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2014 Orcas Island Events

November

Orcas Island Farmers Market. Saturdays in November (11 am – 2 pm) at Odd Fellows Hall. Concludes on November 22, 2014.

Eastsound Art Walk. Friday, November 28 (3 pm – 6 pm). View the work of local artists at shops & galleries all around Eastsound.

Holiday Festival of Arts. Saturday, November 29 at Orcas Senior Center.  10 am – 4 pm.

December

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. Friday, December 5 (3:30 pm – 5 pm) at the Eastsound Village Green. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.  Community Band will play, and Santa & Mrs. Claus will be there!

Orcas Library Holiday Tea. Saturday, December 6 at the Orcas Public Library.  12 noon – 3 pm.

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

Santa Ship at Deer Harbor. Saturday, December 6 at Deer Harbor Marina & Community Club. 10 am – 2 pm.

Lions Club Christmas Ship. Sunday, December 14 at Orcas Ferry Landing.  11:30 am arrival.

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
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 2. Sponsored by the Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce.

May

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

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

Cider & Mead Festival. June 27, 2015.

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