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Garlic and Farmers Markets

Recently picked garlic hangs to dry inside the barn at Rosehip Farm on Whidbey Island. by Jack Penland The dump truck was losing its load of garlic a little at a time. Every few seconds a knob would catch the wind and go sailing. One might hit the pavement, smashing in a small explosion. Another might leave the road and …

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Art and Artists

The Whidbey Working Artists have their summer open studio tour showing their work, their place, and where the artist and the art are one.

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Whidbey and Camano Fairs

An American Tradition – The First Weekend in August The rich tradition of the county fair is alive and well on Whidbey and Camano Islands.  With 4-H exhibits, art competition, carnival rides, cotton candy and other foods guaranteed to satisfy that kid-like sweet tooth in everyone. Whidbey Island Fair – August 4 – 7 Stanwood-Camano Community Fair – August 5 …

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Hydroplane Races and PigFest – August 13 & 14

The roar of jet boats and the smell of barbecue!  They team-up in Oak Harbor the weekend of August 13 & 14 for the 2016 Oak Harbor Hydros for Heros races and the 2016 Oak Harbor PigFest. In their 3rd year, the jet boat races feature numerous classes of jet boats racing on the harbor on both Saturday and Sunday. …

The Art of Beer, Brats and Biz – June 4

Getting to Know Camano Island video: Dena Marie One part art, one part brats, one part beer, and one part businesses.  It’s a recipe for getting to know Camano Island in a fun and informal way.  Simmer with some music and you have the annual Beer, Brats, and Biz. 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Freedom Park Camano Island

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Farm to Table

There are more Farm to Table Events around here than ever! It’s an authentic food experience (and a great party) that you don’t want to miss! Here’s the most complete list we could find, but if you know of more, please let us know!