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San Juan Island
Thursday, May 1, 2014
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Lavendera Massage Center

This is an evening of meditation using the breath to focus with. This is a deep form of meditation though different from a guided meditation. It will be led by Ken Atwell.

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

There is little doubt Ruthie Foster knows how to fire up the stage with her heated blend of soul, blues, rock, folk and gospel. Twice nominated for Grammy awards and winner of numerous blues awards, the Whittier was lucky enough to be graced with her phenomenal talent in 2013; and it was clear she needed to return for more islanders to experience what fans around the world have been for years. 

San Juan Island
Sponsored by
Saturday, May 3, 2014
11:00 a.m.
San Juan Island Grange Hall, 152 1st Street North

Trio Sonatas from the Baroque    Elisabeth Wright ~ harpsichord (Bloomington, Indiana)    Susie Napper ~ viola da gamba (Montreal)    Jeffrey Cohan ~ baroque flute

This ensemble represented the Seattle Early Music scene in Europe as the Seattle Baroque Trio three decades ago. A "Simphonie" (there were several spellings) involved the combination of as few as two instruments, and this program will explore its grand connotations in chamber music from Louis XIV and beyond.

 

Lopez Island
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Saturday, May 3, 2014
7:00 p.m.
Grace Church 70 Sunset Lane in Lopez Village

Elisabeth Wright, harpsichord (Bloomington, Indiana);vSusie Napper, viola da gamba (Montreal);vJeffrey Cohan, baroque flute.

This trio represented the Northwest early music scene in Europe as the Seattle Baroque Trio three decades ago. Northwest early music lovers will be delighted with the return of Elisabeth Wright and Susie Napper.

There is a suggested donation of $15 or $20; 18 and under free; university students $5.

San Juan Island
Sponsored by
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Noon
San Juan Vineyards, 3136 Roche Harbor Road, Friday Harbor

It's Spring time on San Juan Island and at San Juan Vineyards.  We are ready for Spring with our new White wines available in the tasting room. Our line up of newly bottled 2013 white wines -  Siegerrebe, Chardonnay (Unoaked),  Pinot Gris,  Riesling and Afterglow will be at our Release Party.

Normal tasting fees apply after two free tastings.  Tasting is free to our Wine Club Members. 

Tasting Room Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursday thru Sunday, beginning Easter week, April 17.

 

San Juan Island
Saturday, May 3, 2014
10:00 a.m.
Meet at Memorial Park, Front & Spring Street

Friday Harbor is a coastal village rich with the history of the San Juan Islands and the Pacific Northwest. This tour tells the story of our heritage through the buildings and people you will meet as you walk our downtown streets and neighborhoods. Some hills.

The tour begins at Memorial Park, located at the intersection of Front and Spring streets. It is free to the public. For more information call 360.378.2810 during business hours, or via email sstrehlou(at)fridayharbor.org.

Sponsored by:  Town of Friday Harbor

 

 

San Juan Island
Saturday, May 3, 2014 to Sunday, May 4, 2014
Noon Saturday to Noon Sunday
American Camp Visitor Center, 4668 Cattle Point Rd.

A BioBlitz is a unique combination of taxonomic inventory, public outreach, and science education. At its core, the BioBlitz is a species inventory in which teams of volunteers, each led by an expert scientist, find, identify, and photograph as many species as possible within a 24-hour period.

"The success of a BioBlitz depends greatly on the knowledge and enthusiasm of the participants," said Raena Parsons, park education specialist. "Come join us and share your knowledge!"

Orcas Island
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Saturday, May 3, 2014
4:00 p.m.
1400 Rosario Drive, Orcas Island

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

San Juan Island
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Saturday, May 3, 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.

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.

Orcas Island
Sponsored by
Saturday, May 3, 2014 to Sunday, May 4, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monkey Puzzle Workshop in Eastsound Square on Orcas Island

Micromosaic is an ancient technique dating from Roman times. You will learn this process using polymer clay and create a small brooch, bead or pendant. No experience is necessary. Cynthia Toops has been working in Polymer clay for about 28 years and is a master. 

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