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March 20, 2021

2021 Maker Space Auction

Yakima Maker Space and our local Makers invite your to our first online auction! We will have a wide variety of donated items that you can bid on or buy all made by members or local artists/artisans. Bidding will take place online through this event page. Please mark yourself as "Going" to receive notifications and alerts.

Your participation and purchases will help keep Yakima Maker Space open to those who run small businesses and those that want to learn or share new skills with others.

Help us continue to Grow the Creative Potential of Yakima!

 Get Info HERE 

Life in Bloom at Collaboration Coffee

Maria Navarro's "Life in Bloom" opening will take place on SATURDAY MARCH 20TH --- I hope you can join us for a socially distanced first day of spring gallery gathering. Maria will be there to answer questions and will give a brief talk at 3p.


Please stop in between 2p & 4p to celebrate Maria's beautiful work, "Life in Bloom" and the blooming of the valley on the first day of spring. We will be strictly observing our capacity and masks. 

The Takers

07:30 PM

Looking for some REAL Classic HARD ROCK?? Like the kind you remember hearing at the killer rock parties of your youth?? Tune in to livestream a head-banging session with these rocking musicians. Get your Tickets HERE 

The Takers are a Hard Rock/Metal Cover Band that wants to take you back to the stadium rock of those times.. If you're into bands like: The Scorpions, Audioslave, Tom Petty, Judas Priest, Tonic, Black Sabbath, Radiohead, Montrose, Quiet Riot, AC/DC, Ratt, Bad Company, Fastway, Alice in Chains, Stone Temple Pilots, Foghat, Motley Crue, Ted Nuget, The Outfield, Angel City, Motorhead, The Ramones, Thin Lizzy and many more, you're at the right place.

The Takers perform a series of mini-tributes to artists during their sets with a few Taker twists thrown in here & there. Featuring well known Seattle area vocalist Spencer Knight (of AC/DC Tribute band "Problem Child") fame, and seasoned Bellingham area musicians Ted Cronk (Guitar/Vocals), Chuck Boubille (Bass/Vocals), Randy Ortegero, (Guitar), & Scott Munkres (Drums/Percussion).

Meet the Viola Section

07:30 PM

  • March 20 at 7:30pm: YSO Roundtable - Meet the Viola Section. Lawrence Golan convenes a YSO Roundtable featuring musicians of the YSO's viola section. A real-time, virtual, interactive event. Register by 3:30pm on March 20 via


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Yakima, WA 98901

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