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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Free Rock Concert July 31



The Walla Walla Symphony and the Walla Walla Blues Society are putting on a free rock concert at Washington Park on July 31. This concert is a showcase of 50 students who participated in the 7th annual Free Rock 'n' Roll Camp.

The camp is designed to give the students the experience of producing a Rock and Roll concert and was open to students grades 7-12. Campers were coached on their instrument of choice by local musicians, learned about song writing, professionalism and stage presence, as well as marketing, promoting and more. 

This concert is the culmination of their week-long submersion into the practical side of Rock and Roll. The concert to showcase the students' work is free and open to the public. It will be held at Washington Park at 5:30 p.m. on July 31st. This is a great opportunity to support the community. Washington park is located at the cross streets of West Cherry and Martha streets. 

For more information please contact Elizabeth Tackett at elizabeth@wwsymphony.org or call the Walla Walla Symphony at 509-529-8020.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Recess Monkey Comes to Walla Walla



Recess Monkey is coming back to Walla Walla for a series of three free concerts! 

Recess Monkey is the brainchild of three Seattle teachers who make music for kids based on their days at school. This is a family friendly event. Bring your children and stop by any of the three concerts (or all of them) to enjoy Recess Monkey on July 31st.

Recess Monkey is known nationwide for their high energy performances, funny lyrics, many albums, and their ability to capture what being a kid is like. The learn more about Recess Monkey and to listen to their music please go to www.recessmonkeytown.com

The "kindie" rock group will perform at 10:00 a.m. at the Walla Walla Public Library, at 238 E. Alder St. The next concert will be at 2:30 p.m. at the YMCA, 340 S. Park St. and then there will be a street concert at 7:00 p.m. on First Ave. between Main and Alder streets. Tables and chairs will be set up downtown for those who wish to enjoy dinner before the show. 

The shows are sponsored by The Mom's Network, the YMCA, Olive Marketplace and Cafe, Sweet Basil, Walla Walla Pediatric Dentistry, Brasserie Four, Art Walla, the Downtown Walla Walla Foundation, Columbia REA, Walla Walla Valley Honda, Providence Medical Group, Red Monkey, Walla Walla Orthodontics, Friends of the Walla Walla Library, and Sour Grape.
 

Friday, July 24, 2015

The Giants of Walla Walla




Everyone notices the trees in Walla Walla. Surrounded by a desert our city seems like an oasis. But, have you ever wondered about the trees- how old they are, how they got here, and what species they are? Blue Mountain Land Trust's tree expert, Bob Berger, will answer these questions and more on his tree walk. 

The tree walk will begin at Whitman College and wind through town to Pioneer Park. This two mile stroll will highlight 44 of Walla Walla's trees that are the largest of their species known in Washington state. He will also share natural history from the area, conservation information, and the historical significance of these majestic trees. 

Refreshments and drinks will be served after the tour ends at Pioneer Park. Participants will receive a map of all of the record trees in town and gain a great appreciation for the foresight of Walla Walla city residents over 100 years ago as they planned the beautification of the area. 

The tour begins at 11:00 am and ends at 1:00 pm on August 1st at 280 Boyer Ave. on Whitman Campus. Cost is free for children under 18, and $10 for adults. To register for the event please go to http://www.bmlt.org/the-giants-of-walla-walla.html.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Petal Me Home Flowers


Petal Me Home Flowers is a new flower shop in town that is redefining what flower arranging in Walla Walla looks like. The idea is simple: use clean designs that reflect the personality of the person receiving the flowers while using as many local products as possible. The results of these bouquets are stunning.

This flower shop is located inside of Laila Design Studio, the newest Bridal shop in Walla Walla. Partnering with a bridal store is the perfect connection and the location, which is near downtown, makes delivery to local businesses and hospitals quick and easy. Petal Me Home Flowers is FTD certified and delivers to Walla Walla and the surrounding areas as far as Waitsburg and Milton-Freewater. 

Petal Me Home Flowers also carries a selection of containers, house plants, container gardens and more. 

Made with local Bells of Ireland and local Zinnias
What sets Petal Me Home Flowers apart is their dedication to recycling, reusing materials and working with local, seasonally available flowers. This dedication to the community and the environment helps create unique arrangements with great customer service. 

Petal Me Home Flowers is located at 9 W. Birch St. in Walla Walla. Their hours are 11:00-5:00 Monday-Friday, 
11:00-3:00 Saturday, and closed Sunday. 

For more information or to place an order please call 
509-629-2599 or email petalmehome@gmail.com
Bridal Bouquet Top View

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Two Birds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony



Two Birds is a new furniture store in town and they are shaking things up! Two birds is all about creating beautiful living spaces using furniture, texture, accessories, textiles and more. 

Their pervading style is feminine and the focus is creating stylish spaces that improve we live. Two Birds can help style your surroundings and yourself. They carry everything from chairs upholstered in lovely fabrics to vintage glasswear and repurposed pieces. Their assortment of merchandise is sure to appeal to a variety of styles. Two Birds also carries dresses, tops, skirts, lingerie, and more! 

Join Two Birds on Thursday July 30 from 5:00-7:00 for a Ribbon Cutting Celebration. There will be sweet treats and lemonade and enter to win $100 credit toward merchandise. 

Two Birds is open Thursday 10:00-6:00 Two Birds is located at 925 E St. in Walla Walla, by the Incubators. For more information please call 525-1561.and Sunday 11:00-5:00. 

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Waterbrook Movie Under the Stars



Waterbrook Winery is hosting a Movie Under the Stars. This outdoor movie is family friendly. Bring your friends and family and join Waterbrook for an evening of fun. The movie this week is The Wizard of Oz. 

Popcorn, wine, and food are available for purchase. The movie is Thursday July 23rd at 9:00 p.m. at Waterbrook Winery, which is located at 10518 W. Highway 12 in Walla Walla. 

General admission is $10. Wine club member admission is $5. For more information please call 509-522-1262 or email michaellem@waterbrook.com

Monday, July 20, 2015

Too Slim and the Taildraggers to Perform

Too Slim and the Taildraggers are a blues rock band that are currently on tour in the Pacific Northwest and they are coming to Walla Walla! They are touring with their newest album "Anthology". The band has 17 albums to their credit along with countless gigs that span nearly two decades. 

The front man, Tim "Too Slim" Langford, moved from Seattle to Nashville, Tennessee in 2012. According to Brian Owens of the Blues Review Magazine, they are "one of the finest original blues-rock trios performing today." Langford has won several awards, including Best Guitarist, Best Songwriter, and more. You do not want to miss this great opportunity!

Too Slim and the Taildraggers to perform on July 26th from 8-11 p.m. at Main Street Studios, which is located at 207 W. Main St. in Walla Walla. Doors open at 7 p.m. 

Tickets are available at Main Street Studios, Hot Poop- which is located at 210 E. Main St.,  and at http://www.ticketfly.com/event/880815-too-slim-taildraggers-walla-walla/. Tickets are $18.00 per person, $40.00 for a VIP table for two, or $80.00 for a VIP table for four.

TOO SLIM AND THE TAILDRAGGERS