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January 2017

Spiritual Read with the Interfaith Amigos
Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Tuesdays from January 3 -February 28, join Rabbi Ted Falcon (Jewish), Pastor Don MacKenzie (Christian) and Imam Jamal Rahman (Islamic), known as the Interfaith Amigos, as they read from their book Finding Peace through Spiritual Practice. Reflect and discuss with this facilitator led group, as they look at the specific issues we face in a pluralistic society and the spiritual practices that can help us transcend those roadblocks to effective collaboration on the critical issues of our time.

Concerts in the Woods – “Ranger & the ‘Re-Arrangers’
Sunday, January 8th 2017, 3:00PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
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.  The band’s repertoire includes swing standards, traditional Gypsy melodies, the music of Django Reinhardt, and Ranger’s unique originals.

Tech Tuesday: How to Download Library eBooks
Tuesday, January 10th, 2017, 2:30PM-4:30PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Join Jefferson County Library staff on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for a free technology class from 2:30PM-3:30PM, followed by open tech assistance from 3:30PM-4:30PM.  This month, discover various titles of eBooks and eAudio books available through the library, then learn how to download them to your computer or device.

Spiritual Read with the Interfaith Amigos
Tuesday, January 10th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Rabbi Ted Falcon (Jewish), Pastor Don MacKenzie (Christian) and Imam Jamal Rahman (Islamic), known as the Interfaith Amigos, as they read from their book Finding Peace through Spiritual Practice. Reflect and discuss with this facilitator led group, as they look at the specific issues we face in a pluralistic society and the spiritual practices that can help us transcend those roadblocks to effective collaboration on the critical issues of our time.

Mountain Lions in our Backyard
Friday, January 13th, 2017, 5:00PM-6:00PM
Old Nordland Church Community Hall, 7120 Flagler Road, Norland
Come join Jefferson Land Trust and CedarRoot School as they host a public presentation by mountain lion expert Mark Elbroch, who will speak about about the social lives of large cats and answer questions from the audience. Entry is free; donations to offset costs are greatly appreciated. Space is limited to 45 people; please RSVP by emailing info@cedarrootschool.org with the subject line “Cougars”.

Spiritual Read with the Interfaith Amigos
Tuesday, January 17th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Rabbi Ted Falcon (Jewish), Pastor Don MacKenzie (Christian) and Imam Jamal Rahman (Islamic), known as the Interfaith Amigos, as they read from their book Finding Peace through Spiritual Practice. Reflect and discuss with this facilitator led group, as they look at the specific issues we face in a pluralistic society and the spiritual practices that can help us transcend those roadblocks to effective collaboration on the critical issues of our time.

Meet Author and Equestrian Kim McCarrel
Wednesday, January 18th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join author and avid trail rider Kim McCarrel as she shares her latest book, Riding Southwest Washington Horse Trails, which focuses on the wonderful trails between the Coast and the crest of the Cascades, and from Olympia and the Oregon border.

Geology Group Talk: The Untold Story of Mt. Saint Helens
Saturday, January 21st, 2017, 4:00PM-5:00PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Avenue, Port Townsend
Mt. St Helens’ eruption transformed volcanic science, the study of environmental resilience, our perceptions of what it will take to survive on an increasingly dangerous planet, and revealed how the past is constantly present in our lives.  Powerful economic and historical forces influenced the fates of those affected that day, including the construction of the nation’s railroads, harvest of our vast forests, and protection of America’s public lands.  Shedding new light on the cataclysm, author Steve Olson interweaves the history and science behind the eruption with riveting stories of life and death.

Concerts in the Woods – “The Debutones
Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 3:00PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
The Debutones excel at bringing to light hidden gems of acoustic roots-based songs with compelling stories and beautiful melodies––some country, some folk, and some bluegrass. The ‘Tones’ love and command of the music they play come through in every song, delivered with their signature vocal harmonies and stellar instrumentals.

Spiritual Read with the Interfaith Amigos
Tuesday, January 24th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Rabbi Ted Falcon (Jewish), Pastor Don MacKenzie (Christian) and Imam Jamal Rahman (Islamic), known as the Interfaith Amigos, as they read from their book Finding Peace through Spiritual Practice. Reflect and discuss with this facilitator led group, as they look at the specific issues we face in a pluralistic society and the spiritual practices that can help us transcend those roadblocks to effective collaboration on the critical issues of our time.

Where Words and Music Meet
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join PoetryMusic members Chris Lee and Colleen O’Brien for a delightful meeting of music and poetry ranging from Shakespeare to Robert Frost and Maya Angelou. In the tradition of the classical art song, where composers wrote music for the poetry to be sung, this chamber jazz duo combines poetry, exquisite music and visual images for a truly unique multi-media experience.

Spiritual Read with the Interfaith Amigos
Tuesday, January 31st, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Rabbi Ted Falcon (Jewish), Pastor Don MacKenzie (Christian) and Imam Jamal Rahman (Islamic), known as the Interfaith Amigos, as they read from their book Finding Peace through Spiritual Practice. Reflect and discuss with this facilitator led group, as they look at the specific issues we face in a pluralistic society and the spiritual practices that can help us transcend those roadblocks to effective collaboration on the critical issues of our time.

February 2017

Plant and Maintain Your Own Healthy Fruit Trees
Wednesday, February 1st, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Master Gardener Judi Stewart will share her vast knowledge of growing healthy fruit trees. She will explain the benefits of growing your own fruit trees and offer advice on how to maintain them.  Co-sponsored by the Jefferson County Master Gardener Foundation.

Concerts in the Woods – Squirrel Butter
Saturday, February 4th 2017, 7:30PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Squirrel Butter performs traditional and original music influenced by Appalachian, early country, jugband, and blues artists from the late 1800’s through 1950’s.

Seattle Opera Preview: Katya Kabanova
Wednesday, February 8th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
This fresh style of opera preview offers more than just a lecture – it provides an experience featuring professional singers and an accompanist in an hour-long presentation that takes the audience on a journey through the story and music of the upcoming main stage opera. In this romantic tragedy overflowing with immediately accessible, powerfully original music inspired by Slavic folk songs, the celebrated Czech composer weaves a dreamlike, visceral story of isolation and provincial oppression.

Weekend Winter Sterwardship
Saturday, February 11th 2017, 10:00AM-1:00PM 
Port Townsend Gateway Preserve
Led by YES! (Youth Environmental Stewards) program students, help pull blackberries and plant evergreen trees to diversify the forest, make it better for wildlife, and enhance the views.  Port Townsend Gateway Preserve protects a scenic greenbelt leading into Port Townsend.  Bike or walk if you can, as parking is limited.  If you do drive, park at the Larry Scott Trail/Cape George Road trail head then bike or walk 1.5 miles north.

Lions Club Valentine’s Breakfast
Sunday, February 12th, 2017, 8:00AM-11:30AM
Quilcene Masonic Hall, 170 Herbert Street
Enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast and support the Quilcene High School Girls Sports Program!  Prices are: $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12, and $20 for a family.

Concerts in the Woods – A Special Valentine’s Matinée with Scott Cossu
Sunday, February 12th 2017, 3:00PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Scott Cossu is an internationally known composer, pianist and recording artist. Scott’s most recent album “Safe In Your Arms” (2015) is nominated for the 2016 Zone Music Award for Best Piano Album – with Instrumentation.

Tech Tuesday: Learning Express
Tuesday, February 14th, 2017, 2:30PM-4:30PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Join Jefferson County Library staff on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for a free technology class from 2:30PM-3:30PM, followed by open tech assistance from 3:30PM-4:30PM.  This month, learn the ins and outs of Express, a popular skill-building database — available for free with a library card.

Spiritual Read with the Interfaith Amigos
Tuesday, February 14th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Rabbi Ted Falcon (Jewish), Pastor Don MacKenzie (Christian) and Imam Jamal Rahman (Islamic), known as the Interfaith Amigos, as they read from their book Finding Peace through Spiritual Practice. Reflect and discuss with this facilitator led group, as they look at the specific issues we face in a pluralistic society and the spiritual practices that can help us transcend those roadblocks to effective collaboration on the critical issues of our time.

Concerts in the Woods – “Lake Toba
Sunday, February 19th 2017, 3:00PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Lake Toba is an old timey duo with rich harmonies over beautiful instrumentation on guitar, banjo and mandolin (no, not all three at the same time), and haunting original songwriting by Kyle McGonegle and Liat Tova.

Spiritual Read with the Interfaith Amigos
Tuesday, February 21st, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Rabbi Ted Falcon (Jewish), Pastor Don MacKenzie (Christian) and Imam Jamal Rahman (Islamic), known as the Interfaith Amigos, as they read from their book Finding Peace through Spiritual Practice. Reflect and discuss with this facilitator led group, as they look at the specific issues we face in a pluralistic society and the spiritual practices that can help us transcend those roadblocks to effective collaboration on the critical issues of our time.

Inquiring Mind Lecture Series: White Privilege: The Other Side of Racial Inequality
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Sociology professor Teresa Ciabattari leads an interactive conversation that explores what white privilege is, discusses a variety of examples of privilege for individuals and institutions, and provides tools for learning how to address it. Participants will gain knowledge and resources to foster inclusion and racial justice in their own communities. Co-sponsored by Humanities Washington and the Friends of the Jefferson County Library.

Jefferson Land Trust Conservation Breakfast
Thursday, February 23rd, 8:00AM-9:30AM
Northwest Maritime Center, 431 Water Street, Port Townsend
Join Jefferson Land Trust for an inspiring morning with coffee, breakfast and community.  The Land Trust is a grass-roots organization that relies on community support to save the local farms, forests, and wild spaces that are integral to the landscape and way of life in Jefferson County. This event is a chance to share a good meal and hear about the Land Trust’s conservation successes and upcoming opportunities. There is no cost to attend, but you might be inspired to join the Land Trust’s community of supporters and help save local places that matter.  RSVP to Caitlin at info@saveland.org or 360-379-9501.

Spiritual Read with the Interfaith Amigos
Tuesday, February 28th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Rabbi Ted Falcon (Jewish), Pastor Don MacKenzie (Christian) and Imam Jamal Rahman (Islamic), known as the Interfaith Amigos, as they read from their book Finding Peace through Spiritual Practice. Reflect and discuss with this facilitator led group, as they look at the specific issues we face in a pluralistic society and the spiritual practices that can help us transcend those roadblocks to effective collaboration on the critical issues of our time.

March 2017

Concerts in the Woods – “The Blue Janes
Sunday, March 5th 2017, 3:00PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
The Blue Janes are seasoned musicians Jean Mann, Kathleen Tracy and Arni Adler. They marry 3 ukes, voices for a delightful blend of humor and sweetness.

Poets in Conversation
Wednesday, March 8th, 2017,  6:30 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Local poets (and friends) Nan Toby Tyrrell and Beth Hutmacher will share their poetry and invite guests to join in their conversation. Beth has left a scattering of haiku in Japan – poems in the anthology, Through a Distant Lens, and in the journals Labyrinth and Jeopardy. Nan has been published in Tidepools, Women’s Work, and Bard Psychology Journal.

Great Decisions 2017 Discussion – The Future of Europe
Thursday, March 9th, 2017 6:00 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. This lecture series will run weekly every Thursday from March 9 – April 20. Weekly discussion will cover the importance of the topic to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion of American policy in the area will be facilitated.

Books on Tap Trivia Contest
Friday, March 10th, 2017 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Finnriver Farm & Cidery Pavilion, 124 Center Road, Chimacum, WA
Test out your knowledge about books, film, and pop culture during an evening trivia contest while you have some fun, food and cider. Bring friends to form a team or fly solo and we’ll find a team for you.

Tech Tuesday in Quilcene: How to Download Library eBooks
Tuesday, March 14th, 2017, 2:30PM-4:30PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Join Jefferson County Library staff on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for a free technology class from 2:30PM-3:30PM, followed by open tech assistance from 3:30PM-4:30PM.  This month, discover various titles of eBooks and eAudio books available through the library, then learn how to download them to your computer or device.

Brinnon School Art and Talent Show
Thursday, March 16th, 2017, 5:30PM
Brinnon School, 46 Schoolhouse Road
The Brinnon School is hosting an Art and Talent show, combined with a Silent Auction! Doors will open for the Art show and Silent Auction at 5:30PM. The talent show will start at 6:30PM. Silent auction bids will start to close at 7:45PM with the last table closing at 8:15PM. You can check out items that will be up for bid on their Facebook page.  If you would like to volunteer to help the auction, you can gain early entry to get first crack at those bids!  You can also earn PTO Bucks which can be used towards PTO products and services. If interested, contact Britney Edwards, 503-334-5340.

Great Decisions 2017 DiscussionTrade and Politics
Thursday, March 16th, 2017 6:00 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. This lecture series will run weekly every Thursday from March 9 – April 20. Weekly discussion will cover the importance of the topic to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion of American policy in the area will be facilitated.

‘Reaching Blue’ Film Screening
Friday, March 17th, 2017, 6:30AM-9:00PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 2333 San Juan Avenue, Port Townsend
Check out a screening of Reaching Blue, a film about climate change in the Salish Sea.  There will be a Q&A discussion with filmmaker Ian Hinkle.  A reception at 8:00PM will offer local oysters, smoked salmon, cheese, cider and other treats provided by some co-sponsors.  Tickets are $10.00 and are available through Brown Paper Tickets, at the Port Townsend Food Co-op, and after each Sunday service at the Fellowship.  Jefferson Land Trust and several other local businesses and organizations are co-sponsors of this event presented by the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Green Sanctuary Committee.

Concerts in the Woods – “Michele D’Amour and the Love Dealers
Sunday, March 19th 2017, 3:00PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Michele D’Amour and the Love Dealers put their own spin on classics, often adding a touch of funk for danceability. Michele D’Amour and the Love Dealers enjoy interacting with audiences of all ages.

2017 Inquiring Mind Lecture – Diamonds in Ether:  Tuning in to Northwest Radio History
Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017, 6:30 pm
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
With a mixture of vintage audio, historic images, and expert storytelling, radio historian and broadcaster Feliks Banel revisits the power of radio in the Evergreen State then and now, and looks ahead to the unpredictable future of local radio in our communities.

Great Decisions 2017 Discussion Conflict in the South China Sea
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, 6:00 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. This lecture series will run weekly every Thursday from March 9th – April 27th. Weekly discussion will cover the importance of the topic to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion of American policy in the area will be facilitated.

Duckabush River Talk
Friday, March 24th 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Brinnon Community Center, 306144 Highway 101
The Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group will discuss its work in the lower Duckabush River at this community open house.  Staff will be available to talk about the work so far, including results from a community survey and next steps in restoring the Duckabush River estuary.

Great Decisions 2017 DiscussionSaudi Arabia in Transition
Thursday, March 30th, 2017 6:00 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. This lecture series will run weekly every Thursday from March 9th – April 27th. Weekly discussion will cover the importance of the topic to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion of American policy in the area will be facilitated.

April 2017

Concerts in the Woods – “Woodland West
Saturday, April 1st 2017, 7:30PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Woodland West brings a blend of high octane bluegrass, country and zydeco to the Americana music scene. Based out of Seattle, the band combines melodic solos, catchy rhythms, and three- part harmonies with both male and female- led vocals. Improv soloing from the banjo, mandolin, and tenor guitar make every performance a unique experience for both the band and the audience.

Meteorites – Ancient Rocks from Space
Saturday, April 1st, 2017, 4:00PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Avenue, Port Townsend
University of Washington geology professor Tony Irving, will speak on his area of expertise in a presentation sponsored by the Jefferson Land Trust Geology Group.

Tribal Canoe Journey with Jamestown S’Klallam Elder Marlin Holden
Wednesday, April 5th, 2017, 6:30 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Marlin Holden will share images and stories from Tribal Canoe Journeys. This program is in conjunction with a month-long photography exhibit at the library: “Canoe Journeys on the Salish Sea,” with narrative by the Jamestown S’Klallam.

Great Decisions 2017 DiscussionU.S. Foreign Policy and Petroleum
Thursday, April 6th, 2017, 6:00 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. This lecture series will run weekly every Thursday from March 9th – April 27th. Weekly discussion will cover the importance of the topic to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion of American policy in the area will be facilitated.

Friends of the Jefferson County Library Book Sale
Saturday, April 8th, 2017, 10:00AM – 4:00 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
The Friends of Jefferson County Library book sale features used books, audio books, DVDs and music CDs.  All sales support the Jefferson County Library. The sale will take place in the bookmobile garage.  Members of the Friends of the Jefferson County Library can come early at 9:30 am!

Movie Screening: Drawing the Tiger
Monday, April 10th, 2017, 5:30 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join the library for a screening of the film Drawing the Tiger with Director Amy Benson:  “A family in Nepal living on less than a dollar a day wins the globalization jackpot: a charity scholarship for their daughter to go to school in the capital city. She promises to return, to free her family from poverty.  But she does not return. Drawing the Tiger is an intimate portrait of the price one family pays for their golden opportunity.”

Tech Tuesday in Quilcene: Rosetta Stone and CultureGrams
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017, 2:30PM-4:30PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Join Jefferson County Library staff on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for a free technology class from 2:30PM-3:30PM, followed by open tech assistance from 3:30PM-4:30PM.  This month, explore Rosetta Stone and CultureGrams, two widely used cultural and language databases available for free through the library.

Great Decisions 2017 DiscussionLatin America’s Political Pendulum
Thursday, April 13th, 2017, 6:00 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. This lecture series will run weekly every Thursday from March 9th – April 27th. Weekly discussion will cover the importance of the topic to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion of American policy in the area will be facilitated.

Lions Club Easter Breakfast
Saturday, April 15th, 2016, 8:00AM-11:30AM
Masonic Hall, 170 Herbert Street
Menu includes Pancakes, Eggs, Sausage, Bacon. Juice and Coffee.  The funds received from the breakfast will go to supporting the high school programs as well as their Sight and Hearing Program.

Quilcene Fire Rescue Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 15th, 2016, 10:00AM
Quilcene Fire Hall, 70 Herbert Street
Join the community for the 3rd annual Easter Egg Hunt!  If you have any questions, please call 360-765-3333.

Q Gardens Volunteers’ Open House
Saturday, April 15th, 2017, 12:00PM to 2:00PM
Q Gardens, 71 Old Church Road in Quilcene
Welcome spring at the community’s nonprofit organic produce garden!  Everyone is welcome and there will be snacks.  Call 360-765-4447 or see quilcenegardens.com for more.

Concerts in the Woods – “Animals of Grace
Saturday, April 15th 2017, 7:30PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Animals of Grace is an alt-folk duo based in Seattle led by innovative 12-string guitar player and classically trained vocalist Erika Lundahl. Together with percussionist Doug Indrick, Animals of Grace craft a musical experience that readily shifts from driving exhilaration to sublime and emotional.

Brinnon Booster Club Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 16th, 2017, 1:00PM
Dosewallips State Park, 306996 Highway 101
Join the community for this annual Easter Egg Hunt! Don’t forget your Discover Pass!

2017 Inquiring Mind Lecture – The Pine and the Cherry: Japanese Americans in Washington
Wednesday, April 19th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
The 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066 is in 2017, and Mayumi Tsutakawa, whose father was renowned sculptor George Tsutakawa, will reveal her family’s 100-year history against the backdrop of this dramatic American story. Co-sponsored by Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau.

Great Decisions 2017 DiscussionProspects for Afghanistan and Pakistan
Thursday, April 20th, 2017, 6:00 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. This lecture series will run weekly every Thursday from March 9th – April 27th. Weekly discussion will cover the importance of the topic to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion of American policy in the area will be facilitated.

Quilcene Historical Museum Re-opens for the Season
Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, 1:00PM-5:00PM
Quilcene Historical Museum, 151 Columbia Street. 
Join the season opening on Earth Day!  Take a walk on the Birkenfeld Trail, which has recently had some work done on it.  Simple refreshments available in the Museum.  Sign-up for Docent days, see the progress at the Worthington house, and check out the exhibits!

Great Decisions 2017 DiscussionNuclear Security
Thursday, April 27th, 2017, 6:00 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. This lecture series will run weekly every Thursday from March 9th – April 27th. Weekly discussion will cover the importance of the topic to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion of American policy in the area will be facilitated.

Brinnon VFW Loyalty Day
Friday, April 28th, 2017, 1:00PM
In front of Halfway House Restaurant, Brinnon Lane
Join the community for  a parade and musical performance!

Hama Hama Oyster Rama
Saturday, April 29th, 2017, 12:00PM-6:00PM
Hama Hama Oyster, 35846 Highway 101, Lilliwaup. 
Learn about oysters, oyster farming, and life in the Hood Canal, aquatic and other.  Featuring tours with intertidal ecologists and oyster growers, u-pick oysters and clams, an oyster-sports competition called the Shuckathalon, a beer and wine garden, kid’s activities, live music, a door prize drawing, and various delicious food options. Every year, the Rama benefits local Hood Canal charities.  Tickets required for everybody 16 and up (15 and under are free).  Food, drink, oysters and clams will be available for purchase using $5 tokens.  Tokens can be purchased ahead of time or at the event.  Tickets will go on sale April 1st.

May 2017

Women’s Clinic Open House
Monday, May 1st, 2017, 4:00PM-6:00 PM
Jefferson Healthcare, 834 Sheridan Street, Port Townsend
The new Jefferson Healthcare Women’s Clinic is now open and accepting patients.  Join them for the Women’s Clinic Open House!  Tour the clinic, meet the Women’s Clinic care team, and learn more about services. Enjoy cake and refreshments, along with a cooking demo by Chef Arran Stark.  The first 100 guests will receive a special gift.

Raising Backyard Chickens
Thursday, May 4th, 2017, 6:00 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
The methods and benefits of raising your own poultry will be covered in this presentation. You can’t get more “Local” than your own backyard. Presented by Master Gardener Judi Stewart, who has been raising poultry in Jefferson County for two decades.

Music on the Patio: Howly Slim
Saturday, May 6th, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Howly Slim!  Music nights are 21 years and older.

Concerts in the Woods – “March to May
Saturday, May 6th 2017, 7:30PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Seattle based folk-pop group March to May will play as a trio featuring harp, guitar and violin with rich vocal harmonies, haunting lyrics and riveting melodies, in the vein of Swell Season, Damien Rice & the Civil Wars.

Tech Tuesday in Quilcene: How to Download Library eBooks
Tuesday, May 9th, 2017, 2:30PM-4:30PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Join Jefferson County Library staff on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for a free technology class from 2:30PM-3:30PM, followed by open tech assistance from 3:30PM-4:30PM.  This month, discover various titles of eBooks and eAudio books available through your library. Learn how to prepare your computer or device to enable downloading the titles you wish to read or listen to, and how to check-out and return the books you borrow.

South Jefferson Little League Fundraiser Dinner
Thursday, May 11th, 2017, 4:30PM-6:00PM
Quilcene Masonic Hall, 170 Herbert St.
Help support our local Little League while enjoying a delicious enchilada dinner!  Dinner includes salad and dessert.

Hama Hama Farm Days
Thursday & Friday, May 11th & 12th, 2017, 11:30AM-1:30PM
Hama Hama Oyster, 35846 Highway 101 in Lilliwaup
U-Pick! Several days each year Hama Hama Oyster opens their beach to harvest by the public. These so-called Farm Days are scheduled around the tides and the seasons. It’s a great chance to spend a little time on the beach, pick some oysters to take home, and learn the difference between a butter clam and a manila. No license required! RSVP for specific event details. Sorry, no dogs and no alcohol.

Seattle Opera Preview: Magic Flute
Friday, May 12th, 2017, 6:30 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
This fresh style of opera preview offers more than just a lecture – it provides an experience featuring professional singers and an accompanist in an hour-long presentation that takes the audience on a journey through the story and music of the upcoming main stage opera.

Books on Tap Trivia Contest
Friday, May 12th, 2017, 6:30PM
Finnriver Farm & Cidery, 124 Center Road, Chimacum
Test out your knowledge about books, film, and pop culture during an evening trivia contest while you have some fun, food and cider. Bring friends to form a team or fly solo and we’ll find a team for you. Questions will be drawn from a list of films and books available at the library.

Digging for Dinner in Quilcene
Saturday, May 13th, 2017, 10:45AM-1:00PM
Quilcene WDFW Tidelands, Linger Longer Road
Learn all about harvesting steamer clams on local beaches from expert WDFW shellfish biologists, then dig for your dinner on the beach with their guidance.   The Jefferson County Marine Resources Committee (MRC) and WA Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) sponsor this free, family-friendly, fabulous shellfish program.  A $10 suggested donation per family helps support future marine education programs.  Register early. Space is limited.  Registration and event info at http://jeffersonmrc.org.

Hama Hama Farm Days
Saturday, May 13th, 2017, 12:00PM-3:00PM
Hama Hama Oyster, 35846 Highway 101 in Lilliwaup
U-Pick! Several days each year Hama Hama Oyster opens their beach to harvest by the public. These so-called Farm Days are scheduled around the tides and the seasons. It’s a great chance to spend a little time on the beach, pick some oysters to take home, and learn the difference between a butter clam and a manila. No license required! RSVP for specific event details. Sorry, no dogs and no alcohol.

Music on the Patio: Norman Baker
Saturday, May 13th, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Norman Baker!  Music nights are 21 years and older.

Mother’s Day Breakfast
Sunday, May 14th, 2017, 8:00AM-10:00AM
Brinnon Booster Club, 151 Corey Street
Treat the Mothers in your life to a French Toast Breakfast with ham, scrambled eggs and a beverage at this Brinnon Booster Club fund raiser.  Adults-$8, Children under 10-$4, with special prices for families.

Stories from Standing Rock
Wednesday, May 17th, 2017, 6:30 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Hear stories from local community members: Terry DuBeau, Jennimae Hillyard, Sabrina McQuillen, and Gary Buckman.  All four presenters traveled to Standing Rock this past fall and winter.

Concerts in the Woods – “Brenda Xu
Saturday, May 20th 2017, 7:30PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Ambient/folk artist, Brenda Xu has been a rising presence on the Seattle music scene since moving here from San Diego. Her ethereal voice has been compared to artists such as PJ Harvey, Daughter, and Aimee Mann. Her most recent album “For The Winter” (September 2014) will transport any listener through a range of seasons and emotions.

Music on the Patio: Norman Baker
Saturday, May 20th, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Norman Baker!  Music nights are 21 years and older.

ShrimpFest Breakfast
Saturday, May 27th, 2017, 9:00AM – 1:00PM
Brinnon Community Center, 306144 Highway 101, Brinnon
Start ShrimpFest weekend off right with a biscuits & gravy breakfast!  Complete with scrambled eggs, fried potatoes, sausage, coffee and juice.

Quilcene-Brinnon Garden Club Annual Plant Sale
Saturday, May 27th, 2017, 9:00AM – 1:00PM
Quilcene Masonic Hall170 Herbert Street, Quilcene.
Get ready for the growing season with great finds at this popular, annual fundraising plant sale with a pie sale and raffle!  Japanese Maples, vegetables, herbs, shrubs, native plants, hanging baskets, indoor houseplants, perennials, homemade pies and pastries, and garden items will be for sale.  Proceeds benefit the community in the form of grants.   www.facebook.com/qbgardenclub

Music on the Patio: Pies on the Run
Saturday, May 27th, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Pies on the Run!  Music nights are 21 years and older.

ShrimpFest 2017
Saturday, May 27th, 2017, 10:00AM-6:00PM
Sunday, May 28th, 2017, 10:00AM-5:00PM
Field between Cove RV and the Yelvik Store, 303375 U.S. 101, Brinnon
Emerald Towns Alliance presents the 24th annual ShrimpFest!  Proceeds are donated to community projects.  Live music, local vendors, arts/craft booths, kids’ activities, belt sander races (both days this year!), 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 adultGate Fee: $5/day.  For more information: shrimpfest@hotmail.com; 360-796-4456; or check out their facebook page.

ShrimpFest Breakfast
Sunday, May 28th, 2017, 9:00AM – 1:00PM
Brinnon Community Center, 306144 Highway 101, Brinnon
Fuel up for day two of ShrimpFest with a pancake breakfast!  Complete with Bacon, scrambled eggs, coffee, and juice.

June 2017

Music on the Patio: Howly Slim
Saturday, June 3rd, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Howly Slim!  Music nights are 21 years and older.

Concerts in the Woods – “Folias Flute and Guitar Duo
Saturday, June 3rd 2017, 7:30PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
While the majority of their music is concert chamber music they also integrate world, jazz, and tango dance band music into their compositions. The nomadic duo has played on stages around the globe including in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Italy, Portugal, Argentina, and Guinee, West Africa.

To Infinity and Beyond!
Wednesday, June 7th, 2017, 6:30 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Leave your assumptions about the sizes of things at the door as Professor Mike Hitchman shares a mathematician’s view of infinity. Move swiftly and joyously from agreed upon definitions to the conclusion that infinity comes in different sizes, with deep, surprising results accessible to us all.

Digging for Dinner at Dosewallips
Friday, June 9th, 2017, 9:00AM-11:30AM
Dosewallips State Park, 306996 Highway 101, Brinnon
Learn all about harvesting oysters and a variety of clams at this beach from expert WDFW shellfish biologists, then dig for your dinner on the beach with their guidance.  The Jefferson County Marine Resources Committee (MRC) and WA Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) sponsor this free, family-friendly, fabulous shellfish program.  A $10 suggested donation per family helps support future marine education programs.  Register early. Space is limited.  Registration and event information at http://jeffersonmrc.org.

Cove RV Semi-Annual Swap Meet
Saturday, June 10th, 2017, 9:00AM-5:00PM
Cove RV Park & Country Store, 303075 Highway 101, Brinnon
Got Stuff?  Buy or Sell at the Cove RV Park and Country Store Semi-Annual Swap Meet!  Space rent is $20 per seller.  Load in starting at 7:00 AM. Load out by 7:00 PM.  For more information, contact Kimberly Hixson: 360-796-4723, 206-406-7904, kimberlyhixson@aol.com.

Music on the Patio: Howly Slim
Saturday, June 10th, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Howly Slim!  Music nights are 21 years and older.

Tech Tuesday in Quilcene: Novelist and GoodReads
Tuesday, June 13th, 2017, 2:30PM-4:30PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Join Jefferson County Library staff on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for a free technology class from 2:30PM-3:30PM, followed by open tech assistance from 3:30PM-4:30PM.  This month, examine two popular and effective tools for avid readers. Learn about Novelist, a library database that holds a wealth of information on authors, series, read-a-likes and more. Then explore GoodReads, the world’s largest website for readers and book recommendations.

Native Plant Gardening
Wednesday, June 14th, 2017, 6:00 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Master Gardener Sarah Fairbank will talk about the use of native plants in the garden and their benefits, including less watering, less disease, and more diversity of insects and birds.  She will explain how native plants are suited for this area and our climate, and how to create an easy (or fairly easy) garden to maintain.

Annual Dosey Dux Father’s Day Breakfast
Saturday, June 17th, 2017, 8:00AM-11:00AM
Brinnon Booster Club, 151 Corey Lane
Treat Dad to scrambled eggs, french toast, ham and a beverage!  Adults $7, Children 6 years and under $3.  Raffle drawing at 10AM!

Guided Walk at Tamanowas Rock
Saturday, June 17th, 2017, 10:00AM-11:30AM
Tamanowas Rock, Anderson Lake Road, Chimacum
Tamanowas Rock has been a sacred place and pilgrimage site for local tribes for over 10,000 years.  Its name roughly translates as “spirit power” or “guardian spirit.” Geologically speaking, the rock itself is unique in its many caves and crevices, and is over 47 million years old! The surrounding hills and forests are remarkably biodiverse, supporting an unusual array of plants and wildlife.  Come join Jefferson Land Trust for a guided walk to explore this special place. Trails are uneven with some steep slopes. Bring water, sturdy shoes, and dress for the weather. No need to RSVP, but please contact the Land Trust at info@saveland.org or (360) 379-9501 if you have any questions.  More info: https://saveland.org/guided-walk-tamanowas-rock/

Music on the Patio: Jenny Davis
Saturday, June 17th, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Jenny Davis!  Music nights are 21 years and older.

Concerts in the Woods – “Fellow Pynins
Saturday, June 17th 2017, 7:30PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Two experienced songwriters/musicians share their talents on a variety of folk instruments plus some stunning vocal harmonies.

Summer Reading Program Kick-Off: An Evening at Hogwarts
Monday, June 19th, 2017, 4:00 PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone with an evening at Hogwarts.  Make your wand, be sorted into a house, win points for your house by answering trivia questions, hunt for magical creatures and have your picture taken with Harry and his wizard friends and professors. Costumes and cameras would be brilliant!  Register for the Summer Reading Program before or after the fun, and any time throughout the summer.  Teens interested in volunteering the night of the event please talk to Russ Stamp, Teen Librarian or Martha Ashenfelter, Youth Services Librarian.

Quilcene Gardens Solstice Barbecue
Tuesday, June 20th, 2017, 4:00PM-7:00PM
Quilcene Gardens, Old Church Road.
Welcome summer and the growing season at Quilcene Gardens!  Grilled sausages and salads are free, but bring your own beverage and maybe a dessert of your choice.

Lions Club Annual Ribs for Kids Dinner
Thursday, June 22nd, 2017, 5:00PM
Masonic Hall, 170 Herbert St., Quilcene
Enjoy a delicious rib dinner while supporting Destination Imagination, a club for students that meets at the Quilcene School.

Music on the Patio: Stevens Rocket
Saturday, June 24th, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Stevens Rocket!  Music nights are 21 years and older.

Annual Brinnon Community Flea Market
Friday, June 30th, 2017, 9:00AM-3:00PM
Saturday, July 1st, 2017, 9:00AM-3:00PM
Brinnon Community Center, 306144 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out this popular annual flea market featuring a large variety of items.  If you are interested in securing a space, contact Tina: 360-765-0980.

July 2017

Concerts in the Woods – “Anna Coogan
Friday, July 7th, 2017, 7:30PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Coogan’s edgy and engaging live performances have been hailed as a “festival highlight” by The Times of London and “glorious” by Glasgow Metro. Boston born and classically trained in Austria, she spent her twenties in Seattle, busking among fishmongers in Pike Place Market before filling larger venues in the region.

Habitat for Humanity: Volunteer Days
Saturday, July 8th, 2017, 8:30AM-4:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Build a better world through volunteering.  Join library staff for a fun-filled day of helping to provide deserving families in our community with strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. You can volunteer for a whole or a half day. Sign-up at the library is required 2 weeks before event.  A second Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Day will be held on Saturday, July 29.

CVAR’s Annual Summer Celebration
Saturday, July 8th, 2017, 11:00AM-4:00PM
Center Valley Animal Rescue, 11900 Center Rd, Quilcene
Meet and greet at CVAR’S annual Summer Celebration!  There will be raffles and silent auctions of wonderful things including home baked pies and delectables from CVAR volunteers; a masseuse will be there to give neck and shoulder massages; the kids can go in with and pet our 30 bunnies, pet our kitties, pet Finn, etc. Lots of family fun! Don’t miss this exciting event!

Music on the Patio: Jenny Davis
Saturday, July 8th, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Jenny Davis!  Music nights are 21 years and older.

Art in Quilcene with Lisa Doray
Tuesday, July 11th, 2017, 2:00PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Jefferson County Library invites you to come make intergalactic metallic space wings and the accessories you’ll need to head into space. All materials provided. (All ages)

Tech Tuesday in Quilcene: How to Download Library eBooks
Tuesday, July 11th, 2017, 2:30PM-4:30PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Join Jefferson County Library staff on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for a free technology class from 2:30PM-3:30PM, followed by open tech assistance from 3:30PM-4:30PM.  This month, discover various titles of eBooks and eAudio books available through the library, then learn how to download them to your computer or device.

Chimacum Ridge Timber Tour
Wednesday, July 12th, 2017, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Chimacum Ridge, Meet at the Chimacum Corner Farmstand, 9122 Rhody Dr.
Chimacum Ridge, not usually open to the public, is working forestland that has been clear-cut in the past. The Land Trust hopes to change the way this land is managed. Ecotrust Forest Management is conducting a sustainable timber harvest, demonstrating methods that produce wood and protect the environment at the same time. Learn about sustainable forestry techniques, and see them in action. Meet Erik at the north side of the parking lot. Everyone is welcome. Wear sturdy shoes appropriate for unpaved paths and uneven ground. No cost to attend and no need to RSVP. Please contact Jefferson Land Trust at info@saveland.org or (360) 379 -9501 if you have questions.

Stories from My Road Trip with Sarah van Gelder
Wednesday, July 12th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
In August 2015, Sarah van Gelder took a road trip around the United States visiting 18 states; five Native American reservations; and a dozen or more cities and small towns covering 12,000 miles. Join Sarah to share stories of the people she met– from Native American reservations to the streets of Detroit; from the coal fields of Kentucky to Montana ranches– people who are making changes in their communities.

Music on the Patio: Howly Slim
Saturday, July 15th, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Howly Slim!  Music nights are 21 years and older.

Concerts in the Woods – “Ted Brancato
Saturday, July 15th, 2017, 7:30PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Jazz pianist Ted Brancato is a musician with four decades of experience in the music business. Since his early days, growing up in Seattle, WA, Ted has been actively performing, composing, arranging and recording music.

Fun in Quilcene: The Play’s the Thing
Tuesday, July 18th, 2017, 2:00PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Jefferson County Library invites you to bring a book to life through live action theater. Reader’s Theater gets everyone on their feet exploring the dynamics of a story by converting it into a play performed on the spot in a supportive group effort. (All ages)

Build a Better World Through Play
Friday, July 21st, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Help create the largest book domino run in Jefferson County! Join librarians and community members to stack the books—and tip them over!  Use books on loan from the Friends of the Jefferson County Library book sale; come build and preview books on sale from the Friends of the Library. All ages are welcome, but children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Music on the Patio: Norman Baker
Saturday, July 22nd, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Norman Baker!  Music nights are 21 years and older.

Fun in Quilcene: Patterns in Nature
Tuesday, July 25th, 2017, 2:00PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Jefferson County Library invites you to come learn to identify building block patterns in nature that are all around us in rivers, leaves, seashells, and honeycombs, etc. Take a passbook walk, seeking and stamping the patterns into your book. Passbooks provided. (All ages)

Border Collie International
Wednesday, July 26th, 2017, 2:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Build a better world through a love of animals. See Border Collie International’s team of rescued dogs in action with football, basketball, baseball, soccer and world class Frisbee tricks. (All Ages)

Habitat for Humanity: Volunteer Days
Saturday, July 29th, 2017, 8:30AM-4:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Build a better world through volunteering.  Join library staff for a fun-filled day of helping to provide deserving families in our community with strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. You can volunteer for a whole or a half day. Sign-up at the library is required 2 weeks before event.

Music on the Patio: Marty Beagle
Saturday, July 29th, 2017, 6:00PM-8:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Marty Beagle!  Music nights are 21 years and older.

August 2017

Fun in Quilcene: Build Your Own Boffer
Tuesday, August 1st, 2017, 2:00PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Jefferson County Library invites you to come build a boffer, constructed of foam-wrapped PVC pipe, duct tape and imagination, to use in live-action role-playing games and mock combat. Participants under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. (All ages) Materials provided by a generous donation from Quilcene Henery’s Hardware.

Tailgate Party at the Old Alcohol Plant
Saturday, August 5th 2017, 4:00PM-7:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock
Join the Tailgate Party with a mustang car show, beer garden, BBQ, and music by rock ‘n’ roll dance band One-Egg Night, playing covers and original tunes.

Music on the Patio: Stevens Rocket
Saturday, August 5th, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Stevens Rocket!  Music nights are 21 years and older.

Concerts in the Woods – “Sky in the Road
Saturday, August 5th 2017, 7:30PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Sky in the Road founding members Daniel Rhiger and Rahmana Wiest, both singers and musicians since childhood, met when they were providing back-up vocals and instrumentation for another local singer/songwriter. It quickly became apparent that there was magic in this “harmonic convergence” and Dan and Rah, as they are known by their friends, soon became musical partners and eventually life partners.

KidsQuest Children’s Museum Science Fair in Quilcene
Tuesday, August 8th, 2017, 2:00PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Jefferson County Library invites you to come build a boffer, constructed of foam-wrapped PVC pipe, duct tape and imagination, to use in live-action role-playing games and mock combat. Participants under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. (All ages) Materials provided by a generous donation from Quilcene Henery’s Hardware.

Tech Tuesday in Quilcene: Great Games for your Smartphone or Tablet
Tuesday, August 8th, 2017, 2:30PM-4:30PM
Quilcene Community Center, 294952 Highway 101.
Join Jefferson County Library staff on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for a free technology class from 2:30PM-3:30PM, followed by open tech assistance from 3:30PM-4:30PM. This month, explore some popular games available for your smartphone or tablet, and learn how to download them to your Android and Apple devices.

Summer Reading Program Finale
Wednesday, August 9th, 2017, 2:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Build a better world through friendship.  Bring your friends for group games and a bubble extravaganza! (All ages)

Ninth Annual Wine, Beer and Spirits Tasting Gala
Friday, August 11th, 2017, 5:00PM-8:00PM
Linger Longer Stage,  Quilcene Historical Museum, 151 Columbia Street, Quilcene
This elegant local tradition features wine, cider, beer, and spirits.  Enjoy live music, specialty vendors, and guided tours through the Worthington Mansion.  Tickets are available day of event at the door for $12.50 for Museum members and $15 for the general public.  Proceeds benefit the Quilcene Museum!  No pets please.  For more information, contact Cleone: 360-301-4130.

Books on Tap Trivia Contest
Friday, August 11th, 2017, 6:30PM
Finnriver Farm & Cidery, 124 Center Road, Chimacum
Test out your knowledge about books, film, and pop culture during an evening trivia contest while you have some fun, food and cider. Bring friends to form a team or fly solo and we’ll find a team for you. Questions will be drawn from a list of films and books available at the library.

Friends of the Jefferson County Library Book Sale
Saturday, August 12th, 2017, 10:00AM-4:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
The Friends of Jefferson County Library book sale features used books, audio books, DVDs and music CDs.  All sales support the Jefferson County Library. The sale will take place in the bookmobile garage.  Members of the Friends of the Jefferson County Library can come early at 9:30 am!

Quilcene Fun Day Picnic
Saturday, August 12th, 2017, 11:00AM-3:00PM
Quilcene Assembly of God Church, 160 Washington Street
Enjoy volleyball, kids’ games & prizes, free food and get free school supplies at the 4th annual Quilcene Fun Day Picnic!

Music on the Patio: Jenny Davis
Saturday, August 12th, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Jenny Davis!  Music nights are 21 years and older.

Quilcene Town-Wide Sale
Saturday, August 19th, 2017, 9:00AM
Quilcene Community Center, 294952 Highway 101 & Throughout Town
Find yourself some treasures when the whole community sets up sales tables to offer their well-loved but no-longer-used goods!

Music on the Patio: Jenny Davis
Saturday, August 19th, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Jenny Davis!  Music nights are 21 years and older.

Concerts in the Woods – “Michael Stephen Rivers
Saturday, August 19th 2017, 7:30PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Michael studied singing and songwriting at Berklee College of Music and earned a B.M.E. from Valparaiso University. Currently he works as solo performer, a vocal coach, and as the director for the Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers.

All County Picnic 2017
Sunday, August 20th 2017, 11:00AM-4:00PM
HJ Carroll Park, HJ Carroll Park Road in Chimacum
Join the community for the 5 year anniversary of the All County Picnic!  Featuring over 50 preparedness-related information booths, live music, food vendors, group games, presenters and demonstrations, kids activities and, yes, free corn on the cob (prepared by Chef Arran Stark). For more information, contact Daviel Milholland: 360-385-0519; daniel@thunderbullproductions.com

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
Monday, August 21st, 2017, 9:00AM-11:45AM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Bring a lawn chair or blanket and join library staff for a Solar Eclipse Viewing Party. Free glasses will be available on a first come, first served basis. The eclipse will begin at 9:08 a.m., peak at 10:20 a.m., and end at 11:38 a.m.  During the peak of the eclipse the sun will be obstructed by the moon at a rate of 90%.

Forest Fest
Thursday, August 24th, 2017, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Finnriver Orchard, 124 Center Road, Chimacum
Join Jefferson Land Trust to celebrate the power of community conservation. Catch up with friends over a glass of cider as you observe local artisans transform the bounty of the forest into handcrafted products. Delight your senses with an unforgettable array of flavors inspired by the season. Learn about the possibilities of community forestry, and join with neighbors and friends as we come together to protect the forested landscapes that surround us!  Seating is limited, and advance ticket purchase is required. This event is expected to sell out so secure your place early.  https://saveland.org/join-us-forestfest/

Music on the Patio: Marty Beagle
Saturday, August 26th, 2017, 6:00PM-8:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Marty Beagle!  Music nights are 21 years and older.

Arts & Crafts Fair
Saturday & Sunday, August 26th & 27th, 2017, 9:00AM-6:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant Hotel and Restaurant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock
The Old Alcohol Plant Hotel and Restaurant will be holding its first Arts & Crafts Fair. Interested in being a vendor? $25 reserves your booth. This includes a 10′ x 10′ space with a 6 foot table, 2 chairs and ivory tablecloth, if requested. Great opportunity to promote your art!

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: St. Cinder
Friday, September 1st, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM & 8:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Join St. Cinder for foot-stomping traditionals, from jug-band to jazz, interspersed with unique original songs which haunt, uplift, and rejoice.

Labor Day Flea Market
Friday & Saturday, September 1st & 2nd, 2017
Brinnon Community Center, 306144 Highway 101, Brinnon
Great finds in Brinnon! Contact Tina for information or to reserve a table: 360-765-0980.

Music on the Patio: Stevens Rocket
Saturday, September 2nd, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Stevens Rocket!  Music nights are 21 years and older.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Slings and Arrows
Saturday, September 2nd, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Join Slings and Arrows for a blend of Rock n’ Roll, Country, and Blues.

Brazilian Churrasco BBQ Pinic Buffet
Saturday, September 2nd 2017, 5:00PM-8:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock
Welcome Fall with a patio party! Brazilian Churrasco BBQ buffet ($40), plus Live Music & Dancing.

Concerts in the Woods – “SeaStar
Saturday, September 2nd, 2017, 7:30PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
From dusty Americana postcards, to Celtic anthems with hints of bluegrass and old-time, to passionate ballads, and award winning story songs, SeaStar takes their audiences on a musical journey of history and tradition. Fae Wiedenhoeft‘s powerful vocals carry contagious, original, melodies and deliver singable choruses that will keep you singing for hours after their shows.

My Father’s Dragon
Monday, September 4th, 2017, 10:00AM
Linger Longer Stage, 151 East Columbia Avenue in Quilcene
My Father’s Dragon is a theatrical adventure for kids ages 5+.  Three actor/puppeteers bring Ruth Stiles Gannett’s Newbery Medal nominated children’s classic to life in a rollicking participatory theater adventure for the whole family!

Bigfoot Panel: Zapping
Tuesday, September 5th, 2017, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Greg Brotherton will moderate a conversation with Rich Germeau and Sonya Zohar about zapping and their own experiences with paranormal communication with bigfoot.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: The Whateverly Brothers
Friday, September 8th, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM & 8:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Join The Whateverly Brothers for their shimmering harmonies and striking arrangements.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Joe Stanton
Saturday, September 9th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Joe Stanton, a great songwriter from Vancouver Island returns to the Detour!

Concerts in the Woods – “Band of Lovers
Saturday, September 9th 2017, 7:30PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
With a modern take on folk sound and pop structure, their songs draw inspiration from the stories and landscapes of North America. They’re currently touring and preparing for the release of their upcoming sophomore album, recorded in Woodstock, NY.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Cascade View Quartet
Sunday, September 10th, 2017, After the Game
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Catch some live music after the game in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Cascade View Quartet will bring you the sounds of Pacific Northwest Jazz.

Tech Tuesday: How to Download Library eBooks
Tuesday, September 12th, 2017, 2:30PM-4:30PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Join Jefferson County Library staff on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for a free technology class from 2:30PM-3:30PM, followed by open tech assistance from 3:30PM-4:30PM.  This month, discover various titles of eBooks and eAudio books available through the library, then learn how to download them to your computer or device.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Badd Dog Blues
Wednesday, September 13th, 2017, 5:00PM-8:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Catch some live music in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.

Poets in Conversation: Chiaroscuro
Wednesday, September 13th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Richard Kenney and Carol Light — who have just returned from teaching poetry in Rome for the University of Washington — for an evening of chiaroscuro poetry.

PTFF Roadshow at Jefferson County Library
Friday, September 15th, 2017, 10:30AM, 12:45PM, 3:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Jefferson County Library is proud to be a part of the 2017 Port Townsend Film Festival by hosting a PTFF free theater at the library.  All films are free of charge with advance ticket and open to the public.  Tickets will be available 30 minutes prior to film start.  Film schedule.  On this day, the three films featured will be: Skid Row Marathon, Her Magnum Opus, and Swim Team.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: The Burying Ground
Friday, September 15th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Join The Burying Ground for authentically delivered, rustic old-timey, country blues, and swinging jazz flecked, folk music.

Honky Tonkin’ Pie Party
Friday, September 16th, 2017, 6PM-10PM
Party at the Chimacum Grange with Three Chords and the Truth, local pies, and more!

PTFF Roadshow at Jefferson County Library
Saturday, September 16th, 2017, 10:30AM, 12:45PM, 3:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Jefferson County Library is proud to be a part of the 2017 Port Townsend Film Festival by hosting a PTFF free theater at the library.  All films are free of charge with advance ticket and open to the public.  Tickets will be available 30 minutes prior to film start.  Film schedule.  On this day, the three films featured will be: Bugs on the Menu, Under the Same Sun, and Bending the Arc.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Correo Aereo
Saturday, September 16th, 2017, 7:00PM-8:30PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Correo Aereo is an award winning acoustic multi-instrumental and vocal Latin/World Music Duo.

Concerts in the Woods – “Katie Kuffel
Saturday, September 16th 2017, 7:30PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle

Katie Kuffel pursued performance and songwriting after being trained in both cello and piano. Her lyrics are steeped in nuance and tackle concepts like femininity, mental health, and the complexity of emotions. Balancing whimsy and self-awareness, playful music and thoughtful lyrics, her alt-pop/blues tone coupled with her strong, rich voice is sure to leave its mark.

2017 Quilcene Fair & Parade
Saturday & Sunday, September 16th & 17th, 2017, 9AM-4PM
Quilcene School294715 Highway 101, Quilcene
Local vendors, live music, games, art, crafts, a carnival and more!  Check out the website for more information on the 34th Quilcene Fair and Parade.  There will be free music and dance entertainment.

Wedding Show
Saturday & Sunday, September 16th & 17th, 2017, 9:00AM-5:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock
Come see vendors, get ideas, and plan your dream wedding!

15th Annual Jefferson County Farm Tour
Saturday & Sunday, September 16th & 17th, 2017, 10:00AM-4:00PM
Each year the Farm Tour draws thousands of visitors eager to experience a working farm and connect with local farmers. With many Jefferson County farms participating in the tour you’ll meet many of the people who are part of our county’s thriving food system on this self-guided tour.  Suggested donation of $10 per car load at Farm Tour Central (Chimacum Corner Farmstead).

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Raygun Carver
Sunday, September 17th, 2017, After the Game
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Catch some live music after the game in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Raygun Carver will bring you the sounds of alternative country and rock.

Quilcene Oyster Half-Marathon, 10K Run, & 5K Run
Sunday, September 17th, 2017, 9:00AM
Linger Longer Stage,  Quilcene Historical Museum, 151 Columbia Street
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.  Race routes cross the Little Quilcene River (with salmon spawning below), and pass by tidewater where our famous Quilcene Oysters flourish.  The Quilcene Oyster Half-Marathon Race is USATF Certified and Sanctioned.  All races,  Start and Finish at Worthington Park’s Linger Longer Stage.  Check out their website to register and for more details:  http://quilcenehalfmarathon.com/

PTFF Roadshow at Jefferson County Library
Sunday, September 17th, 2017, 2:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Jefferson County Library is proud to be a part of the 2017 Port Townsend Film Festival by hosting a PTFF free theater at the library.  All films are free of charge with advance ticket and open to the public.  Tickets will be available 30 minutes prior to film start.  Film schedule.  On this day, the featured film will be: Different Flowers.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Jake Reichner
Friday, September 22nd, 2017, 7:00PM-9:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Key City Jazz Trio
Saturday, September 23rd, 2017, 7:00PM-9:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.

Bigfoot Panel: Elusiveness
Tuesday, September 26th, 2017, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Greg Brotherton will moderate a conversation with Rich Germeau and Sonya Zohar about the elusiveness of bigfoot and some possible theories as to why.

Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall
Wednesday, September 27th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall (2016-2018) will read from WA129 — a collection of poetry gathered from poets of Washington State. The collection includes 129 poems—one for each year of statehood.  Marshall will be joined by guest poets.  Check the library website for updates!  Co-Sponsored by: Washington State Arts Commission and Humanities Washington.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Paul Benoit
Friday, September 29th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.

September 2017

Chimacum Creek Picnic
Saturday, September 30th, 2017, 11:00AM-2:00PM
Illahee Preserve, Chimacum
Bring your picnic lunch and blanket and come out to celebrate the plants, animals and people that make Chimacum Creek special with Jefferson Land Trust!   The timing should be right to see salmon returning home to spawn.  Everyone is welcome to attend this family-friendly, free community event – there will be activities for everyone to enjoy!  Parking is limited, please catch a shuttle from Kala Square.

Ansel Adams: Photographer and Conservationist, a Son’s Perspective
Saturday, September 30th 2017, 4:30PM-9:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock
An exceptional evening of history, art, and community, with a fascinating presentation by Michael Adams, son of Ansel, and an elegant dinner from Executive Chef Albert ChitwoodAll proceeds benefit Bayside Housing & Services, who employ a unique partnership with the Old Alcohol Plant to provide safe, temporary supportive housing so people in need can secure permanent housing.  Buy tickets here.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Happenstance
Saturday, September 30th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show. Happenstance brings you spirited folk songs from the British Isles.

October 2017

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Choroloco
Sunday, October 1st, 2017, 9:00AM-12:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Choroloco is a trio that plays Brazilian choro, sometimes referred to as vintage Brazilian jazz, a lively and melodic style of music that sits somewhere between samba, jazz, and bluegrass.

Open House: Fall Craft & Vendor Fair
Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
Brinnon School, 46 Schoolhouse Road, Brinnon
Sign up to be a vendor for the upcoming Brinnon School PTO Fall Craft & Vendor Fair and Open House!  Booth space is $15, with the option of electricity for $10 and $5 if you need to rent a table. See their Facebook page for more information, or e-mail: bsd46.pto@gmail.com.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: The Highway Poets
Wednesday, October 4th, 2017, 5:00PM-8:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  The Highway Poets combine the finest elements of rock and soul into a captivating blend of original music. Their ive performance can only be described as infectious.

Seattle Opera Preview: The Barber of Seville
Wednesday, October 4th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
This fresh style of opera preview offers more than just a lecture – it provides an experience featuring professional singers and an accompanist in an hour-long presentation that takes the audience on a journey through the story and music of the upcoming main stage opera.

A Brother’s Grimm Puppet Show: Hans in Luck
Thursday, October 5th, 2017, 4:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
All are invited to attend this original adaptation of the Brothers Grimm tale Hans in Luck, a coming of age story that shows the longing of a young man to go home again after a long seven years in service to his master.  Created and performed by artist “Max” Eberhard Eichner from Berlin, Germany, this Pappenspiel (paper play) is a solo show that brings the story alive on a trunk-sized, tabletop stage through a blend of hand-painted paper puppets, storytelling, acoustic music and sound effects.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Gus Tasker & Lost in the Shuffle
Saturday, October 7th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Gus from Compass Rose Farms brings his rugged Americana, while Ralph Baker and Gerry Sherman from Lost in the Shuffle will get you moving with their blues, ballads, and originals.

Concerts in the Woods – “Beth Wood
Saturday, October 7th, 2017, 7:30PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Beth Wood
is a modern-day troubadour and believer in the power of song. Her exceptional musicianship, crafty songwriting, and commanding stage presence have been winning over American audiences for eighteen years. Beth’s music is soulful, organic, intelligent, barefoot, high-energy communication of joy.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Nightingale
Sunday, October 8th, 2017, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Nightingale is an Americana band with roots in folk, rock, country, gospel, and more. Their harmonic blends range from hauntingly beautiful to delightfully sweet.

Tech Tuesday in Quilcene: Google Office Basics
Tuesday, October 10th, 2017, 2:30PM-4:30PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Join Jefferson County Library staff on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for a free technology class from 2:30PM-3:30PM, followed by open tech assistance from 3:30PM-4:30PM.  This month, explore the basics of Google Docs, Sheets and Slides and learn how to make your documents accessible to others.

An Evening with Author Julie Christine Johnson
Wednesday, October 11th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Award-winning author Julie Christine Johnson will read from her latest book, The Crows of Beara. Beautifully crafted with environmental themes, a lyrical Irish setting, and a touch of magical realism, The Crows of Beara is a breathtaking novel of how the nature of place encompasses everything that we are.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Freebo and Alice Howe
Wednesday, October 11th, 2017, 7:00PM-9:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Freebo is a genuine folk, rock, and blues icon who is regarded as one of the most gifted songwriters of our time. Ticketed show- $20.

Books on Tap Trivia Night
Friday, October 13th, 2017, 6:30PM
Finn River Farm & Cidery, 124 Center Road, Chimacum
Jefferson County Library invites you to test out your knowledge about books, film, and pop culture during an evening trivia contest while you have some fun, food and cider. Bring friends to form a team or fly solo and they’ll find a team for you.  For a list of trivia sources and more information click here.

Last Stand: The Vanishing Caribou Rainforest
Friday, October 13th, 2017, 7:00PM-8:30PM
Cotton Building, 607 Water St., Port Townsend
Join Jefferson Land Trust and the film’s producer, David Moskowitz for a cinematic journey into the tragically threatened world of endangered mountain caribou.  Followed by a behind-the-scenes photographic slideshow and Q&A session.  Suggested donation: $10

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Scratchdog String Band
Friday, October 13th, 2017, 7:00PM-9:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Scratchdog String Band is a high-energy, innovative brand of bluegrass that satisfies old-school traditionalists of the genre while enchanting modern audiences with a style of music they don’t yet know they loved.

Flycasting Demo at Disco Bay Detour
Saturday, October 14th, 2017, 12:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Join world record holder Peg Carlyle for a flycasting demonstration!

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: TBA, Meredith Hobrla-Opening
Saturday, October 14th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Meredith returns to the Detour without Brother Townsend to share her own originals and covers.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Raygun Carver
Sunday, October 15th, 2017, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Raygun Carver brings alt country and rock from Port Angeles.

Concerts in the Woods – “Claudia Nygaard with Moe Dixon”
Sunday, October 15th, 2017, 3:00PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
With a voice as warm and smooth as amber honey and impressive for both its power and intimacy, Claudia Nygaard delivers songs that are heartfelt, humorous, scrappy, and sensual. And so are the stories in between them. She is a captivating storyteller, with a twinkle in her eye that makes everyone in the audience think she is sharing a secret with them alone. Emotionally fearless, she shares her deepest sorrows with a rare vulnerability and tenderness one moment, then a quick wit and an outlandish, irreverent sense of humor the next.

Huntingford Humanities Lecture: Anchee Min
Thursday, October 19th, 2017, 6:30PM
Chimacum High School Auditorium, 91 West Valley Road, Chimacum
Jefferson County Library presents bestselling novelist Anchee Min.  She will discuss her writing career and her latest memoir, The Cooked Seed.  In 1994, she made her literary debut with Red Azalea, her memoir of growing up in China during the violent trauma of the Cultural Revolution. The story left off as she fled her homeland, but a whole new life was just beginning. Nearly twenty years later, Anchee has written the next chapter.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Twisted Roots
Friday, October 20th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Twisted Roots produces acoustic, boomer friendly music with a twist, featuring old and new tunes. Folk, bluegrass, Western Swing, Hawaiian, and blues get a twisted update with finger-style guitar, dobro, banjo, lap-steel, ukulele, percussion, and bass.

Hama Hama Oyster Classes
Saturday, October 21st, 2017, 12:00PM-3:00PM
Hama Hama Oyster, 35846 Highway 101, Lilliwaup. 
Take an oyster class at the farm! These hands-on classes include a shucking lesson followed by lots of practice.  Explore how oyster culture varies from region to region, delve into wine pairings, and experiment with condiments and preparation techniques.  Classes include ~1.5 dozen of at least 4 different types of oysters, 2 wine pairings, and discounts in the retail store and saloon.  Seating is limited, and classes are restricted to folks 21 and up.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Joy in Mudville
Saturday, October 21st, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Joy in Mudville combines influences from old-time bluegrass, folk, rock, country, blues, and funk. Their music is super-high energy with tight harmonies, clever arrangements, and grooves that make you want to bust out those dancing shoes.  $5 cover, ages 16 and under are free.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Wired Jazz with Brian Douglas
Sunday, October 22nd, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Brian Douglas has been playing guitar for the last forty years, honing his craft in rock, blues, funk, soul, neoclassical, jazz, jazz fusion, Latin, progressive, and experimental to create his own insightful soundscapes.

The Business of Bigfoot
Tuesday, October 24th, 2017, 6:00PM-8:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Join Greg Brotherton for a talk on Bigfoot!

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Bread & Gravy
Friday, October 27th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Bread & Gravy features comfort music that alternates among lounge-style ballads, uptempo dance music, Americana rock with a splattering of jazz and soul, emotional melodies, and riveting spoken word.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: TAARKA
Saturday, October 28th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  TAARKA features otherworldly, energetic acoustic music that puts a modern spin on Gypsy and Eastern European folk music.

Tea and Tarot Halloween Party
Saturday, October 28th 2017, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock
Halloween Costume Party. Prizes, Dancing, Cocktail and Appetizer Reception. Music by ” One Egg Night ”

Concerts in the Woods – “Danika Holmes featuring Jeb Hart”
Sunday, October 29th, 2017, 3:00PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
She’s a songwriter who was almost a doctor. He’s a guitar aficionado who owns and operates his own guitar instruction company. Together they form the duo Danika Holmes and Jeb Hart, a soulful combination of acoustic pop and blues that hits the heart with their blended talents.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Cascade View Quartet
Sunday, October 29th, 2017, 4:30PM-6:30PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music every weekend in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Cascade View Quartet features Pacific Northwest jazz.

Quilcene Halloween Party
Tuesday, October 31st, 2017, After School-4:00PM
Quilcene Fire Rescue, 70 Herbert Street
Join this free event which includes trick or treating, games, and a Bounce House.

Quilcene’s Trunk or Treat
Tuesday, October 31st, 2017, 4:30PM-7:00PM
Quilcene School Parking Lot, 294715 Highway 101
Join in on the fun at Quilcene’s 4th annual trunk or treat event!  Pick a theme and come set up at the Quilcene School parking lot (set up starts around 3:30).  No need to register, there’s always been plenty of spaces. Prize for BEST trunk (people’s choice vote) .  Hosted by: Shona Davis, Gena Lont and Miranda Schryver.

Quilcene Halloween Cookie Bash Party
Tuesday, October 31st, 2017, After School-4:00PM
Quilcene Masonic Hall, 170 Herbert Street
Following the two other Halloween day events in Quilcene, head to the Cookie Bash, where families and kids are welcome for games (with prizes), treats and cookies.

Brinnon’s Trunk or Treat
Tuesday, October 31st, 2017, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Lot Next to Brinnon General Store, 306413 Highway 101
This is the 3rd year of Trunk or Treat in Brinnon!  A Trunk or Treat is a way for kids to get lots of candy on Halloween and fast.  It provides a safe and fun environment for kids of all ages.  Join the fun, decorate your car or truck and pass out candy, or you can have a game for the kids to play.  NO ALCOHOL, NO SCARY(GORY)COSTUMES OR DECORATIONS, NO HOMEMADE TREATS PLEASE, STORE BOUGHT CANDY ONLY.

November 2017

Keeping it Private: Cyber Security in Washington State
Wednesday, November 1st, 2017, 6:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Washington State is very open with the way it shares data within the public trust. Our state has one of the most advanced public records laws in the nation, and most public meetings are subject to the open meetings act. At the same time, citizens have a right to privacy under the state’s Constitution. On the private side, hackers are stalking personal data and data brokers are collecting and selling it.  Delves into these issues and learn tips on the laws that protect privacy, technology dangers, and guidance for preserving your data.  This public seminar is presented by the Washington State Office of Privacy & Data Protection.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Dana Eubanks and The DiTrani Brothers
Wednesday, November 1st, 2017, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  The DiTrani Brothers are once again sharing their apocalyptic ragtime sound with us all. Dana Hubanks will open up the night with her raw country folk tunes.  $5 cover.

First Friday Fusion Partner Dance
Friday, November 3rd, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
The dance lesson at 7PM is for beginners and is geared towards whomever shows up.  For more info about fusion partner dance, check out our local dance community at http://fusioninclusion.org.  $5 suggested donation.

Friends of the Jefferson County Library Book Sale
Saturday, November 4th, 2017, 10:00AM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
The Friends of Jefferson County Library book sale features used books, audio books, DVDs and music CDs.  All sales support the Jefferson County Library. The sale will take place in the bookmobile garage.  Members of the Friends of the Jefferson County Library can come early at 9:30AM!

Hama Hama Oyster Classes
Saturday, November 4th, 2017, 12:00PM-3:00PM
Hama Hama Oyster, 35846 Highway 101, Lilliwaup. 
Take an oyster class at the farm!  These hands-on classes include a shucking lesson followed by lots of practice.  Explore how oyster culture varies from region to region, delve into wine pairings, and experiment with condiments and preparation techniques.  Classes include ~1.5 dozen of at least 4 different types of oysters, 2 wine pairings, and discounts in the retail store and saloon.  Seating is limited, and classes are restricted to folks 21 and up.

2nd Annual Community Cider Press and Apple Potluck
Saturday, November 4th, 2017, 2:00PM-5:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Join the fun at the 2nd annual community cider press and apple potluck. Bring your own bitter, bruised, and bizarre apples to press, a container to bring home cider, and a sweet or savory apple dish to share with your Disco Bay neighbors.  Stay for the music afterwards.  The brewer of Seattle’s newest cider company, Channel Marker Cider, will also be sampling cider varieties such as Ginger Spruce, Fresh Hopped, Blackberry Spiced, and Honey Badger.

Concerts in the Woods – “The Rain City Ramblers
Sunday, November 5th, 2017, 3:00PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
A Seattle original Americana string band playing country, roots, bluegrass, and old-time music.  Daniel Ullom – mandolin, lead vocals, Forrest Marrowitz – bass, harmony vocals, James Horbett – guitar, vocals.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Trevor’s Pub Songs
Sunday, November 5th, 2017, After the Game
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Peninsula guitarist Trevor Hanson performs ballads, sea chanties, and beer-drinking songs.

Fall Stewardship at Lower Chimacum Creek
Tuesday, November 7th, 2017, 10:00AM-1:00PM
Chimacum Creek Nature Preserve, Port Hadlock
Come help Jefferson Land Trust pull weeds from the forests above Chimacum Creek.  Drop in for just a bit, or stay the whole time! Gloves and tools provided.  Meet at Hilton Ave (in the Kala Point area), OR- come to the Land Trust office, 1033 Lawrence St, Port Townsend, at 9:35AM to carpool.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: The Cam Leif Duo
Wednesday, November 8th, 2017, 5:00PM-8:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy a show in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  The Cam Leif Duo presents music that comes from where the forest meets the water, inspired by the classic sounds of jazz and blues.

Algae: Blooms and Biofuels
Wednesday, November 8th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Imagine sustainable biofuels heating our homes and fueling our vehicles. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) research scientist Scott Edmundson will share current research on creating sustainable biofuels from algae.

Book-It Repertory Theatre Presents: Ada’s Violin
Thursday, November 9th, 2017, 4:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay is the extraordinary true tale of children living on a landfill in one of the poorest slums in South America and the man who saved them through music. Written by Susan Hood and illustrated by Sally Wern Comport.

Frosty, Frozen and Frenzied for Fun!
Friday, November 10th, 2017, 6:30PM
Finn River Farm & Cidery, 124 Center Road, Chimacum
Jefferson County Library invites you to test out your knowledge about books, film, and pop culture during an evening trivia contest while you have some fun, food and cider. Bring friends to form a team or fly solo and they’ll find a team for you.  For a list of trivia sources and more information click here.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: The Naughty Sweethearts
Friday, November 10th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  The Naughty Sweethearts perform original tunes and an upbeat selection of Americana.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Matt Sircely
Saturday, November 11th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Matt returns to the Detour for another great night of his original compositions and creative takes on traditional Americana.

Tech Tuesday in Quilcene: How to Download Library eBooks
Tuesday, November 14th, 2017, 2:30PM-4:30PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Join Jefferson County Library staff on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for a free technology class from 2:30PM-3:30PM, followed by open tech assistance from 3:30PM-4:30PM.  This month, discover various titles of eBooks and eAudio books available through your library.

Pie: A Personal Journey with Kate McDermott
Wednesday, November 15th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Kate McDermott never dreamed that making mud pies in her back yard would be the first step to a James Beard nomination for her bestselling book Art of the Pie: A Practical Guide to Homemade Crusts, Fillings, and Life.  Bring your burning questions about pie and life for her to answer.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Douglas Francisco and the Shaky Barbers
Friday, November 17th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy a show in a space designed to enhance the sound of music! Douglas Francisco and the Shaky Barbers bring original music for the lap steel guitar inspired by Hawaiian ragtime, klezmer, and pre-WWII blues, backed with upright bass, drums, and a rotating cast of soloists.

The Picket Fence & Friends Country Christmas
Wednesday-Saturday, November 15th-18th, 2017, 10:00AM-4:00PM
The Picket Fence, 22 Washington Street, Quilcene
Shop the Picket Fence’s Open House starting on Wednesday and running through Saturday.  On Saturday, in addition to the Open House, check out the Vendor Market that will be taking place right next to the store!

Hama Hama Oyster Classes
Saturday, November 18th, 2017, 12:00PM-3:00PM
Hama Hama Oyster, 35846 Highway 101, Lilliwaup. 
Take an oyster class at the farm!  These hands-on classes include a shucking lesson followed by lots of practice.  Explore how oyster culture varies from region to region, delve into wine pairings, and experiment with condiments and preparation techniques.  Classes include ~1.5 dozen of at least 4 different types of oysters, 2 wine pairings, and discounts in the retail store and saloon.  Seating is limited, and classes are restricted to folks 21 and up.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: The Kid and Trenary Bird
Saturday, November 18th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy a show in a space designed to enhance the sound of music! Baylin, the Kid, brings songs of heartache and country blues. Megan Trenary takes the stage solo afterwards, with her own songs of heartache and country blues.

Concerts in the Woods – “The Honey Whiskey Trio
Sunday, November 19th, 2017, 3:00PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Hear an intimate concert in a beautiful room “at the end of the earth.”  Concerts are all ages and admission is by donation. The Honey Whiskey Trio explores harmony in folk, bluegrass and any melody that catches the ear.  Through their powerful, yet sweet harmonies, body percussion, haunting melodies and vitality on stage, they captivate and move audiences.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Kalan Wolfe
Friday, November 24th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Rhythm driven acoustic folk rock duo, including an all new album of original works!

Quilcene Holiday Craft Fair
Saturday, November 25th, 2017, 9:00AM
Quilcene Community Center, 294952 Highway 101
Pictures with Santa, fantastic shopping, door prizes, and much more.  Lots of talented craft people gathered in one location with wonderful gift ideas!  Proceeds will benefit the local community.

Old Alcohol Plant Tree Lighting Ceremony
Saturday, November 25th, 2017, 5:00PM-9:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant Hotel, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock
Kick off the holiday season with a hearty Huntsman’s Buffet, Tree Lighting Ceremony, and musical performance by the “Poinsettias” Chorale group from Rainshadow Chorale.  Buffet opens at 5pm. Ceremony starts at 6:30, with Poinsettias performing from 7 to 7:30 PM. Additional musical performance on Kora Harp by John Tang in the Dining area.  Dinner tickets are *not* required to attend the ceremony and performance! Beverages and desserts available for purchase. Dinner Tickets: Adults $60 each; Children 6-12 $25; ages 0-5 free. Call (360) 390-4017 or email sgil@oldalcoholplant.com to reserve your tickets.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Eagle Mountain String Band
Saturday, November 25th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy a show in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!   The Eagle Mountain String Band is composed of longtime locals Tim Holbrook, Bob Richardson, and Bill and Curt Marlow. The bluesy folk rock quartet has toured the US and Australia and is now bringing their music home to the Detour.

First Friday Fusion Partner Dance
Friday, December 1st, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
The dance lesson at 7PM is for beginners and is geared towards whomever shows up.  For more info about fusion partner dance, check out our local dance community at http://fusioninclusion.org.  $5 suggested donation.

Fall Stewardship at Upper Snow Creek Forest Preserve
Saturday, December 2nd, 2017, 10:00AM-1:00PM
Chimacum Creek Nature Preserve, Port Hadlock
Come help Jefferson Land Trust and local students from the Youth Environmental Stewards (YES!) program to pull invasive holly. Help keep the water clean and the forests healthy by pitching in to help make room for native plants to thrive. Tools and gloves will be provided. Drop in for a little while, or stay the whole time! Directions: From Hwy 20, turn left onto Hwy 101 S and proceed approximately 3 miles. Turn right at mile marker 286 shortly before the Crocker Lake parking area. Park at the old grain silos. Please carpool if possible as parking is limited.

Hama Hama Oyster Kid’s Class
Saturday, December 2nd, 2017, 12:00PM-3:00PM
Hama Hama Oyster, 35846 Highway 101, Lilliwaup. 
Take an oyster class at the farm!  These hands-on classes include a shucking lesson followed by lots of practice.  Explore how oyster culture varies from region to region, and experiment with condiments and preparation techniques.  Classes include ~1.5 dozen of at least 4 different types of oysters and discounts in the retail store and saloon.  Seating is limited.

Center Valley Animal Rescue Holiday Open House
Saturday, December 2nd, 2017, 11:00AM-4:00PM
Center Valley Animal Rescue, 11900 Center Road, Quilcene
Chair massages, henna, treats, themed baskets for raffle prizes, plus home baked pied and cakes for the silent auction and to be raffled!  No pets please, for the health of their animals.  For more information: (360) 765-0598.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Nightingale
Saturday, December 2nd, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Nightingale is an Americana band with roots in folk, rock, country, gospel, and more.  Their harmonic blends range from hauntingly beautiful to delightfully sweet.

Holiday on the Bay
Saturday& Sunday, December 2nd & 3rd, 2017, Sat: 12-2PM, Sun: 2-4PM
Old Alcohol Plant Hotel, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock
Fun Family Festival!  Free Santa Photos.  Free Cookie Decorating.  Woodland Animal Carousel for young kids (all weekend).  Port Townsend Bell Ringers 11am Sat.  Holiday Food & Beverages available for purchase.  Live Music!  Christmas Market featuring local vendors.

Concerts in the Woods – “Jaspar Lepak
Sunday, December 3rd, 2017, 3:00PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Hear an intimate concert in a beautiful room “at the end of the earth.” Concerts are all ages and admission is by donation.  Jaspar Lepak is a folk/Americana songstress whose remarkable gift for melody is only surpassed by her poetry.  Sweeping across landscapes with an emotional depth that is extraordinary, her lyrics expose a brave vulnerability while her clear, pure voice touches the heart.

Hour of Code
Monday, December 4th, 2017, 10:00AM-6:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Celebrate Computer Science in Education Week by participating in World Wide Hour of Code. Drop by the computer lab to explore coding.  This one-hour introduction to computer science is designed to demystify code and show that anyone can learn the basics. Library staff will be on hand to provide assistance with fun and educational Hour of Code Tutorials.

Jefferson Land Trust Holiday Open House
Monday, December 4th, 2017, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Jefferson Land Trust Office, 1033 Lawrence St., Port Townsend
Jefferson Land Trust is giving thanks for all the volunteers and supporters who are part of the work to preserve local farms, fish and forests forever and welcoming all those who are interested in this work. Come eat, drink and be merry as we celebrate everything we as a community have accomplished together this year.

Movie Night at Pleasant Harbor Marina
Thursday, December 7th, 2017, 4:45PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina, 308913 US Highway 101, Brinnon
Head to The Galley & Pub for a showing of Wonder Woman.  Space is limited.  Chili will be available as well as a pizza deal with a side salad.

Books on Tap Trivia Night
Friday, December 8th, 2017, 6:30PM
Finn River Farm & Cidery, 124 Center Road, Chimacum
Jefferson County Library invites you to test out your knowledge about books, film, and pop culture during an evening trivia contest while you have some fun, food and cider. Bring friends to form a team or fly solo and they’ll find a team for you.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: TBA
Friday, December 8th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Small Souls and Pretty Gritty
Saturday, December 9th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music in a space designed to enhance the sound of music!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.  Small Souls is Portland-based singer/songwriter Brian Rozendal and Bryan Daste bringing their thoughtful creations to evocative life.  Pretty Gritty is the serendipitous joining of the talents of Blaine Heinonen and Sarah Wolff, writing and performing songs that mix country, rock, blues, and soul.  $5 cover.

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