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Beginner and Intermediate Fencing Lessons in Stanwood

Posted by Kudos Community (264) Posted on 03/23/2018 at 08:34AM Community Event Neighborhood Other Sports See more by Kudos Community (264)

Curious about fencing or wanting to brush up on your techniques? On Saturdays, starting March 24th, 2018 through April 14th, 2018, the Stanwood/Camano Fencing Club will be holding beginner and intermediate fencing lessons at Cedarhome Baptist Church. The lessons will be held from 10:0” am to 11:00 am in the Fellowship hall unless there is a conflicting church event then it will be in the old sanctuary. Beginners mayare free and may borrow the equipment. After 3 sessions, you will be charged the normal dues and have to purchase your own equipment ($130). $5 per fencer per visit for a maximum of $15 per month. 

Address: Cedarhome Baptist Church - 29000 68th Ave NW 
Stanwood, Washington 98292

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Camano Island Historic Sites Tour

Posted by Kudos Community (264) Posted on 03/23/2018 at 07:06AM Community Event Neighborhood Travel See more by Kudos Community (264)

The second annual Camano Island Historic Sites tour is coming up on  Friday, April 6th - Sunday, April 8th, 2018 from 8:00 a 4:00 pm. This is a FREE (for all ages) self guided tour, although there is an option of a guided walking tour. 

On the tour, you can try your hand at butter churning and explore the several exhibits they will have set up at each artifact. Some of the things you can expect to see on the tour include: 100+ year old buildings, Barns, schools and churches. There will be a pipe organ concert as well as a big band dance. You also have the option of staying the weekend in one of the cabins or one of the local bed and breakfasts! 

Because this tour includes many locations to visit, you can check out their webesite for the map and decide where you’d like to start! (Just click on the picture below and it will direct you there!)

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Spring Fling in Stanwood!

Posted by Kudos Community (264) Posted on 03/23/2018 at 06:06AM Community Event Music Neighborhood Other See more by Kudos Community (264)

On Saturday, April 21st, 2018, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm come out and enjoy live music, a food truck, over 40 local vendors and a fashion show put on by Stanwood’s ‘Ladders and Lace’ clothing store. The fashion show is at 12.00 pm and there will be a silent auction at 3:00 pm. This sounds like a fun-filled day with lots of neat things to look at and explore! Fun for the whole family.

Address: Stillaguamish Grange Building #1058 6521 Pioneer Hwy Stanwood, Washington 98292

Boat builder Jay Smith, from Fidalgo Island, will be telling the story of his experiences in traditional shipbuilding. He will be launching a replica of a ship called Polaris, that was built in Norway 1030 AD. He will be at the Oak Harbor library on Saturday, April 7th, 2018 from 2:00-3:00 pm. Address: 1000 Regatta Dr., Oak Harbor, WA  Phone: 360-675-5115

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Live Music on Camano Island

Posted by Kudos Community (264) Posted on 03/22/2018 at 06:53AM Community Food Music Neighborhood Other See more by Kudos Community (264)

On Saturday, April 7th, 2017, come on out to Pub 282 on Camano Island! Enjoy a cold one while listening to live music! The lineup will include: $cratch Daddy, Seattle Slim, Matt Williams, Donna Dupras, and Barry Brovan. 

On Saturday, April 7th, 2018, Knut Bell and the Blue Collars are coming to Loco Billy’s Wild Moon Saloon in Stanwood! Doors open at 6:30 pm. $8 charge covers your entry, free billiards, and includes the line dancing lessons that start at 8:00 pm. Happy Hour is from 6:30-8:30 pm. Knut will take the stage at 9:00 pm but he has a LARGE local following, so get there early if you want a great seat! His music is Country, honky-tonk outlaw, and original country music covers. Show up! It’s sure to be a great time!  

Address: 27021 102nd Ave. NW, Stanwood, WA 98292


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First Saturday Art walk, Downtown Mount Vernon

Posted by Kudos Community (264) Posted on 03/21/2018 at 08:42AM Art Community Event Neighborhood Other See more by Kudos Community (264)

The Mount Vernon Downtown Association is excited to announce the First Saturday Art Walk on Saturday, April 7th, 2018 from 2:00-5:00 pm. The walk will take place in downtown Mount Vernon. 

Charlotte Slade Decker, a poster artist is exhibiting 'Embellish.' 

Perry and Carlson will be showcasing Debra and Goldman with her collection titled 'Ohana: Dreaming in Red.' 

Other artists include: Becky Taft, Linde Husk, Ben Mann, Jo Jones, Brittney Nelson, Feliks Kaparchuk, Karen Neugebauer and Robert DeFreest. 

The talent of these artists is going to make this walk a one of a kind experience. Check out some of the other local businesses while you are downtown!

Address: S. First Street, Mount Vernon, WA 98273

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Spring Vendor Party at STRiV Stanwood

Posted by Kudos Community (264) Posted on 03/20/2018 at 08:30AM Art Community Event Food Health & Wellness Neighborhood Other See more by Kudos Community (264)

On Saturday, March 24th, 2018 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, STRiV Coffeehouse in Stanwood is hosting a Spring Vendor Party! Come learn about 8 local vendors! Enjoy a cup of coffee while you shop! The local vendors will be selling custom signs, essential oils, jewelry, skin care, and health and wellness products! What a fun way to dive (or should I say, STRiV) into Spring! 

Phone: 360-631-5833

Address: 7208 267th St. NW Stanwood, WA 98292

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Skagit Chili and Chowder Cook-off!

Posted by Kudos Community (264) Posted on 03/20/2018 at 08:02AM Community Event Food Neighborhood See more by Kudos Community (264)

Farmstrong Restaurant and Brewery is hosting the second annual Chili and Chowder Cook-off! This event is presented by Craft Stove. $15 gets you six samples and your vote! If you want to be a contestant it is $25. Professionals and amateurs are both welcome to compete! There will be two different divisions for amateurs and professionals, so put yourself in the division that you think you have the best shot at winning in! 

There will be 8 prizes awarded. (A first and second place for best chowder and best chili in each division) 

*There will also be a trophy for “Best of Show”, so get creative!*

1st place chili and chowder in each division: $150 and a plaque, 2nd place chili and chowder: your entry fee back.

This sounds like it’s going to be really fun, even if you are just coming to a a judge! The cook-off will be from 1:00-4:00 pm. Address of Farmstrong Restaurant: 110 Steward Rd., Mount Vernon, WA 98273.

Send your team name and entry fee to PO Box 1007 Mount Vernon, WA 98273 OR drop it by the amount Vernon Chamber of Commerce (301 W. Kincaid St., Mount Vernon, WA 98273)

Direct any questions to Jeremy Kinlund - 360-428-8547.

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Cedarhome Ball Field Work Party

Posted by Kudos Community (264) Posted on 03/19/2018 at 07:46AM Community Neighborhood See more by Kudos Community (264)

The baseball and softball fields at Cedargome Elementary need some TLC in order to be used for the upcoming little league games and practices. Anyone willing to lend a hand will be gladly welcomed! Dress for the weather and expect to get dirty. The Work Party will be on Saturday, April 7th, 2018 at 9:00 am.

Address: 27911 68th Ave. NW, Stanwood, WA 98292