Hundreds of people descended on the TwispWorks campus Saturday (June 29) to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the purchase of the campus site from the U.S. Forest Service. Over the course of one decade, the Public Development Authority (PDA) that initially ran the campus and then the nonprofit TwispWorks Foundation converted an abandoned and deteriorating […]
TwispWorks officials give visitors from the Washington State Arts Commission a tour of the campus on Wednesday (June 12). From left are Sandy Moody, president of the Twisp Chamber of Commerce; Annette Roth, the Arts Commission’s creative districts program manager; Arts Commission consultant Elliat Graney-Saucke; TwispWorks Executive Director Don Linnertz; and Tori Karpenko, TwispWorks director […]
Seeks public input on economy-related programs, efforts TwispWorks rates its first decade a success, but don’t look for a “mission accomplished” banner at their 10th-anniversary celebration. The organization wants to chart its course for the next 10 years, and it has been seeking direction from arts organizations, civic groups and the general public in listening […]
Kick off summer in the Methow Valley with the Big Shaabang at TwispWorks on Saturday (May 25) — a free family event featuring live music, performances, open art studios and local food and beverages. Entertainment includes music by Methow Valley band The Bitteroot Beets, aerial shows, face-painting and caricatures, playing in the splash pad, street […]
When Rob Crandall drives around the Methow Valley this time of year he’s always on the lookout for plants in bloom. “I’ll be driving 30 – 40 miles per hour and looking out the window spotting blooms because then I know I gotta go back and look for seeds there in a few weeks,” he said. He says his daughter will yell “Dad!” from …
Music, art, food and more at Saturday event By Ann McCreary TwispWorks will kick off summer with a Big Shaabang on Saturday (May 26), welcoming the community to the campus for live music and performances, open art studios, local food and beverages. The event is also an opportunity for TwispWorks to show off the latest […]
Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL), a group advocating for bipartisan legislation to address climate change, will hold a meeting in Twisp on Friday (Feb. 9) for people interested in learning more about the organization…
A group of investors and Methow Valley business owners got together at TwispWorks last year to see if they could make some deals that would help the businesses grow. As a result, more than $800,000 has begun flowing into the local economy.
Valley Goods, a seasonal gift shop at TwispWorks, debuts on Dec. 7 adjacent to Door No. 3 Print Studio, and will continue through Dec. 24. The shop will feature hand-crafted, locally made wares including ceramics, art, jewelry, apparel and more, offered by more than 30 local vendors. The shop will host several “Meet the Maker” […]
Twisp business and downtown property owners are invited to meet with a consultant who specializes in commercial development and community revitalization at a brown bag lunch meeting hosted by TwispWorks next month.
TwispWorks is bringing consultant Michele Reeves to town on Sept. 19 as part of an ongoing effort to …