Festivals and Events

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Previously held events are listed in archive at bottom.

November 2014

Help Light Up Quilcene
Saturday, November 22nd, 2014, 8:30AM
Many of the buildings up and down the Village Center corridor have been skillfully decorated, but the job’s not quite finished.  Quilcene (and the Light Up the Town elves) need your help!  This Saturday, come down to the Quilcene Post Office and donate a couple hours of your Christmas Spirit to help decorate. Dress warmly!

Concerts in the Woods-”Pepper Proud with Yaima
Saturday, November 22nd, 2014, 3PM
Pepper Proud’s musical adventure began in Lewisburg, West Virginia- participating in rock bands, jazz bands, show choirs, theater, guitar lessons, marching bands, campfires, dance classes, front porch jams and back porch jams- she developed a style unique to her desire to communicate- with the emotion of meaningful melodies.  Producer Masaru Higasa was born on the mystical island of Okinawa, Japan where he was first inspired to play the music of his ancestors- He brings a deeply Resonating history through multicultural traditional instruments and offers a backbone of enticing beats.  Together they combine genres like indie-folk, world-fusion and weave a smooth groove of soothing melodies, intricate instrumentation and beats that get the body blooming.  Join them at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, on the Coyle Peninsula at: 923 Hazel Point Road, Quilcene.

Beginners Yoga in Brinnon
Mondays, November, 2014, 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, November, 2014, 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, November, 2014, 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, November, 2014, 5PM
Join your friends and neighbors in this class, led by Leslie (certified through the American Council on Exercise), at the Quilcene Community Center (294952 Highway 101). This class is focused on dance aerobics and strength training. The fee is only $35 for a month (around 8 classes). For more information, contact the Community Center at: 360-765-3321.

Zumba Class
Wednesdays, November, 2014, 6:30PM-7:30PM
Head over to the Quilcene Community Center (294715 Highway 101), for a fun-filled, dance inspired, total body workout! Only $5 per class.  For more information, contact Shawn at: 360-774-0479.

Brinnon Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Thursday, November 27th, 2014, 3PM
Enjoy a lovely Turkey Dinner with your friends and neighbors at the Brinnon Community Center (306144 U.S. Highway 101)!  Sign up at the Community Center for this delicious dinner sponsored by the Brinnon Senior Organization.  All donations will go to the Food Bank.  If you have any questions, please call Patsy Wells at: 360-796-0474.

Core Strength Training Class
Thursdays, November, 2014, 5PM
Join your friends and neighbors in this class, led by Leslie (certified through the American Council on Exercise), at the Quilcene Community Center (294952 Highway 101).  This class focuses on core strength using stability balls. The fee is only $35 for a month (around 8 classes). For more information, contact the Community Center at: 360-765-3321.

Brinnon Music Group
Thursdays, November, 2014, 6:30PM
Interested in making music?  Join the Brinnon Music Group at the Brinnon Community Center (306144 Highway 101) on the First, Second and Fourth Thursdays of the month.  On the Third Thursday of the month, take part in Open Mike Night at Twana Road House (294793 Highway 101) in Quilcene.  Ukulele Night takes place on the First Thursday of the month and there will be no Fifth Thursdays, unless by request.

Drive-through Holiday Display
Friday, November 28th, 2014, 5PM-8PM
Drive behind the Josephine Campbell Building and check out the fabulous Holiday Display at: 294963 Highway 101!  Open everyday starting the day after Thanksgiving, until New Year’s Day.

Quilcene Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, November 29th, 2014, 10AM-3PM
Find unique, local gifts at the Quilcene Community Center (294715 Highway 101)!  Many vendor tables featuring handmade local arts and crafts, baked goods and preserves, holiday art and decor, and gifts for everyone on your list.  This event benefits the Quilcene Food Bank!  The Quilcene Lions will be there to collect donations to Community Programs and take your photo with Santa from 9AM-12PM!  For more information, please call Dora at: 360-765-3157.  Vendor set-up is usually at 9AM.

Olympic Art Gallery Opening
Saturday, November 29th, 2014, 10AM-4PM
The Olympic Art Gallery will be open for Small Business Saturday at: 40 Washington Street in Quilcene!

December 2014

Brinnon Nativity and Tree Lighting 
Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014, 5PM
Join the Brinnon Community in lighting their Christmas Tree and Nativity on Highway 101 next to Johnston Realty!

Pleasant Harbor Resort Project Open House
Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014, 2PM-5PM
Interested in the proposed Pleasant Harbor Resort project?  There will be an “open house” at the Brinnon Community Center (306144 Highway 101), where the public can get information and ask questions.  There is also a planning commission meeting later that day at the Community Center from 6:30PM to 9:30PM.

BSO Pizza & Movie Night
Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014, 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.  

Brinnon Community Theatre: “The Stargazer” 
Friday, December 5th, 2014, 7PM
Everyone is invited to attend this Christmas Celebration presentation at the Brinnon Booster Club Building at 151 Corey Lane!

Breakfast With Santa 
Saturday, December 6th, 2014, 9AM-12PM
Join Santa for a pancake breakfast with potatoes, eggs, sausage and your choice of coffee, orange juice or hot chocolate at the Masonic Lodge, 170 Herbert St.!  Only $7.  The proceeds go to Back Packs for Kids!  Get your photo taken with Santa and enter the raffle to win prizes!  If you would like to volunteer (volunteers eat free!), please contact Richard at: 707-953-4759.

Christmas Craft Fair 
Saturday, December 6th, 2014, 9AM-2PM
Find crafts, food, gifts and fun at the Brinnon Booster Club Building at 151 Corey Lane!  Visit Santa and get your picture taken!  If you are interested in a booth or need more information, call 360-796-4910.

Quilcene Christmas Tree Lighting With Santa 
Saturday, December 6th, 2014, around 5PM
Come to the Quilcene Post Office parking lot to witness the official Santa lighting of the Quilcene Christmas tree!  Santa will arrive, cookies and juice will be served–come join the town for a song to kick off the season!

CVAR Holiday Open House 
Saturday, December 6th, 2014, 11AM-4PM
Center Valley Animal Rescue (CVAR) will be holding their Annaul Holiday Open House at: 11900 Center Road in Quilcene!  Special guest artist Mena Quilici, Sophia of Limitless Henna, and Catherine Herrick will be there with her chair massage.  Tour the ranch, greet the animals, bring your camera and pose with Santa and enjoy savory & sweet treats!  Many themed baskets will be raffled off!  No adoption fee for pre-approved applicants!  Applications must be received no later than Tuesday, December 2nd.  For the health of the animals on the ranch, please do not bring pets.  For more information: 360-765-0598.

Brinnon Community Theatre: “The Stargazer” 
Sunday, December 7th, 2014, 2PM & 7PM
Everyone is invited to attend this Christmas Celebration presentation at the Brinnon Booster Club Building at 151 Corey Lane!

Concerts in the Woods-”Anna Tival  & Jeffrey Martin
Sunday, December 7th, 2014, 3PM
Anna Tivel‘s wide-eyed celestial folk songs belong in a similar ballpark with Anais Mitchell, Gregory Alan Isakov and Laura Veirs, where gentle picking plucks among occasionally unconventional sounds and a gorgeous voice tells stories of life in a world of natural wonders.  Stellar songwriting combined with first-rate guitar work make Jeffrey Martin a voice that stands out in the crowd.  Join them at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, on the Coyle Peninsula at: 923 Hazel Point Road, Quilcene.

Jefferson County Parks and Recreation District No. 2 Public Meeting
Wednesday, December 10th, 2014, 6:30PM
The next Brinnon Parks and Recreation District Meeting will be held at the . Everyone is encouraged to attend!

Holiday Craft Fair/Flea Market 
Saturday, December 13th, 2014, 9AM-3PM
Find crafts, food, gifts and fun at the Brinnon Booster Club Building at 151 Corey Lane!

28th Annual Chimacum Arts & Crafts Fair
Saturday & Sunday, December 13th & 14th, 2014, 10AM-4PM
Enjoy hand made gifts of all varieties – gold and silversmith, textiles, candles, woodworking, leather works, bird houses, food, clothing, and more at the Chimacum High School Campus, 91 West Valley Road!  Entry Fee $3.  Proceeds benefit Chimacum students.

Christmas Ensemble & Potluck Breakfast 
Sunday, December 21st, 2014, Breakfast-9:30AM; Ensemble-10:30AM
Join your friends and neighbors at the Brinnon Community Church for this Christmas event!

Concerts in the Woods-”Lynne Ferguson
Sunday, December 21st, 2014, 3PM
Lynne Ferguson has been playing music for a living all her life.  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.  Join her at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, on the Coyle Peninsula at: 923 Hazel Point Road, Quilcene.

Christmas Caroling & Potluck Supper 
Sunday, December 21st, 2014, 4PM
Join your friends and neighbors at the Brinnon Community Church for Caroling and Feasting!

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service 
Wednesday, December 24th, 2014, 6:30PM
Join your friends and neighbors at the Brinnon Community Church for this Christmas Service!

January 2015

Concerts in the Woods-”Lobo Del Mar
Sunday, January 4th, 2015, 3PM
Lobo Del Mar is a very large family music and dance ensemble that plays mostly Celtic music with Flamenco and Bluegrass fusion. Their Scots-Irish tunes feature the Irish Step Dancers. They also perform Mexican Music, some South Pacific Island tunes accompanied by their Polynesian dancers and Middle Eastern inspired medleys for their belly dancers. You are taken “around the world” with them in one concert as they perform the music and dance genres that they love at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, on the Coyle Peninsula at: 923 Hazel Point Road, Quilcene.

Concerts in the Woods-”The Blackberry Bushes
Sunday, January 18th, 2015, 3PM
The Appalachian Mountains are the oldest mountains in the world, and the Mississippi River is the most musical river ever known. Jes Raymond and Jakob Breitbach may have met in the rainy bottom of the Puget Sound, but their music is vibrantly infused with the essence of the homes they wandered west from.  The Blackberry Bushes draw from these deep roots of American traditional music to create a playful and resonant sound with both twang and sophistication. Experience joyful singing and enchanting songwriting, supported by carefully constructed soundscapes that feature virtuosic fiddle at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, on the Coyle Peninsula at: 923 Hazel Point Road, Quilcene.

February 2015

Concerts in the Woods-”The Fire Inside
Sunday, February 8th, 2015, 3PM
The Fire Inside performs smoldering Celtic music with heel-clicking intensity. Drawing from a collection of traditional and trend-setting influences, they will stoke your musical fire with their fiddle, uilleann pipes, bodhran, whistles, guitar, concertina, mandolin and scorching vocals at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, on the Coyle Peninsula at: 923 Hazel Point Road, Quilcene.

Concerts in the Woods-”Carrie Clark
Saturday, February 21st, 2015, 7:30PM
Carrie Clark immersed herself in music at an early age, teaching herself to play piano and guitar, and writing her own songs. Her diverse musical palette is unsurprising given her wide-ranging performance background: since moving to Seattle, her ventures have included an indie pop ensemble, a folk duo, and a jazz big band.  Join her at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, on the Coyle Peninsula at: 923 Hazel Point Road, Quilcene.

March 2015

Concerts in the Woods-”Wild Rabbit
Sunday, March 8th, 2015, 3PM
Folk-stomp Americana from the Pacific NW. Debut full-length album THE WILD NORTH available now.  Stomp along with them at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, on the Coyle Peninsula at: 923 Hazel Point Road, Quilcene.

Concerts in the Woods-”Buddy Mondlock
Friday, March 13th, 2015, 7:30PM
Acclaimed singer/songwriter Buddy Mondlock is widely respected by his peers and fans alike and regarded as a real songwriter’s songwriter. He appeared on the PBS television special “Great Performances” in 1996 with Peter, Paul and Mary where together they sang Mondlock’s song “The Kid.” His songs have also been recorded by greats like Garth Brooks , Guy Clark, Joan Baez, Janis Ian, David Wilcox, and Cry, Cry, Cry. Nanci Griffith fans will recognize Mondlock’s “Comin’ Down In the Rain” from her Grammy award winning collection, “Other Voices, Other Rooms.” In 2003 Buddy toured North America and Europe with Art Garfunkel and Maia Sharp in support of their trio album titled “Everything Waits To Be Noticed.” Join him at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, on the Coyle Peninsula at: 923 Hazel Point Road, Quilcene.

 

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