Recreation Guide


2nd Annual Birdfest, Orcas Island

April 30, 2015 - May 3, 2015 - All Day at Orcas Island Historical Museum
181 N Beach Rd

Orcas Chamber

The Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce hosts BirdFest, a celebration of birds! Nature tours, workshops, fine art exhibition and scientific symposium; all focusing on the health and wonder of birds and grassroots solutions. Orcas Island offers an unforgettable experience showcasing the natural splendor of the San Juan Islands.

Celebrate birds at BirdFest’s All Things Birds and Beautiful Art Show and Sale. This juried fine art/ fine craft exhibit brings the best bird art together in a variety of media and style sure to please everyone. The art show runs April 22 – May 16, 2015 at the Orcas Island Historical Museum and live online at All Things Birds and Beautiful from April 22 – May 31, 2015.

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Chelsey Rae Ebert 7th Annual Golf Tournament

May 16, 2015 - 11:00 am - 7:00 pm at Shuksan Golf Course
1500 E Axton Rd


The Chelsey Ebert Trust’s 7th Annual Golf Tournament will again take place at the beautiful Shuksan Golf Course. Golf on May 16th with an 11am tee time.  Participants will be able to bid on the celebrities to join their foursome during golf. This years lineup includes:Mark Lee, Randall Morris, Dane Looker, Jared Zabransky, Seattle Mist ”Legend’s League” players, and retired NFL players Jim Zorn, Paul Johns, Dave Wyman, Sam Adkins, Clayton Holmes, Dennis Boyd, Nesby Glasgow and Alonzo Mitz. Not only are this year’s bragging rights on the line, but the winners will also be awarded the coveted “Traveling Trophy”. This is quickly becoming one of Whatcom County’s most entertaining and fun golfing events! Food and beverage along the course ensures that you will always be full, and never thirsty! Foursome’s are limited so sign up today!

The Chelsey Rae Ebert Scholarship Trust was created by Chelsey and Jay Ebert (her father) to help advance the education of Ferndale High School students. In the beginning, this Sports Scholarship was annually awarded to two Ferndale High School senior girls (one volleyball, and one basketball players), to be used at any University or school of the students choice. Since 2008 the scholarship has been awarded to 72 girls and grown to include senior girls involved in volleyball and basketball from each of the Whatcom County High Schools.

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