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Orcas Island
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Saturday, May 10, 2014
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eastsound Village Green, 225 North Beach Rd., Orcas Island

Delicious Northwest hard ciders and meads, festive live music and gourmet food pairings from Orcas Island’s finest restaurants will make for a winning combination at this annual festival on Orcas Island. Producers up and down the west coast and Canada including Finnriver, Wescott Bay, Edgemount, Sky River, Alpenfire, Methow Valley Ciderhouse, Lopez Island Vineyards & Winery, Hidden Legend, Chaucer's Mead, 2 Towns Ciderhouse, Mountain Meadows Mead, Snowdrift, Honey Run and Tieton Cider Works will be gathered together under the tasting tent on the beautiful Eastsound Village Green alongside the Saturday Farmers’ Market.

Orcas home brews will be judged by the professionals and the winners will be crowned “Orcas Best of the Fest.”

Anyone over 21 may enter the tasting tent for a minimum $5 contribution to the Orcas Island Farm-to-Cafeteria Program. Co-organizers Ray’s General Store and Pharmacy and the Northwest Cider Association help produce the event alongside the Farm to Cafeteria volunteers.

For more information contact: Madie Murray at 360-376-3064 or Email: gomadie@gmail.com

San Juan Island
Monday, May 12, 2014
7:00 p.m.
100 Second Street

The best of British theater from the London stage is now in Friday Harbor! SJCT joins more than 1,900 theaters in 64 countries that record the live transmissions via a satellite feed and then present them to theater audiences. The National Theatre presents a major new production of William Shakespeare’s celebrated play about the destructive power of jealousy.

Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes (James Bond: Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy. An aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favourite, Cordelia, says nothing. Lear’s world descends into chaos.

 

San Juan Island
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
San Juan County Park, 50 San Juan Park Drive

Don't miss this special History Lives Here event at San Juan County Park! Enjoy a relaxing evening of history, pie sampling, and those spectacular Westside views. We’ve installed the doors and windows in the historic cabin—come take a peek!

Try your hand at baking and enter the old-fashioned bake-off contest. We will continue with the fruit pie theme that was so successful last year.

History Talk: 6:00 p.m., free to the public. Pie tasting, campfire and pie judging from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

For additional information and bake-off entry forms, email parks@sanjuanco.com or call (360) 378-8420.

San Juan Island
Thursday, May 15, 2014
6:30 p.m.
Lavendera Massage Lavendera Massage - Center for Evolving Well Being, 285 Spring Street

Please join us for Lavendera's Third Thursday Wellness Nights. Stop by for free 10-15 minute clothed treatments including massage and energy work. Be sure to tell your friends!

Orcas Island
Friday, May 16, 2014 to Sunday, May 18, 2014
All Day
Canoe Island French Camp

Join Kris Lowe, Heart-Filled Yoga instructor from Woodinville, WA, for morning and evening yoga classes, then sail, kayak, swim in the heated pool, play tennis, hike or just relax on Canoe Island. We'll do relaxing candlelight yoga Friday and Saturday evenings and strenuous classes each morning. Do as much or as little as you choose.

Kris is an excellent vinyasa yoga instructor who makes you feel comfortable no matter how much yoga you have done. Arrive Friday late afternoon or evening; depart Sunday morning or afternoon. Meals will be served from Friday dinner through Sunday lunch. 

$250 per person; $90 is a tax-deductible donation to the CIFC scholarship fund. For more information see our website or contact at info@canoeisland.org or 360.468.2329

Lopez Island
Friday, May 16, 2014
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Port Stanley School, 2970 Port Stanley Rd.

Karen Alexander & AQSG member Susan Underwood of Seattle at the restored Port Stanley one-room schoolhouse. Bring one Signature quilt if you like. We will have Show & Tell as long as time allows.

Photo Credit:  Karen Alexander

Lopez Island
Friday, May 16, 2014
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
The Quilt Cabin

This class is on the History of Early 20th Century Quilt Designers Ruby McKim and Marie Webster – Karen Alexander.

Bring a quilt or two from either designer and any ephemera you may have to share.

Photo Credit:  Karen Alexander

Lopez Island
Friday, May 16, 2014
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Port Stanley School, 2970 Port Stanley Rd.

Mary & Kate Edgar Collection of Early British, French & American 19th Century Quilts. Two fellow AQSG members from Michigan are coming to share some of their fabulous quilts!  Come examine early 19th century quilts up close and learn the stories behind the collection.

Photo Credit:  Karen Alexander

Lopez Island
Saturday, May 17, 2014
10:30 a.m. - Noon
The Quilt Cabin

Karen Alexander will share a selection of quilts from her wide-ranging teaching collection as well as share her documentation methods, files and extensive textile research library.

Photo Credit:  Karen Alexander

Lopez Island
Saturday, May 17, 2014
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Port Stanley School, 2970 Port Stanley Rd.

Quilt Restoration expert and AQSG member Anne Dawson has her own restoration business here on Lopez Island, which garners business from all over the country.  Come learn the Do’s and Don’ts of caring for your quilts as well as suggestions for basic repairs. Bring one “needy” quilt and your questions.

Photo Credit:  Karen Alexander 

 

 

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