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Orchard Vibrations a two-day festival

Finnriver Farm &Cidery will host a free two-day reggae festival, “Orchard Vibrations,” this weekend. From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Tacoma reggae… Continue reading

Yong Hong Zhong gives a demonstration at last year’s Paint the Peninsula event. (Paint the Peninsula)

Paint the Peninsula workshops open for registration

Yong Hong Zhong, a Chinese-born artist who immigrated to the United States at age 12, went on to draw for MTV Animation… Continue reading

Yong Hong Zhong gives a demonstration at last year’s Paint the Peninsula event. (Paint the Peninsula)
Betsy Wharton, Master Gardener and WSU Clallam Extension food preservation adviser, will demonstrate how to make fermented pickles Saturday as part of the Second Saturday Garden Walk at the Fifth Street Community Garden in Port Angeles. (WSU Clallam County Master Gardeners)

Pickle Jar Garden featured at Saturday walk

Home gardeners can get timely advice about vegetable and berry gardening from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday during a tour of… Continue reading

Betsy Wharton, Master Gardener and WSU Clallam Extension food preservation adviser, will demonstrate how to make fermented pickles Saturday as part of the Second Saturday Garden Walk at the Fifth Street Community Garden in Port Angeles. (WSU Clallam County Master Gardeners)

Tribute band to perform Beatles songs to benefit area organizations

Tribute band Creme Tangerine will perform “faithful versions but not carbon copies” of favorite Beatles songs today and Saturday at Olympic Cellars… Continue reading

Block party, grange anniversary, pig roast on Peninsula this weekend

EDITOR’S NOTE: This listing has been updated to correct the day of the Sequim Prairie Grange’s anniversary and the type of dinner. A block party,… Continue reading

The Community Singalong drew an enthusiastic crowd in 2016.

Community Singalong lifts voices Thursday in Port Angeles

The Port Angeles Library will host a Community Singalong at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Participants will sing camp songs and traditional folk songs… Continue reading

The Community Singalong drew an enthusiastic crowd in 2016.

Fat Chance to perform at benefit concert series

Fat Chance will perform to support the Sequim High School Band Boosters this Saturday as part of Olympic Cellars Winery’s 2017 summer… Continue reading

Josh Sutcliffe and Sharah Truett star as Benedick and Beatrice in “Much Ado about Nothing” in its final weekend at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center’s Webster’s Woods park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

Final weekend of ‘Much Ado’ in Webster’s Woods in Port Angeles

The forecast calls for balmy weather and comedy in this final weekend of “Much Ado about Nothing,” the Shakespeare in the Woods… Continue reading

Josh Sutcliffe and Sharah Truett star as Benedick and Beatrice in “Much Ado about Nothing” in its final weekend at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center’s Webster’s Woods park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

Free outdoor concerts, karaoke sing out next week

Many voices will be heard at Sequim’s annual karaoke night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, and other outdoor concerts are planned… Continue reading

Revolutionary War re-enactors stage a version of the 1775 Battle of Lexington Green last year as part of the Northwest Colonial Festival at the George Washington Inn and Lavender Farm near Agnew. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Northwest Colonial Festival lets history come to life starting next week

The third annual Northwest Colonial Festival will interpret two landmark events that occurred April 19, 1775: the skirmish on Lexington Green and… Continue reading

Revolutionary War re-enactors stage a version of the 1775 Battle of Lexington Green last year as part of the Northwest Colonial Festival at the George Washington Inn and Lavender Farm near Agnew. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Friends of Brubeck will perform this weekend at Olympic Theatre Arts.

Olympic Theatre Arts to host return of Friends of Brubeck for two shows

Olympic Theatre Arts will welcome back the jazz ensemble Friends of Brubeck on Saturday and Sunday. The group will perform at 7:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Friends of Brubeck will perform this weekend at Olympic Theatre Arts.
Siblings Adam Chloe Corey and Adam Corey, both 11 of Port Angeles, dance to the music of Wanda Bumbarner & Friends on the lawn of the Joyce Museum last year during Joyce Daze. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Open wide for Joyce Daze’s blackberry pies, music, fun

Daze (verb): to stupefy especially by a blow. Joyce Daze (noun): the experience of being stupefied by wild blackberries. You’ll probably throw down… Continue reading

Siblings Adam Chloe Corey and Adam Corey, both 11 of Port Angeles, dance to the music of Wanda Bumbarner & Friends on the lawn of the Joyce Museum last year during Joyce Daze. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
JoAnn Raines’ watercolor paintings will be on display at the Port Townsend Gallery during Saturday’s art walk. (JoAnn Raines)

Paintings, jewelry, photographs on view during Port Townsend Gallery Walk

She finds a nice spot along the water or the mountains and paints “loose” watercolor sketches of the landscape. Then, Meg Kaczyk’s… Continue reading

JoAnn Raines’ watercolor paintings will be on display at the Port Townsend Gallery during Saturday’s art walk. (JoAnn Raines)
Alvin Youngblood Hart performs at Centrum’s 2016 Acoustic Blues Festival. (Roz Powell)

Port Townsend acoustic festival looks to be cure for the blues

Got the summer blues? The Acoustic Blues Festival might be the solution. Concerts this weekend will feature artists and music from regions… Continue reading

Alvin Youngblood Hart performs at Centrum’s 2016 Acoustic Blues Festival. (Roz Powell)
Olivia Duffy

Saturday’s Coyle folk concert blends ‘where Sky meets Road’

Sky in the Road, a folk band from Portland, Ore., will perform at Saturday’s Concert in the Woods. The all-ages concert, by donation,… Continue reading

Olivia Duffy
Starting strokes for Port Townsend Arts Festival this weekend

Starting strokes for Port Townsend Arts Festival this weekend

The 19th annual Port Townsend Arts Festival aims to connect art and community with special events throughout August. The month will include… Continue reading

Starting strokes for Port Townsend Arts Festival this weekend
“Rainforest” is one of Debbie Cain’s art pieces that will be on display at the Blue Whole Gallery. At far right, “Mellow Yellow” by Priscilla Patterson will be on view at the Sequim Museum & Arts Center. Below right, photographs by Karen Rozbicki Stringer, such as this one named “Portals,” will be on display at the Blue Whole Gallery.

Stroll on sunny side of street during Sequim Art Walk

“Like the song says, ‘Life can be so sweet on the sunny side of the street,’ ” said Sequim Art Walk organizer Renne… Continue reading

“Rainforest” is one of Debbie Cain’s art pieces that will be on display at the Blue Whole Gallery. At far right, “Mellow Yellow” by Priscilla Patterson will be on view at the Sequim Museum & Arts Center. Below right, photographs by Karen Rozbicki Stringer, such as this one named “Portals,” will be on display at the Blue Whole Gallery.

Jazz on the Lawn to spice up Monday evening

The Peninsula College Jazz Ensemble will present the eighth annual Jazz on the Lawn concert at noon Monday. The free concert will… Continue reading

Sequim to begin ‘Performers on the Plaza’ next week

When you’ve got pop, classic, ragtime piano, blues, county, rock, chamber jazz, folk and Motown, there’s bound to be at least one genre… Continue reading

Free outdoor concerts to make music next week

Free outdoor concerts will reverberate across the North Olympic Peninsula this week. Blue Rhinos will perform a blues dance concert infused with Latin… Continue reading