Enjoy Orcas Island's holiday parade starting at noon and sponsored by the Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce. Other activities include the "F5" Funhouse Commons 5K run, 5K walk, or 1K kids' run, now named the "Eat and Run" in honor of the many local restaurants sponsoring the race. Races start at Village Green, North Beach Road, Eastsound, and end at Eastsound Fire Hall. Walkers start at 8:45 a.m., the kids' race will start at 9:00 a.m. and runners will start at 9:15 a.m. All funds raised go to The Funhouse Commons, a not-for-profit community center that fosters fun and learning.
Join the Orcas Island Fire and Rescue Volunteer Firefighter/EMT Association for the Annual Pancake Breakfast at the Eastsound Fire Station, 45 Lavendar Lane from 7:00 - 11:00 a.m. Volunteers will be serving up our secret recipe for pancakes, sausage, eggs, and beverages. Adults $7.00, Children $5.00, under 5 years of age eat FREE. All proceeds support the Orcas Island Firefighters and EMT's.
The Pie Booth is hosted by the Orcas Island Historical Museum from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. along with the Silent Auction 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. & Live Auction 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. The Lions Club sponsors the Salmon BBQ is from 1:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Eastsound Fire Station. Cost of the BBQ is $16 for tickets purchased in advance or $18 the day of the 5th.