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Washington’s 440 mile Cascade Loop Scenic Highway is EV-Ready

Posted on June 17, 2015

Electric vehicle chargers make it easy to visit north central Washington destinations WENATCHEE – Gov. Jay Inslee today proclaimed the official start of electric vehicle tourism season at an electric vehicle gathering at Pybus Public Market in Wenatchee. With strategically … Continue reading

Geocaching Event This Weekend in Mount Vernon

Posted on June 17, 2015

This year’s event is expected to be much larger than last year. In 2014 we attracted 100+ people roaming the streets and storefronts of DTMV on a Friday night, and the sign up is already exceeding last year’s event. The … Continue reading

Fly Day Fly-by for Berry Dairy Days

Posted on June 17, 2015

A flight of four North American T-6’s fly by at a Heritage Flight Museum fly day. Burlington, WA – The Heritage Flight Museum is pleased to be kicking off the start of the Berry Dairy Days parade with a fly … Continue reading

Girls’ Weekend Getaway Friday & Saturday, June 26-27, 2015 Run, Shop, Paint, Sip, Dine

Posted on June 15, 2015

The Mount Vernon Downtown Association is pleased to present Girls’ Weekend Getaway, Friday & Saturday, June 26-27, 2015. Special events include “Run Like A Girl, sponsored by Skagit Running Company, “Welcome To Me” at the Lincoln Theatre, “Chocolate Tasting 101” … Continue reading

Dirt Cup 44 at Skagit Speedway

Posted on June 8, 2015

6/25, 6/26, & 6/27 – Dirt Cup 44 at Skagit Speedway. For the first time ever, the 44th annual Jim Raper Memorial Dirt Cup presented by Jack in the Box is sanctioned with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour! Don’t miss … Continue reading

City of Mount Vernon Downtown Electrical Upgrade Summer 2015 CONSTRUCTION NOTICE

Posted on June 7, 2015

Downtown Mount Vernon Electrical Upgrade (June 1, 2015 thru mid-July 2015) During summer 2015, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) will be working in portions of Downtown Mount Vernon to relocate overhead electrical and telecommunications services into underground conduit and vaults. This … Continue reading

2nd Annual Mount Vernon Parks Geocaching Weekend!

Posted on May 28, 2015

Please join us for our 2nd Geocaching Event. We are hosting a whole weekend of events for everyone to enjoy. Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation has joined with the Mount Vernon Downtown Association, Mount Vernon Parks Foundation, Mount Vernon Trail … Continue reading

Lincoln Theatre Update

Posted on May 28, 2015

Hello Members and Friends of the Lincoln Theatre A donation basket for Kummar and Puja Sharma, owners of Taste of India and long-time supporters of the Lincoln Theatre, was organized and set up by Lincoln members Delinda Baughn and Ray … Continue reading

Skagit Valley College to host a Non-Traditional Career Event and a Car Show June 6

Posted on May 28, 2015

For people who want to “think out of the box” in planning their next career move, Skagit Valley College (SVC) will host Careers without Boundaries on Saturday, June 6th. The event will take place at the Mount Vernon Campus in … Continue reading

Visiting Ensemble Series – 2015 Spotlight Concert

Posted on May 28, 2015

2015 Spotlight Visiting Ensemble Series An Evening of Exquisite Baroque The Skagit Symphony presents another guest performance in the Visiting Ensemble Series. The 2015 Spotlight Concert will bring to the stage three renowned musicians passionate about early music, Linda Melsted … Continue reading



July 6th, 2017

By Sabrina J. Russo Step across the threshold of an antique shop and stand amidst the displays, and you might just catch a glimpse of the past in the shimmer of polished silver, in the glint of porcelain china, or … Continue reading

January 3rd, 2017

Right now is peak season for viewing the largest concentration of Bald Eagles in the continental United States, along with some 10K swans and 55K Snow Geese—all in Mount Vernon and Skagit Valley. Visitors from the world over come to … Continue reading

May 6th, 2016

McIntyre Hall Presents LOCARNO PURCHASE TICKETS Friday, May 6 | 7:30pm Locarno is the Latin project of Juno award winning musician and Paperboys frontman, Tom Landa. The music, like him, is part Mexican but with strong doses of Cuban Son, … Continue reading

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