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.
Two local museums — the Ansorge Hotel Museum and the Husky Car and Truck Museum — will open their doors for the season this weekend. Hours for the Ansorge are 1-4 p.m. Saturdays from May 25 to Aug. 24. It also will be open from 1-4 p.m. June 2 during the community’s Barrel Derby Day festival.
Five area museums open Memorial Day weekend, helping visitors kick off the summer with an abundance of local history.
A free summer concert series opens June 21 with Chanon and No More Tears band and the Ian McFarren Duo.
Show is a rather different play on Medieval themes
Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus opened its current musical, “Spamalot,” on May 10 at the Omak Performing Arts Center with a sparkling presentation.
A Variety Recital by students of Okanogan County Music Teachers Association members will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19, in the Tonasket High School commons, 35 state Highway 20. Performances will include solos, duets and the Second Strings ensemble. Admission is by donation.
May 15, 2013 Entertainment briefs
Student and adult musicians will perform during Pipestone School of Music’s annual Music Days Celebration on May 25-26.
“Spamalot,” an irreverent look at the King Arthur legend, will gallop onto the Performing Arts Center stage – coconut hoofbeats blazing – Friday, May 10, for a two-weekend run.
Kiwanians offer prize baskets for top artwork
An artistic apple bin competition is planned during the Omak Kiwanis Art in the Park event June 15-16 in Civic League Park on South Ash Street.
May 8, 2013 - Community briefs
TWISP – Student and adult musicians will perform during Pipestone School of Music’s annual Music Days Celebration on May 25-26. The event features a Pipestone Orchestra concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Methow Valley Community Center, 201 S. Methow Valley Highway, and a student recital at 1 p.m. Sunday.
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