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First Friday Art Walk

ART INSPIRES A LOCAL GATHERING I went to my second First Friday Art Walk in downtown Wenatchee this last month to check out our burgeoning local art scene and snap a few photos.  It was a beautiful and warm June evening that brought out everyone young and mature to connect and converse over a mutual interest of art.  As an art admirer I really enjoyed the visual experience of beautiful…

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Community, Enrich

In The Words of Wenatchee – A call For Submissions

I am not native to the Wenatchee Valley. I moved here Nov. 2016 without ever having stepped foot in Washington State. In my relatively short amount of time in the area, I’ve noticed something quite profound that I haven’t seen so readily elsewhere. This area is teeming with creative minds; but I’ve also noticed how unheard many of these unique voices are. I’ve met writers who never publish and poets…

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Community, Explore, Tourism

365 Things To Do In NCW

This year we kicked off our new social media and blog series called 365 Things To Do In NCW. Every day we’ll publish a post via Visit Wenatchee on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with one amazing thing to do in the Wenatchee Valley. The object is to highlight all the amazing things you can do in our wonderfully unique and geographically diverse part of this Pacific Northwest paradise we call…

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Community, Explore, Tourism

RunWenatchee hosting trail running film fest on Friday at the PAC

RunWenatchee will host the Trails In Motion International Film Festival at 7 p.m., Friday, March 24, at the Numerica Performing Arts Center in downtown Wenatchee. The event features seven trail running films with such themes as perseverance and individual quirkiness, while showcasing some of the world’s most breathtaking running destinations. Total running time for the seven films is two hours. Prior to the film screenings, world-renowned trail runner Krissy Moehl will be…

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Community, Enrich

Winners Selected in Regional High School Art Show at Wenatchee Valley Museum

The 38th Annual Regional High School Art Show is on display at the Wenatchee Valley Museum through May 6.  Regional Awards were presented on Saturday, March 11, to the winners in eight different categories plus “Best of Show” at this year’s Award Ceremony. Jurors chose from pieces submitted by students from 15 North Central Washington schools, with the “Best of Show” selections advancing to statewide competition in Olympia in April.…

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Community, Enrich, Tourism

First Friday at the Museum

Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center celebrates First Friday on February 3rd from 10am to 8pm with free admission.  This marks the beginning of the end for the popular “Beacon of Friendship” exhibit, which closes February 11th. “Beacon of Friendship has been extremely successful,” Exhibits Curator Kasey Koski explains. “There has been great interest in the many tokens and treasures brought back from our sister city in Misawa, Japan.” According…

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Community

Youth Sports Fair is Saturday

Families and individuals in the Wenatchee Valley interested in connecting with local youth sports organizations will once again have that opportunity Saturday, January 21st. The Wenatchee Valley Youth Sports & Activities Fair will take place in the lower level of the Wenatchee Convention Center from 10am-2pm. Last year, over 30 organizations were on hand with an opportunity to explain details ranging from what is needed for equipment, the expectation of…

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Community, Enrich

Community “Bowl Painting” to Help Fight Hunger

On Saturday, January 21 from 11am to 4pm in the concourse at Pybus Market, join the Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council and your friends and neighbors in painting a bowl to help fight hunger. “Empty Bowls Wenatchee” simultaneously builds community and calls attention to the hunger still existent in our own valley. With a $10 dollar donation to the North Central Washington Food Distribution Center, anyone can receive a blank bowl…

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Business, Community

EnergySmart Business

Local businesses work with local contractors to become more energy-efficient, with help from Chelan PUD. What’s not to like? Chelan PUD’s new EnergySmart Business program aims to help business owners reduce energy costs and improve the efficiency of shops and buildings. It relies on local contractors to provide guidance and equipment, and on PUD funding to cover a significant part of the investment. Scott Stanford, PUD commercial energy adviser, says…

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Community

Pybus University Winter 2017 Quarter Classes

Pybus Market announces its slate of Winter quarter classes every Tuesday night at 7:00pm from January 10 through March 28, 2017 on unique topics for the general public. Classes are free, unless otherwise indicated. Class size is generally limited to 30 people per class. Classes are generally located in front of the Cashmere Valley Bank Community Kitchen. Classes are taught by local volunteers with an interest and aptitude in the…

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