Archive for September, 2011

Come See The Galloping Gourmet!

September 23rd, 2011 by Expeditions NW


Don’t Miss Graham Kerr at the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival

Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival Grahm Kerr

Galloping Gourmet,” will officially open the Festival on Sat., October 8th at 11a.m. on the Gateway Center Stage. Afterwards, Mr. Kerr will show us how to make his famous crab cakes, talk about his passion for food and good living, and will do a book signing for you.

Don’t miss the first Sunset Crab Cruise

Place your reservation for the Sunset Crab Cruise, Saturday October 8th. We will be sailing in the Port Angeles Harbor and will be boarding at 5:00 pm. You will have time to enjoy the many attractions of the 10th Annual Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival held throughout downtown Port Angeles, October 8th & 9th.

Call Today – 360-452-6210







Celebrating the first day of Autumn at the Art Galleries in Friday Harbor

September 19th, 2011 by Expeditions NW

Half the fun is just getting to Friday Harbor on San Juan Island during our Friday, September 23rd day cruise …which also happens to be the first day of Fall.

Once you make it to Friday Harbor, check out the current exhibits at the San Juan Islands Museum of Arts and Waterworks Gallery. Both galleries are conveniently located within walking distance of the waterfront.

San Juan Islands Museum of Art – Location: 285 Spring St.

San Juan Islands Museum of Modern Art

Presents Kurt Wenner – 3D Pavement Art

San Juan Islands Museum of Modern Art Kurt Wenner

“Asphalt Renaissance” is showcasing the incredible talent of a true Renaissance man and master 3-D artist! Kurt Wenner revolutionized traditional pavement art by inventing a technique for creating spectacular three-dimensional illusions. His incredible art is a global and internet phenomenon that awes and inspires millions. National Geographic videos of his work will be shown, as well as a video that Kurt will produce for the exhibition that focuses on the importance of art history in today’s world of art.

Waterworks Gallery – Location: 315 Argyle

Waterworks Gallery Friday Harbor Expeditions Autumn Delight Day Cruise

Presents Tom Rierden – Oil Paintings

Waterworks Gallery Tom Rierden

Sue Roberts – Ceramic Sculpture

Waterworks Gallery Sue Roberts Friday Harbor

Tom Rierden’s artwork is based on narrative storytelling at its finest, created by using acrylic paints on panels. Tom’s casts of characters conveyed in the paintings are people doing work; i.e., farming, driving tractors or just standing around chatting. Sue Roberts uses painted and fired clay to create large-scale people who have issues and opinions. Sue’s sculptures will grab the attention.

Call Today – Reservations Required

Make your reservation for the September 23rd Autumn Delight Friday Harbor Day Cruise 360-452-6210.

Crabs-Crabs-Crabs Sunset Crab Cruise – Oct 8th

September 7th, 2011 by Expeditions NW

What better way to celebrate the 10th Annual Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival than to cruise our amazing harbor and watch the sunset as you snack on our special crab cocktails. Our Sunset Crab Cruise sails on Saturday, October 10th from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival

Did you know that the entire seafood festival weekend is filled with activities centered around the bounty of the Olympic Peninsula and the Pacific Northwest? From our magical forests, our local organic farms, to the nutrient rich waters of our rugged coastline.

Here is a list of a few of the activities for you to explore during the weekend of October 8 & 9:

Friday night activities include Community Crab Feed Tablescape Contest. Tablescape set up starts at 4:00pm through 5:00pm. Judging will take place at 5:30 p.m. First prize is four full crab dinners; second prize is four ½ crab dinners, and third prize is four festival tee shirts. Whether you win or not you will go to the top of the line for dinner. Send an email to to register so they can reserve a space for you at the table.

Welcome Graham Kerr, “The Galloping Gourmet”, to the opening ceremonies on Saturday at 11am at the Gateway Center Stage. Mr Kerr will demonstrate how he makes his famous crab cakes. He will also talk about his passion for food and good living. Mr. Kerr will also conduct a book signing for his new and very exciting book, Growing at the Speed of Life!

Port Angeles Farmer’s Market will be at the Clallam County Courthouse, corner of Fourth &Peabody from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday.

CrabFest 5-K Run/Walk, Saturday morning at HollywoodBeach. Open registration begins at 10:00 am.

Co-Ed 4’s CrabFest Sand Volleyball Tournament also at HollywoodBeach.

Birds of Prey Demonstration hosted by the Northwest Raptor & Wildlife Center.

A Crab Revival! Sunday at 9:30 in the Gateway Center. There will be music, inspiration and breakfast! The Peninsula Men’s Gospel Choir and Abbey Mae & the Home School Boys will provide the music for this non-denominational service. The will be a breakfast menu that includes crab quiche, crepes and traditional breakfast items. 9 am to 10:30 am.

Self-guided Tours of local Wineries – go to or call 800-785-5495 for more information.

There will be the famous Dungeness Crab Feed, Cooking Demonstrations and many food vendor booths on the Pier and in the Gateway Center.

Be sure to call today and place your reservation for our Sunset Crab Cruise – 360-452-6210.


YUM….BBQ Brats on a Summer Evening Harbor Cruise!!!

September 6th, 2011 by Expeditions NW

 Bratwurst on a summer evening harbor cruise

While you are in town for the historic unleashing of the Elwha River, join Expeditions Northwest for our Brats, Brew & Wine Too on Saturday, September 17th aboard the 120′ EXPEDITIONS from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

We will be offering delicious barbequed bratwursts on our menu and featuring the wines of Harbinger Wines and beer/ales, including “Gone Dam Pale Ale” from Barhop Brewery.  

Barhop Brewery

You can enjoy and evening sunset over the waters of Port Angeles as you cruise the harbor and learn about much of its history, commerce, and see many of the working marine activities that keep our natural deep-water harbor active and productive.

Also, while you’re cruising the harbor, our multi-media system will present a slide show of the ‘Years of the Elwha”.

Call Today and join us for this summer celebration of the Pacific Northwest- 360-452-6210 – Reservations Required.

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