Arts and Leisure

40 Performers to bring HONK! Fest West to Anacortes

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An unbelievable show is coming to an unusual venue, the madrona grove behind the Depot Arts Center on Tuesday. National and international touring brass bands totaling 40 performers among bands from Perth, Australia, Arcata, Calif. and Chicago, Ill. will perform.

New Wallie Funk photo exhibit opens Saturday

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Enthusiastic send-offs of the fishing fleet and weekend fishermen’s dances were central features of life in Anacortes for decades.

Summer Artwork this Friday

Beached, 27" x 33" Watercolor by Pamela Harold

The annual June First Friday Gallery Walk will feature a special exhibit featuring the Women Painters of Washington, an exhibit at Scott-Milo which presents the artwork of 49 women whose work was juried into the show by Anacortes artist Anne Schreivogl.

Fun things to do this weekend

An O Chords Chorus

Lots to do this Mother’s Day weekend in Anacortes. In fact, along with the good weather forecast, it almost feels like summer is starting, though the official start of summer is still more than a month away. Here are some things to do this weekend…

Celebrate Anacortes' past

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Help celebrate the release of Wallie Funk’s new book “Pictures of the Past” and the Anacortes American’s 125th anniversary, at an open house and book release party this Saturday at the Anacortes Depot Arts and Community Center.