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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Neil DeGrasse at Cordiner Hall


Neil DeGrasse Tyson will be coming to Cordiner Hall on the Whitman College campus in Walla Walla  on the 11th of September, doors open at 6 and the show starts at 7. Tyson's professional research interests are broad, but include star formation, exploding stars, dwarf galaxies, and the structure of our Milky Way. Tyson has identified a stable of professional stand up comedians to assist his effort in bringing science to commercial radio with the NSF-funded pilot program StarTalk. Now also a podcast, StarTalk Radio combines celebrity guests with informative yet playful banter. The target audience is all those people who never thought they would, or could, like science. This show has been so popular that a second showing has been scheduled for Friday, September 12th, 7pm to 10pm.  Tyson's professional research interests are broad, but include star formation, exploding stars, dwarf galaxies, and the structure of our Milky Way. For more information see the events link on the Whitman College edu web site. Ticket prices are $38-$100 each.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Wednesday and Thursday at the Walla Walla County Fair

Free entry into the Walla Walla County Fair on Wednesday, August 27 until 1pm. Gates open at 11am. The Kids Farm Center is open 2-7pm. The Charlie Daniels Band is the concert headlining act this year. The Marshall Tucker Band will be the opening act. The concert starts at 7pm.


Thursday the Frontier Days officially open. Gates open at 8am. The Demolition Derby begins at 6pm followed by a 9:30pm Fair Dance.


Walla Walla County Fair Gate passes are $10 for an adult, $5 for children and seniors, or $20 for a family package.
Charlie Daniels Band concert ticket range from $25-$40 each.
Demolition Derby tickets are $12-$25 each.
Tickets can be purchased on line at the wallawallafairgrounds.com web site or at the ticket office at the fairgrounds.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Dastardly Doctor Devereaux

The Little Theatre of Walla Walla presents The Dastardly Doctor Devereaux. The musical melodrama will be performing it's last weekend August 22-24. The performance features a hilarious plot with the Dogsbreath Devereaux, M.D who plans to marry a wealthy widow named Lotta Cash so he can get rid of her, take her cash and wed nurse Hilda Hatchet. Add in a bunch of zany patients, some wild music and the unsuspecting Wendy March, and the audience will by in stitches all the way through the show.


 Shows are Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2pm. General tickets at $10 each and can be purchased online at ltww.org. The Little Theatre of Walla Walla is located at 1130 Sumach in Walla Walla.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Jazz and Wine Among Friends

 
The 7th annual Jazz and Wine Among Friends festival is happening this weekend. Friends of Children of Walla Walla hosts this three-day fundraising event to raise funds for their organizations effort to mentor local children.

Friday, August 22nd

6:30-7:30pm- Sons do Sol at Charles Smith Winery

7:45-8:45pm - Fork in the Road at The Marcus Whitman Terrace

9:00-11:00pm - The Gail Pettis Quartet at Main Street Studios

Tickets for Friday night include all three venues.
 

Saturday, August 23rd

7-10ppm- An evening of Jazz at Three Rivers Winery

Sunday, August 24th

11am-1pm- New Orleans Jazz style brunch at Whitehouse Crawford


Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite, The Visitor Center Downtown at 26 E. Main, or in person at the Friends office at 120 E. Birch St. #10.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Treat the Burn Fundraiser

Treat the Burn Fundraiser is happening in Walla Walla on Tuesday, August 19th. The Fundraiser is to help the victims of the wildfires that have destroyed a huge portion of Eastern Washington.
The event takes place at three local venues. A $10 wristband can be purchased for access to Marcy's Bar & Lounge, Sapolil Cellars, and Main Street Studios. Participants can purchase raffle tickets at the venues to win items donated by more than 20 businesses. Raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 tickets for $20. All donations are tax deductible. The event begins at 7pm and ends at midnight. For more information e-mail treattheburn@gmail.com.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Beautiful Food, Delicious Beer, and Alluring views....


The Newly Established Dragons Gate Farmhouse brewery located at 52288 Sunquist Rd, Milton Freewater will be hosting “Feast in the Fields:  Celebration of the beauty and bounty of the Walla Walla Valley.” Olive Catering will be providing amazing food, to go along with Dragons Gate beautifully crafted beer. The Four course meal will boast some of our valleys vibrant and fresh summer produce. For more information please contact catering@olivemarketplace.com or call 509-520-9739 For more information about Dragons Gate Brewery click here: http://dragonsgatebrewery.com

Friday, August 8, 2014

"Chocolat" and wine? Always a great pairing!


Three river winery will be hosting " Movie in the Vineyard" Bring the whole family to watch "Chocolat" Directed by Lasse Hallstrom, Starring Johnny Depp. A wonderful movie depicting a woman and her daughter who shake up a small town with the opening of there chocolate shop. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs. Wine will be available along with an assortment of non- alcoholic beverages. Three Rivers does Request that no Outside food or beverage be brought. The movie is free and free popcorn will be provided with any wine purchase. Three River Winery was established in 1999, and have been producing some of our valley's Finest wines. For more information please check out their website: www.threeriverswinery.com  Get out and enjoy your community!