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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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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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RunWenatchee to host world-renowned ultrarunners this spring

RunWenatchee will host three world-renowned ultrarunners this spring in conjunction with its events. Max King, Krissy Moehl and Jeff Browning will hold question-and-answer sessions and participate in other activities during separate visits to Wenatchee. The Q&A presentations will be free and open to the public. “Our goal with RunWenatchee has been to not only put on great events, but also to educate and energize our running and outdoor communities,” said…

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Artrageous

January 16, 2017- Wenatchee, WA: Art, music, theatre, puppetry, singing, dancing, and comedy in a one-of-a-kind, world traveling show - ARTRAGEOUS is coming to the Numerica Performing Arts Center February 8. Artrageous pays tribute to a variety of art forms, pop icons, and musical genres culminating in a gallery of fabulous finished paintings, sponsored by Van Doren Sales. A long time ago (1980’s) in a land far away (Vancouver, Canada)…

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Run Wenatchee Announces 2017 line-up

Registration opened today for the Lake Chelan Shore to Shore Half-Marathon and 10K, and we are offering a special discount on entry fees between now and midnight this Wednesday, Dec. 21. The entry fee for the half-marathon during this limited-time offer is $50 (rising to the early bird price of $65 on Thursday), and the entry fee for the 10K is $35 (rising to the early bird price of $45…

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Robotics Team Advances to State Finals

Wenatchee, WA – The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center’s Holographic Cats FIRST Robotics Team came home on Saturday, December 10th, with hardware and the chance to compete again. The team of first-year competitors won a “Strategy and Innovation” award for their coding and earned enough points to compete in the Eastern Washington State Championship on January 21st in Spokane. The team formed in February and includes nine students ages…

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Wenatchee Valley Mall Fights Childhood Obesity With Cool Kids Move Event

Wenatchee Valley Mall hosts its first annual Cool Kids Move event Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 11am to 1:00pm in partnership with Coca Cola and Molina Healthcare. Cool Kids Move will be located in suite B9, across from The Children’s Place in the Wenatchee Valley Mall. Cool Kids Move is centered around fighting childhood obesity and promoting healthy and active lifestyles for kids. According to a report from the Trust…

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WenatcheeOutdoors.org Launches New Website

Haven’t visited the WenatcheeOutdoors.org website lately? Then take a look. Since the start of 2016, the Outdoor Discovery Network (the non-profit organization overseeing WenatcheeOutdoors) has been modernizing the look, simplifying the use, and improving the functionality of the WenatcheeOutdoors website. The original website was launched in 2005 and, over the course of a decade, WenatcheeOutdoors became the go-to website for information about person-powered outdoor adventure sports in and around Central…

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Apple Capital Loop Trail to get final eight mile markers

RunWenatchee announced today it has raised $19,935 for the project and has ordered the eight mile-markers from Graybeal Signs in Wenatchee. The funds came from private, public and nonprofit sources. The markers are expected to be installed by late June. “The need for a complete network of mile markers on the Loop Trail has existed for awhile, and we are happy to have played a role in seeing this project…

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Tour de Bloom adds Leavenworth race to its 2016 lineup!

The Tour de Bloom Stage Race and Omnium is going Deutschland. The longtime Wenatchee Valley cycling event, being held May 6-8 this year, is adding a Leavenworth Road Race that will have riders racing on Highway 2 in Tumwater Canyon and starting and finishing in the town’s famous Bavarian Village. The Leavenworth race on May 6 is the first of four stage races geared for top riders, including pros. Besides…

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