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Thursday Nov. 27

• Big Fine Daddies. 8 p.m.-midnight. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Friday Nov. 28

• Howley Slim. Original folk songs. 6-8:30 p.m. Galare Thai, 120 W. Bell St., Sequim. 683-8069.

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



Friday-Saturday Nov. 28-29

• Randy Linder Band. Rock, tribute to CCR and Bob Seger. 9 p.m.-

1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.

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



Saturday Nov. 29

• Live music at Damiana's. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Damiana's Best Cellars, 143 W. Washington St., Sequim. 683-7697.



Sunday Nov. 30

• Stardust Big Band. 5:30-9 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Monday Dec. 1

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



Thursday Dec. 4

• Peninsula College Music Department seasonal music program. Studium Generale. Noon. Little Theater, Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free. 417-6260.

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



Friday-Saturday Dec. 5-6

• Night Crew. Top 40s dance band. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Friday-Sunday Dec. 5-7

• Sequim Christmas Chorus' 24th annual concerts with Sequim High School Select Choir and Dungeness Transfer from Olympic Peninsula Men's Chorus. Preconcert music from Sequim High School Brass Quintet on Friday and Sunday, Buttons and Bow flute and cello duo on Saturday. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5; 2 p.m. Dec. 6-7. Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. $5, free for children under 12. Tickets at Bauer Interior Design, Dungeness Bay Wine & Cheese, Frick Drug, Sequim Dry Cleaning & Laundry, Curves, Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce and at the door, a donation made to Sequim Community Aid for its ongoing emergency assistance program. 683-6197.



Saturday Dec. 6

• Port Angeles Symphony holiday concert with Adam Stern, conductor. Program includes Coleridge-Taylor's "Christmas Overture;" J.S. Bach's "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring," Grainger's "Children's March," Pierne's "March of the Little Lead Soldiers," Vaughan Williams' "49th Parallel: Prelude." 10 a.m. dress rehearsal, 7:30 p.m. concert. Port Angeles High School auditorium, 304 E. Park Ave., Port Angeles.



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.



art exhibits,

receptions, openings



Opening Nov. 28

• Gift gallery at Blue Whole Gallery includes small, less expensive works of art by gallery artists for the holidays. 7 a.m. opening, continues through December. 129 W. Washington St., Sequim. 681-6033.



Opening Dec. 5

• "The History of the Olympic Peninsula Including the Future." Egg tempera paintings and enamel paintings on galvanized steel. Noon-9 p.m. Jack Gunter Gallery at The Landing mall, 115 E. Railroad Ave., Port Angeles. 457-6449.



Friday Dec. 5

• First Friday Art Walk Sequim, free self-guided tour of local art galleries, artists' studios, the Museum and Arts Center and other art venues. 5-8 p.m. All ages are welcome. Maps at the Museum and Arts Center, Olympic Theatre Arts, Blue Whole Gallery, Home Decor, The Buzz and many others. Visit www.sequimartwalk.com to download a map and find out about special events. E-mail renne@uniqueasyou.com.



Saturday Dec. 6

• Art Walk. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Olympic Art Gallery, corner of Highway 101 and Washington Street, Quilcene. 765-0200 or 866-765-0203.



ongoing

exhibits



• Artists of the month Lynne Armstrong, painter; and Cynthia Thomas, multimedia artist, and works of 35 other members. Through Nov. 30. The Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St., Sequim. 681-6033.

• "If Your Kit Contains a Mirror, Use It," Don Fels' solo exhibit. Through Nov. 30. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free. 457-3532.

• Sequim artists Randy and Sallie Radock's exhibit of 28 block prints. Through Nov. 30. The Wine Seller - Artist Loft, 1010 Water St., Port Townsend. 360-385-7673.

• "Hats of Yesteryear" and "Natural Material/Material Nature" juried fiber arts exhibit. Through Dec. 19. Sequim Museum and Arts Center, 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim. 683-8110.

• Sequim Arts member Donna Standerwick's works in oils and watercolors, "Road into Winter." Through Dec. 30. Key Bank, Dunlap Avenue at East Washington Street, Sequim. 452-3072.

• 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. 457-3532.

• "Strong People: The Faces of Clallam County," county history. "Signs of the Time" celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Historical Society with artifacts and art from 18 county artists. 1-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Clallam County Historical Society Museum at the Carnegie, Second and Lincoln streets, Port Angeles. 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



Friday-Sunday Nov. 28-30, Sunday Dec. 7

• Port Angeles Community Players. Ernest Thompson's "On Golden Pond." 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28-29, Dec. 2, 5-6 and 2 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 7. 1235 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. $10 reserved seating, students $5 at the door. Half-price Tuesdays at the door. Tickets at Odyssey Book Store in Port Angeles or at door 30 minutes before performance. 452-6651.



Wednesday Dec. 3

• Brett J. One-hour comedy show, 8:30 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Friday Dec. 5

• Two actors from Oregon Shakespeare Festival perform at noon and 7 p.m. Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. 452-9277.



Friday-Sunday Dec. 5-7, 12-14

• A musical comedy based on the children's tale, "Peter and the Wolf." 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sequim Masonic Hall, 700 S. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 683-7326.



Saturday Dec. 6

• Retired & Senior Volunteer Program third annual "Dinner and a Murder," set on Dec. 6, 1941, in Port Townsend. Follow detective Julius Fox and sidekick Chandler Dash as they uncover the killer of heiress Greta Goode. 6-9 p.m. Fort Worden Commons, 210 Battery Way, Port Townsend. $50 each, all proceeds benefit RSVP. 360-385-2571.



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., Port Angeles. Suggested donation $4, first visit free. 457-5472.



events



Wednesdays-Saturdays through Dec. 20

• Holiday wreath-making at McComb Gardens. Wreath rings, crimping machine, preservative spray, cider and fudge provided in heated greenhouse. Fee depends on size of ring, customer brings a garbage can full of greens for wreath. McComb Gardens, 751 McComb Road, Sequim. Reservations required. 681-2827.



Friday Nov. 28

• North Olympic Foster Parent Association giving tree at Cedarbrook Herb Farm, which opens at 7 a.m. for sunrise shopping. Tags from tree list gifts for foster children, to be returned unwrapped. Giving tree continues through Dec. 30. 683-7733.

• Lighting of lights. 5 p.m. Bank of America Park, corner of Sequim Avenue and Washington Street. 683-6197.

• Whimzees second annual trunk show. Knitwear designs of Patricia Earnest. The Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 775-7619.



Saturday Nov. 29

• Sequim Lavender Growers Association's holiday bazaar. Raffle, gift baskets and a lavender-decorated Christmas tree. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Carrie Blake Park, Blake Avenue, Sequim. Proceeds to Sequim Food Bank. 582-1345.

• Sequim City Band plays holiday music at 11 a.m., Santa Claus arrives at noon. Bank of America Park, corner of Sequim Avenue and Washington Street. 683-6197.



Sunday Nov. 30

• Veterans of Foreign Wars Military Order of Cooties Auxiliary prepares breakfast of chicken fried steak, hash browns and eggs. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 169 E. Washington St., Sequim. $5.



Saturday Dec. 6

• Bob Boekelheide leads Christmas Bird Count warm-up. 8 a.m., covering birds of local forests near Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim, then to south parking lot at John Wayne Marina at 11 a.m. Concludes at 2 p.m. 681-4076.

• Port Angeles Garden Club holiday sale. Wreaths, swags, centerpieces, holiday tree raffle, cookie table and silent auction of floral art arrangements. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 Lopez Ave., Port Angeles. Fundraiser to support educational scholarships and other PAGC activities. 457-0843 or 457-6955.



Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 6-7

• Olympic Medical Center Auxiliary Christmas arts and crafts show. Gifts from more than 50 Northwest artists and craftspeople, and bake sale. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. Proceeds for scholarships for students entering the medical field, lifeline service and donations for new equipment at OMC. 417-7000.



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. Other activities: senior workout, 9 a.m.; glee club, 10 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

• 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

• Blood pressure screening. 9-11 a.m. Faith Lutheran Church, Fourth Avenue and Cedar Street, Sequim. Free. 681-0103.

• 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.; poetry group 7 p.m. third Monday. 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. Blood pressure screening, 10 a.m.-noon; potluck, 11:30 a.m.; and bunco, 1 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, 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



Tuesday Dec. 2

• Barb Paschal. Easy exercise class for during and after cancer treatment, to boost energy, add strength and encourage healing. 11 a.m.-noon. Olympic Medical Center Medical Services Building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 417-7486.



Thursdays Dec. 4-18

• Gloria Joudrey. Handmade, color corrugated gift boxes. 10 a.m.-noon. Clallam County Family YMCA, 302 S. Francis St., Port Angeles. Adults, $40 YMCA members, $45 nonmembers. 452-9244.



Friday Dec. 5

• Janet Gray, interior designer. Design fundamentals clinic including holiday decorating tips. 1-2:30 p.m. Angeles Furniture, 1114 E. First St., Port Angeles. Call for fee. 457-9412.



Fridays Dec. 5-19

• Gloria Joudrey. Creating a nativity using one's own figurines, not more than four inches tall. 5-7 p.m. Clallam County Family YMCA, 302 S. Francis St., Port Angeles. Ages 12 and older. $40 YMCA members, $45 nonmembers, register on Monday before the first class. 452-9244.



Saturday Dec. 6

• Holiday wreath class and luncheon. 9 a.m.-noon, luncheon at noon. Cedarbrook Lavender & Herb Farm, 1345 S. Sequim Ave.,

Sequim. $55 class, $75 class and luncheon. 683-7733 or 800-470-8423.

• Create a holiday centerpiece, combining a variety of greens, berries, etc., with a holder for a taper candle. 10 a.m. Henery's Garden Center, 1060 Sequim-Dungeness Way, Sequim. $20 fee includes all materials. 683-6969 to reserve a spot.

• Melody Charno. Mexican tin ornaments. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Ages 8 through adult. Clallam County Family YMCA, 302 S. Francis St., Port Angeles. $20 members, $25, nonmembers. 452-9244.



upcoming classes



Sunday Dec. 7 and later

• Cheryl Martin. Sunday afternoon crafts. Desktop calendar and hand-stamped candle, Dec. 7; cookie exchange and recipe book, Dec. 14. 2-4 p.m. Clallam County Family YMCA, 302 S. Francis St., Port Angeles. Ages 14 through adult. Register by the Wednesday before class. 452-9244.



Saturday Dec. 13

• Holiday wreath class and luncheon. 9 a.m.-noon, luncheon at noon. Cedarbrook Lavender & Herb Farm, 1345 S. Sequim Ave.,

Sequim. $55 class, $75 class and luncheon. 683-7733 or 800-470-8423.



Wednesdays

• Carol Janda. Watercolor classes 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. 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. 10-11:15 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.

• Laura Murtha. Self-defense classes for adults and children, private lessons available. 7-8 p.m. Sequim Karate Club, 1600 Carlsborg Road, Sequim. Free. 452-5653.



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.

• Ongoing workshop integrating concepts from Eckhart Tolle's "A New Earth." 10:30 a.m.-noon. Call for location. Free. 582-0812.



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.

• Knitting and crocheting classes. Projects include Christmas gifts. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. $3 per class for first four classes, $1 for each subsequent class. 683-4969.



Tuesdays

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



By arrangement

• Tuttie Peetz. Driftwood sculpture classes. 683-6860.

• Jenny Linth and Yolanda Proulx, Ten-week LuRon method driftwood sculpture classes. 681-8825.

• One-on-one digital workshops to teach individuals to use software on their computers - Adobe or Microsoft. By appointment, days or evenings, at LoBo Designs, 865 Carlsborg Road, Sequim. Call 582-1919.



auditions, deadlines and volunteers



Ongoing volunteer opportunities

• American Red Cross is looking for volunteer instructors. Call for prerequisites and training dates. 457-7933 for Clallam County, 360) 385-2737 for Jefferson County.

• Peninsula Men's Gospel Singers, an interdenominational, nonprofit men's gospel singing group from Sequim and Port Angeles, needs one or more first tenors to add to its group of approximately 16 singers. Audition and more information available at 582-1415.

• Museum and Arts Center has openings on its exhibit committee and needs museum docents. Exhibit committee meetings are 2-2:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month. Museum docents are needed to work one Saturday a month from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim. 681-2257.

• Artists call to exhibit at no-commission gallery. Two- and three-dimensional works, poetry readings, musical presentations welcome. Workshop and studio space available. Reservations and information, call 582-0411.

• Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild Thrift Shop seeks volunteers. 204 W. Bell St. 683-7044.

• Olympic Peninsula Men's Chorus seeks first and second tenors to sing and perform. Rehearsals 6 p.m. Tuesdays in Sequim. 683-3918.

• Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County is looking for volunteers, both skilled and interested in being trained on-site, in home construction skills. For a volunteer application, call 681-6780 or visit www.olypen.com/dvhfh.

• Volunteer drivers are needed for the Disabled American Veterans van, to transport an average of 30 veterans per week to the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Seattle for medical appointments. 457-5251.





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