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Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week – June 24-30

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, July 24

bainbridge-island-museum-of-art-logoArt in Action
11:00 am – 3:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (550 Winslow Way East)
Get inspired by our current exhibits and try your hand at art! Art in Action is a free, drop-in art experience for all ages. Join this artist-led series every Friday from 11am to 3pm. Admission: Free

Saturday, July 25

Meet the Artist: Pierr Morgan
10:30 am – 11:30 am & 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (550 Winslow Way East)
Meet the Artist is an informal opportunity to engage with our current exhibiting artists in the galleries. Ask questions and learn first-hand about their work, inspiration, and process.The work of award-winning children’s book illustrator Pierr Morgan (The Squiggle, Dragon Dancing) is featured in this diverse and engaging exhibition. Imagine includes two hands-on arts activities for children, youth, families, and the young at art, plus over forty works drawn from regional art collections and the artist. Admission: Free, no registration required

Sunday, July 26

redshift-at-treehouse-cafeRedshift at Treehouse Café
7:00 pm @ Treehouse Café (4569 Lynwood Center Road NE)
Redshift  is Dave Bristow on keyboards,  Kurt Bischoff on drums and Neil Conaty on upright bass.  All three are accomplished musicians bringing years of experience both as players and teachers to this crowd-pleasing jazz project.  From standards to originals in just about any style, Redshift has garnered fans both at The Treehouse and all over Bainbridge Island! Admission: Suggested Donation

Monday, July 27

Rookie Reader Camp at the Library
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Public Library (1270 Madison Avenue North)
A week full of fun for rookie readers with games, songs and skits with the emerging reader in mind. This camp is for children entering second grade in the fall. Space is limited. This camp is free, but pre-registration for this camp is required. Admission: Free

Tuesday, July 28

Recreational Singing with David WebbTuesday Tunes at KiDiMu!
11:00 am – 11:30 am @ Kids Discovery Museum (301 Ravine Lane NE)
Join local musician David Webb at KiDiMu for a guitar sing-along and enjoy favorite American folk hits for kids! FREE with admission or membership. All ages welcome. The sing-along is also recommended for babies to get a head start on emerging language skills, music appreciation and KiDiMu fun! Admission: Free with admission or membership

Wednesday, July 29

bainbridge-island-brewing-logoEthan J. Perry and The Remedy Band Host Weekly Open Band Jam
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Brewing (9415 Coppertop Loop, Suite 103-104)
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, July 30

Seussical Jr at Bainbridge Performing ArtsOpening Night of Seussical, Jr.
7:00 pm @ Bainbridge Performing Arts (200 Madison Avenue North)
Dr. Seuss’s best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper! Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical Jr., a fantastical musical extravaganza from TONY winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Lucky Stiff, My Favorite Year, Once On This Island and Ragtime). Admission: $12 adults; $8 seniors, youth, students, military and teachers;
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This week at the movies… (July 24-30)

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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 – August 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.

Monday, August 18

Birding for Beginners Camp
1:00 – 4:00 pm @ Kids Discovery Museum (301 Ravine Lane NE)
Join friends of a feather for a bird watching adventure! Together with their new flock of bird enthusiasts, campers will observe the colorful flying fauna of the area. They will learn to identify birds by sight and sound, keep a birder’s journal, dissect owl pellets, and make binoculars. They will also learn about conservation through hands-on activities and outdoor exploration. Curriculum focus: life sciences, health and wellness, arts, fun! Ages: 5 – 7. Admission: Please inquire

great-expectations-dickensTuesday, August 19

Waterfront Book Group: Great Expectations
1:00 – 2:00 pm @ Waterfront Park Community Center (370 Brien Drive SE)
Humbled, orphaned Pip is apprenticed to the dirty work of the forge but dares to dream of becoming a gentleman — and one day he finds himself in possession of “great expectations.” One of Dickens’ finest novels, this is a gripping tale of crime and guilt, revenge and reward. Join a discussion with the Waterfront Book Group! Admission: Free

Wednesday, August 20

Teen Radio Camp
1:00 – 4:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Public Library (1270 Madison Avenue North)
Join the Bainbridge Community Broadcasting team for an exciting week of radio production. Learn voice performance skills, how to incorporate music into radio segments, and utilize the latest radio technology to create a podcast. At the end of the week your voice will be part of a BCB podcast! Space is limited. Admission: Free

romson-regarde-bustilloThursday, August 21

Eye on Artist Lecture: Romson Bustillo
6:30 – 8:30 pm @ Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (550 Winslow Way East)
Join BIMA for an evening presentation with Romson Regarde Bustillo, artist of “Dugay Na” exhibition currently on view in the Beacon Gallery. He will discuss his work, process and inspiration. Reception with light food and beverage following lecture. Preregistration required. Admission: $6 adults; students free with pre-registration

Friday, August 22

The Dusty 45s at Bloedel Reserve
7:00 pm @ Bloedel Reserve (7571 NE Dolphin Drive)
Your summer night is about to get a whole lot hotter when The Dusty 45s perform an outdoor concert on the Reserve’s grounds. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket and dance under the evening sky to their swingin’ Rockabilly sound. Admission: $26 members; $30 non-members

Saturday, August 23

island-theatre-10-minute-play-festivalIsland Theatre’s 2014 Ten-Minute Play Festival
7:30 – 9:30 pm @ Bainbridge Performing Arts (200 Madison Avenue North)
Island Theatre presents its third annual Ten-Minute Play Festival Saturday and Sunday. Out of 57 play submissions from both experienced and emerging Kitsap County playwrights, 16 will be performed – 8 each evening – by Island Theatre directors and actors. Admission: Free but donations appreciated.

Sunday, August 24

paella-on-the-plaza-at-bainbridge-island-museum-or-artPaella on the Plaza with Chef Yolanda Ferrer
5:30 – 8:30 pm @ Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Bistro (550 Winslow Way East)
A Spanish-themed evening featuring an authentic paella dinner and the Latin music of the Malo Combo. Three Seatings: 5:30 PM, 6:30 PM, and 7:30 PM. Raised in Mallorca and the Canary Islands, Chef Yolanda has channeled her passion towards working in restaurants, and absorbing more knowledge, techniques and tricks of the trade along the way. She has lived in the Northwest for a couple of decades, and worked at the Four Swallows for eight years. “I love to cook, there’s nothing like the delicious aromas and flavors of Spain to transport you right back!” Admission: $45 for dinner


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 – May 19-25

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.

Monday, May 19

Toddler Story Time at the Library
10:30 am @ Bainbridge Island Public Library (1270 Madison Avenue North)
Get a jump start on reading at this early literacy story time geared just for toddlers (ages 0-6). Lots of full body movement, songs, stories and rhymes designed to build letter knowledge, vocabulary and narrative skills. Admission: Free

buena_vista_social_clubTuesday, May 20

smARTfilms Series: Buena Vista Social Club
7:00 – 9:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (550 Winslow Way East)
BIMA’s smARTfilms series fosters community conversation through the merger of visual art, film and narrative. Wim Wenders’ documentary begs that we delve deeper into the images, sounds and culture of Cuba through the adventures of musician Ry Cooder during his 1996 travels there. Legendary ‘soneros’ musicians including 90-year-old singer/guitarist Compay Segundo and Omara Portuondo, “the Cuban Edith Piaf,” are filmed and recorded in their home country and abroad in scenes that capture the beauty, and tenderness of the music, musicians and their country of origin. A hosted discussion will follow the film. Admission: $10 adults; $6 students

Wednesday, May 21

the traveler on bainbridge islandTravelogue: Indochina Then, Vietnam Now
7:30 – 9:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Public Library (1270 Madison Avenue North)
In May of 1954, Grant Winther was a Lieutenant in the Navy, stationed on a small aircraft carrier, delivering planes and helicopters to Indochina for the French to use in the battle of Dien Bien Phu. The delivery point was Saigon. That was 60 years ago. During that time a generation was decimated by constant wars—an estimated 5 million Vietnamese killed. So what is Vietnam like today? It is a young country full of young people with young ideas. Grant and his wife, Barbara will show you how the country and its people have changed. Co-sponsored by Bainbridge Public Library and the Traveler. Admission: Free

Thursday, May 22

Sweet-Gum-Seed-Pod-by-Tracy-LangEye on Artist: Tracy Lang
6:30 – 8:30 pm @ Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (550 Winslow Way East)
Join BIMA for an evening presentation with Tracy Lang, artist of the Tsunami Papers exhibition currently on view in the Beacon Gallery. She will premier a short documentary film Aaron McKnight And discuss her work, process and inspiration. Space limited-preregistration strongly recommended. Admission: $6 adults; students admitted free with preregistration.

Friday, May 23

bainbridge-island-chamberBainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce Monthly Breakfast
7:30 – 9:00 am @ IslandWood (4450 Blakely Avenue NE)
Join the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce for breakfast again when US Congressman Derek Killmer will fill attendees in on the latest goings on in the other Washington. This month’s breakfast sponsor is Puget Sound Energy. Please note that this breakfast event is later in the month than usual due to IslandWood’s schedule. Admission: Please Inquire

Saturday, May 24

Library U: Collecting – The Unruly Passion
10:00 – 11:30 am @ Bainbridge Island Public Library (1270 Madison Avenue North)
Herb and Dorothy is a 2008 documentary film. He was a postal clerk. She was a librarian. With their modest means, the couple managed to build, in their tiny New York City apartment, one of the most important contemporary art collections in history. Meet Herb and Dorothy Vogel, whose shared passion and discipline have defied stereotypes and redefined what it means to be an art collector. Free but registration required. Admission: Free

Sunday, May 25

Free First Thursdays at KiDiMuSensory Sunday at Kids’ Discovery Museum
10:00 – 11:30 am @ KiDiMu (301 Ravine Lane)
On May 25, children affected by autism or a similar sensory challenge are invited to explore KiDiMu with their families. They will enjoy a supportive and less crowded environment as well as therapist guidance. The program is offered on the fourth Sunday each month, between 10 and 11:30 a.m., before the Museum opens to the general public. Please register in advance. Admission: $6 for non-members per person; Free for members;


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 is a group of 25 lodges, inns, guesthouses, suites, boutique hotels, cottages, and B&B’s on Bainbridge Island, WA. BILA is dedicated to bringing you quality accommodation on a beautiful island. Visit our website for events and experiences, and of course, for your vacation rentals.

Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week – April 14-20

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.

Free First Thursdays at KiDiMu

Monday, April 14

Celebrate National Library Week at KiDiMu!
10:00 am – 5:30 pm @ Kids’ Discovery Museum (301 Ravine Lane)
Celebrate the National Library Week with a trip to KiDiMu! All week long, from Sunday, April 13, through Saturday, April 19, KRL patrons are invited to present their KRL library card for half-price admission and enjoy exhibits, special craft, children’s books and programs. Admission: Inquire

Tuesday, April 15

Congregation Kol Shalom on Bainbridge IslandCongregation Kol Shalom Community Passover Seder
6:00 – 9:00 pm @ 9010 Miller Road
Congregation Kol Shalom’s seder will be led this year by Rabbi Mark Glickman. Guests are asked to bring: 1) A vegetarian (dairy is fine) and Kosher for Passover side dish, salad or dessert to share. The main dish, salmon, will be provided. 2) A seder plate. 3) Drinks for your table, including Kosher for Passover wine. 4) Matzah to share. Donations towards the main dish of salmon will be graciously accepted. RSVP is required and can be done via email to admin@kolshalom.net or via phone 206-842-9010. If you have any questions on what is or isn’t Kosher for Passover, please email admin@kolshalom.net or call 206-842-9010. Admission: Free but RSVP required

Wednesday, April 16

Manor-House-Third-Wednesdays-Concert-Series-Al-TringaliManor House Third Wednesday Concert Series: Al Tringali
6:30 – 9:00 pm @ Manor House at Pleasant Beach Village (4611 Woodson Lane NE)
Aloha! The Manor House Third Wednesday Concert Series continues on April 16th with special guest Al Tringali! A Bainbridge Island favorite, Al is widely appreciated for his warm falsetto singing of traditional Hawaiian songs, and his slack-key guitar style. Drink specials and The Beach House at Pleasant Beach Happy Hour menu will be available for purchase. Event sponsored by The Manor House and Village Music. Doors open at 6:30, and the concert begins at 7. Admission: $10 cover

Thursday, April 17

paulo-younse-at-bainbridge-schools-foundationBainbridge Schools Foundation Spring Breakfast with Paulo Younse
8:00 – 9:30 am @ Bainbridge Performing Arts (200 Madison Avenue North)
Help support the Bainbridge Schools Foundation by enjoying this year’s fundraising breakfast. This year, the special guest is Paulo Yonse, a young robotics engineer from Jet Propulsion Laboratories in California. Admission: Inquire

Friday, April 18

Composing Basics Workshop
1:00 – 2:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Public Library (1270 Madison Avenue North)
Are you interested in starting a home composting system? Would you like to improve your current set-up? Join your neighbors for a 60 minute workshop with master composter John Barutt. This program will be held in the library garden near the garden shed. Funded by the Bainbridge Island Friends of the Library. Admission: Free

Saturday, April 19

ranger-and-the-rearrangers-at-bainbridge-island-museum-of-artSwing and Gypsy Jazz Concert
7:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Auditorium (550 Winslow Way East)
Ranger and the “Re-Arrangers” with Neil Andersson Andersson is a member of the Northwest Music Awards Hall of Fame, and an incredible jazz guitarist. In 1993 he co-founded the seminal gypsy jazz band Pearl Django, eventually recording 10 albums with the group. The concert will feature music from Ranger and the ‘Re-Arrangers’ repertoire of American swing standards, traditional Gypsy melodies, and the music of Django Reinhardt. Violinist Ranger Sciacca will provide the counterpoint to Andersson’s guitar. Space is limited. Admission: Inquire

Sunday, April 20

Easter Brunch at The Beach House at Pleasant Beach VillageEaster Brunch at the Manor House at Pleasant Beach Village
9:00 am – 2:00 pm @ The Manor House at Pleasant Beach Village (4611 Woodson Lane NE)
Enjoy a delicious menu for Easter Sunday. The menu includes a custom omelette station, potatoes O’Brien, almond-vanilla French toast, chocolate-covered strawberries and many other brunch favorites! Admission: $24 Adults; $12 kids 10 and under


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 is a group of 25 lodges, inns, guesthouses, suites, boutique hotels, cottages, and B&B’s on Bainbridge Island, WA. BILA is dedicated to bringing you quality accommodation on a beautiful island. Visit our website for events and experiences, and of course, for your vacation rentals.

Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week – January 13-19

This week’s list of Things To Do on Bainbridge Island truly showcases what a great place the Island is for both residents and visitors. From a hands-on pastry making workshop to special visits with local winemakers or learning about the global trafficking industry, Bainbridge Island is a community of active, creative and informed people from many walks of life. With everything to see and do, we think you’ll want to spend a few nights on our Bainbridge Island!

Monday, January 13

Intentional Table on Bainbridge IslandPastry Workshop at Intentional Table
12:30 – 2:30 pm @ Intentional Table (124 Madrone Lane N)
Just in time for Valentine’s Day! Create the ultimate in sweet temptation with delectable treats that you can make to sweeten your Valentine and delight your family and friends. Irresistible, simple and fun — truffles are just as delicious as you imagine and perfect for sharing or presented as gifts for any occasion. Intentional Table is located between Churchmouse and Restaurant Marche. Admission: Inquire

Tuesday, January 14

SWERV: Global Trafficking Industry
10:30 am – 12:00 pm @ Filipino American Hall (7566 High School Road)
All women are invited to join Savvy Women Exchanging Relevant Views to hear recently retired University of Puget Sound sociology professor Elizabeth Petras discuss “The Global Trafficking Industry.” This multi-billion dollar industry is second only to the illegal drug trade and tied with illegal arms trading in its profitability. Learn why such a large industry is seemingly invisible and why it is so difficult to intervene. Admission: $2

Wednesday, January 15

Botswana's Okavango Delta(Travelogue) Botswana’s Okavango Delta: The River That Never Finds the Sea
7:30 – 9:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Public Library (1270 Madison Avenue North)
One of the world’s largest expanses of sand, Africa’s Kalahari Desert, ironically supports an amazing water wonderland. Nothing like the Okavango Delta of northern Botswana exists anywhere else on the planet. Over forty percent of Botswana’s unique habitat is being conserved through the country’s low volume, high quality tourism approach. Learn how to best access the pristine areas of the Okavango region from presenter Erica Varga. Admission: Free

Thursday, January 16

Free First Thursdays at KiDiMuPreschool Fair at KiDiMu
5:30 – 7:00 pm @ Kids’ Discovery Museum (301 Ravine Lane NE)
Discover an island of possibilities under one roof, and all in one evening! Families are invited to a special, free after-hours event at KiDiMu, featuring Bainbridge Island preschools. Meet teachers, learn about the different types of programs and ask questions. And since it is at KiDiMu, your family will get to play together, too. Free, family-friendly and open to the public. ?Participants will get a chance to win a door prize! Admission: Free

William_StaffordFriday, January 17

William Stafford 100th Birthday Celebration!
7:00 – 8:30 pm @ Bainbridge Island Public Library (1270 Madison Avenue North)
This annual community event honors William Stafford, a beloved Northwest poet and winner of the National Book Award. Bring your favorite Stafford poem and read beside Kathleen Flenniken, Poet Laureate of Washington State. Cake and drinks will be served! Sponsored by the Bainbridge Library and Friends of William Stafford. Admission: Free

Saturday, January 18

Rolling Bay WineryMeet the Winemakers!
12:00 – 5:30 pm @ 10334 Beachcrest Drive
Meet the people and vintages behind Bainbridge Island’s wineries! The Island’s seven cozy artisanal wineries are mostly new on the scene but are already garnering awards and attention.  Avoid the crowds and explore the peaceful beauty and charm of Bainbridge Island!  After your day of tasting enjoy dinner at one of our highly acclaimed local restaurants. Admission: Inquire

Sunday, January 19

Joseph Gregory Rossano: Whitewashed at Bainbridge Island Museum of ArtBainbridge Island Museum of Art Winter Exhibitions
10:00 am – 6:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (550 Winslow Way East)
Head on over to BIMA for the first weekend of their two new winter exhibitions, including: “Joseph Gregory Rossano: Whitewashed,” and “Twelve Years in the Woods: Arts Studio Gallery Group Exhibition with 26 Artists” with Guest Curators: Art Grice & Lynda Swenson, Also on view: “Elizabeth Reed Smith: Trees,” “Artist’s Books: Chapter Two,” “Heikki Seppa: Master Metalsmith, Selections from the Permanent Collection”and artworks on loan. Admission: Free, thanks to BIMA’s sponsors and members


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 is a group of 25 lodges, inns, guesthouses, suites, boutique hotels, cottages, and B&B’s on Bainbridge Island, WA. BILA is dedicated to bringing you quality accommodation on a beautiful island. Visit our website for events and experiences, and of course, for your vacation rentals.

Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week – December 9-15

The holiday season is a wonderful time to be on Bainbridge Island, where the calendar truly overflows with great activities! This week is no exception, and our regular list of Things To do on Bainbridge Island shouldn’t disappoint. The week begins with a family-friendly activity- making gingerbread houses, and continues with rousing live music and an informative lecture about the mating rituals of crabs from a Smithsonian-affiliated expert. With everything to see and do, we think you’ll want to spend a few nights on our Bainbridge Island!

Gingerbread Houses at KiDiMuMonday, December 9

Gingerbread Houses at KiDiMu!
10:30 am – 2:00 pm @ Kids’ Discovery Museum (301 Ravine Lane NE)
Be a part of KiDiMu’s annual holiday tradition! Visit a special Art Station to decorate season’s favorite construction. This is a self-guided activity, but all materials are provided. Runs today through Dec. 15th. Call (206) 855-4650 for details. Admission: Free for KiDiMu members

Tuesday, December 10

City of Bainbridge Island Lodging Tax Advisory Committee Meeting
9:00 – 11:00 am @ Council Chamber (290 Madison Avenue N.)
The Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) reviews and comments on proposals for expenditures from the city’s Lodging Tax Fund, also known as the Civic Improvement Fund. The Civic Improvement Fund, created through a state tax on overnight stays in lodging establishments (ie., hotels, motels, and bed and breakfasts) provides funding for projects that will promote tourism and for the acquisition or operation of tourism-related facilities. These funds are critical to the operation of the Bainbridge Island Lodging Association (BILA) and other entities that promote overnight guests on Bainbridge Island. Admission: Free

edwoodposter-1994Wednesday, December 11

Island Film Group presents ‘Ed Wood’
5:00 – 7:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Public Library (1270 Madison Avenue N.)
Head to the Library this Wednesday and every second Wednesday of the month for free films and discussion. This month’s film is ‘Ed Wood,’ which is Rated R and lasts 125 minutes. Released in 1994, from the inspired imagination of visionary filmmaker Tim Burton comes this provocative and often bizarre look at famed B-movie director Ed Wood. For mature audiences. For more information, visit www.krl.org or call 842-4162. Admission: Free

Thursday, December 12

Cahalen Morrison and Country Hammer at Treehouse CaféCahalen Morrison & Country Hammer at Treehouse Café
8:00 pm @ Treehouse Café (4569 Lynwood Center Road NE)
Born and raised in the high desert of northern New Mexico, Cahalen has traveled a windy road. Starting on guitar at the age of nine, his interests in bluegrass, old-time and Celtic music were peaked by his father. This initial interest led to jazz percussion, roots reggae, and a solo album of original material composed between New Mexico and India! Hear for yourself how the music of Cahalen and Country Hammer reflect eclectic inspirations. Admission: $12

Friday, December 13

Holiday Village at Bloedel ReserveHoliday Village at The Bloedel Reserve
10:00 am – 4:00 pm @ The Bloedel Reserve (7571 NE Dolphin Drive)
All ages enjoy the wonder of the Holiday Village at Bloedel Reserve. Intricately designed hand-made buildings and whimsical trains create holiday memories for years to come. With the Visitor’s Center decked to the nines, and cider simmering, it becomes an experience for the senses. The Holiday Village runs through January 5th and is closed Mondays. Admission: $13 for adults; $9 for seniors/military; $5 for children (12 and under are free)

Saturday, December 14

Off The Wall Winter Art Expo‘Off The Wall’ Winter Art Expo
1:30 – 6:00 pm @ The Grange (10340 Madison Avenue)
This is no ordinary art show! An eclectic selection of artwork and music done by artists from around the Puget Sound is on offer. The artists range in ages 6- 81 years of age, and represents diverse mediums, with themes both surreal and traditional. ‘Off the Wall’ will feature local musicians playing live music and a silent auction, a raffle of original art works, and a live collaborative art piece that will be auctioned off at the end of the show. Admission: Free

Sunday, December 15

Curious Courtship of Crabs at IslandWoodThe Curious Courtship of Crabs
1:00 – 3:00 pm @ IslandWood (4450 Blakely Avenue NE)
If you’re a male fiddler crab, one of your biggest concerns is how to grab and keep the attention of all those lady crabs. Males will use competition, deception and exaggeration as techniques in their advertisement and salesmanship attempts. IslandWood welcomes Dr. John Christy from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute who has spent over thirty years studying the science of sexual selection involving these charismatic crabs. Those interested in zoology and animal behavior will delight in this complex story of boy meets girl in the crab world. Don’t miss this unique program! Have you ever seen a crab build a sandcastle for love?! Admission: $5


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 is a group of 25 lodges, inns, guesthouses, suites, boutique hotels, cottages, and B&B’s on Bainbridge Island, WA. BILA is dedicated to bringing you quality accommodation on a beautiful island. Visit our website for events and experiences, and of course, for your vacation rentals.

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

We begin this week with an appropriate event observing Veterans’ Day- a lecture about the Korean War with Larry Kerr. For more Things To Do This Week on Bainbridge Island, we’ve also got family-friendly events, art exhibitions, book readings and the very last Farmers’ Market of the season. With everything to see and do, we think you’ll want to spend a few nights on our Bainbridge Island!

Monday, November 11

The Korean War LectureLecture: Korea, The Forgotten War
7:00 – 8:30 pm @ Bainbridge Island Public Library (1270 Madison Avenue N.)
A fitting event to commemorate Veterans’ Day, it’s the second lecture in a three-part series presented by Laurence Kerr. In this lecture, he will discuss the Incheon landing, General Douglass MacArthur’s political and military decisions, China’s entry into the war, and the Chosin Breakout. Admission: Free

Tuesday, November 12

Richard Jesse Watson at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

Exhibition: Richard Jesse Watson’s ‘Inner Zoo, Outer Orbit’
10:00 am – 6:00 pm @ Location (Address)
Richard Jesse Watson has been creating children’s picture books since 1985. His version of The Night Before Christmas rocketed to the New York Times Bestseller List (HarperCollins 2006), and Tom Thumb won the SCBWI Golden Kite Award. His illustrations have been chosen for numerous juried exhibitions, including The Original Art Exhibit, the Society of Illustration Annual Exhibit; permanent and traveling exhibits with MAZZA Museum, and the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature. Kirkus Review proclaims his book, The Magic Rabbit, “exuberant”. Publishers Weekly asserts, “Watson’s artwork achieves a startling blend of the ancient and the timeless.” Admission: Free

Wednesday, November 13

Mushroom Mania The Secret Life of Fungi at IslandWoodMushroom Mania: The Secret Life of Fungi
6:30 – 8:30 pm @ IslandWood (4450 Blakely Avenue NE)
Join Andrew MacMillan, Chairman of the Kitsap Peninsula Mycological Society, and IslandWood naturalists for an informal evening workshop.The Pacific Northwest is a drizzly place – and that means our local fall mushrooms are in season now but won’t last forever. The fungi in our forests come in a variety of colors, shapes, textures and yes, even odors. Learn about the lives of mushrooms in your backyard and be prepared to ‘get your geek on’ with other mycology enthusiasts. A great introductory workshop for those new to mushrooming, bring your fungi folklore and questions. Admission: $5 per person

Thursday, November 14

Parent-Talks-Banner-Event-PageParent Talk: Helping Children Navigate the Holidays
6:00 – 7:30 pm @ Kids Discovery Museum (301 Ravine Lane NE)
Learn how to help your family prepare for the busy and often stressful holiday season! Join speech-language pathologist Mary Jensen and Kathy Hartmann, a developmental preschool teacher, for an interactive lecture for parents and educators presented by KiDiMu. Presenters will share tips on how to foster fruitful family communication and they will discuss the following topics: The virtues of simplicity; ways to avoid stress for the adults so that the whole family will enjoy the holidays; what to expect from young children when schedules are disrupted; maintaining reasonable expectations for behavior; using visual materials to help kids stay centered and more. Space is limited. Advance registration encouraged. Admission: $5 advance; $7 at the door

Friday, November 15

Composing Basics Workshop
1:00 – 2:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Public Library (1270 Madison Avenue North)
Are you interested in starting a home composting system? Would you like to improve your current set-up? Join us for a 60 minute workshop with master composter John Barutt. This program will be held in the library garden near the garden shed. Funded by the Bainbridge Island Friends of the Library. Admission: Free

Bainbridge-Island-Farmers-MarketSaturday, November 16

Bainbridge Island Farmers’ Market
9:00 am – 1:00 pm @ Town Square at City Hall
It’s your last chance to enjoy a wonderful Bainbridge Island tradition – the Saturday “summer” market that runs through this week only! So while you still can, peruse late season crops, baked goods, arts and crafts… you name it! Admission: Free

Sunday, November 17

Double-Header! Llyn De Danaan and Peter Stockwell at Eagle Harbor Book Co.
3:00 – 4:00 pm @ Eagle Harbor Book Co. (157 Winslow Way East)
Two regional authors visit Eagle Harbor Book Co. to talk about their recent books – a suspense novel by Peter Stockwell, and a profile of Katie Gale, a Coast Salish woman’s life on Oyster Bay. Admission: Free


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 is a group of 25 lodges, inns, guesthouses, suites, boutique hotels, cottages, and B&B’s on Bainbridge Island, WA. BILA is dedicated to bringing you quality accommodation on a beautiful island. Visit our website for events and experiences, and of course, for your vacation rentals.

Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week – October 28-November 3

For most kids, Halloween is among their favorite holidays, so it’s fitting that this week features several kid- and family-friendly activities. Our list of Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week starts with kids’ activities at KiDiMu and the Library, and peaks on Thursday when Downtown Winslow welcomes local youth draped in spooky costumes! With everything to see and do, we think you’ll want to spend a few nights on our Bainbridge Island!

Monday, October 28

Messy Monday at KiDiMu!
10:30 – 11:30 am @ Kids’ Discovery Museum (301 Ravine Lane NE)
Join a KiDiMu instructor for messy experimentation and sensory exploration! Drop by anytime between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. This weekly program is made possible by generous support from Bainbridge Pediatrics. For more information, contact KiDiMu at (206) 855-4650. Admission: Free (with general admission or membership)

Tuesday, October 29

Friends of the Bainbridge Island Public LibraryBaby Storytime
12:30 pm @ Bainbridge Island Public Library (1270 Madison Avenue North)
Bring your babies to the Public Library for an afternoon of stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. This is a free event for infants and babies up to 18 months of age, with caregiver. Admission: Free

Wednesday, October 30

IslandWood on Bainbridge IslandSustainable Living: Learn fro the Experts
5:30 – 7:30 pm @ IslandWood (4450 Blakely Avenue NE)
For IslandWood’s final event of Ecotober, they’ll have several guest speakers as well as an entire panel of experts on various topics within the world of sustainability to answer your questions and provide you with more information. Admission: Free

Thursday, October 31

Howl-o-ween on Bainbridge IslandTrick or Treat Downtown
4:00 – 6:00 pm @ Downtown Winslow
Bring your costumed kids for free candy from downtown businesses. Bainbridge gets creative, and the spectacle of costumes alone is worth navigating the crowds. Check out the free open house at Kids’ Discovery Museum, ice cream from Mora, and follow the organ music to Eagle Harbor Congregational Church for hot dogs and chili. Admission: Free

Friday, November 1

Celluloid Bainbridge Film Festival 2013Celluloid Bainbridge Film Festival
6:00 pm (Opening Night Celebration); 7:45 pm (Showing) @ Historic Lynwood Theatre (4569 Lynwood Center Road NE)
Now in its 15th year, the film festival begins with an opening night reception at The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach. It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet the filmmakers and other professionals in the field. The celebration will be followed by a first-time release of Mark Kitchell’s A Fierce Green Fire at the Historic Lynwood Theatre. The festival runs through Nov. 3. Admission: $35 (includes film ticket)

Bainbridge Island Farmers' MarketSaturday, November 2

Bainbridge Island Farmers’ Market
9:00 am – 1:00 pm @ Town Square at City Hall
It’s not too late to enjoy a wonderful Bainbridge Island tradition – the Saturday “summer” market that runs through November 16 this year. Peruse late season crops, baked goods, arts and crafts… you name it! Admission: Free

Sunday, November 3

First Sundays Concerts – Portland Jazz Trio
4:00 – 6:00 pm @ Waterfront Park Community Center (370 Brien Drive)
Join your fellow Islanders at the Waterfront Park Community Center for an early evening of jazz, featuring Randy Porter on the piano, John Wiitala on bass and Alan Jones on drums. Admission: Inquire


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 is a group of 25 lodges, inns, guesthouses, suites, boutique hotels, cottages, and B&B’s on Bainbridge Island, WA. BILA is dedicated to bringing you quality accommodation on a beautiful island. Visit our website for events and experiences, and of course, for your vacation rentals.

Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week – October 21-27

Welcome to another Monday and BILA’s list of great Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week! It’s another round-up of well-rounded events, from films to flowers, theatre to a couple of family-friendly Halloween events.

Monday, October 21

Messy Monday at KiDiMu!
10:30 – 11:30 am @ Kids’ Discovery Museum (301 Ravine Lane NE)
Join a KiDiMu instructor for messy experimentation and sensory exploration! Drop by anytime between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. This weekly program is made possible by generous support from Bainbridge Pediatrics. For more information, contact KiDiMu at (206) 855-4650. Admission: Free (with general admission or membership)

Tuesday, October 22

Rivers and Tides Film by Andy GoldsworthysmARTfilms: Rivers and Tides
7:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Museum of Art’s Frank Buxton Auditorium (550 Winslow Way East)
BIMA smARTfilms series fosters community conversation through the merger of visual art, film, and narrative. After the screening, our host and guest(s) will initiate a discussion about the film and its art. All are welcome to participate in an open exchange of ideas during these post-film discussions. Rivers and Tides serenely captures the magical relationship between art and nature while painting a visually intoxicating portrait of famed artist Andy Goldsworthy and his work. Admission: $8 for adults, $5 students ($28 for the entire series)

Wednesday, October 23

Floral Workshop with Cathy Tyler at Bloedel ReserveFloral Workshop with Cathy Tyler
10:00 am – 12:30 pm or 2:30- 4:30 pm @ Bloedel Reserve (7571 Dolphin Drive)
Learn tricks from the trade from the Reserve’s florist. This hands-on workshop will teach participants how to create stunning floral compositions. You will leave the workshop with a beautiful arrangement of your creation. Materials provided, but please bring any interesting cuttings from your yard, if you so desire. Pre-registration required: (206) 842-7631. Admission: $30 members, $35 for non-members

Thursday, October 24

Eagle Harbor Book Co. on Bainbridge IslandEducators Appreciation Night
7:00 – 8:30 pm @ Eagle Harbor Book Co. (157 Winslow Way East)
Welcome teachers and educators to an informative evening of book news, special discounts, giveaways, and food! To show their appreciation for local educators, Eagle Harbor Book Co. is inviting educators over to have some fun while learning about great upcoming titles, classics, and resources for the classroom. The event  will feature publisher representatives who specialize in children’s and YA books, as well as our knowledgable booksellers. There will be raffles and special discounts throughout the evening. Admission: Free

 

Friday, October 25

Reader’s Theatre: ‘The Leisure Seeker’
7:00 – 8:30 pm @ Bainbridge Island Public Library (1270 Madison Avenue North)
Fresh off of last week’s showing of The Leisure Seeker, the Bainbridge Island Public Library welcomes actors (and married couple) Jennifer Waldron and John Kenning are Ella and John in this presentation of selections from the novel. Directed by Diane Bankart.a Admission: Free

Saturday, October 26

Fright Fest 2013!
3:00 – 8:30 pm @ Bainbridge Island Public Library (1270 Madison Avenue North)
Have a screaming good time at this Halloween festival of movies and mayhem. Costumes are encouraged. Be sure to dress in your favorite zombiewear or spooky Halloween atire! Three films and dinner are included: Warm Bodies (2013), Mama (2013) and Insidious (2010). All films are rated PG-13. Admission: Free

Sunday, October 27

HOWL-o-ween at IslandWood9th Annual HOWL-o-ween!
1:00 – 4:00 pm @ IslandWood (4450 Blakely Avenue NE)
Please join your fellow Islanders for a free day of Halloween fun at IslandWood. They’ve got storytelling, carnival games, a History Mystery Trail (complete with live actors!) and much more. It’s always BYOP (Bring Your Own Pumpkin). IslandWood chefs will help you carve a masterpiece! Wizards and mad scientists will amaze you at their laboratory where you can conduct experiments and make slime! And… in case you were wondering… YES THEY’LL HAVE THEIR FAMOUS COOKIES! Admission: Free


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 is a group of 25 lodges, inns, guesthouses, suites, boutique hotels, cottages, and B&B’s on Bainbridge Island, WA. BILA is dedicated to bringing you quality accommodation on a beautiful island. Visit our website for events and experiences, and of course, for your vacation rentals.

Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week – September 30-October 6

Autumn has officially arrived on beautiful Bainbridge Island, but that doesn’t mean any let up in the number of Things To Do on Bainbridge Island this week. To welcome the month of October, this week a couple of art shows, and two options for live music – from a rave-worthy live band to the Men’s Compline Choir. Just more to show the eclectic offerings on Bainbridge. With everything to see and do, we think you’ll want to spend a few nights on our Bainbridge Island!

Monday, September 30

Toddler Storytime at Bainbridge Public Library
10:30 am – 0:00 pm @ Location (Address)
Toddler Storytime is back at the Bainbridge Island Public Library this week. Taking place in the large meeting room, bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For ages 18 months – 3 years with parent/caregiver. Admission: Free

Tuesday, October 1

OfficeXpats LogoWordPress Business Skills Series at OfficeXpats
12:00 – 1:30 pm @ OfficeXpats (403 Madison Avenue North / the Pavilion)
Eric Amundson, owner of IvyCat Web Services and one of the organizers of WordCamp Seattle will be teaching the Tuesdays@noon Business Skills workshop series at OfficeXpats this month. Topics to be covered this week: How to pick a theme; What do you need in a web site? How to get a web host, set up a domain, and download, configure, and upload WordPress. Additional resources: What is a WordPress Theme? A WordPress Theme Buyer’s Guide: Custom vs Commercial – Which is Right for You? Learn all about starting your own WordPress website. Admission: Inquire (Free for members)

Wednesday Watercolor Art Show

Wednesday, October 2

Wednesday Watercolor Art Show
10:00 am – 4:00 pm @ Bloedel Reserve (7571 NE Dolphin Drive)
The Wednesday Watercolor group is comprised of more than 18 dedicated artists. Many have painted and shown together for nearly a decade. Some works on display will highlight different areas of the Reserve. Artwork created by the Wednesday Watercolor group will be on display (Runs every Wednesday now through December 1). Admission: Free with admission

Free First Thursdays at KiDiMu

Thursday, October 3

Free First Thursday at KiDiMu
10:00 am – 4:00 pm @ Kids’ Discovery Museum (301 Ravine Lane NE)
On the first Thursday of the month, families are invited to explore the popular Kids’ Discovery Museum, better known as KiDiMu! Enjoy a free-admission day, sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank. Kids (and adults, too!) can have fun with a variety of hands-on exhibits and art activities. All are welcome! Admission: Free

Friday, October 4

1st Friday Art Walk
5:00 – 7:00 pm @ Location (Address)
Head to Downtown Winslow for an evening of art, food and friends! The monthly Art Walk features businesses that are either featuring an art exhibit or are offering small bites on their menus. Participating businesses are listed in walking order starting on Winslow Way near the ferry terminal. Venues include the downtown Winslow galleries, Bainbridge Library & Marge Williams Center. Refreshments served at most venues. A number of local restaurants join the monthly event, offering small plates and weekend specials. Easy walk from the ferry. Admission: $

Saturday, October 5

maldives-by-hayley-young-webThe Maldives with Ephrata at Treehouse Café
8:00 pm @ Treehouse Café (4569 Lynwood Center Road NE)
The Maldives have packed festivals like Bumbershoot and SXSW, and been a regular chart topper for years. In 2005 they were featured on MTV’s $5 Cover Series that spotlighted the best of the northwest music scene. Their brand new record, Muscle For The Wing was produced by Shawn Simmons. Enjoy their live set, along with opener Ephrata, at the Treehouse Café! Admission: $15

Sunday, October 6

Men’s Compline Choir of Bainbridge Island
8:00 pm @ St. Barnabas Episcopal Church (1187 Wyatt Way NW)
The Men’s Compline Choir of Bainbridge Island sings the Office of Compline at 8pm the first Sunday of each month. Compline, also called Night Prayer, is the last of the traditional daily services sung by monastic communities and dates back to at least the 8th century. The service consists of chant, readings, psalms, prayers, petitions and hymns, sung in a contemplative setting in a darkened church. All are welcome. Call (206) 842-5601 for more details. Admission: Call for details


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 is a group of 25 lodges, inns, guesthouses, suites, boutique hotels, cottages, and B&B’s on Bainbridge Island, WA. BILA is dedicated to bringing you quality accommodation on a beautiful island. Visit our website for events and experiences, and of course, for your vacation rentals.
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