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Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through November 19

Third Thursday

Edmonds Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.edmondsartwalk.com

Third Thursday in Kent 4 – 7pm, www.thirdthursdaykent.com

Tacoma Art Mingle when Tacoma museums offer free admission and galleries are open from 5 – 8pm.

November 15 – December 31

Museum of Glass (MOG)  celebrates its third annual Fire & Ice Festival. MOG will host a variety of Fire & Ice themed activities, performances, and demonstrations for visitors of all ages to enjoy during the holidays.

November 16 – 18

Puyallup Quilt and Craft Festival, Western Washington Fairgrounds in Puyallup.

November 18 – 19

Yule Fest at Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th St. 10am – 5pm. www.nordicmuseum.org.

Calendar of Events and Art Walks Through November 11

Second Thursday

Blitz, Capitol Hill’s Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. capitolhillartwalk.com

West Seattle Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. westseattleartwalk.blogspot.com

Second Friday

Belltown Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. www.belltownartwalk.com

Phinney Wood Art Up Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. artupphinneywood.com

Kirkland Art Walk is from noon – 8pm. www.kirklandartwalk.com

Second Saturday

Ballard Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. www.ballardartwalk.com

Central District Art Walk is from 1 – 5pm. At various locations around 23rd Ave. and E. Cherry St. www.seattleartists.com

Georgetown Art Attack is from 6 – 9pm. www.georgetownartattack.com

Port Angeles Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.olympicpeninsula.org

Poulsbo Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.historicdowntownpoulsbo.com/ArtWalk.html.

Art Walks and Events Through November 5

First Thursday

Gallery Walks in Pioneer Square and the Seattle Art Museum area, 5 – 8pm.

Downtown Museum and Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park are free all day on First Thursdays.www.firstthursdayseattle.com

Art in the Park at South Lake Union Park.May through Oct. 11am – 7pm. Free admission at Museum of History and Industry. For more information: www.nwartalliance.com

SLU Art Walk from 5 – 8pm Oct. and May. South Lake Union event features temporary art shows in multiple venues run by Shunpike.

Silverdale Artwalk, March – Nov. 5 – 8pm, Meet at Lisa Stirrett Glass Art Studio, 9536 NW Silverdale Way. 360/613-5472

First Friday

Anacortes Galleries are open 6 – 9pm. www.anacortesart.com

Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 6 – 8pm. www.bainbridgedowntown.org.

Bellingham Downtown Art Walk is from 6 – 10pm. www.downtownbellingham.com/artwalk

Bremerton Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Bremerton. www.ci.bremerton.wa.us

Ellensburg Art Walk is from 5 – 7:30pm in historic downtown Ellensburg. www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us

Fremont Art Walk is 6 – 9pm. www.fremontfirstfriday.com

Issaquah Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm, May – September in downtown Issaquah. www.downtownissaquah.com

Port Orchard Art Walk downtown May – October 5 – 8pm. www.pobsa.com

Sequim Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Sequim. www.sequimartwalk.com

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 – 9pm. www.stov.us/art/firstFriday.html

First Saturday

La Conner Galleries are open April – Oct. 5 – 8pm as part of the Skagit Valley Art Escape. www.skagitvalleyartescape.com

Langley on Whidbey Island Art Walk is from 5 – 7pm. www.visitlangley.com

Port Townsend Art Walk is from 5:30 – 8:30pm. www.ptguide.com/arts-music-theatre/158-gallery-walks

Queen Anne Art Walk is from 4 – 7pm. See map at www.queenanneview.com/tag/art-walk/

Gig Harbor Art Walk fro 10am-5pm

November 3 – 5

Arts Alive! La Conner’s Annual weekend festival and invitational art show, www.artsalivelaconner.com

Kirkland Wine Walk this Friday, October 27 from 6-9pm

This is a fun way to taste great wine from many of the boutique wineries of Woodinville and elsewhere, plus discover all that downtown Kirkland has to offer as you taste your way through 16 different merchants and galleries .  One gallery Howard/Mandville Gallery, even has their own family winery, Pondera Winery.    For more information and tickets visit the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce website. https://kirklandchamber.org/kirkland-wine-walk/

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through October 22

Third Thursday

Edmonds Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.edmondsartwalk.com

Third Thursday in Kent 4 – 7pm, www.thirdthursdaykent.com

Tacoma Art Mingle when Tacoma museums offer free admission and galleries are open from 5 – 8pm.

October 6 – 21

Oktoberfest in Leavenworth is held the first three Friday and Saturdays. The next best thing to being in Munich.

October 21

Pilchuck Glass 39th Annual Auction and Gala. For info: www.pilchuck.org. at Fremont Studios, Seattle, WA

5:30 PM       Guest Registration

                      Drinks and Hors d’oeuvres

                      Silent Auctions
Live Auction Preview

7:00 PM       Silent Auction 1: Form and Function Closes

7:15 PM       Silent Auction 2: Millefiori Closes

7:30 PM       Dinner Served
                      Live Auction and Raise the Paddle

10:00 PM     Evening Concludes

October 21 – 22

Make plans to attend the 98221 Studio Tour. Pick up maps at Scott Milo Gallery, The Good Stuff, Visitor Information Center, Anacortes Chamber of Commerce, and City Hall. Find out more about the artists and see what’s new this year on the Anacortes Arts Commission Website.

Art Walks and Events Through October 15

Second Wednesday

Wallingford Art Walk starts at 6pm each month. Visit www.wallingford.org

Second Thursday

Blitz, Capitol Hill’s Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. capitolhillartwalk.com

West Seattle Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. westseattleartwalk.blogspot.com

Second Friday

Belltown Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. www.belltownartwalk.com

Phinney Wood Art Up Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. artupphinneywood.com

Kirkland Art Walk is from noon – 8pm. www.kirklandartwalk.com

Second Saturday

Ballard Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. www.ballardartwalk.com

Central District Art Walk is from 1 – 5pm. At various locations around 23rd Ave. and E. Cherry St. www.seattleartists.com

Georgetown Art Attack is from 6 – 9pm. www.georgetownartattack.com

Port Angeles Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.olympicpeninsula.org

Poulsbo Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.historicdowntownpoulsbo.com/ArtWalk.html.

October 13

Join art lovers for a stellar evening of dinner and drinks, and a  silent and live auction including raise-the-paddle to support the next phase of Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW), Seattle’s home for the art form of photography. This year’s auction will feature select artworks from PCNW’s fall companion exhibition, Notions of Homediscover works in advance at the exhibition. Begins 5:30pm at Canvas | 3412 4th Ave S (Seattle 98134).

October 14 – 15

Whatcom Artists Studio Tour throughout Bellingham and Whatcom County, 10am – 5pm. Info and maps: www.studiotour.net

Tacoma Studio Tour 11 am – 5 pm. with 42 locations around Tacoma. You are invited inside the working studios of 70 local artists to learn about the artistic process, ask questions, and purchase one-of-a-kind creations. All studios will feature demonstrations or will have hands-on activities for visitors. This family friendly and free self-guided tour. Go to the Studio Tour page at www.TacomaArtsMonth.com for all the details including an interactive map so you can plot your own custom tour course

October 21

Pilchuck Annual Auction and Gala at the Fremont Studios.  Enjoy an evening full of art and celebration, all while supporting Pilchuck’s artistic and educational programs.  Auction tour on Thursday, October 19 – Saturday, October 21. An intimate tour of artist studios and private collector homes. For Auction and Auction Tour questions, please contact Lauren Mercurio at lmercurio@pilchuck.com or 206.254.1962

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through October 8

First Thursday

Gallery Walks in Pioneer Square and the Seattle Art Museum area, 5 – 8pm.

Downtown Museum and Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park are free all day on First Thursdays.www.firstthursdayseattle.com

Art in the Park at South Lake Union Park.May through Oct. 11am – 7pm. Free admission at Museum of History and Industry. For more information: www.nwartalliance.com

SLU Art Walk from 5 – 8pm Oct. and May. South Lake Union event features temporary art shows in multiple venues run by Shunpike.

Silverdale Artwalk, March – Nov. 5 – 8pm, Meet at Lisa Stirrett Glass Art Studio, 9536 NW Silverdale Way. 360/613-5472

First Friday

Anacortes Galleries are open 6 – 9pm. www.anacortesart.com

Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 6 – 8pm. www.bainbridgedowntown.org.

Bellingham Downtown Art Walk is from 6 – 10pm. www.downtownbellingham.com/artwalk

Bremerton Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Bremerton. www.ci.bremerton.wa.us

Ellensburg Art Walk is from 5 – 7:30pm in historic downtown Ellensburg. www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us

Fremont Art Walk is 6 – 9pm. www.fremontfirstfriday.com

Issaquah Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm, May – September in downtown Issaquah. www.downtownissaquah.com

Port Orchard Art Walk downtown May – October 5 – 8pm. www.pobsa.com

Sequim Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Sequim. www.sequimartwalk.com

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 – 9pm. www.stov.us/art/firstFriday.html

First Saturday

La Conner Galleries are open April – Oct. 5 – 8pm as part of the Skagit Valley Art Escape. www.skagitvalleyartescape.com

Langley on Whidbey Island Art Walk is from 5 – 7pm. www.visitlangley.com

Port Townsend Art Walk is from 5:30 – 8:30pm. www.ptguide.com/arts-music-theatre/158-gallery-walks

Queen Anne Art Walk is from 4 – 7pm. See map at www.queenanneview.com/tag/art-walk/

Thru Mid-October

Leavenworth Village Art in the Park is the longest running art show in the Northwest. All weekends.

October 1 – 31

Tacoma Arts Month. Brimming with hundreds of arts and cultural programs. All events are open to the public and many are free. For info: www.tacomaartsmonth.com

October 6 – 8

La Conner Quilt Fest Special 20th Anniversary Gala and Celebration. For info: www.laconnerquilts.org

October 6 – 21

Oktoberfest in Leavenworth is held the first three Friday and Saturdays. The next best thing to being in Munich.

October 7 – 8

Issaquah Salmon Days Festival, 10am – 6pm. Downtown Issaquah. Loads of art and free fun. www.salmondays.org

October 7 – 8, 14 – 15

Whatcom Artists Studio Tour throughout Bellingham and Whatcom County, 10am – 5pm. Info and maps: www.studiotour.net

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through September 17

Second Thursday

Blitz, Capitol Hill’s Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. capitolhillartwalk.com

West Seattle Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. westseattleartwalk.blogspot.com

September 15 – 17

Greater Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour, 10am – 5pm. The tour includes artists in Gig Harbor, South Kitsap, Fox Isl., and Key Peninsula. www.gigharboropenstudiotour.org

September 16 – 17

Edmonds Art Studio Tour, 10am – 5pm. www.edmondsartstudiotour.com

Art Walks and Events Through September 10

First Thursday

pioneerSeattle First Thursday Art Walk and the Seattle Art Museum area, 5 – 8pm.

Downtown Museum and Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park are free all day on First Thursdays.www.firstthursdayseattle.com

Art in the Park at South Lake Union Park.May through Oct. 11am – 7pm. Free admission at Museum of History and Industry. For more information: www.nwartalliance.com

SLU Art Walk from 5 – 8pm Oct. and May. South Lake Union event features temporary art shows in multiple venues run by Shunpike.

Silverdale Artwalk, March – Nov. 5 – 8pm, Meet at Lisa Stirrett Glass Art Studio, 9536 NW Silverdale Way. 360/613-5472

Second Friday

Belltown Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. www.belltownartwalk.com

Phinney Wood Art Up Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. artupphinneywood.com

Kirkland Art Walk is from noon – 8pm. www.kirklandartwalk.com

Downtown Issaquah Art Walk from 6-9pm  http://downtownissaquah.com/

Second Saturday

Ballard Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. www.ballardartwalk.com

Central District Art Walk is from 1 – 5pm. At various locations around 23rd Ave. and E. Cherry St. www.seattleartists.com

Georgetown Art Attack is from 6 – 9pm. www.georgetownartattack.com

Port Angeles Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.olympicpeninsula.org

Poulsbo Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.historicdowntownpoulsbo.com/ArtWalk.html.

Through October 28

The Great Northwest Glass Pumpkin Patch featuring hundreds and hundreds of hand-blown glass pumpkins crafted by local glass artisans. For dates and locations: www.tacomaglassblowing.com.

September 9

Pratt Fine Arts Center, 1902 S. Main Street in Seattle, celebrates its 40th Anniversary from 6-9pm by featuring an art sale with over 100 pieces from the Pratt collection, generously donated by local artists. They will also celebrate the traditional Open House with dozens of live art demonstrations. Both events are free and open to the public.

September 9 – 10

Seattle Design Festival Block Party at Occidental Park (Physical Address: 149 S Main St, Seattle, WA 98104) is a two-day street fair celebrating the POWERful ways design affects our lives. This fun outdoor event, hosted in Occidental Park in Pioneer Square, serves as the kickoff to the two-week Seattle Design Festival taking place September 9 -22

September 8 – 10

Crafts by the Dock craft fair in Port Townsend, all day.

Art Walks and Special Events Through September 4

First Friday

Anacortes Galleries are open 6 – 9pm. www.anacortesart.com

Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 6 – 8pm. www.bainbridgedowntown.org.

Bellingham Downtown Art Walk is from 6 – 10pm. www.downtownbellingham.com/artwalk

Bremerton Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Bremerton. www.ci.bremerton.wa.us

Ellensburg Art Walk is from 5 – 7:30pm in historic downtown Ellensburg. www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us

Fremont Art Walk is 6 – 9pm. www.fremontfirstfriday.com

Issaquah Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm, May – September in downtown Issaquah. www.downtownissaquah.com

Port Orchard Art Walk downtown May – October 5 – 8pm. www.pobsa.com

Sequim Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Sequim. www.sequimartwalk.com

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 – 9pm. www.stov.us/art/firstFriday.html

First Saturday

La Conner Galleries are open April – Oct. 5 – 8pm as part of the Skagit Valley Art Escape. www.skagitvalleyartescape.com

Langley on Whidbey Island Art Walk is from 5 – 7pm. www.visitlangley.com

Port Townsend Art Walk is from 5:30 – 8:30pm. www.ptguide.com/arts-music-theatre/158-gallery-walks

Queen Anne Art Walk is from 4 – 7pm. See map at www.queenanneview.com/tag/art-walk/

September 2 – 3

Lopez Island Artists Studio Tour. www.lopezstudiotour.org.

September 2 – 4

Bumbershoot, Seattle’s music and art festival. Seattle Center. The biggest of it’s kind in North America. www.bumbershoot.org

September 2 – October 28

The Great Northwest Glass Pumpkin Patch featuring hundreds and hundreds of hand-blown glass pumpkins crafted by local glass artisans. For dates and locations: www.tacomaglassblowing.com.

Special Events Through August 27

August 25 – 26

Choochokam 41st Annual Art Festival. Free shuttle from and to the Clinton Ferry terminal. www.choochokamarts.org

Art Walks and Events Through August 20

Third Thursday

Edmonds Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.edmondsartwalk.com

Third Thursday in Kent 4 – 7pm, www.thirdthursdaykent.com

Tacoma Art Mingle when Tacoma museums offer free admission and galleries are open from 5 – 8pm.

August 17 – 20

Chief Seattle Days is a festival to honor Chief Seattle. Native art, canoe races, salmon bake, Suquamish. www.suquamish.nsn.us/chiefseattledays

August 18 – 20

Poulsbo Arts Festival is celebrated on the waterfront in downtown Poulsbo. Art, food, music.

August 19 – 20

Fresh Paint Festival of Artists at Work. Along the entire length of the promenade at the Port of Everett Marina, 1700 West Marine View Dr. www.schack.org

Viking Days at Nordic Museum.www.nordicmuseum.org.

Art Walks and Events Through August 13

Second Wednesday

Wallingford Art Walk starts at 6pm each month. Visit www.wallingford.org

 

Second Thursday

Blitz, Capitol Hill’s Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. capitolhillartwalk.com

West Seattle Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. westseattleartwalk.blogspot.com

 

Second Friday

Belltown Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. www.belltownartwalk.com

Phinney Wood Art Up Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. artupphinneywood.com

Kirkland Art Walk is from noon – 8pm. www.kirklandartwalk.com

 

Second Saturday

Ballard Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. www.ballardartwalk.com

Central District Art Walk is from 1 – 5pm. At various locations around 23rd Ave. and E. Cherry St. www.seattleartists.com

Georgetown Art Attack is from 6 – 9pm. www.georgetownartattack.com

Port Angeles Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.olympicpeninsula.org

Poulsbo Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.historicdowntownpoulsbo.com/ArtWalk.html.

 

August 11 – 13

Bainbridge Island Summer Studio Tour, 10am – 6pm daily. Features regional artists in local studios. Forty-three artists will be on hand showcasing their work in four local artists’ studios. The studios will be filled with fine, hand-crafted work, like jewelry, pottery, metal art, paintings, garden art, and photography. The studios are open 10 to 6 on Friday and Saturday, and 10 to 5 on Sunday. The Studio Tour is a free self-guided tour, with live music, and refreshments. For complete details including a list of studios, artists, photos, a map, and beautiful color brochure, go to www.bistudiotour.com. For more information call Tour Manager Dinah Satterwhite at 206-842-0504.

 

August 12 – 13

Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival on Whidbey Island, Sat. 10am – 6pm, Sun. 10am – 5pm. www.coupevillefestival.com

Art Walks and Special Events Through August 6

First Thursday

Gallery Walks in Pioneer Square and the Seattle Art Museum area, 5 – 8pm.

Downtown Museum and Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park are free all day on First Thursdays.www.firstthursdayseattle.com

Art in the Park at South Lake Union Park.May through Oct. 11am – 7pm. Free admission at Museum of History and Industry. For more information: www.nwartalliance.com

SLU Art Walk from 5 – 8pm Oct. and May. South Lake Union event features temporary art shows in multiple venues run by Shunpike.

Silverdale Artwalk, March – Nov. 5 – 8pm, Meet at Lisa Stirrett Glass Art Studio, 9536 NW Silverdale Way. 360/613-5472

 

First Friday

Anacortes Galleries are open 6 – 9pm. www.anacortesart.com

Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 6 – 8pm. www.bainbridgedowntown.org.

Bellingham Downtown Art Walk is from 6 – 10pm. www.downtownbellingham.com/artwalk

Bremerton Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Bremerton. www.ci.bremerton.wa.us

Ellensburg Art Walk is from 5 – 7:30pm in historic downtown Ellensburg. www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us

Fremont Art Walk is 6 – 9pm. www.fremontfirstfriday.com

Issaquah Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm, May – September in downtown Issaquah. www.downtownissaquah.com

Port Orchard Art Walk downtown May – October 5 – 8pm. www.pobsa.com

Sequim Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Sequim. www.sequimartwalk.com

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 – 9pm. www.stov.us/art/firstFriday.html

 

First Saturday

La Conner Galleries are open April – Oct. 5 – 8pm as part of the Skagit Valley Art Escape. www.skagitvalleyartescape.com

Langley on Whidbey Island Art Walk is from 5 – 7pm. www.visitlangley.com

Port Townsend Art Walk is from 5:30 – 8:30pm. www.ptguide.com/arts-music-theatre/158-gallery-walks

Queen Anne Art Walk is from 4 – 7pm. See map at www.queenanneview.com/tag/art-walk/

 

August 3 – 6

safSeattle Art Fair at the Century Link Field Event Center. — ​The third edition of Seattle Art Fair, presented by AIG. Situated in the heart of Seattle, with 100 galleries presenting the best in modern and contemporary art the fair ​returns with dynamic programming spread throughout the neighborhood, with large-scale works by local and international artists, and daily artist dialogues. This year, the installations and experiences will examine the many ways today’s artists engage with architecture and design, public space, and the histories and conditions of social activism. Purchase a ticket to the Beneficiary Preview event on Thursday, August 3, and be one of the first to view this year’s art and experience the Fair before it opens to the public Friday, August 4. Plus, a portion of the proceeds from ticket sales to this event will go to support two local arts organizations – Arts Corps and Coyote Central. 

 

August 4 – 6

Magnolia Summerfest celebrates along with Seafair since 1985. 10:30am – 6pm. Craft booths open, Magnolia Central Village.

 

Anacortes Arts Festival – The 56th annual Anacortes Arts Festival is one of the oldest and largest arts festivals in the Northwest.  2017 dates are August 4 – 6.   Filling historic downtown Anacortes, it consists of ten blocks of booth artisans from around the country, three stages with live music, and a regional Fine Art Exhibition.  Also included are a Working Studios area including sand sculpting, chainsaw carving and more.  Food trucks and vendors offer culinary treats including seafood, regional and ethnic dishes, and goodies.

Special Events July 23–August 6

July 28 – 30

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It’s the standout of the Bellevue Arts Fair Weekend,  by artists, for artists, and gives back to the community around it! Announcing the 2017 Bellevue Festival of the Arts! As one of the Eastside’s leading arts festivals and now in its 33rd triumphant year, the BFoA returns July 28-30, 2017 in downtown Bellevue, Washington. Presented by the Craft Cooperative of the Northwest, the BFoA curates an award-winning show of rich and diverse multiple mediums, with artists hailing from the Pacific Northwest, U.S., and beyond each year.

The BFoA offers  rich and diverse works of art in a variety of mediums, showcased in an inviting urban setting, with tree-lined paths of art in a rare open-air venue. Attendees who visit the BFoA have the unique opportunity to view and purchase lovely works of art, as well as to meet and talk with the artists who create them firsthand. This year’s acclaimed local talents include Gunter Reimnitz, Justin Hillgrove, Sharrey Doré, Bob Wilfong, Juli Adams, Francisco Bautista, Pepe Moscoso, Kate Larsson, Ashmita Gulati, David Lutrick, Michelle Aitken, and more.

 

July 29

Arts at the Port in the waterfront Port Transit Shed in Anacortes, is the crown jewel of the Anacortes Arts Festival.   It consists of three unique juried exhibitions centered around the theme "Resonance". The pieces were selected by Pablo Schugurensky, the former Director of Collections at Microsoft and Vulcan Inc, Founder of META ARTE and Board President of Artist Trust.  This show includes work from 39 regional artists, representing a wide range of styles and mediums.The Opening is the first opportunity to see the work, meet the artists, and enjoy the unique waterfront gallery from 6-9pm.

 

August 3 – 6

Seattle Art Fair at the Century Link Field Event Center. — ​The third edition of Seattle Art Fair, presented by AIG, ​returns with dynamic programming spread throughout the neighborhood, with large-scale works by local and international artists, and daily artist dialogues. This year, the installations and experiences will examine the many ways today’s artists engage with architecture and design, public space, and the histories and conditions of social activism.

 

August 4 – 6

Magnolia Summerfest celebrates along with Seafair since 1985. 10:30am – 6pm. Craft booths open, Magnolia Central Village.

 

Anacortes Arts Festival – The 56th annual Anacortes Arts Festival is one of the oldest and largest arts festivals in the Northwest.  2017 dates are August 4 – 6.   Filling historic downtown Anacortes, it consists of ten blocks of booth artisans from around the country, three stages with live music, and a regional Fine Art Exhibition.  Also included are a Working Studios area including sand sculpting, chainsaw carving and more.  Food trucks and vendors offer culinary treats including seafood, regional and ethnic dishes, and goodies.