Tomato Gala on tap Aug. 17

WENATCHEE — If you love tomatoes, this event is for you. Washington State University Chelan-Douglas Master Gardeners will hold their ninth annual Tomato Gala on Aug. 17. The 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 will be...
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Youth deliver at Chelan Jr. Rodeo

Nearly 200 young rodeo hopefuls ranging from age 2-years-old to 18 took to 52 various competitions in nine different age categories over the two-day Chelan Jr. Rodeo, held Aug. 3-4.
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Innovator Awards nominees announced; program set for Sept. 25

WENATCHEE — GWATA, North Central Washington’s Technology Alliance, has announced the nominees for its annual Innovator Awards. The awards, which have been presented for 19 years, will be given out at a luncheon Sept. 25. More information can be found at gwata.org. Entrepreneur of the Year nominees are: Heath Frazier, Chief Fitness; Jordan Lindstrom and Scott Ptolemy, Web Guidz; Kelsey Guy...
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WAGS features geographical resources this month

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society is featuring its collection of geographical resources this month. The collection includes land grants, deeds, historic maps, plat maps and gazetteers. WAGS also offers land records from Chelan and Douglas counties, other states and their counties, and from Europe. Visit wags-web.org for a complete list of geographical holdings and three...
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Wine & Food Festival at TTC on Aug. 24

WENATCHEE — The ninth annual Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival is almost here! The event, presented by Foothills Magazine, will be held Aug. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Town Toyota Center. It’s the largest gathering of wineries in the region and the only professionally-judged wine event dedicated to wines produced in North Central Washington. Tickets are $45 per person and include wine,...
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WSU Extension holds food preservation classes

WENATCHEE — Washington State University Extension will hold a series of food preservation classes in August and September. The classes are for people who are just learning how to preserve food and for veteran food preservers who need a refresher course to be sure the food items they are preserving are done safely, according to Margaret A. Viebrock, WSU Extension educator and class...
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Join ‘Just-US’ at Pybus

WENATCHEE — The local band Just-US returns for a performance at Pybus Market’s next Friday Night Music event from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 9. Members are Kyle Flick, guitar; Brad Blackburn, drums; Mark Sele, bass; and Heather Houtz and Bonnie McClaine, vocals. The group plays a blend of blues, classic rock and pop. There is no cost to attend. For more information,...
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Erratics meet Aug. 13

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St., Wenatchee. Dr. Vic Baker, professor of Planetary Sciences and Geosciences at the University of Arizona, will talk about “World-Wide Ice-Age Megafloods.” The program is free and open to the public. For more...
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PAC announces shows for 2019-20

WENATCHEE — The Numerica Performing Arts Center has announced the lineup for its 2019-20 season. The 10 performances throughout the season will include “The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra,” Sept. 18; “An Evening with Jake Shimabukuro,” Oct. 11; “Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure,” Oct. 25; “Holiday Spice,” Dec. 6-7; “Old Time Radio Show:...
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Quilt and Fiber Art Festival on Aug. 16-17

WENATCHEE — The North Central Washington Quilt Guild presents its Quilt and Fiber Art Festival on Aug. 16-17. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at the Town Toyota Center. The festival will feature over 300 quilts on display, a special exhibit, a merchant mall, an artisan consignment shop, mini-classes, demonstrations, a silent auction, a quilt raffle and more. Tickets are $7 at...
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