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Things to do Labor Day Weekend (Sept. 2-4)

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Sept. 2: National Theatre Live's One Man Two Guvnors at SJCT

Sept. 2: National Theatre Live's One Man Two Guvnors  at SJCT

San Juan Community Theatre presents National Theatre Live's One Man Two Guvnors by Richard Bean at 7 p.m. Friday, September 2, 2016 at the Whittier Theatre.

Sept. 2-4: Jazz Festival at Orcas Center

The Second Annual Orcas Island Jazz Festival takes place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 2 - Saturday, September 4, 2016 at the Orcas Center in Eastsound. Organized by Martin Lund, the event is back with three...

Sept. 3: Creative Way with Kate Gavigan

Creative Way with Kate Gavigan takes place at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 3, 2016 in the San Juan Island library meeting room. This event is free. Gavigan’s interactive talk on creativity will highlight the primary tools...

Sept. 3: Magic Now with Matthew Laslo

Sept. 3: Magic Now with Matthew Laslo

San Juan Community Theatre presents Magic Now with Matthew Laslo at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 3, 2016 Whittier Theatre. At just 15 years old, Orcas Island’s Matthew Laslo has created his own full-length illusion show that...

Sept. 3 (Last One): Capt. Delacombe's English Camp Guided Walk

Capt. Delacombe's English Camp Guided Walk takes place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday through September 3, 2016 at English Camp barracks on San Juan Island. This event is free. Join park host Paul Kitchen...

Sept. 4: Steve Braun Memorial Triathlon

The annual Steve Braun Memorial Triathlon takes place Sunday, September 4, 2016 at Moran State Park on Orcas Island.  This island-style triathlon is sponsored by the Friends of Moran.  Proceeds go for park projects. There are...

Sept. 3: Farmers Market - Lopez, Orcas and San Juan Islands

San Juan Island Farmers Market is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday from April through October at Brickworks Plaza, 150 Nichols Street in Friday Harbor. sjifarmersmarket.com/ Lopez Island Farmers Market is open from 10 a.m...

August 6-Nov. 28: A River of Migration at SJIMA

August 6-Nov. 28: A River of Migration at SJIMA

From August 1-5, artist Gu Xiong installed "A River of Migration" in the Atrium Gallery at SJIMA. The exhibit is open to the public for viewing from Saturday, August 6 to Monday, November 28, 2016.

IMA April 23-Sept 5: Fragile Waters: Ansel Adams, Ernest H. Brooks II…

IMA April 23-Sept 5: Fragile Waters: Ansel Adams, Ernest H. Brooks II, and Dorothy Kerper Monnelly

Fragile Waters, a traveling fine art photography exhibition, opens Saturday, April 23, 2016 -  Earth Day weekend - and will run through September 5, Labor Day, 2016 at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) in Friday...

Aug. 6- Sept. 13: Art exhibit by Michael Dickter, Robin &…

Artwork by Michael Dickter and Robin & John Gumaelius will be on display from August 6 to September 13, 2016 at Waterworks Gallery in Friday Harbor.

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Ferries

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After review, WSF decides to keep 30-minute rule

Earlier this year, Washington State Ferries began a 30-minute rule for passengers traveling with reservations on some San Juan Island routes. The rule requires reservation holders to be through the toll booth 30 minutes before the...

Ferries to the rescue

The Chelan's ferry crew was one of three Washington State Ferry crews involved in rescue efforts over the past week.

WSF adds more sailings for holiday weekend

The Fourth of July weekend is Washington State Ferries’ busiest travel weekend of the year. WSF asks travelers to please plan ahead for heavy vehicle traffic heading westbound from Thursday, June 30 through Saturday, July 2...

Summer ferry schedule starts Sunday, June 12

Summer ferry schedule starts Sunday, June 12

Washington State Ferries summer schedule is in effect beginning Sunday, June 12 through September 17, 2016. Schedule highlights include increased service between Anacortes and the San Juan Islands, two trips to Sidney, B.C., and a pilot...

Sports and Recreation

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Obituaries

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