It's gonna be hot again! DUH! It's summer in Tri-Cities! And whether you want to get out and enjoy the heat or chill out inside, there's plenty to do. Once again I've gathered a list of awesome events going down in and around the Tri-Cities. Check the list and pick your fun! Just remember to hydrate this weekend!

Sister Act- Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony- and eight-time Oscar winner, Alan Menken, this uplifting musical was nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Performances July 19, 20, and 21, 2018
$25, adults and $23, seniors/students 7:30 PM, CBC Theater. RATED PG for Minimal Swearing

Drinks For Drinks- D4D is a party with a purpose. The $5 cover and 100% of any additional proceeds fund a water project through Charity Water, an organization doing work globally to provide clean water solutions for people in developing countries who need it. The night will feature live music by SCOUT, Dutch Donnelly, Jeff Stachofsky, and more; live comedy by Emily Richman; a live podcast recording with Vanilla Sunday, and more! Some of our favorite craft beer, wine and food trucks will be available for purchase through the night.  Tickets are GA and be purchased online for $5 in advance or at the door and they go on sale May 15th. This is a 21+ event.

Naughty Pine with The Coast- Two local heavyweights will play their first show together! Get to the Emerald Friday, July 20th. $10. Naughty Pine mixes Lover's Rock, and High Energy Reggae, Naughty Pine music is about makin' love, compassion for the human race, and life's struggles. The Coast is a 3 piece of friends who pack a mean rock and roll punch. Drawing Inspiration from Sublime to Hawaiian Reggae to Hush Sound. Tri-Cities locals serve up a high energy rock show topped with a drizzle of ska.

Big Bounce America- After an awesome visit in 2017 Big Bounce America returns BIGGER and BETTER to Benton County Fairgrounds, Tri-Cities WA on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July. Now featuring our new Bounce Village for even more bounce - learn more below. Tickets now on sale from only $11! Drop the cellphones, step away from the TV and spend some quality time with FAMILY & FRIENDS at THE WORLD'S BIGGEST BOUNCE HOUSE! This magical, candy-colored inflatable castle is 10,000 square feet of fun, games and laughter that can be enjoyed by all ages.

Richland 2nd Annual Luau - Polynesian Review-  You're invited to the Polynesian experience on Saturday, July 21, 2018. This event will be at John Dam Plaza from 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. The festivities include: an authentic Hawaiian meal prepared by Kimo's Sports Bar & Brewpub, children's activities and native Hawaiian, Samoan, New Zealand and Tahitian performances on the HAPO Community Stage. All this for $22.00 +$2.13 convenience fee for adults; $7.50 +$1.40 convenience fee for kids ages 6-13 and under age 5 free. Hurry and get your tickets now. Limited seating.

Mom N Me Art Classes- At this special parent/child class (Yes, Dads or Grandparents are also welcome to attend), preschoolers gleefully create their own masterpieces using a wide range of art materials. Kids in our Preschool Art Parties develop skills important for school success such as fine motor skills, language, cognitive skills and the ability to listen and follow directions in our enchanting environment. Each age appropriate Art project is designed around a children's book. They learn about color, texture and more while experimenting with new, engaging materials and art techniques.

Family Movie Matinee-  Join Mid-Columbia Libraries for a showing of "Ready Player One." Concessions will be provided by Friends of Mid-Columbia Libraries. First come, first seated. This movie is rated PG-13.

Washington's Big 5-  Enjoy a seated tasting of Washington's most popular varietals, a Riesling, Chardonnay, Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet from 5 different AVAs. $20 per person + tax ($15 per person Clore Center Wine Club/Industry, call x203 to purchase tickets by phone). Ticket price includes a welcome splash on arrival, a discounted $1 tasting after class and a 10% discount opportunity on wine purchases after class.
Tickets are transferable in advance but not refundable. All guests must be 21+ to attend. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Vida Amore Divas Show With Alondra Garibay- Alondra Garibay is an amazing talented queen who travels the world! This is her first time in the Pacific Northwest and she coming  Saturday, July 21st for the Vida Amore Divas Show at Out And About 327 W. LEWIS ST. in PASCO.

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