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News from The Port Townsend Main Street Program

Photo by Jason Squire
Photo by Jason Squire

February Events

Feb. 13-15 & 20-21, 
Red Wine & Chocolate Winery Tour
. The Olympic Peninsula Wineries will take that perfect pairing to another level this year, bringing together new release varietals and blends created with premium Washington grapes and decadent chocolate delights that will make you a better wine lover!
Feb. 14, Valentine's Day - Don't forget the chocolate and flowers! Stop & shop here! Thousands of lovely gifts available in town!

Feb. 19, President's Day

Feb. 21-22
Key City Public Theatre presents Dinner Theater at Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar featuring “Slow Food” – Wendy MacLeod’s hottest new comedy.

Feb. 24, Grammy-nominated artists Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum are back at
Key City Public Theatre, in cooperation with Toolshed Soundlab, for a concert featuring “Bluegrass and Acoustic Nirvana.” 

Feb. 26, Key City Public Theatre's
Playwright Awards Ceremony. PT Arts Commission and City of Port Townsend honor the winners of the one-act play competition of 2015. These playwright’s scripts will be featured in the upcoming Playfest 20.

Feb. 27, Join The Boiler Room as they Storm the Castle for their annual fundraising Dinner and Auction. 100% of proceeds to benefit programming at The Boiler Room.
Feb. 27, 25th Annual Shipwrights' Regatta, the opening of the sailboat racing season!

Feb. 28, Join the Port Townsend Film Festival for their Academy Awards Gala. Champagne and savory hors d'oeuvres, dinner prepared by the Silverwater with wines from by Chateau Ste Michelle, followed by a delicious Pane d’Amore dessert, Mt. Townsend Creamery soft French cheeses and fruit, and Elevated’s chocolate liqueur had me at hors d'oeuvres!
News Around The Block

Now Open 

Towns End Tattoo, located in the historic Terry Building at 919 Washington Street, is now open and taking clients. See Clae's work
here.  Also in the historic Terry Building and right next door to Towns End Tattoo is the beautiful Wash House Salon, owned by Melissa Pursley. She is also taking new clients; find out more about her here

Shirvan Rug Gallery, located at 913 Water Street is now open! E
xperts in Oriental Rugs sales, repair and cleaning as well as Fine Turkish Jewelry. 

Cafe Macadamia, located at 840 Water Street, is back open with a new twist--now selling Asian groceries as well as macadamia products. They will not be adding Hawaiian coffee and espresso at this time. Stop in to see the mix!
Have a special event coming up, anniversary or news you would like us to share?

Washington State has reached its cap for 2016! Thank you to the following who were able to pledge to Port Townsend for the 2016 Main Street Tax Incentive Program.

We would like to acknowledge and thank all the participants in the 2015 Main Street Tax Incentive Program.  

Thank You 
Kitsap Bank
2015 Tax Incentive Participant! 

Kitsap Bank is a community bank dedicated to giving their community and their customers the very best.  
It goes beyond providing enhanced banking services and really getting to know their customers as people; not account numbers.  Let them be your banking home.
Kitsap Bank has over 20 locations in six western Washington counties, including Kitsap, Jefferson, Clallam, Mason, Pierce and King counties. 
Thank you for putting your state B&O tax dollars to work here in our community and simultaneously benefiting your business. We appreciate it very much!

Hastings Building circa 1889
March 18-20, Come to the Victorian Heritage Festival and celebrate Port Townsend's history! The Port Townsend Main Street Program will once again offer the popular "Insider's Historic Building Tours" in support of the Festival. Space is limited. Get your tickets early at

If you've ever wondered "what's upstairs" in some of our most intriguing Victorian buildings, this is your chance for an inside look! Proceeds benefit Olympic Peninsula Steam and The Port Townsend Main Street Program, both 501c3 nonprofits. These tours are coordinated by the Port Townsend Main Street Design Committee.
Please note: a number of the historic buildings dating from the 1880s are accessed by steep stairways.

The Cellar Door is for sale.
Click here to read more and see photos of this unique restaurant & music venue in the heart of downtown Port Townsend.


Pop-up Space available in the historic Hastings Building at Taylor & Water.

Retail Opportunities in Flagship Landing

Click here to see more about spaces available
at Flagship Landing
For available spaces Uptown and Downtown 
visit The Port Townsend Main Street Program's website here.
The Port Townsend Main Street Program
211 Taylor St. Suite 3
Port Townsend, WA 98368 
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“Fostering economic vitality and preservation of place within our historic business districts, while maintaining our small town quality of life.” 

Become a member of the Port Townsend Main Street Program today! Friends of Main Street Memberships are $50/year, it's not just for businesses, it's for everyone. Uptown, Downtown,
It's Our Town!


We would like to THANK our Building and Property Owners,  we appreciate your support!

Alchemy Bistro and Wine Bar
Doug and Ellen Frick - First National Bank Building
Kellogg Building

Kuhn Building

Mount Baker Block Building

Port Townsend Food Coop
Siebenbaum Co.
2016 Port Townsend Events
Feb. 13-15 & 20-21 
Red Wine & Chocolate Winery Tour
Feb. 27
Shipwrights' Regatta
March 3-13
Key City Public Theatre Playfest
March 5
Port Townsend Record Show
March 18-20
Victorian Heritage Festival
Main St. Insider's Building Tours March 20
April 2
Port Townsend Farmers Market Opening Day
April 9
WBF Spring Symposium
April 23
Main Street Earth Day Clean Up
April 27-May 1
Centrum Choro Workshop
May 1
Main Street Art Wave Begins
May 7
Opening Day of Boating Season
May 7
Wearable Art Show
May 14-15
PT Arts Guild Rhododendron Arts & Crafts Fair
May 18-22
Rhododendron Festival
May 20
Kiwanis Fish Fry
May 22
Rhody Run & Rhody Golf Tourney
May 29-June 4
Centrum Chamber Music Festival
June 3-5
WBF Classic Mariners' Regatta
June 9
Main Street's Taste of Port Townsend
June 10-12
Steampunk Festival
June 11-12
WBF Pocket Yacht Palooza
June 18
Rakers Car Show
June 23
Race to Alaska
June 28-July 3
Centrum Voice Works
July 3-10
Centrum American Fiddle Tunes
July 4
Old School 4th of July Celebration
July 14-Sep. 1
Main Street's Concerts on the Dock, (Thursdays)
July 17-24
Centrum Writers' Conference
July 24-31
Centrum Jazz Port Townsend
July 31-Aug. 7
Centrum Acoustic Blues Festival
Aug. 5-28
KCPT Shakespeare in the Park (weekends)
Aug. 12-14
Jefferson County Fair
Aug. 13-Sept. 11
Olympic Music Festival
Aug. 20
Kiwanis Classic Car Show
Aug. 20
Uptown Street Fair & Parade
Aug. 21
All County Picnic
Aug. 27-28
Art PT Studio Tour
Sept. 9-11
Wooden Boat Festival
Sept. 10-11
PT Arts Guild Crafts 
by the Dock
Sept. 17-18
Farm and Fiber Tour
Sept. 23-25
Port Townsend Film Festival
Sept. 28-Oct. 2
Centrum Ukulele Festival
Oct. 1-2
Kinetic Sculpture Race
Oct. 6
Main Street 
Girls' Night Out
Oct. 31
Main Street Downtown 
Trick or Treat
Nov. 5-6
JeffCo Holiday Craft Fair
Nov. 5-6
Woodworkers' Show
Nov. 25-26
PT Arts Guild Holiday 
Craft Sale
Nov. 26
Main Street Merchants' 
Open House
& Small Business Saturday
Dec. 3
Main Street Community Treelighting & Santa Visit
Dec. 10
Kiwanis Choo Choo Rides
Dec. 17
Victorian Yuletide Salon
Dec. 17
Kiwanis Choo Choo Rides
Dec. 31, First Night Celebration
(Events Subject to Change)
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Port Townsend, WA 98368

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