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Gingerbread housing boom in progress in Port Townsend

Housing construction is peaking now in Jefferson County. Already, nearly three dozen new homes have been built — all tiny. Crews include… Continue reading

Lighted boat parade planned Friday

Procession from Boat Haven to Point Hudson

Sing-a-Ling slated Thursday

Keeth Apgar will present Sing-a-Ling from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday. The program for toddlers and preschoolers will be on Zoom.… Continue reading

The a cappella Wild Rose Chorale, caroling in downtown Port Townsend earlier this month, will give the first in-person Candlelight Concert in 20 months this Thursday at Trinity United Methodist Church. The members are, from left, director Leslie Lewis, Doug Rodgers, Viola Frank, Al Thompson, Sarah Gustner-Hewitt, Eugenia Frank, Steve Duniho and Lynn Nowak; not pictured is Chuck Helman. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Candlelight Concert returns to in-person in Port Townsend

A capella singers offer variety of holiday cheer

The a cappella Wild Rose Chorale, caroling in downtown Port Townsend earlier this month, will give the first in-person Candlelight Concert in 20 months this Thursday at Trinity United Methodist Church. The members are, from left, director Leslie Lewis, Doug Rodgers, Viola Frank, Al Thompson, Sarah Gustner-Hewitt, Eugenia Frank, Steve Duniho and Lynn Nowak; not pictured is Chuck Helman. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Big holiday fair in Chimacum this weekend

One of the largest holiday fairs on the North Olympic Peninsula returns this Saturday: The Chimacum Arts and Crafts Fair, a gathering of vendors from… Continue reading

"Diary of a little girl" is an etching on display at Peninsula College.

Artist to host Studium Generale

Egor Shokoladov’s “Semicolon)” on display at PUB Gallery of Art

"Diary of a little girl" is an etching on display at Peninsula College.
Harpist David Michael’s latest album is available for free streaming. (Photo courtesy Jesse Allen)
Harpist David Michael’s latest album is available for free streaming. (Photo courtesy Jesse Allen)
Port Townsend Main Street Program

 Eryn Smith, on left, presents a gold award to JoAnn Williams for the window at Earthenworks Gallery.

Port Townsend winning windows announced

Small Business Saturday merchant window contest results

Port Townsend Main Street Program

 Eryn Smith, on left, presents a gold award to JoAnn Williams for the window at Earthenworks Gallery.
Food writer Sara Dickerman will share her work during Centrum's Creative Aging conference this Friday. photo by Sarah Flotard

Conference: Connections vital for creative aging

Connections — with others, with nature — are what Dr. Kristoffer Rhoads hopes people will be inspired to make after this Friday’s… Continue reading

Food writer Sara Dickerman will share her work during Centrum's Creative Aging conference this Friday. photo by Sarah Flotard

Peninsula Daily News columnist Pat Neal to speak in Port Townsend

Pat Neal will present “The History of Fishing on the Olympic Peninsula” at 7 p.m. Wednesday during a meeting of the Puget… Continue reading

Copper Canyon Press’ Joseph Bednarik is editor of the largest book ever published by the Port Townsend press: “Jim Harrison: Complete Poems.” The book will be celebrated in an online launch party, free to the public, at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Copper Canyon Press to publish poetry tome

‘Jim Harrison: Complete Poems’ launch party Wednesday

Copper Canyon Press’ Joseph Bednarik is editor of the largest book ever published by the Port Townsend press: “Jim Harrison: Complete Poems.” The book will be celebrated in an online launch party, free to the public, at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

History on display in flyover

Flight scheduled during Wreaths Across America

“The Long Today,” about a Saskatchewan canoe trip to mark a man’s 70th birthday, is one of the short films in the “Jane’s Faves” package available for streaming this week from the Port Townsend Film Festival. (Port Townsend Film Festival)
“The Long Today,” about a Saskatchewan canoe trip to mark a man’s 70th birthday, is one of the short films in the “Jane’s Faves” package available for streaming this week from the Port Townsend Film Festival. (Port Townsend Film Festival)

Tidepools Magazine accepting submissions through Jan. 16

Tidepools Magazine is accepting submissions for its 58th edition through Sunday, Jan. 16. Tidepools features art submitted by residents of the North… Continue reading

Dashiell Lemay, 4, supported by mom Amy Lemay of Port Townsend, fist-bumped with Santa Claus under the Tyler Street Plaza tent in Port Townsend on Saturday afternoon during the Port Townsend Main Street's seasonal activities that included a tree-lighting at dusk.   Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Jolly meeting

By Diane Urbani de la Paz Peninsula Daily News Dashiell Lemay, 4, supported by mom Amy Lemay of Port Townsend, fist-bumped with Santa Claus under… Continue reading

Dashiell Lemay, 4, supported by mom Amy Lemay of Port Townsend, fist-bumped with Santa Claus under the Tyler Street Plaza tent in Port Townsend on Saturday afternoon during the Port Townsend Main Street's seasonal activities that included a tree-lighting at dusk.   Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Artist Lisa Leporati checks the fragrance of her flower confetti, one of the items she'll offer during the Handwork Market, an artists' showcase at the Cotton Building in downtown Port Townsend on Saturday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Art, drama, dance on tap this weekend

Like a flock of multicolored sheep turned loose, the Handwork Studio artists are bursting out of their studio off Port Townsend’s Hastings Avenue this Saturday… Continue reading

Artist Lisa Leporati checks the fragrance of her flower confetti, one of the items she'll offer during the Handwork Market, an artists' showcase at the Cotton Building in downtown Port Townsend on Saturday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Brian Simcoe and Xuan Cheng of Oregon Ballet Theatre are guest artists in the Ballet Workshop production of "The Nutcracker," this weekend at the Port Angeles High School Performing Arts Center. photo courtesy The Ballet Workshop

Ballet Workshop dancers to perform ‘The Nutcracker’

Presented by Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts

Brian Simcoe and Xuan Cheng of Oregon Ballet Theatre are guest artists in the Ballet Workshop production of "The Nutcracker," this weekend at the Port Angeles High School Performing Arts Center. photo courtesy The Ballet Workshop

Book discussion groups offered online this month

Novel Conversations and Wednesday Evening to meet

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First Friday Art Walk goes for gold this December

Olympic Peninsula Art Association will host an opening reception for its Winter Members’ Art Show and Sale Fundraiser during the First Friday Art… Continue reading

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Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale this weekend

Port Angeles Friends of the Library to host