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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
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12/09/2014 - Healthier Holiday Foods Event

Sat, 2014-12-06 20:00
Get some retooled but tasty recipes at the Healthier Holiday Foods event on December 9 at KVH Hospital. Sample desserts prepared with the sugar substitute Truvia, and discover some creative swaps for sugars and fats. It's all free, so join us at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, December 9 in the KVH Hospital Cafe.

12/10/2014 - Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce December Business After Hours

Sat, 2014-12-06 20:00
Please join us for our December Business After Hours and please note the date change.  This is your opportunity to visit with new and old friends, network and join in the holiday festivities. There will be appetizers and a no host bar.

12/12/2014 - CWU Men's Basketball vs. Quest University Canada

Sat, 2014-12-06 20:00
Dec. 12 CWU Men’s Basketball vs. Quest University Canada           7 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.

12/07/2014 - CWU Theatre Production: Red Curtain Broadway Revue

Thu, 2014-12-04 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

12/07/2014 - Community Christmas Dinner at the Swauk-Teanaway Grange

Wed, 2014-12-03 20:00
Come out to the Swauk-Teanaway Grange for our annual Community Christmas Dinner at 1 pm on Sunday, December 7, 2014. Community members are asked to bring a side dish or dessert potluck item to add to our Roast Turkey & Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, and Stuffing. Grange Members will be accepting donations of non-perishable food bank items or children?s or holiday gifts for the local Christmas basket programs for those in economic distress. Once again, Christmas carols will be sung by Karen Ingalls and the Mountain Voices Choir. Young performers from Misty Favero?s Dance Craze will take the stage during dessert. The food will be delicious; the music will get you into the holiday spirit, and the sense of community absolutely wonderful!

12/06/2014 - CWU Women?s Basketball vs. Western Oregon

Tue, 2014-12-02 20:00
Dec. 6 CWU Women’s Basketball vs. Western Oregon           5:15 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.

12/06/2014 - CWU Men?s Basketball vs. Seattle Pacific

Tue, 2014-12-02 20:00
Dec. 6     CWU Men’s Basketball vs. Seattle Pacific               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.

12/05/2014 - Ware Fair

Mon, 2014-12-01 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.

12/06/2014 - Ware Fair

Mon, 2014-12-01 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.

12/06/2014 - 14th Annual Holiday Extravaganza at CWU

Sun, 2014-11-30 20:00
Bring the whole family to get in the holiday spirit at the 14th annual Holiday Extravaganza at CWU. On Saturday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Marketplace, volunteers will help K-5 children and their families create holiday crafts, art and goodies from around the world. Attendance is free, and the community is invited. Each year, the Holiday Extravaganza provides children with the opportunity to not only celebrate the holidays, but also learn about the holiday traditions of different cultures. This year, volunteers will help children with crafts from France, Germany, Russia and many other countries at 35 fun and safe stations. Don?t miss this opportunity to kick off the holiday season with crafts, culture and creativity. For more information, please contact CLCE by calling 509-963-1850 or emailing clce@cwu.edu.

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

 

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