Entertainment set on Peninsula this weekend

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

• First Friday Art Walk will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight in Sequim. For venues and information, see SequimArtWalk.com.

Each art walk has a color theme. The color theme for the June First Friday Art Walk is white and the whole visible spectrum.

• The Nerd” will be presented at Olympic Theatre Arts beginning tonight and running through June 18.

Show times are at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays at the theater at 41 N. Sequim Ave. Cost is $20 per ticket or $15 for students. Tickets are available at olympictheatrearts.org.

The two-act, seven-character play revolves around Willum Cubbert, an aspiring architect in Terre Haute, Ind., who is visited by a fellow ex-GI whom he has never met but who saved his life after he was seriously wounded in Vietnam. Willum is delighted when Rick Steadman shows up unexpectedly at his apartment, but Steadman’s awkward manner and inappropriate behavior throw the occasion into shambles.

• “Nifty Fifties” will be performed by the Olympic Peninsula Academy drama class tonight and Saturday.

The musical comedy hits the stage for three performances (7 p.m. tonight and 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday) at the Sequim High School auditorium, 533 N. Sequim Ave.

The play is free although the school asks for a suggested $5 donation to help fund future drama productions.

• Buzz Rogowski 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.

• RainShadow Chorale will present two performances of its spring concert, The Seal Lullaby, this weekend.

Performances are at 7 p.m. Saturday at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 45 Redeemer Way, Chimacum, and at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 1111 Franklin St., Port Townsend.

Tickets for the performances will be available at the door. Tickets are for a suggested donation of $20 for adults and $10 for students.

Artistic director Laurie de Leonne promises an evening pairing classical pieces with newer composers. For example, the choir will sing two arrangements of “Sure on this Shining Night,” which will open and close the concert.

For more information, check the website at www.rainshadowchorale.org, or call 360-379-3458.

• Bonsai show displaying more than 70 trees of many types and sizes is planned from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Pioneer Memorial Park’s clubhouse, 387 E. Washington St.

Members of the Dungeness Bonsai Society have cultivated their hobby for many years and the culmination so far can be seen in this free 45th annual show.

For more information, visit dungenessbonsai.wordpress.com.

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

• Island Paradise Flower show will be hosted by the Nordland Garden Club from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

The public is invited to the free show in the clubhouse, 320 Garden Club Road.

Garden club judges will evaluate entries in horticulture, flower arrangement design, botanical arts and photography.

Visitors may vote on the People’s Choice awards in both horticulture and design.

• Chimacum Farmers Market celebrates the beginning of its 15th season on Sunday.

It will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the grass at Chimacum Corner Farmstand, 9122 Rhody Drive.

An opening twine-cutting ceremony, children’s activities, live music and vendors are planned.

• “The Food We Eat” will be presented by the Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Climate Action Team at 12:15 p.m. Sunday.

The free public forum is part of a monthly series in the fellowship hall, 1033 N. Barr Road.

Sunday’s forum will discuss local sources of organic foods and show a short video on the climate change implications of factory-farmed meat.

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

For more information, email Emily Beals at ejbn@aol.com.

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