Dozens of island artisans, music, dinner and drink options, make a great evening opening for the Winter Artisans Market weekend on Orcas

Submitted by San Juan Island Makers Guild

Opening night for the Winter Market is a ticketed event with dinner, drinks, music and shopping in the historic waterfront Odd Fellows Hall in Eastsound. This annual celebration is a tradition that gathers community members and visitors together to celebrate the creativity of the islands.

Dinner by The Kitchen. Libations mixed by The Barnacle using island ingredients. Music provided by Carolyn Caruso on dulcimer and Jeffry Steele on classical guitar.

Great gifts from $25 – $2500 include hand crafted jewelry, body care products, journals, ceramics, clothing, photography, painting, printmaking, fine furniture and wood works, island-made jams, wines and spirits, elegant basketry and holiday decorations, island grown sheep skins and yarn, candles and more! Tickets are available at

Your $25 entry ticket includes $10 in Market Bucks and option to pre-order a dinner from The Kitchen, a Pan Asian food company serving Orcas for over 20 years.

Meet artisans from Orcas, San Juan and Lopez, learn about their lovingly crafted processes, and select gifts and home goods that will be treasured island reflections.

Space is limited and tickets are available by presale. The Night Market is open 4-8pm on Friday, Dec. 8 at 112 Haven Lane in Eastsound Washington. Learn more at