This week’s photo captures the drive-thru Holiday Light Fest at State Fair Park. The event is nightly through Sunday, Dec. 6, and features more than 20 miles of holiday lights.
Author: Sean Davido
This week’s photo shows the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Monument at Tahoma Cemetery. It honors more than 200 Civil War veterans who lived in the Yakima Valley and are buried in the cemetery’s GAR section. The City of Yakima’s Tahoma Cemetery is the site of a Blue Star Monument to be dedicated at … Continued
This photo of the week is from the current Windows Alive! exhibit in Downtown Yakima. The pictured art is by Amanda Ontiveros, one of five Windows Alive! artists featured in a new video series produced by the City of Yakima Community Relations Office. You can find the interview with Ontiveros and the other artists on … Continued
This week’s photo shows an aerial view of Tahoma Ceremony captured during the first episode of “Tahoma Tours,” a new video series offering virtual tours of the City’s cemetery. Click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-OElZrb3VA to watch the first episode Click https://www.yakimawa.gov/media/news/tahoma-tours-offers-historic-stories-of-yakima/ for more about the “Tahoma Tours” series.
Though the 2020 Central Washington State Fair is canceled due to COVID-19, fair food fans can get their fill at the first-ever Fair Food Fest at State Fair Park. The drive-thru event began Thursday, Sept. 17, and continues through Sunday, Sept. 20.
Masks and social distancing are among the precautions during the Downtown Yakima Farmers Market, held from 9 am to 1 pm each Sunday in front of the Capitol Theatre. Click https://downtownyakimafarmersmarket.com/farmers-market-shopper-behavior-expectations/ for more about what to expect at market in response to COVID-19.
Sofie Zepeada cools off from the summer heat in Yakima this week.
These hanging flower baskets in Downtown Yakima are reminders that summer sun brings warm weather, blue skies and plenty of seasonal blossoms to the area.
Geese graze near water features at the Yakima Area Arboretum on a recent sunny day.
A rose in full bloom displays its beauty, a sure sign that summer is approaching in Yakima.