Sunday is the last day to support South Whidbey High School band and choir students’ annual poinsettia sale.
A night of soup will benefit Good Cheer Food Bank’s fresh produce program.
Whidbey residents presented their most rotund, most beautiful and most gnarly gourds at the 19th annual Whidbey Island Giant Pumpkin Contest.
Dave Christensen from Port Townsend was deemed the winner of the M-Bar-C Ranch Barnyard Bingo, an event which took place as part of the ranch’s annual Barn Sale Fundraiser.
For Whidbey Island Center for the Arts’ production of “Into the Woods,” Mira Steinbrecher is the mastermind behind the show’s 40 captivating costumes. Steinbrecher has been working as a professional costume designer for over 40 years, and knows every trick of the trade, from using strong tea to dull too-bright whites to crafting an apron suitable for hiding both knives and sweet breads. She is also a professional architect who placed among the top 50 architects in Northwest Home and Garden magazine in fall, 2006.
The following are excerpts of stories in the Oct. 15, 1964, edition of the Whidbey Island Record, now the South Whidbey Record.
Emily Anderson has recently accepted an invitation to join Seattle Pro Musica, performing under the direction of award-winning conductor and artistic director, Karen P. Thomas.
Recently, 31 guests gathered at the home of Debra and Colin Campbell South Whidbey to hear Grammy-nominated jazz singer Sylvia Bennett. The show was a part of the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts Star Gala Auction. All proceeds from ticket sales went to WICA, as did a portion of CD sales from the event.
The 11th Annual Whidbey Interfaith Vigil of Peace and Hope will be held on South Whidbey this weekend. The event is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 5217 Honeymoon Bay Road in Freeland.
Langley’s Ott & Murphy Wines topped the list of Whidbey Island winners at the Seattle Wine Awards this month.
Brenda and Don Wilkins will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 16.
Gloria Ferry-Brennan, an award-winning 17-year-old violinist, will be joining the Skagit Symphony for the opening of their 35th, 2014-15 season at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at McIntyre Hall in Mount Vernon.
Tickets are on sale now for the Weddings on Whidbey and Events Tour. Participants will take a shuttle tour of four South Whidbey event locations noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8.
Adelind Emily Liggitt was born to Charles Liggitt and Heidi Hammer-Liggitt of Langley at Whidbey General Hospital on Sept. 23. Adelind weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces at the time of her birth.
Earth Sanctuary, a sculpture garden and nature reserve on Whidbey Island, has introduced the first in a series of outdoor minimalist sculptures called “Veils of Reality.”
The following are segments of stories from the Oct. 1, 1964 edition of the Whidbey Island Record, now the South Whidbey Record.
Every dog has its day, the saying goes, and that was certainly the case Sept. 28 in Langley at the second PAWZ By the Sea 5K run/walk.