From the Port of Ilwaco
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                 Port of Ilwaco, Washington


Fall fun awaits!


Now's a spectacular time to visit the coast


There's so much to love about late-summer and autumn on the Long Beach Peninsula, from fresh berries and fabulous seafood to long evenings, tranquil trails and weekend gatherings. 

In this enews you'll find a few fun late-summer and fall happenings we're looking forward to, including North Head Lighthouse tours reopening, the annual Slow Drag on Sept. 6 that jumpstarts Rod Run weekend and the incredible salmon fishing we're enjoying at the port!

But there's also u-pick blueberries, the Wild Mushroom Celebration, the Cranberrian Fair in October and much more!

See you at the Port!

Gallery Hours: Open Daily, 11am to 4pm

Art in Anacortes
Scott Milo Gallery show ends Sept. 3

10 original pieces showing in downtown Anacortes

Here I am with Stan and Cathi Barta, new owners of my 9-piece monoprint grid "Rings of Life". This photo was taken during opening night of my current show at Scott Milo Gallery in downtown Anacortes. You can see my work through Sept. 3.

Beach Baskets
In the Gallery


Shown here are three of Susan Spence's newest handmade Beach Baskets featured at Marie Powell Gallery.

North Head tours resume
Lighthouse in Cape D State Park 
was built in 1897

With repairs and renovations complete, North Head Lighthouse in Cape Disappointment State Park reopens for tours Aug. 22.
Here's one half of the lighthouse's view. This is one of our favorite places! Read about Keeper's of the North Head Lighthouse.

Kite Fest aloft through Aug. 25

One of the year's biggest events has been unfolding just down the road from us! The Kite Festival continues through Aug. 25!

Fishing frenzy

Salmon season in full swing at the port!

The Port of Ilwaco has been Salmon Central this summer! Renowned among anglers across the Pacific Northwest and beyond, the Port is home to numerous fishing charters staffed with seasoned pros. Book a fishing trip and experience it for yourself!

Or swing by one of the Port restaurants or fish markets to sample the local catch without breaking a sweat! Browse fish & crab charters here.

Happening around town

Slow Drag at Port is Sept. 6

Slow and steady wins this whimsical race down Howerton Drive. Great start to Rod Run! Practice runs commence at 3:30pm and the "races" begin at 5pm. More info

Free Park Day on Aug. 25

We mentioned North Head Lighthouse above.... Well, how about visiting on Aug. 25, the next Free Day at Washington state parks when no Discover Pass is required? Go for it!

Saturday Market thru Sept

Everyone's favorite summertime market continues through September each Saturday from 10am to 4pm at the Port of Ilwaco! 

Featured Art: 'Purse Seiner' by Lorna Libert

"Purse Seiner" by Bellingham artist Lorna Libert is a recent addition to the gallery. This beautiful oil painting on canvas measures 10x10. It's one of numerous Lorna Libert originals we're featuring this summer at the Port of Ilwaco.
See original Marie Powell artwork

Where to find original Marie Powell artwork:

Marie Powell Gallery & Studio Port of Ilwaco, Wash.

Scott Milo Gallery Anacortes, Wash.

RiverSea Gallery Astoria, Ore.

Pacific Fine Art Raymond, Wash.
Copyright © 2019 Marie Powell Gallery and Studio, All rights reserved.

Contact us:
177 Howerton Way S.E.
PO Box 899
Ilwaco, WA 98624

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