This week…..

This Wednesday August 21: RIVER STREET – Classic Popular Jazz, Show tunes and more. Free summer concert. The season is almost over so don’t miss out!
RIVER STREET : Linda Stearns, Rose and Denny Schuenemann, Don Desimone, Dale Keller, Tim Friesen, with special guest Linda Boatright at the Wabeno Bandshell. 5:30-7:30.
LARRY SEILER, August 28..
Food and beverages available..or bring your own.

Thursday, August 22 at the Big Easel: Poems and Pizza, Readings, Songs…Open Mic night. Doors open at 5.

Saturday’s Chef’s Table, August 24…An Aussie Style Barbie…With Ocean Perch, Pork Belly Bites, Sausages, Melbourne Kobe beef sliders, Colossal shrimp for the Barbie, leg of lamb, dessert. Call for reservations.

The next Sunday Brunch will be Sunday, September 1, 11:00-1:00. Reservations required.

Mid August is exciting at the Big Easel

Saturday, August 17: “Beef and Reef” …… Lobster Bisque, mouth-watering Kobe Beef Slider, Garlic Cream Langoustine Pasta, Dungeness Crab, Steak au Poivre with Bistroback Potatoes and Roman Beans, Dessert, and jazz violin music. A captivating evening!

Music by the amazing, Emmy nominated Randal Harrison


The next Sunday Brunch will be Sunday, September 1, 11:00-1:00

Wabeno Band Shell Wednesday August 21 with River Street, and August 28 with Larry Seiler…5:30-7:30

August brings fun!

Saturday, August 10 Chef’s Table: Theme is Big Easy….. inspired by some of the great Chefs from Louisiana…Paul Prudomme, Susan Spicer, Emerile Legasse. Our working menu: Cream of Garlic Soup, Shrimp and grits, Red Beans and Rice, Beef n Debris PoBoy, Chicken Gumbo, Jambalaya, New Orleans Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce…musical magic by Keith, our very own Gordon Lightfoot

Sunday Brunch will be Sunday, August 11, 11:00-1:00

Wabeno Band Shell Wednesday was rained out on August 7, but will return August 14 with Buzz Baum, August 21 with River Street, August 28 with Larry Seiler…5:30-7:30. That will end the summer concert series – so get out there and enjoy this special bandshell event while the summer lasts!

August Writer’s Workshop with Daniel Boatright…call for information. Third Thursday Readers Theater will be on August 15. Mark your calendars!

Easing into August! Join us

Wednesday July 31, Wabeno Bandshell, Free Summer Concert on the green. Musical performance by Vintage: Classic rock, bit of country, and a generally rollickin’ good time. Bring chairs and libations/food.

Saturday, August 3 following WAMFEST: “That’s Amore”, Saturday’s Chef’s Table theme. Menu being developed. Stay tuned. Reservations required.

Sunday, August 4 Art Show. Reception and viewing from 2-4. Featuring new works by Chad Forrest and Ildiko Pellagi.

Wednesday, August 7, River Street performs their magical lounge music at the Wabeno Bandshell, as part of the Summer concert series. Bring a chair and libations, and settle in for some smooth music.

Mark your calendars for Third Thursday Readers Theater on August 15. Reservations required.

July is on a roll………Join us for an exciting line up of events starting Friday Night

Friday, July 26 Dinner Concert……The multi award winning duo, Indigie Femme!!! Their music has been described as, “A twist of world beats lavish the acoustic folk duo who tap into their indigenous roots.” Don’t miss their incredible performance. Check them out at

Saturday, July 27: The Ninth Annual ART AUCTION at the BIG EASEL. Doors open at 12:30 for registration and viewing, Auction starts at 2:00… …Great Art, Wide variety of art, Great Fun… Live Auctioneer QUINCE MOUNTAIN, of Naked and Afraid fame

Saturday, July 27: Chef’s Table….BISTRO BARBEQUE. Following the 9th Annual Art Auction. Broccoli Cheddar Soup, Colossal Shrimp on the Barbie, Melon Salad, Inna Pickle, Corn on the Cob, Sun Kissed Potato Salad, Bay Back Ribs, Barbecued Rib Roast, Dessert

Sunday Brunch at the BIG EASEL is July 28, 11:00-1:00

Now for the third week in July……

3rd Thursday Theatre’ July 18th Dinner and Show. Daniel Boatrights’ hilarious new play, “The Lost Goldmine”, will be performed by the all star readers theater cast. Jim Zach, Mike Doody, Jim Odekirk, Daniel and Linda Boatright. Join us.

Friday, July 19, Dinner – Concert featuring Claudia Russell and Bruce Kaplan, …they deliver a whimsical melting pot of traditional and contemporary styles, from earnest folk to sweet jug band blues, driven by their deft guitar work and Claudia’s versatile, expressive voice that tips the hat to artists as diverse as Dolly Parton, Suzanne Vega and Aretha Franklin.

Saturday, July 20, Chef’s Table: Asian Fusion. Uncommon Ramen, Spring Roll, Summer Roll, Pork Tenderloin Satay, Szechuan Shrimp, Korean BBQ Ribs, Dessert, and music by Buzz Baum.

No Sunday Brunch this week. Next Brunch date is Labor day weekend, September 1.

Its JULY! Check out these upcoming dates for dining and music!

Saturday, July 13: Chef’s Table …Ristorante Wabeno. The menu includes Antipasto, Lobster Bisque, Tortellini Salad, Colossal Shrimp atop Polenta, Risi e Bisi, Beef Tenderloin Rosa Di Parma, Dessert….Musical entertainment by Keith Kubiak’s vast repertoire.

The last Sunday Brunch in July is this Sunday, July 14 at 11am-1:00pm. Call for reservations.

Playwriting Workshop with Daniel Boatright! July 23/24/25…write your play and have it performed at the BIG EASEL…be like Gail and Winda…Call to reserve your space.

Friday, July 19: Dinner Concert. Dynamic duo Claudia Russell and Bruce Kaplan. “This duo has traversed a wide Americana landscape, tipping their hats to bluegrass bands, Village folkies, blues divas, jazz cats and singing cowboys. Claudia’s expressive voice and distinctive guitar style lend an unassailable authenticity to each genre. Bruce’s accompaniment, on mandolin and guitar, is the perfect polish”.