Merc calls for children to audition

Auditions for children’s roles in the holiday production of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” will be Sept. 19-20 at the Merc Playhouse, 101 S. Glover St.

Orchestra, chorus rehearsals begin

Rehearsals will start on Labor Day, Sept. 4, for the Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus.

CENTER STAGE: Neal McCoy brings show to Waterville

Johnny Rodriguez brings traditional country sounds to Manson

While we are less than a month away from the first day of fall (Sept. 22), there’s still time to enjoy the sunny weather and take in a great show around the Northwest.

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NCW Fair brings lots of entertainment

A pair of rodeos, horse racing and concert are on tap this weekend at the North Central Washington Fair, which will kick off tomorrow at 601 N. Monroe St.

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Rally at the Border Blues Festival returns

The fourth annual Rally at the Border Blues Festival will return this weekend with plenty of motorcycles and music.

Arts and entertainment briefs for Aug. 23, 2017

Arts and Entertainment briefs for Aug. 23, 2017

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.

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.

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.

CENTER STAGE: Johnny 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.

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.

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Jack Black returns to Tonasket

It’s not everyday you see a Hollywood celebrity in Okanogan County. But some local residents were treated with a visit from Jack Black earlier this week.