Local Events from October 11 to 14, 2023

Watch out for these fun and exciting upcoming activities in North Central Washington this week! While you're here, this is a great time of year to see several homes in town with our local real estate experts!

Immense yourself in these awesome activities and have a glimpse of what it’s like to live in NCW.


Pumpkin Decorating
When: Wednesday, October 11, 2023 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: Visit Wenatchee Visitor's Center and Tasting Room, 137 N. Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee

Indulge in a delightful wine-tasting experience or savor a full glass of wine, beer, or cider as you unleash your creativity, painting, decorating, and crafting your very own unique pumpkin masterpiece.

Pumpkins and all the decorating materials you need will be provided.


When: Friday, October 13, 2023 | Starts at 8:00 AM
Where: Sav-Mart, 1729 N. Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee

Come sleep in a box! This will be a fun evening and fund raising to feed thousands through the fall and winter months. There will be a hot meal, music, a box decorating contest, and more! This is a great experience for families & friends to do together!

Go to https://fb.me/e/17AHX02ji for more current details.


Birding by the River
When: Wednesday, October 11, 2023 | 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Where: Wenatchee River Institute, 347 Division Street, Wenatchee

Go birding with knowledgeable WRI staff around the WRI campus! All birding skill levels are welcome. Need binoculars? We have loaner binoculars that you can borrow.

This is a great opportunity to learn about eBird, the largest biodiversity-related community science project in the world, and utilize it to record our observations of local wild birds. Total walking distance is ½ mile, over a gravel path with two moderate hills. Come prepared for the weather. These walks will happen on the second Wednesday of each month for the whole year. Join us for as many as you can!

Trail difficulty level: beginner level
Trail is wide enough for ADA access, but trails are gravel

Meet outside the River Haus at 8am and plan to be finished by 9:30am. This is a FREE event and no registration is needed.

Sunset & S’mores
When: Wednesday, October 11, 2023 | 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: Wenatchee River Institute, 347 Division Street, Wenatchee

Come gather with us at WRI for an evening of food and s’more fun! Jump into fall with us as the evening light fades and the stars come out. Join us for a camp meal, drinks, live music with local musician, Corban Welter, and an exciting raffle (details below)! Socialize with fellow WRI supporters, board members, staff, and students! This is a family friendly event. This event will be outdoors on the WRI River Haus Lawn (as weather permits).

$35 per person
$30 for WRI Members and Current Volunteers* (use promo code: SMOREFUN at checkout)
Your ticket includes your meal, dessert, entertainment, and one drink ticket for wine, beer, or non-alcoholic beverage of choice.

This event is NOT a fundraiser. Your ticket pays for your food! However, there is an opportunity to enter a raffle at the event (details below).

WRI is excited to offer an array of awesome raffle prizes courtesy of Vail Epic Promises, including:
– 1 Epic Local Pass
– 3 sets of 2 day passes and $100 dining credit


When: Thursday, October 12, 2023 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Lady of the Lake, 1418 W Woodin Ave, Chelan

Join us for an authentic German Cuisine prepared by Hi Hat catering while enjoying the beautiful fall scenery of Lake Chelan on a two-hour cruise aboard the Lady of the Lake.

6-8 PM | $80 per person | Price includes Dinner and Drinks

The Menu : Authentic Homemade Jaeger-Schnitzel (Pork) with Spaetzle, Rotkohl (German red Cabbage), German Cucumber Salad, Rolls with butter.

Live music by the talented Owen Barnhart

German attire is highly welcomed!

When: Saturday, October 14, 2023 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: Chelan Valley Farms, 2393 Green Ave, Manson

Visit Chelan Valley Farms for a U-Pick Apple experience!

Try Galas, Goldens, Fujis, Red Delicious and more straight from the tree! For more info on what’s ripe, give the farm a call!

Other events this week:


  • Farmers Market
    When: Saturday, October 14, 2023 | 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Where: Pybus Market, 3 N Worthen St Wenatchee, WA 98801 USA
  • Spooky Trivia Night
    When: Friday, October 13, 2023 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Where: Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission St., Wenatchee


  • Leavenworth Community Farmers Market
    When: Thursday, October 12, 2023 | 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Where: 330 Evans Street, Leavenworth


  • Pumpkin Patch at Chelan Valley Farms
    When: Saturday, October 14, 2023 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Where: Chelan Valley Farms, 2393 Green Ave, Manson

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