Entertainment set on North Olympic Peninsula


Music, art and a Revolutionary reenactment are offered on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend.

• First Friday Art Walk in Sequim is a free, self-guided tour of local art venues in Sequim from 5 p.m. to
8 p.m. the first Friday of every month.

Among the many special events today is an exhibition by the Peninsula ART Friends — a group of local artists who create water-media and multi-layered collage art — at the Sequim Museum & Arts at 544 N. Sequim Ave.

A meet-the-artists reception will be at the museum from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.

Also on the walk is “These Artists Do It All” exhibit at Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St., which features Jeannine Chappell, an acrylic painter and writer, and Jolene Sanborn, a watercolor and alcohol ink painter.

Go to SequimArtWalk.com to download and print a map.

• Northwest Colonial Festival will be open from
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at George Washington Inn, 939 Finn Hall Road, Port Angeles.

Tickets at the door are $14 for adults; $8 for military, seniors and teens; and $2 for children ages 2-12.

Reenactors will recreate life from 1775 and the American Revolutionary War with encampments, demonstrations, hands-on learning, children’s games and activities, among other activities.

Skirmishes between British Regulars and the colonial militia take place at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. today through Sunday.

For more about the Northwest Colonial Festival and its schedule, visit https://www.colonialfestival.com/.

• Olympic Music Festival hosts six musicians for a weekend of chamber music at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Fort Worden State Park’s Wheeler Theater.

Pianist and OMF artistic director Julio Elizalde welcomes violinist Steven Copes (principal violinist, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra), violinist David Bowlin (first-prize winner of the Washington International Competition), violist Dimitri Murrath (chair of chamber music at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music), cellist Efe Baltacıgil (Seattle Symphony), and Juilliard piano professor Robert McDonald.

Programs include Echoes of Beethoven on Saturday and Ravishing Rhapsodies on Sunday.

For tickets and information, see www.olympic
musicfestival.org, or call for assistance: 360-385-9699.

• Yotes will perform from 8 to 11 tonight at Sirens Pub, 823 Water St., Port Townsend. No cover charge.

• Carla Main and Friends will perform from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Vintage, 725 Water St., Port Townsend. No cover charge.

• Black Diamond Junction will perform a free outdoor concert at 1 p.m. Monday at John Wayne’s Rustic Waterfront Resort, 2634 W. Sequim Bay Road, Sequim. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets.

• North Olympic Shuttle and Spindle Guild will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday.

The guild meets at the Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1033 N. Barr Road.

This month’s meeting will feature member presentations from the Association of Northwest Weavers Guild 2023 Conference in Bend, Oregon.

For more information, email n.o.shuttleand
[email protected].

For more information, email Emily Beals at [email protected].

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