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What to do in the Wenatchee area for October

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Rocky Reach Hydro Project, now through 11/1, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Museum, café, balconies that offer panoramic views to the dam and grounds, juvenile fish bypass system. A 90-seat theater shows movies and ample parking for recreational vehicles and buses. Guided tours by appointment. Info: facebook.com/visitrockyreach. 

Homegrown Oldies Jam, every first and third Monday, 7 to 10 p.m. Riverside Pub. Cost: free. 

NCW BLUES JAM, every second and fourth Monday. 7 – 10 p.m.  Riverside Pub. Cost: free.

Wenatchee Paddle Club, every Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. open paddle, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m. novice kayak paddle group, Saturdays, 7 a.m. masters crew rowing. Info: wenatcheepaddle.org.

Upper Valley Running Club, every Tuesday, 4:30 – 6 p.m. Check-in at the gravel lot across from O’Grady’s Pantry. Maps will be available for a marked 3-mile trail route, partly along Icicle Creek. Run or walk, by yourself, with a friend or with your family. Participate 10 or more times and earn an Upper Valley Running Club tech tee. Info: sleepinglady.com.

1 million cups, every first Wednesday of the month. 7:45 a.m. sharp. 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, fueled by caffeine. Coffee provided by Mela Coffee Roasting. Wenatchee Valley Chamber office, 137 N. Wenatchee Ave. 

Conversations around death/death conversations group, meets every third Wednesday, 9 – 10:30 a.m. Does your family really know what you want? Do you have a current will? Who gets what? This is a an information group that is looking at what we or our family should expect upon our passing. Chelan Senior Center. Cost: free. Info: Concie Luna 630-2972.

Shrub-steppe poetry podium, every last Wednesday, 4 – 5 p.m. A free, poetry-only public reading. Read your own poems or the work of a favorite poet. The Radar Station, 115 S. Wenatchee Ave. Info: sfblair61@gmail.com.

Weekly Club Runs, every Thursday check in between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. at Pybus Public Market south entrance. Either a 5k or 10k walk or run on the Apple Capital Recreation Loop Trail. Complete 10 weekly runs and receive a free shirt. Cost: free (other than a smile). 

Leavenworth Community Farmers Market, every Thursday through Oct 17, 4 – 7 p.m. Local eggs, meats, cheeses and bread, produce, fruits, prepared foods, local crafts and more. Lions club Park, Leavenworth.

Village in the Park, Friday through Sunday until 10/21. Outdoor art show in downtown Leavenworth. Info: villageintheparkorg.

Game Night, every 4th Friday. Board games, card games or any games you bring. Open to families and all ages. Hosted by Pacific Crest Church. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Wenatchee Valley Farmers market, every Saturday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Local farmers, artisans, winemakers, bakers and chefs make up the friendly, hardworking vendors. West parking lot of Pybus Public Market.

Jam at the Crow, 7 – 10 p.m. Every first Sunday. The Club Crow in Cashmere, 108 1/2 Cottage Ave. Cost: free.

Become a Wenatchee Naturalist, September through December. Explore local plants, animals and landscapes. Do fieldwork in beautiful locations. Learn from expert scientists. Pass your knowledge on to others…. become a steward of the Wenatchee Valley. Info and registration: ced.wvc.edu or 682-6900.

Scare Crazy in Cashmere, all of October. Self guided scarecrow tour. Get map at Cashmere Chamber of Commerce and participating businesses.

Pybus University: Getting Ready for Medicare – A Medicare Road Map, 10/1, 7 p.m. This class covers enrolling in Medicare, the A, B, C, Ds of Medicare and supplements to Medicare. There have been significant changes in the last two years, and more to come. Dick Anderson will cover how to avoid paying more for prescriptions, Medicare savings plans, and extra help with prescriptions. You will learn about avoiding Medicare fraud and steps you can take to get the most out of your Medicare dollar. Pybus Public Market Event Room. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Taming our triggers: an introduction to nonviolent communication, 10/5, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. This workshop offers a basic introduction into some of the core components of nonviolent communication model. Participants will receive an overview of the concepts and principals; review and practice the process and practice empathy. Wenatchee Community Center, Veterans Hall. Cost: $55. Info: wvdrc.org.

LEAVENWORTH FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY  USED BOOK SALE, now thru 10/6, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Thousands of quality used books for adults and children. All proceeds benefit the many children’s and adult programs and library expenses to benefit our community and promote literacy. Downtown Leavenworth at 8th and Commercial Streets. Cost:  $1 and $2. 

Chelan Ridge Hawkwatch Field Trip, 10/3, 8 a.m. Each fall thousands of hawks, eagles, and falcons fly along a high ridge above Lake Chelan on their way to winter territories. Join Wenatchee River Institute for a field trip to the Chelan Ridge Hawkwatch International observation point to witness this spectacle. Learn about raptor biology and hone your identification skills. Leave from Wenatchee River Institute campus in Leavenworth or from Penny Road Park and Ride in Wenatchee at 8:45 a.m. Bring lunch, snacks and water. Hike for 30 minutes at approximately 6,000 feet elevation. Cost: $60. Info: Rachel Bishop, rbishop@wenatcheeriverinstitute.org or 548-0181 ext 5.

Trail Maintenance at Castle Rock, 10/3. 3 – 6 p.m. Join us at Castle Rock to perform annual fall maintenance on the Castle Rock trail system, and any existing trail infrastructure. This will be light to moderate work and involve hiking up to 3 miles using hand tools. RSVP: Olivia@cdlandtrust.org or 667-9708.

Apple Days, 10/4, 6 pm. and 10/5, 6, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Fall family festival featuring music of Hank Cramer and Mariachi Huenachi, the acrobats of the Wenatchee Youth Circus, black-powder shoot-outs with the Shootist, face-painting, food, apple pie contest and lots of fun. Pioneer Village, Cashmere. 

Leavenworth Oktoberfest, 10/4 – 27. Keg Tapping Ceremony at 1 p.m. every Saturday. Live music, polka dancing German food, arts and crafts and activities for the whole family. Info: leavenworthoktoberfest.com.

Community Science: ebird monitoring at Horse Lake Reserve, 10/4, 7 – 11:30 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? Learn more about becoming a CDLT citizen scientist volunteer by contacting Susan Ballinger at susan@cdlantrust.org or 667-9708.

Creating healthy, wildfire-safe and wildfire-friendly forests, 10/4, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Learn to identify and manage common conditions, how to examine trees, get ideas for improving and protecting wildlife habitat in our woods, acquire hands – on experience measuring trees, learn about programs that will help you improve forest health and meet foresters, contractors and family forest owners. Chelan County Fire District #3, 228 Chumstick Hwy., Leavenworth. Info: forestry.wsu.edu.

Mahogany Merlot Festival, 10/4, 5, 6, 11 a.m. Fun filled weekend of hydroplane exhibitions that includes vintage boats, antique and classic boats, classic cars, vendor village in Don Morse Park, waterfront beer garden, street dance and many other activities. Lake Chelan. Info: lakechelan.com.

Wings and Wheels Festival, 10/4, 3, p.m. Cruise starts. 10/5, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Car show. Dozens of activities including bouncy houses, games and enter to win a prize and vote for your favorite vintage vehicle. Miss Veedol on display at Pangborn Airport, the Red Apple Flyers will be having a remote control airplane demo and live music throughout the day. Eastmont Community Park and Baseball Fields. Cost: free. Info: www.east-wenatchee.com.

First Friday Events Include:

*Class with a Glass, 10/4, 5 – 8 p.m. 10 S Columbia St. 

*Collapse, 10/4, 4 – 9 p.m. 115 S Wenatchee Ave. (in front of RadarStation).

*Gypsy Lotus, 10/4, 5 – 8 p.m. 1 S Wenatchee Ave. Cost: free.

*Lemolo Café and Deli, 10/4, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. 114 N Wenatchee Ave.

*MAC Gallery, 10/4, 5 – 7 p.m. Wenatchee Valley College Music and Art Center, 1300 Fifth St.

*Mela, 10/4, 5 – 8 p.m. Nosh provided. Cost: free. 17 N. Wenatchee Ave. Cost: free.

*Mission Street Commons, 10/4, 5 – 8 p.m. 218 S Mission St.

*Pans Grotto, 10/4, 4 – 9 p.m. 3 N Wenatchee Ave. Ste 2. 

*RadarStation, 10/4, 4 – 9 p.m. 115 S Wenatchee Ave.

* Robert Graves Gallery, 10/4, 5 – 7 p.m. Sexton Hall at Wenatchee Valley College, Ninth St entrance.

*Tumbleweed Bead Co., 10/4, 5-7 p.m. Refreshments served. 105 Palouse St. Cost: free. Info: tumbleweedbeadco.com.

*Two Rivers Art Gallery, 10/4, 5 – 8 p.m. Featuring the watercolor sketchings of John Lane. Music by Jeanne McPerson on piano. Complimentary refreshments. 102 N Columbia, Wenatchee. Cost: free. Info: 2riversgallery.com.

*Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, 10/4, 5 – 8 p.m. Opening of My Sky exhibit. Get your hands on an enormous 5-foot wide model of the moon; explore close-up images of what the sun looked like on your birthday last year, invent your own new constellations. 137 N Wenatchee Ave.

*Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 10/4, 5. – 8 p.m. Light refreshments. Cost: free. Info: Wenatchee.org.

*Ye Olde Bookshoppe, 10/4, 5 – 8 p.m. 11 Palouse St.

Dos Dudes, 10/4, 7 – 9 p.m. Live performance on the rail car. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Recycled Treasures, 10/5, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. and 10/6, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The IOOF Prosperity Lodge #301 is hosting a way for anyone who has nice stuff they want to get rid of but don’t really want to give it away and don’t have the time for online selling. Cash and carry only. Donations appreciated. 601 N Chelan Ave. Info: 669-8742 or prosperity301wenatchee@gmail.com.

Oktoberfest Marathon and half marathon, 10/5, 7 a.m. Marathoners will start near the renown Alpine Lakes Wilderness area, loop through the Icicle Canyon through wooded riverfront trails. Bus loads at Leavenworth Fish Hatchery at 5:45 a.m. Info: leavenworthmarathon.com.

Bra Chandelier Unveiled, 10/5, all day. One of a kind bra chandelier will be unveiled as part of the non-profit’s commemoration of October breast cancer awareness month. Will be on display for the whole month. Pybus Public Market.

Lions Club community breakfast, 10/5, 8 – 11 a.m. All you can eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee and milk. Proceeds go to Lions Club projects. Lions Club Community Park, Leavenworth.

Icicle Canyon Cleanup, 10/5, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Trash pickup at Icicle and Tumwater Canyons. Free camping available for 35 vehicles Friday and Saturday nights at Eightmile Campground Group Site. A bonfire, beverages and grill provided along with trash bags, gloves, maps and more. Info: leavenworthma.org.

Lake Wenatchee Geology Tour, 10/5, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. This geologic tour in the Leavenworth area heads up the Wenatchee River valley to Lake Wenatchee. See Chumstick sandstone and the glacial features from the Icicle Creek and Lake Wenatchee glaciers. See the Leavenworth fault, identify glacial moraines, discuss how streams change with time and examine 90 million year old igneous rocks and even older metamorphic rocks. Meet at the Wenatchee Valley Museum to board a tour bus. Cost: $35. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Hike for a cause: 5,000 steps for 5,000 kids, 10/5, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Join Chelan-Douglas CASA and Wenatchee Valley YMCA for a hike for a cause. Every step taken will help a child in our Valley. Walk, run, or bike, costume contest, raffle and games. Dogs welcome on leashes. Walla Walla Point Park. Cost: $10 or $20 a family. Info: cdcassa.org.

Orchestra Classics, 10/5, 7 p.m. Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra performs live. Featuring young talent from the PNW including 2019 Young Musician competition winner, cellist Stephanie Strong, and violinist, Rachel Nesvig and violist, Jessica Jasper. Numercia Performing Arts Center. Cost: $21-$40. Info: numericapac.org.

Dare to Believe, an illusion spectacular, 10/5, 7:30 p.m. Jay Owenhouse is a legendary escape artist and one of the most acclaimed illusionists in history. Town Toyota Center. Cost: $39-$79. Info: towntoyotacenter.com.

Painting workshop, 10/6, 7, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Lake Chelan Arts Council and Main Street Gallery will hold a 2-day watercolor workshop by Joan Archer, an Edmonds artist, who has taught many classes in Chelan. Day one: work on drawing, perspective, values and color mixing. Day two: more demos and paint your piece. Community room of Chelan Fire Station. Cost: $125 one day or $195 for both days. Register: joanarcher@yahoo.com.

Tips for getting photos off your phone and into view, 10/8, 7 p.m. Come learn how to develop a system to get those photos off your phone. Instructor Mary Henson. Pybus Public Market Event Room. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Pacific Salmon in a Changing Climate, 10/9, 7 – 9 p.m. Join local biologist Tracy Bowerman in a discussion about the adaptations salmon have evolved to persist in a highly dynamic environment, and how salmon have responded to recent climate shifts. The Red Barn at Wenatchee River Institute. Cost: by donation. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Get lit! Canvas Constellations, 10/9, 6:30 – 9 p.m. This project is inspired by the night sky. Participants will choose a constellation to feature on their canvas then paint, wire, and light their constellation to create a masterpiece. Wenatchee Valley Museum. Cost: $35. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Community Science: ebird monitoring at Mountain Home Preserve, 10/10, 7 – 10:30 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? Learn more about becoming a CDLT citizen scientist volunteer by contacting Susan Ballinger at susan@cdlantrust.org or 667-9708.

Pruning Trees for structure and longevity, 10/10, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Presented by Paula Dinius, Urban Horticulturist WSU Chelan County Extension ISA certified arborist. WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center, 1100 N Western Ave. Pre-registration required. Cost: $10. Info: 667-6540. 

Fence Removal at horse lake reserve, 10/10, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Enjoy wildflower season and great views at the Horse Lake Reserve while helping to remove hazardous fencing. Work involves cutting brush that has grown through the fences, removing and rolling rusty barbwire and pulling out fence posts. RSVP: olivia@cdlandtrust.org or 667-9708. 

Space Camp, 10/11, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Come look up, explore the sun, the moon and the stars and be inspired by the wonder of it all. Wenatchee Valley Museum. Cost: $25-$35. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

The Nate Weakley Project, 10/11, 7 – 9 p.m. Live performance on the rail car. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

An evening with Jake Shimabukuro, 10/11, 7:30 p.m. Ukulele master performs live. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $28-$40. Info: numericapac.org.

Lions Club community breakfast, 10/12, 8 – 11 a.m. All you can eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee and milk. Proceeds go to Lions Club projects. Lions Club Community Park, Leavenworth.

Nason Creek Alcove Stewardship and trail maintenance, 10/12, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Join Chelan-Douglas Land Trust and Butte Brand for a fun fall day of volunteering at Nason Creek Alcove. Meet in Wenatchee and carpool to the site. RSVP: Olivia@cdlandtrust.org or 667-9708.

Walking the Wild Side: The nature of nature, 10/12, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Take a walk with writing in mind and find a world of inspiration. Write on the River and the Wenatchee River Institute bring together three north central Washington writers with unique perspectives on observing, recording and sharing words about the natural world. Writers are Ana Maria Spagna, Heather Murphy and Derek Sheffield. Barn Beach Reserve, Leavenworth. Cost: $60-$70. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org or writeontheriver.org.

The Met: Live in HD – Turandot, 10/12, 9:55 a.m. Christine Goerke plays the title role of the icy Chinese princess who has renounced all men. Snowy Owl Theater. Cost: $22 advance or $24 at the door. Info: icicle.org.

My sky family day, 10/12, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Learn about the principles of flight, stellar navigation, sky stories and the space race. Wenatchee Valley Museum. Cost: $10. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Historical walking tours of Leavenworth, 10/12, 10 a.m. Town Walk tour will take you down into town and see where many places were: RR track, city hall, movie theater and tell about the history of Leavenworth. Wear good walking shoes and bring water. Walks start at the Lions Club Park and are one to two hours long. Cost: $5 donation. Info: Upper Valley Museum, 548-0728.

Pay it forward day, 10/12, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Come to Pay it Forward Day and receive free groceries, coats, hats, dental products, fillings and extractions, hair cut and nail services, free lunch and more. Calvary Crossroads Church, 1301 Maple St. Info: payitforwardday.net.

Fall Harvest Roundup, 10/13, 1 – 4 p.m. Sponsored by the Chelan County PUD. Rocky Reach Dam. Cost: free.

How to earn an A+ in college planning, 10/15, 7 p.m. Kathleen McNalty, Michele Townliand and Pat Phillips will demystify the college admission process and provide you with a written guide to use as your family’s college planning too. Discussions on what colleges to consider when reviewing applications for admission, when to start planning and what steps to take, the difference between the ACT and SAT standardized college admissions tests and how to decide what is best for your student. Pybus Public Market Event Room. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Fall Mushroom Forage, 10/17, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Leavenworth resident Brian Luther will guide you through a fall mushroom forage. The day will include foraging instruction, identifying what is collected and learning about how the bounty of fungi can be used. Transportation included to forage sites. Cost: $40. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Trail maintenance at Jacobson Preserve, 10/17, 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. This work will be light to moderate and involve hiking up to 3 miles using hand tools. RSVP: Olivia@cdlandtrust.org. or 667-9708.

Princess Cruises night, 10/17, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Learn how Princess brings on board the colors, cultures and flavors of the regions you visit. Learn the advantages of booking with AAA with experienced travel agents, reduced deposits, on-board spending credits and other exclusive AAA offers. AAA Wenatchee, 221 N Mission St. Cost: free. RSVP: 665-6299.

The Addams Family, 10/17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 31, 11/2, 7:30 p.m. 10/26 and 11/2, 2 p.m. Music Theatre of Wenatchee performs live. A comical play that embraces the wackiness in every family, featuring an original story and it’s every father’s nightmare. Riverside Playhouse. Cost: $20. Info: numericapac.org.

Haunted Museum, 10/18, 19, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 6 – 10:30 p.m. Scary and thrilling creatures with special effects. If you are not afraid of the dark, you will be after you go through this maze of horrors. Wenatchee Valley Museum. Cost: $10-$25. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Hike for Health, 10/19, 9 – 11 a.m. Improve your health, be part of a team, take home prizes and enter to win one of many grand prizes. Saddle Rock to summit 2 miles, 2.5 hours. Info: cdlandtrust.org.

Wells House Nooks and Crannies tour, 10/19, 10 a.m. Have you wondered what the rest of the Wells House looks like? Join an exclusive small group tour led every hour for up to 10 people. Register: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Chelan Chase, 10/19, 10 a.m. A USATF course-certified 5k run/walk with chip timing. This Lake Chelan Rotary Club event helps Lake Chelan Community Hospital by providing mammogram screenings for those in need and a portion goes to Wellness Place. Riverwalk Park downtown Chelan. Info: lakechelanrotary.org.

Volta Piano Trio, 10/19, 7 p.m. Jennifer Caine, Oksana Ezhokina, and Meta Weiss in concert. Canyon Wren Recital Hall, Leavenworth. Cost: $22 advance or $24 at the door. Info: icicle.org.

JOHN REISCHMAN & THE JAYBIRDS, 10/19, 7 p.m.  Cashmere Community Concerts. World renowned, John Reischman & The Jaybirds, “seamlessly blend original songs and instrumentals with Appalachian old-time music for a truly unique band sound”.  CCC at Cashmere Riverside Center.  Cost: $3 at the door and pass the hat $8-$11. Info: cashmereconcerts.com.

Ivan and Alyosha – a black Box concert series, 10/19, 7:30 p.m. A Seattle-based five-piece rock band. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $22. Info: numericapac.org.

Practical tools for calming inflammation, 10/22, 6 – 8 p.m. Join Dr. Allegra Hart to find the keys you need to address inflammation at its source. Learn the tools to help support detoxification, nutrients required to reduce inflammation, what foods increase and decrease inflammation, how to choose the best supplements and daily rituals to proactively manage inflammation from the inside out. Wenatchee Valley College Sexton Hall. Cost: $29. Info: Dr. Hart 663-5048.

Film series: Search for the super battery, 10/22, 7 p.m. The quest is on for a super battery and the stakes are much higher than the phone in your pocket. Wenatchee Valley Museum. Cost: free.

Putting Your dahlias to bed, 10/22, 7 p.m. Dahlia tubers often freeze in our cold winters. NCW Dahlia Society members will discuss different methods of storage and have a hands-on demonstration of dividing clumps and labeling tubers, tools for digging, dividing and labeling will be shown. Attendees will receive a coupon for a free tuber in April at the Tuber Sale at Pybus. Pybus Public Market Event Room. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Get lit! Canvas Constellations, 10/23, 6:30 – 9 p.m. This project is inspired by the night sky. Participants will choose a constellation to feature on their canvas then paint, wire, and light their constellation to create a masterpiece. Wenatchee Valley Museum. Cost: $35. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Red Barn event: Water rights, 10/23, 7 – 8:30 p.m. Join attorney Erin McCool as she presents the introduction to water rights law in Washington. Discussion will include some current issues in the private market as well as local issues that arise between competing interests for limited resource. The Red Barn at Wenatchee River Institute, Leavenworth. Info: wenatcheeriverinstitute.org.

Job and resource fair, 10/24, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Come dressed for success. Sponsored by The Bunker and Pybus Market Charitable Foundation and Wenatchee Female Veterans. Check out WorkSource to perfect your resume and brush up on your interviewing skills. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: Eileen Boylston, eboylston@esd.wa.gov or Terrie Garcia-Hernandez, mgracia-hernandez@esd.wa.gov or DeeAnne DeAngelo, kizmitjean@aol.com.

Protecting Trees During Construction, 10/24, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Presented by Ben Thompson. Discussion on how trees are affected by development as well as policies and practices used to reduce construction impacts on trees. Confluence Tech Center. Info: pdinius@wsu.edu.

Guided Tours for kids, 10/25, 9:30 a.m. These tours are designed for children and their caregivers seeking ways to explore interesting and fun destinations, which are easily accessed with Link Transit’s fixed-route system. Ride the bus to a blacksmith shop, church, school and apothecary at the Cashmere Museum at Pioneer Village. The museum features 13,000 feet of exhibit space filled with displays reflecting the rich local history of the region and featuring Native American objects, pioneer artifacts, geological specimens, taxidermy and ornithology.  All tours begin and end at Columbia Station. Cost: free. Info: 664-7624 or sdanko@linktransit.com.

Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium, 10/25, 6:30 p.m. Jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago using actors, technology, puppets and science. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $11-$35. Info: numericapac.org.

Seth Garrido, 10/25, 7 – 9 p.m. Live performance on the rail car. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Film: Winterland, 10/25, 7 p.m. Winterland is a celebration of ski and snowboard culture. Snowy Owl Theater. Cots: $15 advance or $17 at door. Info: icicle.org.

Four minutes of fame, 10/25. Want fall color and a sparkling literary evening. Expect a full evening of reading and listening to original work. It’s casual, it’s easy and it’s free. Hosted by Write on the River. Sun Mountain Lodge. Register to read: info@writeontheriver.org. To spend the night at Sun Mountain Lodge: sunmoutainlodge.com. 

The Met: Live in HD – Manon, 10/26, 9:55 a.m. A tale of passion, excess and their consequences. Snowy Owl Theater. Cost: $22 advance or $24 at the door. Info: icicle.org.

Make a difference day, 10/26, all day. To submit project ideas, list your planned activities, or learn how you can participate, visit the website wenatcheemkdd.com or call coordinators, Laurel Helton 663-6662 or Margie Kerr 670-5684. 

Make a difference day at horse lake reserve, 10/26, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. This work will be light to moderate and involve hiking 2 – 5 miles using hand tools. RSVP: Olivia@cdlandtrust.org. or 667-9708.

May a difference day headquarters, 10/26, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Drop in to learn what you can do, visit booths and get information about specific programs that are year-round, bring donations to collection boxes, celebrate the volunteer spirit of Make A Difference Day by finding a project listed. Pybus Public Market. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Coyote’s Corner drop-in art class, 10/26, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Create a collage inspired by Henri Matisse. Children 4 to 11 and their guardians are encouraged to attend art lessons hosted by Maria Gonzalez. Wenatchee Valley Museum. Cost: free. Info: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.

Hallow-Queens Drag Show, 10/26, 8 p.m. Fund raiser for YWCA who serves women, children and families experiencing a housing crisis. The YWCA offers an emergency shelter, transitional housing and permanent supportive housing. Wenatchee Convention Center. Cost: $25 – $45. Tickets: ywcancw.eventbrite.com.

Ski and Gear swap, 10/27, 10 a.m. – noon. Sell unused equipment. Watch ski flicks, enjoy music and socialize. Leavenworth Winter Sports Club. Info: skileavenworth.com.

The joy of bird feeding, 10/29, 7 p.m. Participants will learn how to attract the widest variety of birds to their yards without the mess and without pesky critters like mice, rats, squirrels and pigeons. Pybus Public Market Event Room. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Monthly movie on the big screen: Hocus Pocus, 10/30, 6:30 p.m. Numerica Performing Arts Center. Cost: $3. Info: numericapac.org.

Community Science: ebird monitoring at Horse Lake Reserve, 10/31, 7 – 11:30 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? Learn more about becoming a CDLT citizen scientist volunteer by contacting Susan Ballinger at susan@cdlantrust.org or 667-9708.

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway, 10/31, 5p.m. – 8. p.m. Home of the Nile Saunders Orchard mini train. All train runs are weather permitting. Wenatchee Riverfront Park. Cost: $2. Info: Steve Sleeman 663-2900.

Trick or treat the avenue, 10/31, 3 – 5 p.m. Join us in celebrating Halloween on the Wenatchee Avenue for a fun and safe trick-or-treating environment. Downtown Wenatchee. Cost: free. Info: wendowntown.org.

Trick or Treat in chelan, 10/31, 5 – 7 p.m. Historic downtown Chelan invites all goblins, ghosts, ghouls, princesses, cowboys and their mummies to fill their bags with treats. Costume contest. Cost: free. Info: lakechelan.com.

Trick or treat in the Pioneer village, 10/31, 3 – 5 p.m. Cashmere.

Halloween Costume Contest, 10/31, 5 -6 p.m. Three age categories. Free gelato from Ice, participation ribbons and healthy Crunch Pak apples for all participants. Pybus Public Market. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

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