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August 2019

Summer Concert: Beer Garden at the Museum

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Summer Concert: Beer Garden at the Museum

Planning to enjoy the Concert in Centennial Park? Join us at the Beer Garden at the Museum. Our parking lot offers a perfect view and listening spot to enjoy Kevin Jones live on the Centennial Park stage. Beer and wine are available for purchase. Must be 21 to enter. $1 cover. Open 7-9 PM.

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Super Summer Adventures: Session 7

August 5 @ 9:00 am - August 8 @ 3:30 pm

    Grades 1 - 2: Slippery Slime Experiments Whip up different types of slime and learn about Newtonian Physics in this ooey, gooey week of chemical reactions. Put your slime to the test with various experiments and create Elephant Toothpaste, Oobleck, and Flubber.   Grades 3 - 5: Magic Museum Bus (ALL DAY)* Sure, you have seen our museum, but have you ever visited any of the museums in towns like Chelan, Leavenworth, Cashmere or Waterville? Ride the Link bus…

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Super Summer Adventures: Session 8

August 12 @ 9:00 am - August 15 @ 3:30 pm

    Grades 1 - 2: Wee Science Do you like experimenting with all kinds of materials? How about making slime, bread dough, magic eggs, ice cream, marshmallow taffy, and lots of other things. Join us as we have fun with chemical reactions and experiment with surface tension and bubbles. Let’s be kid scientists for the week!   Grades 3 - 5: Under the Sea Take a deep breath and dive into the ocean as we discover what lives there and…

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$90 – $100

Winemakers Dinner

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 127 South Mission Street
Wenatchee, WA United States
Winemakers Dinner

Join us for an evening of exquisite food and fine wine on Thursday, August 15 at 6:00 PM for a Winemakers Dinner that supports the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Featuring a four-course dinner by Wenatchee Convention Center’s Executive Chef, Leonard Silva, perfectly paired to showcase Eagle Creek Winery’s world class wines. Tickets are $90 for museum members and $100 for non-members. Register now to reserve your tickets. MENU Happy Hour: 2018 Viognior Course 1: Tabbouleh with Fresh Mint,…

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Super Summer Adventures: Session 9

August 19 @ 9:00 am - August 22 @ 3:30 pm

    Grades 1 - 2: The Greatest Show Have you ever wanted to join the circus? Now is your chance to juggle, tumble and paint faces as we have a fun filled week exploring what it takes to be a circus performer!   Grades 3 - 5: Pop up Art Create your own zoo, thank you cards, or characters from a story that pop! Then create a play, poem or short story to go with it!   Grades 5 -…

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Haunted Museum Auditions

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Haunted Museum auditions

The Wenatchee Valley Museum is pleased to partner with Haunted in Washington again this year to host the only professionally created Haunt in the Wenatchee Valley on special nights in October. If you think you have what it takes to be a part of this Haunted experience, come to the Haunt’s Auditions on Wednesday, August 21 from 6 – 9 PM at the Museum. The all-volunteer Haunt staff is looking for queue line entertainers, monsters, other scary entities, tech crew, and…

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Family Fun Summer Art Class

August 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Fun Summer Art Classes

Beat the heat with our family-friendly art classes! Parents and children are invited to join us for these interactive, fun projects. Sign up for one event, or join us for the whole series! $10 for 1 parent and 1 child. Additional children $3 each. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. On August 24 we will recreate the beauty of Notre Dame with colorful works of art as seen in the photo below. August 24 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM: Register…

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Haunted Museum Auditions

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Haunted Museum Auditions

The Wenatchee Valley Museum is pleased to partner with Haunted in Washington again this year to host the only professionally created Haunt in the Wenatchee Valley on special nights in October. If you think you have what it takes to be a part of this Haunted experience, come to the Haunt’s Auditions on Tuesday, August 27 from 6 – 8 PM at the Museum. The all-volunteer Haunt staff is looking for queue line entertainers, monsters, other scary entities, tech crew, and…

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Family Fun Summer Art Class

August 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Fun Summer Art Classes

Beat the heat with our family friendly art classes! Parents and children are invited to join us for these interactive, fun projects. Sign up for one event, or join us for the whole series! $10 for 1 parent and 1 child. Additional children $3 each. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. August 31 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM: Register Now Saturday's art project is below:

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September 2019

Connecting Source to Sea Along the Columbia River

September 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Claire Dibble

B.C. photographer and writer, Claire Dibble engages and connects with communities along the Columbia River as she paddles solo the entire 1,200 miles + from source to sea. A portrait of the river and its people is created along her journey, titled Watershed Moments. Presentation at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center begins at 7:00 PM. Doors open at 6:30 PM. $5 suggested donation at the door. Learn more at watershedmoments.art

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First Friday Latino

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 pm

Join us at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center for First Friday Latino in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, for an evening of art, dancing, music, food, and crafts. Featuring local artist Ivania Photography who will display photography related to Quinceañeras, along with an explanation of the importance of the tradition in our community. Learn how to make traditional papel picado flags and colorful paper flowers. DJ Music and dancing lessons start at 7:00 PM. Get your dancing…

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Wells House First Friday Open House

September 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wells House, 1300 Fifth Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801 United States

Come take a look inside 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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Free

Railroad History with Randy Dasho

September 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Railroad History Presentation

Join Randy Dasho at the Wenatchee Valley Museum for a lecture and slideshow focusing on the Great Northern Railroad as it moved into the state of Washington. Topics include the history of Stevens Pass, the first train bridge in Wenatchee, and the four influential men who worked diligently to make it all possible. This event is free and open to the public.

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$40 – $45

Railroad History Tour

September 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

On March 1, 1910, the deadliest avalanche in North American history swept down the snowy Cascades, burying two trains and killing 96 people. Randy Dasho will take you on a guided tour of the Wellington site. The tour also will visit several other sites between Leavenworth and Stevens Pass that played important roles in the history of the Great Northern Railway Company. Tour goers will meet at the Wenatchee Valley Museum to board a tour bus that will depart at…

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Coyote’s Corner Drop-in Art Class

September 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Coyote's Corner Drop-in Art Class

Drop-in and create alphabet letters in the style of our artist of the month, Jasper Johns. Artist in Residence, Maria Gonzalez will be on hand to help with the project and technique. Children ages 4 - 11 and their guardians are invited to join us from 10:30 - 11:30 AM in Coyote’s Corner.

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