Photos: Yakima Downtown Summer Nights – July 18 2019

Yakima Downtown Summer Nights
By Clay Graham / SS Food Truck

On Thursday, July 18th 2019 we set up the SS Food Truck up on Historical North Front Street in Downtown Yakima for the fifth of ten Downtown Summer Nights events in 2019. We served Bratwurst from Jahr’s European Sausage, Beef Franks, Shaved ice, and Cotton candy.

This was a nice night with a little breeze. Live music from Stephanie Anne Johnson, and The Rad Trads on the Prestige Motors Stage!

In the beer garden featured these local beverages: Bale Breaker Brewing Company, Hop Nation Brewing Company, AntoLin Cellars, Tieton Cider Works, and Swede Hill Distilling.

More about the event from the official page:

EVERY THURSDAY* | JUNE 13TH – AUGUST 22ND 5:30 – 9:00PM | FREE & ALL AGES
Since its successful debut in 2013, Yakima’s Downtown Summer Nights concert series has become an integral part of Yakima’s summer music scene. Each Thursday, come dance and enjoy a cup of your favorite craft beverage in the heart of downtown on Historic North Front Street. The event is FREE and open to all ages. This year’s 10-show series will run from June 13th through August 22nd*

Each week features two bands and a bustling beer garden pouring your Yakima Valley craft favorites and outfitted misting tents for those especially hot evenings. For the whole family, an activities area, food from Front Street restaurateurs and plenty of room to kick up your heels right in front of the main stage.

Here are some photos of Downtown Summer Nights in Yakima:

Downtown Summer Nights

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Photos: Lavender Harvest Days 2019

Lavender Harvest Days
By Clay Graham / SS Food Truck

On Friday, July 12th 2019 we set up the SS Food Truck at the Selah Ridge Lavender Farm in Selah for the 12th Annual Lavender Harvest Days. The event was July 12th – 14th 2019, 10 AM to 3 PM daily.

There were many vendors. Jayleigh Ann & The Lost Boys provided the music all three days. They are an awesome band.

More info from the Official facebook event page:

We invite you to our 12th Annual Lavender Harvest Days at Selah Ridge Lavender Farm
July 12th – 14th 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
U-cut lavender,
Talented Local Artisans, Cool Vintage items, Metal, Fun Wood signs, Jewelry,

Stained Glass, Woodworking, Wreath Making, Selah Ridge Lavender Farm Quality Products, Handcrafted Soaps, Lotion Oils, Lavender Face Care Line, Plants, Fresh and Dried Bouquets, Lavender Oil Distilling Demonstration, Music, Garden Art, Activities for Children, Shaved Ice. Breathe in lavender’s heavenly aroma, while listening to the sound of the humming bees busy at work in the fields. Walk through the many rows of lavender within our 4 different fields. Take a peaceful stroll in our Lavender Labyrinth.

Here are some photos of Lavender Harvest Days:

Lavender Harvest Days

Lavender Harvest Days

Lavender Harvest Days

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Photos: Yakima Downtown Summer Nights – July 11 2019

Yakima Downtown Summer Nights
By Clay Graham / SS Food Truck

On Thursday, July 11th 2019 we set up the SS Food Truck up on Historical North Front Street in Downtown Yakima for the forth of ten Downtown Summer Nights events in 2019. We served Bratwurst from Jahr’s European Sausage, Beef Franks, Shaved ice, and Cotton candy.

This was a nice night. Live music from Too Slim and the Taildraggers, and Bradford Loomison on the Prestige Motors Stage!

In the beer garden, sponsored by Stan Fortier Insurance Services, featured these local beverages: Cowiche Creek Brewing Company, Wandering Hop Brewery, Gilbert Cellars Winery, Tieton Cider Works, and Swede Hill Distilling.

More about the event from the official page:

EVERY THURSDAY* | JUNE 13TH – AUGUST 22ND 5:30 – 9:00PM | FREE & ALL AGES
Since its successful debut in 2013, Yakima’s Downtown Summer Nights concert series has become an integral part of Yakima’s summer music scene. Each Thursday, come dance and enjoy a cup of your favorite craft beverage in the heart of downtown on Historic North Front Street. The event is FREE and open to all ages. This year’s 10-show series will run from June 13th through August 22nd*

Each week features two bands and a bustling beer garden pouring your Yakima Valley craft favorites and outfitted misting tents for those especially hot evenings. For the whole family, an activities area, food from Front Street restaurateurs and plenty of room to kick up your heels right in front of the main stage.

Here are some photos of Downtown Summer Nights in Yakima:

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

Downtown Summer Nights

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Photos: Patriot Night Under the Lights

Patriot Night Under the Lights
By Clay Graham / SS Food Truck

On Thursday, July 4th 2019 we set up the SS Food Truck up at the Kittitas Valley Event Center in Ellensburg for Patriot Night Under the Lights. We served bratwurst, beef franks, shaved ice, and cotton candy.

The event was a lot of fun. There was a concert by Tracy Lawrence, food vendors, a big firework show, and an after Party featuring Folsom Prism.

More about the event from the official page:

Tracy Lawrence Live on the Fourth of July!

The Kittitas Valley Event Center is bringing a new country concert event to town on the 4th of July this year. Patriot Night Under the Lights will be making its home in Ellensburg’s famous Rodeo Arena and is presenting Tracy Lawrence as the headliner! He’s sold THIRTEEN MILLION albums, has had TWENTY-TWO songs on the Billboard Top 10 charts and EIGHTEEN No. 1 songs. He’s also garnered numerous CMA and ACM awards and nominations, as well as a Grammy nomination. You can also listen in to him on 95.3 KXLE hosting his own nationally syndicated radio show, “Honky Tonkin’ With Tracy Lawrence”.
The Biggest Fireworks Show in Town!

The Arena grounds will open on Independence Day at 7:00PM. Food vendors and beer gardens will be available before Tracy Lawrence takes the stage at 8:30PM. It’s sure to be a great show for the whole family! Stick around after the concert for the biggest fireworks show in town. Then, if you’re 21 and over, you can head over to Behind the Chutes for the Patriot After Party.

Here are some photos of Patriot Night Under the Lights in Ellensburg:

Patriot Night Under the Lights

Patriot Night Under the Lights

Patriot Night Under the Lights

Patriot Night Under the Lights

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Photos: ChillAxle Car Show

ChillAxle Car Show
By Clay Graham / SS Food Truck

On Saturday morning, June 29th 2019 we set up the SS Food Truck up at the Kittitas Valley Event Center in Ellensburg for 2019 ChillAxle. The event has so much to offer as for things to see. It was a big car show with many vehicles. There was a Cardboard Car show, a Pinewood Derby by Cub Scout Pack 489, vendors, and all day RC Car Races.

We had a lot of fun and hope to go back next year.

More about the event from the official page:

2019 CHILLAXLE PRESENTED BY KELLEHER FORD!

CAR SHOW, RC CAR RACE, CARDBOARD CAR CONTEST, PINEBOX DERBY RACE, SHOPPING, AND FABULOUS FOOD
FAMILY FUN AT KITTITAS VALLEY EVENT CENTER — JUNE 29, 2019.

CHILLAXLE FEATURES ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS FOR PEOPLE OF ALL AGES!

In addition to the display of more than 100 collector cars showcased across the grounds the 2019 ChillAxle Car Show and RC Car Race will offer an abundance of activities and attractions for families and children of all ages at the Kittitas Valley Event Center on Saturday June 29, 2019.

Featuring an array of vintage, domestics, imports, and local car clubs, this show will offer a memorable experience with some impressive classic and modern muscle cars. The Grand Boulevard is our picturesque outside venue providing show-goers with a historical walk-through of automotive history with this display of unique and show stopping vehicles from all eras.

Cardboard Cars!! You heard right! We are excited to offer this exciting addition to our event! There is a CARDBOARD CAR contest for you to join in the fun! Create a car of your choosing ~ BIG or small ~ from cardboard, and bring it on down to show off your creation! This is going to be so much fun! Prizes will be awarded!

We are beyond excited to announce that ChillAxle will also be hosting the local Cub Scout Pack 489 to hold a Pinewood Derby Race! This will be located in Umtanum Hall! It is the perfect addition to our event! The Kittitas Valley Event Center is going to have cars, cars, cars, and more cars! Join us to celebrate cars!

With the help of our sponsor, Jerrol’s, our indoor Arena will be set up as a challenging race track where RC car enthusiasts can run several heats throughout the day to compete for bragging rights of the fastest RC in Kittitas County. Zooming, zigging, & zagging around the track at lightening speeds they are something to behold to be sure! If you haven’t seen these RC Cars in action then you must come on down and check them out! There will be many racing brackets and divisions. The cost to enter the races will be announced soon. On Friday night, racers will have an open track to practice, and again on Saturday morning.Find more info here. To signup, go here!

ChillAxle promises a fun summer day for everyone. Great music, good food, and fabulous cars of all kinds can be found around the grounds. Vendors are going to be present as well so you can shop to your hearts content! The entire ChillAxle event is FREE to all attendees! For more information visit us on Facebook.

“We are so excited to be continuing this adventure!”
– Event Center Staff

Here are some photos of the 2019 ChillAxle in Ellensburg:

ChillAxle

ChillAxle

ChillAxle

ChillAxle

ChillAxle

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