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Arts, crafts, bake sale in Chimacum on Sunday

CHIMACUM — An arts and crafts fair with a bake sale will be at the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, beginning at 9… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Yo, ho, me hearties, ‘Pirates of Penzance’ invading Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — The leading lady and man have already been through some travails. Yet Ayla Iliff, 18, and Mark Lorentzen, 25, despite some roughing… Continue reading

Quilt club show strikes its silver anniversary

SEQUIM — Carol Clevenger grew up in the shadow of Mount Rainier in a house without blankets. Even now, she has little use for them.… Continue reading

Beatles tribute band back in Sequim by popular demand

SEQUIM — Those who were there last year recall it like yesterday: “Yesterday,” “A Hard Day’s Night,” “I Want to Hold Your Hand” and on… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Spice up summer with strains of live music

THERE'S A FRAGRANCE in the air, and it seems to be drifting east and west of Sequim, accompanied by the strains of live music. But… Continue reading

Yoga, holistic instructor to lead ayurveda class in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — Yoga and holistic health instructor Connie Segal will lead a class on ayurveda self-care and yoga Saturday at Room to Move, the… Continue reading

Free art tour set to coincide with Sequim lavender events

SEQUIM — This is a weekend to revel in the Dungeness Valley’s native delights: lavender, of course, but also quiet, rural roads and flights of… Continue reading

Vote for best art piece of ‘All That Jazz’ in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — It’s time to vote for your favorite piece of “All That Jazz,” the July exhibition on the ground floor of The Landing… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Her farm, life continue to blossom

DUNGENESS — This is a story of life, loss and new life — infused with lavender. Mary and Steve Borland were married for nearly four… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: How artists see our ‘Back Country’

PORT ANGELES — The back country beckons us, with its deep mystery, its untrammeled beauty — and a glint of danger. An art museum, on… Continue reading

New artist group exhibits work

DUNGENESS — A new band of artists, the Open Gallery Art Group, is poised to unveil their creations at Groveland Cottage, 4861 Sequim-Dungeness Way this… Continue reading

Headed downtown? Art tour shows of collection of sculptures

PORT ANGELES — A chance to explore your local outdoor art gallery — a growing concern — comes this Saturday with free Art on the… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC: Listen to outdoor, indoor gigs all week

THE SNAPS, CRACKLES, pops, booms and bangs of the July 4th weekend have quieted down, but the live music scene remains just as hot as… Continue reading

THINGS TO DO: Peninsula activities for today and Thursday

Today and Thursday, July 6-7, in: ■ Port Angeles ■ Sequim-Dungeness Valley ■ Port Townsend-Jefferson County ■ Forks-West End Port Angeles Today Dance lessons by… Continue reading

Free concerts set in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Classically trained and well-traveled pianist Anna Nichols will offer “a respite in the middle of people’s day,” this and every Wednesday in… Continue reading

Music heard in Forks schools once again

By Debbie Ross-Preston For Peninsula Daily News FORKS — The rhythmic sound of drumsticks striking plastic chairs reverberated in the Forks Middle School band room… Continue reading

  • Jul 4, 2011
  • By Debbie Ross-Preston For Peninsula Daily News

New faces among works of art added to Webster’s Woods

PORT ANGELES — He's an artist drawn to offbeat canvases: suit jackets, bridal gowns, Douglas firs. And six years ago, Richard Metz, also a high… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Nurturing the seeds of happiness

PORT ANGELES — Dale Holiday has traveled far, in body and spirit, from her south New Jersey birthplace. Her most exotic foray, though, was to… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Holiday to heat up with hot tunes

PORT TOWNSEND — Whether you’re hungry for a flavorful afternoon of music on the Fourth of July holiday or a night full of rich American… Continue reading

Poet to read work tonight at Northwind Arts Center

PORT TOWNSEND — A poet who's also a dance caller and a fiddler and so-called “rock star” will appear tonight in a free poetry reading… Continue reading