Arts & Entertainment

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

Peninsula Youth Orchestra Winter Concert is Sunday

Feb 03, 2023 | By:

One of Gig Harbor’s secret musical treasures performs at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at the Peninsula High School auditorium. Peninsula Youth Orchestra is the Gig Harbor area’s only performance

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Harbor Happenings: Last chance for Curtis photos at history museum

Jan 31, 2023 | By:

The Harbor History Museum’s special exhibit, “Tinted Light: Edward Curtis’ Picture Opera,” is nearing the end of its run. The show features hand-tinted slides created by renowned Seattle-based photographer Edward

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Taco Time commercial shines spotlight on Gig Harbor

Jan 31, 2023 | By:

As part of its 60th anniversary celebration in 2022, Taco Time Northwest produced half a dozen of TV spots with distinctly Northwest vibes. Each commercial depicts a little slice-of-life moment

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Two in Tow & On the Go: Kids’ Gig playground charms with nods to local landmarks

Jan 27, 2023 | By:

After two decades of play, faded paint and missing parts, much of The Kids’ Gig local history is lost to Gig Harbor newcomers like us. 

So the kids and I recently set out to rediscover what’s been lost clues built into the park’s design, current pics, internet archives, and historical photos to help bring those cool features back to light.

Read on to see what we found.

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Harbor Happenings: Youth invited to show their talents

Jan 25, 2023 | By:

Entry deadlines are near for two chances for local young people to display their talents. The entry deadline for the Gig Harbor Has Talent showcase is Feb. 3. The event,

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Harbor Happenings: Final weekend for ‘Puffs’ at PHS

Jan 17, 2023 | By:

There are plenty of opportunities to have some fun this week as we ring in the Year of the Rabbit on the Lunar New Year, Sunday, Jan. 22. Peninsula High

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Two in Tow & On the Go: Get to know Crescent Creek Park

Jan 12, 2023 | By:

Hey, guys! The new year is officially upon us and I’m excited to be writing my very first column in Gig Harbor Now to share all the local places to take kids in 2023. But, before we move forward, let’s take a quick look back. Way back – to 1915 when the site of Gig Harbor’s present-day Crescent Creek Park first began to take shape.

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Harbor Happenings: City celebrates North Creek property purchase

Jan 11, 2023 | By:

This week’s calendar has plenty of opportunities to enjoy music, movies and even a dedication ceremony at Gig Harbor’s newest “park.” The city of Gig Harbor will host an “un-groundbreaking”

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Harbor Happenings: Live music returns to BoatShop

Jan 03, 2023 | By:

Good news, music lovers. Live music returns to the BoatShop this Saturday, Jan. 7, with a performance by multi-talented John Nilsen in an all-ages-welcome show. Nilsen is a piano- and

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2022 in review: Our favorite photos

Dec 29, 2022 | By:

Most of us here at Gig Harbor Now aren’t trained photographers. We get help on occasion from actual photographers, but for the most part we get by with reporters wielding

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