Topic: Recreation

Be a Food Preservation Ace

Written on July 31, 2019 at 5:46 am, by

It’s almost time for the FAIR, which means it’s almost time for you to fin­ish up your Food Preser­va­tion entries. Check out the NEW Kitchen Ace Awards, spon­sored by Ace Hard­ware.  Will you be the NEW FOOD PRESERVATION ACE for the Coun­ty? New Prizes — New Pre­mi­ums — New Ideas!  It’s time to get it  Con­tin­ue Reading

3rd Annual Lakedale Music Festival

Written on July 18, 2019 at 7:21 am, by

Lakedale Resort at Three Lakes is pleased to present their third annu­al jazz fes­ti­val fea­tur­ing jazz gui­tarist Bri­an Nova. Atten­dees will enjoy per­for­mances in the Mead­ow and on Lakedale’s lodge deck over­look­ing beau­ti­ful Neva Lake. Fes­ti­val pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit the San Juan Islands School Music Pro­grams and Terry’s Kids. The fes­ti­val is open to all  Con­tin­ue Reading

3rd Saturday Contra Dance

Written on July 17, 2019 at 5:42 am, by

This month we are hap­py to fea­ture Michael Karcher call­ing. Michael is a pop­u­lar ener­getic young caller from Seat­tle who we have enjoyed sev­er­al times at our dances. And this month’s band is Not For Sissies, fea­tur­ing some of our favorite musi­cians, includ­ing fid­dlers Vivian Williams and Sono Hashisa­ki and gui­tarist Jay Finkel­stein. They are  Con­tin­ue Reading

18th Annual San Juan Island Lavender Festival

Written on July 15, 2019 at 5:46 am, by

July 20 & 21, 2019 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®. Fes­ti­val activ­i­ties are sched­uled 10am — 5pm both days. The event is free for all and open to the com­mu­ni­ty. Pets are wel­come  Con­tin­ue Reading

Last call for Island Writers!

Written on July 14, 2019 at 6:59 am, by

The wheel is turn­ing ever clos­er, and all you Island Writ­ers should be cul­ti­vat­ing your entries for the 2019 “A Wheel in Time: Cul­ti­vat­ing Roots” San Juan Coun­ty Fair! But wait, it’s not too late!  Although the Fair is a month away—August 14–17—the dead­line for the Writ­ten Word entries is July 19th—less than a week­away!  Quick,  Con­tin­ue Reading

SJI Community Foundation Partners to Finish Baseball Field

Written on July 12, 2019 at 4:27 pm, by

Thanks to a gen­er­ous gift from an anony­mous donor, the base­ball field at the John O. Linde Com­mu­ni­ty Park will be com­plet­ed in 2019. With the San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion serv­ing as the fund stew­ard, Mike Carl­son Enter­pris­es broke ground in late June and will com­plete the base­ball field, walk­ing path and gen­er­al use  Con­tin­ue Reading

Old Military Road Trail

Written on July 11, 2019 at 5:05 pm, by

On June 13, a group of San Juan Islanders met with the Board of San Juan Island Park and Recre­ation Dis­trict (Island Rec) seek­ing to be rec­og­nized as an offi­cial com­mit­tee of Island Rec to explore the fea­si­bil­i­ty of cre­at­ing a new trail con­nect­ing the two camps of San Juan Island Nation­al His­tor­i­cal Park –  Con­tin­ue Reading


Written on July 10, 2019 at 1:40 pm, by

Due to today’s weath­er, tonight’s Music on the Lawn fea­tur­ing the Chameleons has been cancelled.