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2019 Benton County Fair and Rodeo: The Best Week of the SummerWe will update the 2020 2021 Benton Franklin Fair and Rodeo information as we receive it:

The 2020 Benton Franklin Fair and Rodeo is postponed and the 2021 Benton Franklin Fair and Rodeo will be held on August 24th through 28th 2021 and is still “The Best Week of the Summer.” Come check out all the fair has to offer, as with every year this year has a ton of fun for all ages. To start things off there is a Demolition Derby and The Grand Parade.  You can also download the complete fair schedule here.

The following is from the 2020 fair, of which is canceled, but still, there might be some useful information for the year to come, Covid-19 permitting:

There will be kiddie rides for the little ones and larger adrenaline pumping, carnival rides for

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From this year's 2020 Columbia Cup Hydroplane Races on the Columbia River about next year's 2021 Columbia Cup Hydroplane Races on the Columbia River due to Covid-19:

"It is with great disappointment that we announce the 55th Annual Tri-City Water Follies event set for July 24-26, 2020 will be postponed. “This decision was not made lightly and was reached after much discussion and consultation with local leaders. With the available Safe Start Washington information, the board members voted to postpone,” says Kathy Powell, Event Director. “We have decided that due to the current COVID-19 policies it is not feasible to have an event on the last weekend of July in 2020. We are hoping to be able to hold the event later in the year, and would like to

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2019 69th Annual Art In The Park at Howard Amon Park, Richland Washington

Apparently the 2020 70th Annual Art In The Park at Howard Amon Park, Richland WA is still on.  From their website:

We are so glad you are interested in applying for Art in the Park! We love this show! For the past 67 years, Allied Arts’ annual Art in the Park has been a major Tri-Cities event and it draws thousands of visitors every year. It is my privilege to direct this show and I’m looking forward to working with you and meeting new artists.

We are using ZAPP, an online festival application. You will be able to set up a free profile and use that profile to apply for Art in the Park. If you have set up a profile previously, simply add any new work to your existing profile. Please read the information about the show thoroughly. That will be a

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What is going on with this year's 2020 Riverfest? Not sure what else to post except that our family will miss it if Covid-19 has it's say in this year's 2020 Riverfest.

From last year's Riverfest:

Riverfest at Columbia Park Lampson Pits Kennewick WashingtonRiverfest 2019 | Sep. 7, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Columbia Park/Lampson Pits | Kennewick, WA

RiverFest is a FREE family event that pays tribute to the many benefits of the Federal Hydropower system with a focus on the lower Snake River Dams. There will be educational exhibits, food vendors, speakers, hands-on learning experiences, entertainment, and fun for the whole family! #DamProud #RiverFest2019TC #HydroFlowsHere

Businesses, community organizations and people of all walks of life throughout the region have joined together to host RiverFest

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2019 Woman Work: All-Women Art show at DrewBoy Creative, Richland WANot sure what is happening with the Women Work Art Show, but hopefully there will be one this year.  Stay tuned...

Last year's blog entry:

Woman Work: All-Women Art show
Jul. 12, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
DrewBoy Creative | Richland, WA
DrewBoy Creative presents its first-ever All-Women art show. Come celebrate female artists in our community at this juried show highlighting women of the Tri and their work.

Participating Artists:
Annie Warren | Shannan Julson | Grace Calibo | Sena Clara Creston | Brenda Wiesner | Tara Clark | Madison Rosenbaum | Amanda Becerra | Heidi Elkington | Heather Poncho | Megan Hopp | Bunneah Munkeah | Hailey Blanco | Consuelo Soto Murphy | Emily Richman | Krystyna Goodman

As always, DrewBoy Creative events are free, but if

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Three Rivers Folklife's Tumbleweed Music Festival, Howard Amon Park Richland, Washington2020 or 2021 Tumbleweeds Music Festival.

From the 2020 (maybe also 2021) Tumbleweeds Music Festival, Three Rivers Folklife website:
"Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tumbleweed Music Festival will not be a physical event this year. To ensure that our Tumbleweed community may still safely gather while remaining safe at home, this year we are transitioning to TMF Virtual 2020. This will be an online festival - we are currently working to create the exact form. ​Stay tuned (here, btw: http://www.3rfs.org/tmf.htm) for more information!"

Well, we are excited that the 2020 Tumbleweeds Music Festival is not officially canceled. We'll stay tuned also with the anticipation we might once again bring our kiddos and pets to the festival, wherever it might

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Cuisine de Vin | Terra Blanca Winery | Benton City, WA

Quisine de Vin Children's Development Center Fundraiser  | Terra Blanca Winery, Benton City, WA

From the 2020 Cuisine de Vin Website:

Due to COVID-19 Pandemic, we are unable to hold Cuisine de Vin in August as we have for the past 13 year.  We hoped our community would be further along in the phased re-opening, but here we are mid-June and still in Phase 1.

We are now planning to hold the 14th Annual Cuisine de Vin on Friday, October 9, 2020 at the beautiful Terra Blanca Winery & Estate Vineyard in Benton City.  While this fundraising event will still offer a very casual fun evening with friends, it will be very different from year’s past.

This year’s event will host a 4-course wine dinner for 150 attendees.  With  smaller silent auction & live auctions, raffles, mystery wines,

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2019 26th Annual Cool Desert NightsThe 2020 Cool Desert Nights has been canceled due to Covid-19. The 2021 Cool Desert Nights is scheduled for June 24th-27th, 2021

The 27th Annual Cool Desert Night will happen on June 24-27, 2021. The event will take place in the Uptown Shopping Plaza and other various locations in Richland, WA. For more details see the flyer below, or call 509.967.0521

27th Annual Cool Desert Nights: Car Show, Motorcycle Event and More!

Cool Desert Nights is one of the most awaited car events in the Tri-Cities. The gathering centers in the display of classic cars, street rod, and motorcycle. Cool Desert Nights welcomes all vehicles, regardless of makes and models.

2021 Cool Desert Nights & West Richland Chamber of Commerce Motorcycle Raffle
Cool Desert Nights &

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Sadly, on April 27th the West Richland Chamber of Commerce canceled this year's 2020 Hogs and Dogs event due to Covid-19.  Join the Hogs and Dogs 2021 Regional Family Festival on June 24th, 2021, hosted by the West Richland Chamber of Commerce. The event will be held at the Bombing Range Sports Complex, at 3200 Bombing Range Rd., West Richland, WA. For more information, see the flyer below.

Hogs & Dogs 2019 Regional Family Festival in West Richland Hosted by The West Richland Chamber of Commerce

Hogs & Dogs 2020 & 2021 Family Festival: A Family-Centered Tradition in West Richland

The West Richland Family Festival is a family event where the whole family will enjoy the amazing display of motorcycles and (some) classic cars. There will be a kid zone where the little ones get to delight in their stay at the venue. Vendors will also be on-site to serve

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See 3 Slam Basketball Tournament Presented by Tri-City Sunrise Rotary and the City of Richland, WA2019 See 3 Slam Basketball Tournament Sponsored by Tri-CU Credit Union and presented by Sunrise Rotary and the City of Richland on July 13, 2019, from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.  Registration for the See 3 Slam Basketball Tournament is open at www.see3slam.com.

About the See 3 Slam Tournament Event
To highlight the See 3 Slam Tournament event is the 3-on-3 basketball tournament which is open for all ages. There will be food vendors and entertainment to further make this sports event for all.  Exhibition games and clinics, as well as youth academy and exciting contests, will also be a part of this much-awaited tournament.  

The weekend events start Friday, July 12th through Sunday, July 14th.  In addition to the basketball, food, and entertainment, there is

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