Tag: things to do

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LightWorkers Pom-Pom Sweater

Quick and Easy DIY Zara Inspired Pom-Pom Sweater

Whether I’m getting dressed up for a party or wanting to add a little fun to my winter wardrobe, I’m loving the pom-pom sweaters that are filling the stores right now. I love any little detail that can take a sweater from an … read more

CVG

The CVG Showcases Juried Art from Around the State

One of the most prestigious juried art shows in Washington takes place right in West Sound. Bremerton’s Collective Visions Gallery organizes the CVG Show every year, attracting hundreds of submissions as well as visitors to the exhibit. The 2018 show had nearly 900 … read more

Seabeck

Seabeck — A Touch of New England

The Seabeck community has one of the most interesting histories in the state of Washington. Marshall Blinn and William Adams founded the community around 1856, when they sailed into the harbor after a trip from Maine that took them 196 days to complete. … read more

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Etiquette Basics

Etiquette Basics for Guests and Their Hosts

It’s that time in early January when the rain soaked days are dark, Christmas lights are being removed and stored for another year, and as the doldrums of winter are descending, the mind wanders. With the flurry of holiday parties and gifting behind … read more

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Tile

Porcelain Tile vs. Ceramic: How to Choose without Jeopardizing Style

When installing tile, there’s the eternal question: Should you go for porcelain or ceramic tile? The answer will ultimately depend on your budget and what your list of pros and cons looks like. And let’s not forget the important question of style — … read more

Bainbridge Island Historical Museum

Historic Bainbridge Schoolhouse Lives on as Museum

In the building’s 110-year existence, it has been poked and prodded, repainted, rewired, moved from one end of the island to the other, retrofitted with an annex and lifted to dig a basement to provide climate-controlled storage and more research space. Fittingly, the … read more

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Kitsap County forester Arno Bergstrom shares forest management practices with trainees at Port Gamble Heritage Park.

Become a Stream Steward to be Part of Local Eco Projects

Did you know that beavers act as engineers in our local Kitsap ecosystems to alter entire habitats? Or that simple barrels filled with the right materials can help keep our local salmon populations healthier? Join WSU Kitsap Extension’s annual Stream Stewards course this … read more

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Swangy Cider Punch (Photo courtesy Alamy)

Punch It Up this Holiday Season

If you are looking to host an unforgettable holiday cocktail party, punch can make a memorable impression on your guests and bring your get-together to the next level. Punch reached the height of its popularity during the Victorian Age. Originally made with alcohol, … read more

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