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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Local duo to perform at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Albert Rookard and Kelly Norland will perform for the Friday Night Music event from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 14 at Pybus Market. The duo have a high energy, easy listening style with a diverse song list that spans from the 1960s to present. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.
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Christmas with the Columbia Chorale

WENATCHEE — The Columbia Chorale will celebrate the season with “Christmas Around the World,” a special evening of holiday music at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. Experience the season from four different continents with the sounds of Christmas in Europe, Africa, South America, and North America. The Columbia Vocal Ensemble will also perform. Tickets are...
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Las Posadas observance at the PAC

WENATCHEE — Las Posadas, a Mexican holiday tradition, will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. Las Posadas (translated in English as “the inns”), is a nine-day observance based on the biblical journey of Mary and Joseph and their search of a safe place, or “inn,” to stay before the birth of Jesus. From December 16-24 each year, friends, families and...
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Holiday movies at the PAC

WENATCHEE — The Numerica Performing Arts Center will present a trio of classic holiday films for its “Movies on the Big Screen” series in December. First up is “It’s a Wonderful Life,” on Dec 16. The 1946 movie tells the story of an angel sent from heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never...
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Nostalgic radio returns for another holiday show

WENATCHEE — Old-time radio returns to the Numerica Performing Arts Center for another holiday show. Local performers will present “Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge” in a 1940s-style radio hour 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 spots, to the use of...
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Write On The River competition begins

WENATCHEE — Do you enjoy writing? It’s time to ink those pens, fire up those laptops and get that creativity flowing! Write On The River, a nonprofit organization that fosters the writing arts in North Central Washington, announces the start of its 12th annual writers competition. Categories are nonfiction (essay, article or memoir, on any theme or subject) and fiction (short story or...
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Waterville holiday season begins

Though the thermometer dipped below 20 degrees, Waterville residents still turned out in good numbers Dec. 6 for the town’s annual tree lighting ceremony in the North Cascades Bank parking lot.
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Wings ’n Wishes attracts hundreds

A large crowd gathered at East Wenatchee City Hall on Dec. 6 to usher in the Christmas season at the annual Wings 'n Wishes holiday event. Cold temperatures did not hinder parents, children and community members as they waited for Santa.
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Breakfast with Santa a success

There was a great turnout for Waterville’s Preschool’s annual fundraiser, Breakfast with Santa, on Dec. 2 at the NCW Fair Community Hall. The event supports the preschool’s budget and helps to keep tuition low for families.
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