Writing, or Dreaming of Writing, a Book?


Wednesday, October 1, 5 p.m., Orcas Library – from Marilyn McGuire, Nautilus Book Awards – Cynthia Frank, Publishing Consultant at Cypress House, is a walking goldmine of “how-to” information on everything related to writing your manuscript and getting published. She will speak briefly, and then be available to respond to your … Continue reading

Celebrate National 4-H Week by Joining or Volunteering


– from D. N. Kinsey for Orcas 4-H — More than 6 million young people across the United States will be celebrating National 4-H Week, which takes place annually during the first full week of October. San Juan County 4-H leverages National 4-H Week to celebrate the great things that … Continue reading

Intuitive Cancer Healing Author at Darvill’s

Tuesday, Sept. 30 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Darvill’s Bookstore Kathleen O’Keege-Kanavos comes to Orcas for a book talk and signing for her book Surviving Cancerland: Intuitive Aspects of Healing. Kat survived three breast cancers diagnosed by dreams missed by doctors.  She believes dreams can diagnose your life. This … Continue reading

Guitar-Making Class Raising Funds for Special Router

 — from Corey Wiscomb, Orcas High School teacher – Last scholastic year, with the help of Orcas Island Education Foundation (OIEF), the Orcas High School introduced a new course in STEM Guitar Building.  The hands-on course gained an instant popularity with students as an approach that immediately applies the taught … Continue reading

Feast on Your Local Heritage!

The Historical Museums, in town and in Crow Valley

Saturday, October 4 at 5:30 p.m. at Red Rabbit Farm, West Sound Tis’ the season of great food, wine and the celebration of the harvest! The Orcas Island Historical Museum will receive all proceeds from the “Heritage Harvest Feast” at Red Rabbit Farm on October 4. The farm-to-table family style … Continue reading

Orcas Fur and Feathers 4-H Club Dinner

Wednesday, Sept. 17 at the Orcas Senior Center from 5:30-7 p.m. Dinner Menu: Cauliflower soup, Local green salad with balsamic vinaigrette, Roasted Chicken, creamy mashed potatoes with gravy, veggies and Apple Rhubarb crisp for dessert served with coffee & tea. Cost: $5 kids and seniors, $10 adults. … Continue reading