Topic: Entertainment

The Micah and Me Music Show

Written on May 10, 2017 at 5:45 am, by

The Micah and Me Music Show Dance Party for Families with Young Children Bring your little ones to The Micah and Me Music Show Dance Party this Friday, May 12 at 6:30 PM at Brickworks. Micah and Me hail from Portland, Oregon. They perform a high energy live show that appeals to all ages, especially  Continue Reading

Badd Dog Blues

Written on May 6, 2017 at 5:46 am, by

Hi Friday Harbor, We are in town next week at Herbs Tavern. Friday and Saturday, May 12th & 13th at 8:30 pm. Andy Badd Dog and the Pack will be kicking off the season, with Chester Dennis Jones, Rob Smith and Ranger. No Cover Thanks!  Andy “Badd Dog” Koch

Chicago Opens this Friday

Written on May 4, 2017 at 5:58 am, by

All that jazz …and more! San Juan Community Theatre’s Spring Musical, CHICAGO, opens THIS Friday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Whittier Theatre. The Tony Award-winning musical takes us back to the “musical vaudeville” days of 1927 Chicago. Think prohibition, speakeasies, lawlessness, flappers and jazz! Based on the book and play by a crime  Continue Reading

Kate and Keith at the Golf Course

Written on May 2, 2017 at 5:40 am, by

Kate Schuman and Keith Busha will kick off the Summer music series at the Golf Course this week. It’s open to the public and free. Over the Winter they worked on some new pieces and so they will be playing a mix of music.  Click on the poster at right for more info.

Good Steward Awards

Written on April 29, 2017 at 5:42 am, by

The envelope, please! Yes, the time has come to hand out the much-anticipated Finnies, and what better time than Earth Day to award those who have been Good Stewards to our Islands community? There were so many good nominations it was hard to choose, but the 2017 Finnie Award recipients are Sharon Massey, Midnight’s Farm,  Continue Reading

FHFF Winter Film Series

Written on April 27, 2017 at 5:48 am, by

This is the Story of the 1976 U.S. Women’s Relay Swim Team that Upset East Germany in the Final Race at the Montreal Olympics. Narrated by Emmy-winner Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife), The Last Gold is a feature-length documentary film that reveals one of the greatest untold stories in Olympic swimming history. Forty years ago,  Continue Reading

Cloud Stories – Meet Local Author K. Thor Jensen

Written on April 25, 2017 at 5:49 am, by

K. Thor Jensen will present his latest comic on Saturday, May 6, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Griffin Bay Bookstore. If you want to have an extra bit of fun meeting Thor, purchase a copy of Cloud Stories and he’ll draw your portrait in the aspect of a cloud. Cloud Stories is the first new  Continue Reading

Drive-In Season

Written on April 20, 2017 at 5:49 am, by

It’s almost that time of year again—Drive-In Season! This season, the San Juan County Fairgrounds is featuring three films: June 23rd: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty June 30th: Sixteen Candles July 7th: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Parking is first come, first served and will start at 8:30pm, taller vehicles and/or vehicles with storage  Continue Reading

An Evening of Science Fiction

Written on April 14, 2017 at 5:48 am, by

Griffin Bay Bookstore & The San Juan Island Library Are Presenting An Evening of Science Fiction with Eva Elasigue If you have a penchant for space travel or losing yourself in the mysteries of the galaxy with a good story, don’t miss Eva Elasigue reading from her first book in the Bones of Starlight series, Wednesday  Continue Reading

Earth Day Celebration at Brickworks

Written on April 13, 2017 at 10:07 am, by

Mix & Mingle At Green Drinks Birthday Party And Earth Day Celebration Passion for clean environment and local food? Join us at Brickworks on April 20th Earth Day is Saturday, April 22nd, but let’s start celebrating early! If you have a passion for the environment, food, farming, and camaraderie, you are invited to join in  Continue Reading

FHFF Winter Film Series

Written on April 13, 2017 at 10:06 am, by

The Friday Harbor Film Festival Winter Series – Audience Favorites presents Seed: The Untold Story Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds — worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. This documentary follows passionate seed keepers who are protecting a 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94 seed varieties  Continue Reading

CATS Gourmet Bake Sale April 15

Written on April 12, 2017 at 5:22 am, by

Homemade holiday treats, a Spring raffle basket and a chance to win a very special cake are part of the Community Arts Theatre Society’s (CATS) annual Elegant Edibles on Saturday, April 15. The gourmet bake sale is from 10 a.m. to 12 noon in the San Juan Community Theatre’s lobby and features dozens of elegantly  Continue Reading

Kate on the Radio!

Written on April 11, 2017 at 9:08 am, by

Kate Schuman invites you to tune-in to Ellensburg Radio tonight… Hi San Juan Island, I just got a last-minute booking on Ellensburg Community Radio (ECR) for a show called Americana Live, streaming tonight (Tuesday) at 7:00.  I’ll be presenting original tunes and talking about my home town with host Don Shriner.  The program will be  Continue Reading

“Sensational” Auditions April 22

Written on April 11, 2017 at 9:07 am, by

It’s no secret that the San Juan Islands are full of extremely talented folks—almost 30 years of a thriving community theater sure proves that! So why not celebrate that creativity with a high-spirited, cabaret-style variety show? Auditions are scheduled for San Juan Community Theatre’s Sensational Summer Variety Show on Saturday, April 22 from 1:00 p.m.  Continue Reading

Talent Show Results

Written on April 10, 2017 at 5:20 am, by

Friday Harbor Grange #225 and Community Treasures sponsored the Grange Spring Talent Contest on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the FH Middle School Commons. There were 10 entries and three awesome judges: Laura Concord, Julie Hanks, and Bobby Ryan. Master of Ceremonies was Dorian Oliver. The evening was joyful, positive, and a cheerful audience applauded  Continue Reading

Staff addition at SJCT

Written on April 9, 2017 at 5:27 am, by

San Juan Community Theatre’s new Office and Events Assistant, Jane Fox, brings a variety of experience to her new job. Fox first moved to the island seven years ago from Boston (where she’d earned her Masters in Journalism) to be a photographer for the San Juan Preservation Trust. She later worked as a reporter at  Continue Reading

Calling All Local Performers

Written on April 8, 2017 at 5:21 am, by

The San Juan County Fair calls for local performer applications Calling all performers for the 2017 San Juan County Fair, applications are being accepted. Performers from the San Juan Islands and surrounding areas are encouraged to apply online now! The 2017 San Juan County Fair will be held Wednesday through Saturday, August 16th-19th at the  Continue Reading

An Evening of Poetry

Written on March 31, 2017 at 6:57 pm, by

Griffin Bay Bookstore & The San Juan Island Library are celebrating National Poetry Month with Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall on Saturday, April 1st, 7:00 pm at the Library. Tod Marshall, a poet and professor at Gonzaga University, is the author most recently of Bugle (2014), which won the Washington State Book Award in 2015. He is also the  Continue Reading

Best of the Fest!

Written on March 30, 2017 at 5:21 am, by

Do you know anyone in New York? Or anyone who’s going to be in New York this weekend? If so, the Friday Harbor Film Festival would like you to let them know that they are in New York this weekend too showing the Best of the Fest – a one day event with the winning  Continue Reading

Taylor 2 Dance Troupe

Written on March 30, 2017 at 5:20 am, by

The Taylor 2 dance troupe arrives in Friday Harbor Sunday, April 2 for both a free master dance class for all ages (2:00 pm) and an evening performance (7:30 pm) at San Juan Community Theatre. One of the “grandfathers” of American modern dance, choreographer Paul Taylor established Taylor 2 in 1993 to ensure that his  Continue Reading

Happening This Weekend

Written on March 29, 2017 at 5:49 pm, by

Julie Hagn of Isle Seat Theater reminds you this is coming to town this weekend… Mod Carousel is bringing an evening of tantalizing tease with a mix of both classical and neo burlesque flavors to Friday Harbor! Mod Carousel is a multidisciplinary boylesque collective featuring the talents of Paris Original, Trojan Original, the Luminous Pariah,  Continue Reading

Spring Break Workshop for Kids at SJCT

Written on March 29, 2017 at 5:25 am, by

Island youngsters have a chance to explore Adventures in Theatre as part of their spring break fun in April. San Juan Community Theatre’s Theatre Arts for Kids program is offering two sessions for elementary school age children from Monday through Friday, April 10-14. FHHS & FHMS Drama Director Jenni Merritt and vocal coach Jamie Mountford  Continue Reading