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Thursday, October 15, 2009
This story previously provided the wrong address for the Pro Wrestling Beyond benefit show. The error has been corrected in this version.
The Bloody Oranges, acoustic 7 p.m. today; Caffé Mela, 17 N. Wenatchee Ave.; $5 888-0374
Wenatchee Valley musician Ron Evans performs his brand of experimental rock at a charity fundraiser. Christopher Hart accompanies during the set. All proceeds benefit the Extra Life fund, which raises money for cancer treatment at Texas Children’s Hospital.
Pro Wrestling Beyond benefit show 7 p.m. Saturday; Wenatchee SportsPlex, 2 Fifth St.; $15 general admission, $20 ringside, free kids 6 and under 665-9255
Raising money for the East Wenatchee Elite Wrestling Organization, Pro Wrestling Beyond jumps into the Wenatchee ring once again. Hitting the mat this time are Aaron Bolo, The Ideal Reflection, The NW Cowboys, Johnny Obsession, Astro Imperial, Sunni, Lylah and T. Kasaki.
The Perrys and CommonBond 5, Southern gospel 7 p.m. Tuesday; Eastmont Baptist Church, 400 S. Kentucky Ave.; free, donations accepted 264-1114
The Perrys, one of Southern gospel’s top singing groups, roll into town for their only autumn appearance in Washington. The foursome has been named Mixed Quartet of the Year for three years running and earned additional awards last month at the National Quartet Convention in Louisville, Ky. Local gospel quintet, the CommonBond 5, will open the concert. Every year, they sponsor a big-name gospel group for a performance in the Wenatchee Valley.
Rose Laughlin, folk 2 p.m. Saturday; Cashmere Cider Mill, 5420 Woodring Canyon Road: free 782-3564
The Cashmere Cider Mill closes out its 2009 Saturday Live Summer Music series with Seattle folk singer Laughlin. She has released two CDs, and performs Celtic and American roots music inspired by artists including Nancy Griffith, Linda Ronstadt and Shawn Colvin.
Urban Monroes, bluegrass 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Riverside Center, 201 Riverside Drive; $3; cashmerecoffeehouse.com 548-1230, 548-8663
The Pacific Northwest foursome unleashes an energetic set at the Cashmere Community Coffeehouse. Band members include guitarist-vocalist Fran Kent, banjoist Matt Gray, fiddler Jeff Shippy and bassist Jason Mellow.
Lake Chelan Valley Harvest Festival Saturday and Sunday; various locations; free except where noted 682-3503
Join in the fun at Manson’s Harvest Festival. The event includes wine tasting, apple bin racing, an apple pie contest and hay rides. Saturday is also the final day of this year’s Manson Farmers Market. On Saturday night, check out family friendly movies at Cinema Under the Stars in the Mountain View Lodge Pavilion. Sunday finishes up the festivities with a Harvest Splash, where participants take a quick dip in Lake Chelan.
On the schedule:
8 a.m. to noon Manson Farmers Market, Manson Grange
Noon to 5:30 p.m. Squash sculpture contest, Allisons of Manson
1 to 4 p.m. Wine tasting and silent auction, Manson Grange, $5
4 to 6 p.m. Apple bin race tournament, Wapato Point Parkway; hot dogs and cider, Mountain View Lodge Grill
6 p.m. Hay rides, Wapato Point
7 p.m. Cinema Under the Stars
2 to 4 p.m. Harvest Splash and sidewalk chalk art contest, Manson Bay Park
Danbert Nobacon and the Bad Things, folk-rock 7 p.m. Friday; Twisp River Pub, 201 N. Methow Valley Highway; $5 997-6822
Formerly of the band Chumbawamba, England native Nobacon reclaimed his solo career in 2005 and relocated to Twisp. Since 2008, Nobacon has worked closely with South Seattle acoustic ensemble the Bad Things, and begins recording his next album with the band later this month. For their first appearance in Twisp, the Bad Things perform a set of their original tunes, and then later are joined by Nobacon for songs from the upcoming album. Nobacon performs some of his solo work as well.
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