Welcome to our calendar!  Here you will find events of harp interest throughout the Pacific Northwest. (As submissions come from so many different sources, the Puget Sound Folk Harp Society cannot guarantee the accuracy of every detail; please check with the contact person when listed if you have questions or concerns about the event.) If you would like your harp event to be listed here, please contact  info@pugetsoundfolkharpsociety. org  for submission guidelines.


NOVEMBER 2019

Nov 1   All Areas.  Registration opens today for PSFHS annual Winter Folk Harp Festival. For more info and a registration form, follow the link you'll find at  www.pugetsoundfolkharpsociety.org.

Nov 2  Portland OR. There will be a Mini Harp Festival at Artichoke Music (2007 SE Powell Blvd, Portland) with Sharon and Dave Thormahlen, Saturday, November 2 from 11 am-5 pm. There will be 2 workshops: "Chord Accompaniment and Improvising" at 11 am and "Pick a Chord, Any Chord" at 1:30 pm. There will also be a concert with Sharon and Dave Thormahlen from 4-5 pm. Harp Regulations by Dave will go on all day and there will be a harp you can borrow for the workshop while your harp is being regulated. Class descriptions are on the website linked below. For more info call Sharon at 541-753-4334 or Artichoke Music at 503-232-8845. You can register here: https://app.mainstreetsites.com/dmn4074/classes.htm?sem=32738#sem.

Nov 5  Gold Beach OR.  Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter present Curry Library workshop and concert. For more information call 541-247-7246.

Nov 6  North Bend OR.  Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter present Library workshops and concert. For more information call 541-756-0400.

Nov 8-11  Yachats OR.  Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter at Yachats Celtic Music Festival - stage performances and beginners' workshop with harps provided. Contact Lisa at lisa@lisalynne.com to reserve your workshop space.

Nov 9  Olympia WA.  Olympia area harp circle meets from 2-4:30 on the second Saturday of the month at the Tumwater Timberland Library. Please contact Jean at jeanmstewart@comcast.net for details and directions.

Nov 9-10  Victoria BC.  Introduction to the Folk Harp, two-day workshop (3 hours per day) with Alison Vardy at Monterey Centre. Harps provided. See https://www.oakbay.ca/parks-recreation/programs-registration/adult-programs to register (choose Music under the Adult Programs heading).

Nov 10  Spokane WA.  Hunter Koss and  harp appear at Spokane Folk Festival, Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 2:15 pm for 30 minutes. Spokane Community College Lair Student Union (Building 6) in the Conference Room. The address for Spokane Community College is 1810 N Greene Street in Spokane. See Festival home page:  https://www.spokanefolkfestival.org. New Festival performers this year:  https://www.spokanefolkfestival.org/new-performers-for-2019.html (Hunter Koss appears about halfway down the page).

Nov 13  Kirkland WA.  Eastside Harp Circle meets second Wednesdays. This month the meeting will be in Kirkland. Please check in advance for location, time, and details with Anna Jenkins at peaceharp@hotmail.com or Maria Wilson at gotomaria2@aol.com.

Nov 15, 16  Seattle WA.  Seattle Chapter AHS Seattle and Dusty Strings have the honor to host Willi Maerz, celebrated German composer and arranger, in Seattle as part of his American tour. Willi will give a two-part discussion and workshop on writing and arranging for harp ensembles and chamber groups. The Friday evening will be a discussion and lecture on arrangements, and on Saturday harpists are invited to bring their instruments and personal arrangements for an interactive workshop experience with Willi! Friday, November 15, 6:30-8 pm, Discussion at Dusty Strings Music Store & School. 3406 Fremont Ave N, Seattle. Saturday November 16, at 3-5 pm, Workshop at Dusty Strings Factory Workshop. 3450 16th Ave W #200, Seattle. $30 for entry to both events. RSVP to the event at www.ahsseattle.org. Once you submit your RSVP form, you will receive a direct link to pay for the event fee via PayPal, or you may also pay your entrance fee by check or cash at the door. 

Nov 17  Mountlake Terrace WA.  Third Sunday harp circle meets every third Sunday (except September) at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 2 to 4:30 pm. All harps and harp players welcome. Solo playing encouraged but never required. For details and directions contact Diane at mdianem@seanet.com.

Nov 22  Vancouver WA.  The Vancouver/Portland area Harp Circle meets the Fourth Friday of every month, from 10 am to noon, at the Cascade Park Community Library, 600 NE 136th Ave, Vancouver WA 98684. For more information contact Donita Andrews at donita_andrews@yahoo.com

Nov 23  Federal Way WA. Holiday Harp Extravaganza. In conjunction with the Seattle AHS, all harpers welcome. At Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 1-5 pm. Rehearsal noon to 1 pm, concert at 2 pm. Choose from various difficulty levels, play one or two hands as you can. No charge to participants. No need to register, just show up! For more information see http://www.ahsseattle.org/events/2019/11/23/holiday-harp-extravaganza.

Nov 24  Lakewood WA.  Lakewold Gardens presents Music From Home featuring internationally known harpist, Adán Vásquez. 3 pm at 12317 Gravelly Lake Drive SW Lakewood, WA 98499. For tickets and more information see https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4295625

DECEMBER 2019

Dec 1  Kingston WA.  Magical Strings Celtic Yuletide Concert. In their 41st year, three generations of Bouldings gather to celebrate the season with harp and dulcimer, song and dance, 3:00 pm, Redeemer United Methodist Church. Tickets are available now at www.magicalstrings.com.

Dec 4  Monroe/Alpine OR.  "A Winter Gift" with Lisa Lynne, Aryeh Frankfurter, and Patrick Ball. Cedarhouse Concerts. See www.legendsofthecelticharp.com for more info and tickets.

Dec 5  Portland OR.  "A Winter Gift" with Lisa Lynne, Aryeh Frankfurter, and Patrick Ball. Cerimon House. See www.legendsofthecelticharp.com for more info and tickets.

Dec 6  Astoria OR.  "A Winter Gift" with Lisa Lynne, Aryeh Frankfurter, and Patrick Ball. Performing Arts Center. See www.legendsofthecelticharp.com for more info and tickets.

Dec 7  Mount Vernon WA.  "A Winter Gift" with Lisa Lynne, Aryeh Frankfurter, and Patrick Ball. Celtic Arts Foundation. See www.legendsofthecelticharp.com for more info and tickets.

Dec 8  Seattle WA.  "A Winter Gift" with Lisa Lynne, Aryeh Frankfurter, and Patrick Ball. Green Lake United Methodist Church. See www.legendsofthecelticharp.com for more info and tickets.

Dec 8  Kent WA.  Magical Strings Celtic Yuletide Concert. In their 41st year, three generations of Bouldings gather to celebrate the season with harp and dulcimer, song and dance, 3:00 pm, Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center. Tickets are available now at www.magicalstrings.com.

Dec 11  Kirkland WA.  Eastside Harp Circle meets second Wednesdays. This month the meeting will be in Kirkland. Please check in advance for location, time, and details with Anna Jenkins at peaceharp@hotmail.com or Maria Wilson at gotomaria2@aol.com.

Dec 13  Tacoma WA.  Magical Strings Celtic Yuletide Concert. In their 41st year, three generations of Bouldings gather to celebrate the season with harp and dulcimer, song and dance, 7:30 pm, Urban Grace Church. Tickets are available now at www.magicalstrings.com.

Dec 14  Olympia WA.  Olympia area harp circle meets from 2-4:30 on the second Saturday of the month at the Tumwater Timberland Library. Please contact Jean at jeanmstewart@comcast.net for details and directions.

Dec 14  Seattle WA.  Magical Strings Celtic Yuletide Concert. In their 41st year, three generations of Bouldings gather to celebrate the season with harp and dulcimer, song and dance, 7:30 pm. Town Hall. Tickets are available now at www.wmagicalstrings.com.

Dec 15  Mountlake Terrace WA.  Third Sunday harp circle meets every third Sunday (except September) at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 2 to 4:30 pm. All harps and harp players welcome. Solo playing encouraged but never required. For details and directions contact Diane at mdianem@seanet.com.

Dec 15  Mount Vernon WA.  Magical Strings Celtic Yuletide Concert. In their 41st year, three generations of Bouldings gather to celebrate the season with harp and dulcimer, song and dance, 3:00 pm, The Historic Lincoln Theatre. Tickets are available now at www.magicalstrings.com.

Dec 17  Bellevue WA.  Magical Strings Celtic Yuletide Concert. In their 41st year, three generations of Bouldings gather to celebrate the season with harp and dulcimer, song and dance, 7:00 pm, Meydenbauer Center Theatre. Tickets are available now at www.magicalstrings.com.

Dec 18  Portland OR.  Magical Strings Celtic Yuletide Concert. In their 41st year, three generations of Bouldings gather to celebrate the season with harp and dulcimer, song and dance, 7:30 pm, Alberta Rose Theatre. Tickets are available now at www.magicalstrings.com.

Dec 20  Vancouver WA.  The Vancouver/Portland area Harp Circle usually meets the Fourth Friday of every month, but this month will meet on the Third Friday due to library schedule. Harp Circle from 10 am to noon, at the Cascade Park Community Library, 600 NE 136th Ave, Vancouver WA 98684. For more information contact Donita Andrews at donita_andrews@yahoo.com

Dec 20 & 21  Leavenworth WA.  Magical Strings Celtic Yuletide Concert. In their 41st year, three generations of Bouldings gather to celebrate the season with harp and dulcimer, song and dance, 7:30 pm, Snowy Owl Theater at Icicle Creek Ctr for the Arts. Tickets are available now at www.magicalstrings.com.

 

This page was last updated on November 02, 2019

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