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Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
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10/06/2019 - Ellensburg's Run for the Brave 2019

Thu, 2019-10-03 23:03
This 5K is for everyone- runners, walkers, individuals, families. Beautiful route from Rotary Park around Carey Lake, mostly on paved paths or dirt trails. This year we are dedicating the event to Deputy Ryan Thompson and Officer Benito Chavez who were tragically shot while on duty on March 19, 2019; Deputy Thompson was killed and Officer Chavez is recovering from his serious injuries. Proceeds will be split between Deputy Thompson's family, Officer Chavez and the Kittitas County Veterans Coalition which provides important services to our local veterans.

Come join us (and firefighters, first responders and military personnel who often do this run in their gear!) on October 6 and support these good causes!

Airlift Northwest will land their helicopter after the run at 10:30 AM (barring any emergencies) and all are invited to meet the crew and get a look inside the helicopter!

10/06/2019 - Huffman Farms

Thu, 2019-10-03 23:03
This fall, starting on September 28th, Huffman Farms will be open every weekend through October 27th offering a variety of attractions and events for guests of all ages. Attractions include a free petting zoo and hayrides, a haunted forest and corn maze, home-cooked meals and more. Huffman Farms is located at 6181 Wilson Creek Rd, Ellensburg, WA 98926. Check out all of the information at https://www.huffmanfarms.com/index.html.

10/07/2019 - Monday Movie Madness: "Toy Story 4"

Thu, 2019-10-03 23:03
Monday Movie Madness: "Toy Story 4" Where: CWU Student Union and Recreation Center Theatre Time: 7 and 9:30 p.m. Cost: Free for CWU students w/ID, $3 General admission Family Major complications ensue when Bonnie turns a spork into a toy, but he sees himself as an eating utensil instead. Woody, Buzz and their friends have to set out into the world to find him, reunite him with Bonnie, and resolve his existential crisis. (Rated G) Closed captioning available, contact staff at venue 30 minutes before screening time. For more information contact CWU Campus Activities at 509-963-1450.

10/08/2019 - Kittitas Valley League of Women Voters Monthly Meeting

Thu, 2019-10-03 23:03
Join the League for our monthly meeting at 12 p.m. Oct. 8th at Ellensburg Pasta Co. We will discuss the impact of childhood trauma on adult personality. Speaker to be announced. Email kittitasinfo@gmail.com for more info.

10/08/2019 - KVH Family Medicine Cle Elum BBQ

Thu, 2019-10-03 23:03
We want the community to feel at home with KVH, so please join us for this opportunity to meet our KVH Family Medicine - Cle Elum providers and learn about their services as well. We will also have BBQ pork sandwiches from Smokey's BAR-B-QUE, while supplies last.

10/05/2019 - Songs, Sweets & Screams

Wed, 2019-10-02 23:23
Join us for a fun night of musical performances from some of Broadway's "scariest" shows! Besides the entertainment (that will be to "die" for) there will be wonderful desserts and beverages, and a silent auction. All proceeds are to benefit future productions of the Valley Musical Theater. **See our special "Help Make the Magic" page for more detailed info about VMT's most pressing needs.**

10/03/2019 - Opening Reception: Telling Secrets

Mon, 2019-09-30 11:23
Please join the MCE as we open three new exhibitions to the public on Oct. 3 at 5:30 PM. In the main gallery, viewers will see Telling Secrets, which features the paintings and stories of well-known Ellensburg artist Jane Orleman, who addresses her experiences of childhood sexual violence and other forms of domestic abuse. This exhibit is a form of therapy and medicine, wherein Orleman confronts the past, accepts her emotions, and imagines a healing future. We will also be recognizing the new Window on Central display, Monkeys Do . . . We Do Too?, which showcases the research of CWU primatologists who studied Tibetan Macaques at Mt. Huangshan, China. And finally, Shattering the Veil: A Reclamation of Female Indigenous Identity is a photography exhibit located in the MCE lobby, curated by CWU student Autumn Adams (Yakama Nation). Shattering the Veil invites viewers to examine how Indigenous women use culture to empower themselves in spaces of oppression. Thursday?s reception will include light refreshments and a few words of acknowledgment to honor the curators, artists, and researchers who made each exhibition possible.

10/05/2019 - Beyond 1079 Conference

Mon, 2019-09-30 11:23
The Beyond HB 1079 Conference is a yearly gathering of students, parents, and educators interested in equity and greater opportunities for youth to attend higher education. Our mission is rooted in providing access to all students, regardless of immigration status. Cost is FREE for students and parents. Non-CWU educators and community advocates have a low fee, contact the CWU Diversity and Equity Center if this prevents you from attending. Co-hosted by DEC and Beyond 1079 Organization. Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7th-annual-beyond-hb-1079-conference-tickets-50809321047

10/05/2019 - Bower's Field BBQ

Sun, 2019-09-29 23:23
This is a Free Community BBQ event with multiple organizations talking about the future of Bowers Field. It is also the kick-off event for the 2020 Bowers Field Fly-In Hosted by Hospice Friends.
Kittitas County, CWU, Representative Tom Dent, Airlift Northwest and others will be present to spaek on the value of aviation in Ellensburg.

10/05/2019 - WindFall Ciderfest and Roots Music

Sun, 2019-09-29 23:23
The Best Crafted Cider & Music meet to celebrate the colors of fall in the center of Washington Ciderhouses from Puget Sound, Wenatchee, Yakima and around the region will bring enough varieties to make the most experienced taster swoon. Four live bands, Bluegrass to Folk to Americana, will own the outdoor stage. WindFall is an event for ages 21 and up. ID will be required. Biggest Gathering of Cider in Central Washington. Each cider house will bring two or three varieties for your pleasure. From dry to sweet to hopped to fruited, herbed or flowered, there's a cider for everyone. Local restaurants and concessions will offer plentiful handy food for every taste. Beer, wine and soft drinks will also be available.

10/05/2019 - 5th Annual Ellensburg Archives & Museums Crawl

Sat, 2019-09-28 23:03
5th Annual Ellensburg Archives & Museums Crawl October 5, 2019 Time: 9:00 – 01:00 p.m. Location: Brooks Library Cost: Free! Join us as we visit several local museums and archives, including CWU Archives and Special Collections, Ellensburg Public Library, CWU Museum of Culture and Environment, and the Kittitas County Historical Museum. The tour will meet a the Brooks Library at Central Washington University to board the shuttle. The tour is free, but reservations are required as space is limited. • To reserve your spot, email archive@cwu.edu or call (509) 963-1717 Sponsored by the Ellensburg Public Library Archives, Kittitas County Historical Museum, Kittitas County Genealogy Society, CWU Museum of Culture & Environment, Washington State Archives, Central Washington University Archives & Special Collections.

10/05/2019 - Grape Picking & Stomping Harvest Festival

Sat, 2019-09-28 23:03
Join us Saturday, October 5th for our annual GPS Harvest Festival at Cave B Estate Winery in Quincy, WA, next door to the Gorge Amphitheater. Start your morning, mimosa in hand, picking grapes alongside award winning Winemaker Freddy Arredondo. Follow those grapes to the crush pad and learn about the de-stemming crushing process and wine fermentation. Try your hand at "punch downs". Join us on a vineyard walk to our gorgeous cliffside location for our Winemaker Tailgate(cheese & charcuterie & Cave B wine) and learn about the geology of the area and why the Missoula Floods allow us to grow 17 varieties of grapes so well. Enjoy a delicious paella lunch on our beautiful outdoor stage, with wine! Finish the day with our fantastically fun Grape Stomping Competition.

10/05/2019 - CWU Girls in Aviation Day

Sat, 2019-09-28 23:03
The Central Washington University Chapter of Women in Aviation International is hosting a free one-day program for local girls ages 8 to 17 years to inspire the next generation of women in aviation. Girls in Aviation Day will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Central Washington University in Sue Lombard Hall. Celebrated worldwide, Girls in Aviation Day is now in its fourth year as a global event, and is designed to introduce and educate girls on the career choices and lifestyle possibilities offered by the aviation and aerospace industry. Advance registration is recommended as participation is limited to the first 100 girls who sign up. Each family can have one chaperone that is a parent or family member. Register at https://www.cwu.edu/ascwu/node/3010.

10/05/2019 - Huffman Farms

Sat, 2019-09-28 23:03
This fall, starting on September 28th, Huffman Farms will be open every weekend through October 27th offering a variety of attractions and events for guests of all ages. Attractions include a free petting zoo and hayrides, a haunted forest and corn maze, home-cooked meals and more. Huffman Farms is located at 6181 Wilson Creek Rd, Ellensburg, WA 98926. Check out all of the information at https://www.huffmanfarms.com/index.html.

10/04/2019 - First Friday Coffee Club

Fri, 2019-09-27 23:25
Join the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce for October's First Friday Coffee Club at Catalyst Co-Working in Cle Elum!

Don't forget your business cards! 

10/04/2019 - Fishy Friday!

Fri, 2019-09-27 23:25

10/04/2019 - First Friday Art Walk

Fri, 2019-09-27 23:25

09/27/2019 - Business After Hours

Fri, 2019-09-27 11:24
Join the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce for their monthly networking event, Business After Hours at Heritage Distilling Co! 
Enjoy food and drink, and raffle prizes! 

10/03/2019 - CWU Open Mic Night

Thu, 2019-09-26 23:24
Open Mic Night Showcases Talent on Campus Musicians, comedians and talent enthusiasts will get to show off their skills at Central Washington University's Open Mic Nights at 8 p.m. select Thursdays this fall at the 1891 Bistro. Open mic night dates are: Oct. 3 Oct. 17 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Dec. 5 Registration for performers begins at 7:30 p.m. each night. Musicians, poets, comics and any other students looking to perform are welcome to sign up. Students can attend the event without performing. Admission is free and open to the public.

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