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Behind the scenes of The Nutcracker.

Artist Profiles

Whidbey Island artist profile Peggy Moe

Artist Profile: Peggy Moe

Local artist Peggy Moe makes whimsical paper flowers that can brighten any space, and she enjoys teaching others how to do the same.

“Somebody once asked me to do some bouquets for the Women on Whidbey (WOW) Conference,” explains Peggy. “Then other people saw that and now I’m giving a class, teaching other women how to do this.”…

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Judith Adams Poetic Apothecary artist profile

Artist Profile: Judith Adams

Judith Adams is an English-born poet who has lived in the United States since 1976. Adams has published four books of poetry and recorded several albums of her work, and her poems have been published in numerous magazines and anthologies.

Adams has taken poetry to patients at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and held readings at the Frye Art Museum and Third Place Books in Seattle….

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Whidbey Island artist profile Pat McVay

Artist Profile: Pat McVay

Pat McVay is the local artist behind some of Whidbey Island and the Pacific Northwest’s most recognizable sculptures. He is also responsible for several business signs around the island, including the iconic “Welcome to Whidbey Island” sign at the Clinton Ferry Terminal. He is quick to explain that he was one of 10 artists who worked collaboratively on that sign….

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Art Events

Whidbey Island Dance Theater Nutcracker ballet

The Nutcracker Ballet

Location: South Whidbey High School, Langley

Don’t miss Whidbey Island Dance Theater’s 27th season of The Nutcracker! Set to the music of Tchaikovsky, WIDT’s production features many of the beloved characters and themes of the traditional ballet, but with a Whidbey Island twist!

Every year we look forward to WIDT’s version of this classic ballet….

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Night Before Christmas music concert

Night Before Christmas Holiday Concert

Location: Langley

Don’t miss this magical, musical celebration of the season at WICA! Featuring the Whidbey Island Orchestra and storyteller David Ossman. Enchanting fun for the whole family; ages 18 and under are free.

For more information visit: https://www.wicaonline.org…

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seafloat scramble event in Langley

Sea Float Scramble

Location: Langley

Hunt for glass blown sea floats hidden in plain sight along Seawall Park! Glass artist Callahan McVay creates one-of-a-kind floats for this yearly scramble. Everyone, young and old, can join in the hunt for free and go home with their own glass treasure. The event is held at 11:00 a.m. the first Saturday after the New Year….

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Whidbey Telecom Directory Covers

In support of our wonderful local artists and creative community, Whidbey Telecom runs a yearly Directory Cover Contest. Check out the past winners below.

2019 Whidbey Telecom phone book cover contest winner2019
2018 Whidbey Telecom phone book cover contest winner2018
2017 Whidbey Telecom phone book cover contest winner2017
2016 Whidbey Telecom phone book cover contest winner2016
2015 Whidbey Telecom phone book cover contest winner2015
2014 Whidbey Telecom phone book cover contest winner2014
2013 Whidbey Telecom phone book cover contest winner2013
2012 Whidbey Telecom phone book cover contest winner2012
2011 Whidbey Telecom phone book cover contest winner2011
2010 Whidbey Telecom phone book cover contest winner2010
2009 Whidbey Telecom phone book cover contest winner2009
2008 Whidbey Telecom phone book cover contest winner2008
2007 Whidbey Telecom phone book cover contest winner2007
2006 Whidbey Telecom phone book cover contest winner2006
2005 Whidbey Telecom phone book cover contest winner2005
2004 Whidbey Telecom phone book cover contest winner2004

Congratulations, Sarah Bird!

The 2019/2020 Telephone Directory Cover Contest winner is Sarah Bird of Oak Harbor. The contest theme was “Life on the Beach,” and that sentiment was perfectly captured in Sarah’s winning entry. Her photograph features her black labrador Tali frolicking on the beach at Joseph Whidbey State Park. The directory is now available in the Freeland Customer Experience Center. Phone books can also be found in the 30+ free courtesy phone locations throughout Whidbey Island, Hat Island and Point Roberts.