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‘Willy Wonka Jr.’ is in May

The Merc Playhouse Children’s Musical Theater will present “Willy Wonka Jr.” on May 9-18 at the theater, 101 S. Glover St. The show is based on the book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” by Roald Dahl. Curtain times are 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. Admission will be charged. A “pay what you can” performance will be at 7 p.m. May 15. The cast features 33 Methow Valley children, costumes, lights and sound by Liberty Bell High students, and set pieces by the Liberty Bell High School construction, welding and art classes.

Tonasket auxiliary offers Easter egg hunt

A Tonasket-area Easter egg hunt is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday at the school complex, 35 state Highway 20.

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Omak dancers perform at Disneyland

Lorrie Fraley-Wilson Dance Studios takes dancers to California to perform on Disneyland stage

McMorris Rodgers announces Congressional Art Competition

Ferry County students encouraged to enter art competition

Omak students stage Neil Simon comedy

The high school Drama Club will present Neil Simon’s comedy “Fools” on April 11, 12, 18 and 19.

Pre-show dinner benefits seniors

A spaghetti feed is planned for 4-6:30 p.m. Saturday prior to the Omak Drama Club presentation of Neil Simon’s “Fools.”

Deadline nears for Trashion Show

Would-be designers have until May 1 to sign up to create a design for Confluence Gallery and Art Center’s annual Trashion Show.

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Teens knock out top country hits

Drew Jaeger relied on songs made popular by The Platters and Vince Gill en route to claiming his second straight Washington State Nashville Country Star title Saturday.

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Davis leads Chronicle 'Basketball Frenzy' contest

Reilly Davis of Omak finds himself in front of the Basketball Frenzy as the NCAA men’s tournament heads into the third and final week of play.

Fiber crafts program slated for fairgrounds

Residents can learn about weaving, knitting, crocheting and other fiber arts May 17.

Moody to perform Saturday in Tonasket

Ruth Moody to perform Saturday in Tonasket at Community Cultural Center

Sandhill Crane Festival set for next month

Birding event takes place March 28-30 in Othello

Dog sled demonstration canceled

Molson Ice Fishing Festival will go on without dog sled demonstration

Poetry Out Loud competition set

The annual Poetry Out Loud recitation contest is set for 7 tonight, Wednesday, in the Okanogan High School cafetorium, 244 S. Fifth Ave.

Outhouse Races: Stool runnings

Sounds and smells, spills and chills and crazy visuals greeted those attending the 31st annual Conconully Outhouse Races on Saturday.