Arts & Leisure

2017 11 Uclulet Harbor

Downtown art galleries are open Friday night for the monthly First Friday Gallery Walk. The galleries are open from 6-9 pm featuring new works and familiar works by local artists, such as Jane Wallis, whose work, including this one titled, "Uclulet Harbor," are on display at Scott-Milo.

ACME Creative, 705 Commercial Ave.

ACME Creative continues the exhibition titled Entrances, Exits and Entropy by Skagit Valley artist Brian Cypher. The suite of etchings is a result of a week Cypher spent with master printmaker Jonathan Higgins at Manneken Press in Illinois. The prints explore Cypher's abstract forms culled from automatic drawing and reveal a world of various states of being: matter becoming, objects decaying and energy transformation.

Burton Jewelers, 620 Commercial Ave.

Burton Jewelers features a new show that includes works by many local artists representing the Skagit Farmlands and the evening will be a benefit event for the Skagitonians to Preserve Farmland. Some of the artists include Al Currier, Linda Henley, Allen Moe, Kathleen Faulkner, and Bob Williams. Refreshments will be served.

The Good Stuff Arts, 604 Commercial Ave.

The Good Stuff Arts Gallery proudly hosts our first “FEATURED ARTIST”: DIANNA SHYNE, award winning, Impressionist artist and teacher. Dianna will be demonstrating her unique painting style starting at 6:30 pm. Join us at the “MEET AND GREET RECEPTION for Dianna 6:30 - 9 pm. Her MIXING COLOR WORKSHOP will be 10 - 4, November 4. Reservations required. Our other Local Artists will have new pieces for the 2 month show: “NW Moody Expressions”, ending December 31. Many artists will be in attendance and will gladly answer your questions. New Gifts, Cards, Jewelry and more are here. Food & drink available.

Pelican Bay Books and Coffee House, 520 Commercial Ave.

Pelican Bay Books is showing work by Caroline Patrick. Caroline sees beyond the camera and records images which come from within. She is a published author and Master Feng Shui Practitioner. Caroline’s artwork changes the Chi or energy of spaces and is collected by many of her clients for Feng Shui enhancements by bringing in vibrant Elements trough color and shape into corporate facilities and private homes.

Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave.

The gallery is showing new nautical oils by Jane Wallis, cityscapes by Joanne Shellan, landscapes by Jan Jewell, landscapes and seascapes by Matt Dollahite and vibrant pastels by Amanda Houston. We are also excited to have new jewelry by Enid Oates! Come see our fall collection of work.

The Majestic Inn and Spa, 419 Commercial Ave.

The Majestic Inn and Spa welcomes Terry MacDonald’s bright colorful art has been described as “Happy Art.” Rich vibrant colors, textural surfaces and a loose, expressive style are the hallmarks of her acrylic paintings. The November show will feature her quirky birds, florals, abstracts and multi-media works wildlife and watching them come alive on canvas.

The Depot, 611 R Ave.

The Anacortes Arts Commission presents The Salish Sea, fine art wearables by the Fidalgo Island Quilters’ Divas. Come by the Depot on First Friday Artwalk November 3rd from 6:00 to 9:00 pm and Saturday, November 4th, 10:00 am to 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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