Festivals and Events

February 2018

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.

Tech Tuesdays in Quilcene
Tuesday, February 20th, 2018, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Join Jefferson County Library staff for a free technology class from 10:00AM-11:00AM, followed by open tech assistance from 11:00AM-12:00PM.  This month, learn how to navigate, stay up to date, and feel more confident about using your iPad.

Fitness Class
Tuesdays, February, 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.

Author Reading: Meet Nancy Lord
Wednesday, February 21st, 2018, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Meet Alaskan essayist Nancy Lord!

Fitness Class
Thursdays, February, 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 at Disco Bay Detour: Nightingale
Friday, February 23rd, 2018, 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.  Americana band with roots in folk, rock, country, gospel, and more. Their harmonic blends range from hauntingly beautiful to delightfully sweet.

Geology of “Hotspot” National Parks
Saturday, February 24th, 2018, 4:00PM-5:00PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave, Port Townsend
Join the Jefferson County Land Trust Geology Group in Port Townsend, where the Geology Group’s own Jim Aldrich will discuss what is driving the geology of Yellowstone National Park, Hawaiian Island chain and other parks that lie above mantle hot spots.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Jack & Joe
Saturday, February 24th, 2018, 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.  Jack & Joe play a unique blend of Americana – cowboy music, folk, a little blues, and “Bluebilly Swing.

Movie Screening – The Greenhorns
Monday, February 26th, 2018, 6:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
The Greenhorns documentary film explores the lives of America’s young farming community – its spirit, practices, and needs. This film is part of the North Olympic Peninsula Farming Film Festival. Free films about farmers, farming and food. For more information, see the complete list of film screenings.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: The Ernest Jazz
Wednesday, February 28th, 2018, 6:00PM-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!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.

March 2018

Fusion Partner Dance
Friday, March 2nd, 2018, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
The dance lesson at 7pm is for beginners and is geared towards whomever shows up. For more info about fusion partner dance, check out http://fusioninclusion.org.  All ages.  $5 suggested donation.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: The Jack Dwyer Trio
Saturday, March 3rd, 2018, 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.  The Jack Dwyer Trio performs new and classic Americana steeped in country, blues, jazz, and traditional Appalachian and Creole music. The group features the songwriting, singing, and electric guitar work of Jack and a rotating cast of upright bassists and drummers.

Pappenspiel
Sunday, March 4th, 2018, 1:00PM-2:00PM & 4:00PM-5:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
“PAPPENSPIEL” is performing original puppetry, incorporating ideas based on the “Papiertheater” (paper theaters) of Central Europe of the 1800’s. Plays are handpicked from classic European story collections, as well as from the wonder tales and original materials of fools, sages, and tellers throughout time.  2 different shows!  1pm: Hans in Luck; 4pm: The Emperor’s New Clothes.  $5 per person or $15 per family.

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.

Movie Screening – Evolution of Organic
Monday, March 5th, 2018, 6:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
A motley crew of back-to-the-landers, spiritual seekers and farmers’ sons and daughters reject chemical farming and set out to explore organic alternatives. It’s a heartfelt journey of change – from a small band of rebels to a cultural transformation in the way we grow and eat food.  This film is part of the North Olympic Peninsula Farming Film Festival. Free films about farmers, farming and food. For more information, see the complete list of film screenings.

Coming Home: Helping Soldiers Find Meaning After War
Wednesday, March 7th, 2018, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Author and professor Jeb Wyman shares stories of the men and women who signed up to serve during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and incorporates experiences and insights from famous writers and philosophers about war and its aftermath. Co-sponsored by Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau.

Great Decisions Discussion- The Waning of Pax Americana
Thursday, March 8th, 2018, 6:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. Lectures will run each Thursday through April 26. Each discussion will cover a topic of great importance to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion will be facilitated.  Attend the entire series or one lecture; no previous registration is required, and seating is first-come, first-served. Co-sponsored by Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Adult Learning Program.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: The Chuck Easton Trio
Friday, March 9th, 2018, 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.  The Chuck Easton Trio with Chuck on guitar, flute, saxophone, and occasional vocals; George Radebaugh on keyboard; and Ted Enderle on bass. The group plays standards, Latin tunes, and originals – upbeat, straight-ahead jazz and a little fusion-type stuff.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Joe Stanton
Saturday, March 10th, 2018, 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.  With intricate fingerstyle guitar, earthy baritone, and lyrics from life, Joe Stanton does what he loves – writing and performing acoustic music.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Wired Jazz with Brian Douglas
Sunday, March 11th, 2018, 4:00PM-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!  Sip on local craft cider, beer, kombucha, wine, and espresso while you enjoy the show.

Movie Screening – Seed: The Untold Story
Monday, March 12th, 2018, 6:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshiped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. Sponsored by Organic Seed Alliance.  This film is part of the North Olympic Peninsula Farming Film Festival. Free films about farmers, farming and food. For more information, see the complete list of film screenings.

Great Decisions Discussion- Russia’s Foreign Policy
Thursday, March 15th, 2018, 6:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. Lectures will run each Thursday through April 26. Each discussion will cover a topic of great importance to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion will be facilitated.  Attend the entire series or one lecture; no previous registration is required, and seating is first-come, first-served. Co-sponsored by Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Adult Learning Program.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Jackrabbit Royale
Friday, March 16th, 2018, 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.  Northwest Blues.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Disco Bay Detour
Saturday, March 17th, 2018, 6:00PM-the wee hours
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Celebrate St. Patrick’s day – and the return of Revolution Tacos – with Anamcara at 6pm and our very own Shantymen from 9 ‘til you all go home.

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.

Movie Screening – Inhabit
Monday, March 19th, 2018, 6:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Inhabit is a feature length documentary introducing permaculture: a design method that offers an ecological lens for solving issues related to agriculture, economics, governance, and on. The film presents a vast array of projects, concepts, and people, and it translates the diversity of permaculture into something that can be understood by an equally diverse audience.   This film is part of the North Olympic Peninsula Farming Film Festival. Free films about farmers, farming and food. For more information, see the complete list of film screenings.

Tech Tuesdays in Quilcene
Tuesday, March 20th, 2018, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Join Jefferson County Library staff for a free technology class from 10:00AM-11:00AM, followed by open tech assistance from 11:00AM-12:00PM.  This month, learn how to access Lynda.com’s vast library of learning videos for free with your library card, how to set up your account and how to choose and begin courses.

I AM HALO
Wednesday, March 21st, 2018, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Seattle’s Electronic Music Producer vocalist & violinist Ilen Halogram takes you on an across-dimensional journey through timespace with the I AM HALO experience. Sound reactive visionscapes are crafted live, immersing the audience and interacting with the performance.  $5 Cover.

Author Reading: An Evening with Anna Quinn
Wednesday, March 21st, 2018, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join author Anna Quinn as she reads from her breathtaking debut novel, which examines the impact of traumatic childhood experiences and the fragile line between past and present. Exquisitely nuanced and profoundly intimate, The Night Child is a story of resilience, hope, and the capacity of the mind, body, and spirit to save itself despite all odds.

Great Decisions Discussion- China & America: the New Geopolitical Equation
Thursday, March 22nd, 2018, 6:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. Lectures will run each Thursday through April 26. Each discussion will cover a topic of great importance to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion will be facilitated.  Attend the entire series or one lecture; no previous registration is required, and seating is first-come, first-served. Co-sponsored by Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Adult Learning Program.

Art/Talent Show & Silent Auction
Friday, March 23rd, 2018, 5:30PM
Brinnon School, 46 Schoolhouse Road, Brinnon
This is one event you won’t want to miss.  The kids are a hoot with their many talents on the stage as well as in the class rooms.  Your evening will be filled with awesome talent acts, beautiful pieces of art put together by the children and a packed silent auction. See their Facebook page for more information.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Trevor Hanson and Daniel Macke
Friday, March 23rd, 2018, 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.  Two talented musicians explore their instruments through improvisation.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Joy in Mudville Trio
Saturday, March 24th, 2018, 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.  The Joy In Mudville Trio return for another great set of originals and classics.  $5 Cover.

Movie Screening – Gaining Ground
Monday, March 26th, 2018, 6:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock

Join. Gaining Ground shows how one diverse Boston neighborhood has managed to stem the tide against enormous odds. Building on a 25-year legacy of innovative community organizing, a new generation of Dudley Street neighborhood leaders has managed to foster hope and create opportunity in challenging times.
This film is part of the North Olympic Peninsula Farming Film Festival. Free films about farmers, farming and food. For more information, see the complete list of film screenings.

Sasquatch: First Encounters
Wednesday, March 28th, 2018, 6:00PM
Disco Bay Detour, 282332 Highway 101, Discovery Bay
Rich Germeau talks about his experiences in his search for Sasquatch over ten years.

Great Decisions Discussion- Media & Foreign Policy
Thursday, March 29th, 2018, 6:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. Lectures will run each Thursday through April 26. Each discussion will cover a topic of great importance to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion will be facilitated.  Attend the entire series or one lecture; no previous registration is required, and seating is first-come, first-served. Co-sponsored by Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Adult Learning Program.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Anna Arvan and Friends
Friday, March 30th, 2018, 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.  Welcome back Sea Change original and a favored crafter of beautiful songs with dark linings, plus some more great musicians from Bellingham.

Live Music at Disco Bay Detour: Ruin
Saturday, March 31st, 2018, 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.  Dark Celtic from Port Angeles.

April 2018

Great Decisions Discussion- Turkey: a Partner in Crisis
Thursday, April 5th, 2018, 6:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. Lectures will run each Thursday through April 26. Each discussion will cover a topic of great importance to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion will be facilitated.  Attend the entire series or one lecture; no previous registration is required, and seating is first-come, first-served. Co-sponsored by Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Adult Learning Program.

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.

Great Decisions Discussion- U.S. Global Engagement and the Military
Thursday, April 12th, 2018, 6:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. Lectures will run each Thursday through April 26. Each discussion will cover a topic of great importance to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion will be facilitated.  Attend the entire series or one lecture; no previous registration is required, and seating is first-come, first-served. Co-sponsored by Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Adult Learning Program.

Great Decisions Discussion- South Africa’s Fragile Democracy
Thursday, April 19th, 2018, 6:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. Lectures will run each Thursday through April 26. Each discussion will cover a topic of great importance to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion will be facilitated.  Attend the entire series or one lecture; no previous registration is required, and seating is first-come, first-served. Co-sponsored by Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Adult Learning Program.

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.

Great Decisions Discussion- Global Health: Progress and Challenges
Thursday, April 26th, 2018, 6:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. Lectures will run each Thursday through April 26. Each discussion will cover a topic of great importance to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion will be facilitated.  Attend the entire series or one lecture; no previous registration is required, and seating is first-come, first-served. Co-sponsored by Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Adult Learning Program

May 2018

Concerts in the Woods – The Talbott Brothers
Saturday, May 5th, 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.  The Talbott Brothers, Nick and Tyler Talbott, perform an alternative blend of folk and rock, The Talbott Brothers creatively combine blood harmonies with storytelling and infectious melodies.

Concerts in the Woods –Silver Lake 66
Saturday, May 19th, 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.  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.

Jefferson Healthcare Rhody Run
Sunday, May 20th, 2018, 11:00AM
Port Townsend
Join the fun at the 40th Jefferson Healthcare Rhody Run!  There will be a 12k run and a 6k run.  Register here.

Concerts in the Woods – Mel Parsons
Saturday, May 27th, 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.  Parsons is an engaging performer with a natural emotive voice that allows the listener to become part of the story. Her unique style simmers somewhere between indie/folk and alt/country, and her shows are as memorable for the spine tingling songs as for Parsons’ dry banter delivery in between.

June 2018

Concerts in the Woods –The Ted Brancato Trio
Saturday, June  2nd, 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.  Jazz pianist Ted Brancato is a musician with four decades of experience in the music business. Since his early days, growing up in Seattle, WA, Ted has been actively performing, composing, arranging and recording music.

Concerts in the Woods – March to May
Saturday, June  9th, 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.  Seattle-based folk-pop duo March to May with a harp, a guitar, and rich vocal harmonies, haunting lyrics and riveting melodies, in the vein of the Swell Season, Damien Rice & the Civil Wars.

July 2018

Concerts in the Woods –Caribe Steel Band
Saturday, July 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.   Blending lively instrumental arrangements featuring Caribbean Steel Pans and crowd-pleasing vocal songs, Caribe will warm your soul and lift your spirits with the sounds of the Caribbean: reggae, calypso, soca, samba and even your favorite pop tunes – with an island twist!

Concerts in the Woods – Cello Mania
Sunday, July 15th, 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.  Cello Mania is a group of advanced cello students and adult cellists whose love of the instrument has brought them together. Listen to the rich, dark, vibrating sound of multiple cellos playing folk, classical and popular pieces. Cello Instructor, Priscilla Jones organizes the group. Enjoy the music and learn some secrets about the world of cello too.

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.

August 2018

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.

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.

September 2018

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.

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 music comes straight from the heart. The husband and wife duo’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 from the British Isles, America, and beyond. The current menagerie includes Celtic harp, mandocello, mandolin, guitars, clawhammer banjo, and National steel ukulele, plus a bit of kazoo, harmonica, and shakers. 

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

Concerts in the Woods – Kathryn Claire
Sunday, November 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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