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Category: Family Time in Wenatchee

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Visit and “do good things”

We have some volunteer opportunities we'd love you to be involved in. Please read below or visit our events page for more information. No need to let me know if you can't make it - I know you care, and that time is in short supply! SageFest: Foothills Trail Maintenance April 6, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Join us for the 2nd Annual SageFest - a volunteer trail event co-sponsored by Chelan-Douglas…

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Mission Ridge returning to 7-Day-A-Week Schedule for 2019/2020 Season

For the first time in almost 20 years Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort is returning to a 7 day-a-week operating schedule for the 2019-2020 winter season. “We are very excited to be offering additional opportunities for guests to come up and enjoy the mountain,” said Mission Ridge Marketing Director Tony Hickok. “We really see this as a tremendous benefit to local skiers and riders in the Wenatchee Valley who…

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New Christmas Day Dinner Tradition

When Lin Yang moved to Wenatchee from Florida in 2005, she was struck by how much the area reminded her of where she grew up in Fuzhou, China. Yang immediately felt at home among the rivers, mountains, and four seasons, although the climate was a lot drier than she was used to. In 2009, she and her husband opened Iwa Sushi in downtown Wenatchee, because, Yang says, “We love sushi,…

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India House

The fact that India House ended up in Wenatchee at all was a twist of fate. Manoj Kumar and his wife Deepika Dhawan (D.D.) at first planned to open an Indian restaurant in Yakima. However, they took a wrong turn on a dark night and ended up having to stay overnight in Wenatchee. The next morning they went looking for chai tea and made two discoveries: Wenatchee didn’t have an…

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Real Home Cooking at Om Cooking

Om Bechtel, the owner of the newly opened Om Cooking, is no stranger to restaurants or kitchens. Born and raised in Northern Thailand, Om spent a lot of time helping her mother in her restaurant, but her training didn’t stop there. Before opening her own restaurant, Bechtel managed another Thai restaurant in Wenatchee; she has lived in Wenatchee for about seven years. When she started thinking about opening her own…

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Fall Scavenger Hunt!

Fall is a stunning time of year as the Wenatchee Valley erupts in colorful autumnal awesomeness! A scavenger hunt is a perfect excuse to get outside with your family and enjoy the season. Burn off energy, explore the outdoors with your kids, and spend quality time together! You only need to grab a few things and hit the trails (or even the neighborhood if you choose to do a modified…

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Flowers and Fairies and Gnomes, Oh My!

Each year, my eight-year-old son and I make a "bucket list" of things we want to do over the summer and visiting Ohme Gardens is always on it. My son loves exploring the wandering stone pathways, towering turret-like viewpoints, and imagination-inspiring ponds. Personally, I adore the story behind the flowered alpine meadows, rolling lawns, and shady evergreens that stand out like a lush green citadel on the side of a barren, rocky hill.…

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Recipe for the Perfect Summer Day: Pybus and a Picnic

North Central Washington is the perfect place to picnic. Whether you’re looking for an excuse to be outside in the late spring, a reason to park under a tree for the afternoon during the warm summer days, or want to wander under the changing leaves in the fall, there’s no reason not to explore the best that the Wenatchee area has to offer. There’s no limit to the kinds of…

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20 Places to “cool off” in the water in NCW

Community Pools, Waterparks, Splash Pads, and Beaches When it typically hovers around 95 degrees in the hot Wenatchee valley summer months, water is an essential part of living and playing your Summer away.   And that means, my girls and I always try to rotate around to the different fun water resources we have in the region to mix it up and cool off in the dog days of Summer.   So…

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Best Places to Picnic in Wenatchee

Whether you live in North Central Washington or are just passing through, consider taking the time for a picnic. The region is full of great places to eat outside. Enjoy some time in the shade under a tree, next to a river, or with an amazing view. Regardless of what you’re looking for, there is inevitably a spot you’ll enjoy. Although there are a lot of parks in the area…

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