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!
Santa teamed up with Kiwanis Saturday for the annual Lions Club Christmas parade in downtown Anacortes. Both Santa and the service organization “serve the children of the world.” Hundreds lined Commercial Avenue this morning for a wonderful parade featuring floats, dignitaries, choirs, clubs and emergency service teams. Once again this year, Shell’s giant inflatable firefighters […]
Among more than 100 kayakers involved in the Sunday morning Deception Pass Dash was this competitor, who opted to fight the elements with a seasonal Santa’s cap. The six-mile race started at Bowman’s Bay, looped around Deception Island, beneath Deception Pass Bridge, around Strawberry Island, through Canoe Pass and back to Bowman’s Bay. See www.outdooradventurecenter.com […]
I got a big kick out of this clever effort on someone’s part to put a Christmas spin on the Wallie Funk photo display at the Anacortes Museum. Someone tacked a Santa hat onto the photo cutout of a young Wallie Funk performing publisher/editor duties at the Anacortes American in the 1950s. Funk, now retired, […]
It was a wonderful morning for a parade, as evidenced in this photo. Hundreds lined the avenue in downtown Anacortes as Christmas parade entries moved up the street toward Causland Park. Entries included Scouts, a church, horses, a couple of elected officials, Santa, classic cars, firetrucks and other emergency response vehicles, service organizations and more. […]
After a week that found many hunkered down due to snow and ice, hundreds of Anacortesans gathered downtown Friday for the annual Christmas tree lighting sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Following the tree lighting festivities, folks spilled onto Commercial Avenue. Many businesses including shops, galleries and restaurants were open for the annual Holiday Art […]