Tree takes center stage

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.

Schools offer holiday entertainment

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.

Jammin’ features award-winner

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.

Cast named for ‘The Wizard of Oz’

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.

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Holiday Craft Show this weekend.

Don't miss this craft show

Musicians attend all-state

Three local schools had students participate in all-state music events last weekend.

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Capitol Christmas tree rolls through Ferry, Okanogan counties

Tree from Colville National Forest headed to Washington, D.C.

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U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree National Tour resumes in Republic

National Christmas tree to be trasported through Ferry and Okanogan counties Wednesday

Hip-hop headlines Halloween

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.

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Haunting activities remain for Halloween

Costumed youth to trick-or-treat through communities

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Taste of Two Valleys raises more than $50,000

More than 500 people attend gala event in the Agri-Plex

Communities plan ‘spooktacular’ events

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.

Groups off to promising start

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.

African music featured

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.

Music groups’ season begins

Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus will begin rehearsals for the 2013-14 season the week of Labor Day.