Bainbridge Island Winter Studio Tour Starts Today!

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The Studio Tour is a self-guided art tour with no admission fee.  Regional artists join in to the winter art show, and sell their work at various Island artists’ studios and historic community halls.  Visiting these studios allow you to see some work in progress, raw materials, tools, and perhaps some inspiration.  You’ll enjoy meeting the artists to discussing their work and vision.  One of these “original” hand-crafted works of art can truly make an unforgettable holiday gift!

For more information visit: www.bistudiotour.com

 

Bainbridge Island Historical Museum’s Scavenger Hunt on Wheels!

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History on the Move– A scavenger Hunt on Wheels!

Saturday, October 7th | 1-5pm

Cost $100 per vehicle*

Set off for an afternoon of solving clues that takes your team to 8 pitstops around the island.  At each location, there will be challenges for you to win extra points!  Besides finding the pitstops you will be asked to discover artifacts along the way.

After the hunt there will be food trucks, classic car show and live music by Songbird.  What a fun event for all ages -a great way to help our local history museum and learn about Bainbridge Island!

*sponsorships are available, visit www.bainbridgehistory.org/ for more details

Island Events This Weekend August 25th-27th!

Movies in the Park! 

Friday, August 25th | Seating begins at 8pm

The Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District presents free Movies in the Park at Battle Point Park. Light concessions will be available. Seating starts at 8:00pm, movie starts at dusk. Titles subject to change depending on availability, tonights feature:  “Alice Through the Looking Glass”.  Please enter Battle Point Park from the west side, off of Battle Point Drive.  Sponsored by Puget Sound Energy and Virginia Mason.

For more information visit www.biparks.org/special-events/

Out(side)rageous Family Day 

Saturday, August 26th | 10:00-2:30

Admission | Members: $5 (15 & under): Free
Non-Member: $22 (15 & under): $5

All day family event at Bloedel Reserve.  Out(side)rageous Family Day will feature live music by Recess Monkey and Harmonica Pocket, West Sound Wildlife Shelter with their awesome animals, children’s nature walks and a brand new self-guided children’s activity to do across the grounds.  Just for this special event, food will be allowed in designated areas.  Grab your picnic basket and have a family-fun day at Bloedel.

Click here to purchase tickets.

*Note: Regular admission rates and food restrictions resume at 2:30pm

Thank you to Town & Country Markets for sponsoring the 2017 Out(side)rageous Family Day.

For more information visit www.bloedelreserve.org

Sunday FUNday @ Eleven Winery 

August 27th | 12-5pm

Eleven Winery  will be donating 100% of our tasting fees (that’s right:100%), and 10% of all bottle purchases to Kitsap Humane Society.  This event will be held at the Winery location only.

The #1 priority at Kitsap Humane Society is saving animals’ lives. The Kitsap Humane Society provides comfort and care to thousands of animals in Kitsap County, and the expert medical care and rehabilitation each animal needs to become strong, healthy and adopted into new, loving homes. Donations are critical to giving more animals a second chance.

Kurt Lindsay will also be playing for us from 1-4pm!

For more information visit www.elevenwinery.com

Weekend Events, August 11th – 13th!

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The 17th annual Summer Studio Tour!

August 11th, 12th & 13th |  Friday & Saturday 10-6 – Sunday 10-5

  This free self-guided art tour includes 43 local artists in 4 island studios.  The studios will be filled with fine hand-crafted work, like jewelry, pottery, metal art, paintings, garden art, and photography!  For more information visit www.bistudiotour.com

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Squeaky Wheels’ Bike for Pie

Annual celebration of cycling for bicycle riders

This Sunday, August 13th |  Check in begins at 8:30am

Our very own Elizabeth Ozimek is one of the leaders of this event and Ed Buckley will be participating in the ride!  The after-ride festivites are at the Town Square with live music and some great, freshly baked pies!  This is a great way to experience Bainbridge Island and enjoy a great summer Sunday morning!  Go Ed & Elizabeth!   

For more information and to register for this event visit www.squeakywheels.org/events/bike4pie/

Grand Opening Celebration! Saturday, June 3rd!

 

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The new BARN facility is almost ready! The studios are moving in and organizing their spaces.  BARN’s commercial kitchen and event space hosted its first event last weekend.  All in preparation for the Grand Opening celebration on Saturday, June 3, from 10 am to 4 pm.  You’re invited to tour BARN’s eleven artisan studios, participate in fun hands-on activities, enjoy food and music, and find out how you can be part of this growing community!

Here is a sneak peak of BARN’s new facility from the Kitsap Sun!   Get an early look inside here:  http://www.kitsapsun.com/videos/news/2017/05/26/barn-opens-new-facility/102083594/

2017 Shredfest this Saturday!

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Kiwanis of Bainbridge Island is holding their annual

ShredFest 2017

April 29th| 9 am -5 pm

Columbia Bank on High School Rd.

Bring your old paper work to be shredded.

All funds raised by your tax deductible donation will further our mission: changing the world one child and one community at a time.

 

Here’s What’s Happening this Weekend!

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At the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

February 11th & 12th | 10-5pm

Free Admission

A special two-day pop-up shopping event at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art featuring some of the area’s most popular jewelry artists, just in time for Valentine’s Day.  PLUS! Live music both days by Laura Silverstein and a special runway event at 1pm on Saturday.  Come to explore this huge range of styles and prices, talk to artists and friends and wander the museum with beautiful music lilting through the galleries.

For more information visit www.biartmuseum.org

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Cupid’s Walk

Bloedel Reserve
7571 NE Dolphin Drive
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
(206) 842-7631

February 11, 12 & 14, 2017

COST: Included with admission ($15 for Adults | $10 for Seniors (65+) and military)

Couples receive special pricing ($5-off per couple)

 Take a romantic walk around Bloedel’s landscaped gardens. With a special map highlighting the best kissing spots along the trails, this is a perfect way to sneak a peck and ignite the spark!

For more information visit bloedelreserve.org

Wine on the rock

February 11th and 12th | 12-5

Wine on the Rock presents:  Red Wine & Chocolate .

Treat your Valentine (or friend) to a special wine tasting weekend! Join all seven Bainbridge Island  wineries for wine and chocolate the weekend before Valentine’s Day. Some wineries will have live music and each winery will be pairing their wines with local chocolates.  Ticket purchase is good for both days .
(one visit at each winery or tasting room)

 For more information visit bainbridgewineries.com/winerytours