Here’s a handy list of what’s happening on Whidbey Aug. 23 to 25

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Updated Aug. 21, 2013

Here’s the weekend lists of events for Aug. 23 to 25 activities. (Click on the links for more info.)

  • One Evening, Two Authors, a Passel of Stories. Thursday evening, Aug. 22  at Enso House for readings by two local authors, David Daiku Trowbridge and Betsy MacGregor, as they read from their books.
Michael Stadler photos of ISF's "Much Ado About Nothing."

Michael Stadler photos of ISF’s “Much Ado About Nothing.”

  • Island Shakespeare Festival continues “Much Ado About Nothing” under the tent in Langley at 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Sept. 15.
  • Preview show for Whidbey Open Studio Tour from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 at Whidbey Island Community Education Center (WICEC), at the Old Bayview School at Marshfield and Langley roads in Bayview.
  • 17th Annual Whidbey Open Studio Tour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 and Sunday, Aug. 25. Free, self-guided.
  •  Whidbey Working Artists Summer Art Studio Tour 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 24, 25, 31 and Sept. 1 and 2. Free, self-guided.
  • Shakin’ the Vines concert series at Whidbey Island Winery in Langley has 3 Cent Stamp with James Hinkley, Gloria Ferry-Brennan and Levi Burkle from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24.
  • Trio Nouveau with Greg Beck plays Ott & Murphy Winery Tasting Room cabaret from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 in Langley.
  • Wild Depths: A weekend retreat at Whidbey Institute in Clinton with Thomas Arthur and Christian Swenson; Friday, Aug. 23 to Sunday, Aug. 25.


  • Rob Schouten Gallery at Greenbank Farm “Colors of Whidbey” through Sept. 3.
  • Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm features painter Barbara Mearing through August.
  • Inspired Arts Gallery in Freeland features the work of more than 30 artists and artisans all the time.
  • Studio 106 in downtown Langley shows Phyllis Ray paintings and others.
  • Penn Cove Gallery in Coupeville features woodcarver and turner Joseph Albert III.
  • Brackenwood Gallery in downtown Langley “A Painter’s Summer in the Northwest” through Sept. 2.
  • Museo Gallery in downtown Langley shows works by Kathe Fraga, painter, and Elaine Michaelides, glass, through August.
  • Whidbey Art Gallery in downtown Langley features Travis Kuehn sculptures this month.
  • Arlon Rosenoff Gallery in downtown Langley shows Rosenoff’s work. He demonstrates on Sundays.
  • Garry Oak Gallery in downtown Oak Harbor features nature photographer Shirley Haley through August.



Beatrice and Benedict were arguing about how to make this list. Here’s what they finally agreed on: To make these regular Whidbey Life Magazine lists, become a member and start posting your events to member news and the syndicated calendar!

(Pictured at top, Gloria Ferry-Brennan lends her mad violin skills to 3 Cent Stamp at Shakin’ the Vines this Saturday/Jim Carroll photo.)

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