December Events & Happenings: 2013

Synergy - 2010 Boat ParadeDo you love the holidays? We sure do in La Conner! Our tiny little town is the perfect place for an overnight romantic or girl’s getaway or family day-trip – you’ll find our stores decked out in their finest with wonderful one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your list, our restaurants are serving some amazing dishes with special holiday flair, and we’ve got December events and exhibits that you’ll not want to miss!

Highlights of our December events include our Santa Breakfast and late-afternoon annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, our annual Lighted Boat Parade, and our Season of Giving shopping weekends.

Here’s what’s happening in December – come see us!


December 1-24
Independent Wreath Making, Christianson’s Nursery, 9am-4pm

December 1
Hilltop Holiday Craft Sale, Skagit County Historical Museum, 11am-5pm
Season of Giving benefiting Hospice of Northwest Washington, 10am-5pm

December 4-8
Level 1 Color Studies class, Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts, 9am-5pm

December 7
Santa Breakfast, Maple Hall, 8:30-11am
Holiday Open House, Wyman Park, 10am-6pm
Swans of the Skagit, Christianson’s Nursery, 1-2pm
Meet & Greet Reception, La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum, 1-3pm
Northwest Totem Cellars, Hellams Vineyard Wine Shop & Wine Bar, 1-6pm
Lighted Boat Parade, Swinomish Channel, 6-7pm
Community Tree Lighting, Gilkey Square, Choir at 4pm, Santa arrives 5pm
Skagit Valley Art Escape – La Conner Gallery Art Walk, 5-8pm
Kiwanis Holiday Bazaar, La Conner Middle School Gym, 9:30-2pm
Capturing Skagit Valley with artist Cynthia Richardson, Ann Hardee Gallery, 5-8pm

December 8
Christmas is for Kids!, Skagit County Historical Museum, 11am-5pm
Season of Giving benefiting La Conner Sunrise Food Bank, 10am-5pm
Christmas in La Conner, Small Town Holiday Concert, 2:30pm Maple Hall

December 13
Nefarious Cellars Winemaker’s Dinner, Hellam’s Vineyard, 6:30-10pm

December 14
Snow Geese of the Skagit, Christianson’s Nursery, 11-12pm
Nefarious Cellars wine tasting, Hellam’s Vineyard, 1-6pm

December 20
Family Fun at the Library, 4pm-6pm
Ladies’ Night, Hellams Vineyard, 6-10pm, $20, RSVP Required

December 20-21
Comfort & Joy Holiday Concert, Shelter Bay Club House

December 21
Genoa Cellars Wine Tasting, Hellam’s Vineyard, 1-6pm

*Be sure to check our online calendar for details as sometimes dates and times change.




Ric Gendron: Rattlebone exhibit, Museum of Northwest Art, through January 5
Geology from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Northwest Art, through January 5
Abstracted & Inspired to Design, La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum, through December 29
Jean Behnke: I’ll Know it when I see It exhibit, Gallery Cygnus, through December 22
Tis the Season’, La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum, through December 29
Skagit Christmas, Skagit County Historical Museum, through December 31


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