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What's Happening

FRIDAY

Merry Makings Crafts Fair & Raffle at Sunnyside's Mid Valley Mall, noon-8 p.m.

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

Cindy McKay performing at Emerald of Siam in Richland, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Sunnyside Community Hospital Auxiliary's annual Festival of Trees at Sunnyside Community Center, 6-10 p.m. (837-1348 or 837-1577).

Wayman Chapman performing at Yakima's Naches Heights Vineyard, 7-9 p.m.

The Village performing at Richland's J. Bookwalter Winery, 7-10 p.m.

Melina Kastle performing at Yakima's Gilbert Cellars, 7-10 p.m.

Valley Theater Company production of "Winter Wonderettes" at Prosser's Princess Theatre, 7:30 p.m. (509-786-2180).

Yakima Valley Community College Playmasters' production of "Buried Child" at Kendall Hall Auditorium on YVCC's Yakima campus, 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Sunnyside's 24th annual Christmas Festival:

9:30-11:30 a.m. - Cookie decorating with Mrs. Claus at Sunnyside High School commons (free admission)

11 a.m.-1 p.m. - Letter writing session to Santa at Unlock Your Dreams, located at 340 S. Sixth St. (free admission)

11 a.m.-5 p.m. - Old Fashion Christmas Open House at the Sunnyside Museum (free admission)

3-5 p.m. - Pictures with Santa at the Sunnyside Community Center (free admission

4 p.m. - Chili cook-off and cookie exchange at Sunnyside VFW hall

4-6:30 p.m. - Kiwanis pancake feed at Sunnyside's United Methodist Church

4-7 p.m. - Sunnyside Fire Department chili feed at the Sunnyside Fire Station

6:29 p.m. - Jingle Bell Run along Sunnyside's Lighted Farm Implement Parade route

6:30 p.m. - 24th annual Sunnyside Lighted Farm Implement Parade in downtown Sunnyside

8 p.m. - Chili and hot cocoa at Sunnyside VFW hall

Ninth annual "Toy Train Christmas" at Toppenish's Northern Pacific Railway Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Mighty Tieton Holiday Craft & Antique Bazaar at the Mighty Tieton Warehouse in Tieton, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

"Christmas Trees on the Farm" at Grandview's Bill's Berry Farm, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (www.billsberryfarm.com).

Merry Makings Crafts Fair & Raffle at Sunnyside's Mid Valley Mall, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Holiday open house at Yakima Valley Museum in Yakima, noon-3 p.m. (free admission).

Tri-City Youth Choir's Christmas Show at Pasco's Chiawana High School, 2 & 7 p.m.

Carols & Cocoa at West Richland's Flat Top Park, 5-7 p.m.

Semi-pro hockey: Vancouver Victory vs. Tri-City Outlaws at Kennewick's Toyota Arena, 6:30 p.m.

Coyote Kings performing at Richland's Thomas O'Neil Cellars, 7-10 p.m.

Valley Theater Company production of "Winter Wonderettes" at Prosser's Princess Theatre, 7:30 p.m. (509-786-2180).

Yakima Valley Community College Playmasters' production of "Buried Child" at Kendall Hall Auditorium on YVCC's Yakima campus, 7:30 p.m.

Mid-Columbia Mastersingers' production of Handel's Messiah at Pasco's Faith Assembly Church, 7:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Sunnyside VFW Sunday morning breakfasts, 8-11 a.m. (open to the public).

Ninth annual "Toy Train Christmas" at Toppenish's Northern Pacific Railway Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Merry Makings Crafts Fair & Raffle at Sunnyside's Mid Valley Mall, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Christmas Bazaar at Bickleton's Alder Creek Grange Hall, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Mighty Tieton Holiday Craft & Antique Bazaar at the Mighty Tieton Warehouse in Tieton, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Christmas cantata at Sunnyside's Presbyterian Church, 2 p.m. (free admission).

Yakima Valley Community College Playmasters' production of "Buried Child" at Kendall Hall Auditorium on YVCC's Yakima campus, 2 p.m.

Open house at Red Mountain's Terra Blanca Winery, 2-4 p.m.

Holiday party at Richland's Thomas O'Neil Cellars, 2-5 p.m.

Yakima Symphony Orchestra's production of Christmas POPS Spectacular at Yakima's Capitol Theatre, 4 p.m. (509-853-2787).

Yakima's 13th annual Lighted Christmas Parade in downtown Yakima, 5:30 p.m. (509-248-1117).

COMING

EVENTS

Dec. 5 - AMVETS dollar-and-a-half taco meal deal night at Sunnyside VFW, 5:30-7 p.m. (all veterans and guests welcome).

Dec. 5 - Bingo night at Sunnyside Fraternal Order of Eagles lodge, 6 p.m.

Dec. 6 - Pinochle game night at Sunnyside Fraternal Order of Eagles lodge, 7 p.m.

Dec. 6 - Jazz Ensemble Music 142 Concert at Kendall Hall Auditorium on YVCC's Yakima campus, 7 p.m. (free admission).

Dec. 6 - Wildfire Comedy Jam at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, featuring Phil Johnson and Emily Richman, 8-10 p.m.

Dec. 7 - Festival of Carols at Kendall Hall Auditorium on YVCC's Yakima campus, 7:30 p.m. (free admission).

Dec. 7-8 - "Christmas Trees on the Farm" at Grandview's Bill's Berry Farm, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (www.billsberryfarm.com).

Dec. 7-8 - Valley Theater Company production of "Winter Wonderettes" at Prosser's Princess Theatre, 7:30 p.m. (509-786-2180).

Dec. 8 - Holiday wreath-making class at Yakima Area Arboretum, 9:30 a.m.-noon (info@ahtrees.org).

Dec. 8 - Crab and steak feed at Toppenish Fraternal Order of Eagles, 7 p.m. (509-865-2229).

Dec. 8-9 - Ninth annual "Toy Train Christmas" at Toppenish's Northern Pacific Railway Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Dec. 9 - Annual Mabton Senior Citizens Christmas Dinner at Mabton's Artz-Fox Elementary School, 12:30 p.m. (free admission).

Dec. 12 - Holiday floral creations class at Yakima Area Arboretum's Gardenview Room, 6-8 p.m. (509-248-7337).

Dec. 13 - Prosser School of Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker" at Prosser's Princess Theatre, 7 p.m.

Dec. 13 - Wildfire Comedy Jam at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, featuring Meghan Flaherty and Alex Falcone, 8-10 p.m.

Dec. 14 - Prosser School of Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker" at Prosser's Princess Theatre, 7 p.m.

Dec. 14-15 - "Luminaria 2012" at Yakima Area Arboretum, 6-9 p.m. (free admission).

Dec. 15 - Fourth annual Christmas Market at Prosser's Princess Theatre, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Dec. 15-16 - Ninth annual "Toy Train Christmas" at Toppenish's Northern Pacific Railway Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Dec. 16 - Prosser School of Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker" at Prosser's Princess Theatre, 3 p.m.

Dec. 20 - Wildfire Comedy Jam at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, featuring Spencer James, 8-10 p.m.

Dec. 27 - Wildfire Comedy Jam at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, featuring Justin Tyme, 8-10 p.m.

Feb. 22 - Lower Valley Community Concert Series: soloist Natasha Farny performing at Sunnyside High School auditorium, 7:30 p.m. (839-5222).

Feb. 24 - Harlem Globetrotters at Yakima Valley Sundome in Yakima, 3 p.m. (www.ticketswest.com).

March 2 - Memorial Hospital's "Follies" at the Capitol Theatre in Yakima, 2 and 7 p.m. (509-249-5268).

March 5 - Lower Valley Community Concert Series: RedHead Express & the Walker Family performing at Sunnyside High School auditorium, 7:30 p.m. (839-5222).

April 21 - Lower Valley Community Concert Series: Yakima Youth Symphony Orchestra performing at Sunnyside High School auditorium, 3 p.m. (839-5222).

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