Arts and Recreation

Nestled east of the Cascade Mountains, the Kittitas Valley experiences a dry climate and is attractive to outdoor enthusiasts and adventurers of all kinds.

Local hiking

Community theaters and Central Washington University host plays, concerts, dance recitals, operas, musicals, films, and lectures throughout the year.

CWU Music Department
Central Theatre Ensemble (CWU)

Valley Musical Theatre
 

Art galleries and museums feature fine arts, crafts, pottery, weaving, and sculpture by both students and internationally recognized Northwest artists.

Gallery One
Clymer Museum and Gallery
Sarah Spurgeon Gallery (CWU)
First Friday Art Walk
Dick and Jane's Spot