Flowers in Window
Multicolor bunny Yakima Valley Museum Update
BBQ Cooking Class
Flower Candles
  Flower Candles
A new line of blooming candles - succulents, hyacinths, tulips, and more in the Museum Store.
Apple Label

25th Annual
Fruit Label
Swap Meet

Saturday, May 22, 2010
10:00am - 4:00pm

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Este es mi México
El barretero
"El pipila"
Jennifer Arroyo Zúñiga
Age: 11
Country: Costa Rica

April 24-May 8, 2010
An exhibit of lithographs from the 13th annual Este es mI México contest. The purpose of the contest is to motivate children from all over the world to express what Mexico means to them: its history, culture, landscapes, people, and holidays.
BBQ Cooking & Judging Classes

BBQ Cooking & Judging Class by The Grand Champion Pitmasters of the Pacific Northwest
Saturday - April 24, 2010

6:00AM - 6:00PM
Yakima Valley Museum

Learn the basics of:
  • BBQ Equipment
  • BBQ Theory
  • Meat Selection
  • Wood Selection
  • Theory of Rubs & Sauces
  • Making Your Own Rub
Learn to BBQ Four Competition Meats:
  • Brisket
  • Pork Butt (shoulder)
  • Chicken
  • Pork Ribs

All meat, rub materials, wood, and some charcoal will be furnished to teams. Cooks will work in pairs as a team. All meats will be submitted for judging by the concurrent judging class and winners will receive ribbons!

For more information and registration forms, visit and look for the links for the judging and cooking class forms.
Yakima Valley Historical Society Spring Meeting

Quasquicentennial Celebrating the 125th anniversary
of the move to North Yakima 1885-2010

Sunday, April 25, 2010

The Yakima Valley Historical Society and the Yakima Historic Preservation Commission celebrate the 125th anniversary of the move to North Yakima.  Speakers include Les Vannice, who will discuss why the NPR chose a new townsite to the north of Yakima City; Paul Schafer will talk about the buildings that were moved; and Yvonne Wilbur will follow with what happened after the move.

Potluck - 1:00PM / Program - 2:00PM

There will be a $2.00 admission charge to the program for non-members of the Historical Society. 2010 Membership dues are $5.00.

If you wish to join the potluck, bring your favorite dish, your own cups, plates, and silverware.
To access our full Spring 2010 newsletter in PDF format, download it here.