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What to do around Wenatchee for May 2018

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NCW BLUES JAM, every second and fourth Monday. 7 – 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 tee. Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort. 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.

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.

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.

Wenatchee Farmers Market comes indoors, every Saturday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Pybus Public Market.

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

A bit of Broadway and all that jazz, 4/27, 7:30 p.m. Columbia Chorale live performance. Wenatchee High School Auditorium.

Upper Valley Nature Walk at Ski Hill, 5/2, 30, 6/5, 2 – 5 p.m. Join Connie McCauley to explore Ski Hill area, looking at wildflowers, birds and wildlife. Meet at the Ski Hill parking lot, 10701 Ski Hill Drive, Leavenworth. RSVP hillary@cdlandtrust.org or 667-9708.

First Friday Events Include:

*Two Rivers Art Gallery, 5/4, 5 – 8 p.m. Featuring artist Jan Cook Mack. Meet the artist and see why she is considered one of the finest Northwest artists. Plus over 50 local artists providing a new show for May and June. Music by jazz duo Patric Thompson and Glenn Isaacson. Wines by Cougar Crest Winery Complimentary refreshments. 102 N Columbia, Wenatchee. Cost: free. Info: 2riversgallery.com.

*Tumbleweed Bead Co., 5/4, 5-7 p.m. Refreshments served. 105 Palouse St. Cost: free. Info: tumbleweedbeadco.com.

*Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 5/4, 5. – 8 p.m. Juried Art Show. Light refreshments. Info: Wenatchee.org.

*Robert Graves Gallery, 5/4, 5 – 7 p.m. Info: robertgravesgallery.org.

*Mela, 5/4, 5 – 8 p.m. 17 N. Wenatchee Ave. Cost: free.

Hillside House Concerts: LeRoy Bell and his only Friends, 5/4, 5. Live performance by Terry Morgan, Daniel Walker and Bill Ray. Cots: $40. Reservations: mshendricks @hotmail.com.

Lake Chelan Chamber Awards Dinner, 5/4, 6 – 9 p.m. Dinner, awards presentation, a wine pull and evening of socializing. Sorrento’s Ristorante. Cost: $45. Info: lakechelan.com.

Leavenworth Rockfest, 5/5, 7 a.m. 5/6, 2 p.m. This two-day event will include Der Klettergarten (Boulder Competition), climbing clinics, Icicle Canyon cleanup, stewardship projects, campground climber competition, official central cascade premiere of Uncharted Lines, a film by Alex Kahn and Paul Robinson and more. Fromm’s Field, Leavenworth. Info: leavenworthrockfest.com.

Sleeping Lady Bird Walk, 5/5, 19, 8 a.m. Meet at the gazebo in the organic garden at Sleeping Lady. Bring your binoculars and join in the full hour and a half walk with leader, Heather Murphy, a local wildlife biologist, nature journalist and artist. Watch flower-pollinating-birds such as the Rufous and Callipe Hummingbirds. Search the aspen stands for sock-nests of Bullock’s Orioles. May see White-headed Woodpeckers or the American Dippers bobbin on river rocks and feeding on underwater insects. Peer into an Osprey’s large stick nest. Info: sleepinglady.com.

Sunset Gala and Art Show, 5/5, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Lake Chelan Arts Council is hosting a semi-formal Sunset Gala at the new Sunset Marina. Jerry McKeller’s newest sculpture, created for the marina, will be displayed. Beverages by local wineries, hors d’ oeuvres and brews by Beyond Creative Catering. Live music. Cost: $80. Tickets at Chelan Chamber office. Info: artinchelan.com.

Frequency Ensemble, 5/5, 7 p.m. Frequency is a Seattle-based ensemble and a modular chamber music group, breaking into different parts to present solos, duos and trios, while also expanding with renowned guest artists to perform in a variety of formations. Canyon Wren Recital Hall. Cost: $22 advance or $24 at the door. Info: icicle.org.

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway train,5/5-6, 1-5 p.m. Ride the mini train. 155 N Worthen, east end of the railroad pedestrian bridge. Cost: $2.

Art Lovers Sunday, 5/6, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Meet and visit with local artists who are actually practicing their craft. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

The buzz about bees – bees and disease: why and how to treat them, 5/7, 6 p.m. You can plant bee forage, follow pollinator-friendly pest management practices, control varroa mites in your hives and spread the word about bee health. Come learn more about keeping bees healthy. Barn Beach Reserve, Leavenworth. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Photography 101 Workshop, 5/8, 6 – 8 p.m. Learn to shoot manual mode. The main purpose of photography and video is to tell a great story. Dig into form vs content, and learn tips on how to look at things more creatively. Instructor: Charley Voorhis. Milepost 111 Banquet Room, Cashmere. Cost: $39. Info: taylor@voortexproductions.com.

The Columbia Rolls on: A vision for the future, 5/8, 6 – 9 p.m. Speaker panel discussion highlights the history, status and opportunities related to the historic Columbia River Treaty and its renegotiation. Panelists include Chelan County PUD General Manager Steve Wright, “A River Captured” author Eileen Delahanty Pearkes and John Sirois of the Upper Columbia United Tribes. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Info: wvmcc.org.

Fence Removal at horse Lake Reserve, 5/9, 15, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Enjoy wildflower season and great views while helping remove hazardous fencing. RSVP Neal, neal@cldlandtrust.org.

Photographing Spring Landscapes in NCw, 5/9, 6 p.m. In this class walk along an intermediate hiking trail (Glacier View Trail) and capture the wildflowers that spring has to offer, as well as capture the ridge line of the Central Cascades. The class will explore focusing, shallow depth of field, as well as shooting landscapes and sunset light. Suitable for all ability levels. DSLR or mirrorless camera suggested. 4.4 miles round trip with 1.800 feet of elevation. Cost: $39. Info: voortexjourneys.com/workshops/springlandscapes-in-ncw.

Horse Lake Reserve eBird Monitoring Project, 5/10, 6/14, 7/12, 8/16, 9/20, 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 the 2015 wildfire. Info: susan@cdlandtrust.org or 669-7820.

Trail Construction at Horse Lake Reserve, 5/10, 3 – 6 p.m. Help build a new trail. Roughly 1.5 mile trail will be built by hand and will access new terrain and new views. RSVP Olivia, Olivia@cdlandtrust.org., 667-9708.

2018 Cruise Show 5/10, 1-5:30 p.m. Come to AAA Wenatchee’s first Cruise Show. We will be featuring presentations from three cruise lines: Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, and Azamara as well as our  popular Packing Workshop with Kathleen Collum. Come take advantage of reduced deposits to lock in specials, extra shipboard credit, Travel Store discounts, and door prizes including a $100 Delta certificate. AAA Wenatchee, 221 N. Mission, RSVP 665-6299.

Manson Apple Blossom Festival, 5/11, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Parade, street fair quilt show and much more. Downtown Manson. Cost: free.

Maifest, 5/11-13. Maifest is a German tradition when villagers would gather to celebrate the arrival of spring by planting flowers, playing music and games, and raising a maipole. The pole would be decorated with sausages, cakes, flowers, ribbons and villagers believed that dancing around it would bring good luck and wealth to the village. Come join the Bavarian fun. Downtown Leavenworth. Info: Leavenworth. com.

Young Life Golf Classic, 5/11, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Annual golf tournament to benefit Christian outreach to local teens. Highlander Golf Course. Info: Bill Dooley 630-2327 or Kyle Eberth at kyle.eberth@gmail.com.

NCW Eco Challenge, 5/11, 25. The NCW Eco Challenge is a community-wide competition for Chelan and Douglas county residents. Participants challenge themselves to try new, environmentally – friendly behaviors for two weeks. You choose the behaviors you want to commit to doing (from dozens of options) and report your progress online daily. In addition to learning how to reduce your carbon footprint, you have a chance to win valuable individual prizes and cash for the non profit agency of your choice. Info: ncw.ecochallenge.org.

Alice DiMicele, 5/11, 7 p.m. Alice is a singer/songwriter and acoustic guitar player that seamlessly works jazz/blues phrasing and R & B and rock and roll rhythms into a broadenedolk/roots/Americana sound she calls Organic Acoustic Groove. Snowy Owl Theater. Info: icicle.org.

G.S. Long co. Hell on Hooves Roughstock Rodeo, 5/11-12. Six events each night. Bullriding, barrel racing, saddlebronc, bareback, bull poker, mutton bustin plus pony rides and mechanical bull rides. Town Toyota Center. Cost: $20. Info: towntoyotacenter.com.

Friends of the Wenatchee library book sale, 5/12, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thousands of books priced from 25 cents to $2. All proceeds benefit community literacy projects including the children’s summer reading program. Pybus Public Market.

Dahlia Tuber Sale, 5/12, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. NCW Dahlia Society is selling tubers at low prices. They will also be there to offer tips and answer questions about growing and caring for dahlias. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Grand Coulee Geology Tour, 5/12, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Cost: $40-$45. The Grand Coulee Ice Age Floods tour loop begins in Soap Lake and continues north to Lake Lenore Caves, Dry Falls Interpretive Center, Sims Corner, Electric City, Banks Lake, Northrup Canyon, Coulee City, Summer Falls, and Ephrata. In the afternoon the tour will have a stop near Northrup Canyon and travel south through Coulee City to Summer Falls. The last stop will be at “Monster Rock” on the Ephrata “Expansion” Fan. This area was visited by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in the 1990’s prior to sending rovers to study Martian landscapes. Info: 61981.blackbaudhosting.com/61981/GrandCoulle-Tour.

River Ramble, 5/12, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Learn how wildlife and plants are a vital part of traditions that have been passed down from the vibrant peoples who once thrived along our rivers. Rocky Reach Dam. Info: Suzanne.hartman@chelanpud.org.

Historic Walking Tour, 5/12, 10 a.m. The Railroad and Mill walk will take you along the Wenatchee River to see where the mill and logging took place during the 1890’s-1927. Upper Valley Museum, Leavenworth. Cost: $5. Info: uppervallerymuseum.org.

Leavenworth Charm Walk, 5/12, noon. Enjoy a charming walk through Leavenworth while enjoying all the Maifest activities. Bring your Mom, sister, best friend and daughter to wander through participating merchants and collect your charms to create your custom charm bracelet. Cost: $20 per bracelet and all proceeds benefit the Cascade Medical Foundation’s fundraising project for new lab equipment. Register 11:30 at Cascade Medical Hospital. Info: leavenworth.com.

Mother’s Day at Methow Park, 5/13, 1 – 4 p.m. Celebrate Mother’s Day at the park from supporters of Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest. Bi-lingual event for the whole family. Create an artistic master piece, go on a mini-bird adventure and enter to win a prize. Methow Park, Wenatchee. Cost: free. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Justice for all-law day awards and benefit lunch, 5/14, 11:30 a.m. – l p.m. This lunch celebrates the significant contributions to the rule of law in our community and our collective investment in the principle of justice for all. Supreme Court Justice Steven Gonzalez will keynote on the separation of powers. The Chelan Douglas Bar Association will present five awards recognizing attorneys and community partners whose work bridges the justice gap. All proceeds ensure that low-income individuals and families in our community can access justice by receiving free, civil legal help to navigate overwhelming legal problems. Wenatchee Convention Center. Cost: super ticket, $60 includes lunch and sponsors 1 hour of free legal services or lunch ticket $35. Info: cdcvas.org.

Mythbusters, 5/14, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Join Fostering WA staff for a mythbusters class where they dispel the myths about who can become a foster parent and fostering in general. Wenatchee School District Office, 235 Sunset Ave. Cost: free. Info: Hayley Stoebner 322-1191.

Advance care planning workshop, 5/15, every third Tuesday, noon – 1 p.m. Who will speak for you if you couldn’t speak for yourself to help make future medical decisions? Gain an understanding of advance care planning and the role of a healthcare agent. Get assistance in completing your own advance directive. Confluence Health Sleep Study Center, 1000 A N Miller. Cost: free. Info: Tamera Steffen 662-1511.

Photography 101 Workshop Series, 5/15, 6 – 8 p.m. In this series you will learn tips on how to look at things more creatively: the big WHY. Instructor Charley Voorhis. Cost: $39. Info: taylor@voortexproductions.com. or 393-4650.

Environmental film and lecture series: The Garden, 5/15, 7 p.m. The Garden follows the plight of a 14-acre community garden at 41st and Alameda in South Central Los Angeles, the largest of its kind in the United States. Started as a form of healing after the devastating L.A. riots in 1992, the South Central Farmers have since created a miracle in one of the country’s most blighted neighborhoods by growing their own food, feeding their families and creating a community. When the property is sold to a wealthy developer, the farmers organize, fight back and demand answers. The film explores and exposes the fault lines in American Society and raises crucial and challenging questions about liberty, equality and justice. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center.

Mountain Home Preserve eBird Monitoring Project, 5/17, 6/28, 7/19, 8/30, 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.

Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest, 5/17-20, 8 a.m. Witness the vast array of migratory birds in the midst of peak wildflower season. Birding and wildlife experts lead educational and recreational field trips in spectacular habitats. Also enjoy wildflower walks, art events and family activities. Barn Beach Reserve. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Beyond the orange doors at the YWCA, 5/17, noon – 1 p.m. Learn about how the YWCA is on a mission to make a difference. Light lunch catered by a local restaurant, meet and greet, informational session and a look inside the homeless housing facilities. Cost: free. 212 First Street. Info: Julia 662-3531 ext. 111.

Bird Fest Art Exhibit, 5/17, 5 p.m. This juried exhibition will serve as an opportunity for a diverse range of artists in the four county area of North Central Washington to display their work in the Snowy Owl Theater during the bird fest. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Bird Fest Sip and Paint, 5/17, 6 – 8 p.m. Learn to paint your own step by step painting alongside family and friends. All supplies provided to complete your own Red-wined Blackbird. Acrylic painting on 11×14 inch canvas. Local wine by the glass, aprons provided. The Barn @ Barn Beach Reserve. Cost: $35. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival, 5/17-20. This four-day festival offers ticket holders a musical tour through the Lake Chelan wine valley. Visit 10 venues, see 15 jazz bands and taste wines from the Chelan AVA. Cost: $75 advance or $85 at the door. Shows at the Riverwalk Pavilion are free. Info: chelanwinejazz.com.

Disney’s Aladdin Jr., 5/17-19, 6:30 p.m., 5/19, 1 p.m. 5/20, 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Kids live performance. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $13-$19. Info: numericapac.org.

Catharine Gill, Focus on line and gesture, 5/18, 19, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Learn to capture not just the beauty of the trees along the Wenatchee River, but also their strength and wildness, in the mixed media of watercolor and pastel pencil. Barn Beach Reserve. Cost: $85. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Lake Chelan Lions Golf Tournament, 5/18, 8 a.m. Chance to win a new Buick, 26 rounds of golf at 5 different local golf courses, chance to win $1M, $100,000 and $25,000, 2 night accommodation and dinner for two at Campbell’s Resort, $100, Bear Mountain Ranch Golf pro shop gift certificate, executive wine and tasting at Hard Row to Hoe Winery and many more prizes. Bear Mountain Ranch Golf Course. Cost: $125 per person. Info: lakechelanlionsgolf.golfregistrations.com.

Spelling Bee fundraiser, 5/18, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Work with a hive (table) of eight to spell words correctly and advance in a spelling competition for adults, after an evening of dinner with wine. Also included are a silent auction, live auction, and dessert auction supporting free English classes at the Literacy Council of Chelan and Douglas Counties. Pybus Public Market Events Center. Cost: $60. Info: literacycouncilcd.org.

Song Bird Concert, 5/18, 7 p.m. Live performance by The Marlin Handbell Ringers. Snowy Owl Theater. Info: marlinhandbells.com.

NCW Tech and STEM showcase, 5/19, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Join GWATA, Apple STEM Network and school districts around NCW for a showcase of how teachers, administrators, students and businesses are helping integrate technology into the classrooms and their plans for the future. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Girls on the Run of Columbia Valley, 5/19, 10 a.m. – noon. 5k begins at Pybus Public Market. Run, walk, powerwalk or skip. Bring the kids, your family and friends. Prizes awarded for best costumes. Info: Carolyn.larkins@cvch.org.

3rd Saturdays in the Garden: Getting your Garden Started, 5/19, 10 a.m. – noon. Start with tested preparations, proper tools, and irrigation strategies. Offered by the Master Gardeners at the Community Education Garden, 1100 N. Western Avenue, Wenatchee. Cost: Free.

David Allen Sibley, 5/19, 7 p.m. He knows every North American bird: by its shade, by its tilt, by its habitat, by its male, female, and juvenile plumages. It’s only natural; he’s the son of a Yale ornithologist and has been birding since his childhood in Connecticut. Snowy Owl Theater. Info: icicle.org.

Lake Chelan rotary 10k, 5k and 2.5k vineyard challenge and fun run, 5/19. Four vineyard runs. Silent auction, hot dogs with all the trimmings and face painting. Info: lakechelanrotary.org/vineyard-challenge.

Hiking Challenge, 5/19, 9 -11 a.m. Improve your health, be a part of a team, take home prizes and enter to win one of the many grand prizes at the end of the hiking season. Apple Capital Loop Trail – Pybus. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

Spring Barrel Tasting, 5/19, 20. Taste future releases straight from the barrel. Info: lakechelanwinevalley.com.

Flirting with air: writing poems about birds, 5/20, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. In this session, share close readings of some contemporary poems that evoke and explore our featured cousins through language, including poems from the anthology illustrated by David Sibley, Bright Winds and then begin writing poetry. Barn Beach Reserve. Cost: $15. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Foster Care Fair, 5/20, 1 – 4 p.m. Learn about how to become a foster parent, the support/services available for foster parents, and/or volunteer opportunities to support the fostering community. Pybus Public Market Event Center. Cost: free. Info: Hayley Stoebner 322-1191.

Adult Piano Retreat Faculty Concert, 5/20, 5 p.m. Live performance with Lisa Bergman and Jerry Borshard, duo pianists. Snowy Owl Theater. Info: icicle.org.

Historic Home Tour, 5/20. A tour highlighting homes and properties listed on the Wenatchee Register of Historic Places and homes of historic significance in the Wenatchee Valley. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Cost: $20 advance or $25 day of. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Macro Photography Workshop, 5/23, 3 – 5 p.m. This class starts with small objects on a table and explores close focusing and shallow depth of field. Pybus Public Market. Cost: $39. Info: voortexjourneys.com.

Hiking 101 (bilingual event), 5/24, 6 – 7 p.m. Do you love the outdoors? Want to learn more about how to hike safely on our local trails and be prepared? Join Team Naturalize, the Land Trust, and the Leave No Trace Subaru Traveling Trainer at the Saddle Rock Trailhead to learn about what to bring, what to do if you see a snake or bear, how to take care of our local trails and more. Cost: free. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

First Responders & Veterans Social, 5/24, 5:30 -6:30 p.m. Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce would like to invite all veterans, first responders and their families to a social hour to thank them for their services. Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center. Cost: free. Info: lakechelan.com.

Memorial Day Parade, 5/24, 7 – 8 p.m. Downtown Chelan. Cost: free. Info: lakechelan.com.

Northwest Alphorn Workshop, 5/25-27, 8 a.m. An alphorn workshop and retreat for players of all abilities. Includes a Saturday virtuoso concert and Sunday participant recital. Icicle Village Resort. Cost: $225. Info: Thomas Tilton, 548-3494.

Red Bull World Champion Pump Track Qualifier, 5/26, 9 a.m. Only two qualifying events in the US and Leavenworth Pump Track at Enchantment Park will be the west coast site. Qualifier events will take place around the world ahead of the grand final Sept. 7 in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. Register: redbullpumptrackworldchampionship.com.

Time Warp – Back in time vintage van show and shine, 5/26, 10 a.m. Best ’60s or ’70s attire costume contest, trophies and awards. Hot Rodzz Espresso at Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: Warren or Patty Scott 679-5533 or hotrodzzespresso@gmail.com.

Spirit of the Alps, 5/26, 7 p.m. An evening of alpine folk music and folklore featuring three North American Alphorn Masters along with ensembles AlpenFolk and Bavarian Brass. Snowy Owl Theater. Info: alpenfolk@frontier.com.

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway train, 5/27, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Ride the mini train. 155 N Worthen, east end of the railroad pedestrian bridge. Cost: $2.

Memorial Day Flag Ceremony, 5/28, noon. This moving and somber ceremony will include an invocation and a short history of Memorial Day. Taps will be played, and an honor guard will conduct the firing of three volleys to honor the fallen. Ceremony and Color Guard are presented by VFW Post 3617 and the honor guard is provided by American Legion Post 10. A benediction will conclude the ceremony. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Last Tuesdays Artists, 5/29, 6/26, 5 – 7 p.m. Open to all interested artists, painters, drawers, sketchers, photographers, sculptors, printmakers, weavers, writers, musicians… it’s all about joining with other fellow artist to create your own work during a 2-hour session. Canyon Wren Recital Hall. Cost: free. Info: icicle.org.

Chef Fest, 5/30, 31, 6/1, 2. Leavenworth. Events include:

* 5/30, 6 – 8:30 p.m. Blue Spirits sneak peek – learn how to make cocktails and sneak a peek at Leavenworth’s newest distillery before its open to the public.

* 5/31, 6 – 9 p.m. Suds and sliders night with brewmaster Grant Stoebner at the Fresh Burger Café with pairings made with local beers plus a dessert slider course.

* 6/1, 7 – 9 p.m. – The Hot Stove Society. Top chefs from Seattle’s Tom Douglas Restaurants group will guide cooking demos and tastings in the Icicle Ridge Winery.

* 6/2, 6 – 9:30 p.m. – Main Event at Icicle Creek Center for the Arts’ Snowy Owl Theater starring six chefs battling it out for your vote in the Chef Showcase and the annual Appetite for the Arts Live Auction. Info: icicle.org.

Monthly movie on the big screen: Top Gun, 5/31, 6:30 p.m. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $3. Info: numericapac.org.

The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, 6/1, 7:30 p.m. Live performance from an amazingly well crafted, controlled explosion of talent, the range and depth of the music performed by this trio is remarkable says the American Blues Scene. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $11 – $25. Info: numericapac.org.

Cruizin Chelan Classic Car Show, 6/1-2. All day. Coupes, sedans and street rods plus Pacific Northwest Pro Classic BBQ Competition. Tasting sample $2. Downtown Chelan. Info: cruizinchelan.com.

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