Watershed photo contest deadline approaches
WENATCHEE — Camera carters, warm up your shutters. The Cascadia Conservation District seeks photos to be published in the Wenatchee River Watershed 2010 stewardship calendar. Photographers may enter their work in one of five categories: plants, wildlife, agriculture, recreation and landscapes. A sixth category, watershed improvement projects, is open to conservation partners in the watershed. Entries are accepted until Oct. 16. For more information, call 664-9370 or visit cascadiacd.org.
Glenis Redmond, poetry Monday through Oct. 16; various locations in Twisp and Omak; costs vary; methowarts.org 997-4004
Southern Fried Poetry Slam winner Redmond visits Okanogan County as a teaching artist for the Kennedy Center’s Partnership in Education Program. She begins her visit with workshops for the public and closes with performances by herself and student poets. Ahead on the schedule:
Public workshops: 7 p.m. Monday, Confluence Gallery, Twisp; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Omak Library, $10-$20 suggested donation, free to students
Public performances: 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Omak Performing Arts Center, call ahead to reserve a space; 6 p.m. Oct. 16, $15 adults, $5 students
Eloise “Rusti” Farnworth, “Memoirs from the Glass House” 1 p.m. Saturday; Hastings Books Music and Video, 315 Ninth St.; free 663-7881
Farnworth, a 10-year resident of Wenatchee, signs copies of her new memoir, focused on God’s actions in her life. Her bookstore visit continues until 3 p.m.
“Floods from the Sea,” lecture 7 p.m. Tuesday; Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St.; free 665-2100
Geologist Brian Atwater discusses tsunamis in the Pacific Northwest. Atwater works with the U.S. Geological Survey at the University of Washington and is the author of “The Orphan Tsunami of 1700: Japanese Clues to a Parent Earthquake in North America.” He was included in Time Magazine’s 2005 list of the world’s 100 most influential people for his tsunami and earthquake research and recovery efforts.
Dan Tuttle, paintings 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday; Peshastin Creek Gallery, 5552 Campbell Road; free; dantuttleart.com 548-5779
For its only open house event of the year, the Peshastin Creek Gallery displays new paintings and prints by Dan Tuttle. On later dates, the gallery is open by appointment.
Susan Wiggs, Suzanne Selfors and Sheila Roberts Breakfast and presentation 10 a.m. Saturday; Eagle Creek Winery, 10037 Eagle Creek Road; $27-$34, reservations required
Signing 1 p.m. Saturday; A Book for All Seasons, 703 Highway 2; free 548-1451
Three angel-inspired authors share their stories at a winery breakfast, followed by a book signing at A Book for All Seasons. Wiggs presents her book, “Lakeshore Christmas,” Roberts shares “Angel Lane,” and Selfors offers “Coffeehouse Angel.”
Sharika Roland, paintings Reception 7 p.m. Saturday; Soap Lake Art Museum, 410 E. Main St.; free 855-6131
Seattle painter Roland often focuses on the female face in her artwork, drawing inspiration from Matisse in her scenes and use of color. She exhbitis frequently in the Northwest, including exhibits in Mercer Island, Tacoma and Kirkland. Her work remains on display at SLAM through Oct. 30.
“Autumn Transitions,” exhibit Reception 5 p.m. Saturday; Winthrop Gallery, 237 Riverside Ave.; free; winthropgallery.com 996-3925
The latest collection of art goes up at Winthrop Gallery today, featuring works by local artists. “Autumn Transitions” remains on display through Nov. 22.