Bands heat up the NCW Fair

Aug. 22 was a busy first day at the NCW Fair with especially good attendance for Thursday. One of the big attractions was the first ever NCW Fair Battle of the Bands held in the Community Hall.
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Youth are stars of the NCW Fair

Evalee Shafer and Tiera Moore of Mansfield Critters and Kids 4-H group hold their chickens during Entry Day on Aug. 21. They were among 4-H and FFA members from around the area entering animals and various other exhibits.
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Beat the heat with summer art class

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center is hosting another in its series of family-friendly art classes from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 31. Parents and children and invited to participate in these interactive, fun projects. The fee is $10 for one parent and one child. Additional children are $3 each. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. For more information, go...
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Show your talent at Holiday Spice auditions Sept. 5 and 7

WENATCHEE — Auditions for this year’s Holiday Spice variety show will be held Sept. 5 and 7 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center in Wenatchee. Holiday Spice is a community-based holiday show benefiting the PAC. It will be held Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 7 at 1 p.m. during the 2019 Festival of Trees. Open auditions will be Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. and Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. on the PAC stage. Those...
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The NCW Fair is here!

It's all happening on the plateau, the 130th NCW Fair is underway Thursday through Sunday. There will be lots of activities for the entire family including a variety of adult and youth exhibits, livestock fitting and showing, auctions, equitation, a dog show and more.
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Write On The River plans next open mic event

WENATCHEE — Need to try out a few pages of your recent inspiration? Want to read from your just-published memoir? Got poems? Join local writers for a fun and casual evening on Sept. 12 at Write On The River’s “Four Minutes of Fame” event. This year’s summertime venue is South, at 913 Front Street in Leavenworth. The deck opens up at 6:30 p.m., and readings start at 7 p.m. Food and...
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Brews and Blues event Aug. 22

EAST WENATCHEE — Are you ready for some good tunes, good food and a chance to help a good cause? Numerica Credit Union will host its Brews & Blues event from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 22 at its East Wenatchee Branch, 477 Grant Road. The evening will feature music from The 509’s, brews from 509 Bierwerks and food from Mike’s Meats and Seafood. The event is free but donations will be accepted...
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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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REO Speedwagon, Great White coming to TTC

WENATCHEE — Legendary rockers REO Speedwagon bring their tour to the Town Toyota Center for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27. Doors open at 6:30. The group rode to the top of the charts with their 1980’s explosive album “Hi Infidelity,” which sold over 22 million copies in the U.S. and 40 million around the globe. Their string of gold and platinum singles included “Can’t...
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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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