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San Juan Island
Friday, July 17, 2015
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
English Camp Barracks

Puzzled by an animal or bird?  Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Education Coordinator Shona Aitken answers questions and uses a variety of media to talk about wildlife in the San Juan Islands.  Founded in 1982, Wolf Hollow is a non-profit organization located on San Juan Island in Northwest Washington State. We serve all of San Juan and Skagit Counties and northern Whidbey Island. 

 

San Juan Island, Friday Harbor
Sponsor
Friday, July 17, 2015
3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Brickworks Plaza, 150 Nichols St.

The Friday Harbor Art Market begins its fourth season in Friday Harbor on the Brickworks Plaza. The variety of work will include jewelry, pottery, photography, baskets, clothing, woodwork, glass, paintings, soaps, art cards, screen printing, lotions, and more.

Cynthia's of Course! will be the seasonal food vendor, serving up her specialties each week.

The music lineup is complete as the market welcomes back Teddy Deane, The Rocky Bay Boys, Oliver Strasser, Kuba Tana Marimba and Katura  Marimba.

New to the art market will be a "hands-on" activity, called “The Creation Station". This will be an interactive art station for kids to adults and anyone who drops in to the station will walk away with their on artistic creation. 

For information as to how you can participate as an artist, a food vendor, a musician or an art project facilitator, contact Debbie Pigman, pigmansartworks@rockisland.com  or 360-472-0216.

San Juan Island
Friday, July 17, 2015
2:00 p.m.
Pelindaba Lavender Farm, 45 Hawthorne Lane

Join us for a FREE guided walking tour of the farm with Pelindaba Lavender Farm’s owner/founder Stephen Robins. The tours are FREE & no reservation is needed. The tours run every Friday, Saturday & Sunday from July 3 to Sept. 6.

We suggest arriving at the Farm 15 minutes before the tour starts. Parking, restroom and picnic facilities are available.

 

 

San Juan Island
Saturday, July 18, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Pelindaba Lavender Farm – 45 Hawthorne Lane

SEE LAVENDER
Tours and exhibits survey the entire process – from field to finished product. The fields are open for strolling, relaxing and breathtaking photo ops.

SMELL LAVENDER
The Cutting Field is open for visitors to harvest their own bouquets of certified organic lavender from the many varieties in bloom.

HEAR LAVENDER
Demonstrations cover topics such as lavender cultivation, harvesting, essential oil distillation, history & uses, cooking with lavender and more.

TOUCH LAVENDER
The Craft Tent is open all day long in the fields for adults and children to make beautiful wands, wreaths, crowns and more.

TASTE LAVENDER
Our Lavender Ice Cream, Lavender Lemonade and Lavender Iced Tea and Coffee are always big hits – not to mention our Lavender Cookies! Island-style picnic lunches will be available all day long in the fields.

Be sure to bring your sunscreen and camera! Parking and admission are free.
 

San Juan Island
Saturday, July 18, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

A longtime tradition, Family Art Days gives kids and families a fun and free creative outdoor project each Saturday throughout the summer, except SJC Fair weekend of Saturday, August 15. Each Family Art Day is led by an island artist. Drop in anytime from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. to learn a fun craft that you will take home with you to cherish forever. All ages welcome! No skill required! Younger kids must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 360 370 5050 or visit http://sjima.org/activities/family-and-community/

July 4 (first one is noon to 4:00 p.m.)
Celebratory Independence Day Cards
Alice Hibberd

July 11
Homemade Pulp Paper and Seed Bombs
Amy Plant

July 18
Mammal Mandalas: Tracks, habits and habitats
Alice Hibberd

July 25
Sock Dolls
Francie Hansen

August 1
Sculptures from the Sea: Art from island beach treasures
Kristy Schmidt

August 8
Watercolor & Driftwood Mobiles
Simona Burla

August 22
Dream Catchers
Jenn Furber

August 29
Practical Clay Creations: necklaces, phone straps, more.
Leisha Holmes

San Juan Island
Saturday, July 18, 2015 to Saturday, August 8, 2015
2:00 p.m.
American Camp Visitor Center

Join San Juan Island artist Nancy Spaulding to learn how she utilizes photography and sketching on site to create many of her landscapes of American Camp features and vistas. The July program will cover photography and sketching subjects on site. In August participants may bring their projects from the first session, but all are welcome.

Two days only, Saturdays, July 18 and August 8.

San Juan Island
Saturday, July 18, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m,.
American Camp Visitor Center

Park rangers and volunteers describe events leading up to and including the Pig War and the peaceful joint occupation of San Juan Island by English and American troops.  Meets in the American Camp parking area. Bring a hat, water and sturdy shoes.

 

San Juan Island
Saturday, July 18, 2015
12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
English Camp Parade Ground

Park rangers and volunteers recreate military and civilian life during the island's early pioneer period.  Activities include blacksmithing, coopering, weaving, needlework and exhibitions of military equipment and skills. Wear a sun hat, bring water and sturdy shoes.    

 

San Juan Island
Saturday, July 18, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The San Juan Island Farmers Market is your source in Friday Harbor for beautiful and bountiful island produce, fine crafts, and delicious prepared foods. Seasonal fruits, flowers, herbs, goat cheese, eggs, tomatoes, jams and jellies, baked goods, sushi, sausages, sustainable harvested tuna, shellfish, grass-fed meats, and more.

You can find the market at the historic Brickworks community center, just two blocks from the ferry landing on Saturdays from April through October, twice a month in November and December, and first Saturdays in January, February, and March. Hours are 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. except between July 4 and Labor Day, when the market closes at 1:30 p.m.

San Juan Island
Saturday, July 18, 2015
7:30 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre

The blues aren’t often associated with the North, but Massachusetts native Albert Cummings is breaking the mold.

As a child, he learned the requisite three chords on the guitar from his father, but then switched to playing banjo at age 12 and became a fan of bluegrass music. When he heard the early recordings of Stevie Ray Vaughan (and later while in college saw Vaughn in concert), Cummings returned to the guitar with a new outlook and resolve.

It was not until he was 27 -- an age when other musicians were either already established or had long ago put their dreams aside for the realities of life -- that Albert finally decided to go for it, soon sharing a bill with Double Trouble, the late Stevie Ray Vaughan's rhythm section. So taken with Cumming’s fire and passion were bassist Tommy Shannon and drummer Chris Layton that they volunteered to play on and produce his debut recording, From the Heart. His latest album (untitled at press time) was produced by Grammy-winner David Z (Buddy Guy, Prince, Jonny Lang, Gov't Mule) and will be released this summer.

 

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