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Entertainment to help you close out May

Staff Report | May 18, 2023 7:06 PM

The local events listed below may help you close out May with a bit of fun.

May 19

3rd Friday Beginner’s Jam

Come and learn to play nice in a group. Experienced musicians and audiences are welcome. 7-9 p.m. at George Community Hall, 403 W. Montmorency Blvd. Info: www.georgecommunityhall.com.

Blacklight painting

The Creative Studio by Rustic Girl Painting will be hosting a painting workshop focused on creating an underwater scene that comes alive under a blacklight. A fun date night, girls' night or just a chance to get out and socialize. All supplies are provided by the host. $37 per artist. 7-8:30 p.m. 1001 Broadway Ave., Moses Lake. www.rusticgirlpainting.com.

May 20

Uke Jam

Instructor Jennifer McCarthy will lead the group in creating beautiful music. All skill levels are welcome. Attendees are asked to bring their own instruments and music stands if possible. Registration is required. 1-2 p.m. at the Moses Lake Museum & Art Center, 401 S. Balsam. Info: 509-764-3830.

Live Music at the Taproom

If you’re in the mood for live music, the Moses Lake Taproom has you covered on a Saturday evening. LJ Polmateer will be performing acoustic country tunes and other favorites at the new watering hole located at 530 W. Valley Drive in Moses Lake. 7-9 p.m. No cover. Food and drinks extra.

Caulkins Guitar Duo

Get gussied up and step out for a night of live music hosted by the Friends of the Lower Grand Coulee. Guitarists Neil and Tamara Caulkin will perform at the Soap Lake Natural Spa and Resort located at 236 Maine Ave. East in Soap Lake. 4 p.m. showtime. Free to the public. Reservations encouraged. Reserve at https://bit.ly/GTRDUO.

May 21

Chef’s Menu Wine Dinner

Gard Public House in Royal City will host this event with an exclusive menu and wine tasting for those interested. Dietary needs and restrictions can be met. Full menu will be provided a few days prior to the event. 4:30 p.m. Coursed dinner: $100/person. Paired wines: $25/person. Other beverages available at menu pricing. 112 Evergreen Ave. NW, Royal City. Reservations may be made by calling 509-414-1484.

May 25-28

Spring Festival

Moses Lake’s biggest community festival. Carnival, 3-on-3 basketball, car show, food, vendors and entertainment. Kiddie Parade at 6 p.m. Saturday followed by the Grand Moonlight Parade at 8 p.m. McCosh Park, 401 W. 4th Ave., Moses Lake. Free concerts include Vanilla Ice, Tone Loc and Montell Jordan. Info: www.springfestivalinmoseslake.com.

May 26-28

Last Stand Rodeo

Three days of PRCA action. Specialty act is trick rider Shelby Pierson. Coulee City Rodeo Grounds. Info: laststandrodeo.com.

May 27

Memorial Day Weekend Off-Road Bash

Big Air competition, Run What Ya Brung sand drags and live music by 3 Trick Pony. Sponsored by Sand Scorpions ORV Group. 12-7 p.m. at the Moses Lake Mud Flats and Sand Dunes ORV Area. Info: 509-431-4463.

Want to include your event in our community calendar? Submit it by visiting the events page at www.columbiabasinherald.com and click the "CREATE AN EVENT" button at the top of the page.

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