Calendar of Leavenworth Events April 2015
April showers bring April flowers – Photo courtesy of Dave Spindle on Flickr
Ol' Blue Tractor Tours - Wedge Mountain Winery, 9534 Saunders Road, Peshastin, WA 98847
Enjoy a tour through orchard, vineyard & beyond with winemaker Charlie!
Time: Saturday and Sunday - 11AM-3PM Fee: $12 Includes Tour & Glass of Wine; Kids Free Accompanied by an Adult
Icicle Creek Center for the Arts: Snowy Owl Theater and - 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth
**Provided is the link to Icicle Creek Center for the Arts - Check the monthly calendar for events such as Film Series, Met Series, and other performances that are not listed below.
Icicle Art Academy - 11734 US Hwy 2, Suite C, Leavenworth,WA, 98826
**Click on the link and check out the various classes for youngsters and adults that are being offered during the month.
Check out the following restaurants and watering holes for weekly entertainment:
Icicle Brewing Company - 935 Front Street, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
South - 913 Front Street, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Andreas Keller Restaurant - 829 Front Street, Leavenworth, WA 98826
Tumwater Inn Restaurant & Lounge - 219 9th Street, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Friday nights are a great time to groove to music by locals, folks visiting town or anyone who wants to step up to the mic & perform.
Ducks and Drakes Restaurant and Lounge - 221 8th Street, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Karaoke & Dance Party - every Friday and Saturday.
Cafe Mozart Restaurant - 829 Front Street, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Featuring rotating pianists on our new Digital Baby Grand Piano!
JJ Hills Fresh Grill - 505 Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Vino Prost Wine Bar - 911 Commercial St, Suite E, Leavenworth,WA, 98826
Join us every weekend for a Wine Flights from around the world
Fresh Burger Cafe - 923 Commercial Street, Leavenworth Washington 98826
Get in touch with your inner fresh. The menu has a little something for everyone. A lot of items are Gluten Free. Just stroll one block south of the main drag. Click on the link for their website and menu.
April 1-30: Spring Sensations - Downtown Leavenworth
In April we celebrate with a month-long prost to our pears. A pear-map has been created of restaurants, shops, wineries and B & Bs offering specialty made foods, wines and gifts that highlight the "pear". Pears? Yes! Leavenworth grows more organic pears than anywhere in the nation. Come over, tantalize your senses with great food, shopping, the spring blossoms, and beautiful sights in Leavenworth.
April 1 st: No Foolin' Around - Fresh Burger Cafe, 923 Commercial Street, Leavenworth, WA,98826
Fresh Burger Cafe & Icicle Brewing Company are teaming up to prepare a 5-course, gourmet burger/slider meal paired with IBC beers.
Time: 6-9PM Fee: 40.00
April 2nd: Mark Landis - Snowy Owl Theatre, 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
He has been called one of the most prolific art forgers in US History. A must see.
Time:7PM Fee: $10 in Advance, $13 at the Door
April 3: Spring Wine Pairing Dinner - Sleeping Lady, Kingfisher Restaurant & Wine Bar, 7375 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Join us for an evening that will delight the senses. Savor a four course dinner prepared by Executive Chef Joshua Holmes complemented by four great wines from DavenLore Winery. Menu at www.sleepinglady.com.
Time: 6-8 Fees: 49.00
April 4th: Pacific Crest Trail Send-off Party - The Barn at Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA,98826
On April 20, 2015, Wenatchee Valley College sociology professor Richard Brinkman will begin his attempt to hike the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) from its southern starting point, the Mexican border, to the Canadian border, a 2650 mile trek! Come and wish Richard a good journey.
Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Apr 4th: 12th Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Cascade Farmland Association, 10461 Stemm Road Peshatin WA
Come on down to Smallwood's Harvest and enjoy Easter on the farm! The kids will love the FREE petting zoo & animal balloons! Activity and fun keeps rolling with face painting, cow train rides, cornmaze, hay wagon rides & much much more! Hunt times are per age so check the website.
Time: 10 - 4, Easter Egg Hunt - 1-3
April 5th: Easter Brunch - Sleeping Lady, Kingfisher Restaurant & Wine Bar, 7375 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Celebrate this Easter holiday with a hearty buffet-style brunch. Kingfisher Restaurant passionately sources the finest locally-grown and organic products from Pacific Northwest artisans and farmers.
Time: Call for reservations Fee: Adults $37, Kids age 5-12 $11, kids age 4 & under dine free
April 7th: The Growing Smarter Garden Series 3 - The Barn at Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA,98826
Gardening is more than plant it and forget it. This class covers the basics of what succession planting means and how timing is everything when using succession planting as a method of season extension for your vegetable crops.
Time: 6-7:30PM Fee: $5 WRI Members, $10 non-members
April 8th: Introduction to Fly Tying - The Barn at Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA
Ever tried fly tying or wondered what fly fishing is all about? This can be a great activity for families to do together. Come on out and try your hand at it! No prior experience is necessary. Attendees can range anywhere from the avid fisherman to the yet-to-be interested angler who just wants to mess with feathers and sparkly stuff. Our purpose is to have fun learning a little about fly fishing and to walk away with a fly we’re proud enough to show our friends and catch a trout with this spring!
Time: 6:00pm to 8:30pm Fee: 5.00
April 9th: Open Studio for Women - Artist, 11734 US Hwy 2, Suite C, Leavenworth,WA, 98826
Bring an art project, and create with your community. Ladies of all ability level and art discipline are welcome. Snacks and/or beverages welcome.
Time: 6-10PM Fee: $10 suggested donation/Free for members
April 10: Spring Wine Pairing Dinner - Sleeping Lady, Kingfisher Restaurant & Wine Bar, 7375 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Join us for an evening that will delight the senses. Savor a four course dinner prepared by Executive Chef Joshua Holmes complemented by four great wines from Adam Winery.
Time: 6-8 Fees: 49.00
April 11th & 12th: Taste Leavenworth - A culinary stroll through downtown Leavenworth
It's no secret that Leavenworth is pure eye candy...but does it taste as good as it looks? Come find out for yourself with our culinary crawl through town! Check out the attached website.
Fee: Pre-Sale: $25 | Day-Of: $30 | Kid's: $5
April 11th: Photography Portraits in Nature with Chris & Heidi - Artis,11734 US Hwy 2, Suite C, Leavenworth,WA, 98826
Learn techniques to photograph people against beautiful backdrops and ways to expose both the subject and the background.
Time 12:30 - 4:30PM Fee: $52 Members; $65 Non-Members
April 11th: Book Buzz - A Book for All Seasons, 703 Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Amy Pennington, author of Fresh Pantry, will sign her book and provide samples of recipes!
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
April 11th: Historical Walking Tour of Leavenworth - Upper Valley Historical Society, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA,98826
Visit the Festhalle & learn about the Centennial Quilt's history. Did you know we used to have car dealerships, theaters, a feed store, Safeway & a dairy on the Front St. block area? Come find out where. The tour will be 1-2 hours & a couple of miles on flat ground. Meet us at the UV Museum!
Time: 12 Fee:3.00
April 16th: The 78 Project - Film, Snowy Owl Theatre, 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
A documentary and recording journey inspired by Alan Lomax and his quest to capture music where it lived throughout the early 20th century.
Time: 7PM Fee: $10 in Advance, $13 at the Door
April 17, 18, 24, & 25, Death of a Salesman -Film - Snowy Owl Theatre, 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Arthur Miller’s classic tale of the American dream gone awry with stellar performances by an amazing ensemble cast. Miller’s masterful writing still rings true, poignant, and pertinent today as we explore the trials and tribulations of the Lowman family and Willy’s need to be “someone of value” in society.
Time: 7PM $20 General Admission $24 at the door
April 17 & 18th: Leavenworth Ale-Fest - 735 Front Street, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
It's "An-Ale-Of-A-Party" with brews to taste from 20 breweries, delicious foods & great music from popular NW bands! Visit www.leavenworthalefest.com for more information. **Tickts are non-refundale.
Time: 6-10PM, Saturday: 2-10PM
Fee: Friday $20 (Pre-sale) $25 (at the Door) Saturday $25 (Pre-sale) $30 (at the Door) 2 Day Pass $35 (Pre-sale) $40 (at the Door)
April 18th: An Evening of Native American Storytelling - Upper Valley Historical Society, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA,98826
UVM Boards Members Carolyn Wilson and Marv Speer will share Native American stories and artifacts with an audience of adults and children.
Time: 7PM Free
April 19th: Leavenworth Earth Day Community Fair - Wenatchee River Institute at Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA,98826
Come enjoy Leavenworth's 7th Annual Earth Day Fair: "Simply Sustainable: Bring it on Home"! Join us for live music, prepared food, a Farmer's Market showcase, a wide variety of booths, displays, hands-on & fun activities for the whole family! Held in Lion's Club Park!
Time: noon - 4pm Fee: No Charge
April 23rd: The Great Invisible - Film - Snowy Owl Theatre, 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Communities throughout the Gulf Coast of the United States were devastated by the explosion of an offshore oil rig operated by BP in the Gulf of Mexico.
Time: 7PM Fee: $10 in Advance, $13 at the Door
April 23rd: Alpine Spa Open House - 565 Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Join us in Alpine Spa for some yummy appetizers from JJ Hills. We will have chair & hand massages along with our expert estheticians on hand to answer any questions about your skin & beauty regime. You will be entered to with a 75 minute facial gift certificate for attending.
April 24th: JJ Hills Winemaker Dinner - JJ Hills Fresh Grill, 505 Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
7 course dinner with wine pairings from Napeequa Vinters in Plain, WA.
Time: 6-9PM Fee: $89 Per Person (Not Including Gratuity)
April 25th: Coffee Tasting & Brewing Class - J5 Coffee, 215 Ninth Street, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Join us to taste two new locally-roasted spring coffee offerings: Ethiopia Tirgacheffe and Brazil Fazenda! We'll also experiment with our favorite single-cup brew methods!
Time: 9AM - 10AM Free
April 28th: Fire wise Landscaping Around Your Home: Making Your Property Fire-Adaptive - The Barn at Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA
This class will cover the basics of fire wise landscaping including plant selection and setting up defensible spaces. A portion of the class time will be set aside to evaluate the home-owners current landscape and pinpoint areas for improvement. This is the 4th series in Growing Smarter Gardens.
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm Fee: $5 WRI Members, $10 non-members
April 30th: Fed UP - Film - Snowy Owl Theatre, 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
This is the film the food industry doesn't want you to see. From Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar winning producer of AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH) and director Stephanie Soechtig, FED UP will change the way you eat forever.
Time: 7PM Fee: $10 in Advance, $13 at the Door