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Shafer Museum opens this weekend

Shafer Museum opens this weekend

The Shafer Museum in Winthrop opens for the season beginning Saturday (May 28). Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day through Labor Day weekend. Admission is by donation. The museum is on Castle Avenue, and can also be reached by way of a stairway on Riverside Avenue. Several historic Methow Valley buildings have...
Vintage Wheels car show takes over Winthrop

Vintage Wheels car show takes over Winthrop

The best way to see the Winthrop Vintage Wheels Show this weekend is to park your own non-vintage wheels somewhere and walk around a lot. On Saturday (Sept. 12), historic cars and motorcycles take over Riverside Avenue (a portion of which will be closed to 21st century traffic), antique bicycles will be displayed at Rocking...
News briefs: July 22, 2015

News briefs: July 22, 2015

Meeting on helicopter training plan A community meeting to discuss the U.S. Army’s proposal to train helicopter pilots in a large region that includes the Methow Valley will be held Friday (July 24) at Confluence Gallery in Twisp, from 7 – 9 p.m. The meeting was organized by concerned citizens and not by the Army or any other...
Shafer Museum hosts Thalia Brass Quintet

Shafer Museum hosts Thalia Brass Quintet

Thalia Brass Quintet makes its debut in the Methow Valley with an outdoor concert at the Shafer Museum in Winthrop on Saturday (June 6) at 3 p.m. Admission is by donation. Quintet members Frank Riggs and Ron Ryder on trumpet, Carey LaMothe on French horn, Jim Hattori on trombone and Jim Russell on tuba, are...
Arts briefs: May 27, 2015

Arts briefs: May 27, 2015

Marracci exhibit in Mazama Paintings by local artist Sue Marracci are on exhibit at the Mazama Country Inn through Aug. 30. The free exhibit is presented by Confluence Gallery. Marracci is a long-time resident of the Methow Valley and has been showing her artwork here since 2004. For more information, call 997-2787. Piano students in...
Grand opening for Shafer Museum on Sunday

Grand opening for Shafer Museum on Sunday

Although it has already been open for visitors this spring, the Shafer Museum in Winthrop will celebrate its official 2015 grand opening on Sunday (May 24). There will be music, demonstrations and some of the best cookies in town, museum volunteers promise. The museum is on Castle Avenue one block north of Riverside Avenue. It...
Methow Valley Fund awards $70,480 to local nonprofits

Methow Valley Fund awards $70,480 to local nonprofits

The Methow Valley Fund, managed by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, has recently awarded $70,480 in grants to Methow Valley nonprofits. Established in 2006, the Methow Valley Fund provides grant funding to charitable organizations that are meeting needs and developing strong, sustainable programs that enhance the Methow Valley. The fund is advised by...
Arts Briefs: March 25, 2015

Arts Briefs: March 25, 2015

Wildfire art in Leavenworth “The Art of Wildfire,” an exhibit featuring several Methow Valley artists, will run from April 1 – 30 at the Blackbird Bistro in Leavenworth. The exhibit is presented by Confluence Gallery in Twisp in collaboration with the Chumstick Coalition as part of the Leavenworth Community Wildfire Preparedness Week. For more information, call 997-2787...
Shafer celebrates traditional music with Cascadia

Shafer celebrates traditional music with Cascadia

By Laurelle Walsh
Cascadia’s Old-time Music Celebration, a day-long tribute to traditional American music including workshops, performances and a community dance, comes to the Methow Valley on Saturday (Aug. 9). The festivities begin at Winthrop’s Shafer Historical Museum at 10 a.m. and move to the TwispWorks campus for evening revelry starting at 7 p.m.
Arts briefs: July 9, 2014

Arts briefs: July 9, 2014

This week: South American music at free concert Sunday at Pearrygin, Chamber Music Festival opens July 24, the Merc advises that you Git ready for Shakespeare, pardner, and Celebrate old-time music at the Shafer on Aug. 9