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Events This Week
Shop the Rock
Health and Wellness
Announcements
Restaurant News
Art & Museum Shows
Public Meetings


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Board of Directors
Susan Gudgell, President
Colleen Armstrong, VP
Mary Clure, Secretary 
Kim Morgan, Treasurer  
Shannon Borg
Charles Dalton
Terri Gilleland
Lee Horswill
Marlace Hughes
Mia Kartiganer
Jacob Linnes 
Mike Stolmeier


Staff 
Lance Evans
Executive Director

Lisa Boyd, Staff
Carol Kulminski, Staff
Madie Murray, Staff
Michele Wiley, Volunteer  
PO Box 252
65 North Beach Road
Eastsound, WA 98245
Office: (360) 376-2273

 
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WILD ISLAND JUICE BAGEL AND BOWL
(Owners: Chris and Julie Hogle)
Wild Island Juice Bagel and Bowl offers Healthful Breakfast, Lunch and Dinners using primarily Organic Locally Grown Produce, Eggs, and Organic Meats. We're Kid, Family and Alternative Diet friendly. Our Soups, Sandwiches, Salads, Rice Bowls, Juices and Smoothies are made from scratch. Everything made to order for Fast Fresh Nourishment.  We Deliver 11:00 am-3:00 pm in Eastsound. Open Tuesday - Saturday 8:00 am-7:00 pm. 18 Urner St. Catering Available. Find us on Facebook and Yelp.

Email: send an email
Phone: 360-298-3404

Cooking Classes with Christina


Saturday, February 10, 3-6 p.m. Seafood Revealed!
Learn 3 sure fire ways to cook and serve fish with 3 tasty accompaniments! Explore ways to care and feed your favorite bi-valves. Discover seafood secrets!

Saturday, February 17, 3-6 p.m. Stews, Soups & Stocks
Learn 3 classic soup styles: elegant purees, chunky full meal and elegant broths. Explore some simple accompaniments to go with your delicious soups and stews!

$65 per person or $100 per couple per class.
Tickets on sales at Darvill's and the Chamber Office.
Limited seating...get your tickets now!

Call the Chamber office for more information at 360-376-2273.

Events This Week & Beyond

NT LIVE: FOLLIES  @ ORCAS CENTER
(Thursday, January 11, 7:30 pm @ Streaming Live Center Stage) 
Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas. New York, 1971. There's a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves. 
Tickets: $20, students $15, $2 off for Orcas Center members; $5 Subsidized Tickets available at the Box Office.
                                                                                               
INFORMATION: 360-376-2281 x1, orcascenter.org


DEER HARBOR POTLUCK
(Friday, January 12 @ 6:30 pm at Deer Harbor Community Club)
Please join us for our January Potluck! Musical entertainment provided by Carolyn Caruso. Bring a dish to share, your place setting, and beverage. 


MOVIE OF THE WEEK:  All the Money in the World
(Friday - Saturday, January 12-13, 7:30 pm @ Sea View Theater, 234 A St.) 
All the Money in the World follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail (Michelle Williams) to convince his billionaire grandfather (Christopher Plummer) to pay the ransom.  Rated R



INFORMATION: Call the Sea View Theater at 360-376-5724


THE MET LIVE IN HD: EXTERMINATING ANGEL @ ORCAS CENTER
(NEW DATE Sunday, January 14, 1:00 pm @ Streaming Live Center Stage)    
The Met presents the American premiere of Thomas Adès' The Exterminating Angel, inspired by the classic Luis Buñuel film of the same name. The Exterminating Angel is a surreal fantasy about a dinner party from which the guests can't escape. Tom Cairns, who wrote the libretto, directs the new production, and Adès conducts his own adventurous new opera.                                                 
Tickets: $20, students $15, $2 off for Orcas Center members;                                        $ 5 Subsidized Tickets available at the Box Office                                                                                                                                                                                                    
INFORMATION: 360-376-2281 x1, orcascenter.org


GARDEN CLUB PRESENTS DROUGHT TOLERANT LANDSCAPES
(Wednesday, January 17, 10:00 am @ Orcas Center)
Everett Chu, owner of Azusa Farm, will discuss the advantages of a sustainable, aesthetically pleasing drought tolerant landscapes for the Pacific Northwest. He will explain how to design, plant and maintain a garden that is ecologically sound, cost-effective and supports biodiversity. The Orcas Island Garden Club welcomes new members and encourages you to enjoy this month's presentation, stop by our membership table, and become a member of the garden club. Attendees may enjoy treats in the social hour following the meeting.

INFORMATION:  orcasislandgardenclub.org


GOOD LOVELIES @ ORCAS CENTER
(Thursday, January 18, 7:30 pm in Concert on Center Stage)        
Audiences have been falling in love with the Good Lovelies for over ten years now. Caroline Brooks, Kerri Ough and Sue Passmore rely on impeccable vocals, accomplished musicianship, winsome songwriting and on stage banter drawn from a seemingly endless succession of comedic adventures on the road and at home. The trio will be bringing material from their upcoming folk/pop album Shapeshifters.                    
Tickets: $29, students $21, $3 off for Orcas Center members;                                        
$ 5 Subsidized Tickets available at the Box Office. 
                                                                                            
INFORMATION: 360-376-2281 x1, orcascenter.org


BOLSHOI BALLET IN CINEMA: ROMEO AND JULIET @ ORCAS CENTER
(Sunday, January 21, 6:30 pm @ Streaming Live Center Stage)  
In Verona, Romeo and Juliet fall madly in love while their respective families, the Montagues and the Capulets, are caught in a bitter rivalry ending in heart-wrenching tragedy. Alexei Ratmansky, former artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, stages the company's premiere of his production with dramatic urgency and a fresh retelling of Shakespeare's beloved classic. His brilliant and detailed adaptation set to Prokofiev's romantic and cinematic score reignites the story of literature's most celebrated star-crossed lovers like no other classical ballet choreographer today.                                   T ickets: $20, students $15, $2 off for Orcas Center members;                                        
$5 Subsidized Tickets available at the Box Office.                                                                                            
INFORMATION: 360-376-2281 x1, orcascenter.org   


NT LIVE: YOUNG MARX @ ORCAS CENTER
(Thursday, January 25, 7:30 pm Streaming Live Center Stage)   
This new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman is broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London.  1850, and Europe's most feared terrorist is hiding in Dean Street, Soho. Broke, restless and horny, the thirty-two-year-old revolutionary is a frothing combination of intellectual brilliance, invective, satiric wit, and child-like emotional illiteracy. His writing blocked, his marriage dying, his friend Engels in despair at his wasted genius, his only hope is a job on the railway. But there's still no one in the capital who can show you a better night out than Karl Heinrich Marx.
Tickets: $20, students $15, $2 off for Orcas Center members;                                          $5 Subsidized Tickets available at the Box Office.                                                                                              
INFORMATION: 360-376-2281 x1, orcascenter.org    


SALISH SEA FESTIVAL
(Saturday, January 27, 7:00 pm @ Orcas Adventist Fellowship Church)
Annalisa Pappano (Cincinnati) ~ treble viol, Michael Freimuth (Kiel, Germany) ~ baroque guitar, Jeffrey Cohan ~ renaissance & baroque flutes.  The treble viol was widely used during the 17th and early 18th centuries but is seldom to be heard today. This exploration of repertoire for guitar and two treble instruments features Annalisa Pappano, one of the foremost players of treble viol, pardessus de viole, lirone and viola da gamba and director of the Catacoustic Consort, and Michael Freimuth, one of Europe's most active performers on baroque guitar and the orbo.

INFORMATION: salishseafestival.org


GRYPHON TRIO OF TORONTO: MUSICIANS-IN-RESIDENCE
(Monday-Wednesday, January 29-31)
Three whirlwind days of music and education take place on January 29-31 when the Gryphon Trio of Toronto is here as Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival's Musicians-in-Residence. An audience favorite, the trio will present masterclasses for island musicians of all ages, an intimate dinner with the trio, an afternoon on Shaw, and a free community concert.
  • Piano, Cello, and Violin masterclasses: 6:30-8 pm Mon, Jan. 29. Preregister at OICMF, 360-376-6636.
  • Dinner with the Trio: 6-9 pm Tues, Jan. 30. Very limited seating; contact OICMF for details.
  • Ensemble Coaching: 1-4 pm Wed, Jan. 31. Preregister at OICMF, 360-376-6636.
  • Community Concert: 7 pm Wed, Jan 31. Free Courtesy Tickets required; available at Darvill's Bookstore. Donations gratefully accepted at the door.
INFORMATION: contact OICMF by phone at 360-376-6636 or email at info@oicmf.org .


VALENTINE'S DANCE
(Monday, February 10, 8:00 pm @ Odd Fellows Hall)
The Big Band Sounds of Orcatrazz will be playing for your listening and dancing  pleasure.  Come and enjoy yourself.  Admission is by donation.  

INFORMATION: Bill at 360-376-8857 or Jean at 360-376-6549


Shop the Rock


TIGER LILY 
(Saturday, January 13, 10:00 am-6:00 pm @ 374 North Beach Rd)
One day SALE! 40% off everything in the shop this Saturday. Plus a basket of items priced at $15 and under. If you have had your eye on something or want to stock up with gifts and goodies this would be the time to do it! Winter sale to make way for exciting new things to come for spring! 

INFORMATION: 360-610-1667


EAGLE RIDGE WINTER SPECIAL
Eagle Ridge Guest House is happy to offer a Winter "Blast" special for January! Get away from the hustle and bustle... come restore and relax on Eagle Ridge with one of the best views on the island! Nightly rate is $208 (regularly 245) plus taxes and fees.
2 night minimum stay, adults only please/double occupancy rate. Additional fee for 3rd person. Maximum occupancy, 3.

INFORMATION: call Jodi at 206-715-7953 and be sure to mention "Winter Blast Special" to get the discount. www.eagleridgeguesthouse.com


ORCAS ISLAND PROPERTY CONCIERGE
Second home owners: We can help with recycling and trash runs for you after the holidays and your guests have left.  Licensed and insured, and references available. Free bag of Local Goods coffee for first time customers.    



INFORMATION:  orcaspropertyconcierge.com  or call 360-376-4833


WILDLIFE CYCLES KID'S BIKE SALE 
Wildlife Cycles Kid's Bike Sale New and Used. All bike sales include a free tune-up! Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 a m - 5:00 pm. 350 North Beach Rd.
 
INFORMATION: 360-376-4708


Health and Wellness

CANCER SURVIVORSHIP GROUP
(Thursday, January 11, 5:00 - 6:00 pm @ Orcas Island Community Church)  
We are a no cost, confidential support group for anyone touched by cancer.  If it has touched you per sonally, as a family member, friend, caregiver or in any other capacity, we are here for you.  Discovering how others manage the special problems that cancer brings might  help you find ways to cope with your own challenges.  Begin the new year with a renewed sense of purpose and hope.

INFORMATION: Call Bogdan at 760-613-3101


MEET THE INSTRUCTOR FOR THE SUGAR DETOX WORKSHOP
(Thursday, January 18, 5:30 pm-6:30 pm @ Orcas Food Co-op)
Learn how sugar destroys your Microbiome, Immune system, and Brain. The instructor, Stephanie Brening, will help you understand what sugar really does in your body, what can be the long term effects of sugar, and to understand this new buzz word Microbiome. Walk away with recipes, a new understanding of your body, and how you can apply new eating habits. 

INFORMATION: 360-846-1601


LIVING WITH OPTIMAL HEALTH
(Saturday, January 20, 12:30 pm-2:30 pm @ Orcas Food Co-op)
Free Workshop: Living with Optimal Health- Tools to Improve, Maximize, or Restore Quality of Life with Mara Williams. Also,  a huge Produce Fresh Deals sale happening along with our other great deals throughout the store! 




NUTRITIONAL (SUGAR DETOX) WORKSHOP 
(Tuesdays: January  2 3,  30, February 6, 13, 20, 2018 5:30-7:00 pm @  The Healing Arts Ce nter)
Join now the 5 week nutritional workshop-space is limited to 10!
Cost: $165 if you sign up by Janu ary 18, otherwise $195 on the day- includes weekly workshop m aterial, a cookbook, and more. Benefits you can expect from the RESTART® Program: Weight Loss , Increased Energy , Better and more restful sleep , Boosted immune system , Mental clarity and improved mood , Decreased anxiety. 
 
INFORMATION: Stephanie Brening -Nutritional Therapist Practitioner, 360-846-1601, nutrition-intuition.com/ restart-workshop


THE GIFT OF TOUCH! A MASSAGE BY THE SEA 
(1/2 off Gift Certificates - available now!) 
Overworked for the holidays? Treat yourself or a loved one to our GIFT Certificate Special! This once a year Half-Off Massage/Bodywork session includes warm stones, aromatherapy, therapeutic styles and foot reflexology! Choose from a $25 (Thirty minutes) or $ 45 (Sixty minutes) or $90 for (Ninety minutes.) Gift certificates without an expiration date! Please purchase online or at A Massage by the Sea on the water in the lovely SeaStar lodging building. Offer good the month of January. 344 Main St Eastsound.  For local residents only .

INFORMATION: 360-376-8006 or visit  Orcasmassage.com, email 
amassagebythesea@gmail.com


WINTER SPEC IAL AT OMA RI BEAUTY BAR-The Restore and Renew Facial
(Now through February 28th)
Packed with humectants, antioxidants, essential fatty acids, vitmain E and wine extracts, The Restore and Renew Facial will provide moisture-depleted skins with a hydrating cocktail of nutrients. These concentrated ingredients will improve the elasticity and thickness of skin while offering protection from free-radical damage. Skin will feel softer, more supple and have an overall polished, healthy appearance. Included with this treatment is gentle peel that has a unique ability to exfoliate, moisturize and regenerate the skin's tissues. Offerings include 60 and 90 minutes.

INFORMATION: Call/Text 360-378-7638 or visit www.OmariBeautyBar.com


ROSARIO SPA M ID-WEEK RETREAT
Enjoy $20 off two spa treatments valued at $200 or more.
Available Monday-Thursday, Except Holidays




INFORMATION: Reservations 360-376-2222 ext. 600


DOE BAY WELLNESS AND SPA
SPA UPDATE: The Doe Bay Spa is re-opened w/ new surfacing in the tubs. Come check it out! Also, through the end of January, locals can take advantage of a discount on annual memberships!

INFORMATION: call 360-376-2291 for different types of memberships


FUNDRAISER BENEFITS ORCAS FAMILY HEALTH CENTER! 
We have 15 GIFT CERTIFICATES available for complimentary Massages! 100% tax free deduction for your donation! Receive a Gift Certificate with your choice of three specialty packages priced from $150 to $500. Checks made out to OFHC. 

INFORMATION: call 360-376-8006, visit orcasmassage.com, or email  
amassagebythesea@gmail.com


Announcements  


WINE TASTING
(Thursday, January 11, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm @ Island Market)
Wine Tasting at your Island Market!  Come join us and our beverage manager, Steve, as he pours some delicious organic wines from around the world. Tasty cheese and crackers will be served alongside. Don't miss this event! 21 years (+) with photo id.
 
INFORMATION: 360-376-6000


ORCAS ISLAND ROTARY SPECIAL PRESENTATION
(Friday, January 12, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ Fire Station)
The public is invited to a special presentation  to learn about SAFE San Juans.  Coordinator of Stand Up Men (and husband and father), Isaac Berg is part of the grassroots men's advocacy group in Friday Harbor who will introduce this concept to Orcas and Lopez Islands.   SAFE San Juans is a non-profit agency serving San Juan County to prevent and eliminate domestic violence and sexual assault through victim services, education, and community awareness.

INFORMATION: Jeanne McPherson at 251-716-9598, jeanne@mcpherson-wfdev.com  


NATIVE PLANT WORKSHOP
(Saturday, January 20, 9:00 am - 11:00 am, Friday Harbor Grange, 152 First St)
  Join botanist, native plant enthusiast, and Master Gardener Jane Wentworth for an introduction to native plants. Jane will discuss how to plant bare root stock and care for your new garden additions in their important first year, and will provide an in-depth review of plants offered in the 2018 Master Gardener Native Plant Sale.
Order plants at the Workshop or online. Plant descriptions and the online order form are located on the Master Gardener website . Quantities are limited and they do sell out before the sale on March 24th.

INFORMATION: www.mgfsjc.org 


ORCAS ISLAND WOMEN'S MARCH 
(Saturday, January 20, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Eastsound)
ORCAS ISLAND WOMEN'S MARCH will take place in Eastsound. Gather at Waterfront Park at 11:30 AM and walk through town to the Village Green at noon until 1:00 pm. This is a family and pet friendly sidewalk parade and an easy walk to support human rights.
 
INFORMATION: Gretchen Krampf  at 360-317-8220  


PUBLIC HOSPITAL DISTRICT MEETING: 
What Might it Cost?
(Wednesday, January 24, 5:30 pm-7:00 pm@ Fire Station)
The Coalition for Orcas Health Care is pleased to announce its third Town Hall Meeting. Residents are invited to hear more information and voice questions about the proposed Public Hospital District (PHD).  The focus of this meeting will be on the potential costs associated with a Hospital District.  There will be ample time for Questions and Answers.  Other members of the coalition will also be available to answer non-financial questions.  Future Hall Meetings will be as follows:
  • Saturday, February 24, 10:00 - 11:30 AM, (location TBA):  1st PHD COMMISSIONER CANDIDATES' FORUM.  Come meet the Orcas residents who have filed as candidates for the five Commissioner positions.  Bring your questions and let your views be heard.
  • Wednesday, March 14, 5:30-7:00 PM, Eastsound Fire Station:  2nd PHD COMMISSIONER CANDIDATES' FORUM.  Didn't get to ask your questions last time?  Bring them to this meeting!
Follow the Coalition for Orcas Health Care on Face Book, @Orcascohc.
 


FREE COMMUNITY DANCE CLASS
(Monday, February 5, 7:00-9:00 pm @ Odd Fellows Hall)
Our community  dance class will feature instruction on all Ballroom Dances. Instruction at 7:00 pm and dancing starts at 8:00 pm. The classes are free and  no partner is needed.  Come learn or improve your ability to dance and then show off  your skills at the February 10th dance!


INFORMATION: Bill at 360-376-8857 or Jean at 360-376-6549


Restaurant News & Dining Deals
(Check Restaurant Guide for current days and times)
 

ORCAS HOTEL SPECIAL OFFERS
light-wine-pour.jpg Wednesday night prime rib and nightly happy hour Monday to Saturday from 4:00 to 5:30 pm to include $3 house wine and $3 draft beers. Happy hour treats from $4 to $9.
Hours: Octavia's Bistro, 4:00-8:30 pm (open daily) and Orcas Hotel Cafe, 6:00 am-5:30 pm (open daily).

INFORMATION: 360-376-4300


NEW ROSARIO MANSION HOURS
The Mansion Restaurant
breakfast: 8:00 am-11:00 am daily
lunch: 12:00 pm-3:00 pm (Fri, Sat, Sun)
dinner: 5:00 pm-9:00 pm (Wed-Sun) * reservations suggested
Moran Lounge
cocktails: 3:00 pm-9:00 pm daily
dinner: 5:00 pm-9:00 pm daily

INFORMATION: 360-376-2222


SPECIALS AT THE KITCHEN 
(Available Friday & Saturday)
Yaki Udon - Pan fried organic heirloom wheat udon noodles, tossed with herbs, spices, and vegetables served with a fried egg on top. $11.50
Add any protein from the menu, priced accordingly.
Monday, January 15, is Martin Luther King Jr Day, and we have an annual tradition.  Our Menu:  Double dipped buttermilk fried chicken, 3 pieces, served with mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, cornbread, and butterscotch pudding for dessert. $20
Ask for, a la cart options/prices. 

INFORMATION: 360-376-6958


NEW AT DOE BAY CAFE 
We will begin to feature locally raised meat on our menu. We will be sourcing our meat with the same set of standards as we apply to all of our products, utilizing only locally produced, organic, sustainable and ethically raised animals. Our menu will and always will maintain its focus on highlighting what we grow in our own Doe Bay Garden and "vegetable forward cuisine". Additionally, we couldn't be more excited to work with more of our neighboring farmers and continue to grow and support our local economy and the local first small scale agriculture model.                                                                                                                                                                                           
INFORMATION: 360-376-8059

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OPEN MIC:


Tuesdays at 9:00 pm; Lower Tavern
Serving up pub fare, great beer, and good times. Stop by for a delicious meal, or just a drink.
 
 
INFORMATION: 360-376-4848
 

Thursdays at 7:30 pm; Doe Bay Supports Orcas Island Historical Museums
The Café is open from 5:00 -10:00  pm and Open Mic begins at 7:30 pm. Come out and support Orcas Island Historical Museums! Each Thursday in January, Doe Bay Open Mic Night gives a percentage of the sale from each entree sold to the museums. This week our host is Carolyn Cruso.

INFORMATION: 360-376-8059

 
KARAOKE & LIVE MUSIC:


LIVE MUSIC FEATURING MARTINIS & MARTIN: ROSARIO RESORT 
(Thursdays, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Rosario Resort) 
Join Martin Lund on Thursdays for an evening of hand-crafted cocktails and live music. Martin Lund, an island favorite and jazzman extraordinaire, considers himself a "musical chef."

INFORMATION: Call 360-376-2222


LIVE MUSIC AT DOE BAY
(Friday and Saturday, January 12 and January 20, 7:30 pm @ Doe Bay Cafe)
Friday, January 12 - Live music in the cafe with Duvall's incredible slide guitarist Pat Brougham! 7:30 - 9:00 pm. No cover. Reservations recommended.
Saturday, January 20 - Live music in the yoga studio with Seattle's Sundae Crush, Hi Crime and Portland, OR's The Get Ahead! 7:30 - 10:00ish. No cover.

INFORMATION: 360-376-8059
 

KARAOKE
(Fridays at 9:30 pm; Lower Tavern) 
Karaoke! You know you want to check it out!  

INFORMATION: 360-376-4848

 
ROSARIO MUSIC CONCERT AND HISTORICAL NARRATIVE 
(Saturdays, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Rosario Resort) No concert January 27
Enjoy a presentation of music and history of the Moran family and the Rosario estate with Christopher Peacock. Highlights of the presentation include the Moran Photograph Collection, Phantom of the Opera music performed on the Mansion's 1,972 pipe Aeolian organ, stories of the Mansion's most colorful residents, and Christopher's original piano compositions played on the 1900 Steinway Grand Piano. Complimentary and open to the public.     
 
INFORMATION: Call 360-376-2222
 
 
LIVE MUSIC WITH GENE NERY
(Saturdays, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Rosario) 
Gene Nery is a guitarist/ vocalist from Vancouver, British Columbia. After performing extensively around the world on Princess Cruises, he is currently performing at Rosario Resort in the Moran Lounge every Saturday.  

INFORMATION: Call 360-376-2222
 
 
 Art & Museum Shows
 

ART SHOW AT ORCAS CENTER
(Through January 31)
January Art Exhibit: Work From the Members of the Visual Arts Committee.
This show will be in both the LOBBY GALLERY AND MADRONA ROOM.
The current members of the VAC are;  Mary Jane Elgin,  Joan Fletcher, Marilee Holm, Ann Jones, Rick Jones, Peg Laycock, Heidi Lindberg, Pat Littlewood, Janis Mattox, Leon Rosenblatt, Nina Sahlin, and Kathy Youngren. 

INFORMATION: 360-376-2281


WASHINGTON FEDERAL ARTIST OF THE MONTH
See Denise Thomasin's photographs of nature and family on the walls of Washington Federal this month.  Denise is deeply inspired by light and her photos bring out the heart and soul of our beautiful island.  Washington Federal is open Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm.
 
INFORMATION: Contact Denise at 360-376-2697


THE ORCAS ISLAND ARTWORKS (closed until January 27
The Orcas Island Artworks Gallery is a favorite Orcas destination housed in a historic building on the island's East side. Built in 1938 as a strawberry barreling plant, the lovingly restored landmark now showcases the best of our island's crafts and fine arts. Open daily from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 


INFORMATION: Call 360-376-4408  
 
 
ORCAS ISLAND HISTORICAL MUSEUMS (closed January)
The Pioneer Museum will be open Wednesday through Saturday, 12 pm to 3 pm or by appointment starting February 1. Admission is by donation, there is a craft table for children to enjoy, and a great selection of Gift Shop items. The Crow Valley School is o pen by appointment during the quiet season.

INFORMATION: Call 360-376-4849 or visit orcasmuseums.org
 
 
MORAN MANSION MUSEUM TOURS
(Open Daily 8:00 am - 9:00 pm)
The Mansion is open to the public for a self-guided tour from 8:00 am - 9:00 pm daily.  The tour is free.  
 
INFORMATION: Call Rosario at 360-376-2152


THE LAMBIEL (ART) MUSEUM
(Open by appointment only)
A discerning private collection of works by San Juan Islands' artists. Guided tours of the Museum and its grounds are available only by appointment.

INFORMATION:  Call 360-376-4544
 
 
 
Public Meetings on Orcas Island

 
San Juan County's public meeting list is found here.



Wednesday, February 14 (8:30 am).  Orcas Island Public Library Board  (Library Meeting Room) Call 360-376-4985 for more information. Meets the second Wednesday of the month.

Wednesday, February 14 (4:00 pm).   Deer Harbor Hamlet Plan Review Committee  (Deer Harbor Fire Station 24 on Channel Road) Call 360-376-3199 for more info. Public is welcome. Meets the second Wednesday of the month. 
 
 
   
    Photo by Kate Long

The Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce works daily to support our community's businesses and organizations.  Please support Chamber of Commerce members when making your buying decisions.  The value of a dollar spent locally cannot be overstated.  Think Local - Buy Local - Orcas First!

The Chamber of Commerce is happy to answer any questions you have about our beautiful island!  

 

Lance Evans, Executive Director

Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce

  

Lisa Boyd, Staff

Carol Kulminski, Staff 

Madie Murray, Staff

Michele Wiley, Volunteer

 

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