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.
- 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.
- “The Phoenix Project” screening at the Clyde Theatre in Langley at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25.
GALLERY SHOWS THROUGH AUGUST
- 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.
LOCAL FARMERS MARKETS
- Thursday Market in Clinton from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays.
- Langley Second Street Market from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays.
- Coupeville Farmers Market from 10 a.mid. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.
- Bayview Farmers Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.
- The South Whidbey Tilth Market from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays.
- Greenbank Farm’s Farm and Flea Market from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays.
CHECK OUT THESE LOCAL SCHOOLS FOR MORE ART CLASSES
- Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio
- Pacific Northwest Art School
- Sweetwater Creek Farm Studio
- Art Center@WICEC
- Drama Camps at Whidbey Children’s Theater
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.)