Jazz in the Valley is this weekend (July 29th-31st) in Historic Downtown Ellensburg. Bring the kids (kids are welcome at most venue) and enjoy the hot Ellensburg weather as you walk between ten venues (all close together) featuring over 20 musical groups. Cool down with local northwest beer or wine in the festival beer garden or local watering holes. The festival will be from 5:30 PM to midnight on Friday, noon to midnight on Saturday, and 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM on Sunday. Click link for detailed Jazz Festival Schedule.
An all weekend pass to the festival is $35 or they have daily rates (Saturday there is two rates) as well. Click link for contact info to buy your Jazz in the Valley tickets in advance – they do sell out.