Looking for something fun to do? Here are a few events happening locally in the next week. Want more? Go to ncwcalendar.com.
On Friday night, the Wenatchee Wild return for another season of hockey at the Town Toyota Center.
The Wings and Wheels Festival happens in East Wenatchee this weekend. (Bring the kids to Eastmont Community Park on Saturday for a day of activities just for them.)
Oktoberfest in Leavenworth kicks of this weekend and continues for the next two weekends.
Grace City Church’s Downtown Hoedown is Sunday.
Apple Days in Cashmere is Saturday and Sunday.
The Okanogan Harvest Festival is Saturday.
The Leavenworth Marathon is Saturday.
Throughout October, scarecrows line the sidewalks and storefronts in Cashmere. Check them out and vote for your favorite.
Annie’s Fun Farm on Grant Road in East Wenatchee opens for the season on Saturday. Bring the kids out to the farm for pumpkin picking, a giant dragon bouncy house, a corn maze, hay rides, an apple catapult, cornhole and more.
Another popular pumpkin picking spot, theGau-Sco Produce and Pork Farm in Malaga, also opens Saturday.
And in Quincy, there’s the Quincy Valley Lions Club’s Harvest Maze and Pumpkin Patch, Saturdays and Sundays in October.
Another new story time is coming to Wenatchee: Beginning Thursday, October 6, the Wenatchee Book Co. (now called Ye Olde Bookshoppe) will host a story time on the first Thursday of each month.
Cider Fest on October 8 and 9 at Orondo Cider Works,
Stutzman Ranch will shoot its Pumpkin Cannon on October 8 and 15.
The Phoenix Festival at Twispworks happens Saturday, October 8.
Make a Difference Day is October 22 this year. Have you picked a project yet?
The Wenatchee Mini Maker Faire is scheduled for October 29 at the Wenatchee Convention Center.
The Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market is open for business in the Pybus Market parking lot Saturdays from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Leavenworth Community Farmers Market is open Thursdays through October 20 at Lions Club Park.
The Wenatchee Mother-Baby Support Group at the Wenatchee Public Library, 1-2:30 p.m. Mondays.
Indoor Park Play Time at Apple Valley Gymnastics, 9:30-11 a.m. Mondays.
Story times at the Wenatchee Public Library. (Preschool Story Time: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Bilingual Story Time: Mondays at 6 p.m..; Pajama Story Time: Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; Baby/Toddler Story Time: Fridays at 10 a.m.; NEW Family Story Time: Saturdays at 11 a.m.)
For more events, this week and every week, go to ncwcalendar.com.
(Wenatchee World photo/Don Seabrook. Wenatchee’s Konsta Jaske on Langley’s Donjovan Shambeau during a game last season.)