Children’s opera comes to the PAC

WENATCHEE — Seattle Opera is coming to town to present “Resilient: Cinderella in Spain” at 6:30 p.m. March 30 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. This family-friendly production re-visits the story of Cinderella set in the city of Barcelona. Local students will also be featured. Tickets are $10. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 663-ARTS, visit numericapac.org or...
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Pop culture convention comes alive April 8

WENATCHEE — Wen-Con, Wenatchee’s new pop-culture convention, is coming to the Town Toyota Center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 8. The event will feature guest stars, vendors, artists, games, panel discussions, prizes, cosplay and many other activities. Cost is $18, ages 11 and over; and $5, ages 4-10. Children 3 and under are free. Admission includes a commemorative badge, free autograph...
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Thespians perform ‘Taming of the Shrew’

WENATCHEE — Seattle Shakespeare Company brings its touring production of “The Taming of the Shrew” to the Numerica Performing Arts Center at 6:30 p.m. March 28. The small ensemble cast plays multiple parts with quick changes and distinctive character choices that make for a showcase of great acting. This production will be performed in English and Spanish. Tickets are $10. To...
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Local Saddle Rockers to play at Pybus

WENATCHEE — The local Saddle Rockers band returns to Pybus Public Market from 7 to 9 p.m. March 24. The group plays a lively blend of bluegrass, vintage rock, Americana and jazz. There is no cost to attend. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.
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Piatigorsky concert on March 31

WENATCHEE — The Woods Family Music Fund and the Wenatchee Valley College Foundation will present a Piatigorsky Foundation concert at 6:30 p.m. March 31 in the Grove Recital Hall, Music and Art Center, on the WVC campus. The concert will feature violinist Linda Rosenthal and pianist Maxim Pakhomov.  A light hosted reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. The concert is free but seating is...
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Mariachi Northwest Festival returns March 31

WENATCHEE — The 19th annual Mariachi Northwest Festival will be held March 31 at the Town Toyota Center. A gala concert will begin at 7:30 p.m., featuring Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez, Bailadores de Bronce and Wenatchee’s own Mariachi Huenachi. Tickets are $20 general admission in advance and $25 at the door. Children age 12 and under are free. For more information, contact Ramon...
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Entiat hosting kite festival March 18

ENTIAT — The Entiat Chamber of Commerce will host its seventh annual “The Rites of String” Kite Festival March 18 at Kiwanis Park in Entiat. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The family festival is free and open to the public. This year’s event will offer 200 free kites for kids to fly. There will also be entertainment, live music, food vendors, kite-related paraphernalia,...
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Film series presents ‘Bluebird Man’

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Environmental Film & Lecture Series presents the documentary “The Bluebird Man” at 7 p.m. March 21 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St. The film documents the work of 91-year-old Al Larson, one of the first citizen scientists to take up the North American Bluebird Society call to action in 1978. While...
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Trails in Motion film festival on March 24

WENATCHEE — Trails in Motion, an international trail running film festival, will be presented at 7 p.m. March 24 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center in Wenatchee. The film festival brings the finest trail running and ultrarunning films to Wenatchee as part of its 2017 tour. The line-up will feature nine short films. Themes this year include perseverance, individual quirkiness and trail...
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Museum program features discussion on erratics

WATERVILLE — The Douglas County Historical Society will hold its annual membership meeting March 28 at the Douglas County Museum, 124 W. Walnut St. in Waterville. Following the meeting, Brent Cunderla, president of the Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute, will present a program on continental glaciation (Okanogan ice lobe) on the Waterville Plateau...
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