Inspiring Works From Rural Farms, Forests, & Charming Villages on the Salish Sea

Earth Day 2024

Welcome to Earth Day Orcas 2024. This popular Eco Fair offers activities for all ages with art, music, science, poetry and returns to the Eastsound Waterfront on Saturday, April 20th. The two day event opens with a wonderful poetry reading on Friday evening on the 19th.


NEW this year:


A Procession of the Species promenade to honor the creatures and natural resources of the Earth.


A community Planetary Dance is planned for Waterfront Park.


The Earth Day Island Film Fest where you can view environmental shorts and feature films from any where.


Poetry, music and luminaria on labyrinth for opening night.

Earth Day Schedule


Friday, April 19th

Poetry, Illuminated Labyrinth and Music

Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 6:30-8:30pm



Saturday, April 20th

Storytelling at Orcas Public Library 10:30am

Assemble for Procession at Library 11am

Procession of the Species, 11:30am

Library to Emmanuel

Earth Day Festival, noon-5pm

Emmanuel Grounds and other waterfront locations

for art, ecology, dance, music and poetry plus kids activities

Eco Fair in Parish Hall, 12-3pm

Youth activites on grounds and in Benson Hall 12-3pm

Soup Kitchen (free samples) in Benson Hall 12-2pm

Adult Eco-Board Game Room in Benson Hall 12-3pm

Nature Plant ID Walk 1pm

Music at Emmanuel Church 12-1pm

Music at Waterfront Park 12:30-1:30pm

Circle Dances at Waterfront Park 1:30-3:30pm

Music inside Emmanuel Church 3:30-5pm



See you at the Emmanuel Episcopal Base Camp and nearby locations!

New this year – Earth Day Film Festival, online streaming of eco-documentaries

in collaboration with the Friday Harbor Film Festival, April 18th-28th (see below)



Learn More about Individual Events

Earth Day 2024 poster art by Tasli Shaw

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