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.

Tease photo

Final performances this weekend

Only two performances remain in the Valley Theatre Company’s spring show “Painting Churches” at the Princess Theatre, 1228 Meade Ave.

Time to taste young wines

Spring Barrel Tasting in the Yakima Valley gets under way tomorrow for the first of three days of sampling of new wines straight from the barrel.

Dance show opens Friday

“The Valley Can Dance” Dance Showcase opens at 6 p.m. tomorrow at the Sunnyside High School auditorium, 1801 E. Edison Ave.

Tri-Cities Beer Fest on tap

The Southridge Sports Center Events Complex, 2901 South Ridge Blvd., is the site for the Tri-Cities Craft Beer Festival from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday.

Student art on display

A display of senior thesis art will be on display at the Hishop Gallery through May 3 at the Heritage University campus, 3240 Fort Road.

Play opens tomorrow

Valley Theatre Co.’s production of “Painting Churches” opens at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Princess Theatre, 1228 Meade Ave.

ACS benefit planned

The annual Sunnyside High School Senior Follies will be May 6 at the high school auditorium, 1801 E. Edison Ave.

Talent show candidates

The Extra Mile Student Learning Center will host its second annual Masterpiece Talent Showcase at 7 p.m. May 19 at Grandview High School.

Tease photo

Two shows remain in “Hillbillies” run

The cast of “Hollywood Hillbillies,” book by Tim Kelly, music and lyrics by Scott Keys, takes place in the Ozark Mountains as reproduced on the Grandview Middle School stage.