January is when the winter blues settle in... so don't let them! Get busy and do some fun stuff around the Mid Columbia! Here are six great events you'll be grateful to know about:

Michael Mill
  • 1

    2016 Family Expo

    Jan. 29-30

    I love this family event. There are crafts, exhibits and toys for the kids to check out, and really cool vendors for the wife and I to peruse.

  • 2

    Sportsmen's Expo

    Jan. 22-24

    If you love hunting, fishing, boating, and other outdoor sports being at this expo feels like being a kid in the candy store -- YOU WANT ONE OF EVERYTHING! At TRAC along with the family expo (different weekends).

  • 3

    Classical Music Concert

    Jan. 23, 8 p.m.

    Camerata Musica with the Cosi Quartet features violins, violas and more!

  • 4

    Learn About Civil War "Surgery"

    Jan. 13 at 7 p.m.

    The Tri-City Genealogical Society has invited a special guest to their meeting who is an expert on Civil War-era surgery! A lot of people study the battles and life on the front lines but this man is fascinated with the officers weilding saws and lances!

  • 5

    See "Dial M for Murder" by the Richland Players

    Jan. 8-10 (most shows start at 8 p.m.)

    If you loved the movie come see the story acted out live by the Tri-Cities' premier acting troupe.

  • 6

    Handbell Concert

    Jan. 9 at 3 p.m.

    "From a Distant Land" is the ensemble's holiday concert and this weekend's performance is an encore performance at Kennewick's First United Methodist Church.

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    Tri-Cities Model Rail Road Club Exhibition

    All January during museum business hours

    This is one of the finest model railroad collections I've ever seen.