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October 2022

First Friday

October 7 @ 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
First Friday

The Museum and Wells House are open free to the public from 4 to 8 PM on the First Friday of the month.

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$55 – $75

Geology Bus Tour with Brent Cunderla – Moses Coulee/Waterville Plateau

October 8 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Brent Cunderla will lead a tour of the Moses Coulee and the Waterville Plateau. Learn about the local geology and the things that make this area unique.

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Drop-in DNA Sequence Bracelets

October 8 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
DNA Sequence Bracelets

Join us on Saturday’s in October for this drop-in program to assemble a beaded bracelet representing microbe DNA. Learn how the base pairs of DNA partner in specific ways. Visitors will use beads to assemble DNA jewelry according to the genetic codes of different bacteria. This free event is a drop-in program. Stop by the Museum between 10 AM and 3 PM to participate. Upcoming Zoo in You events and programs Zoo in You: The Human Microbiome was produced and…

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Family Saturday

October 8 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Family Saturday

Join us for Family Saturday each month on the Saturday following First Friday. The Museum offers free admission on Family Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM. Explore the exhibits, listen to the pipe organ, follow the model train over its tracks, and discover more history, arts, and culture of our region.

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Salmon Bake

October 8 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Salmon Bake

In celebration of the bountiful harvest, we invite Museum members and friends to gather on Saturday, October 8 from 11 AM to 3 PM for a traditional Salmon Bake at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Wenatchi/P'squosa elder Randy Lewis will give a Blessing Ceremony at noon, food will be served immediately following. This event is by donation for members, non-members may purchase a one day membership for $25 to attend this event. REGISTER HERE  Annual memberships start at…

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$10

History of W.T. Clark’s Highline Canal

October 12 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wells House, 1260 Fifth Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801 United States

Waylon Marshall and Alice Meyer, both from the Wenatchee Reclamation District, will be at the Wells House on October 12 to talk about the history of the canal that was truly a lifesaver to orchardists then and now.

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Environmental Film & Speaker Series: Plant Rich Diet Challenge

October 13 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Plant Rich Diet

Join us on Thursday, October 13 at 7 PM  as we partner with Wenatchee Confluence Rotary Club for our Environmental Film and Speaker Series for a presentation and panel discussion about how choosing plant-rich diets can make a real and immediate impact in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, deforestation, biodiversity loss, soil degradation, and air and water pollution. It can even address the growing problems of antibiotic resistance, future pandemics, and chronic illnesses. The Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Group Plant-Rich Diet…

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$55 – $100

Native Heritage Bus Tours with Randy Lewis

October 15 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Native Heritage Tour, The Plateau Through Native American Eyes - Explore culturally significant locations Native American guide Randy Lewis.

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Drop-in DNA Sequence Bracelets

October 15 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
DNA Sequence Bracelets

Join us on Saturday’s in October for this drop-in program to assemble a beaded bracelet representing microbe DNA. Learn how the base pairs of DNA partner in specific ways. Visitors will use beads to assemble DNA jewelry according to the genetic codes of different bacteria. MORE INFORMATION & REGISTRATION COMING SOON Upcoming Zoo in You events and programs Zoo in You: The Human Microbiome was produced and is toured by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. This exhibit was…

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Geology Bus Tour: Lake Wenatchee Area

October 16 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Lake Wenatchee Bus Tour

This geologic tour is led by Ken Lacy in the Lake Wenatchee area. The tour will head up the Wenatchee River Valley to Lake Wenatchee and look at everything from Chumstick sandstone, to the glacial features from both the Icicle Creek and Lake Wenatchee Glaciers. See the Leavenworth fault, identify glacial moraines, discuss how streams change with time, and examine 90 million years old igneous rocks and even older metamorphic rocks! Tour-goers will meet at the Wenatchee Valley Museum to…

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$15

Haunted Museum

October 21 @ 6:30 PM - October 22 @ 9:00 PM
Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 127 South Mission Street
Wenatchee, WA United States

Visit the Haunted Museum, a journey navigating through creepy underground hallways, intricate mazes, secret passageways, and several themed rooms that rival scenes from Hollywood horror films. This isn’t your average haunted house; the Haunted Museum is the go-to destination for thrill-seekers and museum aficionados with a taste that runs…dark.

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Drop-in DNA Sequence Bracelets

October 22 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
DNA Sequence Bracelets

Join us on Saturday’s in October for this drop-in program to assemble a beaded bracelet representing microbe DNA. Learn how the base pairs of DNA partner in specific ways. Visitors will use beads to assemble DNA jewelry according to the genetic codes of different bacteria. This free event is a drop-in program. Stop by the Museum between 10 AM and 3 PM to participate. Upcoming Zoo in You events and programs Zoo in You: The Human Microbiome was produced and…

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$15

Haunted Museum

October 28 @ 6:30 PM - October 31 @ 9:30 PM
Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 127 South Mission Street
Wenatchee, WA United States

Visit the Haunted Museum, a journey navigating through creepy underground hallways, intricate mazes, secret passageways, and several themed rooms that rival scenes from Hollywood horror films. This isn’t your average haunted house; the Haunted Museum is the go-to destination for thrill-seekers and museum aficionados with a taste that runs…dark.

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Drop-in DNA Sequence Bracelets

October 29 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
DNA Sequence Bracelets

Join us on Saturday’s in October for this drop-in program to assemble a beaded bracelet representing microbe DNA. Learn how the base pairs of DNA partner in specific ways. Visitors will use beads to assemble DNA jewelry according to the genetic codes of different bacteria. This free event is a drop-in program. Stop by the Museum between 10 AM and 3 PM to participate. Upcoming Zoo in You events and programs Zoo in You: The Human Microbiome was produced and…

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November 2022

Día de los Muertos | Day of the Dead

November 1 @ 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead

Join the Hispanic Business Council and the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center for a Day of the Dead celebration on Tuesday, November 1 from 5:30 to 9 PM!  This free event is open to the public. Enjoy fun family craft activities, watch local mariachi and folklorico group preformances and purchase festive food in the Food Truck Court. Everyone is encouraged to bring photographs in honor of lost loved ones to display on a Community Altar. Día de los Muertos,…

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