19th Annual Celluloid Bainbridge Film Festival

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The 19th Celluloid Bainbridge Film Festival is November 4th & 5th!

Presented by Arts & Humanities Bainbridge, this annual two-day event showcases films and filmmakers from Bainbridge Island and the greater Pacific Northwest. Films are screened at the historic Lynwood Theatre. This year, Celluloid Bainbridge will once again offer festivalgoers a smorgasbord of quality films both homegrown and from across our great region. Click to see the festival lineup and a schedule of screenings and events.

The weekend kicks off Saturday at 5pm with an Opening Night Reception at The Manor House. Mix with visiting filmmakers and industry professionals while enjoying fine food and drink! After the reception, Celluloid heads across the street for the 7pm screening of the festival’s featured films: “The United Guys Network,” from Vancouver, BC director Tabatha Golat; “The Story of Bainbridge,” a 1960s-era documentary tour of Bainbridge Island produced by the Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island; and “Another Man’s Treasure,” directed by the island’s own Steve Stolee. Saturday’s festivities are followed by a full day of screenings from 9am to 9pm on Sunday.

VIP Tickets include admission to the Opening Night Reception and all film screenings and are $50; tickets to Saturday and Sunday screenings are $15; tickets to Sunday screenings are $10; and student admission is $8. Get your tickets today at brownpapertickets.com, and check out celluloidbainbridge.com and facebook for more information.

It’s going to be a great weekend: we can’t wait to see you there!

Oktoberfest 2017 on Bainbridge Island!

CaptureOktoberfest returns to Bainbridge Island in 2017, courtesy of your local Chamber of Commerce!

Saturday, September 23rd | 3-9pm

Click here to purchase ticket online | Tickets available at the gate

This fun-filled event will be hosted at 7689 NE Day Road West (Day Road Industrial) on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The festival opens at 3:00 PM with the ceremonial “tapping of the keg” by Bainbridge Island mayor Val Tollefson.  Our 4,000+ square foot beer garden will be open for a full six hours, featuring local beer coordinated by Bainbridge Brewing, and traditional German plates served by your very own Chamber staff.  Get your Oompah! on with the Hometown Band and show your wild side with the Austrian Amazon, Manuela Horn!

For more information visit http://bainbridgeislandoktoberfest.com/

We Are So Happy To See You BIMA

The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art — with a focus on regional art, especially work from the western side of Puget Sound — opened Friday, June 14. How one woman raised more than $15 million and spent five years making her art-museum idea a reality: http://seati.ms/11Vcl5F

(Photo by Mark Harrison / The Seattle Times)