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Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week – August 26 – September 1

This week we wrap August and welcome in the month of September! Our list of Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week kicks off with an all-comers track meet and wraps up with free juggling lessons… sounds like some great options for unconventional exercise! Mid-week there are several hands-on art, science and literature events to exercise your brain. With everything to see and do here, we think you’ll want to spend a few nights on our Bainbridge Island!

Monday, August 26

Bainbridge Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet
6:30 pm @ Bainbridge Island High School Track (9330 NE High School Road)
Join fellow Bainbridge Islanders for the 19th season of what has become an Island institution! Race distances are 50, 100, 200, 400, and 800 meters, as well as 60-meter step hurdles (a foot high and 18 inches wide) and 4×100 meter relay. The shorter races are divided into heats according to age and sex. The youngest age group is three and under. There’s also a joggers’ mile, with the winner determined by closeness to his or her predicted time. No advance registration required. Admission: Free

Tuesday, August 27

Bainbridge Island Classic Car Cruise-InBainbridge Island Classic Car Cruise-In
5:00 – 8:00 pm @ First Baptist Church (8810 Madison Avenue NE)
It’s the 11th annual classic car event, sponsored by Modern Collision Rebuild Service and Bainbridge Windermere. Open to the general public, come and enjoy the cool cars and special interest vehicles or bring one of your own. It’s great family fun and food for everyone. Admission: $5 donation per meal; 100% of all donations supports Project Backpack.

Wednesday, August 28

The Daily Painting Movement with Gretchen HancockThe Daily Painting Movement with Gretchen Hancock
12:00 – 4:00 pm @ Seabold Hall (Address)
Gretchen is back! In this four-session class, which starts on August 28th, you’ll create a small daily still life in oil by focusing on the fundamentals: light, shade, composition, and shape. Learn Gretchen’s proven methodology, which will take you from the very beginning of your painting all the way through the details that ensure a successful outcome. She’ll also touch on marketing your work online. A great class for all levels, with lots of one-on-one instruction. Tuition: $175 ($165 for members, $145 for students)

The Highest Tide by Jim LynchThursday, August 29

Book-to-Art Discussion & Creation
6:00 – 9:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (550 Winslow Way East)
Let a book fuel your creative process! Read The Highest Tide by Jim Lynch. You’ll start with a librarian-led group discussion to get you thinking, and then explore the book in a whole new way through an art project led by an art museum instructor. Pick up a copy of The Highest Tide at the Bainbridge Island Public Library. Event preceded by an optional tour of the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art from 5-6 pm. Admission: Free

Friday, August 30

Discovery Friday at KiDiMu
10:30 am – 11:30 am @ Kids’ Discovery Museum (301 Ravine Lane NE)
Curious KiDiMu Explorers are invited for STEM-inspired experiments and activities. “STEM” stands for “Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.” The program’s goal is to promote and practice skills necessary for academic success in STEM-related subjects. This week’s theme features fun with Geo Boards. Admission: $6 (Free for Members)

Bainbridge-Island-Farmers-MarketSaturday, August 31

Bainbridge Island Farmers’ Market
9:00 am – 1:00 pm @ Town Square at City Hall (NE Henshaw Place)
It’s that time of the week again! Now through November 16th, come to the market to enjoy farm-fresh produce, local arts and crafts, flowers, seafood, pastry, bread, plants, fine art, live music, and fun friendly folk. It’s all why the Bainbridge Island Farmers’ Market is where our community grows! Admission: Free

Sunday, September 1

Free First-Sunday Juggling!
7:00 – 8:30 pm @ Bainbridge Performing Arts (200 Madison Avenue North)
Bainbridge Performing Arts is pleased to offer monthly juggling on the first Sunday of each month. Experienced jugglers, beginning jugglers, and closet jugglers are encouraged to drop in or become regulars in this invigorating new gathering – FREE for all ages and all levels. Jugglers are invited to bring their own juggling implements or borrow ours. 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.

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