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The Art of Painting Lavender

Artist Teresa Smith writes about painting lavender at the San Juan Island Lavender Festival at Pelindaba Lavender Farm.

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20 Years Under the Stars with Island Stage Left

Island Stage Left turns 20 with a summer redux of "The Tempest," their first Shakespeare Under the Stars production staged back in 1999.

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The San Juan Islands: A Traveling Epicure's Delight

Local food classes are a delicious way to immerse yourself in the local culture, and eat well while you travel. Wellness consultant Regina Zwilling writes about learning how to preserve the vibrant but fleeting abundance.

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5 Reasons to Visit the San Juans Year-Round

From Savor the San Juans farm tours in the fall, to small-town holiday traditions and romantic getaways in the winter, this post lets you in on all the special events, happening all year 'round in the San Juan Islands.

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Fruits, Flowers & Flavor

Heritage fruit preserves, luxurious lotions, and sweet local honey are just a few stops wine writer Shannon Borg's exploration of the fruit- and flower-inspired artisan products of the San Juan Islands.

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A Weekend of History on San Juan Island

Explore San Juan Island history at English Camp, National Historical Park with guest blogger Lisette Wolter-McKinley.

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Springtime in the San Juans

Guest blogger Lisette Wolter-McKinley explores family-friendly springtime activities on San Juan Island.

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Going Back in Island Time at the San Juan Island Historical Museum

Discover island history at a farmhouse-turned-museum in historic Friday Harbor.

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The Foxes of American Camp

The adorable red, black and silver foxes of American Camp are fun to watch, and wildlife photographer Monika Wieland Shields offers ways to observe them while keeping a safe distance.

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A Mini-Vacation in a Neighboring Nation

Hop aboard a ferry between Sydney, B.C. and Friday Harbor for a friendly visit to our north-of-the-border neighbors.

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