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June 2018
FREE

Gig Harbor Summer Arts Festival

June 13
Judson Street in downtown Gig Harbor,
Judson Street, Gig Harbor, WA 98335 United States

Peninsula Art League presents the 34th annual Gig Harbor Summer Arts Festival July 21 and 22. Dozens of northwest artists and crafts people will have artwork and hand-crafted items for sale on Judson Street in Gig Harbor’s historic waterfront district. Also enjoy live music, an exhibit of art by PAL members, a Literary Corner featuring northwest autthors and book illustrators, food vendors, painting demonstrations and special art-making activities for children. Free parking at the Park & Ride on Kimball Drive,…

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21st Annual Staged Reading / Bloomsday Celebration of James Joyce’s Ulysses

June 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seattle Central Public Library,
1000 Fourth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104 United States

The Wild Geese Players of Seattle join Bloomsday celebrations across the globe honoring Ulysses’ author James Joyce. Our 21st annual staged reading features Chapter 8, “Lestrygonians”, and Chapter 9, “Scylla and Charybdis”. It’s a taste of Ulysses, in small bites. Since 1998, The Wild Geese Players of Seattle have presented staged readings of Irish literature, by writers such as James Joyce and W.B. Yeats. The Geese are a diverse group of people who are Irish-born or have Irish connections, who…

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$35

Olympia Chamber Orchestra Concert Picnic Rundraiser

June 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
NIsqually Springs Farm,
17835 WA-507 SE, Yelm, WA 98597 United States
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Support the Olympia Chamber Orchestra’s with a festive FUNraiser at Nisqually Springs Farm in Yelm, sponsor of the event. Enjoy a breathtaking view of Mount Rainier from the covered picnic area, complete with a POPS concert by the orchestra, BBQ Picnic, No-host wine/beer bar, and Entertaining Auctioneer, Cindy Schorno. Nickolas Carlson conducts, Darrell Born and Claudia Simpson-Jones sing, and Cindy MCs and auctions off some interesting items (maybe even some of the musicians or the entire orchestra!). Go online to…

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May 2018
Free

Instrument Petting Zoo at the Mercer Island Library!

May 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mercer Island Library,
4400 88th Avenue SE , Mercer Island, WA 98040 United States

Presented by KING FM Radio. Curious what it’s like to hold a violin bow or try a clarinet? Now you and your family can find out! Through this hands-on program you can touch, hear and play many instruments and be introduced to the world of music!

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28/24 Military/All Students enter for free

The Moment of Poetry: An evening with Poet Mark Nepo and Choral Arts NW

May 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Plymouth Congregational Church,
1217 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Choral Arts NW shares the stage with New York Times best-selling Poet Mark Nepo , who will be reading selections from his poetical works in between our musical selections by composers Shawn Kirchner, Dominick DiOrio, and John David Earnest. Don’t miss this stunning evening of poetry and great choral music. A pre-concert discussion with Mr. Nepo, Music Director Robert Bode, and composer Shawn Kirchner begins at 7:30 PM. All are invited to enjoy a meet-the-artist reception immediately following the conclusion…

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28/24 Military/All Students enter for free

The Moment of Poetry: An afternoon with Poet Mark Nepo and Choral Arts NW

May 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Trinity Episcopal Parish Church,
609 8th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Choral Arts NW shares the stage with New York Times best-selling Poet Mark Nepo , who will be reading selections from his poetical works in between our musical selections by composers Shawn Kirchner, Dominick DiOrio, and John David Earnest. A pre-concert discussion with Mr. Nepo, Music Director Robert Bode, and composer Shawn Kirchner begins at 2:30 PM. Don’t miss this stunning afternoon of poetry and great choral music.

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15-25

A Celtic Celebration! Concert with Northwest Junior Pipe Band

May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Edmonds Center for the Arts,
410 4th Ave N, Edmonds, WA 98020 United States
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A Celtic Celebration concert will take you on a journey to the highlands with dramatic music of the highland bagpipes and drums, fiddlers and dazzling Highland and Irish dancers. These young musicians, ages 8 – 18, have performed at home and abroad, and placed in the World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow, three times. The band is returning to Scotland in 2020! The band is joined by the Yamashita Sisters Irish dancers and Karen Shelton Highland Dancers. Optional Pre-Event at…

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$20.00

Puget Brass 8th Annual Bangers and Brass

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Overlake Christian Church,
9900 Willows Rd NE, Redmond, WA 98052 United States
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Join Puget Brass as we wrap up our 2017-2018 season with our 8th Annual Bangers & Brass! Experience our program “Icons for Brass” and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea and a raffle consisting of items from local British businesses. Tickets are $20 online at https://bangers2018.brownpapertickets.com/ or $25 at the door (kids 10 & under are free)

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April 2018
Free

Organ Recital & Hymn Sing with Douglas Cleveland

April 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church,
7700 Skansie St., Gig Harbor, WA 98335 United States
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Organ recital and hymn sing at Chapel Hill Church in Gig Harbor.

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Free

Instrument Petting Zoo at the Kent Library

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kent Library,
212 2nd Avenue N , Kent, WA 98032 United States

Curious what it’s like to hold a violin bow or try a clarinet? Now you and your family can find out! Through this hands-on program you can touch, hear and play many instruments and be introduced to the world of music! Family program, all ages welcome. Presented by KING FM Radio.

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