The holidays in Port Angeles are bustling with activities indoors and outside. There is a celebration or event almost every day of the week in the city. Some of the most popular holiday events include:
Feast Your Eyes
Location: 132 East Front Street, Port Angeles
Date: November 26, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM PST
The event is held in the Metta Room. Performances can include live music, local performances, hypnotherapy sessions, comedic performances, or a double movie feature. Guests are invited to sip drinks and relax on a comfortable couch during the performance. There are other Feast Your Eyes events for this location throughout December as well.
Saturdays at the Market
Every Saturday throughout the year, residents and visitors are invited to attend the Downtown at the Gateway. Local artisans and specialty shops showcase their goodies and fresh produce from local growers are always a hit. Visitors are invited to visit from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for festivities.
Gather and Create events
Location: Metta Room
Dates: Saturdays throughout November and December
Times: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. each week
Fee: $5 per person for materials
People who are looking for something creative to do with the kids or just a reason to get out of the house can show their artistic side at local Gather and Create events.
Taste and Play
Location: The Metta Room
Dates: Every Wednesday year-round
Times: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Every Wednesday, residents gather to compete in Pictionary tournaments and rounds of Scrabble. Guests can drink craft beer, sip on wine, or enjoy a delightful cocktail while having a bit of childhood fun.
Symphony Concert Number Two
Location: Port Angeles High School Auditorium, 304 E. Park Ave, Port Angeles
Date: December 12, 2015
Times: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. PST
Fees: (All prices are according to the Port Angeles, WA Business site) 7:30 p.m. Concert is $12, $15, $20, $30. Everyone 16 & under admitted FREE when accompanied by an adult. 10 a.m. Final Rehearsal is $5 for individual and $10 for families.
From Tchaikovsky to Polonaise from Eugene Onegin Humperdinck, the Symphony will have all kinds of favorite Christmas songs to classic instrumental songs.
Steamy Yuletide Ball
Location: Chapel at Fort Worden State Park, 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend, WA 98368
Date: December 12, 2015
Time: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. PST
Fees: $20 with ID at the door (21 or older) or $15 in advance through the website .
About the Author: John is a guest contributor from George Washington Inn, a wonderful Port Angeles bed and breakfast.