Posted Friday, 03-27-15 Wenatchee is the epi-center of mariachi music this weekend. Ramon Rivera, director of Mariachi Huenachi at Wenatchee High School, says the 17thth annual Mariachi Northwest Festival continues through Saturday. listen here There's a student showcase Friday at seven at the High School Auditorium. The cost is by donation. A matinee featuring some great acts is held at two p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10. The centerpiece is the Gala Concert Saturday night. listen here Tickets are $20 at the door. $15 advance tickets are available at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, Wenatchee High School, the Latino Marketplace, Esmerelda's Bakery and Ariana's Bakery.