Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2012

Every April, a multi-colored sea of tulips draws thousands of visitors to the Skagit Valley, resulting in waves of activity in neighboring communities including the historic seaport city of Anacortes on Fidalgo Island. The Annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is a month-long celebration of color on a palette of fertile…

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Guiltless Not Quiltless in Anacortes

Egret Quilt

Colonial quilters eased their guilt at entertaining for pure pleasure (think of it!) with quilting frolics-parties that involved a period of mutual work followed by refreshments, dancing and entertainment… even courtship games were sanctioned. Well, Anacortes quilters have been doing plenty of frolicking (of the industrious kind), if the fruits…

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