11 Christmas Holiday Activities Not To Miss This Weekend
From Ice Skating to guided Christmas light tours there's a lot to do this weekend as far as holiday cheer goes. Here's the top 10 activities I found:
Three Rivers Transit Center, Kennewick
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
This is organized by Ben Franklin! The Mid-Columbia Mastersingers will perform at 6 p.m. Bus tours will leave at 7 p.m. The buses will take riders through west Kennewick and south Richland. Afterwards enjoy treats with Santa.
On Friday CENTURY 21 is sponsoring a night with Santa at the carousel in Southridge Sports & Events Complex. First carousel ride is free! 4-6 p.m.
On Friday enjoy a holiday show on ice featuring local skaters and a featured guest. Great for families. 6:30-9 p.m.
Annual Christmas show Friday 7-9 p.m. at The Reach museum on Columbia Park Trail.
Friday & Saturday, 7-9 p.m. at Kamiakin High School Auditorium. Enjoy a modern spin on the story of Pinocchio. The music spans several genres including hip-hop, gypsy swing, bluegrass and rock 'n roll.
Friday at Columbia Basin College Theater, enjoy professional Big Band music starting at 7 p.m. This year's show will have talented vocalists singing holiday songs with a jazz orchestra.
Saturday morning starting at 9 a.m. Santa will kick-off the three races over the Cable Bridge. This year park at the Fairgrounds and take a shuttle to the race.
Saturday & Sunday in Benton City from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. enjoy a "Country Christmas" with wagon rides and a bonfire. Fresh-cut Christmas trees for sale.
J&S Express Christmas Train rides, photo opps with Santa, reading of the Polar Bear Express, a clown and crafts at Columbia Park on Saturday from 2-5 p.m.
Learn about the star from Murray Thorson and Dr. Kristy Henscheid at the Bechtel National Planetarium at Columbia Basin College on Saturday at 6:30. Reserve tickets in advance.
This theatrical presentation featuring live actors and animals is enjoyed by thousands each December. This year's presentation is Friday, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Shows start at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.