Panto, ocean lecture among weekend activities on Peninsula

Panto, ocean lecture among weekend activities on Peninsula

A pantomime show, an ocean lecture and Family Movie Night are among weekend activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Information also is available on the interactive calendar at


Holiday pantomime

PORT ANGELES — The pantomime show “Hansel, Gretel, and Barbra” is set for 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

The panto production will be staged at Edna’s Place, 1026 E. First St.

The show will also run Dec. 13-15 and Dec. 20-22.

Tickets are $15 per person, $10 for youths 18 years and younger, and can be purchased at

Art workshop

PORT ANGELES — Jing Jing Tsong and Mike Austin will lead an all-ages art workshop at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

The workshop, “Birds of Different Feathers,” is at the Sequim Library, 603 N. Sequim Ave.

Tsong and Austin will show participants ways to use different materials to create unique feathers.

The workshop is free, but space is limited; registration at is recommended.

Contra dance

PORT ANGELES — Joe Michaels will call a contra dance at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Requested donation is $8 per person, $4 for youths younger than 18 years.

The dance will be at the Black Diamond Community Hall, 1942 Black Diamond Road.

Music will be provided by Sweater Weather.

A free dance lesson will be offered at 7 p.m. to those who have paid admission to the dance.

The dance starts at 7:30 p.m.

Crab feed

PORT ANGELES — The fourth All You Can Eat Crab Feed is set from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

The meal will be served at the Masonic Temple, 622 S. Lincoln St.

The meal costs $30 per person.

Dinner includes crab, baked potato, coleslaw, beverage and dessert. Oyster shooters are available at extra cost.

For more information, call Judy Scott at 360-457-6783.

Dancing program

PORT ANGELES — The Sons of Norway will host a dancing program from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.

The program will be at Scandia Hall, 131 W. Fifth St.

The suggested donation is $3. Refreshments will follow the dancing.

The program will include Scandinavian, swing, ballroom and folk dancing. A lesson is set for 6:30 p.m.

The public is invited. No partner is needed.

Families and all ages welcome.

For more information, call 360-457-7035 or 360-452-6334.


Christmas story

CARLSBORG — The Grand Olympics Chorus will present “A Christmas Toy Story” at 2 p.m. Saturday.

The variety-style holiday show is at Eastern Hills Community Church, 91 Savannah Lane.

The show also will include performances by the Olympic Peninsula Men’s Chorus and the Sweet Adelines quartet Wink.

Tickets are $20 per person, $10 for children and can be purchased online at


Boating clinic

SEQUIM — Randy Roberts will present “Crossing the Canadian Border” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

The clinic will be held in The Gathering Place at Sunland, 135 Fairway Place.

Roberts will discuss both the legal and practical requirements for cruising into Canadian waters.

The free boating clinic is sponsored by the American Boating Club of the North Olympic Peninsula.

Thrift shop open

SEQUIM — The Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild will open its thrift shop from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The shop is at 204 W. Bell St.

This week the shop will feature cast iron cookware, winter clothing and Christmas decorations.

For more information, call 360-683-7044.

Build-It program

SEQUIM — The North Olympic Library System will host a children’s Build-It program from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The program will be at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

Participants can build their own creations using the library’s Lego bricks and are encouraged to write a story about the creation.

The free program is open to the public. Children younger than 8 years should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

For further information, call Jennifer Knight at 360-417-8500, ext. 7733, or email [email protected].

Movie night

SEQUIM — Olympic Nature Experience will sponsor Family Movie Night from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

The free screening of DisneyNature’s “Penguins” will be shown at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

Free popcorn will be available. Attendees may bring other snacks.

Holiday concert

SEQUIM — The NorthWest Women’s Chorale will perform “Shining Night” at 2 p.m. Saturday.

The annual holiday concert is at Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 925 N. Sequim Ave.

The suggested donation is $15 per person.

For further information, email [email protected].

Elks bingo

SEQUIM — Sequim Elks will host bingo games from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Games will be at the Sequim Elks lodge, 143 Port Williams Road.

Admission is free with a minimum buy-in of $10.

Players must be 18 years or older.

Proceeds will go to Elks scholarship programs, other charities and lodge operating expenses.

For more information, call Crystal Parker at 360-683-3034.

Dance concert

SEQUIM — Sequim Elks will host a dance and concert from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

The dance is at the Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road.

Music will be performed by the Old SideKicks & Side Chick including bluegrass, classic country and honky-tonk.

Admission is $10 per person, $8 for Elks members.

For more information, call Lance Staub at 360-460-9608 or email lance[email protected].


Open house

QUILCENE — Center Valley Animal Rescue will host a holiday open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The rescue and shelter is located at 11900 Center Road.

The public is invited to see the animals and enjoy food and raffles.

For more information, call 360-765-0598 or email [email protected]


Symphony concert

CHIMACUM — The Port Townsend Symphony Orchestra will perform “The Grand Finale” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

The concert, the symphony’s last for 2019, is in the auditorium at Chimacum High School, 91 West Valley Road.

The program features the Radetzky March by Strauss, the Nutcracker Suite by Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor.

Ukrainian-born violinist Myroslava Khomik will be the guest soloist during the Mendelssohn concerto.


Piano recital

PORT LUDLOW — Michael Carroll will perform a solo piano concert from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday.

The free concert will be at the Beach Club, 121 Marina View Drive.

Carroll’s program includes works by Mozart, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Debussy and Liszt.

For more information, call Carroll at 206-326-0104 or email [email protected].

Holiday concert

PORT LUDLOW — Buzz Brass will perform a holiday concert from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

The concert is at the Bay Club, 120 Spinnaker Place.

Buzz Brass is a quintet with two trumpets, a French horn, a trombone and a bass trombone.

Tickets cost $30 per person and can be purchased at


Justice training

PORT TOWNSEND — Jefferson County Restorative Justice will conduct conference facilitator training from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

The training will be at the Port Townsend Friends’ Meeting House at 1841 Sheridan St.

Pizza will be provided for lunch at the free training session, but space is limited so email [email protected] to register.

For more information, call Suzanne Duscha at 360-774-0828.

Queen Marvela

PORT TOWNSEND — Cara Ann Faith will be available for pictures as Queen Marvela Magic from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

The queen is a non-denominational character created by Faith and costumed in collaboration with wearable artists Margie McDonald Cheri Kopp and Bonnie Ombreski.

Participants may sit or stand next to the Marvela for short portrait sessions with photographers Ombeski or David Conklin.

Portraits cost $10 per person and include a 5-inch by 7-inch print.

For more information, call Ombreski at 774-272-0730 or email [email protected]

iPod shuffle dance

PORT TOWNSEND — Jonathon Doyle will host iPod shuffle couples dancing from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.

The dance will be at Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St.

Admission is free. Donations will be accepted.

Dance styles may include swing, cha-cha, waltz, foxtrot and salsa at the whim of the iPod. No partner is required.

Work party

PORT TOWNSEND — Admiralty Audubon Society will sponsor a work party in Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday.

The party will meet in the parking across 12th Street from Henery’s Hardware.

The society plans to plant native trees and shrubs if the temperature is above freezing.

Scotch broom pullers, garbage grabbers and trash bags will be provided; attendees should bring work gloves.

For more information, call 360-385-0307 or email [email protected].

Old time jam

PORT TOWNSEND — An old-time jam session is planned at Quimper Grange at 1 p.m. Sunday.

Suggested donation is $3 to $5 for admission to the grange hall at 1219 Corona Ave.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a snack to share.

Ocean lecture

PORT TOWNSEND — Carla Steyr will present “Art and Science of the Marine Micro World” at 3 p.m. Sunday.

The lecture is part of the Future of Oceans series presented in the Fort Worden Chapel, 200 Battery Way.

Admission is $5; students and teachers are admitted free.

Steyr will use electron microscope images and fiber art to show features of the marine world that many people never see.

Steyr is a retired National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration biologist.

The lecture series is sponsored by the Port Townsend Marine Science Center.

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