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Wednesday Aug. 13

• George Snyder Big Band. Classic big band. 6-8 p.m. Concerts on the Pier Series, Port Angeles City Pier. Free.



Thursday Aug. 14

• Author Unknown. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Friday Aug. 15

• Centrum's "Free Fridays at the Fort" series continues with a jam session from the Port Townsend Country Blues Festival. Noon. Free. Lawn in front of Fort Worden Commons at Fort Worden State Park, 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend.

• Richard Royce, flamenco guitarist. 6-9 p.m. Galare Thai, 120 Bell St., Sequim. 683-8069.



Friday-Saturday Aug. 15-16

• Fat Chance. Classic rock. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.

• Freddy Pink. Soulful rhythm and blues, bluesy rock. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Saturday Aug. 16

• Washington Old Time Fiddlers. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. JACE music stage at Sequim Open Aire Market, Cedar Street between Second and Sequim avenues. www.sequimmarket.com.

• Olympic Cellars Winery's seventh-annual outdoor summer concert series continues with Ginny Reilly and David Maloney. 7-9:30 p.m. Olympic Cellars Winery, 255410 Highway 101, Port Angeles, www.olympiccellars.com or 452-0160.

• Jazz in Blume quartet. 8-10:30 p.m. Manresa Castle, The Castle Key Restaurant, Seventh and Sheridan streets, Port Townsend. 360-379-1990.



Saturday-Sunday Aug. 16-17

• Haydn's String Quartet in D Major, Op. 76, No. 5; Shostakovitch's String Quartet No. 8, Op. 110; and Beethoven's String Quartet in

F Major, Op. 135. Olympic Music Festival. 2 p.m. 7360 Center Road, Quilcene. 360-732-4800.



Sunday Aug. 17

• Pacific Coast Jazz Ensemble of John Zuerner, saxophones; Dan Smaltz, trombone; Joey Losaro, trumpet; Al Harris, piano, Mike Merker, bass; and Howard Gilbert, drums. Jazz. Music at McComb. 1-2 p.m. McComb Gardens, 751 McComb Road, Sequim. 681-2827.

• Sequim City Band. Selections include Sousa's "Manhattan Beach" march, "Poet and Peasant Overture," John Williams' "Olympic Fanfare and Theme" and a tenor saxophone solo featuring Sequim High School junior Marley Iredale perforing Gershwin's "They Can't Take That Away From Me." 3 p.m. Bandstand, James Center for the Performing Arts, just north of Carrie Blake Park, Blake Avenue, Sequim. Free. 683-8226.

• Joey James Dean. 5:30-9 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Monday Aug. 18

• Jazz Samba. Jazz. 5:30-9 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Tuesday Aug. 19

• Kevin Magner and M'Elange. Blend of original rock, folk and blues. 6-8 p.m. James Center for the Performing Arts, 202 Blake Ave., north of Carrie Blake Park, Sequim. 683-4139. Part of the free Music and Movies in the Park series with weekly music and monthly movies outside following the music.



Wednesday Aug. 20

• Jane & John Doe. Rock and roll. 6-8 p.m. Concerts on the Pier Series, Port Angeles City Pier. Free.



Thursday Aug. 21

• Jazz in Blume quartet. Jazz. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.

• Roger Enders. 8 p.m.-midnight. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Friday Aug. 22

• Howley Slim. Original folk songs. 6-9 p.m. Galare Thai, 120 W. Bell St., Sequim. 683-8069.



Friday-Saturday Aug. 22-23

• New Jack City Band. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.

• Knucklehead. Rock and roll. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Saturday Aug. 23

• Sequimarimba. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. JACE music stage at Sequim Open Aire Market, Cedar Street between Second and Sequim avenues. www.sequimmarket.com.

• Country music band Nathan Chance. Concert and barn dance. 8 p.m., during Olympic Cellars Winery's annual Working Girl No Labor Day holiday celebration. Olympic Cellars Winery, 255410 Highway 101, Port Angeles. 452-0160.



Saturday-Sunday Aug. 23-24

• Turina's Piano Quartet in A Minor, Op. 67; Brahms' Sonata for Violin and Piano in D Minor, Op. 108; and Beethoven's Piano Trio in E Flat, Op. 1, No. 1. Olympic Music Festival. 2 p.m. 7360 Center Road, Quilcene. 360-732-4800.



Wednesdays

• Open mic. 6:30-9:30 p.m., sign-up begins 6:30 p.m. The Buzz, 130 N. Sequim Ave. Sequim. Free. 683-2503.

• Open mic. 7 p.m. The Upstage Theatre and Restaurant, 923 Washington St., Port Townsend. 360-385-2216.

• Karaoke with Big Dog. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Thursdays

• TBA 6-10 p.m., Karaoke with Big Dog. 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.

• Open mic. 7 p.m. The Itty Bitty Buzz, 110 E. First St., Port Angeles. Free. 565-8080.



Thursdays-Saturdays

• Jess Doenges. 5-7 p.m. Rick's Place, 102 W. Front St., Port Angeles. 452-8683.



Tuesdays

• Informal jam session, bring guitar, voice, other instruments and friends. 7-9:30 p.m. The Veela Cafe, 133 E. First St., Port Angeles. 452-5040.

• Barstool bingo, 4-7 p.m.; rock and blues jam session, 7-10 p.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



ongoing exhibits



• Hideko Groecker, Chinese and Japanese ink brush painting, sumi-e, August artist of the month. The Waterfront Gallery, the Landing Mall, 115 E. Railroad St., Port Angeles.

• Craig Williams, acrylics. Through Aug. 30. Sequim Museum and Arts Center, 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim. 683-8110.

• George Zien, watercolor; Linda Stadtmiller, multimedia; and Saundra Cutsinger, watercolor; August artists of the month through Aug. 31. Washington Mutual Bank, 680 W. Washington St., Sequim. 681-4884.

• Watercolorist Marti Mathis and ceramic artist Lori Bernstein are August artists of the month through Aug. 31. Port Townsend Gallery, 715 Water St., Port Townsend. 360-379-8110.

• August artist, cartoonist and illustrator Marion Keen. The Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim through Aug. 31. 683-2503.

• Port Hadlock sculptor David Eisenhour and Bainbridge Island installation and site artist Kristin Tollefson, through Oct. 5. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.

• Ninth season of "Art Outside" includes new works by 20 artists. Webster's Woods Art Park, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Open daylight hours year-round, free admission. 457-3532.

• "A Walk in the Woods, 80 Years of Rayonier," a photographic exhibit from Rayonier Industries. 1-4 p.m. Lower gallery, Clallam County Historical Society Museum at the Carnegie, Second and Lincoln streets, Port Angeles. Permanent exhibit, "Strong People: The Faces of Clallam County," features the history of the county in the upper level. 452-2662.

• Works of John Barrett, Doris Norton, L. Lehr, Karin Anderson, Mary Marsh, Randy Radock and Sallie Radock. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Classic Custom Floors Showroom, 190 Center Park Way, Sequim. 683-8500.

theater



Through Saturday Aug. 23

• "Tales of the Grandson," written by Richard and McKenna Wadsworth. 7 p.m. Aug. 20-23. Sequim High School auditorium, 601 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 208-716-4603 or contact talesofthegrandson@gmail.com.



Wednesday Aug. 13

• Keith Nelson. Comedy. 8:30 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Wednesday Aug. 20

• Darren Meyers. Comedy. 8:30 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Saturdays

• Saturday storytelling program, Native Tales features stories about Raven, Owl and others, puppets and crafts. 11 a.m., 1 p.m. Museum and Arts Center, 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim. 683-8110.



dance



Wednesdays

• Line dance lessons for high beginner, intermediate and advanced dancers. 9-11 a.m. Pioneer Memorial Park clubhouse, 387 E. Washington St., Sequim. $5 per week. 681-2987.



Thursdays

• Western line dancing lessons. High beginner, intermediate and advanced. 9-11 a.m. Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim. $3 per week. 681-2826.



Fridays

• Western line dancing classes. Beginner, 10-11:30 a.m. Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim. $3 per week. 681-2826.



Saturdays

• Hula dance classes for teens, adults and seniors. 10-11 a.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. $5 per class, $3 for senior center members. 253-288-0450.



Tuesdays

• Port Angeles Senior Swingers dance with Wally and the Boys. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St. Suggested donation $4, first visit free. 457-5472.



events



Thursday-Sunday Aug. 14-17

• Clallam County Fair includes concerts, a rodeo, a logging show, craft, art, 4-H/FFA animals and carnival rides. 1608 W. 16th St., Port Angeles, next to Lincoln Park and Fairchild International Airport. Tickets for entry, advance unlimited carnival rides for $25 through Aug. 13 available at Swain's Outdoor in Sequim, Wilder Auto in Port Angeles, Higher Grounds Coffee east and west locations, and Forks Outfitters in Forks. 417-2551.



Saturday Aug. 16

• Sequim Open Aire Market. Community booths include First Book Clallam County, Port Townsend Film Festival, Sequim Locally Grown and Local Action for a Sustainable Tomorrow.

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cedar Street in downtown Sequim, between Second and Sequim avenues. www.sequimmarket.com.

• A tribute to folk icon John Denver and "The Reincarnations of Rock & Roll," featuring tributes to legendary entertainers Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly and Janis Joplin for a "Real Gone and Not Forgotten" Elvis Presley commemorative summer dance party.

8 p.m. Port Angeles Eagles Hall, 110 Penn St., Port Angeles. Peninsula Home Fund benefit, $15 advance tickets at Strait Music, 1015 E. First St., Port Angeles, or $18 at the door. 452-3344.



Saturday Aug. 23

• Sequim Open Aire Market. Community booths include Dungeness River Audubon Society, New Dungeness Light Station Association. Basketry Studio offers Cedar Bark Basket Day.

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cedar Street in downtown Sequim, between Second and Sequim avenues. www.sequimmarket.com.

• Anyone who was born, lived, worked in Montana or loves Montana is invited to bring a potluck dish for the Montana picnic. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sequim Prairie Grange hall, 290 Macleay Road. $3 donation suggested to cover expenses. 681-0882, 582-0536 or 681-4458.



Saturday-Sunday Aug. 23-24

• Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society field trip to Ocean Shores, including the possibility of seeing golden plovers and buff-breasted sandpipers. Lodging up to participants, call 360-928-3053.

ongoing events



Wednesdays

• Bird walks at Dungeness River Audubon Center's lower Dungeness riparian forest. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Railroad Bridge Park. 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. 681-4076.

• Bridge at the Sequim Senior Activity Center. 1 p.m. All playing skill levels welcome. 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 683-8664. Other activities: senior workout, 9 a.m.; Wii video games, 3:15-4:45 p.m. 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 683-6806.



Thursdays

• Hula dancing, 10-11 a.m.; bingo, 12:30 p.m.; Scrabble, 1 p.m. stretch yoga, 1-2:30, 3-4:45 p.m.; karate, 6:30-8 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 683-6806.

• Thursday freeplay slot tournament. 5-7 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.

• Texas hold 'em, ages 21 and older. 6-11 p.m. Castaways, 1213 Marine Drive, Port Angeles. Free; beginners to experts. 461-3400.



Fridays

• Senior workout, 9 a.m.; pinochle, 12:30 p.m.; sing-along, 2:30 p.m.; bingo, 6 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 683-6806.



Saturdays

• Washington State University Clallam County Master Gardeners diagnostic plant clinics. Bring samples of plant problems, sealed in plastic bags, and gardening questions. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Co-op Farm & Garden, 216 E. Washington St., Sequim. 417-2514.

• Texas hold 'em poker. 2 p.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Saturdays and Sundays

• Mid Way swap meet. New vendors welcome. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Parking lot of Lost Mountain Surf Company, 261391 Highway 101. 683-9001.



Mondays

• Washington State University Clallam County Master Gardeners diagnostic plant clinics. Bring samples of plant problems, sealed in plastic bags, and gardening questions. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Old Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. 417-2514.

• Senior workout, bridge, walking group, 9 a.m.; art with Judy Priest, and Spanish, 10 a.m.; knitting and crocheting, 10:30 a.m.; gentle yoga chair exercise, 12:30-1:30 p.m.; yoga, 2-3:30 p.m.; karate, 6:30-8 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 683-6806.



Tuesdays

• Crafts, 10 a.m.; SHIBA health insurance advice, 10 a.m.-noon; dominoes, 1 p.m.; pingpong, 2-3:30 p.m.; Middle Eastern dancers, 7-9 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 683-6806.

• Barstool bingo. 4-7 p.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



classes and demonstrations



Thursdays beginning Aug. 14

• New ways to study with Bob Brown's paintings and drawing on the second Thursday of the month through the year. Bring tracing paper. Carlsborg Conference Center, 865 Carlsborg Road, Suite E, Sequim. $10 per session. 681-0895.



Friday Aug. 15

• Ingrid Perle, wholistic pet consultant, teaches "How to Keep Your Pet in Shape with Mother Nature." 2-4 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. $5 suggested donation to senior center. 582-0605.



Saturday Aug. 16

• "The Mutual Benefits of Pet Massage," Linda Stumbaugh. 10:30 a.m.-noon. 61 Valley Center Place, Sequim. $10 donation. 683-4651.



Saturdays Aug. 16-23

• Representatives from Northwest Raptor Center tell about rescuing large birds of prey and how they live in the wild. 7 p.m. Amphitheater at Sequim Bay State Park, 269035 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-4235.



Monday Aug. 18

• Pat McCollum presents "Chair Yoga: Breathing, Stretching, Relaxation." Noon-1 p.m. Second floor conference room, Olympic Medical Services Building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 417-7486 or cardiacprogram.com.

• Pet first aid. American Red Cross office, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. $25. 457-7933.



Wednesday Aug. 20

• "Preventing Gardening Injuries." 11 a.m.-noon. Olympic Medical Center conference room, second floor north, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-2601.



Thursday Aug. 21-December 2008

• Mary Franchini hosts an open studio on the third Thursday of the month through the year. Bring a project or work on being creative and just having fun. 9:30 a.m.-noon. $10 per session. Call for more information, 681-0895.



Saturday Aug. 23

• Babysitter's training 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $30; adult CPR and standard first aid in St. Anne Room at Queen of Angeles Catholic Church in Port Angeles, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 23, $40. Classes held at American Red Cross office in Sequim unless otherwise indicated. 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. 457-7933.

• Summer River Crafts - Quilling with Shirley Anderson to create wildlife designs that can be used for gift cards and other items reflecting the Dungeness River. 2 p.m. Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. 681-4076.

• Summer River Talk - "River Creatures". River Center education coordinator Powell Jones leads a search for aquatic organisms that live in the Dungeness River and are used to indicate its health, also teaches how to use special equipment to capture and identify the animals of the river. 2 p.m. Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. 681-4076.



upcoming classes



Monday-Thursday Aug. 25-28

• Kim Johnson and George Zien present "Watercolor Workshop: Portrait/Figure and Background." 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Sequim Prairie Grange hall, 290 Macleay Road, Sequim. $335 includes catered lunch each day. 582-9622.



Thursday Aug. 28

• Framers Don Tiller and Jay Haskins conduct a one-day workshop on presenting and framing artwork. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 4907 Landes St., Port Townsend. $50. 360-379-1086 or 360-379-4037.

• Judy Tordini presents "Chest Pain or Pressure; What to Do and When." Noon. Cardiac Services, first floor, Olympic Memorial Hospital, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles. 417-7486 or cardiacprogram.com.

• Willow Pond Consulting presents "Intuitive Development for Physical Health and Healing. 6-8 p.m. seminar, 8-8:30 p.m. social time. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship hall, 73 Howe Road, off North Barr Road. Free.



Saturday Aug. 30

• "Animal Communication: Get More Than Physical With Your Pet." Claire Bernards. 10:30-noon. 61 Valley Center Place, Sequim. $10. 683-4651.

• Powell Jones of the Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society talks about bears and cougars. 8 p.m. Amphitheater at Sequim Bay State Park, 269035 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-4235.



ongoing classes



• Art classes for ages 6-12 - color theory, landscape with pastels, watercolor pencil drawing, basic design, drawing, brush and ink, and sculpture. Art Supplies Unlimited, 118 W. First St., Port Angeles. 457-2759.

Wednesdays

• Carol Janda watercolor classes, including independent study, demonstration, design elements and principles, focal point, techniques and methods, for all levels. 9:30 a.m.-noon, first and third Wednesdays, Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim; and second and fourth Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.-noon. Art Studio, The Orchards on Fourteenth, Port Angeles. $10 per student plus $2 use of facility for each class attended. 452-6356.

• Sequim Martial Arts, free karate lessons to people fighting cancer and cancer survivors. Low impact, purposeful motions for more energy and well-being. 9-10:15 a.m. Free, call Kathrin J. Sumpter at 683-4799 for location.

• Cardio-step classes. 9-10:30 a.m. Sequim Community Church, 950 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. $5 donation. 681-4988.



Thursdays

• Strength and toning classes. 9-10 a.m. Sequim Community Church, 950 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. $5 donation. 681-4988.



Fridays

• Circuit training classes. 9-10:30 a.m. Sequim Community Church, 950 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. $5 donation. 681-4988.



Saturdays, Sundays

• Free gardening, home maintenance classes. Contact Sequim Home Depot, 1145 W. Washington St., Sequim, for schedule. 582-1620.



Mondays

• Cardio-step classes. 9-10:30 a.m. Sequim Community Church, 950 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. $5 donation. 681-4988.



Tuesdays

• Belly dance classes for teens, adults and seniors. 7-9 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. $4/class.



readings and lectures



Friday Aug. 22

• J.A. Jance reads from the new Joanna Brady novel, "Damage Control." 7 p.m. Carver Room, Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles. 452-6367.



by arrangement



• Peninsula Driftwood Club members teach the LuRon method. $40 for six weeks. Call Tuttie Peetz, 683-6860; Yolanda Proulx or Jenny Linth, 681-8825.

• One-on-one digital workshops to prepare original art and photographs for prints, note cards, calendars, postcards and portfolios, designed for individual students to use software on their computers - Adobe or Microsoft. By appointment, days or evenings, at LoBo Designs, 865 Carlsborg Road, Sequim. Call 582-1919 to register.



auditions, deadlines and volunteers



Due Sunday Aug. 31

• Submissions for the 2009 Sequim Irrigation Festival logo design, with the festival's 2009 theme, "Sequim - A Magical Place," must be postmarked by Aug. 31. Contest entries will be accepted from artists of any age in either Clallam or Jefferson County and used for collectible festival lapel pins, posters, programs, advertising, festival events,

T-shirts and more. Full rules, prizes and additional concept information are available at www.IrrigationFestival.com, Making of the Festival: Design Contest. Submit to Irrigation Festival Logo Contest, P.O. Box 3201, Sequim, WA 98382. 477-3750.



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