Experience a “Heart Warming Winter” in La Conner

The holiday season is over but don’t pout – this is “your” time! Relax and enjoy…

Perhaps a renewing day-trip or overnight excursion to La Conner is just the ticket for a winter getaway in 2017. We have lots of fun things to do and see – whether you’re in need of a cozy fireplace and a warm drink, a little shopping for YOU this time, or a walk along our boardwalk in the fresh/crisp air, we’re just the place.

Plan your La Conner Winter Getaway 2017 with our January & February Events and Happenings.

The snow geese and trumpeter swans make the Skagit Valley their winter home. Plan a day trip or a getaway to view these magnificent birds. Stop by the visitor information center for tips on where you can spot the flock.

*Photo credit: Pam Headridge

Take advantage of all the unique activities our community has to offer this time of year and get set for the 3rd Annual La Conner Daffodil Festival kicking off February 25th and lasting all March long!

JANUARY

1             HAPPY NEW YEAR!
5             Ribbon Cutting & Open House – ReHab Station, 5:30 – 6:30pm
6             Love La Conner at the Tacoma Travel Expo! – Greater Tacoma Convention/Trade Center, 11am – 7pm
16           Martin Luther King Day
20           Inauguration Day
21           Apps and Snaps for I-Phone/I-Pad Gardeners – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon
27-2/4   La Conner Marina at the Seattle Boat Show! – Century Link Event Center/Seattle
28           Winter Warming Soups – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon
28-29     Mid-Winter Dream Tending & Soul Collage Retreat – La Conner Garden Club
30           La Conner Rotary Merchant’s Night – La Conner Civic Garden Club, 5:30pm

FEBRUARY
4             Gardening for Backyard Garden Mason Bees – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon
11           Fortuitous Fruit Tress – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon
14           Happy Valentine’s Day, Celebrate with #LoveLaConner
18           Pruning Garden Roses for Health – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon
20           President’s Day – La Conner Visitor Center and Chamber Office Closed
25           La Conner Smelt Derby Family Festival – Activities throughout La Conner
25           La Conner Smelt Run – La Conner Elementary School, starting at 8:30am
25           La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum “FiberFest” – La Conner Middle / High School, 10am – 5pm

ON-GOING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

  • 3rd Annual La Conner Daffodil Festival! February 25 – March 31, www.lovelaconner.com
  • Live Music at Anelia’s Kitchen & Stage – Every Thursday-Saturday, www.aneliaskitchenandstage.com
  • Sip n’ Paint at La Conner Sips – Call 360.610.9773 for Reservations
  • Kiwanis Fundraising Dinners – La Conner Seafood & Prime Rib, 1st Wednesday of each month
  • A variety of classes at Crescent Moon Yoga – Call 360.298.0293
  • Yoga & Early Enrichment Programs at MoNA, www.monamuseum.org

EXHIBITS

Museum of Northwest Art
Paul Havas: A Life in Painting – January 14 through March 26
Ingenious Influences – January 14 through March 26
Continuum: Glass from the Permanent Collection – January 14 through March 26

La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum
Abstract Quilts in Solids – January 4 through March 26
It’s Not Easy Being Green – February 1 through April 30

Skagit County Historical Museum
*Museum closed in January
Washington Remembers WWII – February 9 through June 25

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