Wooden Boat Fest’s ‘roaring success’ in First Friday Lecture

The first Wooden Boat Festival was expected to attract 800 people. Rather, it brought 3,000, along with 200 boats. Every year thereafter… Continue reading

Spooks, haunts, activities planned for Halloween

An array of haunted houses, pumpkin carving contests and other activities are on tap for this year’s Halloween celebrations across the North Olympic Peninsula. HAUNTED… Continue reading

Mujeres de Maíz dinner to raise money for Chiapas women

Eye contact, college degrees and family planning: As indigenous Maya women in San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, pursue further education, the… Continue reading

Rock Walk to explore geology of Dungeness Spit

The geologic history and coastal evolution of Dungeness Spit will be featured during Rock Walk at 11 a.m. Saturday. The free walk will… Continue reading

‘Environmental Variations’ opens at Northwind Arts Center

The Northwind Arts Center’s exhibit “Environmental Variations” features ceramic and wood sculptures by Krista Lutz, contemporary landscapes by Jeff Olson and panoramic… Continue reading

Author to read from book about life in Himalayas

Peninsula College instructor Sarah Shepard will read from her memoir of life in the Himalayas as the featured writer at the Fourth Friday… Continue reading

Civic — and civil — discussion set Saturday

A second “Civic — and Civil — Discussion of the Past, Present and Future of America” is planned at 1:30 p.m Saturday. The… Continue reading

Danika The Jeb to perform in Coyle

She’s a songwriter who was almost a doctor. He’s a guitar aficionado who owns and operates his own guitar instruction company. Together, Danika… Continue reading

Jim Alden’s legacy of paintings on display at Port Townsend Library

The call for Aldens went out, and the public response did not disappoint. Thirty-four of Jim Alden’s paintings from 23 collectors will… Continue reading

Port Angeles Library hosts Art Blast! tonight

The Port Angeles Library will celebrate a new Art in the Library exhibit tonight during its quarterly Art Blast! event. Seattle quartet… Continue reading

Tickets on sale now for Monday Musicale scholarship benefit

Fifty years of music-making precede this grand fusion of piano, bassoon, oboe, piano and vocals. Tickets for $15 are on sale now… Continue reading

Digital Big Library Read to end on Thursday

The libraries in the North Olympic Library System are taking part in OverDrive’s Big Library Read program, the world’s largest global e-book… Continue reading

Hirondelle ceramics focus of presentation, reception

Anne Hirondelle’s “Off the Wall” ceramic creations will be the focus of a Studium Generale presentation and reception at Peninsula College’s Little… Continue reading

Kim Stafford to read poetry at Peninsula College

Peninsula College will present an evening poetry reading by Kim Stafford at 7 p.m. Thursday. The free reading, co-sponsored by The Foothills… Continue reading

Port Townsend artist with ‘silverware fetish’ exhibiting in Bainbridge

If you saw a fork in the road and it was 14 feet long and speeding southward, you saw the work of… Continue reading

Planned Parenthood centennial celebrated Saturday in Port Townsend

Port Townsend’s Advocates for Better Healthcare will celebrate Planned Parenthood’s centennial Saturday with birthday cake, health care speakers, live music and dancing.… Continue reading

Halloween haunts open for frightful entertainment

A basement, fifth floor, World War II aircraft hangar and bordello offer a deluge of haunted sights and sounds to quiver the spine this weekend… Continue reading

Blues musicians to perform at Wheeler Theater

Blues musicians Michael Roach and John Miller give the kind of performance that might make other musicians in the audience fight over… Continue reading

Darwin’s first theory to be discussed at Port Townsend lecture

Seismologist and author Rob Wesson will delve into the history of Charles Darwin at 4 p.m. Saturday. The lecture will be at… Continue reading

Flugelhorn concert set Saturday in Port Angeles

Dmitri Matheny, winner of NW Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year, will perform at Peninsula College at 7 p.m. Saturday. The international flugelhorn… Continue reading