Festivals and Events

July 2018

Meet the Music
Monday, July 16th, 2018, 2:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Jazz, Blues, Country, Folk, Rock and Roll! There’s a lot of crazy music goin’ on! Join us Monday afternoons July 2 – August 6 for a multi-media encounter with music of the 20th Century. Each week we’ll explore a few artists from a musical style, then create art as a response. This week Shake, Rattle & Roll with Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly and the founders of rock-and-roll. Make shakers and tambourines and catch that beat!

Summer Reading Program in Quilcene: Fossils!
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018, 2:00PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Join Jefferson County Library staff and explore a box of fossils from the Burke Museum to peek into what life was like on earth thousands and millions of years ago.  Feel free to bring your own fossil collection for show-and-tell. All ages. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Jefferson County Library, the Jefferson County YMCA and Count Me In for Quilcene.

Fitness Class
Tuesdays, July, 2018, 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.

Third Tuesday Trivia
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018, 7:00PM
The Keg & I, 1291 Chimacum Road, Chimacum
A night of friendly competition hosted by Jefferson County Library. Trivia questions will feature science, local history, pop culture, geography, and other various topics! Bring your team or come solo, test your knowledge, and win! An extra point will be awarded to teams who present their library cards!  Must be 21 or over to attend.

Wednesday Music Series: Jazz
Wednesday, July 18th, 2018, 5:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
John “Greyhound” Maxwell and Jon Parry play Ragtime for us. Themed dinner and drink specials.

Sacred Rhythms: from Africa to the Caribbean
Wednesday, July 18th, 2018, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Explore the musical connection between Western Africa, Cuba, and points beyond. From artists as diverse as Bo Diddley, Chano Pozo and DJ Spooky, players, listeners, and dancers in the USA have craved the big beat that is Africa’s undying gift to the world. Using recordings and instruments, hear (and play) the secular and sacred rhythms that propel Latin music.

Rock Your Own Psychedelic Poster
Thursday, July 19th, 2018, 1:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Learn to make psychedelic typography! Join Jesse Joshua Watson for this fun, easy workshop and design your own concert poster. Improve drawing skills with techniques with exercises that have helped artists succeed. No art materials needed. (Ages 11-18)

Fitness Class
Thursdays, July, 2018, 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: John Tang
Friday, July 20th, 2018, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Come for a lovely evening of kora music with John Tangand great dinner specials.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Max Hay
Friday, July 20th, 2018, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Max
‘s delivery is a workout of stomping feet, emotional harmonica runs, articulate hybrid-style guitar, and occasional percussion. Expect Reggae, Irish, Country, and Blues rhythms mixed with soulful bass vocals and sailing harmonica leads.

Live Music: Clay Watson
Saturday, July 21st, 2018, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Clay Watson is excellent on the guitar and brings a nice ambience to your dining experience.  Come for a lovely evening of good music and great dinner specials.

Music on the Patio: Jenny Davis Jazz Trio
Saturday, July 21st, 2018, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Jenny Davis Jazz Trio!  Music nights are 21 years and olderFor more information, please call 360-796-4611.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Scrios
Saturday, July 21st, 2018, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Dark celtic music with a mic of traditional and originals.

Concerts in the Woods – Andre Feriante
Saturday, July 21st, 2018, 7:30PM
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.  Andre Feriante is an internationally recognized, award-winning guitarist. He had the privilege of studying with the great Andrés Segovia in a Madrid master class in the 1980s and has gone on to compose for guitar and create his own sound on multiple instruments, including the ukulele, banjo, harp guitar and the charango.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Brian Douglas
Sunday, July 22nd, 2018, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Honing his craft for more than 40 years in rock, blues, funk, soul, neoclassical, jazz, jazz fusion, Latin, progressive, and experimental to create his own insightful soundscapes.

Meet the Music
Monday, July 23rd, 2018, 2:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Jazz, Blues, Country, Folk, Rock and Roll! There’s a lot of crazy music goin’ on! Join us Monday afternoons July 2 – August 6 for a multi-media encounter with music of the 20th Century. Each week we’ll explore a few artists from a musical style, then create art as a response. This week travel down south with Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash and Glen Campbell. Swoon to their tunes while you decorate your designer guitar face. (Ages 6-11)

Summer Reading Program in Quilcene: The Library Rocks Art!
Tuesday, July 24th, 2018, 2:00PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Join Jefferson County Library staff and art instructors Catherine and Ezraline Motteler will present a table full of ideas and resources for creating rock art. Choose from our collection of stones or bring your own to draw and paint on.  All ages. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Jefferson County Library, the Jefferson County YMCA and Count Me In for Quilcene.

Wednesday Music Series: Jazz
Wednesday, July 25th, 2018, 5:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Michael and Vickie Townsend play Cuban for us.. Themed dinner and drink specials.

Live Music: Clay Watson
Friday, July 27th, 2018, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Clay Watson is excellent on the guitar and brings a nice ambience to your dining experience.  Come for a lovely evening of good music and great dinner specials.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Lost in the Shuffle
Friday, July 27th, 2018, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Lost in the Shuffle
is Ralph Baker and Gerry Sherman playing blues, ballads, and originals. They’ll get you moving.

Live Music: Midnight Train Blues Band
Friday, July 27th, 2018, 7:00PM-11:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
The Midnight Train Blues Band serves up a solid mix of classic Chicago Blues in the styles of Muddy Waters and Little Walter, plus an array of waltz, tango and just fun tunes representing some seriously misspent youths.  $12 cover.

Live Music: Gerry Sherman
Saturday, July 28th, 2018, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Gerry Sherman is a talent! Great, upbeat guitar style and a fun singing voice to match. He always brings such a delight to the dinner atmosphere when he plays for us at the Old Alcohol Plant.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Shantymen and Community Potluck
Saturday, July 28th, 2018, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Trevor Hanson
and Greg (always campaigning) Brotherton bring back another helping of the Irish Craic and classic pub songs.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Cascade View Quartet
Sunday, July 29th, 2018, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Pacific NW Jazz: slide out of the weekend with our monthly jazz series.

Meet the Music
Monday, July 30th, 2018, 2:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join us this week to make headbands and string love beads as you listen to Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger and Judy Collins. Dig the flower power, man.. (Ages 6-11)

August 2018

Name That Tune: Battle of the Decades
Thursday, August 2nd, 2018, 6:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Test your knowledge of rock, pop, country music, and T.V. theme songs from the 1960s to the current decade.  This high energy, live interactive game show encourages players to work as a team to try to name that tune. Bring friends to compete as a team or fly solo and they’ll find you a team. This event is for ages 12 and over.

Music on the Patio: Captain J
Saturday, August 4th, 2018, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Captain J!  Music nights are 21 years and olderFor more information, please call 360-796-4611.

Concerts in the Woods – Missy Andersen
Saturday, August 4th, 2018, 7:30PM
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.  Missy Andersen is a dynamic and one-of-a-kind soul blues singer. She and her guitar player/bandleader/husband, Heine, maintain a busy schedule performing with her band and as a duo.

Brinnon Parks and Rec Art & Wine Fundraiser
Wednesday, August 8th, 2018, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Join Brinnon Parks and Recreation for their first Art & Wine Fundraiser!  Art instruction will be guided by local artists while you create your own unique work of art. The cost is $35 and includes art supplies and refreshments. RSVP by August 1 to bgraham@brinnonparksandrec.org.

Quilcene Town-Wide Sale
Saturday, August 18th, 2018, 9:00AM
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 Jazz Trio
Saturday, August 18th, 2018, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Jenny Davis Jazz Trio!  Music nights are 21 years and olderFor more information, please call 360-796-4611.

Concerts in the Woods – Sister Speak
Saturday, August 18th, 2018, 7:30PM
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.  Canadian songwriter Sherri Anne is the creative force behind Sister Speak’s moving live show and unique musical pallet. Through compelling vocals, rootsy yet gritty guitar stylings, and thought-provoking lyrics, Sister Speak has connected deeply with a diverse crowd of fans from around the globe.

Art Brunch Lecture: Double Exposure
Sunday, August 26th, 2018
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Check out this illustrated lecture by Seattle Art Museum Curator Barbara Brotherton.  Featuring photographs by Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, and Will Wilson.  Order tickets online: https://Sambrunch.eventbrite.com

September 2018

Music on the Patio: Captain J
Saturday, September 1st, 2018, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon
Check out a performance by Captain J!  Music nights are 21 years and olderFor more information, please call 360-796-4611.

Concerts in the Woods – Mark Pearson
Saturday, September 1st, 2018, 7:30PM
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.  Mark Pearson got his professional start with The Brothers Four in 1969. He began singing with Mike McCoy when they met at the University of Washington in 1965. Through the years Pearson has continued to develop an individual style both as a singer and as a songwriter.

Quilcene Fair and Parade: The Roots We Treasure
Saturday, September 8th, 2018, 9:00AM-4:00PM
Quilcene School Grounds, 294715 US Highway 101
Local vendors, live music, games, art, crafts, a carnival and more!  Check out the website for more information on the 35th Quilcene Fair and Parade.  There will be free music and dance entertainment.

Concerts in the Woods – Curtis and Loretta
Saturday, September 15th, 2018, 7:30PM
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. Curtis & Loretta‘s extraordinary harmonies and proficiency on a parade of stringed instruments create an alluring frame for their poignant original songs, and carefully chosen traditional pieces. The current menagerie includes Celtic harp, mandocello, mandolin, guitars, clawhammer banjo, and National steel ukulele, plus a bit of kazoo, harmonica, and shakers. 

2018 Jefferson County Farm Tour
Saturday & Sunday, September 15th & 16th, 2018, 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.

Quilcene Oyster Half-Marathon, 10K Run, & 5K Run
Sunday, September 16th, 2017, 9:00AM (8:00AM for walkers)
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.  For more information: quilcenehalfmarathon.wordpress.com

Worthington Park Mansion Inaugural Opening
Sunday, September 16th, 2017, Starting Mid-morning
Worthington Park Mansion, Quilcene Historical Museum, 151 Columbia Street
Take a tour of the restored historical Worthington Park Mansion!

Linger Longer Theater Concert: Joy in Mudville
Sunday, September 16th, 2017, 1:00PM-3:00PM
Linger Longer Stage,  Quilcene Historical Museum, 151 Columbia Street
Enjoy a free outdoor concert featuring “Joy in Mudville”!

October 2018

Concerts in the Woods – Sky in the Road
Saturday, October 6th, 2018, 7:30PM
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.  Daniel Rhiger and Rahmana Wiest have assembled four of the best talents in Portland to build a unique multi-instrument and multi-voice folk group. You are going to love the full sound and pleasing harmonies that they have created.

Concerts in the Woods – Almost Blue
Sunday, October 21st, 2018, 7:30PM
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.  Almost Blue is a jazz duo/trio performing jazz standards and blues — Joanne Green, vocals; Brendon Keenan, guitar, and special guests on sax or trumpet.

November 2018

Concerts in the Woods – Slipshod
Sunday, November 4th, 2018, 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.  Matt Snook (dobro and banjo) and Steve Blanchard (guitar and mandolin) formed Slipshod in 2012 out of a common background of playing Bluegrass music. Now, as a duo, they have incorporated music from Gordon Lightfoot, Norman Blake, Simon and Garfunkel, Tim O’Brien, and more. They play a mix of originals, familiar melodies and dynamic instrumentals. Their harmonies and unique vocal interpretations add to their precise instrumental talents.

December 2018

Chimacum Arts and Crafts Fair
Saturday & Sunday, December 8th & 9th, 2017, 10:00AM-4:00PM
Chimacum High School, 91 W Valley Rd.
Featuring over 100 regional arts and crafts vendors including; gold and silversmith, textiles, woodwork, leather works, food, clothing, photos with Santa, caricature drawings and much more.  For more information visit: chimacumarts.com.

Concerts in the Woods – Kathryn Claire
Sunday, December 16th, 2018, 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.  Kathryn Claire has spent years cultivating her own style and approach to music as a violinist, guitar player, singer, and songwriter. Strong fundamentals from her classical and traditional music background combined with improvisation has made her a favorite at venues, festivals and institutions around the world.

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