A&E briefs — Feb. 28, 2024

Writers Read event set for March 6 at BWG

Join the Olympic Peninsula Authors for its upcoming Writers Read event, “We are All March Hares,” exploring the multifaceted theme of time, from 2-3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, at Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St.

In this free event, attendees are invited delve into the depths of “time” through prose, memoir or poetry.

Blue Whole Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sundays.

For more information, visit bluewholegallery.com.

Shuttle, spindle guild to meet March 2

The North Olympic Shuttle and Spindle Guild meets 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, at Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1033 N. Barr Road, between Sequim and Port Angeles.

This month’s program features Joanne Graves, an active member of the Poulsbo chapter of the Sons of Norway. She demonstrates weaving at local heritage events and teaches fiber arts at the Sons of Norway youth camps.

She will be demonstrating finger braiding to guild members and will bring supplies to make samples.

The gathering starts with a short member meeting, followed by show-and-tell, social time and the guild program. For more information, visit nossg.org or email to n.o.shuttleandspindleguild@gmail.com.

Navy Band Northwest to take stage at OTA

In support of the Sequim Sunshine Festival, Olympic Theatre Arts host Navy Band Northwest at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 1, at the OTA Gathering Hall, 414 N. Sequim Ave.

Celebrating 99 years of performance, Navy Band Northwest offers dancing tunes in this free concert.

Accordion social set

The Sequim Accordion Social is set for 1:30-4 p.m. on Sunday, March 10. All accordionists are invited to play a selection or two. Accordion lovers and dancers are also welcome. The featured player is Lyle Schaefer.

A suggested donation of $5 is requested to help with room rental.

‘Evening Art Soiree’ set at Shipley Center

The Shipley Center, 921 E. Hammond St., hosts an “Evening Art Soiree” art sale from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 29.

The event is open to the public and proceeds will go to the senior center’s building fund. It includes wine, hors-d’oeuvres and a chance to peruse art and frames from the Shipley Center archives.

A $10 donation at the door will help cover the costs of refreshments.

Pearl Django tickets available now

Dubbed the Northwest’s premier gypsy jazz quintet, Pearl Django takes the stage at the Palindrome Port Townsend Event Center at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday April 20.

Tickets for this limited ticket event are on sale now at pearldjangoatthepalindrom.rsvpify.com. A limited number of VIP seats (the first two rows) are available for $45 ($50 the day of show). General admission tickets ($30/$35 the day of show) are also available. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

With a performance history spanning more than 27 years and having released 15 CDs, Pearl Django includes Tim Lerch and Jim Char (guitar), Michael Gray (violin), David Lange (accordion) and Rick Leppanen (bass).The group has performed at festivals, dances and night spots throughout the U.S. and abroad. They have been featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

The Palindrome is located at Eaglemount Winery/Cidery, 1893 S. Jacob Miller Road.