The 19th Annual Taste of the Islands event will be held in Marathon on November 12th from 11am to 5pm. Taste of the Islands is an annual fundraiser for BPW (Business & Professional Women of Marathon) The event showcases local food, art, & entertainment. Hosted by the Marathon chapter of Business and Professional Women, the award-winning event draws several thousand attendees and features local restaurants, live entertainment, vendors and artists, a tribute to veterans, fashion show by DK's Style Hut, activities for kids plus live and Chinese auctions. It is November 12 at Marathon Community Park. Proceeds benefit the BPW/Marathon scholarships for residents of Monroe County.