Tickets on sale now for Winterfest in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Tickets are on sale for Winterfest, an annual fundraiser featuring dinner and short films that supports winter sports at Hurricane Ridge.

Doors will open at 5 p.m. Nov. 19 and Winterfest will begin at 6 p.m. and run until 10 p.m. at the Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St.

Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the door. Admission is $25 for children 12 and younger.

Also available are community tables for parties of eight. Each table, reserved with the buyer’s name displayed, is $360.

Tax-deductible contributions support capital improvements to the ski area, as well as scholarships for underprivileged children in the community who would like to learn how to ski, snowboard or participate on ski team.

A prime rib dinner catered by Next Door Gastropub, live and silent auctions, live music by Bill and Rudy, and a series of short films featuring local skiers and snowboarders ripping it up at Hurricane Ridge are planned for the evening organized by the Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Education Foundation.

The top films from the VideOlympics, a Port Angeles film festival will be shown.

This year’s films include “A Day at the Ridge” by Jack McColl, “March Archives” by Bobby Stevenson, “Overthrow” by Chris Earl, “Max Poops” by Tim Stanford and “Homeland” by The Z Boys.

Individual tickets can be purchased at these Port Angeles outlets — Swain’s General Store, 602 E. First St.; Necessities &Temptations gift shop, 217 N. Laurel St.; Brown’s Outdoor, 112 W. Front St. — as well as at Brian’s Sporting Goods, 609 W. Washington St., Sequim.

Checks for community tables can be made payable to the Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Education Foundation (HRWSEF) and mailed to the organization at 136 E. Eighth St., private mailbox 218, Port Angeles, WA 98362.

For more information regarding community tables, contact Winterfest chair Danielle Lawrence at 360-477-0386.

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