With just 10 days until Christmas, there’s tons of stuff happening around town. Looking for something fun and festive to do? We have a few suggestions:
The Leavenworth Christmas Lighting Festival is on again this weekend. Come for the lights, live Christmas music, St. Nickolaus at the Front Street Gazebo, sledding and more.
Wenatchee High School presents “White Christmas” on stage at the PAC today, Friday and Saturday.
Tonight, the Upper Valley Museum presents Christmas Traditions.
On Friday, enjoy an evening of holiday music at the PAC with the Columbia Chorale.
The Wenatchee Wild are home at the Town Toyota Center this weekend.
The First United Methodist Church of Wenatchee is offering tons of advent and Christmas celebrations this month. Check out the full list.
Throughout December, Chelan celebrates Small Town Christmas 2016 with live music, photo booths, visits from Santa, gift wrapping and lots of other holiday events.
Christmas in Cashmere on Saturday features free warm beverages, holiday treats, arts and crafts, music and photos with Santa.
Christmas on the Mountain: a free event for kids and families at Mission Ridge on Saturday.
Saturday night at Snowy Owl Theater: A Candlelight Christmas.
FREE holiday movies on Saturdays in December at the Ruby Theatre in Chelan. This Saturday, it’s “The Polar Express.”
Local women’s choir The Appleaires will perform holiday songs in the Pybus concourse from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.
Holiday Movies on the Big Screen at the Numerica PAC: “The Polar Express” on Sunday, “Die Hard” on Monday and “Holiday Inn” on Tuesday. Just $3 each!
See a favorite children’s book come to life at the library. Performances of “Last Stop On Market Street” begin Monday.
The Kids Winter Camp at Inspirations Ceramic & Art Cafe is next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
The Balsam Roots — a 10-year-old cellist and 8-year-old violinist from Leavenworth — perform next Wednesday evening at Pybus.
Here Comes Santa Claus:
Santa returns to Pybus from 1-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday for free photos.
Santa will pose for pictures from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Owl Soda Fountain & Gifts — Grand Central Building, 25 N Wenatchee Ave. Cost is $20 for two color photos, one in a folder. And everyone gets a free “Santa Sundae.” (664-7221 for more information)
Santa is making a ton of appearances at the Wenatchee Valley Mall through Christmas Eve. (This Saturday, have breakfast with Santa. This Sunday, your pet is invited to sit for a photo with Santa.)
Local performers bring “A Christmas Story” to the stage in a 1940s-style radio hour at the Numerica PAC next Thursday, Dec. 22.
The indoor playground at Pybus is open for the season. It’s a warm place full of toys for toddlers to play with during the cold months. With a few exceptions, the play area will be open Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-noon each week through March.
The Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market is open for business at Pybus Public Market on Saturdays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
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 and 8:30-10 a.m. Saturdays.
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.)
Public ice skating every day at the Town Toyota Center rink.
For more events, this week and every week, go to ncwcalendar.com.
(Photo: KRT Entertainment via Warner Bros. “The Polar Express.”)