Entertainment planned on Peninsula this weekend

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

• Blue Moon Marquee will perform at the Bay Club in Port Ludlow at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Tickets are $35 to the concert, hosted by the Port Ludlow Performing Arts (PLPA) at the Bay Club at 120 Spinnaker Place in Port Ludlow.

• Gardiner Holiday Bazaar — The Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road, will host a holiday bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Chili lunch is for sale starting at 11 a.m.

Proceeds will benefit Project Linus.

• Makers Market — The Rainforest Council for the Arts will sponsor Makers Market from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday in the Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Ave., Forks.

The market features more than 30 local artists and makers and a raffle of vendor products.

• 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.

• Mike & Val James will perform from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday in the Spirits Bar at the Old Alcohol Plant Inn, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock. No cover charge.

• The Free Rangers will perform from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday in the Spirits Bar at the Old Alcohol Plant Inn, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock. No cover charge.

• Dawn Martin and Steve Anderson, with Rob Lowry, will perform from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim. Admission is $12 per person, $10 for Elks members.

Contra dance called by Eric Curl is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Black Diamond Community Hall, 1942 Black Diamond Road. Music will be provided by Na Nara.

A free dance lesson will be offered at 7 p.m.

Requested donation is $10 per person, $5 for youths younger than 18.

Book sale by the Friends of the Sequim Library will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Friends’ storefront location in Rock Plaza, 10175 Old Olympic Highway.

The sale features new books suitable for holiday gifts, holiday music CD’s, puzzles and children’s books.

Fossil week — Elizabeth A. Nesbitt and David B. Williams will promote their new book, “Spirit Whales and Sloth Tales: Fossils of Washington State” at several events in Port Townsend this weekend.

Nesbitt, a paleontologist, and Williams, a science writer, will present a gallery talk and book signing from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Gallery in Flagship Landing, 1001 Water St.

The pair also will present “Washington’s Fossils — a new book presentation” during a meeting of the Quimper Geological Society at 4 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church, 1202 Lawrence St.

At 3 p.m. Sunday, they will present “Fossils of Western Washington: A Marine Perspective” as part of the Future of Oceans lecture series in the Chapel on Fort Worden, 552 Battery Way.

Genealogy lecture by Sara Cochran will present “Shaky Leaf Syndrome: Using Website Generated Hints More Effectively” at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Cochran will address a meeting of the Clallam County Genealogical Society over Zoom. The public can join the Zoom session or watch it at the society’s research center, 403 E. Eighth St. To request the meeting link, call the center at 360-417-5000 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday or email clallamresearcher@gmail.com.

The lecture will explain how to evaluate computer-generated hints and select the keepers for family trees.

For more information, visit www.clallamcogs.org.

• DJ Jean Bettanny will play music for a variety dance from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday in Brigid’s Loft, 280 Quincy St.

Admission is $10 per person.

For more information, call Bettanny at 360-379-6609 or email jeanbettanny@gmail.com.

Accordion social featuring Doris Osgood is set from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Shipley Center, 921 E. Hammond St.

Accordionists are invited to bring their instruments and play a song or two; the public is welcome to listen or to dance.

Recommended donation is $5 to defray room rental costs.

For more information, call 360-452-0191.

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