Photos by Tag: waterfront

May 21st, 2007

Singin’ in the rain

Members of the Anacortes Harmonaires were among talented entertainers who braved some Northwest rain Sunday to perform on the main stage of the 2007 Anacortes Waterfront Festival. The free two-day event sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce wrapped things up at 5 p.m. Thanks go out to the Chamber team of Mitch Everton, Stephanie Hamilton […]

May 21st, 2007

Rotary again!

Once again this year, volunteers from the Fidalgo Island Rotary Club enthusiastically embraced the family-friendly Waterfront Festival as “hosts” of the boat-building booth and pond in the children’s activities area. Pictured here are Rotary volunteers Mary Staley, Sally Wirtzfeld and Bill Rabel. These little wooden boats not only float … but they look great. Thanks […]

May 19th, 2007

Waterfront fun

Waterfront fun for all continues Sunday, May 20 as the second and final day of the 2007 Anacortes Waterfront Festival unfolds. Brothers Hunter and Clay Blymyer of Snohomish had a big day, complete with cotton candy and custom-built boats. Sunday’s activities range from food and entertainment to informational booths, boat rides, vendors and more. See […]

March 16th, 2007

Poster unveiling

Thursday evening was time for the 2007 Waterfront Festival poster unveiling, held this year at Burton’s jewelry and gift shop. Pictured here are Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Mitch Everton and Shell Puget Sound Refinery representative Joe Schlundt. Shell sponsors the poster each year, helping to make it possible to get the word out on […]

May 25th, 2006

Smile for the kids

Among the shining stars of this year’s Anacortes Waterfront Festival was Vic Childs (center), who led yet another team of Rotary volunteers in the area set aside for children to build their own toy sailboats. Vic, Desha Furin and Pam Putney flashed smiles, not just for the photographer, but for hundreds of children and parents […]

May 23rd, 2006

Sweet ride

For many, the Car Show associated with the Anacortes Waterfront Festival is one of the highlights of spring in Anacortes. This photograph was taken because the Ford Shelby is such a sweet, rare car … and because it reminds me of the carefree days of my youth (no, I didn’t own one. My first car […]

May 21st, 2006

Pirates & parrots

This pirate and his amazing family of parrots are a popular attraction at the Anacortes Waterfront Festival, a free event that runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today (Sunday) at Cap Sante Boat Haven. In addition to the food, entertainment, arts and crafts booths and marine activities (free boat rides!), you’ll want to catch […]

May 21st, 2006

Pink on pink

It was like these two sisters from Mount Vernon dressed for the part today at the Anacortes Waterfront Festival, where they took a break on the midway for the classic American treat: pink cotton candy. The girls and their father were among thousands who visted Cap Sante Boat Haven for the annual festival. Also associated […]

May 20th, 2006

Maritime music

The Salty Dogs, pictured here at Friday night’s Festival Kickoff Dinner, will perform again this weekend at the two-day Anacortes Waterfront Festival at Cap Sante Boat Haven. This free event is a must for families and lovers of things marine. See for details.

March 16th, 2006

Poster unveiled

It was a gala evening at the WT Preston Interpretive Center Thursday for the annual unveiling of the Anacortes Waterfront Festival poster. Doing the honors this year was Thomas Wood of Shell Puget Sound Refinery, poster sponsor. The Waterfront Festival is sponsored by the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce. The unveiling drew a large crowd including […]

May 23rd, 2005

What’s up, Sis?

Emily Mielke watches closely as twin sister Alyssa has her face painted at the Anacortes Waterfront Festival. This two-day festival celebrating the community’s maritime history has a strong focus on family. See more photos in Activities section under “Waterfront fun.”

March 18th, 2005

Waterfront poster unveiled

Downtown Anacortes came alive Thursday night when dozens of folks turned out for the unveiling of the 2005 Waterfront Festival poster. The Chamber event was co-sponsored by Anacortes Interiors and The Dish and Sidedish, “neighbors” in a beautifully renovated building at 9th and Commercial. Pictured here receiving a framed poster on behalf of Island Hospital […]

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