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September 2019

Bill Starkey Stage Dedication

September 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Bill Starkey Stage Dedication

You’re invited to join us for the William “Bill” Starkey Stage Dedication Ceremony on Sunday, September 15 from 2:30-4 PM. We encourage anyone who would like to remember, recognize and share stories of Bill and his passion for the Museum and the organ to join us for this dedication ceremony. Organ music and light refreshments included. This event is open to the public.

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$30 – $35

Get Lit! Light-Up Card Workshop

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Get Lit Workshop

On September 18, from 6:30 - 9:00 PM, come on down to the Wenatchee Valley Museum’s MakerSpace to learn how to make your cards pop!  Learn the basics of card circuitry and create different styles of cards with LEDs and circuits. This class is for ADULTS ONLY.  Admission is $35 for non-members and $30 for members, which includes learning the basics of paper circuits, creating greeting cards, and a glass of wine. It's time to Get Lit! Register here. See…

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$40 – $45

Quincy Basin Geology Tour

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ice Age Floods using the Grand Coulee and the Upper Crab Creek drainages, filled the Quincy Basin at a rate up to 16.5 million cubic meters of water per second. This tour, led by Ken Lacy, will examine the incredible erosive consequences of the floodwaters escaping the Quincy Basin, via Lynch, Potholes and Frenchman Springs Coulees. The tour will also examine the eight mile wide Drumheller Channels, through which most of the Quincy Basin floodwaters drained largely down the Lower…

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$45 – $55

Bacon, Bourbon, Bluegrass & Brews

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bacon, Bourbon, Bluegrass & Brews

Gather at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center for Bacon, Bourbon, Bluegrass & Brews on Saturday, September 21 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. It’s Museum Day and we are celebrating the Year of Music with an enticing blend of bourbon, bacon, and brews. Featuring live music from Killdeer String Band and Chumlilies, this exhilarating event will raise money for the Museum. All ticket holders will receive 4 tasting tickets and 2 full pour tokens. The first 125 ticket holders…

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$45 – $55

Murder Mystery Dinner

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Murder Mystery Dinner

Join us for an interactive Murder Mystery Dinner on Thursday, September 26th at 6:00 p.m. You are a passenger on the luxurious Oriental Express. Your fellow passengers number several unsavory characters, almost certainly up to no good. You don’t know who you can trust. You hope to make it through the last leg of the trip alive. Unexpectedly, the train is snowed in and one of the passengers is murdered.  Fortunately, a famed detective is on board; the identity of…

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$50 – $55

Native Heritage Bus Tour

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Native Heritage Tour

Explore culturally significant locations from the Peshastin Pinnacles to the Wenatchee Heights with Native American guide Randy Lewis during a day-long bus tour Saturday, September 28th. Tour-goers will meet at the Wenatchee Valley Museum to board a tour bus that departs at 9 a.m. for the confluence of the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers. The tour continues with stops at Peshastin Pinnacles, the Cashmere Museum, and Lake Wenatchee. Please plan to bring your lunch. Randy Lewis grew up with a strong…

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October 2019

My Sky Exhibit Members Only Opening

October 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This members only event gives our Museum members exclusive access to the My Sky Exhibit and hands-on programming. Members of all ages are welcome and encouraged. RSVPs coming soon

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First Friday

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Join us for the First Friday Public Opening of the My Sky exhibit. All ages are encouraged to come experience the fun of hands-on science. Get your hands on an enormous 5-foot wide model of the Moon, explore close-up images of what the Sun looked like on your birthday last year, invent your own new constellations. The exhibit will introduce you to scientists, artists, and other people who are inspired by the sky above us. Come look up, explore the…

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$40 – $45

Lake Wenatchee Geology Tour

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This geologic tour in the Leavenworth area heads up the Wenatchee River Valley to Lake Wenatchee. We’ll look at everything from Chumstick sandstone to the glacial features from the Icicle Creek and Lake Wenatchee Glaciers. We’ll see the Leavenworth fault, identify glacial moraines, discuss how streams change with time, and examine 90 million year old igneous rocks and even older metamorphic rocks! Tour goers meet at the Wenatchee Valley Museum to board a tour bus that departs at 9 a.m.…

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$30 – $35

Get Lit! Canvas Constellations

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

On October 9th, from 6:30-9:00 PM, the Wenatchee Valley Museum's MakerSpace is hosting another class in the Get Lit series: Canvas Constellations! This project is inspired by the night sky! Participants will choose a constellation to feature on their canvas then paint, wire, and light their constellation to create a masterpiece worthy of displaying in their home, office, or wherever they should choose! Participants will learn basic circuitry and soldering. Admission is $30 for members, $35 for non-members. Ticket price…

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$30 – $35

Space Camp!

October 11 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Space Camp!

Come look up, explore the Sun, the Moon and the Stars, and be inspired by the wonder of it all at our My Sky Space Camp! In our new My Sky exhibit you can get your hands on an enormous 5-foot wide model of the Moon. Explore close-up images of what the Sun looked like on your birthday last year. Invent your own new constellations. Meet scientists, artists, and other people who are inspired by the sky above us. Get…

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My Sky Family Day

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
My Sky Family Day

Join us for My Sky Family Day on Saturday, October 12th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. All ages are encouraged to experience the fun of hands-on science including learning about the principles of flight, stellar navigation, sky stories, and the space race. In our new My Sky exhibit, you can get your hands on an enormous 5-foot wide model of the Moon. Explore close-up images of what the Sun looked like on your birthday last year. Invent your own…

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$12

Haunted Museum

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Haunted Museum

Join us for scary and thrilling creatures and special effects at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center for our Haunted Museum! Come see the only professionally created Haunt in the Wenatchee Valley, complete with some of best jump scares and amazing special effects scenes that rival the likes of Hollywood. If you’re not afraid of the dark, you will be after you go through this maze of horrors. Try and escape… if you can! Pre-sale tickets are $12 and…

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$10 – $25

Wells House Nooks & Crannies Tours

October 19 @ 10:00 am - October 20 @ 4:00 pm
Wells House, 1300 Fifth Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801 United States

   Click a time below to register! October 19th, 2019 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm October 20th, 2019 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm

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$12

Haunted Museum

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Haunted Museum

Join us for scary and thrilling creatures and special effects at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center for our Haunted Museum! Come see the only professionally created Haunt in the Wenatchee Valley, complete with some of best jump scares and amazing special effects scenes that rival the likes of Hollywood. If you’re not afraid of the dark, you will be after you go through this maze of horrors. Try and escape… if you can! Pre-sale tickets are $12 and…

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