July 15 – 17, lavender will be all around in Sequim, WA as the Olympic Peninsula celebrates with the Sequim Lavender Farm Faire and the Sequim Lavender Festival. Farm tours, street fairs, music, demonstrations and more will fill your senses during this annual weekend of Clallam County fun!
Settled in 1851, Port Townsend was originally named “Port Townshend”, by George Vancouver, for his friend the Marquis of Townshend. Found to be a safe harbor, the community thrived on fishing and shipping. Many of its original Victorian homes and beautiful early 1900’s buildings remain. And Port Townsend has become a destination for romantic weekend getaways.
Washington wine production is only second to California, according to a recent Wine Spectator article. And with a bumper crop of Washington grapes, this Spring our state is turning out some beautiful reds and whites. This weekend, you have a chance to taste from Washington’s premiere wineries on both sides of the mountains.