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WENATCHEE — Carson Zehnder will play Sophie and Dawn McCormick will play Donna in “Mamma Mia!” this spring in the 2020 Apple Blossom Musical that is being directed by Paul and Kelly Atwood and produced by Jill Sheets.

This week: A theme of Ice and Fire is making a comeback, with or without George R. R. Martin. After all, winter is here, with a vengeance, just in time for Lake Chelan Winterfest and Leavenworth’s Bavarian Ice Fest. If those activities there aren’t enough to get you to brave the cold, consid…

This week: As the enthusiasm for the New Year’s Resolutions start to become old hat, take time to shake it up, whether it’s a real “Thriller” in the form of a Michael Jackson impersonator, a funny play about the mafia or a not-so-happy opera that puts it all in perspective. It’s not as bad a…

Nature’s secret pantry offers highly sought and tasty wild ingredients for the table. Learn more about “The Wild Foods of Spring” from award-winning author, instructor and lecturer Langdon Cook from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Wenatchee River Institute’s Red Barn, 347 Division St. in Leavenworth.

This week: The season is upon us, so those who want to ramp things up, you have plenty of opportunities to take in the sights and sounds. For those who want to step back and chill, those options are available, too. Your call. Either way, here’s wishing you a Merry, Merry Christmas!

The Christmas in Washington 2019 Christmas Concert Series is bringing Celtic music and Irish step-dancing to Leavenworth, Chelan and Omak this December, part of an eight-concert series featuring separate performances by The Geoffrey Castle Celtic Band and The Gothard Sisters.

December’s First Friday ArtWalk connects people, place and passion, whether it’s landscapes in oil or canvas, photographs, folk music, folk art or the sculptures made by more than 600 of the valley’s fifth-graders. For those looking to dive into the holiday spirit, look for an ugly sweater w…

LEAVENWORTH — Author Ellie Alexander is bringing her Beer-varian mystery series to the tap room that inspired it, with a book signing from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Icicle Brewing Company, followed by a presentation at the Leavenworth Public Library from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. She also will…