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Wenatchee events for September 2018

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NCW BLUES JAM, every second and fourth Monday. 7 – 10 p.m.  Riverside Pub.

Homegrown Country Jam, every first and third Monday night, 7 to 10 p.m. Riverside Pub.

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, 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 t-shirt. Check-in at the gravel lot across from O’Grady’s Pantry. Info: sleepinglady.com.

1 million cups, every first Wednesday of the month. 8 a.m. sharp. Entrepreneurs discover solutions and thrive when they collaborate over a million cups of coffee. Come join this supportive, dynamic community and hear from two businesses that are between 1 – 5 years old. Discover how we can help move them forward in a positive environment, fueled by caffeine. Coffee provided by Mela Coffee Roasting. Wenatchee Valley Chamber office, 137 N. Wenatchee Ave.

Wenatchee Farmers Market, every Wednesday, 3 – 7 p.m. every Saturday, 8 a.m.  – 1 p.m. and, Pybus Public Market.

Shrub-steppe poetry podium, every last Wednesday, 4 – 5 p.m. A free, poetry-only public reading. Read your own poems or the work of a favorite poet. The Radar Station, 15 S. Wenatchee Ave. Info: sfblair61@gamil.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.

Leavenworth Community Farmers market, Thursdays 4 – 8 p.m. Offers everything from local eggs, meats, cheeses and breads to local produce, fruits, prepared foods, local crafts and more. Lions Club Park, Leavenworth. Info: leavenworthfarmersmarket.org.

Village Art in the Park, Thursdays through Sundays, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Outdoor village art show sponsored by local non-profit organization dedicated to providing scholarships for art education using a venue that support amateur and professional artists. Downtown Leavenworth. Info: villageinthepark.org.

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.

Quincy Farmers Market, every first and third Saturday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lauzier Park. Info: social media.

Plain Valley Farmers Market, Saturdays through October, 10 a.m. – noon. Local farmers sell fresh produce, fruit, flowers and more. Plain Hardware Patio. Info: plainhardware.com.

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

Lake Wenatchee Fire and Rescue Auxiliary’s Yard and bake sale, 9/1, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., 9/2 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sales by donation except for silent auction items. Fire Station 93, 19015 Beaver Valley Rd (next to Beaver Valley School in Plain).

Sleeping Lady Bird Walk, 9/1, 15, 8 a.m. Join retired wildlife biologist, nature journalist and artist, Heather Murphy for an informative walk. Over the past 31 years Heather has recorded 109 species of birds in the Sleeping Lady area, which is documented in the Citizen Science eBird program at Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Meet at the gazebo in the organic garden at Sleeping Lady. Cost: free. Bring your binoculars.

Twilight Alphorn Serenades, 9/1, 8 p.m. and every Saturday through September. End your day with the soothing tones of the Leavenworth Alphorns. The evening serenade is followed by a brief demonstration with information and fun facts about this alpine folk instrument. Downtown Leavenworth. Cost: free.

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway train, 9/1, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Ride the mini train. The Nile Saunders Memorial Run. 155 N Worthen, east end of the railroad pedestrian bridge. Cost: $2.

Sound of Music, 9/1, 2, 8 p.m. Live performance at the Ski Hill Amphitheater. Cost: $14, $25, $35. Info: leavenworthsummertheater.org.

Lions Club Community Breakfast, 10/6, 13, 22, 29, 8 – 11 a.m. All you can eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee and milk. Proceeds goes to projects: sight, hearing and diabetes health education and services, local food banks, college scholarships, scouts, youth sports, Special Olympics and other community projects. Cost: $7, $3.50 kids 4-10, under 4 free, active military with ID free.  Info: leavenworthlions.com.

Chelan County Fair, 9/6 – 9. Live music, entertainment, food booths, rodeo, exhibits, carnival rides and lots of animals. Chelan County Fairgrounds, Cashmere. Info: chelancountyfair.com.

First Friday Events Include:

*Two Rivers Art Gallery, 9/7, 5 – 8 p.m. Featuring Sense and Flora by Martha Flores. Beer by Iron Horse Brewery. Music by Patric Thompson and Glenn Isaacson, piano and bass. Complimentary refreshments. 102 N Columbia, Wenatchee. Cost: free. Info: 2riversgallery.com.

*Tumbleweed Bead Co., 9/7, 5-7 p.m. Refreshments served. 105 Palouse St. Cost: free. Info: tumbleweedbeadco.com.

*Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 9/7, 5. – 8 p.m. Light refreshments. Info: Wenatchee.org.

*Mela, 9/7, 5 – 8 p.m. 17 N. Wenatchee Ave. Cost: free.

Gavin McLaughlin, 9/7, 7 – 9 p.m. Live performance on the railcar. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Outdoor movie: distance between dreams, 9/7, 8 p.m. Big wave surfing comes to life through the eyes of iconic surfer Ian Walsh, as he sets mind and body in motion to redefine the upper limits of what’s considered rideable. Bring a picnic. Loge Leavenworth. Cost: free. Info: logecamps.com/leavenworth-wa.

Walk to end Alzheimer’s, 9/8, 8 a.m. 2-mile walk. Starts at Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: 886-0700 or alz.org.

Cascade Couples Championship, 9/8, 9, 8:30 a.m. Shotgun both days. Sponsored by Cindy Rarick LPGA, on the Legends Tour. Leavenworth Golf Course. Info: leavenworthgolf.com.

Railroad History Tour, 9/8, 9 a.m. The Wenatchee Valley Museum is offering a guided tour of the Wellington site and will visit several other sites between Leavenworth and Stevens Pass that played important roles in the history of the Great Northern Railway Company. Meet at the museum. Cost: $45. Info: wvmcc.org.

Walking Tour of Historic Railroads and mill, 9/8, 10 a.m. This walk will take you along the Wenatchee River to see where the mill and logging took place during the 1890s-1927. See how the railroad helped the logging and the Leavenworth community. Upper Valley Museum. Cost: $5. Info: uppervalleymuseum.org.

NW Ranchero Enthusiasts Show, 9/8, 10 a.m. The event is open to all Rancheros including Canadian Meteors, Australian Utilities, Falcon and Courier Sedan Deliveries. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: 630-6959.

Leavenworth Fall Wine Walk, 9/8, noon – 5:30 p.m. Stroll, sip and savor through downtown Leavenworth and taste at 20 tasting rooms and special tasting sites. Enjoy a complimentary wine glass, bottle tote, prizes, specialty cheeses from the Cheesemonger, live music and all the charms of Washington’s Bavarian Getaway when vibrant leaves glow in the beautiful Cascades. Downtown Leavenworth. Cost: $45 pp or $80 per couple. Info: cascadefarmlands.com.

Sip and paint, 9/8, 3 – 5 p.m. A relaxing and fun afternoon to learn to paint step by step alongside your friends. All supplies provided for you to complete your own dragonfly cigar box masterpiece. Acrylic painting on wooden cigar boxes. No experience necessary. Aprons provided. Yodelin Broth Company, Leavenworth. Cost: $35. Info: sipandpaint.org.

Cancer Care Open House, 9/9, 1 – 3 p.m. Cancer Care of NCW, Inc/Our House is celebrating its 25 anniversary. Guest speaker, Nicolas Kummer, MD, Radiation Oncology. Tours and light refreshments served. 1708 Castlerock Ave. Wenatchee. Info: 663-6964.

Elder Speak, 9/9, 2 – 4 p.m. Elders share their wisdom and this event acts as a fundraiser for Mountain Meadows Senior Living and The Ripple Foundation. All ages welcome. Snowy Owl Theater. Cost: by donation. Info: theripplefoundation.org.

9/11 Spirit of America Memorial Dedication Ceremony, 9/11, 11 a.m. What began as a very modest proposal has blossomed into an extraordinary memorial serving to honor and pay tribute to those who lost their lives on 9/11 and to help educate our children on the events that reshaped our country in so many ways. 201 Riverside Dr, Cashmere. Cost: free. Info: 911spiritofamericamemorial.com.

Square Dance lessons, 9/11, 18, 25, 7 p.m. Free lessons by the Appleland Promenaders. Couples singles and youth 10 and older. East Wenatchee Grange, 3400 Sunset Highway. Info: Connie Mulholland 425-299-7051.

Sip and paint, 9/12, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. All supplies provided for you to complete Just Plain Barn masterpiece. Acrylic painting on 11×14 canvas. No experience necessary. Light fare, beer and wine available for purchase. Aprons provided. Mountain Springs Lodge. Cost: $35. Info: sipandpaint.org.

Wenatchee Community Concert presents: Ilya Yakushev, 9/13, 7 p.m. Ilya is an ward-winning Russian pianist whose program will feature compositions by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Gershwin as well as Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Featuring a multi-media presentation, Ilya’s performance is a visual and technical spectacular. Wenatchee High School. Cost: $70. Info: wenatcheeconcerts.org.

NCW Home Tour and Remodeling Expo, 9/14-16. See tour homes on pages 20. Info: buildingncw.org/events.

Outdoor movie: Airborne, 9/14, 8:30 p.m. A 16-year-old kid from California moves to Cincinnati and gets on the bad side of high school hockey players. He has to learn how to get along to beat rivals in a competition down Devil’s Backbone. Loge Leavenworth. Cost: free. Info: logecamps/leavenworth-wa.

The Roberts, 9/14, 7 – 9 p.m. Live performance on the railcar. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Sleeping Lady Bird Walk, 9/15, 8 a.m. Join retired wildlife biologist, nature journalist and artist, Heather Murphy for an informative walk. Over the past 31 years Heather has recorded 109 species of birds in the Sleeping Lady area, which is documented in the Citizen Science eBird program at Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Meet at the gazebo in the organic garden at Sleeping Lady. Cost: free. Bring your binoculars

Hawk Fest, 9/15, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Join the Chelan/Entiat Ranger Districts, North Central Washington Audubon Society and Hawkwatch International for this family-friendly event that combines free activities with trips to Chelan Ridge to learn about and celebrate raptors as they journey to winter territories. Pateros City Park. Info: ncwaudubon.org.

Lions Club Putting for sight and hearing tournament, 9/15, 8:30 a.m. with gunshot play immediately after registration. Putters and balls provided. A quality putter is awarded to the male and female golfer with the lowest total score. Raffle with great prizes. Proceeds are primarily used to provide vision and hearing services to low-income individuals in our community. Desert Canyon Golf Course. Cost: $20. Raffle tickets 7 for $5.

Hiking Challenge, 9/15, 11 a.m. Improve your health, be part of a team, take home prizes. Homestead Trail (Horse Lake Parking area). Cost: free. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

Old Fashioned Cider Squeeze, 9/15, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Barn Beach Reserve in Leavenworth. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Lake Chelan Home Tour, 9/15, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Four homes to tour. Art show at Tsillan Cellars with 20 plus Pacific Northwest artists showing their work of oil and watercolor paintings, various types of handcrafted jewelry, stained and fused glass and other items. Proceeds benefit Lake Chelan Community Hospital. Cost: $20.  Info any Guild B member, Allisons, of Manson, The Culinary Apple, Chelan Chamber of Commerce or lakechelancommunityhospitalcom/about-us/home-tour.

Cascade Medical Foundation Home and Garden Tour, 9/15. Glassybaby votives will be sold at one of the home sites. Proceeds go toward purchasing new lab equipment for Cascade Hospital. Present your ticket to The Wine Cellar (217 9th St. Leavenworth) and receive 2-for-1 tastings and hors d’oeuvres. Cost: $20. Info: cascademedicalfoundation.org.

Fungi and other decomposition wizards, 9/16, 10 a.m. – noon. Fungi are incredibly important to our soil and forest ecology. Learn what fungi are and do, see how to maintain a high quality, productive compost and imagine other wizards in a fantasy terrarium garden. Presented by the Chelan-Douglas Master Gardeners. Community Education Garden, 1100 N Western Ave. Cost: free.

Summer Ride, 9/16, 4 – 7 p.m. Two groups, a faster pace group and a casual group. Both are no drop and meant to be fun. A great way to explore the trail and meet new like-minded people. BBQ after the ride. Meet at the Ski Hill parking lot. Cost: free. Info: cwevergreenmtb.org.

Square Dance lessons, 9/18, 25, 7 p.m. Free lessons by the Appleland Promenaders. Couples singles and youth 10 and older. East Wenatchee Grange, 3400 Sunset Highway. Info: Connie Mulholland 425-299-7051.

Mission Creek Players presents Dancing at Lughnasa, 9/20, 21, 22, 7 p.m. Drama for the stage that includes music, song and dancing. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $22. Info: numericapac.org.

Horse Lake Reserve eBird Monitoring Project, 9/21, 10/11, 11/8. Meet at 6 a.m. at the end of the pavement on Horse Lake Road to carpool up the gravel road. Walk a 5-mile route, stopping at 7 points to conduct 10-minute counts. All data is entered into eBird. Learn about bird use within the variety of habitats that include areas burned in 2015 wildfire. Info: susan@cdlandtrust.org or 669-7820.

Jurassic Quest, 7/21, 3 – 8 p.m. 9/22, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., 9/23, 24, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Includes dinosaur exhibit, dino tour, dino theater, science stations, dino crafts and dino coloring station. Additional attractions like dinosaur rides, fossil digs, scooters, inflatables and bungee pull are an extra $5 each. Town Toyota Center. Cost: $35.50 includes all attractions, $22 includes exhibits, tour, theater crafts. Info: towntoyotacenter.com.

Ecstatic Ekphrastic: The Poetry of Art, 9/21, 6 p.m. Public reading of ekphrastic poems written exclusively for the work of artist Martha Flores. Two Rivers Art Gallery. Cost: free. Info: Susan Blair, sfblair61@gmail.com.

The Student Prince, 9/21, 22, 28, 29, 7 p.m.  and 9/23, 30, 2 p.m. (9/27, 7 p.m. Is the understudy performance. Cost: $12).  Live performance tells the bittersweet tale of Karl Franz, Prince of Karlsburg, who finds love and friendship among his fellow students during his year at the University of Heidelberg. Laughter and great music sung by the gallant student corps and their “Queen,” the charming Kathie. Includes Munchen Haus sausage on a roll, sauerkraut, red cabbage, and Icicle Brewing Company beer or lemonade one hour before the show. Snowy Owl BierGarten. Advance sales only. Cost: $22. Info: icicle.org.

Outdoor movie: Reach for the sky, 9/21, 8 p.m. This film takes a dramatic behind-the-scenes look into Ca Zink’s life with the storybook ended by 2013 and 2014 Red Bull rampages. Plus, features his world-record 100-foot back flip at Mammoth Mountain, 100% never-before-seen footage. Loge Leavenworth. Cost: free. Info: logecamps.com/leavenworth-wa.

Wenatchee River Salmon Festival, 9/22, all day. Family friendly event offering environmental education, outdoor recreation, hands on activities, entertainment and much more. Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery. Cost: free. Info: salmonfest.org.

Sidewalk art sale, 9/22, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Annual fundraiser for Two Rivers Gallery. The sale consists of donated art supplies, books, frames and art. 102 N Columbia, Wenatchee.

Historic Downtown Chelan Sip and Stroll, 9/22, 1 – 5 p.m. Spend a relaxing fall afternoon with friends, stroll through downtown Chelan and sip some of the valley’s finest wines, beer and ciders. Cost: $35. Info: lakechelan.com

Wenatchee Brewers Row Oktoberfest, 9/22, 4 – 8 p.m. Handcraft beers, food and music. All breweries (3) are within walking distance of each other, via the Apple Capital Loop Trail. Cost: $40 includes tasting glass and 10 tasting tokens.

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway, 9/23, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Ride the mini train. Home of the Nile Saunders orchard train. 155 N Worthen, east end of the railroad pedestrian bridge. Cost: $2.

White River Salmon Tour, 9/23, 1 – 4 p.m. Experience and learn about sockeye salmon’s return to the White River with local fish biologist Chuck Peven. Cost: free. RSVP required. Info: 667-9708. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

Square Dance lessons, 9/25, 7 p.m. Free lessons by the Appleland Promenaders. Couples singles and youth 10 and older. East Wenatchee Grange, 3400 Sunset Highway. Info: Connie Mulholland 425-299-7051.

Leavenworth Friends of the Library book sale, 9/26 – 10/7. Leavenworth Library, corner of 8th and Commercial St, downtown Leavenworth.

NCW Audubon Social, 9/26. Young birders, new birders, advanced birders, families of birders – all are invited to a friendly time of celebrating birds and meeting like-minded folks. Wenatchee Valley Museum. Info: ncwaudubon.org.

WSU Master Gardener Conference, 9/26-29. Open to all garden enthusiasts. Over 25 top-notch speakers. Keynote speaker Adam Schwerner, director of horticulture and Resort Enhancement for Disneyland Resort. Photo contest, tours. Chelan County PUD will be on hand to talk about low-water landscaping, xeriscape designs and arborists will be on hand to talk about pruning and plan before you plant. Wenatchee Convention Center. Register: sharingourroots.org.

GWATA Innovator Awards Luncheon, 9/26, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Award categories: entrepreneur of the year, innovative tech business of the year, STEM educator of the year, problem solving innovator of the year (college student) and future tech leader of the year (k-12 student). Wenatchee Convention Center. Info: gwata.org/innovators.

Become a Wenatchee Naturalist, 9/26 – 12/19. Susan Ballinger teaches this 12-week Wednesday evenings course and four Saturday field trips. The field trips explore habitats along the White, Entiat, Columbia and Wenatchee River corridors. The interdisciplinary course includes readings, lectures, handouts, guest scientists, labs and nature journaling. Cost: $365 includes supplies, a field journal and loaned mini-library and hand lens. Wenatchee Valley College Continuing Education. Info: skylinebal@gmail.com, wenatcheenaturalist.com or register: augusoft.net/index.cmf?fuseaction.

Wenatchee River Institute Fall Banquet and Fundraiser, 9/26, 5:30 p.m. Delicious food, wonderful socializing, amazing auction items and marvelous ways to show your support for the Wenatchee River Institute. Leavenworth Festhalle. Cost: $50. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Movie on the big screen: Sandlot, 9/26, 6:30 p.m.. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $3. Info: numericapac.org.

Mountain Home Preserve eBird Monitoring Project, 9/27, 10/18, 11/15. Meet 6 a.m. at the Safeway store in Leavenworth. Susan Ballinger will pick up carpoolers in Wenatchee at 5:30 a.m. at the Penny Road Park and Ride. Walk 2.2-mile route stopping at 5 points to conduct 10-minute counts. Info: susan@cdlandtrust.org or 667-7820.

Senior Tri-Dam Tour, 9/27, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. This shuttle bus tour will visit Rocky Reach, Rock Island and Lake Chelan dams. Cost: free. Info: 663-7522.

Leavenworth Friends of the library used book sale, 9/28 – 10/7, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. – 6 Friday and Saturday. Thousands of books at just $1 – $3. All proceeds benefit the many library children’s programs. New this year the library will be selling a cloth, reusable book bag for just $1 donation. Downtown Leavenworth at the corner of 8th and Commercial St.

Pipe Organ Concert, 9/28, 2 p.m. Dave Wickerham performs. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Cost: $5 suggested donation. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Zeppelin USA, 9/28, 7:30 p.m. An American tribute to Led Zeppelin. Live performance. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $21-$35. Info: numericapac.org.

Outdoor movie: Eddie the Eagle, 9/28, 8 p.m. This film is the story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics. Loge Leavenworth. Cost: free. Info: logecamps/leavenworth-wa.

Autumn Leaf Festival and Parade, 9/29, 30, all day. Downtown Leavenworth. Parade starts at noon on Saturday. Cost: free. Info: autumnleaffestival.com.

Sage 5k fun run and walk, 9/29, 10 a.m. Sage (safety, advocacy, growth, empowerment) provides resources to individuals in need. Proceeds benefit child and advocate center. Pybus Public Market. Info: 663-7446.

Dahlia Show, 9/29, noon – 5 p.m., 9/30, 10 a.m. – noon. Come see the State’s best collection of dahlias in what many flower growers consider to be the best venue in Washington. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Just Plain Fun Run, 9/30, 1 p.m. 5k trail run and family walk. Race starts at Plain Hardware. All proceeds benefit Beaver Valley School. Info: Christie Saugen @ skiplain.com.

Sip and paint, 9/30, 5 p.m. Paint Dot Mandala plaques. All supplies provided. Acrylic mandala painting on 6×6 inch black wooden hanging plaque. Light fare and tea provided. Aprons provided. Beyoutiful Hot Yoga. Cost: $40. Info: sipandpaint.org.

Wings and Wheels, 10/4-7. Friday afternoon cruise and Saturday car show. East Wenatchee.

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