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Jul. 15 – Jul. 19 (Daily)
Port Townsend School of the Arts
1-4 PM

David Jacobs-Strain & Christopher Worth
Jul. 17
Rainshadow Recording
7:30pm

Contemporary Blues Singer-Songwriters
Centrum: Readings by Jonathan Evison; Claudia Castro Luna; Debra Gwartney
RV Camping at Fort Worden
VIDEO
RV Camping at Fort Worden
Centrum: Free Fridays at the Fort
Jul. 19
Commons Lawn
12:00 Noon

Centrum’s popular lunchtime concert and reading series takes place on the lawn of the Nora Porter Commons at Fort Worden State Park. Performances begin at 12pm and last until 1pm, and are free. In the rare event of inclement weather, alternative plans will be posted on the Centrum website.
Centrum: Readings by Sam Ligon; Rebecca Brown; Priscilla Long
Jul. 19 – Jul. 21
Madrona MindBody Institute
Times vary

Set right in the heart of summer, the weekend features five amazing movement teachers, each with a unique offering on Resilience. With a focus on nurturing embodied presence, we will explore taking shape and letting go, movement as a transformative tool to actualize new ways of being in which we thrive. Our Tribal Gathering is composed of embodied dancers from around the world and a fabulous catered celebratory dinner together. Join new friends and old, for a remarkable weekend of movement and discovery in beautiful Port Townsend WA!
Jul. 20 – Jun. 6
Port Townsend School of the Arts
10 AM-4 PM

Bobby Bridger
Jul. 20
Rainshadow Recording
7:30pm

Legendary Singer-Songwriter/Activist/Historian
Get Here
VIDEO
Get Here
Centrum: Readings by Susan Landgraf; Robert Wrigley; Carl Phillips
Ed Gerhard
Jul. 21
Rainshadow Recording
7:30pm

Grammy award-winning guitarist
Centrum: Jazz Port Townsend Performance: Jazz in the Clubs
Jul. 25
Fort Worden Venues
8:00 p.m.

Thursday Night Thursday, July 25, 2019, 8–11pm FORT WORDEN STATE PARK VENUES All Venues All Ages! Click here for lineups and maps Full Bar Service (21+ only) Soft Drinks, BBQ and Grab-and-Go Appetizers Available All Night! Admission $25 (wristband)
Jul. 25 – Jul. 28 (Daily)
Port Townsend School of the Arts
10 AM-4 PM

Fort Worden Hike
VIDEO
Fort Worden Hike
Centrum Jazz PT: Maintage Friday Night
Jul. 26
McCurdy Pavilion
7:30 p.m.

Anat Cohen and Marcello Goncalves Anat Cohen, clarinet Marcello Goncalves, 7-string guitar Equal Time Akiko Tsuruga, organ Graham Dechter, guitar Jeff Hamilton, drums
Centrum: Free Fridays at the Fort
Jul. 26
Commons Lawn
12:00 Noon

Centrum’s popular lunchtime concert and reading series takes place on the lawn of the Nora Porter Commons at Fort Worden State Park. Performances begin at 12pm and last until 1pm, and are free. In the rare event of inclement weather, alternative plans will be posted on the Centrum website.
Centrum: Jazz Port Townsend Performance: Jazz in the Clubs
Jul. 26
Fort Worden Venues
10:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday, July 26 and 27, 2018, 10pm–12:30am FORT WORDEN STATE PARK VENUES All Venues All Ages! Click here for lineups and maps Full Bar Service (21+ only) Soft Drinks, BBQ and Grab-and-Go Appetizers Available All Night! Admission $25 (wristband)
Centrum Jazz Port Townsend Saturday Afternoon
Jul. 27
McCurdy Pavilion
1:30 p.m.

Brothers of Brass featuring Terell Stafford and Marquis Hill, trumpets Mayo Mastery featuring Michael Mayo, vocal Centrum All Star Big Band, directed by John Clayton The hottest Big Band in the Pacific Northwest featuring Akiko Tsuruga, organ, Gerald Clayton, piano
Centrum Jazz Port Townsend Saturday Night
Jul. 27
McCurdy Pavilion
7:30 p.m.

Geoffrey Keezer and Gillian Margot featuring Geoffrey Keezer, piano, Gillian Margot, vocal Piedmont Blues, A Search For Salvation by Gerald Clayton featuring Rene Marie, vocal
Fort Worden Beaches and Bunkers
VIDEO
Fort Worden Beaches and Bunkers
Centrum: Jazz Port Townsend Performance: Jazz in the Clubs
Jul. 27
Fort Worden Venues
10:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday, July 26 and 27, 2018, 10pm–12:30am FORT WORDEN STATE PARK VENUES All Venues All Ages! Click here for lineups and maps Full Bar Service (21+ only) Soft Drinks, BBQ and Grab-and-Go Appetizers Available All Night! Admission $25 (wristband)
Richard Smith
Jul. 28
Rainshadow Recording
7:30pm

National Fingerstyle Guitar Champion
Centrum: Blues Dance
Jul. 31
USO
7:30 p.m.

Featured Performers: Frog and Henry (F. H. Henry, Coleman Akin, Maxwell Poulos, Robin Rapuzzi, and Jonathan Doyle) Dalton Ridenhour Sean Cronin Aaron Jonah Lewis Jerron Paxton Ernie Vega and friends
Centrum: Free Fridays at the Fort
Aug. 2
Commons Lawn
12:00 Noon

Centrum’s popular lunchtime concert and reading series takes place on the lawn of the Nora Porter Commons at Fort Worden State Park. Performances begin at 12pm and last until 1pm, and are free. In the rare event of inclement weather, alternative plans will be posted on the Centrum website.
Centrum: Blues in the Clubs
Aug. 2 – Aug. 3
Fort Worden Venues
8:00 p.m.

Friday and Saturday Night .. 8pm-midnight FORT WORDEN STATE PARK VENUES: Fort Worden Chapel, Wheler Theater, Building 204 (Up North and Up South), Rainshadow Recording Studio, Seminar Building, Schoolhouse Room D, JFK Building (subject to change) Admission: $25 wristband – all access
Fort Worden: A Historic Gathering Place
VIDEO
Fort Worden: A Historic Gathering Place
Centrum Blues: Port Townsend Gospel Choir
Aug. 3
Wheeler Theater
11:00 a.m.

Saturday August 3, 2019, 11am Joseph F. Wheeler Theater, FREE with director Shirley Smith
Centrum: Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Showcase
Aug. 3
McCurdy Pavilion
1:30 p.m.

The Festival-within-a-Festival! An afternoon buffet of blues masters takes to the McCurdy Pavilion mainstage for an epic celebration of blues. Be sure to bring your appetite, as Mo Chili BBQ will be serving up mouth-watering fare on Littlefield Green. Bruce Sunpie Barnes Cedric Watson Dalton Ridenhour Aaron Jonah Lewis Sean Cronin Ernie Vega Guy Davis Jim Kweskin and Suzy Thompson John Miller Jontavious Willis and Andrew Alli Junious Brickhouse Phil Wiggins Rick Franklin Reverend Robert Jones Terry Harmonica Bean Valerie and Ben Turner
Aug. 3
Port Townsend School of the Arts
9 AM-5 PM

Aug. 14 – Sep. 18 (Wednesdays)
Port Townsend School of the Arts
10 AM-1 PM

Melodime
Aug. 17
Rainshadow Recording
7:30pm

Virginia-Based Americana Rock
Aug. 20
Port Townsend Marine Science Center--Museum Classroom
4-5:30pm

Volunteering with the Marine Science Center is a great way to get involved in your community, meet new people, and take action to help the Salish Sea. There are many opportunities available, from interpreting and greeting in the Aquarium and Museum, helping with the auction, to helping maintain the aquariums and touch tanks in the Aquarium. Learn about Citizen Science, and the opportunities available. Visit our Volunteering at PTMSC web page. To RSVP or find out more, contact Gabriele at 360.385.5582 x120 or volunteer@ptmsc.org.
Missy Raines Trio
Aug. 29
Rainshadow Recording
7:30pm

Seven Time IBMA Bass Player of the Year
Sep. 1
Friends of Fort Worden State Park
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Learn about the geology of Fort Worden on September 1st with guide Michael Machette. This the third in our “Sundays in the Park” series of natural history walks for 2019 is scheduled at 11:00 am to coincide with a minus tide exposing more beach, including remnants of a “drowned forest.”
Sep. 10
Port Townsend Marine Science Center--Museum Classroom
4-5:30pm

Volunteering with the Marine Science Center is a great way to get involved in your community, meet new people, and take action to help the Salish Sea. There are many opportunities available, from interpreting and greeting in the Aquarium and Museum, helping with the auction, to helping maintain the aquariums and touch tanks in the Aquarium. Learn about Citizen Science, and the opportunities available. Visit our Volunteering at PTMSC web page. To RSVP or find out more, contact Gabriele at 360.385.5582 x120 or volunteer@ptmsc.org.
Jack Williams
Sep. 19
Rainshadow Recording
7:30pm

Perennial favorite singer-songwriter & guitarist extraordinaire returns
Luke Jackson
Sep. 24
Rainshadow Recording
7:30pm

British Singer-Songwriter’s Rainshadow Debut
Johnny Long & John Greyhound Maxwell
Sep. 28
7:30pm

Colorado Blues Legend Teams Up With Port Townsend’s Own Bottleneck Master
Tracy Grammer
Sep. 29
Rainshadow Recording
7:30pm

"One of the most enduring, irreplaceable voices in American folk music."
Jonathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboys
Oct. 4
Rainshadow Recording
7:30pm

"...a folk singer with the heart of a rock ’n’ roll band."
Frü Skagerrak
Oct. 8
Rainshadow Recording
7:30pm

Scandinavian Folk
Oct. 11
Rainshadow Recording
7:30pm

Award Winning Nashville Singer-Songwriter
Oct. 15
Port Townsend Marine Science Center--Museum Classroom
4-5:30pm

Volunteering with the Marine Science Center is a great way to get involved in your community, meet new people, and take action to help the Salish Sea. There are many opportunities available, from interpreting and greeting in the Aquarium and Museum, helping with the auction, to helping maintain the aquariums and touch tanks in the Aquarium. Learn about Citizen Science, and the opportunities available. Visit our Volunteering at PTMSC web page. To RSVP or find out more, contact Gabriele at 360.385.5582 x120 or volunteer@ptmsc.org.
More Activities
Walk out over the water on our wharf and dock
Explore dark tunnels in old gun batteries
Beachcomb on two miles of shoreline
Enroll in a program or attend an event (see below)
Sing around a fire circle in the evening
Rent a bike, kayak or rowboat
Learn about Hope, the Orca stranded on the North Olympic Peninsula
Play croquet, ultimate Frisbee or soccer on the parade grounds
Search the sky for bald eagles and other native birds
Take a whale watching or sunset cruise
Explore marine and natural history exhibits
Watch the sunrise or the sunset on the beach
Visit the Coast Artillery Museum and learn about the Triangle of Fire
Moor your boat at our facilities
Enjoy the Point Wilson lighthouse and watch large ships sail by
Fly a kite in the parade grounds