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CASHMERE — The Chelan County Fair is looking for a theme for the 2020 fair, reaching out to its Facebook followers for ideas. The deadline is Thursday. The winner will be announced Friday and receive a family pass and two carnival wristbands. Send ideas via Facebook or call the fair office a…

This week: Regenerate your creativity and caring spirit — sign up for an art class or two, share your prose, check out a documentary or go have a great time listening to some fun music and take in a little culture, just because you can.

This week: Halloween has arrived! Finally. Here are a couple more ideas for the big night with opportunities for good deeds, and then get ready to work off all that trick-or-treat bounty or imbibing with music, drama, discussion and a field trip.

WENATCHEE — Music Theatre of Wenatchee is getting downright creepy, spooky and ooky this Halloween season with a production of “The Addams Family” musical comedy.

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WENATCHEE — The Scintilla Project, coming Nov. 1 and 2, is providing a showcase for the work of 10 local artists while giving everyone else a chance to bring home an original work of art and support the mission and program of Wenatchee Valley College’s MAC Gallery.

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College Visiting Writers Series continues at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 in The Grove Recital Hall, WVC Music and Art Center (MAC). Readers will include Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna, WVC faculty Derek Sheffield and a selection of WVC students.

A week of auditions and callbacks has resulted in the cast for “Matilda,” Wenatchee High School’s all-district musical, featuring parts for students from grades 2 through 12.

This week: Time to start thinking bigger — not just salmon, but whales; not just art, but murals; and not just deer, but deer and beer. Fingers crossed that the sun will return in time for a couple more outdoor, toe-tapping, head-bopping experiences.

Twisp artists Perri Howard of Velocity Made Good and Mary Kiesau of Mountain Kind Natural History & Photography are offering a series of four nature journaling classes that combine educational excursions outdoors with indoor nature drawing lessons.

The Bavarian Village of Leavenworth is speaking its own language with the unveiling of a new tongue-in-cheek dictionary called “Der Wördbook,” along with the chance for lucky wordsmiths to win a free vacation package by submitting their own “DerWörds.”