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WEEKEND: Decorate hat for Port Angeles Heritage Days

PORT ANGELES — In preparation for Port Angeles’ 150th birthday celebration in September, Heritage Days is hosting a historic hat-decorating class Sunday. The class will… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Garage sale, films set this weekend

A giant garage sale in Port Townsend and the Port Angeles Symphony and a variety of workshops and films are slated for this weekend on… Continue reading

Master Gardener Larry Lang looks over his “lasagna garden

WEEKEND: Get sneak peek of spring green with gardening workshops

SEQUIM — An Italian villa with lasagna gardening: So goes the recipe for the 14th annual Gala Garden Show, two days of displays and presentations… Continue reading

Master Gardener Larry Lang looks over his “lasagna garden

WEEKEND: Sequim tech fair to feature variety of media, technology

SEQUIM — Technology and how to use it will be presented at the second annual Sequim Technology and Media Fair on Saturday. The fair will… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Spring sailing symposium offers information for serious boaters

PORT TOWNSEND — The Spring Boating Symposium at the Northwest Maritime Center is about the nuts and bolts of sailing. “The people who come to… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Get spring started with music, dance

FOLKS, OLD MAN WINTER doesn’t seem to want to let go, with spring just days away, so it’s our job to help spring get here.… Continue reading

Peninsula College to hold free comedy hour Friday

PORT ANGELES — Lara Starcevich, a professor of drama and speech, has a prescription for the wet-weather blues. She calls it the “Non-PC PC Comedy… Continue reading

Hayley Croxford of Port Angeles is winner of the 2012 Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts poster competition. Amelia Andaleon

Hometown artist designs Juan de Fuca Festival poster

PORT ANGELES — Hayley Croxford just went for it one night, drawing on her feeling for her hometown and her experiences at music festivals around… Continue reading

Hayley Croxford of Port Angeles is winner of the 2012 Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts poster competition. Amelia Andaleon
Rocky Friedman

PENINSULA PROFILE: Friedman takes steps to bring Rose Theatre into future of film

There’s the unlikely story of Rocky Friedman, and then there’s the sequel, just arrived in theaters. Two theaters, that is. Two little auditoriums with pretty… Continue reading

Rocky Friedman
Neah Bay High School senior JaDe Shaw won the Sequim Arts Emerging Artist Award for her “War of Two Worlds.” The mixed-media work is part of the March exhibition at the Museum & Arts Center in Sequim. Renee Mizar

Student artwork put on view at Museum & Arts Center in Sequim

SEQUIM — “Butterfly Mustache,” “The Frozen North” and “Tattoo Angel” are a few of the award-winning creations awaiting visitors all month at the Museum &… Continue reading

Neah Bay High School senior JaDe Shaw won the Sequim Arts Emerging Artist Award for her “War of Two Worlds.” The mixed-media work is part of the March exhibition at the Museum & Arts Center in Sequim. Renee Mizar
Clarence Bekker of the Netherlands

World-famous band headed to Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES ­— Every step of the way, the story sounds implausible. Step one: Filmmaker Mark Johnson of Los Angeles gallivants around the world, recording… Continue reading

Clarence Bekker of the Netherlands
IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Symphony brings Haydn's work to life

IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Symphony brings Haydn’s work to life

PORT ANGELES — Let’s get this out of the way right off: Saturday’s Port Angeles Symphony concerts spotlight a pair of soloists who used to… Continue reading

IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Symphony brings Haydn's work to life
Rick and Paulette Hill of Sequim crafted these driftwood pendants

WEEKEND: ‘Aviary’ highlight of driftwood art show

SEQUIM — Handcrafted pendants and an “aviary” filled with bird figures will grace this year's Olympic Driftwood Sculptors show, which will overtake the Dungeness River… Continue reading

Rick and Paulette Hill of Sequim crafted these driftwood pendants

WEEKEND: Bees, climate change, films among events this wekeend

Presentations about bees, lectures on climate change and on the films of the Cold War culture of the 1950s are among the events planned on… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Climate change topic of lecture at Landing mall

PORT ANGELES — Climate change in the Pacific Northwest will be the topic of a lecture at The Landing mall tonight. The free presentation, “Climate… Continue reading

Margaret Jakubcin of Port Angeles

WEEKEND: Port Angeles Library site of blast . . . of fun

PORT ANGELES — Commotion — dancing, spinning, cake-pan drumming — comes back to the library tonight, and the staff don't mind at all. In fact,… Continue reading

Margaret Jakubcin of Port Angeles
One item offered at the Tides of March auction is the opportunity to have this 1905 Viennese carriage hearse

WEEKEND: Tides of March brings good to marine center

PORT TOWNSEND — Unique food and auction items will be featured at the eighth Tides of March auction on Saturday. The auction benefiting the Port… Continue reading

One item offered at the Tides of March auction is the opportunity to have this 1905 Viennese carriage hearse

‘Ghost Stories’ painter to discuss work today in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — These “Ghost Stories,” with their white mists and deep-blue water, are mysterious. So Erik Sandgren, their painter, will shed some light on… Continue reading

Olympic Cellars owner Kathy Charlton and the Vineyard Angel

International Women’s Day celebration set tonight

PORT ANGELES — The women-owned Olympic Cellars winery will again open its doors for an International Women's Day party at 6 p.m. today — to… Continue reading

Olympic Cellars owner Kathy Charlton and the Vineyard Angel

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Forget about Mother Nature and partake of music scene

IT’S MARCH, AND Old Man Winter doesn’t seem to want to let go. Sure, it’s nice today, but what about the weekend? Forget Mother Nature… Continue reading