to Halloween party
GRANDVIEW - Senior citizens are being invited to get into
the spirit of Halloween, at a costume party scheduled for Friday, Oct. 29.
Sponsored by the Grandview Parks and Recreation Department,
the Halloween party will get underway at 10:30 a.m. that day at the Carl L.
Stevens Senior Center in Grandview (410 W. 2nd). On the party agenda are lots
of games, prizes and contests. Park and rec officials are advising those
planning on attending to begin thinking now about putting together a costume
for the party.
All Lower Valley senior citizens are welcome to attend.
Following the party, a noon meal will be served. Those
planning on attending the luncheon are asked to call at least 24 hours in
advance to make a reservation (882-9230).
Holiday bazaar planned for
GRANDVIEW - Have an arts and crafts talent you'd like to
share with others? Then plan on selling your handiwork at this year's holiday
bazaar, sponsored by the Grandview Senior Center.
Tables are presently available on a first-come, first-serve
basis. The cost to rent a table at the bazaar to showcase your wares is $10 for
a large table, $5 for a smaller card table. Table reservations can be made by
calling the Grandview Parks and Recreation Department at 882-9219.
Proceeds from the table rentals will be used to benefit
senior citizen programs in Grandview.
In past years, the Grandview bazaar has featured such items
as handcrafts, knitted items and baked goods. This year's bazaar, slated for
Saturday, Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., will again be held in the Carl L.
Stevens Senior Center in Grandview, located at 401 W. 2nd St.
‘Concours de Maryhill’ to
feature car show, race, wine tasting, BBQ
GOLDENDALE - If you're a fan of classic and custom automobiles,
you won't want to miss out on the sixth annual "Concours de
Scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 9-10, the yearly
event is again expected to attract hundreds of people. Visitors to Maryhill
Museum, located near Goldendale, will have an array of mint condition vintage,
classic and custom cars to admire on Saturday. Refreshment vendors will also be
on-site that day, including Cafe Maryhill with a wide selection of menu items
and Oregon Trail Candy, which will be offering fruit pies. Admission to the car
show and outdoor sculpture garden, surprisingly, is free.
"The legendary Sam Hill, founder of Maryhill Museum,
was a car and road enthusiast," said Colleen Schafroth, executive director
of the museum. "He would love this event," she added.
At noon on Saturday, approximately 40 vintage race cars will
parade down Scenic Route 14 into the car show at the museum. The 1930 through
1960s vehicles will compete in a hill climb race the following day, on the
museum's Historic Loops Road, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
"This is an open car show, so anyone with a special car
may enter," said Travis Gray of the Goldendale Motorsports Association,
the co-sponsor of the event. Gray said collectors interested in showing their
vehicle are encouraged to call (509) 773-3677 to make arrangements. He said the
lawns at the museum are extensive, so there's space available for numerous
Awards will be presented at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, following by
a BBQ dinner on the museum's picnic grounds. Following that, a wine tasting
session is scheduled at nearby Maryhill Winery.
Promotional support for the car show and hill climb race is
being provided by Meadow Outdoor Advertising of The Dalles, Ore.
Sunday, spectators can view the hill climb race from an
overlook on U.S. 97, just three miles north of Scenic Route 14. The race is
organized by the Society of Vintage Racing Enthusiasts, and only their approved
cars and drivers can compete.
Maryhill Museum, a castle-like mansion overlooking the
Columbia River Gorge, is located just west of U.S. 97 on Washington's Scenice
to Yakima, Richland
Yakima Valley residents are being urged to celebrate the
onset of winter and the thrill of action sports at "Impact," the 55th
annual Warren Miller movie that is presently touring the country.
The film showcases winter sports' top athletes and local
heroes on the big screen as producers travel to fabled and exotic locations
around the globe in search of the perfect ride, deepest powder and sickest
lines. Promoters say each screening of the movie is a high energy event booked
as a limited engagement.
The movie will be shown at Yakima's Capitol Theatre on
Friday, Oct. 29, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, the film will be shown at
Richland High School at 8 p.m.
Along with adrenaline-filled action and magnificent scenery,
"Impact" delivers a high energy soundtrack on a state-of-the-art
digital sound system.
Tickets for the Yakima event are now on sale at Sporthaus,
the Capitol Theatre box office and at TicketsWest (1-800-325-SEAT). Large
groups wanting to sit together should call Warren Miller Entertainment directly
All who attend either the Yakima or Richland showing will
receive free lift tickets to the White Pass ski area, as well as tickets to
four ski resorts in British Columbia.
Silver Spur Rodeo dates to be
YAKIMA - Organizers of the 2005 Silver Spur Rodeo—three days
of rodeo action and a bull-o-rama—have applied to hold the event in March as
opposed to January.
Scheduled dates are March 24-26, at the Yakima SunDome. In
years past, the three-day event had been staged in January.
"We want to move the dates to try to avoid any
potential weather problems," said the chairman of the event, Ken Messer.
"Dates in March would make it safer for travel for out-of-town contestants
and rodeo fans."
Messer explained that although the rodeo is held indoors, in
some years past bad weather has impacted attendance because of ice and snow on
He added that the rodeo committee is looking at the possibility
of creating a three-day entertainment event on the Central Washington State
Fairgrounds that is built around the rodeo.
"We think these new dates in March will give us a
better chance to grow the rodeo," Messer said.
Seattle Symphony in concert Oct. 13
ELLENSBURG - Central Washington University will present the
Seattle Symphony on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m., in the music education
building on the Ellensburg campus.
one of the "Inaugural Season Showcase Performances" that will be held
through the 2004-05 academic year in the university's new $29 million facility.
The symphony's CWU performance is sponsored by Cave B Estate
Winery, Puget Sound Energy, Lydig Construction, Coca Cola and the associated
students of Central Washington University.
Tickets are $25 and are available at the Samuelson Union
Building (SUB) ticket counter, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by calling
(509) 963-3513, weekdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Remaining tickets will be available at the door.