Use this for all major holidays

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.

July Fourth events

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
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Independence Day Celebrations begins with the Patriotic Community Event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on July 3 at the Heart of Anacortes, the traditional town photo at 10:00 a.m. on July 4 at 5th & Commercial, the parade on July 4 beginning at 11:00 a.m., the Rock the Dock food and music event at Seafarer’s Park at 5:00 p.m. on July 4, and the fireworks show beginning at approximately 10:00 p.m. on July 4.

Rock the Dock

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Celebrate our country's independence with great music, family fun, and fireworks at Rock the Dock! July 4th from 5-10 p.m. at Seafarers' Memorial Park.

There will be a FREE Bounce Castle, FREE face painting, and a FREE art table for the kids. Come enjoy tasty food and beverage vendors, beer garden with beer by Anacortes Brewery and of course fireworks. All proceeds from this year's beer garden will be donated to the Anacortes Family Shelter and The Boy's and Girls Club. Bring your lawn chairs and come join the fun. 

Rock the Dock is FREE - with a suggested donation of a non-perishable food item or donation for the Anacortes Seafarers Memorial Foundation which is dedicated to supporting the families of those men and women who go down to the sea to work, those that are lost and the memorial they are remembered on.

Trick or Treating downtown

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 3:00 am - 5:00 am
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trick or treatKids are welcome to Trick or Treat in downtown Anacortes on Tuesday, Halloween afternoon from 3 - 5pm. The Anacortes Chamber of Commerce is working with merchants to hand out candy to trick-or-treaters downtown. In addition, ACME Creative, at 705 Commercial, will be taking photos of kids in costume.

Nutcracker Holiday Gift Show

Thursday, November 9, 2017 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Every Day until November 12, 2017

An elegant show of beautiful holiday gifts, decorations and crafts, handmade by over 70 talented artists and crafters. This unique show will offer many treasures for those special gifts. At the Depot Arts Center. Nov 9, 10, 11 & 12. 
Thurs through Saturday, 9-7 and Sunday 10-4.

Nutcracker Holiday Gift Show

Friday, November 10, 2017 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Every Day until November 12, 2017

An elegant show of beautiful holiday gifts, decorations and crafts, handmade by over 70 talented artists and crafters. This unique show will offer many treasures for those special gifts. At the Depot Arts Center. Nov 9, 10, 11 & 12. 
Thurs through Saturday, 9-7 and Sunday 10-4.

Nutcracker Holiday Gift Show

Saturday, November 11, 2017 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Every Day until November 12, 2017

An elegant show of beautiful holiday gifts, decorations and crafts, handmade by over 70 talented artists and crafters. This unique show will offer many treasures for those special gifts. At the Depot Arts Center. Nov 9, 10, 11 & 12. 
Thurs through Saturday, 9-7 and Sunday 10-4.

Library Closed

Saturday, November 11, 2017
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Library closed today for Veterans Day.

Nutcracker Holiday Gift Show

Sunday, November 12, 2017 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Every Day until November 12, 2017

An elegant show of beautiful holiday gifts, decorations and crafts, handmade by over 70 talented artists and crafters. This unique show will offer many treasures for those special gifts. At the Depot Arts Center. Nov 9, 10, 11 & 12. 
Thurs through Saturday, 9-7 and Sunday 10-4.

Library Closed for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 23, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Every Day until November 25, 2017

Library closed November 23, 24, & 25.

Library Closed for Thanksgiving

Friday, November 24, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Every Day until November 25, 2017

Library closed November 23, 24, & 25.

Library Closed for Thanksgiving

Saturday, November 25, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Every Day until November 25, 2017

Library closed November 23, 24, & 25.

Celebrate the Season

Saturday, December 2, 2017 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Every Day until December 3, 2017

Saturday, Dec. 2nd will feature afternoon entertainment by the Fidalgo Elementary School Choir, Wren & Della, a local juggling duo, plus other entertainment still in the works. On Sunday, Dec. 3rd, the focus will be on Gingerbread. Student and adult teams will test their creativity as they compete in decorating gingerbread houses for prizes and, of course, bragging rights. Gingerbread entries will be judged by a panel of community leaders. In addition, children of all ages will be able to decorate mini-houses of their own to take home. Open noon-4pm at the Port of Anacortes Events Center, foot of Commercial Ave. Sponsored by Anacortes Schools Foundation.

Celebrate the Season

Sunday, December 3, 2017 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Every Day until December 3, 2017

Saturday, Dec. 2nd will feature afternoon entertainment by the Fidalgo Elementary School Choir, Wren & Della, a local juggling duo, plus other entertainment still in the works. On Sunday, Dec. 3rd, the focus will be on Gingerbread. Student and adult teams will test their creativity as they compete in decorating gingerbread houses for prizes and, of course, bragging rights. Gingerbread entries will be judged by a panel of community leaders. In addition, children of all ages will be able to decorate mini-houses of their own to take home. Open noon-4pm at the Port of Anacortes Events Center, foot of Commercial Ave. Sponsored by Anacortes Schools Foundation.