Festivals and Events

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Previously held events are listed in archive at bottom.

September 2016

Chinese Medicine in Guatemala: an Integrative Health Project
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave., Port Hadlock
Jane Hansen will discuss the work that she and her husband Yefim have done in Guatemala as part of The Integrative Health Project. Jane will give a brief overview of Chinese medicine and explain how acupuncture has benefited individuals and communities in Guatemala.

October 2016

Concerts in the Woods – “Ryan Ayers
Saturday, October 1st 2016, 7:30PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Ryan Ayers is a solo guitarist mixing together classical technique with accessible songs, forms and structures. His stage show is a well crafted blend of engaging music and interesting stories which have captivated audiences on both coasts.

Beginners Yoga in Brinnon
Mondays, October, 2016, 7:40AM
Start your morning off with an energizing yoga class at the Brinnon Community Center, 306144 Highway 101.  Progressive classes are also available on Tuesdays and Fridays at 6:40 AM & Thursdays at 8:00 AM.  Contact the Community Center for more information: 360-796-4350.

Yoga in Quilcene
Tuesdays, October, 2016, 9:30AM
Meet at the Quilcene Community Center, 294952 Highway 101, for Yoga in Quilcene!  This class is designed for ALL who would like to explore the art of a Yoga practice.  There is a $10 drop in fee for each class, and an $8-per-class fee if you pay for the whole month.  For more information, please contact Sheryl Wolover at: 360-565-6554; om@pacific-elements.com.  Website.

Dance Aerobics & Strength Training Class
Tuesdays, October, 2016, 5:00PM
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).  Only $35 for 8 classes, $25 for 4 classes and $7.50 for a single class.  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.

Dinner & Movie Night
Wednesday, October 5th, 2016, Dinner: 5:00PM Movie: 6:00PM
Brinnon Community Center, 306144 Highway 101
Catch a free movie every first Wednesday of the month in Brinnon!  Add dinner and a bag of fresh popcorn for only $5!

Industrial Art – Designing Pocock Racing Shells
Thursday, October 6th, 2016, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave., Port Hadlock
Rowing has been a part of American sport competition since the 19th century. Join Bill TytusPresident of Pocock Racing Shells and an accomplished oarsman–in this presentation to learn about the evolution of the design of today’s racing shells.

Ninth Night Movie & Potluck
Sunday, October 9th, 2016, Potluck-6:30PM; Movie-6:45PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101
Join your friends & neighbors for a potluck dinner and a movie!

Islam 101: Context for the 21st Century
Wednesday, October 12th, 2016, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave., Port Hadlock
Led by scholar David Fenner, this presentation focuses on Islam and the many aspects that form the substance of a rich culture, traditions, and a way of life. He will address topics like “Who was Mohammed?,” “What is the Qur’an?” and talk about the use and history of head scarves. Bring your curiosity, as Fenner encourages audience participation and any relevant topic is up for discussion.

Wonders of Weird with Kelly Milner Halls
day, October 14th, 2016, 3:45PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave., Port Hadlock
Join Kelly Milner Halls as she explores the Wonders of Weird.  Her nonfiction books for young readers on aliens, mythical creatures, dinosaur mummies and albino animals help strengthen critical thinking skills and keep science fun

Cider Press Outdoor Party
Saturday, October 15th, 2016
Quilcene Historical Museum, 151 Columbia Street. 
Join the fun at Worthington Park!

Concerts in the Woods – “Squirrel Butter
Saturday, October 15th 2016, 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. We are also both members of The Tallboys.

The Seven Tongues of Flame: Ireland’s Easter Rebellion of 1916
Tuesday, October 18th, 2016, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave., Port Hadlock
How can musicians and poets achieve military goals? In this inspirational presentation, musician and historian Hank Cramer will tell the story of Ireland’s Easter Rebellion of 1916, which won its independence after 500 years of English rule.

Concerts in the Woods – “Daniel Champagne
Saturday, October 23rd 2016, 3:00PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Regarded as a leading light in acoustic music, with a firm reputation for making festivals buzz, holding crowds in his palm, dropping jaws and breaking guitars wherever he goes, Daniel Champagne has recently relocated to North America where he continues his exciting career as an international touring and recording artist.

2016 Huntingford Humanities Lecture: Daniel James Brown
Thursday, October 27th, 2016, 6:30PM
Chimacum High School Auditorium, 91 West Valley Road, Chimacum
Join author Daniel James Brown as he discusses his #1 New York Times bestseller The Boys in the Boat, a story that celebrates the 1936 U.S. men’s Olympic eight-oar rowing team—nine working class boys who stormed the rowing world, transformed the sport, and galvanized the attention of millions of Americans.

Quilcene Trunk or Treat
Monday, October 31st, 2016, 4:30 PM-7:00 PM
Quilcene School parking lot, 294715 US Highway 101
Decorate your “trunk, truck, bicycle, wagon” whatever you have, and bring it to the Quilcene School to participate.

November 2016

Concerts in the Woods – “Jaspar Lepak
Sunday, November 6th 2016, 3:00PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Jaspar Lepak (pronounced JAS-per LEE-pack) 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 Hisaw Band
Sunday, November 20th 2016, 3:00PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Eric Hisaw is a guitar player and songwriter steeped in his New Mexico roots.  Hisaw’s literary rock’n’roll songs are firmly rooted in country and blues but draws on the energy and impulse of early punk.  He has honed a three piece traveling band, built of Hisaw’s guitar mastery, his gritty and soulful vocal, bass and drums, to bring his songs to life.  Mixing material from his CDs with new original songs and a few covers ranging from Roger Miller to Johnny Thunders, the band inspires audiences everywhere.

Quilcene Holiday Bazaar 
Saturday, November 26th, 2016
Quilcene Community Center, 294952 Highway 101.
Pictures with Santa, fantastic shopping, and bake sale!  Canned food drive to benefitthe local Food Bank.

December 2016

Concerts in the Woods – “Carrie Clark
Sunday, December 4th 2016, 3:00PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
A self-taught Oregon native performing her original songs on piano and guitar. Her diverse musical palette is unsurprising given her wide-ranging performance background: since moving to Seattle, her ventures have included an indie pop ensemble, a folk duo, and a jazz big band.

Concerts in the Woods – “Bread and Gravy”
Sunday, December 18th 2016, 3:00PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Bread & Gravy perform a variety of music styles including blues, originals, classic rock, standards, Americana, contemporary, reggae and even a disco tune!  The Band: Stephanie Doenges – lead vocals, guitar, banjo ukulele, harmonica, flute, occasional toy; Jess Doenges – piano, keyboard bass, spoken word, bad jokes, occasional boxdrum; Robert Lilly – percussionist, vocals

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