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Every community has a personality all its own – La Conner is no different. We’re awfully small, we’re often quirky, we’re committed to our art and our water and our history and our landscape, and our community is full of smart and hardworking people who all help make this little town a very special place to live … and visit! We hope you enjoy our blog.

Holiday “After Hours” Shopping in La Conner

December 1st, 2014 by

Join us Thursday December 11th until 8pm for “After Hours” Holiday Shopping.
Stroll along the quaint streets of La Conner and enjoy a “stress free” shopping environment.

The Visitor Information Center will also be open; stop by for refreshments and pick up a Map, Visitor Guide and Holiday Passport Contest Entry Form.
Shop Local this Holiday Season!

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La Conner Turkey Trot 2014 – Come Earn Your Dinner!

November 12th, 2014 by

A favorite event among locals – and Thanksgiving holiday visitors alike – is our annual La Conner Turkey Trot. What could be better than going for a run and/or walk first thing on Thanksgiving morning … so that you can justify indulging a little bit more over all the wonderful foods served for Thanksgiving dinner. We think this event is a brilliant idea – and so do our racers!

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Holiday Getaway 2014

November 11th, 2014 by

Plan your holiday getaway 2014 with a visit to La Conner. You will love the holidays in La Conner! La Conner has time and again been voted best tiny town in Washington. Let La Conner take you back to a time without stop lights and traffic, without crowds and busy parking lots. Our tiny little town becomes a pretty magical place during the holidays with the street lamps lit up, the lighted boats on the channel, and the beautiful tree at the center of our tiny town.

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November 2014 Events – A Harvest of Friends and Fun

November 5th, 2014 by

Kick off your November getaway with a tank trip to La Conner, just 60 miles North of Seattle and 60 miles South of the Canada/US border. Stroll the village and enjoy our museums, art galleries, restaurants, and kick your holiday shopping into gear. The beautiful snow geese and swans have started to arrive in the farmlands surrounding La Conner, so come and spend the day or a weekend!

Here’s a list of events and happenings going on in La Conner in November! – our list grows by the day, so be sure to also check out our monthly Event Calendar for the most up-to-date information. You can also pick up our “Love La Conner This Holiday Season” event card at local businesses and the Visitor Information Center.

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Louisa & Conner’s Holiday Passport Contest 2014!

November 4th, 2014 by

Louisa and Conner are La Conner’s Holiday helpers!

These two love to play hide and seek, and La Conner is their playground. Help me find them and you could win!

The Holiday Passport Contest 2014 begins on November 25th and runs for 4 weeks. Celebrate the Holidays in La Conner!

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Season of Giving 2014

November 1st, 2014 by

This year will be the sixth year for La Conner’s Season of Giving, where businesses who chose to participate will donate 10% of their sales on each designated Sunday to a specific charity. Each year the number of businesses participating …

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Art’s Alive 2014

October 24th, 2014 by

Every year, La Conner is host to one of the Northwest’s premier arts events – Art’s Alive 2014; a show of works by truly talented artists from around the Skagit Valley, and a weekend-long exhibition event for art lovers and collectors happening October 31, November 1 and 2.

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Fall Family Getaway – Festival of Family Farms 2014

September 16th, 2014 by

With the weather changing from summer to fall, La Conner comes alive with fall family getaway fun perfect for everyone – from toddlers to grandparents! The first weekend in October (Oct 4 & 5) the Skagit Valley is home to …

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Get Into the Halloween “Spirit” in La Conner!

September 16th, 2014 by

October is abundant with activities that are “ghoulishly” fun!
Don’t be scared, your visit to La Conner will be a real treat.

Events such as; Historic Pleasant Ridge Cemetery Tour, Heron Inn Murder Mystery Weekend, Boneshaker Bicycle Festival & Metric Century, Scream & Scamper 5K and Halloween Costume Parade & Merchant Trick or Treat…

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Fall Getaway 2014 – Love La Conner!

September 2nd, 2014 by

Kick off your fall getaway 2014 with a tank trip to La Conner, just 60 miles North of Seattle and 60 miles South of the Canada/US border. Stroll the village and enjoy our museums, retail shops, art galleries, restaurants and farmlands. Spend a day or a weekend, we are here to help you plan your Fall Getaway 2014.

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