Opportunities to recycle Christmas trees

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Boy Scout Troop 7 will be recycling Christmas trees at a new location next month. Starting Jan. 5, people can drop off their Christmas trees at the Stemilt Organic Recycling Center, 1465 S. Wenatchee Ave., according to a Chelan County news release. The recycling center is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Scouts will be recycling trees on site. A $5 donation is recommended to...
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Saddle Rockers to play at Pybus

WENATCHEE — The local Saddle Rockers band returns to Pybus Market for the next Friday Night Music event Dec. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. The group plays a lively blend of bluegrass, country swing and vintage rock. Members are Dave Notter, fiddle; Jac Tiechner, guitar; Bruce McWhirter, guitar; Paul O’Donnell, bass; and Chris Rader, percussion. There is no cost to attend. For more information,...
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New Year’s Eve celebration at Pybus Market

WENATCHEE — Pybus Market will host a New Year’s Eve Concert and Apple Drop beginning at 7 p.m. Dec. 31. Entertainment will be provided by Gavin, Mike and Seth with two sets. The first from 7 to 9 p.m.; and the second set from 10 p.m. to midnight. The trio will perform favorite toe-tapping hits from every era. The traditional Apple Drop will take place at 9 p.m. and again at...
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Follies events in January

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Follies Guild will host two events in preparation for its 70th anniversary Follies production Jan. 31-Feb. 2 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. Wenatchee Valley Follies is a spectacular variety show featuring local talent and will be directed by Jaime Donegan. A free kick-off party will be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 5 at the PAC. This event gives perspective...
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CASA seeks volunteer advocates

WENATCHEE — Chelan-Douglas Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) has planned a free informational night from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 8 at 431 Douglas St. The event will focus on how to become an advocate for abused and neglected children and will include volunteers and other staff sharing stories of their work. For more information, visit cdcasa.org or call 662-7350.
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Brian Regan brings tour to Town Toyota Center

WENATCHEE — Comedian Brian Regan brings his national tour to the Town Toyota Center on Jan. 10 at 7:30 p.m. Regan has appeared on shows such as “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “The Late Show With David Letterman” and Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.” His last special, “Nunchucks and Flamethrowers,” debuted on Netflix last...
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Lance Tigner performs at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Lance Tigner will perform for the next Friday Night Music event from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 21 at Pybus Market. Tigner, originally from Wenatchee, is a well-traveled vocalist/guitarist who has played professionally with many bands. His eclectic solo performances include songs from “Gershwin to Bruno Mars, Beatles to Johnny Cash,” along with many original tunes. For more...
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State parks offer First Day Hikes

NCW — Washington State Parks will celebrate New Year’s Day with “First Day Hikes” at nearly 40 state parks across the state. The Jan. 1 event coincides with State Parks “Free Day,” when visitors are not required to display a Discover Pass on their vehicles to have park access. In Chelan/Douglas counties, the following special activities are planned for First Day Hikes: Lake Chelan...
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Apple Blossom royalty candidates announced

WENATCHEE/EAST WENATCHEE — Thirty-two teenage girls have been selected to compete for a spot on the 2019 Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Royal Court. Candidates from Eastmont High School are Lucy Gomez, Zoey Sorenson, Elizabeth Popoff, Whitney Lane, Cassandra Gow, Victoria Salling, Sequoia Stagg, Acadia Rice, Cassidy Cunningham, Lorena Zepeda, Torrance Pearson and Citlali...
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Music Theatre to present ‘Newsies’

WENATCHEE — Music Theatre of Wenatchee’s Apple Blossom Festival production of “Newsies” will open May 1 for a nine-performance run at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. “Newsies” will be presented for the 100th anniversary of the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival. The Disney musical, set in turn-of-the-century New York City is packed with non-stop thrills...
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