Arts & Leisure

Summer Artwork this Friday

Beached, 27" x 33" Watercolor by Pamela Harold

The annual June First Friday Gallery Walk will feature a special exhibit featuring the Women Painters of Washington, an exhibit at Scott-Milo which presents the artwork of 49 women whose work was juried into the show by Anacortes artist Anne Schreivogl.

Fun things to do this weekend

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Lots to do this Mother’s Day weekend in Anacortes. In fact, along with the good weather forecast, it almost feels like summer is starting, though the official start of summer is still more than a month away. Here are some things to do this weekend…

Celebrate Anacortes' past

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Help celebrate the release of Wallie Funk’s new book “Pictures of the Past” and the Anacortes American’s 125th anniversary, at an open house and book release party this Saturday at the Anacortes Depot Arts and Community Center.

Gallery Walk this Friday evening

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The May First Friday Gallery Walk features new works by Amanda Houston, the lace work of Emma McNeil, spring prints from Anne Martin McCool. This work is Lyrical Stream by Amanda Houston.

Rockin' on the Rock

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Punctuating the western horizon across the Skagit Flats, a rocky dome stands sentinel above Fidalgo Island. For locals, it’s a coming-home beacon; for travelers, a sign they’re nearing Anacortes; for others, the mountain itself is the destination.