TwispWorks plans fundraiser dinner

“A Cultivated Evening,” a dinner at TwispWorks, is planned next month.

First Tuesday event focuses on bluebirds

“Bluebird Man,” a Methow Conservancy First Tuesday program, will be offered at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, at the Merc Playhouse, 101 S. Glover St.

Okanogan County Fair registration under way

Exhibit registration for the Sept. 7-10 Okanogan County Fair runs until Sept. 4.

Artist to Artist event set for Twisp

An Artist to Artist event will be from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 9 at the studios of Joanne Marracci and Vern White (VBlast), 451 Balky Hill Road.

Confluence offers life drawing class

Confluence Gallery and Art Center, 104 N. Glover St., will host a life drawing class from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays from Sept. 21 to Nov. 15.

Portrait drawing class offered

A class in experimental portrait drawing, taught by artist in residence Tess Jenkins, will be from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 6 at Confluence Gallery and Art Center, 104 N. Glover St.

'Unity in Diversity' event offered

Mandala Community Weaving will present “Unity in Diversity” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at Confluence Gallery and Art Center, 104 N. Glover St.

Pressure canner gauge checks offered

Pressure canner gauge checks will be offered for free from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays at the Washington State University Extension office in the Okanogan County Courthouse, 149 N. Third Ave.

Banjo player comes to Winthrop

Methow Arts will present Jayme Stone’s Folklife at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Barn, 51 Highway 20.

1967: Strongest field in Omak Stampede history

The strongest field in Omak Stampede history brought a record gate to the 35th annual Stampede and a record payoff to the winning cowboys. A total of $32,079 was collected at the gate during the two-day Stampede and winning cowboys collected a record payout of $11,950.

Second Harvest Mobile Market in Omak tomorrow

OMAK- Second Harvest will be bringing their Mobile Market to Omak for families tomorrow, Wednesday, Aug. 16 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Omak Food Bank parking lot, 101 W. 4th Ave, Omak.

CENTER STAGE: Rodriguez headlines Manson casino

Although the month of August is almost over, there’s still plenty of entertaining events to take in. Saturday night brings country music icon Johnny Rodriguez to Deep Water Amphitheater in Manson.

Warrior Stampede canceled over air quality

OMAK – Organizers of the annual Warrior Stampede, which was scheduled for Aug. 19, have decided to cancel this year’s race due to concerns over air quality. We’ll update when we have more information.

50 years ago: 35th Omak Stampede planned

Two former world champion saddle bronc riders will head a field of about 160 cowboys expected to compete in the 35th annual Omak Stampede Saturday and Sunday. The Stampede also will feature the 60th and 61st runnings of its world-famous Suicide Race. With the arena seating capacity enlarged by 500, a record attendance is expected.

CENTER STAGE: Kenny Rogers brings great performance

It’s often said that things only get better with age. Nothing could be truer than when it comes to Kenny Rogers.