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March 2024 Basin Events

by STAFF REPORT
Staff Report | February 26, 2024 1:30 AM

COLUMBIA BASIN — As always, the Columbia Basin has a lot going on next month. As spring moves a bit closer to being official, here are several opportunities to get out of the house, have some fun, and maybe support a good cause. This listing is noncomprehensive and event details may change or events may be canceled at the organizers’ discretion. Readers are encouraged to call ahead or verify the information below online prior to the event.

March 1

2024 Columbia Basin Home & Garden Show

This year’s show will be held at the Grant County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be more than 50 vendors who serve the Columbia Basin there to help homeowners and dreamers plan upgrades for their homes. seedcupboardevents@gmail.com. 509-989-0428. www.seedcupboardnursery.com

The Silhouettes at the Wallenstien

Two-time America’s Got Talent Finalists The Silhouettes will make an appearance in Moses Lake at the Wallenstien Performing Arts Center located at 6989 College Parkway NE and hosted by Columbia Basin Allied Arts, a local organization that works to bring the arts to the Basin and encourage local artists in their endeavors. 

The Silhouettes’ acclaimed show "LOVE Happens" is a captivating, family-friendly shadow dance story portraying the forms of love that enrich our lives from the bonds of siblings to the affection for pets, romantic love, the love for music, and even the bittersweet aspects of love such as heartache.

Lobby doors open at 6 p.m. with regional food and drink for sale before the show and during intermission. Tickets regularly $15-30 available for sale online at www.cba-arts.org or at A&H Printers in Moses Lake. Gift certificates are available. +$5 at the door.


March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Friday Night Magic

The Cardman in Ephrata hosts Friday Night Magic each Friday evening from 3-6 p.m. to allow attendees to play Magic: the Gathering, a collectible card game from publisher Wizards of the Coast. The nonsanctioned play has a $5 entry fee, but a $5 purchase at the collectibles shop may be made in lieu of an entry fee. The shop is located at 1105 Basin Street SW in Ephrata, just across the street from Safeway. For more information, call 509-699-1903.

March 2

2024 Youth Outdoors Unlimited Benefit

Youth Outdoors Unlimited will have its annual fundraiser at the Best Western Plus Lake Front Hotel & Lounge at 3000 W. Marina Drive in Moses Lake starting at 4:30 p.m. The event raises funds to ensure that young people are able to access outdoor adventures regardless of their physical or learning abilities. More information is available at youthoutdoorsu.org or by calling 509-431-1604. Ticket information is available at https://bit.ly/YOUTHOUT.

March 9

Your Road Home workshop

This workshop presents attendees with a roadmap to planning how to put the consumer in a position to buy a new home. Stop by the Smith Martin Building from 10-11:30 a.m. or attend via Zoom. Preregistration is available at YourHomeML.com and the workshop is free to attend. The Smith Martin Building is located at 102 E. 3rd Avenue in Moses Lake and the workshop is held in the downstairs conference room. 

Ladies Concealed Carry 

Sportsman’s Warehouse is hosting a ladies-only concealed carry class to help women know how to be safe with firearms. The event is run by Legal Heat and the 4-hour comprehensive course is set to educate and empower women on the laws and regulations surrounding concealed firearms. Upon completion of the class, attendees will be eligible to apply for a concealed carry permit. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3uMsLZr. The event runs from 3 to 7 p.m.

March 13

Networking gathering

Join Power Partners of Grant County and Amy’s Artistic Expressions at the Red Door Cafe and More in downtown Moses Lake for this event from noon to 1 p.m. Amy Luck of Amy’s Artistic Expressions and Carol Bridges of Grant County PowerNet will speak prior to attendees taking the time to get to know one another. Those interested in attending are asked to contact organizers prior to the event. More information is available at https://bit.ly/42RY4yH.

March 15

Hat Burning workshop

Blonde Dog 509 will be at the O2 Yoga Studio at 248 W. 3rd Avenue in Moses Lake for a workshop on how to do custom burning of hats to place a design or photo onto a leather hat. Cost is $50 to attend. Find more information at https://bit.ly/CoolHatML.

March 16

Brews & Tunes at Sinkiuse Square

Step out for this annual celebration hosted by the downtown businesses of Moses Lake. Participating businesses will each host an Idaho or Washington brewery and musician. Attendees will have an opportunity to taste craft brews from throughout the Pacific Northwest and have a good time listening to local talent. Ticketing information is available on the Downtown Moses Lake Association’s website at DowntownMosesLake.org. Admission starts at $30 and various packages are available. Event runs from noon to 5 p.m.

Click It RV Show

Looking for a new RV? Visit the Grant County Fairgrounds on March 16 and 17 to see what’s new on the market this year. 

Cellarbration!

Tickets are currently sold out for Cellarbration! on March 16, but donations to Big Bend Community College’s scholarship opportunities and sponsorships are still an option as of Feb. 23. Visit https://bit.ly/4bNayvy for more information.

March 19

Moses Lake Business Expo

Join members of the Moses Lake Chamber of Commerce for a safari into what local businesses have to offer the community. This event regularly sells out and is a great way to support local. The fun starts at 4 p.m. and runs three hours at the Grant County Fairgrounds. Visit MosesLake.com for more information about this event and the Moses Lake Chamber of Commerce and visit gcfairgrounds.com for more events hosted regularly at the fairgrounds.

March 22

Sip & Paint at Country Deli

The hometown restaurant will host Rustic Girl Painting for a painting workshop with a touch of wine from 6-8:30 p.m. This particular event will focus on teaching attendees how to paint an adorable sloth poking its head out of a tree. Cost is $37 and the venue is located at 245 Basin street NW in Ephrata. Registration for this and other painting workshops is available at RusticGirlPainting.com. 

March 23

Enjoy a Safari

The Quyincy Valley Historical Society invites the public out for a three-hour tour of African culture. With cohosts Rod and Rita Luce, this educational evening will include the food, music and art of mid-Africa. Admission is $15 and the event will be held at the museum at 415 F Street SW in Quincy. Call 509-787-4685 or email officeqvhsm@gmail.com for more information. Tickets are available by phone or at https://bit.ly/3UMu7hu. 

WORTH THE TRIP

March 14

Blake Shelton in Spokane

The country music star will put on a show at the Spokane Arena starting at 7 p.m. Visit the Tickets West website at https://bit.ly/3wpotHP for more information. 


    The Silhouettes will perform on March 1 at the Wallenstien Performing Arts Center. The performance is sponsored by local nonprofit Columbia Basin Allied Arts.