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: Eddon Brick House re-opens Thursday

Oct 04, 2022 | By:

As we get deeper into October, more and more in-person events are emerging from their Covid-19 hibernation. The city of Gig Harbor will celebrate the grand opening of the Eddon

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Guest column: Another great Film Festival in the books

Sep 30, 2022 | By: Lee Jorgenson

“It’s like I have ESPN or something,” a quote from the 2004 movie “Mean Girls.” Well, probably not ESPN, but if you had any ESP going on, you took yourself

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‘Freedom’s Path’ claims Director’s Choice award at Gig Harbor Film Festival

Sep 30, 2022 | By:

“700 Feet Down” and “Soldier” also won awards, while Staci Layne Wilson was honored as best director for “The Ventures: Stars on Guitars.”

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Harbor Happenings: Launch your weekend with Scarecrow Fest

Sep 27, 2022 | By:

The reemergence from COVID continues with several in-person events returning this week, starting with the Scarecrow Festival at Sehmel Homestead Park on Saturday, Oct. 1. Sponsored by PenMet Parks, the

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Painted rocks brighten Gig Harbor Civic Center

Sep 21, 2022 | By:

If you’re walking around downtown Gig Harbor, or on the Cushman Trail, or just about anywhere in the area, you might be lucky enough to spot a little painted rock.

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Harbor Happenings: Film Fest, Cider Swig and more

Sep 20, 2022 | By:

Movie lovers, rejoice. The Gig Harbor Film Festival returns this week after a two-year COVID-induced hiatus. The festival runs Sept. 22-25, with 61 films scheduled for screening at the Galaxy

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Gig Harbor Film Festival back on big screens this week

Sep 19, 2022 | By:

After an unexpected two-year intermission, the Gig Harbor Film Festival is back in full force this week. For four days – Sept. 22–25 – the screens at the Galaxy Theatres

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Open Studio Tour offers a peek inside artists’ workplaces

Sep 16, 2022 | By:

This weekend’s Open Studio Tour is an annual opportunity to meet local artists and learn how they work and what inspires them to create. The 2022 tour features 23 professional

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‘Our Fisherman, Our Guardian’ the culmination of years-long effort to honor area’s original inhabitants

Sep 13, 2022 | By:

It has taken many generations, but Gig Harbor will finally acknowledge and honor the first people who lived in this area – the sx̌ʷəbabš band of the Puyallup Tribe of

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ChuSeok Festival, Korean celebration of autumn, set for Sunday

Sep 09, 2022 | By:

In America, the full moon closest to the autumn equinox is known as the Harvest Moon. In Korea, people celebrate the fall full moon at ChuSeok – meaning “autumn eve”

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