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What to do around Wenatchee in August

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NCW Blues Jam, Mondays, 7 – 10 p.m.  Riverside Pub.

1 million cups, every first Wednesday of the month. 8 a.m. Entrepreneurs discover solutions and thrive when they collaborate over a million cups of coffee. Come join this supportive, dynamic community and hear from two businesses that are between 1 – 5 years old. Discover how we can help move them forward in a positive environment. Zoom link: 1mcwenatcheevalley.eventsbrite.com.

Wednesday night live music, every Wednesday through Labor Day. 4 – 6 p.m. on the concourse. Pybus Public Market. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Shrub-Steppe Poetry Podium, every last Wednesday, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. A free, public, poetry-only reading. Read your own poems or the work of a favorite poet. Collapse Gallery, 115 S Wenatchee Ave. Info: sfblair61@gmail.com.

Chelan Thursday Evening Farmers Market, 2 – 6 p.m. through October. Fresh locally grown produce and local artisans. Fun for the whole family. Riverwalk Park, Chelan. Cost: free. Info: lakechelan.com.

Leavenworth Farmers Market, Thursdays, 4 – 8 p.m. 303 Evans parking Lot.

Live music at Rocky Pond Winery, every Thursday, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Info: rockypondwinery.com.

Live Music at Mozart’s Steakhouse, every Thursday night, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Light jazz, good mood music. Cost: free.

Live music at Campbell’s Resort, every Friday, 6 – 8 p.m.

Quincy Farmers Market, first and third Saturday through September, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Downtown Quincy, B Street.

Two Rivers Gallery, for the month of August features Jan Cook Mack, a community treasure who perhaps is the most well known living artist in NC Washington. Many artists have learned from her teachings and the community from her murals and other public art. Two Rivers Gallery. Cost: free. Info: 2rivedrsgallery.org.

Wenatchee Valley Farmers market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Every Saturday May through October. West parking lot at Pybus Public Market.

Live glass blowing, every Saturday through December, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Boulder Bend Glassworks. Cost: free.

Evening Alphorn Serenade, every Saturday, 7 – 7:30 p.m.  Front Street Park Gazebo.

Greater Leavenworth Museum Historic Walking tours every second and fourth Saturdays through October. Walk begins at the Lion’s Club Park at 10 a.m. Tours last 1-2 hours and cover roughly 2 miles on city sidewalks and trails. Masks required. Tours on the second Saturdays will be the railroad/mil walk. The tours on the fourth Saturdays will be the town walk. Cost: $5. Info: 548-0728 or leavenworthmsuem.org.

Music on the River, every Sunday through Labor Day, 1 – 4 p.m. Bring your family or friends and come on by to enjoy your day on the river with a picnic lunch. Rio Vista Wines, 24415 SR 97, Chelan. Info: riovistawines.com.

Village Art in the park, 8/1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. A vibrant outdoor art market in downtown Leavenworth.

Basket Weaving workshop, 8/1, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Workshop taught by two local p’squosa  (Wenatchi) band members, Julie Edwards and Bernadine Phillips. Wenatchee River Institute. Cost: $60. Must register: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Drop-in makerspace: junk bots, 8/1, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Create a vibrating and moving junkbot using everyday junk or items in your recycle bin. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Siren Song Farm’s Summer Concert Series: Stephanie Porter, 8/1, 3 – 5 p.m. Bring your picnic, blanket, or lawn chair and enjoy the natural amphitheater. Cost: $25. Info: sirensongwines.com.

Chelan Summer Concert Series, through Sept 5, featuring live music every first and third Sunday from 6 – 8 p.m. in the Riverwalk Pavilion along the shores of Lake Chelan. Free. Music includes:

Aug. 1: Deseo Carmin

Aug. 15: The Kevin Jones Band

Sept. 5: TBA

Birding at Mountain Home Preserve, 8/2, 7 – 11 a.m. Would you like to spend a weekday morning hiking, viewing wildlife, wildflowers, and snow-capped mountains, while being part of a small team collecting bird species data? Community Science Projects are collaborations between scientists and volunteers that expand opportunities for scientific data collection and help answer real-world questions. Meet at the entrance to the Preserve. Walk 2.2 miles, stopping at 5 points to conduct 10 minute counts. Info: Susan Ballinger 667-9708 or susan@cdlandtrust.org.

Live at Tipsy Canyon Winery: Brittany Jean, 8/5, 6 – 8 p.m. Grab your picnic blankets and enjoy an evening of live music with great views and even better wine. Info: tipsycanyon.com

Golf Tournament plus dinner, 8/5, 12:30  p.m. Modified Shotgun start, 5 p.m. dinner. A dual event that features a golf tournament, buffet dinner, no-host bar, live music, networking and more. Take a shot at a hole as we raise money for STEM Scholarship. Highlander Golf Course. NCW Tech Alliance. Info: gwata.org or 509 760-2007.

My Girlfriend’s Closet, 8/ 5, 6, 7, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. 8/8, 1  – 3 p.m.. –  315 9th St (Former home of Hastings) Info: www.facebook.com/MyGirlfriendsClosetByJslw/

The Sound of Music, 8/5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 8 p.m. Live musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family. Leavenworth Ski Hill Amphitheater. Info: leavenworthsummertheater.org.

Live music on the lawn featuring Chris Ward, 8/6, 6 – 9 p.m. Icicle Ridge Winery. Cost: free. Info: icicleridgewinery.com.

Friday night music: Ron Fowler, 8/6, 6 – 8 p.m. Live music on the concourse. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Two Rivers Gallery: Sidewalk sale, 8/7, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. This sale is popular with artists and art students with low prices for art supplies. Sale also includes some paintings and other art works. Info: 2riversgallery.org.

Collection Day, 8/7, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Here’s a chance to show off your collection. Whether it’s a rock collection or a collection of potato chips shaped like presidents, bring it. Tables provided. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Cost: free. Must register. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Cascade Medical Foundation’s 25th Annual Garden and Art Tour, 8/7, noon to 5 p.m. Ten diverse gardens and artwork by 12 local artists. Stroll through gardens at your own pace. Wine tastings and a coffee cart too. Various locations around Leavenworth. Cost: $20. Fundraiser for ambulance safety equipment. Info: cascademedicalfoundation.org/fundraisers/home-and-garden.

Tomfoolery, 8/7, 8, 21, 22, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Kindle your sense of nostalgia for toys of your youth and learn about the local toy store Wenatchee Cycle and Toy. Play games like Clue, Sorry, Uno and more. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Cost: free. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Alpenfolk Bavarian Music in the Gazebo, 8/7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29. Saturdays 5-9 p.m. Sundays 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Authentic instruments, singing, and yodeling. Gazebo in Leavenworth. Cost: free. Info: leavenworthalphorns.org.

Chelan to Africa Benefit Concert, 8/7, 6 – 9 p.m. Light buffet dinner. Live auction, live music and more. All proceeds go to help support Thrive Chelan Valley and the Lesotho recipient: The Tiny Lives Foundation. Benson Vineyard Estate Winery. Info: chelantoafrica.ticketspice.com.

Block Painting Class, 8/10, 5 – 7 p.m. Join Chad Yenney, of Collapse Gallery and Rachel Courtney, of Pretty Nice Creations for a block painting class. Use block, cutters and brayers to create a reusable relief print of your own creation. All materials provided. Wenatchee River Institute. Cost: $35. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Pub Trivia at Stormy Mountain Brewing, 8/11, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Fun questions made for all ages, culture, history, sports and more. Awesome prizes. Cost: free. Info: stormymountainbrewing.com.

Live at Tipsy Canyon Winery: F Street Project, 8/12, 6 – 8 p.m. Grab your picnic blankets and enjoy an evening of live music with great views and even better wine. Info: tipsycanyon.com.

Theater In the Meadow: the Foreigner, 8/12, 13, 14, 7 – 9 p.m. Live outdoor theater is back. Meadow Stage at Icicle Creek Center for the Arts. Cost: $20. Info: icicle.org.

Friday night music: Darnell Scott, 8/13, 6 – 8 p.m. Live music on the concourse. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Live music on the lawn featuring Brian Blair, 8/13, 6 – 9 p.m. Icicle Ridge Winery. Cost: free. Info: icicleridgewinery.com.

Lions Club Breakfast, 8/14, 28, 7 – 11 a.m. All you can eat pancakes, sausage, eggs and beverage. Lions Club Park Leavenworth.

Plain Farmers Market, 8/14, 9 a.m. – noon. Located outside Plain Hardware.

Board Games creations, 8/14, 15, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Create your own board games. Materials provided. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Cost: free. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Silvara Cellars: Chris Ward, 8/14, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Live music.

Siren Song Farm’s Summer Concert Series: BroHamm, 8/15, 3 – 5 p.m. Bring your picnic, blanket, or lawn chair and enjoy the natural amphitheater. Cost: $25. Info: sirensongwines.com.

Pub Trivia at Stormy Mountain Brewing, 8/18, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Fun questions made for all ages, culture, history, sports and more. Awesome prizes. Cost: free. Info: stormymountainbrewing.com.

Music at the Mountain, 8/19, 6 – 8 p.m. Mountain Springs Lodge. Cost: free.

Live at Tipsy Canyon Winery: Deseo Carmin, 8/19, 6 – 9 p.m. Grab your picnic blankets and enjoy an evening of live music with great views and even better wine. Burch Mountain BBQ will be on site for food purchases. Info: tipsycanyon.com.

Live music on the lawn featuring Darnell Scott, 8/20, 6 – 9 p.m. Icicle Ridge Winery. Cost: free. Info: icicleridgewinery.com.

Tomato Gala, 8/21, 9 – 11 a.m. WSU Chelan/Douglas Master Gardeners’ Community Education Garden, NW corner of Springwater and Western Ave. Free tomato tasting for all.

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway, 8/21,10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Theme is Hawaiian Days. Home of the Nile Saunders Orchard mini train. All train runs are weather permitting. Wenatchee Riverfront Park. Cost: $2. Info: facebook.com/thewenatcheeriverfrontrailway.

Siren Song Farm’s Summer Concert Series: Olson Bros. Band, 8/22, 3 – 5 p.m. Bring your picnic, blanket, or lawn chair and enjoy the natural amphitheater. Cost: $25. Info: sirensongwines.com.

Pub Trivia at Stormy Mountain Brewing, 8/25, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Fun questions made for all ages, culture, history, sports and more. Awesome prizes. Cost: free. Info: stormymountainbrewing.com.

Live at Tipsy Canyon Winery: No Promises, 8/26, 6 – 9 p.m. Grab your picnic blankets and enjoy an evening of live music with great views and even better wine. The Bistro will be on site with food for purchase. Info: tipsycanyon.com.

Friday night music: Feather River, 8/27, 6 – 8 p.m. Live music on the concourse. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Live music on the lawn featuring Live Stream music from Stage, 8/27, 6 – 9 p.m. Icicle Ridge Winery. Cost: free. Info: icicleridgewinery.com.

Discovery Center at Rocky Reach Dam reopening celebration, 8/28, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. All new exhibits, fun in the park and treats. Cost: free. Info: facebook.com/VisitRockyReach.

Drop in MakerSpace: flight machines, 8/28, 29, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Build your very own kite and learn about the science that allows things to fly, including the four main forces of flight. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Silvara Cellars: Chris Ward, 8/28, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Live music.

Family Feud, 8/28, 6 p.m. Log in on zoom to watch our contestants battle for the title of Family Feud Champions. Team 1: Music Theatre of Wenatchee vs Team 2: Radar Dames Burlesque. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Siren Song Farm’s Summer Concert Series: Jessica Lynne Witty, 8/29, 3 – 5 p.m. Bring your picnic, blanket, or lawn chair and enjoy the natural amphitheater. Cost: $25. Info: sirensongwines.com.

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