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Category: EventsMusic in the American West

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Celebrate the 110th anniversary of the National Park System with music in the outdoors.

San Juan Island National Historical Park hosts “Music in the American Wild” at American and English Camp.

Eleven composers and seven performers, all affiliated with Eastman School of Music as faculty or alumni, have come together to fill our country’s grandest natural venues with a new opus of inherently American music. During the summer of 2016 our performers will tour seven celebrated national parks to premiere these new works in the amazing places that inspired them. From caves, to mountaintops, to forests blanketed with fireflies, Music in the American Wild will honor this major milestone in American conservation by letting new music ring out from sea to shining sea!

August 4th, afternoon – American Camp Parade Grounds

August 5th, afternoon – English Camp Parade Grounds

August 5th, 7:30pm – Free Concert in English Camp Barracks

For more information event go to www.nps.gov/sajh

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Category: EventsMusic in the American West

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Celebrate the 110th anniversary of the National Park System with music in the outdoors.

San Juan Island National Historical Park hosts “Music in the American Wild” at American and English Camp.

Eleven composers and seven performers, all affiliated with Eastman School of Music as faculty or alumni, have come together to fill our country’s grandest natural venues with a new opus of inherently American music. During the summer of 2016 our performers will tour seven celebrated national parks to premiere these new works in the amazing places that inspired them. From caves, to mountaintops, to forests blanketed with fireflies, Music in the American Wild will honor this major milestone in American conservation by letting new music ring out from sea to shining sea!

August 4th, afternoon – American Camp Parade Grounds

August 5th, afternoon – English Camp Parade Grounds

August 5th, 7:30pm – Free Concert in English Camp Barracks

For more information event go to www.nps.gov/sajh

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Category: EventsWeaving Weekend @ English Camp

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Cowlitz weaver Judy Bridges and her husband Bill along with Karen and Patrick Haas will demonstrate and discuss Indian and fur trade-era weaving techniques. Sunday will feature members of the San Juan Islands Textile Guild demonstrating their spinning and weaving skills during a practice for their "sheep to shawl" event at the San Juan County Fair later in the month.

Category: EventsHistory & Music at Rosario Resort, Orcas Island

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4:00 pm

Every Saturday,| 4:00pm Enjoy a presentation of music and photography that walks guests through the history of the Moran family and the Rosario estate with Christopher Peacock. Highlights of the presentation include the historic Moran Photograph Collection,

Phantom of the Opera music performed on the Mansion's 1,972 pipe Aeolian organ with the silent film, stories of the Mansion's most colorful residents, and Christopher's original piano compositions played on the 1900 Steinway Grand Piano.

For more information call Rosario at 360-376-2152, ext. 300.

History & Music at Rosario Resort, Orcas Island

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Category: EventsWeaving Weekend @ English Camp

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Cowlitz weaver Judy Bridges and her husband Bill along with Karen and Patrick Haas will demonstrate and discuss Indian and fur trade-era weaving techniques. Sunday will feature members of the San Juan Islands Textile Guild demonstrating their spinning and weaving skills during a practice for their "sheep to shawl" event at the San Juan County Fair later in the month.

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Category: MeetingsHistoric Preservation Review Board Meeting

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6:00 pm7:00 pm

The Town of Friday Harbor Historic Preservation Review Board discusses preservation issues and assists residents with rehab and preservation projects. These meetings are open to the public. Upcoming agendas and video recordings of past meetings are available at www.fridayharbor.org.

Historic Preservation Review Board Meeting

Category: EventsMusic on the Lawn -- The Crocs

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6:30 pm8:15 pm

Island Rec's FREE summer concert series; Music on the Lawn!

The Crocs – The Crocs are an improvisational-Indie-funk-Latin-reggae-folk-rock band; this is a new band of old guys with 150 years worth of combined musical experience playing fun and memorable covers of your favorite songs. They're the perfect final act to encapsulate the summer of Music on the Lawn.

Bring blankets and lawn chairs, a picnic if you're hungry, and enjoy an evening of great music.

Please, no pets or alcohol -- pack it in, pack it out.

Thank you San Juan Island Historical Museum and St. Francis Catholic Church! FANS will be offering treats and beverages for sale at each concert.

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Category: EventsPark & Intertidal Explorations at Historic Limekiln State Park

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3:00 pm

Join FOLKS Naturalist's as they lead explorations of the park and tide pools while sharing all of the cool things in our very own special microcosm of the Salish Sea… And, it's free!!

Meet at the Park Interpretive Center. Please be sure to bring water and wear appropriate gear for rocky trails and shoreline conditions.

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Category: EventsHistory & Music at Rosario Resort, Orcas Island

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4:00 pm

Every Saturday,| 4:00pm Enjoy a presentation of music and photography that walks guests through the history of the Moran family and the Rosario estate with Christopher Peacock. Highlights of the presentation include the historic Moran Photograph Collection,

Phantom of the Opera music performed on the Mansion's 1,972 pipe Aeolian organ with the silent film, stories of the Mansion's most colorful residents, and Christopher's original piano compositions played on the 1900 Steinway Grand Piano.

For more information call Rosario at 360-376-2152, ext. 300.

History & Music at Rosario Resort, Orcas Island

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Category: EventsSan Juan County Fair

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10:00 am9:00 pm

Fun for all ages, the San Juan County Fair is August 17th-20th with the theme "Barn and Raised in the Islands". Animals, activities, and nightly music bring the islands together each year for the annual County Fair. For a detailed schedule of events during the Fair, check out the calendar online at www.sjcfair.org.

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Category: EventsSan Juan County Fair

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10:00 am9:00 pm

Fun for all ages, the San Juan County Fair is August 17th-20th with the theme "Barn and Raised in the Islands". Animals, activities, and nightly music bring the islands together each year for the annual County Fair. For a detailed schedule of events during the Fair, check out the calendar online at www.sjcfair.org.

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Category: EventsSan Juan County Fair

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10:00 am9:00 pm

Fun for all ages, the San Juan County Fair is August 17th-20th with the theme "Barn and Raised in the Islands". Animals, activities, and nightly music bring the islands together each year for the annual County Fair. For a detailed schedule of events during the Fair, check out the calendar online at www.sjcfair.org.

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Category: EventsSan Juan County Fair

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10:00 am9:00 pm

Fun for all ages, the San Juan County Fair is August 17th-20th with the theme "Barn and Raised in the Islands". Animals, activities, and nightly music bring the islands together each year for the annual County Fair. For a detailed schedule of events during the Fair, check out the calendar online at www.sjcfair.org.

Category: EventsHistory & Music at Rosario Resort, Orcas Island

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4:00 pm

Every Saturday,| 4:00pm Enjoy a presentation of music and photography that walks guests through the history of the Moran family and the Rosario estate with Christopher Peacock. Highlights of the presentation include the historic Moran Photograph Collection,

Phantom of the Opera music performed on the Mansion's 1,972 pipe Aeolian organ with the silent film, stories of the Mansion's most colorful residents, and Christopher's original piano compositions played on the 1900 Steinway Grand Piano.

For more information call Rosario at 360-376-2152, ext. 300.

History & Music at Rosario Resort, Orcas Island

Category: EventsContra Dance @ the Grange Hall

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7:00 pm9:00 pm

On the third Saturday of every month the SJI Grange #966 holds a community contra dance in the historic Grange Hall. No experience is necessary because all dances are taught. No partner? No worries, everyone is welcome! A $10 per person donation is suggested; students $5. For information call 360.378.3836.

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Category: MeetingsHistoric Preservation Review Board Meeting

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6:00 pm8:00 pm

Current historic preservation issues and projects are discussed by the Town of Friday Harbor's Historic Preservation Review Board on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. These meetings are open to the public.

Historic Preservation Review Board Meeting

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Category: EventsCoast Salish and First Nations People Commemorate Nat'l park Centennial

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2:00 pm6:00 pm

SJI National Historical Park will host Washington Coast Salish Tribes and First Nations Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 during the Natl park Service Founder's Day celebration. Members of Lummi and Saanich nations will dedicate two canoes, two Salmon Story Boards and a Reef Net Captain Totem Pole to the National Park to commemorate the National Park Service Centennial.
Public Ceremony 2pm
Birthday Cake and Family-friendly activities 3:30pm
3:45pm Master canoe builder Dean Washington and canoe navigator Matt Wicky

Free shuttle bus from FH ferry landing to the park at 2pm and returns at 4pm

The event ends at 6pm

Coast Salish and First Nations People Commemorate Nat'l park Centennial

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