Food and drink events in and around Snohomish County

This listing has been modified to correct the time and location for Food Truck Fridays.

Swing into Spring: The 25th annual Swing into Spring Dessert Dance is at 7 p.m. May 11-12 in Arlington High School’s commons at 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., Arlington. It will feature the school’s On Hold and Jazz II bands directed by John Grabowski playing songs by Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton and more. There will be dessert, dancing and a silent auction. Tickets are $15; purchase them at, at the door or by calling 360-618-6300, ext. 3035.

Art tour lunches: Buy made-to-order turkey sandwich lunches during the Camano Island Studio Tour to support the nonprofit Utsalady Ladies Aid from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 11-12 and May 19-20 at the historic Utsalady Ladies Aid building, 78 Utsalady Road, Camano Island. The $12 meal includes a sandwich, chips, a beverage and a large cookie. Soup and vegetarian sandwiches also will be available. Proceeds go to community support and historic building maintenance. More at

Food Truck Fridays: The Washington State Food Truck Association is teaming up with the Port of Everett to bring food trucks to the Port of Everett Marina from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fridays from May to September. A variety of food trucks will park in the South Marina parking lot between Port Gardner Landing and Marina Village at 1205 Craftsman Way #200. Visit or to see which trucks will be there each week.

Pancake Breakfast: A pancake breakfast hosted by the Sons of Norway is from 7:30 a.m. to noon May 12 at Normanna Lodge, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett. Adults eat for $8; children 6 and younger eat free.

Decant Edmonds: The fine wines festival is at 5 p.m. May 20 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave N. Try wine from 12 local wineries, sample craft beer and cider, and taste local cuisine. Tickets are $40 or $20 for designated drivers. A private VIP experience, beginning at 4 p.m. is $55. More at

Blue Moon: Olive Garden is partnering with Blue Moon Brewing Co. to mark the last blue moon until 2020. A 22-ounce Blue Moon Belgian White will be served in a commemorative pilsner glass until May 27. The limited-time glass is available for purchase. Cost is $2.99 each. The glass combines Blue Moon images, such as orange slices and wheat, with images of Olive Garden’s breadsticks and pasta.

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