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A piece of playground equipment sits near the leveled site of a new playground at Shane Park in Port Angeles. Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Salmon, storytelling part of Shane Park fundraiser

PORT ANGELES — Renowned Jamestown S'Klallam storyteller Elaine Grinnell will speak at a community salmon feast in Port Angeles on Saturday — the latest fundraiser… Continue reading

A piece of playground equipment sits near the leveled site of a new playground at Shane Park in Port Angeles. Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Scale-model show Saturday at Worden

PORT TOWNSEND — The North Olympic Peninsula Modelers Society will hold its seventh annual scale-model show and contest at Building 204 at Fort Worden State… Continue reading

A  yarn bomber adorns a set of signs in downtown Sequim with a yarn snake. Fiber Arts Bombardiers

Yarn bombing to spread whimsy in Port Angeles, Sequim

Look out, they say, for the cherry bombs. And the atomic bombs. The greens and the blues. The pink pieces on the Avenue of the… Continue reading

A  yarn bomber adorns a set of signs in downtown Sequim with a yarn snake. Fiber Arts Bombardiers

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Peruse your muse at local live venues

AND THE BEAT goes on. Whether your beat is jazz, rock, country or whatever, you should be able to find your muse somewhere on our… Continue reading

Artists to reunite at ‘Sound and Vision’ event at college

PORT ANGELES — Brush in hand, ears full of music, Johnny Rickenbacher doesn’t hold back. At the Vern Burton Community Center during Memorial Day weekend… Continue reading

Five-day Festival of Student Arts starts Tuesday at college

PORT ANGELES — Walkways will bloom, flights of fancy will become theater, and “junk” will become art — weather permitting — Tuesday. The Festival of… Continue reading

Kera Washington of the Boston-based Zili Misik brings Haitian

Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts prompts cheers from artists

PORT ANGELES — Bill Baccus' voice nearly bursts through the phone when asked about his 19th time at the Juan de Fuca Festival of the… Continue reading

Kera Washington of the Boston-based Zili Misik brings Haitian
Consuelo Brennan

PENINSULA PROFILE: The three graces of paradise

PORT TOWNSEND — So three women walk into a playhouse. An ex-tax preparer. A psychotherapist from the Bronx. A Filipina actress from California. These women… Continue reading

Consuelo Brennan

WEEKEND: Other area events and local attractions, CORRECTED VERSION

EDITOR'S NOTE — Peninsula College officials have just informed us that the college's special Greek taverna dinner has been rescheduled from this Saturday to Saturday,… Continue reading

Auditions set for Readers Theatre Plus production

DUNGENESS — Readers Theatre Plus, the nonprofit organization staging benefits for other local charities, will hold auditions for “Lombardi,” a play about the legendary football… Continue reading

Wayne Horvitz brings his band

IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Come to Port Townsend’s Key City cabaret

PORT TOWNSEND — Tonight at the Key City Playhouse, a new old thing begins. Cabaret-style concerts, including one this evening by jazzman Wayne Horvitz and… Continue reading

Wayne Horvitz brings his band
Serbian artist Jel Ena displays works such as this one at Gallery 9

Port Townsend’s monthly art walk this Saturday

PORT TOWNSEND — Serbian artist Jel Ena, actress Marcia Perlstein and baby-otter photographer Nancy Cherry Eifert are among the creative people in the spotlight here… Continue reading

Serbian artist Jel Ena displays works such as this one at Gallery 9
Jeff Tocher's “Soul Lion

Sequim’s First Friday Art Walk tonight

SEQUIM — Tonight's First Friday Art Walk, that free monthly event in and around downtown, spills over into the weekend with added receptions and parties… Continue reading

Jeff Tocher's “Soul Lion
Anna Wiancko Chasman's “Freedom” is one of the banners flying over the “River Story” exhibition at the Port Angeles Library.

WEEKEND: Port Angeles Library: A river runs through it

PORT ANGELES — It's a dazzler. And what was an invitation-only show has just become accessible to all: “River Story,” an exhibition of Elwha River-fed… Continue reading

Anna Wiancko Chasman's “Freedom” is one of the banners flying over the “River Story” exhibition at the Port Angeles Library.
Hamilton Elementary School sixth-grader Raine Westfall shows off a mask she created with help from artist and teacher Dani LaBlond. Mask-making and other art activities are open to the public this evening during an art fair hosted by the Port Angeles school.

WEEKEND: Port Angeles school holding hands-on art fair

PORT ANGELES — A community art fair, complete with displays and projects for all ages, will take over Hamilton Elementary School, 1822 W. Seventh St.,… Continue reading

Hamilton Elementary School sixth-grader Raine Westfall shows off a mask she created with help from artist and teacher Dani LaBlond. Mask-making and other art activities are open to the public this evening during an art fair hosted by the Port Angeles school.

WEEKEND: Regatta in Port Townsend begins today

PORT TOWNSEND — The 29th annual Classic Mariners Regatta begins tonight with a welcome party and late registration for the three sailboat races planned during… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Volunteers to work on trails Saturday

Peninsula Daily News news sources Volunteers will perform maintenance work on trails during National Trails Day on Saturday. On that day, Olympic National Forest will… Continue reading

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LIVE MUSIC: Music scene heats up for summer

As we enter into the summer season, we’ll find more opportunities to take in some live music, with festivals, farmers markets and more. Don’t let… Continue reading

Port Angeles and Sequim High School equestrian teams at the Washington High School Equestrian Teams' state finals in May.

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Port Angeles, Sequim High School teams place in finals

PORT ANGELES AND Sequim High School Equestrian Team coaches reported that the weather was “awesome” and “sunny” during state finals in May. Port Angeles team… Continue reading

Port Angeles and Sequim High School equestrian teams at the Washington High School Equestrian Teams' state finals in May.
Willow Kramer

Variety spices up Juan de Fuca festival

PORT ANGELES — You have your choice of experiences at the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts today. There's the big stage with the… Continue reading

Willow Kramer