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San Juan Island
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Thursday, December 18, 2014 to Wednesday, December 24, 2014
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Roche Harbor Pavilion

Join us in front of a blazing fire for what has become known as an island tradition. "Omnium Gatherum" ("a gathering of all")  is playing every night for just one full week. From the ridiculous to the sublime, this play is a splendid celebration to warm the heart, tickle the funny bone and kindle the spirit of the season. Come and celebrate with us, through storytelling, theatre and song. 

Reservations are highly recommended for the two Christmas Eve performances. All other performances are first come, first served.

Dates & Show Times:  Dec. 18,19, 20, 22 & 23 at 7:00 p.m. with two performances on Sunday, Dec. 21 and Wednesday, Dec. 24 at both 4:00 and 6:30 p.m.  Join us for a glass of wine by the fire on Christmas Eve.

San Juan Island
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Thursday, December 18, 2014
6:30 p.m.
Lavendera Massage Lavendera Massage - Center for Evolving Well Being, 285 Spring Street

Every third Thursday, (except during County Fair on Thursday of August 14th) Lavendera Massage opens the doors to our community of gifted healers for Wellness Nights. Stop by between 7:00 and 9:00 p.m to share your own gifts, and/or receive from others. Enjoy connecting into a unique network of people in the uplifting environment of reciprocal healing. Each session lasts about 10-15 minutes and can include clothed massage, energy work, and intuitive readings.

As of October, our Thursday evening events will begin at 6:30 p.m. until next summer.

Orcas Island
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Thursday, December 18, 2014
5:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Orcas Hotel

Prime Rib special every Thursday night! Starting November 20th we are bringing back prime rib night. Choice prime rib served with organic vegetables, baked potato, au jus, and creamy horseradish. Full menu is still available and we have vegetarian options as well. 

San Juan Island
Friday, December 19, 2014
7:30 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

The Witsend Productions’ group of island actors and comedians are back for the holidays with a beloved American classic with a KWIT twist! It’s a Wonderful Life comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. 

Orcas Island
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Friday, December 19, 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. 

Orcas Island
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Saturday, December 20, 2014
2:00 p.m.
Orcas Center, 917 Mt. Baker Rd., Eastsound

Ring in the holiday season with the Orcas Island Community Band. Come inside where the music and friendship are warm and inviting. Enjoy a variety of musical styles, and hear some beloved carols/hymns plus pop/traditional holiday favorites. Admission is by donation.

San Juan Island
Saturday, December 20, 2014
7:30 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

The Witsend Productions’ group of island actors and comedians are back for the holidays with a beloved American classic with a KWIT twist! It’s a Wonderful Life comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. 

Lopez Island
Saturday, December 20, 2014
7:30 p.m.
Lopez Center for the Community and the Arts, 204 Village Rd.

T he Stanley Greenthal Ensemble with Christos Govetas, Kim Goldov & Kip Greenthal.  Celtic and Balkan tunes & seasonal songs and poems, strings plucked & bowed, clarinet & drums will fire up the longest night of the year.Celebrate the winter solstice with traditional and original tunes, songs and poetry, performed by the Stanley Greenthal Ensemble. A tradition for many years in Seattle and the San Juan Islands, Stanley Greenthal will bring his ensemble - Kip Greenthal, Christos Govetas and Kim Goldov - to Lopez. Each year the ensemble creates new instrumental compositions and unusual arrangements of seasonal songs not heard at other holiday concerts.

San Juan Island
Saturday, December 20, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Brickworks Plaza

"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.

San Juan Island, Friday Harbor
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Saturday, December 20, 2014
6:30 p.m. Parade & 7:00 p.m. Santa's Arrival
Bottom of Spring Street

The Friday Harbor Sailing Club & the Port of Friday Harbor are proud to announce the 23rd Annual Lighted Boat Parade and Santa’s arrival to Friday Harbor. 

For more than 40 years Santa has brought gifts to children in the islands.  The parade of boats with lights starting at 6:30 p.m. help’s guide Santa to the dock at 7:00 p.m.  This is a great time to bundle up the whole family and come on down to the waterfront for cider, cookies, carolers in song, and some warm holiday and community cheer.  Boaters from elsewhere are invited to the Port for a free nights moorage with parade participation and local boats that participate will receive a nice Port retail goodie.

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