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Orcas Island
Sponsor
Saturday, June 27, 2015
11:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
Various locations, Orcas Island

Visitors will be able to enjoy five exquisite gardens:

•  Jeffri Coleman’s and Michael Rivkin’s private garden at the historic Crow Valley Pottery Cabin

•  The gardens at Indralaya Retreat Center

•  Historic Coffelt Farm in Crow Valley, now owned by the Land Bank and managed by the Coffelt Farm Stewards

•  Michael Sterling’s “Dream Ranch,” Crow Valley

•  Dick and Judy Evans’ Garden near Obstruction Pass

Tickets are available at:

  • Darvill’s Book Store, Crow Valley Pottery, Driftwood Nursery, and Smith and Speed Mercantile
     
  • Online at Brown Paper Tickets
     
  • Any of the gardens the weekend of the tour
     

For more information, please call Margaret Payne at 253-302-9769.

 

Lopez Island
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Noon - 4:00 p.m.
Spencer's Landing Marina

Enjoy an afternoon aboard the 100 ft. Mystic Sea in a unique guided history tour featuring Lopez historians Jack Giard, Bob Hughes and Ralph Bladt. The cruise will leave Spencer's Landing at noon to circumnavigate Lopez Island, returning around 4:00. 

Our narrators, along with Captain Monte Hughes will share hilarious stories, many passed down for generations, about early days on Lopez. The Mystic Sea Charter is a great way to see many historic sites from the water and enjoy Lopez Island's spectacular coast and abundant wildlife.Tickets include hearty snacks and refreshments. Please reserve your tickets today---space is limited.  

The classic 100ft. Mystic Sea is a fast, ocean-rated, Coast Guard certified vessel offering a heated, enclosed aft deck and excellent inside and outside viewing. The comfortable, heated main cabin has booth seating, an excellent sound system, and two restrooms.

 

Orcas Island
Sponsor
Saturday, June 27, 2015
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Come Enjoy the Harvest! The Orcas Island Farmers Market is open from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. every Saturday from the first weekend in May to the first weekend of October on the Village Green in the heart of Eastsound.

During most of October and November, the Market meets on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Oddfellows Hall, located on Haven Street just south of Main Street on the way to Madrona Point. For information call:  360-317-8342.

All Items sold in the market are grown or crafted by Orcas Island farmers and artisans. The market includes produce, much of it organic, crafts, art, jewelry, clothing, pottery, food and drink vendors, and some of Orcas Island's service organizations (historical museum, master gardeners).

Orcas Island
Sponsor
Saturday, June 27, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eastsound Village Green

Join us for our fifth annual Festival benefiting the Orcas Island Farm-to-Cafeteria Program. Drink delicious ciders on the Eastsound Village Green alongside the Saturday farmers' market, and meet an incredible variety of hard cider and mead producers from California to Canada, who will be pouring samples as well as selling product to take home. Live music all day. Food and cider pairings featured at local restaurants during the week. Summer is a fantastic time to visit Orcas Island! 

Admission will be starting at $10 which will include admission, tastes and a commemorative glass. Adults 21+ only.

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

Sponsored by:  Orcas Island Farm to Cafeteria Program 

Lopez Island
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lopez Village next to the Community Center, Village Road North

Visit the Lopez Farmers' Market to find island-grown vegetables, fruit and flowers, as well as island-produced food products such as jams, chutneys, pickles, fresh fudge, seafood, natural grass-fed meats, and more. You'll also be able to purchase a wide variety of arts and crafts including jewelry, soaps, healing oils and salves, glass art, textiles, art prints, photography, furniture, metal works, etc.—all by local artisans. The market runs seasonally on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. near the Lopez Center for Community & the Arts. The Lopez Market starts in mid May and ends mid September.

For more information contact: Martha Garcia Phone: 360-468-2411 www.lopezfarmersmarket.com

San Juan Island
Sponsor
Sunday, June 28, 2015

The San Juan Island chapter of Bikers4Orcas will hold a full-day motorcycle event to heighten awareness of the plight of orca whales in captivity, specifically Lolita, a member of the endangered Southern Resident killer whales that inhabit the waters of the Salish Sea.

Start off with a pancake breakfast, followed by a scenic ride around the island, end at Lime Kiln Point State Park (a.k.a. Whale Watch Park). Contact: Patti Wickham. (360) 317-6886 b4osji@gmail.com

Orcas Island
Sponsor
Sunday, June 28, 2015
11:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
Various locations, Orcas Island

Visitors will be able to enjoy five exquisite gardens:

•  Jeffri Coleman’s and Michael Rivkin’s private garden at the historic Crow Valley Pottery Cabin

•  The gardens at Indralaya Retreat Center

•  Historic Coffelt Farm in Crow Valley, now owned by the Land Bank and managed by the Coffelt Farm Stewards

•  Michael Sterling’s “Dream Ranch,” Crow Valley

•  Dick and Judy Evans’ Garden near Obstruction Pass

Tickets are available at:

  • Darvill’s Book Store, Crow Valley Pottery, Driftwood Nursery, and Smith and Speed Mercantile
     
  • Online at Brown Paper Tickets
     
  • Any of the gardens the weekend of the tour
     

For more information, please call Margaret Payne at 253-302-9769.

 

Orcas Island
Friday, July 3, 2015
Tuesday, 10:00 p.m.
Deer Harbor Marina

Enjoy great fireworks, with live music starting at 7:00 p.m. The fireworks, beginning at dusk, are sponsored by Bellport Deer Harbor Marina.

All San Juan Islands
Friday, July 3, 2015 to Saturday, July 4, 2015
All Day
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Whichever island you visit on Independence Day, there are many activities to choose from. This year, the whole weekend of July 3rd, 4th and 5th is a whirlwind of old-fashioned parades, picnics, live music, dancing and fireworks on Lopez, Orcas and San Juan Islands.

July 3 - Deer Harbor Fireworks Display, Orcas Island

July 3 - Orcas Island Historical Museum - Historical Days & Appraisal Fair, Village Green, Orcas Island

July 4 - Orcas Island Historical Museum - Live & Silent Auction, Eastsound, Orcas Island

July 4 - Orcas Island 4th of July Fireworks Celebration, Eastsound, Orcas Island

​July 4 - Orcas Island Community Parade & Activities, Eastsound, Orcas Island

July 4 - Lopez Island 4th July Celebration - Old-Fashioned Parade & Fireworks, Lopez Island

July 4 - 4th of July Hamburger Barbecue, Lopez Island

July 4 - Roche Harbor Old-Fashioned July 4th, Roche Harbor/San Juan Island

July 4 - San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Celebration, Friday Harbor/San Juan Island

July 4 - Annual Pig War Picnic, Friday Harbor/San Juan Island

 

Orcas Island
Friday, July 3, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Eastsound Village Green

Join us for yet another year of family fun and laughter. This year’s event will include all of the old favorites, family games, hotdogs, beer garden and the Harvey Family Logging show.

We will also be holding an Antique Appraisal Fair in the fashion of Antiques Roadshow. The Appraisal Fair will feature four appraisers from Guildmark Appraisal Services in Edmonds Washington. They will bring their expertise to the Village Green where locals and tourists alike can bring their attic treasure to be appraised for a fee.

For more information on the Appraisal Fair or to make an appointment with one of our appraisers please contact Maggie Vinson at 360-376-4849 or at info@orcasmuseum.org

 

 

 

 

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