“Come Enjoy the Harvest!”

This weekend kicks off the Farmer’s Market season, and we couldn’t have asked for better weather!  With the sun shining and the birds chirping, what better way to spend a Saturday than perusing the locally grown, harvested, created, cooked or concocted goods that Orcas island farmers and artisans have to offer?  There’s something for everyone at the Farmer’s Market.  Get mom a locally made soy candle from Charming Candles, get dad a wild tie dye shirt from Flo Designs, or grab some fresh produce to snack on from any one of the local farmers who bring their harvest to the Village Green in downtown Eastsound.  Don’t forget a hat and sunscreen – this market is fully outside and the weatherman is calling for SUN!
The Orcas Island Farmer’s Market kicks off the first weekend in May (So, May 4th, 2013) and continues on through the end of September – 10am to 3pm, every Saturday.  For the months of October and November, the vendors and farmers can be found down Haven Street at the Oddfellows Hall from 11am to2pm on Saturdays.
Parking is where ever you can find it in downtown Eastsound – everything is within walking distance!  Bring your kids, dogs (on a leash!), grandma – the whole crew!  You don’t even have to worry about where the nearest restroom is, there are public restrooms located right on the Village Green – next to the historical museum.
From Eastsound Landmark Inn, you can meander down the town’s sidewalks and eventually find your way to the Village Green, or there is a “secret” path that heads straight there!  Ask for more details when you check in.
For more information, please visit the Orcas Island Farmer’s Market website at http://orcasislandfarmersmarket.org/.

ORCAS ISLAND HISTORICAL MUSEUM(Open Wednesdays – Saturdays from Noon – 3 pm)Winter hours from October 5 to May 24.INFORMATION:  Call the museum @ 376-4849MORAN MANSION MUSEUM TOURS 

(Open Daily 8 am – 9 pm)
The Mansion is open to the public for a self-guided tour from 9 am – 9 pm daily.  The tour is free.


INFORMATION: Call Rosario @ 376-2152 ext. 300   




(Saturdays at 4 pm)   Free

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.

INFORMATION: Call Rosario @ 376-2152 ext. 300 

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