Archive for month: July, 2013

Lavender Festival-July 20th & 21st

Categories:Attractions

The lavender festival was this weekend, but the blooming fields will go on for quite a while. These fields are so easy to see and marvel at their beauty. Located on Wold Rd. This has become a must see stop for so many of our visitors.

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Street Fair-July 20th-21st

Categories:Events

Friday Harbor has closed Court Street today and tomorrow for a street fair and entertainment on the lawn. Enjoy the local goodies and see the talented local artist on display

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Farmer’s Market

Categories:Attractions

Can you say locally grown, organic, nutrient dense whole foods? You will find it here every Saturday morning, at the Brickworks in Sunshine Alley. Such a great atmosphere. This is a must see for all of our visitors coming to the Island.

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Roche Harbor Yacht Fire-Part II

Categories:News

Just after noon today the Mason barge crew lifted the burned out hulk to the surface. Quite the operation going on. They plan to float the hull and tow the remains to where ever you tow one of these. I can only imagine that in a few days you will never know anything happened here. The good […]

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Yacht Burns at Roche Harbor

Categories:News

Yesterday morning, July 10th, at Roche Harbor Marina an 86′ Ocean Alexander caught on fire and eventually sunk at its moorage. The fire was contained to one vessel. You could see the smoke for miles in the distance as it burned.  An estimated 1600 gallons of fuel is contained in two fuel tanks. The vessel […]

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San Juan Island Sailing Cruises

Categories:Attractions

I caught Spike pulling out of the slip this afternoon going on its maiden voyage of the season. Schooners North Spike Africa has a variety of packages available starting with a 2 hour cruise for $39 each, a 3 hour cruise for $60 and a 6 hour adventure for $100. This 80 ft schooner also […]

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Top Floor Sushi

Categories:Food and Drink

The Tops’l Restaurant is opening this Friday above the Cask and Schooner. With over 90 years of sushi making experience coming to Friday Harbor this is going to be good. I cannot wait. They have done a first class job with the interior and with all of the fresh seafood in the Islands, watch out!! […]

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