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San Juan Island
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Sunday, October 26, 2014
12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Brickworks, 150 Nichols St.

San Juan Island Cheese and Island Grown present a new tasting event like no other in the islands.  

Taste the bounty of the islands!

This gathering will showcase the amazing quality of farmers, food producers and chefs we have in the San Juan Islands. Chefs will partner with farmers and food producers to create tasty bites featuring island grown/produced ingredients including cheeses, meats, produce and seafood. Guests will taste and purchase these delicious locally produced foods as well as island-made wine, beer, cider and beverages.

 

San Juan Island
Monday, October 27, 2014
7:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Željko Lučić’s doomed Macbeth, for the first time at the Met. Adrian Noble’s chilling production of Verdi’s masterful adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy also stars Joseph Calleja as the noble Macduff and René Pape as Banquo. Fabio Luisi conducts. 

San Juan Island
Friday, October 31, 2014
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

National Theatre Live’s thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand.

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered Creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic Gothic tale. 

San Juan Island
Saturday, November 1, 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.

Orcas Island
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Saturday, November 1, 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).

Orcas Island
Sponsored by
Sunday, November 2, 2014
1:00 p.m.
Orcas Center, 917 Mt. Baker Rd., Eastsound

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
Sunday, November 2, 2014
2:00 p.m.
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street

Met Music Director James Levine conducts a spirited new production of Mozart’s masterpiece, directed by Richard Eyre, who sets the action of this classic domestic comedy in a 19th-century manor house in Seville, but during the gilded age of the late 1920s. Dashing bass-baritone Ildar Abdrazakov leads the cast in the title role of the clever servant, opposite Marlis Petersen as his bride, Susanna, Peter Mattei as the philandering Count they work for, Marina Poplavskaya as the long-suffering Countess, and Isabel Leonard as the libidinous pageboy Cherubino. 

San Juan Island
Sponsored by
Friday, November 7, 2014
TBA
Various Locations, downtown Friday Harbor

Three days of award winning documentary films, including commentary and Q & A with the filmmakers and principals of the films. Films to be screened in four different venues throughout downtown Friday Harbor. They will be featuring an array of acclaimed and award-winning documentary films that spotlight stories of the Pacific Rim.  Several of the films have received major awards, and at least two premier screenings are planned!  There will be 30 Documentaries & 13 Shorts with awards for the best documentary, best short and best representing our themes. 

Here is a sampling of the films to be shown plus three Premieres:  Barefoot Bandit, Fragile Waters and Material of the Future.

Bidder 70 – This is the inspiring story of a college student in Utah who derailed an illegal BLM oil and gas lease auction in 2008. Illustrating what one individual can accomplish, this film motivated islander Lynn Danaher to create the Friday Harbor Film Festival!

Pirate for the Sea – Paul Watson and his organization Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, which is based here in Friday Harbor, are highlighted in this intriguing documentary

Damnation – An award-winning documentary, this film calls our attention to the state of our country’s dam system and what is being done to remedy several non-functional dams.

NO – In 1988, pressured by the international community, Chile’s military dictator Augusto Pinochet called for a referendum to decide his permanence in power. The successful opposition used the very simple slogan, “NO.”

Return of the Elwha – Learn how an old, defunct dam on the Olympic Peninsula’s scenic Elwha River was taken out - one of the major success stories in reclamation efforts.

Tickets will be sold in the form of punch cards, enabling the holder to see a specified number of films on any of the three days of the Festival. Cards may be shared with family and friends. Tickets are on sale now at www.fhff.org

San Juan Island
Friday, November 7, 2014
Various See Website
San Juan Community Theatre, 100 2nd Street & other venues

The Friday Harbor Film Festival will feature over 30 award-winning documentaries and docu-dramas – including three premieres: The Barefoot Bandit Documentary, Fragile Waters and Material of the Future. Films will highlight stories of the Pacific Rim, from Chile to Alaska. Now in its second year, the Film Festival seeks to Entertain film-goers, Inspire them to get involved in issues that speak to them, andEnlighten them to environmental issues, social concerns, humanitarian efforts and tales of grand adventures. Click HERE for information about the specific films that will be shown during the three days of the Festival. 

The Festival will have several types of entry tickets this year: a punch card good for 4, 8, or 12 films/events on any of the three days of the Festival and a wristband that allows entry to all films/events during the Festival. Punch cards may be shared with family and friends; all-access wristbands are for one person only and may not be shared. Tickets for a single film are also available for purchase. Tickets purchased prior to October 15 will be held in will-call at the Theatre Box Office, and may be exchanged for punch cards and wristbands at the Box Office after that date. All of the film screenings are “festival seating,” which means seating is first-come, first-served up to the venue capacity. All-access wristband holders (along with guest filmmakers) will have priority seating. Note: entry is not guaranteed to any specific film. 

See website for various pricing:  http://www.sjctheatre.org/events/eventDetails.asp?key=460 

San Juan Island
Sponsored by
Saturday, November 8, 2014
TBA
Various Locations, downtown Friday Harbor

Three days of award winning documentary films, including commentary and Q & A with the filmmakers and principals of the films. Films to be screened in four different venues throughout downtown Friday Harbor. They will be featuring an array of acclaimed and award-winning documentary films that spotlight stories of the Pacific Rim.  Several of the films have received major awards, and at least two premier screenings are planned!  There will be 30 Documentaries & 13 Shorts with awards for the best documentary, best short and best representing our themes. 

Here is a sampling of the films to be shown plus three Premieres:  Barefoot Bandit, Fragile Waters and Material of the Future.

Bidder 70 – This is the inspiring story of a college student in Utah who derailed an illegal BLM oil and gas lease auction in 2008. Illustrating what one individual can accomplish, this film motivated islander Lynn Danaher to create the Friday Harbor Film Festival!

Pirate for the Sea – Paul Watson and his organization Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, which is based here in Friday Harbor, are highlighted in this intriguing documentary

Damnation – An award-winning documentary, this film calls our attention to the state of our country’s dam system and what is being done to remedy several non-functional dams.

NO – In 1988, pressured by the international community, Chile’s military dictator Augusto Pinochet called for a referendum to decide his permanence in power. The successful opposition used the very simple slogan, “NO.”

Return of the Elwha – Learn how an old, defunct dam on the Olympic Peninsula’s scenic Elwha River was taken out - one of the major success stories in reclamation efforts.

Tickets will be sold in the form of punch cards, enabling the holder to see a specified number of films on any of the three days of the Festival. Cards may be shared with family and friends. Tickets are on sale now at www.fhff.org

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