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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 

 

 

Orcas Island
Sponsored by
Saturday, May 17, 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
Sponsored by
Saturday, May 17, 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.

Lopez Island
Saturday, May 17, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Lopez Center for Community and the Arts, Lopez Village

Enjoy 5 fantastic food courses created by 5 of our best local chefs paired with 5 different wines from award winning winemaker Brent Charnley of Lopez Island Vineyards.

Benefit for Lopez Children's Center.

Orcas Island
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Saturday, May 17, 2014
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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 last weekend of September on the Village Green in the heart of Eastsound.

During 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).

Lopez Island
Saturday, May 17, 2014
9:30 - 10:15 a.m.
Lopez Island Historical Museum, Lopez Village

This guided tour of the Lopez Island Historical Society will include a viewing of Lopez Island Signature quilts and some of the stories behind them.

Photo Credit:  Karen Alexander

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