Arts & Leisure

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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.

Anacortes galleries are open this Friday from 6 – 9 pm.

Industrious Industries, 1005 8th Street

Industrious Industries presents a collection of original film photography by Desi Valdez.

Classic Style & Co., 705 Commercial Ave.

Classic Style & Company is pleased to present the lace work of Emma McNeil. As a self-taught lace knitter, Emma works with fine natural fiber lace yarns, many hand-dyed and sourced directly from the artisan. Her pieces are works of art and not to be missed.

Anne Martin McCool Gallery, 711 Commercial Ave.

“Welcome to Spring” is a new show of prints and originals by Anne Martin McCool and other gallery artists.

Burton Jewelers, 620 Commercial Ave.

Gallery at Burtons is showing the paintings of Linda Henley, watercolors of Northwest wildflowers in the style of botanical illustrations. Also featured will be a special collection of Lundberg art glass in floral themes. Introducing Philip’s wife, Holly Burton, as a full time employee at the store. Please stop in and meet her! Refreshments will be served. 

Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave.

Scott Milo Gallery presents new pastels and oils by Amanda Houston. Houston brings a collection of landscapes, waterscapes and bird pieces in her tranquil, yet vibrant NW style. Also showing are acrylics by Jennifer Bowman, still life color photographs by Randy Dana, colorful floral monoprints by Marie Powell and impressionistic paintings by Donna Nevitt Radtke.

The Majestic Inn and Spa, 419 Commercial Ave.

The Majestic is proud to feature paintings by local artist, Pat Sayer. Pat started painting in the early seventies – at first watercolors and then acrylics, which she favors now. For many years Pat painted mostly florals and landscapes and gradually grew into some abstract work. She loves all kinds of subjects and styles. The key to it all is color, composition and light.

Apothecary Spa (2nd floor of Majestic), 419 Commercial Ave.

The Apothecary Spa is proud to feature a mother - daughter show for our May artist. Becky Bragg fine art and Karla DeCamp Photography. Becky has painted off and on for years and is most enthused by the beauty and grandeur of nature - particularly of the northwest and the Hawaiian Islands. She paint in oils in an impressionistic style. Karla has a lifelong passion for photography. She will be sharing with us her collection of stunning snapshots from across our gorgeous state

The Depot Gallery, 611 R Ave. 

The Depot Gallery presents the sale of the remaining works of art from the Estate of Jan Conklin of Anacortes. Conklin’s work consists of work done in pastel, featuring landscapes, florals, portraits and nudes from over 50 years of work. 100% of the proceeds from sales will be donated to the Merle Cancer Care Center at Island Hospital.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

5,075 Confirmed Skagit Cases
430-439 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

326 Hospitalizations
72 Deaths
49,057 Fully Vaccinated
59,732 Initial Doses Given


389,882 Confirmed Cases Statewide
23,187 Hospitalizations

5,622 Deaths Statewide
2,757,234 Fully Vaccinated
3,562,750 Initial Doses Given

Updated 7 pm, May 15, 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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