It’s a country christmas in Port Gamble

Drum roll please … Port Gamble Country Christmas is here

We are stocked and ready for perhaps our biggest event of the year, Port Gamble’s Annual Country Christmas. Join us for a traditional holiday weekend in historic Port Gamble as we spread small town holiday fun on Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Dec. 15, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. where you can take in the sight of over 120,000 Christmas lights. We are excited to announce that we will have a pony-ride carousel this year! Saturday is the main event, with Santa’s Workshop ($5/child | Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.) hosted by the Girl Scouts of Western Washington, tractor rides with Sandamar Farms, town lighting of the Post Office building, sidewalk sales, and a spectacular fireworks show provided by Boomtown Productions and Halo Fireworks at 5 p.m. Be sure to join us on Sunday, Dec. 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Santa’s Workshop, continued specials and holiday cheer at the Port Gamble shops.

Visit our website for more details as we get closer to the event: portgamble.com/country- christmas-1 .

Stay at the Port Gamble guest houses

Have your holiday gathering in an historic home in Port Gamble. One house is available for the “Country Christmas” weekend of December 14-15. Dine at Butcher & Baker with our PGGH 15 percent discount. Sip our special hot spiced cider while you watch the fireworks from the best spot in town. Port Gamble Theatre is also performing “A Christmas Carol,” so relax, stay overnight – or two – to avoid the crowd.

A two night or more stay will be discounted 15 percent.

Visit portgambleguesthouse.com for reservations!

‘A Christmas Carol’ rounds out 2019 theater season

The Port Gamble Theater is getting geared up for the holiday season with a production that is sure to bring out the Christmas spirit in everyone. PGT’s own, Jim Wingren’s adaptation of the Charles Dickens most famous Christmas tale returns to our stage. With a minimal cast, PGT will deliver this beloved holiday classic as our gift to you. Don’t miss “A Christmas Carol.”

Showings Friday, Dec. 6, to Sunday, Dec. 22. Friday and Saturday nights at 7 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Special Saturday Matinee Dec. 14 at 2 p.m.

Special dessert show Saturday, Dec. 21.

Get your tickets soon, this is one of the theater’s most popular shows and is sure to sell out quickly. Tickets can be found at portgambletheater.com.

Country Christmas specials at some of the businesses

Tango Zulu is offering 20 percent discounts on Christmas stockings during Country Christmas, Dec. 14 and 15. These beautiful wool-knit stockings are handmade in Nepal and come in a multitude of patterns.

To see more deals and great products, head over to tangozuluimports.com.

WISH in Port Gamble will be offering 10 percent off all Christmas Cards and Candles during Country Christmas. Check out their shop on historic Rainier Ave. in Port Gamble.

Ghost Walk tours, special investigations filling up fast

The popular annual Ghost Walks run from 7 to 10 p.m. October through March and typically sell out fast. Take a guided tour of Port Gamble highlighting the town’s history, paranormal experiences and includes stops in the Walker-Ames House, Historic Museum, Post Office, and the Buena Vista Cemetery. Here are the available dates: Dec. 7, Jan. 11, Feb. 8, March 7.

Participants must be 16+ to attend. $25 per person and tickets required. Get your tickets at portgambleparanormal.com.

Ever wondered what it’s like to take part in a paranormal investigation? Join paranormal investigator Pete Orbea for an evening in the famed Walker-Ames House of Port Gamble for a paranormal investigation. You’ll get an in-depth look into the history and “long-term” residents while seeking to find out what goes bump in the night. The investigation runs from 7 to 10 p.m. and starts at the Walker- Ames House. Bring a flashlight, dress warm, and any equipment for ghost hunting. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at portgambleparanormal.com. Upcoming investigation dates:

Dec. 13, Jan. 18, Feb. 22, March 21 and April 18.

Stay in touch

You can stay up to date with activities and happenings at Port Gamble by subscribing to the monthly Port Gamble E-Newsletter at portgamble.com. For more information about the E-newsletter,

Please contact the events office at 360-297-8074 or via email at portgamble@orminc.com. Stay up to date by viewing our Calendar of Events for 2019 at portgamble.com.

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