Peninsula entertainment offered this weekend

Juggling, a play and a symphony concert are among the activities available on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend.

• The Flying Karamazov Brothers will perform “50 Years of Juggling and Cheap Theatrics” at 7 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday and matinees at 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 1893 S. Jacob Miller Road in Port Townsend.

General admission tickets are $30 each and are on sale at www.theproduction karamazovbrothers.

The Flying Karamazov Brothers — they are not actually brothers and they do not fly — have issued a challenge to Port Townsend to bring the hardest items to juggle when they attend the show; supplied objects must weigh at least 1 ounce, no more than 10 pounds, must be smaller than a bread box and cannot be alive.

• Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra will highlight a 281-year-old cello and its cellist, Julian Schwarz, in two performances on Saturday at the Port Angeles High School Performing Arts Center, 304 E. Park Ave.

The public dress rehearsal will be at 10 a.m., and the evening concert will be at 7:30 p.m., following Pasternack and Schwarz’s pre-concert chat at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are available from, at Port Book and News in Port Angeles and at the door on Saturday.

Along with the cello concerto, the Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra will present the “Othello” Overture and “The Third


• “The Last Romance” plays this weekend and two others on Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Feb. 25 in OTA’s Gathering Hall at 414 N. Sequim Ave.

Tickets are $20 general admission, $15 students. Tickets can be purchased online at or call 360-683-7326 between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

• Melissa Klein, a Sequim artist who performs stand-up comedy, will host a free presentation from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Grover Gallery at 236 Taylor St. in Port Townsend.

The presentation will center on her book, “Match-Liss, Tales of Online Dating,” a horror-comedy. There is adult content and occasional profane language.

• Carla Main and Friends will perform from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at Vintage, 725 Water St., Port Townsend. No cover charge.

• “Rhododendron Diseases and Pests” will be presented by Atsuko Gibson, nursery manager and assistant curator at the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden in Federal Way, at 1 p.m. today.

Gibson will address a meeting of the Juan de Fuca chapter of the American Rhododendron Society in the Carver Room at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

• Concert and Family Dance Parties will be hosted by the North Olympic Library System for free at several locations this weekend.

Eli Rosenblatt will perform at 10 a.m. today at the Forks Elementary School, 301 S. Elderberry Ave., Forks; 6 p.m. today at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.; and 10 a.m. Saturday at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

Rosenblatt’s original music features salsa, reggae, funk and hip-hop sounds.

• Bag of Books sale is planned by the Port Angeles Friends of the Library from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The sale is in the lobby at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

Bags will be provided, and customers will be able to purchase as many books as they can fit into the bag for $5. Customers also can bring their Friends of the Library canvas tote bag and fill it for $3. The Friends of Library’s adult book bags can be purchased for $8 and filled for free.

• Spaghetti dinner will be hosted by Sequim Prairie Grange at Macleay Hall, 290 Macleay Road, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today.

Dinner includes pasta, green salad, garlic bread and dessert. Meals cost $12 per person, $6 for children 10 and younger.

• Strait Turners wood turning club will hear Larry Lemon discuss how to put wood on a lathe at 11 a.m. Saturday.

The presentation is part of a meeting of the club at the Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road.

Lemon is a member of the Olympic Peninsula Woodturners, a chapter of the American Association of Woodturners.

• Fun-a-Day Library Takeover is planned from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The annual takeover is at the Forks Library, 171 S. Forks Ave. It is presented by the Rainforest Council for the Arts.

Artists who participated in January’s Fun-a-Day art program will be on hand to show their projects.

• Crescent Bay Lions Club breakfast will be served from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday.

The meal will be served at the Lions Clubhouse, 181 Holly Hill Road, weekly through Mother’s Day on May 12.

The menu includes eggs cooked to order, hash browns, bacon or sausage, a choice of pancakes, French toast or biscuits and gravy and beverages. The meal costs $12 per person, $10 for seniors and $8 for children 12 and younger.

Proceeds support scholarships for Crescent High School seniors, holiday food baskets, glasses for the needy and other community projects.

• “White Savior: Racism in the American Church” will be screened at 1 p.m. Sunday.

The film and the ensuing discussion are part of the Social Justice Film and Discussion series at Port Angeles First United Methodist Church, 110 E. Seventh St.

The 2019 documentary explores the historic relationship between racism and American Christianity and the ongoing segregation of U.S. churches.

Sea Tales on a Winter’s Eve will present Zoe Byrd discussing “Sailing with the Golden Rule” at 6 p.m. Sunday.

Byrd’s presentation is part of the Sea Tales on a Winter’s Eve series at the Artful Sailor, 410 Washington St., Port Townsend.

Byrd, a member of Veterans for Peace and a crew member on the organization’s sailing vessel, the Golden Rule, will discuss the vessel’s history of sailing to protest nuclear proliferation and its future sailing plans.

A $20 donation to Veterans for Peace for the Golden Rule is recommended.

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