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

Female Olympic Discovery Marathon title up for grabs

PORT ANGELES — Female runners in this weekend's full marathon can breathe a sigh of relief but women running in the half-marathon need to be… Continue reading

Other activities, events across Peninsula this weekend

Get a deal on building supplies, admire collector cars or learn something new at a number of gatherings this weekend. Surplus sale PORT ANGELES —… Continue reading

Chimacum opens first farmers market Sunday; others planned this weekend

A new farmers market opens Sunday in Chimacum, expanding the choices for those on the North Olympic Peninsula who want home-grown food. The Chimacum Farmers'… Continue reading

Other weekend highlights across the North Olympic Peninsula

Summer's just beginning, and so are the weekend opportunities for both entertainment and learning. Bring a dish to the international potluck tonight and meet some… Continue reading

TRIP OF THE WEEK: Fort Worden hosts military vehicles large and small at encampment this weekend

PORT TOWNSEND — They are literally hands-on history, vehicles to the past that carry the observer back in time. And they are coming to a… Continue reading

World beats, eats and other treats this holiday weekend

Take a trip through world cultures without leaving the North Olympic Peninsula. The 15th annual Juan De Fuca Festival of the Arts continues a full… Continue reading

This year’s Brinnon ShrimpFest to add more of the Hood Canal variety – plus a rock concert

BRINNON — It's a shrimp festival that's getting jumbo. Now in its 12th year, this weekend's Brinnon ShrimpFest adds more shrimp and a live rock… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts continues today

PORT ANGELES — A weekend full of music to get those toes tapping, art to inspire and food and fun to satisfy is set for… Continue reading

Wine tasting tour offers treat for Peninsula palates

The Olympic Peninsula Wineries Association will hold its annual Spring Barrel Tasting Tour on Saturday, May 24 through Monday, May 26. Seven wineries located in… Continue reading

Rhododendron Festival under way in PT

PORT TOWNSEND — The 73rd annual Rhododendron Festival will flower into its most showy blossoms this weekend. Two parades and a bed race will fill… Continue reading

Sequim Irrigation Festival lifts off

SEQUIM — The Marunde Invitational Strongman Competition was one of the events on the first weekend of the 113th Sequim Irrigation Festival. The festival will… Continue reading

PA chamber’s first jazz festival ends on high note

PORT ANGELES — The weekend was filled with jiving to traditional jazz music throughout Port Angeles. The ninth annual Jazz in the Olympics Festival drew… Continue reading

Home tour and budding Junior Rangers also featured this weekend

Whether you want to enjoy the outdoors or stay indoors, there is much to do this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula. For information about… Continue reading

Jazz in the Olympics brings the beat to Port Angeles this weekend

Jazz in the Olympics is under way in Port Angeles. The music goes nonstop through Sunday evening. Tickets are $80 for the entire weekend. Friday… Continue reading