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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

Rainfest to celebrate art, Forks community

FORKS — In a town that measures annual rainfall by the foot instead of the inch, what better celebration than Rainfest? The annual community party… Continue reading

Real Peninsula resident appears in faux Forks movie

PORT ANGELES — If you think you recognize a person in the background of scenes in "Twilight," — once the movie is released — you… Continue reading

Green Living Expo to cap weekend events in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — The group Earth Day, Every Day is offering contests, venues and activities to this year's fifth annual Earth Day Festival Weekend. "Our… Continue reading

LaPush filming for ‘Twilight’ canceled

LaPUSH — The spotlight has faded for First Beach in LaPush. The landscape will no longer play center stage in the upcoming filming of the… Continue reading

Giant auction to benefit Boys & Girls Club

SEQUIM — What began as a simple fundraiser has exploded into a major bash at the Boys & Girls Club of Sequim. More than $12,000… Continue reading

New Sequim Irrigation Festival float unveiled

SEQUIM — After what happened last year, you can't blame the float builders for focusing on water. Lots of it. "Sail away and discover the… Continue reading

Eagles, warblers, mergansers: Tours to take watchful to best birding spots

SEQUIM — They both come for that elusive thing: calm. People and birds flock to the North Olympic Peninsula in springtime — so the local… Continue reading

Jefferson County plans first e-waste collection event

PORT TOWNSEND — Bring them your tired, your broken, your unwanted appliances yearning to be recycled. But not the refrigerator. On the Saturday of Earth… Continue reading

‘Buddy Holly,’ ‘Elvis’ headline dinner-theater show for PDN‘s Peninsula Home Fund

PORT TOWNSEND — Buddy Holly. Ritchie Valens. The Big Bopper. Elvis Presley. Janis Joplin. These legends of rock 'n' roll and their music will be… Continue reading

‘Tis the weekend of more North Olympic Peninsula holiday festivities

Santa Claus is walking in Forks' Twinkle Light Holiday Parade and arriving in Port Townsend by boat this weekend. The holiday season also will be… Continue reading

Where to trick, treat on Halloween on the North Olympic Peninsula

A scary chill is in the air across the North Olympic Peninsula because fewer than 24 hours remain until Halloween. Chief among the events Wednesday… Continue reading