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The Humble Yet Magnificent Bee

My fascination with bees started years ago. Bumble Bees, Honey Bees, Mason Bees, Leafcutter Bees the list goes on. To be exact, there are 25,000 known species of bee. They range in size from the tiny tropical stingless bees which are only about 1/16 in long, to the giant carpenter bees which have bodies about 1 and a 1/2 inch in length. At about 1/2 inch long, honeybees lie in…

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Your Weekend Wandering Guide To Wenatchee

I'm so happy you are coming to Wenatchee, WA for a long weekend of sunshine, outdoor fun, wine tasting, and time to unwind!  You won't need to pack your umbrella for this trip, just a pair of shades and sunscreen to protect you from the 300 days average sunshine per year that keeps this region Washington's #1 playground.   Eastern Washington's sun beckon's everyone to come explore its mountains, forests, lakes, rivers,…

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The Reluctant Birder

I have fostered an irrational fear of birds for the majority of my life. Maybe it's because I saw Hitchcock's The Birds at a young age and it scarred me for life . . . or at least the first few decades of my life. However, after moving to the Wenatchee Valley ten years ago, I've slowly been warming up to our feathered friends. It started with the two great…

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Five Favorite Winter Activities

Five Favorite Winter Activities The recreational opportunities in the Wenatchee Valley are so extensive that it’s sometimes tough to decide what activity to pursue on any given day. What a great problem to have, right? If I’m looking for something new to try or somewhere new to explore, I head to the guidebooks on the WenatcheeOutdoors website. There, I can do some quick searches sorting by activity, rough location, and…

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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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