Arts & Leisure


The November First Friday Gallery Walk features new work by Dianna Shyne, such as "Water Taxi Dock" at Scott-Milo and works by Birgit LaFace, who grew up in Sweden, at the Apothecary Spa.

The Gallery Walk is Friday, November 7 from 6 – 9 pm.

711 Commercial Ave., Anne Martin McCool Gallery

Anne Martin McCool Gallery opens a new show with abstract paintings by Skagit Valley Artist, Peter Belknap and work by gallery artists: Anne Martin McCool, Debbie Aldrich, Carole Cunningham, George Way, Cathy Schoenberg, Tracy Powell and more!

705 Commercial Ave., Gallery KP

KP Studios will be presenting photographic work by students of Photography II at Anacortes High School.

620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers

Burton Jewelers will feature host an 85th Birthday Celebration for featured artists Max Benjamin (Nov. 11) and Douglas Burton (Nov. 12). Join us for champagne, hors d'oeuvres, and birthday cake! Also featured are new jewelry designs by Doug Burton and a new collection of designs that are a collaboration between Ora (Cunningham) Peterson and Philip Burton.

420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery

The gallery presents Northwest acrylics by Dianna Shyne of Camano Island. Also showing are oils by James Moore, acrylics by Larry Heald, landscape pastels by Barbara Benedetti Newton and abstract oils by Mira Kamada. We will also have lots of new jewelry and glass work by regional artists.

419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa

The Majestic is proud to show acrylics by Terry MacDonald. MacDonald says, “Often I turn to birds and animals for their quirky expressions, lively activity and free-spirited attitudes. Flowers are another favorite. More and more I find myself reaching inside and letting out expression through bursts of color, lines and marks in a more abstract style.”

419 Commercial Ave., Apothecary Spa (2nd Floor Majestic Inn)

The Apothecary Spa is proud to feature Birgit LaFace as our November artist. As a child growing up in Sweden, she has always enjoyed drawing and painting. Her paintings reflect her love of the outdoors. “My wish is to express all that beauty through my art and to convey the feeling I had when I experienced that certain moment in a special place.” Please join us on Art Walk or stop by any time for a tour!

611 R Ave., Gallery at the Depot

Anacortes Arts Commission presents The Salish Sea Plein Air Painters. The Theme includes Homes, Boats, and Views from Fidalgo Island. Open First Friday Artwalk, November 7 from 6-9 pm and Saturday, November 8 from 10 am - 2:00 pm.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,695 Confirmed Skagit Cases
390-399 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

299 Hospitalizations
67 Deaths
37,483 Fully Vaccinated
52,143 Initial Doses Given


363,840 Confirmed Cases Statewide
21,743 Hospitalizations

5,428 Deaths Statewide
1,982,674 Fully Vaccinated
2,927,970 Initial Doses Given

Updated 6 pm, April 22, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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