Tag Archives: Whidbey

It’s a busy weekend ahead! Holiday Events on Whidbey Island

There are lots of great activities this holiday season on Whidbey Island.  Get out and enjoy and support our local businesses while you are out there! Dec 2 & 3 – Big Brothers & Big Sisters Festival of Trees – Black … Continue reading

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Summer Events for Whidbey Island

Summer Events for Whidbey Island I’m late with my summer calendar of events, but here are the events for the next few months: June 6/11-12  San Juan 24 North American Championship – Oak Harbor Yacht Club 6/18 Beachcombers Bazaar – Oak Harbor … Continue reading

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Oak Harbor Farmer’s Market is Open for the Season!

The Oak Harbor Farmer’s Market is open every Thursday through September The Oak Harbor Public Market (most people call it the “Farmer’s Market”) has opened for the season, with the first market held last Thursday the 19th of May.  It … Continue reading

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Whidbey Island Wins Best of the Northwest Escapes!

Whidbey Island – The Best Island Getaway – in Evening Magazine’s Best of the Northwest Escapes! Two weeks ago I told you about some of the exciting things that had just happened on Whidbey Island, and that I was excited to hear what the … Continue reading

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Whidbey Island – Upcoming Events

Whidbey Island has all sorts of fun events, year around.  We aren’t just a summer destination!  Here are some of the fun and interesting events happening on Whidbey Island for February, March, and April, 2011: Jan 28 – Feb 13:  “The Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Whidbey Island – How do I get to the Beach?

Whidbey Island has miles of clean beaches that we islanders enjoy walking along and kayaking or surfing from.  But many visitors and newcomers to the Island think there are only a few places that allow public beach access around Whidbey … Continue reading

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2010 Whidbey Island Real Estate Wrap-Up (Part 3) – Short Sales on Whidbey Island

There are a lot of home buyers looking for bargains in the Foreclosure market right now, and Foreclosures are getting a lot of attention in the national media.  But for many buyers, Foreclosures are not the right type of property, … Continue reading

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The Eagles of Whidbey Island

We have a large and healthy population of eagles on Whidbey Island.  I was reminded of this the other day as I drove through town, and saw a pair of eagles flying in lazy circles above our Chamber of Commerce office … Continue reading

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Whidbey Island Events – January & February 2011

Whidbey Island has all sorts of fun events, year around.  We aren’t just a summer destination!  Here are some of the fun and interesting events happening on Whidbey Island for January and February 2011: Jan 21-22:  Whidbey Island Shanty Fest — Concerts and … Continue reading

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2010 Whidbey Island Real Estate Wrap-Up (Part 2) – Foreclosures on Whidbey Island

One of the biggest factors affecting home prices throughout the country is the increasing tide of foreclosures.  Foreclosures are one of the ugly downsides of the real estate wave that hit the country in 2005-2007, and no market seems to … Continue reading

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