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Twill Denim Lounge; 6 Fall Denim Trends to Fit Your Lifestyle

"Every woman deserves to find the perfect pair of jeans". - Twill Denim is a lifestyle, a statement, a loyal friend, and a wardrobe staple.  Denim is as American as apple pie, and we cannot live without it.  (Well, at least some of us can't).   Anything goes these days it seems in fashion, and the same goes for your jeans.   A good pair of jeans can last many…

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Living Wenatchee

Wenatchee has a new tasting room!

Wenatchee has a new tasting room! Belly up to the reclaimed wood bar, taste local wines/beer/cider, enjoy the bustling downtown view and learn all there is to know about the Wenatchee area at the NEW Wenatchee Chamber of Commerce showroom in downtown Wenatchee, corner of Second Street and Wenatchee Ave.  Drawing inspiration from the regions agricultural and industrial history, their new space is a spacious wine bar, information center, conference…

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Wine in Wenatchee

So Much Wine, So Little Time

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the Wenatchee Wine and Food Festival at Town Toyota Center, and my head is still spinning (from the variety, not the wine, really). The folks at Foothills Magazine who produced the event brought in an amazing volume of award-winning wines that if you didn’t know better, would make you think you were smack dab in the middle of wine country. While guests…

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Family Time in Wenatchee

Eating out with Littles

Whether you're in town for big brother's soccer tournament or a local just figuring out how to navigate the food scene with a little one, it's always nice to get an inside scoop on where to take young ones out to eat with minimal stress. Below are a few of my tried-and-true spots in the Wenatchee Valley where my family of three has enjoyed a meal from start to finish…

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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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Enrich, Tourism

Feet Don’t Fail Me Now!

Home grown hoofers from Minneapolis are coming to the Numerica Performing Arts Center on April 18 at 7:30pm.  With a trunk full of tap shoes, funky costumes, and a big brass band, get ready for Rhythmic Circus. ’ FEET DON’T FAIL ME NOW!, an upbeat parade of genre-hopping music and hard-hitting percussive dance joined by “human beatbox” Heatbox. This performance was made possible by Dennis & Sharron Johnson, Frank Kuntz,…

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Business, Tourism

Area Sports Tourism Spending Rises in 2016

2016 was a record-setting year for sports tourism spending in the Wenatchee Valley. Bolstered by economic impact in a wide variety of categories, an estimated $8.35 million was spent here by visitors participating in or attending tournaments and events, according to analysis compiled by Wenatchee Valley Sports. This is up 9.7% over the previous high, set in 2015. Sports impact has been measured in the Wenatchee Valley annually since 2007.…

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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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