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San Juan Island
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Friday, November 28, 2014 to Saturday, November 29, 2014
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Elementary School

San Juan Island Artisans are sponsoring their 36th annual event featuring the 'best of the best' creations by San Juan County artists. Fifty-five artists will sell their unique, hand-made arts and crafts this year—just in time for holiday gift giving—offering a wide variety of items from soaps and lotions to jewelry, clothing, cards, paintings, island-made foods, scenic photography and much more. There will be delicious snacks available by local caterer Cynthia's of Course to keep shoppers satisfied. This is a fundraiser for the Island Artisans Scholarship Fund. Time: Friday, November 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information contact Rhonda Scott at (360) 298-0300 or email: retrorose@rockisland.com.

Orcas Island
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Friday, November 28, 2014
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Orcas Hotel

Live music in Octavia's Bistro in the Orcas Hotel! Martin Lund and Gene Nery are preforming every Friday night from 6:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. Come early to find a seat! Reservations for parties of 6 and over only. 

Lopez Island
Friday, November 28, 2014
Gathering at 4:30 p.m., Village Lighting at 5:15 p.m.
Carpenter Plaza parking lot adjacent to Village Park

Come join us for the annual Lopez Village Holiday Lighting & Gathering in a new location this year at Carpenter Plaza parking lot adjacent to Village Park.  Help us light up the Village for the holidays. Santa will be on the deck and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies, caroling and music. Celebrate with your neighbors, friends, families and holiday visitors to kick off the Holiday Season. The gathering begins at 4:30 p.m., and the lighting takes place at 5:15 p.m.  Many of the Village businesses will be open for holiday shopping until late. Come celebrate the beginning of the holiday season Lopez style!

Orcas Island
Friday, November 28, 2014
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Eastsound Village

Join galleries and businesses throughout Eastsound as they celebrate the local arts scene. there will be special offers on gifts for the holidays and the festive community atmosphere which exemplifies Orcas Island at its best.   Maps will be available at all host businesses.

Orcas Island
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Friday, November 28, 2014
7:30 p.m.
Orcas Center, 917 Mt. Baker Rd., Eastsound

Join the Olga Symphony for their annual Big Show, full of fun, friends and fabulous fashions. This show is an Orcas Island holiday tradition and features new tunes, old favorites, outstanding fashions, and tons of fun. Some of the many talented musicians of Orcas Island join together to bring an entertaining and inspirational collection of favorites to the Orcas Center. This favorite fundraiser sells out early, so get your tickets now!

San Juan Island
Friday, November 28, 2014 to Saturday, December 20, 2014
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
1567 Westside Rd., Lime Kiln State Park at the Lighthouse

Lime Kiln Point State Park, the Whale Watch Park, is a “must see” for visitors to San Juan Island. Orcas are still in the area as well as humpback whales. The Interpretive Center/Gift Shop will be stocked with special gifts from Whale Watch Park. There are beautiful Christmas ornaments, hats, t-shirts, sweatshirt, silver jewelry, books for young and old, and more.  Proceeds from the Center’s merchandise sales help fund Park activities and programs.

Want a perfect gift for the family that loves the outdoors? Consider getting them the Annual Discover Pass, Washington’s ticket to the great outdoors.  This $30 gift provides a carload of people free access to more than 100 State Parks and recreational areas for 365 days.

Dates the Interpretive Center/Gift Shop will be open:  11/28, 11/29. 12/6, 12/13, 12/20

Orcas Island
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Saturday, November 29, 2014
6:00 p.m. - Midnight
Random Howse, 365 North Beach Rd., #109

Orcas Island has long been a destination wedding location. It's natural beauty, ethereal landscape and devastating lushness give way to a collection of local vendors like no other. Event specialists from around the world converge here to make dreams come true. Wrangling this talent together, in one place under the stars, is destined to become an annual event you don't want to miss. Please join us on Saturday for an evening of music, fashion, cocktails and nosh. Fresh ideas, island perspective and pure, irrevocable LOVE.

It's going to be super fun- music, food drinks, fashion shows and several performances from SkyCamFilms, who just did areal music videos at Orcas Beach Bungalow and Turtleback.

Lopez Island
Saturday, November 29, 2014
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Lopez Community Center

6th Annual Jingle Bell Dinner. All proceeds to benefit Lopez Island Hospice and Home Support. Tickets include dinner, wine, a silent auction, and holiday entertainment.  Dinner starts at 6:00 p.m.  This enjoyable evening is for adults only.

For more information, contact Lynne Keeley at 360-468-4446

 

 

San Juan Island
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Saturday, November 29, 2014 to Saturday, January 3, 2015
Reception 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
315 Argyle Street

Adding to the festive activities of Thanksgiving weekend, the gallery celebrates the season with some wonderful new works of art by Kathryn Trigg [invitation piece], Joan Stuart Ross, Randall Tipton, Danielle Dean Palmer, Nichole DeMent, Caroline James, Georgia Gerber and Tom Small and introducing Doug McIntosh - abstracted photographer.

There will be a reception for the artists on Saturday, November 29, from 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Exciting wearables by Dianne Coe, Tana Acton, Maru Alemeda, Micki Lippe,  Judy Morgan, Anna Skibska, Caroline Viene, and introducing Jane Adams from England.

The gallery offers complimentary gift wrapping and/or free shipping [subject to limitations]​.

​Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Monday - Saturday, Closed Tuesday & Sunday. Other hours by appointment. The gallery be open till 7:00 p.m. on Thursday & Fridays in December​. 

 

Orcas Island
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Saturday, November 29, 2014
7:30 p.m.
Orcas Center, 917 Mt. Baker Rd., Eastsound

Join the Olga Symphony for their annual Big Show, full of fun, friends and fabulous fashions. This show is an Orcas Island holiday tradition and features new tunes, old favorites, outstanding fashions, and tons of fun. Some of the many talented musicians of Orcas Island join together to bring an entertaining and inspirational collection of favorites to the Orcas Center. This favorite fundraiser sells out early, so get your tickets now!

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