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Lopez Island
Friday, July 3, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Lopez Center for the Community and the Arts

Bring a chair, blanket and snacks. No host beer garden. Get ready to dance!

Since 2002, Abbey Road LIVE! has been rocking the music of the Beatles at clubs, theatres, festivals, and private events. Initially a tribute to the monumental "Abbey Road" album, the band has expanded its scope to include more than 100 Beatles tunes, from all eras of the Fab Four's career. The band specializes in complete, start-to-finish album performances of masterpieces such as "Abbey Road", "Magical Mystery Tour", "Rubber Soul", "Revolver" and "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band".

Abbey Road LIVE! is not your typical Beatle look-alike tribute act; don't expect mop-top haircuts and vintage Rickenbacker guitars. Rather, this show is about bringing to life some of the more mature and complex Beatles material in a raw & spirited fashion, while remaining true to the original recordings. Combining attention to detail with a creative exuberance, the band always delights its audiences with its diverse repertoire of hits and more obscure favorites.

San Juan Island, Friday Harbor
Sponsor
Friday, July 3, 2015
3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Brickworks Plaza, 150 Nichols St.

The Friday Harbor Art Market begins its fourth season in Friday Harbor on the Brickworks Plaza. The variety of work will include jewelry, pottery, photography, baskets, clothing, woodwork, glass, paintings, soaps, art cards, screen printing, lotions, and more.

Cynthia's of Course! will be the seasonal food vendor, serving up her specialties each week.

The music lineup is complete as the market welcomes back Teddy Deane, The Rocky Bay Boys, Oliver Strasser, Kuba Tana Marimba and Katura  Marimba.

New to the art market will be a "hands-on" activity, called “The Creation Station". This will be an interactive art station for kids to adults and anyone who drops in to the station will walk away with their on artistic creation. 

For information as to how you can participate as an artist, a food vendor, a musician or an art project facilitator, contact Debbie Pigman, pigmansartworks@rockisland.com  or 360-472-0216.

San Juan Island
Friday, July 3, 2015 to Sunday, September 6, 2015
Friday, 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, 2:00 p.m.
Port of Friday Harbor Marina

This is the fifteenth year the Port of Friday Harbor has hosted "Music in the Park." Enjoy free music concerts on Friday evenings at 5:00 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Bring a picnic, relax and listen to local and regional music as you gaze out at the harbor, watching ferries, boats and seaplanes come and go.

Orcas Island
Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Village Green

Enjoy Orcas Island's holiday parade starting at noon and sponsored by the Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce. Other activities include the "F5" Funhouse Commons 5K run, 5K walk, or 1K kids' run. Races start at Village Green, North Beach Road, Eastsound, and end at Eastsound Fire Hall. Walkers start at 8:45 a.m. Runners will start at 9:15 a.m. Kids' racers should please be there and ready to go at 9:00 a.m. 

Join the Orcas Island Fire and Rescue Volunteer Firefighter/EMT Association for the Annual Pancake Breakfast at the Eastsound Fire Station, 45 Lavendar Lane from 7:00 - 11:00 a.m. Volunteers will be serving up our secret recipe for pancakes, sausage, eggs, and beverages.  Adults $7.00, Children $5.00, under 5 years of age eat FREE. All proceeds support the Orcas Island Firefighters and EMT's. 

The Pie Booth is hosted by the Orcas Island Historical Museum from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. along with the Silent Auction 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. & Live Auction 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.  The Lions Club  sponsors the Salmon BBQ is from 1:00 - 7:00 p.m.  at the Eastsound Fire Station. Cost of the BBQ is $16 for tickets purchased in advance or $18 the day of the 5th.

Lopez Island
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Friday All Day and Parade starts at 11:00 a.m.
Fisherman Bay Road to Lopez Road

2015 will be the 29th annual Fireworks Show! The day starts with the Lion's Club Annual Fun Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m. at Lopez Island Community Center. There is an electronically timed 10 K run, 5K walk and run and the one-mile romp. Great t-shirts and prizes. On the morning of the race, registration is from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. at Islanders Bank. Pre-registration will be available, so check the Lopez Chamber of Commerce website, www.lopezisland.com for details as we approach the holiday.

Then from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. is the Friends of Lopez Library Annual Book Sale at the Lopez Community Center. The Book Sale features a great selection of used books, videos, and audio books! Shop at The Friends Corner Store offering book bags, sweatshirts, T-shirts, hats, and mugs for sale.

The old-fashioned, small town parade starts at 11:00 a.m. on Fisherman Bay Road, and is sponsored by the Lopez Lion's Club. Come join us either in the parade or to watch along Fisherman Bay Road starting between the Galley Restaurant and the Islander Resort, winding through the Village on Lopez Road ending at Week's Road and Fisherman Bay Road. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. between the Galley Restaurant and the Islander Resort on Fisherman Bay Road.

After the parade, check out the barbecue and concert at the outdoor pavilion at the Lopez Center for the Community and the Arts. One of Washington State's most treasured celebrations, many come from all over the country to enjoy a "down home" themed parade and one of the most spectacular community funded fireworks displays you can find anywhere. Last, but not least, the all Volunteer Lopez Island Community Fireworks Committee puts on the biggest and best Pyrotechnics Show on the West Coast starting at 10:30 p.m at the Spit on Fisherman Bay.

Lopez Island
Saturday, July 4, 2015
11:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Lopez Center Outdoor Pavilion, 204 Village Rd., Lopez Village

Join us directly after the parade for: Barbequed Misty Isle Beef burgers and barbequed vegetarian burgers as well as cookies, coleslaw, chips and a drink. All proceeds go to Lopez Center for Community and the Arts.
Music is by Hears 2 You! DJ & Emcee Services

For more information contact Janet Balzer: Phone: (360) 468-2203

San Juan Island
Saturday, July 4, 2015
All Day
Roche Harbor Resort

Enjoy the Family 3.3K Fun Run, log-rolling contest, blindfolded dinghy race, doughnut eating contest, children's games, live music and fireworks.

9:00 a,m. - Fun Run at Yellow Brick Road
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Kids Games at Pool Lawn
12:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Doughnut Eating at West Lawn
3:30 p.m. - Blindfolded Dinghy Race
4:00 p.m. - Log Rolling at Wharf Building
10:30 p.m. - Firework Show in the Harbor

Orcas Island
Saturday, July 4, 2015
9:00 p.m. Music & Fireworks at Dusk
Eastsound Bay in front of Waterfront Park

The fireworks display will also take place on Friday and is presented over Eastsound, sponsored by the Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce. The Community Band gets underway at 9:00 p.m. at Eastsound Waterfront Park, with fireworks lighting up the sky at dusk at dusk, approximately 10:00 p.m. 

 

 

San Juan Island, Friday Harbor
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Friday All Day, Parade starts 10:30 a.m.
Spring Street and San Juan Historical Museum

San Juan Island's Chamber of Commerce sets the stage to celebrate the 100 Year Anniversary of the Palace Theater by choosing “Hooray for Hollywood” as the theme for the 2015 Fourth of July Parade.

Friday Harbor's 4th of July highlights include a small-town parade, a community picnic, live music, dancing and fireworks! The parade passes through downtown Friday Harbor at 10:30 a.m. Immediately following the parade is the 'Pig War Picnic' put on by the Kiwanis at the San Juan Historical Museum grounds. Expect live music and a great lunch. In the evening, the Rotary Club puts on the 'Rock the Dock' dance down by the Port, with food and drinks starting at 6:00 p.m. which lasts until the fireworks begin at dusk, at approximately 10:00 p.m.

San Juan Island, Friday Harbor
Saturday, July 4, 2015
11:15 a.m.
San Juan Historical Museum

Celebrate an old-fashioned 4th of July with the San Juan Island community at the annual Pig War Picnic. Enjoy music, a pie-eating contest, a cakewalk, kid's games and the best barbecue in town! Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of San Juan Island, this picnic takes place after the community parade; The Kiwanis Club will be marching in the parade and advertising their sponsors. See you on the grounds of the San Juan Island Historical Museum!

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