CONCERTS, RACES, BARBECUES, a gun show and a motorcycle hill climb are among the myriad activities planned on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend.
For more information on other arts and entertainment, see Peninsula Spotlight, the Peninsula Daily News’ weekly entertainment guide, in today’s printed edition of the PDN.
Other events are listed in the Peninsula Calendar at www.peninsuladailynews.com.
PORT TOWNSEND/JEFFERSON COUNTY
QUILCENE — A country-western concert will feature performances from solo artist Hannah Weeks and the band Cloverdayle from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
The concert will be at the Linger Longer Outdoor Theater, 151 E. Columbia St., which is behind the Quilcene Community Center, 294952 U.S. Highway 101.
General admission is $20, admission for students is $10, and those 12 and younger get in free.
Tickets are available at the Quilcene Village Store, the Plaid Pepper, the Quilcene Community Center or at the gate.
Proceeds will benefit the Quilcene Historical Museum.
Attendees should bring a chair, as the concert is festival seating.
For more information, visit www.lingerlongerproductions.com.
QUILCENE — The Quilcene Shindig will showcase local talent in a street fair setting Saturday.
Entertainment will begin at 1 p.m. on the outdoor stage located across from the Quilcene Post Office, 294843 U.S. Highway 101.
Several bands, soloists and local entertainers will perform throughout the day, ending with a 7 p.m. performance by Locust Street Taxi, whose guitarist, Franco Bertucci, is a Quilcene resident.
Hot dogs will be available.
Participants are asked to bring their own blankets and beverages.
The music is free, though a donation jar will be on site.
CHIMACUM — Deadwood Revival will perform at a benefit for the Jefferson Clemente Course at Finnriver Farm at 6:30 p.m. today.
Finnriver Farm is located at 62 Barn Swallow Road off Center Road in Chimacum Valley.
Admission is $10.
The Clemente Course is a free, accredited college humanities program for low-income adults in its 11th year in Jefferson County.
Dinner will be available from the Cape Cleare Salmon Cart, and the farm will offer its sparkling and hard ciders and wines.
The benefit wraps “Thinking Through the Land: Home, Land, Security,” an annual summer benefit “farm-based” Jefferson Clemente discussion series.
This benefit is co-sponsored by the Jefferson County Farmers Market and the Washington State University Jefferson County Extension Office.
For more information, visit www.jeffersonclemente.org.
Book, media sale
PORT LUDLOW — The Community Enrichment Alliance will conduct a used-book and media sale at the Port Ludlow Beach Club, 121 Marine Drive, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Sale items include hardback and paperback books, DVDs, CDs, cassette tapes, books on tape, puzzles and games.
No item is more than $1.
Sunday’s sale will allow attendees to include everything they can fit into a bag for $2.
Proceeds will go to the Community Enrichment Alliance Scholarship Fund.
Free Lunch Friday
PORT HADLOCK — Free Lunch Friday will be offered for children and teens in Port Hadlock at Irondale Church, 681 Irondale Road, on Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to noon through today.
There will be a healthy variety of food served.
A collaboration of four churches in Port Hadlock, Community United Methodist Church, Irondale Church, Lutheran Church of the Redeemer and Peach Lutheran Church are sponsoring the program.
No reservations needed.
For more information phone 360 385-1720.
Flagler concert set
NORDLAND — The Friends of Fort Flagler’s summer concert series will continue with The Winterlings at the park’s historic hospital at 7 p.m. Saturday.
The park is at 10541 Flagler Road.
Admission is $8 for adults and free for children 18 and younger.
The Winterlings play folk music with literary lyrics with both male and female vocals, guitars, ukulele, violin, harmonica, piano, banjitar and drums.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fort Townsend race
PORT TOWNSEND — Runners and walkers will follow the forest trails of Fort Townsend State Park in the 13th annual 4-mile Trail Run/Walk on Sunday.
Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. in the Friends Barn off the park’s lower parade ground.
The race will start at 9 a.m.
A Discover Pass is required to park at this event.
The race route covers 4 miles of park trails, with the final leg of the race running along a bluff overlooking Port Townsend Bay.
The finish line is on the original parade ground of the 1800s fort.
Registration is $15 for adults and $10 for ages 16 and younger.
The event is sponsored by Friends of Fort Townsend.
For more information, phone Nancy Steinberg at 360-385-2998.
Open garden days
PORT LUDLOW — Chimacum Woods’ rhododendron nursery will hold open garden days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday through Monday.
The public is invited to wander the 6-acre woodland rhody garden or take a tour, enjoy light refreshments with like-minded gardeners and ask owners your rhody questions.
The garden is located at 2722 Thorndyke Road.
For more information, including directions, visit www.chimacumwoods.com or phone 206-383-2713 or 360-437-2713.
Gun show slated
SEQUIM — The Pacific Northwest Shooting Park Association will host a gun show at the Sequim Prairie Grange’s Macleay Hall, 290 Macleay Road, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Food and drink will be available at the show.
General admission is $5 for adults and $7 for families; children 17 and younger are admitted free when accompanied by adults.
For more information, phone Don Roberts at 360-457-1846 or email email@example.com.
SEQUIM — The Dungeness Valley Health Wellness Clinic’s WOW! Working on Wellness committee will host a free “Healthy Solutions” lecture from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Physical therapist Barbara Paschal will present “Improving Your Memory and Balance” at Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 923 N. Sequim, Ave.
Paschal is a retired physical therapist with more than 33 years of experience.
WOW! Working on Wellness is a health education program of the Dungeness Valley Health Wellness Clinic, Sequim’s free clinic.
The Basic Urgent Care Clinic is open to patients Mondays and Thursdays beginning at 5 p.m.
Those interested in supporting the clinic can phone 360-582-0218.
SEQUIM — Sunshine Herb and Lavender Farm will host a Taste of Sunshine Barbecue event from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
The farm is located at 274154 U.S. Highway 101 near Diamond Point.
The event will include antique cars, vendors and “Island-style” music in a lavender-farm setting.
For more information about the farm, visit www.sunshinelavender.com.
Craft fair set
SEQUIM — A Handmade Craft Fair will be held at the Pioneer Park Memorial Clubhouse, 387 E. Washington St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Twenty vendors will offer handmade items for sale, and there will be a bake sale and food.
The fair is sponsored by the Sequim Center for Spiritual Living.
Motorcycle hill climb
PORT ANGELES — The Olympic Peninsula Motorcycle Club will host its biannual hill climb on club property on Deer Park Road on Saturday and Sunday.
Gates open at 7:30 a.m., registration begins at 8 a.m., and the first bike heads up the hill at 11 a.m.
Cost for spectators is $5 for adults, with children 12 and younger and seniors admitted free.
Participant registration is $20 for amateurs and $25 for professionals.
Visitors should follow the signs on Deer Park Road that lead to the lower entrance.
For more information on Olympic Peninsula Motorcycle Club, visit www.opmc.org.
Habitat home dedicated
PORT ANGELES — Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County will dedicate the second house at its new Maloney Heights development in west Port Angeles at 2 p.m. Sunday.
The public is invited to the housing development off West 16th Street in Port Angeles to help welcome Janet Scott and her daughters, Ciana and Mikayla, into their new home.
The event also will highlight a “mortgage burning” for one of the first Habitat homeowner families in the area to commemorate their having paid off the property loan early, said Maitland Peet, Habitat executive director.
For more information, phone the Habitat for Humanity office at 360-681-6780.
PORT ANGELES — An “About Boating Safely” course will be conducted at the Port Angeles Fire Station, 102 E. Fifth St., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.
State law now requires that everyone who operates a vessel driven by a 15-or-more-horsepower engine have an eight-hour safety class if he or she is 40 or younger in 2012.
This class meets that requirement.
The cost is $15 a person.
The class is presented by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.
To register or for more information, phone Sylvia Oster at 360-223-8762 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bake sale benefit
PORT ANGELES — A bake sale benefit for The Answer for Youth is set at Swain’s General Store, 602 E. First St., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
The Answer for Youth is a nonprofit drop-in center that meets the immediate needs of at-risk and street youths.
Items for sale will include “Patsy’s To-Die-For Cinnamon Rolls,” “Pam’s Famous Zucchini Bread,” “Norma and Stacey’s Marvelous Muffins” and “awesome raspberry pie.”
Some items will be gluten-free and made from organic ingredients.
For more information, phone Susan Hillgren at 360-670-4363.
PAHS band car wash
PORT ANGELES — Port Angeles High School Band Boosters and band members will hold a car wash in the lot next to Angeles Pawn, 619 E. First St., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
The band is raising funds for marching band and concert attire, travel expenses, music lessons and a band trip to Washington, D.C., in spring 2014.
For more information on supporting these fundraising efforts, phone Band Booster Leslie Perizzo at 360-452-2536.
Drum, dance circle set
PORT ANGELES — Erran Sharpe will host a community drum, song and dance circle at Hollywood Beach from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.
The drum circle is scheduled to coincide with moonrise.
Attendance is free and open to all.
Attendees are asked to bring their own drums.
Blood drive today
PORT ANGELES — A blood drive sponsored by Port Angeles Soroptimist International will be held today in the Albertsons parking lot, 114 E. Lauridsen Blvd.
Puget Sound Blood Center staff will collect donations from noon to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.