The 2015 REACH Tours will be escorted by a guide. Registered participants are requested to come 15 minutes early so the tour can depart on time. In addition, if you have any special diet requirement please inform the organizers when you sign up for the tour. 

All tours must be purchased through Kris Cargile, please call at 509-943-4100 x108 or send an email. The week of your tour you will be

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Annual Adopt-A-Vine At Mercer Estates In Prosser, WashingtonOn Saturday, September 5 from 6:00 until 10:00 in the evening, Mercer Estates located at 3100 Lee Road in Prosser, Washington invites everyone to the 6th Annual Adopt-A-Vine, where you can enjoy a delicious feast in their Pinot gris vineyard. Music, food and harvest await! 

More about the Event
This year's Adopt-A-Vine event will begin with a bit of vineyard knowledge and a grape sampling demonstration with thier winemaker, Jessica Munnell. Appetizers, a Greek-themed family-style dinner will follow, paired with delicious Mercer wines (featuring Pinot gris, of course).

Carma Club VIP members receive two free tickets to this event. Please RSVP by August 28th. First come, first served. Cards will be charged on August 28th, no refunds.

Tickets/Spots

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