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Colleen Armstrong, VP
Mary Clure, Secretary
Kim Morgan, Treasurer
Lisa Boyd, Staff
Carol Kulminski, Staff
Madie Murray, Staff
Michele Wiley, Volunteer
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Eastsound, WA 98245
Office: (360) 376-2273
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KINGFISHER EASTSOUND STUDIO
(Owner: Jean Agapoff)
Kingfisher Eastsound Studio is the showroom for Jean Agapoff's Orcas-inspired Chinese Brush Paintings and snarky watercolors. Scrolls, framed and matted paintings feature local landscapes and whimsical animals.
Events This Week & Beyond
BILLY ELLIOT - THE MUSICAL @ ORCAS CENTER
(Thursday - Sunday, March 15-18 & 22-25, 7:30 pm & Sunday Matinees at 2:00 pm @ Center Stage)
This is a story about Billy, who trades boxing gloves for ballet shoes. The story of his personal struggle and fulfillment are balanced against a counter-story of family and community strife caused by the 1984-85 UK miners' strike in County Durham, in North Eastern England. Tickets: $19, students $15, $2 off for Orcas Center members; $5 Subsidized Tickets available at the Box Office. Opening Night Preview Tickets: $15, $11 Student, $2 off for Orcas Center Members.
DINNER & SHOW EVENT WITH BILLY ELLIOT - THE MUSICAL
(Friday, March 16, Dinner at 5:30 pm, Show at 7:30 pm @ Orcas Center)
Join us at Orcas Center for a fabulous evening of theatre, arts, and dining. Prior to a sensational performance of Billy Elliot, Matia Dinner Series and Doe Bay Wine Company will offer a multi-course dinner menu highlighting local and seasonal product along with carefully curated wine selections in the Orcas Centers' Madrona Room.The four course pairing by Doe Bay Wine Company will be $35, available for purchase, at the event. Dinner and a Show Ticket ONLY $75.
6TH ANNUAL SAN JUAN ISLANDS AGRICULTURAL SUMMIT
(Friday-Saturday, March 16-17 @ Lopez Island)
MOVIE THIS WEEK:
(Friday - Saturday, March 16-17, 7:30 pm @ Sea View Theater, 234 A St.)
During the Bronze Age, a plucky cave man named Dug, his sidekick Hognob and the rest of their tribe face a grave threat to their simple existence. Lord Nooth plans to take over their land and transform it into a giant mine, forcing Dug and his clan to dig for precious metals.
INFORMATION: Call the Sea View Theater at 360-376-5724
A-OK GARAGE SALE
(Saturday, March 17, 10:00 am -2:00 pm @ Orcas School Cafeteria)
A-OK (Arts for Orcas Kids) is having a Garage Sale in the School Cafeteria. All the money raised goes to the art program in the elementary and middle schools. You can drop items off at the school cafeteria after school is out on the 16th between 3:30 pm and 5:00 pm. We will accept clean sellable items but no clothing, appliances or furniture (small stools/chairs are okay).
INFORMATION: call Jane at 360-376-5025
BEATRIX POTTER READING
(Sunday, March 25, 2:00 pm and 2:40 pm @ Darvill's Bookstore)
Paul King (with his charming English voice) will be reading about our fluffy friend 'Tink', a young bunny that loves children. There will be two readings at 2:00 pm and 2:40 pm. Photo opportunity with Tink the Bunny at Crow Valley Gallery either from 1:00 pm - 1:45 before first reading or from 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm after second reading.
Everyone is invited for a delightful time in Story-Land the week before Easter.
INFORMATION: Wendy Shinstine, Crow Valley Gallery, 360-376-4260
SUCCESSFUL YEAR-ROUND VEGETABLE GARDENING
(Wednesday, March 21 at 10 am @ Orcas Center)
Dr. Carol Miles, 'Vegetable Specialist' and Associate Professor at WSU, will provide recommendations for how to successfully grow a diversity of vegetable crops year round in our northwest climate. She will also discuss simple techniques to establish productive soil and how to irrigate efficiently. The Orcas Island Garden Club welcomes new members and encourages you to enjoy this month's presentation. Half-year memberships are now available so stop by our membership table and sign up! All attendees may enjoy treats during the social hour after the meeting.
INFORMATION: Visit the Garden Club Website & Facebook Page
"Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right" BOOK TALK
(Thursday, March 29, 5:00 pm @ Orcas Island Library)
Is this group justified and misunderstood or powerfully anti-democratic? Investigative reporter David Neiwert is a journalist, author and an acknowledged expert in American right-wing extremism, with over 20 years of study and research on the growth of neo-nationalism in the United States. Come to the Library and learn how a once small fringe movement helped elect Donald Trump as president.
(Monday, April 2, 5:30-8:00 pm @ Seaview Theater)
Zero Waste Week 2018 is a student-fueled, kid-powered week of environmental information and action to encourage all our island residents to go towards ZERO! The goal is to eliminate the waste we generate, and also to be good stewards to the planet. To kick things off, we're hosting the "Orcas Zero" movie extravaganza evening! Grab your popcorn and be inspired by three short, award-winning environmental documentaries, created by Orcas Island filmmakers! Award-Winning Short Documentaries! Amazing Guests! Environmental Q&A's!
SAFE SAN JUANS TWILIGHT GLOW RUN
(Saturday, April 7, 7:00 pm @ Orcas Athletics &Crossfit)
SAFE San Juans 2nd Annual Twilight Glow Run 5k is in honor of April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This well lit fun run will feature glow sticks, glow paint, a post-race event with music, food, and more! SAFE on the Rocks will have something fun for everyone. Put this on your calendar as we raise awareness and support survivors. Race starts at
7:45 pm at Orcas Athletics & Crossfit with race staging starting at 7 pm and the post-race family fun after the race! All racers will receive a swag bag, with headlamp(required to wear) completion prize, and other cool giveaways! Walkers are welcome!
Preregistration discount $20. Day of registration $25.
INFORMATION: 360-376-5979 and to register visit our website at SAFEsj.org
ISLAND MARKET TASTING
(Thursday, March 22, 4:00-6:00 p, @ Island Market)
Come join us for a hard cider tasting event. Our beverage manager Steve will be pouring 4 different ciders for you to try. Cider will be paired with charcuterie and cheese. This event is free and open to the public. Must be 21+ years of age to attend. Hope to see you all there!
ORCAS ISLAND PROPERTY CONCIERGE
Second home owners on Orcas: We are here to help you manage your home and property while you are off-island.
1. Package/large items deliveries. We can pick up items at UPS or Orcas Freight or meet the delivery at your home.
2. Friends or family arriving. We can set up a welcome local basket.
3. Need a lift from the airport or ferry? We can bring you or your guests to your home or ... we can drop off you vehicle at the ferry/airport/marina for your arrival. 4. Need maintenance on your car while off island? We can drop off/pick up your vehicle. We are here to help you on Orcas.
Health and Wellness
YIN YOGA, SATYA & THE 4 FOUNDATIONS OF MINDFULNESS
(Tuesday, March 20, 5:30 - 7:00 pm @ Orcas Mandala Yoga Studio)
In a Yin Yoga and SATYA (sensory awareness training for yoga attunement) practice, postures are done on the floor and affect deeper tissues in the physical body as well as revitalizing the energy body.
The slower nature of the yin yoga and SATYA practice also helps to deepen our mindfulness practice by giving us the space and time to explore the more subtle aspects of our bodies, minds and hearts. Taught by Jennifer Raye, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Registered Herbalist and Acupuncturist, Holistic Nutritionist, and E-RYT 500 Mindful Yoga and Meditation Teacher. $18 for single class or use your studio class pass. 138 North Beach Road, Eastsound
COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE CLINIC
(Sunday, March 25, 1:00 - 5:00 pm @ Orcas Mandala Yoga Studio)
Walk into Wellness! Orcas Mandala Yoga Studio will host a Community Acupuncture Clinic on with Danielle Dyer of Heal~Flow Acupuncture. Treatments will be based in Japanese constitutional acupuncture, which seeks to treat our root imbalances through fewer needles and gentle techniques.Treatments will be sliding scale $20-50. No appointment necessary. 138 North Beach Road, Eastsound
HOW STRESS AFFECTS YOUR DIGESTION, WEIGHT AND HEALTH
(Tuesday, March 27, 5:15 pm @ Co-op Commons)
Join Regina Zwilling to learn how chronic stress affects your digestive system, your overall health & your weight. Gain practical action steps to help reduce and manage your stress & what foods are best to eat to maximize your body's ability to stay healthy during stressful times. Investment: $10
ISLA VIDA GROUP & KRUGER ESCAPES OFFER SUP CLINICS
(First clinic: Friday-Sunday, March 16-18)
The Isla Vida Group is proud to present upcoming Advanced SUP Clinics hosted by Kruger Escapes. Karl Kruger of R2AK's Team Heart of Gold wants to spend the weekend enhancing your endurance paddling skills and techniques. Join us for a three day weekend including: Cross Training for Stability and Balance; Nutrition & Fueling; Finding Flexibility in Your Stroke; Paddling at Night.
Three clinics available (March 16-18; April 13-15; and May 4- 6.) Booking space is very LIMITED and HIGHLY coveted. Limited space available: 6 participants max per clinic.INFORMATION: Visit http://theislavidagroup.com/events/
SALMONBERRY SCHOOL TO HOST DROP-IN DAY
(Friday, March 16, 8:45 am - 3:00 pm @ 867 North Beach Road)
Salmonberry serves students ages 4 through 12 years old. It has been recognized internationally for its unique learner-centered approach, and yet, in many ways remains one of Orcas Island's "best kept secrets." Drop in with your child(ren) and meet the Salmonberry staff, experience integrated thematic instruction, project and place-based learning, small class sizes, arts-rich curriculum and the deeper learning that are hallmarks of the Salmonberry experience. Parents, students and community members are all welcome. RSVP is requested.
ORCAS ISLAND ROTARY TALK ON RENEWABLE ENERGY
(Friday, March 16, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ Fire Station)
Join the Orcas Rotary Club for a presentation by Justin and Chris Wolfe, who will speak about solar and other renewable energy in San Juan County. Their talk will focus on why distributed energy generation and storage are important strategies for providing economic and environmental benefits to our county. They will share how such projects provide the foundation for greater independence from mainland energy sources, as well as supporting deployment of electric vehicles.Open to the Public -we hope you'll join us!
COFFEE TASTING AT DARVILL'S COFFEE BAR
(Saturday March 17, 1:00 - 3:00 pm @ Darvill's Bookstore)
Benjamin Jones from Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters & 2016 U.S. Aeropress Champion , will host an "Around the World" comparative coffee tasting. Featuring coffee from the world's four major regions and brewed with the Aeropress. Please join us and taste delicious coffee and bring your questions for Benjamin regarding optimal home coffee brewing for your preferred method.
INFORMATION: Darvill's Bookstore & Coffee Bar, 360-376-2135
CELEBRATE STATE PARKS' 105TH BIRTHDAY
(Visit State Parks for free on Monday, March 19)
Washington State Parks turns 105 years old on Monday, March 19, and visitors are invited to help celebrate by enjoying a state park for free that day. The State Parks could designate up to 12 "free days" when the pass would not be required to visit state parks. The free days apply only at state parks. The remaining 2018 State Parks free days are:
- Saturday, April 14 - Springtime free day
- Sunday, April 22 - Earth Day
- Saturday, June 2 - National Trails Day
- Saturday, June 9 - National Get Outdoors Day
- Sunday, June 10 - Free Fishing Day
- Saturday, Aug. 25 - National Park Service Birthday
- Saturday, Sept. 22 - National Public Lands Day
- Sunday, Nov. 11 - Veterans Day
- Friday, Nov. 23 - Autumn free day
LENT PRAYER AND SOUP SERVICES
(Wednesdays now through March 21, 5:30 pm @ Orcas Island Churches)
Community members are invited to join the members of four Orcas Island churches on Wednesday evenings during the season of Lent to pray together, celebrate and share a soup dinner. The first dinner will be held at Emmanuel Episcopal Church on February 28, with a service led by the Lutheran church. On March 7, we'll meet at St. Francis Catholic Church; March 14 will be hosted by Orcas Island Community Church and March 21 will be hosted by the Episcopal church. All are welcome to attend.
REHEARSALS FOR GOSPEL CHOIR WITH DR. NEWBY
(Saturday, March 24, 9:00 am- 2:45 pm and Saturday, April 14, 9:00 - 11:00 am @ Orcas Island Community Church)
We will introduce the piece and rehearsal materials. We will take a break for lunch (not provided). We will schedule additional rehearsals/sectionals on this date.
Gospel Choir Rehearsal: April 14 from 9:00 to 11:00 am: We will rehearse again on the morning of our first performance. At this time we will be joined by members of SPU's Gospel Choir and the choir from Antioch Church. We will perform the Gospel Mass in two performances: Saturday, April 14 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, April 15 at 1:00 pm.
Tickets will be available for a suggested donation of $20 online and at the church office.
MISSION: ADVERTISING WORKSHOP
(Wednesday, March 28, 9:00 am-12:00 pm @ Friday Harbor Grange)
Business owners are invited to join the San Juan County Economic Development Council (EDC) for Mission: Advertising, a free workshop on advertising and marketing for small businesses. Participants will learn the effective techniques and media they can use to build their businesses using print media, social marketing, blogging, direct marketing, advertising specialties and more. Also taught will be methods to leverage public and press relations to help grow business, and best practices in enterprise reputation management.
OICF PRESENTS MEDICAL PROVIDERS ROUNDTABLE
(Thursday, March 29, 5:00 - 6:30 pm @ Eastound Firehall)
The Orcas Island Community Foundation presents a Medical Providers Roundtable. All are welcome to come and learn more about current systems and how a public hospital district will affect us. Presenters include representatives from: Orcas Family Health Center, Orcas Fire and Rescue, Orcas Medical Foundation, UW Clinic on Orcas.
CUPCAKE SPECIAL FROM ISLAND MARKET BAKERY
(Saturday, March 31, 2:00 - 4:00 pm @ Island Market)
Darby from the Bakery will give each parent one cupcake for their child to decorate with icing and candy toppings! She will be on hand to help. We ask that parents or guardian remain in the store while kids decorate their cupcake.
SUBMIT YOUR POEMS - ORCAS PUBLIC LIBRARY
(Deadline, April 4)
The Orcas Public Library will be celebrating APRIL POETRY MONTH, with poetry displays and an Open Mic night! We want poets of ALL ages to participate and that means YOU! Here are the guidelines: Submit up to 2 poems via email to Mary Pugh at email@example.com
. Deadline is Wednesday, April 4th. Limit poems to 1 page. Library staff will prepare the poems for display. Sign up for Open Mic on Thursday, April 26, at 6 pm.
INFORMATION: contact Mary Pugh at 376-4985
NEW VENDORS MEETING FOR THE FARMER'S MARKET
(Saturday, April 7, 1:00-3:00 pm @ Fire Hall)
Join us for fun in the sun on the Village Green this summer! The Farmers Market is now accepting applications for the 2018 season! Come to the new vendors meeting, get all your questions answered and hear more about our awesome Market. The first Farmers Market of the season is May 5th!
SIGN-UP NOW FOR ORCAS GOLF 2018 MEMBERSHIP
(May 1, 2018 to April 30, 2019)
New members who pay before May 1st play free from the day they sign up.
There are numerous membership options. Please email Justin a firstname.lastname@example.org
for the best package for you. Memberships paid in full with cash or check before April 1st get an early sign up clubhouse tab credit. Use for golf, food, drinks, rental, and range,(excludes Callaway equipment). WSGA/USGA Handicap $40 per person, add to your total if you would like to sign up for the annual handicap. NEW Large Lockers, $100, that can be shared. To sign up early please send a check to: Orcas Island Golf Course, PO Box 1295, Eastsound, WA 98245. Please include a note with your contact information: Name, Phone, Email, Mailing Address, and Membership. INFORMATION: contact Justin at email@example.com or his cell (360)317-4406
Restaurant News & Dining Deals
FORGERON CELLARS WINE DINNER
(Friday, March 16, 6:00 - 9:00 pm @ Rosario Mansion Restaurant)
The Mansion Restaurant's Executive Chef Raymond Southern prepares a special five-course dinner paired with vintages crafted by winemaker Marie-Eve Gilla of Forgeron Cellars. French-born and trained winemaker Marie-Eve leans on her double-masters in viticulture and enology to uncover the best vineyard sites for her favorite varietals grown in the AVA's of the Columbia Valley. She then gently guides the winemaking process to deliver wines that express the beauty, complexity, and age-worthiness the region has to offer. $120 per person (+tax & gratuity). Spend the Night! $99 standard room rate for wine dinner guests.
INFORMATION: Wine Dinner and Room Reservations: 360-376-2152
ST. PADDY'S DAY LUNCH @ ISLAND MARKET ON FRIDAY
(Friday, March 16, 11:00 - 2:00 pm @ Island Market)
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Island Market. Our deli will prepare and serve a traditional Irish meal of corned beef, cabbage and potatoes. To be served at lunchtime approximately 11:00 am - 2:00 pm. INFORMATION: 360-376-6000
ST. PADDY'S DAY LUNCH @ THE BARNACLE
(Saturday, March 17, 11:30 am - 2:00 pm @ The Barnacle)
Traditional corned beef & cabbage lunch after the parade. Everybody's Irish on St. Paddy's Day, so raise a glass to celebrate the patron saint of Éire with Irish whiskey cocktails, pints, and shandys.
INFORMATION: call 360-622-2675
TRIVIA NIGHT WITH SUMERIAN BREWING CO.
(Wednesday, March 21, 6:00 - 9:00pm @ Rosario Mansion Restaurant)
Sumerian Brewing Co. hosts this fun night of team trivia with local host Peter Vinson. Enjoy $5 Sumerian pints and test your knowledge to win prizes!
DOE BAY CAFE NEWS
We are excited to feature a couple of new products this week at the Doe Bay Cafe. Judd Cove Shellfish is back in operation and will be regularly featured on our menu, again. We've also procured a whole fresh lamb from Coffelt Farm and are very excited about all of the ways we can utilize it, with almost no waste. We love working with our local farms!
ORCAS HOTEL SPECIAL OFFER-SIX FOR THREE!
(Thursdays in March @ Octavia's Bistro)
Six for Three night! All Thursdays in March! All parties of 6 will receive two meals for the price of one. Only restriction, you have to make a reservation!! Continuing special: 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).
EXPANDED HOURS FOR NEW LEAF CAFE
Breakfast: Thursday, Friday, & Monday 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Saturday & Sunday 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Dinner: Thursday through Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour: Thursday through Monday 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ISLAND PIE TAKING A LITTLE TIME OFF
(Closed until March 22)
Island Pie in Deer Harbor is taking a little break from the action and wanted you to make plans accordingly. We will see you back at the restaurant on March 23!
INFORMATION: Call 360-376-2505
EASTER BRUNCH at ROSARIO
(Sunday, April 1, 11:00 am-3:00 pm @ The Mansion Restaurant)
Celebrate Easter with Chef Raymond Southern's special Easter Brunch Buffet. Brunch and Hotel guests ages 2-12 are invited to participate in the "Great Easter Egg Hunt" at 12:00 noon. $50 ages 13+, $25 ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and under (+ tax / gratuity).
INFORMATION: Reservations: 360-376-2152 ext. 400
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.
Thursdays at 7:30 pm; Doe Bay Supports Orcas Senior Center
*Start time will be 6:45 pm on Thursday, March 22
Each Thursday in March, Doe Bay Open Mic Night gives a percentage of the sale from each entree sold to Orcas Senior Center. Great food, music and a fantastic cause!
This week our host is River Augenstein. The Café is open from 5:00 -10:00 pm and Open Mic begins at 7:30 pm.
LIVE MUSIC AT WHITE HORSE PUB
(Saturday, March 17, 8:00-10:00 pm @ White Horse Pub)
Come celebrate St Patrick's Day with live Irish music by the Crow Valley String Band and Brograss. Band members, Tashi Litch, Kaj Litch, Rachel Bishop and Jim Litch will make their annual return to their musical roots for this lively evening of fine traditional Celtic music (and a little bluegrass). The Crow Valley String Band and Brograss is known for its appealing repertoire of high-energy traditional music delivered with keen arrangements for string instruments. There is no cover for the event, Guinness on tap and the Irish menu of the White Horse Pub will be available.
LIVE MUSIC AT DOE BAY
(Saturday, March 17, 2:00-3:30 pm @ Doe Bay Yoga Studio)
Sound Bath with Carrie Bancroft. This is a free event but please feel free to make a donation to Carrie for her time and service. Space is limited so come early.
(Saturday, March 17, 8:00 - 9:00 pm @ Doe Bay Yoga Studio)
Seattle's March to May & Strong Sun Moon! No cover. Reservations recommended!
(Saturday, April 7, 8:00 pm @ Doe Bay Yoga Studio)
WRITE DOE BAY special guest Daniel Blue! No cover.
(Fridays at 9:30 pm; Lower Tavern)
Karaoke! You know you want to check it out!
LIVE MUSIC WITH GENE NERY
(Fridays, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Rosario Resort)
INFORMATION: Call 360-376-2222
ROSARIO MUSIC CONCERT AND HISTORICAL NARRATIVE
(Saturdays, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Rosario Resort)
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
Art & Museum Shows
MARCH ART EXHIBIT AT ORCAS CENTER
Arbor Intelligence, new works by Seattle Artist Cheryl A. Ritchey, Professor Emeritus, UW/School of Social Work, exhibits 18 abstract "tree spirit" paintings that explore the subtle power and mystery of trees, especially their secret lives or "souls." Additionally, 9 mixed-media "improvisation" drawings, started while blindfolded to reach a deeper level of "seeing," will be exhibited in the Madrona Room. Exhibition runs until April 3. Orcas Center Gallery Hours are Tuesday - Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.
WASHINGTON FEDERAL'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
Island resident Carla Stanley is the featured artist for March at Washington Federal. Please drop by for a shot of whimsy and light hearted fun, come in and see her 8-foot giraffe. All are welcome, Monday-Friday 9-5. Free
CALL FOR WORKS FOR ORCAS CENTER'S APRIL SHOW
Island artists are invited to bring works for the "Orcas Community Artists" (On and Off the Wall) show in the Center's Madrona Room. In keeping with April's literary offerings, artwork related to books is encouraged but all art is welcomed. For this exhibit, artwork will be accepted on Wednesday, April 4, between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. Both exhibits will run until May 2. Visual Arts Committee member Pat Littlewood is the April exhibit coordinator.
THE ORCAS ISLAND ARTWORKS
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 MUSEUM
The Pioneer Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday, 12:00 - 3:00 pm or by appointment. Admission is by donation. There is a craft table for children to enjoy, and a great selection of Gift Shop items. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 10:00 - 5:00 pm. The Crow Valley School is open by appointment during the quiet season.
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
(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
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