March 2015 Events – Happenings- La Conner Daffodil Festival!

2015MarAprilEvents Web ApAre you planning a short getaway and looking for things to do? The valley has experienced a very mild winter and the daffodils are in full bloom! La Conner’s inaugural Daffodil Festival is full of activities and a photography contest…When you visit La Conner in March, there are LOTS of things to do! From shopping and dining, to bike riding, visiting museums or just for a leisurely stroll along the almost completed boardwalk (stretching from Gilkey Square South) we guarantee you’ll find plenty to keep you busy for your entire trip.

Start planning your trip to La Conner during the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. The Kiwanis Not-So-Impromptu Parade and Tulip Frolic take place April 11th and you can keep track of the blooming fields by visiting www.tulips.com/bloommap for daily updates.

March

1-31       La Conner Daffodil Festival 2015 – For events and Information go to www.lovelaconner.com

4             Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner – La Traviata Italian Restaurant, 5pm – 7:30pm

5             Health & Hydration with Shan Stratton – Inspire! Fitness, 6:30pm – 8pm

7             Raised Beds – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon

10           Monthly Education “Little Known Heroes in History” – La Conner Retirement Inn, 4pm – 6pm

12           En Vogue Fashion Show – McIntyre Hall, 6pm – 8pm

14           Apps & Snaps for IPhone and IPad Gardeners – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon

14           Organic Wine Tasting – Hellam’s Vineyard, Wine Shop and Wine Bar, 1pm

14           MoNA Style – Museum of Northwest Art

14           Masterpiece Concert w. Skagit Symphony – McIntyre Hall, 7:30pm

14-18     Level 1 Experimental Hand Stitch Course – Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts

17           St. Patrick’s Day Celebration benefitting Skagit River Poetry Foundation – Lincoln Theatre / Trumpeter Public House, 5:30pm – 9:30pm

21           “Kiwaffodil” Celebration (“Love for Bella” Fundraiser) Presented by the La Conner Kiwanis – Maple Hall

21           Wire Sculpted Pendants w. Cabechons – That’s Knot All Artist’s Co-op, 10am – 1pm

21           Starting, Planting and Staking Dahlias – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon

22           Brunch – La Conner Retirement Inn, 10am – 1pm

28           The Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride – For More Information go to www.thedandydaffodil.com

28           Rhododendrons: These are not your father’s Rhodies! – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon

28-29     Exhibition of Diploma Students’ Work – Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts, 11am – 5pm

 

ONGOING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Live Music at Anelia’s Kitchen & Stage – Every Thursday-Sunday, www.aneliaskitchenandstage.com

ONGOING EXHIBITS & CLASSES:

La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum

Antique Embroidered Quilts – January 14 – March 29
Freddy Moran’s Collage Quilts – January 14 – March 29
Night Thoughts w. Larkin Van Horn – January 14 – March 29

Museum of Northwest Art

Study in Green from the Permanent Collection – March 21 – June 14
Neo Naturalist – March 21 – June 14
Etsuko Ichikawa – HAKONIWA Project – March 21 – June 14

Skagit County Historical Museum

Doctor, Doctor – A History of Healing in Skagit County – January 30 – April 12
Salt of the Earth – April 2 – June 7

 

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