Tickets on sale for Port Angeles’ Winterfest fundraiser

PORT ANGELES — Tickets are now on sale for Winterfest, an annual fundraiser featuring dinner and short films that supports winter sports at Hurricane Ridge.

Tickets are $55 in advance and $60 at the door. Admission is $25 for children 12 and younger.

Individual tickets can be purchased at Swain’s General Store, 602 E. First St.; Necessities & Temptations gift shop, 217 N. Laurel St.; Brown’s Outdoor, 112 W. Front St.; and at Brian’s Sporting Goods, 609 W. Washington St., Sequim.

Doors will open at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, after which Winterfest will be held from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St.

Community tables also are available to purchase for parties of eight. Each table, reserved with the buyer’s name displayed, is $400.

Tax-deductible contributions support capital improvements to the ski area, as well as scholarships for underprivileged children in the community who would like to learn how to ski, snowboard or participate on ski team.

A prime rib dinner catered by Next Door Gastropub and Coyote BBQ, live and silent auctions, live music by Bill and Rudy, and a series of short films featuring local skiers and snowboarders ripping it up at Hurricane Ridge are planned for the evening organized by the Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Education Foundation.

The top films from the Port Angeles film festival, VideOlympics, will be shown.

Checks for community tables can be made payable to the Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Education Foundation and mailed to 136 E. Eighth St., private mailbox 218, Port Angeles, WA, 98362.

For more information regarding community tables, contact Winterfest chair Danielle Lawrence at 360-477-0386.