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Sailor Vineyard’s Gene Africa and sons Owen, 6, and Eamon, 3, take a walk among the vines during Saturday’s farm tour. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Autumn brings color, crops to Port Townsend

Farm tour drew more than 1,200 over weekend

Sailor Vineyard’s Gene Africa and sons Owen, 6, and Eamon, 3, take a walk among the vines during Saturday’s farm tour. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Pianist Mike Carroll of Port Ludlow will give an online Candlelight Concert Thursday night to benefit Gatheringplace of Port Townsend. (Photo courtesy of Mike Carroll)

Musician to play romantic classical music

Candlelight Concert set for Thursday online

Pianist Mike Carroll of Port Ludlow will give an online Candlelight Concert Thursday night to benefit Gatheringplace of Port Townsend. (Photo courtesy of Mike Carroll)

Poetry reading marks autumnal equinox

A fall literary gathering is set for Wednesday — the autumnal equinox — at Finnriver Farm & Cidery, 124 Center Road. In the… Continue reading

The Port Angeles Branch of 1st Security Bank recently donated $2,500 to the Port Angeles Community Players to upgrade the ventilation system in the playhouse.

The improved system will make it safer for audiences at the player’s performances.

Pictured, from left to right, are Stephanie McFadden, Barbara Frederick, Tyrone Beatty, Richard Stephens, Elisa Simonsen and John James.

Bank donates to Port Angeles Community Players

The Port Angeles Branch of 1st Security Bank recently donated $2,500 to the Port Angeles Community Players to upgrade the ventilation system in the playhouse.… Continue reading

The Port Angeles Branch of 1st Security Bank recently donated $2,500 to the Port Angeles Community Players to upgrade the ventilation system in the playhouse.

The improved system will make it safer for audiences at the player’s performances.

Pictured, from left to right, are Stephanie McFadden, Barbara Frederick, Tyrone Beatty, Richard Stephens, Elisa Simonsen and John James.
Busker Jonathan Doyle plays on Water Street in Port Townsend beside the Hidden History sign about smuggling during the 19th and 20th centuries. The series of Hidden History panels inspire twice-monthly walking tours around downtown. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Girls’ Night Out off, but history tours ongoing

COVID-19 concerns change plans for October gatherings

Busker Jonathan Doyle plays on Water Street in Port Townsend beside the Hidden History sign about smuggling during the 19th and 20th centuries. The series of Hidden History panels inspire twice-monthly walking tours around downtown. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson County Public Library to host trivia night

Jefferson County Library will host Third Tuesday Trivia at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The competition will stream at https://zoom.us/j/96795228208. Questions will feature science,… Continue reading

Port Townsend Public Library to host presentation on Western Flyer

The Port Townsend Public Library will host a presentation about the fishing vessel Western Flyer at 7 p.m. Thursday. The free lecture… Continue reading

Raincoast Farm co-owner Margaret Stoermer, right, talks with visitor Jessica Cunningham of Seattle outside the Raincoast Farms Food Bank Garden of Port Townsend on Saturday. The Jefferson County Farm Tour, with seven locations open for in-person visits, continues today. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson County Farm Tour finishes today

In-person, online experiences available

Raincoast Farm co-owner Margaret Stoermer, right, talks with visitor Jessica Cunningham of Seattle outside the Raincoast Farms Food Bank Garden of Port Townsend on Saturday. The Jefferson County Farm Tour, with seven locations open for in-person visits, continues today. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Emperor penguins are among the creatures Bill Curtsinger of Port Townsend photographed during his career with National Geographic. Curtsinger and his collaborator, nature writer Kenneth Brower, will host an online conversation about their work together Sunday afternoon. (Photo copyright Bill Curtsinger)

Deep-sea diver to give free live talk

Photographer worked for National Geographic

Emperor penguins are among the creatures Bill Curtsinger of Port Townsend photographed during his career with National Geographic. Curtsinger and his collaborator, nature writer Kenneth Brower, will host an online conversation about their work together Sunday afternoon. (Photo copyright Bill Curtsinger)
Micaela Kingslight, left, and Samara Jade are two-thirds of Three Wheels Turning, pictured during their May gig at the Keg & I in Chimacum. The trio, which also includes Aimée Ringle, will play from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. this evening at Finnriver Farm & Cidery in Chimacum. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Micaela Kingslight, left, and Samara Jade are two-thirds of Three Wheels Turning, pictured during their May gig at the Keg & I in Chimacum. The trio, which also includes Aimée Ringle, will play from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. this evening at Finnriver Farm & Cidery in Chimacum. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Oyster Races organizer Brian Cullin, left, and Quilcene Museum supporter Cleone Telling take in the sun on the porch of the 1892 Worthington Mansion in Quilcene. Sunday tours of the mansion are part of this weekend’s Quilcene Fair activities. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Oyster Races organizer Brian Cullin, left, and Quilcene Museum supporter Cleone Telling take in the sun on the porch of the 1892 Worthington Mansion in Quilcene. Sunday tours of the mansion are part of this weekend’s Quilcene Fair activities. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Monday concert postponed, October show still on

Juan de Fuca Foundation considering concerts one at a time

United Way hosts hybrid fundraiser

Tickets are still available for a hybrid United Way of Clallam County Clallam fundraiser. Celebrate United Champagne and Cupcake Brunch will be at… Continue reading

‘Longmire’ author to speak at Jefferson County Public Library

Jefferson County Library will host an evening with Craig Johnson from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday The author and Huntingford Humanities… Continue reading

Margaret More of Port Townsend cuts flowers at Wilderbee Farm, one of eight locations open during the Jefferson County Farm Tour this Saturday and Sunday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson County Farm Tour this weekend

Eight farms open for in-person visits, seven more online

Margaret More of Port Townsend cuts flowers at Wilderbee Farm, one of eight locations open during the Jefferson County Farm Tour this Saturday and Sunday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
"The Captain," a short film about Maine lobster fisher Sadie Samuels, is among the movies in the Port Townsend Film Festival preview available for streaming this Tuesday through Thursday. photo courtesy Port Townsend Film Festival
"The Captain," a short film about Maine lobster fisher Sadie Samuels, is among the movies in the Port Townsend Film Festival preview available for streaming this Tuesday through Thursday. photo courtesy Port Townsend Film Festival

North Olympic Library System’s monthly book discussion groups scheduled

The North Olympic Library System will continue its book discussion groups online throughout September. Participants must register at www.nols.org to receive the… Continue reading

Elisabeth Mention

Lecture to tell of old master restoration

Elisabeth Mention, who led the restoration team that repaired a damaged painting at the National Museum of Art in Bucharest in Romania,… Continue reading

Elisabeth Mention
A harp seal lying beside the Gulf of St. Lawrence is among the images in Bill Curtsinger's show at the Grover Gallery  in Port Townsend through Oct. 31. photo by Bill Curtsinger

Art shows, performances set this weekend across Peninsula

one indoors, the other outdoors — planned for this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula, offer arrays… Continue reading

A harp seal lying beside the Gulf of St. Lawrence is among the images in Bill Curtsinger's show at the Grover Gallery  in Port Townsend through Oct. 31. photo by Bill Curtsinger