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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 14 hours 18 min ago

10/18/2014 - Potluck & Bluegrass Concert at the Swauk-Teanaway Grange

Wed, 2014-10-15 20:00
The Swauk-Teanaway Grange kicks off their fall event schedule Saturday, October 18 with an outstanding young band from the greater Seattle area, ?North Country Bluegrass.? North Country consists of young but experienced musicians ? Nick Dumas, Kent Powell, Norm Olsen, Will McSeveney and Stephen Burwell. Guitarist Zach Top of the band Topstring will be filling in for Norm Olsen at this concert. The evening begins with a potluck, doors open at 5:30 pm, food served at 6:00 pm and the band takes the stage at 7:00 pm. Admission is $7, kids under 12 years of age are free, don?t forget to bring a potluck item to share. 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.

10/17/2014 - Registration Deadline for Cranksgiving

Tue, 2014-10-14 20:00
Now in its sixth year, Cranksgiving, the annual bouldering competition at CWU, invites rock climbers of all skill levels to participate in the competition at the Climbing Wall Friday, Oct. 24. There will be two sessions at this year?s competition: one from 5 to 7 p.m. for the public, and one from 7 to 9 p.m. for CWU students only. Adults and children, ages six years and older who must be accompanied by an adult, are invited to attend. For CWU students, Cranksgiving is a chance to show off rock climbing skills, or get involved with the sport for the first time. Participants of all skill levels are welcome, and Climbing Wall staff will be on hand to guide and assist competitors as they take on the Wall, one of CWU?s most admired features. Pre-registration is $25 for CWU students, $30 for the general public and due Friday, Oct. 17. Registration is $35 after Friday and will be accepted up until the morning of the event. Everyone is encouraged to pre-register to be guaranteed an event t-shirt. Registration materials are available at Outdoor Pursuits & Rentals (OPR), located in the far east corner of the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC), by phone at 509-963-3537 or email at

10/18/2014 - FREE Family Health and Nutrition Fair

Mon, 2014-10-13 20:00
FREE health and nutrition fair for families. Several agencies and organizations will have tables with information about healthy eating, snacks, and recreational & fitness activities that families can enjoy together. Hosted by RSVP and Volunteer Center of Kittitas County.

10/16/2014 - Business After Hours

Sun, 2014-10-12 20:00
Please join us at the Kittitas County Chamber's October Business After Hours!

This month's BAH event is sponsored by:  
Spirit of the West & Rodeo City Bar-B-Q
Come and take advantage of the business networking opportunities.  Connect with new and old business friends and neighbors.

This is the best way to spend two hours!!!

10/17/2014 - Youth Mental Health First Aid

Sun, 2014-10-12 20:00
Join CWU for a groundbreaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This course is an 8 hour course which uses role playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect persons to professional, peer, social, and self-help care. This program also teaches about the risk factors and warning signs of specific illnesses like anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and addictions.

10/17/2014 - Cle Elum Coffee Club- Gunnar's Coffee

Sun, 2014-10-12 20:00
Join us for Cle Elum Coffee Club at Gunnar's Coffee (115 W 1st St. Cle Elum, WA 98922), brought to you by the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce.
The Cle Elum Coffee Club meets the third Friday of each month , from 9 -10 am. Coffee Club is an informal networking opportunity to share your business with others in the community, it is free and open to any business in the county.

For more information about the Cle Elum Coffee Club call

Enjoy Coffee, Treats and don't forget to bring your business cards for the door prize raffle.

10/17/2014 - Friends of the Ellensburg Public Library Annual Used Book Sale

Sun, 2014-10-12 20:00
Annual Friends of the Library Used Book/DVD sale

10/17/2014 - CWU Homecoming Dance: Dance Central

Sun, 2014-10-12 20:00
Homecoming Dance: Dance Central Friday, Oct. 17 9-11:30 p.m. SURC Ballroom $5 at or $10 at the door Who says cats don?t dance? Wildcats do! It?s time again for CWU?s annual Homecoming dance, hosted by the Residence Hall Association (RHA). 88.1 The ?Burg will bring the music, and are sure to get all attendees out on the dance floor. Students, alumni and guests are all invited to attend Friday, Oct. 17 from 9 to 11:30 p.m. in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Ballroom. Tickets are $5 online at or $10 at the door. For more information contact Abbey Kostelecky at 253-753-4992 or

10/18/2014 - Hiking - Cooper River Trail to Cooper Lake

Sun, 2014-10-12 20:00
This peaceful, relatively flat hike follows Cooper River to Cooper Lake. 3.5 miles one way, Hikers will be guided along a beautiful trail that will take them through old growth forest with bursts of wildflowers. Along the way, there is plenty of opportunity to view the river and enjoy and learn about the many species of birds and wildlife that thrive in this area. The trail ends at the crystal clear mountain lake, and hikers will be shuttled back to CWU. This is a great hike for beginners or families with children.