Sunday, May 13, 2018
Newspapers, Printing, and Palouse History
Leave 10:30 am – Return by 4:30 pm ($55)
Enjoy learning about regional history through local newspaper archives, printing equipment, and an original homestead. The Newspaper and Printing Museum preserves printing equipment and has an extensive collection of county newspapers, providing a unique opportunity for research in letterpress printing technology and in local history. Secondly, we will visit an original homestead from 1870 to dive into the regional history including period costumes. Transportation, boxed lunch, snacks, and drinks will be included. Minimum 10 participants, maximum 20 participants.
Kamiak Butte Hike
Leave after Pre-Conference (est. 12:30p) – Return by 5:00 pm ($40)
Join us for panoramic views of the Palouse region on a 3.5 mile guided hike, reaching an elevation of 3,641 feet. Kamiak Butte, recognized as a National Natural Landmark has over five miles of forested hiking trails. Keep your eyes open as the park plays host to over 150 bird, mammal and vegetation species. Transportation, boxed lunch, snacks, and drinks will be included. Minimum 10 participants, maximum 20 participants.
Wednesday, May 16
Winetasting in the Lewis-Clark Valley
Leave 1:30 pm – Return by 5:30 pm ($70)
Take in the breathtaking sight of the Lewis-Clark Valley and experience part of the new frontier of grape growing in the United States, where Idaho winemakers are taking advantage of rich volcanic soils to craft award-winning wines. You will visit two award-winning Lewiston wineries (Clearwater Canyon Cellars and Lindsay Creek Vineyards) to sample their offerings and learn about the winemaking process from vineyard to bottle. Transportation, appetizer/snacks and two wine tastings are included. Minimum 10 participants, maximum 20 participants.
Leave 1:30 pm – Return by 5:00 pm ($50)
In recent years, the Moscow-Pullman area has seen a proliferation of breweries and other spaces to enjoy beer. Washington and Idaho are currently first and second in hop production, while Washington consistently ranks near the top of states with the most breweries. This outing will involve a trip to two of these local breweries. First, we will visit Moscow Brewing Company, the area’s only nanobrewery. Co-owner Andy Severson will talk about their relationship with farmers and how they use local ingredients in their beer and provide a tour, while you enjoy a tasting flight and bread made in-house. Our second visit will be to the newly opened Paradise Creek Trailside Taproom. Transportation, snacks and beer tastings are included. Minimum 10 participants, maximum 20 participants.