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“Tempest Tost” by Katherine Shaughnessy, is installed on the roof of the Esther Webster Gallery.

Wintertide offers artwork, lighted sculpture woods

Wintertide kicks off Saturday at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center (PAFAC). PAFAC’s festival has two components: a Makers Market in the… Continue reading

“Tempest Tost” by Katherine Shaughnessy, is installed on the roof of the Esther Webster Gallery.
Quintana Kelley, library assistant at the Jefferson County Library, holds the gingerbread house-making kit that the library is passing out for its annual edible house-building competition. Registration to pick up the free kits closes Saturday, and photos of the finished houses are due by Dec. 13. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Edible house contest goes online

There’s no wrong way to build one, Kim Tingelstad said. She’s the librarian expanding the Homes for the Holidays edible-house contest this… Continue reading

Quintana Kelley, library assistant at the Jefferson County Library, holds the gingerbread house-making kit that the library is passing out for its annual edible house-building competition. Registration to pick up the free kits closes Saturday, and photos of the finished houses are due by Dec. 13. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)
Pam Nelson, Punky Goakey, Janet Marion and Sharla Fraker decorate . This group of ladies has been participating in the Festival of Trees for years and start planning their next tree as soon as the auction is over.

Forks celebrates the holidays this weekend

The holiday season in Forks will be kicked off with a Festival of Trees Walkabout and auction, as well as a Twinkle Light… Continue reading

Pam Nelson, Punky Goakey, Janet Marion and Sharla Fraker decorate . This group of ladies has been participating in the Festival of Trees for years and start planning their next tree as soon as the auction is over.

‘Prevail’ anthology, now on sale, features Peninsula writers

“Prevail,” a new anthology of writing by North Olympic Peninsula authors, is on sale now. The book, which features 28 authors, is… Continue reading

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Lecture planned on Christmas Bird Count tradition

Friends of Fort Flagler will host a talk at 6 p.m. Thursday on the Christmas Bird Count on Marrowstone Island. Gary Eduardo… Continue reading

Studium Generale on self-publishing for industry, social change talk set

Samantha Schmehl Hines will offer the final Studium Generale for the fall quarter at 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Her lecture, “Space Raptor Butt… Continue reading

Lincoln Theatre special online at 6 p.m. today

A special on the Lincoln Theatre project in downtown Port Angeles will be presented online at 6 p.m. today. Ghostlight Productions is… Continue reading

Fairview Grange selling Christmas wreaths

Fairview Grange is selling Christmas wreaths from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The wreaths, which cost $35 each, can be picked… Continue reading

Alpenfire's Nancy Bishop has donated a private orchard tour and cider tasting to the Jefferson County Historical Society's AHA Auction. (Jefferson County Historical Society)

AHA Auction highlights experiences

Funds raised will support Jefferson County Historical Society

Alpenfire's Nancy Bishop has donated a private orchard tour and cider tasting to the Jefferson County Historical Society's AHA Auction. (Jefferson County Historical Society)
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Peninsula College Longhouse to host ‘Powerful Poets’

House of Learning, Peninsula College Longhouse, will host a poetry reading and conversations with guest poets Dawn Pichón Barron and Rena Priest… Continue reading

Formal ceremonies to officially light the downtown Port Angeles Christmas tree, shown in this 2019 file photo, could be scrapped in 2020 due to the threat of COVID-19. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Virtual tree lightings set in Sequim, Port Angeles

Virtual holiday tree-lighting ceremonies are set for Sequim today (Thursday) and Port Angeles on Saturday. Because of health precautions, the ceremonies will be online only.… Continue reading

Formal ceremonies to officially light the downtown Port Angeles Christmas tree, shown in this 2019 file photo, could be scrapped in 2020 due to the threat of COVID-19. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Mandolinist David Grisman and painter Tracy Bigelow Grisman, seen here with their donations, are among the contributors to "Weave It Together," the Northwind Arts Center-Port Townsend School of the Arts auction online now. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

‘Weave It Together’ auction kicks off arts merger

Live online event to stay open until 5:45 p.m. Dec. 6

Mandolinist David Grisman and painter Tracy Bigelow Grisman, seen here with their donations, are among the contributors to "Weave It Together," the Northwind Arts Center-Port Townsend School of the Arts auction online now. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Magic moments like this between Dylan Krashan and Santa Claus in 2018 won't happen this year at the downtown Sequim tree lighting event due to pandemic protocols coming into place. The tree lighting moves online to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving at the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce's website and social media pages. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins

Sequim downtown tree lighting goes virtual

Hometown Holiday events planned

Magic moments like this between Dylan Krashan and Santa Claus in 2018 won't happen this year at the downtown Sequim tree lighting event due to pandemic protocols coming into place. The tree lighting moves online to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving at the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce's website and social media pages. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins
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Artists offer visions of ‘Light at the End of the Tunnel’

A group of Sequim-area artists are finding the creative silver linings at the end of a challenging year. The Blue Whole Gallery presents… Continue reading

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Port Townsend author wins sci-fi award

Louise Marley of Port Townsend, who writes under the pen name Louisa Morgan, has won the 2020 Endeavour Award for her 2019… Continue reading

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Second ‘Flora Ludmilla’ episode set to air

Ludmilla Studios will present the second epic episode of “The Lost (and unfortunately found) Erotic Memoirs of Flora Ludmilla.” Airing at 6… Continue reading

The Crushwater duo — Chandra Johnson and Scott Sullivan — will give an “In [Your] Living Room” concert online Friday.

JFFA stages online concert, sets goal

With plans for an online concert today and a virtual festival come 2021, the nonprofit Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts… Continue reading

The Crushwater duo — Chandra Johnson and Scott Sullivan — will give an “In [Your] Living Room” concert online Friday.

Port Townsend sets holiday events

White lights are decorating trees in downtown Port Townsend’s historic district as part of 2020’s special holiday celebration. Port Townsend Main Street… Continue reading