Orcas Today: August 18th-20th

San Juan County Fair
August 16th-19th at the San Juan Fairgrounds
Join us as we come together for four summer days and celebrate the traditions and talents of our communities with plenty of fun for the whole family! For more information visit www.sjcfair.org.

Ladies Intermediate Tennis
Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 9:30-11:00am at the Buck Park Courts
This event is free and open to ladies ages 18 and up.

OIPRD Basketball Camp
August 14th-18th from 1:00-4:00pm at the K8 Gym
Ages 7-11, enrollment is $50. Visit www.orcasparkandrec.org for more information.

Living Well with a Disability
Fridays from 1:00-2:15pm at Orcas Senior Center
San Juan County, in partnership with Washington Vocational Services presents this free 10 week self management course designed specifically for people living in rural communities. This evidence based, peer led, health promotion workshop is based on the philosophy which recognizes that individual choices are essential components for living a full independent life.

Mindstorm Robotics Class
Fridays July 21st-August 18th from 1:30-3:00pm at the Orcas Library
This five-week program will give youth patrons the opportunity to learn what is necessary to make the LEGO Mindstorm robots move and perform. Please contact Nita Couchman, Youth Services Librarian, at 360-376-4985 for more information or to register.

Rosario Music Concert and Narrative
Tuesday-Saturday at 4:00pm at the Rosario Mansion
Come learn about the history of the Moran mansion through photographs and music with Christopher Peacock.

Live Music at Deer Harbor Inn
August 18th-21st at 5:00pm
Come enjoy dinner with live music featuring Ron Myers! Please call 360-376-1040 for reservations.

Spooky Tales at the Museum
Wednesdays/Fridays at 5:00pm at the Pioneer Museum & 8:00pm at the Crow Valley Museum
Join us for a scare with an Orcas twist! Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children under 18 and $2 off for Museum Members. Tickets are available at both museums, online or at the door.

Kayak Racing
Fridays at 5:30pm at West Beach Resort
Come show off your skills! Open to everyone ages 12+, $8 entry fee, winner receives a free off-season night stay (restrictions apply).

Live Music at Clever Cow Creamery
Fridays from 5:30-8:30pm
Come enjoy a cone while listening to live music featuring Bridget O’Toole.

On Stage at the Grange: And Then the Moon Swallowed the Sky
August 18th at 7:30pm
In honor of the solar eclipse, the Actors Theater will be presenting the world premier of And Then the Moon Swallowed the Sky, by Rachel and Danielle Mackey. Local actors will be reading the play for its premiere, and Rachel Nelson and cast will have a talkback session with the audience after the reading. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door or at Darvill’s Bookstore.

On Screen at Seaview Theater: War of the Planet of the Apes
August 18th & 19th at 8:00pm
Rated PG-13.

Karaoke at the Lower Tavern
Fridays at 9:30pm
Come sing your heart out!

Open Intermediate Tennis
Wednesdays/Saturdays at the Buck Park Tennis Courts
Wednesdays from 3:00-6:00pm, Saturdays from 8:30-11:00am. This is a free event that runs all summer. For more information visit www.oiprd.org.

Orcas Island Farmers Market
August 19th from 10:00am-3:00pm
Local goods, food and fun at the Orcas Village Green!

Acting Workshop
August 19th from 10:00-2:00pm at the Grange
This workshop will be led by Rachel Nelson, a playwright and theater maker from Oregon, currently based in New Orleans. Using the Lucid Body Chakra technique as a base, we will explore holistic elements of voice, body, and text, to give practical and lasting tools to each actor as an individual. This class is open to everybody, total beginner and seasoned performer alike. Fee is $20.

Stand Up Paddleboard Racing
Saturdays/Tuesdays at 5:30pm at West Beach Resort
Come show off your skills! Open to everyone ages 12+, $8 entry fee, winner receives a free off-season night stay (restrictions apply).

Music at the Marina
Wednesdays/Saturdays from 6:00-9:00pm at the Rosario Marina
Located at the Cascade Bay Grill, featuring Gene Neary.

OICMF Earthrise Concert
August 19th at 7:30pm and 20th at 5:30pm at Orcas Center
Anita Orne joins the Miró Quartet in Earthrise for saw and string quartet, written by Jake Heggie in honor of William Anders in reflection of his iconic photograph taken from Apollo 8. For ticket or concert information visit www.oicmf.org.

26th Annual Wildlife 100 Tour
August 20th at 6:00am at Wildlife Cycles
Your $10 donation goes to the Orcas Island Recreation Program, meet at Wildlife Cycles or at any point in the tour. Visit http://wildlifecycles.com/wildlife-100/ for a schedule and map for this unsupported ride.

Paddle Board Yoga
Sundays through August 13th from 9:45-11:00am at Cascade Lake
Up for the challenge? These classes are offered by Orcas Adventures and led by Christine Comito. Cost IS $20 if you have your own board or $28 if you need one provided for you. Reservations are required.

Drop-in Basketball
Tuesdays/Sundays from 5:30-7:30pm at the OHS Gym
Ages 18 and up, admission is $2 per night and everyone is welcome!

Music in the Park
August 20th from 5:00-7:00pm at the Village Green
Featuring Susan Osborn, Nancy Rumbel and Kevin Colomby.

Live Music at Rosario
Thursdays/Sundays at 6:00pm in the Moran Lounge
Listen to the musical stylings of Martin Lund while sipping craft cocktails in the Rosario lounge.

Farm to Table Dinner
Sundays at 6:00pm at Red Rabbit Farm
Cost is $75.00 per person, BYOB. Call to reserve your spot at 360-376-3208 or email redrabbitfarm@rockisland.com.

Drop-In Sports: Adult Outdoor Soccer
August 20th from 6:30-8:30pm at Buck Park
Ages 16+, this event is free.