Friday, September 30, 2016

Harvest Lunch at Balboa

Balboa's Harvest Lunch series kicks of for the season Friday October 7 from 1-2:30 p.m. The three-course lunches paired with Library wines is always a hit. Lunches are planned an prepared by Balboa's in-house Chef (and Tasting Room Manager) Megan Corwin.

The menu for Friday, October 7th features:

1st - Honey-Crisp Apple Salad with candied walnuts, spiced cider vinaigrette

2nd - Danish Squash stuffed with kale and sausage

3rd - Farmhouse bread pudding with vanilla cream sauce

Guests will enjoy a tour of Balboa's harvest production and barrel tasting prior to the meal led by a member of their winemaking team and are invited to taste through current releases following the meal. All guests will enjoy wine club pricing on any wines at the winery that day should they care to take selections home with them.

$55.00 per person, inclusive. Lunches are limited to 10 guests. Email Amy at today to reserve your space! Balboa Winery is located at 4169 Peppers Bridge Rd. in Walla Walla.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Symphony presents Mark & Maggie O'Connor

The Walla Walla Symphony is pleased to welcome special guest artists Mark and Maggie O'Connor to Cordiner Hall on Tuesday, October 4 at 7pm. Mark O'Connor is a Grammy Award-winning violinist. He holds national titles on fiddle, guitar, and mandolin, and has won the Country Music Association Musician of the Year Award six times.Together with violinist Maggie O’Connor, he has traveled the world playing sold out shows. 

A free “Inside the Music” pre-concert talk will take place at 6:00pm on the evening of the concert in the lobby of Cordiner Hall at Whitman College. Before the concert and during intermission, enjoy a glass of wine from featured wine sponsor, Plumb Cellars, for $5 a glass (all proceeds benefit the Walla Walla Symphony).  

Single tickets are $18-29 for adults, $10-16 for students (with ID), and $5 for youth 18 & under. Single tickets and subscriptions are available online, by calling (509) 529-8020, visiting us at the Symphony office at 13 1/2 E Main St., Suite #201 or at the door. 

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Dayton on Tour

Dayton WA is on tour October 1st! Take a short drive out of town and enjoy Dayton's historic downtown with an art walk, art demonstrations, historic homes tour, fall festival, and fun fall games for the kids! 

Art Walk and Artist Demonstrations:
11 am - 4 pm
8 different Downtown venues
12 different artists
Complete the Walk and become eligible for the grand prize (Maps at Wenaha Gallery)

Historic Homes Tour:
1 - 4 pm
4 Fabulous Private homes 
Vintage architecture and interior design
$15 per person
$10 for Historical Depot Society members

Fall Festival:
11 am - 3 pm
Free Admission
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
Bouncy House

Assortment of Fall Fun:
Face Painting
Pumpkin Art
Penny in the Grain
Tic Tac Toe
Ring Toss

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Sheep to Shawl

Sheep to shawl is a family festival that explores how out ancestors made their clothing from wool. This free event will delight the entire family.

Children will love seeing the sheep. Visitors will also enjoy demonstrations of wool carding, dyeing, spinning and weaving. Lace making and knitting on a vintage sock machine will also be demonstrated.

Local and regional vendors will offer handmade items for sale. Articles for sale will include a wide variety of woolen and fiber clothing, raw and ready to spin fiber, hand-spun and hand dyed yarns, and spinning weaving equipment.

Sheep to Shawl is on October 1st from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kirkman House Museum which is located at 214 N. Colville St. in Walla Walla. 

Monday, September 26, 2016

Art Squared

ArtWalla’s fourth annual  ArtSquared, scheduled for September 30 - October 2, 2016 will bring artists and art lovers together for a fun and exciting visual art event in Walla Walla. ArtSquared features 1000 6X6 inch works of art, each attractively priced at $36.  

Live music at the opening reception will be provided with food and beverages available for sale.

The event will also include a gallery show -- each artist participating in ArtSquared has the opportunity to enter one larger format work. The gallery show will remain at CAVU Cellars September 30th through October 30th.

This is ArtWalla's annual fundraiser with proceeds from the sale benefiting arts education in the Walla Walla valley.

Preview and Sale
September 30, 2016
CAVU Cellars
175 E. Aeronca Avenue
Walla Walla, WA
Preview - 5 to 7 pm
Sale 7 - 9 pm

Weekend Sale
October 1 & 2, 2016
CAVU Cellars
175 E. Aeronca
Walla Walla, WA
11 am to 4 pm each day

Friday, September 23, 2016

Sausage Fest 2016

Mark your calendars for the Walla Walla Sausage Festival at DeSales High School. Rain or shine the fun will happen September 30th & October 1st. Come and enjoy the fabulous Food, Games and Entertainment.
For kids, there will be lots of games! Here are just a few of the fun filled activities you and your family can enjoy on Saturday: Inflatable structures, Dart Throw, Silly String, Baseball Throw, Ring Toss, Face Painting, Feed the Elephant, and many more!! Live music Saturday night by The Whiskey Creek Band.
The 14th Annual, Walla Walla Sausage Fest is Friday, September 30th, 5pm to Midnight and Saturday, October 1st, 11am to Midnight at the Desales High School, which is located at 919 East Sumach Street in Walla Walla.  Proceeds from Sausage Fest go towards capital improvements and technology at the Walla Walla Catholic Schools. 

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Tails & Tastings

Join Waterbrook Winery for an afternoon of fun and frolicking with your furry friends on Saturday September 24th! Waterbrook will be offering unique wine pairings that match perfectly with your pooch, as well as a dog agility on the tasting room lawn. The event begins at 1pm with on-site adoptions available through the Blue Mountain Humane Society.

Event tickets are $15 each and include your first glass of wine. Tasting, additional pours and food will be available in the tasting room. Tickets can be purchased here: