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Calendar of events| Dec. 4-10
ARTS & CRAFTS
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. Contact Mike Clayton at (360) 930-8171 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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 call (360) 297-2670.
A IS FOR ARTISTS GALLERY: A nonprofit, artist-owned and -run gallery on Bainbridge Island is seeking artists. Info: www.AisforArtistsGallery.com or call (206) 842-2434.
THE VERKSTED GALLERY: A 20-year-old cooperative art gallery located at 18937 Front St. in Poulsbo is now accepting applications from artists in the following mediums: baskets, fiber art, leather work, oils, acrylic, metal art, encaustic, and other unique arts and crafts. Must be able to work two days a month, participate in committee work and pay a monthly rent. To apply pick up an application from the gallery or call Lynn at (360) 297-4096. Info: www.verkstedgallery.com.
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. in Port Orchard. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., visitors, first-timers welcome. Info: Call president Bob Ulsh at (360) 692-5375.
GLASS ART JUNKIES: A group with interests in all kinds of glass art from beaded to fused and stained glass meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the Subway near the Silverdale Albertsons. All skill levels welcome. Info: Bob at (360) 308-8775 or email@example.com.
DRAWING THE HUMAN FIGURE: Life 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.
BPA AUDITIONS FOR MAN OF LA MANCHA: Bainbridge Performing Arts is holding December auditions for Man of la Mancha. The musical by Dale Wasserman is based on “The Adventures of Don Quixote” by Miguel de Cervantes. BPA’s production is directed by Corey McDaniel and offers 22 plus roles for adults and teens, male and female, ages 16 and above. Auditions: Dec. 15 and 17 from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
KITSAP CHORDSMEN BARBERSHOP CHORUS: Invites men of all ages out for a Christmas season of caroling, meeting at 7 p.m. each Wednesday for rehearsal with several opportunities to visit local convalescent/retirement communities throughout December. To take part, show up at rehearsal or call Henry at (360) 649-4253 or (360) 337-SING.
THE KITSAP COMMUNITY CHORALE: Meets at 7 p.m. every Sunday evening at the Elim Lutheran Church, 5911 East Hillcrest Dr. in Port Orchard. Arrangements for auditions can be made by calling Don at (360) 908-9916.
KITSAP CHORALE: Resumes rehearsals this month at Elim Lutheran Church in Port Orchard. Info: Don Dilley at (360) 908-9916.
SINGERS SOUGHT: Bainbridge Chorale has openings for singers in all voice parts for the 2009-10 concert season. Tenors and bases are especially needed. Info: (206) 780-2467 or www.bainbridgechorale.org.
BAINBRIDGE CHORALE YOUNG SINGERS: Has openings in its two youth choirs and Exploration Class for kindergarten and the first grade. Participants discover the joy in learning to sing well and in sharing their musical gifts with the community in performance. Info: (206) 780-CHOR or visit www.bainbridgechorale.org.
BAINBRIDGE DANCE AND DANCE WORKSHOP: The December Bainbridge Scandinavian dance will take place at Island Center Hall, located at 8395 Fletcher Bay Road on Bainbridge Island, with the Folk Voice Band providing the music. There will also be a special dance workshop at which the Finnish Bakmes and some polkka dances will be taught before the evening’s dance. The workshop will begin at 4 p.m., the potluck at 6 p.m. and the regular dance at 7 p.m. The cost for the workshop and the evening dance is $10. If attending only the workshop or the evening’s dance the fees are $5 and $7 respectively, and half price for teenagers. Info: Fred or Linda at (206) 780-8036.
DANCE AT THE BREMERTON ELKS: The public is invited to attend dance classes at the Bremerton Elks, 4131 Pine Road, Bremerton. Pre-registration suggested, pay at first class; seniors and especially leaders encouraged. No partners required; class members invited to attend tea dance to follow. An intermediate west coast swing class meets at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays and beginning night club two step meets at 11:30 a.m. Info: (360) 877-5181.
LEARN HOW TO LEAD: Men, especially, are invited to 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: Call Jan at (360) 877-5181.
BALLROOM DANCING: Is offered from 2-5 p.m. every Sunday at the Port Orchard Eagles, 4001 Jackson Ave. NE in Port Orchard, dancing to the live big band sounds of Eric Liebmann and Co. Cost is $3 for members, $5 for non. Info: www.foe2338.org or call (360) 876-2338.
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., $4; Sundays: beginners 5-6:30 p.m., $2; advanced 6-8:30 p.m., $4. Info: (360) 697-6753.
BREMERTON NUTCRACKER: Peninsula Dance Theatre’s 31st annual production of “Nutcracker,” will be performed Dec. 4, 5 and 6 at Bremerton Performing Arts Center. Peninsula Ballet Orchestra, under the direction of Alan Futterman, continues its long partnership with PDT, accompanying the dancers with the full ballet score. Performances will be at 8 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5 and 3 p.m. Dec. 6. The theater is at Bremerton High School, 1500 13th St. Tickets are $25 for reserved seating (all ages). For festival seating, they are $18 for adults, $14 for students 11 to 18 years and seniors 65 and over; and $12 for children. A family ticket costs $60 and group and military discounts are available. They can be purchased at Bremerton Dance Center, 515 Chester Ave. Info: (360)377-6214 or go to www.peninsuladancetheatre.org.
PORT ORCHARD ‘NUTCRACKER:’ Port Orchard’s Academy of Dance presents a traditional performance of ‘Nutcracker’ at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at the school, 4280 SE Mile Hill Dr., Ste. 101, Port Orchard. Info/Tickets: (360) 769-7277.
JUST FOR KICKS ‘NUTCRACKER:’ Just for Kicks in Port Orchard will present ‘Nutcracker’ at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 and 2 p.m. Dec. 13 at The Admiral Theater, 515 Pacific Ave., Bremerton. Tickets/info: (360) 373-6743.
CHRISTMAS DESSERT THEATER: The Silverdale Baptist Church will hold its 11th annual Christmas Dessert Theater, with the musical “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Shows will play Dec. 4-6 and Dec. 10-13. Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinee on Dec. 12 is at 2 p.m., Sunday evening shows are at 6 p.m. Info: (360) 692-6414 or silverdalebaptist.com. Tickets: $12.
OLYMPIC COLLEGE WINTER CONCERT: Special guests organist Paul Roy and soloist Laird Thornton join the Olympic College Music Program Winter Concert tonight, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the Sylvan Way Baptist Church in Bremerton. The concert will display the sounds of the wind ensemble, chamber choir and concert choir. Admission is free.
BAINBRIDGE CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY: Bainbridge’s annual Christmas in the country will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 6. The event spreads through several venues: Sweetlife Farm, a cottage industry deep in the woods; the rustic barn at Hazel Creek Farm; Hajnalka’s Studio; the community room in Suite G at Lynwood Commons in the historic Lynwood district; the nonprofit Island Music Center in Rolling Bay; and Countryman Stables for free pony rides for kids in a covered arena. Info: www.christmasinthecountry.info.
STILLWATERS AUCTION: Stillwaters Environmental Center is hosting its annual yuletide auction from 4-7 p.m. Dec. 5 at the The Hood Canal Vista Pavilion at Port Gamble. Admission is $20 advanced, $25 at the door, which includes hors d’oeuvres, Hood Canal brew and other beverages. Tickets/info: (360) 297-2876 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOUTH KITSAP WELCOMES HOLIDAYS: The South Kitsap community will usher in the holiday season on Dec. 5 at the 11th Annual Festival of Chimes & Lights. The event begins in the early afternoon and lasts until approximately 8 p.m. There will be a pet costume parade, Christmas Bazaar, wagon hay rides and more. The evening wraps up with showings at the Historic Orchard Theatre of the world premier movie ”Mrs. Miracle,” based on one of local author Debbie Macomber’s books and a fireworks show on the Port Orchard waterfront. Info: Port Orchard Chamber at (360) 876-3505 or www.portorchard.com.
KINGSTON HOLIDAY HOME TOUR: Will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 12. Find homes decked in holiday decor, views of the water and mountains and decorating ideas. Tickets are $15 and are available at the Kingston Chamber office, American Marine Bank and John L. Scott. Proceeds help fund Saturday Concerts on the Cove.
THE YOUNG ARTIST’S STUDIO: Children’s, teens’ and adult classes are available in drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture at The Young Artist’s Studio, 1124 McKenzie Avenue near Evergreen Park. Info: (360) 479-3505 or email@example.com.
CHILDREN’S STORYTIME: A children’s story time event in which a life-sized elf will read from “The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition,” at 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Kitsap Mall’s Barnes & Noble, 10315 Silverdale Way NW, Silverdale. The book, written by Carol Aebersold and her daughter Chanda Bell with illustrator Coë Steinwart, is based on a tradition Aebersold began with her children when they were young. Info: (360) 698-0945.
THE YOUNG ARTIST’S STUDIO: Children’s, teen’s and adult classes are available in drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture at The Young Artists’ Studio, 1124 McKenzie Avenue near Evergreen Park. Info: (360) 479-3505 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
STORYTIME AT THE LIBRARY: The Poulsbo branch of the Kitsap Regional Library presents baby storytime (ages 1-18 months) 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 call (360) 779-2915.
VOLUNTEER AT KIDIMU: Volunteer camp assistants are needed at the Kids Discovery Museum, 305 Madison Ave. N, Bainbridge. All volunteers must be at least 14 years old. Adult volunteers also are encouraged. Info: (206) 855-4650 or email@example.com.
STORYTIME: Barnes and Noble, in the Kitsap Mall, hosts a weekly storytime for kids at 11 a.m. every Saturday. Info: Call the store at (360) 698-0945.
KITSAPART SCHOOL OF THE ARTS: Offers classes ranging from cartooning to three-dimensional drawing to animal art for kids ages 8 to teens at its school, 3425 NW Byron St. in Old Town Silverdale. Info: www.kitsapart.com or call (360) 662-1542.
GALLERIES & EXHIBITIONS
MCGREAL FEATURED AT JEWEL BOX: The Cultural Arts Foundation NW (CAFN) announces that Jessica McGreal is the featured artist at the Jewel Box he Jewel Box Gallery at the theatre, 225 NE Iverson Road, Poulsbo, through Dec. 13. She will be showing during the run of the Jewel Box Theatre production Sweet Charity. McGreal is a printmaker specializing in monotypes depicting garden scenes.
COLLECTIVE VISIONS: Mary McInnis’ display “The Intimate Forest: Paths and Trails of the Pacific Northwest” will be in the main gallery at Collective Visions from Dec. 1 to Jan. 16. A first Friday Art Walk reception is slated for 5-8 p.m. Dec. 4. Collective Visions is located at 331 Pacific Ave., Bremerton. Info: www.collectivevisions.com.
THE KINGSTON ART GALLERY: Harv Kolln, painter and sculptor of cedar spirit birds, is the featured artist for November. His show, “Art of the Wood,” runs through Dec. 6. The gallery is on Highway 104 in Kingston. Info: (360) 297-5133.
NIGHT ON THE TOWN: Every first Friday of the month, from 4-8 p.m., businesses throughout downtown Port Gamble are open late, most featuring local artwork while the General Store hosts a special monthly dinner. Info: www.portgamble.com or call (360) 297-8074.
BETHEL AVE. BOOKS: Bethel Ave. Books, 1037 Bethel Avenue. Port Orchard, will host an open house on Dec. 4-6. From 1-4 p.m. Dec. 5, Tim Perry (Trilogy in Blue), Anna Childs (Big Book of Absolutely Animalistic Alliterations), and Sam Whittaker will be on hand for book signings. From 1-3 p.m. Dec. 6 Sheila Roberts will be signing her new novel, “Angel Lane.” Info: (360) 876-7500 or bethelavebook.com/.
POETRY AT POULSBOHEMIAN: Join poets Gary Anderson, Anne Kundtz and Jane Pearson at the Poulsbohemian Coffeehouse on Front Street in Poulsbo Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. Bring your own work for open mic. Info: (360) 779-9199.
‘LET IT GO, LOUIE:’ Due to a delay in publication of “Let It Go Louie,” the Dec. 6, reading at Eagle Harbor Books for the new book from the Bainbridge Historical Society chronicling the experiences of Slav fishing people on the island, must be postponed. Info: Eagle Harbor Books, (206) 842-5332.
SILVERDALE WRITERS’ ROUND TABLE: Meets at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at the Silverdale Community Center, 9729 Silverdale Way for support and development in a positive atmosphere. Info: Call Bob at (360) 830-4968.
LIBERTY BAY BOOKS: Has updated its listing for its book groups. All groups meet at Liberty Bay Books — 18881-D on Front St. in Downtown Poulsbo. Revised listings are as follows:
Joy Luck: 11 a.m. First Friday monthly
Daytime: 10 a.m. Second Tuesday monthly
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.
Mystery: 10 a.m. Fourth Thursday monthly. Info: www.libertybaybooks.com, (360) 779.5909 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
SILVERDALE BOOK SALES: Silverdale Friends of the Library used book sale every Tuesday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Silverdale Library, 3450 NE Carlton.
BAINBRIDGE BOOK SALE: Bainbridge Friends of the Library book sale will be held Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds benefit the library. Info: www.bifriends.org.
FOR CONCISE CRITIQUING: And stimulation, join the Fiction Writer’s Workshop which meets at 7 p.m. every Monday night at the Poulsbohemian Coffeehouse — 19003 Front St. in Poulsbo. Cost is $6 per meeting, which includes a latte. Info: www.poulsbohemian.com or call Marianna (360) 779-9199 for poetry or Sue (360) 297-3713 for fiction.
BREMERTON SYMPHONY ASSOCIATION COMPETITION FOR YOUNG PIANISITS: The contest is open to pianists age 12-18 who live in Kitsap county, Belfair and Gig Harbor. A panel of judges chaired by Alan Futterman, music director of the Bremerton Symphony, will select one winner of the competition. The winner may be asked to perform one movement of a concerto with the Bremerton Symphony Orchestra on May 8, 2010. Applications are due by January 20, 2010. Auditions will be held on March 13, 2010. Info/guidelines: www.bremertonsymphony.org.
MOONDOGS TOO: Features a free, all ages live jazz series from 4-7 p.m. Sundays, featuring Mark Lewis and special guests through November. Info: www.moondogs-too.com, www.marklewismusic.com.
IMC FACULTY SERIES: Akiko Iguchi opens 2009/2010 Island Music Center Faculty Concert Series with an evening of Beethoven, Bach and Chopin at 7 P.M. Dec. 4 in the Island Music Center Concert Hall at 10598 Valley Rd NE in Rolling Bay. Tickets are available for $12($6 students) in advance at Island Music Center and at Winslow Drug (cash & check only.) Info: (206) 780-6911
PUGET SOUNDSTERS: The Puget Soundsters are performing their Annual Christmas Unity Benefit Choral Concert 7 p.m. on Dec. 4 at West Sound Unity Church, 1712 Trenton Avenue, Bremerton. An offering will be taken and refreshments will be served. Diane Evans directs the group. Info: Jeanie at (360) 871-3260.
SINATRA HOLIDAY BASH: CSTOCK presents “Christmas My Way — A Sinatra Holiday Bash” from Dec. 4-20. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 6 p.m. Sundays at Silverdale Community Center, 9729 Silverdale Way NW, Silverdale. Tickets are $15 adults, $12 student/senior/active military, $10 children 11 and younger. Info/tickets: (360) 692-9940 or www.cstock.org.
EAGLE HARBOR JAZZ CLUB: Local favorite Eagle Harbor Jazz Club presents a toe tapping concert of jazz, blues and standards Dec 5, from 7-10 p.m. at the IMC Concert Hall. Refreshments served, admission $10 (children and students, free), with proceeds benefiting the Island Music Center. Call 206.780.6911 or www.islandmusic.org for information.
BAINBRIDGE CHORALE CONCERT: Bainbridge Chorale Holiday Concert, Rejoice!, will feature the Mosaic Brass Quintet, accompanying a program of new and traditional choral works to usher in the holiday season. Performances are: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 and 3 p.m. Dec. 6 at Rolling Bay Presbyterian Church, 11042 Sunrise Drive NE, Bainbridge. Info: (206) 780-2467 or www.bainbridgechorale.org.
THE HOMETOWN BAND: The Hometown Band, a community band with more than 50 members, will join the Bethany Brass Quintet in a holiday concert on Dec. 15 in a free concert to which all are invited. The location will be the Bethany Lutheran Church,7968 Finch Road NE Bainbridge. Donations will be collected for local food banks. Guests are encouraged to bring non-perishable food, personal care products and pet supplies. Info: Jas Linford (206) 842-2084.
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.
WHISKEY CREEK STEAKHOUSE: In Keyport hosts live music six nights a week. Leo Matchem, country western and ballads, plays from 6-9 p.m. Mondays; Jeff Winslow quartet plays jazz from 5-9 p.m. Tuesdays; Don Alverson quartet, with Yvonne on trumpet, plays from 5-9 p.m. Wednesdays; and Marcus Dean offers Nashville country from 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Whiskey Creek is located at 1918 Washington St. In Keyport. Info: (360) 779-3481.
WHISKEY CREEK STEAKHOUSE: In Poulsbo offers free entertainment from 6-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings. It is located on the corner of NE Poulsbo Avenue and Washington Avenue. Info: (360) 779-3481.
SILVERDALE’S MUSICAL COFFEE SHOP: The Global Bean, located at 2021 NW Myhre, Ste. 101 in Silverdale, is hosting a traditional Irish jam session sat 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 call (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 out and sing. Info: www.kitsappines.org or call Kathy at (360) 297-8414.
WINTER MARKET: Bainbridge Island’s Winter Market will be every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Eagle Harbor Church, Madison Avenue at Winslow Way. Seasonal produce, oysters and clams, artisan breads, baked goods, Island-grown wines, jams and salsas and holiday decor. Info: (206) 855-1500.
SISTER’S CHRISTMAS CATECHISM: From the people who brought you Late Nite Catechism comes Sister’s Christmas Catechism on Dec. 10 at 7 p.m at the Admiral Theatre. It’s “Forensic Files goes to Bethlehem” in this holiday mystery extravaganza, by the author of Late Nite Catchism and Late Nite Catechism 2, as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages - whatever happened to the Magi’s gold? Main Floor Reserved tickets are $32, Loge Reserved tickets are $26, and Balcony Reserved tickets are $18. Tickets may be purchased by calling (360) 373-6743 or at the Ticket Office at 515 Pacific Avenue in downtown Bremerton. Info: www.admiraltheatre.org.
‘HOME ALONE:’ A screening of the holiday classic “Home Alone,” in which Kevin McAllister is an 8-year-old boy left at home by his parents, when they leave with the rest of the family for Christmas holidays to Paris. It will play at 11 a.m. Dec. 12 at Bainbridge Cinema, 403 N. Madison Ave. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. The screening will benefit Toys for Tots. Admission is either a financial or food donation to The Helpline House on Bainbridge Island or Fishline in Poulsbo. Info: (206) 855-8173.
IMPROV WORKSHOP: There will be improv workshops at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the Western Washington Center for the Arts, 521 Bay Street, Port Orchard. Info: (360) 769-7469.
KCMT’S ‘SCROOGE:’ Kitsap Children’s Musical Theatre presents “Scrooge,” based on the classic book “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens from Dec. 4-13 at the North Kitsap Auditorium, 1881 NE Hostmark, Poulsbo. Performance times are 7 p.m. Fridays, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturdays and 6 p.m. Sundays. Info: www.kcmt.org.
‘FIDDLER ON THE ROOF:’ Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge’s holiday 2009 production will be the Tony award-winning family musical “Fiddler on the Roof.” The performances will be Dec. 4-20 at the Bainbridge High School Theatre, at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturday sand 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $15 for youth 12 and under, $18 for seniors (55+), students and military and $22 for adults. Info/tickets: (206)842-0472 and www.ovationmtb.com.
BPA’S HOLIDAYS ON THE EDGE: Bainbridge Performing Arts presents a special presentation of The Edge improve group: Holidays on The Edge at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at BPA, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge. Admission, $25 per person, includes dessert and champagne or wine and one free raffle ticket. Tickets/info: www.bainbridgeperformingarts.or or (206)842-8569.
‘SWEET CHARITY:’ The Jewel Box Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning musical, featuring some of Broadway’s most popular show tunes through Dec. 13 with curtains at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and Sunday matiness at 2 p.m. Nov. 22, Dec. 6 and Dec. 13 at 225 Iverson St. in Poulsbo. Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors, students and military. Info: www.jewelboxpoulsbo.org or call the theater at (360) 697-3183.
‘PETER PAN:’ BPA and Bainbridge Dance Center (BDC) join talents to bring audiences of all ages a new version of the classic “Peter Pan” from Dec. 11-20. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Fridays; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, with a pay-what-you-can preview at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10. The opening night reception is at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 11. Tickets: $24 for adults, and $18 for seniors, students, youth, military, and teachers. Info/tickets: (206) 842.8569 or www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org.
ECO-MUNICIPALITIES WITH SUSTAINABLE BAINBRIDGE: Join Sustainable Bainbridge for an evening with Mary Rehwald to hear about “Eco-municipalities” as described in The Natural Step for Communities by Sarah James and Torbjörn Lahti, and consider how this framework might apply on Bainbridge Island. The free event takes place on Monday, Dec. 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Bainbridge Commons, 402 Brien Drive SE (next to the Senior Community Center).
WHALES IN OUR MIDST: The Bainbridge Island Historical Museum is featuring the exhibit “Killer Whales in The Salish Sea.” Learn about our relationship with these magnificent animals from Native American Orca legends through present-day efforts at preservation. The museum is located at 215 Erickson Ave, Bainbridge. Info: www.bainbridgehistory.org or call (206) 842-2773.
SILVER CITY BREWERY: Will be a collection point for Central Kitsap Food Bank donations now through Nov. 25, offering a free desert card to the person or family donating each bag of non-perishable food items. Info: www.ckfoodbank.org, www.silvercitybrewery.com.