Lake Chelan Valley Events/Things to do - July 12-August 5

Chelan Museum: July 21-24, 27-31
Now open Tuesday-Saturday
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Face masks aress required for those not fully vaccinated. 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.

Chelan Evening Farmers Market:
July 22
CHELAN -  Chelan Thursday Evening Farmers market is open thru Oct. 28, with new hours 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

Lavender and Art Festival:  June 23-25
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Lavender & Art Festival on July 23-25 will be an immersive and sensory outdoor experience, inviting families, enthusiasts, and hobbyists to discover the world of lavender and beautiful art on display. Hosted by Siren Song Farm, you’ll unearth opportunities to learn from growers, artisans, and artists. This three-day event offers festival pass holders an open air art exhibition featuring 30 plus local and regional artists; live musical performances (bring a blanket for amphitheater grass seating), a silent auction and much more. Support the Lake Chelan Lavender & Art Festival Foundation, a 501(c) 6 organization. Net proceeds from the festival are donated to support the arts and art education in Chelan. For ticket information: https://www.chelanlavenderart.com/

4th Quarter Road Biking Group:
July 23, 26
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.  

911 Glass Rescue Grand Opening:
July 24
CHELAN - Rotary Club of Lake Chelan invites you to join them for the Grand Opening of 911 Glass Rescue, where they will be repurposing glass of all sorts into useful products. The Grand opening will be Saturday, July 24, 12:30-2 p.m. at 23235 Highway 97A (across from Walmart). There will be a ribbon cutting, live demonstration, product samples and displays. 911 Glass Rescue is now open to the public on Saturday mornings from 8 a.m.-noon. They will be able to accept glass only during these hours on the Grand Opening day as well and they will be charging 2 cents per pound for glass drop-off. Buckets of the materials (sand and aggregate) will also be available for purchase at $5 per 5-gallon bucket. For more info: https://911glassrescue.org/ to learn more and access the volunteer sign up sheet. Your time and glass is welcomed.

Food Bank  food distribution:
July 24, 27
Pet food needed
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:
August 1, 15, Sept. 5
CHELAN -  The Music in the Park Concert Series takes place the first and third Sunday of each month 6-8 p.m. at Riverwalk Pavilion on Lake Chelan and will feature: • August 1: Deseo Carmin, • August 15: The Kevin Jones Band, • Sept. 5: Band to be announced. For more information, historicchelan.org/events/music-in-the-park/
Outdoor Gallery
Over 40 murals and sculptures
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. For information about the Arts Council, local art events and artists, with links to  local and international art museums and other resources, their website, artinchelan.com, offers local artists and the community an opportunity to “Celebrate Art!”,
Submit your event
Email to your non-profit event: ruthk@lakechelanmirror.com, subject line LCM Events. Deadline: Friday, 3 p.m. Include date, time, place and cost if any.

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