Arts & Leisure

Galleries open late Friday night

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This month's first Friday Gallery Walk will feature works by popular artist Jennifer Bowman at Scott Milo Gallery plus Fall Colors show at The Good Stuff. 

Engaging Films, Good Company & Popcorn!

Eating Alabama

The film "Eating Alabama: A Story About Why Food Matters," on Sept. 30 leads off a series of five films about the environment scheduled for this fall by the Friends of Skagit Beaches.

Local author translates international bestseller

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Anacortes-based author Jane Billinghurst's latest work is an English translation of an international bestseller by German forester and author Peter Wohleleben called The Hidden Life of Trees. The book was published this week and is already listed as a bestseller on 

Anacortes Arts Festival set for Aug.7-9

It’s summer and time for our community’s largest celebration….the Anacortes Arts Festival. On August 5, 6, and 7, Anacortes will play host to approximately 90,000 Festival goers.

Artists tour set for July 16-17

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Skagit Artists Together will hold its annual studio tour later this month featuring 13 local artists at 6 open studios, plus another 9 artists in the Mount Vernon-Burlington and La Conner areas.

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