UPCOMING FESTIVALS Sunny weather, cool breezes off the Strait of Juan de Fuca, good music and tasty food take center stage during a variety of Port Angeles festivals. Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts Summer officially kicks off Memorial Day weekend with the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts. This year’s festival will take place at a variety of venues Friday, May 25, through Monday, May 28. The festival features music and dance performances from around the world, a lively street fair, arts and crafts programs for children and after-hours concerts in area clubs and restaurants. For more information and a schedule of performances, visit jﬀa.org. Arts & Draughts Beer & Wine Festival Make plans to spend some time in historic downtown Port Angeles in late September. The Arts & Draughts Beer & Wine Festival is brewing up its fourth year in the heart of downtown. The festival will be held Friday, Sept. 21, to Sunday, Sept. 23. In addition to featuring over 20 regional breweries, wineries and cideries, Arts & Draughts will be hosting a street fair that showcases quality, hand-crafted merchandise and plenty of local food vendors. Live music will be a prominent feature — Jesse Roper will headline again — with live
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performances happening throughout the entirety of the festival and headlining concerts on both Friday and Saturday nights. The past festivals were well attended, and
organizers and festival-goers alike are excited about this year’s event. Coming back to headline is musician Jesse Roper. For more information about the event, visit portangelesbeerfest.com.
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