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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 5 hours 16 min ago

03/08/2019 - A Sip of Swing, A Bite of Bop

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 20:05
This year Valley Voices and the Ellensburg Big Band come together again in a benefit for FISH Community Food Bank. A Sip of Swing, A Bite of Bop happens Friday March 8th at 7:00pm at the First United Methodist Church. A goodwill offering for FISH is asked. Help make this fundraiser for FISH a great one!

03/09/2019 - Rodeo City Rollergirls Vs. Rolling Hills Derby Dames

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 20:05
Come cheer on the Rodeo City Rollergirls as we take on the Rolling Hills Derby Dames on March 9, 2019 at Ellensburg High School in the gym. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and the bout starts at 4 p.m. Tickets are $5. Children 5 and under are free.

03/09/2019 - Chili Challenge and Dinner

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 20:05
The Grange Chili Challenge is Saturday, March 9, from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. CASH PRIZES! $100 1st Prize, $75 2nd Prize and $50 3rd Prize. TO ENTER YOUR CHILI IN OUR CONTEST, JUST BRING A CROCK POT FULL OF YOUR FAVORITE CHILI TO THE GRANGE BETWEEN 5:30 AND 6:00 PM. Everyone who buys a ticket to the cook-off gets to vote for their favorite chili. Come hungry and ready to judge the best chili in the county! If you are not entering your chili in the contest, bring a side dish or dessert – cornbread, salad, veggie trays or rolls. Tickets are $10 adults and kids 12 and under are FREE. Look for signs at the intersection of SR 970 and Teanaway Road.

02/28/2019 - What's Bugging You?

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 20:06
What's Bugging You?
Pest management for the home gardener

Doors will open 5:00pm. Soups, snacks and appetizers will be served. This event is FREE and open to anyone who wants a healthier and more productive garden. 

Integrated Pest Management is a system that manages agricultural and horticultural pests in a way that minimizes the use of chemicals and emphasizes natural and low-toxicity methods, such as the use of crop rotation, physical controls, and benficial predatory insects. 

03/06/2019 - Roslyn Meet & Greet

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 20:11
Stop by Heritage Distilling Company from 4pm-6pm on Wedensday March 6th for a Meet & Greet with the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and Roslyn Downtown Association. Enjoy Refreshments! 

03/06/2019 - Star Wars X-Wing & Armada

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 20:11

03/07/2019 - Early Learning Coalition in Ellensburg

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 20:11
"Helping Hands"
  • 18 free Parent-Child Events in Ellensburg and Kittitas
  • Learning Through Play
  • Free books and tool kits for home learning
  • Learn about Developmental Milestones
  • For kids through age 5 and their parents; older siblings welcome!
The Kittitas County Early Learning Coalition is a group of individuals and organizations dedicated to creating early learning programs and events in Kittitas County.

03/07/2019 - 111th Kittitas County Chamber Annual Celebration

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 20:11
Join us for the Chamber's 111th Annual Celebration on March 7th at Putnam Centennial Center! We're excited to share our annual report and update our members on the state of the Chamber. There will be a prime rib dinner and cash bar, as well as a Chinese Silent Auction (a twist on the traditional)! And of course, we will announce the winners of the 2019 Chamber Business Awards! Tickets are $35 each and available at both Visitor Centers in Ellensburg and Cle Elum.

03/08/2019 - Home and Garden Show

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 20:11
Does the thought of building a new home, taking on a renovation, or adding landscape overwhelm you? Perhaps you feel uncertain with where to start, who to work with, or what products to use. If this sounds like you, then mark your calendar and bring the family to the 32nd annual Central Washington Home & Garden Show.

03/01/2019 - First Friday Coffee Club

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 20:02
Join the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce for First Friday Coffee on Friday, March 1st at Armstrong's Stove & Spa!

Armstrong's is treating you to Jolt Java, so be sure to email Gemma at gemma@kittitascountychamber.com on Thursday, February 28th so we can get your order prepared. 

 

03/04/2019 - Genealogy Society Meeting

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 20:02
“Basic Genealogy: What to do with What we Have” is the Program Topic for the Monday March 4th 2019 meeting of the Kittitas County Genealogical Society. Jan Camarata will talk about what to do when you “have lots of genealogy stuff that you have been collecting for years, and it is in piles all over the house. How do you make sense of it?” The meeting will be held at 7 pm at the Society’s meeting room at 413 N. Main Street (Suites L&M) in Ellensburg. Guests are welcome to attend this presentation!

03/02/2019 - Food Truck Rally at the KXLE Home, Business, & Garden Expo

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 20:12
Once again the KXLE Home Show is bringing you the Ellensburg Food Truck Rally! This year you can enjoy: Kim's Got Smoke BBQ: Barbeque made on-site with their portable wood smoker! Ribs, jalapeno mac and cheese, pulled pork nachos, and deep-fried pickle chips are favorites on the menu. Selah Sweets: Handcrafted is better. Selah sweets is serving up their handcrafted candy, including fudge, caramel, peanut brittle, cotton candy, cupcakes, and shave ice Lutong Pinoy: Filipino favorites like marinated barbeque pork, rice noodles, and lumpia. Hot Diggidy Dog - classic and specialty hot dogs. Feeling brave? Try the heart attack dog, a Polish dog with grilled onions, sauerkraut, garlic, cream cheese, cheddar cheese. Hungry for something unique? The Thai Dog is topped with peanut butter & siracha. And of course, all the classic favorites are on the menu. Henry's Kettle Corn – Sweet, salty, and served to you freshly popped. Also serving fresh-squeezed lemonade. Lupe's Kitchen - authentic tamales, tacos, and sides. Last year we heard from several home show visitors that these are the best tamales they’ve ever had! Whipsaw Brewing – local craft beer, with favorites on tap like Buzz On Blackberry and Stumpblower IPA Taneum Creek Brewing - A newcomer to the show, Taneum Creek Brewing is a nanobrewery in Cle Elum. They produce mainly produce American style ales but also like to mix it up. Anything could be on tap! *Beer will be served in the MS Beer Garden--must be 21 to enter* The Food Truck Rally is part of the KXLE Home, Business & Garden Expo and is included in your $2 donation to enter. All donations go to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

03/04/2019 - Chinese Mythology and the Night Sky

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 20:12
Chinese Mythology and the Night Sky March 4th 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. CWU Lydig Planetarium, SCCN 101 Physics/Astonomy faculty presentation on chinese astronomy, science and stories about the stars at CWU planetarium. This event is in conjunction with The Brooks Library 2019 Big Read program. For more information about all the Big Read events and programs visit: http://libguides.lib.cwu.edu/ToLive Additional Information and Resources from the NEA Big Read: https://www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/nea-big-read/to-live including information about the book, the author, historical context, audio materials, and a Teacher's Guide with suggested schedule and lesson plans. Where to go for more information about the event: http://www.lib.cwu.edu/events-calendar Sponsor/contact information: Gerard Hogan / gerard.hogan@cwu.edu A limited supply of free copies of the book will be given out.

03/05/2019 - Worksource Orientation to Services

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 20:12
This workshop provides an overview of WorkSource's services, programs and opportunities in order to help you make the most of this free resource.

03/05/2019 - Big Read Film Series

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 20:12
Big Read Film Series Tuesday, March 5, 2019 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Brooks Library, Room 288 China: A Century of Revolution, Part 2: Film Screening This event is in conjunction with The Brooks Library 2019 Big Read program. For more information about all the Big Read events and programs visit: http://libguides.lib.cwu.edu/ToLive Additional Information and Resources from the NEA Big Read: https://www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/nea-big-read/to-live including information about the book, the author, historical context, audio materials, and a Teacher's Guide with suggested schedule and lesson plans. Where to go for more information about the event: http://www.lib.cwu.edu/events-calendar Sponsor/contact information: Gerard Hogan / gerard.hogan@cwu.edu A limited supply of free copies of the book will be given out.

03/02/2019 - KXLE Home, Business, & Garden Expo

Sat, 02/23/2019 - 20:02
The show features merchants dealing in furniture and appliances, pool and spa, farm equipment, and cars, as well as insurance, mortgage brokers, and banks. Specialty foods, crafts, lawn and garden, home repair – whatever you need or want can be found at the KXLE Home, Business & Garden Expo! You’ll find experts in their craft, one-on-one advice, and special home show deals!

02/28/2019 - Open Mic Night ft. Sonya Renee Taylor

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 20:13
Award winning performance poet, social justice activist, and author Sonya Renee Taylor will be at Central Washington University (CWU) on February 28. The event will start off with a meet and greet and book signing from 4-5 p.m. in the SURC Pit. Taylor’s The Body Is Not An Apology (TBINAA) book will be on sale for purchase. The festivities continue at 7 p.m. in McConnell Hall Auditorium with Open Mic Night, followed by Taylor speaking from 8-9 p.m. Hear Taylor strike down on societal norms, violence, and traditional archetypes of beauty in order to demystify what it truly means to obtain radical self-love.

03/01/2019 - Fishy Friday!

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 20:13

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