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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
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10/03/2017 - Surviving Death Row: Exonerees Tell Their Story

Tue, 2017-09-26 20:00
Death penalty exonerees Sabrina Butler-Smith and Randal Padgett will share their personal experiences of life on death row. The exonerees, moderated by Witness to Innocence Director of Communication Stefanie Anderson, will fuel a discussion around the ethics and morality of the death penalty.

10/03/2017 - Clases de ingles/English classes for Spanish speakers

Sun, 2017-09-24 20:00
Tuesday evenings, once a week ¿QUIERES MÁS INGLÉS? Clases semanales comienzan 3 de octubre Mejora a su inglés en un ambiente informal en la Biblioteca. ¡¡Registrase hoy!! Clases de inglés gratuitas en la Biblioteca Pública de Ellensburg Clases empiezan martes, 3 de octubre, a las 6:30 en el centro comunitario Hal Holmes Center Una serie de 8 clases de 3 de octubre a 28 de noviembre; 6:30-8:00 pm Cuidado de niños gratis Favor de registrar en la biblioteca 209 N. Ruby St., 962-7228, antes de primera clase

10/04/2017 - KittitasWorks Job Club

Sun, 2017-09-24 20:00

09/30/2017 - Grape Stomping Harvest Extravaganza

Sat, 2017-09-23 20:00
Join us on Saturday, September 30th for a day filled with adventure, laughter, food & wine! We are changing things up this year with our new Grape Stomping Harvest Extravaganza at Cave B Estate Winery on Saturday, September 30th, 2017. We wanted to get back to the soul of our harvest, which is grapes and to focus on the end product of the harvest which is wine, while filling the day with joyful celebration! At the same time making it affordable so you could fill your car with your family, friends & neighbors for a day so fun you will be talking about it all year! Morning Only & All-day Sessions: 9:30-10am guests start arriving, check-in, pruners and buckets are distributed 10am Let’s get this party started! We will venture into the vineyards where we will harvest grapes by hand for the grape stomping competition. You will learn correct harvesting techniques as well as have the chance to gather wine samples with Winemaker Freddy Arredondo and use a refractor to learn to read the sugar content of the grapes and the how and why we pick the grapes when we do. There is nothing quite like spending time in the vineyards, harvesting beautiful grapes. This will be a good for the soul type of morning. 11:30am Harvest team heads in from the fields for a picnic style lunch with Winemaker Freddy and Cave B Estate Winery owners Vince & Carol Bryan 11:45am -12:30pm Picnic Lunch Buffet & Wine 12:30-2:30pm Breakout into 2 groups for some fun! Group 1: Guided walk to Inspiration Point (easy flat walk) After taking in this breathtaking view, learn about the geology of the area- the Missoula Floods and how this affects the soil for the vineyards…. Learn what the Cave B name stands for and how the natural beauty of the area inspired the Cave B founders to create a place that could inspire others. Bring your cameras as this view is stunning! Group 2: Punchdown like a real winemaker, tank & barrel tasting with Winemaker Freddy Arredondo Winemaker Freddy will explain what happens in the production facility during harvest and what a punchdown is and and why do we do it. After showing you the proper technique you will have a chance to try your hand doing the mornings punchdowns. Beware don't fall in! Then you will have the opportunity to try wine out of the tanks and then walk a short distance to the barrel cave to try some red wines straight out of the barrel. A not to be missed activity! *The two groups will then switch with Group 1 doing punchdowns and group 2 walking to Inspiration point You will finish the morning session in the tasting room Cave with a "thank you" wine toast for spending your morning with us bringing in the harvest and learning what makes Cave B unique. Break 3-5:30pm- Morning session only guests will head home. All day guests can wander the grounds, play cards, croquet, bring a bike and take a spin.... have a spa treatment(reserved ahead). A little break to do what feeds your soul. Evening Only & All-day Sessions: 5:15pm Check-in for guests coming just for the evening session- put your name in the bucket for a chance to be a part of our Grape Stomping Competition 5:25pm All-day guests arrive back in the event area-put your name in the bucket for a chance to be a part of our Grape Stomping Competition. 5:30pm Amazing musician, Charlie Solbrig will entertain you with his Flamenco guitar 5:30pm Join us in a Sparkling Wine Toast to the harvest led by Winemaker Freddy Arredondo 5:45pm First round of Grape Stomping begins-Wine Club Member challenge 6:00pm Second round-names drawn from All Day Guests 6:15pm Third round-names drawn from Evening Session only Guests 6:30pm Finals 6:40 All kids are invited to take a turn grape stomping just for fun 6:45 Awards given to all 3 grape stomping finalists and the ultimate winner 7pm Pasta dinner- your taste buds are going to thank you! Enjoy a buffet style pasta dinner of Fettucine Alfredo w/ Chicken, Lasagna, Casesar Salad, Chop Salad, Baguette and dessert. We will be pouring our 2 Italian varietals, our lovely Sangiovese and Barbera wines. Seating will be on our new outdoor Summer Music Theater stage. Charlie Solbrig will continue to entertain you with his guitar. 8pm to 8:45pm Our very fun Wine tasting by Flashlight (in the vineyards) activity will begin. We will be walking to 3 vineyard sites to talk about grapes, try 3 delicious wines and share some stories and laughs. 8:45pm We will circle back to the stage where our Dance party will commence with our diverse playlist. 10pm Dance party is over, don't forget to pick up any ordered wine! Safe travels & thanks for joining us at our Grape Stomping Harvest Extravaganza!

09/30/2017 - The Willies

Sat, 2017-09-23 20:00
Live Music at 7:30PM Kitchen opens at 6:00PM

09/30/2017 - National Adoption Event - PetSense

Fri, 2017-09-22 20:00
Petsense locations will partner with animal shelters, rescue organizations, and educational vendors nationwide to help educate the public and find loving homes for 1,200 homeless pets during their biggest life-saving event to date - "Forever Home 2016!"

Adoptable pets from several shelters and rescues will be showcased at Petsense from 9am - 5pm, Saturday, September 30th. During this event, every adopter will be given a bag of pet supplies from our generous pet vendor partners. Television stations, radio stations, newspapers, and online venues will be provided a pre-produced public service announcement to make the public aware of this huge nationwide effort.
 

09/29/2017 - KVH Workplace Health Ribbon Cutting

Thu, 2017-09-21 20:00
Join KVH for the Workplace Health Occupational Medicine Clinic ribbon cutting and open house. Tour the new facility and meet their newest provider, Ryan Ahr, PA-C.

09/29/2017 - Burgers & Stuff

Thu, 2017-09-21 20:00
Burgers and Stuff 5-8PM 50/50 Drawing 7:00PM

09/30/2017 - Hops 'n Brats

Thu, 2017-09-21 20:00
Fun ride, brats and brews for horse lovers and non-riders alike!

09/28/2017 - Annual Meeting of Housing and Homeless Network of Kittitas County

Wed, 2017-09-20 20:00
The annual meeting is an opportunity for speakers to present information to our county residents regarding accomplishments/activities during the past year and future plans and ongoing efforts to end homelessness and create affordable housing in Kittitas County. Also, during the meeting, a panel of candidates will be presented for approval and appointment as network members for 2018.

09/29/2017 - Kittitas County Nonprofit Showcase

Wed, 2017-09-20 20:00
RSVP now for The Kittitas County Nonprofit Showcase at the Hal Holmes Center in Ellensburg.
Join nonprofit members from around the county for coffee, treats, accolades, and networking.

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09/27/2017 - Free Dance Lessons

Mon, 2017-09-18 20:00
Free dance lessons every Wednesday

09/28/2017 - Kittitas County Early Learning Coalition Farmers Market Fun

Mon, 2017-09-18 20:00
Join the Kittitas County Early Learning Coalition for Farmers Market Fun. STREAM activities for children ages 0-5!

09/29/2017 - Buskers in the Burg

Mon, 2017-09-18 20:00
STREET PERFORMERS, CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES AND MUCH OFFICIAL DATE TO BE DETERMINED

09/24/2017 - Roslyn Sunday Market

Sun, 2017-09-17 20:00

09/27/2017 - Community Open House - City of Ellensburg Comprehensive Plan

Sun, 2017-09-17 20:00
The open houses will provide an opportunity for interested community members to obtain information about the comprehensive plan update, State Environmental Policy Act process, ask questions of staff, and provide input. Review and share your input on the proposed 20-year plan for the City of Ellensburg: Land Use, Housing, Economic Development, Transportation, Capital Facilities and Utilities, Environment, Historic Preservation, and Parks and Recreation. Bring your friends and neighbors, everyone is welcome and refreshments will be provided.

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