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San Juan Island is WILD about mushrooms

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San Juan Island Chef is Wild About Mushrooms Coho Restaurant’s Executive Chef, Bill Messick is wild about mushrooms. He works with a group of foragers who gathers these mycological wonders from British Columbia south to Oregon. Sometimes we are lucky enough to be the recipient of mushrooms from a local forager when the conditions and […]

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What Makes San Juan Island So Special

San Juan Island information Anna Maria of Tucker House Inn and San Juan Island Restaurant – Coho, sent me this interesting piece.   Just this week Travel and Leisure ranked the San Juan Islands #10 best island in the world and #2 in the US and Canada. In 2013, Trip Advisor rated San Juan Island […]

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Three Lakes Triathlon

Bringing your family to an island rated in numerous top ten lists of “must see” places is great… Why not top it off with watching a triathlon! This years event takes place on the June 22nd, 2013 And what better place to hold this triathlon than at Lakedale Resort, as said by Karl Bruno, General […]

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Farmers Market on San Juan Island

The San Juan Islands are know for their fresh produce, artisanal cheeses, and local lamb as well as a strong locavore culture. Fortunately for you as a visitor it is easy to sample the Islands fruits.  Many island restaurants have regionally focused menus such as Coho or Cask and Schooner, island farms have open tour days and roadside stands […]

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Why buy in the San Juans

Buy Property in the San Juan Islands San Juan Vacation Rentals gives us a few reasons why we should invest in the most beautiful San Juan Islands. San Juan Island Vacation Home – Why Not? Thinking of investing in a Second home or vacation home?  The San Juan Islands, located in Washington State, offer some […]

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Lighted Boat Parade comes to Friday Harbor

Saturday, December 15th the Friday Harbor Sailing Club is proud to announce the 20th annual Lighted Boat Parade in conjunction with the 52nd annual Santa Ship. This colorful parade begins at 4:45 p.m. and can be best viewed from Spring Street Landing, down on the docks or from a water view restaurant. Santa arrives on […]

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Christmas Dinner at Cask and Schooner

Our favorite pub and restaurant, Cask and Schooner, will be keeping us all well fed this holiday season.  Christmas day they will be serving a prix fixe five course dinner with tasty options such as douglas fir sorbet and your choice of turkey, prime rib, cod or pumpkin gnocchi. Doing your own holiday dinner but […]

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Annual Island Lights Festival – Friday December 7th 4:30pm

The Chamber of Commerce Annual Island Lights Festival takes place Friday December 7th starting at 4:30p.m. this festive evening begins with caroling down Spring Street by the Island Chordsmen under the direction of Angel Michaels. At 5 p.m. the switch is flipped on the famous tree at Memorial Park, and this year features all new […]

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Kayaking – San Juan Island Style

Whales, seals, sea lions, porpoise, marine birds and eagles! Regarding the thousands of visitors who descend on San Juan Island each year, all will affirm its unparalleled excellence in showcasing a unique blend of some of the most breathtaking animal spectacles the region has to offer. While the presence of killer whales, amongst a myriad […]

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Coho Restaurant – Distillery Dinner

Just a quick note to remind all you foodies out there of Coho Restaurants Distillery Dinner this Friday, the 31st of October. Coho Restaurant in Friday Harbor will be teaming up with Wescott Bay Cider Company to serve interesting alternatives to their diners then the usual beer and wine accompaniments. Wescott Bay Cider Company are famous for their hard […]

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