Music festival, art walks this weekend on Peninsula

A music festival, art walks and other live music will be featured across the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend.

• The inaugural Tarboo Indie Music Festival kicks off today through Sunday at the Quilcene Lantern, 7360 Center Road, Quilcene.

Tickets are $55 for single-day passes and $150 for weekend “totality” passes at

Camping, for $20 per person per night, and parking, for $10 per vehicle day, is available on site.

Today features performances by Pistil, Caro Kann, Monica and Jammin Salmon.

Saturday will feature Pure Bathing Culture, Tomo Nakayama, Wayne Horvitz Electric Circus, Larsen Gardens, Westmoreland and Lilly Miller.

The festival concludes Sunday with Kate Davis, Black Ends, Margaux, Chris Icasiano, Magic and Lotion.

• First Friday Art Walk is set for 5 to 8 tonight in downtown Sequim.

Maps for the free, self-guided art walk are available at

Special events in the purple-themed art walk include:

An opening for “Plein Air Inspirations” in the main gallery at A. Milligan Art Studio and Gallery, 520 N. Sequim Ave.

An opening reception for “A Walk In The Woods” featuring Jeannine Chappell and Jane Smith at the Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St.

An opening reception for “To Feel, Focus on Texture” in the Karen Kuznek-Reese Gallery at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar St.

A production of “Lavender Melodrama — Lavender Dreams” at 7 p.m. at Olympic Theater Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave.

Tickets are $20 at or by calling the box office at 360-683-7326.

An exhibit of oil paintings by local artist Steve Vogel in the Judith McInnes Tozzer Art Gallery at Sequim Museum and Arts, 544 N. Sequim Ave.

Pacific Mist Books, 122 W. Washington St., will host Janet McGiffin, the author of “Seizing the Power,” the third book in her Empress Irini series of historical young adult fiction.

• Me and The Boys will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday for Concerts in the Woods at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, 923 Hazel Point Road in Coyle. Admission is by suggested donation of $20.

The band is composed of Roger Ferguson, Terry Enyeart, Rick Meade and Mick Nicholson.

The Boys play traditional bluegrass, classic rock and jazz on acoustic instruments.

• First Saturday Art Walk in Port Townsend is set for 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at various arts venues in downtown Port Townsend.

Special events during the art walk include:

The Port Townsend Gallery, 715 Water St., will host a reception for Margaret Woodcock and Mitchel Osborne from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Jeanette Best Gallery, 701 Water St., will host an opening reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for “Sifting the Silence,” a collection of 40 paintings, etchings and intaglio prints by Port Townsend-based artist Shirley Scheier.

Gallery 9, 1012 Water St., will feature the oil painting of Linda Marie Kempe and turned wood of Jon Geisbush from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

• “Pride and Prejudice and Perms,” a production of the Teen Initiative will run from Friday through Thursday at Key City Public Theatre, 419 Washington St., Port Townsend.

Tickets are $20 per person, $10 for youths 13-17 and $5 for youths younger than 12 by calling the box office at 360-385-5278 or visiting

The play, written by Kathleen McDowell, is an adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” set in 1987.

The initiative currently includes more than 20 students producing the entire show, from set and costume designs to stage management and publicity.

• Mia Torres will perform from 5 to 7 tonight at the Old Alcohol Plant Inn, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock. No cover charge.

• Janie Cribbs and the T. Rust Band will perform from 5 to 8 tonight at Port Townsend Brewing Co., 330 10th St., Port Townsend. No cover charge.

• Marc Ensey will perform from 7 to 10 tonight at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 S. Del Guzzi Drive, Port Angeles. $10 cover charge.

• The Shore Break and The Tones will perform from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at The Hub, 117 N. Lincoln St., Port Angeles. Tickets are $10 person at or at the door.

• Scott Wilson will sign copies of his new book, “Working Port: 100 Years of the Port of Port Townsend,” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Jefferson County Historical Society, 540 Water St., Port Townsend.

Wilson, formerly the editor and publisher of the Port Townsend Leader, was contracted by the Port of Port Townsend to chronicle the port’s history for its centennial this year. The historical society, in collaboration with the port, also will release its rewritten booklet “Port Hudson Historic Walking Tour” on Saturday.

• Loni Grinell-Greninger will present “Native Plants: Their Culinary and Medicinal Uses” at 12:15 p.m. Sunday at the Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1033 N. Barr Road, Port Angeles.

Grinell-Greninger is the director of culture for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe.

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