Free outdoor concerts set on Peninsula

Free outdoor summer concerts are scheduled on the North Olympic Peninsula next week.

The season’s free concerts are on Tuesdays in Sequim through Aug. 29, Wednesdays in Port Angeles through Aug. 30 and Thursdays in Port Townsend through Aug. 31.

Sequim’s concerts and Port Angeles’ concerts are from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. while Port Townsend’s venue opens at 4:30 p.m. each Thursday with the music performed live from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Guests are welcome to bring chairs and blankets as well as picnics.

Sequim’s Music in the Park concert on Tuesday at the James Center for the Performing Arts bandshell at Carrie Blake Community Park, 202 N. Blake Ave., will feature Sarah Shea at 6 p.m. and Whatever The Day at 7 p.m.

Port Angeles’ Concert on the Pier on Wednesday will feature Fox and Bones at Lincoln Street and Railroad Avenue.

The Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts puts on the series, which will include youth activities, food vendors and an expanded beer garden.

Free admission is supported by sponsors Erika Ralson Word of Windemere, D. A. Davidson, Elwha River Casino and in-kind sponsor Peninsula Daily News.

Port Townsend’s Concerts on the Dock series, presented by Port Townsend Main Street Program and Homer Smith Insurance, will offer The Cosmiphonics, North Beach and True Reckoning on Thursday.

In addition to free outdoor concerts at Pope Marine Park Plaza, the Port Townsend event offers a beer, wine and cider garden for those 21 and older.

This year the ticket booth will be at the entrance so that people can purchase drink tickets and their souvenir reusable cups.

Other sponsors include Caroline Erickson from Re/Max, Peninsula Hearing, Schodowski Law, Aldrich’s Market, the Law Offices of James A. Doros, Centrum, Susie Haynes of Coldwell Banker Best Homes and the City of Port Townsend.

The media sponsors are Peninsula Daily News and KPTZ 91.9 FM.

Here are the schedules throughout the rest of the summer.

Concerts in the Park

• Aug. 22 — Bread & Gravy.

• Aug. 29 — Sound Advice.

For more information, see https://www.sequim—-Music-in-the-Park.

Concerts on the Pier

• Aug. 23 — The Nasty Habits.

• Aug. 30 — Black Diamond Junction.

For more information about Concerts on the Pier and the Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts, see

Concerts on the Dock

• Aug. 24 — Olympic Express Big Band.

• Aug. 31 — Kevin Mason and the PT All Stars.

For more, see

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