Great Northwest Wine: During the past few years, Syrah has been receiving a lot of grief. It’s somewhat inexplicable because the red grape often associated with France’s Northern Rhône Valley can make such delicious and approachable wines.
More than 200 Ford Mustangs — in all shapes, colors and sizes, from 1964 to the present — will roll into downtown Port Orchard for the 26th annual Mustangs on the Waterfront on July 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
July 26 new moon: With sunshine, sunflowers and 76 Trombones, the dark of the new moon in Leo is unlikely to be quiet as it embraces Jupiter in Leo. Think fairy godmother, Santa Claus, the Super Bowl Seahawks and Lady Gaga rolled into one, visiting for the first time in 12 years. Oh, my!
This year’s Whaling Days, July 24-27 on the Silverdale waterfront, could be the biggest and best yet.
The Book End: Liberty Bay Books brings authors Jennie Shortridge, Jennifer Murphy and Bonnie ZoBell to The Loft in Poulsbo.
Great Northwest Wine: This year marks the 50th anniversary of Chardonnay being planted in Washington, with some of the earliest grapes going into the ground on Snipes Mountain near the Yakima Valley town of Sunnyside.
Literary news in Kitsap: The top 10 best-selling books in June at Eagle Harbor Book Co., and independent book store on Bainbridge Island.
Literary news in Kitsap: The top five best-selling comic books and trade paperbacks/graphic novels in June at The Comics Keep, an independent comic book store, and more, in Bremerton.
The Ale House on Winlsow is Kitsap's newest home for brewing aficionados, aiming to be the region’s capital of beer with 16 taps, and up to 25 bottled varieties.
The Kitsap Arts & Crafts Festival is July 25-27 in Kingston's Kola Kole Park.
Kitsap Audubon: Evicted from their former nest atop a Poulsbo cell tower, an osprey pair has adopted one of the lighting towers on the playing field at the corner of Hostmark and Noll Road.
The Bremerton Summer BrewFest is July 12 from noon to 6:30 p.m. in the heart of downtown Bremerton.