Diane Urbani de la Paz

Anna Lindblad, left, and Elise Wessel Hildrum are part of Fru Skagerrak, a Swedish-Norwegian-Danish trio appearing in Saturday afternoon’s Fiddle Tunes Finale at Fort Worden. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

‘Usually fun’ Fiddle Tunes concerts on tap

43rd festival runs Thursday through Saturday

Anna Lindblad, left, and Elise Wessel Hildrum are part of Fru Skagerrak, a Swedish-Norwegian-Danish trio appearing in Saturday afternoon’s Fiddle Tunes Finale at Fort Worden. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

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‘Dementia Friends’ presentation this week in Port Hadlock

Session is part of nationwide initiative