Orcas Island Events

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Orcas Island’s Crow Valley String Band performs on Sunday, August 17

Music in the Park on August 17, from 5 to 7 pm on the Village Green, will feature local bands CCM and the Crow Valley String Band. The Crow Valley … Continue reading

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August 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Potter’s Fest at Crow Valley Pottery

(Friday, July 18 thru August @ The Cabin. Reception Friday, July 18,  4-7 pm) CROW VALLEY POTTERY Presents… Our MOST POPULAR Summer Show!… POTTER’S FEST 2014… Our most awaited show … Continue reading

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July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment


(Thursday/Friday,  July 17/18, 7 pm @ Random Howse) The Actors Theater announces the second play in their “Summer at Random Howse” Readers Theater/Dinner Theater series. Three monologues set in a … Continue reading

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July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Live Music with Martin Lund & Gene Nery @ Orcas Hotel

  (Friday, May 2; Music from 6 pm – 8:30 pm)  Enjoy live music from two of Orcas Island’s top musicians. Pub Night happens every Friday night in Octavia’s Bistro … Continue reading

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May 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Othello” in the 21st Century: To Perform or Not To Perform?

In partnership with the Orcas Crossroads Lecture Series, George Washington University Professor Ayanna Thompson presents a most relevant topic. Othello is the best-known black character in Shakespeare’s plays, a traditional role … Continue reading

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March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Live Music at Doe Bay: Day Laborers & Petty Intellectuals

FALL MUSIC WEEKEND @ DOE BAY CAFE (Friday, October 4 starting @ 8 pm) Join us in the Cafe as for live sets by members of Cloud Person, & Yet, … Continue reading

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October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

‘The Atomic Bombshells’ Explode on Orcas Island this Sunday

Your Friends at The Outlook Inn, Smith & Speed Mercantile, The Barnacle & The Kitchen Invite you to the Solar Return of…. “The Atomic Bombshells” burlesque, with special guest Waxie … Continue reading

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August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mike Surber plays at Orcas Island’s Doe Bay Cafe

(Friday, July 26 @ 8:30 pm) We are excited to welcome Mike Surber back to the Doe Bay Cafe with his gritty Americana with folk sprinkles and rock roots. You’ll … Continue reading

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July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

NORA EPHRON PLAY: ‘LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE’ @ THE GRANGE  (Friday/Saturdays, July 26/27, and Sunday July 28 @ 7:30 pm)  This screenplay written by Nora Ephron and her … Continue reading

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July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Verdi’s Il Trovatore on-screen at Orcas Center: Orcas Island

THE MET:  IN HD SUMMER ENCORE SERIES: VERDI’S IL TROVATORE  (Friday July 12, 7:30 pm @ Orcas Center)  David McVicar’s stirring production of Verdi’s intense drama premiered at the Met … Continue reading

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July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment