TONASKET – Okanogan County is host to 124 of the 155 butterfly species recorded in Washington. Caitlin will speak about some of the eco-geographical aspects that contribute to this incredible diversity, what species you can expect to commonly find, and some of the more reclusive species to watch for.
Arts and Entertainment
OROVILLE – OSF presents their Annual Spring Variety Show and Auction on March 14 in the OHS Commons. Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. This fun evening show displays the talents of our local residents of all ages in acts that include solos, musical groups, circus acrobatics and others….
TONASKET – After his 2013 presentation on David Douglas, Jack Nisbet returns to the Highland Wonders series to share of an unusual character who shaped both our understanding and our experience of geology in the Okanogan Highlands.
OMAK – Piano and String music students will perform for the public Sunday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. at the Omak Cornerstone Church, 328 Riverside Dr. Their teachers are members of the Okanogan County Music Teachers Association (OKMTA).
OMAK – Wenatchee Valley College at Omak student government has partnered with Omak and Mirage theaters to present the 16th Annual Omak Film Festival from Jan. 31-Feb. 20. The festival features seven current and acclaimed films.
TONASKET – Piano and String music students will use costumes to illustrate their pieces at a free public recital Saturday, November 19, 3 PM at Tonasket High School Commons. Their teachers are members of the Okanogan County Music Teachers Association (OKMTA).
OMAK – America’s Got Talent finalists Cirque Zuma Zuma will perform at the Omak PAC Sunday, October 21 at 3 pm. Cirque Zuma Zuma is filled with non-stop action and African culture, including dance, acrobats, tumbling and music.
The Okanogan Valley Orchestra & Chorus begins rehearsals for the concert season during the first week of September.
As winter begrudgingly departs the Okanogan and spring flowers start to bloom along hillsides and yards, a bright new face will be opening up along Oroville’s Main Street.
OKANOGAN COUNTY – Professional actress Michéle LaRue is bringing her repertoire of stories from America’s Gilded Age to several North Central Regional Library branches and the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival stage this spring.