Orcas Makers

Orcas Makers are Hosting a Buy Local Saturday Stroll, Nov 30, 2019, 12-5:30pm
 
ayame 1The Saturday after Thanksgiving is celebrated in many towns as a time to recognize and support small businesses that are an important part of the social fabric of rural communities. Orcas Makers are opening their doors on Saturday, November 30th and invite locals and visitors to come explore and support their creative arts, food and wellness products and island made ingenuity.
 
 
Makers map 113019 tileClick HERE to open the full map for the Makers Stroll. Enjoy samples and viewing of Art, Food and Wellness products, noon – 5:30pm. Printed maps available at participating sites.
 
Rain or shine, a heart and soul warming adventure!
 
 
 
Hosted by Orcas Makers, a chapter of the San Juan Makers Guild
 
 

SATURDAY OPEN HOUSE EVENTS INCLUDE

 

73472498_2494606140646982_5730601500992864256_o(1)Girl Meets Dirt
 
208 Enchanted Forest Rd
 
Open House featuringheritage preserves, shrubs and bitters plus a Makers Showcase with local Ceramics by Chandelle Anderson, Fleece to Garment fiber arts, Loombound leather journals and OrcaSong healing botanical products. Hot cider, shrub mocktails and music welcome in the holidays.
 
 
 
 

coop localOrcas Food Coop
 
138 N Beach Rd
 
Locally grown and madeshowcase of Orcas foods with free samples at the popular food market in the heart of town. Great place to support local farms and creative food makers –from granola to coffee, to jam to sea salt, chai and locally bottled cider –make a great gift basket of local makers’ yum and fun.
 

cm 1Creative Minds Gallery
 
123 N Beach Rd
 
Special ‘Meet the Artist’ makers showcase features Orcas Island artists with Porcelain tile by Janet Gadallah, Artquilts by Sheila Gaquin, and Ceramic and metal sculpture by Maria Root. Creative Minds is a co-op gallery featuring painting, ceramic, fiber, jewelry, furniture and sculpture.
 
 
 
sharon 3Felt + CeramicsStudio|Shop
 
Eastsound Square at 109 North BeachRoad
 
Step into a gallery and active makerspace showcasing Ceramics and found object assemblage by Sharon Ho, Felted art, clothing and accessories by Christa Smith, Ceramics by Mary Jane Elgin and Local wood ware by Orcas Workshop.
 

topo-map smPrintshop Northwest
 
Eastsound Square at 109 North BeachRoad
 
Great Northwest prints on your choice of clothing, bags, tea towels, gift cards and wall prints. Clothing printed onshirts and kids wear as you watch, or off the rack. From orcas whales to the fearsome kraken, fun images celebrate the Northwest.
 

i t 5Island Thyme and Crow Valley Gallery
 
296 Main St
 
Long time Orcas makers of locally grown botanical body care products are hosting an Open House featuring glass,ceramic, painting, jewelry and sculpture by over a dozen local fine artists and artisans with 10% off storewide – all warmed by hot cider and snacks. Shop the Rock and keep it local.
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apothecary 1Orcas Herbal Apothecary
 
123 North Beach Road
 
Orcas Herbal Apothecary opened on Orcas in 1997 supplying local organic and wildcrafted plant based medicines, artisan skillfully crafted botanical teas, elixers, tonics and amazing smoking blends rolled in natural palm leaves.
 
Teas will be served! Come in enjoy free teas and elixir shots!
 
4871568d-0e0f-4183-9bf1-f1e5a6f44359This Small Business Saturday event is sponsored by the San Juan Makers Guild, Orcas Chapter. Email for information to sjmakersguild@gmail.com . Learn more about the Makers Guild here.

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