Shakespeare Shakes Up the Shoulder Season!

Shakespeare feature

4th Annual Shakespeare Festival April 7-11 – by Margie Doyle – Now looking ahead to the 4th year of the Orcas Island Shakespeare Festival, (April 7-11, 2015), the five-day festival brings back popular events and introduces new ones: The local Shakespeare talent show that starred Jake Perrine, Steve Henigson,  and … Continue reading

Public Informs Advisors and Officials

meeting feature

March 26 Town Hall hears (mostly) from Orcas Islanders. Another meeting planned for Thursday, April 2. – by Margie Doyle – The Orcas Public — breast-feeding mothers, business owners, proud, self-identifying tree-huggers, official skeptics and impatient elders — spoke to local officials and advisors to voice their praise and criticisms … Continue reading

Orcas Montessori School Spring Auction ~ “Wave of The Future”

Saturday, April 11, 6 – 9 p.m., Random Howse – from Jennifer Vollmer – Calling all surfers, swimmers, and beachcombers! Please join us for the Orcas Montessori School’s annual auction celebration, “Wave of The Future,” Saturday April 11 from 6-9 p.m. at Random Howse. Come dressed in your finest beach attire! Next … Continue reading

Samish Land in Skagit & San Juan Counties Would Receive Permanent Protection With Larsen Legislation

– from Ingrid Stegemoeller – About 97 acres of Samish Tribal lands in Skagit and San Juan counties would be permanently protected because of legislation that Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, has introduced. The Samish Indian Nation Land Conveyance Act of 2015 would put the land, currently owned by the Samish … Continue reading

Orcas Island Historical Society to Host Family Dinner

— from the Orcas Island Historical Society — Join us on the evening of Saturday, March 28th for “Dragons or Dinosaurs? Myth or Reality?” a fun-filled night of food, friends and Dinosaurs! Bring your children, grandchildren or nieces and nephews, to learn about Dinosaurs and their eggs. The evening will … Continue reading

April Concert “Goldberg Variations” with Pianist Jeffrey Kahane

Call soon – almost sold out! – from the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival – The Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival is proud to announce internationally renowned pianist Jeffrey Kahane in a special Salon Concert Friday, April 17th at 6 p.m. Kahane will perform the incredible Goldberg Variations BWV 988 … Continue reading