Use this for all major holidays

Library Closed

Monday, February 17, 2014
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CLOSED Monday, Feb. 17, for President's Day

Fourth of July events

Friday, July 4, 2014
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Town photo at 10:00 am, 5th & Commercial.  Parade at 11:00 am starting at 3rd & Commercial.  Patriotic program at Causland Park.  For information contact Jennifer @ 588.1108.  Fireworks over Fidalgo Bay at dusk.

Library Closed - Veteran's Day

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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Veteran's Day

Veteran's Day Celebration

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 10:45 am - 12:45 pm
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Feturing local Veteran speakers, music by Skagit Swing & the AHS Jazz Band and serving light refreshments. This celebration is dedicated to the Men and Women who serve and have served our great Nation. At the Port's Event Center. 10:45am-12:30pm.

Library Closed

Thursday, November 27, 2014
Every Day until November 29, 2014

Holiday Closings
Thurs. – Sat., Nov. 27 – 29, Thanksgiving

Library Closed

Friday, November 28, 2014
Every Day until November 29, 2014

Holiday Closings
Thurs. – Sat., Nov. 27 – 29, Thanksgiving

Library Closed

Saturday, November 29, 2014
Every Day until November 29, 2014

Holiday Closings
Thurs. – Sat., Nov. 27 – 29, Thanksgiving

Celebrate the Season

Friday, December 5, 2014 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate the Season - Opening Day ($5/$20)
Celebrate the Season is a series of events for families to begin a new tradition in staying home for the holidays. Guests during public days may take a photo with Santa, complete a craft, play games, enjoy hot chocolate and cookie or shop for unique gifts in our marketplace. The event center is decorated with Santa's house and Mrs. Claus Kitchen. Tickets are available to purchase at the door. Proceeds benefit enrichment programs for students in Anacortes School District. Noon - 5pm @ the Port's Event Center. Foot of Commercial Ave. 

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Friday, December 5, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 5th, 6 - 7 p.m.

819 Commercial Ave. 

Brighten up your holidays with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. The Town Crier rings in the festivities, holiday songs are sung by Anacortes students and Santa arrives to light the tree. Hot cocoa and cookies are available by the Salvation Army.  Afterwards come inside the chamber for pictures with Santa.

Anacortes Winter Concert Series

Friday, December 5, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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SAG Presents: Anacortes Winter Concert Series
Grammy Award winners Eric Tingstand and Nancy Rumbel have performed, recorded, and toured together for over 26 years, with 19 albums to their credit. Traveling to as many as 70 concert venues a year, they are friends who enjoy each other's company and truly love making music. For more information and tickets, call Cliff at 425.303.1848 
Location: Eagles Ballroom - 901 7th St, Anacortes - Time: 630pm-9pm

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 6, 2014 8:00 am - 11:00 am
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Saturday, Dec 6, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.  

Fidalgo Center , 1701 22nd St. 

( $6 per ticket)  Buy your ticket at the Anacortes Parks and Rec Dept. - online or call 360-293-1918.

Join Santa for pancakes and merriment at the Annual Breakfast with Santa. The morning includes scrumptious pancakes, lively entertainment, children "make and take" crafts, live Christmas performances and photos with jolly old St. Nick. Get your tickets early as this event sells out.

Lions Holiday Parade

Saturday, December 6, 2014 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Annual Lions Club Holiday Parade 

December 6, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Ring in the holiday with Santa, the Town Crier, marching bands, local service organizations, choirs and clubs at the Annual Lions Club Christmas Parade downtown Anacortes.

LINE UP 10:00 AM 3RD AND O AVE. STARTING TIME 11:00AM. 
NO CHARGE. ALL INVITED
ROUTE FROM 4TH COML TO 9TH COMMERCIAL. ENDING AT CAUSLAND PARK
360-708-5205

Dream It dinner & auction

Saturday, December 6, 2014 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Celebrate the Season - "Dream It" Dinner/Auction ($40)
This is the centerpiece of the two week celebration. For just $40 per person, enjoy live music with Fidalgo Swing, food catered by Gere-a-deli and energetic auction. There will be games and some surprises for our guests. Proceeds benefit enrichment programs for students in Anacortes School District. Location: Port of Anacortes Event Center
Time: Doors open at 5:30pm

The Nutcracker

Saturday, December 6, 2014 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Nutcracker 

December 6 at 7:30 p.m. and December 7 at 2:30 p.m.

AHS Brodniak Hall

Fidalgo DanceWorks presents the classic holiday ballet "The Nutcracker." The cast includes nearly 100 dancers and a special guest from the community as Mother Ginger. 

Celebrate the Season

Sunday, December 7, 2014 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate the Season ($5/$20)
Celebrate the Season is a series of events for families to begin a new tradition in staying home for the holidays. Guests during public days may take a photo with Santa, complete a craft, play games, enjoy hot chocolate and cookie or shop for unique gifts in our marketplace. The event center is decorated with Santa's house and Mrs. Claus Kitchen. Tickets are available to purchase at the door. Proceeds benefit enrichment programs for students in Anacortes School District. Open noon - 5pm at the Port's Event Center. Foot of Commercial.

The Nutcracker

Sunday, December 7, 2014 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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The Nutcracker 

December 6 at 7:30 p.m. and December 7 at 2:30 p.m.

AHS Brodniak Hall

Fidalgo DanceWorks presents the classic holiday ballet "The Nutcracker." The cast includes nearly 100 dancers and a special guest from the community as Mother Ginger. 

Winter Wonderland Park

Friday, December 12, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Every Day until December 13, 2014

Winter Wonderland Park 

Dec 12 & 13, 5-8 p.m

Washington Park. (Park in the parking lot and follow the lighted trail). 

Enjoy the season outdoors with a stroll through festively decorated Washington Park campground. Live entertainment, hot cocoa, cookies, and creative decorations are certain to put the whole family in the mood for the holidays. 

Celebrate the Season

Saturday, December 13, 2014 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate the Season - Gingerbread Day($5/$20)
Come watch our student and adult teams battle it out. Or help your child (grandchild) decorate their own mini-house.Tickets are available to purchase at the door. Proceeds benefit enrichment programs for students in Anacortes School District. Location: Port of Anacortes Event Center

Favorite Northwest Cruising Destinations

Saturday, December 13, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Maritime Speaker Series
Some of Our Favorite Northwest Cruising Destinations
Sat., Dec. 13, 4pm
Deane Hislop shares some of the Hislops' favorite seaside villages, marinas, and anchorages between Olympia, Washington, and the Broughton Islands, British Columbia, and explains why they are favorites. He offers full details and high-resolution images of locations and wildlife that Northwest boaters will find informative and entertaining. At the library.

Winter Wonderland Park

Saturday, December 13, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Every Day until December 13, 2014

Winter Wonderland Park 

Dec 12 & 13, 5-8 p.m

Washington Park. (Park in the parking lot and follow the lighted trail). 

Enjoy the season outdoors with a stroll through festively decorated Washington Park campground. Live entertainment, hot cocoa, cookies, and creative decorations are certain to put the whole family in the mood for the holidays. 

Celebrate the Season

Sunday, December 14, 2014 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate the Season - Ugly Sweaters Galore ($5/$20)
Celebrate the Season is a series of events for families to begin a new tradition in staying home for the holidays. Guests during public days may take a photo with Santa, complete a craft, play games, enjoy hot chocolate and cookie or shop for unique gifts in our marketplace. Show us your ugliest holiday get up - you may got home with a prize! The event center is decorated with Santa's house and Mrs. Claus Kitchen. Tickets are available to purchase at the door. Proceeds benefit enrichment programs for students in Anacortes School District. Location: Port of Anacortes Event Center

Community Christmas Concert

Saturday, December 20, 2014 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Port of Anacortes Community Christmas Concert

December 20, 4:30p.m. and 7:30p.m.

Featuring master violinist Geoffrey Castle and special guests along with the Anacortes Town Crier and Santa Claus.

Pajama Extravaganza!

Monday, December 22, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Join us for a fun family pajama day from 10am to 2pm on Monday, December 22!  We’ll have stories, games, crafts, and festive holiday music during this family event.  Bring a sack lunch and we’ll watch “Polar Express” (rated G, 100 minutes) in the Community Meeting Room while we eat.  No registration necessary for this free program. At the Library

Library Closed

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Every Day until December 25, 2014
Holiday Closings
Christmas -- Wed. & Thurs., Dec. 24 & 25
New Year’s Eve -- Wed., Dec. 31, closing at 5pm
New Year’s Day -- Thurs., Jan. 1

Kids' Holiday Movies

Wednesday, December 24, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Kids' Holiday Movies ($9)
Join the Anacortes Parks & Recreation Department for a double feature of the classic Burl Ives movies of " Rudolf the Red Nose Reindeer" and "Frosty the Snowman". Price includes a small popcorn and soda.
Location: Anacortes Cinemas - 415 O Ave, Anacortes
Time: 10am-11:30am

Library Closed

Thursday, December 25, 2014
Every Day until December 25, 2014
Holiday Closings
Christmas -- Wed. & Thurs., Dec. 24 & 25
New Year’s Eve -- Wed., Dec. 31, closing at 5pm
New Year’s Day -- Thurs., Jan. 1

Library Closed

Thursday, January 1, 2015
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Holiday Closings
Christmas -- Wed. & Thurs., Dec. 24 & 25
New Year’s Eve -- Wed., Dec. 31, closing at 5pm
New Year’s Day -- Thurs., Jan. 1

Martin Luther King Holiday

Monday, January 19, 2015
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Library Closed, city government closed, senior center closed. 

Presidents Day Holiday

Monday, February 16, 2015 12:00 am - 1:00 am
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Government offices, the library, banks, post office, etc, closed today.

Library Closed

Sunday, April 5, 2015
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Library is closed in honor of Easter Sunday. 

Library is Closed

Monday, May 25, 2015
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It's a holidiay and the Anacortes Public Library is closed, so explore somewhere else.

Library Shut Down

Saturday, September 5, 2015
Every Day until September 7, 2015
HOLIDAY CLOSING
Saturday—Monday, Sept. 5—7 -- Labor Day Weekend
Another 3-day closure for our public library, this time in honor of Labor Day. 

Library Shut Down

Sunday, September 6, 2015
Every Day until September 7, 2015
HOLIDAY CLOSING
Saturday—Monday, Sept. 5—7 -- Labor Day Weekend
Another 3-day closure for our public library, this time in honor of Labor Day. 

Library Shut Down

Monday, September 7, 2015
Every Day until September 7, 2015
HOLIDAY CLOSING
Saturday—Monday, Sept. 5—7 -- Labor Day Weekend
Another 3-day closure for our public library, this time in honor of Labor Day. 

Library Closed

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
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Wed., Nov. 11 – Veterans Day
Anacortes Library staff are taking the day off.

Veterans Day Celebration

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Will feature local Veteran speakers, Town Crier Richard Riddell, Emcee Dan Worra and music by Skagit Swing. Also light refreshments. Free. At the Port of Anacortes event center, 100 Commercial Ave. 

Library Closed for 3 days

Thursday, November 26, 2015
Every Day until November 28, 2015

The library staff are taking a three day weekend in honor of Thanksgiving.

Library Closed for 3 days

Friday, November 27, 2015
Every Day until November 28, 2015

The library staff are taking a three day weekend in honor of Thanksgiving.

Library Closed for 3 days

Saturday, November 28, 2015
Every Day until November 28, 2015

The library staff are taking a three day weekend in honor of Thanksgiving.

Museum holiday gathering

Thursday, December 10, 2015 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Please join us for light refreshments and good cheer at our annual holiday reception, hosted by the Anacortes Museum Foundation, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, at the Anacortes Museum, 1305 Eighth Street. At the reception we will honor this year’s Volunteer of the Year, Karen Thomson.

The celebration is preceded by the Anacortes Museum Foundation’s annual meeting and election at 6:00 p.m. downstairs. Members will vote on Foundation Board officers, with nominations accepted from the floor. The following have agreed to stand for election: Tom Thompson, President; Jeff Weldon, Vice-President; Barbara Larson, Recording Secretary; and Jim Taylor, Treasurer. We thank outgoing Vice-President Eric Erickson for his time of service.

Remember, Foundation membership renewals are due each January. Those who would like to join or whose memberships have lapsed can simply join or renew at the gathering. Memberships support museum efforts to preserve, interpret and share the history of Fidalgo and Guemes islands. Benefits of membership include discounts at our museum stores and on photograph purchases, a newsletter subscription and free admission to the W.T. Preston stern-wheel steamboat. 

Library Closed

Thursday, December 24, 2015
Every Day until December 25, 2015

Thurs. & Fri., Dec. 24 & 25 – Christmas

Thurs., Dec. 31 @ 5pm – New Year's Eve

Fri., Jan. 1 – New Year's Day

 

Library Closed

Friday, December 25, 2015
Every Day until December 25, 2015

Thurs. & Fri., Dec. 24 & 25 – Christmas

Thurs., Dec. 31 @ 5pm – New Year's Eve

Fri., Jan. 1 – New Year's Day

 

Library Closed

Thursday, December 31, 2015
Every Day until January 1, 2016

Thurs. & Fri., Dec. 24 & 25 – Christmas

Thurs., Dec. 31 @ 5pm – New Year's Eve

Fri., Jan. 1 – New Year's Day

 

Library Closed

Friday, January 1, 2016
Every Day until January 1, 2016

Thurs. & Fri., Dec. 24 & 25 – Christmas

Thurs., Dec. 31 @ 5pm – New Year's Eve

Fri., Jan. 1 – New Year's Day

 

Library Closed

Monday, January 18, 2016
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It's a holiday and the library is closed today...

Library Closed

Monday, February 15, 2016
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On account a Presidents Day

March Pt Run and Walk

Saturday, June 25, 2016 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Join Tesoro's annual March Point Ryn and Walk, Saturday 25 at the Tesoro refinery on March Point. Registration opens 7:30am; Kids free race at 8:45 am; 5K and 10K run /walk at 9:15 am. 

Come join us for a fun filled day of road racing around March Point, starting and ending at the Tesoro Anacortes, WA refinery. Race entry includes a free picnic lunch (hot dog, chips, and drink) after the race. Over $1000 in random raffle prizes will be handed out during the awards presentation. Registration $20 Pre-Registered (5K or 10K) by 6/21/16 at Midnight -OR- $30 Day of Race KIDS ½ Mile is Free -

See more at: http://www.databarevents.com/marchpointrun#sthash.DrmWEgl5.dpuf

Patriotic Community Picnic

Sunday, July 3, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Bring a picnic for an evening of old-time entertainment. Patriotic event honoring those who have served our country. Fun games. Food vendors. At the Depot Arts Center, 611 R Ave. July 3, 5:30 pm.

Town Photo

Monday, July 4, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Join your neighbors and other community members in a photoshoot by the Anacortes American celebrating125 years of our fair city. Fifth St and Commercial Ave. July 4 @ 10 am.

Independence Day Parade

Monday, July 4, 2016 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Parade participants are encouraged to decorate floats commemorating Anacortes' 125th birthday. The Chamber of Commerce will award prizes for floats. Downtown Anacortes, Jyly 4 at 11am.

Rock the Dock

Monday, July 4, 2016 3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Family fun continues at the Port of Anacortes' Seafarers Park, complete with a fireworks display at dusk. 

Veterans Day Ceremony

Friday, November 11, 2016 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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A 90-minute Veterans Day ceremony is set for Friday, 11am - 12:30 pm at the Port of Anacortes Events Center at the north end of Commercial Ave. It is supposed to include local veteran speakers, the city's town crier, the Port's executive director, and music by Skagit Swing. AND light refreshments. No other information available.

Harry Potter Night

Thursday, November 17, 2016 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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SPECIAL PROGRAM
Harry Potter Night
Thurs., Nov. 17, 5 – 7pm at the library
All-ages event with costumes, activities and prizes!

Holiday Farmers Market

Saturday, November 19, 2016 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Every Day until November 20, 2016

Join us at the Port on November 19 & 20, 10am-4pm for our final Market of the year

Stock up for the Holidays with your favorite Anacortes Farmers Market vendors! Fill the freezer and crisper drawer, shop for holiday gifts or just join us for a hot meal and some live music.

Listen to Ben Starner Sat and Sun from 10am - 1pm and Sean Bendickson from 1pm-4pm Sat and Sun

Enter to win a door prize! During both days we will be giving away wonderful items from our market vendors. Enter to win at the Information Booth as you come in the door.

Enjoy a hot meal from Arbia Pizza or Vagabond!

Remember, we are at the Port for this show, located at 100 Commercial Ave. Just follow Commercial to the very end and you've found us!

This is your last chance to use up any remaining Fresh Bucks, Healthy Bucks and Double Bucks! And we will still match your EBT dollars 100%! See us at the Information Booth located just inside the main entrance.

Remember your red and green tokens never expire.

Visit our website for complete details and last minute, up to date information.

Holiday Farmers Market

Sunday, November 20, 2016 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Every Day until November 20, 2016

Join us at the Port on November 19 & 20, 10am-4pm for our final Market of the year

Stock up for the Holidays with your favorite Anacortes Farmers Market vendors! Fill the freezer and crisper drawer, shop for holiday gifts or just join us for a hot meal and some live music.

Listen to Ben Starner Sat and Sun from 10am - 1pm and Sean Bendickson from 1pm-4pm Sat and Sun

Enter to win a door prize! During both days we will be giving away wonderful items from our market vendors. Enter to win at the Information Booth as you come in the door.

Enjoy a hot meal from Arbia Pizza or Vagabond!

Remember, we are at the Port for this show, located at 100 Commercial Ave. Just follow Commercial to the very end and you've found us!

This is your last chance to use up any remaining Fresh Bucks, Healthy Bucks and Double Bucks! And we will still match your EBT dollars 100%! See us at the Information Booth located just inside the main entrance.

Remember your red and green tokens never expire.

Visit our website for complete details and last minute, up to date information.

Library Closed this weekend

Thursday, November 24, 2016
Every Day until November 26, 2016

The library will be closed for three days this weekend, Thursday, Friday & Saturday. 

Library Closed this weekend

Friday, November 25, 2016
Every Day until November 26, 2016

The library will be closed for three days this weekend, Thursday, Friday & Saturday. 

Library Closed this weekend

Saturday, November 26, 2016
Every Day until November 26, 2016

The library will be closed for three days this weekend, Thursday, Friday & Saturday. 

Christmas tree lighting

Friday, December 2, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Come down the Chamber (819 Commercial Avenue) to celebrate the lighting of the Community Christmas Tree.  The town crier, Santa Claus, and students from local Anacortes schools will enrich this celebration with performances.  Free pictures with Santa after the lighting.  Hot cocoa from the Salvation Army.

“Dream It’ Dinner & Auction

Friday, December 2, 2016 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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The signature event of “Celebrate the Season,” the first weekend of December, is the “Dream It” dinner/auction in support of Anacortes Schools Foundation. This year it will lead off the weekend festivities on Friday, Dec. 2. At the Port’s Event Center. This will be a lively evening featuring dinner catered by Gere-a-Deli, a live auction followed by entertainment. Doors open for registration at 6:30 PM. Tickets are available for $50 per person online at CelebrateTheSeason.brownpapertickets.com or Johnny Picasso’s downtown.

Celebrate the Season holiday events

Saturday, December 3, 2016 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Day until December 4, 2016

Enjoy a hometown holiday experience while supporting students. “Celebrate the Season,” a series of family-oriented holiday events presented by the Anacortes Schools Foundation opens the first weekend of December. Saturday, Dec. 3 will feature afternoon entertainment that includes the An-O-Chords, Fidalgo Dance Center groups, caroling and other plans that are in the works. On Sunday, Dec. 4, the focus will be on Gingerbread Houses. Student and adult teams will test their creativity as they compete in designing and decorating houses for prizes and bragging rights. Gingerbread entries will be judged by a panel of community leaders. In addition, younger children will be able to decorate a mini-house of their own to take home. “Also, featuring photos with Santa, craft projects for kids. Warm-up with hot chocolate and cookies, and a holiday shopping marketplace offering unique gifts and food items. There is a nominal admission charge of $5/person, $20/family per day. Open Sat. & Sun, Dec. 3 & 4, noon to 5pm at the Port’s Event Center at the north end of Commercial Ave.

Lion's Club Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 3, 2016 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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The Anacortes Lion's Club Christmas Parade starts at noon (correct) - setup begins at 11am and anyone can participate!

Lining up on Third Street, between "O" and Commercial avenue are: floats, vans with passengers, walkers and bicycles. Lining up on Second Street are: horses and horse carriages. Lining up on Third Street, between "N" and "O" Avenues are: fire department and emergency vehicles. Lining up on Commercial Avenue, next to the rope factory are: cars and car club entries. 

On the day of the parade, participants can find people from the Lions Cllub who can help you on where to form up, or answer other questions. If there are questions please call Don Yankacy at 360-770-7194.

Celebrate the Season holiday events

Sunday, December 4, 2016 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Day until December 4, 2016

Enjoy a hometown holiday experience while supporting students. “Celebrate the Season,” a series of family-oriented holiday events presented by the Anacortes Schools Foundation opens the first weekend of December. Saturday, Dec. 3 will feature afternoon entertainment that includes the An-O-Chords, Fidalgo Dance Center groups, caroling and other plans that are in the works. On Sunday, Dec. 4, the focus will be on Gingerbread Houses. Student and adult teams will test their creativity as they compete in designing and decorating houses for prizes and bragging rights. Gingerbread entries will be judged by a panel of community leaders. In addition, younger children will be able to decorate a mini-house of their own to take home. “Also, featuring photos with Santa, craft projects for kids. Warm-up with hot chocolate and cookies, and a holiday shopping marketplace offering unique gifts and food items. There is a nominal admission charge of $5/person, $20/family per day. Open Sat. & Sun, Dec. 3 & 4, noon to 5pm at the Port’s Event Center at the north end of Commercial Ave.

Museum Holiday Gathering

Thursday, December 8, 2016 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Please join us for light refreshments, music and good cheer at our annual holiday reception, hosted by the Anacortes Museum Foundation, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Anacortes Museum, 1305 Eighth Street. The celebration is preceded by the Anacortes Museum Foundation’s annual meeting and election at 6:00 p.m. downstairs. At the Anacortes Museum.

Geoffrey Castle and his All Star Band

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Enjoy a midweek holiday celebration on Wednesday, December 14 when the Port of Anacortes hosts the 6th annual Celtic Christmas Celebration featuring violinist Geoffrey Castle and his All Star Band.

This event (6:30-8:30 p.m.) has become a tradition for many Anacortes residents and families. See the historic Transit Shed Event Center transformed with seasonal lights, Christmas trees and decorations.
Castle, a familiar talent in this region, delights audiences with a mix of refined electric violin talents and theatrics. Contributing to the concert program is a team of “All Stars” and special guests from the Seattle Irish Dance Company. Also performing will be Seattle Opera vocalists Pamela Casella and Veronica Casella-Nim.

In addition, prepare your children for a special appearance by Santa himself!
Light refreshments will be available.

General admission is FREE with a donation of a new, unwrapped toy for the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots, or non-perishable food items for local food banks.Call (360) 299-1822 or visit www.portofanacortes.com to secure VIP seating with a $25 donation.

Christmas tree pickup

Saturday, January 7, 2017 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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The annual Christmas tree pickup sponsored by the Kiwanis Noon Club, Kiwanis Sunrisers and the Anacortes High School Key Club begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, January 7.

Trees will be picked up within city limits. Residents are asked to have their trees curbside no later than 8 a.m. Trees need to be free of ornaments, lights, tinsel and flocking. Wreaths must be free of any framing wire. Trees will be recycled for use in the city.

Please leave a donation of nonperishable food for the Salvation Army or a donation to the Key Club. To donate to the club in advance, drop it off or mail to Kiwanis Shop, 420 O Ave., Anacortes, WA 98221.

If your tree has not been picked up by 2 p.m., call the Kiwanis Shop at 360-293-1918 for pickup., In case of severe weather that ay, trees will be picked up Saturdaym January 14.

Library Closed

Monday, January 16, 2017
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Library closed for Martin Luther King holiday.

Veterans Memorial Plaza open for Memorial Day

Monday, May 29, 2017
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We invite the community to visit Veterans Memorial Plaza at Seahawk Stadium this Memorial Day, and pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country.

The plaza will be open to the public from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, May 29. No events are planned; rather we invite the community in for reflection and remembrance. The plaza is comprised of a memorial designed by local architect Brooks Middleton, with input from the Veterans Memorial Committee, as well as a display honoring two Medal of Honor recipients with local connections.

 

Memorial Day holiday

Monday, May 29, 2017
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Government offices, banks, etc, closed today.