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What to do around Wenatchee in May

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Rocky Reach Hydro Project, now through 11/1, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Museum, café, balconies that offer panoramic views to the dam and grounds, juvenile fish bypass system. A 90-seat theater shows movies and ample parking for recreational vehicles and buses. Guided tours by appointment. Info: facebookcom/visitrockyreach. 

Homegrown Oldies Jam, every first and third Monday, 7 to 10 p.m. Riverside Pub. Cost: free. 

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

Wenatchee Paddle Club, every Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. open paddle, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m. novice kayak paddle group, Saturdays, 7 a.m. masters crew rowing. Info: wenatcheepaddle.org.

Upper Valley Running Club, every Tuesday, 4:30 – 6 p.m. Check-in at the gravel lot across from O’Grady’s Pantry. Maps will be available for a marked 3-mile trail route, partly along Icicle Creek. Run or walk, by yourself, with a friend or with your family. Participate 10 or more times and earn an Upper Valley Running Club tech tee. Info: sleepinglady.com.

1 million cups, every first Wednesday of the month. 7:45 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. 

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, 115 S. Wenatchee Ave. Info: sfblair61@gmail.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. 

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.

Sleeping Lady Bird Walk, 5/1, 8 – 9:30 a.m. Join retired wildlife biologist, nature journalist and artist, Heather Murphy for an informative walk. Meet at the gazebo in the organic garden at Sleeping Lady. Cost: free. Info: sleepinglady.com/event-calendar.php?page=may.

All service club and community luncheon, 5/1, noon – 2 p.m. Guest speaker Melissa Arias, strategic director of Make A Wish Foundation Washington and Alaska. Wenatchee Convention Center Grand Ball Room.  Cost: from $25. Info: appleblossom.org.

Disney’s Newsies, 5/1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 7:30 p.m. 5/5, 4 p.m., 5/11, 2 p.m. Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” A Music Theatre of Wenatchee production. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $27-$31. Info: numericapac.org.

Apple Blossom Golf Tournament, 5/2, 9:30 a.m. Highlander Golf Course. Info: appleblossom.org.

WVC Speaks Lecture Series, 5/2, 2 – 3:30 p.m. WVC faculty Richard Brinkman presents “We Are Community: Finding Gemeinschaft in a Gesellschaft World,” documenting his research findings and travels on the Pacific Crest Trail. Wenatchi Hall room 2105. Cost: free. 

Trail maintenance, 5/2, 3 – 6 p.m. Trail maintenance at Horse Lake Reserve. RSVP. Info: Olivia Schilling: Olivia@cdlandtrust.org, 667-9708.

Arts and crafts fair, 5/3, 4, 5. 10 a.m. Memorial Park.

Spring Saunters, 5/3, 10 a.m. – noon. Join area naturalists from the Wenatchee River Institute for a free-guided spring tour along the Waterfront Park in Leavenworth. Learn about local and migratory birds, flowers, cultural history and more. Meet at 347 Division St. Leavenworth. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Tour de bloom, 5/3, 4, 5, 5:30 p.m. Three-day cycling event. See wenatcheevalleyvelo.com for more info and registration.

Festival Ball, 5/3, 6 p.m. Live music, dinner and a no host bar. Wenatchee Convention Center. Info: appleblossom.org.

Classy Chassis Parade and car show, 5/3, 6 p.m. Parade down Grant Road turns north on Valley Mall Pkwy. Car show 5/4, Eastmont Community Park. Info: appleblossom.org.

First Friday Events Include:

* Wells House First Friday Open House, 5/3, 5 – 7 p.m. Come take a look inside the beautifully restored historic Wells House.

* Guided Art Tours, 5/3, 5:30 p.m. First Fridays with professional artist talks, mini lessons, and collector prints. All tours begin and end at Columbia Station. Tours help familiarize you with local art venues and artists. Educator and beauty of bronze coordinator Rozanne Lind leads this fun and interactive talk featuring the work of prolific Sultan sculptor Kevin Pettelle in his latest exhibit at WVC’s Robert Graves Gallery. Pettelle is the resident artist for WSD’s 5th grade sculpture program. Cost: free. Info: 664-7624.

*Class with a Glass, 5/3, 5 – 8 p.m. 10 S Columbia St. 

*Collapse, 5/3, 4 – 9 p.m. 115 S Wenatchee Ave. (in front of RadarStation).

*Gypsy Lotus, 5/3, 5 – 8 p.m. 1 S Wenatchee Ave. Cost: free.

*Lemolo Café and Deli, 5/3, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. 114 N Wenatchee Ave.

*MAC Gallery, 5/3, 5 – 7 p.m. Wenatchee Valley College Music and Art Center, 1300 Fifth St.

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

*Mission Street Commons, 5/3, 5 – 8 p.m. 218 S Mission St.

*Pans Grotto, 5/3, 4 – 9 p.m. 3 N Wenatchee Ave. Ste 2. 

*RadarStation, 5/3, 4 – 9 p.m. 115 S Wenatchee Ave.

*Robert Graves Gallery, 5/3, 5 – 7 p.m. Justin Colt Beckman, Happy Trails: an investigation into the typography, symbols and icons of the Western frontier. Sexton Hall at Wenatchee Valley College, Ninth St entrance. Cost: free. 

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

*Two Rivers Art Gallery, 5/3, 5 – 8 p.m. Featured artist Barbara Bainard. Music by Jeannie McPherson on piano. Complimentary refreshments. 102 N Columbia, Wenatchee. Cost: free. Info: 2riversgallery.com.

*Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, 5/3, 5 – 8 p.m. 137 N Wenatchee Ave.

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

*Ye Olde Bookshoppe, 5/3, 5 – 8 p.m. 11 Palouse St.  

My Sky, 5/3 to 9/7, Tuesday thru Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Explore the sun, the moon and the stars that gives families the chance to practice science skills such as observing, communicating, noticing patterns, predicting, imagining and more at this display at Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Volunteers needed, 5/4. 300 volunteers needed to carry Fallen Soldier Banners in the Apple Blossom Grand Parade. Show your support by standing in for a hero and their family. Info: 884-3617.

Village Art in the Park, 5/4, 5, 6 thru 10/21. Thursdays will be added during the months of July and August. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Pacific Northwest’s longest continually run outdoor art show. Downtown Leavenworth. Commissions are used as: $8,000 scholarships for students pursuing a higher education in the arts, financial support for art programs in local schools and community projects that are of an artistic nature. Info: villageartinthepark.org.

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast, 5/4, 6 – 10:30 a.m. all you can eat. Triangle Park. Cost: $7. Info: appleblossom.org.

Apple Blossom Run, 5/4, 8 a.m. 2.1k kid’s race, 5k, 10k walk or run. Apple Bowl. Cost: $15 advance or $20 race day. Info: confluencehealth.org/abr/.

Apple Blossom Fun fly, 5/4, 5, 8:30 a.m. Join the Wenatchee Red Apple Flyers for flying demonstrations showcasing R/C aircraft of all types and sizes. Cost: free. 5201 4th St. SE. Info: appleblossom.org. 

Apple Blossom Grand Parade, 5/4, 11 a.m. Parade starts at Triangle Park, down Orondo, left on Wenatchee Ave and ends at 7th and Wenatchee Ave. Info: appleblossom.org.

Moses Coulee Geology Tour, 5/4, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Led by Ken Lacy. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Cost: $40-$45. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Food and wine Oyster fest, 5/4, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Hosted by Yodelin Broth Company and Hama Hama Oysters. Featuring local wine and beer from the Pacific Northwest. Live music. Yodelin Broth Company. Info: yodelinrestaurantgroup.com.

Kay Kenyon Book signing, 5/4, 1 – 3 p.m. In the electrifying conclusion to the Dark Talents series, Kim uncovers a conspiracy that could change the course of the war and she’s the only one in position to stop it. A Book for All Seasons, Leavenworth. 

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway, 5/4, 5, 1 – 5 p.m. Ride the mini train. Home of the Nile Saunders Orchard Train. Wenatchee Riverfront Park. Cost: $2. 

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

Blossoms and brews, now through 5/5, 4 p.m. Beverages from Icicle Brewing Co., Badger Mountain Brewing, Deschutes, Iron Horse, Columbia Distributing, Jones Winery and more. Memorial Park. 

Skydive Chelan Helicopterama, 5/5, 6, 9 a.m. Try a tandem helicopter skydive. Bragging rights included with jump. Watch wingsuit flyers, first time tandem jumpers, licensed jumpers exiting from airplanes and helicopters all weekend. Chelan airport. Info: skydivechelan.com.

WVC Spirits Reunion, 5/5, 10 a.m. – noon. In honor of Anna “Banana” Pieratt who spent many years advising, transporting and loving the WVC Spirits Cheerleaders. Lisa Bee’s Restaurant, 13023 State Rte 2. Info: 1deniseday@gmail.com.

Sustainability series: what you can do!, 5/6, 6:30 – 9 p.m. Presenter Heather Trim from Zero Waste Washington will talk about plastics that are everywhere and their impacts and management are a growing concern around the Pacific Northwest and globally. Wenatchee River Institute. Cost: $2 suggested donation. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Upper Valley nature walks, 5/7, 2 – 6 p.m. Join Connie McCauley to explore the Ski Hill area, looking at wildflowers, birds and wildlife. Three hour walk. Info: 667-9708 or hilary@cdlandtrut.org.

From scratch, 5/7, 14, 21, 28, 4:30 – 6 p.m. Every Tuesday in the Cashmere Valley Bank Community Kitchen at Pybus Public Market, Linda Brown will be cooking meals made from scratch for you to take home. Order ahead of time on her website and pick up from 4:30 – 6 p.m. Info: fromscratchatpybus.com/welcome.

Chelan County PUD-Hydro Life Learners, 5/8, 9, 10, 9 a.m. Join us for our brand new 3-day program for active senior adults called Hydro Life Learners. On day one, our subject matter experts will guide you on a walk through the Horan Nature Trail and discuss the wildlife and birds that live in the area.  The second day will take you to the historical Chelan Falls Power House where you will learn more walking along the Reach 4 area. Life Learners will board a Wenatchee Shuttle bus on the final day and the tour will proceed downstream to the Kirby Billingsley Park and then upstream to the Beebe Bridge Park and other “top spots” such as the greenhouses at Rocky Reach Dam as well as a walk at the confluence. Registration is required, and space is limited to active seniors who have no restrictions walking up to a mile on rocky terrain. Rocky Reach Dam. Cost: free. Info: 663-7522 or laura.stirling@chelanpud.org.

Sam Hill Walk for Families, 5/8, 10 a.m. – noon. Located just inside the Icicle Canyon, this spot has a short, easy trail for kids. RSVP required. Info: 667-9708.

Maifest, 5/10-12, all day. Live German music, the Maibaum Dance and other traditional German dances, chainsaw carvings, a mini Maipole raising, and our Bavarian inspired “Festzug” (or Bavarian march) which starts at noon. Join us for the fun and revelry, wear your best German trachten and come march with us.  Downtown Leavenworth. Cost: free.

Spring Saunters, 5/10, 10 a.m. – noon. Join area naturalists from the Wenatchee River Institute for a free-guided spring tour along the Waterfront Park in Leavenworth. Learn about local and migratory birds, flowers, cultural history and more. Meet at 347 Division St. Leavenworth. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Friends of the Wenatchee Library Book sale, 5/10, 5 – 8 p.m., 5/11, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Books and media. Proceeds support Wenatchee Public Library Programs including the youth summer reading program. Pybus Public Market.

Wenatchee Valley Farmers market, 5/11, 18, 25, and every Saturday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Local farmers, artisans, winemakers, bakers and chefs make up the friendly, hardworking vendors. West parking lot of Pybus Public Market.

GS Long’s Hell on Hooves Roughstock Rodeo, 5/10, 11, 7:30 p.m. Bull riding, saddlebronc riding, bareback riding, barrel racing and bull poker. Kids activities: mutton bustin’ and mechanical bull. Also Rancho Los Lagos Mexican Dancing Horse and performance by Mariachi Azteca. Town Toyota Center. Cost: $20. Info: towntoyotacenter.com. 

Run for your mother 5k, 5/11, 8 a.m. A 5k run/walk to benefit Wenatchee MOPS (mother’s of preschoolers). Walla Walla Point Park. Cost: $25. 

Lions Club community breakfast, 5/11, 7 – 11 a.m. All you can eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee and milk. Proceeds go to Lions Club projects, locally and worldwide. Lions Club Park, Leavenworth. 

The Met: live in HD: Dilogues des Carmelites, 5/11, 9 a.m. Snowy Owl Theater. Cost: $5-$24. Info: icicle.org.

Nason Ridge family walk to big red, 5/11, 9:30 a.m. – noon.  Three miles on varied terrain. RSVP required. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

Historical walking tours of Leavenworth, 5/11, 10 a.m. Walk the old railroad and mill. Walks start at the Lions Club Park. Cost: $5 donation. Info: Upper Valley Museum, 548-0728.

Defy wrestling presents king of the mountain, 5/11, 10 a.m. UFC fighter “Filthy” Tom Lawlor will bring his own form of intensity to the squared circle. Also see one of wrestling’s most dynamic performers in Darby Allin.  Leavenworth Festhalle. Cost: $25. Info: defywrestling.com.

Sleepy Hollow Riverside Ramble, 5/13, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Almost 40 acres of land along the lower Wenatchee. Explore what makes this place so special and important to protect. Lower Sleepy Hollow Reserve. RSVP required. Info: 667-9708 or cdlandtrust.org.

Four minutes of fame, 5/15, 6:30 p.m.  Try out your favorite pages at Write On The River’s next “Four Minutes of Fame.” It’s an opportunity to share your original poetry or prose with local writers, enjoy an evening of socializing and gain insight into your craft. Snacks and beverages available. Special guests for this spring event are the winners of the 2019 Write On The River Writing Competition reading their fiction and nonfiction entries. Time slots are still available, but sign up early for your reading. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Cost: free.Info: marlene@team-farrell.com.

Get lit: hydroponics, 5/15, 6:30 – 9 p.m. Learn the science behind what makes a system hydroponic and how to make one for your own home or backyard. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Cost: $30 includes one small hydroponic system and a glass of wine. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival, 5/16 – 19. Sixteen jazz performances take place at 11 venues around the lake. Chelan wines and a variety of food options will be available at each music venue during the performances. Cost: $4-$99. Info: chelanwinejazz.com.

Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest, 5/16 – 19. Enjoy the unforgettable experience of witnessing the vast array of returning migratory birds in the midst of the peak wildflower season in the incomparable natural beauty of North Central Washington’s Wenatchee Valley. Keynote speaker is Richard Crossley, 5/17, 7 p.m. at the Snowy Owl Theater. Info: leavenowrthspringbirdfest.org.

Community Science: ebird monitoring at Horse Lake Reserve, 5/16, 6 – 11:30 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? Learn more about becoming a CDLT citizen scientist volunteer by contacting Susan Ballinger at susan@cdlantrust.org or 667-9708.

A reading at Saddle Rock, 5/16, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Join Colville tribal member Randy Lewis and author Bill Layman for a reading of their new book, Red Star and Blue Star Defeat Spexman at Saddle Rock Trailhead. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

Bavarian Battle of the bikes, 5/17, 18, 19. Stevens Pass Mountain Resort. Info: stevenpass.com.

Armed Forces day, 5/17, 11 a.m. A celebration of our armed forces retired and active duty. Wenatchee Valley College. Cost: free. 

Mucho to taco ‘bout, 5/17, 6:30 p.m. Professional meet-n-greet and speed networking. A new mentoring program sponsored by the Wenatchee Valley College Center for Entrepreneurship. Meet the Entiat Valley Chamber of Commerce board and staff and enjoy a complimentary taco. RSVP by 5/13. Entiat Pub-N-Grub. Info: facebook.com/events/1989868271121504.

Dallas String Quartet, 5/17, 7:30 p.m. Full accompaniment of drums and guitar, Dallas String Quartet fuses classical and contemporary music on both traditional and electric strings. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $27-$31. Info: numericapac.org.

Hike for Health series, 5/18, 9 – 11 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. Apple Capital Loop Trail. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

Girls on the run of Columbia valley superhero 5k fun run, 5/18, 10 a.m. – noon. Crafts, photo booth and GOTR celebration. Run begins at Pybus Public Market and continues around Apple Capital Loop Trail. Info: gotrcolumbiavalley.org.

Science Fest, 5/18, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Participate in hands on activities and demonstrations of the mysterious parts of space, our solar system, and our earth.  This free event at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center will have 20+ stations full of learning, and will host 10+ local scientists and companies that are creating a vision for the future of Wenatchee and surrounding areas. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Lake Chelan Spring Barrel Tasting 5/18-19. Info: lakechelan.com/events.

Red Bull pump track world championship qualifier race, 5/18, noon – 6 p.m. BMX or mountain bike racing. Enchantment Park, Leavenworth. Info: redbullpumptrackworldchampionship.com.

Sleeping Lady Bird Walk, 5/18, 8 – 9:30 a.m. Join retired wildlife biologist, nature journalist and artist, Heather Murphy for an informative walk. Meet at the gazebo in the organic garden at Sleeping Lady. Cost: free. Info: sleepinglady.com/event-calendar.php?page=may.

Simple Irrigation Repairs, 5/18, 10 a.m. – noon. Learn about various irrigation systems and products, and participate in hands-on demos to get a grip on basic DIY assembly and repair. Community Education Garden, 1100 N Western Ave. Cost: free. 

WVC Foundation Gala, 5/18, 5 p.m. Silent and live auction, presentation of awards, three-course meal and no-host bar. Wenatchee Valley Convention Center.

Dave Stamey, 5/18, 7 p.m. A cowboy, mule packer, dude wrangler and is now one of the most popular Western entertainers. Snowy Owl Theater. Cost: $24 advance or $26 at the door. Info: icicle.org.

Dirt Digger Crit, 5/19, 8 a.m. Each participant has a change to race there flat bar bike (mountain or fat bike tires only) on a 5-lap course. All ages. Leavenworth Ski Hill. Info: skileavenworth.com/events/dirt-digger-crit.

Storywalk at Jacobson Preserve, 5/20, 5:30 p.m. Explore the trails and read the new Storywalk children’s book installed along the trail. Cost: free. RSVP: cdlandtrust.org. or 667-9708.

Spring Possibilities Tour, 5/22, 3 – 5 p.m. Tour downtown Wenatchee spaces available for lease and find out more about opportunity zones. Info: wendowntown.org.

Community Science: ebird monitoring at Mountain Home Reserve, 5/23, 6 – 10:30 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? Learn more about becoming a CDLT citizen scientist volunteer by contacting Susan Ballinger at susan@cdlantrust.org or 667-9708.

Guided Art Tours for kids, 5/24, 9:30 – a.m. These tours are designed for children and their caregivers seeking ways to explore interesting and fun destinations, which are easily accessed with Link Transit’s fixed-route system. All tours begin and end at Columbia Station. Design your own pasta sculpture at Columbia Station before taking a ride on the Link Bus to the Riverwalk Bridge, a connection to the Art on the Avenues Sculpture Garden. Create your own leave behind sculpture before heading back to the station. Cost: free. Info: 664-7624 or sdanko@linktransit.com.

Spring Saunters, 5/24, 10 a.m. – noon. Join area naturalists from the Wenatchee River Institute for a free-guided spring tour along the Waterfront Park in Leavenworth. Learn about local and migratory birds, flowers, cultural history and more. Meet at 347 Division St. Leavenworth. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Leavenworth RockFest, 5/24-26, noon. This festival has several different elements aimed at educating and introducing climbing to everyone as well as encouraging seasoned climbers to push their limits in fun and competitive ways. Tierra Learning Center. Info: leavenworthma.org.

Northwest Alphorn Workshop, 5/24-26. Workshop and classes. Concert 5/25, recital at the gazebo 5/26. Info: 548-3494.

Keith Moon: The real me, 5/24, 7:30 p.m. This play explores the mind of The Who drummer as he attempts to save himself from the unbearable burden of living up (or down) to his self-created legend of ‘Moon the Loon’. He takes the audience on a journey through his early struggles, his joining The Who, and their rise as one of the world’s greatest rock bands. By the show’s end, the audience intimately knows the man behind the myth – his acute vulnerability and insecurity, and his struggle to escape the ever-looming rock and roll crash landing. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $22-$25. Info: numericapac.org.

Lions Club community breakfast, 5/25, 7 – 11 a.m. All you can eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee and milk. Proceeds go to Lions Club projects, locally and worldwide. Lions Club Park, Leavenworth. 

Iris Flower show, 5/25, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Flower show and sale in the main concourse at Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: Phyllis Barnett 663-3163.

Stage Kids presents James and the Giant Peach JR, 5/29, 30, 31, 6/1, 6:30 p.m. 6/1, 1:30, 6/2, 4 p.m. Featuring a wickedly tuneful score and a witty and charming book, this adventurous musical about courage and self-discovery is destined to be a classic. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $13-$22. Info: numericapac.org.

Upper Valley nature walks at Ski Hill, 5/30, 2-6 p.m. Join Connie McCauley to explore the Ski Hill area, looking at wildflowers, birds, and wildlife. Three hour walk. Info: cdlandtrust.org or 667-9708.

Sam Hill Wildflower walk, 5/30, 6 – 8:30 p.m. Spend an evening among wildflowers at the mouth of Icicle Canyon on the Land Trust’s Sam Hill property. Join Susan Ballinger and learn more about the late spring blooming wildflowers. Info: cdlandtrust.org. or 667-9708.

Grand Coulee Geology Tour, 6/1, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Brent Cunderla will take you on a tour of the Grand Coulee Ice Age Floods tour loop which 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. Tour goers will meet at the Wenatchee Valley Museum to board a tour bus that will depart at 8 a.m.  Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Cost: $40-$45. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Cashmere Historic home tour, 6/1, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. A self guided tour of Cashmere’s historic homes. All proceeds benefit the Cashmere Museum. Cost: $20. Info: info@cashmeremuseum.org or 782-3230. 

Mini Maker Faire, 6/1, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Want to showcase your creations? Makers, artists, techies and creators can showcase their work. Hoping to sell or promote your business? Regional students and educators can showcase their inventions and innovations, too. Crafts, eats, drinks, costumes,  make, build, design, hack, listen, learn, crate, sew, robots connect and play. Town Toyota Center. Cost: free. Info: wenatchee.makerfaire.com.

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