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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
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06/11/2015 - Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame - Drums of Fame

Sat, 2015-06-06 20:00

Saturday | July 11, 2015 to Thursday | September 3, 2015
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Clymer Museum 416 N. Pearl Ellensburg, WA 98926

All drums to be on display for our ‘Drums of Fame’ ERHOF 2015 fundraiser.  Please stop by and vote on your favorite!

06/06/2015 - Small Bites Prepared with Canyon River Ranch, Featuring Owen Roe Wine

Thu, 2015-06-04 20:00
Small Bites Prepared by Canyon River Ranch
Paired with Owen Roe Wines!

Saturday June 6th
The Lodge at Canyon River Ranch
14700 Canyon Rd. Ellensburg, WA 98926
Admission is $20.00
$15.00 for Central Washington University students with student ID
This is a 21 and over event

For dinner reservations after wine tasting, please call Canyon River Grill and (509) 933-2309

For more info about Owen Roe:
Now open daily from 11am-4pm, 309 Gangl Rd. Wapato, WA 98951

06/06/2015 - Year-End Celebration and Dance hosted by CWU SISTERS

Thu, 2015-06-04 20:00
The newly-established S.I.S.T.E.R.S. club of CWU is offering a night of music and dance at their inaugural Black, White and Gold Dance Party Saturday, June 6 at 9:30 p.m. at the Moose Lodge at 206 N Main Street in downtown Ellensburg. Tickets for this event are $5 by pre-sale or $8 at the door and the celebration will continue throughout the night until 1 a.m. This event is open to everyone at least 18 years old. All proceeds from the event will benefit the club by providing funding for professional conferences and workshops as well as resources for outreach and recruitment to high schools and middle schools across the state. S.I.S.T.E.R.S.?s mission, as well as their namesake, is to foster a sisterhood of women who are invincible, self-actualizing, tenacious, educated, resilient and successful throughout life. Don?t miss out on this year-end event and an opportunity to support a great cause, reserve your tickets now. For ticket presale and more information contact Evelyn Briscoe at 360-349-6735 or

06/08/2015 - Dont Waste, Donate

Thu, 2015-06-04 20:00
Spring-cleaning doesn’t always have to be throwing away unwanted items. In fact, the CWU Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) would rather they be donated instead. As part of their Don’t Waste, Donate program, the CLCE is graciously accepting donations of unwanted items and non-perishable food Monday, June 8 through Friday, June 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) East Patio.
Through this program, the CLCE gathers donations and redistributes them through the CWU Campus Surplus facility, which holds auctions throughout the year. All monetary proceeds generated will go directly to the Friends in Service to Humanity (FISH) Food Bank, in addition to any non-perishable food item donations.
For more information, please contact the CLCE at 509-963-1850 or

06/06/2015 - Cruisin' for Hospice

Tue, 2015-06-02 20:00
16th Annual Cruisin for Hospice Car Show
Saturday June 6th, 2015
Historic Downtown Ellensburg

Now in its 16th year, Cruisin' for Hospice is held annual in Ellensburg, Washington on the first weekend in June. All proceeds from the show support Hospice Friends, a local non-profit organization dedicate to providing peace, comfort and care (programs, services and supplies) for elderly and people facing end-of-life issues. 

Join Hospice Friends on June 6th for a day long event that includes some of the best cars, pick ups & classic vehicles!

06/06/2015 - Digital Photography II

Tue, 2015-06-02 20:00
This course is designed to build on the basic skills learned in the ?Digital Photography I? course. Students will expand their understanding of the controls and functions of their digital cameras and basic digital editing while learning how to use the most fundamental, yet most overlooked, element of photography: LIGHT. In addition, students will also explore the process of digital printmaking and will learn how to take their images from the computer screen to the ultimate expression of photographic artistry: the fine art print. By the end of the course, the student will have created a small portfolio of their best images. Students please bring a Digital SLR or manually adjustable point-and-shoot camera with you to class.

06/06/2015 - KYVCLT Open House

Tue, 2015-06-02 20:00
Kittitas Yakima Valley Community Land Trust (KYVCLT) is hosting an Open House for our 2nd Affordable CLT home (3 bedrooms/2 baths, 1200 sq ft.) at 609 South Ruby Street on Saturday, June 6, 2015 from NOON-2:00 p.m. General public welcome and encouraged to attend?an exciting opportunity to tour a CLT affordable home. We are seeking a program qualified homebuyer: ? Resident of Kittitas County. ? Income below 80% area median income (Family of 4 with household income at or below $52,650). ? Has not owned a home within the past three years. ? Has good or fixable credit. ? Can obtain a mortgage. Kittitas Yakima Valley Community Land Trust is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in its 5th year of operation. Our mission is to support moderate-to-low-income workforce individuals and families to build assets and invest in themselves as well as their community through the creation and maintenance of affordable homeownership opportunities. We steward first-time homebuyers throughout the process of purchasing and owning a home. $145,000 (Mortgage approx. $1000/month, including taxes and insurance ?estimate based on good credit score /history). Possible down-payment assistance and closing cost assistance through partner organizations.

06/06/2015 - Cars & Coffee

Mon, 2015-06-01 20:00
Cars & Coffee 
The 1st Saturday of every month!
Historic Downtown Ellensburg, Pearl Street between 4th & 5th

Central Washington car enthusiasts unite to admire each others work's of art!
Open to all makes & models

For more information visit their Facebook:

06/04/2015 - Tea at 3 Speaker Series at CWU: Phil Backlund

Sun, 2015-05-31 20:00
The CWU Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) will host Tea at 3, an engaging speaker series at CWU. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from the personal experiences of CWU faculty, staff, community members and influential individuals across the state as they share their journeys to their current places in life. Attendance to each speech is free, and speeches will be held at 3 p.m. in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. Warm beverages and treats will be available for attendees to enjoy while the speakers give their talks.
The Tea at 3 Speaker Series welcomes Phill Backlund, who has been teaching at CWU since 1979 following his graduation from the University of Denver where he earned his Ph.D. in Speech Communication. He is currently a professor of and advisor for Communication Studies and teaches classes such as Gender Communication, Communication Theory and Intercultural Communication. Backlund has over 50 publications spanning the subjects of communication education and educational assessment. Students of CWU have honored Backlund three times as Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year, in addition to being recognized as Presidential Faculty Member of the Year by the CWU Board of Trustees.
For more information, please contact CLCE at 509-963-1850 or

06/04/2015 - Next Level Knitting

Sun, 2015-05-31 20:00

06/04/2015 - Nylander Speakers Series

Sun, 2015-05-31 20:00
Washington state holds the unique position of being ?on the edge of the world? from both musical and geographical standpoints by Amanda Wilde.

06/05/2015 - Central Washington Art Confab

Sun, 2015-05-31 20:00
This two day event will offer professional development workshops for the artist, artist demonstrations and plenty of opportunities for networking (i.e. fun). Check back as we develop the schedule of events and happenings.

06/05/2015 - First Friday Art Walk

Sun, 2015-05-31 20:00

06/05/2015 - First Friday Coffee Club

Sun, 2015-05-31 20:00
Mark your calendar now for the June First Friday Coffee Club at The Advisors , brought to you by the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce. Coffee Club is an informal networking opportunity to share your business with others in the community, and is free and open to any business in the county. For more information about First Friday Coffee Club , call 509-925-2002

06/05/2015 - First Friday Art Walk

Sun, 2015-05-31 20:00
Nathan DiPietro - The Long Gray Goodbye Renee Hartig - Northwest Land Matt Johnson - New Works