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.
Arts and Entertainment
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.
TONASKET – Tonasket High School students shined showing off a variety of talents ranging from singing and dancing to comedy skits during a two-hour long presentation of skills during their annual Winterfest 2018 Award and Talent Show Friday, March 9.
TONASKET – Auditions for Tonasket Community Theater’s upcoming production will be held Tuesday March 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Cultural Center of Tonasket.
TONASKET – Entomologist Joseph Fortier will provide a glimpse into the enigmatic life of ants in a Highland Wonders presentation at the Community Cultural Center of Tonasket on Friday, Feb. 2 starting at 6:30 p.m.
OROVILLE – The Oroville Friends of the Library invite you to drive your winter blues away with a fun evening for the whole family listening to Brock Hires, a favorite local country performer, at Vicki’s Back Door on Saturday, Feb. 3 starting at 7 p.m.
The Woods Family Music and Arts Grant, managed by the Community Foundation of NCW, has awarded $56,628 in grants to schools and nonprofits across North Central Washington.
The holiday festivities on Oroville’s Main Street got underway recently with the Tree Lighting event at Centennial Park–-brilliant lights, Santa’s visit and all that. Tree lights also went up in front of the dark, former restaurant, most recently known as The Plaza, on the following Saturday with the pop-up of Treasures of d’Oro, an artisan market.
OMAK – The Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus (OVOC) will be bringing “The Snowman” to life Saturday, Dec. 9., at 2 p.m.
OLIVER, BC – Another instance of the wonderful array of talent found in the little town of Oliver is found in Helen Wollf. Wollf’s background in music has led to an invitation as one of the clinicians at the BCGEHR Spring Ring 2018 where she will present on Beginner Solo Ringing and Small Ensembles with Bells.