"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."
The Orcas Road Classics will host its 15th annual Car Show on Orcas Island on Aug. 2. The show is free for all, but they use this opportunity to help the food bank so a $10 donation is suggested per car. The group is sharing the weekend with the Orcas Fly-In as well.
Mark your calendars: the Orcas Library Fair will be held at the library on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Everyone is invited.
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.
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.
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.
Crow Valley Pottery celebrates its 55th year with the presentation of its annual Potter’s Fest opening Friday, July 18. The show features, in addition to work from Crow Valley’s own studio, the varied pottery of nearly 50 artists!
Michael Elder, a licensed marriage and family therapist, recently moved to the island with his wife Linda, is presenting a free workshop at the Orcas Island Library titled “How Am I Here?” on Thursday, July 31 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
This year the Funhouse Commons, the Orcas Center, and the Orcas Island Library are teaming up to participate in the Reel Youth Film Festival. Reel Youth, based in Vancouver B.C., is a not-for-profit group supporting youth, adults and organizations to create and distribute engaging films.
If you'd like your summer reading to take you beyond the beaten path, librarian Nancy Pearl is here to help.
YMCA Camp Orkila invites the community to come out and take a ride on its 1000-foot zip line.
The museum is highlighting its “curiosities” of Orcas Island treasures in a new exhibit entitled “Flotsam and Jetsam – How on Earth did this get to Orcas?” It opens July 11 and runs through October 1.