Museum’s Wellington tour on Aug. 19

WENATCHEE — Tickets are still available for a trip to the historical Wellington disaster site, hosted by the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aug. 19. On March 1, 1910, the deadliest avalanche in North American history swept down the snowy Cascades, burying two trains and killing 96 people. The tour will visit the area along with four other sites between...
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Farmers market spotlights kids

WENATCHEE — It’s a market all about kids. Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market will host its Kids Market Aug. 19 from 9 a.m. to noon in the west parking lot at Pybus Market. This is a great opportunity for youngsters to learn about marketing and handling money while selling their own handcrafted or homegrown items in a fun and safe environment. Kids must be 14 years of age or younger and be...
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Color Rush run to benefit United Way

WENATCHEE — The United Way Color Rush Fun Run will be held on Aug. 20 at 8 a.m. The untimed run will start on Worthen Street, adjacent to Pybus Market. Check-in is from 4 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 19 at Pybus and one hour before the start of Sunday’s race. Color Rush is the primary fundraiser to support United Way of Chelan and Douglas Counties’ Youth United program. For more information or...
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Show your talent at Holiday Spice auditions Aug. 23

WENATCHEE — Auditions for this year’s Holiday Spice variety show will be held at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 23, at the Numerica Performing Arts Center in Wenatchee. Holiday Spice is a community-based show benefiting the PAC. It will be held Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. during the 2017 Festival of Trees Nov. 16-19. Performers must be available for rehearsals Nov. 13-16. Additional...
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Snowgrass Winery bids ‘Good Baaa’ to summer

ENTIAT — Snowgrass Winery of Entiat will hold its eighth annual “Good Baaa to Summer” wine and cheese tasting event from noon to 5 p.m., Aug. 19, at the winery. The event celebrates the “ruminant revival” in Washington food and wine. Sheep are used by the winery to mow its vineyard. In addition to wine and cheese pairings, artisan breads will also be available for purchase. The...
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Foundation awards over half million in scholarships

WENATCHEE — The Community Foundation of NCW awarded $542,816 in scholarships to 152 students for the 2017-18 school year. The foundation manages 97 scholarship funds established by individuals, families and businesses. Each scholarship focuses on unique criteria from academic achievement to significant financial need. A total of 1,472 applications were received and reviewed by selection...
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Master Gardeners to host Tomato Gala

WENATCHEE — Love tomatoes? Then this event is for you. Washington State University Chelan-Douglas Master Gardeners will once again hold their Tomato Gala on Aug. 19. The seventh annual event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Community Education Garden at the northwest corner of Springwater and Western avenues in Wenatchee. A wide variety of heirlooms, hybrids, cherry and paste tomatoes...
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Mike Bills returns for Aug. 18 Pybus show

WENATCHEE — Local musician Mike Bills is back for a Music on the Railcar performance at Pybus Market from 7 to 9 p.m., Aug. 18. Bills performs a wide variety of music on standard and slide guitar while singing and also playing percussion with his feet. His music styles include jazz, pop, blues, country, reggae and funk. There is no cost to attend. For more information,...
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Red Cross schedules blood drives

NCW — The American Red Cross has scheduled several blood drives late in August: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 18, Confluence Health, 820 N. Chelan Ave., Wenatchee Noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 29, Wenatchee Community Center, 504 S. Chelan Ave., Wenatchee 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 30, Pybus Market, 7 N. Worthen St., Wenatchee Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Donors are also encouraged...
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Wine & Food Festival on Aug. 26

WENATCHEE — It’s time for great wine, great food and great fun. Foothills Magazine and Great Northwest Wine are partnering to present the seventh annual Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival Aug. 26. This year’s event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Town Toyota Center. The event will feature a wide variety of food, wine, beers, ciders, distilleries and eateries. Of course, wine...
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