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Fort Walla Walla Days
Jun
15
to Jun 16

Fort Walla Walla Days

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It’s that time again! Fort Walla Walla Days includes a number of historic reenactors who will be occupying encampments around the Museum grounds. Visitors will meet fur traders; Spanish-American War, Civil War, and Buffalo soldiers; old west cowboys; gold-rush miners; Lewis and Clark-era explorers; and early Walla Walla pioneers. There will even be a 19th-century chuck wagon on display! The forge in the blacksmith shop will again be set alight by two working smiths.

Living History performers will be making their homes in the Pioneer Village. Outside the Union Schoolhouse a pioneer schoolteacher will be sharing early lessons and pioneer games with children and parents. The Daughters of the Pioneers will open up the Pioneer Cabin for guests to walk through and explore.

William McBean, the chief trader at the fur trade Fort Walla Walla, will bring some of his goods for bartering. Visitors can also see some items owned by McBean in the special exhibit, Fantastic Finds: Treasures from the archives.

Also on site will be Harris the harness maker, who will be giving leatherworking demos at the harness shop. David Douglas, the famed British wilderness botanist, will be at his tent with a number of local plant samples. Matilda Sager Delany, a survivor of the killings at Waiilatpu, will be giving a presentation about her life. On Sunday there will be dancing with E.B. Whitman, Walla Walla’s first mayor, and his wife, Maria.

Visit our pop-up photo booth with old-fashioned props and clothing and use your own smartphone to take a picture and make instant memories! Kids can participate in pioneer games and hands-on activities. There will be food available to purchase. It will be a great start to the museum’s summer activity schedule.

Admission is free to members and children under 6, $4 for children ages 6-12, $8 for seniors 62 and older and students, and $9 general admission. A schedule of events will be posted on the museum's website closer to the event date.

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Roller Derby: Pride and Penalties
Jun
15
6:30 PM18:30

Roller Derby: Pride and Penalties

Roller derby action returns as the home team Walla Walla Sweets Rollergirls face off against the Idaho Rebel Rollers. A portion of proceeds from the event will be dedicated to Triple Point, the Children's Home Society program for LGBTQ youth & allies.

Halftime entertainment will be a performance by a local drag queen.

Doors open at 5:30 pm. Bout starts at 6:30 pm.

Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door, and kids 10 and younger get in free. Tickets are available here, at Book & Game, Western Paladin Games, the YMCA, or through skaters.

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Wine Alley Passport
Jun
22
5:00 PM17:00

Wine Alley Passport

Armstrong Family Wines, Barons, Goose Ridge and SuLei are all teaming up together for the Wine Alley Passport. Pick up your passport in any of the four tasting rooms and be entered to win one of several prizes after you visit all four. Each tasting room is offering $5 tastings and Why Not Pizza will be available for purchase.

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Jack and The Beanstalk by the Missoula Children's Theatre
Jun
24
8:00 AM08:00

Jack and The Beanstalk by the Missoula Children's Theatre

Auditions for 50-60 children, with a week of rehearsal schedules and workshops, culminating in three performances June 29, 2019.

The story of Jack and the Beanstalk is one of the classics of children's theatre. This play is full of magic. From the first act, when the beanstalk grows up in full view of the audience, miracles begin to happen right before your eyes. Up in the giant's house, above the clouds, Jack is nearly caught in a breathtaking chase over the stage and escapes only with the help of the giant's wife. Then, as Jack climbs toward home, there is a beautiful and magnificent scene on the beanstalk, in which the man in the moon tests his courage. Jack proves his mettle by finding a way not only to rescue the giant's wife, but also to save his own mother. When he finally chops down the beanstalk—with the giant on it—the audience is jubilant.

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Explorers Kids Camp
Jun
25
9:00 AM09:00

Explorers Kids Camp

Let kids see, learn, and explore at the museum this summer with the Explorers Kids Camp! This fun and educational day camp features guided activity stations that allow children ages 9 through 11 to experience life like the explorers of old.

Stations will include bird identification, building a model trading post, leaf press and bookmark, owl pellet exploration, nature scavenger hunt, and more.

The cost of the camp is $30 ($25 for Fort Walla Walla Museum members). The fee includes lunch and an official souvenir. Scholarships are available to allow all students to participate, call for details at 509-525-7703. Pre-registration is required. Be sure to sign up early as limited space is available and spots fill up quickly!

Check-in opens at 8:30 am. The camp activities will begin at 9:00 am.

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Free Acting Workshop
Jun
26
2:45 PM14:45

Free Acting Workshop

The Missoula Children's Theatre will present a free acting workshop at the Little Theatre.

This workshop is offered to any youth in grades 3 through 12 on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign up in advance to guarantee your spot.

Participants will learn some basic tools of an actor's trade. Observation, memorization, concentration, and imagination are presented and explored in an entertaining manner. Students participate in fun exercises, learning how to apply the tools to both performance and everyday life.

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Live Cinema: The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare)
Jun
26
6:00 PM18:00

Live Cinema: The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare)

In a reimagined 1590, England is a matriarchy. Baptista Minola is seeking to sell off her son Katherine to the highest bidder. Cue an explosive battle of the sexes in this electrically charged love story. Director Justin Audibert turns Shakespeare’s fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism on its head to offer a fresh perspective on its portrayal of hierarchy and power.

Filmed during a live event, the Live Cinema Series broadcasts offer audiences an equivalent to the best seat in the house, with incredibly detailed close-ups of the performers. This screening of The Taming of the Shrew runs approximately 3 hours including an onscreen introduction and one intermission.

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Free Improvisation Workshop
Jun
27
2:45 PM14:45

Free Improvisation Workshop

The Missoula Children's Theatre will present a free improvisation workshop at the Little Theatre.

This workshop is offered to any youth in grades 3 through 12 on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign up in advance to guarantee your spot.

Participation and teamwork are emphasized as the students learn to act without a script. This workshop is geared to all skill levels, from beginners to experienced performers.

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Popcorn and Wine Tasting
Jun
28
to Jun 30

Popcorn and Wine Tasting

Join Barons Winery for a unique wine and food pairing experience. During Barons Popcorn and Wine tasting, you'll enjoy a sweet-savory-cheesy-spicy sampling of irresistible Kernel Encore Gourmet Popcorn favorites matched perfectly with five of Barons lush reds and crisp whites for an extraordinary taste treat.

$15 per pairing, refundable with $40 wine purchase or $10 for Wine Club Members, refundable with $40 wine purchase

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Shady Lawn Rustic Vintage and Antique Show
Jun
28
to Jun 29

Shady Lawn Rustic Vintage and Antique Show

Multi-vendor outdoor show of rustic, vintage, and antique items. Free admission both days.

The possibilities are endless: fresh country style, fabric items, rustic, painted, and fine furniture, and immediately usable to needs some love. The finest fresh Walla Walla Valley finds. Think rare finds with a twist of rustic farmhouse chic. A little rusty or dusty but way cool decorative and design elements. Project worthy bits, pieces and materials, along with galvanized, chippy painted tools, farm items, wheels, farm chairs, barn wood, table legs, and more.

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Live Music: Mulholland
Jul
6
7:00 PM19:00

Live Music: Mulholland

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Mulholland brings an unplugged fusion of pop and soul sounds with a touch of singer/songwriter to their listeners, blending vibrant harmony and laid back acoustics. The band is made up of three folks who all got their start at music while growing up in the church, playing rocking guitar shreds, or singing tearful, powerhouse ballads. These musicians understand how to deliver a story through song that’s sure to make your toe tap or your heart melt. Their collective influences range from artists like Etta James, Dion and the Belmonts and Roxette to John Mayer, Damien Rice and of course The Shop Singers extraordinaire.

Wine by the glass and bottle will be available for purchase.

Sorry, no tastings during the event.

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Live Music: Heart by Heart
Jul
6
7:00 PM19:00

Live Music: Heart by Heart

Steve Fossen and Michael Derosier, bassist and drummer for the band Heart during the 1970s and early 1980s, are now touring as Heart By Heart. The band also features vocalist Somar Macek, guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist Lizzy Daymont, and guitarist Chad Quist. Heart By Heart presents a powerful, dynamic show that includes all the favorite Heart hits as well as deep album cuts that fans will love.

Fossen and Derosier are the powerful driving engine behind Heart’s classic hits like “Barracuda”, “Straight On”, “Crazy On You”, “Magic Man”, “Even It Up”, “Dog & Butterfly”, “Heartless”, “Kick It Out”, and more. First formed by Steve Fossen in 1969, Heart went on to release six top-ten albums and landed 20 hit singles on the Billboard top 40 chart. In recognition of their contributions to these iconic recordings, and to Heart’s first seven years of national and international touring, Fossen and Derosier were inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with the rest of the original Heart lineup in 2013.

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Live Cinema: Romeo and Juliet — Royal Ballet
Jul
10
6:00 PM18:00

Live Cinema: Romeo and Juliet — Royal Ballet

Shakespeare’s enduring love story is known the world over. Since its 1965 premiere with The Royal Ballet, Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet has become a modern ballet classic. Sergey Prokofiev's iconic score and MacMillan's choreography capture the emotions of the young couple as they fall in love, despite the barriers that finally bring about the story’s tragic end.

Each revival gives opportunities for new dancers to interpret the doomed lovers. The whole Company brings the colour and action of Renaissance Verona, where a busy market all too quickly bursts into sword fighting, and a family feud leads to tragedy for both the Montagues and Capulets.

Filmed during a live event, the Live Cinema Series broadcasts offer audiences an equivalent to the best seat in the house, with incredibly detailed close-ups of the performers. This program has an approximate runtime of 3 hours, including two intermissions.

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Live Music: Jill Cohn
Jul
11
5:30 PM17:30

Live Music: Jill Cohn

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Her soul-stirring voice in combination with lush arrangements, toe-tapping road songs, and heartstring-tugging ballads had the Los Feliz Journal ( based in Los Angeles, CA) naming her album a 2012 top-ten indie pick.

Her songs are beautifully crafted, sometimes bittersweet and sometimes hopeful, but ever easy and melodic with soulful and savvy lyrics
— Chicago Tribune

Songstress Jill Cohn returns in 2019 with a new release produced by Grammy Award Winning Producer Malcolm Burn, who has credits with Bob Dylan, Daniel Lanois, and is best known for his production on Red Dirt Girl by EmmyLou Harris. Cohn's songs pay homage to artists like Joni Mitchell, Sarah McLachlan, and the Counting Crows. Raised in a small town in Eastern Washington, Cohn started singing before she started talking, and music has always been an integral part of her journey. A full-time musician since 1999, Cohn has released eleven critically-acclaimed independent releases, has gained notoriety with her songs placed in popular TV shows, and continues making her live shows the centerpiece of her musical endeavors. In addition to being endorsed by Taylor Guitars and Elixir Strings since 2001, she was a top five finalists in the Lilith Fair Talent Search and has opened for many well-known artists including Jewel and Dave Matthews.

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Third Annual Walla Walla Movie Crush — Film Festival
Jul
12
to Jul 14

Third Annual Walla Walla Movie Crush — Film Festival

  • Gesa Power House Theatre (map)
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The Third Annual Walla Walla Movie Crush celebrates the most intoxicating blend of American short cinema over the course of three days. Once again, the festival will showcase narratives, documentaries, animation, music videos, and experimental films grouped in themed packages and will showcase more than 100 new shorts from Oscar®-winners, household names, rising stars and wunderkinds.

Movies will screen in hour-long blocks at Gesa Power House Theatre:

  • Friday, July 12, 6-10 pm;

  • Saturday, July 13, 11AM-5 pm and 7-10 pm;

  • Sunday, July, 14, 12-5 pm and 7-10 pm.

The Sunday evening session will feature ten brand-new short films created specifically for the Walla Walla Movie Crush. These “Challenge” films will be created by a pantheon of talents. The “Challenge” screening will be followed immediately by an awards ceremony during which top honors will be bestowed in accordance with the wishes of a jury of award-winning actors, screenwriters and filmmakers.

For more information and tickets, visit the website. The Walla Walla Movie Crush receives support from The City of Walla Walla and Washington FilmWorks. Proceeds from the Walla Walla Movie Crush benefit The Red Badge Project.

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Off Main Wine Club Experience
Jul
19
11:00 AM11:00

Off Main Wine Club Experience

For this weekend only, participating wineries in lovely downtown Walla Walla will open their doors to members of each other’s clubs. Members of one club will enjoy the benefits of every club, such as tastings, special offers, and pricing.

In addition, each winery will offer complimentary small bites to be enjoyed with their wines.

The wineries ask that you start at the winery you are a member of to check in and receive your ticket and map for the weekend. Throughout the weekend, your ticket will afford you waived tasting fees at the participating wineries as well as give you club pricing on purchases at any of the tasting rooms.

Enjoy all 16 wineries on your tour!

Participating wineries include Barons Winery, Bergevin Lane Winery, Cotes de Ciel Winery, Forgeron Cellars, g. Cuneo Cellars, Goose Ridge Vineyards, Kontos Cellars, Lagana Cellars, Lodmell Cellars, Maison Bleue Winery, Pambrun Winery, Seven Hills Winery, Spring Valley Vineyard, SuLei Cellars, Tero Estates, and Trust Cellars.

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Off Main Wine Club Experience
Jul
20
11:00 AM11:00

Off Main Wine Club Experience

For this weekend only, participating wineries in lovely downtown Walla Walla will open their doors to members of each other’s clubs. Members of one club will enjoy the benefits of every club, such as tastings, special offers, and pricing.

In addition, each winery will offer complimentary small bites to be enjoyed with their wines.

The wineries ask that you start at the winery you are a member of to check in and receive your ticket and map for the weekend. Throughout the weekend, your ticket will afford you waived tasting fees at the participating wineries as well as give you club pricing on purchases at any of the tasting rooms.

Enjoy all 16 wineries on your tour!

Participating wineries include Barons Winery, Bergevin Lane Winery, Cotes de Ciel Winery, Forgeron Cellars, g. Cuneo Cellars, Goose Ridge Vineyards, Kontos Cellars, Lagana Cellars, Lodmell Cellars, Maison Bleue Winery, Pambrun Winery, Seven Hills Winery, Spring Valley Vineyard, SuLei Cellars, Tero Estates, and Trust Cellars.

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Off Main Wine Club Experience
Jul
21
11:00 AM11:00

Off Main Wine Club Experience

For this weekend only, participating wineries in lovely downtown Walla Walla will open their doors to members of each other’s clubs. Members of one club will enjoy the benefits of every club, such as tastings, special offers, and pricing.

In addition, each winery will offer complimentary small bites to be enjoyed with their wines.

The wineries ask that you start at the winery you are a member of to check in and receive your ticket and map for the weekend. Throughout the weekend, your ticket will afford you waived tasting fees at the participating wineries as well as give you club pricing on purchases at any of the tasting rooms.

Enjoy all 16 wineries on your tour!

Participating wineries include Barons Winery, Bergevin Lane Winery, Cotes de Ciel Winery, Forgeron Cellars, g. Cuneo Cellars, Goose Ridge Vineyards, Kontos Cellars, Lagana Cellars, Lodmell Cellars, Maison Bleue Winery, Pambrun Winery, Seven Hills Winery, Spring Valley Vineyard, SuLei Cellars, Tero Estates, and Trust Cellars.

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Comedy: Paula Poundstone
Jul
26
7:00 PM19:00

Comedy: Paula Poundstone

Paula Poundstone is known for her smart, observational humor and spontaneous wit. She is also a popular panelist on NPR’s number one show, the weekly comedy news quiz, Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me! Paula’s guest appearances include The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Star Talk with Neil deGrasse Tyson, Late Night with Carson Daly, and Nerdist with Chris Hardwick. She was a clue in a New York Times crossword puzzle, she’s filed commentaries for CBS Sunday Morning, and NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered. She voices the character Paulette in Cartoon Network’s new animated series Summer Camp Island, and voiced the character Forgetter Paula in Disney and Pixar’s Inside Out, winner of the 2017 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film.

Paula has had numerous HBO specials and starred in her own series on HBO and ABC. Her second special for HBO, Paula Poundstone goes to Harvard, marked the first time the elite university allowed its name to be used in the title of a television show.

Paula was the first woman, in its then seventy third year, to perform standup comedy at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. She won an American Comedy Award for Best Female Standup Comic and is recognized in innumerable lists, documentaries, and literary compendiums noting influential standup comedians of our time.

Paula Poundstone was previously scheduled to perform in Walla Walla in February, but had to reschedule due to weather.

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Comedy: Paula Poundstone
Jul
27
7:00 PM19:00

Comedy: Paula Poundstone

Paula Poundstone is known for her smart, observational humor and spontaneous wit. She is also a popular panelist on NPR’s number one show, the weekly comedy news quiz, Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me! Paula’s guest appearances include The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Star Talk with Neil deGrasse Tyson, Late Night with Carson Daly, and Nerdist with Chris Hardwick. She was a clue in a New York Times crossword puzzle, she’s filed commentaries for CBS Sunday Morning, and NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered. She voices the character Paulette in Cartoon Network’s new animated series Summer Camp Island, and voiced the character Forgetter Paula in Disney and Pixar’s Inside Out, winner of the 2017 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film.

Paula has had numerous HBO specials and starred in her own series on HBO and ABC. Her second special for HBO, Paula Poundstone goes to Harvard, marked the first time the elite university allowed its name to be used in the title of a television show.

Paula was the first woman, in its then seventy third year, to perform standup comedy at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. She won an American Comedy Award for Best Female Standup Comic and is recognized in innumerable lists, documentaries, and literary compendiums noting influential standup comedians of our time.

Paula Poundstone was previously scheduled to perform in Walla Walla in February, but had to reschedule due to weather.

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Live Theater: Menopause The Musical — Off-Broadway Tour
Aug
1
7:00 PM19:00

Live Theater: Menopause The Musical — Off-Broadway Tour

Menopause The Musical is a joyous celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived "The Change." Four women meet in a New York department store at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra... and memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex, and more! This hilarious musical parody is set to classic tunes from the '60s, '70s and '80s.

Menopause The Musical, now in its eighteenth year of production, is recognized as the longest-running scripted production in Las Vegas, and entertains audiences nightly at Harrah's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. The Off-Broadway touring version has entertained audiences in more than 450 US cities, nearly 300 international cities, and in 15 countries.

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Live Theater: Menopause The Musical — Off-Broadway Tour
Aug
2
7:00 PM19:00

Live Theater: Menopause The Musical — Off-Broadway Tour

Menopause The Musical is a joyous celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived "The Change." Four women meet in a New York department store at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra... and memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex, and more! This hilarious musical parody is set to classic tunes from the '60s, '70s and '80s.

Menopause The Musical, now in its eighteenth year of production, is recognized as the longest-running scripted production in Las Vegas, and entertains audiences nightly at Harrah's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. The Off-Broadway touring version has entertained audiences in more than 450 US cities, nearly 300 international cities, and in 15 countries.

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Live Theater: Menopause The Musical — Off-Broadway Tour
Aug
3
2:00 PM14:00

Live Theater: Menopause The Musical — Off-Broadway Tour

Menopause The Musical is a joyous celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived "The Change." Four women meet in a New York department store at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra... and memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex, and more! This hilarious musical parody is set to classic tunes from the '60s, '70s and '80s.

Menopause The Musical, now in its eighteenth year of production, is recognized as the longest-running scripted production in Las Vegas, and entertains audiences nightly at Harrah's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. The Off-Broadway touring version has entertained audiences in more than 450 US cities, nearly 300 international cities, and in 15 countries.

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Live Theater: Menopause The Musical — Off-Broadway Tour
Aug
3
7:00 PM19:00

Live Theater: Menopause The Musical — Off-Broadway Tour

Menopause The Musical is a joyous celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived "The Change." Four women meet in a New York department store at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra... and memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex, and more! This hilarious musical parody is set to classic tunes from the '60s, '70s and '80s.

Menopause The Musical, now in its eighteenth year of production, is recognized as the longest-running scripted production in Las Vegas, and entertains audiences nightly at Harrah's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. The Off-Broadway touring version has entertained audiences in more than 450 US cities, nearly 300 international cities, and in 15 countries.

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Live Theater: Menopause The Musical — Off-Broadway Tour
Aug
4
2:00 PM14:00

Live Theater: Menopause The Musical — Off-Broadway Tour

Menopause The Musical is a joyous celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived "The Change." Four women meet in a New York department store at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra... and memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex, and more! This hilarious musical parody is set to classic tunes from the '60s, '70s and '80s.

Menopause The Musical, now in its eighteenth year of production, is recognized as the longest-running scripted production in Las Vegas, and entertains audiences nightly at Harrah's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. The Off-Broadway touring version has entertained audiences in more than 450 US cities, nearly 300 international cities, and in 15 countries.

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Live Music: An Evening with George Winston
Sep
19
7:00 PM19:00

Live Music: An Evening with George Winston

Celebrated pianist George Winston is undeniably a household name. He’s inspired fans and musicians alike with his singular solo acoustic piano songs for more than 40 years while selling 15 million albums. A tireless road warrior playing nearly 100 concerts annually, live performance for Winston is akin to breathing. Winston’s music is evocative, offering us all a chance to take a step back from our perpetually busy lives and let our minds adventurously wonder.

George Winston’s classic albums, Autumn and December, are perennial favorites, along with Winter into Spring, Summer, and 2017’s Spring Carousel – A Cancer Research Benefit, as well as two volumes of the compositions of Vince Guaraldi, two volumes of benefit albums for the Gulf Coast disasters, and six other solo piano albums.

George Winston will release his fifteenth solo piano album, Restless Wind, via Dancing Cat Records/RCA Records on May 3, 2019. The album is available for pre-order now. Restless Wind is a portrayal of Winston’s place in a chaotic world – his compositions extend solace with an idiosyncratic grace.

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Live Music: An Evening with George Winston
Sep
20
7:00 PM19:00

Live Music: An Evening with George Winston

Celebrated pianist George Winston is undeniably a household name. He’s inspired fans and musicians alike with his singular solo acoustic piano songs for more than 40 years while selling 15 million albums. A tireless road warrior playing nearly 100 concerts annually, live performance for Winston is akin to breathing. Winston’s music is evocative, offering us all a chance to take a step back from our perpetually busy lives and let our minds adventurously wonder.

George Winston’s classic albums, Autumn and December, are perennial favorites, along with Winter into Spring, Summer, and 2017’s Spring Carousel – A Cancer Research Benefit, as well as two volumes of the compositions of Vince Guaraldi, two volumes of benefit albums for the Gulf Coast disasters, and six other solo piano albums.

George Winston will release his fifteenth solo piano album, Restless Wind, via Dancing Cat Records/RCA Records on May 3, 2019. The album is available for pre-order now. Restless Wind is a portrayal of Winston’s place in a chaotic world – his compositions extend solace with an idiosyncratic grace.

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Pigs on the Wing: Animals — A Pink Floyd Tribute
Oct
11
7:00 PM19:00

Pigs on the Wing: Animals — A Pink Floyd Tribute

Pink Floyd tribute band Pigs on the Wing returns to Gesa Power House Theatre with a new concert experience, featuring a full performance of Pink Floyd's 1977 album Animals and a second full set highlighting Pink Floyd's Roger Waters-era catalog.

Tracing its roots to a one-off performance in Portland in 2006, Pigs on the Wing has steadily developed a reputation for delivering a high-quality, high-energy take on Pink Floyd's music, steeped in the Northwest's own rich musical heritage. All of the members of the band are seasoned veterans of the original rock scene and balance a decidedly un-tribute like attitude towards the music with a deep understanding of the precision and importance of Pink Floyd's music in many fans' lives. The result is a sound and experience both refreshing in delivery and yet true to the original — something the band believes sets it apart from other Pink Floyd tributes.

Pigs on the Wing has long considered Animals to be their defining experience of Floyd (not to mention the band's namesake) — and perhaps the album best suited to their own high-energy take on Floyd's catalog. Animals is Pink Floyd at their heaviest and most epic, weaving complex progressive rock arrangements into a single conceptual vision unlike anything the band had done before. Fans can expect Pigs on the Wing to deliver a precise, hard-hitting, true-to-the-music performance of the classic 1977 Animals album melded seamlessly with Pigs on the Wing's trademark willingness to explore the improvisational side of Pink Floyd's music — and to let their own musical strengths guide the journey. In the spirit of Pink Floyd, Pigs on the Wing's "Animals 2019" tour features an immersive visual dimension including a spectacular redesigned light show and live projection mapping for a concert experience unlike any other.

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Live Music: Jobe Woosley & Co.
Jun
14
6:30 PM18:30

Live Music: Jobe Woosley & Co.

Jobe Woosley & Co. is a folk-Americana band from Eugene, Oregon, taking their show on the road throughout the Pacific Northwest! While touring through Oregon, Idaho, and Washington, Jobe Woosley & Co. will be making a pit stop right here in Walla Walla to play at Kontos Cellars. Their music ranges from passionate music coming from heartfelt songs that truly hit close to home, to high energy songs that make you want to get up, dance, and sing along!

Jobe has dedicated his life to his songwriting craft, playing in groups of all different genres while still keeping focus on his own personal music. The band finished recording their second album and are excited to be sharing it with you.

Seating is on a first come, first served basis.

No cover.

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 Live Cinema: Within the Golden Hour, Medusa, and Flight Pattern — the Royal Ballet
Jun
12
6:00 PM18:00

Live Cinema: Within the Golden Hour, Medusa, and Flight Pattern — the Royal Ballet

The contemporary face of The Royal Ballet is shown in works from three of today's leading choreographers. Christopher Wheeldon's Within the Golden Hour is based around seven couples separating and intermingling, to music by Vivaldi and Bossi in a score by Ezio Bosso and lit with rich colors suggested by sunset. Medusa, a new work created by the acclaimed choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, has its premiere to bring the contemporary truly up-to-date. Please note, this ballet contains moderate, stylized physical threat and discreet sex references, and is not generally recommended for children under the age of 12. Crystal Pite's Flight Pattern, revived for the first time, uses Górecki's familiar music and a large dance ensemble for a poignant and passionate exploration of the refugee crisis, from the plight of millions of displaced people to individual human relationships.

Filmed during a live event, the Live Cinema Series broadcasts offer audiences an equivalent to the best seat in the house, with incredibly detailed close-ups of the performers.This program has an approximate runtime of 3 hours, including two intermissions.

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Live Theater: Crimes of the Heart
Jun
9
2:00 PM14:00

Live Theater: Crimes of the Heart

The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, is unmarried at thirty and facing diminishing marital prospects; Meg, the middle sister, who quickly outgrew Hazlehurst, is back after a failed singing career on the West Coast; while Babe, the youngest, is out on bail after having shot her husband in the stomach. Their troubles, grave and yet, somehow hilarious, are highlighted by their prudish cousin, Chick, and by the awkward young lawyer who tries to keep Babe out of jail while helpless to not fall in love with her. In the end, the play is the story of how its young characters escape the past to seize the future — but the telling is so true, touching, and consistently hilarious that it will linger in the mind long after the curtain has closed.

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Living History: Lettice Millican Clark Reynolds, Pioneer Settler and Community Leader
Jun
9
2:00 PM14:00

Living History: Lettice Millican Clark Reynolds, Pioneer Settler and Community Leader

Lettice Millican was born in 1830, the oldest of 12 children. In 1843, her family headed west with a wagon train carrying 1,000 settlers. After her family settled in the Willamette Valley, she married Ransom Clark, who in 1855 obtained a 640 acre donation claim along Yellowhawk Creek.

Lettice and her husband came to Walla Walla to prove up their claim in 1855, but were driven out by the Indian War of that year. Ransom Clark died in Portland in 1859, and Lettice returned to Walla Walla the same year to complete their cabin, which is now located in the Museum’s Pioneer Village. She was the first white woman to reside in the Walla Walla Valley after the Whitman tragedy, later marrying mill owner Almos Reynolds, and becoming a public benefactor who made substantial gifts to Whitman College.

Lettice Millican Clark Reynolds is portrayed by Pam Myers.

A Living History performance at Fort Walla Walla Museum brings history to life with reenactors portraying real people from the area's past. This year’s schedule continues the company’s tradition of 2 pm presentations every Sunday from April through October, and also on Saturdays from June through August.

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Live Theater: Crimes of the Heart
Jun
8
7:30 PM19:30

Live Theater: Crimes of the Heart

The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, is unmarried at thirty and facing diminishing marital prospects; Meg, the middle sister, who quickly outgrew Hazlehurst, is back after a failed singing career on the West Coast; while Babe, the youngest, is out on bail after having shot her husband in the stomach. Their troubles, grave and yet, somehow hilarious, are highlighted by their prudish cousin, Chick, and by the awkward young lawyer who tries to keep Babe out of jail while helpless to not fall in love with her. In the end, the play is the story of how its young characters escape the past to seize the future — but the telling is so true, touching, and consistently hilarious that it will linger in the mind long after the curtain has closed.

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Living History: Josephine Wolfe, Pioneer Madame and Public Benefactress
Jun
8
2:00 PM14:00

Living History: Josephine Wolfe, Pioneer Madame and Public Benefactress

Better known as Dutch Jo, Josephine Wolfe was a competent businesswoman who took pride in performing an important service in her community. She came to Walla Walla around 1860 and ran two upscale establishments for gentlemen. She insisted on a high degree of decorum from her employees, and she provided them with regular health checkups as well as good clothing that was fashionable and not too revealing. She was also a benefactress in the community, particularly to the local fire department. She paid for the fire fighter's statue at Mountain View Cemetery, where she and several of her employees are also buried. A copy of the statue is located at Crawford Park on Main Street next to the Farmer’s Market, which is in the vicinity of one of her former establishments.

Josephine Wolfe is portrayed by Lois Hahn, a retired school teacher.

A Living History performance at Fort Walla Walla Museum brings history to life with reenactors portraying real people from the area's past. This year’s schedule continues the company’s tradition of 2 pm presentations every Sunday from April through October, and also on Saturdays from June through August.

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Live Theater: Crimes of the Heart
Jun
7
7:30 PM19:30

Live Theater: Crimes of the Heart

The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, is unmarried at thirty and facing diminishing marital prospects; Meg, the middle sister, who quickly outgrew Hazlehurst, is back after a failed singing career on the West Coast; while Babe, the youngest, is out on bail after having shot her husband in the stomach. Their troubles, grave and yet, somehow hilarious, are highlighted by their prudish cousin, Chick, and by the awkward young lawyer who tries to keep Babe out of jail while helpless to not fall in love with her. In the end, the play is the story of how its young characters escape the past to seize the future — but the telling is so true, touching, and consistently hilarious that it will linger in the mind long after the curtain has closed.

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Wildfire Awareness Presentation
Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

Wildfire Awareness Presentation

The Walla Walla Fire District #8 will host a free community presentation on the subject of wildfire awareness. The presentation will include information on the November 2018 California wildfires, with firsthand pictures and accounts from local agencies, part of Washington State Task Force 2 that responded last year. The presentation will also cover Walla Walla County emergency management programs, including: Alerts, Evacuations, Notifications, Ready Bags, Safety Zones, and Shelter in Place. Finally, the presentation will discuss what assistance property owners can provide during a fire incident.

The presentation will be led by fourth-generation Walla Walla native Bob Clendaniel, Fire Chief of the Walla Walla County Fire District #8. Clendaniel retired as Deputy Sheriff/Sergeant for 30 years with the Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office and has 39 years of volunteer/full-time fire service. He has also served as Incident Commander, Division Supervisor, Officer, and/or Firefighter on hundreds of fires in the region.

This event is free and open to the public. The lobby will open at 6:00 p.m., seating will open at 6:30 p.m., and the presentation will begin at 7:00 p.m. General Admission seating will be first-come, first-served.

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Live Cinema Series: Faust — the Royal Opera
Jun
2
2:00 PM14:00

Live Cinema Series: Faust — the Royal Opera

There are many versions of the story of Faust, who trades his soul with the Devil for youth and power, but Gounod’s opera remains one of the most constantly enthralling. Michael Fabiano stars as Faust, with Diana Damrau as his beloved Marguerite and Erwin Schrott as the diabolical Méphistophélès. Virtuoso leading roles, a large chorus, sensational sets, ballet, and an ecstatic finale make this the epitome of theatrical spectacle — the lavish scale of French grand opera is wonderfully in evidence in this production by David McVicar, set in 1870s Paris. Above all, the music includes several of popular opera’s most recognizable numbers, performed by a cast of great international singers and the Royal Opera Chorus.

Filmed during a live event, the Live Cinema Series broadcasts offer audiences an equivalent to the best seat in the house, with incredibly detailed close-ups of the performers. This screening runs approximately 3 hours 45 minutes including an onscreen introduction and one intermission. Faust is performed in French with English surtitles.

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Living History: Suzanne Cayuse Dauphin, Cayuse Tribe Frenchtown Wife
Jun
2
2:00 PM14:00

Living History: Suzanne Cayuse Dauphin, Cayuse Tribe Frenchtown Wife

Suzanne Cayouse Dauphin was born in 1825 in the land of the Cayuse, one of this region’s homeland tribes. In 1840, she married Mathieu Dauphin, a free trapper of St. Louis, Missouri. Mathieu and Suzanne traveled to Fort Hall in Utah Territory (near present day Pocatello, Idaho). The first two of their seven children were born there. Subsequent travels took them to the California gold fields in the Yuba River area and French Prairie on Pudding River near Gervais, in Wasco County, Oregon, before finally homesteading near Frenchtown, a French Metís community located just west of Walla Walla. Their 160 acre donation claim encompassed the present town of Lowden. Mathieu died in 1867 and was buried north of the family home on their land claim. Upon his death, Suzanne became one of the first Indian land title holders in the Northwest. Suzanne died in 1876 and was buried in St. Rose of Lima cemetery at Frenchtown.

Suzanne Cayouse Dauphin is portrayed by Judith Fortney.

A Living History performance at Fort Walla Walla Museum brings history to life with reenactors portraying real people from the area's past. This year’s schedule continues the company’s tradition of 2 pm presentations every Sunday from April through October, and also on Saturdays from June through August.

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Live Theater: Crimes of the Heart
Jun
2
2:00 PM14:00

Live Theater: Crimes of the Heart

The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, is unmarried at thirty and facing diminishing marital prospects; Meg, the middle sister, who quickly outgrew Hazlehurst, is back after a failed singing career on the West Coast; while Babe, the youngest, is out on bail after having shot her husband in the stomach. Their troubles, grave and yet, somehow hilarious, are highlighted by their prudish cousin, Chick, and by the awkward young lawyer who tries to keep Babe out of jail while helpless to not fall in love with her. In the end, the play is the story of how its young characters escape the past to seize the future — but the telling is so true, touching, and consistently hilarious that it will linger in the mind long after the curtain has closed.

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Live Theater: Crimes of the Heart
Jun
1
7:30 PM19:30

Live Theater: Crimes of the Heart

The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, is unmarried at thirty and facing diminishing marital prospects; Meg, the middle sister, who quickly outgrew Hazlehurst, is back after a failed singing career on the West Coast; while Babe, the youngest, is out on bail after having shot her husband in the stomach. Their troubles, grave and yet, somehow hilarious, are highlighted by their prudish cousin, Chick, and by the awkward young lawyer who tries to keep Babe out of jail while helpless to not fall in love with her. In the end, the play is the story of how its young characters escape the past to seize the future — but the telling is so true, touching, and consistently hilarious that it will linger in the mind long after the curtain has closed.

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The Caravan of GLAM (cabaret/burlesque)
Jun
1
7:00 PM19:00

The Caravan of GLAM (cabaret/burlesque)

The Caravan of GLAM is a flamboyant cabaret act featuring drag, burlesque, acrobatics, live singing, comedy, fire, and aerial performances. Expect the unexpected as each show is customized to the venue and no two shows are ever the same.

The Caravan of GLAM formed in 2013, appeared on "America's Got Talent" in 2015, were featured in the documentary film "Burlesque: Heart of the Glitter Tribe," and were scouted by ABC for a new dance-based reality competition. The Caravan of GLAM tours the United States and Canada, and individual members also perform and tour as solo artists.

The cast for this performance will include Isaiah Esquire, Johnny Nuriel, Jayla Rose, and Clare Apparently, along with appearances by some local drag performers. This show is recommended for mature audiences.

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Living History: Ed Burlingame, Ditch Digger and Developer
Jun
1
2:00 PM14:00

Living History: Ed Burlingame, Ditch Digger and Developer

In 1893, Burlingame arrived in Walla Walla to inspect the plans for an ambitious irrigation project and stayed to dig the ditch that bears his name today. The Burlingame Ditch turned more than 5,000 acres of sagebrush into productive farmland. More than one hundred years after its completion, the Burlingame Ditch still conveys water by gravity within its earthen banks.

Ed Burlingame is portrayed by Tom Williams.

A Living History performance at Fort Walla Walla Museum brings history to life with reenactors portraying real people from the area's past. This year’s schedule continues the company’s tradition of 2 pm presentations every Sunday from April through October, and also on Saturdays from June through August.

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Live Theater: Crimes of the Heart
May
31
7:30 PM19:30

Live Theater: Crimes of the Heart

The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, is unmarried at thirty and facing diminishing marital prospects; Meg, the middle sister, who quickly outgrew Hazlehurst, is back after a failed singing career on the West Coast; while Babe, the youngest, is out on bail after having shot her husband in the stomach. Their troubles, grave and yet, somehow hilarious, are highlighted by their prudish cousin, Chick, and by the awkward young lawyer who tries to keep Babe out of jail while helpless to not fall in love with her. In the end, the play is the story of how its young characters escape the past to seize the future — but the telling is so true, touching, and consistently hilarious that it will linger in the mind long after the curtain has closed.

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1983 Tasting Party
May
30
7:00 PM19:00

1983 Tasting Party

The 1983 Party is open the public! You won't want to miss out on your chance to taste some incredible wines all from 1983!

Ever want to taste older wines? Eternal Wines and Drink washington State are extremely excited about this 1983 tasting. Since we will all be sharing bottles, seats are limited to 12 total. Here is the line up:

  • Acacia Lee Vineyard Pinot Noir Oregon

  • Château Bastor-Lamontagne, 375ml Sauternes France

  • Château De Fargues Sauternes France “Yquem Jr.”

  • Château La Tour-de-By Medoc Bordeaux France

  • Château Pitray Bordeaux France

  • Duckhorn Vineyards Merlot Napa USA

  • Heitz Martha's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Napa USA

  • Masi Amarone Della Valpolicella Serego Alighieri Vaio Armaron Vento, Italy

  • Masi Mazzano Recioto Della Valpolicella Amarone Vento, Italy

  • Morbelli Carema Nebbiolo Piedmont, Italy

  • Robert Girard Chateauneuf-du-Pape Cuvee du Belvedere Le Boucou Rhone Valley, France

  • Royal Oporto Wine Co. Portugal Vintage Port

  • Weingut Ernst Faust Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Auslese #5 Mosel-Saar-Ruwer Germany

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Museum After Hours — Staying Alive in Early Walla Walla: Health, Healing, and Hoaxes with Susan Monahan
May
30
5:00 PM17:00

Museum After Hours — Staying Alive in Early Walla Walla: Health, Healing, and Hoaxes with Susan Monahan

Staying healthy was a challenge in the early days of our town. This After Hours talk will discuss diseases that threatened our citizens, the doctors who cared for them, and the hospitals and pest houses where the sick were treated. Susan will share firsthand accounts from early newspapers and also entries from personal journals and diaries that detail the heartbreak of the diseases and health hazards of the time.

Sometimes the cures were more dangerous than the maladies. Not all remedies were effective and some were downright fraudulent. Come and learn about the patent medicines, medical procedures, and newfangled technology of the time.

The talk will include a slideshow featuring historic photos and maps, and will be enhanced with examples of medical artifacts from Fort Walla Walla Museum's collection. This presentation is free.

Museum After Hours is a free monthly presentation series to be held on the last Thursday of every month. We provide a space for community congregation, discussion, and debate. The event touches on topics ranging from regional culture and history to the roles and responsibilities of museums within our community. The talks will take place in the Entrance Building at 5:00 pm from March through October and 4:00 pm from November through February.

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Living History: Fred Stine, Blacksmith and Builder
May
26
2:00 PM14:00

Living History: Fred Stine, Blacksmith and Builder

Fred Stine represents one of Walla Walla's best rags-to-riches stories. He arrived in Walla Walla in 1862 with no more than the clothes on his back and 75 cents in his pocket, but he eventually built the largest brick hotel in the Washington Territory. After Stine’s arrival, he quickly went about earning the trust of local residents who lent him sufficient funds to set up a lucrative blacksmith shop serving the needs of miners making their way to Idaho’s gold fields, pioneers from the Oregon Trail, and the military at Fort Walla Walla. With the fortune he made, Stine not only retired his debts in a few short months but soon amassed enough to construct the Stine House in 1872, the largest brick hotel in the region.

Fred Stine is portrayed by Touchet agribusinessman Charles Saranto.

A Living History performance at Fort Walla Walla Museum brings history to life with reenactors portraying real people from the area's past. This year’s schedule continues the company’s tradition of 2 pm presentations every Sunday from April through October, and also on Saturdays from June through August.

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Live Theater: Crimes of the Heart
May
25
7:30 PM19:30

Live Theater: Crimes of the Heart

The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, is unmarried at thirty and facing diminishing marital prospects; Meg, the middle sister, who quickly outgrew Hazlehurst, is back after a failed singing career on the West Coast; while Babe, the youngest, is out on bail after having shot her husband in the stomach. Their troubles, grave and yet, somehow hilarious, are highlighted by their prudish cousin, Chick, and by the awkward young lawyer who tries to keep Babe out of jail while helpless to not fall in love with her. In the end, the play is the story of how its young characters escape the past to seize the future — but the telling is so true, touching, and consistently hilarious that it will linger in the mind long after the curtain has closed.

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Live Theater: Crimes of the Heart
May
24
7:30 PM19:30

Live Theater: Crimes of the Heart

The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, is unmarried at thirty and facing diminishing marital prospects; Meg, the middle sister, who quickly outgrew Hazlehurst, is back after a failed singing career on the West Coast; while Babe, the youngest, is out on bail after having shot her husband in the stomach. Their troubles, grave and yet, somehow hilarious, are highlighted by their prudish cousin, Chick, and by the awkward young lawyer who tries to keep Babe out of jail while helpless to not fall in love with her. In the end, the play is the story of how its young characters escape the past to seize the future — but the telling is so true, touching, and consistently hilarious that it will linger in the mind long after the curtain has closed.

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Living History: Isabella Kirkman, Irish Immigrant and Society Maven
May
19
2:00 PM14:00

Living History: Isabella Kirkman, Irish Immigrant and Society Maven

Meet Isabella Potts Kirkman, the girl who grew up on a flax farm in Ballybay, Ireland and traveled to America to join her sisters in California. Was she an indentured servant? A mail order bride? Isabella will tell all: her humble origins in Ireland, her journey to the New World — even a family scandal! In 1867, she married William Kirkman — the cattleman, farmer and entrepreneur. She’ll share her struggles in the rough and tumble mining towns of Idaho, where William continued his interest in the cattle business until they moved to Walla Walla. Isabella will recount incidents of her life as a society matron here, where with the help of her Chinese domestic, she and William raised their children and entertained the Who’s Who of Walla Walla. Her home is now known as Kirkman House Museum, an elegant brick home built in the Italianate Victorian style.

Isabella Kirkman is portrayed by Kirkman House Board Member Susan Monahan.

A Living History performance at Fort Walla Walla Museum brings history to life with reenactors portraying real people from the area's past. This year’s schedule continues the company’s tradition of 2 pm presentations every Sunday from April through October, and also on Saturdays from June through August.

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Live Music: Whiskey Creek
May
17
6:00 PM18:00

Live Music: Whiskey Creek

For a band that never meant to be a band, Whiskey Creek has an absolute blast! They have about 50 square miles of ambition, a box of band t-shirts, and no original music or CD's to pitch. They never take themselves too seriously, prefer to be on the floor with the people rather than on a stage, would rather party than perform, and just want to have fun with the good people in our community. Their recipe for success includes a blend of old and new country music, male and female leads, duets, acoustic and electric sounds, and songs that are danceable and drinkable!

Walla Walla's favorite party band, Whiskey Creek Band, covers over 40 years of country's best party music with lots of laughs and dancing along the way. Genre: 90% Country, 10% anything goes.

First-come-first-served seating, but prepare to dance!

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Live Theater: A Doll's House, Part 2
May
12
2:00 PM14:00

Live Theater: A Doll's House, Part 2

In the final scene of Ibsen’s 1879 groundbreaking masterwork, A Doll’s House, Nora Helmer makes the shocking decision to leave her husband and children, and begin a life on her own. This climactic event—when Nora slams the door on everything in her life—instantly propelled world drama into the modern age. A Doll’s House, Part 2 was written by Lucas Hnath as a possible continuation of the Ibsen’s story. Fifteen years have passed, and now there is a knock on that same door – Nora has returned. But why? And how will her husband and family react to her reappearance?

A Doll’s House, Part 2 received eight 2017 Tony Award nominations when it debuted on Broadway. The play poses thoughtful questions about marriage, gender roles, and equality, and works both as a sequel and as a stand-alone play. A familiarity with Ibsen’s A Doll’s House is not necessary to enjoy this play.

This production is directed by Nancy Simon, Professor Emerita at Whitman College where she taught theater classes and directed at Harper Joy Theatre for nearly 50 years. The cast is comprised of Shauna Bogley (Nora), Kevin Loomer (Torvald), Terri Trick (Anne Marie), and Kathryn Bogley (Emmy).

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