April Happenings

2013 Imagine Spring card frontLooking for a great weekend getaway? Come visit us in La Conner! Here’s a list of events and happenings going on in La Conner in  April – 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 Imagine Spring Event Card at all our local businesses – this is a great take-away to remind you of what else you might want to come to La Conner for, or to share with family and friends who might also enjoy visiting us!

April 1-30
30th Annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival – Tulip Bloom Map
That’s Knot All Artists Co-op month-long Anniversary Celebration
La Conner in Bloom Challenge, La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum
Tulip Town Trolley Rides, 10am-4pm daily

April 5-28
Art at the Schoolhouse, Christianson’s Nursery, 9am – 5pm

April 6
Wellness Workshops, Native Springs, 11-1 pm
Emerging Artist Concert, Maple Hall 3:30-5:30 pm
Gallery Cygnus, Artist Reception for Todd Horton & Peregrine O’Gormley, 3pm-5pm
Plant a Chair Workshop, Christianson’s Nursery, 1pm-2:30pm

April 6-7
StashFest, La Conner Civic Garden Center, 11-5 pm & 11-4 pm

April 7
Tulip Festival poster Artist, Karen Sistek at Skagit Valley Styles, 3-5 pm

April 13
La Conner’s Not-So-Impromptu Tulip Parade,  2 pm
Wellness Workshops, Native Springs, 11-1 pm
Hellam’s Vineyard wine tasting “Woodward Canyon”, 1-6 pm

April 13-14
Exhibition: Level 4 Experimental Stitch, Gail Harker Center, 11am-5pm

April 17 & 24
Two-day Art of Crazy Quilts Workshop, 10am-3pm

April 19
Vegetables: The New, The Best, The Organic, Christianson’s Nursery, 6pm-7pm

April 20
32nd Annual Tulip Pedal, 7am-4pm
Civil War Read-In Training, Skagit Co. Historical Museum, 10am-4pm (RSVP)
Hellam’s Vineyard wine tasting, “Kontos Cellars”, 1-6 pm

April 26
Uncommon Edibles, Christianson’s Nursery, 6pm-7pm

April 27
Sashiko Stitches Workshop, Gail Harker Center, 9am-4pm (RSVP)
Hellam’s Vineyard wine tasting “Ross Andrew”, 1-6 pm
Final Friday Gallery Art Walk 5-9pm
MoNA Family Art Day, Museum of Northwest Art
American Rhododendron Society Flower Show, Christianson’s Nursery, 10am-3pm


Museums & Exhibits

Gallery Cygnus

  • Through March 24: In the Spirit of our Grandmothers: Contemporary Coastal NW Art and Ancestral Traditions
  • April 6-May 19:  Todd Horton and Peregrine O’Gormley Exhibit

La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum

  • Through March 24: Color Design & Inspiration Exhibit
  • March 27-June 23Historical Quilts from the Latimer Museum
  • March 27-June 23At Home in High Places / Karin Franzen Exhibit

Museum of Northwest Art (MoNA)

  • Through March 13: Eduardo Calderon: Portraits of 20 Northwest Artists Exhibit
  • Through March 13: Black and White Color Study Exhibit
  • March 23-June 9:  Out of This World / Rik Allen Exhibit
  • March 23-June 9:  The Earth Below: Allen Moe Exhibit

Skagit County Historical Museum 

  • Through April 28: Skagit Sets Sail! The amazing maritime history of Skagit County
  • April 15 – June 2:  60 Years of Design / Henry Klein


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