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What to do around Wenatchee in March

By on February 22, 2021 in Events with 0 Comments

Please check all events to make sure none has canceled.

Mission Ridge is open 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Info: missionridge.com.

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.

Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center is closed however, the retail spaces, Gift Shop and 90th Anniversary Women Painters of Washington art gallery are open by appointment five days a week, Tuesday-Saturday. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org/reopening or call 888-6240.

GWATA Virtual Tech Talk: Rebekah Bastian, 3/2, 5 – 6 p.m. Entrepreneur, writer, artist, tech executive, mentor, wife, mother and aerial acrobat Rebekah Bastian. Rebekah is the CEO and co-founder of Own Trail. Prior to founding Own Trail, she was the vice president of product and vice president of community and culture at Zillow. Register: gwata.org.

PYBUs University: Survival to Thrival: a conversation on assisting small businesses, 3/2, 7 p.m. Join us for a conversation with Meredith Hilger and Linda Haglund from the Wenatchee Downtown Association about what small businesses in our community can do to move from a state of survival to thriving during this challenging time. Learn about some of the best practices shared from small businesses and the small ways you can make a big impact for your business with simple modifications and messaging. Zoom class. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Covid Vaccine Question and answer series, 3/3, 17, 31, 2 – 3 p.m. Ask questions about the covid vaccine with local health officials. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org. 

Two Rivers Gallery celebrates is 12th anniversary, 3/3-25. Over 50 local and regional artists showing their chosen artworks. Wed.-Sat. 11a.m. – 4 pm., sunday 1- 4 p.m. 

Virtual Chamber Banquet, 3/4. Hosts for the evening will be Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Shiloh Burgess and Board of Directors President Tod McLaughlin of Apple Valley Honda. The program will include the announcement of the Business of the Year and Non-Profit Business of the year for 2020 with highlights presented on each finalist. Info: wenatchee.org.

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway, 3/6, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Home of the Nile Saunders Orchard mini train. All train runs are weather permitting. Wenatchee Riverfront Park. Cost: $2. Info: facebook.com/thewenatcheeriverfrontrailway. 

Virtual Lecture Series: New frontiers with immunotherapy, 3/6, 10 a.m. Learn how these agents are used and common side effects of treatment for cancer. Ease Cancer Foundation. Cost: free. Register: easecancer.org.

Icicle Creek Songwriters Circle, 3/6, 7 p.m. Live-streamed from Icicle Creek Center for the Arts. Info: icicle.org.

PYBUs University: Feel to Heal, 3/9, 7 p.m. Join us for a generative discussion on how we can leverage the power of music in our everyday lives to help us feel, heal and thrive.  This session will include an immersive sound bath meditation to experience the power of sound healing in practice with Ada Ketchie and Nathan Getzin of Wakes. Zoom class. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Marie Suize Pantaloon: Itinerary of a pioneer, 3/10, 7 p.m. This virtual documentary tells the story of Marie Suize, who traveled from France to California in 1850 during the Gold Rush and was a successful gold miner and winemaker. She was arrested many times for wearing men’s clothes, and thus earned her nickname “Marie Pantaloon.” Local expert Susan Butruille and other historians describe her singular life in this documentary directed by Francois Gaillard. Film is 30 minutes long and Q & A after with Susan Butruille. Cost: $5/$10/$15 pay what you can. Info: icicle.org.

Wild Ideas: The Salamanders of Central Washington, 3/11, 6 p.m. Join Torsten Watkins, local 14-year-old herpetologist (person who studies reptiles and amphibians), as we explore the secretive but fascinating and beautiful species of salamanders when exploring wet pockets of our arid landscape. Zoom. Must register. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

Regional High School Art Show, 3/12. The Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center sponsors the annual Regional HIgh School Art Show in cooperation with the North Central Educational Services District and Office of \Superintendent of Public Instruction. This opportunity showcases student’s creativity and talent district wide and state wide. Museum visitors view artwork from students in Chelan, Douglas, Grant and Okanogan counties, with winners recognized in seven categories, as well as the popular people’s choice awards. Virtual Exhibit: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Introductory Series to Wildlife Tracking, 3/16, 4/20, 6 p.m. Explore the art of inquiry and engaging curiosity in the natural world, learn basic wildlife foot physiology and morphology, learn clear print identification, concepts in behavior and wildlife sign interpretation and how wildlife interacts with landscapes in the three part Zoom series. Wenatchee River Institute. Cost: $15 per class or $40 whole series. Must register: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

PYBUs University: Why honey bees matter, 3/16, 7 p.m. Learn about the importance of bees to our valley and the world’s food supply. Presenter McGregor Farms. Zoom class. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Made in Wenatchee: Spirits Tasting with  Blue Spirits distillery, 3/17, 7 – 8 p.m. Details and registration: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Wild Ideas: everything you wanted to know about pacific salmon but never thought to ask, 3/18, 6 p.m. Why do salmon travel hundreds of miles from freshwater to the ocean and back to complete their life cycle? Why are there seven species of Pacific salmon but only one Atlantic salmon species? How do salmon find their way home? Is there really such a thing as a saber-toothed salmon? Join fish ecologist and conservation biologist Tracy Bowerman for the answers to these questions and more. Must register. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

Virtual Lecture Series: Yoga and lymphatic massage, 3/20, 10 a.m. Reduce the physical effects of stress on your body and lymphedema risk. Ease Cancer Foundation. Cost: free. Register: easecancer.org. 

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway, 3/20, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Home of the Nile Saunders Orchard mini train. All train runs are weather permitting. Wenatchee Riverfront Park. Cost: $2. Info: facebook.com/thewenatcheeriverfrontrailway. 

Emely Phelps and Oksana Ejokina, 3/21, 1 p.m. Virtual event, live-streamed from Icicle Creek to your home. Cost: complimentary, please buy a free ticket. Info: icicle.org.

PYBUs University: brewing 101, 3/23, 7 p.m. Learn about the history of beer, origins of certain styles, ingredients used and the basics of the brewing process. Zoom class. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

PYBUs University: Dahlias 101, 3/30, 7 p.m. Members of the NCW Dahlia Society will talk about which dahlias grow well in this climate and will show you how to prepare your garden, plant your tubers and tend your plants throughout the growing season. Zoom class. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

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