Activities galore on Peninsula this weekend

A wide variety of entertainment is offered this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Here is a list:

• Water Connects Us All — Loni Grinnell-Greninger, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal vice chair, will be the guest speaker at the Feiro Marine Life Center’s annual fundraising dinner and auction, Making Waves at the Cedars at Dungeness tonight.

Two students, Ruby Romano of Sequim and Ella Ashford of Port Townsend, will be awarded scholarships.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for the dinner and auction. The in-person gathering will be in an outdoor tent, which has a floor of short grass. Tickets are $85. Call Melissa Williams, Feiro Marine Life Center executive director, at 773-597-7510.

Those who do not attend in person can participate in auction bidding and view the program virtually. Tickets are $5 for virtual attendance. To access them, and for other information, go to https://feiromarinelife center.org/waves.

• Time Out! — Time Out will feature songs from the Great American Songbook, Broadway shows, and blues and easy listening genres at 7 p.m. Saturday at Olympic Theater Arts.

Tickets are $15 for admission to the theater at 414 N. Sequim Ave.

Members of the band are Ann Brittain, vocals; Ed Donahue, trumpet and flugel horn; Andy Geiger, tenor saxophone; Antonius Mulia, keyboards; Elaine Gardner-Morales, bass; and Pete Harris, drums.

• Drag shows — Studio Bob will offer a weekend of drag performances.

Neon Nostalgia, a show for audiences who are 18 or older, will be at 8 tonight at the studio at 118 ½ E. Front St., Port Angeles. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Admission is $15.

On Saturday, doors will open at 7 p.m. for an all-ages show at 8 p.m.

Admission to Paradiscan Nights is $15.

There is a special price of $25 for both shows.

Tickets are available for Neon Nostalgia at https://neonnostalgia.bpt.me and Paradiscan Nights at https://paradiscannights.bpt.me.

A link for tickets to both shows is at https://neonparadiso.bpt.me.

• Song Club — Song Club Live! will provide a concert at the Wheeler Theater in Fort Worden State Park at 7:30 tonight.

Tickets are $20 each from https://songclub.brown papertickets.com or at the door.

Proof of vaccination is required for entry.

The Friday Night Song Club is a collective of song writers from the Pacific Northwest and beyond. This will be second Song Club live show.

For more about Song Club, see http://www.songclubradiohour.bandcamo.com.

• Out Loud! Story Slam — Growth is this month’s theme for the Out Loud Story Slam set for 7 p.m. tonight at Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., with admission at $10.

To purchase tickets online, see olympictheatre arts.org.

• Crescent Grange flea market — Crescent Grange will host an indoor/outdoor flea market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday at the grange hall, 50724 state Highway 112.

The sale features plants, knife-sharpening, handmade cutting boards, candles and art projects.

Proceeds will benefit replacement of the hall’s roof.

• Spring work party — Precious Life Animal Sanctuary will host its spring work party from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The nonprofit animal rescue near Sequim, is seeking volunteers to remove old bedding and put down new shavings for rescued cows and burros in the barn and for the outdoor turkey enclosure.

Vaccinated volunteers only, masks are optional.

Interested volunteers may call Ralph at 360-582-1437.

• Digging Deeper — Clallam County master gardeners Jan Bartron, Betsy Burlingame, Laurel Moulton, Dave Rambin, Jeanette Stehr-Green and Audreen Williams will present “Growing Tomatoes in the Pacific Northwest” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

The free presentation is part of the Digging Deeper series at the Woodcock Demonstration Garden, 2711 Woodcock Road.

Participants will rotate through a series of stations that will focus on different aspects of growing tomatoes successfully.

For more information, visit https://extension.wsu.edu.

• Ian Maksin in Concert — The Rainforest Arts Center in Forks will host Ian Maksin, who is a cellist, composer and multilingual vocalist at 7 p.m. Sunday.

The two-hour concert is sponsored by Rainforest Council for the Arts.

The suggested admission is $25 but nobody will be turned away. Refreshments will be courtesy of Rainforest Council for the Arts.

Maksin is a one-man orchestra, using an electronic device called a loop pedal, and sings in nearly 30 languages, organizers said.

For more, see www.ianmaksin.com.

• An Evening of Stage and Screen Divas with Tess Teel — Favorite songs from Cats, Evita, Funny Lady, Oliver, My Fair Lady, Cabaret and others will be sung beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday at Olympic Theater Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave.

Tickets are $15.

Tess Teel and her special guests, including Linda Dowdell on keyboards and Ted Enderle on upright bass, will present the songs in the Gathering Hall.

• Celtic concert — Patsy O’Brien and Dick Hensold will present a Celtic music concert with songs and instrumentals at 7 p.m. Sunday at Palindrome Hall, 1893 S. Jacob Miller Road, Port Townsend.

Admission is $20 at the door.

The concert will present traditional Celtic songs and tunes from Cape Breton Island, Scotland, Ireland and Northumberland, along with some original music in the traditional style.

Arrangements feature guitar, Northumbrian small pipes, Scottish reel pipes and various whistles. None of the various bagpipes used in this concert are very loud, organizers said.

• Bioblitz — The Port Townsend Marine Science Center is sponsoring the 5th Bioblitz from 10 a.m. Saturday through 10 a.m. Sunday.

The annual biology survey is conducted on Fort Worden State Park, 200 Battery Way.

The survey encourages participants to record all living species within the park’s boundaries.

Participants can download the iNaturalist app to their smartphone or take pictures and upload them to the iNaturalist website.

Staff from the center and AmeriCorps service members will be on hand at the museum entrance from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday to answer questions.

AmeriCorps service members will also be at the North Beach parking lot from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, visit www.inaturalist.org.

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