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Community News & Events



Stories from the Cascade Mountains

The public is invited to partake in an evening of captivating short stories recounting outdoor adventures. Hosted by the Leavenworth Public Library, this event offers a platform for friends and neighbors to share their personal experiences in the scenic mountain zones of the area.

Individuals eager to contribute their own narratives are encouraged to approach library staff before the event. For those who simply relish mountainous tales, the gathering promises an opportunity to share and revel in these stories, accompanied by light refreshments.

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, September 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., and join the community at this engaging event. For inquiries or more information, please contact 509-548-7923.

Charm Walk Fundraiser

Don’t miss this charming fundraiser for  Cascade Education Foundation on Saturday, September 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Charm bracelets are $20 and can be purchased on the CEF website at Pick up bracelets on Sept. 23 at the Gazebo on Front Street.

It’s Jive Time in the Cascades

Wenatchee Big Band performs at 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Snowy Owl Theater, 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth. The concert is a fundraiser for Cascade Medical Foundation. Tickets, $40, are available at or at the door. A pre-concert social and gourmet charcuterie table is 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tickets are $25, also available through the ICCA box office, Pre-sale only. For information, go to

Sustainable Living and Farming Tour

Learn more about living a simpler and more sustainable life by visiting examples and partaking in hands-on applications in the greater Leavenworth area over the course of a weekend. Friday, Sept. 15 - Sunday, Sept. 17. ‍For more info and to register for workshops and tours, visit

Red Barn Event - Inspiring Community-driven Conservation

The first Red Barn Event of the 2023-2024 season and is in partnership with Trust for Public Land (TPL). Northwest Director at TPL,  Mitsu Iwasaki works to create and preserve green spaces so that more people can connect to the joys and benefits of the outdoors. He leads projects across the region to create sustainable working forests that increase recreation opportunities and boost rural economies. This is a FREE event with a donation basket at the door.Doors open at 6:30pm for a community social with beer and wine available for purchase. The presentation will start at 7:00pm. HYBRID EVENT: WRI's Red Barn 347 Division Street, Leavenworth or livestream via Zoom.  For more information and the Zoom link visit

Cascades Track and Sign Evaluation with David Moskowitz

Spend two full days in the greater Leavenworth area, with professional wildlife tracker, naturalist, educator and author, David Moskowitz. This class is a wildlife track and sign evaluation through CyberTracker North America. David's approach to this class is highly interactive, engaging participants in identification and interpretation of tracks and signs. Lots of time for questions and discussion is built in. This style is an excellent way to learn and investigate, with the chance to achieve a wildlife tracking certificate through CyberTracker North America. Saturday, Sept. 16 and Sunday, Sept 17 9am-5pm For more information visit

Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition’s highest goal is to change the social, environmental, and economic contexts in which we view fire by creating fire adapted landscapes, governments, businesses, and residents, all connected and collaborating to change the way we live and work in fire country.  The next Bio Char program and business meeting will be Sept. 20,2023,6:00 pm at the Leavenworth Fire Station

The Leavenworth Lions Club

Breakfast in The Park on  Saturday, September 23.  Enjoy a hearty all-you-can-eat breakfast of pancakes, eggs, and sausage from 7 a.m.-11 a.m. in Lions Club Park.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness ( NAMI )

NAMI Family to Family provides information about anxiety, depressive disorders, schizophrenia, bipolar disorders, and other conditions. Join a FREE 8-session series of classes for families and friends of someone with a mental health condition on Wednesday, October 11, from 9:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Leavenworth Nazarene church. Discussion topics include communication, problem-solving, treatment and recovery, and self-care. On To register, call Jacquie at (509) 679-8266 or email


Debbie Dimitre at the Cashmere Community Church

Join PEO Chapter JF members for a journey back in time to meet suffragette Alice Paul as told by storyteller Debbie Dimitre on Saturday, September 23, at the Cashmere Community Church,  213 South Division St.  Dessert, and coffee at 6 p.m. followed by the program at 7 p.m. Ticket price is $15. Available at the door, or a Chapter JF member or contact This event is a fundraiser to provide scholarships to women.


Local Theater Seeks Young Talent for 'Jungle Book Kids' Auditions

Plain’s Alpine Star Theater is looking for kids grades kindergarten through ninth to star in their November performance of Disney’s “Jungle Book Kids.” Auditions are Friday, Sept. 15, from 3:45 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to noon at 12565 Chapel Drive in Plain. Auditions are an open format, so come during either of the times listed. No preparation is needed. Registration is $65 and includes a t-shirt and cast party and helps with production costs. Performances will be November 16-18 at Ponderosa Community Clubhouse. For more information, contact Kari Novikoff at or 509-881-1152.



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