Arts & Entertainment


Some paint, a string of colored lights, and a creative touch can turn even an ordinary wood pallet into something special. Mike Maltais/QCH

Beautiful fireworks were enjoyed by many during the recent Apple Pie Jamboree. Courtesy Joshua Corsa
PATEROS – Here are the official results of the Apple Pie Jamboree watercross racing from July 16-17: Ski Stock (4-stroke 1050-1500) 1 Nathan Lesh 2 Trinity Klecker 3 Nathan Clements 4 Parker Lawrence Ski Vet Open (35+) 1 Elif Baydar 2 Seth McNeil 3 Kyle Buchanan 4 Barry Ault 5 Tom...

Mike Wolfe and Danielle Colby of American Pickers. Cineflix Productions
NCW - The American Pickers are excited to return to Washington! They plan to film episodes of The History Channel hit television series throughout your area in October 2022. American Pickers is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on The History Channel....

The large circular open air dance arena is a hub of activity. Mike Maltais/QCH
NESPELEM – Hundreds gathered at Nespelem last week to participate in or observe four days of music, dancing, games, food, and commemoration at the Colville Confederated Tribes largest annual celebration from July 7-10. Steeped in tradition the gathering also served as a memorial and remembrance of...

The wall bingo board is installed, the sound system wired in, and number caller’s desk in place in the American Legion dining room for the games to begin at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 7. Mike Maltais/QCH
BREWSTER – Following an absence of several years Bingo is returning to the American Legion Columbia Post 97, 102 N. Third Street in Brewster. The games will debut at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 7, and continue every Thursday night thereafter, except for July 28, when the space is booked for another...

STEM staff will take their exciting summer science show on the road at part of our Summer Library Program. Courtesy NCW Libraries
NCW - Welcome Back. We are so excited by the enthusiastic start to our Summer Library Program. More people  signed up in the first week of the program than in all of last summer — by far. Attendance at our in-person and virtual programs has been phenomenal. Thank you for spending your summer with...
NESPELEM – Those looking for a unique and colorful option to the July 4 festivities are encouraged to take in the four-day Nespelem Celebration from Thursday, July 7 through Sunday, July 10, at the parade grounds at Lower Columbia River Road and Highway 155. The fun starts at 7 p.m. Thursday with...
GRAND COULEE  – The Bureau of Reclamation announced the Grand Coulee Dam “One River, Many Voices” laser light show and the John W. Keys III Pump-Generating Plant public tours have returned. The light show will run nightly at 10 p.m. Pacific Time through July 31. Beginning August 1, the show will...
WENATCHEE - Family passes to Ohme Gardens and the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center are now available for checkout from all NCW Libraries branches. Two separate passes are available, each providing unlimited entry for two adults and any children under age 18 in the household to either...
NCW - NCW Libraries will kick off its annual Summer Library Program on June 13, offering an expanded lineup of free programs and activities  for all ages at its 30 libraries in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Okanogan and Ferry counties,  two community bookmobiles, and online at ncwlibraries.org.    

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