Paintings on display at furniture store gallery
WENATCHEE — Artwork by East Wenatchee painter Romella (Bagdon) Cheney is on display at A Step Above, within Columbia Furniture, 34 N. Wenatchee Ave. Her pieces join work by Rob Blackaby, Anne Martin McCool and other regional artists. For more information, call 888-7267.
Judy Bentley, “Hiking Washington’s History” Presentation 7 p.m. Friday; Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division St.; free; signing 1 p.m. Saturday; A Book for All Seasons, 703 Highway 2; free 548-1451
Seattle historian Judy Bentley brings her book to Leavenworth. “Hiking Washington’s History” includes trail maps, photos, descriptions and more of 40 historic trails throughout the state, ranging from day hikes to multi-day backpacking trips.
Ana Maria Spagna, “Potluck” Presentation 7 p.m. June 24; Leavenworth Library, 700 Highway 2; free; signing 1 p.m. June 25; A Book for All Seasons, 703 Highway 2; free 548-1451
Stehekin author Ana Maria Spagna signs and discusses her latest book, “Potluck: Community on the Edge of Wilderness.” The book explores the variety of gatherings — such as weddings, parties and funerals — that bring people within a community together, and also the factors that keep them apart.
“Cascade Explorations” Reception 6:30 p.m. Friday; Golden West Gallery; free (360) 854-7365
Three artists display work depicting scenes of Stehekin and the North Cascades at Golden West’s new exhibit. Sisters Diane Paton-Peel and Sue Lesmeister show oil paintings of the area, and Seattle artist Maria Coryell-Martin provides watercolors and field sketches.
Landscape Sketching and Drawing workshop 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and June 25; Michael Caldwell’s studio, 16 Chewuch Heights Road; $112 997-2787
Artist Michael Caldwell teaches students to draw landscapes in pencil and charcoal and shares techniques and materials. The two-day class is open to anybody age 17 and older.
Duct Tape Dummies workshop 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday; Confluence Gallery, 104 Glover St.; $30 997-2787
Donna Keyser leads a class in building a replica of your own body to use for designing, fitting and displaying fashions. For anyone 12 and up, the workshop requires a partner to help create a dummy out of each student’s form using duct tape and plastic wrap. Supplies are provided.
Marketing and social media for artists 10 a.m. June 25; Confluence Gallery, 104 Glover St.; $10-$20 suggested donation 997-2787
Sheila Siden of Artist Trust leads a lesson on how artists can use social media to market themselves.
Twisp Art Walk 4 to 8 p.m. June 25; various locations in Twisp; free 997-7529
Glover Street bustles on June 25 with music and art for the annual Art Walk. Participating businesses include Confluence Gallery, Door No. 3, Glover Street Market, the Merc Playhouse, Methow Arts Alliance, Methow Valley Inn, the Studio, Room One and the studio of Cheryl Wrangle and Sue Marracci.
Restyling workshop 1 p.m. June 26; Confluence Gallery, 104 Glover St.; $30 997-2787
Lisa Doran teaches a workshop in restyling garments of clothing to help them fit and look better, using skills to tighten, loosen, lengthen, gather, pleat and take apart. Supplies are provided with the class fee; open to anyone 14 or older.