Photos by Tag: shipwreck

July 16th, 2011

Shipwreck hums

Word on the street (literally!) was that Shipwreck Day 2011 was a great success despite cloud cover and an occasional sprinkle. The town was also hopping with activities ranging from What the Heck Fest to Farmers Market. Live music begins at 5 p.m. at The Heart of Anacortes on the corner of 4th Street and […]

July 17th, 2009

Stripe sharpening

While south Commercial Avenue construction work continues, activity on the north end included re-striping of center lines by a city crew. Just in time for Shipwreck Day, the giant garage sale set for Saturday, July 18 in the downtown area.

July 21st, 2007

Shipwreck treasures

There were light showers early Saturday morning, but vendors and “clients” at the Anacortes Shipwreck Day enjoyed a rain-free day of treats on the street. As always, tools and marine gear were among the treasures at this Chamber of Commerce event.

August 16th, 2006

Downtown throngs

Beautiful weather and the burning desire to score on a bargain drove thousands to Commercial Avenue in downtown Anacortes Saturday for another great Shipwreck Day. See more photos in Activities section. Today’s feature, compliments of the Chamber of Commerce, is a free Car Show. See the classics shine in the summer sun.

July 18th, 2004

Look Mommy, diamonds!

Well, I don’t know if she spotted diamonds, but this little girl saw a jewelry booth and knew she wanted to stop in for a closer look. It was time for the annual Chamber of Commerce Shipwreck Day, and it was a crowd-pleaser. Lots of food and music … and hundreds of vendors featuring a […]

July 17th, 2004

Shipwreck nothing but good news

It’s no Chamber of Commerce line when we report that this year’s Shipwreck Day was bigger and better than ever. This giant garage sale gives local a chance to schmooze under the sun, and the crowd of out-of-towners seems to grow each year. Other community activities including What the Heck Fest, Farmers Market and a […]

July 19th, 2003

Shipwreck mania

Chamber of Commerce organizers, shoppers and vendors alike were happy about today’s Shipwreck Day, this community’s annual main street garage sale. There were more vendors than ever, and the weather was perfect. Talk about your underground economy…(More photos in the Activities section)

July 16th, 2003

Shipwreck car show

This 1924 Ford was part of last year’s Shipwreck Day … and there will be classic cars on display once again this Saturday when the Chamber hosts one of the best events of the year. Dave Overton of “Corvette Alley” is putting the car show together, starting at the intersection of 4th and Commercial Avenue. […]

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