Olmstead lands role of Dorothy; Kunkel repeats in title role
Alexis Olmstead will portray Dorothy and Stephen Kunkel will be the Wizard when Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus stages “The Wizard of Oz” next spring. Auditions were Nov. 16 in the Omak Performing Arts Center, 14 S. Cedar St. The show is planned for May 2-4 and May 9-11.
Don't miss this craft show
Three local schools had students participate in all-state music events last weekend.
Tree from Colville National Forest headed to Washington, D.C.
National Christmas tree to be trasported through Ferry and Okanogan counties Wednesday
Several Halloween events are planned tomorrow and through the weekend. The Hip-hop Hallelujah Carnival, which annually draws about 2,500 people, will be Oct. 31 at the fairgrounds Agriplex, 175 Rodeo Trail Road. Hours are 5-8 p.m.
Costumed youth to trick-or-treat through communities
More than 500 people attend gala event in the Agri-Plex
Festivities include Zombie Fun Run in Omak on Saturday
The city’s Festival Committee has a full slate of events lined up for Halloween, starting with the Harvest or Halloween Home and Business Decorating Contest.
Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus opened its 2013-14 season with a concert at the Omak Performing Arts Center on Oct. 20, and the season is off to a promising start.
Ghanaian-American pianist William Chapman Nyaho will perform a recital, “Music by Composers of African Descent,” at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the music studio of Roz Nau, 42 E. Winesap St.
Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus will begin rehearsals for the 2013-14 season the week of Labor Day.
Parade, music, crafts and hoops on tap for town’s weekend festival
This year’s Bridgeport Daze will feature a wide variety of things to see and do, from a parade to live music, arts and crafts, and a basketball tournament.
Barrel Derby Day will be Sunday, June 2, with meals, athletic contests, a parade and the annual barrel float.
Friday event includes cultural, sporting activities
Around 1,500 people are expected for the May 24 Sunflower Festival at Paschal Sherman Indian School, 169 North End Omak Lake Road.