Lake Chelan Valley Events, Things to do, Meetings - Sept. 1-12


The Lake Chelan Museum is proud to be featuring a showing of the charcoal-pastel drawings of local artist, Scott Polley. The evening event will be on Thursday, September 9, 5 - 7 p.m. The drawings feature the upper reaches of Lake Chelan and the historic boats that traveled these waters.

Chelan Museum: Sept. 1-4
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Face masks are required for all those visiting the museum. The museum has been refreshed with paint, new displays and new signage and check out the 12 ft. tall Lake Chelan Historic Legend Map display. A 24” x 36” poster based on the display is available for purchase for $30. The Epson photo print depicts the lake in a vertical format along with relevant historic entries. Take a peek in the gift store and buy their latest 50th Anniversary History Notes or a Lake Chelan Historic Legend Map.

Manson Farmers Market: Sept. 1, 4
MANSON - The Manson Farmers Market is open on Wednesdays, 8:30-11:30 a.m. in the parking area near Alta Cellars. On Saturdays the market is open 8:30 a.m.-12 noon in the Manson Grange Parking lot. The market will run through Labor Day. For more information find them on Facebook.

Chelan Evening Farmers Market: Sept. 2
CHELAN -  Chelan Thursday Evening Farmers market is open thru Oct. 28, 2-6 p.m. and has expanded into Riverwalk Park. With more than 20 vendors and two food trucks, browse fresh, locally grown produce and a variety of goods from local  artisans. Although this is a Farmer-centric market, there is so much more. Enjoy the entertainment, picnic on prepared food or fresh  fruit and vegetables. Per Health Department guidelines vendors will be masked and providing hand sanitizer throughout the market, for your safety. The market is located on the corner of S. Emerson Street and Wapato Avenue, near Riverwalk Inn and Riverwalk Park. For info: chelanfarmersmarket.org

4th Quarter Road Biking Group:
Sept. 3, 6
MANSON/CHELAN - The 4th Quarter Road Biking Group (Formerly named the Seniors’ Road Biking Group) is inviting road bike and e-bike riders to join their riding group.  The bike riders meet at 9 a.m. in Manson or Chelan on Mondays and Fridays.  On the first Friday of every month the group meets at Pat & Mike’s store and they ride the South Shore of the lake. The rides are usually 90 -120 minutes in length and average 20-30 miles in distance.  The ride routes are pre-planned and include a few or several hill climbs.  Most of the rides are designed to minimize highway riding.  For more information contact Bob Matson at 509-888-1554 or matsonfamily4@aol.com.

Food Bank  food distribution:
Sept. 4, 7
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Food Bank food giveaway is on Saturday and Tuesday, 9-10 a.m. Distribution is  drive-thru. They are located at 417 S. Bradley Street. The Food Bank is getting requests for pet food. Small bags of dog food are best. They can be dropped of at the Lake Chelan Mirror office, 310 E. Johnson Avenue in the tub outside.

Music In The Park Summer Concert:
Sept. 5
CHELAN -  The last Music in the Park Concert takes place Sunday, Sept. 5, 6-8 p.m. at Riverwalk Pavilion on Lake Chelan. For more information, historicchelan.org/events/music-in-the-park/

Local artist art show:  Sept. 9
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Museum is proud to be featuring a showing of the charcoal-pastel drawings of local artist, Scott Polley.  The evening event will be on Thursday, September 9,  5 - 7 p.m.  The drawings feature the upper reaches of Lake Chelan and the historic boats that travelled these waters. The public is welcome. Masks will be required for all attending.

Lake Chelan Swim: Sept. 11
MANSON - The 10th annual Lake Chelan Swim will be held on Saturday, Sept. 11 at Manson Bay Park. To learn how you can swim, donate or volunteer go to lakechelanswim.com. The swim raises monies for swim lessons at the park.

Harvest Dinner/Live Auction:
Sept. 12
CHELAN - The Historic Downtown Chelan Associations Harvest Dinner and Live Auction will be held on the Old Bridge on Sunday, Sept. 12, 5-9 p.m. It is capped at 115 guests. In addition to the incredible 5-course meal prepared by Campbell’s Resort Executive Chef; each course will be paired with wines from 13 of our Valley’s exceptional wineries (each table will be paired with a different winery); this is also an opportunity for the HDCA to raise money to continue supporting our local downtown business community. For ticket informationhistoricchelan.org

Outdoor Gallery
CHELAN -  The Lake Chelan Arts Council Outdoor Gallery brochure is available at the Lake Chelan and Manson Chambers of Commerce. Follow the Outdoor Gallery map to discover and enjoy over 40 murals and sculptures located throughout Chelan and Manson.

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