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5 Things to do this week


Historical Cemetery Cleanup

The Upper Valley Historical Society and the Greater Leavenworth Museum are hosting their annual ‘Rake the Fall Leaves’ Community Event on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to noon at the North Road Cemetery, located directly across from the Amtrak station.

The event is part of Wenatchee Valley Make a Difference Day and will feature music by the Leavenworth Alphorns.

“Please join us on Make-A-Difference Day, Saturday, October 28th  from 10 a.m. until noon, when a ‘Danwich’ is offered to volunteers,” the event flyer states. “Bring gloves and your favorite garden tool. Winton Mfg. Compost Works will remove forest organic debris piles.”

Costumes & Cocktails

Icicle Creek Center for the Arts will host a Costumes & Cocktails & Mocktails Too social dance on Oct. 28 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

“Get ready for a spooktacular night of playful mayhem at ICCA’s Costume and Cocktails dance,” the event page states. “Unleash your inner party monster with PREFUNC: North Central Washington’s premiere Party Band playing a blend of classic rock and Halloween tunes that’ll have you dancing like no one’s watching.”

“Come at 6:30 p.m. for some trick or treat fun around our campus buildings with the kiddos,” the event page states. “Ok, we won't judge, adults can trick or treat, too. Then at 7:30 p.m. join in on learning the dance moves to "Thriller" and get ready to be part of the group dance party.”

“Cash prizes for the best individual and best group costumes,” the event page states. “And a Whistlepunk gift card for the best 12 and under costume.”

For more information visit

Leavenworth Library’s Halloween Bash

The Leavenworth Public Library will host a Halloween Bash on Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

“Drop by the Leavenworth Library for some Halloween fun,” the event page states. “Take some festive pictures. Put your name on the Halloween Costume Walk of Fame. Visit the haunted bookshelves. Above all, prepare to have some silly, spooky fun with library staff and patrons. All ages welcome.”

For more information visit

Make a Difference Day with WRI

Saturday, October 28, 2023

9:00 am 12:00 pm

As part of the Wenatchee Valley Make a Difference Day the Wenatchee River Institute will be working on the E. Lorene Young Community Garden on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to noon.

“Make a difference in your neighborhood and community,” the event page states. “WRI will be participating in this year's Make a Difference Day. WRI's project will be working in the E. Lorene Young Community Garden.”

“We will work together to dismantle original planter boxes that have reached the end of their useful life and replace them with new cedar planters that we build onsite,” the event pgae states. “The new planter boxes will allow community members to grow food and flowers in the neighborhood for the next decade.”

For more information and to RSVP visit

Halloween Bash at Stein

Leavenworth beer hall Stein will host a Halloween Bash and costume contest on Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

The first place prize is $500 and second place is $250. Live music will be by the Black Market Blues Band from  8 to 11 p.m.

“Dress your best,” the event page states. “We hope to see you there. It’s gonna be a spooky good time.”

The $10 cover charge includes a drink.

For more information visit Stein’s Facebook page.


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