Topic: Arts

Holiday Craft Market at Brickworks

Written on November 16, 2020 at 5:00 am, by

By SJI Farm­ers Mar­ket The San Juan Island Farm­ers Mar­ket is host­ing three hol­i­day craft mar­kets this year. Sup­port local ven­dors and stock up for the hol­i­days. The mar­kets will take place from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Sat­ur­days, Nov. 21, Dec. 5 and Dec. 19.  Join farm­ers, crafters, mak­ers and arti­sans for a safe and social­ly dis­tanced  Con­tin­ue Reading

Exhibit To Fill Art Museum Atrium With Fog

Written on November 15, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

By SJIMA Remem­ber a time on a sum­mer night when you laid on your back and stared at the night sky and felt insignif­i­cant in that vast­ness of space?  In “SPACE, MUSES, ETC.” at the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art, Sam Stub­ble­field intends to deep­en that same sense of awe in us. The fog descends just  Con­tin­ue Reading

Film Fest Screens Jimmy Carter Movie

Written on November 14, 2020 at 4:30 am, by

Film Fea­tures Carter’s Bond with Musi­cians Dylan, Nel­son, Simon By SJIFF “Jim­my Carter: Rock & Roll Pres­i­dent” will screen on-demand from Sun­day, Nov. 15 through Mon­day, Nov. 30. It opens the “Best of the Fest” series, offer­ing films dur­ing each of the com­ing months.  Read full details and pur­chase tick­ets ($8.50) at This remark­able  Con­tin­ue Reading

Alisha Merrick of FERN Celebrates Storefront

Written on November 13, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

By SJI Cham­ber of Com­merce On Nov. 12, the San Juan Island Cham­ber of Com­merce and Fri­day Har­bor May­or Farhad Ghatan host­ed a social­ly dis­tanced rib­bon cut­ting for local artist Alisha Mer­rick. Mer­rick, an active cham­ber mem­ber for many years, opened her shop, FERN, in June. The shop fea­tures local art, jew­el­ry, pot­tery, toys, stick­ers, greet­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Celebrate the Holidays with WaterWorks

Written on November 13, 2020 at 4:30 am, by

By Water­Works Water­Works Gallery hosts its 35th Annu­al Hol­i­day Show­case: Red and Gold from Nov. 19-Jan. 9 at 315 Argyle Ave. in Fri­day Har­bor. The show is free to the pub­lic. The recep­tion for the show will be from 4–7 p.m., Thurs­day, Nov. 19. Water­Works Gallery, a con­tem­po­rary light-filled gallery, con­tin­ues to evolve as it remains  Con­tin­ue Reading

Islanders Look to Map Resources for ‘Makers’

Written on November 11, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

By EDC Islanders inter­est­ed in mak­er­spaces, fablabs and com­mu­ni­ty labs are invit­ed to join the Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil of San Juan Coun­ty to hear more about the San Juan Mak­ers Guild’s asset map­ping ini­tia­tive from noon‑1 p.m., Fri­day, Nov. 13 on Zoom. Pre­sen­ters are Mar­cy Mont­gomery and Stephen Shrad­er, co-founders of the San Juan Mak­ers Guild,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Virtual Open Mic For Writers

Written on November 11, 2020 at 4:30 am, by

By SJIL Join a vir­tu­al Open Mic for Writ­ers at 7 p.m., Sat­ur­day, Nov. 14. The event is host­ed by the San Juan Island Library. Held on the sec­ond Sat­ur­day of the month, Open Mic Night is for any­one inter­est­ed in writ­ing. Don’t be shy, come read your work or just lis­ten. You’ll be inspired  Con­tin­ue Reading

New Shop For Quilters On San Juan

Written on November 5, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

By Deb­bie Mar­tinez My Rose Cot­tage Shop is a small but quaint shop in Fri­day Har­bor. We car­ry a fun vari­ety of pre­cut fab­rics, basic fab­rics on the bolt, sup­plies, cross stitch kits, quilt­ing kits and a bit more. We are locat­ed at 682 Misty Isle Dr. and our hours are 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sat­ur­days and  Con­tin­ue Reading