Entertainment

First Friday lecture set in Port Townsend

Jordan Pollack will present “Fire Safety, Prevention and Resilience” at 7 p.m. Friday. Pollack’s hybrid lecture is in the Jefferson Museum of… Continue reading

Rhododendron society to meet Thursday

Barbara Faurot will address a meeting of the Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society at 3 p.m. Thursday. The chapter will… Continue reading

Tickets on sale for Winterfest

After a two-year hiatus, Winterfest is back. Winterfest, a fundraiser hosted by the Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Education Foundation, will be held… Continue reading

Book study group Wednesdays at Natural Healing Center

The Natural Healing Center will host a book study group at 4 p.m. Wednesdays. The group will discuss “Connecting Across the Differences:… Continue reading

Story swap set Wednesday in Port Angeles

Larry Hohm will be the featured teller at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Hohm will share ghost stories by Shirley Jackson at Story Swap… Continue reading

A wool waulking performance is planned at the first annual Fiber Festival: From Sheep to Shawl at Worthington Park in Quilcene.

First Quilcene Fiber Festival set for Saturday

Worthington Park in Quilcene will be the site of the first Fiber Festival: From Sheep to Shawl on Saturday. The festival will be… Continue reading

A wool waulking performance is planned at the first annual Fiber Festival: From Sheep to Shawl at Worthington Park in Quilcene.
Bennet Web, 5, of Sequim picks out the perfect utensil for carving his jack-o-lantern during Saturday’s Halloween celebration at the Sequim Prairie Grange near Carlsborg. Trunk-or-Treat, hosted by grange members, featured candy and treats, food, pumpkin carving and other activities. For information about Halloween activities today, see Page A3. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Trunk or treat

Bennet Web, 5, of Sequim picks out the perfect utensil for carving his jack-o-lantern during Saturday’s Halloween celebration at the Sequim Prairie Grange near Carlsborg.… Continue reading

Bennet Web, 5, of Sequim picks out the perfect utensil for carving his jack-o-lantern during Saturday’s Halloween celebration at the Sequim Prairie Grange near Carlsborg. Trunk-or-Treat, hosted by grange members, featured candy and treats, food, pumpkin carving and other activities. For information about Halloween activities today, see Page A3. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
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Four-year-old Marlee Sargent of Port Angeles plays with a bucket and water on Friday on the shore of Port Angeles Harbor. The youngster and her family were taking advantage of a warm autumn day to pay a visit to Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles.

Day at the beach in Port Angeles

Four-year-old Marlee Sargent of Port Angeles plays with a bucket and water on Friday on the shore of Port Angeles Harbor. The youngster and her… Continue reading

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Four-year-old Marlee Sargent of Port Angeles plays with a bucket and water on Friday on the shore of Port Angeles Harbor. The youngster and her family were taking advantage of a warm autumn day to pay a visit to Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles.
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Halloween celebrated all weekend

Merchants in downtowns across the North Olympic Peninsula are offering trick-or treating on Monday after haunted houses and other offerings have set the stage throughout… Continue reading

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Port Townsend’s Harry Dudley, center, whose family has owned the historic Hastings building in downtown Port Townsend since it was built in 1889, shows off an Italian stone fireplace, one of the highlighted features on the Haunted Histories and Mysteries of Port Townsend tour produced by the Main Street Organization, as he conducts a tour on Friday.  For more about the multi-venue festival, which continues today, see ptmainstreet.org.

Mysteries and histories in Port Townsend

Port Townsend’s Harry Dudley, center, whose family has owned the historic Hastings building in downtown Port Townsend since it was built in 1889, shows off… Continue reading

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Port Townsend’s Harry Dudley, center, whose family has owned the historic Hastings building in downtown Port Townsend since it was built in 1889, shows off an Italian stone fireplace, one of the highlighted features on the Haunted Histories and Mysteries of Port Townsend tour produced by the Main Street Organization, as he conducts a tour on Friday.  For more about the multi-venue festival, which continues today, see ptmainstreet.org.

Dance party a fundraiser for Community Players

The annual Port Angeles Community Players Fall Fundraiser dance party, ”Oogie Boogie Wonderland,” is slated from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday… Continue reading

Seattle-based Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes will dance in Rayn: Flamenco for a New World.

Flamenco performances set on Peninsula

A special flamenco performance will come to Port Townsend and Sequim this weekend. “Rayn: Flamenco for a New World” will be at the Palindrome at… Continue reading

Seattle-based Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes will dance in Rayn: Flamenco for a New World.

Pre-Halloween activities, other entertainment set this weekend

Events leading to Monday’s Halloween Day are planned this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula, as well as other entertainment. Halloween • Haunted Histories and… Continue reading

Climate anxiety topic of today’s Studium Generale

“People are experiencing a wide range of responses to how climate change is affecting our communities and our lives,” said Melanie Greer,… Continue reading

Pipe organ music to mark Halloween

Pipe organ music will celebrate Halloween this weekend in Port Townsend and Port Angeles. Pipe Screams is a Halloween pops concert featuring organists in costume… Continue reading

Salsa Night offered on Friday

Salsa Night — Latin Dance Party is planned at Studio Bob from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets for this special… Continue reading

Kathy Durr, 70, left, and Charle Crocker, 69, both of Port Angeles, try their hands at carving jack-o-lanterns during a pumpkin carving workshop on Saturday at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. The workshop, which drew about 50 participants, was part of the center’s second annual Celebration of Shadows, a tribute to the season of Halloween. The event also included a mask-making workshop, a carved pumpkin contest, spooky walks and an outdoor movie. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Treats and terrors celebrate Halloween

Peninsula events include tours, shows and parades

Kathy Durr, 70, left, and Charle Crocker, 69, both of Port Angeles, try their hands at carving jack-o-lanterns during a pumpkin carving workshop on Saturday at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. The workshop, which drew about 50 participants, was part of the center’s second annual Celebration of Shadows, a tribute to the season of Halloween. The event also included a mask-making workshop, a carved pumpkin contest, spooky walks and an outdoor movie. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

NOLS offering horror pop-culture and movie trivia night

The North Olympic Library System will host Horror Pop-Culture and Movies trivia night at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The questions for this month’s… Continue reading

NOLS to host teen lock-in

The North Olympic Library System will host a teen lock-in from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday. The after-hours event is in… Continue reading