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Saddle Rockers to play at Pybus

WENATCHEE — The local Saddle Rockers band returns to Pybus Public Market Dec. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. The group plays a lively blend of bluegrass, vintage rock, Americana and jazz. Members are Dave Notter, fiddle; Jac Tiechner, guitar/vocals; Bruce McWhirter, guitar/harmonica/lead vocals; Chuck Egner or Steve Clem, bass; and Chris Rader, percussion/harmony vocals. There is no cost to attend. For...
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Figure skating club presents holiday show

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Figure Skating Club will present its annual holiday ice show “A Year of Cheer” Dec. 9-10 at the Rink at Town Toyota Center in Wenatchee. Performances will be at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 9, and at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Dec. 10. Suggested donation is $10 for youth and adults, and $5 for children 3-12 years old. Children under 3 are free. Tickets may be purchased at the...
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Gingerbread House Factory on Dec. 10 at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Pacific Crest Church will host a Gingerbread House Factory from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Pybus Market Event Room. The family event is open to the public and designed for kids up to age 18 to build a gingerbread house. Sessions will be offered from 1 to 2 p.m. and 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Supplies will be provided for 200 gingerbread houses. Reservations are recommended. There is no...
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Candle lighting ceremony Dec. 10

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Chapter of The Compassionate Friends will hold a candle lighting ceremony Dec. 10 to honor the memory of children who have died. The local ceremony is part of the international bereavement support group’s 21st annual Worldwide Candle Lighting event. The community is invited to gather at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, 1011 S. Miller St., Wenatchee....
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Naturalization ceremony Dec. 11 at the PAC

WENATCHEE — The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service invites the public to celebrate and welcome new U.S. citizens at a naturalization ceremony Dec. 11 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. The ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. and there is no cost to attend. For more information, visit numericapac.org.
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Erratics chapter meets Dec. 12

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St. Chad Pritchard, a professor at Eastern Washington University, will present the program “Geology of the Cheney and Palouse Falls Fracture Zones.” The program is free and open to the public. For more...
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Holiday jazz at Pybus

WENATCHEE — The Cashmere High School Jazz Band and the Apollo Club will present “A Jazzy Classy Christmas” from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 13 at Pybus Market. There is no cost to attend the family-friendly concert. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.
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Free snowshoe tours offered at Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery

LEAVENWORTH — Have you ever wanted to take a snowshoe tour? Now’s your chance. Free guided snowshoe tours will be provided from the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery during December and January. Tours led by hatchery staff, a biologist from the Mid-Columbia Fish & Wildlife Conservation Office and volunteers will be held Fridays at 1 p.m., and Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. from...
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Nostalgic radio show presents ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

WENATCHEE — Local performers will bring “It’s a Wonderful Life” to the Numerica Performing Arts Center stage in a 1940s-style radio hour. “Old Time Radio Show: It’s a Wonderful Life” will be presented in front of a live studio audience at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21 as it is broadcast live on KOHO 101 FM. Must be 5 years or older to attend. From the live sponsor...
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