Activities & Events
Artisans at the Dahmen Barn every week: The mission at the Barn is to bring fine and folk art to the public. The center and its programs offer a new way of introducing the work of regional artists and craftspeople. Attractions include the gift shop, artisans at work in their studio spaces, special art exhibitions, regularly scheduled classes and performance events, plus a Palouse Scenic By-ways visitor information center. More information about the barn and the schedule of activities is found on the Barn web site at www.artisanbarn.org.
Sausage Feed on the first Sunday in March: Uniontown Community Center. This is an all-you-can-eat affair from 10 to 5. The menu includes home made sausage, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, applesauce, pie and beverages. There is also a beer garden. To eat in the dining room, the first to come are served first. If you can’t wait, you may get take out dinners immediately following your ticket purchase. This event is put on by community members as a fundraiser for maintaining the Uniontown Community Center Building.
Want to help? Sausage will be made Wednesday, March 1 is the date at the Community Building. Call Dave Jacobs at 229-3465. If you can help on the first Sunday of March, the day of the Sausage Feed, we can use help with Dining room crew or work in the beer garden – call Lori Lutskas at 509-432-3499 Kitchen crew– call Lynn Smith at 229-3627Other jobs are available– call Dave Jacobs at 229-3465.
Easter Egg Hunt on the Saturday before easter: This annual event is held in Holzer Park or if weather is unfavorable the event is held in the gymnasium of the Uniontown Community Building. Kids of all ages are invited, and should bring their own baskets. Children will look for eggs in three groups, youngest first. Candy, treats and toys for all participants. For more information call the Town Clerk at (509) 229-3805.
Palouse Choral Society in April or May and December The Choral Society usually performs at St. Boniface Church at these two times of the year. More information is available on their web site at www.palousechoralsociety.org.
Annual Flea Market and Yard Sale the third Saturday in August: This annual event is held in Holzer Park. A variety of crafts, antiques, collectibles, wood-working, furniture both refurbished and hand made, upholstery, paintings & yard sale items are available at this event. Just come and see the treasures you will find. This is a great time to schedule a yard sale. For more information, please contact Joyce Mayer 229-3500.
Octoberfest is on the third Sunday in October: This annual event includes home made sausage and a beer garden. Contact Maurice Moneymaker at 509-229-3835 for more information.
Halloween Party: This event is held in the Uniontown Fire Station. All ages of children are welcome. There are games, door prizes, and cupcake decorating. Watch for updated information on location, date and time of this event.
Holiday Gala:Visiting artists join the resident artisans to offer gifts for men, women and children. Choose from creations by more than 140 artists including the consignment artists at The Shop at the Barn. This event is held on the first Saturday in December. More information can be found on the calendar page on the Barn web site at www.artisanbarn.org.
You can find more information about activities and events on the Palouse on the following web sites:
The Artisan Barn in Uniontown: www.artisanbarn.org
WSU calendar of events: www.wsucalendar.wsu.edu
Pullman Washington Chamber of Commerce home page: www.pullmanchamber.com
Moscow Idaho Chamber of Commerce home page: www.moscowchamber.com
University of Idaho Calendar of events: www.today.uidaho.edu
Lewis-Clark State College home page: www.lcsc.edu
Lewis-Clark Valley Chamber of Commerce: http://www.lcvalleychamber.org/
Hells Canyon National Recreation area: http://www.fs.fed.us/hellscanyon
Moscow Arts & Culture Alliance: http://www.moscow-arts.org