What’s Happening This Weekend!
Oooh forecast is calling for some snow! I see a little tiny bit trying to come down as I type this...wish I had a window in my office, but Reesha let me know what's happening :)
Here's what we are looking at for weather coming up!
56th Ave and Summitview Ave, Yakima, Washington 98908
6 – 7:30 pm - It's that time again! Time for the annual Lighted Coke Trucks, and Santa! Dress in your warm clothes, grab a hot cocoa at the Newsroom and enjoy the lovely lights on the trucks. Say hi to Santa, too! Stay tuned for time change updates on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1148636695314047/. FREE Event!
1401 Arboretum Dr, Yakima, WA 98901
6 pm - 10 pm - Bundle up and join us for the Yakima Area Arboretum's annual Luminaria event on December 7th and 8th! Luminaria features a candle-lit walk through the Arboretum's wintry landscape. Over a 1000 candles lighting your way. As you stroll you'll listen to the music of the Carillon Bells playing across the grounds and delight in the twinkle lights surrounding the Japanese Garden. Then, after you walk, you can warm up in the Jewett Interpretive Center with hot drinks, listen to live music performed by various local artists, enjoy fun children's crafts, and shopping in the Tree House Gift Shop. For more information please call, 509.248.7337. This is a FREE family event; however donations are gladly accepted, ensuring the candles stay lit!
32 North Front Street, Suite 102
6:30 - 9 pm - Live Music at Russillo's Pizza and Gelato first Friday of every month.
19 South 3rd Street The Capitol Theatre
9 pm - 1 am - Join us for a great night of Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia, Merengue & Kizomba dancing every Friday night. As always, great music, friendly atmosphere, and non-stop dancing! Don't know how to dance? Don't worry, we kick-start the evening with an intro salsa dance lesson from 9:15 to 10 pm then follow with dancing 'till 1 am. This is a 21 and over event and there is an $8 cover fee. Drink specials all night long. For more information, visit http://theseasonsyakima.com/salsa-at-the-seasons/ .
Stewart Subaru is going all out this holiday season so whether it's a vehicle you are searching for OR an adorable dog, puppy, cat or kitten this Saturday from 11am-3pm it's time to head on down the showroom, located at 506 Fruitvale BLVD
This is the 3rd Annual Adoption of adorable pets that need to find a loving home and Stewart Subaru will also help pay the cost of the adoption/vaccination fees
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 visit https://downtownyakima.com/event/holiday-horse-drawn-wagon-rides/2018-12-01/ .
South 3rd Avenue & Pine Street
10 - 3 pm on December 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th. Ho, ho, ho! Santa loves to ride the Yakima Valley Trolleys just as much as everyone else! Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for four days of family-friendly fun this December. Trolleys will be making runs on our Pine Street Line (approx. 30 minute round trip). Kids will be able to talk with Santa as he rides the trolley with them. Light seasonal refreshments will be served inside the Power House museum. $5 per person, all ages. For more information visit http://www.yakimavalleytrolleys.org/events.html.
2105 Tieton Dr., Yakima, WA 98902
Grangers 1st Annual Lighted Parade 501 Bailey Ave, Granger, WA 98932
Silent Santa at Valley Mall 2529 Main Street Union Gap, WA 98903
Union Gap's 15th Annual Old Town Christmas Parade
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 or visit https://www.northtowncoffee.com/.