Join the Greater Freeland Chamber of Commerce, Westside Whidbey Rotary, South Whidbey Rotary and the Readiness to Learn Foundation for a giant garage sale on the front lawn of China City from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 25.
Volunteers staff the visitor kiosk at Ken’s Corner Fridays through Sundays from May through September. Volunteers receive training and have fun participating in the educational trips throughout the island.
Useless Bay Golf and Country Club on Aug. 25 will host the Greater Freeland Chamber of Commerce’s Northwest/Southwest Golf, Dinner and Auction Event with great giveaways and prizes. Good times are guaranteed. Call the chamber to sign up at 360-331-1980 or email email@example.com.
Personnel changes are happening at the Langley Main Street Association that will affect The South Whidbey Record.
Whidbey Telecom has announced their 2013 directory cover contest for local artists and photographers.
Nearly a year after a voter approved ballot initiative allowed liquor to be sold in large retail stores, some former state-owned and contract liquor stores on Whidbey are struggling.
Fred Lundahl, one of the proprietors of Music for the Eyes, Langley’s rug, textile and jewelry shop at 314 First St., will give a presentation on his recent trip to Uzbekistan and Tajikistan on Saturday, May 11 at 6 p.m. at his shop.
A leadership transition will take place at Goosefoot beginning Sept. 1. At that time, Executive Director Debbie Torget will be leaving to become the president of Mukilteo Coffee Roasters.
Island County Historical Museum is selling official “The Wet Whisker” coffee mugs along with a special “Front Street Roast” coffee.
An annual event showcasing the businesses operating on Whidbey Island is changing its name and expanding its focus.
Treat mom to Mother’s Day Concert on the Lawn, noon to 4 p.m., May 12, a relaxing and inspiring afternoon at Meerkerk Gardens. By popular demand for the 20th consecutive year, Harper Tasche performs on folk harp and other antique instruments, weaving songs and tales throughout the afternoon. Bring a quilt and enjoy the concert surrounded by blooming rhododendrons. Stroll through the gardens off Resort Road in Greenbank and breathe in the fragrance and beauty. Ticket for this event: Adults $10. Children under 16 admitted free when accompanied by an adult.
The Savor Spring Wine & Food Tour on Whidbey is May 11 and 12. The tour includes visits to five of the winery tasting rooms from Greenbank to Clinton.
Smart financial decisions can make or break a business. With that in mind, the Island County Economic Development Council, in conjunction with the Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce, will present a free seminar on financing a business.
“Thriving Communities. Thriving Businesses. A Dynamic Partnership.” The Clinton Chamber of Commerce and Clinton Progressive Association are co-sponsoring this community event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 2 at the Clinton Community Hall.