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Caregiver Conference, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, Trinity Lutheran Church, Freeland. Provides resources for caregivers. Free. Register early: 360-321-1600 ext. 2900.

Fall Fashion Show, 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, Whidbey Golf & Country Club, Oak Harbor. Update fall wardrobe with fashions from the Dress Barn. Tickets cost $25; benefits Oak Harbor Senior Center. Purchase tickets at Oak Harbor Senior Center front desk.

Holiday Gift Art Gallery, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, Pacific NorthWest Art School, 15 NW Birch St., Coupeville. Browse the collection of mixed media, photography, painting and fiber arts items and enjoy refreshments at this free event.

Greenhouse Progressive Club Potluck, 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, Bakken and Firehouse roads clubhouse, Greenbank. Bring a dish to share. Mary Hendrickson portrays Sarah Emma Edmonds, soldier, nurse and spy. 360-678-4885.

Whidbey Audubon Society, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 20103 Highway 525, Freeland. Program: “Whooping Crane Migration and the Man Who Made It Possible.” Free.

Holiday Gift Market, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9-Nov. 10, Coupeville Recreation Hall. Benefits Whidbey General Hospital Foundation. 360-678-5151.

Ebey’s Forever Community Potluck, 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 at the Crockett Barn, 1056 Crockett Farm Road, just off Fort Casey Rd., Coupeville. Bring your favorite dish to share.

“Doktor Kaboom,” 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Interactive, one-man science variety show. Tickets: $10-$15. 360-221-8268;

Greater Tuna, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Island County Fairgrounds, Langley. OutCast Productions presents this show for two weeks. Tickets: $12-$16.

Star Party, at dark, Friday, Nov. 9, Fort Nugent Park, 2075 SW Fort Nugent Road, Oak Harbor. Sponsored by Island County Astronomical Society. Free. Cloudy weather cancels event. 360-679-7664;;

Doctor Kaboom, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Tickets: $10-$15; 360-221-8268; 800-638-7631;

Greater Tuna, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, Island County Fairgrounds, Langley. Outcast Productions play runs for two weekends. Tickets: $12-$16.

Veterans Day ceremony, 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, Oak Harbor High School Performing Arts Center. Sponsored by the Oak Harbor Area Council of the Navy League.

Autumn on Whidbey Wine and Art Tour, Saturday, Nov. 10-Sunday, Nov. 11, wineries throughout Whidbey. Enjoy local wine and art. Tickets: $20 in advance or $25 at door. 360-321-0515.

Used Tack Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, M-Bar-C Ranch, 5264 Shore Meadow Road, Freeland. English and Western supplies available. Proceeds benefit ranch’s programs for special needs children, and 4-H. 360-331-6019.

Dugualla Planting Party, 9 a.m-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, Dugualla heights, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank. One step in a series of restoration activities; 1,500 seedlings will be planted on the conservation easement. Free. RSVP to

Nordic Fest, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, South Whidbey High School, Maxwelton Road, Langley. Daughters of Norway Ester Moe Lodge #39 holds this festival of Nordic culture. Admission by donation. 425-308-7860.

Veterans Day Program, 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, Oak Harbor High School, 950 NW Second Ave., Oak Harbor. Program: “A Salute to Today’s Veterans.” 360-675-1778.

Waterbirds of Whidbey Field Trip, 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, meet at Coupeville High School parking lot. Audubon Society members show Crockett Lake and Penn Cove in quest for waterfowl. 360-678-5131.

Whidbey Quilters Show and Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, Greenbank Progressive Club, Bakken Road, Greenbank. 360-320-3803.

Autumn on Whidbey Wine and Art Tour, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 and Sunday, Nov. 11, various wineries around Whidbey Island. Advance tickets: $20 at, otherwise $25. Includes souvenir glass and complimentary wine tasting at each venue. 360-321-0515;

Alzheimer’s Candle Lighting Ceremony, 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, HomePlace Special Care Center, 171 SW Sixth Ave., Oak Harbor. Free. 360-279-2555.

Crab Feed, Dinner and Auction, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, Crockett Barn, 1056 Crockett Farm Road, just off Fort Casey Rd., Coupeville. Organized by the Coupeville Booster Club to support Wolves athletics. Tickets: $25 advance, available at Cascade Insurance Angency, Keystone Cafe, CHS Office;  $30 at the door. 360-969-5275;

Purses with a Purpose, 5:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, Useless Bay Golf & Country Club, Langley. Dinner and purse auction to benefit Soroptimist International of South Whidbey Island programs. $50. 360-331-4127.

Senior Affairs Series, 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, Cam-Bey Apartments, 50 N. Main St., Coupeville. Fire department representatives talk about accident prevention. 360-678-8800.

Penn Cove Water Festival Board meeting, 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, United Methodist Church, Coupeville. Meet new board and committee leads and learn about 2013 plan. 360-682-5250.

Red Cross Meeting, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, Assembly of God Church, Maxwelton Road, Langley. Become a volunteer with South Whidbey Red Cross Disaster Response Team. 360-321-2581.

Alzheimer’s Screenings, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, Regency on Whidbey, 1040 SW Kimball Drive, Oak Harbor. Free, confidential memory screenings. Make an appointment: 360-279-0933.

Cooking With Carlos, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, Deer Lagoon Grange Hall, Bayview Road, Langley. Chef Carlos Dennis provides samples of his new menu at Langley Bakery and Eatery and teaches basics of his cajun/Latin fusion cooking style. Admission by donation. 360-321-4027.

United Way of Island County, 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, Whidbey Island Bank conference room, 450 SW Bayshore Drive, Oak Harbor. Board meeting. 360-675-1778.

Relay for Life Meeting, 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, Oak Harbor Elks Lodge. If you want to volunteer to help with the relay, start a team or get ideas on how your team can fundraise, attend this event.

Great American Smokeout, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, Whidbey General Hospital, Coupeville. American Cancer Society asks those who use tobacco to stop for one day. Hospital offers demos and free resources. 360-678-7656 ext 2130.

Blood Drive, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, United Methodist Church, 608 N. Main St., Coupeville. Sponsored by Coupeville Lions Club. 360-789-3595; 360-678-4935.

Hula Hoopla, 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, Coupeville Elementary School. School Health Fair sponsored by Whidbey General Hospital and CES PTA. Free.

Make a Difference Fundraiser, 7-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, Oak Harbor Elks Lodge. Johnny Bulldog concert benefits Windermere Foundation, which helps local underprivileged families. Tickets: $20. 360-675-5953.

Danger: Books!, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 20103 Highway 535, Freeland. Professional actors perform readings from books that have been banned or challenged  in the U.S. Free. 360-331-7323;

Gloria Ferry-Brennan and James Hinkley in Concert, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Violin and cello duos span classical to contemporary. Tickets: $12-$20; 360-221-8268;

Successful Aging and Longevity, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, Coupeville Library. Learn characteristics of healthy aging. Presented by Whidbey General Hospital. 360-678-4911.

Astronomical Society, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, First United Methodist Church, 1050 SE Ireland St., Oak Harbor. Learn about club events and share love of astronomy. 360-679-7664.

Whidbey Island Camera Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, Oak Hall room 306, Skagit Valley College, Oak Harbor. Theme: photographer’s choice. Submit up to three photographs for discussion to

Washington State Ferries Community Meeting, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, Trinity Lutheran Church, 18341 Hwy. 525, Freeland. Talk about issues facing the ferry system heading into 2013 legislative session.

Whidbey Island Community Orchestra Concert, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, Langley United Methodist Church. Classical music with reception afterward. Free. 360-321-4221.

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