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What to do around Wenatchee in May

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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.

Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center is now open, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org/reopening or call 888-6240.

The Greater Leavenworth Museum is now open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. From the Wenatchi First Peoples to the present, visitors can learn about the community’s unique history. 735 Front Street, right above The Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum.

Norm Evans Memorial Apple Cup, 5/1, 2, 8 a.m. Seattle Inboard Racing Association will be hosting the American Power Boat Association Norm Evans Apple Cup Regatta on Lake Chelan. Info: lakechelan.com.

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway, 5/1, 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. 

Wildflower walk at balsamroot trail, 5/3, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Join Susan Ballinger to view the wildflowers that grace our open hillsides in the lower Foothills. Two-mile walk that will last about 2 hours. Registration required. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

Birding the Americas Recon Trip, 5/4, 9 – 11:30 a.m. Join Team Naturaleza’s Elisa Lopez and Wenatchee Naturalist Susan Ballinger while they explore streamside habitats looking for neotropical migratory birds in the Icicle Valley. A one-mile walk that will last about 2.5 hours. Registration required. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

Fuzzy-Tongue Penstemon Walk, 5/5, 4:30 p.m. Join Susan Ballinger to view the Fuzzy-tongue Penstemon in the wild. A one-mile walk that will last about one hour. Registration required. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

Two Rivers Gallery, 5/5 – 28. Whole new show begins with over 50 local and regional artists. Several artists will be showing for the first time. Featured artist for May is oil painter and architect Brad Brisbine. Brad has painted over 450 paintings in 22 years. Info: 2riversgallery.com.

Chelan Thursday Evening Farmers Market, 5/6, 2 – 6 p.m. May through October. Fresh locally grown produce and local artisans. Fun for the whole family. Riverwalk Park, Chelan. Cost: free. Info: lakechelan.com.

Tomfoolery: vintage fun from Wenatchee Cycle and toy exhibit, 5/6, 8, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Come kindle the sense of nostalgia for the toys of our youth and learn about the toys of past generations. Exhibit features toys of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Horse Lake Trail Runs, 5/8. Wenatchee Foothills, Horse Lake Trailhead. 25k, 10-mile, 5-mile trail runs. Info: runwenatchee.com/event/horse-lake-trail-runs.

Wenatchee Valley Farmers market, 5/8, 8 – 1 p.m. Every Saturday May through October. West parking lot at Pybus Public Market. 

Mother’s Day Jazz Brunch, 5/9, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Family style brunch with live jazz music from the Stephanie Porter Quartet and Mac Potts. Campbell’s Resort. Cost: $75. Info: campbellsresort.com.

Birdfest Recon at Mountain home, 5/11, 7 a.m. Join Susan Ballinger and Joe Veverka for a morning birding outing at Mountain Home Preserve. This trip will last about three hours. Registration required. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

Leavenworth Spring BirdFest, 5/13, 14, 15, 16. This year, a hybrid model offering both virtual workshops and in-person fields trips. On the schedule you will find many field trips, bird walks, hikes, art workshops, education workshops and more. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Birdfest recon at horse Lake, 5/13, 6:30 a.m. Join Susan Ballinger and Jane Zanol for this early morning trip above the Wenatchee Valley during prime birding season. This trip is 5.5 miles and will last about 5 hours. Registration required. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

The annual spring clean-up for Camp Zanika Lache, Saturday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteers needed to clean cabins, set up the archery range, clean the waterfront, clean the Kiwanis lodge, clean the kitchen, burn debris, repair the Kiwanis lodge roof and have fun at the same time. Lunch will be provided. COVID procedures will be in place. Lodging is available for anyone who would like to come up and spend the night on Friday night or stay Saturday night. Contact: Theresa Samuelsen, (509) 663-1609, email: campzanikalache@gmail.com.

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway, 5/15, 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. 

Steam fest, 5/17, 21, 4 p.m. Spend the weekend celebrating a few of the amazing women who had careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Birds and Blooms at Mountain Home Preserve, 5/20, 5:30 – 8 p.m. Join Susan Ballinger to view the wildflower and birds along the trail at the CDLT Mountain Home Preserve. This is a 2.5 mile walk and will last about 2.5 hours. Registration required. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

Hybrid Flywheel Investment Conference 4/20, 11:30 – 4 p.m.  Bringing entrepreneurs, investors and community members together to cultivate momentum for growing companies across Washington State. The conference includes educational seminars, speaker panels, investment competition and resources from professional service providers. Info: flywheelconference.com.

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway, 5/29, 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. 

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