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Summer at the Methow Valley Interpretive Center

The Methow Valley Interpretive Center hosts events, videos and displays that highlight the cultural and natural history of the Methow Valley with a mission is to create, fund and operate an interpretive center that recognizes the pre-European native inhabitants and portrays the geology and natural history of the Methow Valley. The Native Plant Garden continues to grow and evolve with new plants and zones being added all the time.   Stop by to see all the hard work and loving care Read the Rest…

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Farm to Table Paella Feast

Join Bluebird Grains Farm and TwispWorks in celebrating 10 years of farming and business in the Methow Valley. This family style dinner will take place on the TwispWorks Campus on Sunday, September 6th from 5-9 PM. All ages are welcome.   Farro paella will be served over wood fire pits, with guest chef and James Beard Award Winner John Sundstrom of Lark Restaurant in Seattle firing up his own Paella dish for you to try. The rest of the celebratory Read the Rest…

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Bernard Hosey Founders Building Opens

On Friday, May 22, TwispWorks dedicated the Bernard Hosey Founders’ Building. The building, known by the Forest Service as the “fire cache” building and more recently as the North Warehouse, was built in 1934 by the Civilian Conservation Corps. The building is a carbon copy of ranger station warehouses built throughout the West during that era. Thanks to our dry weather, the 6,000 square foot building is in excellent condition. However, it was never used year-round and required updated plumbing Read the Rest…

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Economic Development Survey

The Winthrop and Twisp Chambers, in partnership with TwispWorks, are looking at ways we can increase the economic vitality of the Methow. We’d like to hear your ideas. Please click here to take a short survey.    

Available south-facing studio space on second floor.

Available south-facing studio space on second floor.

Studio Available in Bernard Hosey Founders Building

Looking for an inspiring, collaborative environment to launch or grow a business in the creative industries? Join an all-star cast in one of the finest buildings in the Methow Valley, the Bernard Hosey Founders Building. THE BERNARD HOSEY FOUNDERS BUILDING Originally built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930’s, this 6,700 sq.ft. warehouse was used for 70 years by to coordinate and equip fire fighting on the Twisp Ranger District. The building is named for sculptor Bernard Hosey, who Read the Rest…

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SBA Recovery Resources for Business, Individuals

The Small Business Administration has declared our area a disaster, and SBA representatives have set up an office in Twisp to offer the following services: Answer questions about SBA’s disaster loan programs Explain the application process Help individuals and business owners complete their loan applications Types of Disaster Loans Available: Home Disaster Loans – Loans to homeowners or renters to repair or replace disaster-damaged real estate or personal property owned by the victim. Renters are eligible for their personal property Read the Rest…

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Classic Car Cruise-In

Wednesday, August 20 5:30-8:30pm   The Methow Motorheads return to TwispWorks for the August Class Car Cruise-In. Hot Rods, trucks, and more will gather in the TwispWorks parking lot from 5:30pm until 8:30pm with hot dogs and soda available to all. Contact Don for details, 509-860-1610

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4th Annual Community Harvest Potluck

CLICK HERE TO TELL US WHAT YOU’RE BRINGING! Sunday, September 28 5pm til dark Please bring a potluck dish to share   Join TwispWorks, the Methow Valley Interpretive Center and your neighbors in celebration of the harvest, changing seasons and our hard working local farmers and food producers. Bring a chair and blanket, plus a main dish, side dish, dessert or beverage to share! There will be lawn games, live music and fun for all. Please let us know what Read the Rest…

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“I Land” is a landing place in a sea of asphalt

“I Land”, an installation artwork by visiting Artist-in-residence Karin Wimmeder, is a new landing place in the sea of asphalt at the center of TwispWorks. Wimmeder’s work at TwispWorks is meant to draw attention to the center of the TwispWorks campus, from which you can see expansive views of Mt. McClure and surrounding hillsides. Few people ever stop to notice the views because the space is a vast expanse of unwelcoming asphalt. In the next year or so, TwispWorks plans Read the Rest…

The North Warehouse, built in 1939 by the CCC.

The North Warehouse, built in 1939 by the CCC.

Renovation Bids Requested

It’s time to build! The Twispworks Foundation is seeking bids from licensed General Contractors for the renovation of the North Warehouse, a 6,000 square foot 1934 building on the TwispWorks campus.  This historic building is currently uninsulated and it’s time to upgrade the utilities and bring it in to modern use. Contact Tori Karpenko at 509-997-3300 for the bid packet and to arrange for a tour of the building.