Happy Thursday! What’s everybody up to on this cold November weekend? If you’re looking for something fun to do, read on for our weekly list of local events:
Pybus hosts free live music events every Friday evening. This Friday, it’s Wenatchee singer-songwriter Eden Moody.
Also Friday night, it’s the Wenatchee First Friday Art Walk. If you’ve never been out for one of these walks, you should try it. Galleries, cafes and stores all over town participate, hosting featured artists and offering refreshments and specials.
The Wenatchee Wild are back home at the Town Toyota Center on Friday night.
On Saturday morning at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, the cast of the high school musical “The Little Mermaid” will read the book “Clark the Toothless Shark.” It’s the museum’s Different Kind of Story Time, always a lively, fun and FREE event for the little ones.
If you’re up in Chelan on Saturday, stop by the Chelan Senior Center’s Holiday Boutique and Bake Sale.
Saturday night, get your culture on. Enjoy an evening of classical Scandinavian music at the Numerica PAC, presented by the Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra.
The popular Indoor Playground for toddlers and their parents is starting up again at Pybus Public Market on Monday. This program is a cooperative effort of Pybus and the Wenatchee Parks and Recreation Department – cost is $1.25 per child, or just $1 for Wenatchee City residents. It is a great way to get take the little ones to the Park on those mornings when it is too cold to be outside.
Opening next Thursday, it’s the WHS musical: “The Little Mermaid.” Performances are at the high school auditorium on Nov. 9-11, 16-18.
Also next Thursday, the Harlem Globetrotters are coming to the Town Toyota Center.
The Holiday Open House and Wine Walk is coming up on Saturday, Nov. 11, in downtown Wenatchee. Kick off the holiday shopping season at local shops with local wine and cider.
On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, vets ride free on the Wenatchee Riverfront Railway. All are welcome to ride.
The Senior Center’s big annual Holiday Gift Fair is set for Nov. 11 at both the Senior Center and the Foothills Middle School gym next door. Over 100 booths with unique gifts, plus raffles, a bake sale and food vendors.
On Sunday, Nov. 12, spend a relaxing afternoon at the Sip, (Eat) and Paint event at the Sleeping Lady in Leavenworth.
Bestselling young adult and children’s book author Patricia McCormick is coming to the WHS Auditorium on Nov. 13.
The Numerica Festival of Trees is Nov. 16-19 this year. Can you believe it’s almost here?? (The Little Black Dress Party is Nov. 17.)
Holiday Spice — everyone’s favorite song-and-dance revue starring your friends and neighbors — returns to the PAC on Nov. 17-18.
The Pybus Market Holiday Artisan Fair is coming up on Nov. 18.
The Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market is open (and indoors) Saturdays at Pybus Public Market.
Catholic Family and Child Service hosts several play-and-learn events each week for children up to age 5 and their caregivers. The Kaleidoscope Play and Learn group meets Wednesdays at the First Methodist Church at 10 a.m., Thursdays at the Wenatchee Public Library at 10 a.m., and Fridays at the Hope Center at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The play sessions are free and no registration is required. For more information call 664-7350 ext. 3093.
The Wenatchee Mother-Baby Support Group at the Wenatchee Public Library meets from 1-2:30 p.m. Mondays. And there’s a Toddler Group, too! The toddler group meets Mondays at noon at the library. This play-time focuses on movement, exploration, and learning to play together. It’s also a time for parents to visit, connect, and find ongoing support.
Indoor Park Play Time at Apple Valley Gymnastics, 9:30-11 a.m. Mondays and 8:30-10 a.m. Saturdays.
For kids 6 and younger, head to the play gym at Sport Gymnastics, open Tuesdays through 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.)
You’ll find a hands-on children’s activity and craft room upstairs at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Kids and their grown-ups get in free and it’s open during regular museum hours.
The Wenatchee Valley Mall Kids Club gets together for adventures the third Saturday of every month.
Bring the whole family out for RunWenatchee’s club run/walks on the Loop Trail every Thursday evening. (Club run check-ins have moved to Pybus.)
For more events, this week and every week, go to ncwcalendar.com.