Arts and Entertainment

Entertainment calendar | Oct. 1

MOVIES & TELEVISION

AMY’S CITY REVIEW: Catch this weekly show featuring downtown Bremerton projects, events, history and interviews every Sunday at 6:30 p.m. on BKAT channel 12 or WAVE channel 3.

GALLERIES & EXHIBITIONS

ROBY KING GALLERIES: Celebrates First Friday with Printmaking 2010: Invitational. The display, an invitational exhibit now in its eighth, year will hang through October. The First Friday reception will be from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 1. Roby King Galleries is located at 176 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge. Info: (206) 842-2063 or www.robykinggalleries.com.

VIRIDIAN GALLERY: Viridian Art & and Frame’s autumn gallery show will feature unique images of spirit animals done in the Aleut native style by Thomas Stream. The show runs thorugh Dec. 23. The Viridian is located at 1800 Mile Drive, Port Orchard. Info: (360) 871-7900.

ACATEMY AWARDS: The Verksted Gallery in Poulsbo is hosting the October “aCATemy Awards,” it’s annual cat photo contest. Bring in your best cat photo (4x6) from Oct. 1-15 to enter; then vote for your favorites from Oct. 16-31. Verksted Gallery is located at 18937 Front St. Poulsbo. Info: (360) 697-4470 or www.verkstedgallery.com.

PIANO CONCERT: Concert Pianist Gary Hammond will perform a recital of music by Beethoven and Chopin at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 3, for the First Sundays at the Commons concert series. Hammond has been praised in the United States and internationally as a recitalist and chamber musician of the first rank. Tickets are available in advance at www.brownpapertickets.com or at the door. Info: www.firstsundaysconcerts.org/october.html.

THEATER

IMPROV WORKSHOP: There will be improv workshops at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the Western Washington Center for the Arts, 521 Bay St., Port Orchard. Info: (360) 769-7469.

DROP DEAD!: Port Orchard’s Western Washington Center for the Arts presents “Drop Dead,” a comedy of an ill-fated play-within-a-play. The production runs through Oct. 17 at www.firstsundaysconcerts.org/october.html.

THEATER

IMPROV WORKSHOP: There will be improv workshops at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the Western Washington Center for the Arts, 521 Bay St., Port Orchard. Info: (360) 769-7469.

DROP DEAD!: Port Orchard’s Western Washington Center for the Arts presents “Drop Dead,” a comedy of an ill-fated play-within-a-play. The production runs through Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturdays and at 5 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $16 for adults and $12 for seniors, children under 18 years old and military. The theater is located at 521 Bay St. Info/Tickets: westernwactrarts.qwestoffice.net

BAINBRIDGE PERFORMING ARTS: Richard O’Brien’s “The Rocky Horror Show” will play Oct. 15 – 31 at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, plus a pay-what-you-can preview at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14. Brad and Janet are a simple engaged couple whose lives get turned upside down one stormy night by Frank ‘n’ Furter and his household of strange Transylvanians. Bainbridge Performing Arts is located at 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge Island Tickets are $25 for adults, and $19 for seniors, students, youth, military, and teachers. Info/tickets: www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org or (206) 842-8569 or in person at BPA.

DANCE

SQUARE DANCING: Kitsap Square Dance Center, 6800 W. Belfair Valley Road, is hosting square dancing lessons. Gig Harbor Twirlers will be from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3; and Round Squares will be from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5. The first dance is free, all others $3. Info: (360) 377-9494.

DANCE CLASSES: Fall dance classes continue at 7 p.m. on Mondays at Sons of Norway, 18891 Front St. NE, Poulsbo. More challenging classes are held 8-9 p.m. Info: (360)697-1398.

SWING DANCE: A “Swing Plus” dance event will be on Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Island Center Hall, 8395 Fletcher Bay Road, Bainbridge Island. From 7:30-8:15 p.m. there will be a pre-dance West Coast Swing workshop mixer, which is free with admission to the dance. From 8:15-10:30 p.m. a DJ will play swing, Latin and ballroom music. No pre-registrationor partner required Cost: $10/adults; $5/teens, includes workshop. Doors open 7:15 p.m. Pay at the door. Info: www.educatedfeet.net.

BALLROOM DANCING: Ballroom dancing is offered from 2-5 p.m. on Sundays with music by Cassanova and Randy Litch at Eagles Aerie, 4001 Jackson Ave. SE, Port Orchard. Info: (360) 876-2338.

HOW TO LEAD: Learn the simple techniques of being a good leader in ballroom dancing at weekly ballroom dance classes at 4131 Pine Road in Bremerton at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Thursdays. Info: Jan at (360) 877-5181.

LINE DANCERS: Kitsap Kickers Line Dance Club meets every Friday and Sunday, 9161 Washington Ave. NW, Silverdale. Fridays: beginners 6-7:30 p.m., $2; advanced 7-9:30 p.m., $2; Sundays: beginners 5-6:30 p.m., $2; advanced 6-8:30 p.m., $2. Info: (360) 697-6753.

MUSIC

TREEHOUSE CAFÉ: “LeRoy Bell and His Only Friends,” who have performed with Sheryl Crow, B.B. King, Van Morrison, Etta James and Al Green, among many others, will be at Bainbridge Island’s Lynwood Center at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2. No cover, 21 and older. Lynwood Center is located at 4569 Lynwood Center Road. NE, Bainbridge Island. Info: (206) 842-3080.

ROCKIN’ FRIDAYS: A variety of live music, including country and rock, can be heard on Fridays from 8 p.m. until Orchard. Info: (360) 876-2338.

WOMENS ENSEMBLE: Lyrica, Ladies Choral Ensemble of Puget Sound, a nonprofit, community-based choral ensemble for women, is hearing auditions for all sections. Experienced musicians are encouraged. Weekly rehearsals are at Saint Gabriel Roman Catholic Church in Port Orchard. Info: LeeAnne Campos at (253) 312-6074 or LeeAnneCampos@harbornet.com.

Drum workshop: Monday evenings starting at 7 p.m. every week. Info: Micah at (206) 818-5859. Old time fiddle tune jam: From 7:30-9:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month. $5 requested. Info: Stuart at (206) 323-8004.

SILVERDALE’S MUSICAL COFFEE SHOP: The Global Bean, located at 2021 NW Myhre, Ste. 101 in Silverdale, is hosting traditional Irish jam sessions at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. All players of Irish tunes and instruments are welcome. Info: http://theglobalbean.com or (360) 692-9582.

CHORUS OF SWEET ADELINES: Meet at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the First Baptist Church at 1410 Ohio St. in Bremerton. Women of all ages are invited to come and sing. Info: www.kitsappines.org or call Kathy at (360) 297-8414.

LITERARY

EAGLE HARBOR BOOK COMPANY: At 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, Best-selling author and global activist John Perkins will discuss “Hoodwinked: An Economic Hit Man Reveals Why the World Financial Markets Imploded — and What We Need to Do to Remake Them.” At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, Stoven Kotler paints a personal picture of the animal rescue world in “A Small Furry Prayer: Dog Rescue and the Meaning of Life.” Eagle Harbor Book Company is located at 157 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island, a short walk from the Seattle ferry. Info: (206) 842-5332 or (360) 692-2375 or www.eagleharborbooks.com.

BOOK SALE: The North Kitsap Friends of the Library will host a book sale at the Poulsbo Library on from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16. All donations from the sale will benefit the Poulsbo Library. NKFOL meets the first Monday of every month at 9:30 a.m. in the meeting room at the Poulsbo Library. Membership is $5/year. Info: www.krl.org.

SCANDINAVIAN CLUB: A Scandinavian book club will be held at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at Sons of Norway, 18891 Front St. NE. For information: (360)779-9826.

SILVERDALE BOOK SALE: Silverdale Friends of the Library used book sale occurs every Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Silverdale Library, 3450 NE Carlton.

ROMANCE WRITERS: The Greater Peninsula Romance Writers meet the third Saturday of each month at the Sylvan Way Library in East Bremerton. Info: www.penrwa.org.

SILVERDALE WRITERS’ ROUND TABLE: Meets at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at the Silverdale Community Center, 9729 Silverdale Way, for free support and development in a positive atmosphere. Info: Bob at (360) 830-4968 or bobschumacher@attglobal.net.

LIBERTY BAY BOOKS: Hosts several book clubs at 18881-D on Front St. in Poulsbo. Info: www.libertybaybooks.com or (360) 779-5909. The clubs meet on the following:

Non-Fiction: 10 a.m. Third Wednesday monthly

Evening: 7 p.m. Third Wednesday monthly

Books and Brew: 7 p.m. third Friday monthly, ages 21-39.

WRITER’S WORKSHOP: The Fiction Writer’s Workshop meets at 7 p.m. every Monday night at the Poulsbohemian Coffeehouse, 19003 Front St., Poulsbo. Cost is $6 per meeting, which includes a latte. Info: www.poulsbohemian.com.

AGATE PASSAGE FRIENDS: A Quaker silent worship group hosts a discussion of spiritual poetry at 9 a.m. the first Sunday of every month at Seabold Hall, 14454 Komedal Road on Bainbridge. Info: www.quaker.org/agate-passage.

ARTS & CRAFTS

CARVING: Woodcarving is offered from 6-9 p.m. on Thursdays at Sons of Norway, 18891 Front St. NE., Poulsbo. Info: (360)698-7175.

NEEDLEWORK: Nordic needlework classes will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sons of Norway, 18891 Front St. NE, Poulsbo. Info: (360)779-2460.

THE POULSBO ARTIST LEAGUE: An association of artists of all media meets from 12:30-3:30 p.m. every Wednesday (except during the month of December) at the Vinland Lutheran Church on Finn Hill Road to work on individual pieces. Guest are welcome. Info: Mike Clayton at (360) 930-8171 or m-dclayton@comcast.net.

CRAFTERNOONS: Kitsap Regional Library in Little Boston hosts crafternoons for crafters to get together and work on handmade projects at 2:30 p.m. every Wednesday at 31980 Little Boston Road in Kingston. Info: www.krl.org or (360) 297-2670.

THE SOUTH KITSAP ARTISTS ASSOCIATION: Meets from 7-9 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month at Cedar Heights Junior High School, 2220 Pottery Ave., Port Orchard. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., visitors welcome. Info: President Bob Ulsh, (360) 692-5375.

DRAWING THE HUMAN FIGURE: Classes are held from noon to 2 p.m. each Monday at the Bremerton Eagles at Sixth and Washington. Cost is $10 per class. Info: (360) 377-7296.

KIDS AND FAMILY

FACE PAINTING: Brighten up your Friday with face painting to match your imagination and mood at KidiMu, at 301 Ravine Lane, Bainbridge Island, starting at 1:30 p.m. All ages are welcome. Everything at KidiMu is included with admission or membership. Info: (206) 855-4650.

STORYTIME AT THE LIBRARY: The Poulsbo branch of the Kitsap Regional Library presents baby storytime at 1 p.m. each Tuesday and toddler storytime (ages 18 months-3 years) at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. each Wednesday, 700 Iverson St. in Poulsbo. Info: www.krl.org or (360) 779-2915.

STORYTIME AT BARNES & NOBLE: Barnes & Noble in the Kitsap Mall hosts a weekly storytime for kids at 11 a.m. every Saturday. Info: (360) 698-0945.

FARMERS MARKETS

PORT ORCHARD FARMERS MARKET: Open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays on the Waterfront Boardwalk April through October.

BREMERTON FARMERS MARKET: Open 4-7 p.m. Thursdays at Evergreen Park from May to October.

POULSBO FARMERS MARKET: Open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 23 at Poulsbo Village Medical/Dental Center on the corner of 7th and Iverson. Info: www.poulsbofarmersmarket.org.

KINGSTON FARMERS MARKET: Open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at Mike Wallace Park from May to October.

SUQUAMISH FARMERS MARKET: The Suquamish Farmers Market runs from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday afternoons in downtown Suquamish through Oct. 6.

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND FARMERS MARKET: Open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Town Square at City Hall Park April through October.

NATURE & OUTDOORS

KITSAP MOUNTAINEERS: Meet on the second Thursday of each month for social time and an interesting program at the Kitsap Cabin, 3000 Seabeck Highway in Bremerton. Meetings are for members and anyone interested in learning more about the program. Info: www.kitsapmountaineers.org.

WILDLIFE VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT: West Sound Wildlife Shelter on Bainbridge Island is seeking volunteers for a variety of duties ranging from hands-on work with wildlife to office work. Info: (206) 780-8508 or www.westsoundwildlife.org.

PENINSULA WILDERNESS CLUB: Variety of outdoor activities. Meets 7 p.m. the second Monday, Kitsap Unitarian Building., 4418 Perry Ave., East Bremerton. Visitors welcome.

COMMUNITY

FALL FAIR: Kitsap Community Food Co-op’s third annual fall fair will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rodstol Lane Farm in Southworth. There will be kids activities, food and a raffle. Admission $4 for individuals and $10 family. Admission is free for co-op members.

BENEFIT DINNER: A benefit dinner and auction will be held, highlighting PAWS, starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at Kiana Lodge, 14976 Sandy Hook Road NE, Poulsbo. For tickets or more information, visit www.pawsbainbridge.org or email mark@pawsbainbridge.org.

CRAFT BAZAAR: Bay Vista Commons is hosting a fall craft bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9. The event is an annual fundraising craft bazaar with handmade craft items made by our residents, their families and staff. Bay Vista Commons is located at 191 Russell Road, Bremerton.

WILD MUSHROOM SHOW: Kitsap Peninsula Mycological Society presents its annual wild mushroom show from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 24 at the Silverdale Community Center, 9729 Silverdale Way NW. Wild mushroom displays, cultivation, identification, tasting, books and information on local mushrooms will be presented. Admission is free.

HARVEST AND WINE SHOW: Local artists will display their works at a harvest wine and art show at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 at the Kitsap Golf and Country Club, 3885 Northwest Golf Club Hill Road, Bremerton. Info: Janet at (360)377-0166 ext 10 or janet@kitsapgolfcc.com.

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