Entertainment galore set on Peninsula

A variety of events provide a taste of upcoming spring on the North Olympic Peninsula.

2024 Home Show hosted by the Jefferson County Home Builders Association will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The annual building trade show is at Blue Heron Commons, 3939 San Juan Ave. in Port Townsend.

The show features more than 40 exhibitors from the construction industry as well as RVs, camper vans and Jefferson Public Utility District with information on rebates, codes, broadband and safety.

Plant specialists also will be available to discuss composting, noxious weeds, edible garden options and deer resistant plant choices.

• Fifth annual Sequim Sunshine Festival will be today and Saturday.

Festival favorites include the Sun Fun Color Run, Interactive Light Experience, Sunshine Market and the Illuminated Drone Show.

For complete festival details, see sequim sunshinefestival.com.

• First Friday Art Walk Sequim is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.

The free, self-guided tour of local art venues in Sequim is outlined at SequimArtWalk.com.

• Lion in Winter by the Port Angeles Community Players will continue with performances at 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday and Tuesday and a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday this weekend.

The play, written by James Goldman, will be performed on the playhouse main stage at 1235 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles, through March 10.

The doors and the bar open 30 minutes before curtain time.

Tickets are $18 for adults and $9 for students and can be purchased online at www.pacommunity players.org or at the box office 30 minutes before each performance.

• 35th Kids Fest by Port Angeles Kiwanis will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The free community festival is at the Vern Burton Center, 308 E. Fourth St.

• Salish Sea Early Music Festival will present four of Telemann’s Paris Quartets on period instruments at 2 p.m. Saturday.

David Greenberg, violinist; Elisabeth Wright, harpsichordist; Susie Napper, viola da gambist; and Jeffrey Cohan, baroque flutist, will perform at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1020 Jefferson St.

Admission is by a $20 to $30 freewill offering at the door. Youths 18 and younger are admitted free.

For more information, including the festival’s full schedule, visit www.salishseafestival.org/porttownsend.

• Closing reception for “Fractal World Explorations, the Fractal Art of Cory Ench” will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Studio Bob, 118 ½ E. Front St. in Port Angeles.

Artist and musician John Rodgers will play original blues in The Loom Bar.

Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

For more information, call 360-775-2160, email info@studiobob.art or visit www.studiobob.art.

• Joachim Cooder will be presented by Rainshadow Concerts in concert with Rayna Gellert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Palindrome at Eaglemount Cidery, 1893 S. Jacob Miller Road.

Tickets are $25 each online at www.ticketstorm.com/e/29361/t/ or $30 cash at the door.

• Mia Torres will perform from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. tonight at the Old Alcohol Plant Inn, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock. No cover charge.

• Martin Sosa will perform from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday in Spirits Bar and Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant Inn, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock. No cover charge.

Safari Shoot will be hosted by the Wapiti Bowmen Archery Club on Saturday and Sunday.

Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the archery competition at the club’s range, 374 Arnette Road, Port Angeles.

Adult fees start at $12 for one day and $20 for two days. Lower rates are set for youths ages 12 to 17 and 6 to 11. Kids 5 and younger can shoot for free.

Breakfast is available for $5 and lunch for $7 both days.

For more information, call Josh Woods at 360-477-6407 or Nick Bielby at 360-477-7229.

• North Olympic Shuttle and Spindle Guild will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday.

The guild meets at the Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1033 N. Barr Road in Agnew.

Joanne Graves, a member of the Poulsbo chapter of the Sons of Norway, will demonstrate finger braiding.

For more information, email n.o.shuttle and spindleguild@gmail.com or visit www.nossg.org.

Pruning workshop will be presented by Master Gardeners Keith Dekker, Tom Del Hotal and Gordon Clark from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The free fruit tree pruning workshop will be at the Woodcock Demonstration Garden, 2711 Woodcock Road.

Dekker, Del Hotal and Clark will discuss and demonstrate several pruning techniques as well as the tools required.

For more information, call the Washington State University Clallam County Extension at 360-565-2678 or visit https://extension.wsu.edu/clallam/mg.

Zine workshop and Create-in will be presented by Jaiden Dokken from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

The free workshop will be at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

Dokken, a local artist and Clallam County’s poet laureate, will discuss the creative, self-published booklets called zines and help participants start making their own.

Children 10 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, call the library at 360-417-8500, email discover@nols.org or visit www.nols.org.

• The New Old Time Chautauqua: How to Run Away with Circus and Heal the World” will be presented by the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Native Connections Action Group at 7 p.m. Saturday.

The free presentation is in the Fellowship Hall, 2333 San Juan Ave., Port Townsend.

Paul Magid, a founder of the Flying Karamazov Brothers and the New Old Time Chautauqua, and other Chautauquans will review the Chautauqua’s 2023 Summer Tour with the Blackfoot Confederacy in Alberta and Montana.

A discussion will follow regarding the Chautauqua’s 2024 Summer Tour on the Olympic Peninsula and other local efforts to build connections and support indigenous communities.

For more information, email ncagquuf@gmail.com.

• Crescent Bay Lions Club breakfast will be from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sundays.

The meal will be served at the Lions Clubhouse, 181 Holly Hill Road, weekly through Mother’s Day on May 12. It will include eggs cooked to order, hash browns, bacon or sausage, a choice of pancakes, French toast or biscuits and gravy and beverages.

The meal costs $12 per person, $10 for seniors and $8 for children 12 and younger.

Proceeds support scholarships for Crescent High School seniors, holiday food baskets, glasses for the needy and other community projects.

Climate forum will be presented by Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Climate Action Team at 12:20 p.m. Sunday.

“Salmon on the Olympic Peninsula,” a free public forum, is part of a monthly series in the fellowship hall, 1033 N. Barr Road, Port Angeles.

Sunday’s forum will explore the problems and threats facing salmon in the Pacific Northwest as well as what the North Olympic Salmon Coalition is doing to raise awareness and restore fish populations.

The presentation is expected to last 45 minutes to an hour and will include time for questions.

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