PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Second Weekend festivities kick off today with music, art

PORT ANGELES — “Roots in a blender” and “Gold Dust from Heaven” will start the Second Weekend festivities in downtown Port Angeles tonight, courtesy of… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Copper Canyon Press to host open house

PORT TOWNSEND — Copper Canyon Press will hold its annual holiday open house in Building 313 at Fort Worden State Park at 4:30 p.m. today.… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Olympic Art Gallery’s final festival this weekend

QUILCENE — The Olympic Art Gallery has been a hotbed, tucked away in a tiny town. Owners Sally and Charlie Brown opened it six years… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

Christmas concerts, fundraisers and winter fun runs are among the weekend activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. For more about arts and entertainment events, see… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Scores of strummers expected at ukulele flash mob Saturday

PORT TOWNSEND —- Haller Fountain will be the scene of a ukulele flash mob on Saturday. The time, as is appropriate for flash mobs, will… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Tibetan teacher to give talks across Peninsula

Tibetan Buddhist teacher Orgyen Zang Shod Dorje will offer a nature walk and five lectures on the North Olympic Peninsula beginning Saturday. Zang Shod will… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Enjoy music as year ends

AS THE YEAR winds down and we prepare to put a cap on this year’s live music scene, take some time and enjoy some of… Continue reading

Latin rhythms to spice up Friday dance in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — The rhythms of Cuba and Puerto Rico will flow into town Friday night as the Olympic Peninsula Dance club hosts an all-ages… Continue reading

Wisdom, purpose of life Port Townsend talk’s focus

PORT TOWNSEND — Michael Meade, author of Fate and Destiny: The Two Agreements of the Soul and founder of Seattle’s nonprofit Mosaic Multicultural Foundation, will… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Port Angeles woman finds her life’s work in veterinary medicine

A sign from the past helped Carmen Czachor turn in a new direction. Everything looked fine in her life: The girl from Green Bay, Wis.,… Continue reading

Seattle chef, author coming to Peninsula

From shucking oysters with Martha Stewart to having waffles at Nash's men's breakfast in Dungeness, Greg Atkinson has been around. The famed Seattle chef and… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Art sparkles during First Friday in Sequim

SEQUIM — Eggnog, nontraditional wreaths and one icy windshield are all part of the First Friday Art Walk through downtown Sequim tonight. On this free,… Continue reading

Port Townsend concert to honor Pearl Harbor survivors

PORT TOWNSEND — Tom Berg, 89, has played the same violin since he was a teenager on the USS Tennessee. “It's a copy of a… Continue reading

WEEKEND: ‘Flirty bluegrass’ trio to play in Port Ludlow

PORT LUDLOW — Three women who make what's known as “flirty bluegrass” music are soon to arrive on the North Olympic Peninsula. The Good Lovelies,… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Art Is a Gift moves into downtown Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Starting tonight, the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center will be in two places at once. And for the first time, the center's… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Boats in holiday lights to sail in parade Saturday

PORT ANGELES — A lighted boat parade is planned along the Port Angeles waterfront Saturday. The boats will leave the Port Angeles Boat Haven at… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Handmade crafts available at Vern Burton holiday fair

PORT ANGELES — More than 40 vendors will sell hand-crafted goods at the Vern Burton Christmas Fair this weekend. The fair, sponsored by the city… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

The holiday season is in full swing on the North Olympic Peninsula. Bazaars, concerts and plays are among the seasonal treats offered this weekend. For… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Port Townsend to offer small-town holiday cheer

PORT TOWNSEND — While many people will procure holiday gifts through the mail and from the mall, this weekend's Port Townsend celebration offers a slice… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Rock ‘n’ roll, country to benefit Peninsula animals

PORT ANGELES — Saturday will be a day for dogs, cats, country and rock ’n’ roll on the waterfront at The Landing mall. Rosalie Secord… Continue reading