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News from The Port Townsend
Main Street Program

Elks Building by Jason Squire Photography
Photo by Kevin Prime Photography

February Events -- Uptown/Downtown, its our town!


Feb. 14, Valentine's Day -- did you pick up flowers and chocolate for your sweetie? Or perhaps treat yourself!

Feb. 14, Fall In Love with your Library:
Open House Event. Enjoy live music, Valentine crafts, and light refreshments from 3-6 pm, 1220 Lawrence St. in Uptown.

Feb. 15
Siren's Brewer's Dinner Series continues with Aslan Brewing from Bellingham. A new brewery with some great beers and USDA certified Organic to boot! Fun evenings filled with good beer, good food, and good people. Includes meal, beer, souvenir glass, and a good time. Call to get your reservation in 360-379-1100.

Feb. 17
Concerts at the Key: The Eagle Mountain String Band at Key City Public Theatre. 
 
Feb. 17, Jefferson Clemente Course and Cellar Door present a Fundraiser Celebration to benefit Clemente Course Programming. Hors d'oeuvres, live music, readings, friends and fabulous door prizes. Suggested Donation: $10.

Feb. 18, The Boiler Room's Night of Heroes Auction. Be a hero* and help The Boiler Room build community! Silent auction and photo booth fun, followed by dinner and a famed fabulous live auction. 100% of proceeds to benefit programming at The Boiler Room. 

Feb. 18-20, Olympic Peninsula Red Wine and Chocolate Tour
. The Olympic Peninsula Wineries will take that perfect pairing to another level in 2017, 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. 19, Port Townsend Kiwanis Club Stars of Tomorrow Show, an opportunity for the youth in our community to showcase their talents in the areas of music, movement, and dance. 

Feb. 19 & 20, Key City Public Theatre Dinner Theater featuring Love AllWays by Renee Taylor & Joseph Bologna. A comedic evening of short plays all about the follies and foibles of love and lovers at Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar. Ticket includes performance and four-course dinner.

Feb. 20, President's Day

Feb. 21, Improv at the Key
is Key City Pubic Theatre's new monthly initiative, providing free form comedy and spontaneous entertainment every 3rd Tuesday at the KCPT Playhouse.


Feb. 23, Northwest Maritime Center Speaker Series featuring author Jonathan White who will discuss his book Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean.

Feb. 25, Port Townsend Film Festival "The Night Before Oscars" Gala. Enjoy live jazz, a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, dinner, wines, and a dessert auction. Hosting the evening are NPR radio personality Luke Burbank, comedian John Ellis and PTFF executive director Janette Force.

Feb. 25, NWMC
Shipwrights' Regatta, the opening of the sailboat racing season! 

Feb. 25, Jefferson County Home Landscape Show at Blue Heron School from 9 am - 5 pm.
News Around The Block


Coming Soon, Bubble N Squeak Home, located at 926 Water St. is scheduled to open March 1st. Swing by and say hello and welcome to Dawn.

Fat Tuesday, come celebrate Mardi Gras at Sirens on Tuesday Feb 28th. Crawfish Boil, Gumbo, Kings Cake Cupcakes, and Bourbon Street Cocktails! Masks, Beads, and Cajun Music!!

Port Townsend Film Festival 2017 Women & Film Passes on sale now, special discount for two! Each pass includes your choice of 2 films each day, plus Saturday evening's mixer at Taps at the Guardhouse and the Saturday night screening of Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise with director Rita Coburn Whack at the Wheeler Theatre. Bring your best friend for half price, passes on sale now until March 1!

The Port Townsend Main Street Spring HUD Loan applications are due March 31, 2017 at 5 pm. These funds can help property owners accomplish historic preservation goals and safety improvements in their buildings and is available to commercial buildings in Port Townsend’s Downtown and Uptown Commercial Historic Districts. With these funds, building owners have painted the exterior of their buildings, repaired roofs, fixed staircases, re-pointed brick facades, installed windows and improved the safety of their buildings. Visit our website for more information and the application form.

FUTURE FILE:  APRIL 3, 2017 at 5 pm.  Port Townsend Main Street Program "LENT Microloan Fund" deadline for businesses in the historic districts. Read more here.

 
Have a special event coming up, anniversary or news you would like us to share? SEND US YOUR NEWS AROUND THE BLOCK to admin@ptmainstreet.org -- Thank you!

2018 Water Street Enhancement Project


photo by Deja View Photography

For questions and more information,
visit the project website at:

http://www.cityofpt.us/dsd/capitalprojects.html
or contact: Kara Rogers, Public Works/Engineering Support Specialist
krogers@cityofpt.us / 360-344-3064

Do You Love Port Townsend?
Consider becoming a member!

Did you know that our program serves diverse segments of our population by offering free, community-building events such as Girls’ Night Out, Concerts on the Dock, the Uptown Street Fair, Main Street Trick or Treat, and the Community Tree-lighting and Santa Visit?  We care for the downtown gardens, Cotton Building restrooms and 100+ hanging flower baskets. We promote local shopping and help light up Port Townsend for the Holidays. We offer low-interest loan funds to property owners for commercial building renovations and microloans to business owners to offset financial impacts of emergencies. Our work enhances the quality of life for residents and visitors to our community. Become a member and support our work all year long. Thank you!

member directory

Main Street Tax Incentive Program -- Washington State has reached its cap for 2017! Thank you to those who were able to pledge to Port Townsend for the 2017 Main Street Tax Incentive Program.

Thank you to our 2017 participants! 

The City of Port Townsend
The Bishop Victorian
and Swan Hotel
Don's Pharmacy
Homer Smith Insurance
Lively Olive Tasting Bar
First Federal Savings & Loan Assoc.
Mount Baker Block Building
Olympic Art & Office
Quimper Mercantile Co.
Sirens, Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar,
and The Old Whiskey Mill
SOS Printing
The Wine Seller


Putting Your State B&O Taxes To Work Here In Port Townsend Through the 2017 Main Street Tax Incentive Program. 75% of your donation is returned to you via B&O tax credits in 2018. In addition, your entire contribution may qualify as a 501(c)(3) charitable deduction on your 2017 federal income tax return.

Commercial Opportunities/Spaces 
in the Historic Districts

Prime Water Street Retail Space available in the historic Kuhn Building for rent – 1044 Water Street, 2,475 sq. ft. Contact Beverly for more information, 360-774-0802.

PTeRider is for sale! Getting there is half the fun. An all electric ride share, taxi, and shuttle service. Green, Unique, Fun and Seasonal - contact Kate Dwyer at 360-531-2856.
 
Dogs-a-Foot For Sale: Own your own piece of Port Townsend history. Over 30 years in the same location, generations fed and employed, area icon. There is no better way meet the amazing cast of characters that make up the Port Townsend area. Seasonal business, great cash flow, best location in Port Townsend, Festival and Event Central. Serious inquiries only please, info@dogs-a-foot.com.

For MORE available spaces Uptown and Downtown 
visit The Port Townsend Main Street Program's
website.
The Port Townsend Main Street Program is a 501c3 nonprofit organization founded in 1985. Our mission is to preserve, promote and enhance the historic business districts.

211 Taylor St. Suite 3
Port Townsend, WA 98368 
360-385-7911

www.ptmainstreet.org 
Copyright © 2017 The Port Townsend Main Street Program, All rights reserved.

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