Home & garden show Feb. 20-22
YAKIMA - The Central Washington Home & Garden Show opens
its doors today (Friday) at the Yakima SunDome.
The 17th annual show, a three-day event, will feature more
than 250 booths with 143 exhibitors demonstrating new products and services
designed to build, remodel, maintain, enhance and enjoy your home. A beautiful
garden area showcasing native plants, complete with a real back yard on
display, is also featured at the show.
This year's home and garden show will also feature Lynn
Taylor, a nationally known expert on the art of Feng Shui, who will present
workshops throughout the show on how to improve the flow of positive energy and
enhance the quality of a home environment using the principles of Feng Shui.
Returning by popular demand to this year's show is renowned
cooking personality, Chef J. Warren. Warren is famous for his work this past
year with "low-carb lifestyle" food preparation and presentation.
He'll share his secrets on where to find the best tasting "legal"
foods, how to prepare meals in a flash and how to dine out and eat like a king
while losing weight. Also, Warren's showcase kitchen will offer home and garden
show attendees a peek at the future of kitchen design and technology.
The home and garden show will be open to the public tonight
(Friday) until 7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m.
to be featured
at Richland show
RICHLAND - The Allied Arts Association and Gallery will
feature ceramic artists Kurtis Johnson, Paul Lewing and Loren Lukens at a show
scheduled for March 2-26.
The three Seattle area artists have displayed their art both
in the Pacific Northwest and nationally for several years.
Lewing will present his paintings, as well as more
traditional works in ceramics. Lukens has a passion for expressing himself in
large wall pieces. Johnson is more concerned with the meticulous magic of
Show organizers promise varieties of shapes and colors at
the spring show.
A public reception for the three artists will be held
Sunday, March 7, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Allied Arts Gallery, located at the
entrance of Howard Amon Park in Richland.
Sportsmen show on tap Feb. 27-29
YAKIMA - The Yakima SunDome will be the site of the 15th
annual Central Washington Sportsmen Show, scheduled for Feb. 27-29. Geared for
anyone interested in the outdoors, the show will feature an outdoor cooking
camp with TV personality C.W. Welch.
This year's show will also offer a special ATV give-away, as
well as the much anticipated horn and antler competition, and a trout bobbing
Activities for the kids will include a fishing pond and free
air rifle range, a kids casting contest, a laser shooting simulator and an
indoor archery range.
For the adults, there will be fishing boats on display, the
newest in recreational vehicles and campers, retail merchants, factory reps,
booths attended by outdoor clubs and organizations, plus a host of other
displays and booths.
Show hours on Friday, Feb. 27, will be from 1 to 8 p.m.,
Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission
prices are set at $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for children.
All-you-can-eat crab feed set for Saturday, Feb. 28
TOPPENISH - Fraternal Order of Eagles members and their
guests are invited to an all-you-can-eat crab feed Saturday, Feb. 28.
Following the 6 p.m. dinner there will be horse race bingo
offered. The evening will be capped with dancing to the music of the Western
Tickets for the crab feed, priced at $20 per person, are
available now at the Toppenish Eagles lodge, or can be reserved by the calling
the lodge at (509) 865-2229.
For those who do not particularly like crab, a prime rib
dinner will also be offered that night, at a cost of $15 per person.