Entertainment

Hanif Fazal.

Anti-racist speaker to launch new series in Port Townsend

Young Hanif Fazal, born in Chicago to a full Mexican mother and a full Indian father, struggled to find a place where… Continue reading

Hanif Fazal.
Skiing at Deer Park is pictured in this historic photos. (U.S. National Park Service archives)

Perspectives series begins Jan 9

Olympic National Park’s Perspectives Winter Speaker Series will be presented in a hybrid format via Zoom and in person once a month… Continue reading

Skiing at Deer Park is pictured in this historic photos. (U.S. National Park Service archives)
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Port Angeles Winter Ice Village volunteers Rich Johnson, left, and Sarah Fixter check in used ice skates on a busy Friday afternoon skate session.

Ice Village season drawing to a close

Sixth season promising total high attendance

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Port Angeles Winter Ice Village volunteers Rich Johnson, left, and Sarah Fixter check in used ice skates on a busy Friday afternoon skate session.

Mythsinger celebration today

A year-end celebration highlighting the stories, song and teachings of the late Daniel Deardorff around the virtual StoryFire Hearth is planned on… Continue reading

Seattle artist Xin Xin will teach “The Joy of Abstract Art,” an online Northwind Art School workshop, on Jan. 20. (Xin Xin)

Online art class offers history, practice

If you want to feel free, this woman has an art style for you. “The Joy of Abstract Art,” a new class… Continue reading

Seattle artist Xin Xin will teach “The Joy of Abstract Art,” an online Northwind Art School workshop, on Jan. 20. (Xin Xin)
The Port Ludlow Art League's artists of the month for January at the league's board of directors. Work will be on view that month at Sound Community Bank and online at www.portludlowrt.org.

Port Ludlow Art League highlights set in January

The Port Ludlow Art League will recognize the artistic work of its board of directors and its other volunteers who are honored… Continue reading

The Port Ludlow Art League's artists of the month for January at the league's board of directors. Work will be on view that month at Sound Community Bank and online at www.portludlowrt.org.
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Several hundred people took advantage of a warming bonfire on the night of the Winter Solstice at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds on Thursday night. Stews by Chef Arran Stark, music, tractor rides, a market and fire dancing were offered alng with the crowing of a solstice queen/king.

Winter fire

Several hundred people took advantage of a warming bonfire on the night of the Winter Solstice at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds on Thursday night. Stews… Continue reading

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Several hundred people took advantage of a warming bonfire on the night of the Winter Solstice at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds on Thursday night. Stews by Chef Arran Stark, music, tractor rides, a market and fire dancing were offered alng with the crowing of a solstice queen/king.
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Marilyn Van Patter of Port Angeles, seated, is complimented on her decorative scarf by Capt. Crystal Birks of the Salvation Army of Port Angeles during Friday's pre-Christmas lunch at the corps facility. The meal included a clothing giveaway and gifts for participants. For information about free comunnity meals planned on Christmas Day, see Page A?

Holiday cheer

Marilyn Van Patter of Port Angeles, seated, is complimented on her decorative scarf by Capt. Crystal Birks of the Salvation Army of Port Angeles during… Continue reading

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Marilyn Van Patter of Port Angeles, seated, is complimented on her decorative scarf by Capt. Crystal Birks of the Salvation Army of Port Angeles during Friday's pre-Christmas lunch at the corps facility. The meal included a clothing giveaway and gifts for participants. For information about free comunnity meals planned on Christmas Day, see Page A?

Christmas meals offered on Peninsula

Free community feasts are planned on the North Olympic Peninsula on Christmas Day. The Salvation Army in Port Angeles offered a free meal on Friday.… Continue reading

Jean Joseph is the Port Ludlow Art League’s artist of the month for December.

Port Ludow Art League members show work throughout town

Port Ludlow Art League members have their work on display all over town through January. Along with art exhibits at the Port… Continue reading

Jean Joseph is the Port Ludlow Art League’s artist of the month for December.

OTA sets ‘Charlotte’s Web’ youth workshop, performances in 2024

Olympic Theatre Arts is hosting a youth workshop in January and the cost is $21 cheaper if registration is before Dec. 31. Young… Continue reading

Vendors from the Port Townsend Farmers Market, from left to right, are Sean Janssen, Jet Capps, Chuck Henry, Lois Sherwood, Al Latham and Marshall Brennan. (Susan Capps)

Procrastinators Christmas sale set Saturday

Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary will conduct its inaugural Procrastinators Christmas Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The holiday sale is… Continue reading

Vendors from the Port Townsend Farmers Market, from left to right, are Sean Janssen, Jet Capps, Chuck Henry, Lois Sherwood, Al Latham and Marshall Brennan. (Susan Capps)
Port Townsend Library Director Melody Sky Weaver, left, and Library Manager of Youth & Outreach Services Emily Bufford marvel at the dozens of entries in the library’s Uptown Gingerbread Contest. Voting ended Monday and winners of the all-edible competition will be announced Friday. At the Jefferson County Library, 31 gingerbread houses — 18 from youth — were entered into the Home for the Holidays: Gingerbread House Making Contest. The deadline to vote in that contest is 5 p.m. today. Winners in both contests will be announced on Friday. Houses are on display at the Port Townsend Library at 1220 Lawrence St. and the Jefferson County Library at 620 Cedar Ave., Port Hadlock. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)

Gingerbread housing

Port Townsend Library Director Melody Sky Weaver, left, and Library Manager of Youth & Outreach Services Emily Bufford marvel at the dozens of entries in… Continue reading

Port Townsend Library Director Melody Sky Weaver, left, and Library Manager of Youth & Outreach Services Emily Bufford marvel at the dozens of entries in the library’s Uptown Gingerbread Contest. Voting ended Monday and winners of the all-edible competition will be announced Friday. At the Jefferson County Library, 31 gingerbread houses — 18 from youth — were entered into the Home for the Holidays: Gingerbread House Making Contest. The deadline to vote in that contest is 5 p.m. today. Winners in both contests will be announced on Friday. Houses are on display at the Port Townsend Library at 1220 Lawrence St. and the Jefferson County Library at 620 Cedar Ave., Port Hadlock. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)
Tigran Arakelyan.

Artistic director of Port Townsend Symphony honored

Tigran Arakelyan, the music director of Northwest Mahler Festival and Port Townsend Symphony, has been named one of the Top 30 Professionals… Continue reading

Tigran Arakelyan.

Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers to host free Christmas singalong

The Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers will perform Christmas carols on Friday. The free program, which will begin at 7 p.m., will be… Continue reading

Farewell exhibit highlights Janda at the Blue Whole Gallery

Carol Janda, who has exhibited at the Blue Whole Gallery for 19 years, is moving and the gallery is hosting a special display… Continue reading

Last dance Tuesday with Cat’s Meow Swingtet

The Cat’s Meow Swingtet, a band that has performed under various names since at least 1970, will have its last dance on… Continue reading

Holiday entertainment abounds on Peninsula

PA Panto, Big Brass Yule Ball and other entertainment are lined up on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. • PA Panto’s “Ethel Mermaid &… Continue reading

Charlie Brown Christmas performed at Field Hall

The Jose ‘Juicy’ Gonzales Trio: Linus and Juicy will present Vince Guaraldi’s “A Charlie Brown Christmas” in two performances on Saturday at… Continue reading