Orcas Island High School Homecoming Parade
October 10th at 2:50pm in Downtown Eastsound
OHS Boys Soccer vs. Cedar Park Christian
October 10th at 4:00pm at the OHS Field.
Orcas Reel Youth Film Festival
October 10th at 6:30pm at Orcas Center
A team made up of Orcas Center, The Funhouse Commons, and the Orcas Island Library are hosting the Reel Youth Film Festival. Tickets are $10 per person, $5 for students and can be purchased at the box office.
“Off The Edge” Orcas Island Film Festival
View and vote for the Best Short Film in the San Juan’s and enjoy many other films at various venues around the island. There are three short films in the category; “A Reverence For Excellence”, filmed and directed by Andrew Plotsky, is an intimate and honest portrait of Maple Rock Farm and Hogstone’s Wood Oven. The second,”Drift”, is produced by Travis Alley, Aaron Wheetman and Dallas Artz, and follows the journey of a broken branch as it travels between the San Juan islands. Finally, “All These Waters Are Within”, filmed and directed by Nell Carden Grey, is an experimental observational documentary that tracks daylight around the San Juan Islands from sunrise to sunset. For more information about showtimes and location, or to view and vote, visit http://www.orcasfilmfest.com/voting
Mindfulness Meditation Weekend Retreat
October 10th & 11th from 8:00am-4:00pm at Orcas Mandala Yoga Studio
“During this weekend mindfulness workshop we will learn to quiet our minds and open our hearts through the practices of insight meditation (mindfulness) and lovingkindness meditations (metta).” Schedule is Yoga with Djuna from 8:00-8:45am followed by Meditation workshop with Brent Morton from 9:00am-4:00pm with an hour lunch break. All levels of experience are welcome, cost is $175 (2 scholarships are available, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.)
October 10th 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
October 10th & 11th at 4:00pm
Come learn about the history of the Moran mansion through photographs and music with Christopher Peacock!
Magic Trading Card Game
October 10th from 5:00-9:00pm at the Funhouse Commons
7th-12th graders are welcome to join the regular game group every Friday!
Pub Night at the Orcas Hotel featuring Martin Lund and Gene Neary
October 10th 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.
Friday Night Roller Skating
October 10th 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.
OHS Football Homecoming Game vs. Friday Harbor
October 11th at 12:45pm at the OHS Field
Orcas Island Farmers Market
October 11th from 10:00am-2:00pm at Oddfellows Hall
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
October 11th at 10:00am at Buck Park
Live Music at Deer Harbor Inn
October 10th & 11th 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 Music at Rosario
October 11th from 6:00-9:00pm
Come listen to the musical stylings of local musician, Gene Neary.
Little Ninjas Karate
October 11th at 12:00pm at Eastsound MMA
Ages 4-8, $50 per month. More information at www.eastsoundmma.com
Orcas Island Film Festival Gala
October 11th at 9:00pm at Random Howse
Come dance and celebrate the first annual Orcas Island Film Festival with Bruce Pavitt spinning! $10 per ticket, 21+.
The Met: Live in HD at Orcas Center
October 12th at 1:00pm
Verdi’s “Macbeth.” Tickets are $18, $13 students, $2 off for Orcas Center members.
Seed Saving Workshop: Part 2
October 12th from 10:00am-12:00pm at Coffelt Farm
The workshop will focus on dry processing seeds and will be lead by Katie Wilkins, market grower for the farm. A $5.00 donation is suggested to cover materials, please RSVP at 360-376-3410, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Drop-in Soccer at Buck Park
October 12th 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!