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Harbor Happenings: Live music returns to BoatShop

Posted on January 3rd, 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 guitar-playing singer-songwriter with whose repertoire includes classical, folk and jazz music.

He began studying piano at age 6 and taught himself to play guitar at age 12. As a lifelong Northwesterner, he loves to tell the stories of the people, landscapes, weather and life in the Pacific Northwest.

The BoatShop is located at 3805 Harborview Drive. Doors open at 6 p.m. Saturday for the show. Buy tickets here.

John Nilsen

Ongoing events

Kimball Coffeehouse hosts an open mic from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays. Musicians of all ages and levels are welcome to take a turn at the mic. Kimball is located at 6659 Kimball Drive, Suite A-102. The coffeehouse also has live music most Friday nights.

This month’s Pier into the Night starts at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at Jerisich Dock. Harbor WildWatch divers use an underwater video camera to live-stream what they encounter below the surface. The live video images are shown on a big screen on the dock and staff biologists identify the critters as they appear. Free and family friendly, starting at 5 p.m.

The year’s first Flashback Cinema movie is “Elvis: That’s the Way It Is.” Showtimes are noon and 6 p.m. Jan. 8 and Jan. 11 at the Galaxy Theatres in Uptown. Admission is just $5.

Looking ahead

Peninsula High School presents a live production of “Puffs, or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years At A Certain School of Magic & Magic” Jan. 13, 14, 19 and 20. Tickets are available at the door and online here.