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What to do around Wenatchee in November

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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 p.m. novice kayak paddle group, Saturdays, 7 a.m. masters crew rowing. Info: wenatcheepaddle.org.

Upper Valley Running Club Run, every Tuesday night through the fall, 4:30 – 6 p.m. check in time. Maps available for a marked 3 mile trail route. Run or walk. Participate 10 or more times and earn a run club tech tee. Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort. Info: sleepinglady.com.

Weekly Club Runs, every Thursday check in between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. at Pybus Public Market south entrance. Either a 5k or 10k walk or run on the Apple Capital Recreation Loop Trail. Complete 10 weekly runs and receive a free shirt. Cost: free (other than a smile).

2 Left Feet, every Thursday, 7 – 9 p.m. 2 Left Feet is a loose organization of local dance enthusiasts who would like to see more dancing in the Wenatchee Valley. Beginner lesson at the top of the hour followed by carefree social dancing. No partner necessary to join in the fun. Dance style will be 1940s swing with a bit of salsa, blues, waltz or tango thrown in. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Tread Lightly Fridays, noon. This concept is simple – as a business or employee, do something environmentally mindful each Friday. This could mean riding a bike to work, utilizing a self-container for take-outs, selling locally sourced foods, composting waste, or something else entirely. It can be as simple or complex as you like. This project, as part of the Our Valley What’s Next community visioning and development initiative, aims to help reduce the community’s carbon footprint while having fun at the same time. Participating businesses and individuals will receive attention on the Tread Lightly Friday Facebook page. There also will be classes held to educate businesses on how they can “tread lightly” and save money at the same time. Contact Tandi Canterbury with The Hunter’s Wife Health Bar at 509 264-7466 or tmcanterbury@gmail.com.

Game Night, every 4th Friday. Board games, card games or any games you bring. Open to families and all ages. Hosted by Pacific Crest Church. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Jam at the Crow, 7 – 10 p.m. Every first Sunday. The Club Crow in Cashmere, 108 1/2 Cottage Ave. Cost: free.

Early Morning Birding and ID Skills building, 11/1, 29, 7:30 – 9:45 a.m. Join Susan Ballinger on this low-key morning birding outing. Walla Wall Point Park. Cost: free. Info: susancdlandtrust.org.

Writing for Clarity, 11/2, 9, 1 – 2:30 p.m. Meet in front of the community kitchen. Bring journal/notebook and pen. Informal type writing, no experience need, just a desire to try something new. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Trail Thursdays: Foothills Trail Maintenance, 11/2, 9, 16, 23, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Volunteers will hike along sections of the Foothills Trail System and work with hand tools to fix erosion and drainage issues as well as any tread damage. Info: hanne@cdlanddtrust.org or 667-9708.

Renee Montagne, 11/2, 5:30 p.m. NPR’s Renee Montagne will be live in an interview-style presentation, joined by NWPR hosts Thom Kokenge and Gillian Coldsnow. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $15. Info: numericapac.org.

First Friday events include:

*Two Rivers Art Gallery, 11/3, 5 – 8 p.m. Featuring acrylic paintings by Marti Lyttle. Her landscapes, figures and botanicals are an emotional impact of form and color. Music by Well Strung — Jac Tiechner and Steve Sanders. Wines by Horan Estates Winery.. 102 N Columbia, Wenatchee. Cost: free. Info: 2riversgallery.com.

*Tumbleweed Bead Co., 11/3, 5-7 p.m. Refreshments served. 105 Palouse St. Cost: free. Info: tumbleweedbeadco.com.

*Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 11/3, 5. – 8 p.m. Light refreshments. Info: Wenatchee.org.

*MELA, FIRST FRIDAY ARTISTS RECEPTION 11/3, 5-7 p.m. Alessandra Piro exhibits “Confluence,” a new collection of encaustic paintings inspired by the topography of familiar Washington streams and rivers at their convergence. Show runs Friday, Nov. 3, to Tuesday, Nov 28. 17 N. Wenatchee Ave. www.alessandrapiro.com.

Jeffrey Foucault, 11/3, 7 p.m. Live performance by an American songwriter and singer. Snowy Owl Theater. Cost: $20 advance or $22 at the door. Info: icicle.org.

Eden Moody, 11/3, 7 – 9 p.m. Live on the railcar. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Charlie Solbrig Music Students Recital, 11/4, 9 – 11 a.m. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Chelan-Douglas Land Trust Annual Dinner, 11/4, 6 p.m. Bring a savory or sweet appetizer for sharing during happy hour from 6 – 7 p.m. Dinner at 7:15 p.m. Program 8 p.m. Leavenworth Festhalle. Cost: $40 includes wine and beer, dinner and dessert. Info: hilary@cdlandtrust.org.

Sounds of Scandinavia, 11/4, 7 p.m. Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra performs. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $18-$37. Info: numericapac.org.

The Brave Warrior Family Portrait Event, 11/5, 12:30 – 5:30 p.m. Have your portrait taken by award winning photographers Chris Ohta, Erica Moshe and Amanda Tacker for free. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Concert: Kairos, 11/5, 2 p.m. Live performance. Canyon Wren Recital Hall. Cost: $20 advance or $22 at the door. Info: icicle.org.

Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring, 11/6, 8 a.m. Would you like to spend a weekday morning hiking, viewing wildlife, wildflowers and snow-capped mountains while being part of a small team collecting bird species data? Mountain Home Reserve. Info: cdlandtrust.org

NCW College and Career Expo, 11/6, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wenatchee Valley College. Cost: free.

Water, wind and fire tour, 11/6, 7 p.m. Climate Conversations leaders and Audubon volunteers will speak about warming temperatures, their impact on Washington citizens, and how we can move past partisanship to address the challenges of plentiful and affordable energy, a growing economy with lots of good jobs, and managing risk as a result of climate change. Grove Recital Hall, Wenatchee Valley College. Cost: free. Info: tinyurl.com/waterwindfiretour

Geologic Wonderland Speak Series, 11/7, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. and all Tuesdays in November. Explore the epic geologic saga shaping our past and future. Hosted light fare and casual conversation. A select dinner menu of Milepost 111 signature dishes and tasty beverages are available. All four events: $100. To register and for info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org/events.

Success Summit, 11/8, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The Initiative for Rural Innovation and Stewardship plans to showcase success stories when it teams up with partners with NCW Community Success Summit in Chelan. “Pristine Lake, Passionate People – Where Beauty Runs Deep” is scheduled at the Chelan Community Gym. Info: irisncw.org.

Nick Ceto – The Hanford Story, 11/8, 7 p.m. Join former project manager with the Department of Energy Nick Ceto for a discussion of The Hanford Story. After a short film there will be an extensive question and answer session. Wenatchee River Institute, Leavenworth. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Rotary Veteran’s Day Program, 11/9, noon – 1 p.m. Celebrate our Veterans with MH-53 pilot Col. Marshall Groves. How his combat experiences apply to current survival, escape and evasion training of USAF flight crews. Wenatchee Red Lion. Cost: $15 for lunch.

The Little Mermaid, 11/9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 7:30 p.m. 11/11, 18, 2 p.m. Live performance by Wenatchee High School students. Wenatchee High School auditorium. Cost: $15 students, $18 other. Info: numericapac.org.

Harlem Globetrotters, 11/9, 7 p.m. Live at Town Toyota Center. From $25.50 to $250.50. Info: towntoyotacenter.com.

Vince Allis and Markus Hoyer, 11/10, 6 – 8 p.m. Live performance on the railcar. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Femmes of Rock: Bella Electric Strings, 11/10, 7:30 p.m. All –new arrangements, original material, a live rock band, video, lights, choreography, comedy and more can be expected in this high-energy show. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $21-$35. Info: numericapac.org.

Holiday Open House and Wine Walk, 11/11, noon – 5 p.m. Downtown Wenatchee. Cost: $35 includes 12 tasting tokens and a signature glass.

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway Veteran’s Day Run, 11/11, 1-5 p.m. Ride the mini train. 155 N. Worthen, east end of the railroad pedestrian bridge. Cost $2/ Vets free.

Ladies Night Out, 11/11, 6 – 8 p.m. Receive a gift with any purchase and complimentary homemade cookies. Plain Hardware, downtown Plain.

Peter Pan – National Theatre Live, 11/11, 7 p.m. A recorded performance of Peter Pan. Snowy Owl Theater. Cost: $14 advance or $16 at the door. Info: icicle.org.

In My Life, 11/11, 7:30 p.m. A musical theatre tribute to the Beatles. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $27 – $35. Info: numericapac.org.

Pybus University, 11/13, 7 p.m. Holiday Wines. come learn about some of the most traditional and classic holiday wines for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s as Rhett Humphrey from Jones of Washington talks about holiday wine and food pairings. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Environmental Film and Lecture Series: Seed: The Untold Story, 11/14, 7 p.m. Follow the story of seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Cost: $5 suggested donation.

Ping Pong Tournament, 11/14, 21, 28, 7 p.m. Kid and fido friendly. All skills welcome. Der Hinterhof, Leavenworth. Info: dehinterhof.net.

Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring, 11/16, 6 a.m. Would you like to spend a weekday morning hiking, viewing wildlife, wildflowers and snow-capped mountains while being part of a small team collecting bird species data? Horse Lake Reserve. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

Small Town Christmas, 11/17 – 12/25, noon to midnight. Fun family events each weekend: Santa photos, free holiday matinees, children’s activities and more. Downtown Chelan. Info: historicchelan.org/small-town-christmas.

Miles Hodges, 11/17, 7 p.m. Miles Hodges with just a microphone and spoken word, harnesses the power of storytelling and finds a way to make the sad become beautiful, the beautiful becomes necessary. Canyon Wren Recital Hall. Cost: $18 advance or $20 at the door. Info: icicle.org.

Holiday Spice, 11/17, 7 p.m., 11/18, 1 p.m. Kicking off the Festival of Trees weekend is Holiday Spice, a poignant holiday revue featuring the area’s best performers saluting the season though dance, music, comedy and spoken word performances. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $21-$35. Info: numericapac.org.

Nic Allen, 11/17, 6 – 8 p.m. Live performance on the railcar. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Little Black Dress Party, 11/17, 7:30 p.m. Dance by the light of the moon. Grab that little back dress, your favorite party shoes and dance the night away. Prizes, shop and get your photo taken on the red carpet. Wenatchee Convention Center. Cost: $30. Info: numericapac.org.

Pybus Market Holiday Artisan Fair, 11/18, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Featuring over 40 local and regional vendors including crafts, holiday gifts, décor, jewelry, art and more. Pybus Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

The Exterminating Angel – Met: live in HD, 11/18, 9:55 a.m. Snowy Owl Theater. Cost: $22 advance or $24 at the door. Info: icicle.org.

Bavarian Boondockers Snowfest, 11/18, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. A snowmobile winter power sports event. Avalanche seminar, raffle, industry professionals, giveaways, swag, great food and a movie premier. Leavenworth Festhalle. Info: bavarianboondockers.com.

International Survivors of Suicide Day, 11/18, 1 – 2:30 p.m. A gathering of remembrance and healing for anyone touched by the loss of a loved one to suicide. Central Washington Hospital room C. Info: Linda 888-2742 or Carol 860-3620.

It’s a Wonderful Life dinner and live auction, 11/18, 5 p.m. Enjoy dinner with friends, a live auction featuring experiences you cannot purchase anywhere else along with live entertainment. Auction hosted by Cody Hodges and Matt Cadman. Door prize. All funds raised go to benefit the Numerica Performing Arts Center. Wenatchee Convention Center. Cost: $60. Info: numericapac.org.

Drop Everything, 11/18, 7 p.m. The funniest, most action – paced ski movie of 2017. Features the world’s preeminent free skiers along with quick-hitting comedy, stunning locations, a potent soundtrack and stellar cinematography. Snowy Owl Theater. Cost: $14 advance or $16 at the door. Info: icicle.org.

FARMSTRONG, 11/18, 7:30 p.m.  Cashmere Community Concerts.  Farmstrong’s singing and distinctive style of arranging songs mixes a deep history of American stringed music together.  CCC at Cashmere Riverside Center.  Cost: $3 at the door and pass the hat $8-$11. Info: cashmereconcerts.com.

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis, 11/20, 7 p.m.  The show features classic Christmas hits with dazzling multimedia effects in an intimate setting. Town Toyota Center. Cost: $40. Info: towntoyotacenter.com.

Advance Care Planning Workshop, 11/21, noon – 1 p.m. Who will speak for you if you couldn’t speak for yourself to help future medical decisions? Gain an understanding of Advance Care Planning and the role of a healthcare agent. 1000 N Miller, Confluence Health Sleep Study Center. Cost: free. Info: Tamara Steffen 662-1511 ext 3715.

Banff Mountain Film Festival, 11/21, 6 p.m. Festhalle, Leavenworth. Info: skileavenworth.com.

Fowl Play 5K, 11/23, 9 a.m. Put the turkey in the oven and join us for a family and pet friendly 5k run Thanksgiving morning. Cascade High School, Leavenworth. Info: cascadesd.org/cascadehs.

Turkey Run, 11/23, 9 a.m. 12k, 5k and kids run. Rotary Park, Wenatchee. Info: runwenatchee.com.

Fall Barrel Tasting, 11/24, 25, all day. Taste warming reds right from the barrel and linger over a sample of what could be a double-gold winner at future wine competitions. Info: lakechelanwinevalley.com/events.

Homemade, authentic tamale sale, 11/24, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Come early to watch tamales being made. Purchase a dozen for $15. At the kitchen. Pybus Public Market. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Christkindlmarkt, 11/24, 25, 26, all day. Authentic Bavarian foods, handmade arts and crafts and other gifts, family friendly, Bavarian and Christmas themed entertainment. Downtown Leavenworth. Cost: free. Info: Leavenworth.com.

Holiday Lighting Ceremony, 11/24, 5:45 p.m. Come to Pybus Public Market for a festive holiday spectacle. Music from 6 – 8 p.m. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Slim Chance, 11/24, 6 – 8 p.m. Live performance on the railcar. Cost: free. Pybus Public Market. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Russ Hepler, 11/27 – 12/14, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Monday – Thursday.  Art showing at Robert Graves Gallery. On Wenatchee Valley College campus. Cost: free. Info: robertgravesgallery.org.

Bronn Journey Christmas Concert, 11/28, 29, 30, 7:30 p.m. Bronn, Katherine and the harp bring music that is nothing short of glorious. Community United Methodist Church. Info: leavenworthumc.org.

The Price is Right live, 11/30, 7:30 p.m. Come on down. Town Toyota Center. Cost: $29 – $59. Info: towntoyotacenter.com.

Journey to Bethlehem, 11/30 – 12/3, 5:30 p.m. Experience the town of Bethlehem as it was the night the Christ child was born. 5th and Western. Cost: free. Info: j2wenatchee.org.

Bah Humbug, 11/30, 12/1, 2, 6:30 p.m. and 12/2, 1:30 p.m. Come share the magic of this musical adaptation of everyone’s favorite Christmas classic. Live performance by Stage Kids of WA. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $13 – $19. Info: numericapac.org.

A Handbell Christmas, 12/1, 7:30 p.m. Celebrate the holiday season with Leavenworth’s Marlin Handbell Ringers and friends. Snowy Owl Theater. Cost: $22 advance or $24 at the door.

Leavenworth Village Voices Together at Christmas, 12/1 and 12/8 at 7:30 p.m. and 12/14 at 4 p.m. The choir aims to inspire the Christmas spirit by sharing the joy and hope of Christmas with a variety of sacred, secular and even humorous choral pieces. Featured guest artists include pianist Steve Morton, the Christmas Brass, Gracie Camp, and the Village Voices Ladies’ Ensemble. Leavenworth Church of the Nazarene at 111 Ski Hill Drive. Info: www.leavenworthvillage voices.org.

Christmas Lighting Festival, 12/1, Over a half million lights light up every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December with live musical performance of your favorite Christmas songs with St. Nicholas arriving at 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sundays festivities kick into gear starting at noon. Downtown Leavenworth. Cost: free. Info: Leavenworth.org.

Seth Garrido, 12/1, 6 – 8 p.m. Live performance on the railcar. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

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