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What to do in the Wenatchee area June 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. 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.

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.

Wenatchee Farmers Market, every Saturday, 8 a.m.  – 1 p.m. and starting 6/20, every Wednesday, 3 – 7 p.m. Pybus Public Market.

Quincy Farmers Market, now thru Sept. 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lauzier Park. Info: instagram @ quincywafarmersmarket, twitter @ _Farm-Market also on Facebook.

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

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.

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.

First Friday Events Include:

*Two Rivers Art Gallery, 6/1, 5 – 8 p.m. Featuring Jane Walter Bousman. Jane is teacher of children, art teacher and illustrator of historical novels, The Strawberry Mountain Series by Jae Carvel and a soon-to-be-published children’s poetry book by author Nancy Bond. Jane said, “Artists stimulate appreciation of the world and art helps us know ourselves.” Wines by 37 Cellars. Music by jazz duo Well Strung, Jac Tiechner and Steve Sanders. Complimentary refreshments. 102 N Columbia, Wenatchee. Cost: free. Info: 2riversgallery.com.

*Tumbleweed Bead Co., 6/1, 5-7 p.m. Refreshments served. 105 Palouse St. Cost: free. Info: tumbleweedbeadco.com.

*Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 6/1, 5. – 8 p.m. Light refreshments. Info: Wenatchee.org.

*Robert Graves Gallery, 6/1, 5 – 7 p.m. Info: robertgravesgallery.org.

*Mela, 6/1, 5 – 8 p.m. 17 N. Wenatchee Ave. Cost: free.

Chef Fest, 6/1, 7 – 9 p.m.  – The Hot Stove Society. Top chefs from Seattle’s Tom Douglas Restaurants group will guide you through cooking demos and delectable tastings in the beautiful setting of 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.

Mike Bills, 6/1, 7 – 9 p.m. Live performance on the rail car. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Red Devil Run, 6/2, 6:30 a.m. 50k, 25k and 10k trail runs in the Wenatchee National Forest south of Cashmere. Fundraiser for Chelan County Mountain Rescue. The new 50K starts and ends at Sandcreek Trailhead and includes the Red Devil, Red Hill, Devil’s Gulch and Mission Ridge trails to form a loop. The 25K — also a loop with the start and finish at Sandcreek Trailhead — includes the Red Devil, Red Hill and Devil’s Gulch trails. The 25K features about 3,000 feet of elevation gain. The out-and-back 10K, which also starts and ends at the Sandcreek Trailhead, has an elevation gain of 1,000 feet. Info: runwenatchee.com.

Bavarian bike and Brew, 6/2, 8 a.m. 8 mile loop with 1,780 vertical gain per lap. Each lap has four creek crossings, challenging single track clime and a RAD “flow” trail with massive wall rides and berms for the ride down. Music and sunshine. Info: cwevergreenmtb.org.

Apple Century Bike Ride, 6/2, all day. Start at Pybus Pubic Market, follow the river as it winds through Monitor, Cashmere,
Dryden and Peshastin to Leavenworth. The 100 milers will continue on to the Lake Wenatchee Fire Station then turn around and come back to Pybus. Proceeds help high risk high school students finish school with a two year scholarship. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Sleeping Lady Bird Walk, 6/2, 16, 8 a.m. Join retired wildlife biologist, nature journalist and artist, Heather Murphy for an informative walk; and earn your Sleeping Lady Birder patch. Over the past 31 years she 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. Don’t forget your binoculars!

Village Art in the Park, 6/2, 3, 8, 9, 19, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 7/1, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Outdoor village art show sponsored by local non-profit organizations dedicated to providing scholarships for art education using a venue that supports amateur and professional artists. Downtown Leavenworth. Info: villageinthepark.org.

Cancer survivorship walk and music celebration, 6/2-3, 9 a.m. Music by the Saddle Rockers and Beth Fitchet Wood and Steve Wood. Walk for free, $40 buffet and music, $15 music only. Icicle Village Resort. Info: easecancer.org/cancer-survivors-day.pdf.

Leavenworth Spring Wine Walk, 6/2, 9 a.m. Stroll, sip and savor through downtown Leavenworth and taste at 20 tasting rooms and special tasting sites. Complimentary wine glass bottle tote, prizes, specialty cheeses from the Cheesemonger and live music. Cost: $45 per person or $80 couple.

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway train, 6/3, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Ride the mini train. 155 N Worthen, east end of the railroad pedestrian bridge. Cost: $2.

Bare Bones Tour of the Mansion Renovation, 6/2, noon. Walk through the Conrad Rose Mansion. During the tour you will be able to see the bare bones structure of the past and hear about the future plans for the mansion. Info: wvmcc.org.

The buzz about bees – honey, wax, and mead – oh my, 6/4, 6 p.m. The products that bees produce give us a whole host of amazing goodness from honey to sweeten foods, wax to be used for candles and coatings and even mead to liven up the party. Try a sample or two. Barn Beach Reserve, Leavenworth. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Washington Federal Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening, 6/7, 4 – 7 p.m. Grand opening for Washington Federal. Catering provided by 2 Chefs Catering, beer and wine and fun giveaways. 830 N Wenatchee Ave. Info: washingtonfederal.com/locations/Washington/Wenatchee-north-wenatchee.

Upper Valley Nature Walks, 6/5, 2 – 5 p.m. Join Connie McCauley to explore the Ski Hill area, looking at wildflowers, birds and wildlife in this 2 to 3 hour walk. Meet at the Ski Hill parking lot in Leavenworth. Cost: free. Info: 667-9708 or hillary@cdlandtrust.org.

Writing for Clarity, 6/7, 1 – 2:30 p.m. Free beneficial writing sessions in front of the Community Kitchen at Pybus Public Market. Bring a notebook and pen. Facilitated by Pat Turner. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Slim Chance, 6/8, 7 – 9 p.m. Live performance on the rail car. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Soul 2 sole 5k run/walk, 6/9, 8:30 a.m. All proceeds benefit the scholarship fund for The King’s Garden, a ministry of Lighthouse Christian Ministries. Start and finish at Pybus Market’s north parking lot. Register: webscorer.com/register?raceid=125664.

Geology at Mountain Home, 6/10, 1 – 3:30 p.m. Did you know that there used to be hundreds of feet of ice where Leavenworth is now? Join geologist Brent Cunderla for a hike on Mountain Home property to find out how we know this and more about the geology of the Upper Valley. The dramatic views of the Icicle River Valley from atop Mountain Home Ridge show the amazing geology and ecology of our region and remind us why this is such an important place to protect. Must RSVP 667-9708 or hillary@cdlandtrust.org.

Lions Club Community Breakfast, 6/9, 23, 7/14, 28, 8/11, 25, 98, 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 go 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.

NW Epic Series, 6/9, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Bike cycling event at Echo Ridge, Chelan. Info: nwepicseries.comn/events.

Native Heritage tour, 6/9, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. This tour features the homeland of the Methow Tribe with stops at culturally significant locations in Methow River Valley including the new Pateros Park, the blue stone quarries at Alta Lake, traditional fishing and root vegetable gathering sites, the Methow Valley Interpretive center and the Washington Pass overlook of Liberty Bell or Broken Tooth. Tribal elder Randy Lewis is the guide. Cost: $55. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org/bus-tours.

Bike ‘n Juice, 6/9, 9 a.m. – noon. A morning of bike racing, obstacle courses for all ages, juice, cookies, lunch, raffles, face painting, bike decorating and more. Leavenworth Ski Hill. Info: bikenjucie.com.

Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Leavenworth, 6/9, 10 a.m. See the places like the railroad tracks, city hall, movie theater and hear the history of Leavenworth. Upper valley Museum. Cost: $5. Info: uppervalleymuseum.org.

Sleeping Lady Organic Garden Tour, 6/9, 23, 10 a.m. Join garden staff for a tour, learn about environmentally friendly gardening techniques; and earn your Sleeping Lady Green Thumb patch. In addition to using natural fertilizers, and regular crop rotation to improve the soil, the staff attracts beneficial insects to maintain the health and sustainability of the garden. The tour will include a stop in the greenhouse, which extends the growing season providing the Sleeping Lady culinary team with fresh produce and herbs throughout the year. Cost: free.

Pay it Forward Day, 6/9, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Businesses and people throughout the valley are partnering together to provide free groceries, dental products, dental fillings and extractions, free hair cuts and nail services, blood pressure screenings, photography sessions, prizes and giveaways plus fun for the kids. Plus how can you pass up free lunch? First come first serve while supplies last. To make a free dental appointment for extractions and fillings call 509-470-2883. Calvary Crossroads Church, 1301 Maple St. Wenatchee. Cost: free.

Adrienne’s Dance Academy: Let’s Go Crazy, 6/9, 4:30 p.m. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $25 adults, $20 senior, $3 youth. Info: numericapac.org.

Shake, Rattle & Rebound, 6/12, 7 p.m. Sandi Doughton, an award-winning science-writer for the Seattle Times and author of Full Rip 9.0: The Next Big Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest, will speak to the Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission, Wenatchee. Doughton has said, “Over the past three decades, geologists have re-examined earthquake risk in the Pacific Northwest. Thanks to their work, we now know the region faces more powerful and a greater variety of earthquakes than even quake-prone California. But what are we doing to get ready? The program is free and open to the public.

Ladies Alpine Invitational, 6/13, 8 a.m. Complimentary Continental breakfast, closest to pin and long drive holes, raffle. Leavenworth Golf Club. Info: leavenworthgolf.com.

Sasquatch: Man-Ape or Myth? 6/13, 7 p.m. Author David George Gordon evaluates the data gathered about the legendary Northwest icon, discusses the rules of critical thinking and the workings of the scientific method, and explains how one can become an effective citizen scientist by gathering credible evidence that can be used to substantiate the Sasquatch’s status as either man-ape or myth. Barn Beach Reserve. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

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

WENATCHEE RIVER BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL, 6/15 – 17.  One of the longest running Bluegrass festivals in Eastern Washington.  Headliners are: IBMA Award Winners- Flatt Lonesome; Alan Bibey and Grasstowne; Special Consensus; SPGMA Nominee – The Kody Norris Show; Northwest Favorites – Old Growth Quartet and Rusty Hinges.  Cost – $25 – $35.  Camping available.  Detailed info on web www.WenatcheeRiverBluegrass.com or call 548-1230 or 421-0494.

Vince Allis and Markus Hoyer, 6/15, 7 – 9 p.m. Live performance on the rail car. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Hiking Challenge, 6/16, 7 – 9 a.m. Improve your health, be a part of a team, take home prizes and be entered to win one of many grand prizes at the end of the hiking season. Castle Rock. Register: cdlandtrust.org/2018hikingchallenge.

Echo Valley Trail Run, 6/16, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. One mile kids race, 10k, half-marathon, marathon and 50k trail run. Raffle prizes, fully stocked aid stations, music and a wide selection of post race grub at the finish line. Lake Chelan. Info: evergreentrailruns.com.

Pangborn Aviation Day, 6/16, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Miss Veedol and other aircraft on display, helicopter rides – $45, free drawings, free kids activities, Numerica photo booth, free tours of the Historic Flight Foundation’s DC3 – once the VIP aircraft for Johnson and Johnson – book a ride in the DC3 for one hour, $295. Pangborn Airport. Info: 886-0233.

Dedication of Dr. Archie Van Doren Heritage marker, 6/16, 10 a.m. at the Lodge at Scout-a-Vista. The Scout-a-Vista Lodge was named in honor of Archie for his years of support and volunteer work for the Boy Scouts of America. Archie’s son and daughter-in-law Fritz and Donna wanted a more permanent marker, and through volunteer help and fund raising the Dr. Archie Van Doren Heritage Marker was created. All are welcome to attend with refreshments following a short program.

Autoimmune support group meeting, 6/16, 10 – 11:30 a.m. A support group for those with an autoimmune disease and their family members. Confluence Heath rooms F and G on the lower floor.  Cost: free.

Fabulous Feet Dance Studio #29: The Greatest Show, 9/16, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Cost: $19, $16. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Info: numericapac.org.

Falling Cow Country Wine Festival, 6/16, all day. Enjoy farm animals, the hay hunt, crafts, raffles, live music, photo fun, games
BBQ from The BBQ in the Vineyard. Don’t miss the highlight of falling parachute cows, dropped by helicopter. Lake Chelan Winery. Info: lakechelanwinery.com/eve.

Family Fun at the Garden, 6/16, 10 a.m. – noon. Find a garden hideaway, discover new friends and share stories from the garden. Community Education Garden, 1100 N Western Ave.

Ale Trail, 6/16, noon – 5 p.m. Featuring breweries and ciders from across Washington State. Stop in businesses downtown and taste featured selections. Cost: $20 if pre-purchased and $25 the day of the event. Tickets include 8 tasting tokens and a signature 5 oz glass. Downtown Wenatchee.

Plein Air Paint Out, 6/16 and 17. The annual contest for the top three paintings painted on site will begin with a sign-in 6 a.m. on June 16 at Two Rivers Art Gallery and a $20 registration fee. This year the title is “Paint any prominent subject that helps define where we live.” Prizes include $200 first place, $100 second and $50 third. Paintings must be turned in by 4 p.m. Sunday, June 17.

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway train, 6/17, 1 – 5 p.m. Ride the mini train. 155 N Worthen, east end of the railroad pedestrian bridge. Cost: $2.

Cascade Golf Classic, 6/18, 11 a.m. – noon registration, 12:30 p.m. Shotgun start. Enjoy a full day of golf, food, competition and prizes. Lunch and dinner. Leavenworth Golf Course. Cost: $150. Benefits Cascade Medical Foundation. Info: foundation@cascademedical.org.

Advance Care Planning Workshop, 6/19, and every 3rd Tuesday of the month, noon – 1 p.m. Who will speak for you if you couldn’t speak for yourself to help 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  Miller St.

Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration, 6/21-24, 8 a.m. Accordion competitions, workshops, concerts, free performances at the gazebo, grange and restaurants, free accordion lessons, accordion parade Saturday, accordion vendors, jam session and more. Downtown Leavenworth. Info: accordioncelebration.org.

Plant Defense and IPM, 6/21, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Learn about plant defense systems, new and emerging pests and how to best manage pest problems through integrated pest management practices. North Central Regional Library, 16 N Columbia St. Info: pdinius@wsu.edu.

Solstice Run, 6/21, 6 p.m. Wenatchee’s first Solstice run 5k. The course will begin and end outside Pybus Public Market. Runners and walkers will travel by Badger Mountain Brewery, Columbia Valley Brewery and Wenatchee Valley Brewery where you receive wrist bands. Race is not timed. Must be 21 or older. Info: runwenatchee.com/events/solstice-run.

The Skiffs, 6/22, 7 – 9 p.m. Live performance on the rail car. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Century Challenge, 6/23, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Bike race.  A cloverleaf design passing through orchards and vineyards into the mountainous terrain surrounding Lake Chelan. The ride is 105.3 miles with total elevation gain at 9,609 feet. Info: cyclechelan.com.

Write on the River fiction Workshop, 6/23, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Workshop will feature Bill Johnson and Anthea Sharp. Bill will present “Nailing Narrative Tension” and Anthea will present “Writing to Market – It’s not what you think!” Sign up for a manuscript critique as well. Wenatchee Valley College Wenatchi Hall. Info: writeontheriver.org.

Wenatchee Pride Festival, 6/23, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. To peacefully connect as a community of LGBTQ+ families and straight allies and come together as one to show that love trumps all. Pybus Public Market. Info: wenatcheepride.com.

Sip and Paint, 6/24, 3- 4:30 p.m. Join us out the Icicle for a relaxing afternoon at The Grotto Bar, painting alongside friends, or making new ones. Includes all supplies for you to complete your own Sunset, Mtn and Trees trucker hat, just in time for the arrival of summer; with step by step instruction by our Sip and Paint Teacher. No experience is necessary. Aprons provided, but clothing for painting is suggested.  $35 per person. Beer, wine and artisan cocktails will be available for purchase. Visit http://www.sipandpaint.org/shop/june-24th-at-the-grotto-at-sleeping-lady to reserve your hat and brush today.

Mountain Home Preserve eBird Monitoring Project, 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.

Hillside House Concerts: Luke Bulla and Jared Tyler with Madeleine Vandel. 6/29, 30, 7 p.m. 444 Dempsey Rd. Cost: $40. Info: mshendricks@hotmail.com.

Eden Moody, 6/29, 7 – 9 p.m. Live performance on the rail car. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Cruise-in Car Show: Pile Up 5, 6/30, all day. Push, pull or drag it down. Open to all makes and models. No entry fee. Awards, music. Eastside Parkway. Cost: free. Info: 888-6108.

Mission: Granduro, 6/30, Mountain biking at its finest at Mission Ridge. 25 miles and 45 miles. Info: nwepicseries.com/events/granduro.

Dog Days of Summer, 6/30, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bring your well behaved dog on a leash for a fun family event. Rally, kids vet clinic, agility training, vendors, Trinity inflatables, education. Town Toyota Center. Cost: free. Info: towntoyotacenter.com.

Free concert, 7/4, Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra will perform for free, Walla Walla Point Park.

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