Lopez Island Chamber of Commerce
Lopez Island Chamber of Commerce
Lopez Island Chamber of Commerce

E-Newsletter

August 19, 2015
  (published bi-weekly)

Lopez Chamber Visitor Center and Office -
Summer Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10am – 3pm Closed Sunday, Monday. Come on by and talk with us, we'd love to see you!
The Lopez List Newsletter will go out every other Wednesday. 

Don’t forget, you can add your event to the Community Calendar on the Chamber’s Website!  Instructions are on line under Calendar, click on “Post an Event” and just follow the instructions.

LOPEZ VILLAGE PARK IS A WI-FI HOTSPOT
This is available through www.rockisland.com - NOW FREE TO ROCKISLAND CUSTOMERS

ANNOUNCEMENTS

FYI, you can look on this website under "Calendar" to see what else is happening on Lopez!  Check it out!

Please view our  2015 Fourth of July slide shows of the Fun Run, Parade & Barbeque and Fireworks.

SAN JUAN COUNTY LAND BANK: The Land Bank and the Friends of Lopez Hill are bringing back the Keep Your Cool Hike, now more important than ever! Sunday, August 23rd, 1:00 pm at the Lopez Hill Parking Area. See you there!

To make a ferry reservation, please visit - www.takeaferry.com  You will find helpful links on this page regarding the reservation system.

2015 TDL T-shirts and sweatshirts ON SALE at the Lopez Chamber office! Office Hours: 10am-3pm Tuesday through Saturday.

Members: Please bring in your brochures to the Chamber Office. Your Brochures help greatly the advertisement of your business. Thanks!!

Support your local businesses by shopping local!

AUGUST ACTIVITIES

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2015

An Evening with Meteorologist Dr. Cliff Mass: The Future of Weather Prediction7-8pm, Woodmen Hall, 4102 Fisherman Bay Road,  We are all fascinated with weather and Cliff is the go-to guy when it comes to predicting Northwest weather events. For his Lopez appearance he will discuss the history of weather forecasting, current technology, and how weather forecasting will change during the next few decades. Join us for a truly fun evening featuring our favorite topic: Predicting the Weather! Contact: Jen Krajack Email: jen@lopezlibrary.org Phone: (360) 468-2265 More Info: http://kplu.org/term/weather-cliff-mass

FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015

Friday Wine Tasting at Vita's5-7pm, Vita's Wildly Delicious, 77 Village Road, Lopez Village,  Vita's wine tasting will continue every Friday throughout the summer. Please join us. 3 tastes $5.00. Good Cheer at no additional charge. Contact: Bruce Botts (Vita's Wildly Delicious) Phone: (360) 468-4268

Greek Club Fundraiser Dinner6pm, Lopez School - Multi Purpose Room, 86 School Road,  The Lopez Island School Greek Club is pleased to host a dinner to raise funds for their 2016 trip to Greece. Locally raised meats and produce will be served such as Moussaka, Spanakopita, various side dishes and a succulent Lemon Cake. Musical Performances by Stanley & Kip Greenthal with lessons on traditional Greek Dancing under the stars (weather permitting) will make for a memorable, and certainly romantic, evening. Free Babysitting will be available. Tickets will be $50 and can be purchased at the Lopez Bookshop, the Farmers Market this Saturday (8/ 8) or at the door. More Info: lobosingreece.weebly.com

SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 2015

Lopez Island Farmer's Market10am-2pm, Sally's Garden, Next to LCCA, Lopez Village,  Saturdays in the village green. Come see us for fresh produce, meat, cheese, bread. Peruse the huge selection of arts and craft vendors! Stay and eat lunch with one of our food vendors. Hang out and enjoy the atmosphere with friends old and new! Email: lopezislandfarmersmarket@gmail.com More Info: www.lopezfarmersmarket.com

SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 2015

Keep Your Cool Hike on Lopez Hill, Part 21pm, Lopez Hill Parking Area, N Lopez Sound Rd, Turn Right just past Bonanza Dr.,  The Land Bank and the Friends of Lopez Hill are bringing back the Keep Your Cool Hike, now more important than ever! This is your chance to brave the depths of Lopez Hill and live to tell your grandkids about it. There will be two speeds to this hike-- SLOW and A LITTLE FASTER. Carpool with your enthusiasm, water and appropriate clothing to the Lopez Hill parking area for a good time with great people in a wonderful place. See you there! Contact: Tim Clark (San Juan County Land Bank) Phone: (360) 468-2010
More Info: http://sjclandbank.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/LopezHill_map.pdf

FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015

Friday Wine Tasting at Vita's5-7pm, Vita's Wildly Delicious, 77 Village Road, Lopez Village,  Vita's wine tasting will continue every Friday throughout the summer. Please join us. 3 tastes $5.00. Good Cheer at no additional charge. Contact: Bruce Botts (Vita's Wildly Delicious) Phone: (360) 468-4268

SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2015

Lopez Island Farmer's Market10am-2pm, Sally's Garden, Next to LCCA, Lopez Village,  Saturdays in the village green. Come see us for fresh produce, meat, cheese, bread. Peruse the huge selection of arts and craft vendors! Stay and eat lunch with one of our food vendors. Hang out and enjoy the atmosphere with friends old and new! Email: lopezislandfarmersmarket@gmail.com More Info: www.lopezfarmersmarket.com

Author Michael Michael N. McGregor Reads from his book "Pure Act: The Uncommon Life of Robert Lax"1-2pm, Lopez Island Library - meeting room, Corner of Fisherman Bay Rd & Hummel Lake Rd, Lopez Village,  Michael N. McGregor is a Professor of English and Creative Writing and a former Director of the MFA in Creative Writing program at Portland State University. "Pure Act" is an intimate look at an extraordinary but little-known life. Much more than just a biography, it's a tale of adventure, an exploration of friendship, an anthology of wisdom, and a testament to the liberating power of living an uncommon life. Contact: Jen Krajack Email: jen@lopezlibrary.org Phone: (360) 468-2265 More Info: www.lopezlibrary.org

In Concert ROCK TERRA - 7:30pm, Lopez Center for Community and the Arts (LCCA), 204 Village Road, Lopez Village,  "Rock Terra" is a phoenix that has risen from the fire & ashes of the past, to soar higher & brighter than ever before... From smoking hot rock & metal guitar, to funk, pop, a flavoring of country, and stand-alone originals; this band is bringing new sound to classic favorites. Admission: Ticketed, Tickets in advance: Adult $12.00, Youth $5.00. Buy Tickets Online. Available also from: Lopez Center Office, Paper Scissors on the Rock, Lopez Bookshop. Tickets at Door: Adult $14.00, Youth $6.00 Contact: LCCA Phone: (360) 468-2203 More Info: www.lopezcenter.org

SUNDAY, AUGUST 30, 2015

A Summer Afternoon of Classical Music4-5:30pm, Grace Episcopal Church, 70 Sunset Lane off of Fisherman Bay Road, Lopez Village,  John Ditto and Ginni Keith present an Afternoon of Classical Music benefiting the Friends of the Lopez Island Library. The two gifted musicians will perform the music Romantic & Contemporary Composers, Bach, Handel, & the Charles-Marie Widor "Toccata" from his Fifth Symphony. A reception follows in the Grace Church Parish Hall. Requested donation per person is $5 with all proceeds benefiting the Friends of the Lopez Island Library. Contact: Jen Krajack Email: jen@lopezlibrary.org Phone: (360) 468-2265 More Info: www.lopezlibrary.org

SEPTEMBER ACTIVITIES

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2015

Lopez Studio Tour Preview Gallery Opening Reception5pm, Lopez Center for Community and the Arts (LCCA), 204 Village Road, Lopez Village,  Open to the public. See a representation of art work from studios to help plan your visits. Artwork is for sale at the Preview Gallery throughout the weekend. Contact: LCCA office Phone: (360) 468-2203 More Info: www.lopezartistguild.org

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2015

Lopez Island Farmer's Market10am-2pm, Sally's Garden, Next to LCCA, Lopez Village,  Saturdays in the village green. Come see us for fresh produce, meat, cheese, bread. Peruse the huge selection of arts and craft vendors! Stay and eat lunch with one of our food vendors. Hang out and enjoy the atmosphere with friends old and new! Email: lopezislandfarmersmarket@gmail.com More Info: www.lopezfarmersmarket.com

19th Annual Lopez Island Studio Tour10am-5pm, Sat-Sun, Various Artists' Studios, Lopez Island,  The 19th annual Studio Tour, sponsored by the Lopez Artist Guild. We invite you to experience firsthand the quality and craftsmanship of the Island's many artists. Come see where art happens on Lopez Island. Tour brochures are available at the Chamber, Library, Chimera Gallery, and many business locations throughout Lopez. Consult the map for studio locations, or go on line to the website and use your GPS devices. The Tour is free! More Info: www.lopezstudiotour.org

Remember, you can look on the Chamber website under “Calendar” to see what is happening on Lopez!  Check it out!


Lopez Island Chamber of Commerce has no affiliation with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce


Lopez Island Chamber of Commerce
(360) 468-4664
www.lopezisland.com
P.O. Box 102, Lopez Island, WA, 98261
lopezchamber@lopezisland.com

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