By Peninsula Daily News staff
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■ PORT TOWNSEND CONCERT ON THE DOCK — Thursday, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Rippin' Chicken (funk, boogaloo and soul jazz).
The free Port Townsend Concerts on the Dock, sponsored by the Port Townsend Main Street Program, continues every Thursday through Aug. 28 at the Pope Marine Plaza in downtown Port Townsend.
Bring a chair or blanket and your shades. The concerts are for all ages. Lots of danceable music.
A wine, beer and cider garden for concertgoers is available at the plaza beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Next Concert on the Dock: The Yacht Club featuring vocalist Kevin Mason (popular music), Aug. 7.
■ PORT TOWNSEND FREE FRIDAY AT THE FORT — (last concert of the season) — A special two-part, two-hour performance: Kids Concert, “old songs for young folks,” by Lightnin' Wells, 11 a.m. to noon, followed by the Acoustic Blues Gospel Choir led by Ethel Caffie-Austin and Delnora Roberts, noon to 1 p.m.
Sponsored by Centrum, both performances are at the Nora Porter Commons at Fort Worden State Park.
A state Discover Pass is not necessary for concert parking.
Grab your sun hat and sunglasses, pack a lawn chair or blanket and bring your lunch.
If weather is inclement, alternative plans will be posted on the Centrum website, www.centrum.org.
■ AND MORE — For more information about free concerts and other music events:
Check out our weekly “Live Music” column in the Peninsula Daily News every Thursday — and consult the North Olympic Peninsula Events Calendar at www.peninsuladailynews.com.