Festivals and Events

December 2017

Chimacum Arts and Craft Fair
Saturday & Sunday, December 9th & 10th, 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.  Entrance is $3 with a $1 off if you bring a can of food.

Tech Tuesday in Quilcene: Staff’s Favorite Apps
Tuesday, December 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, anything goes! Tech Tuesday staff will share their favorite apps and you can share some of yours.  Tech Tuesday class will be taking its winter hiatus from December 19 through January 8, 2018.

Fitness Class
Tuesdays, December, 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.

Fitness Class
Thursdays, December, 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.

Jefferson County Library Holiday Open House
Thursday, December 14th, 2017, 3:00PM-6:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Celebrate the season! Join the library staff and Board of Trustees for their annual Holiday Open House featuring festive music, delicious refreshments and seasonal craft projects. Materials will be provided and all ages are welcome. Crafts room open from 3:00 – 5:00 pm. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Jefferson County Library.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: 4-3-2 Retro
Friday, December 15th, 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.  4-3-2 Retro presents unique renditions of retro Prog and Rock tuned to a 432 Hz “A”.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Jake Reichner
Saturday, December 16th, 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.  Jake Reichner is a singer/songwriter from the Olympic Peninsula. His style blends folk and rock, and is influenced by both contemporary and classic acoustic rock

Concerts in the Woods – “Eric Lambert
Sunday, December 17th, 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.  Eric Lambert impresses audiences with his original elixir of feel-good Americana infused with bluegrass, blues, rock, & soul.

Local Oyster Shuck and Learn at Disco Bay Detour
Tuesday, December 19th, 2017, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Get to know your local oysters, grown by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe in Sequim Bay.  Shellfish biologist Ralph Riccio will explain the process of how the oysters are grown, how to shuck, and specifically what to look for as you taste.  $5 materials cost.

Dock Lights
Thursday, December 21st, 2017, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Port Townsend Boat Haven Marina & Yard, 2601-2790 Washington Street
Please join the Port of Port Townsend for a celebration of the season – maritime style!  Stop by, hear some holiday tunes, sip some hot cocoa, stroll the docks and yard, and see what’s happening!  Maybe Santa will even show up!

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Happy Huladays with Harmonica Pocket
Friday, December 22nd, 2017, 4:30PM-5:45PM; 6:30PM-7:45PM
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.  Equipped with hula hoops, ukuleles, and a suitcase of props, The Harmonica Pocket celebrates the holidays with their show “Happy Huladays!” Seasonal songs and holiday cheer mixed up with all the usual Harmonica Pocket shenanigans get audiences singing, laughing, and moving in their seats. Winter is here, let’s sing!  $5 per person or $15 per family.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: THAG Jazz
Friday, December 22nd, 2017, 8:00PM-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.  THAG Jazz is a sax/guitar duo. This season, they’ll feature both classic and jazzy interpretations of holiday music – along with jazz standards from the post war years.

Make Your Own Music Video at Disco Bay Detour
Saturday, December 23rd, 2017, 6:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Need a video to get gigs? $25 reserves a half hour spot to record 15 minutes of songs, edit the multi-track audio, color correct the video, sync the sound and export a blue-ray of your three songs. Open to the public.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Wired Jazz with Brian Douglas
Sunday, December 24th, 2017, 9:00AM-12:00PM
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.  Brian Douglas brings his nuanced interpretation of jazz standards and holiday tunes to the Detour for a Christmas Eve morn.

Sasquatch in the Sierra Nevada: The Ron Morehead Story
Wednesday, December 27th, 2017, 6:00PM-8:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Ron Morehead gives a talk about his experience with sasquatch in the 70s, and the seminal audio recording that came out of those experiences.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Crow’s Foot Serenade
Friday, December 29th, 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.  Playing traditional and original Americana, Crow’s Foot Serenade brings their lonesome sound to the forests of the Olympic Peninsula.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Raygun Carver
Saturday, December 30th, 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.  Alt country and rock band Raygun Carver from Port Angeles.

Family New Year’s Eve Celebration
Sunday, December 31st, 2017, 10:00AM-12:00PM and 6:00PM-9:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
The Family New Year’s Eve Celebration costs $5 per family.  Put on your party clothes  for a family oriented New Year’s celebration with dancing games and prizes. The morning celebration is geared toward ages 0-6 and the evening celebration is geared toward ages 6-14.

January 2018

Concerts in the Woods – “Ranger & the ‘Re-Arrangers‘”
Sunday, January 7th, 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.  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.

Concerts in the Woods – “Hollis Peach
Sunday, January 7th, 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.  Hollis Peach weaves evocative, somewhat mischievous and somewhat enigmatic stories in the American vernacular of song and story.

February 2018

Concerts in the Woods – “Spencer & Rains
Sunday, February 11th, 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.  Tricia Spencer and Howard Rains are known for their twin fiddle harmony, which is a product of the influence of midwestern Scandinavian fiddlers Tricia heard as a child. At the same time, Howard’s distinct repertoire reintroduces listeners to the pre-contest styles of Texas fiddling.

Concerts in the Woods – “The Gossamer Strings
Sunday, February 18th, 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.  Gossamer Strings is a folk music duo with rich harmonies over beautiful instrumentation on guitar, banjo and mandolin, and haunting original songwriting by Kyle McGonegle and Liat Tova Lis.

March 2018

Concerts in the Woods – “The Debutones
Sunday, March 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.  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.

Concerts in the Woods – “Scott Cossu
Sunday, March 18th, 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.  Scott Cossu is an internationally known composer, pianist and recording artist. Scott was up front when New Age was just beginning over 30 years ago.

April 2018

Concerts in the Woods – “Tim Bertch
Saturday, April 7th, 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.  Tim Bertsch is truly a professional musician who has mastered and combined many styles on this versatile instrument.  So be prepared for an evening of extraordinary guitar music from an expert guitarist/harp guitarist who can switch between jazz, flamenco, classical, blues and gypsy music.

Concerts in the Woods – “Bryan Bowers
Saturday, April 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.  For over five decades, Bryan Bowers has been to the autoharp what Earl Scruggs was to the five-string banjo.  He presents instrumental virtuosity combined with warmth, eloquence, expression and professionalism.

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