Wait for it....wait for it! The weekend is ALMOST here! Know what you are going to get into? Awesome! My constants are; sleeping, wearing pajamas all day, watching good movies, cuddling, finding good things to eat! :) If I DO venture outside I like to switch it up and if you do too. Check-out the below list of ideas the Yakima Valley is offering!

FRIDAY December 14th 2018

It's the annual Christmas Open House at Tree Top store and Visitors Center in Selah. Located at 204 East 2nd Ave from 8am-5pm wraps up today! Take advantage of decorated cookies and fudge PLUS samples of dips, sauces and more will be available for tasting. It never hurts to go outside of the box when searching for the perfect holiday gift! (details found at visittreetop.com)

Enjoy wine? This is a fun and free event! From 11:30 am-12:30pm, located at 24901 North Crosby Road in Prosser  - take a stroll alongside Winemaker and Vineyard Owner Jason Domanico. This is a free event CLICK HERE for more details

A Celtic Christmas at The Capitol Theatre! This is going to be a beautiful performance from the Irish trio Affinity! The doors open to the Capitol Theatre at 7pm also featured will be Howard Crosby, Bing Crosby's nephew!

Open Mic Night at Kana Winery located at 10 South 2nd Street from 7pm-10pm you can bring your instrument and perform a few songs, I know when a nice glass of red always puts me in the mood to sing! :) This happens every Friday night, so grab your friends and get on out there!

Ever wanted to learn how to swing...I will answer this for you YES! :) Friday nights come on downtown, 121 East Yakima Ave, enjoy music from Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby and many others played on vinyl! 8pm you can take swing lessons and the Lindy Hop begins at 9pm! $12 per person or $20 per couple. How cool! For more information please call 509.731.2440 ext #8236

Salsa Dancing at The Seasons Performance Hall what a fun way to spend your Friday night, especially as the weather gets chillier this is a GREAT way to heat it up. Don't know how to salsa? NO worries! They will even teach you between 9:15pm-10pm and then the dancing goes on until 1am! :)

Club Get Air, located at 1015 East Lincoln Avenue from 9pm-Mid on Fridays and Saturday nights! There will be music and of course LOADS of jumping! Get 2 hours for $15 or 3 hours for $20

Saturday December 15th, 2019

Decemberfest: A Season of Beers and Cheers!

At The Seasons Performance Hall, 101 North Naches Ave, Yakima, WA 98901

LIVE MUSIC & LOCAL BREWERIES for $20 (21 and Over Only)!
Yakima Herald-Republic & The Seasons invite you to join them Saturday, December 15th 6:00-10:00 pm for an afternoon of BEERS & CHEERS.
SIX BANDS playing their favorite holiday music:
These Guitars Say Sorry
Chase Craig Band
Lanterns of Hope
Jayleigh Ann and The Lost Boys
LOCAL BREWERIES with your favorite craft beverages:
Hop Nation
Cowiche Creek
Bron Yr Aur
Wandering Hop
This event benefits TOYS FOR TOTS, get a coupon for a 1/2 price tickets by donating a new toy at any of these sponsor's locations:
Bearded Monkey
Townsquare Media - KAT'S 94.5
Tire Centers Inc/
Pacific Northwest University
Sip with Santa! 1500 Vintage Rd, Zillah, Washington 98953
12 - 4 pm! Enjoy delicious wine, light snacks and get your picture taken with Santa!Kids are welcome! For more information please call 509.829.6235 December 15th - 18th
Do-It-Yourself Adventures at Wilridge Vineyard in Yakima "Washington's Premier Recreational Vineyard," held every Saturday all year long, 11 am - 7 pm. Visitors to Wilridge Estate Vineyard on Naches Heights, 250 Ehler Road Yakima, WA 98908, are invited to drop by our tasting room, get a copy of the Wilridge Vineyard Map and create their own adventure! Use the map as your guide to walk and wander through the vineyard paths, maybe hike over to the Winery and Distillery, find your way to the cliff trails, visit the scenic view points Then find your way back to the Tasting Room and explore the flavors that come from the vineyard. While your sipping and sitting around, write a Wilridge postcard to a friend and we'll pay the postage and mail it for you. Summer, Spring, Winter or Fall, every season is the perfect time to explore the Wilridge Estate Vineyard and connecting Cowiche Canyon trails. #WilridgeVineyard

The Moxee Lighted Parade! North Iler Street & Postma Road Join the City of Moxee as they celebrate the holiday season with their Second Annual Lighted Parade! The Parade will start at 6 p.m at the corner or Iler and Postma. Bring your family and your hot cocoa to the dazzling event! Follow the link provided to see updates for this event through facebook

Horse Drawn Carriages! 22 S 3rd Street, Yakima 98901
Noon - 3 pm - Join us every Saturday in December leading up to Christmas for Free Horse Drawn Wagon Rides. Rides will start at Millennium Plaza where folks will be lead by a team of horses on a weaving and magical path through downtown. The free rides are provided by DAY and are headed up by Double J. Ranch. For more information CLICK HERE ** Selah Sweets and Santa Claus will be on hand on December 15, and 22 with Hot Chocolate and Hot Cider as well! :)

Sunday December 16th, 2018

*Photos with Santa at Valley Mall

Date: 12/17/2018 - 12/24/2018

Location: Union Gap
2529 Main Street Union Gap, 98903

'Tis the season to see Santa, fa la la la la la la! Be sure to visit Santa in his workshop in Center Court near Kohl's to take a photo to last a lifetime! Photo packages range from $14.99-$38.99 and each comes with a FREE Shutterfly promo card. Santas hours are as follows, Monday-Saturday: 11am-8pm* (cookie breaks: 2pm-2:45pm & 5pm-5:45pm) Sunday: 11am-6pm* (cookie break: 2pm-2:30pm) Christmas Eve: 9am-5pm* (cookie break: 1:30pm-2pm)

*Kids Shoot for Free at The Range Date: 12/16/2018Location: Yakima
1701 Garretson Lane

11 am - 7 pm - Join us at The Range for kid's day each Sunday. Kids 7-17 shoot for free with an adult. The Range is a great place for families to come and be in a safe environment while shooting. EDUCATE, EQUIP, EMPOWER!

*Open Mic at North Town Coffeehouse

Date: 12/16/2018

Location: Downtown Yakima
32 North Front Street

8 -10 pm - Every Sunday you can stop by North Town Coffeehouse for open mic night! It’s open to all ages and is free! If you’re looking to participate, show up a little early to get your name on the signup sheet. For more information call 509-895-7600

*All Ages Open Mic Night at Yakima Sports Center Date: 12/16/2018Location: Downtown Yakima
214 E Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA 98901

7 pm - Every Sunday, all-ages and free to attend! Sign up at 6:30 pm to perform or just come watch the very best songwriters in the Yakima Valley share their newest music! For more information please

BONUS for Winter Break!

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*Story Time with Santa at Valley Mall

Date: 12/18/2018

Location: Union Gap
2529 Main Street, Union Gap 98903

Last chance to join Santa for story time at his workshop in Center Court from 11 - 11:30 am every Tuesday from November 20 - December 18! Enjoy a great story read by Santa with one lucky kiddo winning the book personally signed by Santa himself! For more information please call the Valley Mall at 509.469.9308.

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