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Mike and Ester De Weese of Sequim help each other wrap a tree branch in Christmas lights on Nov. 13 by 1st Security Bank. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Peninsula to mark beginning of season

Events set in Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend

Mike and Ester De Weese of Sequim help each other wrap a tree branch in Christmas lights on Nov. 13 by 1st Security Bank. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Olympic Peninsula Native History and Culture trivia night slated for Friday

The North Olympic Library System will host Peninsula Native History and Culture trivia night at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The questions for this… Continue reading

Urban Sketchers to meet Saturday in Port Townsend

The Port Townsend Urban Sketchers will sketch at the Makers Market at noon Saturday. The group will meet at its booth outside… Continue reading

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Holiday bazaars planned on Saturday

Two holiday bazaars are planned on Saturday. Yuletide bazaar SEQUIM — Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church will host its Yuletide Bazaar from 9 a.m.… Continue reading

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Bry Kifolo leads the "Hidden History" tours through downtown Port Townsend on the first and third Saturdays of the month. The hour-long walk starts at 1 p.m., with signups available at ptmainstreet.org. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Bry Kifolo leads the "Hidden History" tours through downtown Port Townsend on the first and third Saturdays of the month. The hour-long walk starts at 1 p.m., with signups available at ptmainstreet.org. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
In rehearsal earlier this week, Rainshadow Chorale sopranos -- from left, Elizabeth Bindschadler, Marci Melvin, Katy Ottaway and Patricia Hauschildt -- take a quick breather. The chorale will give its first concerts in two years tonight and Saturday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

RainShadow Chorale singing together again

In-person concerts first in two years

In rehearsal earlier this week, Rainshadow Chorale sopranos -- from left, Elizabeth Bindschadler, Marci Melvin, Katy Ottaway and Patricia Hauschildt -- take a quick breather. The chorale will give its first concerts in two years tonight and Saturday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Shipova photographic exhibit on display at Sequim Civic Center

An exhibit of photographs of the Olympic Peninsula by Marina Shipova, who is the artist fellow for the Sequim Understory Project, are on… Continue reading

Jeanné Sparks, pictured at a recent Tale Spinners event, will cohost the Out Loud Story Slam at Sequim's Olympic Theatre Arts Center this Friday. (Photo courtesy Out Loud Story Slam)
Jeanné Sparks, pictured at a recent Tale Spinners event, will cohost the Out Loud Story Slam at Sequim's Olympic Theatre Arts Center this Friday. (Photo courtesy Out Loud Story Slam)

Jefferson County Library to hold Third Thursday Trivia Night via Zoom

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

Jefferson County Public Library to host three-part book discussion

The Jefferson County Library will host a discussion of the book, “The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America’s Judicial… Continue reading

Port Angeles Friends of the Library to hold Bag of Books sale

The Port Angeles Friends of the Library will host a Bag of Books sale during library hours Thursday through Saturday. The monthly… Continue reading

Port Ludlow Art League to host discussion on creating collages

Carol Nielsen will present “The Artistry and Fun of Collage” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday. Nielsen will address a meeting… Continue reading

Poet and teaching artist Gary Copeland Lilley, a native of North Carolina who has lived in Port Townsend 13 years, is the new artistic curator of Centrum's Port Townsend Writers Conference. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

From “The Hog Killing,” a chapbook by Gary Copeland Lilley (Blue Horse Press, 2018)

From “The Hog Killing,” a chapbook by Gary Copeland Lilley (Blue Horse Press, 2018) If you are twenty miles from a city and a dance… Continue reading

Poet and teaching artist Gary Copeland Lilley, a native of North Carolina who has lived in Port Townsend 13 years, is the new artistic curator of Centrum's Port Townsend Writers Conference. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Poet and teaching artist Gary Copeland Lilley, a North Carolina native who has lived in Port Townsend for 13 years, is the new artistic curator of Centrum’s Port Townsend Writers Conference. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Poet named artistic curator of writers conference

Aims to encourage more diversity in poets, authors

Poet and teaching artist Gary Copeland Lilley, a North Carolina native who has lived in Port Townsend for 13 years, is the new artistic curator of Centrum’s Port Townsend Writers Conference. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Sanjena Sathian

Studium Generale to spotlight author of ‘Gold Diggers’

Peninsula College’s Studium Generale program will welcome novelist Sanjena Sathian for a reading and conversation online at 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Sathian is… Continue reading

Sanjena Sathian
An etching, "Diary of a Little Girl," is among the artwork of  Egor Shokoladov.

Egor Shokoladov’s solo exhibition featured at Peninsula College

Artist Egor Shokoladov’s solo exhibition, entitled “Semicolon),” will be on display in Peninsula College’s PUB Gallery of Art beginning Tuesday. The free… Continue reading

An etching, "Diary of a Little Girl," is among the artwork of  Egor Shokoladov.
Local artist and author Dana Sullivan will teach classes for adults and youngsters in early 2022. His courses are among 52 offerings from the nonprofit Northwind Art School. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Northwind offers winter catalog of art classes

The Northwind Art School, formed after the merging of the Port Townsend School of the Arts and the Northwind Art Center, has… Continue reading

Local artist and author Dana Sullivan will teach classes for adults and youngsters in early 2022. His courses are among 52 offerings from the nonprofit Northwind Art School. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
"A Peek Inside" is among the colleges created by Carol Nielsen, who will be the guest speaker for the Port Ludlow Art League on Wednesday.

Port Ludlow Art League speaker to discuss collage

Collage artist Carol Nielsen will be the guest speaker for the November meeting of the Port Ludlow Art League on Wednesday. The… Continue reading

"A Peek Inside" is among the colleges created by Carol Nielsen, who will be the guest speaker for the Port Ludlow Art League on Wednesday.
Jenny Westdal, Jefferson County Historical Society board president, admires one of Adeline Willoughby McCormack’s paintings in the “Women Outdoors” show at the Jefferson Museum of Art & History. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Women Outdoors displays work of early artists

Treks to scenic areas made in corsets, long skirts

Jenny Westdal, Jefferson County Historical Society board president, admires one of Adeline Willoughby McCormack’s paintings in the “Women Outdoors” show at the Jefferson Museum of Art & History. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Christmas Cottage returns for three-day weekend

The holiday bazaar season kicks off this weekend with a return of the popular Christmas Cottage, which showcases a wide variety of hand-made crafts and… Continue reading