‘Oklahoma!’ opens Friday evening

Musical is director’s 50th play for Zillah

The long- awaited Z Center Stage upcoming production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” opens at 7 p.m. tomorrow.

Release party planned

Making plans for Memorial Day weekend?

Wine tasting workshop set

A blind tasting of Washington chenin blanc wines is at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center, 2140 Wine Country Road.

Mother tea, fashion event

Women of Wisdom Tea will host a Mother daughter and friend tea and fashion show at 11 a.m.

Final shows for musical

The Hanford High School drama department will present “South Pacific” at 7:30 p.m. today and tomorrow on the 450 Hanford St. school stage.

A dog’s life is theme

Play opens Friday

The ultimate story of mothers and friends, “Steel Magnolias” opens at 7”30 p.m. Friday at Akin Center Theatre, 1610 S. 24th Ave.

Dalles Dam center open

Dalles Dam Visitors Center, Interstate 84, exit 87, is now open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday through Sept. 30.

Annual car swap opens

The 40th annual swap meet and antique car display opens Saturday at the Benton County Fairgrounds, 1500 S. Oak St.

Musical opens

Hanford High School Center Stage presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific” at 7:3 0 p.m. Friday in the high school, 450 Hanford St.

Monthly art walk begins

The First Thursday Art Walk is from 5 to 8 p.m. today, covering 10 blocks in the historic downtown area. The local galleries and artists will be open for the visitors.

Watercolor group set

A new water color class is forming with the first lessons to be at 9 a.m. Tuesday at McDonalds, 820 Zillah West Road.

Music featured

“Vamos a Bailar! Folklorico and Mariachi” will be on stage Friday on the Central Washington University campus as part of the school’s “World with Walls” program.

Scottish fest date moved

The Prosser Scottish Fest and Highland Games will be two weeks earlier this year.

Washington state fair lineup finalized

Pop band Smash Mouth and hugely successful country singer Mark Chesnutt will round out the entertainment line-up at this year’s Central Washington State Fair in September.