Events on the Olympic Peninsula

There's so much to do on the Olympic Peninsula.

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Concerts in the Woods - "Slipshod"
September 17, 2016
Quilcene

Matt Snook (dobro and banjo) and Steve Blanchard (guitar and mandolin) formed Slipshod in 2012 out of a common background of playing Bluegrass music.  They play a mix of originals, familiar melodies and dynamic instrumentals. Their harmonies and unique vocal interpretations add to their precise instrumental talents.

Writing Your Artist Statement and Resume with Stephen Yates
September 18, 2016
Port Townsend

Artist statements and resumes are hard to write, but they are an important way of explaining who you are as an artist. In this workshop, led by painter Stephen Yates, you'll look at examples of successful artist statements and resumes from artists of all disciplines and then revise your own. You'll leave with solid drafts of a statement and resume to use when applying for grants and residencies and as part of your website or portfolio.

What to bring:

Please bring in the best draft of your artist statement and your artist resume and be ready to give and receive feedback.

Literary EDGE Author Readings | Port Townsend, WA
September 20, 2016
Port Townsend

Come enjoy a night of poetry and stories as professional writers and Artist Trust EDGE panelists, Nicole Hardy, Elissa Washuta, and Kristin Young spend an evening presenting their work.

Music on the Patio: Lobo Del Mar
September 24, 2016
Brinnon

Pleasant Harbor Marina Resort, 308913 Highway 101, Brinnon

Quilcene Oyster Half-Marathon, 10K Run, 5K Run & Kids Sprint Race
September 24, 2016
Quilcene

Three different courses offering a glimpse of Quilcene’s natural wonders for runners of all levels, all in one day!  These beautiful courses wind through the forests and farmland overlooking Quilcene Bay.  Race routes cross the Little Quilcene River (with salmon spawning below), and pass by tidewater where our famous Quilcene Oysters flourish.

Literary EDGE Final Readings | Port Townsend, WA
September 24, 2016
Port Townsend

Get a glimpse into what emerging and established writers are up to! Join us for readings and a private reception with authors and poets from across Washington State participating in Artist Trust’s EDGE Professional Development Program.

Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival
October 9, 2016 - October 11, 2016
Port Angeles

Crabfest celebrates the Olympic Peninsula’s diverse bounty - - the seafood, agriculture and maritime traditions, and the breathtaking coastal environment. The Festival is right on the waterfront in Port Angeles, Washington, next to Olympic National Park and just a ferry ride away from Victoria, British Columbia. The Dungeness Crab, named after the nearby village of Dungeness, takes the spotlight among the 14 restaurants, a live oyster bar, cooking demonstrations, chowder cook-off, Grab-A-Crab Derby, local wine tasting, crafts, music, and many more events. Admission is FREE

Quilcene Holiday Bazaar
November 26, 2016
Quilcene

Pictures with Santa

Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival
October 9, 2017 - October 11, 2017
Port Angeles

Crabfest celebrates the Olympic Peninsula’s diverse bounty - - the seafood, agriculture and maritime traditions, and the breathtaking coastal environment. The Festival is right on the waterfront in Port Angeles, Washington, next to Olympic National Park and just a ferry ride away from Victoria, British Columbia. The Dungeness Crab, named after the nearby village of Dungeness, takes the spotlight among the 14 restaurants, a live oyster bar, cooking demonstrations, chowder cook-off, Grab-A-Crab Derby, local wine tasting, crafts, music, and many more events. Admission is FREE

Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival
October 9, 2018 - October 11, 2018
Port Angeles

Crabfest celebrates the Olympic Peninsula’s diverse bounty - - the seafood, agriculture and maritime traditions, and the breathtaking coastal environment. The Festival is right on the waterfront in Port Angeles, Washington, next to Olympic National Park and just a ferry ride away from Victoria, British Columbia. The Dungeness Crab, named after the nearby village of Dungeness, takes the spotlight among the 14 restaurants, a live oyster bar, cooking demonstrations, chowder cook-off, Grab-A-Crab Derby, local wine tasting, crafts, music, and many more events. Admission is FREE

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