(Northwest that is!) all ye storytellers and story listeners! The San Juan Islands of Washington State is one of the most beautiful areas on the continent and Orcas Island is truly a gem. For the 4th time, Eth-Noh-Tec and the Friends of the Orcas Library will be producing the Orcas Storyfest. Featured tellers are: Doug Banner (Global & Northwest tales), Judith Black (Laughing at Our Lives), Arif Choudhury (Bangladeshi/Muslim American stories), Eth-Noh-Tec (Pan Asian Kinetic Theater) with Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo & Nancy Wang, Anji Ringzin (Rumi Poems) and Special Guests!
Here’s the schedule. All events are in Eastsound, Orcas Island.
Aug. 2nd, Tues. “Wisdom, Wit, and Wily Ways”
Orcas Senior Center, 62 Henry Way, 1:00 pm—Free to the public
Aug. 3rd, Wed. “Ghost Stories”
Orcas Senior Center, 62 Henry Way, 7:00 pm—Door (sliding scale): $8-$20
Aug. 4th, Thurs. “Pajama Tales”
Orcas Public Library, 500 Rose Street 6:30pm—Free to the public (Come in your Pee Jays!)
Aug. 5th, Fri. “World of Stories”
Odd Fellows Hall, 112 Haven Rd., 7:00 pm—Door (sliding scale): $10-$20
As this is a well sought out destination point for summer vacationers, if you are coming up for the festival, you must plan ahead for ferry schedules and lodging reservations. Find out more about the Orcas Island location, accommodations, and activities.