Get a head start on holiday shopping at College Place Autumn Bazaar

Get a head start on your holiday shopping and help support College Place Middle School at the same time. The school is hosting an Autumn Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 6, and all money raised will go toward teacher grants for much-needed classroom supplies. The bazaar runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the College Place Middle School Gym ,…

The Urban Gardener: Comparing (organic) apples to apples

  MyEdmondsNews urban gardening columnist Lara Alexander offers her thoughts on the true cost of the food purchases we make. I was in the check-out line of a name-brand grocery store last year when I overheard the woman in front of me talking with the clerk about the newly opened PCC Natural Market in Edmonds. “Have…

Shop local: Edmonds merchants share gift-giving ideas

  When it comes to variety, you can’t beat Edmonds for an incredible selection of gift ideas for the holidays. Whether your list includes the avid gardener, art aficionado, book lover, fitness enthusiast or that special tot eagerly awaiting St. Nick, you can find something for virtually everyone in our town, which, by the way,…

Wine, beer, brats and shopping: It’s Guys Night at C’est la Vie!

For all those men who dread holiday shopping, C’est la Vie and Arista Wine Cellars have the perfect solution lined up for 5-9 p.m. next Tuesday evening: Combine shopping with a movie, beer, wine and brats on the barbecue. According to C’est la Vie’s Michael Bowman, here’s how it works: “Women come in and fill…

Support your local economy: Shop downtown during First Dibs Thursday

Celebrate the sparkle of the season and take advantage of special offers and treats offered by downtown Edmonds merchants during First Dibs, which runs from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3. Here’s a list of featured items on Thursday night. (Note that many businesses also will offer specials and events Friday and through the weekend. Visit…

What’s open and closed on Thanksgiving in Edmonds

Transportation: –Community Transit is operating on Sunday schedule Thursday, and will have regular schedule Friday with the exception of no service to Boeing in Everett and the cancellation of some Seattle commuter routes. More info here. -Edmonds/Kingston ferry operating on Saturday schedule. -No Sounder service via Sound Transit on Thursday. Services: -Banks are closed. -Edmonds…

A holiday treat

Heather Bansemer of Edmonds took this sweet photo of Nama’s Candy Store in downtown Edmonds, which is already decked out for the holidays. Edmonds will host its annual tree-lighting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28 at the corner of 5th Avenue and Bell Street.

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Close to home: Halloween happenings in Edmonds Saturday

It’s an Edmonds Kind of Halloween! Take advantage of the fact that Halloween is on a Saturday this year and enjoy the many adventures that Edmonds businesses and organizations have put together for Edmonds families and visitors. Here’s a list of four events that the whole family will enjoy: 1. Start your afternoon at the…

Wine tasting and movies with a message at Edmonds PCC

Did you know that our own Edmonds PCC Natural Market offers terrific community events, including weekly wine tastings on Thursdays? For just $5 per person, paid at the door, you get a 1-ounce tasting of each wine being sampled that night. The featured tasting for Thursday night, Oct. 8, is “IBERIA, AGAIN — Further evidence…

Oct. 3 marks last day of season for Downtown Edmonds Farmers Market

Here’s a sure sign that summer is over: Tomorrow (Oct. 3) is the last Saturday of the season for the Downtown Edmonds Farmers Market. So be sure to stock up on fresh produce, flowers, plants, processed foods, crafts and original artwork one last time — the market will reopen again next July. The market runs…