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Handmade Craft Fair set
The Sequim Center for Spiritual Living sponsors a Handmade Craft Fair from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at Pioneer Memorial Park, 387 E. Washington St., Sequim. Twenty local crafters will have handmade items available for sale. There also will be a bake table and food.


Festival winds up 2012 season

The Olympic Music Festival winds up its 29th season of “Concerts in the Barn”  at 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 1-2,  at 7360 Center Road, Quilcene. Concert pianists and fellow Julliard School graduates Julio Elizalde and Michael Brown present Brahms' "Variation on a Theme by Hayden," Stravinsky's "Petrouchka," Bernstein's "Suite from West Side Story" and Ravel's "La Valse." Call 360-732-4800 or see


Rendezvous offers family friendly history
The Green River Mountain Men invite families to follow the signs and join in a blast from the past at the annual Rendezvous from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 1-2,  at the Peninsula Longrifles location on Slab Camp Road off Lost Mountain Road. The Rendezvous represents an early 1800s fur trappers' gathering with historically accurate campsites, traders and period-dressed reenactors. Activities include black-powder shoots, primitive archery, seminars on fur trade lore, music, storytelling and a dutch-oven cooking contest. The event is free; there is a $20 shooters fee (ages 13 and up). For more information, call Lance Mertz at 266-384-9496 or e-mail



Join 'Fashion's Night Out'
Fashion's Night Out comes to Port Angeles on Thursday, Sept. 6, beginning with a free fashion show at 5:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 131 E. First St. After the show, six stores stay open until 9 p.m.: Sassy Kat Salon and Boutique, Cottage Queen, Iron Apparel, Necessities and Temptations, Black Diamond Bridal and Jewell's Boutique.



Book discussion stars 'Seabiscuit'
The best-selling true story of 1938's single biggest newsmaker, "Seabiscuit" by Lauren Hillenbrand, is the book for discussion at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.
Copies of the book are available in multiple formats at the Sequim Library. Pre-registration for this program is not required and drop-ins are always welcome.
For more information on this and other programs, see or contact branch manager Lauren Dahlgren at 683-1161 or



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