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: Watch art happen during Saturday Art Walk

Jun 27, 2023 | By:

The monthly Gig Harbor Art Walk is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 1, in downtown Gig Harbor. Participating galleries include Ebbtide, Waters Edge, Gallery Row, dArt Frog, Woodstock Gallery, Gretchen Glese Artworks and Frills. Several will host live art demonstrations from 1 to 3 p.m.: Steve Hammond will demonstrate how he creates

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Garden Tour’s six stops will provide a seed of inspiration

Jun 22, 2023 | By:

Since 1998, the Gig Harbor Garden Tour has showcased some of the area’s most unique, inspiring gardens. The six gardens in this weekend’s tour reflect the unique tastes and passions of their creators. They include a garden that doubles as a gallery of the owner’s extensive art collection and a quiet retreat nestled at the

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In the Margins: Local author’s work picked for lunar library

Jun 21, 2023 | By: Leland Smith

We all have dreams and goals. And so often we hear the time-honored advice to just go for it. Shoot for the moon! Someday soon, C.J. Booth’s literary dream will land on the moon … literally. Introducing the Lunar Codex Project. NASA plans to put humans back on the moon sometime in 2026. Along with

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Sunshine and good times expected for first Pride in the Park

Jun 20, 2023 | By:

The first Pride festival in recent memory in Gig Harbor came together quickly.  Jennifer Day, chair of the Pride in the Park event, and others organized the event in just a couple months after realizing the area hasn’t traditionally done much to celebrate Pride Month.   “It’s definitely been a whirlwind,” Day said.  Pride in the

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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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