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Singer Julieanne Marie of Sequim will celebrate the release of her new CD with a gathering at the Joyful Noise Music Center this Saturday.

WEEKEND: Sequim singer’s Christmas CD out

SEQUIM — After a two-year odyssey, singer Julieanne Marie of Sequim is releasing her CD “Fireside Christmas Classics: The Complete Collection” with a gathering this… Continue reading

Singer Julieanne Marie of Sequim will celebrate the release of her new CD with a gathering at the Joyful Noise Music Center this Saturday.
Wind Rose Cellars' “Library Red” wine is available across Clallam and Jefferson counties.

WEEKEND: Wine-tasting to benefit Peninsula libraries

SEQUIM — Flavors of Spain and Italy, along with Eastern Washington sunshine, have come together in a highly unusual wine made by Wind Rose Cellars.… Continue reading

Wind Rose Cellars' “Library Red” wine is available across Clallam and Jefferson counties.

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: ‘Tis the season to get out and boogie

AS WE GET closer to the Christmas holiday, don’t let the frenzy of the season get to you. It’s OK to go shopping, bake and… Continue reading

Aaron Elkins

Sequim author closes book on series’ hero

PORT ANGELES — In his latest mystery novel, Aaron Elkins jets his readers off to Tuscany, where the sun shines, the wines pour and Michelangelo's… Continue reading

Aaron Elkins

‘Out of the Mist’ premiere Thursday to show splendor of Olympic Mountains

PORT ANGELES — The world premiere of “Out of the Mist,” an ode to the Olympic Mountains, will take moviegoers far into the backcountry this… Continue reading

Novelist-historian to speak Thursday

PORT HADLOCK — The way history can turn into a riveting tale of adventure: That’s the topic of novelist Peter Donahue’s “Inquiring Mind” lecture at… Continue reading

LaPush poet to read work in progress on Tuesday

PORT ANGELES — The North Coast Writers, a Port Angeles-based group of poets, memoirists and playwrights, will present well-traveled poet Andrew Rahal in a free… Continue reading

Janna Marit

PENINSULA PROFILE: Singer rises to the next stage

PORT TOWNSEND — When the singer from Greenland heard the singer from Pennsylvania, he was dazzled. “I thought, wow. Janna has this Billie Holiday quality… Continue reading

Janna Marit
Linda Parks with her scooter and rescued French bulldogs Peanut and Pippa. Karen Griffiths/For Peninsula Daily News

‘Hand up, not a handout’ Peninsula Home Fund helps keep woman mobile

SEQUIM — Worried that her key to freedom was going to be repossessed, Linda Parks turned to the Peninsula Home Fund for help. “The Home… Continue reading

Linda Parks with her scooter and rescued French bulldogs Peanut and Pippa. Karen Griffiths/For Peninsula Daily News
PDN journalist shares tales, interviews with musicians

PDN journalist shares tales, interviews with musicians

PORT TOWNSEND — If you've wondered how it would be to sit down with Roger Daltrey, Todd Rundgren, Roger McGuinn, David Crosby or Tori Amos,… Continue reading

PDN journalist shares tales, interviews with musicians
Cello Mania

WEEKEND: ‘Cello maniacs’ to play up storm Saturday in Coyle

COYLE — With so many concerts and so many invitations to play, they started calling themselves “cello maniacs.” And now four members of the group… Continue reading

Cello Mania

WEEKEND: Cherish Our Children fundraiser today

LAPUSH — The city of Forks and the Quileute tribe are sponsoring the annual Cherish Our Children holiday fundraiser for disadvantaged children at 5 p.m.… Continue reading

Children and adults ride in a penguin-adorned float entered by the city of Forks in the 2011 Twinkle Light Holiday Parade. Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Forks Twinkle Light Parade to illuminate cold December night

FORKS — Neither rain nor snow will keep the 11th annual Twinkle Light Holiday Parade from lighting up the night after a day of holiday… Continue reading

Children and adults ride in a penguin-adorned float entered by the city of Forks in the 2011 Twinkle Light Holiday Parade. Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Holiday bazaars a sign of Christmas

As Christmas draws near, holiday bazaars offer a wealth of items for gifts across the North Olympic Peninsula. Here is a sample of the festive… Continue reading

Marie Amerson's “Actor Under Red Light” was a Merit winner at the Northwind Arts Center Small Expressions juried show in Port Townsend.

WEEKEND: Juried show opens at Northwind Arts Center

PORT TOWNSEND — Small Expressions 11, a juried show of small format works, opens today at the Northwind Arts Center. The opening reception at the… Continue reading

Marie Amerson's “Actor Under Red Light” was a Merit winner at the Northwind Arts Center Small Expressions juried show in Port Townsend.
The 120-year-old Dungeness Schoolhouse is the setting for the annual Christmas Tea this weekend. The get-togethers feature homemade cookies

WEEKEND: More than tea to be served at Dungeness Schoolhouse

DUNGENESS — The Christmas Tea & Bake Sale weekend at the Dungeness Schoolhouse has much more than tea and cookies this year. The parties, held… Continue reading

The 120-year-old Dungeness Schoolhouse is the setting for the annual Christmas Tea this weekend. The get-togethers feature homemade cookies

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

Photos with Santa, Christmas tree sales, lectures and feasts — all are scheduled this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula. For more information on arts… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Port Townsend’s Festival of Lights offers gifts, more

PORT TOWNSEND — The third annual Festival of Lights will offer a cookie bazaar, vendors, raffle prizes and a silent auction among other attractions today… Continue reading

Averi Campbell shops with her dad

WEEKEND: Santa to help Port Townsend light tree Saturday

PORT TOWNSEND — Santa will arrive by firetruck Saturday for a tree-lighting ceremony at Haller Fountain. Riding in a vintage truck to the ceremony, he… Continue reading

Averi Campbell shops with her dad

WEEKEND: Then, now holiday home tours in Port Townsend, Port Ludlow

Holiday homes “now” and “then” will be on display in Port Ludlow and Port Townsend this weekend. The Port Ludlow Community Enrichment Alliance and the… Continue reading