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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Genealogists to meet Feb. 11

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society will hold its next monthly meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Douglas County PUD Auditorium, 1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee. This month’s program will be a roundtable discussion with WAGS members and guests sharing their research experiences — both good and bad. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more...
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Erratics meet Feb. 12

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St., Wenatchee. Central Washington University geology instructor Nick Zentner will discuss “Supervolcanoes in the Pacific Northwest.” The program is free and open to the public. For more information,...
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WAGS features ‘love celebrations’ in February

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society will feature its collection of records about love and family warmth throughout the month of February. With the theme “Genealogists Love Celebrations,” the focus will be on all the library’s resources of marriages and anniversaries in North Central Washington and around the U.S. The WAGS library is open from 1 to 4 p.m....
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Lake Chelan Arts Council announces new Visual Arts Scholarship

CHELAN — The Lake Chelan Arts Council is offering two $1,000 Visual Arts Scholarships to graduating seniors in the Lake Chelan Valley. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 grade-point average, plans to continue their education in the visual arts and have applied to an accredited school of higher education. Visual arts for this scholarship are defined as painting (various media), drawing,...
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