Looking for something fun to do? Read on for a few suggestions:
Leavenworth’s Oktoberfest celebration takes over the Bavarian village starting this weekend.
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 Leavenworth Marathon and Half-Marathon is this Saturday.
The third annual Mansfield Fall Market is this Saturday. (Also Saturday in Mansfield, it’s the Lions Club Auction AND a big multi-family yard sale.)
Apple Days in Cashmere is this Saturday and Sunday.
Here’s a brand new event at Lisa Bee’s this Saturday: a camping class for kids 8-17 years old! Kids will learn how to use a compass, tie knots, build a campfire, and a whole lot more.
The Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra performs at the Numerica PAC this Saturday evening.
Join the Land Trust at Saddle Rock Trailhead for several kid-focused hikes in September and October. Explore our trails with fun, FREE hands-on activities to get up close and personal with nature. Learn how to help your child love healthy, active and safe play in the outdoors. Each week has a different theme: This Saturday: Scavenger Hunt. Oct. 13: Wildlife Tracking.
Celebrate the harvest at wineries around Chelan at the annual Crush Festival, this weekend and next.
The annual Mahogany and Merlot Vintage Boat and Car Show happens this weekend in Chelan.
Take the family apple picking or pumpkin patching this weekend.
There will be a women’s self-defense class Tuesday at Pybus.
A local mom is offering sewing classes for ages 8 to adult. Want your kids to learn to sew? Sign up now!
The second annual TEAMS Carnival is coming up next Saturday, Oct. 13. From TEAMS: “Families please join us for a day of fun, games, entertainment and delicious food, raffles, cake walk (with hidden veggies) and special visitors from our community helping us share information about sustainable practices. All funds raised will go to help TEAMS Early Learning Center provide quality education for children, teachers and parents.”
The Fall Harvest Roundup at Rocky Reach Dam happens next Sunday, Oct. 14
On Saturday, Oct. 20, there will be a free art class for kids at the Wenatchee Valley Museum.
On Oct. 25, stop by Tousled Salon in downtown Wenatchee for an open house. There’ll be wine and treats, plus an opportunity to win a fabulous Dyson hair dryer. If you are looking for a new hair salon, GO to this! I promise you will love Tousled. The ladies who work there are friendly and do beautiful work, and the space itself is gorgeous — light-filled, great view of downtown, and recently renovated.
Story times for children of all ages at the Wenatchee Public Library.
The Leavenworth Community Farmers Market is open every Thursday.
The Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market is open Saturdays and Wednesdays at Pybus Public Market.
Village Art in the Park in Leavenworth is open every weekend through October.
Get the whole family moving with Kids Yoga classes.
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.
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.
Play family-friendly board games at the Wenatchee Public Library every Friday!
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.
For more events, this week and every week, go to ncwcalendar.com.