Children shows set to open

The Academy of Children’s Theatre will present a production of two holiday classics at the company’s Black Box Theatre, 213 Wellsian Way.

Yakima plans Sunday parade

Free horse carriage rides that begin and end at the Community Christmas Tree at Millennium Plaza will be part of the holiday activities leading up to the Yakima Lighted Holiday Parade at 6 p.m. Sunday.

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The winter air fills with song

The band rooms throughout the lower valley are echoing with the sounds of music, students learning songs of the holidays.

Art exhibit continues

Celebrating its 62nd year at the Larson Gallery, the Central Washington Artists Exhibitions features the showing of 78 works by 69 artists, representing the 10 counties.

Red Curtain on CWU stage

A perennial favorite, The Red Curtain Broadway Revue, brings an evening of entertainment to Ellensburg to rev up the holiday season. The revue will be per-formed at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 30, Dec. 1 and 2 with a 2 p.m. matinee.

Chicks with Hits coming to Wildhorse

The Chicks with Hits tour comes to the Wildhorse Resort and Casino Friday, Jan. 26, 2018.

Free movie for kids while parents shop

The movie “SING” will be offered as a free movie at the Yakima Valley Grand Cinemas Friday and Saturday.

Old-time toys on display at local museum

The Museum will host a series of open house Saturdays entitled “Toys of Yesterday” beginning Saturday.

It’s wine weekend in the valley

Do some shopping, relax and visit the local wineries

The weekend may be wet, but the snow-free mountain highways should bring lots of people to the enjoy the annual Thanksgiving in Wine Country which begins Friday.

Chicks with Hits coming to Wildhorse

The Chicks with Hits tour comes to the Wildhorse Resort and Casino Friday, Jan. 26. But tickets are on sale now to hear the voices of Pam Tillis, Terri Clark and Suzy Bogguss.

Youth art entries sought

The Tamástslikt Cultural Institute invites all youth under 19 to participate in the upcoming art show and competition, ArtWORKz 2018.

Neil Simon play try-outs planned

Auditions for Valley Theater Company’s February production of Last of the Red Hot Lovers, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the Princess Theatre, 1228 Meade Ave.

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Christmas plays are perfect treat

Just about any parent will tell you that Christmas is all about the children, but finding the right live holiday entertainment for youngsters can be a challenge.

Rustic barrel artist featured

An artist with an eye for recycling is being featured throughout December at Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center, 2140 Wine Country Road.

Family festival planned

A Family Christmas Festival is planned at 3:35 p.m. Nov. 26 at the Prosser Depot Square, Bennett Ave.