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November 2019

Salmon Bake: Members Only

November 9, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 127 South Mission Street
Wenatchee, WA United States

Please join us join us at our fall Salmon Bake on November 9th from 12 pm to 4 pm! RSVP's are appreciated! Please RSVP to info@wvmcc.org, or call 509 (888-6240). If you are interested in obtaining a membership, see our membership information and levels here! We hope to see you there! $10 suggested donation per plate.

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Environmental Film & Speaker Series: Bird of Prey

November 12, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Bird of Prey

You're invited to join us for the "Bird of Prey", a part of the Environmental Film & Speaker Series, exploring topics important to our community. This films is presented at the Museum in the Performance Hall. These family-friendly events feature a no-host bar, free popcorn, and treats. The film follows Rettig’s return to the Philippines 36 years after he and his crew captured the first-ever recorded images of the eagle in the wild. Decades later, at the at age of…

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$45 – $55

Murder Mystery Dinner

November 15, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wells House, 1260 Fifth Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801 United States
Murder Mystery Dinner

Join us for an interactive Murder Mystery Dinner on Friday, November 15th at 6:00 p.m. at the Wells House. 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…

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December 2019

Get Lit: Stained Glass!

December 4, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 127 South Mission Street
Wenatchee, WA United States

Just in time for the holidays... On December 4th, from 6:30  – 9:00 PM, the Wenatchee Valley Museum’s MakerSpace is hosting another class in the Get Lit series: Stained Glass Ornaments! Learn how to use design and construct your own personalized stained glass ornaments along with the basics of soldering. With the knowledge you gain from this class you will be able to make your own stained glass at home and apply your new soldering skills to any number of…

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First Friday

December 6, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Beauty of Bronze

Come see the Beauty of Bronze exhibit in the upstairs gallery. Beauty of Bronze is an annual collaboration between the Museum and Art on the Avenues to teach fifth-grade students from Wenatchee public schools about sculpture. This exhibit is a showcase of their work. Admission is free all day starting at 10:00 AM at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center on the first Friday of every month, and hours are extended to 8:00 PM with light refreshments and snacks offered after 5:00 PM.

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Wells House First Friday Open House

December 6, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wells House, 1260 Fifth Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801 United States
Wells House December First Friday

Come see the holiday decorations at the beautifully restored historic Wells House. Tours will be given on the first and second floors with insider information including history about the house and the original owners, fun facts about its college days, and interesting details uncovered in the renovation. Light refreshments will be served. The Wells House is located off of 9th Street at the end of Nelson on the Wenatchee Valley College campus.

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Christmas Family Fun Day

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Christmas Family Fun Day

Catch the holiday spirit at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center with family crafts and activities during Christmas Family Fun Day on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 AM to 2 PM. Museum staff and volunteers will lead several craft activities. There will be refreshments and Christmas music, and guests are welcome to browse through the Museum Store for economical holiday gifts. Children and their parents can write a letter to Santa and have photos taken with Santa. Craft options…

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Family Workshop: LED Christmas Tree

December 13, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Family Workshop

Join the Wenatchee Valley Museum's MakerSpace on Friday, December 13th for a Family Workshop. Families will make a tabletop Christmas tree out of LED lights complete with origami presents to complete the decorative scene. All materials will be provided. Bring your festive spirits and listen to holiday music as you work together - just like elves in Santa's workshop! Admission is $20 for members including one parent and child, $30 non-members, and $5 for additional children. Ticket price includes one…

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Ugly Sweater Cookie Decorating & Sing-along

December 14, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Cookie Decorating

Join us on Saturday, December 14th for cookie decorating in your ugly sweater from 12:00 - 2:00 PM or while supplies last. Prizes will be awarded for the ugliest sweaters. While you are here, enjoy singing along with Dave Gellatly as he performs Christmas carols on our 100-year-old Liberty Theater Wurlitzer Pipe Organ! We have also received confirmation that Santa will be taking a break from his busy workshop to join in on the fun. Admission is $2 for adults,…

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$40 – $50

Wells House Holiday Tea

December 14, 2019 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Wells House, 1260 Fifth Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801 United States

Join us for our Holiday Tea at the beautifully restored Historic Wells House and enjoy Christmas with the Clarks. The house will be decorated festively for the holidays and period-specific attire is encouraged! Bring your friends and take your afternoon tea sponsored by Cha Fine Teas and a light luncheon sponsored by the Hilton Garden Inn, Wenatchee while listening to Jeff Sandberg play soft saxophone holiday favorites. Prizes to be won, and a live auction of decorated holiday wreaths. Registration…

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January 2020

First Friday: Beauty of Bronze

January 3 @ 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Beauty of Bronze

Come see the Beauty of Bronze exhibit in the upstairs gallery. Beauty of Bronze is an annual collaboration between the Museum and Art on the Avenues to teach fifth-grade students from Wenatchee public schools about sculpture. This exhibit is a showcase of their work. Admission is free all day starting at 10:00 AM at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center on the first Friday of every month, and hours are extended to 8:00 PM with light refreshments and snacks offered after 5:00 PM.

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Environmental Film & Speaker Series: Protected and The Passage

January 14 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for a double feature of our Environmental Film & Speaker Series, exploring topics important to our community. The films are presented at the Museum in the Performance Hall. These family-friendly events feature a no-host bar, free popcorn, and treats. Protected: A Wild and Scenic River Portrait follows river paddler, author, and conservationist, Tim Palmer, through the enchanting waters of Oregon's Wild Rivers Coast, which has the highest concentration of National Wild & Scenic Rivers in the US. The Passage…

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$30 – $35

Get Lit! Light Shards

January 15 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Join us for adults only Get Lit! MakerSpace workshop!

Join the Wenatchee Valley Museum on January 15th, from 6:30  – 9:00 PM, in our MakerSpace for a Get Lit! Light Shards workshop. Learn how to use circuitry to wire an acrylic light to a base. This class is for adults only.   Admission is $30 for members, $35 for non-members. Ticket price includes all supplies for one project and a glass of wine. REGISTER HERE

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Members Only Exhibit Opening

January 17 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hartsfield Family Quilt

Join us for the opening of the Hartsfield Family Quilt Collection. Passed down through several generations to Jim Thorpe of Seattle, the collection represents one family's craft practice from the time of slavery through the mid-20th century.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Multicultural Fest

January 18 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Join us for our annual Martin Luther King Multicultural Fest held on Saturday, January 19 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. This free event is a celebration of the rich diversity of our region during the program.

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