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Living Wenatchee, Tourism, Wine in Wenatchee

Crayelle Cellars

For more than 10 years, Crayelle Cellars has been gaining a loyal following, and now their Wenatchee fans have more reason to celebrate. Crayelle Cellars’ tasting room has moved from its Cashmere location to downtown Wenatchee. For more than 20 years, Craig Mitrakul has been helping to shape the wine industry as a winemaker for some of the best wineries in the area. With the help of his wife Danielle,…

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Family Time in Wenatchee, Living Wenatchee, Tourism

Yummy area Taco Trucks

Mexican food lovers are no doubt aware of taco trucks. Although theoretically mobile, most taco trucks in North Central Washington set up in one location. Most have outdoor seating; some have simple, separate buildings for people to enjoy their meals in out of the elements – an important option for the region’s ever-changing weather. However, if you’ve ever searched for taco trucks in Wenatchee or the surrounding area, you may…

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Community, Family Time in Wenatchee, Living Wenatchee, Tourism

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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Tourism

The perfect place for paddle boarding

Paddle boards and the Wenatchee area are a natural fit: the city sits at the confluence of two rivers, namely the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers, offering plenty of watersport opportunities. Stand-up paddle boards (SUP’s) have become increasingly popular as recreational equipment. They are easy to transport and handle. The inflatable boards take up very little space and can even be taken along on hiking trips. A flotation and a sounding…

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Explore, Family Time in Wenatchee, Living Wenatchee, Tourism

Wenatchee’s Friends of Ohme Gardens Society blooms once more

Ohme Gardens’ tall, lush evergreen growth is a unique feature in Wenatchee’s otherwise shrub-steppe environment. The property is a prominent feature on its perch on the high cliffs, overlooking the Columbia and Wenatchee Rivers that otherwise flow through the dry sageland of this area. The groundbreaking ninety years ago The towering trees didn’t appear on top of the hill by themselves, but rather, by the hard and diligent work of…

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Community, Enrich, Family Time in Wenatchee, Tourism

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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Business, Community, Living Wenatchee, Tourism

Little Red’s, Sweet & Sassy!

Aubrey Dickinson calls herself a mix of sweet and sassy, and anyone who frequents Little Red’s Espresso and Bakery is likely to agree. The Lake Wenatchee native spent time living in Los Angeles before deciding she wanted to move back to the mountains. “I like to make cookies and coffee, so I decided to make my own job.”  Aubrey put together a business plan and it became Little Red’s Bakery…

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Living Wenatchee, Tourism

September Happy Hours/Live Music

Summer is winding down, but that doesn’t mean there’s less to do in Wenatchee. There’s still a full line up of happy hours and live music for those of us who want a fun night (or day) out. Here are some of the seasonal and year-round happy hours and live music options in Wenatchee, plus some one-time events that are worth putting on the calendar. Happy Hours South's Basil Margarita…

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East Wenatchee Lavender Farmer Joseph Downs Embraces the Community

In April 2016, Joseph Downs stood on his bare ten-acre property in East Wenatchee with tiny lavender starts in his hands. The six-foot eight-inch tall former basketball player had some back-breaking work ahead of him with his new lavender farm to-be. Now, in 2019, the Lavender Estates is a vast field of purple with forty-five variants of lavender nicely established. Altogether, there are one-hundred and seventy-five of variants of lavender…

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Wenatchee Area Wine Events in August

Looking for some fun to pair with your wine this month? Check out these events at local Wenatchee and East Wenatchee wineries and tasting rooms. The Wenatchee area is chock full of live music, wine pairing dinners, happy hours and other great events, many within downtown, so you can walk to restaurants or stroll along the river on your night out. Not sure which winery or wine you’ll like the…

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