The New Dungeness Lighthouse

The New Dungeness Lighthouse

Perched on the end of the Dungeness Spit in Sequim, the New Dungeness Lighthouse is far from new. Yet today it is as remote and beautiful as it was more than 150 years ago. It’s worth a look the next time you’re visiting the Olympic Peninsula. Since the weather is supposed to be great during … Read More

Fort Worden State Park

Fort Worden State Park

Fort Worden State Park is one of Washington’s treasures. Situated on the northeast tip of the Olympic Peninsula, it offers stunning views, soft sandy beaches, and wooded hiking and biking trails. It’s also just minutes from historic downtown Port Townsend, one of the most picturesque towns in the state. Few beaches in the Puget Sound … Read More

August Events Featuring Olympic Peninsula Wines

August Events Featuring Olympic Peninsula Wines

Several of our member Olympic Peninsula Washington State Wineries are involved in special events around the Sound this month. They’re different, their fun, and they’re certainly worth a look. Now that summer has finally reached the Pacific Northwest, get out and enjoy it! Pair Washington Wine with skydiving? Why not. Join “The Working Girl First … Read More

Olympic Music Festival 2011

Olympic Music Festival 2011

Each summer, the Olympic Peninsula is graced with outstanding chamber music in a glorious setting. 2011 is the 28th season of the Olympic Music Festival. Experience it if you can. The Olympic Music Festival is held on the grounds of festival director Alan Iglitzin’s home, which is located north of Quilcene. Musicians play in a … Read More

Fine Dining and Fine Wine on the Olympic Peninsula

Fine Dining and Fine Wine on the Olympic Peninsula

Travelers to the Olympic Peninsula have long gone there to find stunning scenery, rain forests, and unparalleled outdoor activities. Back in the day few travelers expected to find great food or wine. That has changed. These days, people exploring the Olympic Peninsula come across restaurants that have been written up in the New York Times … Read More

2011 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes

2011 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes

The 2011 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes is underway at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, on the Olympic Peninsula. Fiddle fans have until Saturday, July 9, 2011, to enjoy some of the finest fiddlers around. The much-anticipated Country Cajun Stomp takes place Friday, July 8, at 6 p.m. Bring a picnic and a … Read More

Summer Cider Day in Port Townsend

Summer Cider Day in Port Townsend

What promises to be the first Summer Cider Day of many takes place this Saturday July 9, 2011, from 11 a.m to 7 p.m. Ciders from all over the Northwest – including 10 local cidermakers – will be at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend. They’ll pour their cider, discuss differences between the various … Read More

2011 Sequim Lavender Farm Faire

2011 Sequim Lavender Farm Faire

  The 2011 Sequim Lavender Farm Faire is scheduled for the weekend of July 15-17. Plan now to be on the Olympic Peninsula then. Tour lavender farms, eat lavender-infused foods, and spend time at the faire’s new location at Carrie Blake Park at the east end of town. Lavender in the Park will be the … Read More

Award Winning Washington Wines

Award Winning Washington Wines

We are thrilled and honored to announce that several Olympic Peninsula wineries / cideries were winners in the prestigious 2011 Seattle Wine Awards. Fifteen esteemed wine professionals met at the Rainier Club in mid April to taste and evaluate wines made from Washington grapes. Competition was stiff, and the winners listed below are truly delighted … Read More

Father’s Day on the Olympic Peninsula

Father’s Day on the Olympic Peninsula

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19, 2011. Consider doing something different and special this year with your dad. Head to the Olympic Peninsula for a day of fresh air and fine Washington State Wine. If your father is a golfer, take him out for a round of golf at one of the following Olympic Peninsula … Read More

Dungeness Historic Homes Tour
Whale Watching and Wine Tasting

Whale Watching and Wine Tasting

Washington’s Olympic Peninsula is one of the few places in the state where one can go whale watching and wine tasting in the same day. Killer whales, humpback, minke, and gray whales all swim in the waters of Puget Sound, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and the Strait of Georgia. Puget Sound Express, based … Read More