Events in Jefferson County

Port Townsend
Farmers Market

Voted State
Market of the Year

Fresh local produce, flowers, herbs, plants, honeys, artisan bakeries, wild alaska salmon, hot foods, live music and a wide range of arts & crafts from local artisans. And much, much more. A big, small town market gathering offerings from many local farms

Saturdays 9am-2pm, April-Oct;10am-1pm, Nov-Dec. The market is on Tyler Street between Lawrence and Clay.

Centrum Arts & Creative Education in Port Townsend

Centrum is a gathering place for artists and creative thinkers from around the world, students of all ages and backgrounds, and audiences seeking extraordinary cultural enrichment. Blues, jazz, bluegrass, ballet, classical music - since 1973 Centrum has presented visual, literary and performing arts to the public. Presented at Fort Worden State Park Conference Center in Port Townsend. Varied arts and creative education programs, rehearsal space, studio, forested hills, salt water beaches. Call for tickets or events flyer: 800-733-3608 or 360-385-5320. The 2012 Port Townsend Writers’ Conference at Fort Worden is July 8-15 and 15-22, 2012.


Olympic Music Festival A 55-acre farm and converted turn-of-the-century barn is the pastoral site for intimate concerts by the Philadelphia String Quartet and guests artists from June through September. Stroll the grounds, picnic, pet the animals, discuss music with the artists. Festival performances are broadcast by Classical KING-FM and throughout the year on National Public Radio's "Performance Today." Off Center Road, not far from the intersection of Highway 101 and 104. Concerts Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 PM. Tickets and information: 206-527-8839


35th Annual Wooden Boat Festival
September 9-11, 2011

The Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival has a history, location, spirit, range of interesting boats and people that make it the most talked about wooden boat festival in the world, "the woodstock of wooden boats." You don't have to own a boat to experience the inspiration or meet the people for which this festival is famous. Featuring more than 300 wooden vessels, hundreds of indoor and outdoor presentations and demonstrations, a who's who of wooden boat experts and thousands of wooden boat enthusiasts, there's something to do, someone to meet or a boat to board at every turn. See the 2011 Festival Program here, courtesy of the Port Townsend Leader.