CBC Fall Concert at the Columbia Basin College TheatreHead to the Columbia Basin College Theatre on November 24, 2015 and witness the Columbia Basin Concert Band as they perform traditional and contemporary literature. You also get a chance to observe a sample of their holiday selection when you grace this spectacular event.

The Columbia Basin Concert Band, directed by Randy Hubbs, will present a selection of songs that will leave you feeling speechless. Come and join the CBC Concert Band for a night of great music and don't forget to bring along your friends and family!  The concert starts at 7 p.m. at the Columbia Basin College Theatre.

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Celtic Christmas with Affiniti | Walla Walla, WashingtonCeltic Performance in Walla Walla Washington 
Having performed in various cities across America last year, Affiniti will grace the stage of the Gesa Power House Theatre for another spectacular presentation in Walla Walla Washington.  The performance will take place on December 8, 2015 and will start at 7 p.m.

About Affiniti
Emer Barry (Soprano), Mary McCague (Violin) and Aisling Ennis (Harp) are the members of Affiniti. These ladies create extraordinary music together. A beautiful blend of Classical and Rock with a celtic twist - that makes Affiniti not your ordinary band.

The Celtic Performance is going to be an exciting evening that should not miss be missed! Ticket price ranges from $20 to $25.  For ticket information, visit Affiniti Music.

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Mid-Columbia Ballet Presents “The Nutcracker” Richland, Washington Mid-Columbia Ballet presents “The Nutcracker” featuring guest artist Vanessa Zahorian of San Francisco Ballet and Gonzalo Garcia of New York City Ballet on Friday and Saturday, December 11 and 13 at the Richland High School Auditorium. Don’t miss this treasured holiday tradition!

About “the Nutcracker”
The Nutcracker Ballet is based on the story "The Nutcracker and the King of Mice" written by E.T.A. Hoffman.  Although what is seen on the stage today is different in detail from the original story, the basic plot remains the same; the story of a young German girl who dreams of a Nutcracker Prince and a fierce battle against a Mouse King with seven heads. 

When Marius Petipa had the idea to choreograph the story into a ballet, it was actually based on…

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Thanksgiving In Wine Country - Wineries Tri-Cities & Yakima Valley, WashingtonThanksgiving in Wine Country is happening this November with more than 50 Yakima Valley wineries debuting their new releases paired with Fall cuisine during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The event will run from November 27 to 29 from 10:00 in the morning until 5:00 in the afternoon.

Thanksgiving In Wine Country
There is so much to be thankful for that is why Yakima Valley wineries open their doors following Thanksgiving to celebrate the season. Come sample their finest wines and carefully selected culinary pairings! Participating wineries are offering food and wine pairings in addition to new experiences during Thanksgiving in Wine Country.

Participating wineries include: McKinley Springs, Prosser Desert Wind Winery, Prosser Coyote Canyon Winery,…

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Monterosso’s Italian Restaurant's Rare 7 Wines And 7 Appetizers Richland, WashingtonMonterosso’s Italian Restaurant will prepare 7 wonderful hard to find hand-crafted small production Italian wines with 7 carefully paired delectable appetizers on Sunday, November 22. Come and taste this rare Italian wines in a small Italian Vineyard.

About Monterosso’s Italian Restaurant
Monterosso’s Italian Restaurant is casually elegant in an intimate atmosphere. Situated in a 1941 Pullman Dining Car serving excellent Italian food with Washington & Italian wines.  They accept bookings, catering, walk-ins, parties, table service and outdoor seating.

Event Details
Monterosso’s Italian Restaurant  is located at 1026 Lee Boulevard, Richland, Washington. Their 7 Wines and 7 Appetizers event will be on Sunday, November 22 at 6:30 in the evening. Make…

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Academy of Children's Theatre ACT's Spectrum on Stage | Autism Acting ClassesThe Academy of Children's Theatre Spectrum on Stage Autism Acting Classes will launch a groundbreaking program for children on the autism spectrum in November. ACT's "Spectrum on Stage" class will be held on Thursdays beginning November 5 and continuing through December 17. The class is available to students eight years old and up. Class size is limited, and a wait-list is anticipated.

The program is based on theatre for autism techniques demonstrated at the National Autism convention, and the special curriculum has been devised by ACT education director Julie Schroeder who is certified in teaching Drama for Autism.

During the weekly program, the students will learn theatre exercises and games. They also will create and perform stories and short…

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Badger Mountain School's Holiday Bazaar In Richland, Washington Badger Mountain School’s Holiday Bazaar is the largest school bazaar in the Tri-Cities. This is the major fundraising event for the school and to their promoters (parent volunteers) who contributes their time and talents to give you and the customers the best bazaar experience are striving to give you and the customers the best possible bazaar experience.

Bazaar Features
Over 100 crafters with unique handcrafted items like stone coffee toasters, birdhouses, embroidered golf towels , soft sculpture dolls, decorative bear and bunnies, wood toys hand painted decors, rustic/cottage style decors, items made from vintage linens so much more for you to shop. Gourmet foods, teas, fudge, cinnamon roasted almonds meat rubs are all available for purchase. …

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Rose Ensemble presented by Camerata in Richland's Battelle AuditoriumThe Rose Ensemble presented by Camerata will be performed on Saturday, November 21. The Minneapolis–based vocal group returns to the series with Il Poverello (“the poor one”), a thematic program featuring readings and music about Francis of Assisi ranging from the 12th to the 15th centuries.

The program includes a mix of music and culture of medieval Spain where Jews, Christians and Muslims lived together in a shared and artistic society, which demonstrates how diversity and tolerance stays alive in music. Unique instruments that will be part of the music making include a riqq (tambourine), dumbek (drum) and rebec (fiddle).

Date: November 21, 2015 | Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM | Time Details: 8:00 PM | Location: Battelle Auditorium, Battelle Blvd,…

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Fishy Facts About Hydropower With Alison Colotelo In Richland, WashingtonFishy Facts about Hydropower is presented by Alison Colotelo, Ecology Group at PNNL on Tuesday, November 17. The event will be held at the Richland Public Library located at 955 Northgate Drive in Richland, Washington.

Details of the Event
Producing nearly 7% of the nation's electricity in the last decade, conventional hydropower is the largest source of renewable energy in the United States. And in the Pacific Northwest, hydropower facilities have generated nearly 40% of this electricity. Presence of these structures in rivers can influence fish populations. This presentation by Alison Cotelo will highlight how researchers at PNNL are working to understand how fish interact with hydropower facilities and how we can reduce the impacts to our fish…

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