Arts & Entertainment

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

Gig Harbor-based nonprofit helps assure that everyone can take the stage

Mar 07, 2022 | By:

Movies have the Oscars. Music has the Grammys. And web-based media have the Webby Awards, sponsored by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. On Feb. 28, IADAS presented its first-ever Anthem Awards, honoring people and organizations worldwide who are doing purpose- and mission-driven work that inspires others to take action in their own

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‘Empty Bowls’ event helps fill hungry tummies

Feb 27, 2022 | By:

Artists donate the bowls, restaurants provide the soup for Altrusa fundraiser March 5 at Chapel Hill Church.

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Hearing examiner decision on Olalla Valley Winery events delayed again

Feb 23, 2022 | By:

Kitsap County is reviewing whether Olalla Winery violated its conditional use permit. The decision was expected 10 working days after the Dec. 16 hearing.

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New museum exhibits feature little boats, racing roosters

Feb 10, 2022 | By:

Boats from 14 inches to 14 feet are on display at Harbor History Museum, along with photographs and ephemera from Clarence Shaw’s racing roosters.

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Art shows accepting applications; arts commission offering grants

Feb 06, 2022 | By:

The Summer Art Festival, Open Juried Show and Open Studio Tour all are preparing for events while the Arts Commission has Creative Endeavor grants to give.

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Good For You: Gig Harbor grad stars in PLU opera; Students make the grades

Jan 24, 2022 | By:

Keast playing starring role in ‘Julius Caesar’ Arthur Keast, a 2018 Peninsula School District Student of Distinction in Music, will be performing the title role in Handel’s opera, “Julius Caesar,” on Jan. 27 and 29 at Pacific Lutheran University. Keast, the son of Paul and Rumi Keast of Gig Harbor, is a senior majoring in

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Esteemed artist and Gig Harbor resident William Turner passes away

Jan 06, 2022 | By:

Local artists share the influence renowned artist William Turner had on their work and lives.

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Olalla winery in jeopardy of losing permit for special events

Dec 21, 2021 | By:

No decision was reached after a 10-hour Kitsap County hearing Thursday on the status of Olalla Valley Vineyard and Winery‘s conditional use permit (CUP). The 5.87-acre winery, owned and operated by Stuart Chisholm and Mary Ellen Houston, is zoned Rural Protection (RP), which permits agriculture-related uses and agritourism. The permit was issued in April 2017,

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Santa, with mailbox back in place, returns to Olalla route

Dec 11, 2021 | By:

Children can again mail letters to the jolly one, who will make the rounds in his makeshift sleigh after missing last year because of COVID.

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Heritage event, sister city effort illuminate Norwegian ties

Dec 04, 2021 | By:

Rotary-led group close to finalizing sisterhood with Bodø, Norway; Heritage in the Harbor event Friday honors Norwegian culture, history and traditions.

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