LEAVENWORTH — On its 25th anniversary, Icicle Creek Center for the Arts is pleased to host a virtual event for founder Harriet Bullitt to celebrate her 96th birthday and honor her steadfast commitment to arts education.
GEORGE — Organizers have canceled next month’s George, WA Bluegrass Festival due to the state’s crowd-size regulations. The annual free festival, hosted by the George Community Hall, usually brings in roughly 250-300 attendees, said event director Debby Kooy.
WENATCHEE — The work of abstract artist Robert Wilson and his contributions to the art scene and community are being remembered with an art scholarship fund in his name offered by the Pybus Market Charitable Foundation.
North Central Regional Library (NCRL) will host bestselling author Ijeoma Oluo on Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. as part of the NCRL Virtual Reads summer series. This event is cosponsored by Confluence Health, the Community Foundation of North Central Washington and the Icicle Fund. Partners include the …
The wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will host a virtual olive oil tasting event Thursday evening as a part of its “Made in Wenatchee” class series. D'Olivo shop owner Bruce Hosfeld will lead the flavor journey.
Keep it virtual or take an evening trip outside to catch one of roughly two dozen artists performing in the Wenatchee Valley this week. Events include an open mic for guitar soloists, the jazzy Vincent Allis and Rhia Foster and a few classical concert performances.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made life more stressful for many people. To cope with these challenges, Wenatchee artist Kathy Durrant paints rocks. She does not paint just for herself; she paints for everyone, writing encouraging quotes on rocks and then hiding them around town.
WENATCHEE — Write on the River is hosting a 3-hour virtual masterclass Saturday led by guest speaker Scott Driscoll about voice, narrative distance and physic distance. Driscoll is a creative writing professor at the University of Washington and has published multiple written works.
Class with a Glass will host a virtual, pet-themed painting workshop and fundraiser for the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society on July 8. All proceeds from the Zoom-based class will be donated to the shelter, according to a Humane Society news release.
The Two Rivers Art Gallery opened its doors back up on June 17 and is welcoming guests back in. The gallery asks visitors to practice social distancing and are offering face masks at the door for a $1 donation.
Write on the River will hosting a webinar Saturday that offers interviewing tips for both fiction and nonfiction writers. The online event — Asking Better Questions: Interviewing for Writers — is aimed at helping writers “get better answers,” according to a WOTR news release.
Local photographer Reed Carlson will teach a virtual nature photography workshop hosted by the Wenatchee River Institute on June 4. As a part of the class, Carlson will give photography challenges that students can complete over the weekend, according to a WRI press release.
Two Rivers Art Gallery is inviting local artists to participate in a backyard paint-out on June 20. The contest is a part of its annual Plein Air Paint Out, an event focused on capturing the role landscape plays in the Wenatchee Valley.
Living art, abstract thoughts and post-impressionist scenes will be open for viewing during March’s First Friday Artwalk. At the MAC Gallery, viewers will be able to take on a sensory experience, tapping into their sense of smell and hearing.
This week: Enjoy a host of live music events — with something for everyone, including an orchestra performance. Take in a Shakespeare play, learn about bats and enjoy the opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics Winter Games.
WINTHROP — Long-time Methow Valley resident Geof Childs has received the American Alpine Club’s 2020 H. Adams Carter Literary Award, which honors those who have contributed extensively to mountain literature.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee students Giselle Jensen and Daniela Alpire and Eastmont students Sydney Bauer and Analeesa Kornish will compete next week in the Washington State Nashville Country Star quarterfinalist competition.