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    Earth Day Clean Up

     2020 Earth Day Clean-Up June 20th, 2020 We would like to thank all our amazing volunteers that came downtown to our Earth Day spring clean up on Saturday, June 20th, 2020. Thanks to our Rhododendron Festival Association royalty helpers, Main St. event helpers, brand new volunteers, board, and staff. We worked at Adams Street Park, along Water Street, and on side streets, pulling weeds, cutting ivy off the trees, and pruning shrubs.   The Port Townsend Main Street Program Mission: To preserve, promote, and enhance our historic business districts.

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    Concerts on the Dock

    Port Townsend Main Street Program’s Concerts on the Dock — Free All-Ages Summer Music Series at Pope Marine Plaza   Due to the impacts of COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines, we have decided to cancel this summer’s Concerts on the Dock music series. We are planning on being back next year stronger than ever!  

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    Uptown Street Fair

    The Uptown Street Fair & Parade Due to the impacts of COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines, we have decided to cancel this summer’s Uptown Street Fair. We are planning on being back next year stronger than ever! Highlights from 2019: Become a fan of Uptown Port Townsend on Facebook  

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    Downtown Trick or Treat

    Port Townsend Main Street Program invites you to the 26th Annual Downtown Trick or Treat & Costume Parade! Photo by David Conklin Photography Get ready for trick or treating fun in the heart of the downtown historic district. The Port Townsend Main Street Promotion Committee invites pre-school through 6th graders and their parents to assemble at the 1st Security Bank Plaza at 3:45 pm for the 26th Annual Main Street Downtown Trick or Treat and Costume Parade.  We will start of the parade, at approximately 4 pm at Adams & Water Street, led by the Main Street Witches, we will…

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    Haunted Histories & Mysteries

    Be Open to the World of the Unknown at HAUNTED HISTORIES & MYSTERIES OF PORT TOWNSEND. This year’s event has been postponed until October 29-31, 2021. The Victorian Seaport of Port Townsend, WA was founded in 1851. Our colorful town has many tales to tell—of shipwrecks, shanghaiing, lost loves, unexplained events and a haunted past that is felt even today. Be open to the possibilities. Come for a weekend of ghostly fun along the waterfront at one of our town’s newest events: “Haunted Histories & Mysteries of Port Townsend.” Stay tuned for exciting updates in 2021! Highlights from 2019 Guided…

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    Holidays in Port Townsend

    #FoundInTown • Shop • Dine • Stay in Port Townsend Winter fun in Port Townsend! Yuletide events, roving carolers and Port Townsend’s own holiday musical add to the festive spirit. Many stores will be open later and offer in-store treats on Saturday, November 28th and Saturday, December 5th. Port Townsend has holiday shopping covered–there are thousands of great gifts available in the historic districts—Uptown and Downtown. Individually-owned businesses offer a personal touch and are a welcome contrast to anonymous malls or online buying. Gifts purchased from destination stores, restaurant gift certificates, movie passes, theatre tickets, nonprofit event tickets, and local artwork are…

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    Art Wave

    Due to the impacts of COVID-19, Art Wave will be canceled this year. “Art Wave” Student Art in the Stores in Uptown/Downtown   For the month of May, Historic Districts’ merchants are showcasing student artwork, created in the Port Townsend Schools, for “Art Wave!” Over 400 pieces of art installed as part of this promotion. The “Art Wave” exhibit celebrates children’s creative expression through art and is a collaboration with participating Port Townsend businesses. The funds raised will help support diverse offerings by PT Artscape including the Teaching Artists Programs at Salish Coast Elementary, Blue Heron School, and Port Townsend High…

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    Visiting Groups

    Please Welcome the following groups to Port Townsend! American Cruise Lines 2020 schedule TBD Passengers are offered a walking tour of Port Townsend with Jefferson County Historical Society in the morning and a tour of Fort Worden in the afternoon.

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    Family Portrait

    The Port Townsend Main Street Family Portrait—Community Photo Shoot Next Family Portrait 2021 More info to come!   Thanks to everyone who came out for the 2019 Port Townsend FAMILY PORTRAIT TOWN PHOTO at the Halloween Downtown Trick or Treat Parade!Thanks to Printery Communications, David Conklin Photography, Jefferson County PUD #1 Sunrise Coffee Company, the City of Port Townsend and all our volunteers!          

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    Design Projects

    The Port Townsend Main Street Design Committee volunteers work to enhance the character of Uptown and Downtown by encouraging a more beautiful and cleaner streetscape and increasing Port Townsend’s pedestrian-friendly appeal. They educate about historic preservation, good design and public amenities. The Port Townsend Main Street Program has a maintenance agreement with the City of Port Townsend for downtown landscaping, bird abatement, and overseeing the care of Adams Street Park, which we adopted in 2004 from the City. Our maintenance worker is also responsible for the care of 100+ hanging flower baskets. We also arrange for the port-o-lettes on Tyler Street and will work…

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    Economics Projects

    The Port Townsend Main Street Economics Committee volunteers strengthen the viability of the historic districts, educate about disaster preparedness and stress resiliency; identify new opportunities for business owners, spur reinvestment through the HUD Loan Fund, help historic districts’ businesses through financial impacts of emergency situations through the LENT Fund, and map the districts’ opportunities through the Port Townsend Main Street Building & Business Inventory. Future file: gauging interest in forming a “Creative District.” HUD Loan information and deadlines LENT Fund information and deadlines Emergency Preparedness Commercial Retail Space and Opportunities Building and Business Inventory