New and classic sports cars are taking over Columbia Park this weekend for the 5th Annual Corvettes on the Columbia.
KENNEWICK, WA - New and classic sports cars are taking over Columbia Park this weekend for the 5th Annual Corvettes on the Columbia.
This year, McCurley Integrity Dealership and the 3 Rivers Corvette Club are partnering with the Red Lion Hotel in Pasco to make a weekend out of the car show.
More than 230 cars, from seven states and Canada, will be on display at Columbia Park. Organizers have also added a comedy show, concert and race to the list of events.
Proceeds from the car show help grant wishes for children in Washington, who are fighting life-threatening illnesses.
"The average cost is about $5,000 for a wish and that varies," said Leslie Woodfill, the regional co-director for Make-A-Wish Washington. "One of the things we try to do is get about 60% of that donated... that money then grows and grows, and helps other wishes come true."
Last year, the event raised enough money to grant the wishes of 8 children. Organizers are shooting for 10 wishes this year. Currently, there are 21 children in Eastern Washington on a wait list for "wishes."
List of Events: Friday, June 6th Corvette Comedy Laughfest - Red Lion Courtyard, Pasco - Starts at 8:00 p.m. - $10/person (21 and over)
Saturday, June 7th Corvettes on the Columbia - Columbia Park, Kennewick - 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. - FREE to General Public
Corvette Concert - Red Lion Courtyard, Pasco - Starts at 8:00 p.m. - $15 in advance/$20 at door
Sunday, June 8th Corvette Autocross - Tri-City Raceway, West Richland - Starts at 8:00 a.m.