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Michelle Johnson creates felted garments. This piece, a shawl entitled “Plant Dance,” has been created from various breeds of wool combined with silk using the nuno-felting process. It’s eco-printed with varieties of local fresh leaves and branches. Johnson says the materials were carefully gathered with the hopes of having the plants’ energy embrace the wearer.

‘Fiber Revolution’ makes statement at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center

Thirty-nine diverse pieces from 26 artists will take residence in the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center on Saturday. The only common thread… Continue reading

Michelle Johnson creates felted garments. This piece, a shawl entitled “Plant Dance,” has been created from various breeds of wool combined with silk using the nuno-felting process. It’s eco-printed with varieties of local fresh leaves and branches. Johnson says the materials were carefully gathered with the hopes of having the plants’ energy embrace the wearer.
A festival with teeth: Forever Twilight takes over Forks

A festival with teeth: Forever Twilight takes over Forks

Forks, plus a flood of “Twilight” fans, will celebrate a birthday and anniversary this weekend. This year’s Forever in Twilight Festival, #Eclipse10, celebrates… Continue reading

A festival with teeth: Forever Twilight takes over Forks
Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County will auction off 41 decorated chairs Saturday at Olympic Cellars Winery. (Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County)

Decorated chairs to be auctioned on Saturday

These won’t be your ordinary dining room chairs. All 41 chairs to be auctioned off at Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County’s… Continue reading

Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County will auction off 41 decorated chairs Saturday at Olympic Cellars Winery. (Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County)

Fundraising regatta sets sail Saturday in Sequim

The Sequim Bay Yacht Club will host its 25th Reach for Hospice Regatta on Saturday at John Wayne Marina. Sailing races will begin… Continue reading

Katie Kuffel will perform Saturday at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center in Coyle.

Jazz trio to perform in Saturday’s Concert in the Woods

Jazz singer, songwriter and pianist Katie Kuffel will perform with bass and drum accompaniment at Saturday’s Concert in the Woods. The all-ages concert,… Continue reading

Katie Kuffel will perform Saturday at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center in Coyle.
A child offers a crispy leaf to an alpaca at Rosebud Ranch during the 2016 Jefferson County Farm Tour. (David Conklin)

Jefferson County Farm Tour to show off wide range of agriculture, from bananas to permaculture to pies

From permaculture farms to a greenhouse growing bananas to fleece farms, East Jefferson County embraces a mixed bag of agriculture. “We have… Continue reading

A child offers a crispy leaf to an alpaca at Rosebud Ranch during the 2016 Jefferson County Farm Tour. (David Conklin)
Maria Maldaur will perform at Port Angeles’ Studio Bob on Saturday night. (Maria Maldaur)

Maria Muldaur makes her return to Port Angeles

“American music treasure” Maria Muldaur will return to Port Angeles for a Saturday night concert at Studio Bob, 118½ E. Front St.,… Continue reading

Maria Maldaur will perform at Port Angeles’ Studio Bob on Saturday night. (Maria Maldaur)
The theme of Quilcene’s 2017 Fair and Parade, going on Saturday from 11 a.m. to dusk and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., is “Still a great place to Linger Longer.” (Andrea Pleines)

Quilcene Fair and Parade expands to two days

Now continuing throughout two days, the Quilcene Fair and Parade invites you to “linger longer” this weekend. The fair, going on Saturday from… Continue reading

The theme of Quilcene’s 2017 Fair and Parade, going on Saturday from 11 a.m. to dusk and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., is “Still a great place to Linger Longer.” (Andrea Pleines)

Quilcene Oyster Run offers stunning vistas

The Quilcene Oyster Half Marathon, 10K and 5K Races will offer stunning vistas of sea and forest and tastes of oysters while raising… Continue reading

Three writers to join reading series at Northwind Arts Center

A Port Townsend poet, the author of “You Ask Me to Talk About the Interior” and a contributing editor at Outside magazine… Continue reading

Poets Richard Kenney and Carol Light will present their poetry at the Jefferson County Library in Port Hadlock on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. (Jefferson County Library)

Chiaroscuro poetry to be drawn through words at Jefferson County Library

Poets Richard Kenney and Carol Light, who recently returned from teaching poetry in Rome for the University of Washington, will present their… Continue reading

Poets Richard Kenney and Carol Light will present their poetry at the Jefferson County Library in Port Hadlock on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. (Jefferson County Library)
Young artists to entertain at Port Angeles Symphony fundraiser

Young artists to entertain at Port Angeles Symphony fundraiser

Romance, music and a “makeover.” All three will come together in the Port Angeles Symphony’s season-opening party, “Concert & Cuisine,” organizers said.… Continue reading

Young artists to entertain at Port Angeles Symphony fundraiser
Free Port Angeles rock show this weekend has ‘something for everyone’

Free Port Angeles rock show this weekend has ‘something for everyone’

Every year, a Port Angeles girl saves her pennies for the shiny raffle prizes at the annual Rock, Gem &Jewelry Show. And… Continue reading

Free Port Angeles rock show this weekend has ‘something for everyone’
Painter Erin Alward’s “Marsh” will be on display today at Imagine It Framed for Second Weekend Art Walk. (Erin Alward)

Port Angeles’ Second Weekend Art Walk offers fiber art, painting, ceramics, music

Fiber artists balance aesthetics and utility to create a great range of threaded creations. This Saturday, many forms of fiber art —… Continue reading

Painter Erin Alward’s “Marsh” will be on display today at Imagine It Framed for Second Weekend Art Walk. (Erin Alward)

Final Quilcene Concert in the Barn plays Saturday

On Saturday afternoon, you can enjoy the music of Pierné, Debussy and Messiaen at Alan Iglitzin’s historic barn. Yana Reznik (piano), Eric Jacobs… Continue reading

Master Gardeners host free festival this Saturday

Master Gardeners host free festival this Saturday

Flower arranging tips, fall and winter gardening presentations, and a plant clinic will highlight Saturday’s garden festival. Washington State University Clallam County Master… Continue reading

Master Gardeners host free festival this Saturday
The final two performances of the Olympic Music Festival on Saturday and Sunday will both include pre-concert lectures by veteran festival pianist and Beethoven specialist Paul Hersh. (Olympic Music Festival)

Olympic Music Festival presents final weekend with ‘musical journey’

Two days devoted to Beethoven’s string quartets will conclude the Olympic Music Festival’s summer season this weekend. “Beethoven’s string quartets are truly… Continue reading

The final two performances of the Olympic Music Festival on Saturday and Sunday will both include pre-concert lectures by veteran festival pianist and Beethoven specialist Paul Hersh. (Olympic Music Festival)
Expect the unexpected at Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

Expect the unexpected at Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

More than 200 wooden vessels, 120 presentations, 91 vendors and 21 bands are expected at Point Hudson Marina today through Sunday for… Continue reading

Expect the unexpected at Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

As always, live music offered at Wooden Boat Festival

Not all of the attractions at the Wooden Boat Festival will be boats. Live music is planned throughout three days of the… Continue reading

Vendor Lisa Young of Joyce, left, and Colleen Bradley of Sequim look at an antique camera at Young’s table near the Joyce Museum in Joyce as part of last year’s Great Strait Yard Sale. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Great Strait Sale to celebrate 10th anniversary

It’s the longest rummage sale most of us will ever see. And it’s set among some of the loveliest scenery the North Olympic Peninsula offers.… Continue reading

Vendor Lisa Young of Joyce, left, and Colleen Bradley of Sequim look at an antique camera at Young’s table near the Joyce Museum in Joyce as part of last year’s Great Strait Yard Sale. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)