Business

Bayview winery blooms with music Sunday

Blooms Winery Taste for Wine & Art presents music from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at its location at Bayview Corner

  • May 31, 2013

South Whidbey Record hires new reporter

Celeste Erickson joined The South Whidbey Record editorial staff this week, replacing Michaela Marx Wheatley as a part-time reporter/photographer/page designer.

  • May 31, 2013

Whidbey holistic health fair to teach healthy living

The Whidbey Island Holistic Health Association offers a free holistic health fair featuring Reiki from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8 in the Sears Building at Bayview.

  • May 31, 2013

Langley readies Friday outdoor market

Langley’s Friday afternoon Second Street Market opens June 7 and continues weekly through September.

  • May 31, 2013

Galleries open Saturday night in Langley

Langley art galleries stay open until 7 p.m. to preview their new shows the first Saturday of each month.

  • May 31, 2013

Shop to violin music at Tilth Farmers Market in Bayview

Violin virtuoso Alex Bonesteel performs live from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Whidbey Tilth Farmers Market on Sunday, May 26. He plays a wide range of lively Celtic to classical music.

  • May 21, 2013

‘Tears and Cheers’ in Langley

Personnel changes are happening at the Langley Main Street Association that will affect The South Whidbey Record.

  • May 19, 2013

Freeland garage sale needs items

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.

  • May 17, 2013

Volunteer sought for Ken’s Korner visitor kiosk

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.

  • May 17, 2013

Freeland Chamber preps for golf tourney

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 freeland@whidbey.com.

  • May 17, 2013

Whidbey Telecom phone book art entries sought

Whidbey Telecom has announced their 2013 directory cover contest for local artists and photographers.

  • May 10, 2013

Private liquor sales stall on Whidbey Island

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.

Langley merchant reports on distant travels

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.

  • May 10, 2013

Goosefoot leader Torget to leave

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.

  • May 10, 2013

‘Wet Whisker’ boosts history

Island County Historical Museum is selling official “The Wet Whisker” coffee mugs along with a special “Front Street Roast” coffee.

  • May 8, 2013

Whidbey Island Biz Expo changes names, location

An annual event showcasing the businesses operating on Whidbey Island is changing its name and expanding its focus.

Spend Mother’s Day in Greenbank’s gardens of Meerkerk

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.

  • May 7, 2013

Two days to tour wineries | BIZ BEAT

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.

  • Apr 30, 2013

How to finance business on Whidbey | BIZ BEAT

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.

  • Apr 30, 2013

Clinton examines partnership | BIZ BEAT

“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.

  • Apr 30, 2013