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Month: September 2015

Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week – September 25-October 1

It’s time for BILA’s regular list of Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week. With everything to see and do, we think you’ll want to spend a few nights on our Bainbridge Island! For a full list of our Bainbridge Island vacation rentals, go here.

Friday, September 25

bainbridge-island-brewing-logoOktoberfest at Bainbridge Island Brewing
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Brewing (9415 Coppertop Loop)
Come celebrate the beginning of Oktoberfest in Munich with a Friday after-work party at the taproom. While you’re here, enjoy our recently-released fall beers, including our Washington SMASH! Pale Ale and our Sol Patch Pumpkin Ale! Admission: Free

jubal-flagg-stuff-i-cant-say-on-the-radio-bainbridge-performing-artsSaturday, September 26

Jubal Flagg: Stuff I Can’t Say on the Radio (One Night Only!)
7:30 pm @ Bainbridge Performing Arts (200 Madison Avenue North)
Jubal Flagg, from the MOViN 92.5 Morning Show, will bring his live R-Rated stand-up comedy show to Bainbridge Performing Arts one night only. Jubal is a standup comedian, radio host, television personality and comedy writer. Known for his quick wit and keen and often strange observations, Jubal has been entertaining audiences on-stage and on the radio for over 10 years. Appropriate for ages 18 and older. Admission: $21 per person

Sunday, September 27

friends-of-the-farms-harvest-fair-2015Friends of the Farms’ Harvest Fair 
11:00 am – 5:00 pm @ Johnson Farm (Fletcher Bay Road NE at Johnsonville Lane)
This educational and fun event brings our community together to celebrate, appreciate and nurture local farming.  Not just for the kids, Harvest Fair encourages everyone to take a day and join local farmers on the farm. Activities include a Best Pie Contest, Turkey Raffle and the Harvest Fair Playbill! Admission: $5 suggested donation

Monday, September 28

kids-discovery-museum-logoMessy Monday Theme: Fall Collage & Leaf Painting
10:30 am – 11:30 am @ Kids Discovery Museum (301 Ravine Lane)
Stop by KiDiMu for messy experimentation and sensory exploration featuring leaf painting! Children will practice sensory and motor skills, and use imagination as they create their masterpiece with paint and dish brushes. Admission: $7 (otherwise free with admission or membership);

Tuesday, September 29

billy-wilder-double-indemnity-filmsmARTfilms: Noir: Billy Wilder’s Double Indemnity
7:30 pm @ Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (550 Winslow Way East)
The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art’s latest smARTfilms series delves into Noir! Come see your favorite movies as they are meant to be seen: on the big screen, in comfy chairs, and well fed! All screenings are followed by a facilitated discussion. A three-course dinner themed around the film will also be featured at 5:30 pm (reservations for the dinner are required, seating is limited to 25). Admission: Inquire

Wednesday, September 30

the-island-school-bainbridge-islandIn-Store Book Fair: Island School
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm @ Eagle Harbor Book Co. (157 Winslow Way East)
Island School Librarian George Shannon and his gang of parent volunteers will be selling books in celebration of back-to-school! Eagle Harbor Books will donate 20% of all sales between 5:00 pm and closing to the Island School. The school has offered a safe, supportive learning environment for children and their families since 1977. Admission: Free

Thursday, October 1

squash-search-at-bloedel-reserveSuper Squash Hunt Kicks off at Bloedel Reserve
10:00 am – 4:00 pm (Closed Mondays) @ Bloedel Reserve (7571 NE Dolphin Drive)
Oh how they have grown! The Bloedel Reserve grounds crew and volunteers have tended to the squash, gourds and pumpkins all summer and the tremendous selection will be on display across the grounds starting today through November 1st. Children of all ages will enjoy perusing the pumpkins and scouring the squash. All will be rewarded with a picturesque colorful walk, and children will receive a prize after completing the hunt! Admission: $15 adults; $10 seniors and military; $5-8 children;
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This week at the movies… (Sept. 25-Oct. 1)

Lynwood Theatre

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Bainbridge Cinemas

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Have an event you think we should feature on the Bainbridge Island Lodging Association‘s “Things To Do” Weekly Calendar? Send it to us at: info@bainbridgelodging.com. Thank you!

The Bainbridge Island Lodging Association (BILA) is a nonprofit alliance of 25 Bainbridge Island vacation rentals, beach houses, cottages, inns, hotels and B&Bs on beautiful Bainbridge Island in Washington State. BILA is supported by member dues and a grant from the City of Bainbridge Island Civic Improvement Fund. Visit our website for Island events, attractions and vacation rentals.

Celebrate Local Farms at the 29th Annual Bainbridge Island Harvest Fair

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The 29th Annual Harvest Fair takes place on Sunday, September 27.

On Sunday, September 27, come celebrate Bainbridge Island food producers and the community that supports them at the 29th annual Harvest Fair! This community-oriented, family-friendly event includes great local music, locally sourced foods, exhilarating rides, agricultural and educational lectures, freshly pressed cider and a pie making contest. Not just for the kids, Harvest Fair encourages everyone to take a day and join us on the farm.

Fair Activities

  • Enjoy apple cider fresh from the fair orchard
  • Shop at the farm stand for fresh, local produce
  • Attend a seminar on local food topics
  • Enjoy yummy food with a focus on “local”
  • Talk with local master gardeners
  • Sample local beverages at the beer and wine garden
  • Take a tractor or horse-drawn wagon ride
  • Ride the land slide, young’uns only pleas
  • Enter the pie contest (enter by 11:30 am)
  • Enjoy pony rides
  • Enjoy face painting
  • Join in the Friends of the Farms raffle to win great prizes
  • Or simply take in seven hours of sumptuous local food and music while sitting on a hay bale, enjoying a beautiful day in the country.

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Best Pie Contest
This is a chance to put your best recipe forward at the Annual Harvest Fair Pie Contest! Winners for Adult and Youth categories will receive prizes. Pies must arrive at the fair booth by 11:30 am the day of the fair. Judging (by professional bakers) begins at 1pm.

Turkey Raffle
Enter for a chance to win a locally grown turkey (who will also be attending the fair). Raffle tickets sold at the Friends of the Farms fair booth. The raffle drawing will be at 4pm. All proceeds go to support Friends of the Farms.

The Harvest Fair Playbill
This year will showcase a variety of great local talent, with a few surprises throughout the day.

Cost

Suggested donation at the entry: $5 for individuals and $20 for the entire family. New this year, Harvest Fair attendees may purchase wristbands for only $12, allowing unlimited turns on our rides and attractions. Donations  support the event, as well as Friends of the Farms’ work throughout the year.

Free Shuttle

Free park and ride shuttle with pick-up at Winslow Ferry Terminal for each ferry arrival from Seattle, from 11:00am (10:35 sailing from Seattle) and final return drop off at 5pm for the 5:30 sailing back to Seattle.  Shuttle also picks up at Bethany Lutheran Church (Finch Road and High School Road).

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Have an event you think we should feature on the Bainbridge Island Lodging Association‘s Blog? Send it to us at: info@bainbridgelodging.com. Thank you!

The Bainbridge Island Lodging Association (BILA) is a nonprofit alliance of Bainbridge Island vacation rentals, beach houses, cottages, inns, hotels and B&Bs on beautiful Bainbridge Island in Washington State. BILA is supported by member dues and a grant from the City of Bainbridge Island Civic Improvement Fund. Visit our website for Island events, attractions and vacation rentals.

Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week – September 18-24

It’s time for BILA’s regular list of Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week. With everything to see and do, we think you’ll want to spend a few nights on our Bainbridge Island! For a full list of our Bainbridge Island vacation rentals, go here.

Friday, September 18

Beneath-the-Waves-Film-FestivalBeneath the Waves Film Festival
7:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (550 Winslow Way East)
Join Salish Sea Expeditions for a Beneath the Waves film festival event at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. This unique film festival presentation is focused on marine science exploration and stewardship of the marine environment. The Festival aims to encourage, inspire, and educate scientists, advocates, and the general public to produce and promote open access, engaging marine-issue documentaries. Films will be presented by guest panelists, who will be available after the screening for questions. Children ages 4+ are encouraged to attend, and those under 14 must be accompanied by a parent. Admission: Free

Saturday, September 19

heyday-farm-bainbridge-islandLives & Lies of Eagledale: Farm Event and Pig Roast
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm @ Heyday Farm (4370 Old Mill Road NE)
An event celebrating Eagledale’s rich history and revealing its deepest, hidden secrets,
and a feast to be remembered prepared by Heyday’s renowned chef, Kerrie Sanson. Hear stories that will make you laugh, cry and marvel at the history of Eagledale on subjects like: Commercial Fishing, Creosote, Croatians, and rowing across Eagle Harbor to shop in Winslow!! Admission: $75

Sunday, September 20

koto-music-bloedel-reserveKoto Music in the Bloedel Reserve’s Japanese Garden
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm @ Bloedel Reserve (7571 NE Dolphin Drive)
Bloedel Reserve is honored to present traditional Japanese music on Koto by musician Takako Satoh on select Sunday afternoons in the Japanese Garden. The Koto is a traditional 13-string zither-like instrument played with three fingers and with movable bridge pieces. (weather permitting) Admission: $15 adults (included in general admission)

Monday, September 21

kids-discovery-museum-logoMessy Monday at Kids Discovery Museum
10:30 am – 11:30 am @ Kids Discovery Museum (301 Ravine Lane)
Stop by KiDiMu for messy experimentation and sensory exploration featuring owl babies. Featuring by the book Owl Babies, children can practice sensory and small motor skills, and use imagination as they create their masterpiece with paint and kitchen sponge “brushes.” Admission: Free with admission or membership

Tuesday, September 22

ResizedImage247333-chinatown-ver3-xlgsmARTfilms Noir: Dinner & Movie
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (550 Winslow Way East)
Kick off BIMA’s newest smARTfilms series featuring six weeks of Film Noir. Celebrity guest and “Czar of Noir”, Eddie Muller, will introduce little known facts about Roman Polanski’s 1974 Chinatown. Come early and clink glasses with Eddie during a special reception and four-course dinner. Doors to the cash bar and Auditorium open at 6:30pm. Dress Noir and make it a night to remember! Admission: $70 (Reception & Dinner); $11/person (Film);

Wednesday, September 23

Mushrooming with Andrew MacMillen
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Public Library (1270 Madison Avenue North)
Kitsap Peninsula Mycology Society’s Andrew MacMillen will talk about mushrooming and mycology, how to study, collect and identify fungi, educating the local community in proper fungi identification. Proper identification is the key in promoting safe and healthy gathering and consumption of fungi. Admission: Free

Thursday, September 24

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7:30 pm – 8:30 pm @ Eagle Harbor Book Co. (157 Winslow Way East)
Join Eagle Harbor Book Co. for a moving presentation of photographs and personal observations of a year journey in the Netherlands when Bainbridge Island photographer David W. Cohen talk about his ebook Opening Up and Letting Go. Admission: Free
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This week at the movies… (Sept. 18-24)

Lynwood Theatre

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Bainbridge Cinemas

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Have an event you think we should feature on the Bainbridge Island Lodging Association‘s “Things To Do” Weekly Calendar? Send it to us at: info@bainbridgelodging.com. Thank you!

The Bainbridge Island Lodging Association (BILA) is a nonprofit alliance of 25 Bainbridge Island vacation rentals, beach houses, cottages, inns, hotels and B&Bs on beautiful Bainbridge Island in Washington State. BILA is supported by member dues and a grant from the City of Bainbridge Island Civic Improvement Fund. Visit our website for Island events, attractions and vacation rentals.

Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week – September 11-17

It’s time for BILA’s regular list of Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week. With everything to see and do, we think you’ll want to spend a few nights on our Bainbridge Island! For a full list of our Bainbridge Island vacation rentals, go here.

Friday, September 11

bainbridge-island-land-trust-logoBrown Bag Lunch: Bainbridge’s Glacial Heritage
11:30 am – 12:30 pm @ Waterfront Park Community Center (370 Brien Drive NE)
The Brown Bag Lunch Lecture series continues through the Fall! Join us for a special presentation from local geologist Greg Geehan, who will delve into Bainbridge’s glacial history, and will illustrate how the natural history of Bainbridge influences our current environment. This lecture series is a partnership between BILT and the West Sound Wildlife Shelter. Admission: $3 suggested donation

Saturday, September 12

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It’s time for the 3rd annual Bainbridge Quilt Festival!

Bainbridge Quilt Festival
9:30 am – 5:00 pm @ Downtown Winslow
A celebration of quilts and quilters held outdoors along Winslow Way! As a non-juried show, quilters of all levels and styles show their work. Festival day includes a Sew-In for American Hero Quilts,a local non-profit which donates handmade, heirloom quilts to hospitalized wounded veterans. Everyone is welcome to help make quilt blocks, no prior quilting experience is needed. Red, white and blue fabric, sewing machines and support from experienced quilters will be provided. Admission: Free

Sunday, September 13

first-sundays-concerts-waterfront-park-community-centerFirst Sundays Concerts
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm @ Waterfront Park Community Center (370 Brien Drive NE)
Enjoy the latest installation of the Waterfront Park Community Center’s First Sundays Concerts. This month, it’s concert pianist Sasha Starcevich performing works by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and Chopin. Admission: $20 adults; $10 youth;

Monday, September 14

Bainbridge Island Museum of ArtHosted Book Arts with Amy Goldthwaite
10:00 am – 2:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (550 Winslow Way East)
It’s one of your last opportunities to join host Amy Goldthwaite at BIMA for a deeper look at the exhibit, “Artist’s Books Chapter Five: Women, Now & Then.” Amy will show and discuss the books on display. It’s the final week of Hosted Book Arts! Admission: Free

Tuesday, September 15

Waterfront Book Group reads Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm @ Waterfront Park Community Center (370 Brien Drive NE)
This month, the Waterfront Book Group reads Kitsap Regional Library’s 2015 “One Book, One Community” selection, The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison. Admission: Free

Wednesday, September 16

bainbridge-island-brewing-logoEthan J. Perry and The Remedy Band at Bainbridge Brewing
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Bainbridge Brewing (9415 Coppertop Loop, Suite 103-104)
Ethan J. Perry & The Remedy Band, play Americana Indie Technicolor Jazz to open 2 hours of great local live music at Bainbridge Brewing. Afterwards, musicians are invited to sit in with the band or play solo. Enjoy our amazing local musical talent! Admission: Free

Thursday, September 17

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7:30 pm – 8:30 pm @ Eagle Harbor Book Co. (157 Winslow Way East)
In 1834 Harvard dropout Richard Henry Dana Jr. sailed to California as a common seaman. His account of the voyage became an American classic. But literary acclaim could not erase the memory of the injustice he witnessed. In Slavish Shore, Jeffrey Amestoy tells the story of Dana’s unflagging determination to keep that vow in the face of nineteenth-century America’s most exclusive establishment: the Boston society in which he had been born and bred. Admission: Free
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This week at the movies… (September 11-17)

Lynwood Theatre

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Bainbridge Cinemas

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Have an event you think we should feature on the Bainbridge Island Lodging Association‘s “Things To Do” Weekly Calendar? Send it to us at: info@bainbridgelodging.com. Thank you!

The Bainbridge Island Lodging Association (BILA) is a nonprofit alliance of 25 Bainbridge Island vacation rentals, beach houses, cottages, inns, hotels and B&Bs on beautiful Bainbridge Island in Washington State. BILA is supported by member dues and a grant from the City of Bainbridge Island Civic Improvement Fund. Visit our website for Island events, attractions and vacation rentals.

Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week – September 4-10

It’s time for BILA’s regular list of Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week. With everything to see and do, we think you’ll want to spend a few nights on our Bainbridge Island! For a full list of our Bainbridge Island vacation rentals, go here.

Friday, September 4

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Join fellow Islanders for this month’s 1st Friday Art Walk!

First Friday Art Walk
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm @ Businesses along Winslow Way and Madison Avenue
Join in an evening of art, food, and friends! The Art Walk features over two dozen businesses concentrated along Winslow Way and Madison Avenue that are either featuring an art exhibit or are offering small bites on their menus. Admission: Free

Saturday, September 5

bainbridge-island-farmers-market-pearsBainbridge Island Farmers’ Market
9:00 am – 1:00 pm @ Town Square / City Hall (200 Madison Avenue North)
Featuring farm-fresh produce, local arts and crafts, flowers, seafood, pastry, bread, plants, fine art, live music, and fun friendly folk, the Bainbridge Island Farmers’ Market is where our community grows. This week, get some beautiful pears from Persephone Farms! Admission: Free

Sunday, September 6

bainbridge-island-BARNBARN (Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network) Tour
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm @ BARN (11272 Sunrise Drive NE)
Take a free tour of BARN, Bainbridge Island’s new center for craft and invention. BARN offers tools and classes for woodworkers, jewelers, printmakers, fiber artists, and more. Admission: Free

Monday, September 7

bainbridge-vineyards-logo-201x141Bainbridge Vineyards Tasting Room Open
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm @ Bainbridge Vineyards (8989 NE Day Road)
Bainbridge Vineyards – purveyor of wine that’s 100% Island grown, crushed and bottled – is keeping its Tasting Room’s doors open through Labor Day weekend. Enjoy sampling their delicate, crisp and fragrant whites, and complex, light-bodied reds. Admission: Inquire

Tuesday, September 8

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7:00 pm – 8:00 pm @ Eagle Harbor Book Co. (157 Winslow Way East)
With her husband Bernard two years in the grave, 78-year-old Harriet Chance sets sail on an ill-conceived Alaskan cruise only to discover that she s been living the past 60 years of her life under entirely false pretenses. Evison is an American writer known for his novels All About Lulu and the New York Times bestseller, West of Here. Admission: Free

Wednesday, September 9

bainbridge-island-brewing-logoEthan J. Perry and The Remedy Band Host Weekly Open Band Jam
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Bainbridge Brewing (9415 Coppertop Loop)
The Remedy Band, playing Americana Indie Technicolor Jazz, first opens up two hours of great local live music. Then local and visiting musicians are invited to sit in with the band and/or play solo. The local musical talent is amazing. Admission: Free

Thursday, September 10

tapestry-realWild About Trees Exhibit
9:00 am – 4:00 pm @ Grace Episcopal Church (8595 Day Road East)
Featuring Trees in Art artists Donna Leavitt, Cheryl A. Richey, and Elizabeth Reed Smith. Although their diverse styles and media represent a range of realistic and abstract renderings of trees, these Northwest artists share a deep affinity for trees and an interest in exploring and understanding their unifying symbolism. Admission: Free
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This week at the movies… (Sept. 4-10)

Lynwood Theatre

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Bainbridge Cinemas

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Have an event you think we should feature on the Bainbridge Island Lodging Association‘s “Things To Do” Weekly Calendar? Send it to us at: info@bainbridgelodging.com. Thank you!

The Bainbridge Island Lodging Association (BILA) is a nonprofit alliance of 25 Bainbridge Island vacation rentals, beach houses, cottages, inns, hotels and B&Bs on beautiful Bainbridge Island in Washington State. BILA is supported by member dues and a grant from the City of Bainbridge Island Civic Improvement Fund. Visit our website for Island events, attractions and vacation rentals.
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