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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 4 hours 39 min ago

12/06/2014 - Christmas in Kittitas!

Sun, 2014-11-30 20:00
Christmas in Kittitas
Saturday December 6th begining at 5:00pm 
Main St. in Downtown Kittitas

5:00pm- Hot dog roast with fire pits on Main St. at the New Life Assembly- Hot chocolate at Stompin' grounds Espresso across Main St. 

6:00pm Lighted Tractor parade begins down Main St. 

Spectators are encouraged to dress in lights, children will receive free glo necklaces from Kittitas Country Hardware

Santa will ride on the Fire Truck in the parade. After the parade kids can see Santa & Mrs. Claus at the Kittitas Community Hall- There will also be a cake walk, face painting & kids activities.

Hay rides, Carolers, Pie Auction and Movies at the New Life Assembly - if you want a chance to warm up, are all going on during the festival.

Donations of coats & non perishable foods taken that night at the Fire Hall on Main St. or at many of the downtown businesses during the month of November. 

Drive the residential area of Kittitas to see homes competing to win the lighting competition!

The Tractor parade line up starts at 5:30pm at Kern Co. on South Main St. No pre-entry required, prize for the best decorated tractor. 

For more information contact: Brenda McPherson (509) 968-3388
ads@kittitashardwarestore.com
 

12/06/2014 - First Saturday Birdwalk

Sat, 2014-11-29 20:00

12/05/2014 - The Gothard Sisters: Live Irish music and dance

Fri, 2014-11-28 20:00
The CWU Music department is proud to present The Gothard Sisters in concert, who will be back at CWU by popular demand. This dynamic trio of sisters Greta, Willow and Solana will perform a variety of traditional Irish folk music, fiddle tunes and holiday themed music, as well as incorporating world-class Irish dance on Friday, Dec 5 at 7 p.m. at the Jerilyn S. McIntyre Music Building Concert Hall. Tickets are $5 for CWU students and $10 for general admission and are available at cwu.edu/tickets. The Gothard Sisters have performed nationally at Celtic and folk music festivals, community concerts, state and county fairs, halftime shows, colleges and concert series. The sisters are all classically trained violinists, and play a variety of other instruments including electric guitar, bodhran, mandolin, cajon and pennywhistle. They are also champion Irish step dancers, having competed in Ireland and the U.K. multiple times at the World Championships of Irish Dance. In 2011, their album ?Story Girl? won Album of the Year from Celtic Radio, and most recently, the trio was honored as ?Best New Irish Group? at the Irish Music Awards. For more information please contact Dr. Todd Shiver, CWU Music department chair, at 509-963-1236 or shivert@cwu.edu.

12/05/2014 - First Friday Coffee Club

Thu, 2014-11-27 20:00
Join us for First Friday Coffee Club, brought to you by the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce.
The First Friday Coffee Club meets the first 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 First Friday Coffee Club call 509-925-2002
December First Friday Coffee Club is Sponsored and Hosted By A New You

 

12/05/2014 - Society of Physics Students Savvy Science Spectacle

Thu, 2014-11-27 20:00
In spectacular fashion, the CWU Society of Physics Students club is spearheading a Savvy Science Spectacle extravaganza full of fun, excitement and science Friday, Dec. 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Hertz Hall room 100. This lab demonstration competition between the Society of Physics Students, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry and Geology clubs will feature many different demonstrations including volcanic eruptions, fire demos, minor explosions and some nitrogen fun, all of which showcase each particular club’s strengths and areas of expertise.
 
This free event is open to the public, and free parking will be available in lot H-6 and O-5, just north of Hertz Hall on the CWU campus. There will also be free refreshments available during the intermission.
 
For more information contact Jacob Ferong at 253-486-6419 or ferongj@cwu.edu. 

12/05/2014 - First Friday Art Walk

Tue, 2014-11-25 20:00

12/04/2014 - Ware Fair

Mon, 2014-11-24 20:00
Looking for a one-stop holiday shop? Look no further than the 39th annual Ware Fair, CWU's annual arts and craft bazaar. Come explore the variety of vendors? handmade wares Thursday, Dec. 4 and Friday, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both floors of the CWU Student Union Building. Each year, shoppers come from far and wide to check out the hand-made delights and seasonal festivities at this free event. For 39 years, Ware Fair has brought only the best hand-made crafts and wares to the CWU campus, from almond roca and fudge to ceramics and scarves. With over 50 artists from the Northwest, each year brings something a little bit different. All vendors must pass a jury process to ensure that every item sold, from food to quilts, is of high quality and not mass-produced. There will be an information booth as well as a vendor directory, so attendees can easily find their way through the fair. Holiday music will round out the festive atmosphere. This year, the lineup includes singers from CWU?s Theatre Arts department who will be caroling throughout the building, a pianist who will be performing a variety of holiday tunes, and the always-popular singer-songwriter Eric E. For more information, please contact the Ware Fair Coordinator at 509-963-3315 or warefair@cwu.edu.

12/04/2014 - CWU Theatre Production: Red Curtain Broadway Revue

Mon, 2014-11-24 20:00
Central Theatre Ensemble is bringing a taste of Broadway to Ellensburg with an evening of favorites from a variety of Broadway classics both old and new in their production of “The Red Curtain Broadway Review.” Choreographed, directed and performed by Central Washington University students, the production combines the enthusiasm and exuberance of youth with professional stage skills and serious talent.
 
The production will run on Dec. 4, 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. as well as Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. in the McConnell Auditorium on the CWU campus. Parents may consider some material unsuitable for their youngest children, including situations, language, or actions that may startle some patrons. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for non-CWU students/seniors and $7 for CWU students w/ID. Tickets are available at the CWU Welcome Center and Wildcat shop, or online at www.cwu.edu/tickets.
 
For more information, contact the CWU Theatre Arts Department at 509-963-1273 or theatre@cwu.edu or by visiting www.cwu.edu/theatre

12/04/2014 - CWU Men?s Basketball vs. Montana State Billings

Mon, 2014-11-24 20:00
Dec. 4 CWU Men’s Basketball vs. Montana State Billings           7:30 p.m. • Nicholson Pavilion Free for CWU students & kids 5 and under; $10-reserved; $8-GA & staff/faculty reserved; $6-staff/faculty GA; $5-seniors, non-CWU students, youth (ages 6-17) For tickets visit www.cwu.edu/tickets.

12/01/2014 - CWU Monday Movie Madness Presents: The Giver

Sun, 2014-11-23 20:00
Where: SURC Theatre Times: 7 and 9:30 p.m. Cost: Free for CWU students w/ID, $3 GA Closed Captioning Available: Arrive at the SURC Theatre 30 minutes prior to the show to speak with either Event Support staff or any of the Campus Activities programmers, who will be more than happy to add subtitles to the film. Contact: Campus Activities, 509-963-1450

12/01/2014 - CWU Monday Movie Madness Presents: The Giver

Sun, 2014-11-23 20:00
Where: SURC Theatre Times: 7 and 9:30 p.m. Cost: Free for CWU students w/ID, $3 GA Closed Captioning Available: Arrive at the SURC Theatre 30 minutes prior to the show to speak with either Event Support staff or any of the Campus Activities programmers, who will be more than happy to add subtitles to the film. Contact: Campus Activities, 509-963-1450

12/02/2014 - Tea at 3 Speaker Series at CWU: Dr. Keith Champagne

Sun, 2014-11-23 20:00
The CWU Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) will host Tea at 3, an engaging speaker series at CWU. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from the personal experiences of CWU faculty, staff and community members as they share their journeys to their current places in life. Join Dr. Keith Champagne, Associate Dean of Student Development at CWU, Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. Attendance is free, and warm beverages and treats will be available for attendees to enjoy. The Department of Student Life, in which Champagne is a key player, is committed to engaging all CWU students in an environment that encourages diversity and inclusion. As Associate Dean of Student Development, Champagne helps to foster programs and services at CWU that will promote students? well being and encourage them as they achieve their personal and academic goals. For more information please contact CLCE at 509-963-1850 or clce@cwu.edu.

11/29/2014 - CWU Men?s Basketball vs. Walla Walla

Sat, 2014-11-22 20:00
Nov. 29 CWU Men’s Basketball vs. Walla Walla                   7 p.m. • Nicholson Pavilion Free for CWU students & kids 5 and under; $8-GA & staff/faculty reserved; $6-staff/faculty GA; $5-seniors, non-CWU students, youth (ages 6-17) For tickets visit www.cwu.edu/tickets.

12/01/2014 - Valley Vision and Hearing Presents: Free Hearing Screenings

Sat, 2014-11-22 20:00
Meet our new audiologist, Dr. Jenci Randall, and experience the gift of sound this holiday season. For one week, our clinic is offering free hearing screenings to the public. You will have a chance to test-drive a pair of Starkey brand hearing aids. Please call 509-925-1000 to reserve your spot for a free hearing screening and get a coupon for a FREE LUNCH AT PERKINS RESTAURANT! We want to be sure that you can hear for the holidays! Call now!

11/28/2014 - Moments to Remember Chili Feed and Holiday Crafts and Gift Bazaar

Fri, 2014-11-21 20:00
Join us in Umtanum and Teanaway Halls  at the Kittitas Valley Event Center on Friday November 28,2014 from noon to 6:00 pm for the Friends of the Fair Annual Chili Feed and Holiday Crafts and Gift Bazaar. This annual event will   kick off the holiday season at the Event Center/Kittitas County Fairgrounds. Santa will be on site for photo's and there will be over 35 vendors.  All vendor fees and chili sales will be awarded to the Community Christmas Basket. At 6:15 pm we will do the count down to light the fairgrounds.....come one and all.

11/29/2014 - Women's Basketball vs. Dixie State

Fri, 2014-11-21 20:00
Nov. 29 Women’s Basketball vs. Dixie State               7 p.m. • Nicholson Pavilion  Free for CWU students & kids 5 and under; $8-GA; $6-staff/faculty GA; $5-seniors, non-CWU students, youth (ages 6-17) For tickets visit www.cwu.edu/tickets.

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