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: Halloween edition

Oct 25, 2022 | By:

Trick-or-treaters have a couple of options, including downtown and Uptown, this Halloween.

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Harbor Happenings: Make Waves for Harbor WildWatch

Oct 18, 2022 | By:

This is a bit of a quiet week, as local groups gear up for Halloween happenings. But several events are taking place that are worth noting: Harbor WildWatch happenings Harbor

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Quilt Show says ahoy to the Harbor

Oct 14, 2022 | By:

More than 180 handmade quilts are on display this weekend as the Gig Harbor Quilters Guild brings back Quilts Ahoy, its (usually) annual quilt show. The Quilts Ahoy show takes

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Harbor Happenings: Orca Recovery Day, Quilt Show and more

Oct 11, 2022 | By:

Events this week include Orca Recovery Day and the return of the Quilt Show, plus ongoing events that continue through the end of the month. Orca Recovery Day Orca Recovery

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Artists take honors at Open Juried Art Show

Oct 10, 2022 | By:

Peninsula Art League’s 20th annual Open Juried Art Show is on display at the history museum through Oct. 28. The show features 100 artworks from artists throughout the U.S. Well-known

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Poetry Festival draws leading regional voices

Oct 06, 2022 | By:

Poets and poetry lovers, rejoice. The Greater Gig Harbor Poetry Festival returns Sunday, Oct. 9, at Ocean5. This year’s gathering features workshops led by leading regional poets, small group poetry-writing

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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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