Archive for the 'Olympic Peninsula Events' Category

2011 Sequim Irrigation Festival

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

2011 is the “One Hundred and Sweet Sixteen” Sequim Irrigation Festival. The oldest festival in the state is currently underway, and concludes Sunday, May 15. What a great excuse to drop everything and travel to the Olympic Peninsula this weekend. Sequim Irrigation Festival Highlights: Logging Show, Truck & Tractor Pull. May 13, 5-10 p.m., May […]

Cape Flattery

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Cape Flattery sits at the northwestern tip of the Olympic Peninsula, on Makah land. Indeed, it is the northwestern-most point of the contiguous United States. For that reason alone, it’s worth a visit. It’s easier to travel to the tip of Cape Flattery than it used to be. A couple of years ago, the rough […]

Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Each spring, historic Port Townsend on the Olympic Peninsula celebrates community and Washington’s beautiful state flower during the Rhododendron Festival. In 2011, the 76th AnnualĀ  Rhododendron Festival takes place May 16-21. Rhody Fest means spring has come. Residents of Port Townsend and surrounding communities participate in numerous parades just for the fun of it during […]

Port Townsend Kitchen Tour

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

The kitchen has long been the heart of the home. People are drawn to the warmth of the kitchen and sustained by the meals that emerge from it. For many, the kitchen is the embodiment of the word “home”. Perhaps that’s why it’s so interesting to see other peoples’ kitchens. The 14th annual Port Townsend […]

Wine and Cheese on the Olympic Peninsula This Weekend

Friday, April 15th, 2011

It’s finally here, the weekend all wine and cheese aficionados have been anticipating for weeks. The Northwest Wine and Cheese Tour of Olympic Peninsula WA Wineries is tomorrow and Sunday, April 16 and 17, 2011. Hire a sitter for the kids or call your closest friends – a variety of wine will be poured at […]

Port Townsend Farmers Market Opens April 2

Monday, March 28th, 2011

The Port Townsend Farmers Market is a big market for a small town. Each week, more than 70 vendors set up their stalls to sell their wares and thousands of people visit them. 40 farms sell fresh, locally grown produce. 4 artisan cheesemakers sell cheese created from locally raised sheep, goats, and cows. There are […]

Celebrate International Women’s Day with Washington Wine

Friday, March 4th, 2011

March 8, 2011, is the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day. This is a day for women to come together, recognize achievements, and look toward the future. In countries all around the globe, women meet to discuss politics, business, art, and societal needs. The overriding theme for 2011 International Women’s Day is “Equal access to […]

Victorian Heritage Days in Port Townsend, WA

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Anyone who has ever visited Port Townsend, WA, knows it to be a beautiful, historic, seaport town. Jaw-dropping views of Mount Baker, Mount Rainier, the Olympics and Cascades greet you at every turn. Closer to home, the coast of Whidbey Island evokes the White Cliffs of Dover. One hardly needs an excuse to visit Port […]

Winter Hurricane Ridge

Friday, January 28th, 2011

A winter getaway on the Olympic Peninsula should include a trip to Hurricane Ridge in the Olympic National Park. Stunning views begin on the drive to the peak, where pull-outs look east to Mt. Baker and the Cascades. Admire intimate views of the Olympic peaks of Mt. Dana, Mt. Carrie, and Mt. Olympus from the […]

Wassail Celebration at Finnriver Cidery

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Finnriver Farm & Washington Cidery invites all to a Wassail Celebration this Saturday, January 15, 2011, between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.. Wassail is an old English tradition in which the community gathers to honor apple orchards and enjoy the land. Wassail is a contraction of the Gaelic phrase, Waes Hael which translates to ‘Good Health’. […]

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