Updated Holiday Events on Bainbridge Island – Week of November 14th through November 26th.

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


BPA logoBAINBRIDGE PERFORMING ARTS –  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.


Moritani PreserveWORK PARTIES sponsored by BAINBRIDGE ISLAND METRO PARKS & RECREATION DISTRICT –  Moritani Preserve Work Party on November 17th – contact Morgan Houk at morganhouk@biparks.org for details.


BIMA Harvest Wine DinnerBIMA’S HARVEST WINE DINNER – The Harvest Wine Dinner is around the corner! Harbor Square Wine Shop and Cakebread Cellars will be pouring wines from their current releases as well as some hard-to-find reds from 95 and 99. Come join BIMA on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18th for this opportunity to taste these unique older vintages paired with a delicious coursed dinner by Chef Stephanie.⁠ Reserve your spot here. 

gobblefest.org Helpline HouseGOBBLEFEST! MUSICIANS SUPPORTING HELPLINE HOUSE – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19th, from 5pm-12am – Get your tickets to this rockin’ good time benefiting Helpline House. Music starts at 5 pm at the American Legion Hall, 7880 NE Bucklin Hill Rd, with local legends like 33 1/3, Ocean Men, Blakely Rocks, Psycho Sushi, & The BFD. Tickets are now available for 21+. Click here for tickets and additional information.

Island Contra Dance 2022WEST SOUND CONTRA DANCE COALITION PRESENTS ISLAND CONTRA DANCE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19th 2022 Fall Contra Dance.  Music by Country Capers Duo Jane Landstra & Ken Embrey. Island Center Hall 8395 Fletcher Bay Road / For More Information 360-697-6191 / 7:30 PM “How to” workshop 8:00-10:30 PM Dance Admission at the door Adults $15, Youth (10-15) $5 Sponsored by Island Music Guild, West Sound Contra Dance Coalition and Dancing Bow Studio. All dances taught No partner or experience necessary.


Waterfront Thrift logoTHE WATERFRONT THRIFT HOLIDAY SALE is this SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19th from 9 am-2 pm in Huney Hall at the Bainbridge Island Senior/Community CenterDeck your halls! You’ll find ornaments, holiday housewares & linens, decorations, gifts, wrapping paper, clothing and more. 370 Brien Avenue SE

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!

Scrappy Art LabSCRAPPY ART LAB Pre-Thanksgiving CAMP – WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd – 10am-2pm. Ages 6-10. $45 per child. Need a little extra time to bake the pies! This camp has special hours: 10am-2pm. Please pack a lunch, water, and warm jacket so the kiddies can romp outside. Location: 123 Bjune Dr SE Unit 109, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110, USA – RSVP: NOV 23 Special Camp | Scrappy Art Lab

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 helplinehouse.org. 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 jfranks1@comcast.net). 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 – BainbridgeIsland.com

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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