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EVENTS

AUGUST

Leavenworth photographer focus of August Artswalk tour
4:45 to 7:10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2camasland lo res
The First Friday art tour for August focuses on the work of Leavenworth photographer Marc Dilley at 4:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2. Dilley's work, on exhibit at Two Rivers Gallery, combines raw images from the wilderness with an interpretation based on his own emotional impressions in the final edit to capture the splendor of the natural world. These tours and live performances occur on the first Friday of every month, coinciding with Link's offering of free First Friday service on its 1, 7, 8E, 8W, 11 and 12 routes after 4 p.m. Guests will receive a limited edition postcard featuring local art and there will be chances to win fun prizes. All tours begin and end at Columbia Station and feature a short workshop on using Link's fixed-route transportation system to reach North Central Washington Destinations. Space is limited. Sign up by calling 509-664-7624 or email sdanko@linktransit.com.

Bus trip features stop at Douglas County Museum
1 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16douglas county museum
Meet up at Columbia Station to take advantage of the longer summer days for this afternoon road trip via the No. 25 bus through historic dryland wheat fields at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16. Escape the August heat to see some cool glow-in-the-dark rocks and start your own North Central Washington rock collection. Stroll through Waterville’s historic downtown, check out the courthouse, Nifty Theatre and the 116-year-old Waterville Historic Hotel. Catch the return No. 25 bus to end the guided tour at 5:30 p.m. These free monthly tours are designed for children and their caregivers seeking ways to explore North Central Washington destinations easily accessed from Link Transit’s fixed-route system. All tours begin and end at Wenatchee’s Columbia Station and are designed to familiarize community members with public transportation. Participating families will receive a guide to bus-friendly family destinations. Reserve at spot by emailing sdanko@linktransit.com or call 509-664-7624. Space is limited.

SEPTEMBER
Take a ride on the bus, and the railroad
9:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Sept. 20wenatchee riverfront railway
Board the C Bus at Columbia Station to traverse the Riverwalk Bridge on the way to experience a ride on the Wenatchee Riverfront Railway. Tour starts at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20 at Columbia Station. This popular destination has delighted young and old for 30 years. Take the B Bus from Pybus Public Market back to the station. Guided tour ends at noon. These free monthly tours are designed for children and their caregivers seeking ways to explore North Central Washington destinations easily accessed from Link Transit’s fixed-route system. All tours begin and end at Wenatchee’s Columbia Station and are designed to familiarize community members with public transportation. Participating families will receive a guide to bus-friendly family destinations. Reserve at spot by emailing sdanko@linktransit.com or call 509-664-7624. Space is limited.

OCTOBER
Bus tour highlights Cashmere Museum and Pioneer Village
9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25cashmere museum
Take a ride on Bus 22 from Columbia Station to the Cashmere Museum and Pioneer Village. Tours starts at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25. A blacksmith shop, church, school and apothecary are among the 20 structures open for exploration in this museum’s extensive Pioneer Village. The tour includes hands-on activities designed to enhance the learning experience. Each cabin is furnished with antiques from the late 19th and 20 centuries. The museum features 13,000 feet of exhibit space filled with displays reflecting the rich local history of the region and featuring Native American objects, pioneer artifacts, geological specimens, taxidermy and ornithology. Return to the station via Bus 28. Guided tour ends at 12:15 p.m. These free monthly tours are designed for children and their caregivers seeking ways to explore North Central Washington destinations easily accessed from Link Transit’s fixed-route system. All tours begin and end at Wenatchee’s Columbia Station and are designed to familiarize community members with public transportation. Participating families will receive a guide to bus-friendly family destinations. Reserve at spot by emailing sdanko@linktransit.com or call 509-664-7624. Space is limited.

NOVEMBER
Sweet Ride features Liberty Orchards tour
9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8aplets and cotlets
Hop on Bus 22 at Columbia Station to take the sweetest tour of the Cascade Loop to see how candy is made in Cashmere’s Aplets & Cotlets Candy Kitchen. Tour begins at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8. See how these candies are made from hand-sorted nuts to hand-packed boxes and taste-test delicious samples fresh from the factory. Liberty Orchards was founded in the 1920s by Armenian immigrants Armen Tertsagian and Mark Balaban, who created the original Aplet, made with locally grown apples and walnuts. Return to Columbia Station via Bus 28. Guided tour ends at 12:15 p.m. These free monthly tours are designed for children and their caregivers seeking ways to explore North Central Washington destinations easily accessed from Link Transit’s fixed-route system. All tours begin and end at Wenatchee’s Columbia Station and are designed to familiarize community members with public transportation. Participating families will receive a guide to bus-friendly family destinations. Reserve at spot by emailing sdanko@linktransit.com or call 509-664-7624. Space is limited.

DECEMBER
Bus trip features letters to Santa, trip to post office
9:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Dec. 13letter to santa
Special scribe elves from Santa’s workshop will be on hand at Columbia Station to assist with letter writing and using the No. 5 Link bus to get to the post office for mail delivery. Tour begins at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13. Trip features candy canes and an opportunity to create a holiday wreath swag, table centerpiece, door or fireplace hanging after returning to the station via Bus. No. 5. Guided tour ends at noon. These free monthly tours are designed for children and their caregivers seeking ways to explore North Central Washington destinations easily accessed from Link Transit’s fixed-route system. All tours begin and end at Wenatchee’s Columbia Station and are designed to familiarize community members with public transportation. Participating families will receive a guide to bus-friendly family destinations. Reserve at spot by emailing sdanko@linktransit.com or call 509-664-7624. Space is limited.