Music, drama, arts on tap this weekend

Music, fiber arts and drama are among the offerings on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend.

• Field Arts & Events Hall will kick off a series intended to showcase area musicians with the inaugural WA Local Concert at the hall at 219 N. Oak St. at 7:30 tonight.

The show will feature The Randall Wolf Band and Deadwood Revival. Tickets are $15. Doors will open at 7 p.m.

Field Hall also will celebrate today the soft openings of the Field Hall Cafe, from noon to 4 p.m., and the Sunset Bar & Lounge. Happy Hour will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., but the Sunset Bar & Lounge will remain open to the public during the performance until 11 p.m.

For tickets and more information about WA Local Concerts, see www.fieldhall or call the box office at 360-477-4679, ext. 1.

• The sixth annual Fiber Exhibition’s closing reception will be from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Studio Bob, 118½ E. Front St., Port Angeles.

This is the last chance to see the exhibit of fiber art that opened Sept. 9 and meet some of the local artists.

It’s free, for all ages and dog friendly. Schedules of classes and events will be available onsite as well as more information about the Pacific Northwest Fiber Exposition. It is sponsored by Cabled Fiber Arts.

This event is scheduled to collaborate with the North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival in Sequim, which opens Oct. 6, and the Pacific Northwest Fiber Arts Expo, which is this weekend.

• The second annual Pacific Northwest Fiber Arts Expo will offer goods, activities and demonstrations Saturday and Sunday at the Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles.

The free expo will consist of a craft marketplace, activities, demonstrations and a spinning circle from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

More information about the expo can be found at or by emailing

• The production of “John & Jen” finishes this weekend with shows at 7 p.m. tonight and Saturday and a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday at Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave, Sequim.

Tickets are $25 for adults and $18 for students at

• The Olympic Peninsula Art Association’s Gallery 223 on Hudon will host an artist reception for its Fall Quarter from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The gallery will showcase works by OPAA artists and will include paintings, reproductions, wood turning, decorative candles, cards and other gift items to delight and inspire for the holiday season.

The show will run from Saturday through Dec. 30. The gallery is located on 223 Hudon off of Stone/Kendall roads and is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

• “Donney’s Inferno,” a spoof of Film Noir style, will be in Naval Elks Ballroom, 131 E. First St., Port Angeles, at 6 p.m. Saturday.

The comedy dinner theater is a fundraiser for the Juan de Fuca Foundation Scholarship Fund.

Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at

• Family Pops, with the 65-member Port Angeles orchestra and, during the finale, the Port Angeles High School Choir, has two performances Saturday: the 10 a.m. public dress rehearsal and the 7 p.m. concert.

Both are at the symphony’s home, the Port Angeles High School Performing Arts Center, 304 E. Park Ave.

Tickets are free for those 18 and younger at both events. Reserved seats are $25 for 19 and older at the evening concert and $10 for general admission at the morning rehearsal.

Outlets include port, Port Book and News in downtown Port Angeles and the symphony office at 360-457-5579. Tickets also will be sold at the door.

• Applestock will be from noon to 8 p.m. today, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at 4043 Sequim-Dungeness Way in the orchard at Williams Manor B&B/Vacation Rental.

Live music, apple cider pressing, outdoor games, crafts for kids, s’mores in the orchard at Williams Manor and local products will be offered.

Admission is free with a canned food donation. Concessions are purchased by donations, which will benefit area charities.

• An opening reception for the Barnsisters exhibit is set for 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.

The exhibit, which is on display through Nov. 29, features the artwork of Lynne Armstrong, Mary Franchini and Susan Gansert Shaw. The reception will feature music by Rain and Wind. A percentage of the proceeds will help shelter those in need of housing.

• 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.

• Brother Townsend will perform from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight at the Port Townsend Brewing Co., 330 10th St., Port Townsend. No cover charge.

• The Jean Therapy Experiment will perform from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight at the Anchor, 628 Water St., Port Townsend. No cover charge.

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

• The Key City Ramblers will perform from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Port Townsend Brewing Co., 330 10th St., Port Townsend. No cover charge.

• Queens and Aces will perform from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion, 209 Monroe St., Port Townsend. Admission is $5 per person.

TAFY fall sale is set from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Sunday at the Answer For Youth’s Sprouting Hope Greenhouse at 826 E. First St., Port Angeles.

Featured plants include fruit trees, flowering kale, lavender, pansies, hydrangea and a variety of evergreens.

For more information, call 360-670-4363 or visit

Port Townsend Urban Sketchers to sketch in downtown Port Townsend at 10 a.m. Saturday after meeting in Tyler Plaza, 199-1 Tyler St.

Sketching opportunities include the Victorian buildings, people, street performers, Port Townsend Bay and the new whale skeleton on Union Wharf.

The group will reconvene in the plaza at noon to share their work and take a photo.

The event is free and open to sketchers of all skill levels.

For more information, visit urbansketchersport

Clallam County Genealogical Society will host a day-long one-on-one genealogy workshop at 10:15 a.m. Saturday.

The workshop is in the society’s research center, 403 E. Eighth St.

The all-day workshop is designed for people just getting started and those who have hit a brick wall in their research.

For more information or to reserve a seat, call the society at 360-417-5000 or visit

STEAM stations will be hosted by the North Olympic Library System for elementary students from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

The Solar Eclipse STEAM Stations free program will be outside the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave. The program will move inside Sequim Middle School, 301 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim, in the event of inclement weather.

Attendees will learn about eclipses and space science and take home a pair of eclipse glasses in preparation for the solar eclipse that will cross North America on Oct. 14.

The program also will be offered from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Clallam Bay Library, 16990 state Highway 112, Clallam Bay, and from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Forks Library, 171 S. Forks Ave., Forks.

For more information, call 360-417-8500, email or visit

Radiation lecture will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St.

“Technology, Radiation, Health and Your Future” presentations include “The Truth About EMF (Electromagnetic Field)” by Tony Corrado, “The Technocratic Takeover” by Amber King and “Technology Solutions” by Franklin Wallbrown.

The program will conclude with a panel discussion and Q&A moderated by Chanda Masta.

The free program is co-sponsored by Olympic Peninsula Independent Activists, Moms Across America, Roar Media and Clallam County for Wise Technology.

Pancake breakfast set from 7:30 a.m. to noon Sunday at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road.

The menu includes ham, an egg, coffee, orange juice and all-you-can-eat pancakes.

The meal costs $8 per person, $4 for children 10 or younger; additional eggs or ham slices will cost 50 cents each.

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