Found 32 blog entries tagged as Columbia River.

Is Kennewick a Nice Place to Live?

Is Kennewick a Nice Place to Live?Yes, Kennewick is a nice place to live. Kennewick, Washington is an amazing place to live. With its beautiful landscapes, abundant outdoor activities, and vibrant community, it's no wonder why so many people have chosen to call this city home. In Kennewick, you can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities no matter the season. From running or biking along the trails at Columbia Park or basking in the sunshine at Clover Island, there are plenty of ways to take advantage of the great outdoors. During the summertime, visitors can even enjoy a swim at one of Kennewick's many public swimming pools or attend one of the many festivals held downtown.

The city also offers a thriving local culture with diverse restaurants and…

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2023 Three Rivers Folklife's Tumbleweed Music Festival, Howard Amon Park on the Columbia River, September 1-3, 2023

2021Three Rivers Folklife's Tumbleweed Music Festival, Howard Amon Park on the Columbia RiverLabor Day weekend, Howard Amon Park in Richland will host the Tumbleweed Music Festival.  3 days of great acoustic music on the banks of the Columbia River.  This year's theme is "Dear Friends."  All events are free except for the Saturday Evening Concert and Sunday Contra Dance Fundraisers.  Five outdoor stages featuring 99+ different acts, an open mic stage, an indoor dance floor, 30+ workshops, food & craft vendors, and online performance & workshops.  

Three Rivers Folklife Society has put on the Tumbleweed Music Festival every year the festival will be celebrating its annual festival. Bring the whole family out and enjoy some…

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The 2023 57th Annual Columbia Cup Hydroplane Races On The Columbia River & Water Follies July 28-30, 2023 in Kennewick's Tri-Cities WA

50th Annual Columbia Cup Hydroplane Races On The Columbia River 2015About the Annual Columbia Cup Hydroplane Races On The Columbia River | Water Follies 
The 2023 HAPO Columbia Cup will mark the 57th time Unlimited Hydroplanes have raced on the Columbia River. This year’s event, like the inaugural in 1966, will most likely have 12 Unlimiteds in attendance. But the modern Unlimited Hydroplane has very little in common with those first boats that churned the waters of the Columbia River. The hydroplanes of today are almost more plane than hydro. They are thirty-foot long; 7,000-pound wings that glide over the water with only the bare minimum of the boat making contact with the river.…

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HAPO Columbia CupThe 2017 HAPO Columbia Cup will be held on July 28, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. The event will take place at the Columbia Park in Kennewick, WA. For more details, visit the website of the Tri-City Water Follies.

HAPO Columbia Cup: Unlimited Hydroplanes Event

The 2017 HAPO Columbia Cup also represents the 52nd time a race of Unlimited Hydroplanes will take place on the Columbia River. For this year, there will be 12 Unlimiteds attending the event. It will be noticed that this year's boats are characterized by more modern features compared to the boats which participated the race in the previous years.

The 2017 HAPO Columbia Cup on July 28 will feature the Dash for Cash event where the top four teams have to beat each other for an exciting cash prize. Don't…

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paint with a mindful artWater2Wine Cruises LLC is pleased to present the Paint Night with Mindful Art on August 1, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Water2Wine Cruises LLC is stationed at 608 Williams Boulevard, Richland, WA. For more details, visit the website of Water2Wine Cruises LLC.

Paint Night: Come Aboard and Be Creative

Community members are cordially invited to join the Paint Night with Mindful Art. The event offers a unique painting experience since participants will create a work of art while aboard at M/Y Chrysalis. It's the first painting night cruise that Water2Wine Cruises LLC will host and it is open to all painters and aspiring painters, or anyone with or without experience.

The Paint Night with Mindful Art event package includes two and a half hour of…

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relay for lifeJoin the Relay for Life of Columbia River on May 20, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. The event will take place at John Dam Plaza, at 800 Jadwin Avenue, Richland, WA. For more details, visit the Relay of Columbia River page at American Cancer Society's website.

Relay for Life of Columbia River

Relay for Life of Columbia River with the theme 'Paint Your World Purple' is centered in celebrating the life of cancer survivors and the people who are taking care of them. The event also aims to raise funds to support the fight against cancer.

The opening ceremony will take place at 10:00 a.m. The lap for the survivors and caregivers will go after the ceremony. They will then have their brunch and join the entire team for a walk. The organizers will…

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14th Annual Columbia River Cowboy Gathering and Music Festival Join the 14th Annual Columbia River Cowboy Gathering and Music Festival on April 14, 15, and 16, 2017. The event will be held at Benton County Fairgrounds, at 1500 S. Oak St., Kennewick, WA. For more details, visit the website of Columbia River Cowboy Gathering or call 509-851-4287.

About the 14th Annual Columbia River Cowboy Gathering and Music Festival
The 14th Annual Columbia River Cowboy Gathering and Music Festival will start at 12:00 noon on the 14th. Entertainment will be provided by a great performer, Lacy J. Dalton. Gary Allegretto, also known as the Harmonicowboy, will present a workshop on playing the Harmonica. On the 15th, the fun will begin at 9:00 a.m. Mike Morgan and Billy Dean will entertain the audience with spectacular performances.…

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A Presentation Regarding the Columbia River Treaty Hosted by the Columbia Basin Badger Club | Richland, WAThe Columbia Basin Badger Club will host a presentation on the Columbia River Treaty on December 8, 2016, at 11:30 a.m. This event will be held at the Shilo Inns, located at 50 Comstock St., Richland, WA. For more details, please visit the Columbia River Treaty page at the Columbia Basin Badger Club's website.

About the Columbia River Treaty
Columbia River is a fundamental part of the Pacific Northwest. In 1964, the Columbia River Treaty¬†between the U.S. and Canada has been put into effect. It has brought hydropower and flood control, and strengthen the economy of the Pacific Northwest. Starting September 16, 2024, the two nations have to compromise. There is an issue of termination of provisions involving the Columbia River Treaty and it's important…

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Clover Island Yacht Club's Annual Lighted Boat Parade: See the Glow of the Columbia River with Colorful Lights | Kennewick, WAThe 2016 Lighted Boat Parade will take place on December 2 and 3, from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. The parade will begin at the Cable Bridge at Clover Island, at 435 Clover Island Dr., Kennewick, WA. For more details, please visit the Lighted Boat Parade's website.

About the 2016 Lighted Boat Parade
Join the 2016 Lighted Boat Parade and indulge in the beauty of the Columbia River as it glows with colorful streaks of light! This event has been successful last year and this time, more spectators are expected to come. The parade will start at the Cable Bridge at Clover Island, then move up on the Kennewick side of the Columbia Park. The parade will turn at Howard Amon Park in Richland, following the same course on its way back to the Clover Island. An…

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Trios Health Tri-Cities Rivers and Wine Marathon and Relay: A Fundraising Fitness Event in Richland, WA Join the 36th Annual Trios Health Tri-Cities Rivers and Wine Marathon and Relay on October 30, 2016. This event will run from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The marathon course will be along the Columbia River footpaths. For more details, please visit the Trios Health Tri-Cities Rivers & Wine Marathon and Relay page at Trios Health's website.

About the 36th Annual Trios Health Tri-Cities Rivers and Wine Marathon and Relay
The 36th Annual Trios Health Tri-Cities Rivers and Wine Marathon and Relay is not only a fundraising event that promotes fitness, this will also give prominence to the beauty of the Columbia River. The course of the race is made suitable for both beginners and seasoned athletes. The 36th Annual Trios Health Tri-Cities Rivers and Wine…

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