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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 14 hours 36 min ago

06/03/2017 - Blossom is the new Black: CWU Fashion Show

Sun, 2017-05-28 20:00
Fashion Show June 3 • 3 PM & 7 PM • Milo Smith Theatre $10 CWU/$12 General • Open to Everyone Check out the latest fashion by Central’s own student designers on Saturday June 3 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Milo Smith Theater in McConnell Hall. Twelve designers have all created pieces from various inspirations like “Beauty and the Beast,” environmental issues, and Flamenco dancers. This is the 21st anniversary of the event and the styles shown represent current fashion trends. There will be a silent auction once the doors open at the 6 p.m. and all of the proceeds go towards the 2018 Fashion Show. There will be a raised runway, lights, videography, models and designers. Claim Clothing, which is owned and operated by ATM alumni, and other local retailers will be offering up clothing and accessories for purchase. It’s $10 for CWU students with an ID and $12 for general admission. Tickets are available in the Wildcat Shop in the Student Union and Recreation Center, online at and at the door of the event. There are three ready-to-wear sub themes in the show. The first is “serene silhouettes,” which includes pastels, mid-lenths and formals. The second is “nineties nostalgia,” which features vintage vibes, chokers and logo tees. And the final sub theme is “spring into the night,” which focus on festival vibes and statement jewelry. For more information, contact Andrea Eklund, the program director for Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising, at 509-963-2067 or

06/03/2017 - Kick it Up! Expo at the Horse Park

Sat, 2017-05-27 20:00
The Horse Park is Kicking it Up June 3-4! Whether you're 3 or 93, a world champion or a new rider, on foot or on horseback - this weekend is for you! Get inspired at the Horse Park! Participate in clinics, watch engaging demonstrations, learn about new horse disciplines and how to get involved, and much more! We invite horsemen and horse lovers of all ages, levels and disciplines to Kick it Up with us in Cle Elum! • Sharpen your riding skills during a clinic with an expert • Witness the versatility and diversity of the horse, all in one place – 20+ breeds on exhibit, demonstrating what they do best • Try out three trail disciplines in the 2017 TRAILathalon • See what others in the industry are up to during any number of demonstrations • Youth POWER Hour – three incredible youth programs presented by even more incredible youth leaders. See the full schedule here. Register for clinics by downloading this form and submit with payment by May 20.

06/03/2017 - Kick it Up! Expo

Fri, 2017-05-26 20:00
Come to the Horse Park for a weekend packed with equestrian entertainment, education and experience! Participate in clinics, watch engaging demonstrations, learn about new horse disciplines and how to get involved, and much, much more! We invite horsemen and horse lovers of all ages, levels and disciplines to Kick it Up with us in Cle Elum! Whether you're 3 or 93, a world champion or a new rider, on foot or on horseback - this weekend is for you.

06/02/2017 - First Friday Coffee Club

Thu, 2017-05-25 20:00
Join the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce for First Friday Coffee Club hosted by Jerrol's. Don't forget your business cards for the door prize drawing!

Coffee Club is an informal networking opportunity to share your business with others in the community. It is free and open to any business in the county!

06/02/2017 - Fishy Friday!

Thu, 2017-05-25 20:00

06/03/2017 - First Saturday Birdwalk

Thu, 2017-05-25 20:00

05/25/2017 - Hard Hat Happy Hour - the Early Edition

Wed, 2017-05-24 20:00
Kittitas County Community Development Services director, Dan Carlson, and building official, Mike Flory, will be on hand to field any questions, comments or suggestions you may have

Take a few minutes to start your morning with a fresh breakfast sandwich, a good cup of coffee and network with your fellow Kittitas home builder members. 

RSVP for a special $3 breakfast sandwich & coffee

RSVP on the CWHBA website:

06/02/2017 - First Friday Art Walk

Wed, 2017-05-24 20:00

06/01/2017 - Orchesis Dance Concert

Tue, 2017-05-23 20:00
ORCHESIS DANCE COMPANY, Central Washington University’s dance performance company presents its annual spring Dance Concert on June 1, 2, and 3rd, in the McConnell Auditorium on the CWU campus at 7:30 pm each evening. This year the Orchesis show features modern choreography by Dance faculty Therese Young and Gabrielle McNeillie along with an International Rhumba piece choreographed by Adam Meyers. Some of the other highlights include several guest artist pieces including a modern solo choreographed by guest artist Michael Blue, and a modern piece by Theatre grad assistant Robert Hanson. A lively tap number choreographed by Taylor Bir, and a variety of student works including group, solos and duets round out the show. Doors will open for the audience at 7:00. Tickets are $10.00 for general admission, $8.00 for Seniors/Students and $5.00 for CWU Students with ID. Tickets are available at the door or online at The performance is co-produced by the PESHMS (Physical Education, School Health, and Movement Studies) and Theatre Arts. For more information about the Orchesis performance, or for persons of disability to make arrangements for accommodations, please call (509) 963-1937, or (for the hearing impaired) TDD (509) 963-2143.

05/26/2017 - Ribbon Cutting at Maurice's

Mon, 2017-05-22 20:00
Join the Chamber for a Ribbon Cutting at the newly remodeled Maurice's!

06/02/2017 - 2017 Art Confab

Mon, 2017-05-22 20:00
June 2-3 Central Washington Art Confab is a 2-day event focused on financial sustainability, networking, and inspiration for artists and communities in Central Washington.

05/27/2017 - Easton's Memorial Day Celebration

Sun, 2017-05-21 20:00
Start your Memorial Day Weekend in Easton! Helicopter rides, car show, motorcycle show, Fire Dept. pancake breakfast, 5k fun run, Wall of Heroes, silent auction, raffle prizes, games, street fair, and PARADE at noon!

Donations needed for Raffle & Auction items or services

05/29/2017 - Bike Fights at Iron Horse Brewery

Sun, 2017-05-21 20:00
Two humans on two bikes (on trainers) in a head to head competition. Just show up ready to pedal. One minute of pedaling, winner advances. Yes, there are prizes. Every last Monday of the month.

05/31/2017 - KittitasWorks Job Club

Sun, 2017-05-21 20:00

06/01/2017 - Early Learning Coalition STEM

Sun, 2017-05-21 20:00
Come explore fun STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities for children up to age 5 (older siblings welcome too)!

Developmental Screening available too!


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