July 9 2019

Merchant of Venice Starts Thursday!

Pod Nods at The Whale Museum

Pod Nod overnight marine adventures return this summer to The Whale Museum! These popular “pajama party” sleepovers are geared for children ages 6 to 11 and will be held on the following Fridays: August 2, and August 23. Pod Nods are led by Museum Educators with assistance from other adult professionals. 


Wine and Cider Tastings at Salty Fox Coffee

Every Saturday through September 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM Salty Fox Coffee will offer tastings of cider and wines, food available cheese and Charcuterie, hummus plate and small bites available. Located at 85 Front Street. Madrone Cellars and Cider shall provide the beverages for sale. 

Parking Lot Sale

Do you have treasures that need to be sold? Sign-up for the 11th Annual Parking Lot Sale to be held on Sat, Aug 24 at the Mullis Center. Reserve a spot now. $25 for single/$40 for double space. We'll also have spaces inside for smaller collectibles and crafts. Contact Anna at mulliscenter@gmail.com for more information or to request a sign-up form.

SJI Women’s Fund Awards Grants

The SJI Women’s Fund members voted to award $5,000 to four local nonprofits during the most recent SJICF grant cycle. Compass Health Friday Harbor received support for therapy materials for families with special needs; the San Juan Island Family Resource Center received funds for two programs — Island Neighbors and College Mentoring; and the San Juan County Economic Development Council received funds for an electrical basics training course.


Island Air has Caravan EX for Charter

Island Air announces that it has added a Cessna Grand Caravan EX to its fleet that is now available for charter. The EX is a spacious, turbine-powered, all-weather aircraft that is air-conditioned and can be configured with 9-passenger commuter seating or 7-passenger executive seating. The Caravan EX is the perfect plane for connecting the San Juan’s with the rest of the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia. For more information contact Island Air at 360-378-2376 or at http://sji-islandair.com .

Voices of Our Salish Sea

Don't miss the opportunity to experience legendary speakers on our ocean life in one room on one day.   Be the first to preview new films by marine experts on orcas, salmon and the Salish Sea sponsored by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA). On Saturday, July 13, from 9:30 am-5 pm at the San Juan Community Theatre, SJIMA.


Goodness Cooking at Coho Restaurant

Coho Restaurant is open 7 days a week. Our First Seating is offered daily from 5 – 5:45  - 3 courses + wine for $70 or sample our 5 course Chef’s Tasting and sample the flavors of the islands.

Music on the Lawn

Wednesday evenings starting at 6:30 PM at 405 Price Street Friday Harbor
July 10th The Chameleons a favorite local band.
July 17th Petty Differences. The band creates euphoric sing-along experience.
July 24th The Walrus include songs by the Beatles, The Jackson 5, B-52, Talking Heads and others.
July 31st Marlin James Band wide range of high-energy country music.
August 7th Time Machine Radio songs include epic and iconic fun rock songs.

Pelindaba Lavender Festival

July 20-21 Tours and exhibits survey the entire process - from field to finished product. The fields are open for strolling, relaxing and breathtaking photo ops. We'll be joined by many local artists who will have their work on display and for sale in the fields. Local musicians - Erandolin Strings Celtic BandKatura Marimba and Kubatana Marimba will be serenading us throughout the day and Lavendera Massage will be providing relaxing treatments amongst the flowers. 
Co-Sponcered with San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce

Broadway comes to SJI

This summer, Ben Jeffrey will be joining us from the New York production of Disney's The Lion King for an extraordinary event! Ben has been playing the role of Pumbaa for nine years, and singing his heart out on Broadway and in tours across the country. Ben will be belting out his favorite hits from his time on Broadway, intertwined with anecdotes about life with performers when you're all doing the same show eight times a week. Ben Jeffrey is a master storyteller, an incredible vocalist, a dedicated comedian, and you might see a San Juan Islander or two joining him for a duet or trio! This performance is Pay What You Can and sure to be packed!!! Friday, July 19 7:30 pm

Farm to Table Dinner at Pelindaba Lavender

July 21, 2019
Coho Restaurant is pleased to present our second annual Farm to Table Dinner at Pelindaba Lavender as a capstone to the festival on Sunday night to benefit SAFE San Juans. Enjoy a memorable farm dinner prepared by Coho Restaurant’s culinary team. We’ll feature the flavors of the summer drawing ingredients from local San Juan Island farms, those from the mainland and a touch of culinary lavender from the fields where you are seated, a definite sense of place.


Summer Bike to Farm Tours

Running monthly from July-August, spend a summer day cruising the back roads of San Juan Island en route to one of our beautiful local farms! Meet at the SJI Co-op at the appointed day and time. A seasoned guide from Meat Machine Cycles www.meatmachinecycles.com will lead guests on an energizing bike ride across the island, with time to to stop and enjoy the local flora and fauna.


Contra Dance

Third Saturday Contra Dance at the Grange Hall in Friday Harbor Saturday July 20th, 7 till 9 PM-$10 donation at the door, $5 students. Carve up the best dance floor in the Islands to wonderful old-time music and energetic cheerful calling. As always, all dances are taught so no need for previous contra dance experience; everyone is welcome, no need to bring a partner. Enjoy a grand ole time as the magic of dancing together unfolds! Sponsored by San Juan Island


Village at the Harbour Fundraiser

Dust off your cowboy boots because the Village at the Harbour is pleased to announce they will be hosting a vital fundraiser, "The Hospice of San Juan Giddy Up" on Saturday, July 20th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm to benefit the 100% volunteer run organization, Hospice of San Juan.  This organization is truly neighbors helping neighbors.  This event will include live music, fantastic food including a BBQ truck, refreshing signature cocktails, silent auction and rumor has it....miniature ponies!  Tickets will be $100 per person or $150 per couple. Watch Friday Harbor social media for online ticket sales opening soon or you may purchase tickets in person at The Village.  If you would like to donate an item to our silent auction we would be most appreciative. Please contact Evan at administrator@thevillageattheharbour.com or call (360) 378-7144
Pelindaba Lavender Festival - July 9 2019