Sometimes I forget how close most of our businesses are to the Anacortes waterfront. Case in point, this telephoto shot from Cap Sante last weekend. Among businesses visible beyond the docks of Cap Sante Boat Haven are Anthony’s Restaurant, Safeway, American Dream Real Estate, Chandler’s Square, Whidbey’s Coffee, Piston Service, Sebo’s Hardware and 7-Eleven. Have […]
Grab the kids, grandkids and head for the Anacortes Waterfront Festival in downtown Anacortes. This free festival is truly family friendly. Kids especially love the opportunity to build and float their own boats in a giant pool of water. The festival, located at Cap Sante Boat Haven, runs Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]
A team from Shell Puget Sound Refinery works diligently, decorating a Christmas tree as part of Island Hospital Foundation’s annual Celebration of Trees at the Port of Anacortes Transit Shed Event Center. The theme of this year’s fund-raising event is Winter on the Waterfront. Funds raised during a weekend auction benefit Island Hospital
This scene from Cap Sante looking down on the Anacortes shoreline changes daily. Clean-up of the former Scott Paper mill site continues on several fronts. While crews continue to dredge/cap and construct new breakwaters, others are engaged in upland remediation. This project is managed by the Port of Anacortes, owner of Cap Sante Boat Haven […]
Contestants respond to the starting gun at Saturday’s Quick n Dirty boat demonstration at the 2010 Anacortes Waterfront Festival. All boats completed the course without incident. Strandberg Construction (red dragon) crossed the finish line first, taking the grand prize in the wake of six hours of building. Supplies were limited to four sheets of plywood, […]
Featured performer on the first day of the 2010 Anacortes Waterfront Festival was Lady A and the Baby Blues Funk Band of Seattle. The band had the crowd on its feet. Day Two of the weekend festival opens at 10 a.m., Cap Sante Boat Haven in downtown Anacortes. See www.anacortes.org for details.
Whether it’s Saturday, Sunday or both, grab the kids and head for the 2010 Waterfront Festival at Cap Sante Boat Haven. Free. Fun. Food (is cotton candy classified as food?). The festival starts at 10 Saturday. Come early for this genuine maritime Washington experience. See www.anacortes.org for details.