Tuesday, October 2
County to Test Vote Counting Equipment at 1:30 p.m. in the Elections Office located at 55 Second Street, Suite A, in Friday Harbor.
Open Mic at The Lower Tavern. 8:30 p.m. All are welcome.
Wednesday, October 3
The Funhouse and Orcas Island High School are teaming up for the annual post-high school “Futures Fair.” For the sixth year The Funhouse is bringing expert college counseling consultants from Seattle. Arlene Prince and Judy MacKenzie will be offering presentations for sophomores and up, as well as individual sessions for students and their parents. Please call Krista at The Funhouse, 376-7177 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details or to schedule an individual session.
Thursday, October 4
Deadline to comment on the State’s Oil Spill Contingency Plan Rule.
- Email: email@example.com and to firstname.lastname@example.org,
- Send a Fax: 360-407-7288.
- Mail a letter: Sonja Larson, Department of Ecology, PO Box 47600, 300 Desmond Dr., Olympia, WA 98504
Friday, October 5
Get your art on! The popular Edge Arts alternative group art show returns to Orcas Center and its opening night exhibition promises to be a fabulous evening highlighting some of the best local art and creative folks found on Orcas. The opening starts at 5:30 pm and goes into the evening. There will be stellar beer from the island’s favorite local beer masters – Island Hoppin’ Brewery – available for purchase as well as delicious wood-fired pizza for sale. Come early and make it a full night!
Karaoke at The Lower Tavern. 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 6
Orcas Horns On Stage 3rd Annual Island blow-out show! at Orcas Center, 7:30 pm.
Tickets: $25, $19 (Orcas Center Members) $11 students. Burgers + Brew $15 at the door
Sunday, October 7
FoodMasters presents a Seed Saving Workshop at the Doe Bay Garden from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with Wild’s Edge, Doe Bay Garden Staff & Cathleen McCluskey of the Organic Seed Alliance.
Orcas Island Farms Tour, 11 am – 3 pm. Explore working farms on Orcas Island! Here’s your chance to visit some of the island’s very best farms, including Maple Rock Farm, Morningstar Farm, and other locations.Contact Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce for more information.
Orcas Crossroads Lecture Series will have its next lecture at 2 pm, at Orcas Center. Dr. Daniel Kammen will explore innovations in and barriers to building renewable energy systems worldwide.
Harvest Meal of the Village Green 4 p.m.. Some of the best Island chefs will be preparing incredible dishes, and you’ll have a chance to sample Eastsound’s Island Hoppin’ Brew. Benefits Orcas Island Farm to Cafeteria Program!