Calendar of Leavenworth Events May 2015
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.
Village Art in The Park, Downtown Leavenworth
The Pacific Northwest's longest continually- running outdoor art show starts the 2015 season Friday May 2 and continues through October 20th. Thursdays will be added during the month of July and August. Show hours will be 9 am – 6 pm.
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.
May 1, 8, 15, 22, : Ayurvedic Spring Cleanse Group - Joanna Dunn, Yoga Instructor & Evolve Local Yoga Studio, 11779 Highway 2 Suite 107, Leavenworth,WA, 98826
This is a 4 week series in which cleansing lasts 14 days. This cleanse is designed to reset digestion, improve energy & mental clarity & to trigger the body to burn fat. Yoga, breath work & self care techniques also used.
Time: 10-12:30 Fee: $139 + Cost of Herbs (optional)
May 1st: Earthquake Geology of Central Washington - Wenatchee River Institute at Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA,98826
Spend an evening learning how geologists read the geological record and our landscape to find evidence of past earthquake activity in central Washington. A Red Bran Friday event. 509-548-7584 for additional information.
Time: 7PM Fee: $3 WRI Members, $5 Non-members
May 1st: Sharma Shields - A Book for All Seasons, 703 Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Award-winning Sharma Shields, shares "The Sasquatch Hunter's Almanac" her fantastical multi-generational novel of boldly imagined demons we face. Held at Leavenworth Library.
Time: 6:30 PM No fee
May 1st:Lecture with Matt Taibbi - Snowy Owl Theater, 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
American author and journalist Matt Taibbi has reported on politics, media, finance and sports for Rolling Stone and Men's Journal.
Time: 7PM Fee: $20 in Advance, $24 at the Door
May 2nd: Earthquake Geology of Central Washington Field Excursion - Wenatchee River Institute at Barn Beach Reserve, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA,98826
Join geologist Brian Sherrod for a field excursion exploring Spencer Canyon Fault and Ribbon Cliffs areas for evidence of historical earthquakes in our area.
Time: 9 - 2 Fee: $15 WRI Members, $20 Non-members
May 2nd: National Community Wildfire Preparedness Day - Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition
Make communities a safer place to live by reducing fuels around your home and landscape. Dispose of trees and limbs up to 12" in diameter and brush at the Peshastin Dryden Transfer Station. NO rocks, grass clippings, sod, root wads or noxious weeds.
Time: 8:30 - 4 No Fee
May 2nd: The Science of Wildfire - Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition
Spend an afternoon outside with Wenatchee River Institute and local wildfire ecologist Kerry Kemp (PhD candidate Fire Ecology, University of Idaho), exploring the presence of wildfire around our communities and the conditions that drive wildfire severity. Held in the parking lot at Wenatchee River Institute.
Time: 1-5 No Fee
May 2nd: Celebrate INDIES with Sharma Shields - A Book for All Seasons, 703 Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Sharma Shields, award-winning author of My Favorite Monster and The Sasquatch Hunter's Almanac, will share her favorite books and support one of her favorite indies. If you're also a proud supporter of INDIE bookstores, join the party at INDIES FIRST.
Time 1-3 No Charge
May 3rd:Tony Angell Book Signing - A Book for All Seasons, 703 Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Award-winning wildlife artist and author Tony Angell's compelling new release, "House of Owls" is his personal account of an artist-naturalist's life with owls.
Time: 11-12 No Charge
May 3rd: Angell's House of Owls - Snowy Owl Theater, 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Celebrated wildlife artist and author Tony angell brings "House of Owls" to Snowy Owl Theater. Filled with Angell's gorgeous illustrations, "House of Owls" beguiles and inspires.
Time: 7 PM Fee: $7 general admission
May 7th: The Hard Problem - Film - Snowy Owl Theater, 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Hilary, a young psychology researcher at a braincience institute, is nursing a private sorrow and a troubling question at work, where psycology and biology meet.
Time: 7PM Fees: Fee: $10 in Advance, $13 at the Door
May 8th: Molly Gloss at Leavenworth Library - Leavenworth Library, 703 Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Molly shares "Falling From Horses. A young ranch hand and an outspoken young woman form an unlikely friendship that will carry them through.
Time: 7 PM No Fee
May 8th - 10th: Maifest - downtown Leavenworth
The sun is out, the apple and pear blossoms are springing to life, and the wildflowers are bursting at the buds! It's time for our very Bavarian celebration of spring - Maifest! Join us downtown for a full weekend of entertainment including plenty of music, the traditional maibaum (maypole) dance, traditional German dance lessons and the Festzug (small parade) on Saturday.
May 9th: Grand Coulee Ice Age Floods Tour - Start & End at Penny Road Park & Ride in North Wenatchee
Join geologist Brent Cunderla and naturalist Susan Ballinger to learn about the natural history of the Grand Coulee cooridor on this chartered bus tour.
Time: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Fee: 40.00
May 9th: Molly Gloss Book Signing - A Book for All Seasons, 703 Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Come and spend some time with Molly Gloss who is the best-selling author of "Jump-Off Creek", "Heart of Heros", Falling From Horses" and more. Her work has earned numerous awards.
Time: 1-3 PM No Charge
May 9th & 10th: Season Finale - The Marriage of Figaro - Opera - Snowy Owl Theater, 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Grand finale for this season's opera series! Central Washington University presents The Marriage of Figaro live in the Snowy Owl Theater.
Time: May 9th - 7PM, May 10th - 2PM Fees: Fee: $20 in Advance, $24 at the Door
May 9th: Historical Walking Tours of Leavenworth - UV Museum
You will visit the Festhalle & learn about the Centennial Quilt's history. Have you heard 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: 10 AM Fee: 3.00
May 9th& 23th: Leavenworth Lions Community Breakfasts- Lions Club Park, between City Hall and Swimming Pool, Highway 2 Leavenworth, WA
Have fun while the Lions Club prepares your breakfast with eggs, sausage, pancakes, coffee and milk.
Time: 7-11AM Fee: Adult $6, Children $3, Children under 3 and active duty military with ID are free
May 10th: Mother's Day Brunch @ Kingfisher Restaurant - Sleeping Lady Resort, 7375 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA 98826
Join us for a special Mother's Day brunch that Mom won't soon forget. Time: Call for reservations.
Fee: Adults $37, Kids age 5-12 $11, kids age 4 & under dine free
May 13th: Romeo and Juliet - Snowy Owl Theater, 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
William Shakespeare's classic tale of young lovers caught between waring families will be brilliantly presented by Seattle Shakespeare Company.
Time 7 PM Fee: $20 in Advance, $24 at the Door
May 14th: On Any Sunday - Film - Snowy Owl Theater, 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Follow up to the 1971 classic on the heartfelt passion and thrill of motorcycle racing.
Time: 7 PM Fee: $10 in Advance, $13 at the Door
May 14th: 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.
Time: 6-10PM Fee: $10 suggested donation/Free for members
May 14-17: Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest - Wenatchee River Institute, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA
A celebration of Spring! Guided birding trips, wildflower walks, art and music events, and family activities for nature enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels. Specific event information and online registration (begins April 6) at www.LeavenworthSpringBirdFest.com. Check out the website for more information.
Time: 6 AM - 6 PM Fee: Fee: $5 and under per activity for most activities and tours (some events require pre-registration)
May 15th: Alice DiMicele in Concert - Snowy Owl Theater, 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Drawing from a rich musical background including folk, jazz, funk, rock and soul, DiMicele's acoustic music incorporates many styles creating a fresh, funky stew all her own.
Time: 7 PM Fee: $15 Advance, $17 at the door, Free age 12 and under
May 15th: Subirdia Book Signing - A Book for All Seasons, 703 Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
In "Welcome to Subirdia" UW Professor John Marzluff offers simple and practical steps we can take - for the birds and for our own green futures.
Time 3-5 PM No Charge
May 15th: Subirdia: Save the Planet In Your Own Backyard! - Tierra Learning Center, 12000 Sunitsch Canyon Road.
Our backyards could play a key role in protecting species from climate change and other human impacts. Professor Marzluff's "Welcome to Subirdia" shows us how. Held at Tierra Learning Center, 12000 Sunitsch Canyon Road.
Time: 7 PM Fee: $10 general admission, $5 kids and WRI members
May 16th: David Gessner: Everyman Environmentalism - Wenatchee Valley Collage
"For nature-writing enthusiasts, David Gessner needs no introduction," says The Washington Post. This award-winning author is a tireless voice of passion for the wild world.
Time: 7 PM No Charge
May 16th: Sleeping Lady Bird Walks - Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort Art Walk & Organic Garden - 7375 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Enjoy our Saturday morning Bird Walks with leader Heather Murphy, local wildlife biologist, nature journalist and artist. Over the past 25 years she has recorded 109 species of birds in the Sleeping Lady area, which is documented in the Citizen Science eBird program at Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Time: 9-10:30 AM Fee: No Charge
May 17th: David Gessner's Scrappy New Environmentalism - A Book for All Seasons
Award-winning author of nine books and countless essays, and founder of "Ecotone", "Gessner...is sure to raise ecological awareness" says a "Publisher's Weekly" starred review.Held at Wenatchee River Institute, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA
Time: 7 PM Fee: $5 general admission, $3 WRI members
May 21st: Awake: The Life of Yogananda - Snowy Owl Theater, 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
An unconventional biography about the Hindu Swami who brought yoga and meditation to the West in the 1920's.
Time: 7 PM Fee: $10 General Admission, $13 at the door
May 25th: Molly Wizenberg Book Signing - A Book for All Seasons, 703 Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Best-selling author and blogger Molly Wizenberg: sometimes the kitchen is where we discover who and what we love, and who we want to be.
Time: 1-2 PM Fee: No charge
May 28th: The Immortalists-Film - Snowy Owl Theater, 7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
The Immortalists is the story of two eccentric scientists struggling to discover medical breakthroughs to create eternal youth.
Time: 7 PM Fee: $10 General Admission, $13 at the door
May 30th: Upper Valley Museum Tea "Celebration of Women" - Upper Valley Historical Society, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA,98826
This year the 5th annual tea celebrates women. The musical entertainment will be Icicle Creek for the Arts pianist, Oxana Ezhokina, and the speaker will be local businesswomen, Geisha Elsea.
Time: 1-4 PM Fee: $30; reservations required
May 30th: 3rd Annual Leavenworth Film Festival - Icicle TV, 321 9th Street, Leavenworth, WA, 98826
Showcasing the best recent independent short films with a focus on outdoor pursuits and the natural world. This year’s festival features top films in each category and is followed by an awards ceremony. Come see these great films, local art and intermission performances while enjoying your beverage of choice. Also, dress to the nines and swagger with grace down the red carpet after hitching a free ride in our own LFF limosine! www.leavenworthfilmfestival.org for complete information.
Time: 5:30 PM Fee: $10 advance online, $15 door, $5 kids