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Taste Thailand in East Wenatchee

When you tire of hamburgers and pizza, how about some freshly made Thai food? East Wenatchee has two good options: Spice and Mai Lee Thai restaurants. Spice Spice is located on 628 Valley Mall Parkway, easily accessible right across from the mall. Spice in East Wenatchee The restaurant has an open, spacious layout and a relaxed atmosphere. No need to dress up, just come as you are whether you have…

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Inspirations Ceramic & Art Café

How about making your own Wenatchee souvenir? Or a special gift for someone? The Inspirations Ceramic & Art Café at 400 Ninth St. (across from the clinic) is open for visitors who are feeling creative. The yellow house looks like someone’s home from the outside and on the inside, it feels cozy still. And the doors are open for all. Instruction Jennifer Curtin, the owner, is at hand much of…

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Five fun things to do with your family

Located in the heart of Washington state mere hours from the Seattle metro area to the west and Spokane to the east, the Wenatchee Valley has a lot to offer when it comes to wintertime recreation, activities, and attractions. While this list is by no means comprehensive, here are five awesome family-friendly things to do during the winter months in the Wenatchee Valley. Skiing and snowboarding at Mission Ridge With…

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10 Events to Celebrate in Wenatchee in 2020

Though it fits the bill as an outdoor-lover’s paradise, there’s much more to Wenatchee than nice hikes and scenic vistas. A lively indoor market, budding startup scene and breweries and wineries abound have all recently put the Wenatchee Valley on the cultural map. While the Fourth of July celebration and Mission Ridge’s Christmas on the Mountain are some popular events in town, there are many more ways to celebrate the…

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Three Ways to Stay Active this Winter in Wenatchee

With nearby snowshoeing, downhill skiing and a world-class climbing gym, Wenatchee is an easy target for those looking to stay active this winter. Whether you’re looking for a place to burn off some of the Bavarian sweets you found in Leavenworth or spend a day adventuring indoors, there is plenty to explore in this quaint, Central Washington town. Downhill Skiing at Mission Ridge Open seven days a week, Mission Ridge…

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Jan Cook Mack Studio

The art of Jan Cook Mack can be seen everywhere in Wenatchee, from public buildings to private homes. She has painted scenes of eastern Washington, the natural world as well as portraits too many to list. And she is nowhere near done yet. About Jan Cook Mack Jan Cook Mack grew up in the United States and in Taiwan before settling down in eastern Washington in 1986. She studied in…

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Treasures the Second Time Around

If you enjoy visiting antique and consignment stores, you are in luck: there are three nice ones on Wenatchee Avenue, only a few blocks from each other. The stores each offer slightly different items, so it’s well worth your time to take a look at all three. Spruce and Willow Home You may find it easiest to start at Spruce and Willow Home at 133 N. Wenatchee Avenue as the…

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Café Columbia: Beyond the Bean

Wenatchee’s Pybus Public Market (www.pybuspublicmarket.org) is the home of the Café Columbia (www.cafecolumbia.net) coffee shop. However, the café is much more than just coffee – its’ breakfast, lunch and even an early dinner. The Coffee and other drinks First, the coffee: it’s from the Blue Start Coffee Roasters in Twisp (www.bluestarcoffeeroasters.com), offering many types of roasts. The café uses the Sumatran blend for the drip coffee and espresso beans for…

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Kmbris Bond believes in art’s connecting power

Kmbris Bond, a bomb of energy and artistic vision, is the winner of the 2019 Spirit of Pybus poster contest. “I feel validated and humbled,” Bond said about the achievement. “It also started new conversations” That is what Bond likes; conversations, connections, a sense of togetherness in the community. “I like connecting the dots,” Bond stated, those dots being people and organizations. She is doing her best to bring people…

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The Scintilla Project …amplify the creative

Scintilla is a unique event, curating a market of highly crafted local artisan made objects for discerning collectors.  The project features works by Wenatchee’s finest artists, who blend artistic expression and extraordinary craftsmanship.   The Scintilla Project gathers together ten of the area’s première artists, recognized regionally and nationally for their excellence in art and design of many forms.  In a first of its kind event, respected local artists were…

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