Festivals and Events

October 2017

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.

Beginners Yoga in Brinnon
Mondays, October, 2017, 7:40AM
Start your morning off with an energizing yoga class at the Brinnon Community Center, 306144 Highway 101.  Progressive classes are also available on Tuesdays and Fridays at 6:40 AM & Thursdays at 8:00 AM.  Contact the Community Center for more information: 360-796-4350.

Fitness Class
Tuesdays, October, 2017, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Have fun and get fit at this dance aerobics and strength training class, led by Leslie Bunton (certified through the American Council on Exercise).  If you are a newcomer, please contact Leslie in advance and arrive about ten minutes early.  For more information, contact Leslie at: 360-765-0164.

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!

Fitness Class
Thursdays, October, 2017, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Have fun and get fit at this dance aerobics and strength training class, led by Leslie Bunton (certified through the American Council on Exercise).  If you are a newcomer, please contact Leslie in advance and arrive about ten minutes early.  For more information, contact Leslie at: 360-765-0164.

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’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.

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.

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.

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.

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, the book tells the story through the eyes of Ada Ríos, a young girl who grew up in Cateura, a small town in Paraguay built on a landfill.  

Books on Tap Trivia Night
Friday, November 10th, 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. Also known as The Piechiatrist®, Kate will join us to share her unique story. Bring your burning questions about pie and life for her to answer.

Pie: A Personal Journey with Kate McDermott
Wednesday, November 15th, 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.

The Picket Fence & Friends Country Christmas
Wednesday-Saturday, November 15th-18th, 2017, 10:00AM-4:30PM
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.

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
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, Honey Whiskey Trio captivates and moves audiences. These storytellers in song found their roots in vocal jazz, all singing in Pacific Standard Time, CSU Long Beach’s award winning vocal jazz ensemble, though at different times. This foundation in jazz gives Honey Whiskey Trio an inherent flexibility to their sound, allowing them to change and adjust their tone to best fit the mood of each song.

Quilcene Holiday Craft Fair
Saturday, November 25th, 2017
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 Quilcene Food Bank.

December 2017

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.

Concerts in the Woods – “Jaspar Lepak
Sunday, December 3rd, 2017, 3:00PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Jaspar Lepak is a folk/Americana songstress whose remarkable gift for melody is only surpassed by her poetry. A child of the Sonoran Desert, her songs are deeply influenced by the many places she has called home: Tucson, Minneapolis, Durban, and currently Seattle. Sweeping across landscapes with an emotional depth that is extraordinary, her lyrics expose a brave vulnerability while her clear, pure voice touches the heart.

Concerts in the Woods – “Eric Lambert
Sunday, December 3rd, 2017, 3:00PM
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Eric Lambert impresses audiences with his original elixir of feel-good Americana infused with bluegrass, blues, rock, & soul. His authentic sound is an eclectic blend that knows no boundaries.  Eric is well-regarded for his enthusiasm, visible joy, earthy voice, and precision licks.  Renowned as a flatpicking guitarist, Lambert fronted the Henhouse Prowlers band for several years.

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