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‘Guess the Guest’ makes a comeback for Port Townsend Film Festival

THE PORT TOWNSEND Film Festival's annual "Guess the Guest" contest — in which the public guesses the celebrity guest at the upcoming festival — returns… Continue reading

On stage and screen in Sequim

The movie "Surf's Up," an animated romp about the Penguin World Surfing Championship, will screen as part of tonight's Music and Movie in the Park… Continue reading

Twilight sequel: Breaking Dawn release prompts midnight store openings

The newest book in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight saga — Breaking Dawn — will be released Saturday — and several stores are opening the first minute… Continue reading

‘Looking out at the water, my mind floats freer’: How author Aaron Elkins is inspired to write best-sellers

SEQUIM — A good work day for mystery novelist Aaron Elkins begins at the Sequim Transit Center. Elkins, who's lived on the Olympic Peninsula on… Continue reading

Legendary singer-humanitarian Judy Collins coming to Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Veteran folksinger Judy Collins will perform in concert next month in a fundraiser to help two North Olympic Peninsula groups ease suffering… Continue reading

Centrum presents Jazz Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — Jazz in both big and intimate venues is featured this weekend during Jazz Port Townsend, Washington's largest summer jazz festival. Headliners this… Continue reading

Grateful Dead tribute band on PT dock tonight

SKELETON CREW will perform in the style of the Grateful Dead when the rock band appears at tonight's Concert on the Dock on the Port… Continue reading

Sax in the city — bandshell, that is

Tonight's installment of Sequim's Music in the Park concert series will feature the Olympic Sax Quartet. The band will perform a variety of tunes at… Continue reading

Olympic Sax Quartet to provide sounds for Sequim’s weekly free concert

SEQUIM — Tuesday's installment of Sequim's Music in the Park concert series will feature the Olympic Sax Quartet. The band will perform a variety of… Continue reading

If you’re coming to the Sequim Lavender Festival . . .

THE 12TH ANNUAL Lavender Festival runs today through Sunday in and around Sequim, which is trademarked as the Lavender Capital of North America. The Street… Continue reading

Other events this sunny weekend across the North Olympic Peninsula

Summer festivals, car shows and barbecues are blossoming over the North Olympic Peninsula. Here's a sample of entertainment available this weekend. Road kill barbecue CHIMACUM… Continue reading

Hot Club Sandwich and all that jazz in Port Townsend tonight

TONIGHT'S CONCERT ON the Dock in Port Townsend will feature the unusual jazz sounds of the six-man band Hot Club Sandwich. Bring your dancing shoes… Continue reading

UPDATE: Season’s first Port Townsend Concert on the Dock features Navy combo — at a change of venue

TONIGHT'S PORT TOWNSEND CONCERT ON THE DOCK EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE GARDEN TENT AT THE BISHOP VICTORIAN HOTEL. Bishop owner Joe Finnie is… Continue reading

Other highlights for a summer weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula

Chamber music and wine talks are among the attractions on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. The summer Olympic Music Festival begins on Saturday, with… Continue reading

Tall ships invade Victoria for weekend festival

VICTORIA — The names sound like gentle, lilting seas: Grail Dancer, Rejoice, Maple Leaf, Pacific Grace. But the sight of the tall ships is big… Continue reading

Weekend activities shape up on North Olympic Peninsula

Whether you want to dream of sailing the high seas with sails unfurled, safely dispose of old files and learn about identity theft, or simply… Continue reading

Tall ship tours begin Friday in Port Angeles

The tall ship Bounty won’t make it to Port Angeles this weekend, but the schooner Lynx — whose crew trained cast and crew of the… Continue reading

Festival to feature music of all types

PORT ANGELES — Max Mania dreamed of a concert where both parents and their children could enjoy themselves. His dream will come to life this… Continue reading

Other happenings this weekend

It's summer on the North Olympic Peninsula and opportunies abound for learning something new, admiring art or enjoying music. Drag races FORKS — The West… Continue reading

Beatles tunes, wreaths and food offered at farmers markets

Quick cooking demonstrations, Beatles songs and succulent wreaths are among the attractions at farmers markets on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. Arran Stark, master… Continue reading