McAllister Museum of Aviation reopens in Yakima

Photo credit: McAllister Museum of Aviation in Yakima, Washington After a closure because of the COVID pandemic, the McAllister Museum of Aviation and gift shop are now open again. The museum's hours are Thursday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., according to an email I received from Yakima Valley Tourism this week. Private tours are available for anyone … Continue reading McAllister Museum of Aviation reopens in Yakima

Taste new Yakima Valley wine vintages straight from the barrel two weekends in April

Photo credit: Townshend Cellar, Colbert, Washington Experience wine tasting in a new way—straight from the barrel. You'll discover that the varieties you try taste different than you experience from the bottle. Wineries in the Yakima Valley host the Spring Barrel Tasting each year, which showcases their new vintages. Be among the first to try new … Continue reading Taste new Yakima Valley wine vintages straight from the barrel two weekends in April

S’more Saturdays at Hoptown Wood Fired Pizza in Wapato, Washington

Image by abigaildavidsm from Pixabay Are you in the Yakima Valley and looking for something fun for the kids to do? Take them to Hoptown Wood Fired Pizza in Wapato to make s'mores on Saturdays from noon until 7 p.m. Unwrap the ingredients and cook the s'mores at your table. The cost is $1 for … Continue reading S’more Saturdays at Hoptown Wood Fired Pizza in Wapato, Washington

State Fair Park in Yakima hosts first drive-through Holiday Light Fest

Image credit: State Fair Park in Yakima, Washington Explore a new light display from the comfort and safety of your car this holiday season in the Yakima Valley. From now until Sunday, December 6, State Fair Park glitters with 12 displays and 20 miles of lights illumating the park's buildings and trees, along with other … Continue reading State Fair Park in Yakima hosts first drive-through Holiday Light Fest

Take a video tour of some beautiful gardens in the Yakima area

The Yakima Area Arboretum in Yakima, Washington Photos by Cheryl Landes Every year, the Yakima Area Arboretum hosts a tour of some of the most beautiful gardens in or near the city. That changed this year because of safety concerns from COVID-19. Instead, the arboretum created five video tours and posted them to its YouTube … Continue reading Take a video tour of some beautiful gardens in the Yakima area