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San Juan Island
Sunday, November 23, 2014
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San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

SJCT Family Theatre present LAW and ORDER: C-Rhyme and Pun-ishment

This goofy musical spoof on the Law and Order television series features two detectives who have to figure out what happened to Humpty Dumpty when bits of shell are discovered scattered around at the foot of a wall. In the course of their investigation they interview Little Bo Peep, Georgie Porgie, the Sprats, a Little Old Woman who Lives in a Shoe and other familiar characters from Mother Goose. 

Dates & Show Times:  Friday & Saturday, November 21-22 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, November 23 at 2:00 p.m. 

Orcas Island
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Sunday, November 23, 2014
1:00 p.m.
Orcas Center, 917 Mt. Baker Rd., Eastsound

The Met’s effervescent production of Rossini’s classic comedy – featuring some of the most instantly recognizable melodies in all of opera – stars Isabel Leonard as the feisty Rosina, Lawrence Brownlee as her conspiring flame, and Christopher Maltman as the endlessly resourceful and charming barber, himself. Michele Mariotti conducts the vivid and tuneful score.

San Juan Island
Monday, November 24, 2014
7:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

Richard Eyre’s mesmerizing production of Bizet’s steamy melodrama returns with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili singing her signature role of the ill-fated gypsy temptress. Aleksandrs Antonenko plays her desperate lover, the soldier Don José, and Ildar Abdrazakov is the swaggering bullfighter, Escamillo, who comes between them. Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the irresistible score, which features one beloved and instantly recognizable melody after another. 

San Juan Island
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Thursday, November 27, 2014
Noon - 5:00 p.m.
The Grange

Enjoy a great community dinner this Thanksgiving. Come alone or bring friends and family. This is a day to share and give thanks together. Everyone is welcome. It’s all free. The food is great. There’s a fire in the fire place. Most important of all, there is plenty of turkey, dressing and all the fixin’s and there are plenty of friends and neighbors to share a special day. Time: noon - 5:00 p.m.

San Juan Island
Thursday, November 27, 2014
3:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The Bluff Restaurant Bar . Terrace, 130 West St.

Join us on Thanksgiving and enjoy a four-course feast. This is a classic Thanksgiving dinner prepared by Chef Rock features Local Squash Soup, Pan Seared Scallops, Turkey, Pumpkin Pie, and more!

Call 360.378.8455 for reservations.

All San Juan Islands
Thursday, November 27, 2014 to Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Various
Various locations on Lopez, Orcas, and San Juan Islands

Find holiday lodging and dining specials, plus holiday events at www.visitsanjuans.com/holidays. 

Leave the malls and crowds behind and experience the holidays ‘island style’ from Thanksgiving through December. Friday Harbor shines all month with the “Island Lights Festival,” featuring a village tree lighting, caroling sing-alongs, hot cider and cocoa, as well as an artisan faire, holiday cooking classes and chef demos, wine dinners and more. On Orcas Island, festivities start with the Eastsound Art Walk on November 29, Shop the Rock all month long, and a tree lighting on the Village Green. Lopez Village lights up as well, with a village tree lighting, special shopping hours and holiday concerts. On all three islands, shops, holiday bazaars, galleries, boutiques and bookstores will be decked out for the holidays, where you can browse for that perfect gift of with island-made art, jewelry, clothing, foods and more. Watch the colorful Christmas ships sail into harbor. Enjoy a meal of fresh local fare before you attend a holiday concert or play. Come and enjoy our unique island holidays, rich in tradition!

 

 

San Juan Island
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Friday, November 28, 2014 to Saturday, November 29, 2014
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Elementary School

San Juan Island Artisans are sponsoring their 36th annual event featuring the 'best of the best' creations by San Juan County artists. Fifty-five artists will sell their unique, hand-made arts and crafts this year—just in time for holiday gift giving—offering a wide variety of items from soaps and lotions to jewelry, clothing, cards, paintings, island-made foods, scenic photography and much more. There will be delicious snacks available by local caterer Cynthia's of Course to keep shoppers satisfied. This is a fundraiser for the Island Artisans Scholarship Fund. Time: Friday, November 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information contact Rhonda Scott at (360) 298-0300 or email: retrorose@rockisland.com.

Lopez Island
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Friday, November 28, 2014
Gathering at 4:30 p.m., Village Lighting at 5:00 p.m.
Lopez Village Park

Come join us for the Annual Village Lighting & Gathering at Lopez Village Park, in the center of Lopez Village. Help us light up the Village for the holidays, and enjoy cookies, hot cocoa and caroling. Celebrate with your neighbors, friends, families and holiday visitors to kick off the Holiday Season. The gathering begins at 4:30 p.m., and the lighting takes place at 5:00 p.m.  Many of the Village businesses will be open for holiday shopping. Come celebrate the beginning of the holiday season Lopez style!

Orcas Island
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Friday, November 28, 2014
7:30 p.m.
Orcas Center, 917 Mt. Baker Rd., Eastsound

Join the Olga Symphony for their annual Big Show, full of fun, friends and fabulous fashions.

This favorite fundraiser sells out early, so get your tickets now!

San Juan Island
Friday, November 28, 2014
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
1567 Westside Rd., Lime Kiln State Park at the Lighthouse

Lime Kiln Point State Park, the Whale Watch Park, is a “must see” for visitors to San Juan Island. Orcas are still in the area as well as humpback whales.  The Interpretive Center/Gift Shop will be open on Friday and Saturdays from November 28 through December 20.  It will be stocked with special gifts from Whale Watch Park. There are beautiful Christmas ornaments, hats, t-shirts, sweatshirt, silver jewelry, books for young and old, and more.  Proceeds from the Center’s merchandise sales help fund Park activities and programs.

Want a perfect gift for the family that loves the outdoors? Consider getting them the Annual Discover Pass, Washington’s ticket to the great outdoors.  This $30 gift provides a carload of people free access to more than 100 State Parks and recreational areas for 365 days.

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