Holiday Roadtrip 2015 – The Snowgeese and Holidays are Here!

birdwatching_getaway_2015We, and the Snowgeese, welcome you to La Conner during this holiday season!  Stroll the new boardwalk, take in the museums and galleries, enjoy fine dining and kick your holiday shopping into gear.  We have a great line up of events and happenings to keep the fun going all weekend long.   Our list grows by the day, so be sure to also check out our monthly Event Calendar for the most up-to-date information.

Enjoy bird watching all November and December too! Stop by the La Conner Visitor Center for a map of recent sightings, a variety of birding literature including identification cards and information on the Snowgoose Reserve.

NOVEMBER
6-8 Arts! Alive – Maple Hall and Various locations throughout town, www.artsalivelaconner.com
7 Chowder on the Channel & Craft Show – La Conner Middle & Elementary School, 11am – 6pm
7 Complimentary Wine Tasting – Sempre Italiano, 3pm – 6pm
7-8 Artist Demonstrations – Courtyard Gallery, Noon – 5pm
14 Craft Bazaar – La Conner Retirement Inn, 10am – 3pm
14 An Afternoon w. Wolf Hollow – Fine Feathered Friends, 1pm – 4:30pm
21 Holiday Market – La Conner Country Inn, 10am – 2pm
21 Family Art Day “Star Books & Ornaments” – Museum of Northwest Art, 11am – 4pm
21 Holiday Rosehip Wreath Making Workshop – Christianson’s Nursery, 1pm – 2:30pm
21 Winter Sparkling Wine Tasting – Hellams Vineyard Wine Shop & Wine Bar, 1pm – 6pm
26 Turkey Trot – La Conner High School, 8am race begins
27-28 Blind Tasting Competition – Hellams Vineyard Wine Shop & Wine Bar, 1pm – 6pm
28 Arrival of Father Christmas, Annual Tea, Classes, Activities – Christianson’s Nursery, 10am – 5pm
28 Holiday Make & Take – La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum, 11am – 2pm
28-29 Hilltop Holiday Craft Sale – Skagit County Historical Museum
29 La Conner Christmas Concert Benefitting Conner Waterfront Park – Maple Hall, 4pm – 6pm

DECEMBER
3 Holiday Gala – Skagit County Historical Museum, 6pm – 8pm
4 Ladies Night – Hellams Vineyard Wine Shop & Wine Bar, 6pm – 9pm
5 Santa Breakfast – Maple Hall, 8:30am-11am / La Conner Tree Lighting – Gilkey Square, 4-5:30pm
5 Holiday Open House – Wyman Park, 10am – 7pm
6 Christmas is for Kids! – Skagit County Historical Museum, 11am – 5pm
10 Holiday Shopping After Hours – Various La Conner Merchants, Open until 7pm!
12 Holiday Make & Take – La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum, 11am – 2pm
12 2016 Daffodil Fest Poster Signing Featuring Pam Headridge – The Faded Cover, 2pm – 3pm
12 Northwest Totem Cellars (Watch the Boat Parade!) – Hellams Vineyard Wine Shop & Wine Bar, 1pm – 6pm
12 Complimentary Wine Tasting – Sempre Italiano, 3pm – 6pm
12 Swinomish Yacht Club’s Lighted Boat Parade – Along the Swinomish Channel, Approx. 6pm
19 Big Reds – Hellams Vineyard Wine Shop & Wine Bar, 1pm – 6pm
19 Holiday Celebration – La Conner Retirement Inn, 4pm – 6pm
26-31 End of the Year Special Tasting – Hellams Vineyard Wine Shop & Wine Bar, 1pm – 4pm

ONGOING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

  • Live Music at Anelia’s Kitchen & Stage – Every Thurs-Sun
  • Kiwanis Monthly Fundraising Dinner at La Traviata – First/Third Wednesday of the Month
  • Independent Wreath Making – Christianson’s Nursery, 11/29-12/24
  • Holiday Shopping Extravaganza – Select La Conner Merchants, Fri,Sat,Sun Thanksgiving – Christmas
  • SEASON OF GIVING – Various La Conner Merchants, Select Sundays in December

ONGOING EXHIBITS & CLASSES

La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum
Best of the Festival 2015, October 8 – December 30
Great lakes Seaway, War of 1812 International Challenge, October 8 – December 30
Illusions and Shadows, October 8 – December 30
Christmas Dolls in the Landmarks Gallery, November 25 – December 30
Victorian Christmas, November 25 – December 30

Museum of Northwest Art
Not Vanishing: Contemporary Expressions in Indigenous Art, 1977-2015 – October 10 – January 3, 2016
We have a variety of classes like: Yoga, Art Classes and Bilingual Spanish Tours-www.monamuseum.org

Skagit County Historical Museum
Grand Coulee to Grunge: Eight Stories that Changed the World – October 22 – December 31
Skagit Christmas – November 27 – December 31

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