What's Happening: May 2018

The weather should be warming up soon. Time to start thinking about what activities and events you want to go to. I've put together a list, highlighting some events happening in May. Feel free to take a screenshot of the "What's Happening" image!

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Public Open Skate at the Roller Barn


This is an every Friday thing. Your entry fee includes the cost of skates. $3 for Boys & Girls Club Members, $5 for non-members, $3 for non-skaters. All are welcome! 

Oak Harbor Roller Barn, 98 Barron Street, Oak Harbor

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Coupeville Farmers Market


A vendor member non profit local market based upon the principle of providing the community with the best in local produced foods, crafts, and produce.  The market celebrates the Coupeville community each Saturday.  

10am-2pm in the Coupeville Community Green next to the Coupeville Library


20th Annual Bowl for Kids' Sake

You and your friends can bowl to help fundraise for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Island County’s mission of serving youth in our community!

Saturday, May 5th - 7PM & 9PM

Oak Bowl - 531 SE Midway Blvd



Prairie Days – Pacific Rim Institute


The Pacific Rim Institute presents their annual β€œPrairie Days featuring tours of their 175 acre site including their Native Plant Center, prairie, savanna, and forests.  

May 11th

10:00 – 11:30 AM β€“ Prairie Tour with Dr. Robert K. Pelant
11:30 – 12:30 PM β€“ Greenhouse/Nursery Tour with Sheila Newlands
4:00 – 5:30 PM β€“ Prairie Tour with Dr. Robert K. Pelant
6:00 – 7:30 PM β€“ Birding Tour with Dr. Joseph Sheldon

May 13th

10:00 – 11:30 AM β€“ Prairie Tour with Dr. Joseph Sheldon
11:30 – 12:30 PM β€“ Barn Owl Tour with Dr. Robert K. Pelant (RSVP ONLY)
4:00 – 5:30 PM β€“ Prairie Tour with Dr. Robert K. Pelant
6:00 – 7:30 PM β€“ Photo walk
7:30 – 9:30 PM β€“ Pacific Northwest Native American History with Lou Labombard

180 Parker Road
Coupeville , WA 98239


Penn Cove Water Festival


Come celebrate our Native American Heritage!


11:15-12:00 PM – Peter Ali, Flute Main Stage
12:15-1:00 – JP Falcon Grady, Music & Songs Main Stage
1:15-2:00 – Rona Yellowrobe, Stories & Music Main Stage
2:15-3:00 – Swil Kanim, Violin Main Stage
3:15-3:45 – Lou LaBombard, Storytelling Main Stage
4:00–5:00 Tshimshian Haayuuk Dancers Main Stage
Traditional and ceremonial dances involving you, the audience! 

In-between performances, we'll hear updates of the Canoe Races that can be viewed from the Wharf, along Front Street, at the Boat Launch in Capt. Coupe Park 


High Tea


Bring your friends, mother, daughter, or granddaughter and join us for a lovely high tea! Tea includes a gracious selection of finger sandwiches, scones, quiche, tea cakes, and cookies. Fancy hats encouraged!

Oak Harbor Senior Center, 1 SE Jerome St

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, May 12th

$15 per person, tickets available at Oak Harbor Senior Center


Fort to Fort Bike Tour

There are approximately 30 miles of 'flatish', beautifully scenic back roads to ride, two state parks, two WWII forts, several beaches and the best, most versatile hiking and single-track trail system on the island- Fort Ebey/Kettles Trails.  We provide the bikes and equipment (bring your pedals and helmet if you want); transportation, a knowledgeable guide and lunch. Our tours typically last 6 hours, depending on what you want to experience! We limit our tours to 6 riders and equipment is limited, so sign up as early as possible to get the most out of your trip!


May 25, 26, 27, 28

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