Divine Dialogs: A Morning Spiritual Gathering
Monday-Friday September 8th-26th from 6:45-8:00am at Orcas Mandala Studio
Daily Meditation Practice with Dr. Rosie Kuhn. $50 per week or $120 for all three weeks, more information at www.orcasmandala.com
September 26th from 3:30-5:00pm at The Funhouse Art Yurt
Ages 6-10, enrollment is $10 plus cost of personal supplies. Come learn to play and master the popular card game!
Rosario Music Concert and Narrative
September 26th & 27th at 4:00pm
Come learn about the history of the Moran mansion through photographs and music with Christopher Peacock!
Magic Trading Card Game
September 26th from 5:00-9:00pm at the Funhouse Commons
7th-12th graders are welcome to join the regular game group every Friday!
On Screen at Seaview Theater: Calvary
September 26th & 27th at 8:00pm
After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him. Rated R.
Pub Night at the Orcas Hotel featuring Martin Lund and Gene Neary
September 26th at 6:00pm
Pub Night is officially back, featuring live music with Gene Nery and Martin Lund. No reservations required, seating is first come, first served.
Live Music at Random Howse
September 26th from 7:00-9:00pm
Mandy Troxel and the Bitter Ends. No cover, all ages show.
PTSA’s Annual Back to School BBQ
September 26th from 5:00-7:00pm at the School Cafeteria
Meet and greet our special guest, new Superintendent Eric Webb. BBQ is free and will serve hotdogs, lemonade and brownies. Bring a side dish, no chips please!
Friday Night Roller Skating
September 26th from 6:00-8:00pm at the Middle School Gym
It’s that time of year again! Cost is $5 per person and up to $12 per family.
Fundamentals of Bird Watching
Thurdays/Saturdays September 25th-November 1st from 10:00am-1:00pm at the Orcas Library
Ornithologist/ artist, Kim Middleton will lead 5 classroom sessions and one local field trip as part of this workshop. There are two classes to choose from, either the Thursday session or the one held on Saturdays, and the cost is $80. For more information contact Kim at 360-317-5605 or email@example.com
Youth and Pee-Wee Soccer Games
September 27th at 10:00am at Buck Park
Free Day at State Parks
Enjoy hiking and exploring Moran State Park for free in honor of National Public Lands Day! No Discover Parking Pass needed.
Live Music at Deer Harbor Inn
September 26th & 27th from 5:00-9:00pm
On Friday it’s flamenco guitar with Farhad Hanjan and Saturday, Live Piano with Ron Meyers. Call 360-376-1040 for reservations or more information.
Live Theater at the Grange
September 26th-28th at 7:30pm
“Love Song” proves to be a deep emotional performance as well as comically satisfying. Tickets are $10 and are available for purchase at Darvills.
Orcas Island High School Soccer Vs. Friday Harbor
September 27th at 1:30pm at the School Football Field
Chili Cook-Off to Benefit the Giving Tree
September 27th from 11:00am-2:00pm at the Village Green
All proceeds from tasting and voting on the best chili recipe of the island go to the Holiday Giving Tree at Island Market. We can beat last years total of $2,500 raised, and for $35 you can join the ranks of island chef competitors. For an entry application and rules contact: Jim Biddick at 360-376-2488 or Jennifer Pietsch at 360-317-8342 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Live Music at Rosario
September 27th from 6:00-9:00pm
Come listen to the musical stylings of local musician, Gene Neary.
Orcas Island Farmers Market
September 27th from 10:00am-3:00pm
Local goods and food at the Village Green.
Little Ninjas Karate
September 27th at 12:00pm at Eastsound MMA
Ages 4-8, $50 per month. More information at www.eastsoundmma.com
50’s & 60’s Dance a Go-Go
September 27th at 8:00pm at Random Howse
Come dance the night away! Ages 21+, no cover.
On Stage at Orcas Center
September 27th at 6:30pm
Whale of a Show is back! Come celebrate local talent at this annual showcase. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased at www.orcascenter.org or by calling 360-376-2281.
Seed Saving Workshop Part 1: Wet Processing
September 28th from 10:00am-12:00pm at Coffelt Farm
This workshop with Coffelt Farm’s market grower Katie Wilkins has a suggested donation of $5 to cover materials. It will cover the basics of preserving seeds that require wet processing. For more information or to RSVP call 360-376-3410, or email email@example.com
Leave No Trace Workshop
September 28th from 12:30-4:30pm at the Cascade Lake Day Use Kitchen Shelter
The ‘Leave No Trace’ program has chosen the San Juan Islands as one of its eight endangered ‘Hot Spots’ in the nation and is hosting educational training events here this weekend. Join the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers for one of three free interactive presentations and discussions that will focus on the elements of the Leave No Trace minimum impact program. The first two hours of each session will highlight the Leave No Trace outdoor skills and ethics program, which is applicable to all outdoor enthusiasts and all environments. Participants will be provided with information on how to easily and effectively integrate Leave No Trace into their daily lives and businesses. The second two hours of the course will focus on how to teach Leave No Trace methods to others and learn how to promote change. To RSVP contact the San Juan County Parks Administration office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-378-8420.
Dances of Universal Peace
September 28th from 7:00-9:00pm at Oddfellows
Come to learn or just enjoy the simple circle dances. Suggested donation of $5. For more information call Lily at 206-713-6263 or email email@example.com
Drop-in Soccer at Buck Park
September 28th from 3:00-5:00pm
Ages 16 and up, no entry fee.
Adult Indoor Volleyball
Wednesdays/Sundays from 7:00-9:00pm at the Orcas Middle School Gym
Ages 16 and up, admission is $2 per night OR $35 for a 20 pass punch card and everyone is welcome!