Arts & Entertainment

Whether you’re looking to be entertained or enlightened, Gig Harbor Now covers fun and informational events taking place in the community.

Harbor Happenings: Make Music Day kicks off summer

Jun 20, 2023 | By:

Celebrate the official start of summer on Wednesday, June 21, at Make Music Day at Uptown Gig Harbor. It’s part of a world-wide celebration of the summer solstice that uses the power of music to bring people together. The festivities start with opening ceremonies at 1 p.m. at the Uptown Pavilion. A drum circle and

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Harbor Happenings: ‘Elvis meets Mozart’ concert

Jun 13, 2023 | By:

Gig Harbor vocalist Arthur Keast performs a free “Elvis meets Mozart” concert to celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday, June 18, at Fox Island United Church of Christ. Keast is a 2023 graduate of Pacific Lutheran University. He’s headed to Chicago to perform the lead role of Ottone in Handel’s “Agrippina” with the Chicago Summer Opera.

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Two in Tow and On the Go: An adventure at the Port Orchard Hobbit House

Jun 09, 2023 | By:

A transformative middle-earth adventure awaits you at The Brothers Greenhouses about 30 miles north of Gig Harbor – and it’s so worth the trip.

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Harbor Happenings: high school bands, Civic Orchestra perform this week

Jun 06, 2023 | By:

There’s music in the air this week. Wednesday is Jazz Night at Gig Harbor High School as the school’s jazz bands play their final concert of the year. Then on Thursday, the concert bands play their end-of-the-year show. Both events start at 7 p.m. in the school’s auditorium. Orchestra closes ’22-’23 concert season The Gig

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Farmers Market opens 2023 season

Jun 01, 2023 | By:

The Gig Harbor Waterfront Farmers Market opened for the 2023 season under sunny skies on Thursday, June 1. The market is noticeably larger this summer, with vendors taking up the entirety of Skansie Brothers Park. Highlights include a new Kids Corner booth, with fun activities for little ones, along with numerous dining option and the

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Harbor Happenings: Waterfront Farmers Market opens Thursday

May 31, 2023 | By:

Gig Harbor’s ever-popular Waterfront Farmers Market opens at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 1, in Skansie Park with more than 40 vendors selling fresh produce and flowers, food and hand-made crafts. The market is a summertime celebration of community, culture, and local agriculture. It’s managed by the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance and runs from 1

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Maritime Gig Festival coming this weekend

May 30, 2023 | By:

The Maritime Gig Festival unofficially kicks off the summer season in Gig Harbor June 3 and 4. Crowds of 6,000 to 8,000 participants and spectators are expected along the waterfront for the two-day festival. The highlight of the festival is the Maritime Gig Grande Parade, which starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 3. Sunday, June

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Antique plane museum takes flight at Narrows Airport

May 25, 2023 | By:

Gig Harbor Vintage Aero Museum features 14 antique civilian aircraft and doubles as a unique event venue.

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Harbor Happenings: Memorial Day observance at Haven of Rest

May 24, 2023 | By:

Haven of Rest cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day observance starting at noon Monday, May 29. The ceremony includes speeches, a presentation of colors by the Peninsula High ROTC honor guard, live music and a car show courtesy of the Gig Harbor Cruisers. Free “all-American” hot dogs are available following the ceremony. More than

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Harbor Happenings: Gig Harbor Beer Festival on tap

May 16, 2023 | By:

The 12th annual Gig Harbor Beer Festival takes place from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at the Uptown pavilion. Tickets cost $32 and were still available as of noon Tuesday, May 16. Each ticket comes with a 5-ounce taster cup and 10 tokens, redeemable with the participating Northwest breweries, distilleries and cideries. Buy

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