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Lopez Island
Saturday, July 18, 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
Sunday, July 19, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Pelindaba Lavender Farm – 45 Hawthorne Lane

SEE LAVENDER
Tours and exhibits survey the entire process – from field to finished product. The fields are open for strolling, relaxing and breathtaking photo ops.

SMELL LAVENDER
The Cutting Field is open for visitors to harvest their own bouquets of certified organic lavender from the many varieties in bloom.

HEAR LAVENDER
Demonstrations cover topics such as lavender cultivation, harvesting, essential oil distillation, history & uses, cooking with lavender and more.

TOUCH LAVENDER
The Craft Tent is open all day long in the fields for adults and children to make beautiful wands, wreaths, crowns and more.

TASTE LAVENDER
Our Lavender Ice Cream, Lavender Lemonade and Lavender Iced Tea and Coffee are always big hits – not to mention our Lavender Cookies! Island-style picnic lunches will be available all day long in the fields.

Be sure to bring your sunscreen and camera! Parking and admission are free.
 

San Juan Island
Sunday, July 19, 2015
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
North end of English Camp parking area

Serious hikers will enjoy this two-hour journey, led by Park Historian Mike Vouri up the south slope of 650-foot Young Hill, where the summit offers views of the northern straits, Vancouver Island, and the Olympic Mountains. The hike can also divert to 410-foot Mitchell Hill depending on the interests of the day’s group. The activity includes a discussion of the Royal Marine garrison at the cemetery, as well as a few words about the Garry oak woodland.    

 

San Juan Island
Sunday, July 19, 2015
2:00 p.m.
Pelindaba Lavender Farm, 45 Hawthorne Lane

Join us for a FREE guided walking tour of the farm with Pelindaba Lavender Farm’s owner/founder Stephen Robins. The tours are FREE & no reservation is needed. The tours run every Friday, Saturday & Sunday from July 3 to Sept. 6.

We suggest arriving at the Farm 15 minutes before the tour starts. Parking, restroom and picnic facilities are available.

 

 

San Juan Island
Monday, July 20, 2015
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
English Camp Barracks

Folk singer Michael Cohen and local folk musicians present an evening of traditional folk tunes and dancing for those wishing a turn on the floor. Cohen plays regularly at the San Juan Farmer’s Market.  He has worked with the Smithsonian in cataloging American folk music. The core group of dancers meets on Mondays throughout the winter at the Mullis Center in Friday Harbor, so there are always experienced dancers to help along the novices.  

 

San Juan Island
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
San Juan Golf & Tennis Club

Join Kate Schuman and friends for great music and songs every Tuesday evening thru Sept. from 5:- 6:30 p.m. Happy hour from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

San Juan Island
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
American Camp Visitor Center,

Many of today's island families are descended from U.S. Army soldiers. Join Park Historian Mike Vouri and learn more about how American Camp's "frontiersmen in blue" played a key role in pioneering Euro-American settlement on San Juan Island. Vouri also will discuss how agricultural operations changed the character of island landscapes, at American Camp. This season's walk may be limited to the park boundary because of the Cattle Point Road construction activities. Stay posted to the park's web site for information.

 

San Juan Island
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
6:30 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
405 Park Street

Bring blankets or lawn chairs, a picnic, and enjoy an evening of great music.  Names of band to be confirmed soon.

July 8  "J-Bots" is a local band doing upbeat classic rock

July 15  "Hot Club Sandwich" is a gypsy jazz band in the likes of Django Reinhardt  

July 22   "Matt Sircely Band" plays upbeat and danceable bluegrass and folk 

July 29   "Camille Bloom Band" centers around Camille’s percussive guitar and voice that ‘purr’s and wails’.  She is Gibson guitar endorsed and tours internationally. 

August 5  "Coco Loco" is a fun, high energy Latin band that appeals to a wide audience, blending the music from Cuban, salsa, Brazilian, Columbian, even jazz, rock and pop  

For more information call:  360-378-4953

San Juan Island
Thursday, July 23, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
American Camp Parking area

Accompany a park ranger or volunteer on this cross-prairie journey to the historic Salmon Bank at South Beach, where springs attracted Indians and Europeans alike. This activity can be strenuous. Wear a hat, sturdy shoes and bring water. Meets in the American Camp visitor center parking area.  For more information call 360-378-2240, ext. 2233.

 

San Juan Island
Friday, July 24, 2015
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
American Camp Visitor Center

The forests, prairies and lagoons of American Camp attract a variety of birds  throughout the summer, and offer a prime birding and hiking experience. Join park staff in enjoying this  wonderful island resource.

 

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