We encourage you to share the website and our treasured city with your friends and family.
Spend an afternoon rubbing elbows with local artists from the Stanwood Camano Arts Guild and view their current work while shopping for new garden additions.
Join us for some great gypsy jazz inspired tunes performed by local favorites, Fidalgo Swing. Guitarist and host, Allen Lewis, leads the band every 4th Wednesday.
Born and bred in the moist manure town of Stanwood, Washington, pianist/composer Stephen Pilolla has been playing music in one way or another since he was born in ’96.
Georgia Johnson and Maggie Wilder were born midcentury to working class parents whose second worst fear for them was that they might become writers or painters, and therefore doom themselves to a life of the Ne’er Do Well.
“Anacortes, A Slice of Heaven on Earth… that is my mantra! I came to Anacortes for a day tour during a 2 week vacation in the area. I fell in love immediately! So here is what happened. I came to Anacortes for a vacation and never left! That was almost 23 years ago!!!”Mary E. Staley
“I believe the people who are here in Anacortes are meant to be here.”Chris Terrell
“The drum that beats inside our chest… is the Heart of Anacortes!”The Spoonshine Duo
“Driving into Anacortes I can only think one thing… it’s good to be home.”Kenneth Davenport