Topic: Business

Post San Juan is For Sale

Written on August 3, 2018 at 5:48 am, by

There’s a good business opportunity right here in Friday Harbor. Post San Juan is for sale, and here are the details from the current owners… Business Opportunity Rare opportunity to own a viable commercial business in the quaint seaside town of Friday Harbor, Washington. Located on San Juan Island approximately 60 miles NW of Seattle  Continue Reading

At WaterWorks Gallery

Written on August 3, 2018 at 5:45 am, by

Birds FLY – Recent Works Michael Dickter (Mixed media paintings) and Robin & John Gumaelius (Ceramic Sculpture), on display from August 3rd to 31st. This delightful show represents a fusion of forms: painterly canvases on the wall and ceramic sculptures on pedestals. The gallery is alive with kinetic ceramic creatures from Robin and John, that  Continue Reading

Gold in These Waters

Written on August 1, 2018 at 5:50 am, by

San Juan Brewing Takes Home Top Place for Their ESB at the Washington State Brewers Awards Friday Harbor— July 27, 2018 —San Juan Brewing Company proudly took home a Gold medal in the ESB (Extra Special Bitter) category at the Washington State Brewery association awards.  With over 390 breweries in Washington State taking home any  Continue Reading

Alchemy Art Center

Written on July 27, 2018 at 5:48 am, by

Larry Soll shares this invitation with you… Dear Friends, There is going to be a very special evening of music and celebration for an even more “special” cause.  Many of you know Maria Michaelson, an island native who as a teenager traveled by herself to central Africa to learn how village women made incredible sculptures.   Continue Reading

Different Thoughts

Written on July 27, 2018 at 5:45 am, by

The following is an invitation to you from Ruth at Waterworks Gallery… The Next Generation of Jewelers – A Curated Jewelry Show July 27 – September 1, 2018 Selected Jewelers: Jennifer Bennett Nina Raizell Hartman Erika Laureno Micki Lippe Tegan Wallace Sara Wilbanks Jewelry is very personal expression. All selected jewelers work daily in their  Continue Reading

Lemon Computers

Written on July 26, 2018 at 5:47 am, by

In case you missed it – John and Becky Volk are now running their Lemon Computers business out of an office up on Spring Street by Harbor Vet. Originally working out of their garage, they quietly moved into this office space about a year ago and have been selling and servicing computers from there ever  Continue Reading

Scam Alert for Business Owners

Written on July 20, 2018 at 5:38 am, by

Beware of mysterious phone calls from “Direct Fairways”. This notice came in from the San Juan Golf Course and the SJI Chamber. Here’s Chris Gregor with more… Hi everyone. We have received some reports of a scam. Here is a letter from the San Juan Golf and Country Club explaining: To:        San Juan Island  Continue Reading

Best Place Lemonade

Written on July 19, 2018 at 5:46 am, by

Best Place Lemonade stand will be open this Saturday, July 21st  from 11:30-2:30 or while supplies last! Over the past four years Vera and Olsen have settled on a fresh lemonade recipe sure to satisfy the thirstiest of customers. Best Place Lemonade stand is located a mile out of town where Turn Point Road and Best  Continue Reading

17th Annual San Juan Island Lavender Festival

Written on July 18, 2018 at 5:47 am, by

  This weekend Pelindaba Lavender Farm will be hosting the San Juan Island Lavender Festival. All are invited to come see, smell, hear, touch and taste The Complete Lavender Experience® – July 21 & 22, 2018. Festival activities are scheduled 10am – 5pm both days. The event is free for all and open to the  Continue Reading

SJCT Gives Back to the Community

Written on July 13, 2018 at 5:45 am, by

Free Childcare and Free Food—A Festival to Give Back This year San Juan Community Theatre has set aside July 20th and 21st to give back to the community and visitors during the 2018 Summer Festival. Throughout the year, SJCT receives wide support from volunteers, members and donors, businesses, the Town of Friday Harbor, and San  Continue Reading

New Art at Lavendera

Written on July 12, 2018 at 5:45 am, by

Lavendera invites you to meet their new featured artist… Lavendera Massage new art is the paintings of Jennifer Elise, Come meet her on Friday Night July 20th from 7 pm to 9 pm. Jennifer moved to Friday Harbor seven years ago after living in Nevada, Texas and Arkansas.  Her passion for art is rooted in  Continue Reading

Chamber Featured Member

Written on July 3, 2018 at 5:44 am, by

Coldwell Banker is the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce Featured Member of the Month. Here’s more from the chamber… Coldwell Banker San Juan Islands, Inc. is a family owned company, originally  started in 1960 by Sam and Barbara Buck, as San Juan Properties, Inc., a real estate sales and development company. Steve Buck joined  Continue Reading

Island Senior: Bargains Galore in the Mullis Center’s New Coupon Book

Written on July 2, 2018 at 5:51 am, by

Island Senior is a regular column on the San Juan Update written by Peggy Sue McRae… Island a’ la Carte, the Mullis Center’s new coupon book just came out. I already used my first coupon at San Juan Bakery this morning. With 20% off of my entire purchase that was a good deal. The coupon  Continue Reading

David Ridgway at Waterworks

Written on June 30, 2018 at 5:49 am, by

Ruth Offen at WaterWorks invites you to meet David on Saturday… Please join me in welcoming David Ridgway to the gallery on Saturday, June 30th from 11 to 1 pm. David will chat informally about what inspires his work and how he paints. David has a unique approach with landscapes: he initially removes any signs  Continue Reading

Vic’s Turns 60

Written on June 29, 2018 at 7:25 pm, by

To commemorate 60 years in business at Vic’s Drive In on Thursday, members of the Chamber of Commerce and the Friday Harbor Town Council held a brief ceremony after which Vic’s owners Brian and Theresa Carlson cut a big ribbon to celebrate. Along with the ribbon cutting ceremony, Vic’s also rolled back prices for 2  Continue Reading

Vic’s Drive Inn is 60 on Thursday!

Written on June 27, 2018 at 5:48 am, by

Brian and Theresa share this invitation with you… Join us June 28, 2018 as we commemorate 60 years of Vic’s with games, door prizes, special pricing, and more. 1958 Pricing on in-house orders between 2-4pm sponsored by Sysco and Walton Beverages. (Order in/Dine in only. Limit two per customer.) Door prizes donated by Walton Beverages  Continue Reading

At Waterworks Gallery this Weekend

Written on June 21, 2018 at 10:37 am, by

Ruth at Waterworks Gallery shares this invitation with you… Please join me in welcoming Pete Kuentzel to the gallery on Saturday, June 23rd from 11 to 1pm. Pete will chat informally about what inspires his work and how he creates his ceramic sculptures. Pete is a retired professor of ceramics, and has a studio on  Continue Reading

Westwind Aviation News

Written on June 20, 2018 at 5:44 am, by

Here’s a note from Loren DeShon sharing some new developments at Westwind Aviation… Westwind Aviation will have scheduled flights from Friday Harbor to Boeing Field on Thursday and Friday afternoons departing at 4 pm (through the summer) beginning Thursday June 21. Introductory fare $109. Call (360) 378-6991 to make a reservation. New Pilot – Westwind  Continue Reading

Ridgway and Kuentzel Opening at WaterWorks

Written on June 15, 2018 at 5:48 am, by

Ruth at WaterWorks Gallery shares this announcment with you… This gallery show brings together painter David Ridgway and ceramicist Pete Kuentzel. While both artists use seemingly simple forms–a rectangle, a triangle or a circle– they create lush, complex compositions on canvas or clay. David has a unique approach with landscapes: he initially removes any signs  Continue Reading

LEOs say Thanks

Written on June 12, 2018 at 5:41 am, by

Dear Editor, Another successful LEO Club Golf Scramble! We couldn’t do it without the SJ Golf Course giving us the course for a day! The LEO Club, sponsored by the Lions Club, gives the money earned back to the community in the form of community project grants and donations to worthy causes. This year, we  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Physiotherapy & Wellness

Written on June 11, 2018 at 5:46 am, by

Friday Harbor Physiotherapy & Wellness, the island’s new manual therapy, personal training, and health coaching provider, is celebrating its inception with an open house on Saturday, June 16th from 11 am to 4 pm. It will be held at their natural movement gym and wellness studio at 156 Moonlight Drive off of Bailer Hill Road.  Continue Reading

Island Icon Celebrates 60th Year

Written on June 6, 2018 at 5:50 am, by

The SJI Historical Society checks in with their monthly History Column for June… This month’s column recognizes not an iconic islander but rather an iconic business. A favorite of many during its 60 years, Vic’s Drive-In opened on June 28, 1958. Call it a Drive Inn or Drive-In, it’s always been Vic’s and the hamburgers  Continue Reading