According to the 'experts' who've been tracking this data for decades, there will likely be a lot more people taking short vacations and traveling for Labor Day, as gas prices will be some of the lowest in years.
If you're like my wife, you get your Christmas shopping done by November 15th. For those who have a baseball fan on their list, or are looking for something cool or different, think about the Tri-City Dust Devils team store.
There will be fireworks going off all weekend around the Mid Columbia! The largest is the River of Fire Festival in Kennewick, but you can also watch from Walla Walla's Pioneer Park, Hermiston's Butte Park, Othello's Lions Park and more!