by Bev Rothenborg, Arts and Entertainment Editor
Explore what it means to be a submariner in a new exhibit opening on Friday, July 1, at the U.S. Naval Undersea Museum, 1 Garnett Way, Keyport. This fascinating museum holds more than 50,000 artifacts related to the U.S. Navy’s undersea communities. There are docents to guide your visit, and it’s a terrific place to visit with kids. It is open from noon to 4 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and from 11 am to 4 pm, Saturday and Sunday.
The Port Townsend Writer’s Conference will be taking place from Sunday, July 17 – Saturday, July 23 at Centrum, with free readings being given by the authors enrolled each evening at 7 pm Readings occur at Wheeler Theater, Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend.
Take a picnic and your chair or blanket to enjoy Free Fridays at the Fort, a lunchtime concert series which begins at noon on the lawn next to the Commons in Fort Worden. It features the performers and students participating in Centrum’s workshops. On Friday, July 1, the series begins with a steel drum band and continues until Friday, August 5.