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Rick Steves releases a collection of favorite stories

European travel expert and Edmonds resident Rick Steves has released a new book, "For the Love of Europe: My Favorite Places, People and Stories" (Avalon Travel, July 7, 2020). Unli... — Updated 7/22/2020

 

Chamber hopes Taste Edmonds can happen in September

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce announced July 7 that the 38th annual "Taste Edmonds," scheduled August 14-16, will be moved to September, due to the coronvirus pandemic. "Given... — Updated 7/16/2020

 

Dogs and dancing on the ECA lawn Aug. 22

This one's for the dogs – and their owners. Edmonds Center for the Arts presents Dog Dance 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22 on the ECA lawn at 410 Fourth Ave. S. This participatory,... — Updated 7/16/2020

 

The parade goes on | Through Your Lens

Ninety-year-old Phil Sacks and a couple of his neighbors were not going to be denied the Edmonds 4th of July Parade, canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Phil, a... — Updated 7/16/2020

 

Library news; foundations helps out | A&E Briefs

Pick-up, return of materials at the library Sno-Isle Libraries is now offering contact-free pick-up and return of physical library materials, including at its branch on Main Street in Edmonds. All online services and resources... — Updated 7/2/2020

 

Online Bird Fest has crow and raven specialist Kaeli Swift

Renowned crow and raven specialist Kaeli Swift has been selected as the keynote speaker for the 2020 Puget Sound Bird Fest, which – for the first time, due to the coronavirus ... — Updated 6/21/2020

 

Edmonds' Photomarathon continues online

A common theme of the coronavirus pandemic in the arts and entertainment world is the cancellation of outdoor activities. But the internet, while not a substitute, is where many of... — Updated 6/21/2020

 

Edmonds College features emerging artists in online art gallery

Edmonds College's spring tradition of holding a student art exhibit continues this year with a virtual, online gallery. The "Student Show 2020," which opened June 1, showcases... — Updated 6/18/2020

 
 By Brian Soergel    A & E

New art installation a treat for bird watchers

Edmonds artist Mona Fairbanks' "Birds of a Feather" art installation on the southwest corner of Sixth Avenue South and Main Street just may be the most impressive yet. She created... — Updated 6/6/2020

 
 By Mianda Milton    A & E

Battling boredom: Basics of bird watching

Studies show that hobbies improve mental health, but COVID-19 has made some hobbies and activities impossible, or at least put them on hold. Puget Sound bird experts agree that one... — Updated 5/30/2020

 

ECA announces 2020-2021 season

Edmonds Center for the Arts has announced its 2020-2021 season, with highlights including Mary Wilson of the Supremes and Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Elvin Bishop and Charlie... — Updated 5/30/2020

 
 By Mike Denton    A & E

No poppy drive this year, but donations VFW donations accepted

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #8870 has been forced to modify its plans to distribute poppies in the Edmonds community during the Memorial Day weekend. The poppy drive... — Updated 5/23/2020

 
 By Brian Soergel    A & E

Osprey make a home in Westgate

The osprey, defined: "The osprey or more specifically the western osprey – also called sea hawk, river hawk, and fish hawk – is a diurnal, fish-eating bird of prey with a... — Updated 5/22/2020

 
 By Mike Denton    A & E

Memorial Day observance, COVID-19-style

Editor's note: The Edmonds Memorial Cemetery will have flags and crosses up on May 22 in observance of Memorial Day, recognizing the gravesites of military personnel. The... — Updated 5/21/2020

 
 By Susie Schaefer    A & E

Encouraging birds in your backyard and neighborhood

During this time of staying home and social isolation and distancing, many of us we can see it is now spring in Edmonds. Flowers are starting to bloom and birds are flying around.... — Updated 4/23/2020

 

Museum closed? No worries – videos take you there

Cascadia Art Museum, temporarily closed during the coronavirus pandemic, is providing "Virtual Visits" for those wanting their dose of fine art from famous Pacific Northwest... — Updated 4/23/2020

 

ECA offering summer camps

POSTED APRIL 20 Registration is now open for Edmonds Center for the Arts' 2020 Summer Arts Enrichment Camps. Designed for those ages 7-19, as well as older adults in ECA's... — Updated 4/20/2020

 
 By Christina Martin    A & E

The new face of the Edmonds farmers markets

As we face the new reality of a future in a time of COVID-19, communities around the state and country are looking for ways for farmers markets to continue to bring fresh, locally... — Updated 4/17/2020

 

Gothard Sisters having weekly online shows

Edmonds' Gothard Sisters are now providing weekly online concerts at http://www.gothardsisters.com/a-cozy-celtic-concert-series. "As we're all quarantined together with all of our... — Updated 4/16/2020

 

Help museum record the pandemic in Edmonds

The Edmonds Historical Museum is starting a three-phase initiative in order to capture the experiences of Edmonds and south Snohomish County people during the COVID-19 pandemic.... — Updated 4/16/2020

 
 By Susie Schaefer    A & E

Not social distancing: Encouraging birds in your backyard

POSTED APRIL 12 During this time of staying home and social isolation and distancing, many of us we can see it is now spring in Edmonds. Flowers are starting to bloom and birds are... — Updated 4/12/2020

 

Virtual visit: Morris Graves and Guy Anderson

For another "Virtual Visit" during Cascadia Art Museum's temporary closure, curator David Martin explores the work of two notable artists featured in The Lavender Palette: Excerpts... — Updated 4/10/2020

 
 By Lisa Reddick    A & E

The promise of flower baskets

One part of our community that continues to thrive under the guidance of Debra Dill, City arborist and beautification program lead, is the flower program for the City of Edmonds.... — Updated 4/2/2020

 

Arts Festival, Jazz Connection canceled | A&E Briefs

Edmonds Arts Festival canceled for first time The Edmonds Arts Festival and Foundation have announced that the June 2020 Edmonds Arts Festival and associated events have been... — Updated 3/26/2020

 
 By Brian Soergel    A & E

Edmonds-Woodway graduate releases 'Shaded,' a short film

Edmonds-Woodway High School graduate Brandon Tiehen has released his second short film" "Shaded," filmed in Edmonds, Seattle, Kingston, Mountlake Terrace and at Edmonds Community... — Updated 3/26/2020

 

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