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Warning from Anacortes Police

APD has received two independent reports from local residents who contacted police after receiving fraudulent calls from someone claiming to be “Sergeant Cook” of the Anacortes Police Department.

Summer Entertainment

  • The Hoe and the Harrow Sat. Jul 22, 2017 6:00 pm The Hoe and the Harrow tills up a style unique to our surroundings. At times drawing from the traditional sounds of Folk, Americana, and Roots Music, yet muddled with a layer of punk and grunge reminiscent of early Seattle Sound. Once harvested these lyric-driven melodies serve as food for the so...
  • Squirrel Butter Sat. Jul 22, 2017 7:00 pm The Squirrel Butter duo performs traditional and original music influenced by Appalachian, early country, jug band and blues artists from the late 1800s through the 1950s. Charlie Beck plays fiddle, banjo and guitar, and Charmaine Slaven plays fiddle, guitar—and clogs while she sings. Their har...
  • The Popoffs Sat. Jul 22, 2017 9:00 pm Are you ready to be entertained? Are you looking for a high-energy party band that combines great musicianship, an energetic stage show and great song selection? The Popoffs is your answer. The Popoffs are on a mission to fill dance floors everywhere. Playing hits from the 60’s 70’s 80’s 9...
  • A-Town Big Band Wed. Jul 26, 2017 6:00 pm Founded in January of 2013 in Anacortes, Washington, the "A'Town Big Band" is Skagit County's newest big band. Providing energetic melodies and rhythms as versatile as its members, "A'Town Big Band" plays everything from swing to samba, and ballads to blues. A'Town Big Band performs the music of ...
  • The Naughty Blokes Fri. Jul 28, 2017 6:00 pm Thea Hart of "What's Up" Magazine says in her review "The Naughty Blokes boldly rocked through fun toe-tapping tunes, sweet riffs and smooth progressions galore in their energetic and well arranged set. The group easily caught the ear and the interest of every one present. They brought well balan...

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Fire in the Park

We have had two wildland fires in the park already. That is two too many. Both were quickly extinguished thanks to the watchful eyes of visitors who were helpful to let us know about them early on while they were small.

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Kaboom Town

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