Billy Farmer: 3-6 p.m. today, Benson Vineyards Estate Winery, Manson, no cover, 687-0313.
Waterdog: 8 p.m. today, the Vogue Liquid Lounge, Chelan, by donation, 888-5282.
Amy Aguigui: 7:30 p.m. today, Badger Mountain Brewing, free, 888-2234.
Joan Sebastian: 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Town Toyota Center, Wenatchee, $70-$110, towntoyotacenter.com, 667-7847.
The Skiffs, Troy Lindsey: 6 p.m. Friday, Devil’s Gulch Drinkery, Cashmere, free, 888-8180.
Dusty 45s: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Der Hinterhof, Leavenworth, free, 548-5250.
Joe Guimond: 8:30 p.m. Friday, Tumwater Restaurant & Lounge, Leavenworth, free, 548-4232.
Jeff Vanderholm: 6 p.m. Friday, The Blending Room, Manson, free, 293-9679.
Mighty High: 6–9 p.m. Friday, Munchen Haus, Leavenworth, free, 548-1158.
JP Hennessy: 6–9 p.m. Friday, Icicle Brewing Co., Leavenworth, free, 548-2739.
Gideon’s Daughter: 8 p.m. Friday, the Vogue Liquid Lounge, Chelan, by donation, 888-5282.
Cool Water: 6 p.m. Saturday, The Blending Room, Manson, free, 293-9679.
Michael Carlos: 6–9 p.m. Saturday, Munchen Haus, Leavenworth, free, 548-1158.
Laddie Ray Trio with Kevin Jones: 3–6 p.m. Saturday, Benson Vineyards Estate Winery, Manson, free, 293-9679.
Bluemeadows Culpepper Trio: 8 p.m. Saturday, the Vogue Liquid Lounge, Chelan, by donation, 888-5282.
Paul Sweeney: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Tumwater Restaurant & Lounge, Leavenworth, free, 548-4232.
Just Plain Darin: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Tastebuds Coffee & Wine, Wenatchee, free, 888-2783.
Eden Moody: 3–5 p.m. Saturday, C.R. Sandidge Winery, Manson, free, 682-3704.
Cynthia Alexander, China Davis: 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Der Hinterhof, Leavenworth, free, 548-5250.
RedTechAcoustics: 2 p.m. Sunday, Der Hinterhof, Leavenworth, free, 548-5250.
The Blackberry Bushes: 6–9 p.m. Sunday, Munchen Haus, Leavenworth, free, 548-1158.
The Lakeboys: 8 p.m. Sunday, the Vogue Liquid Lounge, Chelan, by donation, 888-5282.
Erin McNamee: 6–9 p.m. Sunday, Icicle Brewing Co., Leavenworth, free, 548-2739.
Kevin Jones Band: 3-6 p.m. Sunday, Benson Vineyards Estate Winery, Manson, no cover, 687-0313.
Edward Herda: 5 p.m. Monday, Der Hinterhof, Leavenworth, free, 548-5250.
Fred Langford: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Clearwater Steakhouse, East Wenatchee, free, 670-8233.
Sergio Cuevas and Stephen Sharpe: 8-10 p.m. Fridays, South, Leavenworth, free, 888-4328.
Charlie Solbrig: 6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Chateau Faire le Pont Winery, Wenatchee, free, 667-9463.
Brian Shaffer: 1-4 p.m. Saturdays, Atam Winery, Manson, free, 687-4421.
Family Tradition: 7 p.m. Saturdays, Leavenworth Senior Center, free, 548-6666.
Open mic with Rick Morrow: 7 p.m. every second and fourth Friday, Upper Eastside Coffee Co., East Wenatchee, free, 470-7812.
“Collaboration”: 2–4 p.m. last Sunday of each month, Upper Eastside Coffee Co., East Wenatchee; free, 470-7812.
Sergio Cuevas and Stephen Sharpe: 6–8 p.m. Tuesdays, South, Wenatchee, free, 888-5463.
Highway 97: 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wenatchee Valley Senior Activity Center, Wenatchee, $3, 662-7036.
Jazz nights: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Caffé Mela, Wenatchee, free, 888-0374.
Glenn Issacson, pianist: 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Shakti’s Restaurant, Wenatchee, free, 662-3321.
Open mic: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Devils Gulch Drinkery, Cashmere, free, 888-8180.
Sergio Cuevas and Stephen Sharpe: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Icicle Brewing Co., Leavenworth, free, 548-2739.
Confluence Jazz Band: 6 p.m. Thursdays, Chateau Faire le Pont Winery, Wenatchee, free, 667-9463.
Chumstick Liberation Front: 9 p.m. Thursdays, Ducks and Drakes, Leavenworth, free, 548-0270.
Tickets on sale
Eternal Fair: 8 p.m. Sept. 6, Caffé Mela, Wenatchee, $8 advance at ticketfly.com, $10 at the door, 888-0374.
Learning Team, Susy Sun: 8 p.m. Sept. 7, Caffé Mela, Wenatchee, $8 advance at ticketfly.com, $10 at the door, 888-0374.
Creedence Clearwater Revisited: 7 p.m. Sept. 7, Deep Water Amphitheater, Manson, $49-$183, ticketmaster.com, 687-6911.
“Pearls and Paws — A Humane Affair”: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 13, Tsillan Cellars, Chelan; four-course dinner, wine, live music by The Lake Boys; $100, wenatcheehumane.org/pearls-and-paws, 622-9577.
Leavenworth Blues Festival: 5 p.m. Sept. 13–noon Sept. 14, Leavenworth Festhalle, $20 Friday, $25 Saturday, $37.50 weekend pass in advance, $45 weekend pass at the door at tickettomato.com, leavenworthblues.com.
“Starstruck” Gala & Auction: 4-9 p.m. Sept. 14, Icicle Creek Center for the Arts, Leavenworth; silent auction, wine tasting, live symphony, outdoor dinner party, $100, icicle.org, (877) 265-6026.
Eli Young Band: 7 p.m. Sept. 13, Deep Water Amphitheater, Manson, $49-$214, ticketmaster.com, 687-6911.
Bad Company: 7 p.m. Sept. 19, Deep Water Amphitheater, Manson, $70-$214, ticketmaster.com, 687-6911.
Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra: by appointment, Sept. 7, Eastmont Presbyterian Church, East Wenatchee, positions needed include violin, viola, cello, bass, horn, trombone, harp and percussion, 667-2640.
Blue Monday jam session: 8 p.m. second, fourth Mondays, Clearwater Steakhouse, East Wenatchee, free, 664-4077.
“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”: 8 p.m. Friday; Hatchery Park stage, Leavenworth, $14-$30, leavenworthsummertheater.org, 548-2000.
“The Sound of Music”: 8 p.m. today, Saturday, Sunday; Ski Hill Amphitheater, Leavenworth, $14-$30, 548-2000.
Pirate Murder Mystery Dinner Theater: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 20, 21, 27, 28, Clearwater Steakhouse, East Wenatchee, $40 with four-course meal, 664-4077
Comedy Improv workshops: Mission Improv, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Riverside Playhouse, Wenatchee, free, 670-8233.
Nathan Tremlin: On display through Saturday, Swakane Winery Tasting Room, Leavenworth, free, 888-7225.
18th Annual Leavenworth Quilt Show: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 4-8, Leavenworth Festhalle, $5 for all three days, 548-5311.
Selections from the permanent collection, poetry by Paul Coughlin: On display 5–7 p.m. every first Friday, or by appointment, Robert Graves Gallery, Wenatchee Valley College, free but donations are accepted, 665-5977.
“Not Your Ordinary Doll”: Reception 5-8 p.m. Sept. 6, Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, Wenatchee; featuring unusual artist-made dolls, free on First Fridays, $5 adults, $4 seniors and students, kids 6-12 $2, kids under 6 free, 888-6240.
Dan McConnell, political cartoons: Artist reception 5-8 p.m. Sept. 6, Two Rivers Gallery, Wenatchee, live music by Don Housden, wine tasting by Snowdrift Cider Co., free, 888-9504.
Mikael Heins: Reception 5-8 p.m. Sept. 6, Tumbleweed Bead Co., Wenatchee, free, 541-350-6261.
Terry Johnson: 5-8 p.m. Sept. 6, Wine Thief, Wenatchee, on display through October, 470-2296.
Harvest of Quilts: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 14, Town Toyota Center, $5; local artists, demonstrations, quilt displays, email@example.com.
Portraits by Yury Konyshev: 5-8 p.m. Sept. 14, Cashmere Art and Activity Center, Cashmere, $50, 669-4851.
Recycled Arts Reception: 5-7 p.m. Sept. 20, Icicle Arts Gallery, Leavenworth, by donation, 548-2278.
Yury Konyshev, Ben Ellis: On display through September, Cashmere Art Gallery, free, watercolor portraits can be done every second Saturday for $50, 669-4851.
Ben Ellis, photographer: featured artist, on display through September, Cashmere Art Gallery, free, 669-4851.
Anne, Natalie and Robyn Gibbons, handmade baby onesies: featured artists, on display through August, Tumbleweed Bead Co., Wenatchee, free, 541-350-6261.
Brad Brisbine, oil paintings: featured artist, on display through August, Two Rivers Gallery, Wenatchee, free, 888-9504.
Ginger Reddington, impressionist painting: featured artist, on display through August, Lemolo Café & Deli, free, 664-6576.
Jennifer Evenhus, oil paintings, pastels: featured artist, on display through August, Caffè Mela, Wenatchee, free, 888-0374.
Josh Tarr, photographer: featured artist, on display through August, Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, free, 662-2116.
Wenatchee Water Color Society: Sept. 1–30, Rocky Reach Visitor Center, fourth floor gallery, free, fb.com/visitrockyreach.
Village Art in the Park: 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Fridays-Sundays, Front Street Park, Leavenworth; on display weekends through August, villageartinthepark.org.
Wenatchee Farmers Market Artisans: 3-8 p.m. first and third Fridays through October, Pybus Market, 663-8712.
Merrilie Aho: Wenatchee Watercolor Society featured artist, on display through Oct. 14, Wenatchee Valley Medical Center, Radiation Oncology Department; scenes from mainland China, 662-0670.
Community Art Exhibit: On display through Oct. 16, Golden West Visitor Center, Stehekin; free, 360-854-7365, ext. 14.
Renegade Acrylics & Encaustic with Tracy Felix: 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 7, Chelan Fire Station, second floor, $110, bring your acrylics and explore textured contemporary painting, 682-9262.
Dyeing to Weave, Painting Sacred Earth, and more: Morning classes through August. Grünewald Guild, Leavenworth area, prices vary on tuition, lodging, etc., 763-3693.
Acrylics with Jeff Tift: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays, McDee’s Art Center, Wenatchee, $35 per session, 662-7117.
Morning Watercolor: 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, McDee’s Art Center, Wenatchee, no instructor, bring your own supplies, $5 per session, 662-7117.
Gregory Spatz: 1–3 p.m. Saturday, A Book for All Seasons, Leavenworth book signing of “Half as Happy,” free, 548-1451.
Kay Kenyon: 1–3 p.m. Sept. 6, Leavenworth Library, signing of “A Thousand Perfect Things,” free, 548-1451.
Bruce Bjornstad: 10 a.m.–3 p.m., Sept. 7, Pybus Public Market, Wenatchee, signing of “On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods: The Northern Reaches: A geological field guide to northern Idaho and the Channeled Scabland,” free, 264-0646.
Janee Baugher: 1–3 p.m. Sept. 14, A Book For All Seasons, Leavenworth, signing of “The Body’s Physics,” free, 548-1451.
Scott Elliott: 1-3 p.m. Sept. 21, A Book For All Seasons, Leavenworth; signing of “Temple Grove,” free, 548-1451.
“Half as Happy,” Gregory Spatz: 7–8 p.m. Friday, Leavenworth Library, free, 548-1451.
“A Thousand Perfect Things,” Kay Kenyon: 7–8 p.m. Sept. 7, Leavenworth Library, free, 548-1451.
“The Body’s Physics,” Janee Baugher: 7–9 p.m. Sept. 13, D’Vinery, Leavenworth, free, 548-7059.
“Temple Grove,” Scott Elliott: 7 p.m. Sept. 20, Leavenworth Library, free, 548-1451.
“Climate Change and the Arctic Ocean” Mike Steele: 3:30 p.m. Sept. 20, Barn Beach Reserve, Leavenworth, by donation, 548-0181.
“The Ecopoetry Anthology” Ann Fisher-Wirth: 7–8 p.m. Sept. 23, Eagle Creek Winery, free, 548-7059.
“Storms of Denali” Nicholas O’Connell: 7–9 p.m. Sept. 27, Barn Beach Reserve, Leavenworth, by donation, 548-0181.
Movies in the Park: 8 p.m. Sept. 7, Lincoln Park Stage, Wenatchee, “Wreck it Ralph,” kids games at 7:30 p.m., concessions available, free, 888-3283.
Reception and movie with Estella Leopold: 6-7 p.m. Sept. 13, Barn Beach Reserve, Leavenworth; Reception with Aldo Leopold’s daughter 6 p.m., by donation; “Green Fire” movie 7 p.m., $10, wenatcheeriverinstitute.org, 548-0181.
Weekend dances, music by Double Deal: 7–9:30 p.m. Sept. 14, 28; Wenatchee Valley Senior Activity Center, $5, 665-0136.
Line dancing: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Alt12 Fitness, Wenatchee, $5 for non-members, free for members, 289-0125.
Scottish dancing: 6:30 p.m. Thursdays; Irish Dance Studio, Wenatchee, all levels welcome, 663-3743.
Social dancing: Waltz, swing, nightclub, Latin, country; 7 p.m. Saturdays, Mountain View Fitness, East Wenatchee; beginner lesson until 7:30 p.m., open dance until 9:30 p.m., no partner needed, $5, 630-2947.
Tuesday afternoon dances: 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Wenatchee Valley Senior Activity Center, $3, 665-0136.
WVC Hepcats swing dancing: Basic lesson 7 p.m., dance 8–10 p.m. Wednesdays, Wenatchee Valley Senior Activity Center, session $5, quarter $35, 264-4710.
Wine & food
Wine Tasting 101: 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 10, Tunnel Hill Winery, Chelan, $20, reservations recommended, 682-3243.
Fashion & Lunch: 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 11, Tsillan Cellars, Chelan, free with lunch, 682-9262.
Wine Dinner with Maryhill Winery: 6-8 p.m. Sept. 29, Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort, Leavenworth, four-course dinner, wine pairing, $70, sleepinglady.com.
Wild & Scenic Music Festival: 7-11 p.m. barn dance Friday, Snowy Owl Theater, $10; noon-11 p.m. Saturday, Icicle Creek Center for the Arts, Leavenworth; two music stages includes Star Anna, Buzz Brump, Fruition and more, jamming, beer garden, kids activities, $30, icicle.org, 548-6347.
Chelan First Friday — Dog’s Night Out: 5–8 p.m. Sept. 6, downtown Chelan; photo shoots, canine carnival games, doggy pool party, live music, crafts, free, 682-4322.
Wenatchee River Salmon Festival: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sept 20–21, Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery, free, outdoor activities, live animals, food, entertainment, and Native American village, 548-7641.
Wenatchee Taste of Harvest: Sept. 21, downtown Wenatchee; live music, wine tasting, kids’ activities, tractor show, farmers market; free, wendowntown.org.
50th Autumn Leaf Festival and Parade: Sept. 27-29, Leavenworth; grand parade noon Sept. 28, free, 548-0929.
Stargazing at Stehekin: 11–2 p.m., 8 p.m.–midnight Saturday, Stehekin Landing and Golden West Visitor Center, free, day and night telescope viewings, presentation at 8 p.m., (360)854-7365, ext 14.
Hammered Dulcimer Workshop: 6-8 p.m. Sept. 26, Lucinda’s Artisan Gallery, Cashmere, $25, (307)751-1257.
The Last Outlaws: 6 p.m. today, Old Schoolhouse Brewery, Winthrop, no cover, 996-3183.
Ben Union: 7 p.m. Friday, Old Schoolhouse Brewery, Winthrop, $2, 996-3183.
Kevin Jones: 7 p.m. Friday Sweet River Bakery, Pateros, free, 923-2151.
Jesse Taylor and the Rainy Day Devils: 7 p.m. Saturday, Old Schoolhouse Brewery, Winthrop, $2, 996-3183.
The Chris Eger Band: 7 p.m. Sunday, Old Schoolhouse Brewery, Winthrop, $2, 996-3183.
Waterdog, Gideon’s Daughter: 5 p.m., 7 p.m. Saturday, Sweet River Bakery, Pateros, free, 923-2151.
Rob Rigoni & Budapest West: 8:30 Saturday, Twisp River Pub, Twisp, free, 997-6822.
Terry Hunt: 6 p.m. Sundays, Twisp River Pub, Twisp, free, 997-6822.
Open Merc!: 7 p.m. Tuesday, The Merc Playhouse, Twisp, performers of all kinds welcome, no cover, 997-7529.
Hudson’s Bay Company Reenactment: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sept. 8, Okanogan Fort Interpretive Center, free, reenactments, kids activities, 634-2200.
Nikki McClure: Reception 6-8 p.m. Sept. 6, Door No. 3, Twisp, on display through Oct. 2, 997-2044.
“Inside Out”: On display through Sept. 21, Confluence Gallery, Twisp, free, 997-2787.
Ann Dunbar: On display through Sept. 21, Peligro, Twisp; “from the wardrobe” sculptures, free, 699-0238.
“From the Wardrobe” by Ann Dunbar: On display through Sept. 21, Peligro Studio, Twisp, free, 699-0238.
Artist Trust at Large: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 27, Community Cultural Center of Tonasket; speaker Amanda Jackson discusses resources for artists of all disciplines, free, Amanda@MethowArtsAlliance.org.
The Art of Calendar Making with Laura Gunnip: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 23, Door No. 3, Twisp, $45 includes supplies, 997-2044.
Mazama Festival of Books: 9:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Sept. 7-8, Mazama Community Center, $15 for both days, free for children 18 and under, 997-4004.
“Meet the Director”: 6-8 p.m. Sept. 5-6, 2-4 p.m. Sept. 8, The Merc Playhouse; new director Ki Gottberg talks about possible future shows, mercplayhouse.org, 997-7529.
Merc Dance Classes: 4–4:30 p.m. (ages 3 and 4), 4:45–5:30 p.m. (ages 5 and 6) Mondays Sept. 9–Dec. 9, The Merc Playhouse, $75 for a 10 class punch card, 509-997-7529.
Chelan Ridge Hawk Migration Festival: 8 a.m.–3 p.m. Sept. 14, Memorial Park, Pateros, free, activities, vendors, field trips, ncwaudubon.org.
Methow Rodeo: 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Winthrop Rodeo Grounds, $10 adults, $1 children 7-12, kids under six free, methowvalleyrodeo.com.
Winthrop Vintage Wheels Show: 7 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 7, multiple venues in Winthrop, free admission, winthropwashington.com.
“First Friday” Jam at George: 7–9 p.m. first Fridays, George Community Hall, George, free, 797-5632.
Masquers Theatre Membership Event: 6 p.m. Sept. 7, Masquers Theater; refreshments, prizes, a musical number from “Fiddler on the Roof,” awards; $25—$100 membership, members free, 246-2611.
Farmer Consumer Awareness Day — The Chef Extravaganza: 6 p.m. Sept. 13, White Heron Cellars, Quincy, chefs preparing all local food, live music by Mugsy’s Groove, $25 for all you can eat, whiteheronwine.com, 797-9463.
Balloon Festival: 4:30 p.m. Sept. 14, Parties on the Green, Quincy; food, beer/wine garden, live steel drum music, balloon night glow, fireworks; $20 per carload (up to six people), 787-3795.
George Bluegrass Festival: Sept. 16–22, George Community Park; camping, food, workshops, live music by Pickled Okra, North Country, Slipshod and more, by donation, 797-5632.
Photographers Heidi Manly, Leslie Tobin: On display through September, Quincy Library, free, 787-2359.
Wine & food
Brewers’ Harvest Expo: 3-8 p.m. Sept. 28, C Street, Ephrata; beer and specialty brew tasting $25 admission includes souvenir glass, $5 admission for designated driver, 754-4656.
Grand Coulee Dam Laser Light Show: 10 p.m. May 25 through September, Grand Coulee Dam, free, 633-2671.