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Community, Enrich, Living Wenatchee

Write on!

The Wenatchee Valley is a hotbed of creativity and lair of literature! We don't know if we should credit the beautiful scenery, the interesting characters, or an extensive, collective history of creating, but this area is teeming with talent and inspiration. From excellent publications and accomplished authors to writing workshops, indie bookstores, and open mic nights, you can find it right (or should I say write?) here! Where to start? …

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Community, Enrich, Living Wenatchee, Tourism

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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Business, Enrich, Living Wenatchee

Why You Should Get Married in NCW

  It is no wonder North Central Washington has become a hot spot for young couples to say “I do”.  The surrounding majestic mountains, lakeside views, picturesque wineries, high desert sunsets, and an average 300 days of sunshine per year in NCW has made this region a sought after venue to get married, honeymoon, AND for guests to have an amazing  get-away. Only 2.5 hours away from Seattle or Spokane,…

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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, 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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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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Enrich, Explore

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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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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Community, Enrich, Explore

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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