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What to do in the Wenatchee area for May

By on April 26, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments

NCW BLUES JAM, every second and fourth Monday. Riverside Pub. Sign up starts at 6:30 p.m., music starts at 7 p.m. Wenatchee Paddle Club, every Tuesday, 9 a.m. open paddle, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 a.m. masters crew rowing, Wednesdays, 6 … Continue reading

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Life is a cycle: learn about bike commuting

By on April 26, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments

A special “group ride” is scheduled in May for anyone curious about bike commuting around Wenatchee. Hosted by the City of Wenatchee, Cascade Subaru and My City Bikes, Life is a Cycle allows beginner bike commuters to experience the community’s … Continue reading

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BEING MORTAL: What matters at the end

By on April 26, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments

What matters near the end of life will be discussed by a local panel in May during a conversation on the reality of Being Mortal. This conversation will be May 20, from 9 a.m. to noon at Wenatchee’s Saddlerock Evangelical … Continue reading

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What to do around Wenatchee for April

By on March 28, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments

NCW BLUES JAM, every second and fourth Monday. Riverside Pub. Sign up starts at 6:30 p.m., music starts at 7 p.m. Weekly Club Runs, every Thursday check in between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. at Pybus Public Market south entrance. Either … Continue reading

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Unwind & Explore in Chelan

By on March 28, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments

Spirals, GoLakeChelan and Historic Downtown Chelan have come together to create a weekend of joy, well-being and personal empowerment. “Our intention is to connect you to those who have a passion to help others move forward, explore and create,” said … Continue reading

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Fun: Quick picks for changeable March

By on February 22, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments

March is a month with variety — chilly winds gusting off snowy peaks at one moment, promising warming sunlight at another. This month’s calendar of activities is full of quick changes too — with lego fun, menacing pirates, thoughtful documentaries, … Continue reading

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Junior Service League of Wenatchee events

By on February 22, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments

The Junior Service League of Wenatchee has two other events coming up. • Prom Dress Giveaway. JSLW members have collected nearly 500 new or gently used prom dresses. Bella Sera also made a donation of 99 brand-new dresses valued at over … Continue reading

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What to do in Wenatchee area for March

By on February 22, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments

Write on the River, writing contest: 1,000 word limit, $100 cash prize. No entry fee. High school and running start eligible. Judges are five local authors and writing professionals. Deadline: March 31. Info: writeontheriver.org. Weekly Club Runs, every Thursday check … Continue reading

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Go Fly a kite in Entiat March 18

By on February 22, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments

The Seventh Annual Entiat Kite Festival, “The Rites of String,” will be held at the Kiwanis Park in Entiat along Highway 97A on Saturday, March 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Last year’s festival had participants of all ages … Continue reading

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Editor’s notes: Too fast to be known

By on January 25, 2017 in Articles, Events with 0 Comments
Editor’s notes: Too fast to be known

Over a Friday lunch of clam chowder and beer bread at a local restaurant, a friend and I were talking about — of all things — how our TV viewing habits have changed. “I laughed the first time I read … Continue reading

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Short February still offers plenty to do

By on January 25, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments
Short February still offers plenty to do

Hot and cold runs February. Cold on the outside, hot on the inside. This month still offers plenty of snow fun — such as a low-cost guided snowshoe hike around Squilchuck State Park — with a touch of the hot, … Continue reading

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Learn about all 4 seasons of gardening in NCW

By on January 25, 2017 in Articles, Events with 0 Comments

Have you ever wanted a guided tour through the growing season? So many gardeners wonder: “When do I do this? Is it time for that already?” Your questions will be answered during a new, free series of seminars to be … Continue reading

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El Sendero Backcountry Film Festival

By on November 28, 2016 in Events, Outdoor Fun, Sports & Recreation with 0 Comments

Celebrates 12 years of the Snow Less Traveled DECEMBER 14, 2016 Wenatchee, Washington Numerica Performing Arts Center – 7pm Wenatchee, WA — Each year in December El Sendero hosts the Backcountry Film Festival. This year the Film Festival celebrates its … Continue reading

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Contest!: What as your best day in 2016?

By on October 28, 2016 in Events with 0 Comments
Contest!: What as your best day in 2016?

Tell us a story about your best day in the past year, and perhaps win a $100 gift certificate. Did you climb a mountain, check off an item on your bucket list, cross an ocean, hold a new life in … Continue reading

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Event: Winter sports gear swap

By on October 25, 2016 in Events with 0 Comments

MRST Gear Swap 2016! Location: Arlberg’s Parking Lot Date: Saturday, Nov. 5th, 2016 Seller Set Up: 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Open to Customers: 9:00 AM to noon Cost of a Parking Space Sized Booth: $50.00 Reserve booth here:  https://mrst.us/ski-swap/ Cost of Admission: $5.00 per person or $10.00 … Continue reading

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Coming up: Harvest fest Sept. 17

By on September 14, 2016 in Events, Outdoor Fun, Wine with 0 Comments

Downtown Wenatchee— Saturday, September 17th will mark the 15th anniversary of the annual downtown harvest festival. This fun filled community and family event will span three city blocks in downtown, from Wenatchee Ave and 2nd Street to Wenatchee Ave and … Continue reading

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Fun: North Country Bluegrass Band Live in Downtown Wenatchee

By on September 1, 2016 in Events with 0 Comments

 One of the premier traditional bluegrass bands from the Northwest is coming to Downtown Wenatchee. Seattle five piece NORTH COUNTRY BLUEGRASS BAND will perform September 17 at the Wenatchee Harvest Festival followed by a showcase at the Numerica Performing Arts … Continue reading

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Annual Back to School Health Fair

By on July 25, 2016 in Articles, Events with 0 Comments

Free backpacks and school supplies for school-aged children  Monday, July 25, 2016: Wenatchee, WA:  Columbia Valley Community Health (CVCH) is holding its annual Back to School Health Fair on Saturday, August 6 from 9am – 12pm in the parking lot … Continue reading

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Entiat summerfest/rods on the river June 18

By on June 16, 2016 in Events, Outdoor Fun with 0 Comments

Entiat City Park will be rocking with this year’s Summerfest/Rods on the River on June 18, sponsored by the Entiat Valley Chamber of Commerce. The annual event will begin at 10 a.m. with a grand parade starting at Entiat’s Fire … Continue reading

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Coming event: Spring Tea at the Wells House

By on April 29, 2016 in Events with 0 Comments

The Wells House Committee announces the 3rd Annual “Spring Tea” on Saturday, May 14,  beginning at 1 p.m. This year’s event will feature a “Downton Abbey” theme accenting Wenatchee’s castle in extravaganza style and elegance. Guests are encouraged to “dress … Continue reading

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Coming event: GWATA announces NCW Tech and STEM Showcase

By on April 29, 2016 in Events with 0 Comments

GWATA, the NCW Technology Alliance, will host the NCW Tech and STEM Showcase on Saturday, May 14, at Pybus Public Market. This unique event is the only regional Technology and STEM showcase in NCW. At the event you will see booths from … Continue reading

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Cycling the scenic Wenatchee Valley

Cycling the scenic Wenatchee Valley

By Alice Thompson We never know what kind of bikes riders will pedal in our Apple Century Bike Ride. One guy rode the entire 100 miles on a “fixie,” a fixed-gear bicycle. One of our Sunrise Rotary Club members, Dave … Continue reading

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Fun stuff: Holiday Events at the Numerica PAC

By on December 2, 2015 in Articles, Arts, Events with 0 Comments

The Numerica PAC provides affordable, family events this holiday season. Tickets are on sale now for the GINGERBREAD FACTORY on December 20, HOLIDAY MOVIES ON THE BIG SCREEN on December 16 & 20-21, andOLD TIME WENATCHEE RADIO CHRISTMAS CAROL on December 23. Gingerbread Factory presented by … Continue reading

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Fun: New ‘Wenatchee River Nature Quest coming up Aug. 15

By on August 12, 2015 in Articles, Events, Outdoor Fun with 0 Comments

WENATCHEE VALLEY — The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust announces a new event – the Wenatchee River Nature Quest. This is a fun, hands-on free event for kids and their families to learn about the river and the animals, birds, fish and plants who … Continue reading

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Good cause: Volunteers needed to save waterfront

By on June 18, 2015 in Articles, Events with 0 Comments

Peshastin —Community support is sought to protect a gorgeous waterfront site, currently popular for recreation of all kinds, both by water or foot. A group of conservation-minded groups are raising money for the purchase of the Peshastin Mill waterfront mill … Continue reading

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GET OUT! But first, duck into Pybus

GET OUT!  But first, duck into Pybus

By Andy Dappen What kind of nonsense is this… use National Outdoors Day (June 13) to go indoors so you can learn about the outdoors? The irony of this scheme is not lost on those of us who proselytize about … Continue reading

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Crank in Up: Paul and Kelly Atwood at the theater

By on April 28, 2015 in Articles, Arts, Events with 0 Comments
Crank in Up: Paul and Kelly Atwood at the theater

By Susan Lagsdin “Louder, faster, funnier…” There aren’t too many artistic endeavors for which this is the prime directive. But musical comedy demands it, and for dozens of productions over the years from Chicago and Big River to Hairspray, Annie, … Continue reading

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Meteor shower overhead this week

By on April 20, 2015 in Articles, Astronomy, Events, Outdoor Fun with 0 Comments

By Peter Lind April showers bring May flowers, but hopefully this month they will bring clear skies for the Lyrid meteor shower the night of April 22/23. This will be the first moon-free meteor shower of 2015. The moon however … Continue reading

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Mountain film festival opens Feb. 19

By on February 11, 2015 in Articles, Arts, Events, Outdoor Fun with 0 Comments

  Leavenworth — Icicle Creek Center for the Arts will host the 2015 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) on February 19 in the Snowy Owl Theater. The event is a benefit for the Northwest Avalanche Center. The Vancouver International Film Festival … Continue reading

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Tour de Bloom registration opens

By on February 4, 2015 in Articles, Events, Outdoor Fun with 0 Comments

WENATCHEE — Registration has officially opened for the May 2-3 Arlberg Sports Tour de Bloom cycling omnium in Wenatchee. The two-day event, held in conjunction with the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival, includes a hill climb between Squilchuck State Park … Continue reading

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