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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Candle lighting ceremony Dec. 9

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Chapter of The Compassionate Friends will hold a candle lighting ceremony Dec. 9 to honor the memories of children and loved ones of all ages who have died. The local ceremony is part of the international bereavement support group’s 22nd annual Worldwide Candle Lighting event. The community is invited to gather at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, 1011...
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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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Gift tags at Waterville banks

Umpqua Bank and North Cascades Bank have gift tags available for children in need in the Waterville community. Everyone is welcome to stop in and pick up a tag for a child, purchase the gift, wrap it and return it before Dec. 20.
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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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Breakfast with Santa is beloved by all ages

This year's Breakfast with Santa fundraiser will be held on Sunday, Dec. 2 at the North Central Washington Fairgrounds Community Hall.
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Church holiday bazaar on Dec. 8

The Waterville Federated Church will hold its annual holiday bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 8. The church is located at 220 W. Ash St. Over 18 vendors will be on hand selling homemade crafts and gift items.
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Christmas family fun at WVMCC

WENATCHEE — Catch the holiday spirit at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center during Christmas Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 1. Museum staff and volunteers will lead several arts and crafts activities for all ages. Santa will be available for pictures and refreshments will be served. Admission is $10 per family. The museum is located at 127 S. Mission St. in...
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Santa arrives at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Santa Claus will make a grand arrival at Pybus Public Market on Dec. 2. Old Saint Nick will make his entrance on a Chelan County Fire District 1 firetruck at 1 p.m. and will then pose for free photos until 3 p.m. inside the concourse. Firefighters from Chelan County Fire District 1 will be on hand after they deliver Santa to let kids sit in the fire truck for photos and to answer...
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