September 2014 – Events & Happenings

Kick off fall with a tank trip to La Conner, just 60 miles North of Seattle and 60 miles South of the Canada/US border…Autumn2014EventsWebArt2014 Events Web Ap
Stroll 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 Fall Getaway to La Conner!

SEPTEMBER
1-30                       20th Anniversary Celebration – Bears n’ Friends
3-7                          Level 1 Experimental Hand Stitch – Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts
3-15                       Value Picks Wine Tasting – Hellam’s Vineyard & Wine Shop, 1pm – 6pm
6                              La Conner Wine Walk – Various Merchants, 5pm – 8pm
6                              Skagit Valley Art Escape La Conner Art Walk – Various Galleries, 5pm – 8pm
6                              Pecha Kucha – Museum of Northwest Art, 7pm – 9pm
6                              VOTE for Your Wine Scone –yOUR Community Bakery, 3pm – 9pm
6                              Mulch Matters! – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon
8                              Back to School Bake Off – yOUR Community Bakery, 4pm – 6pm
9                              Creating Presents for Children’s Hospital – yOUR Community Bakery, 4pm – 6pm
10                           Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting – Anelia’s Kitchen & Stage, Beginning at 5:30pm
13                           Perennials for Fall – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon
17                           “Temari” Japanese Thread Balls w. Marilyn Romatka – La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum, 10am – 3pm
18                           Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting – The Faded Cover, Beginning at 6pm
19-20                     “Tell Your Story” w. Sarah Grant – Earthenworks Gallery
20                           Beyond Pumpkin Pie – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon
20                           Baking Class to Support Ashlyn – yOUR Community Bakery, 9am – 11am
21                           5K Family Walk/Run for Ashlyn Reinstra co-sponsored by La Conner Kiwanis
21                           Falling Into Winter Garden – Christianson’s Nursery, 1pm – 2pm
24                           Skagit County Historical Society Annual Meeting
27                           Fourth Annual Skagit Valley Pumpkin Festival – Christiansen’s Nursery
27                           Bat’s Incredible – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon
27                           Nefarious Cellars Wine Tasting – Hellam’s Vineyard & Wine Shop, 1pm – 6pm

ONGOING EXHIBITS, CLASSES & EVENTS:
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
Silk & Indigo Challenge, September 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
“Steppin’ Out” 100 Years of Shoes, August 21 – September 28

yOUR Community Bakery:
Local Charities will work at the bakery to support their cause: September & October
Fall Fun Cooking to support the Boys & Girls Club: 9/14, 9/28
Absolute Art Series Saturdays: 9/12, 9/27

*Please check our on-line events calendar for updates:
http://members.lovelaconner.com/events/index/2014-09-01

 

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