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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
Community briefs: May 21, 2014

Community briefs: May 21, 2014

This week: Syrup will be provided; Methow Conservancy hosts dinner, concert; Farm tours, potluck at Crown S Ranch; Raptors at Interpretive Center; Shafer Museum opens for season; Farmers Market at Pateros; Spanish classes for kids; Pridefest set for June 15 and Community market in Marblemount
News briefs: April 30, 2014

News briefs: April 30, 2014

This week: Cove’s food drive coming soon to a post office or mailbox near you, you can Help out Room One by donating on GiveBIG day, Volunteer at Shafer Museum on May 6 or read about how Snow clearing makes progress
Altogether, now

Altogether, now

Participants in fiddle, guitar and percussion workshops during the Shafer Museum’s “Musical History” celebration on Saturday come together as their instructors, members of the band Prairie Spring, lead them in the songs they learned to play. Photo by Alyce Davie
Shafer offers ‘musical journey’ with workshop, free concert

Shafer offers ‘musical journey’ with workshop, free concert

By Ann McCreary
“A Musical Journey Through Time” offers a full day of workshops, jam sessions, historical perspectives on Methow Valley music, and a free performance of Celtic music.
‘Musical Journey’ scheduled at the Shafer Museum

‘Musical Journey’ scheduled at the Shafer Museum

The Shafer Historical Museum and Cascadia are joining forces to present “A Musical Journey Through Time,” including performances and workshops, on Aug. 24 at the museum in Winthrop. Events begin with a demonstration and workshop for fiddle, other string instruments and Irish drum (bodhran) from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., with a one-hour lunch break. Cost of...