Photos by Tag: downtown Anacortes

June 10th, 2022

Majestic expansion past: 2013

Heavy equipment operators do their thing on the property lying between the Majestic Inn & Spa courtyard and the site of the inn’s new, 30-room addition. It’s fun to have such a high visibility construction project in town, and the added rooms will be a community asset. (Note: Yet another expansion to this downtown hotel […]

May 19th, 2022

Boats, boats, boats at Cap Sante Marina

Trawlerfest is billed as “more than a boat show; it’s where industry, education, and community come together in a relaxed, rendezvous-type atmosphere.” Hundreds are visiting Cap Sante Marina May 7-21 for seminars, and May 19-21 for In-Water Show Portion of Trawlerfest in conjunction with The Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show. Trawlerfest features an in-water selection […]

March 19th, 2022

Daffodils greet at Cap Sante

Visitors to Cap Sante in downtown Anacortes are greeted by a “neighborhood” of daffodils on the bluff at the top of 4th Street.

March 12th, 2022

Fuzzy sentinels at water’s edge

Cattails begin to unravel at water’s edge, downtown Anacortes pond.

January 29th, 2022

‘Star’ of Anacortes park system

By Steve Berentson They are not precious stones in the traditional sense, but the thousands of colored rocks making up Causland Memorial Park walls and gazebo have distinguished the city block as a community gem since its construction 100 years ago. The downtown park’s roots trace to the turn of the century as a vacant […]

December 3rd, 2021

City celebrates new arch: July 2005

The Fourth of July 2005 was particularly memorable for Anacortes residents who took part in dedication of a new arch welcoming visitors to this island community. The Chamber of Commerce and City of Anacortes partnered to host a dedication party, followed by a gathering of citizens for the annual “Town Photo” by the Anacortes American.

November 22nd, 2021

Holiday lights brighten the city

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.

September 8th, 2021

Tommy’s train moved to California

When the City and the Thompson family couldn’t come together on the fate of the custom-built Tommy Thompson train, it was finally decided to give the train back to the family so it could head for a new home in California. The late Tommy Thompson, at one time a refinery engineer, designed and built the […]

August 31st, 2021

Milo Gallery features McCool

Anne Martin McCool joins Scott Milo Gallery’s fall lineup with mixed media collage acrylics in all sizes. These abstract pieces are part of her most recent series using heavy collage on her canvases while keeping her signature style with hills, trees and moons. Also showing are mixed media oils and pastels by Anita Lehmann, soft […]

August 29th, 2021

Swirls and sun

Inside looking up. Public art at The Depot in downtown Anacortes, May 2007.

August 29th, 2021

Ready to go

Sailboats lined up at the small boat launch, Seafarers’ Memorial Park in downtown Anacortes.

July 17th, 2021

Shipwrecked! Music Fest

Ten-plus bands and solo performers are bringing free music to downtown Anacortes Saturday, July 17 from noon to 8 p.m. at Causland Memorial Park. Artists include RTurner, Enduro, Gift Machine, Fieldboats, Reptile Authority, Karl Blau, Lazer Zeppelin III, Ebb, Slack & Flood, Young Hunks, The Enthusiasts and Fanny Alger. Hosted by Anacortes Music Project.

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