The 25th annual Anacortes Waterfront Festival runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 7-8 at Cap Sante Boat Haven marina, located at 1019 Q Ave., in downtown Anacortes.
The festival combines a variety of family-friendly, marine-related activities, including free boat rides, a "quick-and-dirty" boat building demonstration, milk carton derby, boat show, car show, model boat show, paddle board demos, Samish Indian Nation canoe rides and the Schooner Adventuress will be giving dock side tours.
Paid rides include "walk on water" with a ride from Bubble Fun. The Art Depot will be exhibiting their Fish Show and later in the evening holding a free community dance with music by A Town Big Band, and a beer garden. Live music runs throughout the weekend with local and regional acts such as Jessica Lynne, The Halyards, Little Joe Argo, A Town Big Band and Nearly Dan.