PORT TOWNSEND – The 18th annual Port Townsend Girls’ Night Out will provide “girlfriend fun with a 1960s twist” on Thursday, said Mari Mullen, executive director of the Port Townsend Main Street program.
This year’s theme is “You Go Go Girl!” with artwork reflecting the flower power theme of the 1960s.
“Wear your bell bottoms and love beads to the event,” Mullen said.
Thirty-eight Port Townsend businesses will be hosting special events and in-store promotions from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Goody bags will be on sale for $25 each beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday at Port Townsend Vineyards, 725 Water St., while supplies last.
The evening will conclude with a Wrap Party from 6-8 p.m. at Vintage at Port Townsend Vineyards.
It will include a photo booth, door prizes and raffle prizes. The raffle prizes will include certificates ranging from a hotel stay to candles, gifts and handmade accessories with several baskets worth several hundred dollars each.
Raffle tickets, $10 each, will be sold at Vintage by Port Townsend Vineyards downtown on Thursday.
Goodie bags will include socks, scarves and accessories.
Socks are offered by The Clothes Horse, About Time and Expressions Apparel. Other donors include Jefferson Healthcare, New American Funding, Tickled Pink Retail, 1851, World’s End, Summer House Design, Richmond American Homes, 1st Security Bank, Don’s Pharmacy, The Spice and Tea Exchange, The Perfect Season, District Fabrics, Abracadabra, PT Shirt Co., The Chandlery by Naughty Faery Creations, PT Picnics, 821 Washington, The Washington Private Suites and Quimper Mercantile.
Inside will be a coupon book.
Proceeds from the sale of Girls’ Night Out goodie bags benefit the Port Townsend Main Street Program, a 501c3 non-profit organization, and the Jefferson Healthcare Foundation to help provide breast cancer screenings, care and treatment. breast and cervical cancer to low-income residents of Jefferson County.
The event is sponsored by Jefferson Healthcare, 1st Security Bank, New American Funding, Richmond American Homes, Coldwell Banker Best Homes, Port Townsend & Jefferson County Leader and participating companies.
It is presented by the Port Townsend Main Street Program Promotion Committee.