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Suquamish Welcome Pole Coming to Bainbridge Island and the Seattle to Olympics Trail

Suquamish Welcome Pole Coming to Bainbridge Island and the Seattle to Olympics Trail

With support and in celebration with the Suquamish Tribe, the Bainbridge Island Parks & Trails Foundation has commissioned a cedar Welcome Pole by Suquamish artist Randi Purser, to be placed on the Sound to Olympics Trail (STO) on …

“Set Sail into History”: A Journey Around Bainbridge Island with Narrator David B William – July 21st

“Set Sail into History”: A Journey Around Bainbridge Island with Narrator David B William – July 21st

Whether petroglyphs and pickleball, street dances and shipbuilding, berries and the Buy Nothing Project, canoes and Coast Artillery Corps, industries and immigration, cookbooks and Chilly Hilly bike rides, Bainbridge holds an astounding—and storied—history for an island our size.

Discover the …

Let the Fun Begin with Tonight’s Street Dance, Grand Old Fourth, First Friday Art Walk, Followed by the Rotary Auction

Let the Fun Begin with Tonight’s Street Dance, Grand Old Fourth, First Friday Art Walk, Followed by the Rotary Auction

 

 

 

 

 

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So What’s Up, With Upper Grow Avenue Traffic Calming and other Island Infrastructure Efforts?

So What’s Up, With Upper Grow Avenue Traffic Calming and other Island Infrastructure Efforts?

If you’ve driven your car or walked or biked on upper Grow Avenue in the past few weeks, you’ve no doubt noticed the strange-looking bollards that are fastened to the street in five different places. On two streets: Island and

BIMA’s Kitsap County-wide Scavenger Hunt for Handblown Glass Floats is Now Underway

BIMA’s Kitsap County-wide Scavenger Hunt for Handblown Glass Floats is Now Underway

For the second year in a row, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA) is encouraging adventurous art lovers to head outdoors and discover art where they least expect it with BIMA’s Treasure Trek: A Glass Float Seek & Keep.

This …

Community Celebration: Two Local Juneteenth Events on tap Today, plus Music, Food and Activities

Community Celebration: Two Local Juneteenth Events on tap Today, plus Music, Food and Activities

History of Juneteenth Goes Back to Emancipation Proclamation

On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, setting in motion the end of slavery in the United States. The Civil War ended with the surrender of General

Island Tidbits: Symphony Names New Conductor, the Goats are Back at Blakeley, Time to Register for the Parade

Island Tidbits: Symphony Names New Conductor, the Goats are Back at Blakeley, Time to Register for the Parade

Ryan Dakota Ferris Named Symphony’s New Musical Director and Conductor

The Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra (BSO) has named Ryan Dakota Farris as its new Music Director and Conductor. Farris brings a wealth of experience and a dynamic presence to the BSO, …

Dawn Weaver’s Amazing Journey from Graphic Designer to Healthcare Worker to Maker of Artisanal Cutting Boards

Dawn Weaver’s Amazing Journey from Graphic Designer to Healthcare Worker to Maker of Artisanal Cutting Boards Dawn Weaver examines a board with epoxy resin details in BARN's Woodwoorking & Small Boatbuilding Studio in December, 2022.

By Jennifer Hemmingsen

Dawn Weaver likes a challenge. Right now, that challenge is making cutting boards that look like nothing you’ve ever seen.

Weaver’s artisanal-quality cutting boards, charcuterie boards, and small tables are instantly recognizable, even as the styles

Bainbridge Island Rowing Sends Record Four Boats to Youth National Championship in Florida

Bainbridge Island Rowing Sends Record Four Boats to Youth National Championship in Florida

Rowing is fast becoming an iconic sport on Bainbridge Island. Head to Eagle Harbor on any given morning or afternoon and you’re likely see rowers of all ages plying the deep, dark waters of the island’s favorite bay. Not far …

Near Life-long Islander – Catherine MacLeod – Snares BPA’s Prestigious Amy Award

Near Life-long Islander – Catherine MacLeod – Snares BPA’s Prestigious Amy Award

Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) has named Catherine MacLeod as the recipient of its prestigious 2024 Amy Award. The Amy Award, established to honor the memory of gifted young artist Amy Burnett, is presented annually to recognize a promising emerging creative …

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