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Hydroplane Races and PigFest – August 13 & 14

The roar of jet boats and the smell of barbecue!  They team-up in Oak Harbor the weekend of August 13 & 14 for the 2016 Oak Harbor Hydros for Heros races and the 2016 Oak Harbor PigFest. In their 3rd year, the jet boat races feature numerous classes of jet boats racing on the harbor on both Saturday and Sunday. …

The Art of Beer, Brats and Biz – June 4

Getting to Know Camano Island video: Dena Marie One part art, one part brats, one part beer, and one part businesses.  It’s a recipe for getting to know Camano Island in a fun and informal way.  Simmer with some music and you have the annual Beer, Brats, and Biz. 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Freedom Park Camano Island

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Farm to Table

There are more Farm to Table Events around here than ever! It’s an authentic food experience (and a great party) that you don’t want to miss! Here’s the most complete list we could find, but if you know of more, please let us know!

Island Shakespeare Festival 2016 – July 8 – September 11

The Island Shakespeare Festival returns to its outdoor roots with Shakespeare under the sky for the 2016 season. The Island Shakespeare Festival is a three-month-long celebration of the acting craft. While the Bard is the featured playwright each year, the festival also schedules the works of others. One evening you may go to see Shakespeare, the next, another leading playwright. …

Camano Island Backyard Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour – June 25

A Home for Wildlife Camano Island is the nation’s tenth nationally certified community wildlife habitat and one of 31 such communities in the state.  Create by the Friends of Camano Parks,  the Camano Wildlife Habitat Project and tour is  more about creating backyards that serve as homes for wildlife, rather than postcard-perfect gardens for magazine covers. The tour emphasizes gardens with …

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Independence Day on Whidbey and Camano Islands

Independence Day is so big around here we celebrate it over several days! July 1 -4 Oak Harbor Whidbey Island’s largest community also has its largest celebration. It’s also just been voted as among the top 10 Independence Day celebrations in the country! Things begin with July 1 with a carnival that lasts through the 4th.  Independence Day begins with a …