Community  Videos

 

When you're considering moving to a new place, you want to learn as much as you can about your destination. With that in mind, I'm offering you access to some short videos that will help provide you with a better sense of place than I can with words alone. There's something here for everyone.

 

Why not bookmark this page so you can keep coming back for more?

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Here's an overview of Port Townsend and some of its many festivals, activities, and things to do.

 

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Norman MacLeod prepared this video slide show for a community Earth Day celebration. The
accompanying music is by local Celtic harpist David Michael.

 

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Port Townsend's history is fascinating, and this video includes an interview with the Jefferson
County Historical Society's Executive Director, Bill Tennent.

 

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Port Townsend is one of three Victorian seaports on the National Historic Register, and water
based activities are one of the major reasons people visit and relocate here.

 

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Port Townsend and Jefferson County offer an exciting culinary scene that incorporates an
incredible range of locally produced foods and beverages.

 

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Many people visit or move here for our lively arts and entertainment scene. National Geographic
calls Port Townsend "one of the most sophisticated places west of Seattle."

 

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I'm sure you'll enjoy the story of KPTZ, Port Townsend and East Jefferson County's
local FM radio station.

 

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The Gathering Place provides extensive programs and services for our area's developmentally
challenged children and adults.

 

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The Port Townsend Film Festival has achieved international stature over the years, and is a
wonderful event. In 2015 I was proud to sponsor the award-winning Unbranded, a documentary
about a border to border journey three young men undertook with sturdy BLM mustangs.

 

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There's a whole lot of outdoors in and around Port Townsend. Here's a quick sample . . .

 

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Nanda is a local performing troupe that now finds itself on the world stage. This video provides
a look at what they do, and more importantly, how they are giving back to our community.

 

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Port Townsend Sails: A Woman, A Place, A Passion is a documentary offering a look at the life and
work of internationally recognized  master sailmaker Carol Hasse, one of our community's most
involved citizens and founder of the Wooden Boat Festival and Foundation.

 

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Edensaw Woods provides exoctic and specialty woods throughout the region, and has funded
the Boat Building Challenge at the Wooden Boat Festival. This video covers the 2014 event.

 

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A few years ago Jamestown S'Klallam member Marlin Holden spoke at the Centrum Writer's
Conference about the annual Tribal Canoe Journey during its stop in Port Townsend. The canoe
journey is a cultural restoration project of many of the tribes from around the Salish Sea.

 

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Centrum is one of the primary cultural centers of Port Townsend and the area. Hosting a broad
range of festivals, conferences, and workshops, Centrum brings performers, professionals,
students, and audiences from all over the world to Port Townsend. This video is about the
annual Port Townsend Writer's Conference.

 

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The Port Townsend Marine Science Center, located at Fort Worden State Park, offers a wide range
of educational programs and activities. This video highlights the work of the Marine Mammal
Stranding Network and its volunteers.

 

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The award-winning Port Townsend Farmers Market is as much a community event as it is a place
to purchase local crafts and locally grown and produced food.

 

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The Whidbey Institute produced this video about Port Townsend's Local Investing Opportunities
Network (LION), a community investment organization that helps those who would contribute
their time and talents through developing small businesses but lack the means to thrive.

 

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Sound Experience is a nonprofit organization that operates the tall ship Adventuress. The ship is
the base for educational programs for schools, families, and people from all walks of life.

 

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There are three resident orca pods in the Puget Sound region, and you can go visit them with
Puget Sound Express, which operates foot ferry service to Friday Harbor in the San Juan
Islands and whale watching tours from the Point Hudson Marina.

 

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Port Townsend based youth adventure group, Wild Expeditions is building a Viking ship for
educational voyages throughout the Puget Sound region.

 

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The Port Townsend School of Woodworking is located at Fort Worden State Park.

 

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Centrum and the Seattle Theatre Group partner to bring the DANCE This Camp to Fort Worden
State Park every year. This video highlights the 2010 camp.

 

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