Celebrate yellow at Sequim’s August First Friday Art Walk

Emulate happy sunshine on the Aug. 7 First Friday Art Walk Sequim from 5-8 p.m. with the theme color yellow for August.

Emulate happy sunshine on the Aug. 7 First Friday Art Walk Sequim from 5-8 p.m. with the theme color yellow for August.

The brightness of yellow represents happiness, cheerful friendships, expressive enthusiasm, and empowers goodwill and justice. While the sun is still shining in the evening, grab your sunhat or colorful parasol to promenade the First Friday Art Walk path with your friends and family.

First Friday Art Walk Sequim is a fun and free self-guided tour of local Arts venues in Sequim on the First Friday of every month from 5-8 p.m.

Visit online at www.sequimartwalk.com as your resource to download and print your own map, find out what special events are happening, links, and how you can be part of art.

The goal is to create approachable and accessible art and cultural venues that encourage the community to connect and celebrate expression and diversity.

This event is sponsored and produced by unique as you/Renne Emiko Brock-Richmond.

Special events

• Sequim Ballet is performing “Peter and the Wolf” beginning at 6 p.m. at the Civic Center Plaza at 152 Cedar St.

• Sequim Museum & Arts, 175 W. Cedar St., presents “One Hundred Years & Counting” an exhibit celebrating 100 years of Sequim Masonic Lodge #213. During the Art Walk, John Majors will be signing his new book “Freemasons in the Sequim-Dungeness Area 1915-2015.”

• Blue Whole Gallery at 129 W. Washington St., is showcasing Pam Walker, photographer and mixed media artist, and Steve Wry, ceramic artist, with “Summer Splendor.” They will showcase innovative work in the front windows, expressing their love of nature. While Walker presents the beauty of the peninsula, Wry’s whimsical creatures express rhythm and energy of August.

• Wonderland mashup with Oz and zombies as an Olympic Theatre Arts Children’s Production of “Alice in ZombieLand” at 7 p.m. at 414 N. Sequim Ave.

Sequim venues

• Gallery on the Walls, 128 E. Washington St., Sally Cays and Patricia Taynton watercolors.

• Sequim Museum & Arts, 175 W. Cedar St., watercolorist Robert Chamberlain; and Don Winsor, illustrator, painter and designer, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

• Nourish, 1345 S. Sequim, art that “makes you smile,” Meet the artist from 4-6 p.m.

• Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., watercolorist Todd Fischer, 5-8 p.m. and Ojos Feos at 6:30 p.m.

• Pacific Pantry, 229 S. Sequim Ave., local artists from 5-8 p.m.

• Sequim City Hall, 152 W. Cedar St., driftwood sculptures by Tuttie Peetz, during normal business  hours.

• Bank of America, 114 S. Sequim Ave., Olympic Peaks Camera Club – Ted Gagne, during normal business hours.

• Strait Financial Advice, 193 W. Cedar St., Scott Erickson’s photographic scenes of Southwest Alaska, North Olympic Peninsula and other locations in the U.S. during normal business hours.

Other open venues

Enjoy these Sunny Sequim venues during the First Friday Art Walk including Alder Wood Bistro at 139 W. Alder St., A Dropped Stitch at 136 S. Second Ave., Local Yarn Shop at 213 E. Washington St., Cedarbrook Lavender at 134 1/2 W. Washington St.,  Pacific Pantry at 229 S. Sequim Ave., Nourish at 1345 S. Sequim Ave., Heather Creek at 122 W. Washington St., Wind Rose Cellars at 143 W. Washington St., Hart’s Fine Books at 161 W. Washington St., Dungeness Kids Co. at 163 W. Washington St., Galare Thai at 120 W. Bell St., Solar City’s Tesa Boutique & Tanning Retreat at 135 W. Washington St., Fieldnotes at 123 E. Washington St. and R&T Crystals and Beads at 158 E. Bell St.

Port Angeles venues

Second Friday/Saturday

• The Landing Artist’s Studio, 115 E. Railroad Ave., 4-8 p.m. Friday, watch artists at work.

• Cabled Fiber Arts, 125 W. First St., 4-7 p.m. Friday, meet the artist.

• Studio Bob’s, 118 ½ Front St., 4-7 p.m. Friday, meet the artist.

• Heatherton Gallery, 115 Railroad St., open 4-8 p.m. Friday.

About Art Walk

To create inclusion between venues, artists and audience, everyone is encouraged to participate in the Art Walk’s monthly themes as a fun community activity in any creative form they wish to express it. ­

January is silver, February is red, March is green, April is pink, May is aqua, June is white, July is purple, August is yellow, September is blue, October is orange, November is brown and December is gold.

If you want to learn more or find out how you can participate on the First Friday Art Walk Sequim, contact Renne Emiko Brock-Richmond at 460-3023 or renne@uniqueasyou.com.