The Anacortes waterfront is definitely the busiest place in the community right now, with projects including construction of an Anthony’s seafood restaurant and a marine skills center. In addition, the Port’s “Focus Fidalgo” environmental cleanup continues, with elements including new breakwater outside Cap Sante Boat Haven.
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, […]
When Lee Dawes shows up in his red-striped shirt, it’s only a matter of time. This is the “uniform” Dawes wears when he fires his cannon, as was the case Saturday and Sunday for opening and closing of the Anacortes Waterfront Festival. Dawes also added drama to the Quick and Dirty boat trials, lighting off […]
These are just a few of the countless volunteers who contributed to making the 2009 Anacortes Waterfront Festival a success. In addition to Chamber staff and volunteers, the Waterfront Festival “army” includes volunteers from the Port of Anacortes, the Anacortes Yacht Club, Wrestlers for Life, several service clubs and local businesses. These are awesome contriubtors […]
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.
Dozens of people gathered at Trident Thursday evening for the annual gala unveiling of a new Anacortes Waterfront Festival poster. Participating in the unveiling were Chamber President Zee Hogan and Shell Puget Sound Refinery representative Phil Teas. Shell is a major sponsor of the community event, scheduled May 16 and 17 at Cap Sante Boat […]
Port of Anacortes officials hosted a ribbon-cutting event Friday, celebrating completion of the first of five project sites under the Puget Sound Initiative. Project leaders Becky Darden and Jenkins Dossen were joined by POA Executive Director Bob Hyde in conducting a tour of new facilities. In this photograph Becky Darden (left) talks about the large […]
Shell Puget Sound Refinery representative Joe Schlundt assists Chamber of Commerce Board President Robin Pestarino in unveiling the 2008 Anacortes Waterfront poster. The traditional unveiling took place Thursday evening at Trident Seafoods on 4th Street. Shell is the festival’s top sponsor. This free festival, which pre-dates Seattle’s SeaFair, will be held at Cap Sante Boat […]