The good news: summer isn't over (yet)! From planes to classical instruments, summertime on Orcas is still in full swing. Below you will find some events still to come during this summer season!
Eastsound Fly-In & Antique Car Show: August 3-5, Free!
The Old Fashioned Fly-In brings a variety of fun and unique aircraft to Orcas each year. From warbirds to experimentals, old-fashioned airplanes to seaplanes, you'll enjoy a variety of aircraft to view along with fun flying demonstrations. If planes aren't enough, there's also the Orcas Road Classics annual car show on Saturday! So, no matter if you prefer to fly or drive, there's something fun this weekend for everyone! For more information call Gil Blinn at 360-376-6579
Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival: August 3-18
Now in their 21st season, the Music Festival is an event anticipated year round here on Orcas. Featuring internationally renowned musicians and a reputation for imaginative, original programming in a beautiful setting, this two-week Festival is a great excuse to make your way out the Orcas!
San Juan Summer Arts Festival: A 5 Week Festival August 3-31
All ages, all types of art, all free! The Arts Festival takes place every Friday night from Aug 3-Aug 31 from 4-10 pm. Music kicks off around 5 with local bands, followed by guest musicians. There will be food, beverages, interactive art booths, and of course, wonderful local artists showing their craft. This event takes place on San Juan, but there is a great inter-island ferry that is free for walk-ons and makes it easy to enjoy an island-hopping, art-experiencing kind of night!