Rita Hupy and Claire Swedberg
Through Feb. 4, Skagit County Historical Museum, La Conner
The museum’s fall exhibit is based on the book, “In the Valley of the Mystic.” The exhibition brings the book to life by featuring the work of local artists from the 20th century. The La Conner museum, at 501 Fourth St., is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. More at www.skagitcounty.net/museum.
7 p.m. Feb. 6, Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park
A New York Times bestselling author, Moyes will talk about and sign copies of her new book “Still Me,” featuring the heroine of her books “Me Before You” and “After You.” In “Still Me,” Louisa Clark is mixing in New York high society, where she meets a man who brings with him a whisper of her past. As Lou tries to keep the two sides of her world together, she finds herself carrying secrets — not all her own. The bookstore is in the Town Center at Lake Forest Park, 17171 Bothell Way NE. More at www.thirdplacebooks.com.
Daniel James Brown
5 p.m. Feb. 7, Sydney Bakery & Wine Bar, Mukilteo
While the author of “The Boys in the Boat” won’t be visiting Mukilteo, some of Joe Rantz’s family members will. Judy and Ray Willman, his daughter and son-in-law, and Jennifer Huffman, his granddaughter, will give a presentation on the main character of the book, which includes a slide show and memorabilia. Brown’s book celebrates the 1936 U.S. men’s Olympic eight-oar rowing team. A meet and greet at 5 p.m. is followed by the presentation from 6 to 7 p.m. Sydney’s is at 613 Fifth St., Mukilteo.
Noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 10, Edmonds Bookshop
A Bellingham resident and local historian, Wellman will talk about and sign copies of her new book “Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast Through Cross-Cultural Marriages.” The book explores how peace-weaving marriages between Salish families and pioneer men played a crucial role in mid-1800s regional settlement.
Edmonds travel writer Rick Steves has released the third edition of his award-winning book “Travel As A Political Act.” In the book, Steves invites readers to join him in exploring the globe while leaving their baggage behind. He doesn’t preach politics — but some chapters are revised to reflect travel in the post Trump, post-Brexit world. More at www.ricksteves.com.
7 p.m. Mondays, Black Lab Gallery, Everett
The gallery offers a poetry reading each Monday evening at 1618 Hewitt Ave. For more information, call 425-512-9476.
7 p.m. Thursdays, Cafe Zippy, Everett
Everett Poetry night at the cafe is on most Thursday evenings at 1502 Rucker Ave. Call 425-303-0474.
6 p.m. first Thursdays, Hibulb Cultural Center, Tulalip
The museum’s Open Mic Poetry series continues. In the Longhouse Room at 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip. Visit www.hibulbculturalcenter.org for more.
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