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FEBRUARY

Feb. 24-26

12th Annual Snow Goose & Birding Festival
Feb. 25-26
27130 102nd Ave. NW, Stanwood
The annual Snow Goose & Birding Festival is a celebration of the annual migration of Snow Geese. Experience the sights and sounds of large flocks of geese, trumpeter swans, and a variety of ducks and shorebirds. The event includes free seminars, tours, and hands-on activities. www.snohomish.org/SnowGooseFest17

“Enchanted April”
Through March 5
8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday; 2 p.m. on Sunday
950 Main Street, Edmonds
Tickets are $25 general admission, $22 Senior/Youth/Military
Don’t miss “Enchanted April,” presented by the Driftwood Players in Edmonds Feb. 17 – March 5. Two unhappy London housewives rent a villa in Italy for a ladies-only holiday away, reluctantly recruiting a pair of difficult upper-class women to share the cost and the experience. Together under the Mediterranean sun, the four women clash — and then begin to bond and bloom — until men once again upset the balance. www.snohomish.org/EnchantedApril

Red Tails, Silver Wings
Through Feb. 25
2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett
Free
Unlock fascinating aviation and Native history at the Schack Art Center! A new exhibit, Red Tails, Silver Wings, featuring paintings and drawings by artist Chris Hopkins will be on display Jan. 5 – Feb. 25. The paintings capture the history of America's first African American fighter squadron, the Tuskegee Airmen. www.snohomish.org/Schack_RedTails

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The Great Northwest Glass Quest
Feb. 17-26
Stanwood
The 10-day Great Northwest Glass Quest returns to Stanwood and Camano Island. Search for unique hand-blown glass treasures by world-renowned glass arts, Mark and Marcus Ellinger. Pick up a Guide Book to find a plastic Clue Ball. Inside the plastic clue ball are instructions on where to pick up your glass treasure! The clue balls are partially visible and sometimes camouflaged to make them harder to find. Questers who find a plastic clue ball are given instructions on where to pick up their glass floats. www.snohomish.org/glassquest

March

March 3-5

Demiero Jazz Festival
March 2-4
Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Avenue North, Edmonds
The DeMiero Jazz Festival is a music education event for more than 70 middle school, high school, and college jazz choirs. Festival events are held at the Edmonds Center for the Arts and other nearby locations. Come enjoy this exceptional experience for young singers and musicians. www.snohomish.org/DemieroJazz

“Enchanted April”
Through March 5
950 Main St., Edmonds.
The Edmonds Driftwood Players present Enchanted April  through March 5. Don’t miss the Tony-nominated play that the LA Times calls “as good as they come: a lush, thoroughly refreshing theatrical holiday." Feeling lost in the shadows of marriage and post-World War I society, two unhappy London housewives rent a villa in Italy for a ladies-only holiday away, reluctantly recruiting a pair of difficult upper-class women to share the cost and the experience. Together under the Mediterranean sun, the four women clash — and then begin to bond and bloom — until men once again upset the balance. Performance times are 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $25 general admission, or $22 seniors/youth/military. www.snohomish.org/EnchantedApril

Village Theatre Presents “The 39 Steps”
March 3-26
2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett
Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python, and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre. The Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning treat features over 150 zany characters played by a talented four-person cast and is packed with nonstop laughs, complete with an on-stage plane crash, missing fingers, and, of course, some good old-fashioned romance. www.snohomish.org/VillageTheatre-39steps

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“Northwest Social Realism and the American Scene: 1930-1950"
Through March 26
190 Sunset Ave. #E, Edmonds.
The current display at the Cascadia Art Museum focuses on Northwest artists and their depictions of scenes of everyday life in the Northwest. Many of the works will reflect the industrial, political and social aspects of the Great Depression and WWII period. Artists include Yvonne Twining Humber, Kenneth Callahan, Pieter van Dalen, Fay Chong and Abe Blashko. The exhibit runs through March 26. Tickets are $10 for adults; $7 for seniors and youth (5-18); and free for children ages 4 and under. www.snohomish.org/Cascadia_1930-50

March 10-12

Snohomish Chocolate Walk
March 11
Downtown Snohomish
Bop from shop to shop in downtown Snohomish, collecting treats along the way during the Snohomish Chocolate Walk. You receive a passport and map, and a bag to collect your treats. Each ticketed guest collects one treat at each participating stop. Participating businesses will offer treats of their choosing...you may find bonbons, cupcakes, lollipops, and who knows what other surprises! www.snohomish.org/snohomishchocolate

Magical Strings Celtic Gala
March 11
1225 3rd Street, Marysvill
Just in time for St. Patrick's Day...welcome to the timeless realm of Celtic Music at the Marysville Opera House! Three generations of the Boulding family will set the stage ablaze with the Irish dancing, lively fiddling, soulful songs and dynamic sounds reminiscent of the lush Irish landscapes. Celtic harps and hammered dulcimers will sing mysteries accompanied by cello, violin, whistles, accordion and concertina. This festive gala of music, dance, storytelling and songs will get you jigging all the way home! Beer, wine and refreshments will be available for purchase. Tickets are $15. www.snohomish.org/magicalstrings

ECA Presents Pirates of Penzance
March 11
410 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds
Here’s your chance to get carried away by New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players’ production of Pirates at the Edmonds Center for the Arts! Join the band of swashbuckling buccaneers, bumbling British bobbies, frolicsome Victorian maidens, and the delightfully dotty “model of a modern Major-General” for a rollicking romp over the rocky coast of Cornwall. This exuberant musical theatre masterpiece is performed in its original format. Tickets are $44-$69. www.snohomish.org/eca_pirates

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Village Theatre Presents “The 39 Steps”
Through March 26
2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett
Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python, and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre. The Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning treat features over 150 zany characters played by a talented four-person cast and is packed with nonstop laughs, complete with an on-stage plane crash, missing fingers, and, of course, some good old-fashioned romance. www.snohomish.org/VillageTheatre-39steps

March 17-19

Unclad Art Show
March 16-19
Unclad is a juried fine art show dedicated to celebrating the nude figure in art. The show features works in a variety of styles and mediums, from artists across North America and beyond. The show is designed to intrigue, inspire and engage our audience and to provide a beautiful environment for connecting with the art and artists. In addition to the art exhibit and sale, special activities such as a Wine Tasting event, Special evening party, and Women’s morning yoga special turn the Unclad Art Show into a perfect destination for weekend getaway! Make your way to Edmonds for Unclad 2017 at the Edmonds Yacht Club. Admission Free! www.snohomish.org/Unclad

Everett Silvertips Final Regular Season Home Game
March 18
2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett
Cheer on the Everett Silvertips at Xfinity Arena at Everett with friends and family for the final game of the regular season on March 18! Established in the Western Hockey League in 2003, Everett Silvertips hockey is one of the top sports attractions in Snohomish County. In addition to qualifying for the playoffs in each season of their existence, the Silvertips have won four U.S. Division Championships, a WHL Regular Season title and a Western Conference Championship. The franchise has produced 17 NHL draft picks and seen 13 alumni players advance to play in the NHL. Ticket prices vary. www.snohomish.org/Silvertips

Ride to Remember
March 19
114 Olympic Ave., Arlington
Remember those that were lost and affected by the March 22, 2014, Oso landslide by bringing joining together to ride the road that connects Snohomish County communities. There are three ride options for bicyclists of all abilities. www.snohomish.org/ridetoremember

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Quilters Anonymous Quilt Show
March 17-19
14405 179th Ave SE, Monroe
This annual event draws more than 4,000 visitors from around the region and displays more than 500 quilts in a dozen different categories, ranging from traditional styles to art quilts and other innovative designs. This year's featured artist is Barbara Lambrecht. Quilts, fabrics, and other quilt-related goods will be available for purchase from the vendors in the merchant mall. Free demonstrations of various quilt-making techniques also will be offered throughout each day. www.snohomish.org/quiltersanonymous

March 24-26

“You Can’t Take It With You”
March 24 – April 9
Red Curtain Arts Center, 9315 State Ave., #J, Marysville
The Red Curtain Foundation's inaugural season in its newly-renovated arts center space includes the play “You Can't Take It With You," which runs March 24 - April 9, 2017. George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart’s screwball 1930s comedy includes ballet dancing, xylophone symphonies, fireworks in the basement, an exiled grand duchess, and a young daughter who wants to introduce her “normal” boyfriend to the family. www.snohomish.org/redcurtain_youcant

2017 Washington State Men’s Championships
March 25-26
Washington Men's Gymnastics is hosting the 2017 Washington State Men's Championships in conjunction with the 2017 USA Gymanstics Collegiate Men's Nationals at the Walt Price Student Fitness Center at Everett Community College.  Gymnasts from the ages 6 years old to high school will compete in Levels 4 - 6. Athletes from across Washington State will compete in this two day championship.  General admission fees will include day and all-session passes. www.snohomish.org/Wa-Men-Gymnastics

Village Theatre Presents “The 39 Steps”
Through March 26
2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett
Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python, and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre. The Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning treat features over 150 zany characters played by a talented four-person cast and is packed with nonstop laughs, complete with an on-stage plane crash, missing fingers, and, of course, some good old-fashioned romance. www.snohomish.org/VillageTheatre-39steps

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“Northwest Social Realism and the American Scene: 1930-1950"
Through March 26
190 Sunset Ave. #E, Edmonds.
The current display at the Cascadia Art Museum focuses on Northwest artists and their depictions of scenes of everyday life in the Northwest. Many of the works will reflect the industrial, political and social aspects of the Great Depression and WWII period. Artists include Yvonne Twining Humber, Kenneth Callahan, Pieter van Dalen, Fay Chong and Abe Blashko. The exhibit runs through March 26. Tickets are $10 for adults; $7 for seniors and youth (5-18); and free for children ages 4 and under. www.snohomish.org/Cascadia_1930-50

April

March 31 - April 2

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival
March 31 – April 2
Downtown Everett.
The Fisherman’s Village Music Festival is a showcase of downtown Everett, multiple venues including the Historic Everett Theatre ( the oldest running theater west of the Mississippi) and more than 80 of the region's favorite artists. With connections to artists like Perfume Genius, The Moondoggies and Mary Lambert as well as new names like Fauna Shade, Everett has become a part of the landscape making up the music scene of the Northwest. Enjoy a unique weekend full of new faces and new music. Cost is $25 for a full weekend of music. www.snohomish.org/FishermansVillage

Edmonds Driftwood Players Present “Leaving Iowa”
Through April 2
950 Main St., Edmonds
When a middle-aged writer finds the intended burial place for his father’s ashes has turned into a grocery store, he embarks on one last father and son road trip in search of the perfect resting place in this simultaneously hilarious and touching comedy.
A touching and belly-bustingly funny toast to the American family road-trip. Tickets: $20 for adults; $18 for juniors/seniors/military. www.snohomish.org/leavingiowa

Everett Chorale Presents “Songs and Stories of Freedom”
April 2
2710 Wetmore Ave, Everett
The Everett Chorale has been performing in Everett for 51 years! This 60 member choir will be performing songs of freedom with a tribute to Martin Luther King. Some of the songs they will be singing are, Lift every voice for Freedom, a Might Fortress is our God and His Light Still Shines. They will be performing at the Everett Performing Arts Center. www.snohomish.org/everettchorale

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“You Can’t Take It With You”
March 24 – April 9
Red Curtain Arts Center, 9315 State Ave., #J, Marysville
The Red Curtain Foundation's inaugural season in its newly-renovated arts center space includes the play “You Can't Take It With You," which runs March 24 - April 9, 2017. George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart’s screwball 1930s comedy includes ballet dancing, xylophone symphonies, fireworks in the basement, an exiled grand duchess, and a young daughter who wants to introduce her “normal” boyfriend to the family. www.snohomish.org/redcurtain_youcant

April 7-9

Everett Half Marathon & 10K
April 9
1205 Craftsman Way, Everett
The Everett Half Marathon & 10K starts and finishes at the Everett Marina. Enjoy an absolutely beautiful racecourse by running along the Everett Waterfront, then on Highway 529 to Marysville and back. See the beautiful Cascade Mountains and Snohomish River as you run. www.snohomish.org/everetthalf

“You Can’t Take It With You”
March 24 – April 9
Red Curtain Arts Center, 9315 State Ave., #J, Marysville
The Red Curtain Foundation's inaugural season in its newly-renovated arts center space includes the play “You Can't Take It With You," which runs March 24 - April 9, 2017. George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart’s screwball 1930s comedy includes ballet dancing, xylophone symphonies, fireworks in the basement, an exiled grand duchess, and a young daughter who wants to introduce her “normal” boyfriend to the family. www.snohomish.org/redcurtain_youcant

Pacifica Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert
April 9
2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett
The Pacifica Chamber Orchestra, led from the chair by Fred Chu, performs chamber music from the corners of the world. The spring concert includes chamber works by Reicha, Saint-Saens, Martinu, and Schuman. www.snohomish.org/pco17

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Marysville Spring Garden Craft Show
April 8
1605 7th St , Marysville
Shop from over 75+ hand crafted and commercial gift vendors in our large location at Totem Middle School. Kids can stop by our craft table and get creative! There's something for everyone with items for kids, pets, the garden, parents, graduation, friends and yourself! www.snohomish.org/Marysville_GardenCrafts

April 14-16

Easter Parade
April 15
First Street, Snohomish
Hop on in to Historic Downtown Snohomish for the annual Easter Parade. It is the only Easter Parade in the State of Washington! A Bonnet Contest follows the parade, along with other festivities for the whole family. www.snohomish.org/easterparade

Open Mic Night at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater
April 14
1211 4th Street, Snohomish
Rick works at the bank and loves making music with his friends. Dawn is a welder in her early twenties who writes great songs and raises the rafters with her powerhouse vocals. David retired from teaching and now plays guitar, harmonica and sings in The Shed Players - a band he started with friends he made here on Friday night. Greg Deer loves to sing Jesse Winchester songs and is happy to play guitar and accompany the high school girl who wants to sing a Norah Jones tune. Vic and Doreen drive up from Edmonds to sing-a-long and listen 'cause you never know who might show up to "Wow the crowd." What do they all have in common? It's FNOM - Friday Night Open Mic at The Thumb! Sign Up for performers begins at 6:30 p.m.; show time is 7:30 p.m. www.snohomish.org/TimNoah_openmic

Mukilteo Firefighters Easter Egg Hunt
April 15
2600 Muklteo Speedway, Mukilteo
This free egg hunt for kids ages 1-10 is sponsored by the Mukilteo Firefighters Association. Eggs are scattered across three separate fields. Prizes are awarded to the children who find the highly coveted "golden eggs." The Easter bunny also makes an appearance. Bring a donation for the Mukilteo Food Bank. www.snohomish.org/Muk_egghunt

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Marysville Easter Egg Hunt
April 15
6915 Armar Rd., Marysville
The annual Easter Egg Hunt in Marysville is a fun event for the entire family. More than 10,000 plastic eggs filled with candy and prizes will be hidden in and around the Jennings Memorial Park Rotary Ranch. Limit 8 eggs per child. Participants are asked to bring a canned food item for the Marysville Community Food Bank. www.snohomish.org/marysville_egghunt

April 21-23

2017 USA Gymnastics Washington State Compulsory Championships
April 21-23
2206 Tower Street, Everett
Northwest Aerials is hosting the 2017 USA Gymnastics Washington State Compulsory Championships at the Walt Price Student Fitness Center located at Everett Community College in North Everett. Gymnasts who are in the Levels 2 through 5 will compete over the three days. General admission tickets, day and weekend passes, will be available at the door. www.snohomish.org/USA_Gymnastics

ECA Presents “Dancing with Our Stars”
April 22
410 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds
Similar to the popular TV show, "Dancing With Our Stars" partners up six local "stars" with Utah Ballroom Dance Co. dancers to learn a ballroom dance routine. They costume OUR stars, add in some video highlights and a hilarious local judging panel, then put on a show. The audience gets to vote for who will win the coveted mirror ball trophy. Tickets: $24-$49. www.snohomish.org/eca_ourstars

Cascade Symphony Orchestra Ensemble Concert
April 23
828 Caspers St, Edmonds
Cascade Symphony musicians will perform in a variety of chamber ensembles. This concert is a special performance at Edmonds United Methodist Church. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students, and $5 for youth. www.snohomish.org/CSO_ensemble

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Future of Flight Weekend Family Workshops
April 23
8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo
Weekend Family Workshops are 90-minute aviation themed workshops in the Future of Flight's Flightline Room (adjacent to the Gallery) on Saturdays and Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Each workshop includes an aviation story and a make-and-take project. Drop-ins are welcome. www.snohomish.org/FOF_weekendfamily

 
April 28-30

Village Theatre Presents “A Proper Place”
April 28 – May 21
2710 Wetmore Avenue, Everett
Downton Abbey meets Gilligan’s Island in this hysterical new musical based on J.M. Barrie’s play, The Admirable Crichton. It’s 1902, and Lord Loam’s family outing has gone horribly awry, landing the family on a deserted island. Stranded alone, their trusty system of societal hierarchy begins to slip away as their only hope for survival turns out to be allowing the lowly butler to take the lead. With a score of lively and tuneful music, this romantic comedy will sweep you away in an adventure of family drama and forbidden love. www.snohomish.org/VillageTheatre_proper

Driftwood Players Present “The Drowsy Chaperone”
April 28 – May 14
950 Main St., Edmonds
A parody of American musical comedy of the 1920s, Drowsy Chaperone is the story of a middle-aged, asocial musical theatre fan; as he plays the record of his favorite musical, the 1928 hit The Drowsy Chaperone. The show comes to life onstage as he wryly comments on the music, story, and actors. www.snohomish.org/driftwood_drowsy

Everett Philharmonic Listeners Choice Concert
April 30
2415 Colby Ave., Everett
The concert, under the baton of Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs, includes Russian Easter Overture--Rimsky-Korsakov, Violin Concerto in D Major by Brahms featuring Maria Sampen, violin, and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. There will be a stage side chat at 2:00 p.m. www.snohomish.org/philharmonic_listeners

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Open Mic Night at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater
April 14
1211 4th Street, Snohomish
Rick works at the bank and loves making music with his friends. Dawn is a welder in her early twenties who writes great songs and raises the rafters with her powerhouse vocals. David retired from teaching and now plays guitar, harmonica and sings in The Shed Players - a band he started with friends he made here on Friday night. Greg Deer loves to sing Jesse Winchester songs and is happy to play guitar and accompany the high school girl who wants to sing a Norah Jones tune. Vic and Doreen drive up from Edmonds to sing-a-long and listen 'cause you never know who might show up to "Wow the crowd." What do they all have in common? It's FNOM - Friday Night Open Mic at The Thumb! Sign Up for performers begins at 6:30 p.m.; show time is 7:30 p.m. www.snohomish.org/TimNoah_openmic