Peninsula weekend activities include dance opera, play

THERE's PLENTY TO DO on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend, and the PDN has two features today to guide your activities. From concerts to… Continue reading

High-tech circa 1900: Heritage Festival continues today

PORT ANGELES -- The fourth annual Port Angeles Heritage Weekend will continue through 4 p.m. today, offering visions of technologies past. The festival, which aims… Continue reading

Other Peninsula weekend activities includes fair

In addition to the Port Angeles Heritage Weekend and the huffing and puffing of the Northwest Steam Society's 27 small steam boats, there's a variety… Continue reading

Port Angeles to feature Heritage Weekend tours, steamboats

PORT ANGELES -- With the Hood Canal Bridge closed this weekend, it might be a good time not to drive to Seattle. Instead, visit the… Continue reading

Blues legends featured at Centrum festival

PORT TOWNSEND -- Detroit blues legend Uncle Jessie White, Chicago stars Carey and Lurrie Bell, Mississippi's Terry "Harmonica" Bean and dozens more of the most… Continue reading

Joyce Daze blackferry festival

JOYCE -- The 23rd annual Joyce Daze Blackberry Festival kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 6, at 7 a.m. with a pancake breakfast and lasts until… Continue reading

Debra Winger, Arliss Howard to be celebrity guests at Port Townsend Film Festival next month

PORT TOWNSEND -- Debra Winger is coming back to Port Townsend, where the 1982 blockbuster in which she co-starred, "An Officer and a Gentleman," was… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Another clue in film festival contest

The third clue in the Port Townsend Film Festival's "Guess the Clue" contest has been released for the Sept. 23-25 event. Hidden within four weekly… Continue reading

Friday/Saturday PDN has your guide to Independence Day weekend events across North Olympic Peninsula

There's plenty to do on the North Olympic Peninsula this holiday weekend, and the Peninsula Daily News has two features today to guide your activities.… Continue reading

Mackie’s record harmonica effort documented for Guinness world records

SEATTLE -- Harmonious harmonicas -- up to 1,706 of them -- helped land Quilcene music man Andy Mackie in the Guinness Book of Records over… Continue reading

“Great stuff” on final day of Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts

PORT ANGELES -- It might be Monday, but the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts is far from over, says executive director Anna Manildi.… Continue reading

Mackie assembles harmonica band of world note

Quilcene music man Andy Mackie needed 852 harmonica players to set the world's record for largest harmonica band, and he got 1,706. The Mackie band… Continue reading

Brinnon ShrimpFest conjures up tasty crustaceans; event wraps up today

BRINNON -- Anything that could favor the Hood Canal ShrimpFest did so this weekend for its biggest-ever turnout, festival organizers say. As far as turnout… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts continues today, Monday

PORT ANGELES -- From funnel cakes to Thai food, blues to Hawaiian music and independent film, the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts gave… Continue reading

Film from Port Angeles screenwriter’s script about Vietnam angst to make premiere

By Laura Rosser When screenwriter Ken Miller moved to Port Angeles in 1983 after retiring from the Army, the former Green Beret was seeking the… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2005

Jefferson County music man going for world harmonica record in Seattle

All he needs is 852. That's the number of harmonica players Andy Mackie hopes will join him in Seattle during his new world record attempt… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts this weekend

PORT ANGELES -- The Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts begins today, May 27, at 6 p.m. and continues throughout the three-day weekend offering… Continue reading

Rhododendron Festival wraps up today

The 70th annual Rhododendron Festival was celebrated with "A Touch of Elegance"' and a lot of fun on Friday and Saturday in Port Townsend. The… Continue reading

Here’s the schedule for 70th annual Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival

The theme is "A Touch of Elegance."' Today, May 20 * Rhododendron Flower Show: Fort Worden State Park Chapel, entries received 3 p.m. * Kiddies… Continue reading

Rhododendron Festival parade, carnival, Rhody Run this weekend

PORT TOWNSEND -- Celebrate "A Touch of Elegance"' at the 70th annual Rhododendron Festival, the theme of this year's pistil-packing event. Festivities began way back… Continue reading