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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
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11/17/2016 - Holiday Ladies Night- Knudson Lumber

Fri, 2016-11-11 20:00

Join us for Knudson Lumber's Holiday Ladies Night!!!! November 17th, 6 – 7:30 p.m at Knudson Lumber.

Product demonstrations and holiday displays with gift ideas for just about everyone on your list!

Local vendors and store suppliers including:
-Bloomtime Nursery
-Wildtree
-Scentsy
-Jerrol's
-LuLaRoe
-Staycee Lowe Massage
-Yeti
-Mutual Materials
AND MUCH MORE!!

~Mutual Materials

Light Hors D’oeuvres & Christmas Goodies provided and WINE TASTING by Springboard Winery!

PRIZE DRAWINGS DURING THE EVENT, INCLUDING A GRAND PRIZE DRAWING! * Must be 18 or over to be eligible for all free gifts and prizes.

The first 100 ladies to make a purchase will receive a beautiful Knudson Lumber ornament. 

Those who pre-register to this event on Facebook prior to Nov. 17th will also receive a FREE gift at the event! Remember: This event is for Ladies Only! 

11/17/2016 - Warren Miller Film: “Here, There & Everywhere”

Fri, 2016-11-11 20:00
Doors Open: 6 p.m. | Film: 7 p.m. This year Warren Miller Entertainment (WME) is bringing its 67th annual film, “Here, There & Everywhere,” to CWU’s campus and the snow centric film won’t disappoint. WME has brought the best of winter sports to the big screen and set an industry standard in quality, scope and entertainment since 1949. Additionally, Outdoor Pursuits & Rentals (OPR) will offer up raffle prizes for ski related giveaways during the intermission and each ticket purchases will come with a free lift ticket to Mission Ridge. Add Stevens Pass will be offering a ticket voucher that offers a 2 for 1 tickets with blackout dates. Tickets are available for purchase at the Wildcat Shop, OPR, and online at www.cwu.edu/tickets. Advance tickets are $12 for students, $16 for general admission and $18 day of the event.

11/16/2016 - Women, Wine, & Whatever at Iron Horse Brewery

Thu, 2016-11-10 20:00
November's Women, Wine & Whatever get-together will be at [the pub] Iron Horse Brewery in Downtown Ellensburg. Yes! They serve wine! This is great opportunity to meet other professional women in the area.

This event if for women 21 or over.

11/16/2016 - Who is General Tso?

Thu, 2016-11-10 20:00
Join a screening and panel discussion of the documentary – The Search for General Tso, on Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. A mouthwatering, entertaining film that discovers the culinary mystery of Chinese-American cuisine. The event will be in the SURC Ballroom, where you can enjoy free appetizers of General Tso’s Chicken. The discussion panel will feature, Dr. Ronnie Littlejohn - Belmont University, Dr. Chong Eun Ahn - CWU History, Dr. Annie Yang - CWU Communication, Dr. Yukari Amos, CWU Education, Development, Teaching and Learning. This presentation is part of the university’s annual Social Justice and Human Rights Dialogues focusing on the topic of migration. The event is sponsored by Asia Pacific Studies, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Dining Services. For more information, please contact Lynn Thompson at (509) 963-1818 or at rthompso@cwu.edu.

11/16/2016 - Star Wars X-Wing & Armada

Thu, 2016-11-10 20:00
Nerdcore Toys is hosting Star Wars X-Wing & Armada miniatures table top game.

11/17/2016 - Communication & Conflict Resolution Skills for the Workplace

Thu, 2016-11-10 20:00
This 1.5 day training will focus on communication and conflict resolution skills to address workplace problems and disputes. The skills learned in this training will be useful in all settings where people interact with one another, such as between coworkers, with customers, between supervisors or human resource staff and employees, and in personal relationships as well. This training utilizes large group presentation and discussion, as well as experiential practice as a means of teaching these skills. Participants will leave with concrete methods of addressing the conflict in their workplaces and in their lives.

11/15/2016 - Historic Thorp Grist Mill

Wed, 2016-11-09 20:00
The historic Thorp Grist Mill will have it's annual membership meeting on November 15, 2016 at 7 p.m. in the Thorp School library. Catch up with friends, discuss the achievements and challenges of the past year, and learn about future plans for continuing the legacy of Thorp Mill in our community and beyond. We hope to see you there!
 

11/16/2016 - Ribbon Cutting - Blue Rock Saloon

Wed, 2016-11-09 20:00
Join us for a Ribbon Cutting at Blue Rock Saloon for a one year anniversary!

11/15/2016 - Cle Elum Math Night

Tue, 2016-11-08 20:00
Hands-on math activities for kids!

11/12/2016 - Unbridled Evening

Sun, 2016-11-06 20:00
Sahalee Country Club will be hosting a fundraising dinner for the Washington State Horse Park. There will be a silent auction, raffles, and dinner. Proceeds will benefit the Washington State Horse Park.

11/12/2016 - CWU Harvest Fest & 5k/1k Run

Sun, 2016-11-06 20:00
Join us at this new family friendly event to benefit student media.  The following is included with your race registraion fee. 
  • Inflatables
  • Alpine Swing (ages 10+)
  • Cupcakes & treats from 509 Bake House and hot chocolate
  • Professional group portraits & event photos (digital downloads)
  • 5K and / or 1K run - kids, dogs and bikes welcome on both courses!

FINISHER MEDALS FOR ALL!

TOP MALE & FEMALE 5K FINISHERS WIN A THANKSGIVING TURKEY!

Proceeds from this event will send CWU journalism students to training and conferences.

11/12/2016 - Grange Country Christmas Bazaar at the Swauk-Teanaway Grange

Sun, 2016-11-06 20:00
The 21st annual Grange Country Christmas Bazaar is scheduled for Saturday, November 12, from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm at the Swauk-Teanaway Grange Hall near Cle Elum. We feature juried crafters and artisans with a wide variety of handmade items. We’ll be serving savory soups and crusty bread on our hot lunch menu and lots of home-baked goodies on our Bake Sale tables. Come by to shop and stay for lunch in our expanded seating area. Admission and coffee are FREE! The Hall is located at 1361 Ballard Hill Rd, Cle Elum, Washington. Take SR970 to Teanaway Rd, go right at Ballard Hill Rd, the Grange will be on your left. Questions? Call Joyce Dunbar at 509-968-3606.

11/12/2016 - CWU Harvest Fest & 5K/1K Fun Run!

Sun, 2016-11-06 20:00
Looking for some family-fall-festivities? Get your tickets for Harvest Fest and 1K & 5K Fun at the CWU Challenge Course. On Saturday, Nov. 12, bib pick-up starts at 8:30 a.m. At 9 a.m., the 5K begins and at 10 a.m., the 1K will start. There will be finisher medals for all! The top male and female 5K finishers will win a Thanksgiving turkey! Register today at www.cwu.edu/tickets. Each runner’s registration fee includes family-friendly activities and treats such as inflatables, alpine swing (ages 10+), professional group portraits and event photos, cupcakes, hot chocolate and more from the 509 Bake House and of course, the 5K and or 1K run! Kids, dogs and bikes are welcome on both courses. Register by Nov. 2 for early bird pricing: • 5K - $15.00 • 1K - $8.00 Nov. 3 until Nov. 11 at 4 p.m.: • 5K - $20.00 • 1K - $12.00 Day of run (cash and check only): • 5K - $25.00 • 1K - $15.00 Proceeds from this event will send CWU journalism students to training and conferences. Tickets are available at www.cwu.edu/tickets. For more information, please contact CWU Student Media at 509-963-1026 or taral@cwu.edu. For more event information visit events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ed9i8nmu3e3eafcd&llr=vbhgrdvab

11/09/2016 - Native American Open House

Sat, 2016-11-05 20:00
Dean Hall Lobby Free | Open to everyone Meet, greet and eat! The Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) is inviting the Ellensburg community to come together for the Native American Open House Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in Dean Hall Lobby. Attendance is free and open to the public. Come celebrate Native American Heritage Month with great food, storytelling and other activities. This event is sponsored by the President's Office, Museum of Culture & Environment and CDSJ.

11/09/2016 - County to Hold Public Hearing

Sat, 2016-11-05 20:00
Kittitas County Community Development Services will hold a public hearing before the Planning Commission on November 9, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the County Auditorium at 205 West 5th Avenue in Ellensburg. The hearing was originally scheduled for November 8 but was changed due to elections.

The County annually reviews its Comprehensive Plan and County Code to determine if changes need to be made to meet current conditions and situations.  This year the Planning Commission and, eventually, the Board of County Commissioners are hearing seven different items for consideration to amend the County Code and Zoning Map.  Specifically, the County will examine:
1.  Requiring a second access for proposals resulting in more than 30 lots
2.  Recognizing private easements when considering setbacks for buildings
3.  Placing requirement to maintain private open spaces in new developments
4.  Allowing additional uses within the County, including Manufactured Home Parks in urban growth areas.
5.  Not requiring TDRs in rural areas for affordable housing proposals.
6.  Eliminating the exemption for political signs
7.  Making a map correction to the zoning map north of Cle Elum.

Those wishing to to testify or provide information to the Planning Commission for consideration can come to testify or write their comments to the Department of Community Services at 411 N. Ruby, Ellensburg, 98926.

11/10/2016 - More Than Houses: A Breakfast with Habitat for Humanity

Sat, 2016-11-05 20:00
As you may be aware, affordable housing in Kittitas County has become a great need and a much discussed topic in our community.

Please join us on November 10th at 7:30am at Fitterer's furniture to learn more about the need for affordable housing in Kittitas County and to experience building in a whole new light!

Purchase individual tickets for $35 or consider a sponsorship package! All available at https://kittitascountyhfh.ticketleap.com/morethanhouses/

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