Nominations sought for 2010 Living Treasure award
WENATCHEE — Each year, the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center presents the Wenatchee Valley Living Treasure award to a person or group from the community who has made significant contributions in line with the museum’s mission — to celebrate and preserve the history, arts, sciences and rich diversity of this region and its people. The nominee must have influenced or directed activities that support this mission, lived in the Wenatchee Valley for at least five years, and may be honored for actions taken while under related employment or as a volunteer. Submit nominations by Dec. 1. Forms may be picked up at the museum, 127 S. Mission St., downloaded at wvmcc.org or requested to be sent by mail by calling 888-6240.
Local artist receives award
YAKIMA — Larson Gallery’s 54th annual Central Washington Artists juried exhibition features 85 contributions from artists in 10 counties. Of the 64 artists participating, Wenatchee artist Ruth Allen has been awarded the $100 Director’s Choice Award for her piece, “Lightning Laced.” Artwork in the exhibition is available for viewing through Dec. 6. Larson Gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays; call 574-4875 or visit larsongallery.org.
Rabbit Hole Gallery art bazaar 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday; 1101 Appleland Drive; free 662-1058
The seasonal art sale takes place at the home of Susan Evans, offering artwork in various media from Columbia River tribal members as well as Zimbabwean Shona sculpture artists. The market runs until 4 p.m. both days; enter through the garden gate at the Appleland and Appleridge intersection.
WVC ceramics show and sale 3 p.m. Wednesday; Wells Hall, Wenatchee Valley College campus, 1300 Fifth St.; free 682-6800
Wenatchee Valley College ceramic art students hold their end-of-quarter show and sale, offering up work completed this quarter. Visit their display at Wells Hall room 1072, just off Ninth Street behind the WVC Campus Theatre. The show and sale runs till 5 p.m.
Confluence Gallery benefit dinner 5 p.m. Dec. 5; Winthrop Barn, 51 N. Highway 20; $55 997-2787
Twisp’s Confluence Gallery and Art Center hosts its 13th annual holiday fundraising events, with music by Terry Hunt and a multi-course gourmet dinner. Make reservations at the gallery, 104 Glover St., in Twisp, or at the number above.