The Omak Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with the city Fire Department to bring Santa Claus to neighborhoods this week
More than 75 people turned out Friday night to drink hot cocoa, sing Christmas carols and mark the beginning of the Christmas season during the town’s second Christmas Tree Lighting celebration.
Several events in town this weekend will kick off the holiday season. The Animate Objects Circus Cabaret comes to town Friday night. The cabaret will start at 7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, 14 S. Cedar St.
A tree donated by the late Louie Wood will take center stage during the Get Lit Tree Lighting and Santa’s arrival at 5 p.m. Saturday on Second Avenue.
Secondary band and choir students will ring in the holiday with a winter concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 in the Omak Performing Arts Center, 14 S. Cedar St.
Admission to concert is donation of non-perishable items of food
The eighth annual Jammin’ Against Hunger concert will be from 6-10 p.m. Saturday at The Courtyard Downtown, 28 N. Main St.
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.