Archive for the 'Olympic Peninsula Events' Category

The Forest Storytelling Festival

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

The 17th Annual Forest Storytelling Festival┬átakes place in Port Angeles, Washington, on October 14, 15, and 16, 2011. Five professional storytellers will be featured this year: Charlotte Blake Alston, Michael Reno Harrell, Patrick Ball, Paul “Che oke’ ten” Wagner, and Ingrid Nixon. Each brings their unique perspective and experience to their tales. They will also […]

There’s a Crustacean for Everyone

Monday, September 19th, 2011

New England has lobster. Baltimore has blue crab smothered in Old Bay. The Olympic Peninsula has Dungeness Crab. Lobster is lovely and blue crab delicious, but there’s nothing like Dungeness Crab. Celebrate this delectable crustacean during the 2011 Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival in Port Angeles, WA, October 8 and 9. Olympic Peninsula Wineries will […]

Have an Olympic Culinary Adventure

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Why do we travel? We travel to see new places and have new experiences. We travel to encounter different cultures and interact with unknown people. We travel because leaving home makes us appreciate home. Two of the best aspects of travel are food and drink. Every region in the world has its own dishes, specialities, […]

Fort Worden State Park

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Fort Worden State Park is one of Washington’s treasures. Situated on the northeast tip of the Olympic Peninsula, it offers stunning views, soft sandy beaches, and wooded hiking and biking trails. It’s also just minutes from historic downtown Port Townsend, one of the most picturesque towns in the state. Few beaches in the Puget Sound […]

Olympic Music Festival 2011

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

Each summer, the Olympic Peninsula is graced with outstanding chamber music in a glorious setting. 2011 is the 28th season of the Olympic Music Festival. Experience it if you can. The Olympic Music Festival is held on the grounds of festival director Alan Iglitzin’s home, which is located north of Quilcene. Musicians play in a […]

2011 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

The 2011 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes is underway at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, on the Olympic Peninsula. Fiddle fans have until Saturday, July 9, 2011, to enjoy some of the finest fiddlers around. The much-anticipated Country Cajun Stomp takes place Friday, July 8, at 6 p.m. Bring a picnic and a […]

Summer Cider Day in Port Townsend

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

What promises to be the first Summer Cider Day of many takes place this Saturday July 9, 2011, from 11 a.m to 7 p.m. Ciders from all over the Northwest – including 10 local cidermakers – will be at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend. They’ll pour their cider, discuss differences between the various […]

2011 Sequim Lavender Farm Faire

Monday, June 27th, 2011

  The 2011 Sequim Lavender Farm Faire is scheduled for the weekend of July 15-17. Plan now to be on the Olympic Peninsula then. Tour lavender farms, eat lavender-infused foods, and spend time at the faire’s new location at Carrie Blake Park at the east end of town. Lavender in the Park will be the […]

Dungeness Historic Homes Tour

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

When driving to Sequim from the Hood Canal Bridge, one travels through dense forests, past newly-planted clear cuts, and along Discovery and Sequim bays. After leaving Sequim Bay behind, one travels around a bend in the road and then suddenly the land opens up. Sequim stretches out from the foothills of the Olympic Mountains to […]

Whale Watching and Wine Tasting

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Washington’s Olympic Peninsula is one of the few places in the state where one can go whale watching and wine tasting in the same day. Killer whales, humpback, minke, and gray whales all swim in the waters of Puget Sound, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and the Strait of Georgia. Puget Sound Express, based […]

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