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Wells Desk

Original Desk Belonging to A.Z. Wells Discovered in Local Store

*Article originally published in the Wenatchee World on October 29, 2019. Read the article (subscription may be required). A desk and chair, belonging to A. Z. Wells, was recently discovered at a local antique store. This beautiful partner desk is 63″ by 44″, made of Tiger Oak, and constructed without nails. The desk is only…

Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter to meet Tuesday, October 8

Searching the Okanogan Drainage for Multiple Ice Age Events and Catastrophic Flooding: A FOOLS Journey Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 8 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum. Glacial features of the Okanogan area have stories to tell, and a FOOL has come to tell…

Guest Blog Post – Attestation

While researching the ‘1st non-stop transpacific flight of October 5, 1931’, I entered “Pangborn Sabishiro” into YouTube’s search box and “UpsideDown Pangborn” popped out. I was acquainted with documentaries on Pangborn and Sabishiro but that title caught my attention.  At 41 minutes and 17 seconds into the film appeared a still photo of the two…

Winemakers Dinner

Winemakers Dinner to Benefit the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center

Eagle Creek Winery and Wenatchee Convention Center are teaming up with the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center to offer a Winemaker Dinner on Thursday, August 15, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Winemaker Paul Sharpe will host the evening and provide background commentary on the wines throughout the evening. Chef Lenord Silva has designed a menu…

Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter to meet Tuesday, August 13

World-Wide Ice-Age Megafloods Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7:00 PM, Tuesday, August 13 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum. J Harlen Bretz established the science of megaflood paleohydrology with his 1920s studies of the Channeled Scablands of eastern Washington. It turns out, the Missoula Floods were not unique….

Excellence in Exhibits Awarded to the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center (WVMCC) received the Washington Museum Association (WaMA) Award of Excellence in Exhibits for “Beyond the Frame: Inland Bounty” at a special presentation during the 2019 WaMA Annual Conference in Spokane on Thursday, June 20. The award was accepted by Kasey Koski, Curator of Exhibits, and Melanie Wachholder, Curator…

Science Fest 2019

Join us for Science Fest 2019

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will hold our annual science fair from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 18. The event includes hands-on activities and demonstrations exploring outer space, our solar system, and the earth. Visitors of all ages will get to experience science with our partners at the Wenatchee Valley…

2019 Bus Tour Series

Take a Bus Tour and Learn About Local Geology and Heritage Join the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center this summer on our Geological and Historical Tours of the region. Sign ups are open now! Tours depart from the Museum in the morning and return by 5:00 p.m. Cost is $40 for museum members and…

Indulge in an Unforgettable Night Out with an Opportunity to Support the Museum

Live music, beer, wine, cider, spirits, and food! The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will hold their annual Night at the Museum fundraising event on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 6 to 9 p.m. This memorable night features four experiences in one and a request for financial support. Enjoy a fun brewery and cider…