Wenatchee

Just-US: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Pybus Public Market

Enjoy a laid-back mix of classic rock, blues and pop favorites with Wenatchee Valley's Just-US. The five-piece band includes vocalists Heather Houtz and Bonnie McClaine, guitarist Kyle Flick, bassist Mark Sele and drummer Brad Blackburn. The show is free and open to the public as part of Pybus' Friday Night Music program. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.

Wenatchee

Walt Polzin 'Badman' and 'Malfon': 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Ye Olde Bookshoppe

Meet local author Walt Polzin and learn about his novels — 2017's "Malfon" and 2014's "Badman" — during this author meet-and-greet. "Malfon" follows a young man who rises to lead his country into prosperity before descending into madness. Copies of both books will be available for purchase during the event. For more information, visit wwrld.us/2QeMJ6o.

Twisp

'Dig it!': Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Confluence Gallery

'Rosie's Cabbage' by Rod Weagant

"Rosie's Cabbage" by Rod Weagant will be on display as part of Confluence Gallery's "Dig it!" show.

Explore the creative world of gardens through Confluence Gallery's latest main gallery show. "Dig it!" features garden and nature-themed paintings along with metal, glass, ceramic and woodwork pieces created for use in the garden. It will be on display through July 6. For more information, call 997-2787 or visit confluencegallery.com.

Quincy

Steve Olson 'Eruption, the Untold Story of Mount St. Helens': 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Quincy library

Learn the story behind Steve Olson's 2016 book "Eruption: the Untold Story of Mount St. Helens" during this Washington Center for the Book author tour event. Olson's presentation includes a slideshow, research details and a question-and-answer session. He will also discuss plans for his next book on the Hanford Nuclear reservation. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information, call 787-2359 or visit ncrl.org.

NCW

Judith Adams 'The Poetic Apothecary, Poems for Healing and Comfort': 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Chelan Library; 6 to 7 p.m. June 6 at Winthrop Library

Join poet and performer Judith Adams as she discusses how poetry can help readers process heavy emotions like grief, fear, sadness and loss. Adams will share her experiences as a poet and lead the audience as they share poems that have personal significance to them. She is an English-born poet who has published four books of poetry. The talks are free and open to the public. For more information, visit ncrl.org.

— Lindsay Francis, World staff