The Big Dark is upon us, but so are the Holiday Events – Here’s a Rundown of What’s Coming up!

AHB Individual Artist Grant 2022ARTS AND HUMANITIES BAINBRIDGE Individual Artist Grant deadline is NOVEMBER 15TH, click here for details.


BPA logoBAINBRIDGE PERFORMING ARTS has multiple events: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9th @ 7:30 pm – The Moth’s George Dawes Green presents “The Kingdoms of Savannah”, he’ll discuss the book and the mysteries that surround the city of his childhood. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19th @ 7:30 pm – The Seattle International Comedy Competition returns with ten comedians performing. Click here for details.


WINTER-SPRING-HERO-1-1280x320 Manor House at Pleasant Beach Concert SeriesMANOR HOUSE CONCERT SERIES at Pleasant Beach Village – multiple dates throughout November and December. Click here for details and tickets.


WotR logo no dateWINE ON THE ROCK – NOVEMBER 11th and 12thParticipating wineries include Eagle Harbor, Eleven, Fletcher Bay and Rolling Bay Wineries. Click here for details.


event-featured-bainbridge-island-youth-orchestra-2022-fall-concert-1666978762-600x429BAINBRIDGE ISLAND YOUTH ORCHESTRA FALL CONCERTNOVMEBER 13th – Free Admission with open seating.  Doors open to the public at 3:45pm. Performances by the Debut, Symphonic, and Chamber Orchestras of the Bainbridge Island Youth Orchestra, led by Justine Jeanotte, Debut Conductor, and Nathan Rødahl, Music Director. Click here for more details.


Moritani PreserveWORK PARTIES sponsored by BAINBRIDGE ISLAND METRO PARKS & RECREATION DISTRICT – Conservation Work Party at Strawberry Hill Park on November 12th / Moritani Preserve Work Party on November 17th – contact Morgan Houk at for details.


BARN Bazaar 2022BARN BAZAAR returns – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19th from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Buy direct from the maker at this annual celebration of the creativity that happens at BARN. From jewelry to wood arts, basketry to weaving, you’ll find an unmatched selection of original hand-crafted items. Kick off the holidays in homegrown style for a day of shopping, food, and community!


Turkey Trot - Helpline HouseHELPLINE HOUSE TURKEY TROT 2022NOVEMBER 24th at Battle Point Park. Organized by Run for Bainbridge. The 13th Annual in-person Helpline House Turkey Trot 5K/1mile Fun Runs takes place Thanksgiving Day. If you can’t make it in person, you can still donate to Helpline House at Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome. Click here to register.


KiDiMu Sock SkatingKiDiMu SOCK SKATING – their sock skating rink opens on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25th. Come slip and slide on KiDiMu’s faux skating rink. Take off your shoes and skate along the slippery surface in your socks. Click here for more details.


Weed Warriors - Holly“FABULOUS FREE HOLLY” brought to you by Weed Warriors – The day after Thanksgiving, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25th, join Weed Warriors to cut a well-berried holly at upper Fort Ward Park, near the entry starting at 2pm and take your pick of holly home (for more information, contact Jeannette Franks FREE HOLLY giveaway, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26th at Town and Country Market starting at 10am.


Santa poses with Bainbridge Island-Seyumatsu Farms 1949 Dodge truckBAINBRIDGE ISLAND/SUYEMATSU FARMSChristmas Trees: Located at their Manzanita Road Christmas Tree Farm. Pre-Cut and U-Cut Christmas trees are available for sale the day after Thanksgiving until sold out. Sizes range from 3- to 12-feet. All Christmas trees are charged by the foot. They also offer fresh wreaths, garland, holiday arrangements, holly, and more. OPENING DAY: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25th from 9am-5pm. 

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND/SUYEMATSU FARMS – Santa’s Visits at the Manzanita Farm: Saturday, November 26th & Sunday, November 27th from 12pm-4pm and
Saturday, December 3rd & Sunday, December 4th from 12 pm-4pm


Manor House Ginger Bread Event - Pleasant Beach VillageMANOR HOUSE 2022 GINGERBREAD HOUSE PARTY ~ Pleasant Beach Village – beginning SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26th. This year they will be holding 17 gingerbread house decorating parties, with houses provided by Sluys Bakery! There will be beverages and snacks available for purchase, and even sightings of Santa & Mrs. Claus, so be sure to bring your wish list. Tickets are limited, click here to get yours.


Bainbridge Island Farmers Market logo 2022BAINBRIDGE ISLAND FARMER’S MARKET runs through NOVEMBER 26TH – Grab some holiday gifts and wonderful food – the Market is open on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm at Town Square until November 26th.


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Check out BIMA for a variety of events including smARTfilms, Artist’s Books Beginner Workshop, Open Book Tours and much, much more! Click here to view their full Events Calendar.


Do you have family or friends visiting?

Tour Bainbridge logoTour Bainbridge – BOOK A WINERY TOUR – Receive 20% Off Your Room Stay at The Marshall Suites! Click here for details.


BILA - KiDiMu Explore BIBainbridge Island Lodging Association (BILA) is partnering with KiDiMu this winter to provide a fun and exciting experience for visiting/vacationing kids and their families. Overnight guests to Bainbridge Island can click the image to the right and print the coupon (or you can pick it up at KiDiMu) for a FREE Explore Bainbridge* booklet and take your kids on an educational and fun island adventure!

For advance or last-minute lodging, visit: Lodging – Visit Bainbridge Island | Travel & Tourism | Official Site

Need to get around? Check out our “on demand” bus service at B.I. RIDE –

Stay Tuned – The Island Wanderer Blog will be updating our Holiday Events article periodically throughout the months of November and December.

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