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07/13/2018 - Pin Ups on Tour

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Tue, 2018-06-19 23:02
“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.
OUR COMMITMENT PIN-UPS ON TOUR is committed to providing low or no-cost entertainment for Veterans as part of our Morale Boosting Mission. In addition, proceeds from our shows go to support our work entertaining our nations veterans inside & outside our nations VA Hospitals.” Family-Friendly show! Bring your kids, parents & grandparents. Dress up in your favorite 1940’s era costume if you wish! Doors open at 6pm for wine and food sales.

07/13/2018 - Second Friday Coffee Club

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sun, 2018-06-17 00:20
Join us for Second Friday Coffee Club 

July 13 from 9:00AM - 10:00AM
At the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
609 N Main Street
Ellensburg, WA 98926

The First Friday Coffee Club is an informal networking opportunity to share business with others in the community; its free and open to any business in the county. Enjoy coffee, treats, and don't forget your business cards for the door prize!

Brought to you by the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce

07/11/2018 - Women, Wine, & Whatever

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Thu, 2018-06-14 23:02
Hey ladies, join us for an evening of networking and socializing! Enjoy spending time with new & old friends at different locations in our community every month.

This month we will be at Thrall & Dodge in Kittitas.

Women, Wine & Whatever is a monthly networking event for the fabulous women of Kittitas County. Enjoy drinks with a great group of women while we discussing our frustrations, successes, personal and professional lives, and goals.

06/30/2018 - ChillAxle

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Tue, 2018-06-12 17:19
Presented by Kelleher Ford Company & Sponsored By The Ellensburg Daily Record!
CHILLAXLE: Central Washington's Classic Car Show and RC Car Race.



Ellensburg, WA – In addition to the display of more than 100 collector cars showcased across the grounds, the first annual ChillAxle: Central Washington Car Show and RC Car Race presented by Kelleher Ford & Sponsored by The Ellensburg Daily Record, will offer an abundance of activities and attractions for families and children at the Kittitas Valley Event Center on Saturday June 30, 2018.
Featuring an array of vintage, domestics, and imports, and local car clubs, the show will offer a memorable experience with some unique classic cars. The Grand Boulevard is our outside venue providing show-goers with an historical walk-through of automotive history, with a display of the finest classic and historic vehicles from all eras. 

For kids of all ages, ChillAxle will supply an endless amount of fun. In our indoor arena we’ll set up a challenging race track where RC car enthusiasts will run heats throughout the day and compete for cash prizes. There will be three racing brackets. The cost to enter the races is $15 for the first bracket, and $10 for any additional bracket per driver. All the race entry fees will be paid out to the winners. On Friday night, racers will have an open track to practice, and again on Saturday morning. We are also considering a special race just for kids under 12. 

Presented by Kelleher Ford , Sponsored by the Ellensburg Daily Record, & Partnering with Jerrol’s. ChillAxle promises a fun summer day for everyone. Great music, good food, and fabulous cars can be found around the grounds. The entire ChillAxle event is FREE to all attendees! 

Food Vendors Include:
Tacos Chalitos
Genesis Churros
Lind Concessions 

Commercial vendors will be present as well!

"This event will be an exciting new adventure for the members within this community to share and attend with their families for a summer day full of fun!" - Event Center Staff

ChillAxle is supported by event sponsors:


We could not make our vision come true without these additional sponsors:

Farmers Insurance – Jerry Lael
Ellensburg Tire
UPS Store 
Senator Judy Warnick
Reecer Creek Excavating 
University Auto Center
Armstrong Stove & Spa
Woods Ace Hardware
MidState Co-Op
Modern Optical

To each one of our sponsors and volunteers:
Many Thanks! With your support, we are able to fulfill the vision that we have for ChillAxle! 

RC Car Race details - sign up here

Car registration form & more information can be found here:

07/01/2018 - 39th Annual The Runner Stumbles

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sat, 2018-06-09 23:20
Named after the 1979 movie, lhe Runner Stumbles,
filmed in Roslyn, starring Dick Van Dyke, Maureen
Stapleton, Kathleen Quinlan, and Beau Bridges in
the story of a priest and an energetic, bright young
nun in a mining town.

06/30/2018 - Upper Kittitas County Pioneer Days

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Thu, 2018-06-07 20:06
Celebrate Independence Day in the Upper Kittitas County
​Saturday, June 30, 2018
​Pioneer Days includes a Grand Parade, Pioneer Village,  and appreciation of the Upper Kittitas County's heritage and cultures. Enjoy numerous activities including bocce ball tournaments, heritage festivals, and enjoy high tea with the 2018 Pioneer Days Queen. 

06/30/2018 - Pioneer Days Grand Parade

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Thu, 2018-06-07 20:06
Join the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce for the 2018 Upper Kittitas County Pioneer Days Grand Parade on Saturday, June 30, 2018. The Grand Parade begins at 10AM and runs from Peoh to Oaks Avenue on 1st Street. Hope to see you as we celebrate Independence Day and this great Country.

06/14/2018 - Joint Pain Presentation

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Tue, 2018-06-05 20:00
Do you experience joint pain or are you looking for ways to prevent it? Join KVH Orthopedics' Dr. Mirich on June 14th for an interactive presentation on joint pain. Learn ways to prevent it before it starts and ways to ease through the pain. There will be light refreshments and giveaways. We hope to see you there!

06/19/2018 - Business After Hours & Business Social

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Tue, 2018-06-05 20:00
Join the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce for Business After Hours the Cle Elum Eagles. This month, we're teaming up with Cle Elum Downtown Association's Business Social, so feel free to come a little early to learn about updates that are happening with the organization and future plans that will impact business owners and building owners. Enjoy appetizers, drinks, and networking with Chamber members in a social setting. Don't forget your business cards for the drawing! 

06/23/2018 - Teanaway Community Forest Work Party

ELLENSBURG: EAT, PLAY, STAY! - Sat, 2018-06-02 20:00
Come on out to the TCF for a day of sprucing up the forest. Help build a trail to Cheese Rock, prepare campsites for the summer season and rid the forest of invasive weeds. Enjoy a free BBQ lunch to celebrate a day of great work! Register online at:


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