Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Artist Series Winemaker Dinner at Woodward Canyon

Woodward Canyon presents their Artist Series Winemaker Dinner. This winter dinner celebrates food, wine, art, and great company. 

Sager Small will be preparing a festive Mediterranean-inspired five course meal. Many of the ingredients are sourced locally from ranches, farms, and cheese makers in the area. Each course will be paired with one of Woodward Canyon's food-friendly wines. The new release of their "Artist Series" Cabernet Sauvingnon will be available as well. The featured artist from the 2013 "Artist Series", Diana Woolley, will be attending to talk about her art. 

The winemaker dinner will be held on Dec. 5th beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Woodward Canyon Winery Reserve House. There are a limited number of seats available for this intimate event.The cost is $135 per person and reservations are required. Email Courtney at or call 509-525-4129 to make a reservation.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

20th Annual Macy's Holiday Parade of Lights

The 20th Annual Macy's Holiday Parade of Lights is just around the corner! Don't miss this fantastic tradition that has become Walla Walla's premier holiday event.
This year the parade will be on Saturday Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. The festivities begin at the corner of Main and Palouse streets, then travel to Alder Street. The parade continues down Alder to 5th Ave. and then back up Main Street. There will be almost 80 parade participants this year with their lighted entries. 

The Parade of Lights is a magical seasonal tradition that is fun for the whole family. For more information please call Gina at 529-8755.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Holiday Bazaar at Kirkman House Museum

The holiday season is upon us! The Kirkman House Museum is hosting a Holiday Bazaar featuring a wide variety of gift items. There will be more than a dozen vendors at the museum with a wide array of items to please everyone on your list. Many of the items are handmade and include jewelry, knit and crochet items, holiday ornaments, candies, note cards, gourmet foods, photo albums, apparel for all ages, glass works and more!

These beautiful gift items are one of a kind and perfect for the holidays. The Holiday Bazaar will be on Dec. 3 & Dec.4 from Noon to 6:00 p.m. is located at 214 N. Colville St. in Walla Walla. 

Friday, November 20, 2015

Salumiere Cesario 9th Annual Cheese Cutting Event

Salumiere Cesario is celebrating its 9th annual Parmigiano Reggiano wheel cutting. This year the wheel weighs 91 pounds and has been aged for 24 months! 

On the Saturday following Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, Salumiere will be hosting a live, in-store event to celebrate the labor and mastery that created this delicious wheel of cheese. Beginning at Noon the cheese wheel will be broken down in front of everyone. Once the wheel has been broken apart free tastes will be available and hourly specials on the cheese will be available as well, but only on the 28th! Special prices end at the end of the day and apply to in-person orders only.

Stop by to see how a large wheel of cheese is broken down and sample this incredible handmade product. The event is free and tastes are free! 

Salumiere Cesario is located at 12 E. Main St. in Walla Walla. For more information please visit

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Octane's Winter Ball

Octane is throwing an adult prom night. If you missed your prom in high school, or want to re-live that magical evening then this dance party is for you. The Winter Ball is a formal affair. Wear your finest prom attire but make sure you can dance in it! DJ Lucid will be keeping the party going all night long. There will be a prize for the prom Ice Queen & King and a prom photo area too. Costume wearers get half off their 1st winter themed drink.

Don't miss this fun opportunity to get all dressed up and dance the night away on November 28 at 9:00 p.m. at Octane, located at 526 Wellington Ave. in Walla Walla.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Holiday Barrel Tasting 2015

Holiday Barrel Tasting at Dunham Cellars

It's almost time for Holiday Barrel Tasting at many of our local wineries. Holiday Barrel Tasting is a festive weekend where guests get to taste samples of future releases straight from the barrel. Winemakers and cellar staff pour amidst the holiday atmosphere with food, art, music, and more. Below is a list of some of the events going on in Walla Walla between Dec. 4-6. 

Woodward Canyon Winery: Pouring cellar worthy wines and providing scrumptious treats by Sager Small. Dec. 4-6 10 a.m.-5 p.m. located at 11920 West Highway 12, Lowden, WA 99630. $10 tasting fee refundable with purchase. For more information please call (509) 525-4129.

Holiday Barrel @  Woodward Canyon Winery
Waters & Flying Trout: Pouring 2011 21 Grams all weekend & barrel sampling with delights by Bank & Grill Catering. Dec. 4-5 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 6 from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. located at 3796 Peppers Bridge Rd, Walla Walla, WA 99362 $10 tasting fee refundable with purchase. 

Bergevin Lane Vineyards: Appetizers, wine, and music by Barbara Nelson. Dec 4 at 6 p.m. located at 1215 W Poplar St, Walla Walla, Washington 99362.

Reininger: Pouring Helix, Reininger, and CPR. General tasting fee $5, Reserve tasting fee $10- refundable with purchase. Dec. 4-6 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. located at 5858 Old Hwy 12,Walla Walla, WA, 99362.

Windrow Vineyard: Doug Roskelley will feature an exclusive barrel sampling of the Estate Charbono. $10 tasting fee refundable with purchase. Dec. 4-5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. located at Tero Estates 52015 Seven Hills Rd. Milton-Freewater, OR 97862.

Tero Estates: Featuring Mediterranean Chèvre from Little Dipper Dairy and the Estate Charbono from Windrow Vineyard. Dec. 4-6 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. located at the Tero Estates tasting room 6 W. Rose St, Suite 102 Walla Walla, WA 99362.

Dunham Cellars: Dec. 4 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. located at 150 E Boeing Ave, Walla Walla, WA 99362.

Northstar Winery: Art, entertainment, cheese and chocolate by Cheese Louise, and Northstar Wine. $10 cover includes Northstar logo glass. Free for wine club members. Dec. 4-6 at 11 a.m. located at 1736 J.B. George Rd, Walla Walla, WA 99362.

J & J Vintners: Delectable food and yummy treats. Dec. 4-6 from 12 - 5 p.m. located at 594 Piper Ave. Walla Walla.

Adamant Cellars: Sparkling Rose, barrel tasting, and more. $5 tasting fee refundable with purchase. Dec. 4-6 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. located at 525 E Cessna Ave, Walla Walla, WA, 99362.

Three Rivers Winery: Cost $5-$15. Dec. 5-6 beginning at noon. 

Skylite Cellars: Breakfast at the barrel room with sweet and savory crepes from Crepe de Cafe. Two crepes is $15 per person, $10 for Kids (under 21) and Spiced Skylite Cabernet Sauvignon Wine & Sierra Spritzers available by the glass.  Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. - Noon located at 25 S. Campbell Rd Walla Walla WA 99362.

Holiday Barrel Weekend Bazaar @ CAVU CellarsCavu Cellars: Holiday bazaar with music, food, and wine. Dec. 5-6 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. located at 175 East Aeronca, Walla Walla, WA 99362.

Sinclair Estate Vineyards: Small appetizers with $5 cover. Dec. 5 from 6-9 p.m. located at 109-B E. Main St, Walla Walla, WA 99362.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Red Monkey Tap Takeover

Red Monkey is having its first Tap Takeover! Ninkasi Brewing, from Eugene, Oregon, will be at the bar pouring their Total Domination IPA (one of their classics) as well as some rare specialty beers that you won't find anywhere else. Brews are only $4 from 6-9 p.m. so don't miss it! Also: swag to raffle off, games, and undisclosed surprises! The surprises will be revealed during Tap Takeover. 

Tap Takeover is this Friday from 1:00 p.m. on at Red Monkey, which is located at 25 W. Alder St. in Walla Walla.