Festivals and Events

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Previously held events are listed in archive at bottom.

September 2014

Olympic Peninsula Physical Therapy BBQ
Friday, September 19th, 2014, 11AM-3PM
Celebrate Olympic Peninsula Physical Therapy‘s 10 year anniversary with a BBQ!

2014 Quilcene Fair
Saturday, September 20th, 2014, 8AM-4PM
Held on and around the grounds of the Quilcene School at: 294715 Highway 101 in Quilcene.  Local vendors, carnival, rides, games, art, crafts and more!  Classic Car Show from 9AM-4PM & Burn Out at 3PM!  Parade at 11AM!  Live music: The Pine Hearts-12PM; Twisted Roots-1:15PM; The Fire Inside-2:30PM.  Check out their website for more details.

Free Concert at the Linger Longer Outdoor Theater
Saturday, September 20th, 2014, 3:30PM
Drop by the Linger Longer Outdoor Theater on the day of the Quilcene Fair to enjoy some Rock n’ Roll!  There will be a Beer Garden and an Open Mic!  Featuring Johnny7 and the Black Crabs at 5PM!

Concerts in the Woods-“Twisted Roots
Saturday, September 20th, 2014, 7:30PM
Marty Kaler, Bob Lawrence-Markarian, Leo Bidne and Marilyn Kaler share their love of acoustic music that is “Boomer-friendly with a twist.” Folk, bluegrass, Western Swing, Hawaiian and blues get a twisted update with finger-style guitar, dobro, banjo, lap steel, ukulele, percussion and bass. Check them out at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, on the Coyle Peninsula at: 923 Hazel Point Road, Quilcene.

Beginners Yoga in Brinnon
Mondays, September, 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, September, 2014, Beginner: 9:30AM, Advanced: 11AM
There are now two classes in Quilcene at the Quilcene Community Center (294952 Highway 101)!  The beginners class starts at 9:30AM and the advanced class starts at 11AM.  There will be 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, September, 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!

Potato Bake Dinner Fundraiser
Monday, September 22nd, 2014, 4:30PM-6PM
Support the Brinnon Boosters and enjoy a hearty potato bake dinner at the Brinnon Booster Club (151 Corey Lane).  Cost is $5.00. For more information contact Judy Eaglestone: 360-796-4366.  There will also be a silent auction.  If you would like to donate gently used items for the silent auction, please bring them to the Brinnon Booster Club or contact Jackie Benson: 360-796-4831.

Meet the Candidates Night
Monday, September 22nd, 2014, 7PM-9PM
The Brinnon Booster Club will be hosting a Meet the Candidates Night at the Brinnon Booster Club (151 Corey Lane).  Hear from upcoming election candidates!  Ms. Marji Mueller will be the MC.  The forum will allow each candidate 2.5 minutes to introduce themselves, followed by a question and answer period.  There will be a 10 minute break at 8PM.  The forum includes candidates running for Jefferson County Assessor, Jefferson County Sheriff, Jefferson County Auditor, Jefferson County Clerk, Prosecutor/Coroner, Jefferson County Treasurer, District Court Judge and PUD Commissioner.

Dance Aerobics & Strength Training Class
Tuesdays, September, 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, September, 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 School Open House and Spaghetti Dinner
Thursday, September 25th, 2014, 4:45PM
Head over to the Brinnon School where the PTO will be sponsoring a Spaghetti Dinner at 4:45PM.  A suggested donation of $2 would be greatly appreciated.  At 5:15PM, there will be a questions and answer period with the Brinnon Superintendent and School Board.  From 5:50PM-6:50PM take a tour of the Brinnon School classrooms!  The action takes place at the Brinnon School46 Schoolhouse Road.

Core Strength Training Class
Thursdays, September, 2014, 5PM
Join your friends and neighbors in this class, led by Leslie (certified through the American Council on Exercise), at 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, September, 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.  Contact Alan Ostenson for information email: alan.ostenson@gmail.com.  Ukulele Night takes place on the First Thursday of the month and there will be no Fifth Thursdays, unless by request.

Quilcene Oyster Half-Marathon, 10K and  5K Runs 
Saturday, September 27th, 2014, 9AM
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.).  The “Kids Sprint for Health” is free for kids 9 and under.  Beer Garden available for those who are 21 & over with ID.  Proceeds benefit the Quilcene-Brinnon Dollars for Scholars and Count Me In For Quilcene.  Check out their website to register and for more details:  http://quilcenehalfmarathon.com/

Jefferson Land Trust Annual Meeting and Bring-Your-Own Picnic 
Saturday, September 27th, 2014, 12:30PM-3:30PM
Join Jefferson Land Trust at Illahee Preserve on Chimacum Creek for the Land Trust‘s Annual Meeting and Bring-Your-Own Picnic. Enjoy your picnic lunch while Executive Director Sarah Spaeth shares stories about saving our most special local places, from farms to forests to wildlife habitats.  Take the short trail down to the creek to watch the magic of chum salmon spawning, and learn about the habitat restoration done here. There will also be family fun with nature games designed to heighten awareness, gain wilderness skills and deepen your relationship with the natural world, led by CedarRoot Folk School staff.  Fee Free and open to the public!  For more information: 360-379-9501; info@saveland.org.

Lions Club Spaghetti Dinner
Saturday, September 27th, 2014
Support the Lions Club Scholarship Program and Club Charities while enjoying a delicious Spaghetti Dinner at the Masonic Lodge (170 Herbert St.) in Quilcene.

October 2014

BSO Pizza & Movie Night
Wednesday, October 1st, 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 Stan Walter, Pres. BSO: 796-3320 or Bob Hart VP BSO: 796-0391.  

Concerts in the Woods-“Eric Miller (with Sabu and Anna)”
Saturday, October 4th, 2014, 7:30PM
Listening to Eric Miller is a flat-out good time.  He combines genres in a totally refreshing way, taking American Folk and blending it with the subtleties of Rock, Country, and Blues.  He provides authentic musical experiences to a variety of listeners.  Check him out with Sabu and Anna 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, October 8th, 2014, 6:30PM
The next Brinnon Parks and Recreation District Meeting will be held at the Brinnon Community Center (306144 U.S. Highway 101). Everyone is encouraged to attend!

Free Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Collection
Saturday, October 18th, 2014, 10AM-2PM
Jefferson County Public Works will be hosting a free household hazardous waste collection event at the Quilcene disposal site (295312 Highway 101).  Collection of unwanted oil-based paints, fluorescent lamps, waste antifreeze, rechargeable batteries and more is free of charge from residential sources.  Click here for a detailed list.  Businesses can dispose of hazardous materials for a fee at the permanent collection facility at the port of Port Townsend’s Boat Haven year-around on Fridays.  There will be another such collection event in Port Ludlow on Saturday, April 18th, 2015.

Concerts in the Woods-“Curtis & Loretta
Saturday, October 18th, 2014, 7:30PM
Curtis & Loretta are a husband and wife duo producing extraordinary harmonies.  They display proficiency on a parade of stringed instruments with their poignant original songs, and selected traditional pieces from the British Isles, America, and beyond. The current menagerie includes Celtic harp, mandocello, mandolin, guitars, clawhammer banjo, and National steel ukulele, plus a bit of kazoo, harmonica, and shakers. Check them out at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, on the Coyle Peninsula at: 923 Hazel Point Road, Quilcene.

November 2014

BSO Pizza & Movie Night
Wednesday, November 5th, 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 Stan Walter, Pres. BSO: 796-3320 or Bob Hart VP BSO: 796-0391.  

JLT 25th Birthday Party & RainFest Auction
Saturday, November 8th, 2014, 5:30PM-8PM
Celebrate 25 years of preserving open space, working farms and forests, and habitat in Jefferson County with Jefferson Land Trust at the Northwest Maritime Center  (431 Water Street in Port Townsend).  Take part in their annual RainFest Auction, help them honor local heroes, celebrate our incredible community, and raise money to preserve our best and most beloved places. For more information, contact Shelby Smith: 360-379-9501; jeffersonlandtrust@saveland.org.

Concerts in the Woods-“Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer
Saturday, November 8th, 2014, 7:30PM
McGraw spent a decade as a wildlife biologist, working everywhere from Mexico to the Grand Canyon.  Fer logged some time in Spain, where she studied music and local culture.  Together, the two songwriters have built a music career on those travels, funneling everything – the characters they met, the things they saw, the sounds they heard, the stories they learned – into a mix of rich, detailed folk music and rootsy Americana.  Check them out 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, November 12th, 2014, 6:30PM
The next Brinnon Parks and Recreation District Meeting will be held at the Brinnon Community Center (306144 U.S. Highway 101). Everyone is encouraged to attend!

Concerts in the Woods-“Pepper Proud
Saturday, November 22nd, 2014, 7:30PM
Pepper Proud was raised surrounded by a thriving arts community in Lewisburg, West Virginia.  Her musical adventure began with devotion for the Performance Arts- 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.  Join her musical adventure at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, on the Coyle Peninsula at: 923 Hazel Point Road, Quilcene.

December 2014

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 Stan Walter, Pres. BSO: 796-3320 or Bob Hart VP BSO: 796-0391.  

Concerts in the Woods-“Anna Tival
Saturday, December 6th, 2014, 7:30PM
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.  The resulting music is incredibly honest, lyric-driven, and deeply affecting.  Join her 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 Brinnon Community Center (306144 U.S. Highway 101). Everyone is encouraged to attend!

Concerts in the Woods-“Lynne Ferguson
Saturday, December 20th, 2014, 7:30PM
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.

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