Sportsmen show coming Feb. 22-24

WENATCHEE — The annual Wenatchee Valley Sportsmen Show is coming to the Town Toyota Center this weekend. The show will take place Feb. 22-24 and will be packed with attractions and demonstrations. Activities will include a fly tying theater, big game trophy antler display, hunting and fishing seminars, a “lake” for kids’ fishing, daily giveaways and more. Hours are noon to 7...
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Wenatchee Valley Firewise Day on Feb. 23

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Firewise Day will be held Feb. 23 at Pybus Market. The free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Representatives from various agencies and organizations will share information and resources on how to prepare homes from the risk of wildfire and how to become “firewise.” The family-friendly event will also include various STEM/STEAM activities for...
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Humane Society will host clinic for cats

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society will hold a low-cost spay and neuter clinic for cats Feb. 23 at the Wenatchee Community Center, 504 S. Chelan Ave. Check-in runs from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m., and appointments are required. The cost is $25 per cat, which includes the surgery and vaccines for rabies and distemper. Owners must show proof of income — such as EBT, Apple Health, Social...
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Museum program brings historical Apple Blossom figures to life

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will present its next “People of Our Past” program Feb. 23-24. Local actors will bring back five historical figures from Wenatchee’s past celebrating 100 years of the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival. The performance will feature Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Wagner portrayed by Steve and Marile Kunkle; Queen Rosella Corle...
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Rails & Ales brings winter sports competition to town

WENATCHEE — Numerica Credit Union, Mission Ridge and Badger Mountain Brewing will once again present the fifth annual Rails & Ales event on Orondo Avenue in downtown Wenatchee at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 15. Snow and terrain park features from the mountain will be brought down for an evening of skiing and snowboarding in the heart of downtown Wenatchee. Rails & Ales attracts some of the best...
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Nate Weakley Project at Pybus on Feb. 15

WENATCHEE — The Nate Weakley Project will perform at the next Friday Night Music event at Pybus Market from 6 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 15. Band members are Nate Weakley, Evan Anderson on bass, Pete Hinkle on percussion, and Steve Clem on guitar. They play a mix of acoustic classic and modern rock along with original material. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.
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Kids Carnival at Pybus

WENATCHEE — It’s an afternoon of fun for the kids! Wenatchee area Kiwanis Clubs and Key Clubs will host a Kids Carnival from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Pybus Market Events Room. The carnival is free to all children from kindergarten through fifth grade. There will be carnival games, prizes, face painting and more. Children must be accompanied by adults. For more information,...
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Last Empty Bowls painting event on Feb. 17

WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council will host the last in its series of Wenatchee Valley Empty Bowls community painting events from 1 to 6 p.m. Feb. 17 at Pybus Market. For a $10 donation or $35 for a family of up to five members, participants will receive a blank bowl, paint and instructions for designing their own creation. Participants are then invited to a soup and...
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Pybus to host TEDx livestreaming event

WENATCHEE — Pybus Public Market will host the 2nd TEDxWenatchee live streaming simulcast in the LocalTel Event Center on Feb. 20 from noon to 5 p.m. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a local, self-organized event that brings people together to share a TED-like experience. This year’s event, TEDxWenatcheeED: shiftED, includes 21 speakers, selected to spark deep discussion on...
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A sense of place | Historic preservation helps community see its way forward

WENATCHEE — Kris Bassett doesn’t just support the effort to save old buildings. She lives it.
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