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Beavers and why they matter

Free Zoom lecture by Peninsula College’s Studium Generale

 

Chris Kauffman ascends a ladder to string lights on downtown Port Townsend’s 16-foot Christmas tree Tuesday morning while Ted Krysinski of Fyrelite Grip & Lighting prepares some of the 2,800 LED bulbs that will decorate the Haller Fountain plaza. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend prepares for weekend celebration

Bulbs to illuminate community Christmas tree Saturday

 

Jefferson County farm to host ‘What Happened in Glasgow’

Wednesday evening at Finnriver Farm & Cidery, three Jefferson County women will discuss their experiences earlier this month at the U.N. Climate Change… Continue reading

 

Peninsula Chamber Singers conductor Dr. Jerome L. Wright. (Ernst-Ulrich Schafer)

Peninsula Singers invite newcomers to choir

‘Virtual Cabaret’ free for viewers

Peninsula Chamber Singers conductor Dr. Jerome L. Wright. (Ernst-Ulrich Schafer)

Jazz at the PUB offers indoor concert

The 12-piece Peninsula College Jazz Ensemble will present its first indoor concert in nearly two years with Jazz in the PUB on… Continue reading

Conductor Tigran Arakelyan leads the Port Townsend Symphony Orchestra in rehearsal last month. The ensemble will give its winter concert this Saturday at the Chimacum High School auditorium. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend Symphony to perform live

Free concert scheduled this coming weekend

Conductor Tigran Arakelyan leads the Port Townsend Symphony Orchestra in rehearsal last month. The ensemble will give its winter concert this Saturday at the Chimacum High School auditorium. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
At Chimacum's Finnriver Farm, cofounder Crystie Kisler admires Kira Mardikes' painted tribute to the land and its creatures. The painting stands near Finnriver's "gratitude walk," part of the farm's activities today through Sunday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Diverse activities offered on Thanksgiving weekend

Sure, there’s shopping, with several holiday markets to choose from. Yet this weekend brings a diversity of musical and artistic activities as well, all over… Continue reading

At Chimacum's Finnriver Farm, cofounder Crystie Kisler admires Kira Mardikes' painted tribute to the land and its creatures. The painting stands near Finnriver's "gratitude walk," part of the farm's activities today through Sunday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Port Angeles artist Sarah Tucker takes an inventory of items made by area artisans that will be available for sale at the Wintertide Makers Market at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Port Angeles artist Sarah Tucker takes an inventory of items made by area artisans that will be available for sale at the Wintertide Makers Market at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Port Townsend Ballet teacher Krystal Kennedy shows student Soleil Robinson, 6, her toe shoes after class Tuesday afternoon. In the PTB’s “The Nutcracker” next week, Kennedy will dance the roles of the Snow Queen and Dew Drop Fairy. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

‘The Nutcracker,’ winter classes in store

Performances at Wheeler Theater set in December

Port Townsend Ballet teacher Krystal Kennedy shows student Soleil Robinson, 6, her toe shoes after class Tuesday afternoon. In the PTB’s “The Nutcracker” next week, Kennedy will dance the roles of the Snow Queen and Dew Drop Fairy. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Sherry Phillips, the head of the designers group for the 31st edition of the Festival of Trees, puts another delight on her tree, called “Baking With Mrs. Santa,” earlier this week. Decorated trees will either be auctioned at the gala or by silent auction, all part of the Olympic Medical Center Foundation fundraiser inside the Vern Burton Center in Port Angeles. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Festival of Trees expands Family Days

Tickets still available for three-day fest

Sherry Phillips, the head of the designers group for the 31st edition of the Festival of Trees, puts another delight on her tree, called “Baking With Mrs. Santa,” earlier this week. Decorated trees will either be auctioned at the gala or by silent auction, all part of the Olympic Medical Center Foundation fundraiser inside the Vern Burton Center in Port Angeles. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Mike and Ester De Weese of Sequim help each other wrap a tree branch in Christmas lights on Nov. 13 by 1st Security Bank. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Peninsula to mark beginning of season

Events set in Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend

Mike and Ester De Weese of Sequim help each other wrap a tree branch in Christmas lights on Nov. 13 by 1st Security Bank. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Olympic Peninsula Native History and Culture trivia night slated for Friday

The North Olympic Library System will host Peninsula Native History and Culture trivia night at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The questions for this… Continue reading

Urban Sketchers to meet Saturday in Port Townsend

The Port Townsend Urban Sketchers will sketch at the Makers Market at noon Saturday. The group will meet at its booth outside… Continue reading

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Holiday bazaars planned on Saturday

Two holiday bazaars are planned on Saturday. Yuletide bazaar SEQUIM — Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church will host its Yuletide Bazaar from 9 a.m.… Continue reading

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Bry Kifolo leads the "Hidden History" tours through downtown Port Townsend on the first and third Saturdays of the month. The hour-long walk starts at 1 p.m., with signups available at ptmainstreet.org. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Bry Kifolo leads the "Hidden History" tours through downtown Port Townsend on the first and third Saturdays of the month. The hour-long walk starts at 1 p.m., with signups available at ptmainstreet.org. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
In rehearsal earlier this week, Rainshadow Chorale sopranos -- from left, Elizabeth Bindschadler, Marci Melvin, Katy Ottaway and Patricia Hauschildt -- take a quick breather. The chorale will give its first concerts in two years tonight and Saturday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

RainShadow Chorale singing together again

In-person concerts first in two years

In rehearsal earlier this week, Rainshadow Chorale sopranos -- from left, Elizabeth Bindschadler, Marci Melvin, Katy Ottaway and Patricia Hauschildt -- take a quick breather. The chorale will give its first concerts in two years tonight and Saturday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Shipova photographic exhibit on display at Sequim Civic Center

An exhibit of photographs of the Olympic Peninsula by Marina Shipova, who is the artist fellow for the Sequim Understory Project, are on… Continue reading

Jeanné Sparks, pictured at a recent Tale Spinners event, will cohost the Out Loud Story Slam at Sequim's Olympic Theatre Arts Center this Friday. (Photo courtesy Out Loud Story Slam)
Jeanné Sparks, pictured at a recent Tale Spinners event, will cohost the Out Loud Story Slam at Sequim's Olympic Theatre Arts Center this Friday. (Photo courtesy Out Loud Story Slam)

Jefferson County Library to hold Third Thursday Trivia Night via Zoom

Jefferson County Library will host Third Tuesday Trivia at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The competition will stream at zoom.us/j/96795228208. Questions will feature science,… Continue reading

Jefferson County Public Library to host three-part book discussion

The Jefferson County Library will host a discussion of the book, “The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America’s Judicial… Continue reading