Author Archives: Mikaela Cowles

2015 National Gingerbread Competition in Victoria

Each year, Victoria is decked to the hilt with holiday cheer. Among our favorite displays is the annual National Gingerbread Competition. It’s a feast for your eyes and your nose!   Hosted by the Inn at Laurel Point, these icing coated masterpieces will be on display through January 4, 2015. 

2014 Family Business Award

Earlier this year Kenmore Air received the 2014 Family Business Award. To have our company included among such wonderful family-owned businesses was an honor. Being able to share the experience with three generations, well that just made the night even better. The video below is from the night of the awards banquet. We’d like to [...]

Things to do this Winter in Victoria

November – December – Salmon Run at Goldstream Provincial Park During the fall and early winter, salmon fight the currents to return to the stream where they hatched four years earlier. In the temperate climate of the Goldstream Provincial Park, these battered and bruised creatures lay their eggs and die shortly after. While the spawning process certainly [...]

Things to do this Winter in the San Juans

December 18 – Stage Left’s Holiday Production “Omnium Gatherum” Held at the Roche Harbor Pavilion, the Stage Left’s Holiday Production of “Omnium Gatherum” has become an annual favorite. Held in front of a blazing fire, this unique performance ranges from the ridiculous to the sublime. It combines storytelling, theatre and song.   December 20 – [...]

Things to do this Winter in Seattle

December 3 – 23 – Christmas Ship Festival In keeping with Seattle’s maritime tradition, the annual Christmas Ship Festival features a nightly boat parade of festively decorated vessels. Since 1949, boaters have been decking out their crafts and visitors have been booking trips with tour boats to participate. It’s truly a unique Seattle experience. December 20 – [...]