items tagged with waterfront

May 31, 2011

Waterfront biz

Sometimes I forget how close most of our businesses are to the Anacortes waterfront. Case in point, this telephoto shot from Cap Sante last weekend. Among businesses visible beyond the docks of Cap Sante Boat Haven are Anthony’s Restaurant, Safeway, … Continue reading

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May 22, 2011

Festival fiddlin’

Live entertainment on the main stage is always a favorite among guests at the Anacortes Waterfront Festival. Sunday was no exception, when groups including bluegrass band Polecat performed. This is Cayley Schmid.

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May 22, 2011

Kids’ delight

Grab the kids, grandkids and head for the Anacortes Waterfront Festival in downtown Anacortes. This free festival is truly family friendly. Kids especially love the opportunity to build and float their own boats in a giant pool of water. The … Continue reading

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May 21, 2011

Sailor in sales

Working the crowd while the Shifty Sailors entertained Saturday at the Anacortes Waterfront Festival was this loyal sailor. The free festival continues Sunday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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March 17, 2011

Unveiled

Chamber President Mark Bunzel and Shell representative Jody Barnett “officiated” Thursday at the unveiling of the publicity poster for the 2011 Anacortes Waterfront Festival. This annual event, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, takes place at Cap Sante Boat Haven.

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December 2, 2010

Winter on waterfront

A team from Shell Puget Sound Refinery works diligently, decorating a Christmas tree as part of Island Hospital Foundation’s annual Celebration of Trees at the Port of Anacortes Transit Shed Event Center. The theme of this year’s fund-raising event is … Continue reading

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July 22, 2010

Daily changes

This scene from Cap Sante looking down on the Anacortes shoreline changes daily. Clean-up of the former Scott Paper mill site continues on several fronts. While crews continue to dredge/cap and construct new breakwaters, others are engaged in upland remediation. … Continue reading

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May 26, 2010

Ready, set, hide

Mother and her two daughters were, how shall we say, “on a different page” during this photo attempt at the recent Anacortes Waterfront Festival. Photographing children is a challenge … photographing your OWN children requires divine intervention.

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May 17, 2010

They’re off!

Contestants respond to the starting gun at Saturday’s Quick n Dirty boat demonstration at the 2010 Anacortes Waterfront Festival. All boats completed the course without incident. Strandberg Construction (red dragon) crossed the finish line first, taking the grand prize in … Continue reading

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May 16, 2010

Cars on the waterfront

Proud classic car owner Chuck Landgraf of Anacortes (center) enjoys quality time with friends during Day Two of the 2010 Anacortes Waterfront Festival. His sweet ride is a 1954 MG. More photos to come.

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May 15, 2010

Festival’s got funk

Featured performer on the first day of the 2010 Anacortes Waterfront Festival was Lady A and the Baby Blues Funk Band of Seattle. The band had the crowd on its feet. Day Two of the weekend festival opens at 10 … Continue reading

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May 14, 2010

Bring the kids

Whether it’s Saturday, Sunday or both, grab the kids and head for the 2010 Waterfront Festival at Cap Sante Boat Haven. Free. Fun. Food (is cotton candy classified as food?). The festival starts at 10 Saturday. Come early for this … Continue reading

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