Shifty sailors sing shanties

World-renowned sea shanty singer Tom Lewis will be performing with the Shifty Sailors at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 in the Coupeville High School Performing Arts Center.

Community Calendar

Events, classes and entertainment throughout Whidbey Island.

Tour Sunnyside Cemetery on Labor Day

Central Whidbey Island historian and pioneer descendant, Roger Sherman, will lead a guided tour of the historic Sunnyside Pioneer Cemetery at 11 a.m. on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3.

Dogs ready to party at Wag ‘n’ Walk

Greenbank Farm goes to the dogs on Sunday, Aug. 26 with the annual Wag ’n’ Walk, a celebration of all things canine.

Woodpalooza returns to Whidbey

Whidbey Island Woodworkers Guild will present the ninth annual “Art + Wood = Woodpalooza @ WICA,” which will be held Sept. 1 through 3 at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts in Langley.

Picnic for beach access

Mike McVay invites anyone interested to join him for a picnic at a public beach starting at noon on Sunday, Aug. 19.

Hunter safety course planned

The Central Whidbey Sportsmen’s Association is offering four opportunities to participate in its series of hunter training and safety education.

Change of venue for Megan McClung Run

The city of Oak Harbor and the parents of Maj. Megan McClung have joined forces for this year's 6th annual Maj. Megan McClung Memorial Run, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 18 at Windjammer Park.

Coupeville the cradle of coffee craze

Coupeville is known for many things – and can even claim credit for being the cradle of the worldwide coffee craze.

Lots of entertainment on tap at Arts Festival

Not only can art lovers can feast their eyes on a variety of handmade objets d'art at the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival Saturday, Aug. 11 and Sunday, Aug. 12, they also can enjoy a variety of entertainment as well.

Wine and beer garden planned at Arts Festival

Following a successful inaugural year, the Central Whidbey Chamber of Commerce will host a wine and beer garden at this weekend's Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival.

Froggwell art show highlights art, garden

Some traditions just get better every year. This weekend's Froggwell Biennale 2012 Art Show is one of them.

Bolstad, Freeman exhibit at Schouten Gallery

The Rob Schouten Gallery at Greenbank Farm will hold an opening reception to honor new exhibits by painter Karin Bolstad and sculptor Dan Freeman from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3.

Shakespeare Festival begins Aug. 4

Island Shakespeare Festival on Whidbey Island opens its 2012 summer offering with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Saturday, Aug. 4 through Aug. 26 at the Storyhouse Stage in Clinton.

Tall ship to visit Coupeville

The 2012 Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival will include a visit by the tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain, which is scheduled to arrive at the Port of Coupeville Wharf on Tuesday, Aug. 7. The ship will offer public tours and sails during the festival on Saturday, Aug. 11 and Sunday, Aug. 12.

Museum features quilt exhibit

The Island County Historical Society Museum in Coupeville is featuring an exhibit of antique quilts and quilt tops through Labor Day.

Open windows and a talking storm drain

Recent calls to the Coupeville Marshal's Office.

Stolen stuff: tools, binoculars, computers, kayaks and more

Recent calls to the Island County Sheriff’s office.

Coupeville deputy identifies suspect in statewide case

A Coupeville deputy marshal has helped crack a statewide prescription forgery case.

Transit envisions pedestrian tunnel

Pedestrians and bus riders may have a safer way to cross Highway 20 on the eastern edge of Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve.