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San Juan Island
Saturday, July 25, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sat. & 5:00 p.m. Sun.
English Camp Parade Ground & Barracks

Park staff, volunteers and re-enactors from throughout the Pacific Northwest and Canada recreate life on San Juan Island at mid-19th century.

The weekend includes recreations of mid-19th century Royal Marine Light Infantry and U.S. Army camp life, demonstrations of music, blacksmithing, spinning and weaving, sewing, cooperage and carpentry, along with the pageantry of period uniforms in scarlet and blue. Black powder rifled musket demonstrations and the firing of howitzer also are planned both days. As it has since its inception in 1998, Encampment commemorates the peaceful joint occupation of San Juan Island by British and American forces from 1859 to 1872, and final settlement of the Northwest Boundary dispute.

Saturday activities will culminate in the Candlelight Ball, scheduled at 8:00 - 10:00 p.m., in the English Camp barracks. The public is invited to join in the dancing and refreshments that will include the traditional cake and punch. Music for contra dancing will be provided by the Pig War Band.

San Juan Island
Saturday, July 25, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m,.
American Camp Visitor Center

Park rangers and volunteers describe events leading up to and including the Pig War and the peaceful joint occupation of San Juan Island by English and American troops.  Meets in the American Camp parking area. Bring a hat, water and sturdy shoes.

 

San Juan Island
Saturday, July 25, 2015
12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
English Camp Parade Ground

Park rangers and volunteers recreate military and civilian life during the island's early pioneer period.  Activities include blacksmithing, coopering, weaving, needlework and exhibitions of military equipment and skills. Wear a sun hat, bring water and sturdy shoes.    

 

San Juan Island
Saturday, July 25, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The San Juan Island Farmers Market is your source in Friday Harbor for beautiful and bountiful island produce, fine crafts, and delicious prepared foods. Seasonal fruits, flowers, herbs, goat cheese, eggs, tomatoes, jams and jellies, baked goods, sushi, sausages, sustainable harvested tuna, shellfish, grass-fed meats, and more.

You can find the market at the historic Brickworks community center, just two blocks from the ferry landing on Saturdays from April through October, twice a month in November and December, and first Saturdays in January, February, and March. Hours are 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. except between July 4 and Labor Day, when the market closes at 1:30 p.m.

San Juan Island
Sponsor
Saturday, July 25, 2015
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Meet Mike Buettell, Roche Harbor resident, volunteer trailbuilder, and mountain climber extraordinaire, to walk new trails in the Roche Harbor system. Explore "Tim's Trail" to the new Polywog Pond, go past Frisbee Golf, through Rouleau Forest, the Bent Cedar Trail and
Sophie's Romp.

Meet and park at the intersection of Roche Harbor and West Valley Roads. Distance: 3.5 mi. Terrain: gentle trails with 200' elevation gain. Rating: moderate. Dogs on leashes okay. Rain or shine.

This walk is part of the Know Your Island Walks 2015

San Juan Island
Saturday, July 25, 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.

 

 

Orcas Island
Sponsor
Saturday, July 25, 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).

Lopez Island
Saturday, July 25, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

You bring blankets and your picnic lunch, we'll provide the entertainment. In addition to a great afternoon of music, we'll have activities for the kids and storytelling for both kids and adults.

The museum's west wall will feature the You Are Making History Timeline, where you'll have a chance to reserve your place in Lopez Island history. Someday, your great-great-grandchildren's grandchildren will come to Lopez looking for their family stories. They will see your name on our timeline and may discover a treasure trove of your family photos and letters in the museum archives.

San Juan Island
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Noon - 3:00 p.m.
English Camp Parade Ground

Author and educator Janet Oakley will set up at Encampment for demonstrations of pioneer folkways from butter churning to Dutch oven baking and other tasks.

Lopez Island
Saturday, July 25, 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

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