0

What's Happening

FRIDAY

60th annual Granger Cherry Festival.

Spring Barrel Tasting at Yakima Valley and Rattlesnake Hills wineries (www.rattlesnakehills.com).

Sunnyside Fraternal Order of Eagles Friday night dinner: BBQ pork spareribs, 5:30-7 p.m., followed by dancing to recorded music of Feel the Heat Productions, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Sunnyside Christian High School production of "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood" in SCHS gym, 7 p.m.

Central Washington University Theatre Ensemble presentation of "The Adventures of Don Quixote" at Hertz Auditorium in Ellensburg, 7 p.m. (www.cwu.edu/~theatre).

Valley Theater Company's production of "South Pacific" at Sunnyside High School auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

60th annual Granger Cherry Festival.

Spring Barrel Tasting at Yakima Valley and Rattlesnake Hills wineries (www.rattlesnakehills.com).

Second annual Ale-Fest in Leavenworth (www.leavenworthalefest.com).

Rebels with a Cause Bowling Tournament at Sunnyside's Valley Lanes, 1:30-4 p.m. (837-1645).

Valley Theater Company's production of "South Pacific" at Sunnyside High School auditorium, 2 & 7:30 p.m.

Central Washington University Theatre Ensemble presentation of "The Adventures of Don Quixote" at Hertz Auditorium in Ellensburg, 2 p.m. (www.cwu.edu/~theatre).

26th annual Lower Valley Ducks Unlimited dinner and auction at Sunnyside's Fraternal Order of Eagles lodge, 4 p.m.

Sunnyside Fraternal Order of Eagles Saturday night dinner: steak, chicken or fish, 5:30-8 p.m., followed by dancing to live country western music, 7:30-11:30 p.m.

Sunnyside Christian High School production of "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood" in SCHS gym, 7 p.m.

Lower Valley chapter of USA Dance social at Lower Valley Square Dance Center (761 Belma Rd.), 7-11 p.m.

Central Washington University Theatre Ensemble presentation of "The Adventures of Don Quixote" at Hertz Auditorium in Ellensburg, 7 p.m. (www.cwu.edu/~theatre).

SUNDAY

60th annual Granger Cherry Festival.

Spring Barrel Tasting at Yakima Valley and Rattlesnake Hills wineries (www.rattlesnakehills.com).

Annual Sunnyside Spring Ball for senior citizens at Sunnyside High School, 2-4:30 p.m. (free admission).

Central Washington University Theatre Ensemble presentation of "The Adventures of Don Quixote" at Hertz Auditorium in Ellensburg, 2 p.m. (www.cwu.edu/~theatre).

COMING EVENTS

April 29 - "Meet the Travelers" at the Sunnyside Library, 7 p.m. (free admission).

April 30 - AMVETS Post 3733 one dollar taco night at Sunnyside VFW hall, 5:30-7 p.m. (members and guests welcome).

April 30 - YVCC Visiting Lecture Series: Dr. Mark Bodamer's presentation of "Chimpanzee Studies Cultivate Reverence for Life: Discovery, Empathy and Action," at Glenn Anthon Hall Room 119 on Yakima campus, 7 p.m. (free admission).

May 1 - Ballet Folklorico "Quetzalli" de Veracruz performing at the Capitol Theatre in Yakima (www.ticketswest.com).

May 2 - Seventh annual Cookie Beam Invitational Golf Tournament at Yakima Elks Country Club in Selah, 12:30 p.m. (www.wellness-house.org).

May 2 - Dirt track car racing at Central Washington State Fairgrounds in Yakima, 7 p.m.

May 2-3 - Valley Theater Company's production of "South Pacific" at Sunnyside High School auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

May 2-4 - Sunnyside's annual Cinco de Mayo festival.

May 3 - Fourth annual "Wagons and Wildflowers" natural and cultural heritage event at Goldendale's Columbia Hills State Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

May 3 - Cinco de Mayo fiesta at Osoyoos Lake State Veterans Memorial Park near Oroville, noon-midnight (www.orovillewashington.com).

May 4 - Cinco de Mayo fiesta at Wenatchee Confluence State Park, noon-8 p.m.

May 6-7 - "Cats" on stage at the Capitol Theatre in Yakima (www.ticketswest.com).

May 7 - Yakima Valley Community College Faculty Lecture Series...Mark Fuzie's presentation of "A Brief Talk on Nothing," in Kendall Hall Auditorium on Yakima campus of YVCC, 7:30 p.m. (free admission).

May 7 - Alan Jackson, with special guest Miranda Lambert, in concert at the Spokane Arena, 7:30 p.m. (ticketswest.com).

May 8 - Lower Yakima Valley Tri-Chamber social at Prosser's Airfield Estates, 5:30-7 p.m.

May 9 - Avril Lavigne in concert at the Spokane Arena in Spokane, 7 p.m. (ticketswest.com).

May 9 - Comedian Chelsea Handler performing at Pantages Theater in Tacoma, 9 p.m. (livenation.com).

May 9 - Alan Jackson, with special guest Miranda Lambert, in concert at the Tacoma Dome, 7:30 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

May 9-10 - Z Center Stage Theater Company production of "Annie" at Zillah High School, 7 p.m. (www.zillahschools.org/drama).

May 10 - Garden Expo at Spokane Community College's Lair Student Union Building, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (free admission).

May 10 - Mother's Day tea at Sunnyside's Trinity Baptist Church, noon-2 p.m. (open to the public, reservations required - 837-7922).

May 10 - "Avril Lavigne" in concert, with special guest "Boys Like Girls," at Comcast Arena in Everett, 7 p.m. (livenation.com).

May 10 - Comedian Margaret Cho performing at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, 7 & 10 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

May 10-11 - Central Washington University Theatre Ensemble presentation of "Peter Pan" at McConnell Auditorium in Ellensburg, 2 p.m. (www.cwu.edu/~theatre).

May 13 - Sesame Street's Elmo and friends - "When Elmo Grows Up" - at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, 7 p.m. (www.ticketmaster.com).

May 14 - Sesame Street's Elmo and friends - "When Elmo Grows Up" - at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, 10:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. (www.ticketmaster.com).

May 15-17 - Z Center Stage Theater Company production of "Annie" at Zillah High School, 7 p.m. (www.zillahschools.org/drama).

May 16 - Dirt track car racing at Central Washington State Fairgrounds in Yakima, 7 p.m.

May 16-17 - Central Washington University Theatre Ensemble presentation of "Peter Pan" at McConnell Auditorium in Ellensburg, 7 p.m. (www.cwu.edu/~theatre).

May 17 - Annual Life Options golf tournament at Sunnyside's Black Rock Creek Golf Course (882-1899).

May 17 - Z Center Stage Theater Company production of "Annie" at Zillah High School, 1:30 p.m. (www.zillahschools.org/drama).

May 17-18 - Central Washington University Theatre Ensemble presentation of "Peter Pan" at McConnell Auditorium in Ellensburg, 7 p.m. (www.cwu.edu/~theatre).

May 20 - Grandview Country Park Concert Series: YVCC salsa band, 6 p.m.

May 23 - Carrie Underwood, with special guest Josh Turner, in concert at the Yakima SunDome.

May 23-25 - Grandview Memorial Day AAU Basketball Tournament (509-453-2696).

May 24-26 - Seventh annual Sasquatch Music Festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre (ticketmaster.com).

May 24-26 - Maryhill Winery Memorial Day bash.

May 27 - Grandview Country Park Concert Series: Grandview Assembly of God Worship Band and The Refrain, 6 p.m.

May 30 - 'Lil Miss Mabton Pageant at Mabton High School, 7 p.m.

May 31 - "Rock the Gap" at Yakima's Sarg Hubbard Park, 5:30-11 p.m. (www.greenway-.org/rockTheGap).

May 31 - "Rush" in concert at The Gorge in George, 8 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

June 2 - "Iron Maiden" in concert at the White River Amphitheatre in Auburn, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

June 3 - Grandview Country Park Concert Series: Foggy Bottom Band, 6 p.m.

June 3 - Kenny Chesney, with special guest LeAnne Rimes, in concert at the Amphitheater at Clark County in Ridgefield, 7:30 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

June 6 - Dirt track car racing at Central Washington State Fairgrounds in Yakima, 7 p.m.

June 7 - "Crosby, Stills & Nash" in concert at Goldendale's Maryhill Winery, 7 p.m. (www.maryhillwinery.com).

June 10 - Grandview Country Park Concert Series: TBA, 6 p.m.

June 13 - "Dr. John & The Neville Brothers" in concert at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

June 14 - Life Options Lower Yakima Valley garden tour (882-1899).

June 14-15 - R/C Unlimited Hydro Boat Club's Bernie Little Memorial Hydroplane Race at Granger's Hisey Park.

June 19-22 - International Accordion Celebration in Leavenworth (www.accordioncelebration.com).

June 20 - Dirt track car racing at Central Washington State Fairgrounds in Yakima, 7 p.m.

June 21 - Sixth annual Dachshunds on Parade in Ellensburg, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. (www.dachshundsonparade.com)

June 28 - "Earth Wind & Fire" in concert at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

July 1 - Guitarist and vocalist Mark Knopfler in concert at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland, Ore., 8 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

July 3 - B.B. King in concert at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

July 5 - B.B. King in concert at Goldendale's Maryhill Winery, 8 p.m. (www.maryhillwinery.com).

July 11 - Dirt track car racing at Central Washington State Fairgrounds in Yakima, 7 p.m.

July 11 - "Foo Fighters" in concert at Key Arena in Seattle, 8 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

July 12 - "Hippiefest," featuring Jack Bruce of Cream, Eric Burdon and the Animals, The Turtles, Badfinger and Janis Ian, at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, 6:30 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

July 12-13 - R/C Unlimited Hydro Boat Club's Governor's Cup Hydroplane Race at Granger's Hisey Park.

July 19 - "Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band" in concert at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

July 24 - Chris Isaak in concert at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

July 24 - James Taylor in concert at the Amphitheater at Clark County in Ridgefield, 8 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

July 25 - Dirt track car racing at Central Washington State Fairgrounds in Yakima, 7 p.m.

July 25-26 - Lyle Lovett in concert at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

July 30 - "Steely Dan" in concert at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery in Woodinville, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

July 30-31 - "Steely Dan" in concert at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

July 31 - "Steely Dan" in concert at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery in Woodinville, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

Aug. 1 - Smokey Robinson in concert at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

Aug. 2 - Lower Valley Hospice & Palliative Care's annual benefit dinner and auction at Sunnyside's St. Joseph Parish Center (www.lowervalleyhospice.com).

Aug. 2 - "Steve Miller Band" with special guest Joe Cocker at The Gorge in George, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

Aug. 8 - Dirt track car racing at Central Washington State Fairgrounds in Yakima, 7 p.m.

Aug. 9 - "Van's Warped Tour," featuring Paramore, Gym Class Heroes, All-American Rejects, Anberlin, Angels & Airwaves, and the Bouncing Souls, at The Gorge in George, 11 a.m. (ticketmaster.com).

Aug. 9 - "The Doobie Brothers" in concert at Marymoor Park in Redmond, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

Aug. 9 - "Brooks & Dunn" and "ZZ Top" in concert at the White River Amphitheatre in Auburn, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

Aug. 9-10 - R/C Unlimited Hydro Boat Club's Silver Cup Hydroplane Race at Granger's Hisey Park.

Aug. 15-16 - "Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers" at The Gorge in George (ticketmaster.com).

Aug. 20 - "Radiohead" and special guest "Liars" in concert at the White River Amphitheatre in Auburn, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

Aug. 22 - Dirt track car racing at Central Washington State Fairgrounds in Yakima, 7 p.m.

Aug. 22 - "Gipsy Kings" in concert at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

Aug. 23 - Morning in the Park golf tournament at Sunnyside's Black Rock Creek Golf Course, 8 a.m.

Aug. 23 - Evening in the Park dinner social and auction at Grandview's Country Park Fairgrounds, 6 p.m.

Aug. 23-24 - "Chicago" in concert at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

Aug. 24 - Melissa Etheridge in concert at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, 7:30 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

Aug. 27-28 - Comedian Chris Rock performing at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, 8 p.m. both nights (ticketmaster.com).

Aug. 29 - Michael McDonald in concert at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

Aug. 29-31 - "Dave Matthews Band" in concert at The Gorge in George, 7 p.m. all three nights (ticketmaster.com).

Aug. 30 - Michael McDonald in concert at Goldendale's Maryhill Winery, 7 p.m. (www.maryhillwinery.com).

Sept. 6-7 - R/C Unloimited Hydro Boat Club's Willamette Cup Hydroplane Race at Granger's Hisey Park.

Sept. 18 - "Manhattan Transfer" in concert at the Puyallup Fair, 7:30 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

Sept. 19 - "Journey," "Heart" and "Cheap Trick" in concert at the White River Amphitheatre in Auburn, 7 p.m. (ticketmaster.com).

Oct. 3-4 - Professional Western Rodeo Association championship finals at the Central Washington State Fair, 7 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Comments

Comments are subject to moderator review and may not appear immediately on the site.

Please read our commenting policy before posting.

Any comment violating the site's commenting guidelines will be removed and the user could be banned from the site.

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Sign in to comment