Washington Press Releases


 

Washington, Seattle, Event Date: February 16 to 20, 2017

25th Annual Women of Wisdom Conference Held February 16-20, 2017, Seattle, WA

The Seattle-based Women of Wisdom (WOW) organization announced its conference lineup of workshop presenters, and calls on women to lead the change the world needs during this time of political and social upheaval. Celebrating its 25th year, the WOW conference at North Seattle College Campus runs from February 16 -20, 2017. The Campus is located at 9600 College Way N., Seattle, WA 98103. Individual workshop, evening tickets and conference ...

 

Washington, Puyallup, Event Date: January 6, 7, 8, 2017

Puyallup Home, Remodeling and Garden Show with Ciscoe Morris Coming to Puyallup, WA

The Puyallup Home & Garden Show is a show designed for homeowners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating their homes. The show includes hundreds of exhibits with product demonstrations geared to enhance a wide variety of interests. Puyallup Home, Remodeling and Garden Show is coming to the Washington State Fair Grounds in Puyallup, WA at the Sleep Train SHOWPLEX Building on the weekend of January 6, 7, 8, 2017. Times are Friday and Saturday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM, and Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Admission is $8.00 ... 

 

Washington, Tumwater, Event Date: October 2, 2016

Thurston County history comes alive with pioneer activities, period attire and music: History in the Park, Tumwater, WA

The history of early Thurston County will come alive on Sunday, October 2, at Tumwater Falls Park (110 Deschutes Way SW) in Tumwater, WA. The History in the Park event, number twelve in a series called Thurston County Through the Decades, will be held from 10 am until 4 pm, and will feature historical displays, demonstrations, and hands-on activities representative of life in Thurston County during the years 1825 to 1850. Among the planned ...

 

Washington, Tumwater, Event Date: October 8, 2016

Tumwater Historical Association Presents "Past to Present - A Quilt Rescue Workshop," Tumwater, WA

Do you own a mystery quilt, or one that is in poor condition or needs repair? If so visit the Tumwater Historical Association's "Past to Present...A Quilt Rescue Workshop," taking place October 8 at the Tumwater First Baptist Church, 405 East X Street, Tumwater, WA. This will be an opportunity for you to bring your quilt and have your questions answered. You will be able to have it identified, dated, receive information on repairs and suggestions for ...

 

Washington, Spokane, Event Date: August 31 - September 5, 2016

37th Annual Pig Out in the Park - Spokane’s Favorite Six-Day Food & Free Music Festival

The Annual Pig Out in the Park is Spokane’s Favorite Six-Day Food & Free Music Festival. Running August 31 - September 5, 2016, in Downtown Spokane’s Riverfront Park, the event is open 11 am to 10 pm. Estimated annual attendance at Pig Out in the Park is more than 100,000 over six days. Admission is Free. The 37th Annual Pig Out in the Park will feature; 44 Food Booths, 225 Menu Items (nothing over a $9.95), Three Adult Beverage Gardens and ...

 

Washington, Blaine, July 10-16, 2016

Drayton Harbor Music Festival presents live jazz, chamber and choral performances, July 10-16, Blaine, WA

The 2016 Drayton Harbor Music Festival (DHMF) is back July 10-16 with your favorite big band sound and jazz repertoire. This year, DHMF will mix things up by bringing Carnegie Hall and Estonian choir music for one night in Blaine during the Sunday evening kick-off concert. This first festival event features the Calidore Quartet and Ellerhein Girls Choir, two acts that promises to amaze and delight audiences. During festival week, the DHMF offers free ...

 

Washington, Blaine, Event Date: July 10 to 16, 2016

Pacific Arts Association Presents the Drayton Harbor Music Festival & Camp, Blaine, WA

Registration is now open for the 2016 Drayton Harbor Music Festival Camp, July 10 to 16. World-class musicians will come together in scenic Blaine, WA to perform and teach students ages 12 to 19. This unique music camp challenges and inspires students to reach their musical potential – offering group and individual training in jazz, vocal, classical to contemporary, song writing and more. The Camp will take place at Blaine Performing Arts Center ...

 

Washington, Sequim, Event Date: July 15, 16, & 17, 2016

Purple Haze Daze Lavender Festival 20th Anniversary Celebration, Sequim, WA

Purple Haze Lavender Farm announces it's 20th anniversary celebration, Purple Haze Daze, to be held on July 15,16, and 17 as part of Sequim's annual Lavender Weekend. Event times are 10:00 am-6:00 p.m. all 3 days. This three day family friendly lavender party will include the music of some iconic musical figures.  On Friday night, the famous Beatles tribute band, Creme Tangerine will close out the day's events with a dinner dance bash starting at ...

 

 

Washington, Seattle, Event Date: July 9 and 10, 2016

Wedgwood Art Festival, Seattle Audubon Celebrate Art & Nature Together, Seattle, WA

The Wedgwood Art Festival will be held on the weekend of July 9th & 10th to celebrate art and nature at two great free events in the NE Seattle neighborhood of Wedgwood at 8900 35th Ave NE. The 11th Annual Wedgwood Art Festival is once again held on the second Saturday in July. The Seattle Audubon, a Wedgwood based organization, is hosting their Bird and Nature Art Fair on the same Saturday. The organizers of both events coordinated efforts to do ...

 

Washington/Leavenworth, Seattle, Event Date: December 5, 12, and 19, 2015

Holiday Snow Train to Leavenworth, WA

A trip to the North Pole isn't in the cards this Christmas. But who needs negative temps and tons of travel, when you can join Alki Tours on the only daylight train to the legendary Christmas town of Leavenworth. The fun begins as you board the train departing from King Street Station (303 S Jackson St, Seattle, WA), Edmonds Station (211 Railroad Ave., Edmonds, WA) , or at Everett Station (3201 Smith Ave., Everett, WA) ...

 


 

Washington, Burien, Event Date: November 18, 2015

The Latino Experience with Enrique Cerna, Highline Historical Society, Burien, WA

Burien, Washington, October 29, 2015 - With the documentary "Latinos in Washington" as a basis, the Highline Historical Society and Para Los Ninos (both 501 (c) 3 non-profit organizations), invite the public to participate as part of a multicultural audience to view this film.  Following the viewing, KCTS 9-TV's Executive Producer Enrique Cerna will conduct a facilitated discussion, focusing on the "Latino Experience in Highline." Cerna will explore the differences ...

 



Washington, Edmonds, Event Date: September 19-20, 2015

Edmonds Art Studio Tour Celebrates 10 Years, Edmonds, WA

What began as a collective vision of a few dedicated Edmonds artists ten years ago, the Edmonds Art Studio Tour has grown to be one of the most distinctly popular art events in the Puget Sound area. The Tour attracts people from around the region who visit private art studios where they can meet the artists and see them in action as they produce fine works of art in all media types - all for sale. Take this free, self-guided tour of 25 Edmonds area art ...

 


Washington, Port Angeles, Event Date: September 7 to 13, 2015

3rd Annual Paint the Peninsula Plein Air Painting Competition, Port Angeles, WA

Juried professional artists from across the U.S. and British Columbia will gather in Port Angeles in late summer to paint their perceptions of the Olympic Peninsula’s diverse landscapes from Sequim to Cape Flattery to the Hoh Rainforest during the 3rd Annual Paint the Peninsula Plein Air Painting Competition. The weeklong event, taking place September 7 – 13, 2015, will feature daily exhibits and sales of original artwork, a Friday “Quick Draw” competition and multiple ...

 


 

Washington, Blaine, Event Date: July 5 to 11, 2015

Registration is now open for the 2015 Drayton Harbor Music Festival Camp, July 5 to 11. World-class musicians will come together in scenic Blaine, WA to perform and teach students aged 12 to 19. This unique music camp challenges and inspires students to reach their musical potential – offering group and individual training in jazz, vocal, classical to contemporary, song writing and more. The Drayton Harbor Music Festival Camp welcomes students with experience in all ...

 


 

Washington, Blaine, Event Date: July 6 to 11, 2015

Love that unmistakable jazz sound? Want to hear big band music amidst small town charm? Then don’t miss Blaine’s 2015 Drayton Harbor Music Festival, with free daily concerts and by-donation evening performances from July 6 to 11. The festival features world-class musicians coming together in scenic Blaine, WA to teach young musicians each day and perform for the community at night. Since 2002, Blaine’s music festival has charmed audiences near and far with live ...

 


 

Washington, Enumclaw (Seattle Area), Event Date: July 24, 2015

69th Annual Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering Kick off Events, Enumclaw, WA

Don your tartan and join the fun and excitement at the 69th Annual Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering as the Highland Weekend Kick Off events, July 24, 5:30 PM to 11 PM. The event takes place at the Expo Center, 45224 – 284th Avenue SE, Enumclaw, WA. Thrill to the sounds of the Clan Gordon Pipe Band, the Northwest Junior Pipe Band and the Tacoma Scots Pipe Band as they perform first as individual units and then join together. A Scottish sing ...

 


 

Washington, Enumclaw (Seattle Area), Event Date: July 25 to July 26, 2015

Scotland Comes to the Pacific Northwest - 69th Annual Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering, Enumclaw, WA

North American Scottish Athletics Championship, US West Coast Drum Corps Championship, individual Piping and Drumming, Pipe Bands, Highland and National Dancing – you will see and experience it all, plus much more at the 69th Annual Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering on July 25 and 26, at the Expo Center, 45224 – 284th Avenue SE, Enumclaw, WA. You will find yourself experiencing a wee bit of Scotland right here in the Pacific ...

 


 

Washington, Sequim, Event Date: July 17 to19, 2015

Purple Haze Daze at Sequim's Lavender Weekend, July 17 to 19

Purple Haze Lavender Farm announces its inaugural Purple Haze Daze as it participates in Sequim's 19th Annual Lavender Weekend, July 17 to19, 2015. Purple Haze Lavender Farm is located at 180 Bell Bottom Road, Sequim, WA. Admission is $10.00 for all three days. This three day lavender party will include the music of some iconic musical figures. Geoffrey Castle will be wielding his world famous electronic violin. Aussie Blake Noble will delight crowds with his 12 string ...

 


 

Washington, Seattle Area, Event Date: June 13, 2015

Take a Sweet Breath of Summer by Touring Beautiful Gardens in the Seattle Area, Highline Historical Society Garden Tour

From an estate garden, to a native plant haven, to a property dedicated to sustainable gardening practices, and more – the six gardens featured during this year’s Highline Garden Tour showcase an inspiring range of horticultural features and cultivation practices. This popular annual event, which focuses on gardens in Burien, Normandy Park and SeaTac, will take place on Saturday, June 13. Tickets are now on sale. The self-guided tour includes plant sales, artists and ...

 


 

Washington, Seattle, Event Date: July 11 to 12, 2015

10th Annual Wedgwood Art Festival, Seattle's Local Fine Art Event ...and More

The 10th annual Wedgwood Art Festival takes place on July 11th and 12th from 10AM to 5PM in the NE Seattle neighborhood of Wedgwood. Location is at 35th Ave. NE and NE 89th St. This fun filled free event features a juried art festival, kid’s activities, and more musical acts and food vendors than ever before. The juried art festival includes more than 70 fine artists - many returning favorites and many new artists from Puget Sound. With a wide variety of fine arts and ...

 


 

Washington, Brinnon, Event Date: May 23rd and 24th, 2015

Celebrate 22 years of the Hood Canal ShrimpFest, Brinnon, WA, May 23rd & 24th

The Emerald Towns Alliance will present the Hood Canal Shrimpfest 2015. Shrimpfest, now in its 22nd year will be held in Brinnon, WA over Memorial Day Weekend, May 23rd & 24th. The event will take place at Yelvik General Store Field, 303375 Hwy 101, Brinnon (3 miles north of downtown Brinnon, between Yelvik General Store and Cove RV Park & Country Store). The Official Shrimpfest booth will again be selling packages of the near impossible to obtain Hood Canal ...

 


 

Washington, Seattle, Event Date: May 30, 2015

Pampering Day for Women - Treat Yourself to Self-Care & Rejuvenation, Seattle, WA

Treat yourself to a day of self-care, self-compassion and rejuvenation at the 3rd Annual Sacred Pampering Day for Women, held on May 30th at the Conference Center, North Seattle College, 9600 College Way N., Seattle, WA. The event is a fundraiser for Women of Wisdom Programs. Attendees will enter a healing temple and sample a variety of services from different experts in the art of pampering women. Admission is $50 for half day session and includes 100 minutes of ...

 


 

Washington, Blaine, Event Date: July 5 to 11, 2015

Learn and Perform with the Best at Drayton Harbor Music Camp - July 5 to 11, Blaine, WA

Registration is now open for the 2015 Drayton Harbor Music Festival Camp, July 5 to 11. World-class musicians will come together in scenic Blaine, WA to perform and teach students aged 12 to 19. This unique music camp challenges and inspires students to reach their musical potential – offering group and individual training in jazz, vocal, classical to contemporary, song writing and more. The Drayton Harbor Music Festival Camp welcomes students with experience in all ...

 


 

Washington, Olympic Peninsula, Event Date: May 2 to 3, 2015

Northwest Wine & Cheese Tour - Awaken Your Palette to the Flavors of Spring on the Olympic Peninsula

Spring on the Olympic Peninsula is time for discovering creative pairings of new wine and cider releases with locally crafted artisan cheeses during the region’s annual Northwest Wine & Cheese Tour. This year, hard cider enthusiasts can enjoy the tour debut of Port Townsend’s Alpenfire Cider, the third cidery to participate on the tour. Alpenfire produces a variety of organic ciders and vinegars made from estate-grown French and English cider variety apples. A total of ten wineries and ...

 


 

Washington, Port Angeles, Event Date: April 18 & 19, 2015

World-Class Port Angeles Kayak & Film Festival Returns for Second Year

The Kayak & Film Festival, where sea, lake, river and surf paddling converge, returns to Port Angeles for a second year on Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19 at Hollywood Beach, Port Angeles, WA. The event, which drew hundreds of novice to expert paddlers in its inaugural year, will offer an expanded line-up of on-the-water and dry land classes taught by nine experts specializing in all genres of kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding ...

 


 

Washington, Anacortes, Event Date: April 1 to 30, 2015

Fidalgo Island Quilters Quilt Walk, Anacortes, WA, April 1 to 30

The Fidalgo Island Quilters (FIQ) Quilt Guild will present the 2015 Quilt Walk in downtown Anacortes, WA from April 1 to 30. Scheduled to run the entire month of April, it coincides with the highly popular Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. Many merchants throughout the downtown core, mostly on Commercial Avenue, provide space for guild members to display a wide variety of traditional, contemporary, and art quilts. Quilted items will be on display during ...

 


 

Washington, Tacoma, Event Date: November 13-14, 2015       

Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention, Tacoma, WA, November 13-14, 2015

A Scrapbook Convention is a place for people who love to create photographic mementos (scrapbooks) who come together to celebrate this craft. At this gathering they can take classes to learn more about their hobby from industry experts, shop scrapbooking products from industry brands, and attend "crops" which are a gathering place for scrapbookers to work on their scrapbooking projects ...

 


 

Washington, Port Angeles, Event Date: February 7 to 8 and February 14 to 16, 2015

Red Wine & Chocolate on the Olympic Peninsula - Guaranteed to Make You a Better Wine Lover!

Red Wine & Chocolate on the Olympic Peninsula - Guaranteed to Make You a Better Wine Lover! A scrumptious red wine perfectly paired with just the right chocolate can bring out the romantic in anyone. The Olympic Peninsula Wineries will take that perfect pairing to another level this year, bringing together new release varietals and blends created with premium Washington grapes and decadent chocolate delights that will make better wine lovers of all who indulge ...

 


 

Washington, Seattle, Event Date: February 12 to 16, 2015

23rd Annual Women of Wisdom Conference: I Am We - Hearts Connecting Communities, Seattle, WA

The 23rd Annual Women of Wisdom (WOW) Conference is a time for reflection, rejoicing, renewal and connecting with other fabulous women. Each attendee is invited to share stories, make new friends and replenish their spirit – change your life! This four day conference features over forty different events including inspirational evenings and intimate, experiential workshops. Gift yourself with this life changing event and be revitalized by the connections you will make. You will leave ...

 


 

Washington, SeaTac, Event Date: January 24, 2015

Dorpat and Sherrard Return with "Then and Now" Photos Program to Highline Historical Society

The Highline Historical Society is hosting a “Now and Then” presentation by popular documentary photographers/historians/authors Paul Dorpat and Jean Sherrard on Saturday, January 24, 2 PM at SeaTac City Hall. Dorpat has written his excellent column for The Seattle Times’ Sunday Magazine since 1982, and has published a dozen books, including three volumes of regional now-and-then photographic comparisons drawn from his column, and “Building Washington,” an illustrated encyclopedic study of the state's historical development  ...

 


 

Washington, Freeland, Event Date: November 8 2014

One Lucky Couple to Win $16,000 Whidbey Island (WA) Wedding

One lucky couple will win a winter wedding for themselves and forty eight guests on Whidbey Island, WA. The winning couple will be drawn on November 8th at 10:30 a.m. at the Weddings on Whidbey and Events Tour at Fireseed Catering and Events Garden, 6051 Coles Road in Langley, WA. The wedding package is worth over $16,000 and the date is set for January 17, 2015. The contest began in September as couples nominated themselves by telling their stories and submitting photos ...

 


 

Washington, Bremerton, Event Date: November 21, 22, 23, 2014

The Olympic Peninsula's 27th Annual Holiday Gift and Food Fair, Bremerton, WA

Start your Holiday shopping early at the Olympic Peninsula's 27th Annual Holiday Gift and Food Fair. It is scheduled for Friday-Sunday, November 21, 22, & 23, at the Kitsap Sun Pavilion (Kitsap County Fairgrounds), Bremerton, WA. This show is the largest handcrafted and fine arts fair on the Olympic Peninsula "all under one roof." It features handcrafted products by professional NW artists with over 175 booths for holiday shopping ...

 


 

Washington, La Conner, Event Date: October 3-5, 2014

International Quilt & Fiber Art Festival Comes to La Conner, WA, October 3-5

The La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum is hosting its 14th annual Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival, October 3-5, in La Conner, WA. This Festival features an international exhibit of over 150 juried and judged traditional and art quilts, wearable art and fiber art pieces submitted from the US, Canada, Australia, Taiwan, Japan, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. Held at Maple Hall and the La Conner Civic Garden Club ...


Washington, Whidbey Island, Deadline to Enter: October 31, 2014

Washington's Whidbey Island Wedding Searches for "Missing" Couple

A winter wedding will be held on January 17, 2015 on Whidbey Island, Washington. Many details have been arranged. The invitations, the cake, the venue, the flowers, the photographer, and the musician, have all been selected. Even a professional wedding planner is standing by. There is just one thing missing: the couple. To promote Whidbey Island as a winter wedding destination, Island industry professionals and tourism officials teamed up to donate a Winter Wedding Giveaway for one couple and 48 guests, worth over $15,000 ...

 


 

Washington, Anacortes, Event Date: October 3-4, 2014

5th Annual Anacortes Bier on the Pier - Not Your Typical Oktoberfest

The cries of cheers once again herald the arrival of Anacortes Bier on the Pier, a two-day extravaganza of bier, food and music. Bring your thirst for beer, leave room for brats and enjoy the smorgasbord of all the tasty foods located in two festival food tents on the pier. The event is held October 3rd-4th at 100 Commercial Ave., Anacortes, WA. A new and exciting feature this year is the “Hoppin’ on the Water” Bier on the Pier commercial contest, in partnership with GoSkagit.com. The winner of the contest announced on September 21st will win ten two day tickets, hotel  ...

 


 

Washington, Burien, Event Date: September 20, 2014

Is There a Van Gogh in Your Garage?

The Highline Historical Society is hosting their always- popular Antique Appraisal and Artifact Identification event on September 20, 2014. This event appeals to collectors of many types of memorabilia. Haul out those treasures you have always wondered about and learn more about them. Professional Appraiser Chris Foss will help visitors decide whether they want to simply value the item and keep it. Society members’ items will be appraised at a fee of $10 per ...

 


 

Washington, Seattle, Event Date: October 22 to 26, 2014

Create Mixed Media Retreats Inspire Seattle Area Artists, October 22 to 26

Artists from Seattle and the surrounding area will come together for 5 days of creative inspiration at the Create Mixed Media Retreat Seattle, October 22 to 26, at the Doubletree Seattle Airport Hotel. The Hotel is located at 18740 International Blvd., Seattle, WA. From the editors of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine, Create Mixed Media Retreats Seattle brings together over twenty top mixed-media artists from all over the country who offer their expertise in full-day and half-day workshops within five mixed media ...

 


 

Washington, Oakville, Event Date: September 26th-27th, 2014

7th Annual Cedarville Barn Autumn in the Country, Oakville, WA, September 26th-27th

The 7th Annual Cedarville Barn "Autumn in the Country" will take place September 26th-27th, 10am-5pm. at 85 Lewis Rd., Oakville, Washington. Sip cider, take a free horse and carriage ride in vintage carriages by Olympia Carriage. Stroll through fifty vendor booths filled with antiques, primitives, country collectibles, signs, garden art, plants, metal art, linens and quilts, vintage, soaps, woodworks, chainsaw carvings ...

 


 

Washington, Olympia, Event Date: August 29th- August 31st

Harbor Days Maritime Festival & Tugboat Races, Olympia, WA, August 29th-31st

For four decades, Olympia has celebrated its long maritime heritage — and the big-shouldered working boats that made it happen — with the Harbor Days Maritime Festival and Tug Boat Races.  The 41st annual festival, August 29th- August 31st, fills the weekend with a fascinating mix of seafaring, food and fun. As many as fifteen vintage and modern tugs are expected to participate, and most will be open for tours at Percival Landing all day Saturday, August 30th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m... 


 

Washington, Newport, Event Date: September 5-7, 2014

Newport Music Festival: Finale to the Bluegrass Festival Season, September 5-7, Newport, WA

The Newport Music Festival has become the Northwest finale to the Bluegrass/Americana Roots music festival season. Hundreds of traveling festival goers arrive to the picturesque natural wonder of Pend Oreille County, Washington, set up camp for 3 days to watch top notch regional performers and maybe participate in one of the abundant campground jams. It all takes place at the City Park (1033 1st Street) in Newport Washington. The lineup this year will include: Blackberry Bushes String Band, Wild Coyotes, Howling Gaels ...


 

Washington, Port Angeles, Event Date: October 10 to 12, 2014

Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival - Home of the Dungeness Crab, Port Angeles, WA

Each October foodies and fun-seekers from across the United States and as far away as Finland descend upon the scenic Olympic Peninsula to partake in a grand celebration of the coveted crustacean that derives its name from the town where it was first commercially harvested back in 1848 -- Dungeness. The 13th annual Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival (www.crabfestival.org) will expand to a three-day format this year, taking place Friday – Sunday, October 10 – 12, at the Port Angeles City Pier ...


 

Washington, Seattle, Event Date: July 12-13

9th Annual Wedgwood Art Festival, Seattle's Local Fine Art Event, July 12-13

The 9th annual Wedgwood Art Festival has become a Northeast Seattle summer highlight. This free fine art festival is an extravaganza of art, music, food, puppet shows and children’s activities. It takes place at the corner of 35th Ave NE and NE 89th St on July 12th & 13th from 10am – 5pm. The juried art fair, with an emphasis on local artists, is the largest to date including returning favorites and many new artists. Choose a new painting, print or photograph for that bare space on your wall. Pick out some jewelry for an evening out, or a new ceramic mug for your morning ...


 

Washington, Kingston, Event Date: July 25, 26 and 27, 2014

Celebrate 55 Years of Family Fun at the Kitsap Arts & Crafts Festival, July 25th to 27th, Kingston, WA

On July 25, 26 and 27, artists, craftsmen and visitors of all ages will come to celebrate the 55th Annual Kitsap Arts and Crafts Festival in the Puget Sound coastal town of Kingston, Washington. The summer festival brings together the best in art, crafts, food, music, entertainment and fun for every member of the family. The highlight of this year’s festival will include a juried art show encompassing painting, sculpture, mixed media and photography - featuring both adult and student entries. Shoppers and art-lovers will delight in the myriad art and crafts ...


 

Washington, Edmonds, Event Date: June 13th - 15th

Celebrate the Arts in Downtown Edmonds, WA, this Father's Day Weekend

The 57th Annual Edmonds Arts Festival kicks off at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 13 and runs through Sunday evening June 15, at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main Street, Edmonds, WA. The Festival is filled with fun for all ages and includes art, entertainment, food vendors, a Student Art Exhibit and Kids Create area. There is no admission charge for this popular three-day event. More than 200 artist-exhibitors display and sell fine arts and crafts on the grassy field, East of the Frances Anderson Center and on the Plaza above the Edmonds Library. Skilled artists from the Western ...


 

Washington, Tacoma, Event Date: July 24-27

23rd Annual Celebration of Zimbabwean Music and Dance, Tacoma WA, July 24-27

The 23rd Annual Zimbabwean Music Festival will be held at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA, on July 24-27, 2014. This “everyone-can-participate” festival offers three days of workshops on diverse aspects of Zimbabwean culture, free afternoon concerts, an African Marketplace and ticketed evening concerts. On opening night, July 24, internationally acclaimed Afro-fusion sensation Mokoomba, led by talented vocalist Mathias Muzaza, draws on traditional Tonga music while embracing the diverse music cultures of southern Africa. Enjoy Mokoomba in performance ...


 

Washington, Graham, Event Date: August 7th - 9th

Pierce County Fair Celebrates 67 Years, Graham, Washington, August 7th - 10th

The 67th annual Pierce County Fair takes place in the natural setting of Frontier Park in Graham, WA, Thursday - Saturday, August 7th - 9th, 10:00 am to 10:00 pm, and Sunday, August 10th, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm. This fair is a must see for families with young children where they can see animals, play in Toddler Town; eat everything that a kid and even adults could want at a Fair. There are many hands on contests for both children and adults. Free stage entertainment includes Hypnotist Ron Stubbs, The ZuZu African Acrobats from Americas Got Talent, and Magician Jeff Evans. Each event  ...


 

Washington, Anacortes, Event Date: June 7th & 8th

25th Annual Waterfront Festival, Anacortes, Washington, June 7th-8th

The 25th Annual Waterfront Festival will be held in Anacortes, WA on June 7th & 8th at Cap Sante Boat Haven marina, located at 1019 Q Ave, adjacent to downtown.   The festival combines a variety of family-friendly, marine-related activities, including free boat rides, a “quick-and-dirty” boat building demonstration, milk carton derby, boat show, car show, model boat show, paddle board demos, Samish Indian Nation canoe rides and the Schooner Adventuress will be giving dock side tours ...

 


 

The Island Chicks to hold their 6th Anniversary of Vintage Market, April 26, Anacortes, WA

Anacortes, Washington (April 7, 2014) - The Island Chicks are celebrating their 6th year of antiques/vintage events in Anacortes. On April 26th, form 9 am - 4 pm, over 40 one of a kind, local and regional brands will provide their antiques/vintage experience at the Vintage Market, 100 Commercial Ave., Anacortes, WA. Admission is $5 per person, $3 with a non-perishable food item, donated to the Anacortes 100 Food Bank. The Island chicks began their events, in a barn ...

 

Highline Historical Society marks Earth Day with "Chasing Ice" screening, Burien, Washington

Burien, Washington (March 31, 2014) - To celebrate Earth Day on April 22, the Highline Historical Society is presenting a screening of Chasing Ice, the National Geographic film that frames the story of our planet’s changing climate by documenting the disappearance of glaciers. In 2005, photographer and climate change skeptic James Balog launched The Extreme Ice Survey, deploying time-lapse cameras across the Arctic to capture a multi-year photographic record of the changes in glaciers. Compressing years into seconds, these time-lapse photos irrefutably demonstrate that glaciers ...

 

Two North Puget Sound Chefs Decide Eight is Enough!

Anacortes, Washington (March 19, 2014) - Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy an exclusive eight-course dining experience offered to eight guests at a time, only eight times this year at Potluck Kitchen Studio, located in historic downtown Anacortes (910 11th Street Unit A). It's a big city menu, at a small town price, and without ferry travel or congested traffic.   Each 8-for-8 Pop-up Dinner is a unique "culinary odyssey" consisting of eight courses and three wine pairings which aren't revealed until guests are seated. Dinners take place in the private dining room at Potluck Kitchen Studio ...

 

18th Annual Anacortes Spring Boat Show, Anacortes, Washington, March 21 - 23, 2014

Anacortes, Washington (March 14, 2014) - The 18th Annual Anacortes Spring Boat Show is the largest and longest running free in-water boat show on the west coast. The event takes place on March 21 - 23, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., at 1019 Q Avenue, Anacortes WA.   The Anacortes Boat Show brings over 100 power and sail boats to Fidalgo Island for one more year of fun in the sun and in-water festivities. Visitor’s travel from all corners of the world to Anacortes to meet with aftermarket vendors, marine finance &  ...

 

Quilters Gear Up for Biennial Spring Extravaganza, Anacortes, Washington

Anacortes, Washington (March 14, 2014) - The Fidalgo Island Quilters (FIQ) will host its Biennial Quilt Show, “E Pluribus Unum,” April 11-13, 2014, at a new venue, the Swinomish Casino & Lodge, 12885 Casino Drive, Anacortes. Show hours are 10am to 5pm each day. Admission is $7 for all three days, and children 12 and under are free. Sunday only, admission for military personnel and their families is $5.   The event will showcase a wide range of quilted items from traditional utility quilts to sophisticated art quilts. One notable addition will be “modern” quilts, a style of quilt-making gaining ...

 

Sixth Annual Anacortes Spring Wine Festival - A Taste for Every Palate, Anacortes, Washington

Anacortes, Washington (February 25, 2014) - The 6th Annual Spring Wine Festival is in full bloom and right around the corner, happening on April 12, 2014 in Anacortes, Washington.   The Anacortes Spring Wine Festival brings 30 wineries to Fidalgo Island for one more year of decadent wine tasting, food matching, live music, art, shopping and blooming tulip fields. Visitor’s travel from all corners of the world to behold the amazing Skagit Valley tulip fields in full bloom. Enhancing ...