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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Wings ‘n Wishes event on Dec. 6

EAST WENATCHEE — Numerica Credit Union’s Wings ‘n Wishes holiday event will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 at East Wenatchee City Hall, 271 9th St. N.E. Activities will include a Christmas tree lighting and the arrival of Santa on a fire truck, who will be available for free pictures. Refreshments will be served and a holiday music program will take place. Live reindeer will also be on...
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PBJ&M to perform at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Take a break from holiday shopping for some tunes at Pybus. PBJ&M will perform for the next Friday Night Music event on Dec. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. PBJ&M plays an eclectic selection of styles, with an emphasis on harmonies. Group members are Barbara Conrad, piano and vocals; Patrick Cutler, bass and vocals; Randy Johnston, guitar and vocals; and Mike Conrad, percussion. For more...
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Holiday movies in Chelan

CHELAN — The Ruby Theatre in Chelan is presenting holiday movie matinees every Saturday during December. The movies begin at 3 p.m. and there is no cost to attend. Here is the schedule: Dec. 8: “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” from 2000 starring Jim Carrey Dec. 15: “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” from 2005 starring Tilda Swinton Dec. 22: “The...
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Gingerbread House Factory at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Pacific Crest Church will host a Gingerbread House Factory from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Pybus Market LocalTel Event Center. The family event is open to the public and designed for kids up to age 18 to build a gingerbread house. Sessions will be offered from 1 to 2 p.m. and 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Supplies will be provided for 200 gingerbread houses on a first-come, first-served...
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Marlin Handbell Ringers to perform Dec. 11

EAST WENATCHEE — The Marlin Handbell Ringers will perform a holiday concert from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 11 at Eastmont Baptist Church, 400 S. Kentucky Ave. The concert will feature traditional and fun songs for all ages, and the bell ringers will discuss various selections. There will also be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions and to ring a bell or chime. Refreshments will follow the...
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Holiday jazz at Pybus

WENATCHEE — The Cashmere High School Jazz Band and the Apollo Club will present “A Jazzy Classy Christmas” at 6 p.m. Dec. 12 at Pybus Market. There is no cost to attend the family-friendly concert. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.
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Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 6

Waterville’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony will be held at the North Cascades Bank parking lot at 6 p.m. on Dec. 6. The event is organized by the Waterville Main Street Association.
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