Festivals and Events

May 2019

Open Mic Jam Session with Jillian
Thursday, May 21st, 2019, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Join Jillian as she hosts Open Mic/Jams in our state of the art acoustic venue. Plugged or unplugged, bring your instruments, original songs, renditions of classic ones, or works in progress. FREE

Third Tuesday Trivia
Tuesday, May 21st, 2019, 7:00PM
The Keg & I, 1291 Chimacum Road,-9:00PM 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.

Books on Tap Trivia Night
Thursday, May 23rd, 2019, 6:00PM-8:00PM
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.

Artist Italian Dinner al Fresco
Friday, May 24th, 2019, 5:30PM-8:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Join some local artists showing in The Food & Flowers Show showing at The Gallery @ OAP for a delicious Italian Dinner al Fresco. Friday, May 24th, 2019 from 5:30 pm until 8:30 pm, delicious food, drinks & great company!

Live Music at Loggers Landing
Friday, May 24th, 2019 7:30PM
Loggers Landing Restaurant, 295023 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Loggers Landing every Friday for Live Music! This Friday featuring Forest Beutel & Goat Godici.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: New Victorian
Friday, May 24th, 2019, 8:00PM-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!  New Victorian performs ethereal folk from Portland, Oregon. Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show. FREE

Quilcene Brinnon Garden Club Plant Sale
Saturday, May 25th, 2019, 2:00PM
Quilcene Masonic Lodge, 170 Herbert Street
Stop by the ever popular plant sale and find a living treasure.  All proceeds go to local charities.

ShrimpFest 2019
Saturday & Sunday, May 25th & 26th, 2019, Sat:10:00AM-6:00PM, Sun:10:00AM-5:00PM
Field between Cove RV and the Yelvik Store, 303375 U.S. 101, Brinnon
Emerald Towns Alliance presents the 25th 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 or check out their facebook page.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: The Hounds of Townsned
Saturday, May 25th, 2019, 6:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plant for some live music, plus rotating food and drink specials!

Workshop at Fiber and Clay: Shrugs
Sunday, May 26th, 2019, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Fiber and Clay, 294963 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Fiber and Clay and learn to craft Shrugs.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Western Female
Monday, May 27th, 2019, 5:00PM-6:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Drop by for live music in a space designed to enhance the sound of music! Western Female is a New York City-based combo, fronted by songwriter Melanie Odelle. Through channels of American old-time, honky-tonk, croon, and chanson traditions, Western Female venerates the beauty in everyday people and places. FREE

Snow Creek Uncas Preserve Stewardship Work Party
Tuesday, May 28th, 2019, 10:00AM-1:00PM
Snow Creek Uncas Preserve on West Uncas Road
Help Jefferson Land Trust maintain habitat by removing holly in order to open up the area for native forest plants and processes along the creek near Discovery Bay.
For questions or more information, e-mail Carrie at cclendaniel@saveland.org or call 306.379.9501.

Open Mic Jam Session with Jillian
Thursday, May 28th, 2019, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Join Jillian as she hosts Open Mic/Jams in our state of the art acoustic venue. Plugged or unplugged, bring your instruments, original songs, renditions of classic ones, or works in progress. FREE

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: Lost in the Shuffle
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019, 5:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plant for some live music, plus rotating food and drink specials!

Community Presentation: Carnivores in our Midst
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019, 7:00PM-9:00PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 2333 San Juan Avenue, Port Townsend
Come learn about the different carnivore species that live among us! This engaging presentation will be lead by two local expert naturalists and wildlife advocates Lorna and Darrell Smith of Western Wildlife Outreach. Their lecture will include up to date information on some of the carnivore populations in this region, their life histories, and how to safely coexist. This is a free community event, no advanced registration is required.

Live Music at Loggers Landing
Friday, May 31th, 2019 7:00PM
Loggers Landing Restaurant, 295023 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Loggers Landing every Friday for Live Music!  This Friday featuring The Replicators.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Jack Dwyer and Friends
Friday, May 31st, 2019, 8:00PM-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! Jack Dwyer is joined by local luminaries Abakis and Micaela Kingslight for a night of classics and originals. Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show. FREE

June 2019

Concerts in the Woods – Searson
Sunday, June 2nd, 2019, 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. Sisters, Erin and Colleen Searson have developed their own original style of high energy fiddling, passionate vocals and step dancing.  The sisters perform on a variety of instruments throughout their live show which includes Colleen on fiddle, vocals and Ottawa Valley Step Dancing while Erin performs on piano, vocals, Ottawa Valley Step Dancing and tenor guitar.

Thinking Through the Land: Saving Tarboo Creek
Wednesday, June 5th, 2019, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Finnriver Cider Garden, 124 Center Road, Chimacum
Join Jefferson Land Trust for Thinking Through the Land, an informal series of engaging community conversations to explore how the arts and humanities reflect upon and inspire our sense of place, and how they can help us build stronger communities. The dialogue series is free and open to the public. Food and drinks are available for purchase on site.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Band of Comerados
Friday, June 7th, 2019, 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. FREE

Live Music at Loggers Landing
Friday, June 7th, 7:00PM
Loggers Landing Restaurant, 295023 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Loggers Landing every Friday for Live Music!  This Friday featuring Pickled Okra.

Acrylic Pouring Workshop with Ginny King
Saturday, June 8th, 2019, 1:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Join us on Saturday, March 9th, 2019 for an acrylic pouring workshop with local artist Ginny King. Marvel at the immediate and fascinating results of acrylic pouring with Ginny King. This recently revived acrylic paint technique sensation is suitable for students age 8 and up and the workshop would be a fantastic adventure for parents or grandparents and their young artists! $60.00 plus $10.00 material fee.

Poets in Conversation: Tess Gallagher and Carlos Reyes
Wednesday, June 12th, 2018, 6:30PM-8:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join us for a conversation between two Northwest poets, Tess Gallagher and Carlos Reyes, who share a connection to Ireland. They will read from their recent collections and explore them in conversation with each other and with the audience.

Book Discussion @ Your Library
Thursday, June 13th, 2019, 6:15PM-7:45PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
The June selection is “Pilgrim’s Witness” by Tom Kizzia.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Gus Clark and the Least of this Problems?
Friday, June 14th, 2019, 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. FREE

Live Music at Loggers Landing
Friday, June 14th, 2019, 8:00PM
Loggers Landing Restaurant, 295023 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Loggers Landing every Friday for Live Music!  This Friday featuring Forest Beutel.

Concerts in the Woods – Jesse Loren Strickman with Josh Michael
Saturday, June 15th, 2019, 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. San Francisco Bay Area singer-songwriter Jesse Loren Strickman is known for potent lyrics and powerfully minimal acoustic music. Thoughtful lyrics combined with heart-on-your-sleeve singing, will have you captivated and leaning in closer.

Third Tuesday Trivia
Tuesday, June 18th, 2019, 7:00PM
The Keg & I, 1291 Chimacum Road,-9:00PM 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.

Live Music at Loggers Landing
Friday, June 21st, 2019, 8:00PM
Loggers Landing Restaurant, 295023 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Loggers Landing every Friday for Live Music!  This Friday featuring The Terps.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Rock Paper Sun
Saturday, June 22nd, 2019, 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. FREE

Live Music at Loggers Landing
Saturday, June 22nd, 2019, 8:00PM
Loggers Landing Restaurant, 295023 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Loggers Landing for live music with Western Female, a New York City-based combo, fronted by songwriter Melanie Odelle. Through channels of American old-time, honky-tonk, croon, and chanson traditions, Western Female venerates the beauty in everyday people and places.

Quimper West Preserve Stewardship Work Party
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019, 10:00AM-1:00PM
Quipmer West Preserve on North Jacob Miller Road
Help Jefferson Land Trust maintain habitat by removing holly in order to open up the area for native forest plants and processes along the Quimper Wildlife Corridor.
For questions or more information, e-mail Carrie at cclendaniel@saveland.org or call 306.379.9501.

Books on Tap Trivia Night
Thursday, June 27th, 2019, 6:00PM-8:00PM
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 Loggers Landing
Friday, June 28th, 2019, 8:00PM
Loggers Landing Restaurant, 295023 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Loggers Landing every Friday for Live Music!  This Friday featuring Crow Quill Night Owls.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Baylin and MaeDea Lady LaRose
Saturday, June 29th, 2019, 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. FREE

July 2019

Concerts in the Woods – “LITTLESPIRITS” with Star Anna and Robert Roth
Saturday, July 6th, 2019, 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. Star Anna Krogstie has teamed up with singer/songwriter/guitarist Robert Roth to bring to life what they call a “Psychedelic Folk Duo.”

Book Discussion @ Your Library
Thursday, July 11th, 2019, 6:15PM-7:45PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
The July selection is “All the Ugly and Wonderful Things” by Bryn Greenwood.

Healing through Art featuring Hiba Jameel
Saturday, July 13th, 2019, 12:00PM-2:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Join Hiba Jameel for a special healing through art workshop.  Hiba believes strongly in the healing power that making art provides.  She calls her interactive events Psychosomatic; an interactive art event that invites participants to finish painting pre created images of human figures.  The Arts at OAP will also host a Sunday July 14th Brunch and interview with Hiba. More of her work will be showing in The Gallery in June.

Concerts in the Woods – Jaspar Lepak Duo
Saturday, July 20th, 2019, 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. Jaspar Lepak is a folk/Americana songwriter whose remarkable gift for melody is only surpassed by her poetry. Accompanied by her husband Kale with accordion and harmonies, Lepak’s songs are deeply influenced by the many places she has called home: Tucson, Minneapolis, Durban, and currently Seattle. Her lyrics expose a brave vulnerability while her clear, pure voice touches the heart.

ForeverFest 2019
Thursday, July 25th, 2019, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Finnriver Cider Garden, 124 Center Road, Chimacum
Join Jefferson Land Trust and delight in an artful, locally sourced dinner under the wide open sky at this enchanting summer event. Together we’ll savor an artful meal prepared by Chef Dan Ratigan of The Fireside Restaurant. Please remember, all attendees must be 21 or older. If you would like to register by phone or in person, please contact Rebekah at info@saveland.org or 360-379-9501. Purchase now to enjoy early bird tickets prices of $100!

August 2019

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: Bread & Gravy Sextet with Mike Pace & Dawn Martin
Saturday, August 3rd, 2019, 7:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plan for some live music with Bread & Gravy, Mike Pace and Dawn Martin. Port Angeles duo becomes more than a duo and welcomes new songs and sounds. 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, plus rotating food and drink specials!

Concerts in the Woods – Silver Lake 66
Saturday, August 3rd, 2019, 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.  Maria Francis and Jeff Overbo define modern Americana with Silver Lake 66. With a winning amalgamation of classic country, folk and blues, their songs have been hailed by numerous publications and radio stations.

Book Discussion @ Your Library
Thursday, August 8th, 2019, 6:15PM-7:45PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
The August selection is “The Immortal Irishman” by Timothy Egan.

Annual Wine and Brew Tasting at Worthington Mansion
Friday, August 9th, 2015, 5PM-7PM
Worthington Park, 151 West Columbia Street, Quilcene
Regional vineyards, distilleries and breweries featured at a scenic location by the Linger Longer stage and Worthington Park pond. Proceeds go to the Quilcene Historical Museum.

MoonFest 2019
Friday, August 9th, 2015, 6PM-11PM
Saturday, August 10th, 2015, 5PM-11PM 
Lake Leland Amphitheater
Rock out at this popular, annual outdoor music festival in a pristine setting next to Lake Leland and the Olympic Mountains (322 Munn Road in Quilcene). For Classic Moonfest this year, they are fortunate to have booked the classic rock band Head East http://moonfest.us/

Concerts in the Woods – Sister Speak
Saturday, August 17th, 2019, 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.

September 2019

Quilcene Fair and Parade: The Roots We Treasure
Saturday, September 14th, 2019
Local vendors, live music, games, art, crafts, a carnival and more! Saturday will feature the parade, fair, car show, exhibit hall, food vendors and live music at the Quilcene School and Linger Longer Outdoor Theater. Check out the website for more information on the 35th Quilcene Fair and Parade.  There will be free music and dance entertainment.

Quilcene Oyster Half-Marathon, 10K Run, & 5K Run
Sunday, September 15th, 2019
Sunday will feature the Oyster Races Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and Kids’ Sprint – plus tours of the Worthington House, food vendors and live music. 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.

Concerts in the Woods – Rupert Wates
Saturday, September 21st, 2019, 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. Rupert Wates has been a full time songwriter since the late 1990s, when he signed a publishing contract with Eaton Music Limited. His contract required him to write material in all kinds of styles and genres, for all kinds of artists.

October 2019

Concerts in the Woods – Cavort with Tami Curtis
Sunday, October 20th, 2019, 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. Tami performs Celtic music with fiddle, guitar, whistles, bodhran, & vocals.

November 2019

Concerts in the Woods – March to May
Sunday, November 3rd, 2019, 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-based “orchestral folk” duo March to May makes the most beautiful music you’ve ever heard with a harp, a guitar and sometimes piano, plus rich vocal harmonies.  Their haunting lyrics and mellifluous melodies stay with you long after the show is over.

Concerts in the Woods – The Lasses
Sunday, November 10th, 2019, 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 Lasses are Sophie Janna and Margot Merah, an Amsterdam duo singing traditional folk and original songs with intricate harmonies. They sing together like sisters. Songs from the Celtic and American traditions and beautiful original songs are brought with clear voices, heavenly harmonies and full hearts. With honest, effective arrangements on bodhrán and guitar, the beautiful blend of the women’s voices takes the center stage.

Concerts in the Woods – Don Alder
Sunday, November 17th, 2019, 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. Don Alder‘s unique style of playing incorporates fingerpicking with simultaneous percussion on the soundboard to create a wall of sound. He is often referred to as sounding like a four piece band. Don’s music is his own unique weave of deeply textured melody and story. Lyrical and compelling, his original songs are notes of exploration – some passionate and haunting, some hard-driven, others light and teasing. In quiet pieces or pushing right to the edge, Don’s phenomenal fingerstyle playing and rich voice captivate.

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