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Holiday Lights and Caroling Festival-December 5th

  Light up the tree and raise a joyful noise! Join us for the fun Chamber of Commerce annual Island Lights and Music event at Memorial Park starting at 5:00 p.m. Island Rec starts the ornament making at 4:30 p.m.  San Juan Island kicks off the holiday season […]

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Oktoberfest-October 11th

  OKTOBERFEST – Island Style! Saturday, October 11, 5 to 10 p.m., at the San Juan County Fairgrounds on Argyle Street in Friday Harbor. This fun and crazy annual family event features San Juan’s original Blaskapelle oompah orchestra, Bavarian menu and drinks, professional polka instruction and kids’ activities. […]

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Nicholas Corrin, Qi-Gong specialist and San Juan Island resident, has won a prestigious award for The Power of Letting Go: Transforming Pain Into Love

The Power of Letting Go: Transforming Fear into Love – October 6th

Nicholas Corrin, author of the award-winning book The Power of Letting Go: transforming fear into love will present a free workshop offering practical applications of the ideas in the book on Monday, Oct 6, 2014, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm at the Brickworks. The workshop is designed for people who […]

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Artstock-October 4th and 5th

The 8th annual Artstock Fall Festival of Art will feature Jamie Ellsworth Studio, along with new exhibitions presented by members of the local Friday Harbor Gallery Association. These members include Arctic Raven Gallery, Island Studios, Waterworks Gallery and new favorite, Ogle Fine Art Studio. Music, food, festivities […]

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Friday Harbor Fall Farm Parade 10/4/14

Once again it’s time to gussy up the goat, leash the sheep, trick out the tractor, and head to the fairgrounds for the start of the Friday Harbor Fall Farm Parade. Held on the first Saturday of October, this year’s parade will be on October 4th. Staging […]

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Cancer Relay for Life – September 27, 2014

Want fun? Live bands, good food, games, prizes, costumes, nuttiness and family friendly!       When: Saturday, September 27, 2014 3 PM – 11 PM Where: Friday Harbor, San Juan Island WA at the Fairgrounds What: Walkers from throughout the community will gather at the Friday […]

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Luggage…The Battle of the Bulge!

Ever feel like you are traveling with all the contents of your house? Have you ever packed your whole wardrobe and only wore two outfits? Have you seen the kid in the airport with his small backpack, then looked down at your oversized roller suitcase, that has […]

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Gratitude at The Tucker House

We wanted to share an email a guest sent us that really brightened our day at The Tucker House Inn.  It’s always nice to know that all our hard work is appreciated and noticed.  We work really hard, with a small staff, to bring each guest homemade […]

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Island Stage Left Presents “The Twelfth Night” July 17th – August 3rd and August 8th-24th

Summer is here and it’s time for you and your guests’ annual treat – Island Stage Left’s magical “Shakespeare Under the Stars”. We are thrilled to announce that this year’s production is our favorite romantic comedy, “Twelfth Night” Written just after “Hamlet”, “Twelfth Night” reveals a more […]

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Maya keeping cool indoors at the Innkeepers apartment

Keeping Pets Cool at The Tucker House

San Juan Island has been experiencing a heatwave!  Of course if you are from Texas or Florida visiting us, you might disagree. We like to make sure that our furry friends are keeping cool and not getting overheated. The Tucker House has a dog park as part […]

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A Little Free Library comes to Friday Harbor!

The Little Free Library, a few blocks from the Inns, was dedicated by the mayor of Friday Harbor. It was built by Louise and John Dustrude, with some help from their kids Eric and Tim and their spouses Jan and Shannon. It was installed Sunday, July 6th. For those […]

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Tucker House has Strawberries Ripe for the Picking!

Strawberries are ripe and ready for picking!  We are so lucky to have a chef’s garden right outside the Garden Cafe’s door full of delicious strawberries, edible flowers, greens and herbs. This year our strawberry crop has been bountiful and extra sweet. We have been hard at […]

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Grover Travels to American Camp

In 1859 the United States and Great Britain nearly went to war over possession of the island, the crisis ignited by the death of a pig. The territory in dispute was the San Juan Islands, and the confrontation began when an American farmer shot a pig that belonged […]

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K-Pod orcas seen from the shore; photo by Libby Baldwin

War of the Whales by Joshua Horwitz

“Pre-order a book, Save a whale!” The book — War of the Whales by Joshua Horwitz — tells the story of the twenty-year battle to limit navy sonar in whale habitats. For every member that pre-orders a copy of War of the Whales from the order page […]

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Grover Travels to Mount Young on San Juan Island

Grover likes to get out and about and one of his favorite trails on San Juan Island, is climbing his way up 650 feet to the top of Mount Young! Along the way he gets to sniff the trunk of every Madrona, Oak and Fir Tree that […]

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The Tucker House Complimentary Bicycles

                          The Tucker House Inn and Harrison House Suites have your fun covered with complimentary bicycles! Seeing the island by bike is a wonderful way to enjoy all that the island has to offer, whether […]

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