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2015 Orcas Island Events

January

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

Orcas Island 25k Race. Saturday, January 31 (2015). Sponsor: Rainshadow Running. Website.

February

Orcas Island 50k Race. Saturday, February 7 (2015). Sponsor: Rainshadow Running. Website.

March

Funhouse Commons Science Fair. Date TBD.

April

Orcas Island Shakespeare Festival. Tuesday, April 7 – Saturday, April 11, 2015. he 4th Annual Shakespeare Festival will feature a production by the Seattle Shakespeare Company, parades, and impromptu acting by Orcas musicians and performers both young and old, and a variety of offerings from island restaurants, hotels and shops for visitors and locals alike. Restaurants and shops will feature Shakespearean Specials during the weekend, transforming the island into a Salish Sea version of Stratford-upon-Avon. April 5 – 9 in 2016!!!

Bill Yarlott Fishing Derby. Saturday, April 25 (2015) at Cascade Lake. Sponsor: Friends of Moran. Website. Takes place on the last Saturday in April.

2nd Annual Orcas Island BirdFest. Thursday, April 30 – Saturday, May 3. Sponsored by the Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce. Website.

May

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

Kaleidoscope’s Annual Pet Parade in Eastsound. Saturday, May 23, 2015 (11 am start)

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. Friday & Saturday, June 19 & 20, 2015

Summer Solstice Parade through Eastsound. Saturday, June 20, 2015

Orcas Island Garden Tour. Saturday & Sunday, June 27 & 28, 2015. (website)

Fifth Annual Orcas Island Cider & Mead Festival. June 27, 2015. Website.

Education Foundation’s ‘Food for Thought’ benefit dinner. June 28, 2015 (5 pm start). This year it will be a “School’s Out for Summer” Barbecue and auction. The action starts at 5 pm at the Orcas Center. Tickets will be $95 each and will be on sale online and at the Chamber of Commerce. All proceeds go to support programs at our Orcas Island Public Schools. Website.

July

Deer Harbor Fireworks Show. Friday, July 3, 2015 (dusk – 10:30 pm).

Orcas Museum’s Historical Days Celebration. Friday & Saturday, July 3 & 4, 2015 (11 am – 4 pm) (website)

Orcas Island Community Parade. Saturday, July 4, 2015 (12 noon)

Eastsound Fireworks Show. Saturday, July 4, 2015 (dusk – 10:30 pm)

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

Olga Daze Celebration in Olga. July 2015 (10 am – 3 pm)

KindlingsFest in Eastsound. July 21 – 24, 2015 (multi-day) (website)

August

Orcas Fly-In. Friday – Sunday, August 7 – 9, 2015 (website)

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

Doe Bay Fest. August 6 – 10, 2015. (website)

Orcas Island Public Library Fair. Saturday, August 8, 2015 (website)

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival. August 6 – 22, 2015 (website)

Orcas Island Artists’ Studio Tour. August 14 – 16, 2015 (website)

September

Steve Braun Memorial Triathlon. Sunday, September 6, 2015. Sponsored by the Friends of Moran. Website.

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

October

November

December