Friday/Saturday PDN has your guide to Independence Day weekend events across North Olympic Peninsula

There's plenty to do on the North Olympic Peninsula this holiday weekend, and the Peninsula Daily News has two features today to guide your activities.… Continue reading

Mackie’s record harmonica effort documented for Guinness world records

SEATTLE -- Harmonious harmonicas -- up to 1,706 of them -- helped land Quilcene music man Andy Mackie in the Guinness Book of Records over… Continue reading

“Great stuff” on final day of Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts

PORT ANGELES -- It might be Monday, but the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts is far from over, says executive director Anna Manildi.… Continue reading

Mackie assembles harmonica band of world note

Quilcene music man Andy Mackie needed 852 harmonica players to set the world's record for largest harmonica band, and he got 1,706. The Mackie band… Continue reading

Brinnon ShrimpFest conjures up tasty crustaceans; event wraps up today

BRINNON -- Anything that could favor the Hood Canal ShrimpFest did so this weekend for its biggest-ever turnout, festival organizers say. As far as turnout… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts continues today, Monday

PORT ANGELES -- From funnel cakes to Thai food, blues to Hawaiian music and independent film, the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts gave… Continue reading

Film from Port Angeles screenwriter’s script about Vietnam angst to make premiere

By Laura Rosser When screenwriter Ken Miller moved to Port Angeles in 1983 after retiring from the Army, the former Green Beret was seeking the… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2005

Jefferson County music man going for world harmonica record in Seattle

All he needs is 852. That's the number of harmonica players Andy Mackie hopes will join him in Seattle during his new world record attempt… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts this weekend

PORT ANGELES -- The Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts begins today, May 27, at 6 p.m. and continues throughout the three-day weekend offering… Continue reading

Rhododendron Festival wraps up today

The 70th annual Rhododendron Festival was celebrated with "A Touch of Elegance"' and a lot of fun on Friday and Saturday in Port Townsend. The… Continue reading

Here’s the schedule for 70th annual Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival

The theme is "A Touch of Elegance."' Today, May 20 * Rhododendron Flower Show: Fort Worden State Park Chapel, entries received 3 p.m. * Kiddies… Continue reading

Rhododendron Festival parade, carnival, Rhody Run this weekend

PORT TOWNSEND -- Celebrate "A Touch of Elegance"' at the 70th annual Rhododendron Festival, the theme of this year's pistil-packing event. Festivities began way back… Continue reading

Irrigation Festival ends in Grand fashion — parade winners listed

SEQUIM -- The city wrapped up its annual salute to 19th century irrigation Saturday as thousands of people converged on the North Olympic Peninsula for… Continue reading

Elsewhere on Peninsula, another busy weekend on tap

In addition to the Irrigation Festival in Sequim, a variety of activities -- from art walks to several concerts to celebrations in Port Townsend and… Continue reading

Get ready for the big Sequim Irrigation Festival parade!

SEQUIM -- The 110th Irrigation Festival jumps into full gear this weekend with classic cars, the logging show, museum exhibits, arts and crafts, plenty of… Continue reading

Irrigation Festival schedule

Here is the schedule for the remaining events of the 110th Sequim Irrigation Festival, which concludes this weekend. Today, May 13 * Crazy Days Breakfast:… Continue reading

Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival to begin 70th run

PORT TOWNSEND -- For Christy Spencer, the 70th annual Rhododendron Festival has special meaning. She and her Rhododendron Festival co-president, Shawna Smith, are part of… Continue reading

Rhododendron Festival schedule

Here's the schedule for 70th annual Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival, themed "A Touch of Elegance": Saturday, May 14 * Arts and Crafts Fair: downtown, 10… Continue reading

110th Irrigation Festival begins today in Sequim

SEQUIM -- The annual celebration that became the Irrigation Festival started out as a May Day observance. But it was irrigation -- namely, the opening… Continue reading

Irrigation Fest schedule

HERE IS THE SCHEDULE for the 110th Sequim Irrigation Festival, which gets under way this weekend. Today * Gardens on Holiday: Valley Garden Club's 42nd… Continue reading