Port Orchard prepares to fete native author Debbie Macomber

Forks and LaPush aren't the only Northwest towns to lay claims to fame and fortune because of books.

  • Wednesday, March 19, 2014 4:17pm
  • News

Forks and LaPush aren’t the only Northwest towns to lay claims to fame and fortune because of books.

Port Orchard is preparing to celebrate its own author Debbie Macomber and her Cedar Cove series of romance novels.

Readers from across the country have visited Port Orchard looking for their favorite characters and settings, so the town will take advantage of its celebrity by staging a Cedar Cove Days celebration Aug. 27-30.

A 501(c)(4) council has scheduled teas, dinners and talks about the books, with proceeds going to local charities.

The town is cleaning up and repainting in anticipation of the thousands of fans they expect from around

the world.

Readers from 37 states already have purchased tickets and booked reservations.

Macomber has more than 100 million copies of her books in print. She is an award-wining author whose books have appeared on several best seller lists. She explores the relationships among family and friends in small-town America.

More in News

Restaurant owners file lawsuit against vaccine proof order

Clallam County and Dr. Allison Berry challenged

COVID-19 outbreak stems from Thanksgiving gathering

Clallam County Public Health officials were tracking on Thursday the first reported… Continue reading

A map from Olympic Disposal's conditional use permit application shows details of the company's proposed waste transfer station and recycling in Carlsborg.
Olympic Disposal proposing transfer station, recycling center in Carlsborg

A proposal to build a transfer station and recycling center in Carlsborg… Continue reading

Visitors to Railroad Bridge Park enjoy the colorfully-lit historic bridge earlier this week. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell
A look into Jamestown’s Christmas lights effort

Contractor believes annual project could be biggest in state

Three deaths from COVID reported in Clallam County

Three more Clallam County residents have died from COVID-19, raising the total… Continue reading

Meghan Sullivan
Community news briefs — Dec. 1, 2021

Library hires public services director The North Olympic Library System has hired… Continue reading

tsr
Home Town Holidays: Event brings season’s spirits

A rainy gray day didn’t stop locals and visitors from attending Sequim’s… Continue reading

x
Sequim goes into 2022 with $31.7 balanced budget

No utility or property tax rates passed by city council

Attorney group offers free legal aid in person, by phone

The County Pro Bono Lawyers group presents a legal aid clinic, a… Continue reading

Most Read