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Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall will read from a collection of poetry gathered from poets around the state at the Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave., at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. (Jefferson County Library)

State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall, Alice Derry to read poetry

Librarygoers will be treated to a collection of poems representing each year of Washington’s statehood Wednesday. Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall,… Continue reading

Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall will read from a collection of poetry gathered from poets around the state at the Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave., at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. (Jefferson County Library)

West End Thunder drag races last of season

If the weather forecast holds, this weekend will bear cloudy and foggy — but likely dry — conditions for racing in Forks. West… Continue reading

Writers on the Spit’s Fourth Friday Readings features mysteries

Mystery and suspense writers will read selections from their gripping tales at Writers on the Spit’s Fourth Friday Readings this evening. The two… Continue reading

Traveling writer featured at Northwind Reading Series

The Northwind Reading Series will feature Finn Wilcox reading from his new book, “Too Late to Turn Back Now,” at 7 p.m.… Continue reading

Thank-you to volunteers, library fine amnesty benefit coming up on Peninsula

A thank-you to Day of Caring Volunteers, a library fine amnesty fundraiser and a ukulele rendezvous are among upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.… Continue reading

Award-winning bluegrass artist plays with The Right Hands at Quimper Grange

Grammy Award-winning musician Laurie Lewis and her band The Right Hands will perform bluegrass music at the Quimper Grange in Port Townsend… Continue reading

Grammy Award-winning pianist George Winston will perform at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Independent Bible Church, 116 E. Ahlvers Road in Port Angeles. (George Winston)

Grammy Award-winning pianist George Winston to tickle the ivories in Port Angeles

Grammy Award-winning pianist George Winston would rather play 10 concerts with audiences of 500 than perform one show to a crowd of… Continue reading

Grammy Award-winning pianist George Winston will perform at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Independent Bible Church, 116 E. Ahlvers Road in Port Angeles. (George Winston)

‘Concert Cuisine’ to show off young musicians on Saturday

The Port Angeles Symphony’s season-opening party, “Concert &Cuisine,” is Saturday. The symphony benefit will begin at 6 p.m. at C’est Si Bon,… 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.

‘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