WEEKEND: Array of events across North Olympic Peninsula through Sunday

Peninsula Daily News

"Today" and "tonight" refer to Friday, July 4

Port Townsend

'A Life in the Theatre'

PORT TOWNSEND — Key City Public Theatre will present “A Life in the Theater” by David Mamet at the Key City Playhouse, 419 Washington St., at 7:30 tonight through Sunday, plus July 10-13.

Directed by Denise Winter and featuring John Considine, the play is a comedy about actors at the end and beginning of their careers.

For tickets and more information, phone 360-385-KCPT (5278) or visit www.keycitypublictheatre.org.

PT Shorts on Saturday

PORT TOWNSEND — This month's Port Townsend Shorts will present “Great American Authors for a Great American Holiday: The Works of the Late Great Nora Ephron” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

PT Shorts is a free program of readings from classic and contemporary short fiction, presented by community actors and readers and produced by Key City Public Theatre

Readings are held at the Pope Marine Building, 607 Water St., at the foot of the dock at Madison and Water streets and coincide with the downtown Gallery Walk.

They are held the first Saturday of every month.

For more information, visit www.keycitypublictheatre.org/pt_shorts.

Fiber trunk show

PORT TOWNSEND — Community members can meet visiting Whidbey Island fiber artists during the Local Color Fiber Studio Trunk Show and Gallery Walk from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday.

The free event will be held at Bazaar Girls, 126 Quincy St.

Participants will have the chance to purchase local and naturally hand-dyed yarn.

For more information, phone 360-379-9273, email info@bazaargirls.com or visit www.bazaargirls.com.

Gospel Opry on stage

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend eight-piece Gospel Opry will perform in its monthly stage show at New Life Church, 1636 Hastings Ave., from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

The show also features “finger pickin' good” country music and the blazing fiddle of Jon Parry.

The two-hour show is free and family friendly.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, phone 360-385-7717 or email newlifeptwa@gmail.com.

Walking tours

PORT TOWNSEND — The Jefferson County Historical Society presents walking tours Saturday and Sunday.

Tours, which continue weekends through September, are free for historical society members and $10 for non-members.

“Sin at Sea Level,” a tour of downtown, is at 2 p.m. Saturday, beginning at the Jefferson Museum of Art & History, 540 Water St.

“The Moral High Ground,” a tour of uptown, is at 2 p.m. Sunday beginning at the Rothschild House Museum on the bluff at Franklin and Taylor streets.

The tours are with historically costumed guides, who point out architectural details and tell the history of the colorful characters who built Port Townsend.

To reserve a place on either tour, phone 360-385-1003 by noon of the day of the tour.


Olympic Music Festival

QUILCENE — Visitors can bring a picnic, explore 55 acres of farmland and enjoy a chamber music concert by world-renowned musicians at the Olympic Music Festival on Saturday and Sunday.

Concerts begin at 2 p.m. in the barn at the festival at 7360 Center Road.

Grounds open at 11:30 a.m. for picnicking, and the barn doors open at 1 p.m. for seating.

Barn tickets are $30 in advance and $33 at the gate for adults; $28 in advance and $31 at the gate for seniors; $18 in advance and $21 at the gate for youth 7-17.

Children younger than 7 are not admitted to the barn.

Lawn tickets are $20 for adults and $14 for youth, with children younger than 7 admitted free. No lawn tickets are sold in advance.

The sounds of Giacomo Puccini, Wolfgang Mozart and Claude Debussy will be heard in “Arias and Arguments: From Love to Loss in Four Acts,” performed by Zachary Gordin, baritone; Shana Blake Hill, soprano; and Paul Hersh, piano.

Anamaria Lloyd will be the narrator.

For more information or to buy tickets, see www.olympicmusicfestival.org, email info@olympicmusicfestival.org or phone 360-732-4800.

Outdoor Club hike

QUILCENE — The Olympic Outdoor Club will hike the Notch Pass and Quilcene Ridge Trail on Saturday.

This is a moderately difficult hike of 8.6 miles roundtrip, with an elevation gain of 3,000 feet and a high point at 2,500 feet.

On Sunday, the club will hike the Marmot Pass Trail.

This is a moderately difficult hike of 10.6 miles roundtrip, with an elevation gain of 3,500 feet and a high point at 6,000 feet.

For start time and location for both hikes as well as requirements, email olympic.outdoor@gmail.com.


Sunday breakfast

SEQUIM — A $5 Sunday breakfast will be prepared and served at VFW Post 4760, 169 E. Washington St., from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday.

All are welcome.

Breakfasts will be held every Sunday through July 27.

For more information, phone Amber Wheeler at 360-683-9546, email secretary@vfwpost4760.com or visit www.vfwpost4760.com.

Yoga class set Sunday

SEQUIM — A Farm Flow yoga class will be held at the Old Dungeness Schoolhouse, 2781 Towne Road, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Suggested donation is $8. First-timers are admitted free.

Led by instructor Julia Buggy, the class features alignment cues, core work and moving with breath, followed by a deep relaxation.

All ages and levels are welcome. Each person is asked to bring a mat.

Cut sugar habits

SEQUIM — GreySheeters Anonymous will host a discussion on how to cut sugar habits from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

The discussion will be at the Dungeness Valley Church parish house, 923 N. Sequim Ave.

For more information, phone Anne Fuller at 907-227-4886 or email anneuller@hotmail.com.

Dinner and music

SEQUIM — The VFW Club, 169 Washington St., will host a dinner with the Old Sidekicks from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Dinner is $8, and the band is free.

Dinner includes fish and chips and coleslaw.

The Old Sidekicks will perform at 6 p.m. after dinner.

For more information, phone Amber Wheeler at 360-683-9546, email
secretary@vfwpost4760.com or visit www.vfwpost4760.com.

Port Angeles

Norwegian dance

PORT ANGELES — The Sons of Norway will host its weekly Norwegian Dance at 131 W. Fifth St. from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.

Dance instruction is planned beforehand at 6:30 p.m.

Admission is $2 for members and $3 for nonmembers.

This is an all-ages, no smoking and no alcohol event.

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/SonsOfNorwayOfPortAngeles.

Car, motorcycle show

PORT ANGELES — The Answers for Youth, or TAFY, is having a car/motorcycle show at Ancient Auto Works, 1921 U.S. Highway 101, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

There is a $15 registration fee, with registration between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

There will be food, music, a reverse dunk tank, an auction and a Phoenix martial arts demonstration.


Day at the Farm

BEAVER — The inaugural Day at the Farm will take place at 1646 Burnt Mountain Road from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Visitors can tour the farm, meet the horses, make some children's crafts and explore a hay maze.

Admission is $5 per child, $8 per adult or $25 for families.

For more information, phone 360-374-4002.


West End Thunder

FORKS — West End Thunder will present drag races and car shows from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

A car and motorcycle show also is planned.

The Arlen Pearsall Memorial Race is planned Sunday, weather permitting.

Races are at the Forks Municipal Airport at the south end of Forks on U.S. Highway 101

The cost is $30 per race car/driver, $15 for show car/driver, and general admission is $10 for anyone older than 12.

Pearsall, a founding member of the West End Thunder club, died Feb. 7 of complications from a of a single-car wreck on an icy road south of Forks at the end of January.

Pearsall, 78, was the club's tech inspector, who looked over cars before they raced to make sure they were in good shape.

For more information, visit www.westendthunder.com.

Last modified: July 05. 2014 2:04AM
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