Memorial Weekend entertainment plentiful

Entertainment abounds on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend.

• Key City Public Theatre will present PlayCraft Originals and 10-minute productions for Sips & Scripts at 7 p.m. tonight and 5:30 p.m. Saturday

All tickets are pay-what-you-wish for a chance to have a behind-the-scenes look at innovative stories in the works, according to a press release. Tickets and information can be found at KeyCityPublicTheatre.org, by emailing boxoffice@keycitypublictheatre.org, or in person during box office hours from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

PlayCraft Originals is the theatrical construction site with new plays in different stages of development, according to Kat Agudo, audience services manager.

Sips & Scripts offers three 10-minute comedic imaginative plays accompanied by cocktails on the KCPT stage with adult content, four-letter words, and the chance to see a cast of actors think on the fly for a shaken & stirred final performance of the night with emcees Brendan Chambers and Denise Winter.

• The Bunker, a free art studio for teens, has its next session today at the nonprofit Northwind Art School at Fort Worden State Park.

Calligrapher Lindsey Wayland and painter Michele Soderstrom, who’s also a Port Townsend High School art teacher, are the two volunteers hosting the session. Middle school and high school students are welcome. The Bunker will be well-stocked with art supplies, snacks and drinks, and music will play all afternoon.

The Bunker will be open from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Building 306 at the fort. Information and the parental permission form can be found at https://northwindart.org; click on Courses.

• 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.

• AHA Auction for the Jefferson County Historical Society ends at midnight today.

All funds raised go to sustain the historical society’s core programs and build new ones, the group said in a press release. AHA stands for Art, History and Adventure.

To place bids or donate, see https://go.rallyup.com/jchsmuseum-aha-2023/Campaign/Details?mc_cid=ec64311769&mc_eid=eba853bb20.

• Mike and Val James 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.

• Sound Advice will play Motown, classic soul and rock favorites from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the Sequim Elks, 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim.

Admission is $12 per person, $10 for Elks members.

• House of Hamill will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St., Port Townsend.

Admission is $20 per person; mask wear is requested.

Port Townsend Urban sketchers will meet in Uptown Port Townsend at 10 a.m. Saturday.

The group will meet at the corner of Lawrence and Tyler streets opposite from Aldrich’s Market.

After sketching, the group will reconvene at noon to share their work and take a photo.

The event is open to all skill levels.

For more information, visit www.urbansketchers porttownsend. wordpress.com.

Spring Art Fair will be hosted by the Port Ludlow Art League from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The annual art sale is at the Bay Club, 120 Spinnaker Place.

The sale features work from local artists that includes jewelry, ceramics, paintings, photographs, textiles, woodwork, baskets, cards and books.

Proceeds benefit the league’s scholarship fund.

For more information, visit www.portludlowart.org.

Work to learn party hosted by the Sequim Botanical Garden Society will be at 1 p.m. Saturday.

The work party is in the Terrace Garden at Carrie Blake Community Park, 202 N. Blake Ave.

Gail Ditmore will discuss the care and growing of peonies.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

For more information, call Dona Brock at 360-460-8865, email brockdl88@gmail.com or www.sequim botanicalgarden.org.

Shepherds’ Festival is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday.

The annual festival is at Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road.

The free festival is sponsored by Clallam County 4-H, the North Olympic Shuttle and Spindle Guild and the Olympic Peninsula Fiber Growers Association.

Featured activities include sheep herding and shearing demonstrations, a farm animal petting zoo, fiber spinning demonstrations, a 4-H raffle, arts and crafts vendors and lamb kebabs and lamb chili.

• Art installation at Jefferson Healthcare will continue through mid-August. Forty works form the Northwind Art’s Showcase program are on view in public reception areas.

For details, see north windart.org and click on Courses.

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