Fairgrounds are prepared

Groups and individuals turned out Aug. 4 for Beautification Day to help prepare the NCW fairgrounds for the upcoming fair.
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Lucky Break Boys at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Are you ready for some toe-tappin’ music to close out your week? The Lucky Break Boys will perform for the next Friday Night Music event at Pybus Market from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 17. The local duo of Jeff Heminger and Bill Dobbins perform a mix of bluegrass, folk and old-time standards, along with some “newer old stuff.” For more information,...
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Quilt and Fiber Art Festival on Aug. 17-18

WENATCHEE — The North Central Washington Quilt Guild presents its Quilt and Fiber Art Festival on Aug. 17-18. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at the Town Toyota Center. The festival will feature over 300 quilts on display, a special exhibit, a merchant mall, an artisan consignment shop, a beaded art display, live demonstrations, a silent auction, a quilt raffle and...
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Library visitors Jump for Joy

Susan Wickett-Ford, a teaching artist from Silver Kite Community Arts of Seattle, entertained children at the Waterville Library on Aug. 7 with the program "Jump for Joy: Village Rhythms from Around the World."
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NCW Fair: A look at the past

Scenes from fairs of the past. This year’s NCW Fair runs from Aug. 23-26.   Some of the many concession offerings at the 2009 NCW Fair. (Wenatchee World file photo/Kathryn Stevens) Kids have fun riding the Paratrooper at the carnival during the NCW Fair in 2010. (Wenatchee World file photo/Mike Bonnicksen)
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Kids’ zone provides a range of activities

Families attending the NCW Fair this year can look forward to visiting the Kids’ Zone.
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Don’t miss the Big Bend Roundup Rodeo Aug. 25 and 26

By Karen Larsen Empire Press Correspondent The Big Bend Roundup Rodeo is an integral part of the NCW Fair. The event is held each year on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. It will begin this year at 4 p.m. Aug. 25 and at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 26. The price of fair tickets includes admission to the event, though tickets for covered grandstand seating are an extra $5. The rodeo includes a variety of events,...
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Season tickets now on sale for Numerica PAC’s shows

WENATCHEE — Advance tickets are currently on sale for Numerica Performing Arts Center’s 2018-19 season. The nine performances throughout the season will include “Zeppelin USA,” Sept. 28; “Soweto Gospel Choir,” Oct. 21; “Holiday Spice,” Nov. 16-17; “Old Time Radio Show: Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge,” Dec. 21; “The...
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NCW Fair is almost here

Are you ready for four days of great family fun? Make plans to come on up to Waterville... the NCW Fair is just around the corner! This year's fair runs from Aug. 23-26 and it will be packed with something for everyone.
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Well Strung plays at Pybus Aug. 10

WENATCHEE — The Well Strung will perform for the next Friday Night Music event from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 10 at Pybus Market. The duo of Jac Tiechner and Steve Sanders plays mostly upbeat jazz and blues. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.  
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