July 2014 – Events & Happenings

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Kick of the month with our holiday celebrations, but that’s not all…
Browse the village and enjoy our museums, retail shops, art galleries and restaurants. Spend a day or a weekend, we are here to help you plan your July Getaway to La Conner!

July

1-4          The Living 12 Mission Cross Border Art Piece – yOUR Community Bakery
2              Japanese Textile Artist Reception – La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum, 3pm – 6pm
3              Advanced Sashiko Stitchery w. K. Yoshiura – La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum, 9am – Noon
3              Japanese Calligraphy Quilt w. N. Koyama – La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum, 1pm – 4pm
3              Independence Day Celebration – La Conner Retirement Inn, 11:30am – 1pm
3-7          Five Star Cellars – Hellams Vineyard Wine Shop & Bar, 1pm – 6pm
4              La Conner July 4th Parade & Picnic, First St & Pioneer Park, Starting at 11:30am
4-5          Red, White and Blues Weekend – Washington Sips
5              Skagit Valley Art Escape / La Conner Art Walk – Various Locations, 5pm – 8pm
8              Monthly Education Series (Hypnosis History & Uses) – La Conner Retirement Inn, 4pm – 6pm
9-13       Level 1 Experimental Machine Stitch – Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts, 9am – 3pm
12           Gardening Classes – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon & 1pm – 2pm
12           Barrage Cellars Pouring   – Washington Sips, 1pm – 6pm
12           French Rose Wine & Gothberg Farms Cheese – Hellams Vineyard Wine Shop & Bar, 1pm – 6pm
19           Hypertufa – Christianson’s Nursery, 10am – 12:30pm
19           Thurston Wolfe Winery – Washington Sips, 1pm – 6pm
19           Complimentary Wine Tasting – Sempre Italiano, 3pm – 6pm
19           “Red Solo Cup” – Skagit County Historical Museum, 2pm – 5pm
19           Summer Dinner on the Farm – Gordon Skagit Farms, 5pm – 9pm
19           Barrister Winery Dinner Cruise – Hellams Vineyard Wine Shop & Bar, 5pm – 9pm
20           Clematis Made Easy – Christianson’s Nursery, 1pm – 2pm
26           Gardening Classes – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon & 1pm – 2pm
26           Eye of the Needle Winery w. Bob Bullock – Hellams Vineyard Wine Shop & Bar, 1pm – 6pm
26-27     9th Annual NW Circuit Governor’s Cup Polo Tournament – George Dill’s Farm
27           Beginning Bonsai Workshop – Christianson’s nursery, 1pm – 3:30pm
29           Grand Opening Celebration – yOUR Bakery, 5pm – 7pm
30           After Hours Open House – La Conner Retirement Inn, 5pm – 7pm

ONGOING EXHIBITS, CLASSES & EVENTS:

Gallery Cygnus:
Group Exhibit: C. James, A. Moe, E. Nordin, M. Randlett and M.  Wilder, Through August 24
Becky Fletcher Show, August 1 – August 24

La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum:
Wishes Through Our Hands, July 2 – October 5
Works of Junko Maeda, July 2 – October 5
Fifty Years of Quilt Making – Schlotterback Collection, July 2 – October 5

Museum of Northwest Art:
Bradd Skubinna: Ten Ideas Worth Having, July 5 – September 28
Benjamin Cobb: Natural reflection, July 5 – September 28
Susan Skilling: Reading the World, July 5 – September 28
Regional Perspectives: Nature to manufacture from the Permanent Collection, July 5 – September 28

Skagit County Historical Museum:
“It’s a Franklin” – Made in Mount Vernon, July 17-September 29

Washington Sips:
Live Music Every Saturday Night, 7pm – 10pm

yOUR Bakery:
Art You Artistic! Fridays, 10-11am, July 11 – Aug 29
Absolute Art Series Saturdays, 10-11am, July 5 – Aug 30
Drumming Circle, Beginning at 7:15pm, 7/12, 7/26, 8/10, 8/24

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