Hundreds of parade lovers lined Commercial Avenue Saturday morning, cheering on a “Walk with Santa” Christmas parade sponsored by the Anacortes Lions Club. From vintage firetruck to classic cars, horses to riding lawnmowers, this parade was a delight! (More photos to follow in a separate post)
A new Anacortes Community Christmas tree stands ready for the official lighting ceremony at 6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 3. A brief program including music and dance will take place before the lighting ceremony, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce. The tree is standing in the parking lot of the Chamber office at 9th St. and […]
Up and down Commercial Avenue, the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce and individual businesses are “lighting it up” for the holidays, with decorations ranging from lighted wreaths and “banner art” to display windows and shop interiors. ‘Tis the season! Please consider doing some Christmas shopping with local businesses in the coming weeks. Also, keep your eyes […]
Anacortes is a city of boats! That means many marinas, upland storage facilities and marine service businesses. It is common for boat owners to take advantage of the winter season to pull their vessels out of the water for maintenance and repair. This photo at Fidalgo Marina includes a travelift, one of many services provided […]
I wasn’t expecting a day of sunshine, but when I pulled up the blinds I immediately determined to grab my camera and take a drive. Among photographic “rewards” were the sightings of four bald eagles, one pictured here as it leaves its shoreline perch. Also spotted two hawks, Canada geese and a number of shorebirds.
What a privilege today to run into recumbent trike buddies Larry and Rick. We were all on the Tommy Thompson Trail, celebrating the sun! The two Vietnam War vets are part of a larger group of “trikers” who roll along local trails and byways. “Welcome home,” guys!
Once again this year the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce and partners including a hardworking crew of volunteers placed Christmas lights downtown in preparation for the holiday season. Commercial Avenue is beautiful at night. A series of holiday events take place between now and Christmas Day. Click here for details.