Business Briefs

Langley gets lively with events today

Langley merchants offer something for every taste with cooking demonstrations in the Chef’s Pantry courtyard starting at 1 p.m. today.

Chef Joe Ricks of the Edgecliff Grill will prepare the customer favorite, Black Bean Polenta, at 1 p.m.

Cookbook author and chef Donna Leahy will demo summer soups such as chilled artichoke and dill, sweet corn and crab, shrimp bisque and white seafood gazpacho at 2 p.m.

At 3 p.m., Leahy will continue with chocolate delights.

There will be live music from 1 to 5 p.m. at Island Angel Chocolates, outdoors on Frick Lane.

And the events are rounded out with First Saturday’s Art Walk starting at 5 p.m. featuring Langley’s MUSEO, Karlson/Gray and Whidbey Artist galleries. Galleries will remain open until 8 p.m.

Beachfire Grill to reopen this month

The Holmes Harbor Golf & Beach Club management announced this week that the once beloved restaurant will reopen in August under new management.

Good news to diners is the partnership that will bring the owners of the Edgecliff Restaurant into play. Jonathan Darnell and Tim Criswell, former employees of the Beachfire Grill, will return to Holmes Harbor, bringing with them their experience and passion for great food and service.

The Beachfire Grill is located in the heart of the Holmes Harbor Golf & Beach Club on Harbor Hills Drive.

Flea market still needs vendors

Mutiny Bay and Red Rooster Antique malls in Freeland are accepting sign-ups for their fifth annual Labor Day Weekend Flea Market.

The market is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31 in the parking lots of both Freeland antique malls. Space fees cost $15 per space and will be donated to the M-Bar-C Ranch.

For information, call 331-3656 or 331-0150.