Fidalgo Island Quilters Show (2014)

Prize Winning Quilt - 2014

If your idea of a quilt is something that belongs in grandma’s attic—think again! The 2014 biennial Quilt Show sponsored by Fidalgo Island Quilters, April 11–13,  draws an international audience with something of interest for modernists, fashionistas, students, patriots, shopaholics, and, yes, traditional quilt lovers. A new exhibition venue at…

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Anacortes Quilt Walk 2013

Bright color sweeps across Skagit Valley’s tulip fields and onto Anacortes storefronts and shop walls during the 2013 Quilt Walk, April 1-30. An official event of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, the display of work from more than 70 members of the Fidalgo Island Quilt Guild can be found up…

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Keep the Cheer Here (2012)

Donatello Gifts

What do glittery, red ornaments, carriage rides, carolers and merry shop keepers all have in common? It’s “Keep the Cheer Here” holiday season in Anacortes, Washington. “Keep the Cheer Here” highlights our unique shops, including antiques, candy, clothing, music, boutiques and gift shops, you’ll have plenty to choose from. Anacortes shop keepers…

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Treasures For Everyone at the Waterfront Festival (2012)

Boat Building at the Anacortes Waterfront Festival

If it’s genuine Northwest treasure you’re seeking, Skipper, pull out your chart and mark a course for Fidalgo Island on the first full weekend in June. Whether it’s romance, entertainment or family adventure that floats your boat, make Anacortes, Washington your destination for a “swashbuckling” weekend of free activities in a…

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