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Another name in memoriam will be included in the upcoming Langley Soup Box Derby.
Community Events, September 2015
LAKE, 10 years later: Olympia indie band with South Whidbey roots to perform 100+ songs during 12-hour set
Ten years later, LAKE has plenty to sing about. The indie pop band that sprung from Olympia’s music scene a decade ago is returning to frontman Eli Moore’s hometown for a free 10-year anniversary performance Aug. 22. LAKE will play every song from its 10 albums (seven published, three unreleased), an estimated 120 pieces, during a 12-hour marathon at Bayview Hall this Saturday.
Hundreds of people flocked to the Island County Fairgrounds in Langley for the opening day of the Whidbey Island Fair on Aug. 6.
A German woman’s compositions will be played in full on Whidbey Island with the first Luise Greger International Music Festival this month. Luise Greger, a German composer whose works from the early 1900s were discovered only recently in the past two decades, will receive a new life. She is featured in Brigham Young University’s list, The Sophie Project, of German-speaking women’s works. Deer Lagoon-area resident Elizabeth Derrig, Greger’s great-great granddaughter, organized the Aug. 14-15 festival in honor of her ancestor.
A couple dozen students got an in-depth, two-week lesson with Whidbey Children’s Theater Film Camp that started July 27 and wraps Aug. 7.