Skip to body

Central Washington University


Subscribe to ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! feed
Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 39 min 55 sec ago

07/21/2018 - Iron Horse Brewery Tour

Tue, 2018-07-10 23:12
Take a tour of Iron Horse Brewery, where we make cool stuff, only speak in sarcasm, and learn from mistakes. With the tour, you'll receive BEER (must be 21+), a custom tour glass, a sampler coupon to take down to [ the pub ] and taste what we have on tap. This is at our production facility. Enter through the gate and park in the dirt lot to the side of the main building. Must wear closed toe shoes & pants. Safety glasses will be provided.

07/21/2018 - Live Music at Cle Elum Eagles

Tue, 2018-07-10 23:12
Live music at the Cle Elum Eagles #649 every Saturday at 8pm!

This week: The Willies

07/19/2018 - Business After Hours

Mon, 2018-07-09 23:24
Join the Kittitas County Chamber and Gallery-One for Business After Hours. Show your support as we celebrate their 50 year anniversary of being a non-profit! 

Business After Hours is a free networking opportunity for local professionals. Enjoy appetizers and drinks while engaging with the business community. Don't forget your business cards!

07/14/2018 - Preserving Your Family's Treasures Community Workshop

Mon, 2018-07-09 17:02
Eager to learn how to preserve your family's irreplaceable papers and photographs? Wish to learn about scanning and digitization? Interested in learning how your family's history aligns with the community cultural heritage? Join us for this free community workshop at the Roslyn Public Library presented by the Central Washington University Archives and Special Collections! Bring up to 10 papers and photos to have scanned. Each attendee will be given a preservation kit as well as a flash drive of their scanned items. With written consent, copies of scans may be given to the CWU Archives and Special Collections to preserve in their repository as part of local history. Event is free but an RSVP is required. Email or call 509-963-1717 to reserve your place. This community workshop has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Common Heritage. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this workshop do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

07/13/2018 - First (Second) Friday Coffee Club

Mon, 2018-07-09 11:02
Join us for First Friday Coffee Club on the SECOND Friday of the month, July 13th at the Chamber! Enjoy coffee and snacks while networking with local business professionals.

Don’t miss this month! We’ll be introducing our new CEO, Amy McGuffin, as well as going over the health of the Chamber and what we have planned for the future, in the first of our Meet-N-Greet events.
The First Friday Coffee Club is an informal networking opportunity to share your business with others in the community. It's free and open for anyone to attend. Don't forget your business cards!

07/19/2018 - Mustang Madness

Sun, 2018-07-08 23:02
Are you or your kids “horse crazy?” Turn your love of horses into Mustang Madness on July 20-21! This annual event, presented by nonprofit Mustang Yearlings/Washington Youth, will showcase through in-hand and riding more than two dozen previously wild Mustangs after only 100 days with their youth and adult “trainers.” The public is invited to attend all events on both days.

07/14/2018 - Live Music at Cle Elum Eagles

Fri, 2018-07-06 23:02
Live music at the Cle Elum Eagles #649 every Saturday at 8pm!

This week: One Bad Kitty

07/06/2018 - Fleetwood Mac Tribute

Fri, 2018-07-06 11:26
Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show, back by popular demand! At the Cle Elum Eagles #649.

Tickets on sale August 1st. Last show sold out in a few days.

07/07/2018 - Live Music at Cle Elum Eagles

Fri, 2018-07-06 11:26
Live music at the Cle Elum Eagles #649 every Saturday at 8pm!

This week: Black Velvet Duo

06/25/2018 - KEEN Camp in the Parks

Thu, 2018-07-05 11:02
Come join us for fun activities in the park! There are fun art and science projects! Get out and enjoy the beauty of nature. Then camp in the parks is a preview to KEEN larger camp Ponds to Pines the following week!
Monday: North Alder 1pm-2pm
Tuesday: Mountian View 1pm-2pm
Wednesday: Kiwanis 12pm-1pm
Thursday: West Ellensburg 11:30am-12:30pm
Friday: Memorial 1pm-2pm 

07/14/2018 - SHADES OF FAME

Wed, 2018-07-04 23:02
Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame presents a show of 27 lampshades created by 27 artists to be auctioned at the ERHOF Induction Banquet and Shades of Fame Auction on August 30th at the CWU SURC. The display will be at 416 N Pearl at the newly named " Western Culture and Art Center" formerly the Clymer Museum. Currently there is also a historical show "Women in the Ellensburg Rodeo Spotlight" on display in the McGiffin room at the WCAC until September 1.

07/09/2018 - Business Model Canvas webinar

Tue, 2018-07-03 17:02
The Business Model Canvas is a strategic, visual, organizational tool that can be used to develop a new business model or document an existing one. And its innovative, visual approach gives businesses the ability to see the relationship between the different segments of their business and identify otherwise hidden opportunities or risks.

In this webinar, you will learn the who, what, why, when, and how of the Business Model Canvas, including it nine essential building blocks, its relationship to the “formal” business plan, and its effectiveness throughout the life of your business. Bring your business ideas and be ready for an engaging class.

This webinar is open to veterans and non-veterans, and is intended for those very NEW to the business planning process.

Register here

07/06/2018 - First Friday Art Walk

Mon, 2018-07-02 23:02
The Ellensburg First Friday Art Walk is a downtown event that showcases art of all forms in galleries and non-traditional spaces in Ellensburg. The First Friday Art Walk is an event to honor the local artists and their work. 

07/06/2018 - Salon des Gallery One Exhibition and Anniversary Celebration

Mon, 2018-07-02 23:02
Featuring over 170 artists who have exhibited in our 50 year history, Gallery One celebrates a milestone with cake, music by Chuck Boom and a full weekend of activities including artist studio tours on Saturday and a Founders’ Brunch on Sunday. 

07/07/2018 - Tour of Artist Homes & Studios

Mon, 2018-07-02 23:02
You are invited to help us celebrate 5o years of art and artists with a self-guided tour of homes and studios in Kittitas County. Get your maps at Gallery One starting Friday, July 6, or the day of the event and enjoy a day of exploring art, meeting artists and seeing their lovely homes. This event is FREE! Participating artists include:

Sam Albright – painting

Justin Colt Beckman, Gallery One Resident Artist – photo-based media and video

Edna Bjorge – painting, pastels

Marc & Janine Brodine – woodblock printing, photography

Catherine Cook – oil painting (also exhibiting photography by Glenn Rudolph)

Tony Davey, Fused Glass – glass fusing

Robert Fisher, Hassen Fisher Studios – pastel, painting

Diane Franchini – watercolor painting

Teresa Francois, Gallery One Resident Artist – painting

Carol Hassen, Hassen Fisher Studios – painting, mixed media

Eric Jensen – painting (also exhibiting works by Tommy Nease)

Elizabeth Lee, Madrugada Pottery – ceramics

Robin Mayberry – textiles, mixed media

Don O’Connor – light reactive, mixed media

Dick & Jane’s Spot – Jane Orleman, Richard Elliott and Joan of Art. Costume parade at 12pm and Troupe Rose performing. All choreography by Joan of Art. Munirah belly dance troupe from Montana performing at 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Julie Prather – photography and stained glass (also showing works by Ken Bamford; Curtis Bull; Jampa Dorje (Richard Denner); Bonnie Hendrickson; Mona Krogstie; Billy Maguire)

Patrick Stanton, Gallery One Resident Artist – metalsmithing and Lego art

07/08/2018 - Gallery One Founders’ Brunch

Mon, 2018-07-02 23:02

The Gallery One Board invites the community to honor our founding members during our 50th Anniversary Celebration with a brunch 10am-12pm at Gallery One. Please contact Gallery One about ticket availability if you would like to join. 509-925-2670


07/04/2018 - Someone Save My Baby, Ruth!

Mon, 2018-07-02 17:26
Boulet Productions presents the 2018 Pioneer Days Melodrams: Someone Save My Baby, Ruth! or... Foil That Villain! by Billy St. John. Directed by Jim Miller.

Get ready to be treated to a sackfull of "sweet" candy-coated puns!

07/04/2018 - Someone Save My Baby, Ruth!

Mon, 2018-07-02 17:26
Boulet Productions presents the 2018 Pioneer Days Melodrams: Someone Save My Baby, Ruth! or... Foil That Villain! by Billy St. John. Directed by Jim Miller.

Get ready to be treated to a sackfull of "sweet" candy-coated puns!

07/13/2018 - Pin Ups on Tour

Mon, 2018-07-02 17:26
Pin Ups on Tour is a good time for a great cause. From the moment guests enter the event, they will be treated to something special. Our goal is to recreate the magic of the Hollywood Canteen that operated during the 1940's as a club offering dancing, drinks and entertainment for service members, usually on their way overseas. The evening will feature dancing showgirls, comedy, variety acts, Soulful Lounge singers, vintage candy girls, and more than a few surprises! With entertainment & atmosphere around every turn, guests will feel like they stepped into another era. Pin Ups on Tour uses proceeds from their shows to support their work entertaining our veterans inside & outside our nations VA Hospitals. Tickets half price for Veterans, Seniors, and Students: $10, General Admission: $20 Doors open at 6pm for wine and food sales.


Take the Next Step to Becoming a Wildcat.