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SUMMER FUN GUIDE

FUN GUIDE ‘19

YOUR Guide for SUMMER EVENTS & Activities! 40th ANNUAL COUPEVILLE LIONS GARAGE SALE Saturday, June 29, 9am-4pm Sunday, June 30, 9am-1pm

Saturday, July 6 • 10:30am-1:30pm Oak Harbor Marina “F” Dock

Preview: Friday, June 28, 12-6pm

Prizes for top fisherkids and grab bags for every child! FREE AND OPEN TO KIDS 12 & UNDER. Registration: 10:30am to 11:45am at the entrance to the Oak Harbor Marina Kids under 10 must be accompanied by an adult & wear a life jacket. Must provide own equipment. Complete set of rules provided at registration. For more information, email debfischer18@gmail.com

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Coupeville Elementary School S. Main St & Hwy 20 FURNITURE • LAMPS • LINENS APPLIANCES • DISHES • COOKWARE ELECTRONICS • POWER TOOLS SPORTING GOODS • BIKES • MOWERS GARDEN ITEMS • BIG PLANT SALE COLLECTIBLES • RECORDS ANTIQUES • ART & FRAMES BOOKS & GAMES • TOYS HOLIDAY DECOR AND MORE!!!

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June is Orca Action Month! Photo by John Forde

Join us for these upcoming events: Friday, June 14, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

We Will Rise Again: Lummi Nation Totem Pole Journey Coupeville Town Park Front Street NW, Coupeville, WA

Wednesday, June 19, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Free Youth Activity Langley Whale Center

Saturday, June 22, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. Spotlight on Local Authors Langley Whale Center

More information about these events can be found at

https://www.facebook.com/OrcaNetwork/ or

www.orcamonth.com The Langley Whale Center is located at 105 Anthes Ave, Langley, WA OpenThursdaysthroughMondays,11amtill5pm

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Island Dance

Woodward's Tae Kwon Do Academy

Dance Intensive for upper level students August 5-16 714 Camano Ave, Langley

Monday-Friday, All Ages 390 NE Midway Blvd., Suite A204, Oak Harbor Offering a variety of martial arts and selfdefense classes for children and adults, from beginner to competition level. Taught by certified and trained instructors. Visit www.woodwardstkd.com or call 360-240-9433.

Tours Offered at Lavender Wind Farm Whidbey Island’s only destination lavender farm – Lavender Wind Farm – is opening to farm tours. Smell the “purple” and engage all your senses via day, seasonal and guided tour offerings. New this year are tours, workshops, as well as day and season passes to the farm. For more information, visit www.lavenderwind. com/lavender-farm-tour or call 360-544-4132.

July 22-August 16

Enroll your child in summer dance classes, Ballet & Pointe, Lyrical, Modern, Tap, Jazz, Ballroom, Musical Dance Theater, Creative, Pre-Dance, Men’s Ballet, Tumbling, and Gymnastics. Adult classes in Jazz, Tap and Open Ballet available. Dancers will take two classes per week or can add additional classes during the 4-week session. Adult classes start one week earlier for five weeks, one class weekly. Contact 360-341-1282 or islanddanceandgymnastics.com for more information.

Guided Beach Walks Saturday, June 15, 11:00am-12:00pm Friday, July 5, 11:00am-12:00pm Saturday, July 20, 11:00am-12:00pm Friday, August 2, 11:00am-12:00pm Saturday, August 17, 11:00am-12:00pm Fort Casey State Park, Coupeville

Come on a short walk to learn the basics about our ever-changing beaches at Fort Casey. Why is Admiralty inlet so unique? Where does all the driftwood come from? If you are new to beach processes, this is the walk for you! You might even be lucky and see some wildlife. Wear your walking shoes and a jacket. This will be an easy 1 hour, 1 mile walk with some uneven paths, stepping over driftwood, and a steep incline at the end. Discover Pass is required. For more information, email education@soundwaterstewards.org

State Parks Free Days The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission offers 12 free days each year when visitors are not required to display a Discover Pass for a day visit to a park. The Discover Pass provides a whole year of vehicle access to millions of acres of parks, trails, water access sites and wildlife viewing areas on state-managed recreation lands. Remaining Free Days for 2019:

Sunday, August 25: National Park Service’s 102nd birthday Saturday, September 28: National Public Lands Day Monday, November 11: Veteran’s Day Friday, November 29: Autumn Day

June All Comers Track Meets Wednesdays, June 12, 19 & 26 (all ages!) Masters Meet (over 25 yrs) Thursday, June 27 Registration 5:00pm Field Events 5:30pm Running Events 6:00pm $5 per meet Burlington-Edison High School Track “Where DOING Your Best is Better than BEING the best” Pre-register online Burlingtonwa.gov/park-

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SUMMER FUN GUIDE and 2:00pm. Join the guided walking tours of Fort Casey State Park and gun batteries beginning at 1:00 and 3:00pm with History Professor Woodward. Enjoy a picnic on the lawn or come to fly a kite. For more information, call 360-678-5050 or www.gocampcasey.org

sandrec or day of (Cash/Check). For more information, call 360-755-9649 or visit Burlingtonwa.gov/parksandrec

Incorruptible Thursdays, June 13, 20, 7:30pm Fridays, June 14, 21, 7:30pm Saturdays, June 15, 22, 7:30pm Sundays, June 16, 23, 2:30pm Whidbey Playhouse, Oak Harbor

Burlington’s Berry Dairy Days

Enjoy a dark comedy about the Dark Ages. Loosely based on historical events. Tickets and Box Office call 360-679-2237. Learn more at whidbeyplayhouse.com

Food Vendors & Kiwanis Salmon BBQ from 5:00-9:00pm, Troy Fair Band from 7:0010:00pm, Berry Dairy Days Fireworks Show by Western Display Fireworks, LTD at 10:00pm.

Camp Casey Open House

Saturday, June 15 Downtown Burlington

Friday, June 14 Skagit River Park, 1100 S. Skagit Street

Friday, June 14, 12:00-4:00pm Camp Casey, Coupeville

Parade, Festival, Live Music & More

Check out the sea lab, barracks, and inns at Camp Casey Conference Center. Tours of the Colonel’s House with Fort Casey expert Steve Kobylk will be held at 1:00 and 3:00pm. There will also be historical lectures by SPU professor Emeritus of History Bill Woodward at 12:00

Sunday, June 16 Downtown Burlington

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Prelude To A Kiss

SWPR Chum Run 5K

Fridays, June 14, 21, 7:30pm Saturdays, June 15, 22, 7:30pm Sunday, June 16, 2:00pm Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, Langley

Saturday, June 15, 10:00am Start South Whidbey Community Park, Langley Cost: $30 The Chum Run has developed into an annual event where adults and children come to enjoy the park. Meant to be for everyone, it offers a great course and lighthearted and fun activities, including a free “Fry Run” for ages 1-10 years. To register, visit www.swparks.org or show up between 8:00-9:30am on the day of the race. For details, call Carrie Monforte at 360-221-6788.

A whirlwind romance. A storybook wedding. A kiss for the bride that suddenly changes everything. Playwright, Craig Lucas explores the enduring power of love and the nature of commitment in this breathtaking and lifeaffirming comedy directed by WICA Artistic Director, Deana Duncan. Tickets are $22 for adults, $18 for seniors or military, $15 for youth. Piano Bar opens one hour prior to event. Purchase tickets by visiting wicaonline.org or by calling the WICA Box Office at 360-221-8268.

Dinner Show Benefiting Oak Harbor Music Festival Monday, June 17, 6:00pm Fraser’s Gourmet Hideaway, Oak Harbor Admission: $75 per person

All You Can Eat Breakfast Saturday, June 15, 8:00am-12:00pm Whidbey Masonic Lodge 15, Coupeville

Festival, Road Run, BBQ Battle & Car Show Schedule can be found online at www.burlington-chamber.com/berry-dairy-days

Featuring guest artists Tom and Kalissa Landa from The Paperboys. Contact Cynthia Mason at 360-544-2343, or Wendy Shingleton at 350-923-3161 for more information.

Breakfast includes eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, orange juice & tea or coffee. $8/ Adults, $4/Children 4-12, under 4 free.

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16th Annual Beachcombers Bazaar

Time for a Sweet Treat!

Saturday, July 13, 9am-3pm

ANTIQUE, CRAFT AND YARD SALE!

North Whidbey Middle School Ballfields

Popcorn, Ice Cream & Sweets Open Daily: 11am-6pm 851 SE Pioneer Way, Suite 101 (360)240-8937

Garage Sale Vendors Service Clubs ~ Food Vendors Antique Dealers ~ Craft Vendors

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Shipwreck Fest is a giant garage sale on Commercial Avenue in Anacortes from 8am to 4pm on Saturday, July 20. A huge variety of “treasures” are available for sale. Vendor spaces available. Admission is free. shipwreckfest.com

TECH CAMP

All Ages / July 8 - 12 / M-F / 10am - 2pm / $150 Instructor Tyler Raymond WICA Technical Director Whidbey Weekly

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Living Word Vacation Bible School June 25-28, 9:00am-12:00pm Living Word Church, Oak Harbor A week of free fun for kids (grades K-5) featuring games, Bible stories, activities, music and more. Register online at livingwordoakharbor.com/vbs. The church is located at 490 NW Crosby Ave. For more information, call 360-675-5008.

Bicycle Rodeo Saturday, June 22, 1:00pm Concordia Lutheran Church, Oak Harbor For ages 7 and up. Helmet fitting station, skill courses, free helmets and safety gear (limited quantities) and drawing for a FREE bicycle. The church is located at 590 N. Oak Harbor St. More information at Concordiaoakharbor.org

Strawberry Social

ment. Admission is free. Free shuttle service from Freeland Park N Ride begins at 4:30pm. For more information or make a donation, call 360-221-1656 or go to www.swag-online.org

Old Fashioned 4th of July Thursday, July 4 Historic Downtown Oak Harbor A nationally recognized 4th of July celebration with a parade, carnival, vendor booths and a fireworks show. For more information, visit oakharborchamber.com or call 360-675-3755.

All You Can Eat Breakfast Saturdays, July 6 & 20, 8:00am-12:00pm Whidbey Masonic Lodge 15, Coupeville Breakfast includes eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, orange juice & tea or coffee. $8/ Adults, $4/Children 4-12, under 4 free.

39th Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby

Saturday, June 29, 10:00am-2:00pm Coupeville United Methodist Church

Saturday, July 6, 10:30am Oak Harbor Yacht Club, 1301 SE Catalina Dr.

Come and enjoy strawberries on shortcake (regular or gluten free), waffles or ice cream; your choice for $7. Take-out is available, but it’s always more fun to eat strawberries with your friends and neighbors. Proceeds will provide continuing support for an African orphanage, help a medical missionary in Nepal, and contribute to the United Methodist Center of Relief (UMCOR). For more information, visit www.coupevilleumc.com or call 360-678-4256.

Derby is free and open for kids 12 and under. Kids under 10 must be accompanied by an adult and wear a life jack. Kids must bring their own fishing pole, tackle (single hooks only), line, and life jackets. Only bait provided by the Buccaneers may be used. A complete set of rules will be provided at registration. After a day of fishing, join the Buccaneers for a free hot dog picnic for the entire family.

July

Full Moon Rising Farm & Wilderness Camp Songbird Camp July 8-11, Ages 7-12

Celebrate America!

Farm Life July 15-19, Ages 6-12 (Waiting List)

Wednesday, July 3, begins at 3:00pm Freeland Park

Green Arts Camp July 29- Aug. 2, August 5-9, Ages 5-12

Bouncy House & Inflatables open at 3:00pm, food vendors at 4:00pm. Main Stage activities from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. The evening concludes with a spectacular fireworks display over Holmes Harbor set to patriotic music. Bring the family, lawn chairs, a blanket and enjoy an evening of wholesome entertain-

Coyote Camp July 22-26, Ages 7-12 (Waiting List) Blacksmithing Workshops July 8-9 and Aug 5-6 Contact 360-622-6385 or www.fullmoonrisingfarm.com for more camp information.

Teen Talent Contest For teens ages 12 - 18 or grades 6 - 12

ENTRY DEADLINE Tuesday, June 18 FINAL COMPETITION Monday, June 24 OHMF PERFORMANCE DATE Sunday, September 1

Are you ready to perform? • Do you love to sing? Do you have a group or band that would like a spot on the big stage at the Oak Harbor Music Festival? Island County teens are invited to enter the TEEN TALENT CONTEST to win a chance to perform LIVE at the Oak Harbor Music Festival on Sunday, September 1. • Create an audition video of your group or solo performance • Attach your entry and email your submission to music@oakharborfestival.com • Finalists will compete live for four stage slots at the festival

For full contest rules and submission guidelines, visit ohmusicfest. com. Supported by the Oak Harbor Music Festival. OAK HARBOR LIBRARY 1000 SE Regatta Drive 360-675-5115

For help uploading your videos, contact Jessica Aws, teen librarian, at 360-675-6000 or jaws@ sno-isle.org to make an appointment. Accommodations for people with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please contact your library with two weeks’ advance notice.

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SUMMER FUN GUIDE Paint Your World Summer Camps Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10:30am12:30pm 860 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor July 9-11: Peace, Love, Pottery July 16-18: Harry Pottery July 23-25: Everything Beachy July 30-Aug 1: Mystical $99 per session, includes all items and a snack. Space is limited. $25 deposit per session required at time of sign up. For ages 7 and above. Call 360-679-4115 or visit www.paintyourworld.net

Cub Scout Twilight Camp July 9-13, 4:30-9:00pm Location TBA, Oak Harbor $130 for returning scouts For boys and girls in grades 1-5 in Fall 2019. Cub camp is a great introduction to Cub Scouting. Activities include games, wood craft, archery safety and shooting, BB guns safety and shooting, and more. For more information or to register, visit mountbakerbsa.org/cubscout-day-camp, follow link to Islands Twilight Cub Camp.

Island Shakespeare Festival July 12 – September 1, Shows every Wednesday-Sunday at 5:00pm, Sunday Matinees in August at 1:00pm 5476 Maxwelton Road, Langley Summer repertory theater featuring productions of “A Midsummer Night's Dream,” “A Winter's Tale” and Inferno. Check the calendar at islandshakespearefest.org for performance information.

Oak Harbor Football & Cheer League Agility Camps

day to register is August 1. To register for the 2019 Oak Harbor Football and Cheer season, visit www.ohfcl.org

Kiwanis Beachcombers Bazaar Saturday, July 13, 9:00am-3:00pm North Whidbey Middle School Field, Oak Harbor Ultimate antique, craft and yard sale. www. oakharborkiwanis.org

The Lion King Jr. Performances Thursdays, July 18 & 25, 7:30pm Fridays, July 12, 19 & 26, 7:30pm Saturdays, July 13, 20 & 27, 7:30pm Sundays, July 14, 21 & 28, 2:30pm Whidbey Playhouse, Oak Harbor For more information or for tickets, visit www. whidbeyplayhouse.com or call 360-679-2237.

Whidbey Island Fair Thursday, July 18 - Sunday, July 21, All Ages Gates open 9:30am each day

loops. The 5-mile loop is over fairly level ground and is designed for both beginning and young bike riders. At the end of the ride, participants receive a slice of pie generously donated by event sponsor Whidbey Pies. Early registration is $30 per adult and $15 per child (ages 6-16) and ends at noon on July 16. Late registration is open until noon on July 19. There is no registration on the day of the event. Helmets are required for all riders. Child riders under the age of 6 will not be allowed. To register, go to www.wclt.org/bikeride.

Crab Cakes & Cocktails Friday, July 26, 4:00pm-Sunset Flintstone Park, Oak Harbor Tickets $15 Launch crab season with an Island Party! Featuring live music, seafood, the Crab Queens and lots of fun. For more information, visit oakharborchamber.com or call 360-675-3755.

Admission: Adults $10 daily; Senior citizens and military $6 daily; Juniors (6-15) $5 daily; Children 5 & under Free. Season passes are available.

August

Quality exhibits from the farm, including all types of livestock and crops. From the home, all types of handwork and food. Demonstrations throughout the fair inspire interest in the talent and abilities of the people in our unique region. The fair also provides entertainment and a place to gather with friends and family. Go to fair.whidbeyislandfair.com for detailed schedule and information.

August 2-4, All Ages Genesee Park, 4316 Genesee St., Seattle

Shipwreck Fest Saturday, July 20, 8:00am-4:00pm Commercial Ave., Anacortes Free Admission

Saturdays, July 13 & 20, 9:00am Ft Nugent Park, Oak Harbor $25 per camp

A giant garage sale with over 400 booths. For more information, visit shipwreckfest.com

Camp fee includes lunch and a t-shirt. Register at the camp. For more information, email ohfclwildcats@gmail.com or visit www.ohfcl. org. Early registration discount for the 2019 Football and Cheer season ends June 15, final

Sunday, July 21, 10:00am-1:00pm Three Routes Near Crockett Lake, Coupeville

Sea, Trees, & Pie Bike Ride

A non-competitive event for riders of all skill levels. Participants may choose from three scenic routes consisting of 5, 10, or 20-mile

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Seafair Weekend Festival

A Pacific Northwest tradition since 1950, Seafair Weekend Festival is the culmination of the summer-long Seafair Festival. Known and loved as an unofficial Seattle holiday, this is the most anticipated event of summer! Seafair Weekend offers the best sights, sounds, tastes and action of the summer including Hydroplane racing on the water, Blue Angels performing in the sky, world class wakeboarding tricks off shore and music and entertainment on stage! Information at seafair.com

Artists of South Whidbey Art Show Saturday & Sunday, Aug 3 & 4 Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, Langley The Artists of South Whidbey are proud to present their 45th annual art show and sale. The show features original paintings, prints and cards showcasing Whidbey Island and

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Summer Language & Culture Camps For Children & Adults

many other subjects. Over 25 Whidbey Island artists will be represented. A portion of sales will benefit WICA.

Breakfast includes eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, orange juice & tea or coffee. $8/ Adults, $4/Children 4-12, under 4 free.

Pet CPR & First Aid Class

Coupeville Arts & Crafts Festival

Saturday, August 3, 12:00-3:30pm WAIF Animal Shelter, Coupeville $70 per person • space is limited

Saturday, August 10, 10:00am-6:00pm Sunday, August 11, 10:00am-5:00pm Downtown Coupeville

Would you know what to do if your dog suddenly choked on a bone? If your pet ate a toxic substance? Do you have a plan for your pet in the event you need to evacuate your family from your home? With training provided by CPR Seattle, WAIF will be hosting this class to cover these topics and more when caring for dogs and cats in emergency situations.

The festival will begin with an art opening on Friday, August 9 at 7:00pm. For information, visit www.coupevillefestival.com or call 360-678-5116.

Other topics will include: approaching and restraining an injured animal, checking vitals, treating serious bleeding and shock, care for injuries and wounds, medical emergencies, environmental emergencies (animal bites, snake bites, ticks and more), and common pet illnesses and conditions. Students receive a 40-page eManual and a certificate of completion at the conclusion of the course.

FRENCH CAMPS For Children Ages 7-13: JULY 22-26 Weekends for Adults: JULY 13-14

SPANISH CAMPS For Children Ages 7-13: August 12-16 For Parents & Preschoolers: August 19-23 Weekends for Adults: August 16-18

To enroll online, visit www.waifanimals.org/ pet-cpr For more information, call 360-678-8900 ext. 1106 or visit www.waifanimals.org

National Night Out Tuesday, August 6, 3:30-7:30pm Ft Nugent Park, Oak Harbor NNO is a unique crime / prevention event involving citizens, law enforcement and emergency personnel from the City of Oak Harbor, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations, the Island County Sheriff’s Department, NAS Whidbey, and local officials from Island County.

All You Can Eat Breakfast

For more information call 360-321-2101 or email maria.elliss@nwlacc.org

Saturday & Sunday August 10 & 11, 8:00am-12:00pm Saturday, August 31, 8:00am-12:00pm Whidbey Masonic Lodge 15, Coupeville

Oak Harbor Pigfest Sunday, August 11, 12:00-5:00pm All Ages Free Community Event with music and entertainment, free BBQ pork lunch buffet, games and activities for kids and arts and crafts vendors. PNWBA sanctioned BBQ competition with teams from Canada, Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. www.oakharborpigfest.com

Tour de Whidbey Saturday, August 17 Cycle beautiful Central and Northern Whidbey Island. This year's event starts at Coupeville High School Commons. Cool sea breezes, sunshine, nature and happy volunteers will greet each rider on the routes. Register online at www.active.com/ coupeville-wa/cycling/races/tour-dewhidbey-and-power-162-perimeter-of-whidbey-endurance-route-2019?int=

Burlington “Marvel”ous Movies at Maiben Wednesday Nights Maiben Park, 1011 Greenleaf Ave, Burlington FREE August 21, 8:30pm: Black Panther (PG-13 Edited Version) August 28, 8:20pm: Spider Man into the Spider Verse (PG) Offered by Burlington Parks and Recreation. For more information, call 360-755-9649 or visit Burlingtonwa.gov/parksandrec

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27th Annual Whidbey Island Challenge Series Saturday, August 24, 10:00am SE Barrington Drive, Oak Harbor Gravity races for kids with special needs. Races take place between Island Thrift and the Oak Harbor Harbor Post Office. Presented by the North Whidbey Sunrise Rotary Club. The event is supported by donations and helps fund local scholarships and other Rotary projects. Visit www.whidbeyrotary.com for more information.

Hydros for Heroes Saturday & Sunday, August 24-25 Oak Harbor Bay

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Coupeville Farmers Market Saturdays, 10:00am-2:00pm April 6 – October 12 Alexander Street, by the Coupeville Library 360-678-4288 coupevillemarket.com Facebook: “Coupeville Farmers Market”

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Come hear, see and feel the Grand Prix Hydroplanes with their 1500 horsepower, super charged V-8 engines! These boats can reach speeds of 170 MPH and produce the biggest rooster tails this side of anywhere! This two day event includes food vendors, a beer garden, music and much more! For more information, visit www.hydrosforheroes.com

Langley Soup Box Derby Sunday, August 25 First Street, Langley Since 1972, First Street in Downtown Langley has been home to some of the speediest and wackiest “soup box” racers one day every fall. Anyone can build a racer that can make it down a hill. But the Soup Box Derby is all about ingenuity, creativity, and a little bit of that Langley weirdness. Come check out the wacky designs and costumes that participants will wear in the wildest race on the island. And if you’re up for it, enter the race along with your friends. The Soup Box Derby is organized by the Langley Community Club. For more information, visit langleycommunityclub.wordpress.com

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Saturdays, 10:00am-2:00pm April 27- October 19 5603 Bayview Road, at SR 525, Langley bayviewfarmersmarket.com Facebook: “bayviewfarmersmarket”

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South Whidbey Tilth Farmers Market Sundays, 11:00am-2:00pm April 28 – October 13 2812 Thompson Rd and SR 525, Langley 360-544-2278 southwhidbeytilth.org Facebook: “South Whidbey Tilth”

Langley Second Street Market Fridays, 1:00-5:00pm May 3 – September 27 6th St. and Cascade Ave., Langley langleymarket.org/second-streetmarket/ Facebook: “Langley Second Street Market”

Oak Harbor Public Market Thursdays, 4:00-7:00pm May 23-Aug. 29 Park Next to Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center

Clinton Farmers Market Thursdays, 10:00am-4:00pm June 6 – October 3 Clinton Community Hall, 6411 S. Central Ave.

GRAVITY RACES FOR KIDS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

AUGUST 24, 2019 Races Start at 10am on SE Barrington Drive

Between Island Thrift and the Oak Harbor Post Office

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This event is supported by donations and helps fund local scholarships and other Rotary projects. www.WhidbeyRotary.com • The North Whidbey Sunrise Rotary Club’s Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization.

Lavender Wind Farm is now open for tours! Lavender Wind Farm Open during the summer blooming season daily from 10-5 2530 Darst Road Coupeville 360-544-4132 877-242-7716 info@lavenderwind.com

Whidbey Island’s only destination lavender farm – Lavender Wind Farm is open for the Summer. Smell the “Purple” and engage all your senses via our Day, Seasonal and Guided tour offerings. Visit our website www.LavenderWind.com for tour information, including a self-guided tour.

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Unique “Old World” Charm on Beautiful Whidbey Island Dutch architecture, antique furnishings, and colorful gardens. Feel as if you’ve stepped through time. Unique guest rooms with private bath Air Conditioning HDTV Complimentary High Speed Internet Refrigerator and microwave Continental Breakfast The Windmill Suite is lovely and perfect for that special occasion with a separate sitting area, fireplace and jetted tub for two. A Must See! We offer Military & Government Rates reservations@auld-holland.com

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2019 Burlington Summer Nights Free Concert Series Friday Nights • July 12-August 16 • 6pm-8pm Burlington Parks and Recreation 360-755-9649 Facebook Page @BurlingtonSummerNights

Offering 2 Movies For the Price of 1! Go Karts • Arcade Snack Bar Private & Company Party Packages Available (360) 675-5667 www.bluefoxdrivein.com

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Our Baking School welcomes all bakers, no matter your skill level or baking interest. Classes range from introductory demonstrations for beginners to intensive week-long professional courses, with a wide variety of hands-on classes for adults and children. Our expert instructors will teach you to master any baking technique with ease. See the full schedule online at:

DID YOU KNOW? Bouncin’ now offers 3 levels of fun!

Bouncin’ has been transitioning into a Fun Center for ALL AGES! Bounce Houses, Retro Arcades, Pinball, Redemption Games, VR and More! No cost to enter, just pay for what you want to play! Bouncin’ will also host many events in the upcoming months. Magic shows and classes, Teen Dances, End of school year social and more. We are also adding a new snack bar. Stay tuned for more upcoming changes and events!!!

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More To See, More To Do!!! NEW FUN CENTER HOURS (beginning June 1st) Monday – 3pm to 7pm • Tuesday – Closed Wednesday – Closed • Thursday – 3pm to 8pm Friday – Teen Social 7pm to 10pm $5 admission Saturday – 12pm to 10pm (Bounce House Level Closes at 6pm) Sunday – 12pm to 6pm

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SUMMER FUN GUIDE Music Bayview Corner Street Dances Wednesdays, June-August, 6:00-8:00pm Bayview Cash Store, 5603 Bayview Rd, Langley June 26: Western Heroes Western Heroes are a group of local musicians who have been providing original dance music to the Whidbey Island community for 12 years. From polka to punk their diverse collection of songs are all played with one goal in mind: to get people up and moving. July 10: Janie Cribbs & T.Rust Janie Cribbs & T.Rust provides powerhouse vocals laced with gritty guitar featuring original soulful songs, compelling stories and bluesdrenched licks by members Janie Cribbs, Joe Reggiatore, Kevin Holden, and Dave Willis. July 24: Ruzivo and Ka 1 Ruzivo and Ka 1 join together for a compelling and danceable world music sound with contemporary and traditionally influenced Afro-pop dance music. Paul Mataruse, Dana Moffett, Jocelyn Moon, Zack Moon, Rose Orskog and Hannah Weatherford will be joined by several visiting Zimbabwean guest musicians.

Burlington Summer Nights Concert Series Fridays, July 19-Aug 16, 6:00-8:00pm Downtown Burlington Visitor Center Amphitheater FREE July 12: Birdsview Bluegrass Bluegrass July 19: File Gumbo Rockin' Cajun/Zydeco Soul/Swamp Blues July 26: Stacy Jones Band Country/Blues/Americana Aug 2: Gin Gypsy Swing/Rockabilly/Roots Rock Aug 9: Michelle Taylor Band Blues/Rock/Country Rock Aug 16: Lazy Acres Contemporary Rock/Americana The Amphitheater is located at 520 E. Fairhaven Ave. For more information, call 360-755-9649 or visit Burlingtonwa.gov/parksandrec

Whidbey Island Music Festival July 26-28 and August 2-4 St. Augustine's in-the-Woods, Freeland

August 7: The Nick Mardon Trio This talented trio from off-island blends the sound of electric blues with pop, jazz, funk, and rock and more styles. Nick Mardon fronts the band with melodic vocals and a distinguished guitar sound. The rhythm section features Greg Olson on the electric bass and Andy Emery on drums and percussion.

Friday, July 26: A Night at the Opera

August 21: PETE PETE is the quintessential Whidbey Island garage band, performing rock & blues dance music and American groove music. The band is comprised of Goosefoot’s own Fredde Butterworth on drums, Tom Hoeflich and Dave Draper on guitar, and Marc Strader on bass.

The Whidbey Island Music Festival celebrates it's 14th season of fine barque and classical chamber music with six performances over two weekends. There will be a pre-concert talk 45 minutes before each performance. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit whidbeyislandmusicfestival.org or call 800-838-3006.

Rain or shine! Dances move inside Bayview Hall if necessary. Free admission and family friendly. Food and beverages are available for purchase. For more information, call 360-3214145 or visit www.goosefoot.org

Saturday, July 27: Schubert Cello Quintet Sunday, July 28: A Night at the Opera

Sunday, August 4: Handel's Roman Holiday

2nd Annual BluesBerry Festival

1:45-2:45pm: Janie Cribbs and the T.Rust Band

July 27: Squirrel Butter Old time music & clogging Aug 3: Bays Family Irish Band Irish reels, jigs & airs Aug 10: Whozyamama Cajun, Creole & Zydeco music Aug 17: The Juan Manuel Barco Conjunto Tejano & conjunto music Aug 24: Lisa Ornstein and Dan Compton Quebecois & Acadian music The concerts are FREE to attend, though a Discover Pass or Day Pass is required for parking. Bench seating is available, but feel free to bring your own foldable chair. Blankets and bug spray are highly recommended. Please contact DeceptionPass.Interpreter@parks. wa.gov or 360-675-3767 with any questions.

Langley Street Dance Saturday, July 13, 7:00-10:00pm 2nd Street, Langley Imagine a cool summer evening under the open skies with local bands providing tunes ranging from classic rock to R&B, and funk to reggae. Each year, the Langley Street Dance provides a venue to get together with friends and family, old and young, to get your groove on. As the 2nd Street Plaza is taken over by the beat, the surrounding businesses stay open late offering quick bites and sizzling nibbles. Funded by the City of Langley and organized by the Langley Main Street Association.

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Saturday, July 27, 11:30am-8:00pm Mutiny Bay Blues Farm, 1000 Bush Point Rd, Freeland 12:00-1:15pm: The Hot Club of Troy

July 20: Unexpected Brass Band New Orleans street music

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Saturday, August 3: John Dowland – In darkness let me dwell

Saturdays, July 6 - August 4, 7:00-8:00pm Deception Pass State Park, West Beach Amphitheater

July 13: Ruže Dalmatinke Croatian folk music & dance

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July 6: Meshugga Daddies Klezmer, Yemenite, & Arabic music

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3:15-4:30pm: Breaks and Swells 5:00-6:30pm: The Stacy Jones Band 7:00-8:30pm: LeRoy Bell and His Only Friends A fundraising event for South Whidbey Commons Cafe & Books, the day long festival includes food booths, a wine and beer garden, adjacent to Mutiny Bay Blues farm stand, and the Mutiny Bay Distillery tasting room. Tickets are $40 in advance (https://m.bpt.me/ event/) for entrance and on site parking. Up to 12 years old are free when accompanied by an adult. Day of show ticket price is $50, ages 13 on up. Due to noise, crowd and heat, and food service, pets are not allowed. Service animals only.

Echéa Quartet Friday, August 30, 7:30pm Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, Langley The Echéa Quartet is formed of players from Canada, the US and the UK, in their final year of postgraduate study at the Royal Academy of Music. Tickets and information online at wicaonline.org.

Oak Harbor Music Festival Aug 30 – Sept 1 Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor Free

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