Orcas Today: December 6th-8th

Rosario Resort Festival of the Trees
December 5th-30th
Christmas trees return to light up the Moran Mansion at Rosario Resort and Spa during the month of December, decorated by ten local non-profit organizations. Sponsored by the resort, the Festival of Trees is designed to be a fundraiser during this holiday season for participating organizations.

Ladies Tennis
Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 11:30am-1:30pm at the Buck Park Courts
This event is free and open to ladies ages 18 and up.

Medicare Review
December 6th from 1:00-4:00pm at the Orcas Library
SHIBA volunteers will be available to help Orcas residents review their Medicare options to see if they need to make any changes before this year’s open enrollment ends on December 7. If you aren’t able to come to the clinic, you can still make an appointment to meet with a SHIBA volunteer in their office at the Medical Clinic. Call 376-5892 to schedule an appointment.

Tree Sales at Lum Farm
Thursday-Sunday from 2:00-6:00pm at the Coffelt Farm Preserve
Salmonberry School and Lum Farm are teaming up this holiday season to provide our island community with gorgeous farm fresh evergreen trees! Part of this year’s tree sales will benefit Salmonberry’s scholarship program.

Tree Lighting
December 6th from 3:30-5:00pm at the Village Green
Join us as we light the tree for the holidays! Santa and Mrs. Claus will make an appearance and all events will be accompanied by the Orcas Community Band.

Public Meeting: Rotary Club
December 6th from 5:00-6:00pm at the Eastsound Fire Station
Meets regularly on Fridays.

On Screen at Seaview Theater: Last Christmas
December 6th & 7th at 7:30pm
Rated PG-13.

On Stage at the Grange: Winds in the Morning
December 6th & 7th at 7:30pm
Presented by the Actors Theater of Orcas Island. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Darvill’s Bookstore.

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. For more information visit www.oiprd.org.

Annual Holiday Bazaar
December 7th from 10:00am-3:00pm at the Legion Hall
Join us for the annual American Legion Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar featuring a soup bistro, raffle, bake sale and local craft vendors!

30th Annual Artisan Faire at Oddfellows
December 7th from 10:00am-5:00pm & 8th from 11:00am-4:00pm
Join us for this annual island tradition where local artisans will sell handcrafted gifts and goods at Oddfellows Hall! Delmi and La Cocina Latina will be cooking up delicious food downstairs on both days. Hours are Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm and Sunday 11:00am-4:00pm.

Deer Harbor Santa Ship
December 7th at 10:00am at the Deer Harbor Marina
Come greet Santa as he sails into Deer Harbor, followed by a holiday celebration at the Deer Harbor Community Club!

Greenery Workshop in the Park
December 7th from 12:00-3:00pm at the Cascade Lake Shelter
Park staff will provide greens, tools, and ribbons for you to create your own holiday masterpiece! Join us for this free event–a valid Discover Pass is required for parking.

Friends of the Library Holiday Tea
December 7th from 1:00-4:00pm at the Orcas Library
We’ll have tea and coffee, holiday punch, homemade treats and a special visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus! Music will provided by local artists, including Turtleback Brass, Olga Symphony, High School Strings,Tre Voci and others. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting between 2:00 and 3:00 pm.

Rosario Music Concert and Narrative
Saturdays 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 Luna’s Cafe
Fridays from 7:00-9:00pm
Join us for dinner and live music on Fridays!

On Stage at Orcas Center: Orcas Choral Society
December 7th at 7:30pm & 8th at 2:00pm
Celebrate the season with joyous song, as the Orcas Choral Society presents its holiday concert, Comfort and Joy.

Community Church Christmas Program
December 8th at 10:00am
Take a step back in time at the Community Church, as children encourage others to use their imaginations to “see, hear, and smell” what Christmas was like over 2,000 years ago.

Acoustic Sundays at the Winery with Robb Eagle
December 8th from 1:00-4:00pm at the Orcas Island Winery
Enjoy a perfectly cozy fall afternoon of delicious wines, gourmet nibbles, live music and good vibes in a beautiful setting. Family friendly, free admission.

Drop-In Sports: Dodgeball
Sundays from 4:00-6:00pm at the Old Gym
All ages, $2 drop-in fee. Visit www.orcasparkandrec.org.

Drop-In Sports: Ultimate Frisbee
Sunday/Monday at 6:00pm at Buck Park
Ages 16+, free to the public. For more information visit www.orcasparkandrec.org.