A World of Winter

Utilize the following book and film list and community events to make the most of the season!

Winter Booklists

Discover everything winter has to offer! Find inspiration for your next meal, fun winter-themed art projects and more. The World of Winter is a great place to explore!

Go Play in the Snow!

Winter Meals

Winter as Art

Home Sweet Hygge

Additional Booklists

Find more great Winter reads on the following booklists.

Snowy Films

Spend a cozy weekend watching a snowy film. From Frozen to Fargo, there's a title for everyone!

Winter Films

Winter Events

There's plenty to do this winter at events in Snohomish and Island counties, both free and for a fee.

January

January 1: Bling in the New Year
Marathon and half marathon on the Centennial Trail (ending in Snohomish).
January 1: Polar Bear Dive
Start the new year off with a splash in Freeland! Join a fun-loving crowd for a bone chilling dive into 2020. WHY?! It's fun. Seriously!
January 1 & 20: Washington State Parks Free Day
Free day use admission to all Washington State parks.
January 4: Langley Sea Float Scramble
Hunt for one-of-a-kind glass-blown sea floats hidden in plain sight along Seawall Park in Langley! Everyone, young and old, can join in the scramble for free, and if they are lucky, go home with their own glass treasure.
January 4: Song Circle Saturdays
Free, fun for everyone! Bring your guitar, ukulele, voice, cajon, bongos, pennywhistle, violin, clarinet, french horn, banjo, whatever you prefer to use when you make music! Held each Saturday at Click Music. For all ages.
January 16: Art Walk Edmonds
Art Walk Edmonds takes place on the third Thursday of each month. It's a grassroots community event held throughout the year, rain or shine. From 5-8 p.m., galleries, merchants, neighbors and friends join in celebrating the arts and cultivating local vitality in the community.
January 17-19: Whidbey Island Film Festival
A three-day celebration of the stylish, wickedly funny, and macabre world of Alfred Hitchcock. Includes screenings, guest speakers and special events.
January 25-26: Northwest Model Hobby Expo
R/C airplanes, helicopters, boats, cars, drones, trains! Scale-model displays of airplanes, boats, cars and more at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds.

February

February 20: Art Walk Edmonds
Art Walk Edmonds takes place on the third Thursday of each month. It's a grassroots community event held throughout the year, rain or shine. From 5-8 p.m., galleries, merchants, neighbors and friends join in celebrating the arts and cultivating local vitality in the community.
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