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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 6 hours 50 min ago

10/14/2014 - Queens of Spades Garden Club

Thu, 2014-10-09 20:00
Queens of Spades Garden Club, monthly meeting.  Guests welcome.

10/08/2014 - Informational session: Volunteer With GIVE This Summer

Mon, 2014-10-06 20:00
Dive into Growth International Volunteer Excursions' (GIVE) volunteer in Nicaragua, Tanzania and Thailand excursions and earn academic credit with GIVE's International Sustainable Development course. Learn how our combination of adventure, cultural activities and sustainable community development projects affect not only the lives of the community members, but enable our volunteers to learn, teach and grow in the most unique and rewarding experience of a lifetime. Volunteer with GIVE this summer-- For more information, contact International Sustainable Development Institute Director Kenneth A Cohen, PhD at

10/08/2014 - CWU hosts Ferguson Town Hall Meeting, discussion

Mon, 2014-10-06 20:00
Doors open at 6 p.m., meeting is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The Elmira, 117 E 4th Ave Ellensburg Free and open to the public With political and social tensions rising over the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., issues of safety, inclusiveness and social equality have been brought into question nationwide. You are invited to join CWU for an open panel discussion examining ways in which the events in Ferguson may affect us locally. This event is sponsored by the CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice, Department of Africana and Black Studies, 88.1 The ?Burg, and is free and open to the public. For more information, call 509-963-2127 or email

10/11/2014 - CWU Friendship Gathering and Pow Wow

Mon, 2014-10-06 20:00
The sounds of traditional Native American drums and songs will fill the air on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the CWU Friendship Gathering and Pow Wow. The Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ), the Department of Film Studies and the Muckleshoot Casino are hosting this event, and invite the CWU and Ellensburg communities to join in the celebration of Native American culture, while learning about Native American traditions and history. From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the East Science Lawn at CWU there will be a variety of events and activities for all ages. From dancing and storytelling to a special performance by one of the Black Lodge Singers, a Grammy nominated Native American northern drum group, there will be entertainment for all. Attendees are welcome to come to the event at 10 a.m. and peruse the vendors until the grand entry at 10:30 a.m. Following the grand entry, there will be honor, exhibition and social dances throughout the day, as well as a sign language performance and Native American storytelling. There will be plenty of entertainment for children, including arts and crafts and special activities for children eight and under. One of the Black Lodge Singers will perform traditional pow wow songs, some of which are for children. All attendees are invited to join in the friendship feast, which is a traditional meal in which people get to know one another and celebrate each other?s cultures. For more information, please contact Michelle Cyrus at 509-963-2198 or

10/11/2014 - FFA Alumni Fundraiser

Mon, 2014-10-06 20:00
The FFA Alumni Fundraiser will be held Saturday October 11,2014 at the Kittitas County Fairgrounds.  The event begins at 6:00 pm and will include a Prime Rib Dinner, live and silent auctions and much more.

10/07/2014 - Scary Stories and Tales

Sun, 2014-10-05 20:00
Join The Yarn Spinners; a storytelling club for some scary stories to kick off the Halloween season. Come to listen or share your own story. You may read a book , recite a tale or make up your own. All are invited and it is FREE!

10/08/2014 - FREE Medicare Open Enrollment Workshop

Sun, 2014-10-05 20:00
FREE Medicare Open Enrollment Workshop presented by the Wa. State Office of the Insurance Commissioner. Unbiased and up to date information about Open enrollment, drug plans, supplemental plans and changes. Hosted by RSVP and Volunteer Center, SHIBA Volunteers of Kittitas County and Aging and Disability Resource Center.

10/08/2014 - Be Nice to Nurse Day

Sun, 2014-10-05 20:00
Be Nice to a Nurse Day
A celebration of our dedicated local nurses
Join Meadows Place for lunch catered by Ellensburg Pasta Company

10/09/2014 - Craft Beer Tasting - A Hop Journey

Sun, 2014-10-05 20:00
Take a hop journey as we taste through a range of beers varying in hop-intensity. Beers will range from lightly hopped such as lagers and wheat beers to moderate and aggressively hopped beers such as pale ales and IPA?s! Learn about how hops are used in the brewing process and how hops are grown.

10/09/2014 - Open Mic Night at CWU

Sun, 2014-10-05 20:00
Thursday, Oct. 9 8 p.m. SURC Pit Free Are you a singer or musician? Do you think you have what it takes to be a comedian, or have you written poetry you?d like to share with a live audience? Show off your talents at Open Mic Night Thursday, Oct. 9 in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. Sign ups begin at 7:30 p.m. and performances begin at 8 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information contact Campus Activities at 509-963-1450 or

10/11/2014 - Hunters Breakfast at the Swauk-Teanaway Grange

Sun, 2014-10-05 20:00
Come on out to the Grange from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 11, for the 27th Annual Hunters Breakfast held on the opening day of deer season. You don?t have to be a hunter to enjoy the hearty breakfast overlooking the lovely Teanaway Valley. We?re serving grilled ham, eggs made to order, and pancakes topped off with our famous apple butter. Come enjoy the beautiful fall colors, delicious breakfast, and variety of raffle items, live music and friendly folks! Adults $8, Kids $4. The Hall is located at 1361 Ballard Hill Rd, Cle Elum, Washington. Take SR970 to Teanaway Rd, go right at Ballard Hill Rd, the Grange will be on your left.