Looking for something fun to do? Read on for a few suggestions. And be sure to check back here next week for our annual list of all-things Halloween!
This Friday and Saturday, it’s the Icicle Creek Family Film Festival, a weekend of workshops, films and fun for the whole family.
The Wenatchee Wild are home at the Town Toyota Center on Friday.
The second annual TEAMS Carnival is this Saturday. 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.”
This Saturday, join the Land Trust at Saddle Rock Trailhead for the last of this season’s kid-focused hikes. The theme for this hike will be Wildlife Tracking.
Also Saturday, it’s the Third Annual Methow Park Festival.
The Fall Harvest Roundup at Rocky Reach Dam is this Sunday.
Celebrate the harvest at wineries around Chelan at the annual Crush Festival this weekend.
Leavenworth’s Oktoberfest celebration continues this weekend and next.
Take the family pumpkin patching this weekend.
On Thursday, there will be a screening of the film “Life, Animated,” at the Numerica PAC. The movie “is a remarkable coming of age story about a boy and his family who overcame great challenges by turning Disney animated movies into a language to express love, loss, kinship and brotherhood.”
A local mom is offering sewing classes for ages 8 to adult. Want your kids to learn to sew? Sign up now!
Next 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.
Saturday, Oct. 27 is Make A Difference Day, and Wenatchee goes BIG for this one every year. Want to get involved? Just go online, find a project that speaks to you, and volunteer to help. Our friends at Wenatchee Pediatric Dentistry will be collecting donations for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
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.