Holiday music, bazaars and visits from Santa dominate the entertainment calendar this weekend across the North Olympic Peninsula.
Today’s Peninsula Spotlight, the Peninsula Daily News’ weekly entertainment guide, highlights arts on the Peninsula.
For information on other activities, see “Things To Do” on Page C4.
Here is a sample of events to be enjoyed this holiday weekend.
SEQUIM — Citizens for Sequim Schools will host Santa’s Breakfast at the Sequim High School cafeteria, 601 N. Sequim Ave., from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.
The breakfast will be served by Sequim School District teachers, students and community volunteers.
Diners will have the chance to have photographs taken with Santa Claus.
Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children and are available at the door.
For more information, phone Kristin Glenn at 360-681-0928 or e-mail [email protected]
Zumba party set
PORT ANGELES — The Clallam County Family YMCA will hold a free Zumba party from 9:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Saturday.
Zumba is a fusing of Latin rhythms and dance moves.
YMCA members and nonmembers can attend.
Nonmembers should bring a photo identification.
For more information, phone the YMCA at 360-452-9244.
PORT TOWNSEND — Fort Worden State Park will hold an auction of unclaimed property in the park chapel from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
The public can preview the auction items and register for the auction from 10 a.m. to noon, with bidding running from noon to 3 p.m.
A complete list of items is available at www.tinyurl.com/unclaimedprop or in person at the Fort Worden State Park customer service office in Building 200 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today.
All sales are cash only, with sales tax added.
Proceeds from the sales will go to the park’s renewal and stewardship account.
There will also be baked goods and other items for sale.
Those attending will receive a 10 percent off coupon for the Friends of Fort Worden Guardhouse Gift Shop.
For more information, phone the park office at 360-344-4400.
Arts and Crafts
PORT ANGELES — The Olympic Medical Center Auxiliary will hold an arts and crafts show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
The show will be at the Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St.
More than 50 Northwest artists and crafts people will sell their wares.
The auxiliary also will sell baked goods with proceeds benefiting scholarships for students pursuing a career in medicine, new equipment at OMC and support for OMC’s Lifeline service.
For more information, phone Mary Alice Prins at 360-582-0836.
SEQUIM — Handcrafted items will be offered at the Christmas Cottage Open House, a benefit for Seattle Children’s Hospital, scheduled Saturday and Sunday.
The bazaar will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at 81 Timothy Lane. Timothy Lane is one road south of Old Olympic Highway.
Snap open house, sale
SEQUIM — Snap, a group that works with the developmentally disabled, will host an open house and small rummage sale today.
The event will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sequim Community School, 220 W. Alder St., Sequim.
The group — once known as Special Needs Advocacy Parents — is moving items out of storage for the sale. Items include Christmas decorations, bulbs, ornaments and garlands, some retro and some collectibles.
For more information, phone 360-681-8642.
JOYCE — A decorated tree auction and an archery competition will be offered at the Joyce Awana Christmas Festival on Saturday.
The festival, at the Joyce Bible Church, 50470 U.S. Highway 112, will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Music, food and a Nativity scene are planned.
PORT TOWNSEND — Kah Tai Care Center plans a Christmas Wreath Auction and Dickens Christmas Faire at the center at 751 Kearney St. from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
The Key City Players will present Charles Dickens’ characters in vignettes from A Christmas Carol.
The YMCA Family Orchestra and Kristen and Otto Smith will perform.
Food and hot chocolate and cider will be served.
Proceeds from the silent auction, which includes Christmas wreaths, will benefit the Kah Tai Center’s resident council fund.
SEQUIM — Henery’s Garden Center, 1060 Sequim-Dungeness Way, will hold a free class on making a holiday wreath at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Participants should bring their own greens and supplies. Wreath-making supplies will be available for purchase. Instruction will be provided at no cost.
Wreaths take at least an hour to make.
The store also will offer a class on making a holiday centerpiece at 10 a.m. Dec. 12. That class costs $20, with the fee covering the cost of all materials.
For more information or to reserve a time, phone Henery’s at 360-683-6969.
SEQUIM — McComb Gardens is offering individual instruction on “Wreath Making in the Greenhouse” through Saturday.
The instruction began on Wednesday.
Instruction also will be offered from Wednesday, Dec. 9, to Saturday, Dec. 12.
Wreaths will take about two hours to design. One garbage can of greens is needed to construct a wreath. The fee is between $8 and $20, depending on the size of the wreath.
Reservations are required.
For more information, phone McComb Gardens at 360-681-2827 or e-mail [email protected]
St. Nicholas Faire
PORT TOWNSEND — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1020 Jefferson St., will hold its second annual St. Nicholas Faire from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.
The event will feature arts and crafts.
It coincides with Port Townsend’s monthly Gallery Walk.
Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served in the parish hall.
Proceeds will benefit the church’s outreach program.
For more information, phone Arlene Nesbitt at 360-385-0185.
PORT ANGELES –The Port Angeles Library will host a free discussion with Port Townsend resident and author Janet Dallett at 7 p.m. today.
Dallett will read from her new book, Listening to the Rhino, and copies will be available for purchase and signing.
Dallett is also a Jungian analyst and practitioner and holds a doctorate in psychology.
For more information, phone Colleen Cunningham at 360-417-8514, e-mail [email protected] or visit www.nols.org and click on “Events.”
PORT ANGELES — The Crossing Church will sponsor a Christmas Angel Open Store with free Christmas gifts for children at 10 a.m. Saturday.
The church worships at Deer Park Cinema, 96 Deer Park Road.
For more information, phone Pastor Glen Douglas at 360-452-9936.
Brinnon fair slated
BRINNON — The Brinnon Booster Club, 151 Corey Lane, will host a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
The event will feature a bake sale, crafts and the Dose Dux raffle for three gift baskets worth $120, a handmade quilt and a wine-tasting tour valued at $150.