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News from The Port Townsend Main Street Program

Photo by Jason Squire
Photo by Jason Squire
January Events

Jan. 20, Wooden Boat Wednesday at the Northwest Maritime Center, 431 Water St., 12-1:30 pm.
Jan 29-30, 12th Annual Strange Brewfest! Tickets on sale online or at the door day of event. 
Jan. 31, Centrum Chamber Music at Wheeler Theater
featuring Amelia Trio.
News Around The Block

Check out PT Guide for the latest on community events, live music and classes in town. 
The Annual Port Townsend Main Street Board Retreat was January 14th at The Creativity Cove. Our new Washington Main Street Coordinator, Breanne Durham, came to talk about the State's Main Street Program, thank you Breanne. We welcomed our newest board member, Sandy Spencer of the Lively Olive Tasting Bar, and mapped out our 2016 activities...stay tuned for more to come because it's going to be another great year!
Silverwater Cafe will be closed from January 25th and February 8th, because after twenty years, it's time to give the space some love, as in new floors! But until then, come get your fill of their spaghetti night (Wednesday), prime rib (Thursday), pot roast (Tuesday) and meat loaf specials (Monday). 
Summer House Design is now open at their new location, 917 Water Street. They will also be having a moving sale on Saturday Jan. 23 at their old location, 1034 Water St. from 10:30 am - 1:30 pm. 
Towns End Tattoo on Washington Street will be opening their doors soon, you can check out Clae's work at
Shirvan Rug Gallery is coming to Port Townsend and will be located at 913 Water Street, we'll keep you posted when we know the opening date!

Cafe Macadamia located at 840 Water Street is busy remodeling their location to bring you Hawaiian Espresso, we will keep you posted when they are planning on reopening!  

The current Art in the Library exhibit at the Port Townsend Public Library will be open until February 5th at 5 pm. Located at 1220 Lawrence Street in Uptown. See work by Jennifer Blomgren, Shelley Brown, Kathy Constantine, April Davis, John Earl, Nancy Cherry Eifert, Kathy Francis, Jason Gould, Max Grover, Diane Haddon, JoAnne Heron, Steve Parmelee, Elizabeth Reutlinger, Marilyn Sandau, Nan-Toby Tyrrell, and Richard Jesse Watson. The goals of the Art in the Library program, a collaboration between Northwind Arts Center and the City of Port Townsend, are to provide free access to art for the enjoyment of library patrons and staff, to offer opportunities for artists and photographers to exhibit their work, and to decorate and honor Port Townsend’s historic library.
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Washington State has reached its cap for 2016! Thank you to the following who were able to pledge to Port Townsend for the 2016 Tax Incentive Program.

The City of Port Townsend

Kitsap Bank

Silverwater Cafe

Tickled Pink

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

Office Space and Retail Space in the historic Kuhn Building 

1034 Water Street - 1350 sq. ft. retail space, approximately $1.50/sq. ft. Tall ceilings, small storage space. Parking available. Available end of January, 2016. Contact Beverly at 360-774-0802.
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            mainstreet logo

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

Commercial revitalization under the Main Street Program is proven to have positive effects on the economic health throughout the community in which our two vibrant historic districts reside.  If you love Port Townsend, consider becoming a member of the Port Townsend Main Street Program today!

Be a part of making it all happen in our historic districts--Uptown and Downtown. Join us!

Old Consulate Inn is a member. 
313 Walker St.
The Old Consulate Inn is a National Historic Landmark and features eight unique and beautiful rooms. Voted Best B&B in Jefferson County two years running, she sits high on the bluff overlooking Puget Sound and commands spectacular views of the Olympic Mountains. Come celebrate the season and savor our spectacular three-course, gourmet breakfast!
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
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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