Olympic Art Gallery: Special opening November 29th from 10-4

The Olympic Art Gallery at 40 Washington Street in Quilcene, WA 98376 will have a special opening November 29th from 10-4 for Small Business Saturday!
There will be:
Metal and Copper Sculptures, hand turned wooden bowls, ceramics and raku, sea glass, metal, porcelain, metal, and fish hook jewelry, several artists’ watercolor art, outdoor metal art, hand forged fish tail hooks, photography (50% off Randy Hopfer’s photos except on aluminum), antler baskets, hand blown glass ornaments and small sculptures, metal salmon, different sizes of scrollsaw art, carved welcome bears, hand braided horse reins and hackamores, scratchboard art prints, horses and moose painted on maple, and more!!!
Contact Sally Brown
40 Washington Street in Quilcene, WA 98376
Corner of Hwy 101 and Washington Street
From Seattle:
Take the Bainbridge Island or Edmonds/Kingston Ferry
From Silverdale, Poulsbo:
Cross the Hood Canal Bridge
Travel 10 Miles west of the bridge (Route 104)
From Port Townsend/Port Ludlow / Port Hadlock / Chimacum:
Take the Quilcene/ Center Rd Exit
Turn Right on Center Rd
Turn Right on Hwy 101
From Sequim/Forks/Port Angeles:
Take and Stay on Hwy 101,
From Olympia:
Down Highway 101
Corner of Hwy 101 and Washington Street

Local Christmas Happenings 2014

Holiday Crafts Fair at the Quilcene Community Center

Sat November 29th 10AM – 2PM Shop for unique gifts made by local crafters and artists. Baked goods, raffles and more. Pictures with Santa until noon. Proceeds benefit the Quilcene Food Bank.

Country Christmas Celebration at the Picket Fence

Weekends: Dec 5 & 6 ,12 & 13, 19 & 20 Handmade treasures, gourmet surprises and more. Great shopping for everyone on your list. 21 Dutch Lane, just south of Quilcene. http://www.the-picketfence.net

Breakfast With Santa

Sat Dec 6th, 9AM-12PM Join Santa for a pancake breakfast with potatoes, egg and sausage at the Masonic Lodge, 170 Herbert St. $7. Proceeds support Backpacks for Kids.

Advent Adventures at Quilcene Presbyterian Church

Sat Dec 6th, 10 to 1 PM Lunch served. Kids 4 to 12, come prepare for the birth of Christ. Stories, songs, crafts, and games.  Bring a friend! Call Cleone at 360-301-4130 to register. Teen helpers welcome!

Center Valley Animal Rescue’s Holiday Open House

Sat Dec 6th from 11 AM to 4 PM Celebrating “The 12 Strays of Christmas” with special guests and YOU! Photos with Santa, sweet treats and gift basket raffles. Sorry, no pets from home. (360)765-0598.

Lighting of the Quilcene Christmas Tree

Sat Dec 6th about 5 PM Santa will arrive, cookies and juice will be served–come join the town for a song to kick off the season! Join old and new friends at the Christmas tree near the Post Office.

Kid’s Fire Station Christmas Party with Santa

Sat Dec 13th, 10:00 AM Santa will be visiting the Quilcene Fire Station. Candy treats for the kids and another opportunity to talk to the jolly old man and tell him your holiday wishes.

Chimacum Arts & Crafts Fair

Sat – Sun Dec 13th and 14th, 10 AM – 4 PM, $3 at the door. Chimacum High School, 91 West Valley Road. Proceeds support students in East Jefferson schools and youth programs. Don’t miss it!

Folk Music Concerts in Coyle

See http://www.coyleconcerts.com for details about shows on Sunday  Dec 7, 3:00 PM with Anna Tival & Jeffrey Martin, and Sunday December 21, 3:00 PM with Lynne Ferguson. Free, donations welcome.

Selected fall harvest items 70% off at The Picket Fence!

Specializing in handcrafted & one-of-a-kind finds!
A family tradition for 20 years!

Selected fall harvest items 70% off
Your destination shopping experience!
Open 4 days a month & then some… also open by appointment
21 Dutch Lane Quilcene, WA 360-774-0444
Follow the signs!! When we are open the signs are out!
Headed south on hwy 101, just past mile marker 296.
Headed north on hwy 101, just past the big quilcene bridge.
www.the-picketfence.net

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Beautiful Holiday Wreaths!

Serendipity Farm of Quilcene is offering their evergreen, dried, herb, and woodland wreathes.  All fresh locally made, fun and unusual. One may purchase them at the farm (go down the main driveway to the stable) or at the Quilcene Village Store. Prices and sizes vary. They can also custom make them… to discuss your custom idea, stop by the farm or send an email to serendipityfarm@bigplanet.com

Wreath from Serendipity Farm

Wreath from Serendipity Farm

Holiday season starting up this weekend in Quilcene!

Join old and new friends in decorating the town! Come to the Christmas tree near the post office this Saturday at 8:30 AM and we will have lights to give out so we can light up the town! Come help. The following Saturday we will continue. It is great fun to do and it makes the dark nights a little brighter in Quilcene.

The official Santa lighting of the Quilcene Christmas tree will take place Saturday Dec. 6th about 5 PM. Santa will arrive, cookies and juice will be served–come join the town for a song to kick of the season! Come to the Post Office parking lot.

JCL Book Sale

The Jefferson County Library is having a book sale at the Port Hadlock Bookmobile Garage next Saturday, November 15th from 10-4pm, proceeds benefit the Jefferson County Library. (Bookmobile garage is on the east end of the library.)

Free Concert Tomorrow night, Sunday 11/9/14, in Brinnon 3PM

FREE Concert TOMORROW – Sunday, November 9th at 3pm, Brinnon Community Church (at 52 Church Road.) Features the Deka Trio — pianist Gary McRoberts, violinist Kate Powers and cellist Marlene Moore. They play violin, cello, and piano. The concert is free.

The Deka Trio

The Deka Trio

Quilcene Holiday Bazaar

Quilcene Holiday Bazaar
Thanksgiving weekend, Saturday, November 29
10:00 am – 3:00 pm (set-up is usually at 9 am)
Quilcene Community Center

Many vendor tables featuring handmade local arts and crafts, baked goods and preserves, holiday art and decor, and gifts for everyone on your list.

This event benefits the Quilcene Food Bank!!

Give Dora a call at 765-3157 for more information.

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Sunday Matinée: Folk Orchestra at Coyle Community Center 3 PM

> Matinée: Sunday October 26, 2014 at 3:00 PM
> Patchy Sanders
> 7 piece folk orchestra from Ashland, Oregon*
>
> Patchy Sanders has created a new take on an old-time sound, with rich vocals filled with acoustic instrumentation, plus an infectious energy that gets everyone involved.
>
> It’s homemade folk music with four part harmonies, and all the stompin’ and clappin’ you could ever want!
>
> The Band:
> Dani Aubert (banjo, harp)
> Jacqui Aubert (vocals)
> Ian Van Ornum (mandolin, bouzouki, guitar)
> Dan Sherrill (guitar, banjo, mandolin)
> Sara Wilbur (violin, viola)
> Eric Jones (upright bass)
> Alex Patterson (drums & percussion)
> sound samples: https://soundcloud.com/patchy-sanders/darkest-skarlet-wild-rose?in=patchy-sanders/sets/patchy-sanders-the-wild-peach
>
> "Great musicianship, harmonies, and feel. A really warm vibe that makes wherever you are standing feel like the center of a Gypsy Caravan." ~Mason Jennings
>
> "Timeless. I could hear this band in the 16th, 18th, and 21st Centuries. Thanks Patchy!" ~Sedge Thomson (West Coast Live)
>
> www.patchysanders.com
>
> Laurel B. Johnson Community Center
> 923 Hazel Point Road
> Coyle, WA 98376
>
> Concerts in the Woods Link: www.coyleconcerts.com
>
> Admission: by donation
> Genre: folk orchestra
> Age: all-ages
> Intermission: complimentary coffee & cookies and conversation
>
> Sincerely,
> Your hosts, Norm and Sol Johnson
> 83 Hazel Point Court
> (360) 765-3449
>
> * Note: Patchy Sanders is on the lineup for Wintergrass 2015! coming up Feb. 26- Mar. 1 in Bellevue.

BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS — participate TODAY AT 4:00 at Serendipity Farm

Join all our animal-loving neighbors today
> at Serendipity Farm on Cemetery Road
> (only a little way west of Hwy 101)
> for the
> St. Francis Day Celebration TODAY
> at 4:00
>
> SEE THE POSTER ATTACHED !
>
> The celebration will include
> the animal blessing ( you can bring animals) and
> a vegan potluck,
> cider pressing afterwards
>
> Sponsored by St. Mary’s Church, but open to everyone.
>
> There will be plenty of time for farm play and games
>
> Come and enjoy a good old fashioned farm picnic !

Flyer 8 5 x 11.pdf