Lavender & Art Festival
The Lake Chelan Lavender & Art Festival, scheduled for this weekend (July 23-25), promises “an immersive and sensory outdoor experience … to discover the world of lavender and beautiful art on display.”
The three-day event will be held at Siren Song Farms, a 22-acre site which features 10,000 lavender plants as well as roses, wine grape varietals, an olive grove, a pumpkin patch, French chickens, honey bees and an amphitheater. Wine and lavender gifts can be purchased, and there will be farm tours and picnic areas available. Kids and dogs are welcome. The address is 7 Tunnel Hill Road.
The event will be open from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. each day. Cost is $20 for a three-day pass. For more information, visit www.chelanlavenderart.com.
Regional writers’ group
NCW Libraries is partnering with Write on the River to host a new virtual NCW Writers Group — an online community created by local writers for local writers. Writers across North Central Washington are invited to connect with other artists, discuss the craft, ask for advice, and share resources in this inclusive writers club for all ages, skill levels, genres and interests. The free meetings will be held virtually on Zoom at 5 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month — starting July 21.Find the Zoom link awww.ncwlibraries.org/writers-group.
TwispWorks will offer a series of “Saturday After the Market” presentations and other live music events at the TwispWorks Pavilion this summer:
• The Bitterroot Beets from 7-9 p.m. on July 31.
• The Marcus Duke Project, from noon-2 p.m. on Aug. 7.
• “Improv at the Pavilion,” presented by local comedy troupe the Careless Twispers, from noon-2 p.m. on Aug. 14.
• “Photography at the Pavilion,” with Wil Chandler, from noon-2 p.m. on Aug. 21.
• “Native Storytelling,” an afternoon with Arnie Marchand, at noon on Aug. 28.
The free events are supported by a donation from the Vogt Family Foundation. For information, visit www.TwispWorks.org.