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As usual, Port Gamble will kick off the month of June with a faire of medieval proportions.

As usual, Port Gamble will kick off the month of June with a faire of medieval proportions. The Society for Creative Anachronism will turn historic Port Gamble into a mecca of Middle Ages and Renaissance celebrations.

Starting the last weekend of May (May 31-June 2) June Faire will be back for its 12th year. June Faire is dedicated to the study and re-creation of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Attendees will enjoy armored and rapier combat, archery, dancing, bards, arts and crafts, merchants and more. On June 1, Port Gamble Weddings will host an open house from 1-4 p.m. at the Hood Canal Vista Pavilion. If you’re interested in holding a wedding or event at one of Port Gamble’s beautiful facilities, this is a great opportunity to meet preferred vendors, tour the spaces and have your questions answered by knowledgeable staff.

Cruise Port Gamble will continue its weekly meet-ups every Thursday evening in June. Car buffs can bring out their classic, new or unique cars to show off on the lawns beside Mike’s Four Star BBQ and Gamble Bay Coffee. It’s a wonderful setting where owners and onlookers can mingle and chat about cars over barbecue or coffee. This weekly event is free and open to everyone.

Alive After 5 will kick off the start of its second year on June 13. Experience the Port Gamble waterfront like never before with live music from local band ColdNote, dining and shopping. The concert will be held on the observation deck below the American flag from 5-8 p.m.

The Port Gamble Theater Company presents “Pride & Prejudice.” Directed by Scott Snively, this Jane Austen classic explores manners and the nature of love and independence. For times and tickets, go to www.portgambletheater.com.

Back for its sixth year, the annual Forest 5K will hit the trails on June 16. To participate in this fun event, go to www.rootsrockrun.com to register.

For information on all events in Port Gamble, please contact the events office at (360) 297-8074 or email portgamble@orminc.com.

— Shana Smith is manager of Port Gamble. Contact her at ssmith@orminc.com