Festivals and Events

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Previously held events are listed in archive at bottom.

April 2015

Saturday, April 18th, 2015, 9:30AM
Jefferson County Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting
The public is invited to attend at the Tri-Area Community Center in Chimacum! Listening to the Story: Pam McCollum Clise. Providing an interview guide, Pam will give pointers on doing an oral history and discuss how to write up your work once the interview is finished.

Hama Hama Open Farm Day
Saturday, April 18th, 2015, 10:30AM-1PM
Come forage on the Hama Hama oyster farm at 35846 N. US Highway 101 in Lilliwaup!  “Open Farm Days” are low-key, family-friendly, u-pick adventures at the beach.  Team Hama Hama will be on hand to help you identify clam shows, tell where to go for the choicest dozen, and then help lug your catch up to shore. You pay for what you pick.  They will have BBQ oysters and steamed clams for sale as well.  Please RSVP by emailing: orders@hamahamastore.com. Questions? Call: 888-877-5844.  Two barbecue pits are also available to reserve.

Quilcene Historical Museum Re-opens
Saturday, April 18th, 2015, 1PM
Join the Quilcene Historical Museum, 151 Columbia Street, and celebrate the start of the 2015 Season!  Tour the new memorial garden and there will be a special 95th birthday celebration for lifetime member Lura Mae Schaffer!  Come by at 1PM to say Happy Birthday!

Beginners Yoga in Brinnon
Mondays, April, 2015, 7:40AM
Start your morning off with an energizing yoga class!  At the Brinnon Community Center (306144 Highway 101).  Progressive classes are also available on Tuesdays and Fridays at 6:40 AM & Thursdays at 8:00 AM.  Contact the Community Center for more information: 360-796-4350.

Yoga in Quilcene
Mondays, April, 2015, 9:30AM
Meet at the Quilcene Community Center (294952 Highway 101) for Yoga in Quilcene!  This class is designed for ALL who would like to explore the art of a Yoga practice.  There is a $10 drop in fee for each class, and an $8-per-class fee if you pay for the whole month.  For more information, please call Sheryl Wolover at: 360-565-6554 or e-mail her at: om@pacific-elements.com.  Website.

Gardening Classes in Quilcene
Mondays, April, 2015, 12PM
Join Juanita and Anita for free gardening classes at Q Gardens, where the strawbale and raingardens are located by Quilcene Espresso, 71 Old Church Road.  Help plant the strawbale gardens which will provide fresh produce to the Quilcene food bank while increasing your gardening skills.  Classes are interactive and fun.  So bring your ideas, questions and friends!

Dance Aerobics & Strength Training Class
Tuesdays, April, 2015, 5PM
Join your friends and neighbors for this dance aerobics and strength training class, led by Leslie Bunton (certified through the American Council on Exercise), at the Quilcene Community Center (294952 Highway 101).  Only $35 for 8 classes, $25 for 4 classes and $7.50 for a single class.  If you are a newcomer, please contact Leslie in advance and arrive about ten minutes early.  For more information, contact Leslie at: 360-765-0164.

World Dance & Creative Movement
Thursdays, April, 2015, 10AM-10:45AM
For children 5 years & younger at the Quilcene Community Center (294952 Highway 101).  Wear comfortable clothing and dance!  Children under 3 must be accompanied by a parent.  If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Shelly: skirkeya@gmail.com.

Core Strength Training Class
Thursdays, April, 2015, 5PM
Join your friends and neighbors for this class, led by Leslie Bunton (certified through the American Council on Exercise), at the Quilcene Community Center (294952 Highway 101).  This class focuses on core strength using stability balls. Only $35 for 8 classes, $25 for 4 classes and $7.50 for a single class.  If you are a newcomer, please contact Leslie in advance and arrive about ten minutes early.  For more information, contact Leslie at: 360-765-0164.

Brinnon Loyalty Day Parade & Ceremony
Friday, April 24th, 2015, 1PM
Join the Veterans Of Foreign Wars of Post 10706 for the Annual Loyalty Day Parade and Ceremony in downtown Brinnon!  Special Music by “Kendra and James”.  The VFW Ladies Auxiliary will offer a light lunch after the ceremony at the Brinnon Booster Club on Corey Lane.  If you are a veteran of a foreign war, you may be eligible for membership in your local VFW.  Please call Don Boll at 360-796-4309 for more information about benefits.

28th Annual Brinnon PTO Spring Auction
Saturday, April 25th, 2015, 10AM
Head to the Brinnon School, 46 Schoolhouse Road, for the Brinnon School Parent Teacher Organization‘s 28th Annual Silent Auction!  Lots of new and used items.  Concession stand will be open.  If you have any goods you would like to donate, please contact Nicole Norris at: 360-531-4178.

May 2015

Porcelain Painting
Friday, May 1st, 2015, 1PM-3PM
Learn about Porcelain Painting with Jacque Booth at the Quilcene Historical Museum, 151 Columbia Street!

Concerts in the Woods-“The Winterlings”
Saturday, May 2nd, 2015, 7:30PM
The Winterlings take listeners on unexpected journeys through flooded barns and cedar forests, chemistry labs and ferries crossing Puget Sound. Songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Amanda Birdsall and Wolff Bowden have played their unique style of Alternative Folk music from Seattle’s Northwest Folklife Festival to the CMJ Music Festival in Manhattan. Featuring male and female lead vocals and harmonies, guitar, ukulele, violin, banjitar, percussion and more!  Join this acoustic folk duo at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

BSO Pizza & Movie Night
Wednesday, May 6th, 2015, Dinner-5PM; Movie-6PM
The Brinnon Senior Organization (BSO) will be featuring another Pizza & Movie Night at the Brinnon Community Center (306144 Highway 101).   Charge for the dinner is $4 & the film will be shown immediately following dinner with a bag of freshly popped popcorn. Reservations are required by 1pm the previous day, just as regular supper club meals are, by calling the Community Center at: 360-796-4350. Questions? Contact Bob Hart, Pres. BSO: 360-796-0391.  

Hama Hama Oyster Rama 2015
Saturday, May 9th, 2015, 12PM-5PM
Tickets $10.  Details Coming Soon!  Proceeds from the Rama benefit the Hood Canal Education Foundation, among other local charities.  Check out their website for the latest information: http://hamahamaoysters.com/rama2015/

Ninth Night Movie & Potluck
Saturday, May 9th, 2015, 6:30PM
Check out a different movie each month and enjoy a themed potluck with your friends and neighbors at the Quilcene Community Center (294952 Highway 101)!  Need more info or want to suggest a Movie?  Contact the Movie Maven, Sharon, at: i.am.insain1@gmail.com.

Jefferson County Parks and Recreation District No.2 Public Meeting
Wednesday, May 13th, 2015, 6:30PM
The next Brinnon Parks and Recreation District Meeting will be held at the Brinnon Community Center (306144 Highway 101). Everyone is encouraged to attend!

Greeting Card Design 
Saturday, May 15th, 2015, 1PM-3PM
Learn about Greeting Card Design with Claire French at the Quilcene Historical Museum, 151 Columbia Street!

Concerts in the Woods-“Animals of Grace”
Saturday, May 16th, 2015, 7:30PM
Animals of Grace is the Seattle-based collaboration of guitarist and songwriter Erika Lundahl and percussionist Doug Indrick.  They began collaborating two years ago in Upstate New York and released their debut EP “Make Me Kind” in July 2014. Hear their vocal harmonies, guitar tapping, driving djembe, cajon, and auxiliary percussion at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

Quilcene-Brinnon Garden Club Plant Sale
Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
Japanese Maples, vegetables, herbs, shrubs, native plants, hanging baskets, indoor houseplants, fresh flower bouquets, seeds, homemade pies and pastries, and garden items will be for sale. All donations are welcome. All proceeds from the sale are returned to the community through donations to food banks, school libraries and scholarship funds.

Quilcene Historical Museum/ Worthington Mansion Sale
Saturday, May 23rd, 2015, 10AM-2PM
Find some treasures you can take home at the Quilcene Historical Museum, 151 Columbia Street, and support the Museum and the Worthington Project!

ShrimpFest 2015
Saturday, May 23rd, 2014, 10AM-6PM
Sunday, May 24th, 2014, 10AM-5PM
The Emerald Towns Alliance is pleased to present ShrimpFest 2015!  ShrimpFest will be held between the Yelvik General Store and the Cove RV Park & Country Store.  Proceeds from ShrimpFest are donated to community projects.  Live music, local vendors, arts/craft booths, kids’ activities, belt sander races (Saturday only 11AM-3PM), delicious food, great fun and shrimp! Limited quantities of Hood Canal Shrimp for sale!  Active Military and Veterans FREE with ID; KIDS under 12 FREE with paying adultFree Parking; Gate Fee: $4/day OR $6 for two-day pass.  For more information: email: shrimpfest@hotmail.com; 360-796-4456; or check out their facebook page.

June 2015

Tree Grafting Demonstration 
Saturday, June 6th, 2015, 1PM-3PM
Check out a Tree Grafting Demonstration with John Helsperh at the Quilcene Historical Museum, 151 Columbia Street!  

Concerts in the Woods-“Star Anna”
Saturday, June 6th, 2015, 7:30PM
Star Anna is an American vocalist and rhythm guitarist from Ellensburg, Washington now based in Seattle, described by Barbara Mitchell of NPR as belonging to the genre of Americana and by Nicole Brodeur of the Seattle Times as alt-country.  Brodeur described her as having “a voice full of bluster that will slam the door behind you, then find itself alone to take in the loneliness, the quiet, the beauty.”See Star Anna at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

Jefferson County Parks and Recreation District No.2 Public Meeting
Wednesday, June 10th, 2015, 6:30PM
The next Brinnon Parks and Recreation District Meeting will be held at the Brinnon Community Center (306144 Highway 101). Everyone is encouraged to attend!

Olympic Music Festival
Saturday, June 27th, 2015, 2PM
Sunday, June 28th, 2015, 2PM
Join the Olympic Music Festival for the opening weekend of their 32nd season!  The Olympic Music Festival celebrates festival founder Alan Iglitzin and his three decades of extraordinary leadership. Iglitzin will be joined by his closest colleagues for a performance of the two lyrical and passionate string sextets by Johannes Brahms. Join us for this memorable opening weekend. The Festival is located North of Quilcene at: 7360 Center Road (driving directions). Grounds open at 11:30AM for picnicking, barn doors open at 1PM for general seating and the concert begins at 2PM. For more information contact: info@olympicmusicfestival.org; or call: 360-732-4800.

Concerts in the Woods-“Hungrytown”
Saturday, June 27th, 2015, 7:30PM
Hungrytown is the musical and married duo of Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson.  They have released two highly acclaimed CDs, Hungrytown (2008) and Any Forgotten Thing (2011), both of which continue to receive much airplay on folk and Americana stations worldwide. Rebecca and Ken tour full time; their adventures have taken them throughout the US, Canada, Europe and New Zealand.  Check them out at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

July 2015

Community Picnic
Saturday, July 4th, 2015
Enjoy a picnic with your friends and neighbors on the grounds of the Quilcene Historical Museum at 151 Columbia Street!

Olympic Music Festival
Saturday, July 4th, 2015, 2PM
Sunday, July 5th, 2015, 2PM
With American favorites like Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and the classical-jazz fusions of Paul Schoenfield, our wonderful artists will be creating some musical fireworks that you won’t want to miss! Bring a picnic and enjoy exploring 55 acres of tranquil farmland. The Festival is located North of Quilcene at: 7360 Center Road (driving directions). Grounds open at 11:30AM for picnicking, barn doors open at 1PM for general seating and the concert begins at 2PM. For more information contact: info@olympicmusicfestival.org; or call: 360-732-4800 or visit their website at OlympicMusicFestival.org.

Concerts in the Woods-“Slipshod”
Saturday, July 11th, 2015, 7:30PM
Matt Snook (dobro andbanjo) and Steve Blanchard (guitar and mandolin) formed Slipshod in 2012 out of a common background of playing Bluegrass music.  Now, as a duo, they have incorporated music from Gordon Lightfoot, Norman Blake, Simon and Garfunkel, Tim O’Brien, and more. They play a mix of originals, familiar melodies and dynamic instrumentals.  Hear their harmonies, unique vocal interpretations and precise instrumental talents at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

Olympic Music Festival
Saturday, July 11th, 2015, 2PM
Sunday, July 12th, 2015, 2PM
Renowned flutist Sooyun Kim makes her debut at the Olympic Music Festival with a program of rare chamber music masterworks. OMF artistic director Julio Elizalde performs Mozart’s famed Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor. The Festival is located North of Quilcene at: 7360 Center Road (driving directions). Grounds open at 11:30AM for picnicking, barn doors open at 1PM for general seating and the concert begins at 2PM. For more information contact: info@olympicmusicfestival.org; or call: 360-732-4800 or visit their website at OlympicMusicFestival.org.

Concerts in the Woods-“Betty and The Boy”
Saturday, July 18th, 2015, 7:30PM
Based out of Eugene, Oregon, Betty Jaeger , Josh Harvey, Michelle WhitlockNanci McDonald and Jon Conlon form Betty and The Boy.  Though this quintet’s string-laden melodies occasionally anchor them in the territories of folk, bluegrass, or minim­ali­st rock, they’re more at home in the cracks in-between.  Allow them to take you on an entrancing musical journey at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

Olympic Music Festival
Saturday, July 18th, 2015, 2PM
Sunday, July 19th, 2015, 2PM
Prepare for a concert experience unlike any you have ever experienced. GardenMusic breaks every barrier between musicians and audience members by presenting music in an unusual format where classical works are punctuated by thrilling new compositions, jazz, and world music. Bring a picnic and enjoy exploring 55 acres of tranquil farmland. The Festival is located North of Quilcene at: 7360 Center Road (driving directions). Grounds open at 11:30AM for picnicking, barn doors open at 1PM for general seating and the concert begins at 2PM. For more information contact: info@olympicmusicfestival.org; or call: 360-732-4800 or visit their website at OlympicMusicFestival.org.

Olympic Music Festival
Saturday, July 25th, 2015, 2PM
Sunday, July 26th, 2015, 2PM
Anderson & Roe brings the concept of piano duo to a higher level. These gifted musicians met at the Juilliard School in New York City and have subsequently established a world-class duo team. Bring a picnic and enjoy exploring 55 acres of tranquil farmland. The Festival is located North of Quilcene at: 7360 Center Road (driving directions). Grounds open at 11:30AM for picnicking, barn doors open at 1PM for general seating and the concert begins at 2PM. For more information contact: info@olympicmusicfestival.org; or call: 360-732-4800 or visit their website at OlympicMusicFestival.org.

August 2015

Concerts in the Woods-“Strings and Things”
Saturday, August 1st, 2015, 7:30PM
Two family bands from the south end of Hood Canal have joined forces to create a music extravaganza that they call “Strings and Things”.  This combined program with The Crichton Family Band and The Cylwik Sisters will feature each of their own musical selections as well as some combined sets to give a taste of Bluegrass, Celtic, Gospel, some Country music and even a wee bit o’ Irish Step Dancing.  Come see how these five youngsters from the Crichton family have woven their talents with three sisters from the Cylwik family to make some awesome music at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

Olympic Music Festival
Saturday, August 1st, 2015, 2PM
Sunday, August 2nd, 2015, 2PM
International violin superstar Sarah Chang performs alongside her regular duo partner and OMF artistic director Julio Elizalde, in an exclusive recital featuring electrifying works by Vitali, Prokofiev, Franck, and Ravel.  Bring a picnic and enjoy exploring 55 acres of tranquil farmland. The Festival is located North of Quilcene at: 7360 Center Road (driving directions). Grounds open at 11:30AM for picnicking, barn doors open at 1PM for general seating and the concert begins at 2PM. For more information contact: info@olympicmusicfestival.org; or call: 360-732-4800 or visit their website at OlympicMusicFestival.org.

Olympic Music Festival
Saturday, August 8th, 2015, 2PM
Sunday, August 9th, 2015, 2PM
Grammy-nominated violinist Caroline Goulding makes her debut at the Olympic Music Festival with cellist Karen Ouzounian and OMF artistic director Julio Elizalde on the piano, in a concert featuring some of Beethoven’s most powerful works.  Bring a picnic and enjoy exploring 55 acres of tranquil farmland. The Festival is located North of Quilcene at: 7360 Center Road (driving directions). Grounds open at 11:30AM for picnicking, barn doors open at 1PM for general seating and the concert begins at 2PM. For more information contact: info@olympicmusicfestival.org; or call: 360-732-4800 or visit their website at OlympicMusicFestival.org.

QHM 7th Annual Wine, Beer & Cider Tasting Gala Fundraiser
Friday, August 14th, 2015
The Quilcene Historical Museum presents their ever-popular Wine, Beer and Cider Tasting Gala Fundraiser!  More details coming soon!

Concerts in the Woods-“The Believers
Saturday, August 15th, 2015, 7:30PM
Lead singer/songwriters Craig Aspen and Cynthia Frazzini met at the now famed Sunset Tavern in Seattle several years ago and began a serious love affair with old school Country, Soul and Roots music.  “What Johnny Cash and The Tennessee Three might have sounded like if they’d jammed with The White Stripes.” — David Burke, Rock n Reel Magazine – UK  See if you agree at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

Olympic Music Festival
Saturday, August 15th, 2015, 2PM
Sunday, August 16th, 2015, 2PM
The Olympic Music Festival is thrilled to present the first two of four concerts featuring resident festival artists in collaboration with the Iglitzin Chamber Music Fellows, four exceptionally gifted rising young artists on the verge of a professional career. Bring a picnic and enjoy exploring 55 acres of tranquil farmland. The Festival is located North of Quilcene at: 7360 Center Road (driving directions). Grounds open at 11:30AM for picnicking, barn doors open at 1PM for general seating and the concert begins at 2PM. For more information contact: info@olympicmusicfestival.org; or call: 360-732-4800 or visit their website at OlympicMusicFestival.org.

MoonFest 2015
Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 
Rock out at this popular, annual outdoor music festival in a pristine setting next to Lake Leland and the Olympic Mountains (322 Munn Road in Quilcene).  The festival features: nationally acclaimed musicians in surround sound, laser light show,  great local food, arts, family funNW craft beers on draught and much more!  Tickets will be available right on Facebook.  More details coming soon!

Olympic Music Festival
Saturday, August 22nd, 2015, 2PM
Sunday, August 23rd, 2015, 2PM
The second week of the Iglitzin Chamber Music Fellowship closes with incredible works including Suk’s passionate Piano Quartet, Chausson’s symphonic Concerto, and Mendelssohn’s dazzling String Octet. Bring a picnic and enjoy exploring 55 acres of tranquil farmland. The Festival is located North of Quilcene at: 7360 Center Road (driving directions). Grounds open at 11:30AM for picnicking, barn doors open at 1PM for general seating and the concert begins at 2PM. For more information contact: info@olympicmusicfestival.org; or call: 360-732-4800 or visit their website at OlympicMusicFestival.org.

What is it?  What Does It Do? Gizmo Expo
Friday, May 1st, 2015, 1PM-3PM
Experience an on old-time gizmo expo at the Quilcene Historical Museum at 151 Columbia Street!  “Donated items from yesteryear are puzzles today and reveal clues about an early way of life.”

Olympic Music Festival
Saturday, August 29th, 2015, 2PM
Sunday, August 30th 2015, 2PM
No two pieces are more emotionally opposed than Franck’s fiery Piano Quintet in F minor and Schubert’s heavenly String Quintet in C major. Inspired by an romantic infatuation with a student, Franck’s Quintet was one of the most controversial works of the late 19th century. Bring a picnic and enjoy exploring 55 acres of tranquil farmland. The Festival is located North of Quilcene at: 7360 Center Road (driving directions). Grounds open at 11:30AM for picnicking, barn doors open at 1PM for general seating and the concert begins at 2PM. For more information contact: info@olympicmusicfestival.org; or call: 360-732-4800 or visit their website at OlympicMusicFestival.org.

September 2015

Concerts in the Woods-“Jean Mann & Friends
Saturday, September 5th, 2015, 7:30PM
Jean has toured locally and nationally, headlining house concerts, festivals, and playing iconic rooms in various major US cities. She has opened for Peter Himmelman and Blame Sally, and shared the stage with Laura Veirs (Rounder Records) and Vicci Martinez (The Voice).  Jean gains hordes of happy ears wherever she performs her lilting musical prose; a truly soul-quenching voice in today’s independent music scene.  Make your ears happy at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

Olympic Music Festival
Saturday, September 5th, 2015, 2PM
Sunday, September 6th 2015, 2PM
Virtuoso violinist Ray Chen returns the OMF for a third year in a row to perform classics of the violin and piano repertoire with OMF artistic director Julio Elizalde. Bring a picnic and enjoy exploring 55 acres of tranquil farmland. The Festival is located North of Quilcene at: 7360 Center Road (driving directions). Grounds open at 11:30AM for picnicking, barn doors open at 1PM for general seating and the concert begins at 2PM. For more information contact: info@olympicmusicfestival.org; or call: 360-732-4800 or visit their website at OlympicMusicFestival.org.

Olympic Music Festival
Saturday, September 12th, 2015, 2PM
Sunday, September 13th 2015, 2PM
As an encore to the 2015 summer season, the OMF is throwing a party! Grammy-nominated violinist Jeremy Kittel is joined by his regular band members for a concert unlike anything that you have ever heard in the OMF barn. Bring a picnic and enjoy exploring 55 acres of tranquil farmland. The Festival is located North of Quilcene at: 7360 Center Road (driving directions). Grounds open at 11:30AM for picnicking, barn doors open at 1PM for general seating and the concert begins at 2PM. For more information contact: info@olympicmusicfestival.org; or call: 360-732-4800 or visit their website at OlympicMusicFestival.org.

2015 Quilcene Fair, Parade & Classic Car Show
Saturday, September 19th, 2015, 8AM-4PM
Held on and around the grounds of the Quilcene School at: 294715 Highway 101 in Quilcene.  Local vendors, live music, games, art, crafts and more!  Details to be announced.  Check out their website for more information.

Quilcene Oyster Half-Marathon, 10K and  5K Runs 
Saturday, September 26th, 2015
Three different courses offering a glimpse of Quilcene’s natural wonders for runners of all levels, all in one day.  These beautiful courses wind through the forests and farmland overlooking Quilcene Bay.  All 3 race routes cross the Little Quilcene River (with salmon spawning below), and pass by tidewaters where our famous Quilcene Oysters flourish.  The Quilcene Oyster Half-Marathon Race is USATF Certified and Sanctioned.  Start and Finish at Worthington Park’s Linger Longer Stage by the Quilcene Museum (151 Columbia St.).  Proceeds benefit the Quilcene-Brinnon Dollars for Scholars andCount Me In For Quilcene.  Check out their website to register and for more details:  http://quilcenehalfmarathon.com/

Concerts in the Woods-“The Barn Owls”
Saturday, September 26th, 2015, 7:30PM
The Barn Owls are an old-timey, country trio from Seattle. One late summer evening, Brittany Newell, Hanna Traynham and Kate Lichtenstein spent hours trading tunes around the woodstove. By the end of the night, they were a band. The Barn Owls bring an intuitive and inventive bent to the old-time and early country music tradition, mixing high energy dance tunes with tight three-part harmonies on traditional and original songs.  Check them out at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

October 2015

Concerts in the Woods-“Michael Henchman & Kelly Brightwell”
Saturday, October 3rd, 2015, 7:30PM
Each writing and performing imagery-rich Folk/Americana songs in their own right, Portland songwriters Kelly Brightwell and Michael Henchman combine their talents to create a sound that is at once warm and reminiscent, bringing to life new stories on age-old journeys through love and loss, hard times and hope.  Check them out at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

Concerts in the Woods-“Sarah McQuaid
Friday, October 9th, 2015, 7:30PM
Rising star Sarah McQuaid’s voice has been likened to malt whiskey, melted chocolate and “honey poured into wine” (Minor 7th). A captivating performer, she seduces her audience with cheeky banter and stories from the road, as well as with stunning musicianship; in her hands, the guitar becomes much more than merely an accompanying instrument. Hear Sarah at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

Cider Press
Saturday, October 17th, 2015
Take part in a Cider Press at Worthington Park, next to the Quilcene Historical Museum at 151 Columbia Street!

Concerts in the Woods-“Robert Richter & Olivia Duffy”
Sunday, October 18th, 2015, 3:00PM Matinée
Singer-songwriter-guitarist Robert Richter is an energetic performer creating music that blends different genres from folk to blues to rock to Celtic played with passion and energy. He will be joined by the very talented fiddler/mandolin player and singer Olivia Duffy. Check them out at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

November 2015

Concerts in the Woods-“John Hoover and the Mighty Quinns
Sunday, November 1st, 2015,  3:00PM Matinée
John Hoover and The Mighty Quinns are a group of three musicians who have been entertaining audiences around the region for several years now. They play a distinctive blend of folk, folk-rock, singer/songwriter classics, country, Celtic, bluegrass, and R&B. They are the best known for their work as a John Denver Tribute Band, though their repertoire spans the entire history of music.  At the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

Concerts in the Woods-“Ranger and the Re-Arrangers
Sunday, November 15th, 2015,  3:00PM Matinée
Seattle Gypsy jazz band Ranger and the “Re-Arrangers” evoke the spirit of a Paris cafe and the raucous energy of a Gypsy campsite with their unique twist on Gypsy jazz. “At the heart of their sound is Ranger Sciacca’s sweet violin playing… his sense of melody and daring improvisations” (World Rhythm Webzine).  At the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

December 2015

Concerts in the Woods-“Kathryn Claire and Friends
Sunday, December 6th, 2015,  3:00PM Matinée
Her guitar and fiddle-playing exhibit a technical grace which is matched only by her truly captivating voice and she possesses the rare ability to move seamlessly across genres. Her deep love and respect for traditional music has long been a driving influence and those roots can be heard in her own original music.   At the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

Concerts in the Woods-“Christmas songs and more by Lynne Ferguson”  Sunday, December 20th, 2015,  3:00PM Matinée
Lynne Ferguson has been playing music for a living all her life. Her past work with Taj Mahal has influenced her singing style. She has been fortunate enough to perform and record with some of the finest and best-known acoustic players in the world.  This show will feature songs from her latest EP “Wintersongs” and will be a benefit for the Native Horsemanship Youth Program. At the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

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