Ring in the Holidays: Enjoy Victorian Port Townsend

bellFriday, November 28, 2014 Black Friday

  • Let the Shopping Begin! – “Santa Shops Here” local shopping promotion starts on Black Friday. Some restrictions apply. Details www.ptmainstreet.org

Saturday, November 29, 2014

  • Small Business Saturday – celebrate local businesses at this nation-wide event. Customers can sign up to receive a $10 rebate for shopping at participating businesses.
    See more at “About Small Business Saturday”www.americanexpress.com.
  • Merchants’ Holiday Open House – Caroling in the streets with the Wild Rose Chorale Uptown and Downtown from 2-4 pm, in-store treats, many shops open later til 7 pm. Get a jump on holiday shopping and save your receipts from participating merchants in the “Santa Shops Here” promotion.
  • 1-3 pm Holiday Open Parlor – coordinated by Olympic Peninsula Steam. Holiday cheer, festive decorations and refreshments at select inns. Tickets $15 www.vicfest.org

Monday, December 1, 2014

  • Skip Cyber Monday and enjoy “Cider Monday” instead! Merchants invite customers to visit in person over refreshments.
Santa by Kevin Mason

Santa – photo by Kevin Mason

Saturday, December 6, 2014

  • 1-3 pm Holiday Open Parlor – coordinated by Olympic Peninsula Steam. Holiday cheer, festive decorations and refreshments at select inns. Tickets $15 www.vicfest.org
  • 4:30 pm Treelighting & Santa Visit at Haller Fountain – There’s caroling in the streets with the Wild Rose Chorale from 1 to 3 pm, in-store refreshments and many shops will be open later. Come to Haller Fountain for the annual Community treelighting and Santa visit at 4:30 pm. Santa arrives by the Kiwanis Choo Choo Train to light the community tree. After the Treelighting, Santa visits with children to hear their Christmas wishes.
  • First Saturday Gallery Walk
  • 7:30 pm Key City Public Theatre Holiday Show “Cinderella” Tickets: www.keycitypublictheatre.org

Saturday, December 13, 2014

  • 1-4 pm Victorian Yuletide Festival – Special holiday activities, caroling, refreshments and a visit with Father Christmas. Stop by the Jefferson County Museum of Art and History at 540 Water Street to join in these festivities from times gone by. www.vicfest.org.
  • 1-4 pm Kiwanis Choo-Choo Rides for children – Suggested $5 donation (proceeds benefit school arts education and music programs). Meet across from the Jefferson Museum of Art and History, 540 Water Street. Check www.ptmainstreet.org for details.
  • 1 to 4 pm: Dockside Holiday Open Ship – come aboard the historic schooner Adventuress at Point Hudson Marina in Port Townsend. Free tours, hot cider, cookies, and caroling.  
  • 7:30 pm Key City Public Theatre Holiday Show “Cinderella” Tickets: www.keycitypublictheatre.org

Saturday, December 20, 2014

  • 1-3 pm Caroling in the Streets – Led by Key City Public Theatre
  • 1-3 pm Holiday Open Parlor – Coordinated by Olympic Peninsula Steam. Holiday cheer, festive decorations and refreshments at select inns. Tickets $15 www.vicfest.org
  • 1-4 pm Kiwanis Choo-Choo Rides for children – Suggested $5 donation (proceeds benefit school arts education and music programs). Meet across from the Jefferson Museum of Art and History, 540 Water Street. Check www.ptmainstreet.org for details.
  • 7:30 pm Key City Public Theatre Holiday Show “Cinderella” Tickets: www.keycitypublictheatre.org

Victorian-HolidaysMonday, December 22, 2014

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Tuesday, December 31, 2014

  • First Night Celebration  – Ring in the new year with the Jefferson Museum of Art and History which coordinates this all ages, alcohol-free event featuring live music and children’s activities. Free event ; details at http://jchsmuseum.org