Downtown Farmers Market opens

Joan Monteillet, right, talks with customers about the cheese at her Monteillet Fromagerie booth during opening weekend of the Downtown Farmers Market in Walla Walla on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

Please check websites or call ahead to ensure events are still happening and places are open. The situation can change quickly during a pandemic. You can also visit the Union-Bulletin’s website for current events at

Things to Do

Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 NE Myra Road, is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. six days per week, closed Tuesdays. The museum will host an event via Zoom about the story of naturalist David Douglas on Oct. 28 from 5-6 p.m. Details:

Gesa Power House Theatre will be hosting many events this month, beginning with the screening of the independent drama film “East of the Mountains” at on Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $10-$15. Details:

Little Theatre of Walla Walla is open for live shows. Details:

The Walla Walla Public Library, 238 E. Alder St., is open from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on weekdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturdays, and is closed Sundays. The library has a monthly book club meeting the third Wednesday of every month, 12-1 p.m. Details:

Tamástslikt Cultural Institute, on Wildhorse Boulevard near Pendleton, is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Details:

Weekly bird walks at Bennington Lake start at 8 a.m. each Tuesday in the parking lot overlooking the water. Blue Mountain Audubon Society. Details:

Local Markets

Blue Mountain Station Co-Op Market and Nursery in Dayton is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 700 Artisan Way. Details:

Walla Walla’s Downtown Farmers Market, Farmers Market Pavilion, 106 W. Main St., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Runs through the end of October. Details:


Oct. 3-4: George Winston will perform at the Gesa Power House Theatre at 2 p.m. Oct. 3 and 7 p.m. Oct. 4. Tickets are $45, and there will be collection baskets at the entrances for donations of canned food for the Blue Mountain Action Council. Details:

Oct. 8-9: The Seattle Rock Orchestra will play acoustic Led Zeppelin songs on Oct. 8 at the Gesa Power House Theatre. On Oct. 9, they will perform music from the psychedelic rock band Pink Floyd. Both concerts will last from 7-8:30 p.m. Details:

Oct. 15-16: The Walla Walla Guitar Festival’s 10th anniversary celebration, from 5 p.m.-2 a.m. at 6 W. Rose St. Tickets range from $35 for the Friday opening concert to $75 for all-day music on Sunday. Details:

Oct. 16: The High Kings, a popular Irish Folk band, will play in a concert at the Gesa Power House Theatre from 7-8:30 p.m. A wait list is available for this sold-out show. Details:

Oct. 23: The Pink Floyd tribute band Pigs on the Wing will perform at the Gesa Power House Theatre from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $25. Details:

Oct. 31: The stores in downtown Walla Walla and Dayton will participate in the annual Trick-or-Treating event. Merchants will hand out treats and candies to children dressed in costumes. Details: and

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