It was a great Anacortes Arts Festival, made all the more special this year by the fact that it was the 50th. A multimedia presentation commemorated the event. Festival awards include: Anacortes native Lanny Bergner, who took home the coveted People’s Choice fine art award, sponsored by Peoples Bank. This award was chosen by votes […]
Hundreds gathered “in the kitchen” to close out the entertainment element of the 2011 Anacortes Arts Festival. Pictured here on the main stage Sunday afternoon are Bump Kitchen lead singer Tony Harper and sax man Aaron Dressler. The R&B band was a real hit with the closing day crowd.
This Christmas tree in not actually a tree at all, but there is no doubt it will draw plenty of bids at Saturday’s Island Hospital Foundation fund-raising event. The tree, sponsored by the Rotary Club, is made up of dozens of bottles of wine. Also included as “decorations” are Cuban cigars. Decorators included Dave and […]
In keeping with tradition, the 2010 Anacortes Arts Festival featured a youth “discovery area” teeming with opportunities. This girl accepted the invitation to pick up a brush and tap her creative juices on a whiteboard. Festival partners in this area included Anacortes Community and Youth Arts; Children’s Museum of Skagit County; Museum of NW Art; […]
Chamber of Commerce guests got a sneak peek Thursday at the official poster for the 2010 Anacortes Waterfront Festival. Once again this year, a classic Anacortes salmon canning label was used as the basis for the poster design. On the left is Chamber of Commerce President Mike Trafton, and on the right is Joe Schlundt, […]
Day two of the 2009 Anacortes Waterfront Festival was wonderful, from weather to food, fun and entertainment. Thanks to the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce, the Port of Anacortes and dozens of sponsors, thousands were given the opportunity to enjoy a free weekend of events scheduled in celebration of this community’s maritime heritage.
Hundreds gathered on the docks of Cap Sante Boat Haven Saturday for the second annual Quick and Dirty boat competition. Seven teams built boats and raced to the crowd’s delight. The Anacortes Waterfront Festival is the place to be, open again Sunday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Today (Friday, August 1) is the the first full day of the 2008 Anacortes Arts Festival. Among many activities associated with the festival is the juried art show at the Port of Anacortes warehouse. Here, art on a north wall is pictured through the center of a sculpted piece. See www.anacortesartsfestival.com for more information.