A varied entertainment program is planned for this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula.
• Blue Moon Marquee will perform at the Bay Club in Port Ludlow on Saturday at 7 p.m.
Tickets for the concert, hosted by Port Ludlow Performing Arts (PLPA) at the Bay Club at 120 Spinnaker Place in Port Ludlow, are $35.
• Gardiner Holiday Bazaar – The Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road, is hosting a holiday bazaar Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The chili lunch is available from 11 a.m
The proceeds go to the Linus project.
• Manufacturer’s market – The Rainforest Council for the Arts will sponsor the Makers Market from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Ave., Forks.
The market features more than 30 local artists and makers, as well as a raffle of vendors’ products.
• Mia Torres will perform tonight from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Old Alcohol Plant Inn, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock. No protection fee.
• Mike and Val James will perform Saturday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Spirits Bar at the Old Alcohol Plant Inn, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock. No protection fee.
• The Free Rangers will perform Sunday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Spirits Bar at the Old Alcohol Plant Inn, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock. No protection fee.
• Dawn Martin and Steve Anderson, with Rob Lowry, will perform Sunday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim. Admission is $12 per person, $10 for Elks members.
• Contra dance “Called by Eric Curl” will be held Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Black Diamond Community Hall, 1942 Black Diamond Road. Na Nara provides the music.
A free dance lesson will be offered at 7 p.m
The requested donation is $10 per person, $5 for youth under 18.
• Book sales The Friends of the Sequim Library exhibition will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Friends storefront in Rock Plaza, 10175 Old Olympic Highway.
The sale includes new books suitable for holiday gifts, holiday music CDs, puzzles and children’s books.
• Fossil Week – Elizabeth A. Nesbitt and David B. Williams will be promoting their new book, “Spirit Whales and Sloth Tales: Fossils of Washington State,” at several events in Port Townsend this weekend.
Nesbitt, a paleontologist, and Williams, a science journalist, will give a gallery talk and book signing on Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. at the gallery at Flagship Landing, 1001 Water St.
The couple will also present “Washington’s Fossils – a New Book Launch” during a Quimper Geological Society meeting Saturday at 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 1202 Lawrence St.
On Sunday at 3 p.m. they will present “Fossils of Western Washington: A Marine Perspective” as part of the “Future of Oceans” lecture series at the Fort Worden Chapel, 552 Battery Way.
• Lecture on genealogy by Sara Cochran will give the talk “Shaky Leaf Syndrome: Using Website Generated Hints More Effectively” on Saturday at 10 a.m.
Cochran will speak at a meeting of the Clallam County Genealogical Society via Zoom. The public can join the Zoom session or view it at the society’s research center, 403 E. Eighth St. To request the link to the session, call the center at 360-417-5000, Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., or email clallamresearcher@ gmail.com.
The lecture explains how to evaluate computer-generated clues and select maintainers for family trees.
For more information, visit www.clallamcogs.org.
• DJ Jean Bettanny will play music for a vaudeville dance on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brigid’s Loft, 280 Quincy St.
Admission is $10 per person.
For more information, call Bettanny at 360-379-6609 or email [email protected].
• Accordion sociable with Doris Osgood will be held Sunday from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Shipley Center, 921 E. Hammond St.
Accordionists are invited to bring their instruments and play a song or two; The audience is welcome to listen or dance.
The suggested donation is $5 to cover room rental.
For more information, call 360-452-0191.