Museum Programs and Events
The Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center presents a wide variety of programs and events for all ages throughout the year. A selection is listed below; for more information call (509) 888-6240 or follow us on facebook at www.facebook.com/wenatcheemuseum.
Winter Wine Gala
Experience tastes of the region by sampling a variety of wines by award-winning vintners along with tasty morsels by the best chefs in the area. Listen to live music while immersing yourself in the valley’s culinary, enological, artistic and cultural heritage on display at the museum. This elegant evening benefits the programs and services of the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. All tastings are included in the ticket price of $40 for Museum members or groups of 10 or more, $50 for non-members. Bottles of wine will be available for purchase and all sales benefit the museum. Call (509) 888-6240 or drop by the museum to purchase tickets.
People of Our Past
The Wenatchee Valley Museum will present its annual People of Our Past program on February 28, 2015. Museum board member and community leader Eliot Scull takes on the role of legendary WVC coach Bill Penhallegon. The rest of the lineup includes award-winning artist Robert Graves, WVC dean Helen VanTassell, WVC faculty member and author John A. Brown, and Kenneth P. Sexton. Sexton was involved in founding the college and museum.
Each actor will perform three times during the day with a culmination evening meet and greet gala starting at 6:00 p.m. Performances at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. are by donation. Tickets for the evening event are $30 for members, $35 for non-members, and include historically themed heavy hors d'oeuvres, wine, live music, and a chance to mingle with the characters following the performances. For more information call (509) 888-6240.
Spring Break Classes
Third through fifth grade kids will explore robotics from 9:00 AM to noon, March 30-April 2 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Visiting experts and museum staff lead this exciting class for kids in grades 3-5 featuring walking field trips, art lessons, and science experiments. Students will build a LEGO robot, explore places humans can't go, talk to robots, and much more. Sign up for one, two, three, or all four days! Classes are 9a-noon. Cost is $20/day for members, $25/day for non-members. To attend all week, cost is $70 for members and $85 for non-members. Call (509) 888-6240 to register.
Environmental Film Series
The Environmental Film Series takes place every Third Tuesday October - April, 7:00 PM (except December) at Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. The film series is presented by the museum and its partners, Chelan Douglas Land Trust and Trust for Public Lands.
Cost: $5 suggested donation, at the door.
Super Summer Adventures >> See Class List
Enrichment classes for kids entering grades 1 - 7, Super Summer Adventures offers interesting experiences in arts and sciences at Wenatchee Valley Museum and off-site locations. Classes take place Monday - Thursday from 9:00 AM to noon weekly starting in June and going through the first week of August. Stop by or call for information, (509) 888-6240. More information coming soon!
New Book: “Wenatchee”
Wenatchee Valley Museum presents its newly published picture book of Wenatchee history. This features area history organized by locations and is chuck full of historic photos from the museum's collection. It is part of Arcadia Publishing’s "Images of America" series and is available for sale at the museum.
Cost: $21.99 plus tax (less 10% discount for museum members)