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What to do around Wenatchee in August

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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.

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.

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

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.

Sound of Music, 8/1, 3, 7, 11, 15, 17, 22, 25, 29, 9/1, 2, 8 p.m. Live performance at the Ski Hill Amphitheater. Cost: $14, $25, $35. Info: leavenworthsummertheater.org.

Ol’ Dog Days Benefit Dinner and Concert, 8/2, 4:30 – 10 p.m. Music by Eden Moody, Kevin Jones Band and Elaine Eagle. Raffle for prizes, dinner and a variety of beverages. Proceeds go to Wenatchee Valley Human Society. The Sunshine Ranch, 2265 Easy St. Wenatchee. Cost: $35. Info: thesunshineranch.wedding.

GWATA networking event, 8/2, 5:30 -9 p.m. Buffet dinner, no host bar, live music by The 509’s, raffle prizes and yard games. Highlander Golf Course. Cost: $50. Info: gwata.org.

Concert in the Gardens, 8/2, 6:30 p.m. Invisible Touch – A Tribute to Phil Collins live performance at Ohme Gardens. Info: rlstickets.com.

The Full Monty, 8/2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 7 p.m. 8/3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 8 p.m. 8/11, 2 p.m. Live performance. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Info: numericapac.org.

My Fair Lady, 8/2, 8, 10, 14, 18, 23, 28, 31, 8 p.m. Live performance. Leavenworth Hatchery Park Stage. Cost: $14, $25, $35.  Info: leavenworthsummertheater.org.

First Friday Events Include:

*Two Rivers Art Gallery, 8/3, 5 – 8 p.m. Featuring Robert G Wilson, The Edge of Modernism: compositions with opalescent light, sharp or tremulous lines that meet beyond the borders trending toward the contemporary Northwest.  Wines by Icicle Ridge Winery. Music by Mary and Steve Sanders, piano and bass.. Complimentary refreshments. 102 N Columbia, Wenatchee. Cost: free. Info: 2riversgallery.com.

*Tumbleweed Bead Co., 8/3, 5-7 p.m. Refreshments served. 105 Palouse St. Cost: free. Info: tumbleweedbeadco.com.

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

*Robert Graves Gallery, 8/3, 5 – 7 p.m. Info: robertgravesgallery.org.

*Mela, 8/3, 5 – 8 p.m. 17 N. Wenatchee Ave. Cost: free.

WVC Night with the AppleSox, 8/3, 6 p.m. The WVC Foundation invites you and your family to join us for a FREE night of baseball at Paul Thomas Sr. stadium as the AppleSox take on the Victoria HarbourCats. Bring nonperishable foods microwavable food, cereal, cereal bars, cooking oil, jams and peanut butter for  the Knights Kupboard.

Beer Garden at the museum, 8/3, 7 – 9 p.m. The Prefunc performs live at the parking lot at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Beer and wine available for purchase. Cost: $1. Info: wvmcc.org.

Music in the meadow, 8/4, all day. Hey Marseilles live concert with brew-ha ha and food. Tastings from 6 – 8 breweries and food from 4 food trucks. Local music. Bring low chair or blanket to sit on. Meadow Stage next to Snowy Owl Theater. Cost: $50 or just concert $30. Info: icicle.org.

Little Women, 8/4, 9, 16, 21, 24, 30, 8 p.m. Live performance. Ski Hill Amphitheater, Leavenworth. Cost: $14, $25 or $35. Info: leavenworthsummertheater.org.

Twilight Alphorn Serenades, 8/4, 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.

Carol’s Sip and Paint, 8/6, 6 – 8 p.m. Take time out and paint an 11 x 14 acrylic picture. Everything furnished to complete this painting. Vogue, 117 E Woodin Ave. Chelan. Cost: $40 includes a glass of wine, beer or soda. Info: artbycaroljenkins.com.

Jeff Sandberg, 8/8, noon. Local resident, teacher and big-time jazz fan will play the saxophone during lunchtime. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free.

Sip and Paint on the patio, 8/8, 4 – 6 p.m. Be guided into a fun and easy stroke of the brush project while being immersed and inspired by views and flavors. Fielding Hills Winery. Cost: $40. Must reserve. Info: dorrinda.com.

All of creation art camp, 8/9, 10, 10 a.m. – noon, 8/11, 9 – 11 a.m. Ages 4 to 18. Watercolors, abstracts, sculpture and recycled art, poetry, character drawing and more. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Beer Garden at the museum, 8/10, 7 – 9 p.m. Kevin Jones performs live at the parking lot at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Beer and wine available for purchase. Cost: $1. Info: wvmcc.org.

Lions Club Community Breakfast, 8/11, 25, 9/8, 22, 29. 7:30 – 11 a.m. 10/6, 13, 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.

Wenatchee to Roslyn Geology Tour, 8/11, 9 a.m. Tour begins in Wenatchee and continues west on US 2 to look at the geology of the Wenatchee Valley. The route continues to Blewett Pass to Cle Elum and Roslyn. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Cost: $45. Info: wvmcc.org.

Downtown Historical Walking Tour, 8/11, 10 a.m. – noon. Tour begins at the Upper Valley Museum and is 1 – 2 hours long on flat ground and 2 miles long. Leavenworth. Cost: $5. Info: uppervalleymuseum.org.

Organic Garden Tour, 8/11, 25, 10 a.m. Stroll and enjoy two acres of certified organic fruits and vegetables, herbs and flowers. Learn about environmentally friendly gardening techniques and how to use natural fertilizers and regular crop rotation to improve soil and what insects maintain the health and sustainability of the garden. Sleeping Lady Resort. Cost: free. Info: sleepinglady.com.

Music in the meadow, 8/11, 7 p.m. Live performance by The Paperboys. Meadow Stage next to Snowy Owl Theater. Cost: $28 advance or $30 at the door. Info: icicle.org.

Horse Lake Reserve eBird Monitoring Project, 8/14, 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 2015 wildfire. Info: susan@cdlandtrust.org or 669-7820.

Jeff Sandberg, 8/15, noon. Local resident, teacher and big-time jazz fan will play the saxophone during lunchtime. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free.

Sip and Paint, 8/15, 3 – 4:30 p.m. all instruction and supplies provided. Acrylic painting on stones collected on Lummi Island. Wine, beer, cocktails and food available. Grotto Bar and Restaurant. Cost: $35. Info: sipandpaint.org.

Soil Profile Rebuilding for healthy landscapes, 8/16, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Some outside field work in the afternoon. Bring your own lunch. Confluence Technology Center. Info: WSU Chelan County Extension, pdinius@wsu.edu.

Quilt Show, 8/17-18, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Some 300 quilts ranging from traditional to art quilts along with whimsical dolls and beading. Featured quilt artist is valley native, Eileen Dvorak. Silent auction will benefit the Wenatchee Valley YWCA. Town Toyota Center. Cost: $7.

Beer Garden at the museum, 8/17, 7 – 9 p.m. Desmadre Musical performs live at the parking lot at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Beer and wine available for purchase. Cost: $1. Info: wvmcc.org.

Hiking Challenge, 8/18, 7 – 9 a.m. Improve your health, be part of a team, take home prizes and be entered to win one of many grand prizes at the end of the hiking season. A guided hike will begin one hour after the start of the check-in time. Eastside Apple Capital Loop Trail to Coyote Dunes. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

Tomato Gala, 8/18, 10 a.m. – noon. Taste test many varieties of tomatoes, including heirlooms, slicers and paste tomatoes. Community Education Garden, 1100 N Western Ave. Cost: free.

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway train, 8/18, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Ride the mini train. 155 N Worthen, east end of the railroad pedestrian bridge. Cost: $2.

Lake Chelan Arts Council Creative Arts Festival 2018, 8/18, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., 10/19, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Original art from juried artists, silent auction, activities for kids — plus  a show from Rustique Diva’s. Riverwalk Park, Chelan.

Jeff Sandberg, 8/22, noon. Local resident, teacher and big-time jazz fan will play the saxophone during lunchtime. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free

Sip and Paint on the patio, 8/22, 4 – 6 p.m. Be guided into a fun and easy stroke of the brush project while being immersed and inspired by views and flavors. Fielding Hills Winery. Cost: $40. Must reserve. Info: dorrinda.com.

Theater in the meadow, 8/23,24, 25, 7 p.m. A play called Dancing at Lughnasa. Humor and sadness with eight engaging characters, each with a unique story with lots of Irish music, songs and dancing. Meadow Stage next to Snowy Owl Theater. Cost: $22. Info: icicle.org.

Pipe organ concert, 8/24, 2 p.m. With sing-a-longs and silent film. Wenatchee Valley Museum Cultural Center. Cost: $5 suggested donation. Info: wenatcheeevalleymuseum.org.

Beer Garden at the museum, 8/24, 7 – 9 p.m. Beth Whitney and Troy Lindsey perform live at the parking lot at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Beer and wine available for purchase. Cost: $1. Info: wvmcc.org.

Indoor yard sale, 8/25, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Come sell your goods and not worry about the lawn. Lunch and baked goods proceeds go to Chelan Senior Center. No charge to sell your items. Call Vita 682-2712 for a booth. Chelan Senior Center. Info: chelanseniorcenter.com.

Wenatchee Wine and Food Festival, 8/25, 6 – 9 p.m. Meet the wine makers and taste the award-winning wines, plus enjoy locally hand-crafted distilled spirits, craft beers, as well as a wide selection of amazing food. Town Toyota Center. Cost: $45. Info: towntoyotacenter.com.

Mountain Home Preserve eBird Monitoring Project, 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.

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

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).

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

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