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WEEKEND: Historical society hosts celebration of Clallam schools on Saturday

PORT ANGELES — The Clallam County Historical Society will host “A Celebration of Clallam County Schools” in conjunction with Heritage Days on Saturday. The celebration… Continue reading

Slurpin' wolf: Jamie Pate

WEEKEND: Born to be wild: Steppenwolf music, live wolf to benefit Sequim-area game farm Saturday

SEQUIM — Coming to the stage Saturday: Steppenwolf and a live wolf named Jacob. Olympic Game Farm, home to some 275 creatures at 1423 Ward… Continue reading

Slurpin' wolf: Jamie Pate
David Christensen is “Mick Jagger” in Midnight Rambler

WEEKEND: Rolling Stones tribute band to perform twice on North Olympic Peninsula

One thing about this Keith Richards: He used to be somebody else. John Lennon. To explain: Ciggy Cater, the guitarist who today portrays Keith in… Continue reading

David Christensen is “Mick Jagger” in Midnight Rambler

WEEKEND: ‘Twilight’ birthday, wedding bashes set

FORKS — A weekend-long birthday celebration in honor of Forks' most famous fictional teenage girl begins tonight, and the annual party is still pretty big,… Continue reading

DeEtte Broderson was the featured hunter during 2011's Antler Show

WEEKEND: 2012 Antler Show fetes art of hunt

QUILCENE — When Mari and Gary Phillips started the Quilcene Antler Show as an adjunct to the annual Quilcene Fair, they weren't sure where it… Continue reading

DeEtte Broderson was the featured hunter during 2011's Antler Show

WEEKEND: Jefferson County Farm Tour gives look at farm life on Sunday

PORT TOWNSEND — Fifteen working farms will be open to the public during the free, self-guided, 10th annual Jefferson County Farm Tour from 10 a.m.… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Other activities full of fun, excitement this weekend on Peninsula

Drag races, fun runs and benefits are among other activities available on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. For more information on other arts and… Continue reading

Marrowstone Island's Shelly Solomon

‘River as Spirit’ to be shown at Rose Theatre

PORT TOWNSEND — This movie, with its native script and green, serpentine stream, is no ordinary picture. “River as Spirit: Rebirth of the Elwha” is… Continue reading

Marrowstone Island's Shelly Solomon

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Rounding out decade of musical musings

THIS IS THE final column of my 10th year, and with the good Lord willing and if the creek don’t rise, I’ll be starting my… Continue reading

Sequim's Clara Duncan and her horse

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Borrowed horse helps out at finals

ASK ME TO show you poetry in motion, and I will show you Lacey. She's one of the most beautiful dark Palominos I've ever seen,… Continue reading

Sequim's Clara Duncan and her horse
Lady A will be bringing the West Coast Women's Blues Revue to Port Angeles next weekend for the inaugural blues festival.

First Port Angeles Blues Festival to start Friday

PORT ANGELES — Lady A cuts straight to the point as she sees it. “I bring my fun. And I expect my audience to bring… Continue reading

Lady A will be bringing the West Coast Women's Blues Revue to Port Angeles next weekend for the inaugural blues festival.
Emblem3 is shown auditioning for Fox TV's "The X Factor.” The X Factor

Sequim-bred band tries again for TV fame

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — Last spring, a Sequim-bred band was slated to go on “America's Got Talent,” the NBC reality show where contestants angle for… Continue reading

Emblem3 is shown auditioning for Fox TV's "The X Factor.” The X Factor
Don Bedinger of Carlsborg serves up some of his winning chili to Nancy Slowey of Port Angeles on Saturday. Dave Logan

Winner crowned at annual chili cookoff

The Hungry Bear Cafe on U.S. Highway 101 near Beaver was the site Saturday of the 11th annual Bear Creek Potluck and Chili Cookoff. Of… Continue reading

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Don Bedinger of Carlsborg serves up some of his winning chili to Nancy Slowey of Port Angeles on Saturday. Dave Logan
Carol Swarbrick Dries plays a journalist — and unlikely confidante — to Paul Martin's New York City fire chief in “The Guys

9/11 drama staged in benefit for Legion Riders

DUNGENESS — “The Guys,” a play about a man and woman who help each other cope after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, will come… Continue reading

Carol Swarbrick Dries plays a journalist — and unlikely confidante — to Paul Martin's New York City fire chief in “The Guys
Photo of Lee Tyler Post by Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Profile

PENINSULA PROFILE: Troubadour weaves life’s stories into songs

Lee Tyler Post is a big man who doesn't do small talk. Sit down with him to discuss music, and Post will soon sweep you… Continue reading

Photo of Lee Tyler Post by Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Profile
Today’s Peninsula Spotlight magazine — the North Olympic Peninsula’s premiere entertainment magazine — is available in the Peninsula Daily News wherever the PDN is sold.

IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: ‘Red’ more than just a color at Olympic Theater Arts

SEQUIM — Olivia Shea wasn’t expecting this thing to overtake her. On a train ride to Portland, Ore., Shea, a theater director, picked up “Red,”… Continue reading

Today’s Peninsula Spotlight magazine — the North Olympic Peninsula’s premiere entertainment magazine — is available in the Peninsula Daily News wherever the PDN is sold.

WEEKEND: Auction, dinner to aid firefighters

PORT ANGELES — A ride to school on a firetruck and a sailboat ride are among the services to be auctioned off during the Firefighters… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

Garage sales along 61 miles of scenic highway, book signings, dances and walking tours of Port Townsend’s Victorian seaport are among activities available on the… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Sailing team booth to fund yearly costs

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend High School sailing team will have a fundraising booth at the Wooden Boat Festival this weekend. Team members will… Continue reading

Kim Aldrich waits for a mooring rope to be tossed from a guest boat as boats trickle into Point Hudson Marina for the Wooden Boat Festival in 2011. Charlie Bermant/Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Wooden Boat Festival to draw sailors, curious

PORT TOWNSEND — The 36th annual Wooden Boat Festival, which begins today, is one of the busiest weekends of the year, drawing an estimated 30,000… Continue reading

Kim Aldrich waits for a mooring rope to be tossed from a guest boat as boats trickle into Point Hudson Marina for the Wooden Boat Festival in 2011. Charlie Bermant/Peninsula Daily News