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Movers & Shakers!

We had lots of moving around going on downtown during 2023!
Allure Salon & Spa moved from Pioneer Way to Dock Street & Bayshore. 
TerraVen moved from Bayshore to where Allure had been located on Pioneer Way.
Bayshore Chiropractic moved from Bayshore to Dock Street and opened "Dock Street Health & Wellness".
Polished Studio moved from Pioneer Way to where Bayshore Chiropractic was on Bayshore Drive.
PNW Vibes moved from Dock Street to half of where Polished had been in the Historic Masten's Bldg on Pioneer Way and Whidbey Leaf & Vine opened a new business in the other half of the Masten's location on Pioneer Way!

Whidbey Leaf & Vine

Meet mother & daughter duo Geneva & Tanzi Blackmer of Whidbey Leaf & Vine! Whidbey Leaf & Vine is our newest store in historic downtown Oak Harbor with houseplants & accessories.

Geneva and her daughter Tanzi both grew up in Oak Harbor and love it here. Because of their love of plants, a few years ago they started talking about opening a shop. Now that dream has become a reality!

At Whidbey Leaf & Vine you’ll find houseplants, plant accessories, pots, plant themed jewelry & stickers and there’ll be much more to come.

You can find them at 861 SE Pioneer Way Suite 101.

They’re having a soft opening today and their grand opening and ribbon cutting will be at Noon on Saturday, December 2. 

Follow them on Facebook for more information!

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100094278430248

https://www.whidbeyleafandvine.com/

360-682-1213

Keto Carb Crave

Meet Sarah Smallwood and her daughter Morgan Magnia. They just brought their business Keto Carb Crave to a new location in the Harborside Village Mall in Historic Downtown Oak Harbor!

Their bake shop sells low-carb, diabetic friendly and gluten free pre-packaged sweets and desserts, baked by Magnia and Smallwood. You’ll find items like cupcakes, brownies, cookies, carrot cake and chocolate-covered strawberries that are made without sugar or white flour. All the ingredients are listed on their products and they have additional nutrition information in store.

They make everything but also they sell other keto items such as bread, pasta and ice cream.

They’re doing a soft opening now and their Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting will be on Saturday, November 18. You can find Keto Carb Crave at 830 SE Pioneer Way #103.

Follow them on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/KetoCarbCrave for hours and more information and to order online:  ketocarbcrave.com.



A Vintage Affair

Visit owner Marisa, along with her several consigners and you’ll be transported to a Parisian Market. 

Soothing sounds of old Jazz play, as you browse individual, customized consignment areas. 

“Some of us needed a home and a space of our own”, says owner Marisa.

“We were patiently collecting and waiting for markets to showcase our treasures at”.

“This was just a way to have a permanent market and be surrounded by the wonderful vendors I had met along the way”.

Seeing Pioneer Way change over the last nine years of being stationed in Oak Harbor, Marisa knew this amazing street was the place for her shop. 

“The walk ability of Pioneer is so wonderful now. It’s changing and I wanted to be part of it”.

A Vintage Affair has something for everyone.

Shabby Chic, Boho, Faded Beauty decor along with amazing clothes and accessories.

Visit A Vintage Affair at 720 SE Pioneer Way Suite 1

Tuesday-Saturday 11-5

Follow them on Instagram & Facebook for weekly changes & new items-

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Whidbey Wellness Collective, LLC

Introducing Whidbey Wellness Collective, a space for healers and healing.

Founded by Carrie Potter, LMHC, The Collective is a community of mental health and allied professionals who, believe that work is better together. 

Are you a wellness professional looking for community? Whether you’re a seasoned, full-time private practice owner or just dipping your toes in the water of running your own business, the Collective has a plan that will allow you to thrive.

Are you a client looking to work with a wellness professional? All the members of the Collective are independent contractors and run their own business. 


Learn more about Whidbey Wellness Collective at

www.whidbeywellnesscollective.com


You’ll find Whidbey Wellness Collective at 

658 SE Bayshore Drive, Oak Harbor

360-209-7632

[email protected]

Cosmic Veggies

Meet Jackielynn Larsen of Cosmic Veggies Oak Harbor!

The Navy brought Jackielynn here to Whidbey in 1996, she is originally from Ventura, California. 

You may recognize her, she’s been an insurance agent with RIS Insurance for 17 years. Working in Anacortes is how she discovered Cosmic Veggies. Needing a special diet made her fall in love with them and become a regular customer!

A lot of people from Oak Harbor were going to Cosmic Veggies in Anacortes, so when Cosmic Veggies decided to franchise, Jackielynn became the 1st Franchisee! They have raw juices, smoothies and much more - All organic, local sourced ingredients, no sugar added. They are here to help you with healthy living and to feel better! 

They have 3, 5 & 7 day cleanses and soon they will be introducing food items and meal plans.

You’ll find Cosmic Veggies at 661 SE Fidalgo Ave (behind Frasers and across from New Leaf)

You can call in your order at: 360-246-4940

Hours are: Monday-Saturday 8-6, Sunday 10-4

You can find out more about Cosmic Veggies at:

cosmicveggies.com

Enchanted You

Enchanted You opens at 749 SE Pioneer Way today! You may recognize owner Lonnie Schopen, she had businesses downtown before, “Lonnies Notions” and then “Red’s Boutique” until the Navy moved them away in 2019.
Lonnie and her family have been back in Oak Harbor since 2021. She’s been selling crystals online and holding classes for 3 years now and is excited to again be a part of historic downtown Oak Harbor! It brings her great joy to help others and she feels it is her life’s purpose. She has opened a very cozy shop where you’ll find crystals, candles, books, jewelry, clothing, handbags, gifts and so much more! 
Lonnie will be offering free classes for meditation and energy healing. Classes are on Sunday and Monday.
The store hours for Enchanted You are Wednesday - Saturday 10am-5pm
You can shop online at www.enchantedyou.org
Welcome back to downtown Lonnie!

Varner Candle Company

Meet Megan Varner-Duckett of Varner Candle Company!

Megan is originally from Seattle, she moved to Whidbey Island 3 years ago to raise her children here. She comes from the corporate world and during the pandemic while working from home, she started making candles as a way to de-stress. She became obsessed with finding the cleanest safest ingredients for her candles as well as unique products that she doesn't see from larger candle makers. She makes all of her candles, wax melts, reed diffusers and room sprays with all-natural ingredients (no additives) and clean scents. 

At Varner Candle Company you will be able to come in and have your own candle-making experience, complete with many different containers to choose from, such as glass, tins, wax melts and even reed diffusers. You can choose from wooden or cotton wicks and even get the opportunity to create your own candle label. Megan can do custom orders for events, birthday parties, weddings, baby & bridal showers, and more! You can schedule a party of 6-12 with Megan where you’ll make candles - all kinds of special occasions, birthday parties, showers, ladies nights - there can be alcohol or non-alcoholic drinks and snacks while you enjoy candle making at the candle bar.

Varner Candle Company is more than candles, it is a gift store where you will find cards, consignment art, and candles from other vendors such as: Happy Wax Melts, Snarky Mermaid, Good & Well Landmark Candles, Candle Daddy and Pallel Candles out of Amsterdam.

Stop by and meet Megan this Saturday at her Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting at 11am!
You’ll find Varner Candle Company at 810 SE Pioneer Way, Suite 102 in downtown Oak Harbor.

Hours are: Tuesday-Thursday 11am-6pm, Fri & Sat 11am-7pm and Sunday 11am-5pm. Closed Monday.

varnercandlecompany.com

360-682-5870
[email protected]

Whidbey Wonka's Chocolate Company

Meet Ryan Prichard of Whidbey Wonka’s Chocolate Company! Whidbey Wonka’s is a chocolate shop & mercantile. You’ll find chocolate, candy, cards & more. A one stop gift store. And soon you’ll be able to buy drinks and snacks there as well.Inside Whidbey Wonka’s you’ll also find fashionable & antique jewelry with Shannon - Ryan’s mom. Ryan opened this business with his parents - it’s a family business and music hub. Ryan moved back to Whidbey Island 4 years ago to be near family. Ryan has a restaurant industry background. He explored a few business ideas and when he saw this location on Pioneer Way open up, he knew it was time to go for it! He called his parents to see if they wanted to open a shop with him and Tom & Shannon said yes! They would like people to come in & browse. It’s a very warm and inviting shop. You can rely on them during the holidays, birthdays and special occasions for gifts & cards all in one place.Ryan and his father Tom are in a band together “Walk The Line” they’ll be having live music there soon on Friday evenings starting around 6pm. You can expect to hear Old Country, New Country and Johnny Cash music. You can find Whidbey Wonka’s Chocolate Company at 810 SE Pioneer Way, Suite 101They are open Tues-Sat 11-7, Sunday 12-5