Come to Kitsap this January!
There’s a reason Polar Bear Swims are on most people’s bucket lists – the ultimate wake up for the new year, jumping into a body of water on January 1st is like starting 2019 with a cold shower! Jump into the water of the Pacific Ocean at Lytle Beach on Bainbridge Island this New Year’s Day and get the year started right – by crossing a goal of your checklist FIRST THING!
Mochi, the Japanese sweet treat, is traditionally eaten around the new year! That’s why the Japanese community of Bainbridge Island have banded together to make Mochi Tsuki, the making of this delicious sweet treat, an annual Kitsap tradition! Watch experienced hands pounding the mochi rice rhythmically to attain the delicious texture of this beloved candy! Takes place January 5 at Woodward Middle School on Bainbridge Island – and don’t miss a performance by Seattle Kokon Taiko at noon! This event is totally free and well worth your time.
The Portland Cello Project is an Oregon-based group that finds ways to update the sound of this classic and sonorous instrument! On January 11 they will be coming to Bremerton’s Admiral Theater to perform the entirety of Radiohead’s classic concept album, OK Computer, on string instruments! It’s going to be fun, weird, and totally beautiful.
Eddie Money WAS the sound of the 80s. The architect of hits like “Take Me Home Tonight,” “Two Tickets to Paradise” and “Think I’m in Love,” Eddie Money helped ensure that radio-listeners and concert-goers would have the best night of their life. On January 11, he will be playing the Clearwater Casino helping you kick your new year off on the right foot.
Visiting Kitsap County? Stay in the lush beauty of Silverdale at the Best Western Plus Silverdale Beach Hotel. With an incredible view of the waters of the Pacific Northwest we’re your portal to the best of the Kitsap Peninsula. Book your room today.