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Great Strait Sale returns Saturday

The Great Strait Sale on state Highway 112 is making a comeback. The Annual Great Strait Sale will be from 9 a.m. to… Continue reading

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Rock, Gem & Jewelry Show returns to Port Angeles

After 2-year absence, show is back this weekend

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The singer-songwriter known as Johnsmith will give an outdoor concert Saturday evening at Fort Worden State Park. (Photo courtesy Johnsmith)

The artist Johnsmith to perform at Fort Worden State Park

Johnsmith — yes, the artist is known by the one name — has stepped back into life as a troubadour. Having set… Continue reading

The singer-songwriter known as Johnsmith will give an outdoor concert Saturday evening at Fort Worden State Park. (Photo courtesy Johnsmith)
David Jacobs-Strain, right, and Bob Beach will give an outdoor concert Thursday outside the Rainshadow Recording studio at Fort Worden State Park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Bluesy duo to give outdoor concert today

David Jacobs-Strain, blues singer-guitarist, newlywed husband and new father, will give a concert outside the Rainshadow Recording studio at Fort Worden State… Continue reading

David Jacobs-Strain, right, and Bob Beach will give an outdoor concert Thursday outside the Rainshadow Recording studio at Fort Worden State Park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Author Corky Parker will give two outdoor readings of her memoir, “La Finca: Love, Loss and Laundry on a Tiny Puerto Rican Island,” tonight at Chester Square in Uptown Port Townsend and Friday at Marrowstone Vineyards. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Author to give pair of readings

‘La Finca’ in Port Townsend, Marrowstone

Author Corky Parker will give two outdoor readings of her memoir, “La Finca: Love, Loss and Laundry on a Tiny Puerto Rican Island,” tonight at Chester Square in Uptown Port Townsend and Friday at Marrowstone Vineyards. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Carrie Rodlend plans to auction off more than 30 reimagined classic paintings, such as Claude Monet’s “Woman with a Parasol – Madame Monet and Her Son” on Saturday from her home studio in Dungeness. She’s worked more than a year beside her students on reimagining classic paintings to teach new techniques. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Dungeness artist’s auction reimagines famous paintings for Sept. 11 show

Consider Dungeness artist Carrie Rodlend’s latest work a redux of the classics. For the last year and a half, she’s been working with… Continue reading

Carrie Rodlend plans to auction off more than 30 reimagined classic paintings, such as Claude Monet’s “Woman with a Parasol – Madame Monet and Her Son” on Saturday from her home studio in Dungeness. She’s worked more than a year beside her students on reimagining classic paintings to teach new techniques. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group
Anna Petrova, pictured taking her bow with Port Angeles Symphony conductor Jonathan Pasternack in 2017, is slated to return as guest pianist this November. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Anna Petrova, pictured taking her bow with Port Angeles Symphony conductor Jonathan Pasternack in 2017, is slated to return as guest pianist this November. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Anita Edwards has turned her Come Sew studio into a free space for sewing in downtown Port Townsend. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Come Sew for free

Entrepreneur turns business into open creative space

Anita Edwards has turned her Come Sew studio into a free space for sewing in downtown Port Townsend. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
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Loretta Bilow of Sequim, left, and Angel Ortiz of Port Angeles dance to the music of the Buck Ellard Band during Saturday's Jammin' in the Park at Pebble Beach Park in Port Angeles. The event, hosted by Nor’Wester Rotary and Koenig Suburu, featured music, food, children's activities and a car show.

Dancing Days at Jammin’ in the Park

Loretta Bilow of Sequim, left, and Angel Ortiz of Port Angeles dance to the music of the Buck Ellard Band during Saturday’s Jammin’ in the… Continue reading

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Loretta Bilow of Sequim, left, and Angel Ortiz of Port Angeles dance to the music of the Buck Ellard Band during Saturday's Jammin' in the Park at Pebble Beach Park in Port Angeles. The event, hosted by Nor’Wester Rotary and Koenig Suburu, featured music, food, children's activities and a car show.

Jefferson County Library to host book discussion group

The Jefferson County Library will host a discussion about the book “Bel Canto” by Ann Patchett from 6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.… Continue reading

Tormented Ruffles is by the Port Ludlow Art League's artist of the month, Susan Cavanaugh

Ludlow fair, concert, art shows on tap

Today is the day for the Port Ludlow Labor Day Weekend festivities, an art fair and outdoor concert. It’s the biggest event… Continue reading

Tormented Ruffles is by the Port Ludlow Art League's artist of the month, Susan Cavanaugh
Fiber arts will be exhibited at Studio Bob.

Studio Bob events set this week

Studio Bob is back in business after a hiatus that ended last month and has three events planned this week. At all… Continue reading

Fiber arts will be exhibited at Studio Bob.
"All That Jazz" is one of the numbers in "Broadway in Your PJs," the online show presented through Saturday by Ghostlight Productions. The show was filmed in Port Angeles' Lincoln Theater with, from left, Jeremy Pederson, Courtney Smith, Darian Rentas, Danielle Lorentzen, Anna Pederson, Quinton Cornell, Emily Spink and Mark Lorentzen. (photo courtesy Ghostlight Productions)

Hucksters, Soulshakers and Hidden History this weekend on Olympic Peninsula

This Labor Day weekend brings a whole lot of music and visual art to explore, both online and in clubs and galleries on the North… Continue reading

"All That Jazz" is one of the numbers in "Broadway in Your PJs," the online show presented through Saturday by Ghostlight Productions. The show was filmed in Port Angeles' Lincoln Theater with, from left, Jeremy Pederson, Courtney Smith, Darian Rentas, Danielle Lorentzen, Anna Pederson, Quinton Cornell, Emily Spink and Mark Lorentzen. (photo courtesy Ghostlight Productions)
Cousins Ivy Bishop, 7, of Bellingham, left, and Maeve Caron, 6, or Portland, Ore., toss basketballs during a hoops game set up at Pebble Beach Park in Port Angeles during the 2019 Jammin' in the Park. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Jammin’ in the Park set for Saturday

Jammin’ in the Park will offer live music, a beer and wine garden, food, a car show and a special play zone… Continue reading

Cousins Ivy Bishop, 7, of Bellingham, left, and Maeve Caron, 6, or Portland, Ore., toss basketballs during a hoops game set up at Pebble Beach Park in Port Angeles during the 2019 Jammin' in the Park. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Blue sharks swim the Gulf of Maine in Bill Curtsinger’s photograph on display at Port Townsend’s Grover Gallery. (Photo by Bill Curtsinger)
Blue sharks swim the Gulf of Maine in Bill Curtsinger’s photograph on display at Port Townsend’s Grover Gallery. (Photo by Bill Curtsinger)
Christina Rosenthal's abstract art is on display at the Harbor Art Gallery.

Abstract painter featured at Harbor Art Gallery

“Trajectories” exhibit to be presented

Christina Rosenthal's abstract art is on display at the Harbor Art Gallery.
Weaver Susan Pavel is the presenter in the First Friday Speaker Series program this Friday evening. The Jefferson County Historical Society event highlights “The Art of Making,” and local craftspeople of many disciplines. (photo courtesy Jefferson County Historical Society)

Master weaver to demonstrate Coast Salish craft

Pavel will offer a show-and-tell of her work, a process that can require several months of dedicated focus

Weaver Susan Pavel is the presenter in the First Friday Speaker Series program this Friday evening. The Jefferson County Historical Society event highlights “The Art of Making,” and local craftspeople of many disciplines. (photo courtesy Jefferson County Historical Society)
Joe Gillard of Quilcene, pictured on the steps of the Centrum building where he works, is author of “The Little Book of Lost Words.” (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Joe Gillard of Quilcene, pictured on the steps of the Centrum building where he works, is author of “The Little Book of Lost Words.” (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
A watercolor of the Schooner Adventuress by Sandra Smith-Poling will be exhibited at Gallery 9 during September.

Port Townsend’s Gallery 9 to feature painter, jeweler

Featured artists for September are painter Sandra Smith-Poling and jeweler Judith Komishane

A watercolor of the Schooner Adventuress by Sandra Smith-Poling will be exhibited at Gallery 9 during September.

Jefferson County Library makes changes to Storytime schedule

The Jefferson County Library has announced changes to its Storytime schedule for the month of September. Outdoor Storytime will… Continue reading