Variety of entertainment set for this weekend

A winter sports fundraiser, plays, concerts and lectures are being offered this weekend in the Northern Olympic Peninsula.

• Winter partyan annual fundraiser hosted by the Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Education Foundation, will be held Saturday at the Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St. in Port Angeles, after a two-year hiatus.

Doors will open at 5pm Event will start at 6pm

Tickets are $75 in advance and $90 at the door. A community table for eight costs $560. Tickets are available at www.hurricaneridge.com.

Expect Country Aire appetizers, an oyster bar and Kokopelli Grill-prepared dinner along with live music from BBR, a hostless beer and wine bar, and live and silent auctions.

Contributions are tax deductible and proceeds support patrimonial improvements for the ski area and scholarships for underprivileged children in the community who would like to learn to ski, snowboard or join a ski team.

• A singing workshop will precede a concert by Elizabeth LaPrelle and Brian Dolphin in Port Townsend today.

The workshop will be held from 1.00pm to 3.00pm at Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St., Port Townsend. Admission is $20.

The concert of traditional and original harmonies starts at 7.00pm, with doors opening at 6.30pm. Admission is $20.

• “Showcase of new works” will be presented at the Olympic Theater Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave., at 7 pm today and Saturday and 2 pm Sunday.

The production is eight never-before-seen short plays by local playwrights.

Tickets are $20 for general admission and $15 for students. They are available online at olympictheatrearts.org or by calling the box office at 360-683-7326 from 1-4pm through Friday.

• “Little Women” will be presented by the Port Angeles High School Thespian Society at the Port Angeles High School Performing Arts Center, 304 E. Park Ave., at 7:00 pm tonight and Saturday and 2:00 pm Sunday.

Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for seniors 60 and older, and free for children under 10. Tickets can only be purchased at the door by cash or check.

• Buck Elard band will perform at the Port Angeles Eagles, 2843 E. Myrtle St., 7-10pm Saturday.

Cover charge is $10 per person, $8 for members.

Sarah Shea Jazz Trio will perform at Vintage, 725 Water St., Port Townsend, starting at 4.30pm today. No cover costs.

• “Hint: on stage” will be presented this weekend only at Sequim High School Auditorium, 533 N. Sequim Ave.

Performances take place tonight at 7pm and Saturday at 2pm and 7pm.

Tickets at the door are $12 for general admission, $10 for students, and $8 for students and seniors with ASB cards.

The show – written by Sandy Rustin and directed by Tia Stephens – is based on the movie “Clue” and the original board game.

Bowl-a-thon will be hosted by the Peninsula College Clay Club and the Associated Student Body from 10am to 6pm today.

The fundraiser is in the college pottery studio, room E-112 in Maier Hall, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

Event attendees will be able to hand build and throw clay bowls.

Contributions will benefit the Clay Club’s upcoming Souper Bowl fundraiser.

Series The future of the oceans will host Peter Hodum discussing “Of Puffins and Petrels: Seabird Conservation of the Salish Sea and Outer Washington Coast” at 3:00pm Sunday.

Hodum will speak at Fort Worden Chapel on Fort Worden Way near W Street.

The free lecture is part of the center’s Future of Oceans series.

Hodum is a biology professor at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma.

For more information and links to the Zoom meeting, visit www.ptmsc.org.

Geology lesson by Karl Wegmann will be “Recent Advances in Understanding the Lake Crescent Fault System” on Saturday at 4pm.

The free online lesson is sponsored by the Geological Society of Quimper.

Wegmann and colleagues sampled lakebed sediments in Lake Crescent to study the lake’s fault system.

For more information or a link to the conference, visit www.quimpergeology.org.

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