The Langley Whale Center invites the community to come Saturday, June 1 for the Langley’s First Saturday Art Walk and “Meet the Artists” event, which is held as part of Orca Action Month.
The Langley Art Walk will be 12-6 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 and feature art, jewelry, prints, cards and gift items made by local artists, many who will be there throughout the day.
On display will be original works and prints by Bonnie Gretz, Lisa Allison Blohm, Judith Burns, Molley Emery and Terrie Horccocks. Beautiful silk whale prayer flags by Diane Rheardon, stain glass by Sandy Dubpernel, wooden hand mirrors and cutting boards by Ken Price, ceramics by Roxallane Medley and jewelry by Sue Coccia and others.
There will aso be a full display rack of greeting cards created by local artists and featuring whales, birds and marine life. All proceeds from photo card sales go to support the Langley Whale Center.
The Whale Center’s Gift Shop features local artists, local authors, kids’ books, nature guides, jewelry, plush animals, t shirts, socks, mugs, wine glasses, water bottles and lots of fun items.
Sales from the Gift Shop enables the Langley Whale Center to offer free admission to all visitors, Thursdays through Mondays, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Group tours are also available.
The Langley Whale Center, a project of Orca Network, is a Whidbey-based nonprofit organization run by volunteers.
Volunteers educated 24,000 visitors from around the world in 2018, teaching them about the year round whale watching opportunities available from the shores of Whidbey Island.