Entries by Love La Conner

Festival of Tiny Trees 2018

Join the La Conner Library Foundation for the Festival of Tiny Trees 2018 on Friday November 30th from 6:30-8:30 at The Lux (603 Morris Street).  Featuring savory & sweet bites, sips of sparkling wine or cider, silent auction of unique tiny trees, live auction of 4” x 4” original art and decorated wreaths for sale. […]

2018 La Conner Turkey Trot

The 12th Annual La Conner Turkey Trot is a hometown run Thanksgiving morning in the beautiful waterfront town of La Conner, Washington. The La Conner Schools Booster Club hosts Turkey Trot with proceeds benefiting the La Conner Braves Track & Field Booster Club.

A Love Story – Earthenworks Gallery

The story of Earthenworks Gallery is a love story of sorts – starting with two Northwest-born teenagers who fell in love with art as they fell in love with each other. This is the story of Don and Cynthia Hoskins – who today own Earthenworks, one of the Northwest’s premier destination galleries in La Conner, Washington.

Purchase your tickets to Brew on the Slough! CHEERS

La Conner is the kind of water-front town where you can walk from the old-time tavern to the cool restaurant featuring live music to top reviewed foodie spots and then to our very own brewery all in two blocks. What better place for a beer festival! The 4th Annual Brew on the Slough is scheduled for October 20th, 2018.

Get to Know Katy’s Inn!

Meet the owner of Katy’s Inn!  Kimberly Good Rubenstein is a 5th generation Skagitonian. Born and raised in Skagit County, she graduated from La Conner High School and Washington State University earning a degree in Hotel and Restaurant management.

La Conner Live!

Looking for a wonderful way to spend a Sunday in La Conner?  La Conner Live is a non-profit that puts on a 15 week free outdoor summer concert series that plays every Sunday from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Come and experience quality music, food, and wine all under sunny skies on the Swinomish Channel!

Get to Know Nell Thorn

Today, Nell Thorn is undeniably one of the best restaurants north of Seattle or south of Vancouver, B.C. With fresh ingredients and a truly Northwest-inspired menu, Casey, Susan and their staff love finding new ways to bring foods and flavors together. They also love making sure that their customers have a terrific experience.

Know Your Beer Farmer

Today I had the opportunity to ride along with Dave Hedlin, third generation farmer, of Hedlin’s Family Farm in La Conner, WA. Hedlin’s Family Farm is located less than 10 miles from Skagit Valley Malting where the barley will be malted when harvested in late August.

What is a Tweed Ride You Ask?

Typically the first question that arises when someone mentions a Tweed Ride is what is it and what does it mean? The short answer is that a Tweed Ride is a throwback to days-gone-by in England where family members would dress in their very best clothing for an outing.

The Amazing Birds Of Winter Experience

Skagit Valley and La Conner offer an authentic experience in many ways but nothing is perhaps more magical than the annual migration of birds into this inviting part of Washington State. In honor of these birds, we welcome you to the first La Conner Birding Showcase as part of the Birds of Winter Experience!

Hikes, Dining and Must- Do Things for La Conner Daffodil Festival

by Angela Strand of NW Healthy Mama Daffodils seem to smile, guaranteeing that spring is on it’s way. But what should a family do after driving by the fields and admiring all the beauty of the La Conner Daffodil Festival? Just go back home? No way! Here are a few must-do ideas! Hikes, places to […]

Get To Know The Wood Merchant

A Gallery of fine woodworking, representing over 250 American Craftsmen. Featuring the famous Brendan rocker…come see what comfort really means. Get To Know The Wood Merchant… As you look in the windows it is easy to imagine relaxing within the gently sweeping curves of the hand crafted rocking chairs or seating your guests at one […]

Get to Know Nell Thorn

In the pantry at Nell Thorn, there are only two ingredients that you’ll find in cans: organic coconut milk and field-ripened tomatoes. And that’s the way it should be, according to owners and chefs Susan and Casey Schanen. “Our menu is based on our overall philosophy that food should be fresh, clean, sustainable, organic, and […]

Spaghetti Taste Off and Silent Auction

The chamber is seeking donations for this years’ Spaghetti “Taste Off” and Silent Auction. Proceeds from this years’ event will go into a fund for future town flower baskets as well as holiday décor. Event details: When:                  Thursday May 22 Time:                     4:30pm – 7:30pm Where:                 Maple Hall Please let us know if […]

Kitty Bluhm – Samish Island Cards

Thank you to Kitty Bluhm of Samish Island Cards for allowing us to use her beautiful photographs on the Love La Conner website. Samish Island Cards reflect the quiet beauty of Pacific Northwest Island shores, sunsets, gardens and wildlife. They represent moments of stillness that speak in an elemental language of light, clouds, sun, and […]