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Llama Love, s’mores kits, pruning workshop and more set this weekend

Llama Love, a pruning workshop and an early music concert are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Information also is available on the interactive calendar at www.peninsuladailynews.com/calendar.


‘Six Guitars’

PORT ANGELES — Chase Padgett will present “Six Guitars” at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts’ first season concert of 2020.

The concert will be in the Performing Arts Center at Port Angeles High School, 304 E. Park Ave.

Tickets start at $18 for adults and $10 for children 14 and younger at www.jffa.org and 360-457-5411.

Padgett — who is a comedian, a singer, an actor and someone who likes to compose songs about his audience — steps into the stories of six characters: bluesman Tyrone Gibbons, jazzman Wes Tankerfield, rocker Michael Marsh, folksinger Peter Winter-Jones, classical virtuoso Emmanuel Ortega and country singer Rupert Colt.

Grange market

PORT ANGELES — A pop-up market is set at Dry Creek Grange for 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The indoor market is at the grange at 3520 W. Edgewood Drive.

The market features handcrafted, up-cycled and direct sale items.

For more information, call Krista Cox at 360-461-4115 or email [email protected].

S’mores benefit

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Farmers Market will sell s’mores kits from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Purchasers will be able to roast them over the fire pits at the market at 133 E. Front St.

Kits are $4 each, $1 for just a marshmallow.

Proceeds benefit the market.

Contra dance

PORT ANGELES — Susan Michaels will call a contra dance at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Requested donation is $8 per person, $4 for youths younger than 18 years.

The dance will be at the Black Diamond Community Hall, 1942 Black Diamond Road.

Music will be provided by David Rivers and Kate Powers.

A free dance lesson will be offered at 7 p.m. to those who have paid admission to the dance.

The dance is at 7:30 p.m.

For more information, visit www.blackdiamonddance.org.

Valentines market

PORT ANGELES — The Olympic Peninsula Llama/Alpaca Rescue will host a Llama Love Valentines Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

The bazaar is at the Moose Lodge, 809 S. Pine St.

The sale features pictures with llamas, vintage valentine ephemera, jewelry, handmade soap, candles, bath bombs, antiques, collectibles, hand painted signs, electronics, handmade fiber products, fishing gear, bake sale, local author children’s and western book signing, and DVDs and CDs.

For more information, call Rondi Smith at 360-689-2836 or email [email protected].

Improv workshop

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Community Players will sponsor a free improv workshop from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

The monthly workshop is at the Port Angeles Community Playhouse, 1235 E Lauridsen Blvd.

The workshop, conducted by Lara Starcevich and Fred Robinson, is open to anyone 16 or older.

For more information, email [email protected].

Dancing program

PORT ANGELES — The Sons of Norway will host a dancing program from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.

The program is at Scandia Hall, 131 W. Fifth St.

The program includes Scandinavian, swing, ballroom and folk dancing. A lesson will be held at 6:30 p.m.

The public is invited, no partner is needed. Families and all ages welcome.

Suggested donation is $3, refreshments will follow the dancing.

For more information, call 360-457-7035 or 360-452-6334.


Benefit breakfast

JOYCE — The Port Angeles Lions Club will host a benefit breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday.

The meal will be served at the Crescent Bay Lions Clubhouse, 181 Holly Hill Road.

The menu includes pancakes, French toast, biscuits and gravy, hash browns, breakfast meats and beverages.

The Secords will perform live music during the meal.

The meal costs $7 per person, $4 for children; proceeds go to the Crescent Bay Lions for community programs.


Birthday bash

SEQUIM — Olympic Theatre Arts will celebrate its 40th anniversary with an open house from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

The 501(c)3 nonprofit plans an “over the top” experience at the theater at 414 N. Sequim Ave., said Rosie von Engel, one of the planners.

OTA members plan to showcase memorabilia with nostalgic photos, posters, playbills and newspaper articles served alongside celebratory cake and bubbly.

The open house is a kind of double anniversary, as the new center staged its premier production of “Cabaret” 10 years ago this year.

Olympic Theatre Arts is encouraging the public, those involved and those who have never walked through the doors, to come and celebrate these two milestone anniversaries.

For more about Olympic Theatre Arts, see www.olympictheatrearts.org or call 360-683-7326.

DNA truth

SEQUIM — Michael Stills will present “Can You Handle the Truth?” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Stills will address a meeting of the Clallam County Genealogical Society in the meeting room at KSQM radio, 609 W. Washington St.

Stills will discuss some of the unexpected information and ethical dilemmas that may arise from a DNA study.

The free public meeting will begin with a coffee social at 9:30 a.m.

For more information, call the society at 360-417-5000, email [email protected] cogs.org or visit www. clallamcogs.org.

Guild to meet

SEQUIM — Leslie Hoex will discuss her training to become a certified yarn designer at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Knoll will address the monthly meeting of the North Olympic Shuttle and Spindle Guild in the meeting rooms at Sequim Community Church, 950 N. Fifth Ave.

Spinners, weavers, felters and other fiber enthusiasts are invited to attend the free meeting.

For more information, call Kathy Martin at 303-638-2169, [email protected] or visit www.nossg.org.

Pruning workshop

SEQUIM — Keith Dekker will present a pruning workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

The workshop, sponsored by the Olympic Orchard Society, is at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road.

Dekker also will demonstrate pruning techniques at a society member’s orchard after the classroom presentation.

For more information, call Marilyn Coutoure at 360-681-3036 or email [email protected].

Thrift shop open

SEQUIM — The Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild will open its thrift shop from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The shop is at 204 W. Bell St.

This week the shop will feature high-end women’s fashions in larger sizes, two mission style chairs, a vintage one-and-a-half chair and an inlaid end table.

For more information, call 360-683-7044.

Build-It program

SEQUIM — The North Olympic Library System will host a children’s Build-It program from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The program will be at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

Participants can build their own creations using the library’s Lego bricks and are encouraged to write a story about the creation.

The free program is open to the public. Children younger than 8 should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

For more information, call Jennifer Knight at 360-417-8500, ext. 7733, email [email protected] or visit www.nols.org.

VFW dance

SEQUIM — A public dance is planned at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

The free dance is at VFW Post 4760, 169 E. Washington St.

Jerry’s Western Swing will perform classic country hits from the ’50s and ’60s.

Sunday breakfast

SEQUIM — The Veterans of Foreign Wars will serve breakfast from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sunday.

The meal is served at Post 4760, 169 E. Washington St.

The meal costs $6 per person and is open to the public.

The menu includes blueberry pancakes, bacon, eggs, juice and coffee.

For more information, visit www.vfwpost4760.com.

Elks bingo

SEQUIM — Sequim Elks will host bingo games from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Games will be at the Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road.

Admission is free with a minimum buy-in of $10.

Players must be 18 or older.

Proceeds will go to Elks scholarship programs, other charities and lodge operating expenses.

For more information, call Crystal Parker at 360-683-3034.


Seed swap

PORT HADLOCK — A seed swap is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The swap is at the Washington State University Jefferson County Extension classroom, 121 Oak Bay Road.

Participants will learn how to save seeds and have an opportunity to trade seeds with others at this free event.


Bee class

GARDINER — Jim Ullrich will present “Super BEE Sunday” from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

The lecture will be at Wild Birds Unlimited, 275953 U.S. Highway 101.

Ullrich, the owner of Knox Cellars Mason Bees will discuss how to propagate and pollinate with orchard Mason bees.

The suggested donation is $5 per person.

Space is limited, so attendees should reserve a seat by calling 360-797-7100.


Garden lecture

PORT TOWNSEND — Karen Chapman will present “Designing with Foliage First” from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturday.

The program is the part of the Jefferson County Master Gardener Foundation’s 2020 Yard and Garden lecture series presented at the Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St.

Tickets are $12 each, if space is available.

Tickets can be purchased at the Port Townsend Garden Center, 406 Benedict St.; Shold’s Nursery, 1615 W. Sims Way or by calling 360-301-2081.

For more information, visit www.jcmgf.org.

Early music festival

PORT TOWNSEND — The Salish Sea Early Music Festival will continue with “Mozart Quartets” at 2 p.m. Saturday.

The concert series is performed at St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1020 Jefferson St.

Flutist Jeffrey Cohan, violinist Carrie Krause, violist Victoria Gunn and cellist Caroline Nicolas will perform all four of Mozart’s quartets for flute and strings on period instruments.

The suggested donation is $15-$25; children 18 years and younger will be admitted free.

For more information, call St. Paul’s at 360-385-0770 or visit www.salishseafestival.org.

Community meeting

PORT TOWNSEND — The Endangered Species Coalition will host a community meeting from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

The meeting is at the Charles Pink House, 1256 Lawrence St.

The meeting will focus on community actions to help save the Southern Resident Orcas.

For more information, email Sarah at [email protected].

Blues concert

PORT TOWNSEND — Ray Bonneville will perform from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

The concert will be at Rainshadow Recording Studio, Building 315 at Fort Worden, 200 Battery Way.

The Austin, Texas-based musician performs the blues.

Advance tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased at raybonneville.brownpapertickets.com.

For more information, call Everett Moran at 360-301-0291 or email [email protected].


Book launch

CHIMACUM — Holly Hughes will read from her new poetry collection, “Hold Fast,” from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

The book launch is in the Cider Garden at Finnriver Farm and Cidery, 124 Center Road.

The reading will be followed by a question-and-answer session and conversation with Hughes, copies of the book will be available for purchase.

The collection, Hughes’ fourth, is based on the theme of holding fast in challenging times.

For more information, visit www.hollyjhughes.com.


Nature hike

NORDLAND — Gary Eduardo Perless will lead a nature hike at Fort Flagler State Park from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday.

Participants will meet at the boat ramp north of the Beachcomber Cafe, 1321 Flagler Campground Road.

The group will hike to the Rat Island end of the spit then drive to Marrowstone Point near the USGS Marrowstone Marine Field Station.

The public is welcome on this free field trip sponsored by the Admiralty Audubon Society.

For more information, call Perless at 360-643-3529 or email [email protected] or visit www.admiraltyaudubon.org.

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