Topic: Dining

Celebrate the Oscars with FHFF

Written on February 28, 2018 at 5:47 am, by

Tickets now on sale Come Celebrate the Oscars with the Friday Harbor Film Festival at Brickworks on Nichols Street in Friday Harbor, MARCH 3. (that’s this coming Saturday) Doors open at 5:00pm FHFF will be celebrating the Oscars by screening Trailers of this year’s Top Contenders for Best Picture and Best Documentary. Everyone is encouraged  Continue Reading

We’re Back…

Written on February 28, 2018 at 5:46 am, by

Re-opening of San Juan Island Cheese, Thursday, March 1, 2018 Open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 to 3, and closed Sunday and Monday. We are very proud to announce that we have a new Chef at San Juan Island Cheese! Chef Bill brings 20+ years of professional experience and creativity to our kitchen and your table.  Continue Reading

Dinner and a Movie

Written on February 26, 2018 at 8:03 pm, by

You are cordially invited to attend – Dinner and a Movie on Tuesday, February 27th – An intimate experience – limited to 20 guests Cynthia’s Bistro & Friday Harbor Film Festival are joining together to bring you an evening of great food and a spectacular movie. Timeline – 5:00 on. – Appetizers, Dinner served, Movie  Continue Reading

FHFF Presents an Oscars Gala at Brickworks

Written on February 12, 2018 at 5:30 am, by

Celebrate the Oscars with the FHFF March 3 at Brickworks… TICKETS NOW ON SALE!! Hurry, last year we sold out and had to turn folks away!! Come Celebrate the Oscar’s with the Friday Harbor Film Festival at the BRICKWORKS on Nichols Street in Friday Harbor MARCH 3, 2018. Doors open at 5:00pm! We will be celebrating  Continue Reading

Stage Left’s Words of Love at Cynthia’s Valentine’s Dinner

Written on February 9, 2018 at 5:30 am, by

Cynthia’s restaurant has a special Valentine’s menu served in conjunction with Island Stage Left’s Words of Love… Delicious food, wine, live music, soft lights and words of love that will make you smile, touch your heart and encourage you to leave the outside world behind for a while. We hope to share this wonderful evening  Continue Reading

Holidays at Friday Harbor House

Written on December 18, 2017 at 5:47 am, by

Feast of the Seven Fishes On Christmas Eve, the restaurant at Friday Harbor House is hosting a very special dining event. The Feast of the Seven Fishes will begin at 5pm and feature a unique and utterly delectable 7-course tasting menu created especially for the occasion by Chef Jason Aldous. The cost is $99 per person, including  Continue Reading


Written on November 24, 2017 at 12:17 am, by

Thank you for another wonderful Community Thanksgiving Celebration! We want to give a special thank you to the 100+ volunteers who pitched in to make this wonderful Community Thanksgiving Dinner happen.  Sometimes there were a dozen people in the kitchen mashing potatoes, chopping salad, stirring gravy or washing pots.  Out in the dining room another  Continue Reading

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Written on November 17, 2017 at 12:44 pm, by

If you’re looking for a special way to celebrate and give thanks, join us at  the Mullis Center  for a good old-fashioned community Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving Day.  You can show up any time between 12:00 Noon and 5:00 PM to enjoy a traditional turkey feast. This is a time of the year when more  Continue Reading

New at SJI Cheese

Written on November 9, 2017 at 5:39 am, by

What is San Juan Supper Club? San Juan Supper Club is something new from San Juan Island Cheese. Join us for a light supper from 5-7pm on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of November and December. Chef Bill is creating delicious small plates featuring seasonal ingredients paired with wine and beer. Please join us this  Continue Reading

Invitation to Thanksgiving Dinner

Written on October 30, 2017 at 5:45 am, by

Thanksgiving is always a great time to gather and celebrate all the wonderful things we have to be grateful for. YOU are invited to be a part of the Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the Mullis Center on Thanksgiving Day. Please consider being a part of this  special community event.   You can participate by bringing  Continue Reading

Community Dinner

Written on October 23, 2017 at 5:49 am, by

It’s finally here! The first Community Dinner of the school year will be on Wednesday, October 25th from 5:30 – 7:30 in the High School Commons. It has been an exciting year so far with some great changes to the program. The Food for Thought Program has now taken over the classroom! Liz Varvaro is  Continue Reading

Eat Island Grown

Written on October 19, 2017 at 2:34 pm, by

This Sunday, October 22, at Brickworks from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, don’t miss “Eat Island Grown!” This mouthwatering event celebrating the islands’ unique cuisine will feature the best tastes of the San Juan Islands, showcasing local chefs and the farmers that make this delicious food possible! Using fresh, quality products from San Juan County farms,  Continue Reading

Pumpkin Carving Contest

Written on October 13, 2017 at 5:49 am, by

Fish + Brew at Pier 1 (by the ferry dock and Cheesecake Cafe in Friday Harbor) is having a pumpkin carving contest. Join us Saturday October 28th, anytime between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm. Our deck will be open for carving all day. B.Y.O.P. bring your own pumpkin (no power tools please) Complimentary Hot Cider  Continue Reading

Music at the Brewery

Written on September 19, 2017 at 5:45 am, by

Great food, great beer and live music on a Friday evening in Friday Harbor. Oh yeah! Daniel Day here personally inviting you to come out and have some fun with me on Friday, September 22nd at the San Juan Island Brewing Co. Music from 6 to 9 “ish”. I recommend the Porter. It’s amazing. Hope  Continue Reading

The Bike Life!

Written on September 16, 2017 at 5:50 am, by

San Juan Island Lions Club is pleased to announce their first annual fundraiser island bike ride: Friday Harbor Bike-n-Brew! The Friday Harbor Bike-n-Brew will take place on Saturday, September  23rd, starting at 9:00 am. The community is invited to buy a breakfast served by our own island Cutthroat Pirates at 8am at the Fairgrounds and  Continue Reading

Cheese Therapy! Now Offered at San Juan Cheese

Written on September 8, 2017 at 5:30 am, by

Our local cheese aficionado’s at San Juan Cheese invite you to try out, “Cheese Therapy on the Patio!” happening through September on Thursdays, Friday’s and Saturdays from 3pm – 6pm. Cheese boards, cheesecake, wine and beer will served on the patio tucked away behind the shop on Nichols Street. And yes, you can still, “Love  Continue Reading

Expansion at Bakery San Juan

Written on July 31, 2017 at 5:54 am, by

Bakery San Juan is currently working on the latest chapter of their building expansion. The first leg of the expansion opened last year. This grew the initial footprint of the bakery, unchanged since opening in 2008, to its current spacious state. The business has grown organically, with the bakery footprint expanding only when the size  Continue Reading

San Juan Brewing

Written on July 30, 2017 at 5:59 am, by

As you probably heard, San Juan Brewing had their official ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday and a huge grand opening on Thursday. In case you missed it, Aaron Shepard was there and got some good photos of the crowds. Check out his blog for more…

San Juan Summer Arts Festival

Written on July 28, 2017 at 5:50 am, by

The San Juan Summer Arts Festival is a celebration of the creative talents from all of San Juan County. Sponsored by the San Juan County Arts Council and our local business supporters, this summer’s event marks the second annual ongoing festival, to be found poppin’ off at the Brickworks Plaza in Downtown Friday Harbor, on  Continue Reading

SJ Brewing Grand Opening

Written on July 25, 2017 at 11:11 am, by

San Juan Brewing had their official ribbon cutting ceremony this morning with brewery owners Sean and Tim Aylward, Libbey Howard and Ashley Draffkorn, and their families, members of the Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Carrie Lacher in attendance. The grand opening of the brewery is on Thursday, July 27th at 4 pm. The brewery is  Continue Reading

FHFF Sunset Cruise with Teddy Deane on Sax!

Written on July 7, 2017 at 9:43 am, by

Friday Harbor Film Festival Sunset Cruise on the Odyssey, July 12th, 6pm by Theresa Simendinger Teddy Deane grew up in Massachusetts, played with a few bands and then Holy Modal Rounders for 17 years. They toured the country in the band’s Greyhound bus an played with or opened for many names we remember; Frank Zappa,  Continue Reading

Summer Film Series

Written on July 3, 2017 at 5:55 am, by

Ed. note – this post has been updated to correct the date of the showing of Abacus. It will show on July 18th, not on the 11th as previously posted… Fellow Film Buffs, Here are descriptions of the next two movies The Red Turtle, Tuesday, July 4th at 7:30 pm The Red Turtle Rated PG  Continue Reading