Fall is here and we send you Greetings and Best Wishes.  While I’m still in the dark about the advantage of Daylight Savings Time , I won’t lose any sleep over it!  Hope you set your clocks back on November 5th and enjoyed an extra hour of sleep.  November 5th is also National Redhead Day, so play Red Haired Boy in celebration of friends and relatives with red hair.  November 14th is National Pickle Day; you might add Dill Pickle Rag to your list of tunes this month.  And then there’s Thanksgiving November 23rd.  The Thanksgiving Waltz and Turkey in the Straw will appropriately get some extra play time as well.  Happy Thanksgiving to all of you.

We are sad to share that Dan Brotherton passed away in October.  Faded Love, Jambalaya, Blue Moon of Kentucky and Tennessee Waltz will always remind us of his vocal and performance skills he shared with us.  He will be missed.

Kent McCabe has agreed to continue his outstanding job as District 5 Chair, Sharon Habener will continue as Secretary.  Bart Kale will pick up Treasurer duties and a Big Thank You goes out to Will Farr for his years keeping our finances straight.  Thanks to all those who keep the business end of our Districts together!


With cool weather, we will have our LAST 2nd and 3rd Tuesday Jam at the Salmon Center Barn in Belfair October 24th.  But WAIT, we can’t seem to give up our weekly Jamming habit and for November we will check out a New Place in the Silverdale Mall- The Rock Wood Fired Pizza has agreed to let us jam (and eat pizza!) at our usual Jam time on the 2nd and 3rd Tuesday from 1-4 to see how things work out.  Come Join us!

First and Third TUESDAY Jam Continues

  • 1-4 pm at Silverdale Mall next to Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Celtic Jam will follow at the same location on the same first and third Tuesday 4:30-6:30 pm  Written music is provided                                                                                                                                      Contact for the Celtic Jam is Sally Camp…    ameasureatatime@gmail.com Or 360-271-7105



October 26-Liberty Shore

November 9- The Pearl on Oyster Bay

November 17- Bay Pointe

November 24- Canterbury

Contacts: Sharon Habener  habs_@msn.com or Kay McCarthy kaycmccarthy@gmail.com


Hope you are finding time for gratitude, sharing love and connection with friends and family and playing and learning lots of great tunes.  Keep making music!

District 5 Chair:  Kent McCabe  dkmccabe0723@gmail.com   360-830-0317

Respectfully submitted:  Reporter, Sandi O’Kelly    s_okelly@msn.com