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Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum

Over the centuries, man has devised many ways to open the nutshell to capture the delicious morsel inside. There is no other tool that has been made in so many different designs and with such a variety of materials as the nutcracker.

And the Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum displays over 6,000 specimens of nutcrackers from Roman times to present day. Yes, you will be amazed at man's ingenuity!!!

Visitors can view a 14 minute video of the history of the nutcrackers before touring the museum, and if time is allowed, students can go on a "nutcracker hunt". Even parents enjoy helping their youngsters with this activity!

Open each afternoon from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. from May 1 to October 31. From November through April the museum is only open on the weekends or by appointment. A visit to the museum is a "must see" when visiting Leavenworth.

Leavenworth Ski Hill

Less than 2 miles from downtown, the Leavenworth Ski Hill offers many activities at an affordable price. The Ski Hill hostsfree events throughout the winter from a snowshoe demo to a chili contest and spectators are always welcome at our Nordic races and ski jumping tournaments. Food, beverages and warmth are available at the historic Ski Hill Lodge.
  • Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding - Two groomed hills serviced by rope tows.
  • Lt Michael Adams Tubing Park - Tubing fun for the whole family!
  • Ski Jumping - The only American ski jump on west coast!
  • Nordic Skiing & Snowshoeing - 7 km of trails with 5 km lit for night skiing.
  • The Historic Ski Hill Lodge - Watch the kids ski, warm up around the fireplace and take a hot cocoa break. 
Hear The Beautiful Songs From The Award Winning Cascade High School Select Choir

The Cascade High School Select Choir performs annually at the Christmas Tree Lighting among many other events.
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