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Retired Port Angeles High School orchestra director Ron Jones leads a chamber ensemble during Friday’s YEA Music! Camp finale concert at Fort Worden State Park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Retired Port Angeles High School orchestra director Ron Jones leads a chamber ensemble during Friday’s YEA Music! Camp finale concert at Fort Worden State Park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Mount Baker provides a spectacular backdrop for K20, a female born in 1986. Orcas can swim 75 miles a day and more, with bursts of speed up to 30 mph, and are capable of diving deeper than 3,000 feet. (Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times)

Marine science center features orcas, salmon

The story of two powerful and interdependent animals, the Southern Resident orcas and the Chinook salmon, unfold in a new exhibit at… Continue reading

Mount Baker provides a spectacular backdrop for K20, a female born in 1986. Orcas can swim 75 miles a day and more, with bursts of speed up to 30 mph, and are capable of diving deeper than 3,000 feet. (Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times)
Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Restrictions to be in place for fall celebrations

Wooden Boat Festival open only to those vaccinated or tested

Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Oil diffuser kits offered at NOLS

The North Olympic Library System will distribute kits to make diffusers for essential oils starting Monday and continuing while supplies last. The… Continue reading

Performer and teacher Kristin Smith, standing on the grass, is among the faculty members hosting a free concert by the YEA Music students this Friday at Fort Worden State Park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Free concert to wrap up music camp

The finale of the YEA Music! Summer Camp arrives with a free concert on the grass at Fort Worden State Park, 200… Continue reading

Performer and teacher Kristin Smith, standing on the grass, is among the faculty members hosting a free concert by the YEA Music students this Friday at Fort Worden State Park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Free storytelling presented Friday

The Out Loud Story Slam performers are lined up. The venue and the virtual connection are ready. All that is needed now: Listeners.… Continue reading

Port Townsend Record Show organizer Chuck Moses, who works at Magpie Alley downtown, is preparing for the show Saturday at the American Legion Hall. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend Record Show returns

Vendors bringing wares from all over the state

Port Townsend Record Show organizer Chuck Moses, who works at Magpie Alley downtown, is preparing for the show Saturday at the American Legion Hall. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Following the Takács Quartet’s performance Sunday in the barn at Trillium Woods Farm, Music on the Strait co-artistic directors Richard O’Neill, far left, and James Garlick, center, take a breather. With them are quartet violinists Harumi Rhodes and Edward Dusinberre and cellist András Fejér. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Music on the Strait finales in Port Angeles, Quilcene

Live performances will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination

Following the Takács Quartet’s performance Sunday in the barn at Trillium Woods Farm, Music on the Strait co-artistic directors Richard O’Neill, far left, and James Garlick, center, take a breather. With them are quartet violinists Harumi Rhodes and Edward Dusinberre and cellist András Fejér. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Story slam slated Friday at Sequim Library

The North Olympic Library System will host “Summer Nights: Stories with Out Loud Story Slam” at 7 p.m. Friday. The evening’s stories will… Continue reading

Bag of Books sale at Port Angeles Library this Thursday, Friday and Saturday

The Port Angeles Friends of the Library will host a Bag of Books sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, from… Continue reading

Improv workshop slated for Tuesdays

Peninsula College, Olympic Theatre Arts and Port Angeles Community Players will host LOLOlympics from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The free,… Continue reading

Pianist Josu de Solaun, left, and Port Angeles Symphony conductor Jonathan Pasternack, pictured in Port Angeles in February 2020, pore over the music they will record this month in the Czech Republic. (Photo by Dorthe Grube Porter/Port Angeles Symphony)

Music project in Czech Republic

Symphony director, solo pianist plan to record concertos

Pianist Josu de Solaun, left, and Port Angeles Symphony conductor Jonathan Pasternack, pictured in Port Angeles in February 2020, pore over the music they will record this month in the Czech Republic. (Photo by Dorthe Grube Porter/Port Angeles Symphony)
Ukuleles Unite! group strummed and sang its way down Lawrence Street in Saturday's Rhododendron Festival Grand Parade. The procession gathered 40 entries and hundreds of spectators to Uptown and downtown Port Townsend.   (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Rhody parade

The 85th annual Rhododendron Festival Grand Parade cruised through Port Townsend on Saturday afternoon. About 40 floats and pedestrian groups, from the North Olympic Orca… Continue reading

Ukuleles Unite! group strummed and sang its way down Lawrence Street in Saturday's Rhododendron Festival Grand Parade. The procession gathered 40 entries and hundreds of spectators to Uptown and downtown Port Townsend.   (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Free outrdoor concerts set this week

Bread & Gravy, Three Too Many and Sound Advice will perform in free outdoor concerts on the North Olympic Peninsula this week. Sequim’s Music in… Continue reading

‘Bill Evans 81!’ dance concert postponed

Surge in COVID-19 cases led to decision

Captain-Crystal Stout of Morning Star Balloon Co. was planning to offer hot air balloon rides during FairWinds Winery’s Augtoberfest event this Saturday. (Photo courtesy of Captain-Crystal Stout)

Inaugural Augtoberfest canceled

Last-minute decision made due to health concerns

Captain-Crystal Stout of Morning Star Balloon Co. was planning to offer hot air balloon rides during FairWinds Winery’s Augtoberfest event this Saturday. (Photo courtesy of Captain-Crystal Stout)
Artist Sara Mall Johani, pictured outside her workshop in Chimacum, will present her new book, "Mine, Yours, Nobody's: My Story of Wild Olympic Salmon," at the Jefferson Museum of Art & History this Saturday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Book tells of ‘Wild Olympic Salmon’

Artist and community organizer Sara Mall Johani has a new book out: “Mine, Yours, Nobody’s: My Story of Wild Olympic Salmon,” and… Continue reading

Artist Sara Mall Johani, pictured outside her workshop in Chimacum, will present her new book, "Mine, Yours, Nobody's: My Story of Wild Olympic Salmon," at the Jefferson Museum of Art & History this Saturday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Flamenco dance in Port Townsend postponed

The “Flores de Verano” flamenco music and dance performance set for Saturday at Eaglemount Winery and Cidery, 1893 S. Jacob Miller Road,… Continue reading

Jefferson County Fair staffer Laurie Hampton is organizing the garage sale that opens today and runs through Sunday in the fairgrounds' 4-H Cat Building. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson County Fair brings garage sale, free live music

The 2021 Jefferson County Fair is a hybrid animal. Starting today and running through Sunday, it’s mixing virtual elements, a garage sale… Continue reading

Jefferson County Fair staffer Laurie Hampton is organizing the garage sale that opens today and runs through Sunday in the fairgrounds' 4-H Cat Building. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

National juried exhibit opens at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center

“Resilient & Creative,” a national juried exhibition, opens today at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center (PAFAC), and the public is invited… Continue reading