Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Plow & Vine Dinner

Tertulia Cellars and the genius of Chef Rich Koby of the Fat Duck Inn come together to create an exquisite Plow and Vine dinner featuring innovative techniques on local produce. 
Enjoy a four course Gastro Bistro meal featuring locally sourced produce and wine by Tertulia Cellars. Come early for a glass of wine and a lively game of P├ętanque. 

Plow and Vine will be Saturday May 28 starting at 6:30 and ending at 10:30 at Tertulia Cellars which is located at 1564 Whiteley Rd. in Walla Walla. Seating is limited. Tickets can be purchased at

Monday, May 23, 2016

Mom Prom 2016

The Mom's Network is hosting Mom Prom! Grab a dress, some friends, and dance your heart out. This evening is going to be an absolute blast! 

There will be live music by Debra Arlyn, a DJ, silent auction, raffle prizes, and a great atmosphere! Cover is $10 at the door or bring an unopened package of diapers to get in free. 

Prom begins at 7:00 p.m. at Sapolil Cellars on May 27. Sapolil is located at 15 E. Main St. in Walla Walla. For more information please visit

Friday, May 20, 2016

Mule Mania 2016

Mule Mania classic is Memorial Weekend! Join the Family Fun at the Columbia County Fairgrounds in Dayton. Check out the mule and donkey riding and driving competition, chuck wagon cook-off and feed, downtown parade, live music Saturday night, and more! 

Camping is available on site and entry to Mule Mania is free! Bring the whole family an enjoy a day (or the whole weekend) of fast paced races, delicious food, Western theme vendors, youth activities, and more!
For a full list of events please visit

Mule Mania is May 27-29 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds, which are located on North Pine St. in Dayton. For more information please visit

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Community Conversations

Join Community Conversations next Monday the 23rd to explore areas of potential growth in the Walla Walla area. This community workshop creates a space where people can articulate their hopes for the future and talk about how to address current concerns about the region. 

Community members will help identify goals and priorities and support efforts to build a better future for everyone living in the area. This is an inclusive meeting where anyone can participate in discussions regarding the community.

This Community Conversation will be held in the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds Community Building, which is located at 363 Orchard St. in Walla Walla. The meeting is from 5 pm - 7:30 pm on Monday May 23rd. 

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Community Bank Ducky Derby

Community Bank is hosting the annual Ducky Derby this year! This fun family event includes a Family Fun Festival, presented by Columbia REA, the duck race, and the chance to win many great prizes! 

Proceeds from the Ducky Derby go to child abuse prevention and support programs that encourage youth in the Walla Walla Valley. 

The Family Fun Festival includes free soda, popcorn, and 25 cent hotdogs,, famiyl friendly activities, and the duck race! Duck tickets can be purchased at Community Bank, Haggen, Super1 Foods, the Downtown Farmer's Market, or from any Walla Walla Exchange Club Member.

The Family Fun Festival is from 11:30-3:30 pm on May 21 at Walla Walla Community College athletic fields. The Duck Race begins at 2 pm. Prizes for the winning ducks include:

2016 Toyota Corolla or $10,000 cash - McCurley Integrity             Toyota of Walla Walla and Walla Walla Exchange Club            Foundation
$3,660 Outdoor Entertainment Package - The Home Depot
$1,115 1-Year Family Membership - YMCA
$1,000 Catering Event - Olive Marketplace & Cafe
$1,000 in Gasoline - Zip Zone
$960 2016 Season Package - Walla Walla Sweets Baseball
$600 ELECTRA CRUISER BIKE PACKAGE - Allegro                      Cyclery
$533 GOLF, LODGING & DINING - Wildhorse Resort &                  Casino
$520 CARAVELLE MEN'S WATCH & BULOVA MEN'S WATCH - Falkenberg’s Jewelers
$500 IN-STORE CREDIT - Hot Poop
$500 4-HOUR WINE TOUR - W Excursions - Walla Walla
$250 GIFT CERTIFICATE - Stone Hut Bar & Grill
$250 GIFT CERTIFICATE - Red Monkey
$250 GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR AREA RUG - Cost Less                  Carpet
$250 MAUI JIM SUNGLASSES - Valley Vision
$250 GIFT CERTIFICATE - Wenzel Nursery
$200 GIFT CERTIFICATE - Les Schwab Tire - Walla Walla
$150 GIFT CERTIFICATE - Les Schwab Tire - College Place
$150 GIFT CERTIFICATE - Les Schwab Tire - Milton-                    Freewater
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Monday, May 16, 2016

Return to the River Salmon Festival

The Return to the River Salmon Festival is back! This event is a great family-friendly opportunity to connect with the history of our region and celebrate the native tribes that lived here. Saturday May 21 from 10 am - 1 pm enjoy a variety of educational booths, children's activities, and more!

At 11:30 there will be a Chinook Salmon Release. From 12-1 pm there will be a tribal dance performance and from 11- 1 pm the Wine Country Culinary Institute Food Truck will be serving up Sockeye Salmon tacos, Salmon Chowder, Titus Creek burger, Mediterranean Chicken Gyro, Garlic Fries. Prices range from $5-$9 and a Children's hot dog lunch is available. 

The Return to the River Salmon Festival is on the ball fields at Walla Walla Community College from 10 am - 1 pm May 21. For more information please contact 509-524-5206 or email

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Big Band Dance

The second annual Big Band Dance at Heritage Park is tomorrow from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Join Walla Walla 2020 to honor the opening of the historic open air Edgewater park dance pavilion which used to be located across Mill Creek in the 1920s-1940s. 

This event features a 17 piece Mill Creek Jazz Ensemble along with the 18 piece Main Street Jazz Band. This event is a free community event that brings the Edgewater experience back to life with string lights, the Main Street Jazz Band at 7:00 p.m., followed by the Mill Creek Jazz Ensemble as well as Dixie Fix, a new Dixieland group. 

Grab your dancing shoes and head down to Heritage Park, located at 116 E. Main St. May 13. For more information please visit or call 509-522-0399.