Live music at South 6–8 p.m. Tuesdays, Pybus Public Market, 3 N Worthen St., no cover, 888-5463
Like their sister restaurant in Leavenworth, South in Pybus Market has invited two members of Chumstick Liberation Front, Sergio Cuevas and Stephen Sharpe, to perform live every week. Tuesdays, better known as “Tequila Tuesdays” or “Taco Tuesday” at South, will feature half-price on all shots with 70 different tequilas to choose from and select tacos for only $2. Need we say more?
ChelanMan Multisport Weekend, times vary by event, Saturday, Sunday, locations and prices vary, Chelan, chelanman.com
Hey, remember that New Year’s resolution you made six months ago? No? Well here’s a reminder: ChelanMan Multisport Weekend offers a variety of marathons, triathalons, and a whole bundle of over “-athons” and races for anyone in the family, regardless of experience, to participate in. And if you’re resolution was about being a better citizen? All proceeds from the ChelanMan weekend go to local non-profit organizations. Call 679-3560 for registration information.
Kids Art in the Park 10 a.m. today, Tuesday, Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. Aug. 10, 10 a.m. Aug. 14, Riverwalk Park picnic area, $5, 682-9781
Need a fun, inexpensive way to spend an afternoon with the kids? Have a little Picasso at home? Look no further than the Kids Art in the Park program. Entering it’s second week today, the activities entail kite, flag and hat making, painting, cartooning, and a variety of other things. Most classes ask that children be older than 5, but the classes offered Tuesday and Wednesday are all ages. And don’t feel to left out, parents can make a hat and a flag for themselves too. For more information go to lakechelanartscouncil.com.
Basin Summer Sounds 5-9 p.m. Friday, 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Grant County Courthouse, 35 C St. NW, Ephrata, free, summerbasinsounds.org.
You’re an individual. You can’t be tied to just one genre, much less one band. That’s what makes the Basin Summer Sounds festival perfect for you. With 10 different musical acts, featuring local artists like Pearl Django and even national talent like Steve Holy, surely something will suit your fancy. Better yet, the entire show is free, and there’s even a 3-on-3 basketball tournament Saturday morning. Food and commercial vendors will also be there. For a basketball entry form or for more info, go to their site. Here’s the musical line-up:
Friday July 19th
Once Upon A Tuesday at 5 p.m.
The Lonely Forest at 7 p.m.
Steve Holy at 9 p.m.
Saturday July 20th
Ian McFeron at 11:30 a.m.
Pearl Django at 1 p.m.
Rough Stock at 2:30 p.m.
DoctorfunK at 4 p.m.
The Chris Eger Band at 5:30 p.m.
Hamilton Loomis at 7 p.m.
Cherry Poppin’ Daddies at 9 p.m.
Apple Pie Jamboree 6-8 p.m. Friday, 4 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, even locations vary, Pateros, admission is free, 509-923-2760
Don’t be deceived by the name, this event has much more than pie. An apple pie, golf, bass fishing, and basketball tournament, JetSki racing, a quilt show, the jamboree jog, kids activities, a variety of vendors, and, of course, the parade. Also, congratulate the city of Pateros for it’s 100th anniversary and celebrate with- what else?- some pie. For information about the events and camping locations nearby visit paterosapj.com.
Winthrop Rhythm and Blues Festival, 7:30 p.m. Friday–2 a.m. Monday, Blues Ranch on the Methow River, advanced tickets $80, at the gate $90, children 12 and under free with an adult, camping for three days $45, 1-800-422-3048
This Festival is simply unstoppable. Heading into it’s 26th year, it’s Washington’s longest-running blues fest, and it has certainly not slowed down with age. Set in Blues Ranch, this year features 14 performers playing throughout the three-day event. Pitch a tent and enjoy the beer garden, the food and crafts vendors, and by day three, the portable showers that will be available…please? For more information visit winthropbluesfestival.com.
— Compiled by Holly Thorpe, World staff