WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center is hosting another in its series of family-friendly art classes from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 31. Parents and children and invited to participate in these interactive, fun projects. The fee is $10 for one parent and one child. Add…

WENATCHEE — Auditions for this year’s Holiday Spice variety show will be held Sept. 5 and 7 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center in Wenatchee. Holiday Spice is a community-based holiday show benefiting the PAC. It will be held Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 7 at 1 p.m. during the 2019 Festival of […]

WENATCHEE — Tickets are still available for a railroad history tour, hosted by the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center on Sept. 7. On March 1, 1910, the deadliest avalanche in North American history swept down the snowy Cascades, burying two trains and killing 96 people. The tour w…

WENATCHEE — The Compassionate Friends Wenatchee Valley Chapter will host its eighth annual Walk to Remember on Sept. 14 at Walla Walla Point Park. The event will help memorialize children and loved ones who have died and help bereaved families in their journey through grief. The two-mile “ge…

WENATCHEE — A North Central Washington All Veteran Stand Down will be held Sept. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wenatchee National Guard Armory, 1230 Fifth St. The Stand Down provides goods and services for all honorably discharged vets, with a special emphasis on providing outreach and ser…

WENATCHEE — Need to try out a few pages of your recent inspiration? Want to read from your just-published memoir? Got poems? Join local writers for a fun and casual evening on Sept. 12 at Write On The River’s “Four Minutes of Fame” event. This year’s summertime venue is South, at 913 Front S…

WENATCHEE — If you love tomatoes, this event is for you. Washington State University Chelan-Douglas Master Gardeners will hold their ninth annual Tomato Gala on Aug. 17. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Community Education Garden at the northwest corner of Springwater and W…

WENATCHEE — GWATA, North Central Washington’s Technology Alliance, has announced the nominees for its annual Innovator Awards. The awards, which have been presented for 19 years, will be given out at a luncheon Sept. 25. More information can be found at gwata.org. Entrepreneur of the Year no…

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society is featuring its collection of geographical resources this month. The collection includes land grants, deeds, historic maps, plat maps and gazetteers. WAGS also offers land records from Chelan and Douglas counties, other states and their co…

WENATCHEE — The ninth annual Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival is almost here! The event, presented by Foothills Magazine, will be held Aug. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Town Toyota Center. It’s the largest gathering of wineries in the region and the only professionally-judged wine event dedi…

WENATCHEE — Washington State University Extension will hold a series of food preservation classes in August and September. The classes are for people who are just learning how to preserve food and for veteran food preservers who need a refresher course to be sure the food items they are pres…

WENATCHEE — The local band Just-US returns for a performance at Pybus Market’s next Friday Night Music event from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 9. Members are Kyle Flick, guitar; Brad Blackburn, drums; Mark Sele, bass; and Heather Houtz and Bonnie McClaine, vocals. The group plays a blend of blues, class…

WENATCHEE — The Numerica Performing Arts Center has announced the lineup for its 2019-20 season. The 10 performances throughout the season will include “The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra,” Sept. 18; “An Evening with Jake Shimabukuro,” Oct. 11; “Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure,” O…

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St., Wenatchee. Dr. Vic Baker, professor of Planetary Sciences and Geosciences at the University of Arizona, will tal…

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services will host a Doggie Paddle Swim on Aug. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wenatchee City Pool, 220 Fuller St. Handlers 16 years and older are invited to bring up to two dogs to swim and play. Only canines will be allowed in the pool […]

WENATCHEE — The North Central Washington Quilt Guild presents its Quilt and Fiber Art Festival on Aug. 16-17. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at the Town Toyota Center. The festival will feature over 300 quilts on display, a special exhibit, a merchant mall, an artisan consig…

WENATCHEE — Greater Wenatchee Mended Hearts Chapter 91 will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 5 at Confluence Health/Central Washington Hospital, conference rooms A and B on the ground floor. Brittany Bassett, information and outreach specialist with Aging and Adult Care of Central Washing…

EAST WENATCHEE — The HÜMÜH Buddhist Center will host a spiritual study group 4 p.m. Aug. 4 in the sanctuary of the Cascade Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1550 Sunset Highway, East Wenatchee. Discussion topic will be the Wisdom Teaching, “Secrets of the Praying Hands.” Everyone is welcome…

WENATCHEE — Nic Allen will perform at the next Friday Night Music event from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 2 at Pybus Market. Allen is a solo acoustic artist from Fayetteville, Ark., who is now based in Leavenworth. He brings Southern influence to soulful blues rock and country covers and original materi…

WENATCHEE — Washington State Apple Blossom Festival organizers are gearing up for next spring’s “Bloomin’ Fun in 101” big event. Tickets are on sale now for the 24th Annual Apple Blossom Festival Auction set for Oct. 26, one of the biggest fundraisers for the festival. Themed as a tailgate p…

WENATCHEE — The Short Shakespeareans open their 41st season with “The Comedy of Errors,” beginning Aug. 7 at the Riverside Playhouse, 233 N. Wenatchee Ave. “The Comedy of Errors” is described as one of the earliest, shortest and most farcical plays of William Shakespeare’s career. Performanc…

WENATCHEE — The Ohme Gardens Friends Society is seeking new members to help with the well-known hillside garden, now in its 90th year. Those interested are invited to attend an informational meeting at Ohme Gardens at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 12. The event is being planned to discuss the many voluntee…

WENATCHEE — It’s time again for great wine, great food and great fun. Foothills Magazine presents the ninth annual Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival Aug. 24. What is the Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival? It’s a judged wine competition in which the winners of the competition are recognized…

WENATCHEE — The 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s North Central Washington will be held on Sept. 21 beginning at Pybus Market in Wenatchee. The Alzheimer’s Association walk is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Registration begins at…

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center celebrates the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon landing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 20. This event is an open house with hands-on STEM activities and space-themed crafts. The event also includes snacks, NASA Apollo …

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society (WAGS) is featuring its collection of early United States military records from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War during the month of July. Included in the unique database is the collection “Civil War Veterans Records for Eastern Washingto…

WENATCHEE — The Greater Wenatchee Area Technology Alliance will host “Entrepreneurial Panel: New and Emerging Industries,” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 23 at the Confluence Technology Center, 285 Technology Center Way, Wenatchee. The local panelists include Kyle Hendrickson, founder and CE…

WENATCHEE — “Weird Al” Yankovic, the king of comedic and parody music, brings his “Strings Attached” tour to the Town Toyota Center on Aug. 13 at 7:30 p.m. The show will also feature the Wenatchee Valley Symphony. Since his first-aired comedy song in 1976, he has sold more than 12 million al…

WENATCHEE — Popular Mexican singer-songwriter Christian Nodal brings his “Ahora” tour to the Town Toyota Center on July 13. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Nodal’s 2017 debut single, “Adiós Amor,” garnered significant airplay in Mexico and the United States. His debut s…

WENATCHEE — Full Circle Theatre Company and Numerica Performing Arts Center present the first Twilight Theatre production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” July 11-13 and 18-20 at 7:30 p.m. The William Shakespeare play will be performed by a local cast in the Numerica PAC courtyard. Tickets are…

WENATCHEE — The North Central Regional Library is now offering family passes to the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Passes are available for a two-week check-out period from the Wenatchee Public Library and the East Wenatchee Public Library. Each pass provides entry for two ad…

WENATCHEE — It’s an afternoon of fun for the entire family. The North Central Regional Library puppeteers will perform from 2 to 3 p.m. July 10 at Pybus Market. The puppeteers have been a popular outreach of the library with shows that appeal to all ages. This year’s cast of puppeteers inclu…

WATERVILLE — Knights of Veritas, a nonprofit organization that focuses on educating the public about accurate medieval history, will present its “Knight Skies” program from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 11 at Pybus Market. The program for all ages will discuss facts (and fiction) about medieval ast…

WENATCHEE — Joe Guimond and Mike Bills are teaming up for the next Friday Night Music event from 7 to 9 p.m. July 5 at Pybus Market. Both have been regular performers at Pybus. There is no cost to attend. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.

WENATCHEE — It’s time to show off your nerdy side at trivia night hosted by Wenatchee Public Library staff from 7 to 9:30 p.m. June 28 at Pybus Market. Teams of two to eight players will complete for top prizes in an evening of challenging trivia. The competition is open to teens and adults.…

WENATCHEE — The focus is on the local canine population with an event just for them. Dog Days: A Family Show is back for another year at the Town Toyota Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 29. Dog Days is fun and educational for the whole family. Activities will include a kid’s pet […]

WENATCHEE — The local Saddle Rockers band will be at Pybus Market for the next Friday Night Music event on June 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. The group plays a blend of bluegrass, country swing and vintage rock, and encourages listeners to sing along. Members are Dave Notter, fiddle; Jac Tiechner, gui…

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley’s Fourth of July celebration will take place throughout the holiday at Walla Walla Point Park. Activities will include a “Breakfast for Heroes” at Pybus Market, the ninth annual River Run, live music, entertainment, kid’s activities, a beer and wine garden, food …

WENATCHEE — Tickets are on sale for the Numerica Performing Arts Center’s 2019 Hot August Nights production of “Hands on a Hardbody.” This Tony-nominated Broadway musical comedy is based on the 1997 documentary “Hands on a Hard Body,” which tells the story of a small-town Texas endurance con…

WENATCHEE — Scotia Road will perform for the next Friday Night Music event at 7 p.m. June 21. The four-piece band hails from the backwoods of Northeast Washington and has a rich background in bluegrass, folk and country music. Their lyrics and warm vocal harmonies lead you through fields of …

NCW — The Red Cross urges the public to give blood or platelets this summer. The following area blood drives are scheduled: June 20: 1 to 6 p.m., the Federated Church, 224 W. Ash St., Waterville June 21: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Confluence Health, 820 N. Chelan Ave., Wenatchee June 24: 10 a.m. to …

WENATCHEE — Would you like to learn all about foster parenting? A Foster Care Information Fair will be held from noon to 3 p.m. June 22 in the LocalTel Event Center at Pybus Market. Information will be available about how to become a foster parent, the different types of foster care, adoptio…

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Humane Society’s fourth annual “Spay-ghetti and No Balls” fundraising dinner will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. June 22 at Blueberry Hills Farms in Manson. The menu includes salad, garlic bread, choice of pastas and sauces, pie and ice cream, and featured wines. There…

WENATCHEE — The Columbia River Community Flute Choir will perform from 6 to 7 p.m. June 27 at Pybus Market. The ensemble is well known for its performances around the Wenatchee area. They will be playing some American favorites like “Baby Elephant Walk,” “Flight of the Bumble Bee,” “Stars an…

WENATCHEE — Chelan-Douglas Health District is hosting a Public Health Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 29 at Pybus Market. The free event will feature information about services for children with special health care needs, WIC (Women, Infant, Children) program, food safety, ABCD — Access …

WENATCHEE — GWATA is seeking nominees for its annual Innovator Awards Luncheon, which will be held Sept. 25 at the Wenatchee Convention Center. The following awards will be given out at the event: Entrepreneur of the Year, Innovative Use Of Technology In Business, STEM Champion of the Year, …

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society will hold its next monthly meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. June 10 at the Douglas County Fire District 2 meeting room, 377 Eastmont Ave., East Wenatchee. WAGS member Susan Rumble will present a program on early day transportation. The meeting is f…

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will host an open house at the historic Wells House from 5 to 7 p.m. during First Friday on June 7. The Wells House is located off of Ninth Street at the end of Nelson on the Wenatchee Valley College campus. Tours of the restored old home […]

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m. June 11 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St., Wenatchee. Dr. Erin Wirth, research geophysicist, will discuss results of computer simulations at the U.S. Geolo…

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