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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 14 hours 35 min ago

10/04/2014 - CWU Football vs. Azusa Pacific

Thu, 2014-10-02 20:00
Oct. 4 CWU Football vs. Azusa Pacific 1 p.m. ? Tomlinson Stadium Free for CWU students and kids 5 and under, $12 GA; $10-CWU staff/faculty; $7-seniors/emeritus faculty; $5-non-CWU students For tickets visit CWU Department of Athletics ? ? 509-963-1914 ?

10/02/2014 - To Write Love on Her Arms founder to speak at CWU

Wed, 2014-10-01 20:00
Addiction, depression and other mental health disorders are leading causes of suicide among young adults within our community. To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA) is a foundation launched by Jamie Tworkowski in 2006 in support of a friend who was then entering rehab, and has grown into a nationwide movement. Join CWU in welcoming Tworkowski as he speaks on behalf of the organization?s mission, accompanied by a musical performance by Seattle-based singer/songwriter Noah Gundersen.

10/04/2014 - 3rd Annual Statewide Shelter Open House event

Tue, 2014-09-30 20:00
Take a field trip to your community shelter on October 4th for the 3rd Annual Statewide Shelter Open House event hosted by Pawsitive Alliance. 24 Shelters across Washington State will be opening up their doors to host an Open House Pawty and bring community members in as honored guests. Come see the work they are doing for animals in need--and enjoy a Pawty too! Visit the Pawsitive Alliance website ( for a list of participating shelters and see what fun activities they have planned, as well as the sponsors who are helping put on this unique and important event!

10/04/2014 - Mountain Ale Festival

Tue, 2014-09-30 20:00
The Second Annual Mountain Ale Festival we be held in  Downtown the date.  more info coming soon

10/04/2014 - Wineries In Harvest

Mon, 2014-09-29 20:00
Join a partnership excursion with Wineries Express tours for an inside look at Gilbert Cellar?s Hackett Ranch vineyard and production facility west of Yakima. You will see grape picking, de-stemming and crushing, and the genesis of wine creation. Sample and enjoy multiple great wines during this tour. Next, travel to the new winemaking facility at Owen Roe where you will learn about small lot pressings done with basket presses to create their delicious hand harvested wine. Lunch is included.

10/03/2014 - Ellensburg Film Festival

Sun, 2014-09-28 20:00
Join us for the 10th Annual Ellensburg Film Festival with our featured guest, actor Craig T. Nelson. The three day festival will include critically acclaimed films, numerous screenings and diverse cultural and artistic offerings in a fun and relaxed atmosphere open to all!

10/03/2014 - The ?Burg Celebrates College Radio Day: ?Promo 43? Film Screening

Sun, 2014-09-28 20:00
The ‘Burg Celebrates College Radio Day: “Promo 43” Film Screening
Friday, Oct. 3
8:30 p.m.
Hal Holmes Center
88.1 The ‘Burg will be screening the short comedic film “Promo 43” about a missing Radio promo featuring some very creative ‘Burg talent behind the reigns. It will be featured as part of the 10th anniversary Ellensburg Film Festival before the Show Us Your Shorts Competition Friday evening at 8:30 p.m. at the Hal Holmes Center.
For more information contact Nikki Marra, Program Director of 88.1 The ‘Burg, at 509-963-3344 or

10/04/2014 - First Saturday Birdwalk

Sun, 2014-09-28 20:00

10/04/2014 - Manastash Metric Bike Ride

Sun, 2014-09-28 20:00
Century and half century bike ride for all ages through beautiful Kittitas County. Well supported ride with rest stops and refreshments along both routes. Free BBQ at the end of the ride for all participants. This is the 19th year for this annual event and serves as a fund raiser for RSVP and the Volunteer Center of Kittitas County. All riders MUST be on the road by 9:15 am

10/03/2014 - A Place at the Table

Sat, 2014-09-27 20:00
Ellensburg Public Library Presents: A Place at the Table: Healthy Food Choices in Kittitas County Free evening series at the Hal Holmes Community Center. Friday October 3rd 5:30-6:30 PM How to Build a Lasagna Garden Learn a no-till (no-digging!) style of gardening at the Downtown Community Garden. Then we?ll share a lasagna dinner at Hal Holmes! Friday October 10th 6:30-7:30 Boost your Health! Community Health Specialist, Skylar Griessel, will present great ideas for boosting health through diet! Friday October 17th 6:30-7:30 Climate Change in Kittitas County Renewable Energy Consultant, Steve Verhey, presents how climate change will affect agriculture in Kittitas County. Friday October 24th 5:30-7:00 PM Community Picnic! Celebrate National FOOD DAY with your community, some good music and great food! Bring your friends, a dish to share, and a plate & utensils.

10/03/2014 - The ?Burg Celebrates College Radio Day: Special Programming

Fri, 2014-09-26 20:00
The ‘Burg Celebrates College Radio Day: Special Programming
Friday, Oct. 3
6 a.m. – 6 p.m. (all day)
SURC East Patio
Isn’t it about time college radio stations came together for one day and reminded everyone how important they are? From breaking new artists, producing creative and groundbreaking programming, to being the home of tomorrow’s famous broadcasters, college radio plays an important role in the North American media landscape. Help CWU's Radio Station, 88.1 The 'Burg, celebrate with fun, prizes, and music!
88.1FM will air a day of special programming on October 3rd including:
·      6am: 1st Central Sunrise morning show of the year
·      8am: The premier of Crazy Cuts starring DJ Mzelenious and The Sawman
·      10am: simulcast starring Sean Astin of Lord of the Rings, Ty Seagall, Living Colour, Andrew W.K., Sugarcult, and Twin Peaks
·      11am: “College Radio Road Trip” an audio documentary produced by College Radio Day Advisory Board member Nikki Marra
·      12pm: News Central 
·      1pm:  Live College Radio Day Parade Coverage
·      2pm: Live College Radio Day Concert Coverage
·      4pm: Reggae Lovers  with Sellecta Steppa
·      6pm: The ‘Burg’s premier EDM show Electropolis will be spinning live until midnight
For more information contact Nikki Marra, Program Director of 88.1 The ‘Burg, at 509-963-3344 or

10/03/2014 - The ?Burg Celebrates College Radio Day: Parade

Fri, 2014-09-26 20:00
The ‘Burg Celebrates College Radio Day: Parade
Friday, Oct. 3
1 p.m.
Downtown Ellensburg
88.1 The ‘Burg is celebrating College Radio Day with their first ever parade! This date marks an important milestone as a proclamation passed by the Ellensburg City Council and signed by Ellensburg City Mayor, Rich Elliott, has officially named Oct. 3 “88.1 The ‘Burg Day.” You can show your support by coming out and enjoying the festivities. The parade starts on Chestnut, moves over to University Way, and ends at Cornerstone Pie with a celebration with music and a chance to win a flat screen TV!
For more information contact Nikki Marra, Program Director of 88.1 The ‘Burg, at 509-963-3344 or

09/26/2014 - Buskers in the 'Burg

Thu, 2014-09-25 20:00
Buskers in the 'Burg
Visit BuskersInTheBurg.Org for more information Friday 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Wine and Beer Walk. Enjoy a preview of busker acts while you enjoy tastings of area wine and beer. more… 7:30 pm Busker Variety Show and Concert. Get a preview of the best busker and stage acts


Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Kittitas County Farmer’s Market 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Children’s Activities – 4th Avenue and Rotary Pavilion 10:00 am Kick-off Puppet Parade through Farmer’s Market on 4th Avenue and then north on the alleyway next to Rotary Pavilion. 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Buskers perform and voting takes place via cellphone text balloting 10:30 am Solarity Credit Union Main Stage Opens (corner of 4th and Main). Stage schedule to follow. 7:00 pm Kelleher Motor Company Evening Concert – At the Historic Train Depot. Featuring the day’s top buskers plus Cody Beebe & the Crooks and Austin Jenckes.
September 27th from 10:00am-3:00pm in Downtown Ellensburg
10am- Giant Puppet Parade
Solarity Credit Union Main State

Free Children's  Activities!

09/25/2014 - CWU Volleyball vs Alaska

Wed, 2014-09-24 20:00
Thursday, Sept. 25 7 p.m. Nicholson Pavilion Free for CWU students and children 5 and under; $8 for GA, $5 for CWU faculty/staff, seniors/ emeritus faculty and non-CWU students For tickets visit For more information contact CWU Department of Athletics at 509-963-1914 or

09/25/2014 - Open Mic Night at CWU

Wed, 2014-09-24 20:00
Thursday, Sept. 25 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, Sept. 25 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

09/27/2014 - CWU Volleyball vs Alaska Anchorage

Wed, 2014-09-24 20:00
Saturday, Sept. 27 7 p.m. Nicholson Pavilion Free for CWU students and children 5 and under; $8 for GA, $5 for CWU faculty/staff, seniors/ emeritus faculty and non-CWU students For tickets visit For more information contact CWU Department of Athletics at 509-963-1914 or

10/03/2014 - First Friday Coffee Club

Tue, 2014-09-23 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
October First Friday Coffee Club is Sponsored and Hosted By  Ellensburg Daily Record


10/03/2014 - Lesley Rialto - The Fantastical World of Lesley Rialto, Susan R. Lytle - The Way

Tue, 2014-09-23 20:00
Gallery One offers monthly rotating exhibits of contemporary art. Join us 5-7pm each first Friday of the month for openings during Ellensburg's Art Walk