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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 17 hours 4 min ago

06/07/2014 - Cruisin' for Hospice

Fri, 2014-06-06 20:00
The 15th Annual Cruisin for Hospice Car Show will happen on Saturday, June 7th in downtown Ellensburg from 10am-3pm. This year's Cruisin for Hospice Car Show will include music, raffled goods, food, entertainment, free hot dogs and numerous awards. All proceeds from the event will benefit Hospice Friends, a local non-profit organization that provides peace, comfort, and care to individuals facing life-threatening illnesses. Registration is allowed the day of the show.

06/07/2014 - Cataclysm: 18th Annual Student Fashion Show

Fri, 2014-06-06 20:00
When: Saturday, June 7 at 3 p.m. & 7 p.m. Where: Milo Smith Tower Theatre Presale tickets: $8 CWU students, $10 general At the door: $10 Central Washington University?s Fashion Show Production presents ?Cataclysm: the 18th Annual Student Fashion Show? Saturday June 7th at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. A silent auction will be taking place 60-minutes before each show. The silent auction benefits the Apparel, Textile, and Merchandising program. Tickets will be available in the Student Union Recreation Center tabling area starting May 27th. Presale tickets are $10 for general admission and $8 for students with ID. All tickets are $10 at the door. For more information please contact Bonney Carter Promotions lead at carterbo@cwu.edu or Professor Eklund at aeklund@cwu.edu This event is sponsored Student Fashion Association, CWU Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising Program; CWU Fashion Show Production Course; and USITT

06/07/2014 - Rodeo City Rollergirls Double Header Bout

Fri, 2014-06-06 20:00
Rodeo City's Beauties VS Willamette Kidney Thieves Rodeo City's Posse VS Whidbey Island Rollergirls

06/07/2014 - Art About

Thu, 2014-06-05 20:00
A self-guided tour of artists? homes and art studios in the Kittitas Valley. Meet the artists, see where they live and work, and mingle with other art enthusiasts.

06/07/2014 - Art About

Thu, 2014-06-05 20:00
Art About is a self-guided tour of artists' homes and studios in the Kittitas Valley. Meet the artists, see where they work and live, and mingle with other art enthusiasts.

06/07/2014 - Kids Fishing Derby

Wed, 2014-06-04 20:00
Kids Fishing Derby registration begins and 6:30 and is FREE! A fishing license is NOT required to participate in this derby. For kids 14 and under, No boat fishing. ADA accessible. Sponsored by Cascade Field and Stream and the USDA Forest Service- Ranger District.

06/07/2014 - Roads of Wonder - Sun Country Community Days

Wed, 2014-06-04 20:00
Roads of Wonder - Sun Country Community Days

06/04/2014 - Hip-Hop, The Media & The Prison Industrial Complex

Tue, 2014-06-03 20:00
When: Wednesday, June 4 at 7 p.m. Where: Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Ballroom Free, Open to the public The Africana and Black Studies Program & Center for Diversity and Social Justice present "American?s Most Wanted: Hip-hop, the Media and the Prison Industrial Complex" Wednesday, June 4 at 7 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Ballroom. The event will be moderated by hip-hop artist and activist, Jasiri X, as the prison crisis in America is examined. Jasiri X will analyze how various corporations beyond media and entertainment fuel what activists deem ?the prison industrial complex,? attributed to over 2 million prisoners working for various industries for a pittance. For more information contact the Center for Diversity and Social Justice at 509-963-2127

06/07/2014 - First Saturday Birdwalk

Tue, 2014-06-03 20:00

06/07/2014 - Run Like the Wind

Mon, 2014-06-02 20:00
The Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility is hosting Run Like the Wind Festival, the second annual 5K, 10K, half marathon and full marathon. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Washington Trail Association and Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance to promote sustainable trail building and outdoor education. Run for Good Racing Company, in partnership with PSE, has mapped out this scenic race course woven along the trails, paths and roads of the majestic wind turbines of our wind facility outside of Ellensburg. These races will be challenging but gorgeous, with views of Mt. Rainier, the Columbia River and the Eastern Washington plains. Get a guided tour of the wind facility either before or after your race and see the awesome power of the wind. This is a trail run, be prepared for a rough and rocky course. The 5k and half marathon take place on Saturday, June 7th, and the 10K and full marathon take place on Sunday, June 8th. Sign in begins at 8:30 am both days. Volunteers are needed to support race participants, parking, course set up, water stations, first aid, and the finish line party celebration. More information is available at www.run-like-the-wind.com and on their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/RunLikeTheWindRunningFestival

06/07/2014 - Art About: Studio Tours

Mon, 2014-06-02 20:00
Art About is a self-guided tour of artists' homes and art studios in the Kittitas Valley. Participants will Art About Posterreceive a map guiding them to each home where they can meet the artists, see where they live and work, and mingle with other art enthusiasts. Absolutely fantastic tour-day! LOVED talking with the artists and the art-friends. Thanks for organizing this and we look forward to coming to tour again next year.– 2012 Art About guest Participating artists/venues in 2013: Gallery One Resident and Retail Artists Dick & Jane's Spot - Jane Orleman Don O’Connor Louis Kollmeyer Julie Prather Natalie Dotzauer Justin Beckman Ben Oblas Howard and Lorraine Barlow

06/06/2014 - First Friday Art Walk

Sun, 2014-06-01 20:00

06/06/2014 - First Friday Coffee Club

Sun, 2014-06-01 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
June First Friday Coffee Club is Sponsored and Hosted By  Lael Insurance & Skyline Home Loans
Join us for Coffee, Fun & Hot Cinnamon Rolls from The Daily Bread

 

06/06/2014 - Sabrina Knowles and Jenny Pohlman - The Subtle Unexpected, Richard Villacres -

Sun, 2014-06-01 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

06/06/2014 - 125 Years: The Ellensburg Fire & Washington Statehood, Larry Knodel

Sun, 2014-06-01 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

06/06/2014 - First Friday Art Walk

Sun, 2014-06-01 20:00
Sabrina Knowles and Jenny Pohlman - The Subtle Unexpected (glass work) in the Main Gallery and on the Mezzanine, Richard Villacres - VILLACRES 214, exhibit sponsor Fitterer's Furniture

06/06/2014 - CWU Opera Ensemble presents ?Opera Scenes from Here and There?

Sun, 2014-06-01 20:00
The CWU Music Department is proud to present its Opera Ensemble in ?Opera Scenes from Here and There? Friday, June 6 and Sunday, June 8 at 7 p.m. in Hertz Hall. The Opera Ensemble?s bright vocal talent will shine in this performance, which includes a wide array of operatic styles and languages displayed through the works of famous composers. Tickets are $7 for seniors and students with ID and $12 for adults and are available at www.cwu.edu/tickets in advance or at the door the night of the event. The performances will include the works of composers Bernstein, Donizetti, Massenet, Monteverdi, Mozart, Offenbach, Puccini, Strauss and Tchaikovsky ranging from ?Cendrillon? (Cinderella) and ?Pique Dame? to ?Candide? and ?West Side Story.? Whether classic or contemporary, each performance of this show is sure to captivate the audience with drama, humor, romance and compelling storytelling. For more information please contact Lydia Gross at 907-347-6398 or lgraf@cwu.edu.

06/06/2014 - David Lygre, Local Author presentation

Sun, 2014-06-01 20:00
The Ellensburg Public Library hosts local author David Lygre for a free public presentation and book signing at Hal Holmes on Friday, June 6, at 7 p.m. What is it like to be running on a snowy, remote jeep trail in December, getting caught in a whiteout and spending eighteen hours shivering in a snow hole? Is it a good idea to promise a friend you?ll buy a mountain bike and ride with him 2500 miles along the Continental Divide; or help another friend, who has Parkinson?s disease, race 100 miles on mountain trails? Make an evening of it. Enjoy First Friday Art Walk venues, dinner downtown and finish up with an enjoyable evening with local author David Lygre talking about his escapades that he has recounted in his new book, Miles to Go: A Lifetime of Running and Bicycling Adventures. His adventures include running across the Grand Canyon and back, at high altitude in Colorado after recovering from cancer, 500 miles across Washington State, chasing national age-group records, and the largest ultra-marathon in the world, in South Africa. Bicycling stories include the Golden Circle in Alaska, pedaling with 10,000 other people across Iowa, and racing The Trailer Trash Girls in Spokane. Online reviews at Amazon.com describe Miles to Go as inspirational, humorous and heartfelt. One reviewer said: ?This is my favorite of all the running books I?ve read.? Lygre taught chemistry at CWU for 38 years, during which he was honored as Distinguished University Professor for Teaching, Scholar of the Year, and inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame. This is his fourth book. Two are chemistry textbooks and the third, Life Manipulation: From Test-tube Babies to Aging, was an Alternate Selection by the Book-of-the-Month Club.

06/05/2014 - Open Mic at Sunset at CWU

Sat, 2014-05-31 20:00
For students with a flair for performing and anyone looking for a great show, Campus Activities? Open Mic at Sunset is the perfect opportunity. Whether a student is a slam poet, musician or comedian, they are invited to entertain the crowd this event always draws. Either share a talent or sit back and enjoy the show Thursday, June 5 in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. Sign ups for performers begin at 7:30 p.m. and the show kicks off at 8 p.m. Each show is open to the public, and the variety of performers never fails to impress. For more information please contact Nick Faucett, Campus Activities student programmer, at 509-963-1450 or faucettn@cwu.edu.

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