Another great Anacortes Lions Christmas Parade! Collected here are a few shots of parade entries, from Santa to Salvation Army, Grinch to smiling policeman and friend. It was a great community event. Thanks to all who participated, including a hearty audience lining the parade route on Commercial Avenue. Merry Christmas, Anacortes!
Crowds lined outside downtown shops and offices Saturday for the annual Anacortes Lions Christmas Parade. A good time was had by all, including parade participants. There were fire engines, horse carriages, singing children, crazy lawnmower elves, marching band and more! Thanks to all who took part in this great holiday tradition. (“Christmas Tree” Meg Mourning […]
Everyone loves a man in uniform. In this case, we had a happy Cub Scout posing for a photo with one of Shell Refinery’s giant firefighters. The inflatable characters were a hit with kids of all ages, walking the entire length of the parade route at the Anacortes Fourth of July parade.
Everyone I spoke to yesterday said the parade-opening flyover by a U.S. Navy “Growler” jet was an exhilarating surprise. I only got one shot before the aircraft disappeared. The Growler and a trailing P3 aircraft swooped with a roar up the length of the city’s Commercial Avenue at the beginning of the Fourth of July […]
A parade of boats was just one of numerous events scheduled Saturday at Cap Sante Boat Haven for the opening day of Boating Season 2011. Other activities included sea shanties, brief speeches, a blessing of the fleet, clam chowder luncheon and a tour of the soon-to-reopen Seafarers’ Memorial Park.
Reminiscent of days gone by, when “town criers” announced the news of the day, official Anacortes Town Crier Richard Riddell will join other dignitaries in celebration of America’s Independence Day on Sunday, July 4. Events include an 11 a.m. downtown parade, followed by festivities at historic Causland Park on 8th Street.