Port Townsend Rhody Fest 2014!

Port Townsend Rhody Fest 2014!

Rhody Fest 2014, Port Townsend’s annual Rhododendron Festival, is almost here! If you’ve never been, you need to make the time to come and check it out. If you have attended before, well, I don’t need to say a thing, I’ll just see you there! Rhody Fest has been the true herald of spring in … Read More

The 2014 Northwest Wine and Cheese Tour!

The 2014 Northwest Wine and Cheese Tour!

Ah, spring: warmer weather, a greening of the foliage, blossoms – and the Olympic Peninsula Wineries’ annual Northwest Wine and Cheese Tour! Yes, indeed, if you like wine – delicious, Pacific Northwest wines – and you enjoy locally made cheeses (oh, what a gimmie!) then this is the tour for you … for almost anybody … Read More

The 6th Annual Winter Driftwood Sculpture Show

The 6th Annual Winter Driftwood Sculpture Show

The 6th Annual Winter Driftwood Sculpture Show of the Olympic Driftwood Sculptors is being held March 22nd and 23rd at the Dungeness River Audubon Center in Sequim. This year’s Annual Winter Driftwood Sculpture show includes a themed section entitled “Fantasia.” Each year the Annual Winter Show of the Olympic Driftwood Sculptors includes a separate display … Read More

Marrowstone Vineyards

Marrowstone Vineyards

Marrowstone Vineyards joined Olympic Peninsula Wineries this January and we’re so very happy to have them with us! Marrowstone Vineyards is located on Marrowstone Island, naturally enough, atop a hill overlooking Puget Sound. Sampling the vineyard’s wines while taking in the view from the winery’s deck is quite the experience: Whidbey Island setting there in … Read More

The Olympic Peninsula Wine Trail East – Part 2

The Olympic Peninsula Wine Trail East – Part 2

The upper Olympic Peninsula has 9 wineries / cideries within an hour or less of each other so, with a designated driver and a some directions, taking a tour of the Olympic Peninsula Wine Trail is easy enough (even if an official one has yet to be created). Last time around we talked about the … Read More

The Olympic Peninsula Wine Trail West – Part 1

The Olympic Peninsula Wine Trail West – Part 1

Okay, I admit it, there is, as of yet, no officially sanctioned Olympic Peninsula Wine Trail – but that doesn’t mean you can’t make up your own! The upper Olympic Peninsula has 9 great wineries / cideries all grouped within an hour or less of each other – from Port Townsend to Port Angeles – … Read More

Waterfalls of the Olympic Peninsula

Waterfalls of the Olympic Peninsula

The Olympic Peninsula is one of those almost magically beautiful places you return to time and again to soak in the beauty, discovering new and wonderful things with each visit. It happens to those of us who live here, too, believe me – there’s just so much to do and see. One of these treats … Read More

Red Wine and Chocolate 2014

Red Wine and Chocolate 2014

It’s almost February and that means … The Red Wine and Chocolate Olympic Peninsula Winery Tour is imminent! What does a Red Wine and Chocolate Olympic Peninsula Winery Tour entail? Well, get a firm hold on your palette and I’ll tell you. Every February, the wineries of Olympic Peninsula Wineries liven things up by hosting … Read More

Port Angeles 26th Annual Polar Bear Plunge

Port Angeles 26th Annual Polar Bear Plunge

Hard as it may be to believe, the new year is almost upon us. Where 2013 went is anyone’s guess but, now that it’s almost gone, what better way to start the new year off than by throwing yourself into some ice cold water. No, seriously. It’s the 26th Annual Polar Bear Plunge, taking place … Read More

Point Wilson Lighthouseat Fort Worden State Park

Point Wilson Lighthouseat Fort Worden State Park

Point Wilson Lighthouse in Port Townsend, WA is an important landmark for vessels traveling to and from the Puget Sound and an iconic one for visitors to Fort Worden State Park. Point Wilson marks the western side of the entrance to Admiralty Inlet from the Strait of Juan de Fuca and a lighthouse has existed … Read More

Harvest Wine Tour 2013!

Harvest Wine Tour 2013!

  It’s autumn and that means it’s time for the Olympic Peninsula Wineries Annual Harvest Wine Tour!

Well, Shucks: It’s the 32nd OysterFest!

Well, Shucks: It’s the 32nd OysterFest!

OysterFest, also known by the longer moniker “The Annual West Coast Oyster Shucking Championship and Washington State Seafood Festival,” is upon us once again and you can expect all the great, local fun and craziness that’s attended the previous 31 festivals – plus a little bit more, don’t you know.