Laura Boulton, Health Coach plus Healthy Cook will give a talk on nutrition and how to achieve healthy eating changes on April 24th at 6:30 p.m. as part of Lavendera Thursday evenings. This is a free event open to the community and friends.
Join us for a special tasting night on Thursday, April 24th, 5 – 7 p.m. Linda Burner Augustine, author of “A Year at the Table” blog, will be preparing tasty treats from the cookbook she coauthored, The Crimson Spoon. Linda will also be presenting and signing The Crimson Spoon - a beautiful cookbook and the perfect Mother’s Day gift!
Come and enjoy cheese-focused tapas, regional wine & beer, and learn about the bounty of the Pacific Northwest.
Event starts at 5:00 p.m.; presentation starts at 5:30 p.m.
Seating is limited, reservations highly recommended. Call: 360-370-5115 to save your place.
Music Director James Levine makes his long-awaited return to the Met podium to conduct Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love. Show time: 2:00 p.m.
Everyone is invited to join us for the 1st Bite of Lopez. The tents are up and ready for the Big Event (Tour De Lopez) the next day so enjoy tapas style (small bites) food sold by several of our local restaurants and chefs. Food sampling's from several of our local chefs. All items $5 or under. Eat in or take out. Raffle tickets for great local prizes will also be for sale. Pick up dinner before heading to your accommodations. Early check-in to pick up your registration packet for TDL riders.
Contact: Lopez Island Chamber Phone: (360) 468-4664
Meet San Juan County Land Bank Commissioner Amanda Azous to walk the new Djarf trail connection on the Land Bank Westside Preserve. We will look for wildflowers and observe prairie restoration activities supported by the new plant nursery located at the Land Bank office in town. Learn about the summer 2013 work of the Youth Conservation Corps and hear history of this area.
Length is 2 mi. Terrain is rustic trail. Rating is moderate. Dogs on leashes are welcome. Please note; Discovery Pass required for parking
Christopher Peacock, accomplished musician, author and Rosario historian, offers a presentation of music and photography that walks guests through the history of the Moran family and the Rosario estate. Highlights of the presentation include the historic Moran Photograph Collection, Phantom of the Opera music performed on the Mansion’s 1,972 pipe Aeolian organ with the silent film, stories of the Mansion’s most colorful residents, and Christopher’s original piano compositions played on the 1900 Steinway Grand Piano.
Presented on Saturdays only at 4:00 p.m. late September to mid June in the Music Room of the Moran Mansion. Starting after mid June, the music will be presented daily (except Sundays) at 4:00 p.m. Complimentary and open to the public. For more information call: Rosario at 360-376-2152 ext. 300
"Eat Locally" is a way of life for many residents in the San Juan Islands. The San Juan Island Farmers' Market features delicious island-raised produce, berries, colorful bouquets, eggs, and dairy products, as well as fresh local seafood, shellfish, and meats. The market also features freshly cooked and prepared foods made from local ingredients, grass-fed burgers, hot sausages, baked goods, pizza, crafts, and more!
The market is held year-round at Brickworks, in downtown Friday Harbor on Nichols Street. High season hours (July 4 – Labor Day) are 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Low season hours are 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The market takes place each Saturday from mid-April through October both inside and outside of Brickworks. In November and December it takes place on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month, and from January – April on the 1st Saturday of the month.
Brickworks is Friday Harbor’s newest rehabilitated historic site. The building was built in 1920 to house the Friday Harbor Brick and Tile Company. Today it is the last surviving industrial building in Friday Harbor, beautifully renovated to provide a year-round farmers market and event space.
A delightful day of workshops on Sustainable Gardening in Your Own Backyard. Keynote speaker, Erin Benzakein, founder of Floret Flower Farm in Mt. Vernon, organic farmer, floral designer, writer and popular blogger will speak about her adventures in organic flower farming. Plus 15 workshops throughout the day on a variety of topics including Tomatoes, Cottage Gardens, Rain Gardens and Bees.
Online registration will be available starting March 15th. Contact WSU Extension at 360-378-4414 for reservation information or see our website.
Enjoy a day of boating safety information and great marine items at our Boating Safety Fair & Marine Swap Meet.
The Lopez Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 11th Annual Tour de Lopez. This popular family-friendly, non-competitive road tour has been a sell-out event the past several years with many riders returning each year. There are 4 designated bike routes (5,12,17 & 31 mile routes) through the beautiful island landscape ending in Lopez Village at the Lopez Community Center grounds for a 3 course lunch. On-site massage is available too! The routes are marked with our unique recycled bikes and have 3 designated rest areas along the routes with treats, water and restroom facilities.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. the day of the event, April 26, with early check in and Bite of Lopez on Friday evening, April 25 from 4:30 -8:00 p.m. at the Lopez Center. Be sure to register early so you don't miss out on the fun as limit is 900 riders! Registration and information online at http://www.lopezisland.com/tourdelopez.htm. For more information, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (360) 468-4664.
Registration for Tour de Lopez is still underway. If you are interested in participating, the links to registration through www.active.com or to download registration forms to return to us are on the Chamber website, www.lopezisland.com.