Signature dishes at ‘Taste of Peninsula’ on Nov. 7

PORT ANGELES — Food lovers can nibble on exciting new dishes, bid on getaway trips and enjoy live music (and have plenty of time to later attend the symphony) at the third annual “A Taste of the Peninsula.”

Tickets are on sale now for the event at the Elks Naval Lodge, 131 E. First St., in downtown Port Angeles, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7.

The event will showcase signature entrées from Peninsula restaurants and bistros and related businesses.

You can browse the silent auction items while you eat, or get a table with friends, plus taste premium vintages from the Peninsula’s wineries and soak up music by the Taste of Jazz Quintet.

The event is also timed so you can attend the Port Angeles’ Symphony concert that evening.

The concert — “Song and Dances with Alex Dugdale” — begins in the Port Angeles High School Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.

“A Taste of the Peninsula” is a benefit for the Clallam County Family YMCA’s community programs.

“Taste” tickets, which come with a two-week YMCA fitness pass, are $45 and available at the YMCA, 302 S. Francis St. in Port Angeles; at two Sound Community Bank offices, 110 N. Alder St. in Port Angeles and 541 N. 5th Ave. in Sequim; and by phoning 360-452-9244.

Cuisine will be provided by Oven Spoonful, Joy’s Wine Bistro, Michael’s Seafood & Steakhouse and Raindrop Desserts & Chocolates, all of Port Angeles; Alder Wood Bistro, Bell Street Bakery, Double Eagle Steak & Seafood (at Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course) and Yvonne’s Chocolates, all of Sequim; and Mt. Townsend Creamery and Pane d’Amore Bakery of Port Townsend.

Local wineries

Wineries include Black Diamond, Camaraderie Cellars, Harbinger Winery and Olympic Cellars from Port Angeles; and Sorensen Cellars, FairWinds Winery and Eaglemount Wine & Cider from Port Townsend.

Locally roasted Princess Valiant Coffee will be available, as will fresh-pressed fall cider from Sunny Farms.

Dozens of silent auction items will be offered.

Items include a one-week stay in a Puerto Vallerta, Mexico, condo for up to four people; other getaway travel packages; bottles of fine wines; six round trip tickets between Port Angeles and Seattle on Kenmore Air; gift certificates for a laser facial and other beauty treatments; kayak trips; five yards of delivered topsoil; free advertising in the Peninsula Daily News; and restaurant dinners for two.

For more information, click on www.ccfymca.org/events.html or phone the YMCA at 360-452-9244.

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