FarmStrong: 8 p.m. today, Caffé Mela, Wenatchee, $8 advance at ticketfly.com, $10 show day, 888-0374.
Peter Benjamin: 7:30 p.m. today, Der Hinterhof, Leavenworth, free, 548-5250.
Patrio: 5-9 p.m. today, Rebecca’s on Orondo, Wenatchee, free with dinner, 888-5332.
Eli Young Band: 7 p.m. Friday, Deep Water Amphitheater, Manson, $49-$214, ticketmaster.com, 687-6911.
Dylan Morrison: 6-8 p.m. Friday, Pybus Market, Wenatchee, free, 888-3900.
Jonathan Kimball: 6–9 p.m. Friday, Icicle Brewing Co., Leavenworth, free, 548-2739.
Longstride: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Der Hinterhof, Leavenworth, free, 548-5250.
Susan House Trio: 8 p.m. Friday, the Vogue Liquid Lounge, Chelan, by donation, 888-5282.
Dime Store Prophets: 9 p.m. Friday, Wally’s House of Booze, Wenatchee, $5, 663-1433.
The Fail Safe Project, Identity Unknown: 9 p.m. Friday, Clearwater Steakhouse & Saloon, East Wenatchee, $5, 670-8233.
Cheyenne: 8 p.m. Friday, Wenatchee Eagles, $5, 662-6700.
The Skiffs: 8:30 p.m. Friday, Tumwater Restaurant & Lounge, Leavenworth, free, 548-4232.
Poor Folks, Live Well; The Jesus Rehab: 8 p.m. Friday, Caffé Mela, Wenatchee, $8 advance at ticketfly.com, $10 show day, 888-0374.
Leavenworth Blues Festival: Friday-Saturday, Leavenworth Festhalle, $37.50 advance weekend pass at tickettomato.com, $45 weekend pass at the door, Friday pass $20, Saturday $25, leavenworthblues.com.
Kristi Devries, Eden Moody, The Skiffs: 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Der Hinterhof, Leavenworth, free, 548-5250.
High & Lonesome: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Cashmere Riverside Center, $3 cover plus $8-$11 donation, cashmerecommunityconcerts.com, 548-1230.
The Chargers: 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Smallwood’s Harvest, Leavenworth, free, 548-4196.
Dime Store Prophets: 8 p.m. Saturday, the Vogue Liquid Lounge, Chelan, by donation, 888-5282.
Chris Ward & Friends: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Tumwater Restaurant & Lounge, Leavenworth, free, 548-4232.
Stoney River Band: 9 p.m. Saturday, Clearwater Steakhouse, East Wenatchee, $5, 670-8233.
Erin McNamee: 6–9 p.m. Sunday, Icicle Brewing Co., Leavenworth, free, 548-2739.
The Epilogues: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Der Hinterhof, Leavenworth, free, 548-5250.
Lorin Walker Matson and the Hustlers: 9 p.m. Tuesday, Wally’s House of Booze, Wenatchee, free, 663-1433.
Fred Langford: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Clearwater Steakhouse, East Wenatchee, free, 670-8233.
Liverpool Legends: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Performing Arts Center of Wenatchee; advance tickets $19-$29, show day $20-$35, pacwen.org, 663-2787.
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
Bad Company: 7 p.m. Sept. 19, Deep Water Amphitheater, Manson, $70-$214, ticketmaster.com, 687-6911.
Yang and Olivia Liu: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20, Wenatchee high School, $55 adult subscription to Wenatchee Community Concert Association, $20 student subscription, 884-6835.
Atomic Bombshells: 9 p.m. Sept. 21, Performing Arts Center of Wenatchee, advance tickets $21-$29, show day $30-$35, pacwen.org, 663-2787.
Wenatchee Valley Appleaires presents “Sisters Act”: 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Sept. 28, Performing Arts Center of Wenatchee, reserved seating $18, seniors $15, pacwen.org, 663-2787.
Viola Jacob Adams, soprano Linda Tsatsanis: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Lake Chelan Lutheran Church, Chelan, free, 687-6002.
Hammered Dulcimer Workshop: 6-8 p.m. Sept. 26, Lucinda’s Artisan Gallery, Cashmere, $25, (307)751-1257.
Blue Monday jam session: 8 p.m. second, fourth Mondays, Clearwater Steakhouse, East Wenatchee, free, 664-4077.
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.
“It’s a Wonderful Life”: Sept. 29, Icicle River Middle School, Leavenworth; children audition in the afternoon, adults audition in the evening, call for appointment, rehearsals begin Oct. 16, 548-7324.
Harvest of Quilts: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Town Toyota Center, $5; local artists, demonstrations, quilt displays, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yury Konyshev, Ben Ellis: Reception 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Cashmere Art Gallery; refreshments, music by Kirk Lewellen free reception, watercolor portraits available for $50, 669-4851.
Icicle TVs Framed Amateur Photo Slideshow: 7 p.m. Sept. 27, Icicle Brewing Co., Leavenworth, free, 548-2739.
“Not Your Ordinary Doll”: On display through January 11, 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: On display through October, Two Rivers Gallery, Wenatchee, free, 888-9504.
Mikael Heins: On display through September, Tumbleweed Bead Co., Wenatchee, free, 541-350-6261.
Terry Johnson: On display through October, Wine Thief, Wenatchee, 470-2296.
Painter Dawn Kranz: On display through September, Lemolo Café & Deli, free, 664-6576.
Rae Helsel photography, painter Ginger Reddington: On display through September, Caffè Mela, Wenatchee, free, 888-0374.
David Vasquez, Jeff Tift, Kerry Siderius: On permanent display, Nu-Art Gallery, Wenatchee, 884-6034.
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.
Recycled Arts Reception: 5-7 p.m. Sept. 20, Icicle Arts Gallery, Leavenworth, by donation, 548-2278.
Wenatchee Water Color Society: Sept. 1–30, Rocky Reach Visitor Center, fourth floor gallery, free, fb.com/visitrockyreach.
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.
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.
Janee Baugher: 1–3 p.m. Saturday, 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.
“The Body’s Physics,” Janee Baugher: 7–9 p.m. Friday, 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.
Reception and movie with Estella Leopold: 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, 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.
Buds & Blossoms: 8 p.m. Friday, East Wenatchee Grange; Don Jackson calling, Fran Lucas cueing, by donation, 670-7130.
Appleland Promenaders: 7:30 p.m. pre-rounds, 8 p.m. mainstream Saturday, East Wenatchee Grange; Tom Clymer, John Syrstad calling, Wendy Syrstad cueing, by donation, 670-7130.
Plus Bunch: 7:30 p.m. pre-rounds, 8 p.m. mainstream, East Wenatchee Grange, Tom Clymer calling, Jim Spence cueing, 670-7130.
Weekend dances, music by Double Deal: 7–9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 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
“Pearls and Paws — A Humane Affair”: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Tsillan Cellars, Chelan; four-course dinner, wine, live music by The Lake Boys; $100, wenatcheehumane.org/pearls-and-paws, 622-9577.
Wine Dinner with Maryhill Winery: 6-8 p.m. Sept. 29, Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort, Leavenworth, four-course dinner, wine pairing, $70, sleepinglady.com.
“Wool Work For Wine: A Celebration of Fiber Arts and Fine Wine: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 29, Snowgrass Winery, Entiat; working artists, live music, alpaca viewing, $10 tasting fee includes glass, 784-5101.
Fiestas Mexicanas: Friday-Saturday, Lincoln Park, Wenatchee; live music, food, games, dancing, headliner Montez De Durango; free, 888-6240.
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.
NCW Fair fireworks display: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21, North Central District Fairgrounds, Waterville, free hotdog and soda, 745-8480.
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.
“Starstruck” Gala & Auction: 4-9 p.m. Saturday, Icicle Creek Center for the Arts, Leavenworth; silent auction, wine tasting, live symphony, outdoor dinner party, $100, icicle.org, (877) 265-6026.
“Harmonious Awakening with DJ HyFi”: 7 p.m. Sept. 24, Ila Yoga Studio, Wenatchee; yoga to a live dj, $25, $20 members, ilayoga.com.
Peter Benjamin Band: 7 p.m. Friday, Old Schoolhouse Brewery, Winthrop, $2, 996-3183.
Indigo, Blind Bob: 5 p.m., 7 p.m. Friday Sweet River Bakery, Pateros, free, 923-2151.
Bill Buckingham: 7 p.m. Saturday, Sweet River Bakery, Pateros, free, 923-2151.
Cracker Factory: 7 p.m. Saturday, Old Schoolhouse Brewery, Winthrop, $2, 996-3183.
Tickets in advance
2013 GoodStock Music Festival: Sept. 21, GoodStock Farm, Okanogan; featuring Cody Beebe & The Crooks, The Wicks, Jesse James & The MOB, Blake Noble and more; $15 in advance at brownpapertickets.com, $20 gate, 826-1997.
“Memory House” Readers’ Theater Production: 7 p.m. Sept. 20-21, The Merc Playhouse, Twisp, by donation, 997-7529.
“Artist Practice by Armbrust, Darch and Keyser”: Reception 4-8 p.m. Sept. 29, Confluence Gallery & Art Center, Twisp, free, 997-2787.
Nikki McClure: On display through Oct. 2, Door No. 3, Twisp, 997-2044.
“Inside Out”: On display through Sept. 21, Confluence Gallery, Twisp, free, 997-2787.
“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.
Kids Art Party: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 20, Confluence Gallery & Art Center, Twisp; sun printing, nature installations by Laura Gunnip, $35, 997-2787.
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.
Merc Dance Classes: 4–4:30 p.m. (ages 3 and 4), 4:45–5:30 p.m. (ages 5 and 6) Mondays through Dec. 9, The Merc Playhouse, $75 for a 10 class punch card, 997-7529.
“Looking Through the Lens,” Al Camp: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Tonasket Community Cultural Center, Tonasket; about pioneer photographer Frank Matsura, by donation, 486-1328.
Chelan Ridge Hawk Migration Festival: 8 a.m.–3 p.m. Saturday, Memorial Park, Pateros, free, activities, vendors, field trips, ncwaudubon.org.
International Peace Day Celebration: 3-9 p.m. Sept. 21, Tonasket Community Cultural Center; vigil demonstration against the Keystone XL Pipeline, 5:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. premiere of “Roadmap to Apartheid,” $7 dinner, free admission, 485-3844.
Kyle MacConnell: 6 p.m. today, Esther Bricques Winery & Vineyard, Oroville, free, estherbricques.com, 476-2861.
“First Friday” Jam at George: 7–9 p.m. first Fridays, George Community Hall, George, free, 797-5632.
Photographers Heidi Manly, Leslie Tobin: On display through September, Quincy Library, free, 787-2359.
Wheatland Whirlers Interdenominational Square Dance Party: 6:30 p.m. today, Ephrata Senior Center, by donation, 670-7130.
Wheatland Whirlers: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Ephrata Senior Center, Jim Compton calling, Noelle Miller cueing, dinner at 6:15 p.m., dessert after dance, by donation, 670-7130.
Wheatland Whirlers: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Ephrata Middle School; free square dance lessons with Jim Compton, by donation, 670-7130.
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.
The Chef Extravaganza: 6 p.m. Friday, White Heron Cellars, Quincy, chefs preparing all local food, live music by Norrish Reaction, $25 for all you can eat, whiteheronwine.com, 797-9463.
Quincy Farmer Consumer Awareness Day: Saturday, various locations in Quincy; balloon launch, cook-offs, food, arts and crafts, petting zoo, dance, live music, quincyfarmerconsumer.com.
Balloon Festival: 4:30 p.m. Saturday, 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: Monday through Sept. 22, George Community Park; camping, food, workshops, live music by Pickled Okra, North Country, Slipshod and more, by donation, 797-5632.
Basin BBQ Bash: Sept. 21-22, Laketown Landing, Moses Lake; live music, kids activities, food and craft vendors, barbecue tasting, free, mlbacares.org.
Grand Coulee Dam Laser Light Show: 8:30 p.m. through September 30, Grand Coulee Dam, free, 633-2671.