Registration is open for annual Mini Maker Faire

WENATCHEE — Inventors, entrepreneurs, artists and tinkerers are invited to participate in the fourth-annual Mini Maker Faire scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 1 at Town Toyota Center.

The family-friendly showcase offers a place for locals to share what they’ve learned during the process of planning and building their own creations. Students and educators are invited to share work promoting innovation in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics educational fields.

There is no fee for non-commercial individuals and groups, students and educators. Commercial vendors and non-profits can participate with an exhibitor fee of $100-$250.

All makers must apply to participate. Applications are available online at

Auditions for ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ set for Monday and Tuesday

SOAP LAKE — Auditions for Masquers Theater’s production of “Arsenic and Old Lace” will be held at 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

There are 13 roles available, including siblings Martha, Abby, Teddy and Mortimer Brewster. The show will be directed by Adam Zaleski with assistant director Holli Bosnar.

Rehearsals are four nights a week starting in May. The production will run from June 14-30 on Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday matinees.

For more information, visit or call Adam Zaleski at 750-8975.

Sales open for Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Fest passes

CHELAN — Festival passes are now on sale for the second-annual Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival scheduled for May 16-19.

The festival boasts 15 bands performing 25 shows at 11 venues over four days. The lineup includes regional and national stars like the Kobe Watkins Grouptet, Greta Matassa, Justin Young, Pearl Django, Nearly Dan, Gail Pettis, Richard Cole, Stephanie Porter and Eugenie Jones.

An advance full festival pass costs $89 and includes all performances, a swag bag and jazz shuttle. Pass price increases to $99 at the door.

A Saturday day pass costs $69 in advance and includes 13 performances, a swag bag and jazz shuttle. Pass price increases to $79 at the door.

For more information or to purchase a festival pass, visit

Local music students to perform ensemble recital

OMAK — The Okanogan County Music Teachers Association will host a free ensemble recital at 3 p.m. Sunday at Omak North Elementary School.

The recital will feature ensembles consisting of piano and strings students taught by association teachers and two guest ensembles.

Teachers and performers include:

Roz Nau, Tonasket: Amber Eppel and Cole Rise; Kerrington Johansen and Evelyn Sheller

Lois Rhoads, Tonasket: Gwyndolyn and Lydia Thompson; Grady and Janine Turnington

Sandy Sheets, Omak: Ella Gann and Maci Sheets

Kathleen Christensen, Omak: Laura and Leia Robeck; Bethany, Blair and Sheila Corson

Second Strings guest ensemble: Wanda Antuna, Patti Baumgardner, Angie Buursma, Jonathan Haeger, Sandy Oberg, Layla Stidman

Mad Mallets guest ensemble: Isabel Castro, Jaylynn Comeslast, Bethany Corson, Alixander Duran, Garrett Hoover, Fin and Leo McElderry, Daniel Ponce, Isabella Ramirez, Lydia Schnake, Annabelle Tallant

Ticket sales are open for Chef Fest 2019

LEAVENWORTH — Icicle Creek Center for the Arts has opened ticket sales for its 2019 Chef Fest to be held June 12-15 on the Icicle Creek campus.

Ticket prices vary depending on event. Individual events include:

  • June 12, First Bite Wine Walk, $75
  • June 13, Suds and Sliders, $45
  • June 14, Hot Stove Society, $75-$100
  • June 15, Chef Fest Main Event, $95-$145

An all-inclusive pass is $250 general admission or $375 VIP. Both passes include admission to the four events. The VIP pass includes the Hot Stove Society “Smoke and Fire” class and VIP reserved box seating at the Chef Fest Main Event.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call 548-6347 or visit