Museum Gala Tells the Story of Us


— by Cara Russell — History is best told as a story, and the new exhibit at the Orcas Historical Museum reveals some very fascinating stories. On Saturday, May 24th, from 5-10PM, the Orcas Island Historical Museum held their opening season gala, where they displayed and celebrated their newest exhibit ‘Smuggling … Continue reading

K-4 Students Present “The Music Class” Concert

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— from Kristen Wilson for Music Advocacy Group (MAG) — More than 150 Orcas music students will take us back to our early music studies when they present “The Music Class” on Thursday, May 28, at 6:30 p.m. in the Orcas Public School’s Old Gym. The school’s youngest students have … Continue reading

It’s Uke Week, Along with Strings and Voices


— from Joyce Stone, OICMF — What do singers, ukulele players and string students have in common? Philip Cutlip! Renowned baritone Philip Cutlip has performed at the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival several times, and coached choral groups and students as a Festival Musician-in-Residence. During the week of May 18th, Philip will … Continue reading

Wow Them All at Smugglers’ Blues Costume Gala!

Be a flapper or a pirate or a dirty smuggler -- but come to the Historical Society's gala on May 23!

Saturday, May 23 from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Historical Museum — from the Orcas Island Historical Society — Calling all guys and dolls, gangsters and molls, dappers and dames! You do not want to miss out on the Orcas Island Historical Museum’s opening season gala, celebrating our newest … Continue reading

“Across the Universe” Tickets for Live Stream Available NOW!

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Tickets still available for this weekend — from Orcas Center — All tickets to “Across the Universe-A Celebration in Concert” in the Center Stage theater remain sold out for the Friday and Saturday performances on May 15 – 16. But…you can still come and see the show! Orcas Center will … Continue reading