Tempestry Project Spreads Around the Globe

Inspired by a passion to address global change, an Anacortes trio embarked upon “The Tempestry Project,” a unique initiative that has now attracted participants from almost two dozen nations. The Tempestry Project, a fiber art collaborative, was born in 2017 as a result of a conversation among three Anacortes friends:…

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Reasons to Love Anacortes During the Holidays

Reasons to Love Anacortes During the Holidays

From the town’s Pacific Northwest tree octopus to a pleasant walk through a festively decorated forest and the electric tunes of a violin,there are plenty of reasons locals and guests love Anacortes during the holiday season. Many events in this coastal community are free and family friendly. Plus, being an…

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Fidalgo Island Lights and Life

Fidalgo Island Lights Life

Winter sparkles with festivities and attractions all around Fidalgo Island. Whether you’re here for an outing or a weekend excursion, a tour of the island’s coastal charms will brighten the chilliest of days. Annual Holiday Farmers Market at the Port Transit Shed – November 17th and 18th from 10 a.m. to…

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A Window Seat To Our Working Waterfront

Thanks in large part to an extensive public park system, visitors to the Anacortes shoreline can enjoy “bonus time” – a rare opportunity to take a window seat to this island community’s working waterfront.  From restaurant table to picnic table, marina esplanade to historic wooden pier, the city extends opportunities…

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