Night market this evening | More coming up

  • Today at 2:17PM

"We started three years ago with one held to celebrate National Farmers' Market Week in August," said Manager Jennifer Pietsch. "It was so fun and successful that we last year held four, a tradition that we are continuing this year."


Community Events, July 2014

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‘Singing together to nourish the soul’ event

  • Today at 1:00PM

Song leader Laurence Cole is coming back to Orcas Island to share songs of belonging that nourish the soul and re-enchant the world with song.

Cliff Mass on coal trains, media, more

  • Today at 10:43AM

The Orcas Island Public Library presents Dr. Cliff Mass, professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington on Wednesday, July 23 at 5:30 p.m. on the Orcas Center’s Main Stage. This program is free.

Birth announcement

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 12:10PM

Bathan and Victoria Shaner announce the arrival of their new love, Cora Brooke Shaner, born July 7, 2014 at 2:05 p.m. at 7 pounds, 8 ounces and 20 inches long.


  • ECOconnectWashington State Dept. of Ecology's blog
  • Enchanted Quilters of Lopez IslandAlexander spins tales of local quilters, quilt-making and quilt-backed fundraising efforts on her home island, Lopez. She says the Enchanted Quilters of Lopez Island was formed in 1984 to raise funds for the Lopez Senior Center, and the group has conjured up almost one raffle quilt per year since.
  • Gluten Free FoodiesCelebrate the foods that you can eat!
  • Iris Graville: bloggerbyconvincementWriter Iris Graville lives on Lopez Island. She blogs about life and faith, Quakerism, war, sacred spaces and more, also finding time to write about projects like building her own wooden kayak. Graville is also the author of Hands at Work, inspired by a showing of Summer Moon Scriver’s black-and-white photographs of hands.
  • Lopez Island Kitchen GardensA regular blog about kitchen gardens, where people who love to garden and to cook grow vegetables, fruit and herbs for their kitchens.
  • Whale of a PorpoiseThis blog is filled with photos of the San Juan Islands' resident orcas, identified by name. There are audio clips of the orcas communicating as well. The author is Jeanne Hyde, a Friday Harbor resident.
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