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October 2022

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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Environmental Film & Speaker Series: Finding Gulo

November 3 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Finding Gulo

Join us on Thursday, November 3 at 7 PM  as we partner with the National Parks Conservation Association for our Environmental Film and Speaker Series viewing “Finding Gulo”. This film follows a backcountry ski guide & field biologist who set out to document an elusive population of wolverines. This short film celebrates the power of community science to protect endangered wildlife in the face of climate change. Our 21st annual Environmental Film & Speaker Series explores topics important to our community…

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First Friday

November 4 @ 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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Zoo in You: Edible DNA

November 5 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Zoo in You

Join us on Saturday, November 5 to assemble an edible model of DNA based on DNA sections from various microbes. This is a fun, colorful, and edible way for students to learn that our genetic code is assembled in a certain way. REGISTER HERE 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 made possible by a Science Education Partnership…

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Family Saturday

November 5 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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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Nooks & Crannies at The Historic Wells House

November 9 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

On November 9th we will be offering rare tours of the Wells House! We will take guests through the basement and third floor which are typically off limits during tours and general viewing of the Wells House giving you a glimpse of every nook and cranny the Wells House has! No registration necessary - Walk ups only for this event $10. 

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$7 – $20

Silent Film and Pipe Organ Concert featuring Dave Wickerham

November 10 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 127 South Mission Street
Wenatchee, WA United States

Dave Wickerham returns to the Wenatchee Valley Museum to play a concert on our 1919 Wurlitzer Pipe Organ. Hear the organ like it was meant to be played, as the background of a fully restored silent film. This is a rare opportunity that not many people have experienced.

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