Friday, August 24
Washington Territory during the Antebellum and Civil War Eras Lorraine McConaghy to speak from 7-9 pm, in the Lundeen Room of the Orcas Senior Center. Sponsored by the Orcas island Historical Society. Free.
Saturday, August 25
Orcas Angels Car Wash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Country Corner. Sponsored by local non-profit, all proceeds support the people of Orcas Island when they unexpectedly hit a time of need.
Respectful Animal Harvesting, Traditional Pit Roast & Primitive Fire-making, Two day workshop with Gabriel Kelly, Saturday & Sunday, August 25 & 26 in Deer Harbor. Topics include Animal Harvesting: our culture’s relationship with life and death; Tactics on field dressing and basic skinning and uses of skin; Gutting the animal and exploring anatomy and organs; Different meat cuts, styles and uses; Curing, storage and cooking; Different uses of all parts of the animal’s body; Traditional underground roasting Primitive fire-making: Cost: Full 2-days, Suggested Donation: $150. Daily:Animal Harvesting: Saturday, Aug. 25, Suggested Donation: $100 Fire-making & Pit Roast: Sunday, Aug. 26, Suggested Donation: $65 including fire kit. Please RSVP: email@example.com or 805-729-7127
Bake Sale for Active Duty U.S. Military, organized by Judy Wallace from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Island Market.
Orcas Island Farmers’ Market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Eastsound Village Green. This week featuring Historic Fruit Tree Preservation with Madrona Murphy from Kwiaht. Learn about her new project to identify, document and preserve historic tree-fruit varieties here on Orcas. Come to the Market Canopy booth all day to learn more. For more information, contact Jennifer Pietsch, Market Manager, at 317-83342.
Trunk Show of designer Usaburo Sato’s beautiful organic cotton and hemp clothing at Orcas Mandala Yoga Studio in Eastsound from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For men and women. Stop by and try something on!
American Legion Crab and Spaghetti Feed from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Post at 793 Crescent Beach Drive. Fresh crab, spaghetti, green salad, french bread and cake. $20 for adults ($14 for spaghetti only) $10 for children 10 and under ($7 for spaghetti only). All are welcome, bring your crab/nut crackers — or pliers! Call 376-4987.
Sunday, August 26
Soccer Coaching Clinic from noon to 4 p.m. . Learn how to set up a fun and effective practice with age-appropriate warm-ups, progressive drills, games and key coaching points to teach your players. At Buck Park, bring clipboard, notebook and pen. Be dressed and ready to run through drills. $35. Mail check to Chama Anderson, PO Box 31, Orcas WA 98280, or contact Chama Anderson at 206-930-5704 or firstname.lastname@example.org