Ruth Couraud Mattson, paintings Reception 5 p.m. Sept. 2; Two Rivers Gallery, 102 N. Columbia St.; free 888-9504
The latest featured artist at Two Rivers is oil painter Ruth Couraud Mattson. The September/October exhibit includes wood sculptures by Milo Mirabelli, bronze sculptures by Larry Gay, and artwork by dozens of other member artists. Kirk Lewellen provides live music during the reception.
2011 Icicle Arts Festival Recycled Art Show Saturday through Sept. 29; Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort, 7375 Icicle Road; free; iciclearts.org 548-2278
Recycled artwork by residents of Chelan, Douglas, Grant and Okanogan counties goes up on the grounds of the Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort as part of the 2011 Icicle Arts Festival. The festival gets underway Sept. 9 — with an opening reception for the art show at 5 p.m. — and continues through Sept. 11. This year’s submissions are by: Sally Bauer, Dan Brown, Ed Callahan, Gracie Camp, Blanca Castillo, Vicki Cibicki, Jennifer Hutzel, Rebecca Justus, Andrew David Kleine, Catey Luna, Skylar Martinez, Amy Massey, Charlotte Massey, Linda Mortensen, Rita Picker, Daniel T. Riordan, Marv Speer, Nathan Tremlin, Louise Trew, Brodie Ward, Ry Ward, Mandi Wickline, Amber Zimmerman and Teri Zimmerman.
On the Icicle Arts Festival schedule:
◗ Sept. 2
5 p.m. Artwalk and opening reception for judges’ artwork, Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center
◗ Sept. 9
5 p.m. Artwalk and opening reception for Recycled Art Show and Icicle Prize
7 p.m. Judges’ panel discussion
◗ Sept. 10
7 p.m. 2010 Icicle Prize Winners Songwriting Showcase, Canyon Wren Recital Hall, $15 advance, $18 at door
◗ Sept. 11
Noon “Project Throwaway,” recycled fashion workshop, Barn Beach Reserve, $20
3:30 p.m. “Working With Decorative Sheet Metal,” Barn Beach Reserve, free
4 p.m. “Trash to Fash” runway show, Canyon Wren Recital Hall, $15 advance, $18 at door
Railroad History Tour 9:30 a.m. Sunday; Upper Valley Museum, 347 Division St.; $20 548-0728
Railroad historian Bob Kelly leads a tour of five sites between Leavenworth and Stevens Pass highlighting the history of the Great Northern Railway. Kelly begins at the museum with an overview and photographs from the 1910 Wellington Disaster. Participants are encouraged to bring water, a sack lunch and good walking shoes. There will be a hiking opportunity at the Iron Goat Trail.