Music in the Park at Sequim’s James Center Amphitheater
As the days heat up, summer concert series pop up around the Olympic Peninsula. There are community concerts planned most days of the week. Venues range from waterfront piers to forested parks. Some are alcohol free while others have local beer and wine for sale. In Port Angeles there are bubbles and sidewalk chalk for the kids and Port Townsend’s concert series has a beer, cider, and wine garden. Grab your lawn chair or picnic blanket and head to a venue near you.
Free Community Concert Series:
Concerts on the Pier presented by the Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce
WHEN: Wednesdays 6-8, June- September
WHERE: Port Angeles City Pier
Music in the Park
WHEN: Tuesdays 6-8 pm, June- August
WHERE: James Center Amphitheater in Sequim Water Reuse Park Continue reading
Sara Gagnon, co-owner and winemaker at Harbinger Winery
The Olympic Peninsula Wineries is a group of eight wineries each displaying its own personality and style. Each winery has a tasting room and invites visitors to stop by. Chartered wine tours are available through operators like All Points Charters and Tours. For self-guided tours we recommend taking multiple days to thoroughly experience each winery.
Throughout the year Olympic Peninsula Wineries hold seasonal festivities both as a group and independently. Major annual events are Red Wine and Chocolate held two weekends in early to mid-February, Harvest Wine Tour in November, and Northwest Wine and Cheese Tour in April. These events are self-guided tours with special wine tastings and seasonal pairings at each winery.
Below is a quick look at each of the eight Olympic Peninsula Wineries. Continue reading