Friday, July 22, 2016
The Little Theatre presents An Evening of Insanity, a one act play festival featuring four one act plays. Each play is humorous and the plays are: Words, Words, Words by David Ives, Sweet & Twenty by Floyd Dell, Overtones by Alice Gerstenberg, and Superhero Sanitarium by Scott Haan.
An Evening of Insanity is July 29 & 30 and August 5 & 6. Performances begin at 7:30 and tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door or online. The Little Theatre is located at 1130 Sumach St. in Walla Walla. For more information please visit http://www.ltww.org/.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Wingman Birdz & Brewz is hosting their 1st Annual Screaming Buffalo Wing- Eating contest! On July 29 Walla Walla's hottest wing sauce will make its debut and ten individuals will compete to see who can eat the most hot wings coated in the new #9 Screaming Buffalo sauce in 3 minutes. Stop by to watch the entertainment and find out who the winner is!
The new sauce includes habanero, jalapeno, and serrano peppers, as well as the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion pepper, which was considered hottest pepper in the world in 2012 but has since been surpassed by hotter peppers.
The first place winner will receive ultimate bragging rights, their name on a trophy, and free wings for a year! Second place wins free wings for 6 months, and third place wins free wings for 3 months. All participants take home a t-shirt for participating.
The Screaming Buffalo Wing-Eating contest is July 29 at 6:00 p.m. at Wingman Birdz and Brewz, which is located at 230 E. Main St. in Walla Walla.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Enjoy Spanish tapas in the warm summer air at the Canoe Ridge courtyard. This festive affair is sure to get you dancing.
Start the evening off with a complimentary glass of bubbly prior to indulging in authentic tapas paired with Canoe Ridge Spanish wines or fresh Sangria by the glass. There will also be live music, photo booths, and discounts on your favorite wines!
RSVP by July 23, event on July 30. The cost is $45 for guests and $35 for wine club members. Canoe Ridge is located at 1102 W. Cherry St. in Walla Walla. To RSVP please call 525-1843.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Join Cristel Joy Johnson at Balboa Winery for their weekly Vine-Yasa class to relax, rejuvenate, and renew your spirit with yoga among the vines. Cristel has 500 hours of training from Yogaworks in Los Angeles and currently teaches at the YMCA and Revolver Yoga.
Guests will enjoy the warm afternoon sun surrounded by the Pepper Bridge Vineyard. Each week a different hour-long class will be conducted. Guests can enjoy a glass of wine afterward at the winery, if desired.
Vine-Yasa is every Tuesday from 5:30-6:30 from now until September 27 at Balboa Winery which is located at 4169 peppers Bridge Rd. in Walla Walla. Cost is $15 per class.
Monday, July 18, 2016
Walla Walla wines receive a lot of notoriety, but wheat is still the backbone of our agricultural economy. This event explores the evolution of grain harvesting in America over the last 100 years.
During this event attendees will learn about a farm equipment exposition on Russel Creek Road that attracted over 15,000 people from across the country in 1919. During this time agriculture was transitioning from horse-drawn machines to combustion engine farm equipment. All kinds of "modern" equipment was showcased at this event.
Learn about the 1919 expo, the history of the self-propelled combine, learn how a combine works, how shortages during the second world war changed agriculture, and more from Robert McKinney and his son Bret. Enjoy a sack lunch in the shade by Russell Creek while listening to historic harvesting stories told by locals.
This event is July 23 from 9 am - 1 pm. Robert McKinney Farm is located at 290 Foster Rd. in Walla Walla. Cost is $20 for adults, children are free. For more information and to purchase tickets please go to http://bmlt.org/lol-2/amber-waves-of-grain.
Friday, July 15, 2016
The Walla Walla Pickleball Association is hosting the first annual Pickleball in the Park tournament. This event will be played on the six gorgeous new courts located in Pioneer Park.
To play in the tournament you need to register and sign a waiver. Registration is $45 + $10 for each event entry. Registration can be completed at http://pickleballtournaments.com.
Registration closes 7/17.
You can also bring chairs and blankets to watch the tournament under the shade trees in the park. The Hospitality Center will be located in the Garden Center and the indoor restrooms will be open.
There is a Saturday evening dinner/social at the Garden Center after play ends. Soft drinks, beer, and wine will be available.
The Pickleball Tournament is July 23-24 at Pioneer Park, which is located at East Alder and Division Streets in Walla Walla.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Three Rivers Winery is hosting a Wine and Wellness Series. The upcoming class is "Open Your Hips, Free Your Spine" which focuses on increasing range of motion and gaining a greater understanding of the anatomy of your hips.
Each class brings together yoga, a delicious and nutritious breakfast, and a lovely selection of wines to be enjoyed surrounded by nature at Three Rivers in their beautiful outdoor area. Revolver Yoga provides their extensive knowledge and experience to help participants focus on enhancing wellness and vitality. New and experienced yogis are all able to attend.
Sipid Bites is providing a healthy breakfast featuring personal quiches, yogurt parfaits, and fresh fruit salad. A selection of wines, including a signature Mango Chardonnay Sangria, will be available. All attendees will receive a gift bag with items from Three Rivers Winery, Revolver Yoga, and Sipid Bites.
The "Open Your Hips, Free Your Spine" class is July 17 at Three Rivers Winery. The cost is $50 for wine club members and $55 for non-wine club members. Three Rivers Winery is located at 5641 Old Highway 12 in Walla Walla.