Events include prayers, parties

Humuh Buddhist Life Science/Meditation Center, 1314 Main St., plans spiritual study today, Sunday, and a meditation session on New Year’s Eve.

Track Santa through NORAD site

Santa Claus is coming town, but where exactly is the jolly old elf at this precise moment? The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) tracks Santa’s flight path as he travels the world delivering presents Christmas Eve, so parents can get those naughty and nice children off to bed before St. Nick comes sliding down their chimneys.

Lanterns take to the skies

Holiday festival makes its debut Friday in Brewster

A sky lantern festival to celebrate the holidays will make its debut in the city this Friday night.

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Western-themed 'Nutcracker' hits the stage

A Western-themed production of “The Nutcracker” ballet will be staged Friday through Sunday in the Omak Performing Arts Center, 14 S. Cedar St.

Ruby Rust performs Dylan classics

Ruby Rust will perform “Knockin’ on Dylan’s Door,” an evening of music by Bob Dylan on Friday at the Community Cultural Center, 411 Western Ave.

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Santa to tour Okanogan tonight

Santa Claus will hand out candy canes, visit children and collect donations for area food banks this evening in Okanogan

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Santa's tour continues tonight

The Omak Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with the city Fire Department to bring Santa Claus to neighborhoods this week

Tree lighting draws a crowd

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.

Communities plan holiday celebrations

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.

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.