Playtime: Fun and free holiday options for families

This year, the call to keep Christmas from seeping into Thanksgiving was coming from inside the house, if you will. So while a few of the tiny trees made it onto the table before Thanksgiving, by Friday I was chomping at the bit to put up my other countertop tinsel trees without (as many) comments….

Second annual Wreath Walk Edmonds Nov. 18-Dec. 16

Last year, Art Walk Edmonds started a new tradition for downtown Edmonds: hanging original, artist-designed and decorated wreaths in select storefronts during the holiday season. Organizers are continuing this tradition this year, Nov. 18- Dec. 16, along with an online auction for those who wish to take home one of these special wreaths. Art Walk Edmonds…

Recommended Reads: ‘Murder in the Past Tense’ a mystery within a mystery

Murder In The Past Tense, by Lynn Bohart There’s a gruesome discovery lying in wait. Decades go by. People move on with their own lives in Southern California. Then one day, one very routine, regular work day, that body is discovered. At first no one knows who it is, but there are clues. Detective Giorgio…

Starting Thursday, Lynnwood’s Crumbl Cookies ready to sweeten your day

C is for Cookie… as in Crumbl Cookies. A sensation in the national baked goods arena has launched a shop in Lynnwood. The rain stopped, a good omen for the Wednesday ribbon cutting at 18411 Alderwood Mall Pkwy Suite D. Lynnwood City Councilmember Shannon Sessions, Mayor Nicola Smith, Chamber President Linda Jones, chamber board members…

Sponsor spotlight: Scotty’s Food Truck ready to serve you Thursday-Saturday

Why cook when Scotty’s Food Truck parks their truck in your neighborhood? Visit this week in their usual spot near Five Corners in Edmonds. Try their festival favorite, Blackened Salmon Caesar Salad. Want something hot to warm you on these chilly fall nights? Try a steaming hot bowl of their wildly popular Clam Chowder. Scotty’s Food Truck will be…

Edmonds Center for Arts presents Korean folk-pop sensation ADG7 Nov. 5

Korean folk-pop group Ak Dan Gwang Chil (ADG7) will be performing at the Edmonds Center for the Arts this Friday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. With one foot in the world of tradition and another in glitzy upbeat pop, Ak Dan Gwang Chil is a multi-award-winning group featuring three powerhouse female folk singers. The group’s rich repertoire…

Sponsor spotlight: Warm your bones at Scotty’s Food Truck

Why cook when Scotty’s Food Truck is open? Visit this week at their usual spot near Five Corners in Edmonds. Here’s an insider tip for our readers: Visit Scotty’s Food Truck on Friday or Saturday only, and enjoy their special Fresh Pan Fried Pacific Oysters. Or try their festival favorite, Blackened Salmon Caesar Salad. If you’re…

MLT Library holding an online night of spooky stories for adults Thursday

Boo! The Mountlake Terrace Library is hosting “Night Terrors: Strange Encounters Around the Pacific,” an online evening of ghost stories for grown-ups presented by storyteller Alton Chung Thursday, Oct. 28 at 6:30-8 p.m. Organizers note most of the stories presented are reported to be true accounts of spectral encounters that “are not for kids or…

Snohomish County Arts Commission seeks art for Flowing Lake Park office

The Snohomish County Arts Commission is seeking an artist for two-dimensional interior artwork to be hung inside the Flowing Lake Park Ranger office lobby. This call-for-artists is open until Nov. 15, 2021. Flowing Lake County Park is located at 17900 48th S.E. in Snohomish. According to an arts commission announcement, it is unusual for parks to…

Edmonds Center for Arts presents Catapult in two shows Oct. 23

Millions fell in love with Catapult during their time on the hit show America’s Got Talent. This production features incredible dancers working behind a screen to create shadow silhouettes of shapes from the world around us. See Vivaldi’s Four Seasons spring to life, be amazed as you watch their bodies transform into a mountain, an…