2014 Orcas Island Events

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January

Polar Bear Plunge at Cascade Lake. January 1 at 10 am. Sponsored by Orcas Island Rowing.

Orcas Island 25k Race. Saturday, January 25. Sponsor: Rainshadow Running. Website.

February

Orcas Island 50k Race. Saturday, February 1. Sponsor: Rainshadow Running. Website.

Valentine Dinner & Dance Benefit for Children’s House. Friday, February 14 from 6:30 pm – 11 pm at Rosario Resort. Learn more at Children’s House website.

March

Isle Be Wed Wedding Show. Saturday, March 8 (10 am – 4 pm) at Random Howse on Orcas Island. Website.

3rd Annual Orcas Island Shakespeare Festival. Wednesday – Saturday, March 19 – 22. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. All the events are found on the Chamber website.

Kindling’s WinterFest. Friday – Sunday, March 28 – 30. Sponsored by Orcas Island Community Church. Website.

Funhouse Commons Science Fair. March 29, 2014.

April

1st Annual Bird & Wildlife Festival. Thursday, April 10 – Saturday, April 12. Sponsored by the Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce.

Bill Yarlott Fishing Derby. Saturday, April 26 at Cascade Lake. Sponsor: Friends of Moran. Website. Takes place on the last Saturday in April.

May

Farmers Market on Eastsound’s Village Green. Saturdays (May – September; 10 am – 3 pm). Website.

Cider & Mead Festival. May 10, 2014.

Kaleidoscope’s Annual Pet Parade in Eastsound. May 24, 2014 (11 am start).

Wolf Hollow’s ‘Bite of Orcas’ in Eastsound. May 24, 2014 (11 am – 3 pm)

June

Farmers Market on Eastsound’s Village Green. Saturdays (May – September; 10 am – 3 pm). Website.

Martin Lund’s One World Music Festival @ Orcas Center. June 20 & 21, 2014

Summer Solstice Parade through Eastsound. June 21, 2014

Education Foundation’s ‘Food for Thought’ benefit dinner. June 28, 2014 (6 pm – 9 pm)

Orcas Island Garden Tour. Saturday & Sunday, June 28 & 29, 2014. (website)

July

Deer Harbor Fireworks Show. July 3, 2014 (dusk – 10:30 pm).

Orcas Museum’s Historical Days Celebration. Friday, July 4, 2014 (11 am – 4 pm) (website)

Eastsound Fireworks Show. Friday, July 4, 2014 (dusk – 10:30 pm)

Orcas Island Community Parade. Saturday, July 5, 2014 (12 noon)

Farmers Market on Eastsound’s Village Green. Saturdays (May – September; 10 am – 3 pm). Website.

Olga Daze Celebration in Olga. July 2014 (10 am – 3 pm)

KindlingsFest in Eastsound. July 2014 (multi-day) (website)

August

Orcas Fly-In. Friday – Sunday, August 1 – 3, 2014 (website)

Farmers Market on Eastsound’s Village Green. Saturdays (May – September; 10 am – 3 pm). Website.

Doe Bay Fest. August, 2014 – Dates TBD (website)

Orcas Island Public Library Fair. August 9, 2014 (website)

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival. August 8 – 23, 2014 (website)

Steve Braun Memorial Triathlon. Sunday, August 31. Sponsored by the Friends of Moran. Website.

Orcas Island Artists’ Studio Tour. August 15 – 17, 2014 (website)

September

Farmers Market on Eastsound’s Village Green. Saturdays (May – September; 10 am – 3 pm). Website.

Orcas History Museum Orcas Island History Cruise. September, 2014 – Date TBD

November

Orcas Island Farmers Market. Saturdays in November (11 am – 2 pm) at Odd Fellows Hall

Holiday Festival of Arts. Saturday, November 29 at Orcas Senior Center.

December

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. Friday, December 5 (3:30 pm – 5 pm) at the Eastsound Village Green. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.

Orcas Library Holiday Tea. Saturday, December 6 at the Orcas Public Library.

Artisans’ Faire. Saturday & Sunday, December 6 & 7 at Odd Fellows Hall.

Santa Ship at Deer Harbor. Early December at Deer Harbor Marina.

Lions Club Christmas Ship. Early December at Orcas Ferry Landing.