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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
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03/17/2018 - Felted Lambs

Sat, 2018-03-03 20:00
Enjoy learning about needle felting and take home a wonderful felted lamb. Students will learn techniques and go home with a needle for future projects.

03/17/2018 - Make & Partake Pint Workshop

Sat, 2018-03-03 20:00
Celebrate the afternoon of St. Paddy's Day making your own beer mug... while sipping beer! We'll supply everything you need including beer and green dye.

03/17/2018 - Caveman Roar & Pour 5K Trail Fun Run & Wine Tasting Event

Thu, 2018-03-01 20:00
The Caveman 5K Roar and Pour is the 5th Annual Cave B Estate Winery Trail Fun Run and Wine Tasting Event. This year it is on St. Patrick's Day and we are feeling a "wee bit" excited! The Wenatchee Irish Dancers are going to entertain you on our new Summer Music Theater stage, while Cave B Winemaker, Freddy Arredondo, a former Chef, grills up your Pre-Ordered Bratwurst or Veggie Burger lunch for some post-race fun! (bring your own blanket) Cave B Estate Winery is a beautiful place located in Quincy, Washington, next door to the famous Gorge Amphitheater overlooking the Columbia River Gorge. This trail run wanders through the Cave B Familigia Vineyards, through the sage dotted desert plateau and along the cliffs overlooking the Columbia River. It is an event for all levels: walker, joggers, runners - a fantastic training run, beautiful views and chance to get out and enjoy the majesty of the land and nature. The 5K Trail Fun Run starts at 11 AM. At 10:15 AM prior to the Caveman 5K Roar and Pour Trail Fun Run will be a Carol's Cabernet Loop Kid's Run. Even if the exercise part isn't your thing, we'd love to have you join us as a fan or a volunteer roaring and cheering the participants and sampling our wonderful award winning wines. Throughout the afternoon we will be pouring our fantastic Cave B Estate Wines featuring several new vintages on the event day Saturday, March 17th, 2018. Cave B Estate Winery has chosen to partner with the Quincy Valley Medical Center Foundation again this year to raise funds for the Emergency Medical Services at our local Quincy Valley Medical Center. Please consider donating to give back and say thanks. All sponsorship and donation dollars raised will go directly to the Quincy Valley Medical Center Foundation. You may make a donation here or contact the foundation directly at Foundation@quincy hospital.org, (509) 787-5367, www.quincyhospital.org. Sponsors of QVMC defined pledge levels made prior to Feb 21th with be named on the race T-shirts. Quincy Valley Medical Center is a medical complex composed of a 25 bed Critical Access Hospital, a Rural Health Clinic, a Physical Therapy practice, and a Level IV Trauma Center Emergency Department. The department treats over 3,700 patient emergencies each year. Funds provided by sponsors and generous donor will be used for equipment and facility improvements that are otherwise not funded. For fun we have a team option. Get together a group of friends, co-workers, or family members and make the event your own. Four or more constitutes a team. Fun prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories for individuals and teams: First Finisher (no official clock) Best Caveman and/or Cavewoman costume Best team theme and spirit (four or more runners) Best human and dog costume combination Best Irish spirit for St. Patty's Day Best "Roar" contest, individual & team Most Clovers collected contest! This is a BIG prize! Cave B Estate Winery is located in the center of Washington state, ~2.5 hours from Seattle, head east on I-90, ~45 minutes from Ellensburg, about 50 minutes from Wenatchee down WA-28 and WA 281 or ~2 hours from Spokane heading west on 1-90. Come on over, join in the run and the fun. See you there, Cave B Estate Winery Team Event details and schedule Registration December 14 through Feb 27, 2018: Online at www.Active.com or in person at Cave B Estate Winery Quincy or Woodinville Tasting Rooms Late registration Feb 28 - March 14th: Online at www.Active.com or in person at Cave B Estate Winery Quincy or Woodinville Tasting Rooms (T-shirt no longer guaranteed) Online Registration Closes March 14th at 9 PM Race Day Onsite Registration 8:30-10:30 AM March 17th: Cave B Estate Winery Quincy, WA Packet Pick-up Friday March 16th 1PM-5PM and Race Day March 17th 8:30-10:30 AM: Cave B Estate Winery Start Time Kid's Run - Carol's Cabernet Loop - 10:15 AM March 17th, 2018 Start Time Caveman 5K Roar and Pour Trail Fun Run - 11 AM March 17th, 2018 Wine Tasting - Cave B Wine Tasting 12-6 PM March 17, 2018 Pre-Ordered Grilled lunch picnic - 11:45-1pm March 17, 2018 Wenatchee Irish Dancers perform -post-race when the majority of runners are in Awards - ~1 PM March 17th, 2018

03/15/2018 - CWU Inclusivity & Diversity and CWJFON Present Mela Dailey

Wed, 2018-02-28 20:00
The CWU Office of Inclusivity and Diversity invites you to an evening of Music from Around the World featuring Grammy Award winning opera and choral singer Mela Sarajane Dailey. Proceeds will benefit Central Washington Justice For Our Neighbors, a new immigration legal clinic in Ellensburg. Tickets available now at: cwu.edu/tickets

03/13/2018 - Slab Building

Tue, 2018-02-27 20:00
In this hand building class, beginning and intermediate students will learn basic techniques to create functional pottery forms using clay slabs. Four sessions: Feb. 27, Mar. 6, 13, & 27

03/12/2018 - Drawing with Charcoal

Sat, 2018-02-24 20:00
Learn different techniques and basic observation drawing skills. Each class will focus on a new subject while building on the skills learned the previous week. Teens age 14 and up welcome. 4 Mondays: Feb. 26, Mar. 5, 12, 26.

03/03/2018 - Cramers Movie Night

Wed, 2018-02-21 20:00
Kittitas County Friends of Animals and Cramer Home Furnishings is hosting a Movie Night, “A Dogs Purpose” on Saturday March 3rd at 7 pm.  The cost is $10 if purchased in advance and includes refreshments, popcorn and a chance to win a free recliner.  All proceeds go to support animal welfare in Kittitas County. You can  get your tickets at Cramers or contact Milt Johnston at 899 2756.

03/10/2018 - Chili Cook-Off at the Swauk-Teanaway Grange

Wed, 2018-02-21 20:00
The annual Grange Chili Cook-Off is Saturday, March 10, from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. TO ENTER YOUR CHILI IN OUR CONTEST, JUST BRING A CROCK POT FULL OF YOUR FAVORITE CHILI TO THE GRANGE BETWEEN 5:30 AND 6:00 PM. Everyone who buys a ticket to the cook-off gets to vote for their favorite chili. Cash prizes this year are $100 for 1st, $75 for 2nd and $50 for 3rd. If you are not entering your chili in the contest, bring a side dish or dessert – cornbread, salad, veggie trays or rolls. Tickets are $10 adults and kids 12 and under are FREE. Call Claire at 509-857-2580 for tickets or information. The Swauk-Teanaway Grange is at 1361 Ballard Hill Rd, Cle Elum, WA. Look for signs at the intersection of SR 970 and Teanaway Road.

03/08/2018 - 110th Chamber Annual Celebration

Mon, 2018-02-19 20:00
Join us in the newly-restored Ellensburg Train Depot for the Chamber’s 110th Annual Celebration on March 8. The evening will include the 2018 Chamber Business Awards, dining catered by the Dakota Café, and a first look at the stunning restoration of one of Ellensburg’s most historic structures. Tickets are available at the Chamber Office and online for $35.00 each.

Visit  www.showclix.com/event/kittitas-county-chamber-110th-annual-celebration. 

03/06/2018 - Slab Building

Thu, 2018-02-15 20:00
In this hand building class, beginning and intermediate students will learn basic techniques to create functional pottery forms using clay slabs. Four sessions: Feb. 27, Mar. 6, 13, & 27

03/03/2018 - Rodeo City Rollergirls vs. Atomic City Roller Girls

Wed, 2018-02-14 20:00
Come watch as the Rodeo City Rollergirls take on Atomic City Roller Girls in this roller derby double header. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and the adults skate at 4 p.m. at Ellensburg High School. The kids will skate after the adults. Tickets are $5 online at brownpapertickets.com in advance or $10 at the door

03/05/2018 - Drawing with Charcoal

Wed, 2018-02-14 20:00
Learn different techniques and basic observation drawing skills. Each class will focus on a new subject while building on the skills learned the previous week. Teens age 14 and up welcome. 4 Mondays: Feb. 26, Mar. 5, 12, 26.

03/06/2018 - Basic Mediation Training

Wed, 2018-02-14 20:00
The Dispute Resolution Center’s next Basic Mediation Training will be March 6-7 and 13-15, 2018, in Yakima. Mediation is a cooperative way to resolve disputes effectively, confidentially, and out of court, a way where people in the midst of a conflict sit down together to discuss the issues and develop their own solutions. In this professional 40-hour training, you will learn and practice the skills required to become a neutral facilitative mediator in any setting. This is a great opportunity to develop communication and conflict resolution skills and cultivate nonviolent, collaborative dispute resolution in the community and in your personal life. With the current divisive atmosphere in the country, mediation is a great way to bring people together. Training Components include: active listening skills and techniques; negotiation; conflict theories and styles; acknowledgement; restating/reflecting/reframing ... and much more. Optional mediator certification is available through the DRC with additional training. The cost is $500 to Yakima & Kittitas County residents, $550 to all others. Limited scholarships may be available, particularly to those who are bilingual. Become a great listener and begin creating solutions through collaboration. Contact us today for more information or to sign up: Email coordinator@drcyakima.org Phone 509-453-8949 or 509-925-5123.

02/15/2018 - Rooted from the Pacific

Mon, 2018-02-12 20:00
Reaching new Depths in Cultural Education Join the CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) along with Poly Central in a celebration of the Pacific Islands! An expansion of their cultural fair, Rooted from the Pacific is offering a more in-depth education of the different language, history, and cultures of the eight islands represented. In addition to performances from Poly Central, there will also be tasty food samples, historical pieces, and other fun ways to immerse yourself in learning about the cultures. Head to the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Ballroom from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 15 to enjoy this enriching celebration.

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