May ~ News from the Port Townsend Main Street Program
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News from The Port Townsend
Main Street Program

Elks Building by Jason Squire Photography
Elks Building by Jason Squire Photography

MAY EVENTS--Uptown, Downtown, it's our Town!

May is "Art Wave", an inspiring exhibit of over 400 pieces of children's artwork created in the Port Townsend School District in grades K-12 displayed in businesses in the Uptown and Downtown historic districts. Donation jars in the stores help raise more money for art education in the Port Townsend schools. Click Here to find out more.

May 5, Cinco De Mayo - check PT Guide for a list of events.

May 6, Jefferson County Historical Society First Friday Lecture

May 7, Art Walk! PT Shorts! Opening Day of Boating Season! Port Townsend Wearable Art Show!

May 8, Mothers Day, celebrating all the hard working mothers out there, thank you! Fort Worden will be offering a special Mothers Day Brunch from 10 am - 2 pm.

May 16-22, 2016 Rockin' RHODY Festival, see their website for a complete list of events!

May 19-22,
Centrum Vintage Jazz Workshop

May 20, Kiwanis Brats & Brew Dinner and Music

May 22, Rockin' Rhody Run & Rockin' Rhody Golf Tourney

May 29 - June 4, Centrum Chamber Music Festival


The Port Townsend Main Street Program’s 30th Anniversary Year received the Outstanding Special Project of the Year award at Washington Main Street’s Excellence on Main Awards Ceremony on April 26 in Chelan, WA. The ceremony was held in conjunction with RevitalizeWA, Washington State’s Preservation and Main Street Conference. 

Please welcome David Wing-Kovarik, the new owner of 
Frameworks Northwest, located Undertown in the historic Mount Baker Block Building, 211 Taylor St. Suite B5! Pictured above, promotion committee member Anne Metcalf (left) and staff Dawn Pierson (right) with David.

Happy Fifth Anniversary to KPTZ 91.9 Radio Port Townsend! To celebrate, they will be having a Joni Mitchell Tribute Concert on May 15th at the Wheeler Theater, Fort Worden.
Click here more more details.

New gallery, Visionary Art by Irene Vincent is coming to the historic Hastings Building, 833 Water Street. Grand Opening will be Wednesday, May 4th from 11 am - 6 pm. See Irene's work at

Sirens Seafood Bar will reopen for the summer season on May 5th, Cinco de Mayo, one more reason to celebrate! Open daily 12-8 pm all summer long. The seafood bar is located on the lower deck of Sirens and can be accessed via the alley way behind the Hastings Building or the back stairway in Sirens. Late Night Menu is also back at Sirens, new and improved--Thurs., Fri., and Sat. 10 pm to midnight. 

Thank you to our Earth Day Spring Clean up volunteers! Adams Street Park is ready to bloom, and many treewells were tidied up. Thanks to the Rhody Royalty and Festival volunteers, UGN and Get Connected Jefferson volunteers, Main Street's Tara Homeyer, Xoe Huffman, Kate Dwyer and our sponsor--The Boiler Room! We still have painting to do. Call 360-385-7911 if you'd like to help!

Check out our new Website,, created by Danny McEnerney of The Rockfish Group--Thanks Danny, it's great!! 

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


Main Street Merchant Breakfast
"Parking Survey Results" Wed., May 25th 8:30 am-9:45 am The Cotton Building. Members $5; nonmembers $7. RSVP by May 23.

"The Tastes of Port Townsend!"

Image by Elizabeth Becker/
Seaport Photography

Save the Date--"Tastes of Port Townsend" will be held on June 9th from 5-8 pm all under one roof at the NW Maritime Center! This is the Port Townsend Main Street Program's signature fundraiser. More details coming soon...stay tuned.

Do You Love Port Townsend?

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.

Check out our member directory on our new website 

Main Street Tax Incentive Program

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
220 Taylor St.

Olympic Art & Office, Inc. has been serving Jefferson County's art and office supply needs over 30 years. We are a locally owned and community-minded business striving to offer the best to our customers in a friendly and helpful atmosphere. Olympic Art & Office stands behind our products and services to deliver satisfaction to our customers. Our employees have a total of 51 years in the office and art supply business allowing us to provide a vast resource of knowledge. We are happy to help you find solutions and supplies for all your art & office needs. Give us a call, or drop by for our friendly service.

 Our Mission:
Providing you the supplies you need while continuing the long tradition of quality service and customer satisfaction in a friendly atmosphere. 

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!

Commercial Space available in the Historic Districts

Mezzanine level space for rent in the James & Hastings Building, 940 Water St., $450/month - contact Lois for more information (360)385-6131

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 
The Port Townsend Main Street Program is a 501c3 nonprofit organization founded in 1985.

“Fostering economic vitality and preservation of place within our historic business districts, while maintaining our small town quality of life.” 

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Port Townsend, WA 98368 
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