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What to do in the Wenatchee Area for June

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Say hay — Volume Five performs on the main stage at the 2016 Bluegrass Festival. This year’s festival in Cashmere is Friday though Sunday, June 16-18.

Say hay — Volume Five performs on the main stage at the 2016 Bluegrass Festival. This year’s festival in Cashmere is Friday though Sunday, June 16-18.

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.

Mountain bike racing, every Tuesday during the summer. Racing for all ages. Squilchuck State Park. Info: wenatcheevalleymtb.wordpress.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).

Leavenworth Community Farmers Market, every Thursday, 4 – 8 p.m. Local eggs, meats, cheeses and breads, produce, fruit, prepared foods, local crafts and more. Lions Club Park. Cost: free.

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.

Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market every Saturday 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. and every Thursday starting 6/15, 3 – 7 p.m. thru October. Stop by and explore the unique mix of vendors offering seasonal fruits and vegetables, cut flowers, one-of-a-kind artisan goods and tasty cuisine. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

City of Quincy Farmers Market, every first and third Saturday through September, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Lauzier Park. Cost: free. Info: social media.

Pack Walks every Saturday, 9 a.m. Loop trail behind Pybus market. All dogs must be on a leash and bring doggie waste bags. Cost: free. Info: wenatcheefido.org.

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

Tech Talk and Happy Hour: Point of Sale Systems, 6/1, 3:30 – 6 p.m. Five local companies will share different point of sale options for your business. Badger Mountain Brewing. Cost: free. Info: info@gwata.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 6/1, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Events room at Pybus Public Market. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Cruizin Chelan Kickoff Party, 6/2, 5 – 9 p.m. Happy hour, wine tasting, registration, live music by the Lake Boys and dinner. Wapato Point Cellars. Cost: $29.99. Info: lakechelan.com.

Just Us, 6/2, 7 – 9 p.m. Live performance on the Railcar. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Cruizin Chelan Show ‘n’ Shine, 6/3, all day. Classic car show. BBQ competition. Fireworks at Don Morse Park. Downtown Chelan. Cost: free. Info: lakechelan.com.

First Friday venues include:

*Two Rivers Art Gallery, 6/2, 5 – 8 p.m. Featuring. Music by. Wines by. Complimentary refreshments. 102 N Columbia, Wenatchee. Cost: free. Info: 2riversgallery.com.

*Merriment Party Goods, 6/2, 5 – 8 p.m. Apron Men specializes in high quality aprons and gift boxes for men. Perfect for a Father’s Day gift. Sips and snacks available. 23, S Wenatchee Ave. Cost: free. Info: facebook.com/merrimentpartygoods.

*Tumbleweed Bead Co., 6/2, 5-7 p.m. Refreshments served. 105 Palouse St. Cost: free. Info: tumbleweedbeadco.com.

*Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 6/2, 5. – 8 p.m. Light refreshments. Info: Wenatchee.org.

Hot Stove Society, 6/2, 7 p.m. Cooking demonstration featuring Tom Douglas Corporate Executive Chef Schwarz. Mana Restaurant, Leavenworth. Cost: $55. Info: icicle.org.

Chef Fest, 6/2-3, 5:30 p.m. Six renowned Washington chefs will compete in a light-hearted head-to-head competition and you get to be the judge. Raffle drawing, food, spirits and live music. Snowy Owl Theater. Cost: $75. Info: icicle.org.

Bavarian Bike and Brew, 6/3. Bike race, music and beer garden. Pre-registration only. Gibbs Organic Farm. Info: rideviciouscycle.com

Sunrise Apple Century Bike Ride, 6/3, all day. Starts and finishes at Pybus Public Market. Proceeds benefit Rotary’s local projects. Info: wenatcheesunriserotary.org.

Adrienne’s Dance Academy presents: Applause, 6/3, 2:30 p.m. Dance recital of all styles of dance along with a fun variety of music. Kids, adults and dance teachers of all ages will perform. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $20 adults, seniors and students, $18, children $3. Info: numericapac.org.

Leavenworth Spring Wine Walk, 6/5, noon – 5 p.m. Stroll, sip and savor through downtown Leavenworth and taste at 20 tasting rooms and special tasting sites. Wine glass, bottle tote, prizes, specialty cheeses, live music. Cost: $45 or $80 per couple. Info: cascadefarmlands.com/events.

Washington Leadership Summit, 6/7, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Have you ever wondered what makes Washington’s best places to work so effective? Join 13 speakers from award-winning organizations share how they attract top talent, grow their leadership and build cultures of success. Wenatchee Convention Center. Cost: $85 chamber member or $95, lunch and snacks included.

An Evening with Fred Beckey, 6/7, 7 p.m. Rock climber, ice climber, mountaineer and author. A slide show featuring Fred’s expedition to Mount Kenya and China, video of the 1949 second ascent of Lighthouse Tower in the Enchantments of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. Snowy Owl Theater. Cost: $15. Info: icicle.org.

Slim Chance, 6/9, 7 – 9 p.m. Live performance on the Railcar. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Lions Club Community Breakfast, 6/10, 24, 8 – 10 a.m. All you can eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee or milk. Lions Club Park, Leavenworth.

Bike and Juice Festival, 6/10 -11, 9 a.m. – noon. Bike racing, obstacle courses for all ages, juice, cookies, lunch, raffles, face painting, bike decorating and more. Wenatchee National Forest, 10701 Ski Hill Dr., Leavenworth. Info: bikenjuice.com.

Historic Town Walk, 6/10, 10 a.m.  Find out what the buildings and shops in the Bavarian Village use to be. Where was City Hall? What about the old Opera House? The jail? What buildings were first to be remodeled to the Bavarian theme? Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Cost: donation $5. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Fabulous Feet Dance Studio #28: On your feet, 6/10, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $15-18. Info: numericapac.org.

Dog Days of Summer: A Family Show, 6/10, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. All well-behaved dogs welcome but must be on a leash. Enjoy a day of discovery including an animal hospital, education about dogs and handling, view or participate in obedience training, agility training, rally events, a doggie and me photo booth, paw tattoos, vendors with samples, advice and information, doggie fashion show, doggie yoga and jazzercize and more. Town Toyota Center. Cost: free. Info: towntoyotacenter.com.

Echo Challenge, 6/10, 30-mile, 60-mile mountain bike race. Chelan. Info: evergreentrailruns.com.

Echo Valley Trail Runs, 6/11. 1m kids race, 10k, half-marathon, marathon, 50k. Chelan. Info: evergreentrailruns.com.

Effective Pesticide Use, 6/15, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Learn about reading and understanding the pesticide label and the proper handling and effective use of the product, proper mixing rates, calibrating spray equipment and practical application of pesticides.  Rocky Reach Dam Visitor Center and Park Arboretum. Pre-registration required. Info: gormley@wsu.edu.

Leavenworth International Accordion Fest, 6/15-18. Playing at the gazebo, jam sessions, competitions, workshops, free lessons, vendors and more. Downtown Leavenworth. Cost: free. Info: accordioncelebration.org.

Mike Bills, 6/16, 7 – 9 p.m. Live performance on the Railcar. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

WENATCHEE RIVER BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL, 6/16-18.  One of the longest running Bluegrass Festivals in Eastern Washington.  IBMA Award winning National bands; Balsam Range; Kenny and Amanda Smith Band; Cedar Hill, along with Northwest favorites; DownTown Mountain Boys; North Country; and Rusty Hinges.  Cost: $25 – $30.  Camping available.  Info: WenatcheeRiverBluegrass.com or call 548-1230.

Aviation Day, 6/17, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Pancake breakfast, aircraft displays, WWII B-25 Bomber “Maid in the Shade,” beer garden featuring Miss Veedol Ale, airplane and helicopter rides, drawings, kids activities and much more. Pangborn Memorial Airport. Info: flywenatchee.com.

The Buzz about Pollinators, 6/17, 10 a.m. to noon. Learn the hows and whys of attracting bees, butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard and discover the wonderful world of beneficial native bees that can thrive locally. WSU Master Gardeners Community Education Garden at the corner of Western Ave and Springwater. Cost: free.

Ale Trail, 6/17, noon – 5 p.m. Featuring breweries and cideries from across the state. Eight tasting tokens and a signature 5 oz. glass. Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center and Tasting Room, 137 N Wenatchee Ave. Cost: $20 advance or $25 day of, additional tastes $1. Info: wendowntown.org.

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway Train, 6/18, 24, 10 a.m. – 2 pm.  Ride the mini train. 155 N Worthen, east end of the railroad pedestrian bridge. Cost: $2.

Spektral Quartet, 6/18, 7 p.m. Clara Lyon, violin, Maeve Feinberg, violin, Doyle Armbrust, viola and Russell Rolen cello. Live performance. Snowy Owl Theater. Cost: $22 advance or $24 a the door. Info: icicle.org.

Julian Patrick Vocal Camp, 6/21, 6 – 7p.m. Live performance on the Railcar. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Entrepreneurial Panel on Succession Planning, 6/22, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Confluence Technology Center. Info: info@gwata.org.

Cooking Demo, 6/24, 10 a.m. – noon. Ruth Leslie, baker, nutrition coordinator, bed and breakfast innkeeper, teahouse proprietor and cooking instructor will cook using ingredients from Pybus Public Market. Pybus Public Market commercial kitchen. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Living with Autoimmunity, 6/24, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Allegra Hart, ND will talk about the effects and healing of stress. Amy Duncan, MS, NTP will talk about food as a tool for better health. Tracie Carter, PAC Internal Medicine will talk about how to rebuild energy through productive thinking. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: free. Register: a3autoimmunity.org.

Summer Stage Kids presents: Night at the Wax Museum, 6/29. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $5. Info: numericapac.org.

Summer Symphony Finale Concert, 6/24, 11 a.m. Join in this musical celebration of young musicians from throughout the Pacific Northwest. Ice cream social following. Snowy Owl Theater. Cost: $8. Info: icicle.org.

Parkway Pile-Up, 6/24, 5 – 9 p.m. Cruise-in car show. Cash drawings, awards and prizes in 5 categories. No entry fees. Live music. Enter on Ninth Street via Sunset Highway, East Wenatchee. Info: 886-6108.

Grand Opening Celebration, 6/29.  6:30 – 8 p.m. Saddle Rock Natural Area trailhead across from Appleatchee. Info cdlandtrust.org.

Icicle Creek Chamber Music Festival, 6/30, 7 p.m. Canyon Wren Recital Hall, Leavenworth. Cost: $22 advance or $24 at the door.

Family Game Night, 6/30, 7 – 9 p.m. 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.

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