September & October Happenings 2013

Autumn Events low resLooking 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 September and October – 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 September/October event card at all our local businesses and Visitor Information Center – 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!

Happenings & Events

September 1
Caravan Gallery Anniversary Sale

September 1-2
Back to School Wine Specials, Hellams Vineyard

September 2
Labor Day! US and Canadian

September 2-30
Getaway Mondays, Channel Lodge & Country Inn

September 5 & 12
Mosaic Classes, That’s Knot All Artists’ Co-Op

September 7
Skagit Flight Fest Air Show, Skagit Regional Airport
Next Generation Gardener, Christianson’s Nursery
Wine Tasting at Sempre Italiano, featuring Italian wines
Skagit Valley Art Escape, Art Walk in La Conner & Edison
Painting with Glass demonstration, Ann Hardee Gallery

September 8
Eggplant Epicure, Christianson’s Nursery

September 10
Heritage Barns presentation, Skagit County Historical Museum

September 14
Native Plants for Small Gardens, Christianson’s Nursery
Finn River Cider Tasting, Hellams Vineyard

September 16
Holiday Crafters Supply Sale, Vintage La Conner

September 18
Tabata Boot camp Info Night, Inspire! Fitness

September 19
Handcrafted Furniture presentation, Skagit County Historical Museum

September 21
Small Conifers for Small Gardens, Christianson’s Nursery
Anto Lin Cellars Tasting, Hellams Vineyard

September 28
Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival, Christianson’s Nursery
Smithsonian Day, Skagit County Historical Museum
Fivash Cellars Tasting, Hellams Vineyard
Bats Incredible, Christianson’s Nursery

October 3
Kick-Off Party! La Conner Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival

October 3-6
2013 Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival
Festival Workshops, La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum
For the Love of Books; Multi-media and Handmade, Gail Harker Center

October 5
Harvest Time Family Day, Skagit County Historical Museum
Skagit Valley Art Escape, Art Walk in La Conner & Edison
Impressionist Painting demonstration, Ann Hardee Gallery
Immersed in Color Lecture by Gail Harker, Museum of Northwest Art
Fresh Cider Pressing, Christianson’s Nursery

October 5-6
Festival of Family Farms!, Skagit Valley

October 9-13
Level 1 Experimental Hand Stich Course, Gail Harker Center

October 12
Shrubs & Trees for Fall & Winter, Christianson’s Nursery
Taste of Argentina, Hellams Vineyard

October 14
Columbus Day and Canadian Thanksgiving Day

October 17
Girls Night Out – 25 Ways to Tie A Scarf, Re-Feather Your Nest

October 17-19
Designing with Circles course, Gail Harker Center

October 19
2014 Steiff Event, Bears ‘N Friends
Artist Reception, La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum
Port Tasting, Hellams Vineyard Wine Bar & Wine Shop

October 20
Fall Color Walk with John Christianson, Christianson’s Nursery
High Tea at the Granary, Christianson’s Nursery

October 21-22
Wheat Paste Exploration Course, Gail Harker Center

October 24-28
Extreme Photo Album course, Gail Harker Center

October 25
Murder Mystery Dinner & Show, Channel Lodge/Country Inn, Seafood & Prime Rib

October 25-26
Murder Mystery Weekend, Heron Inn and Day Spa

October 26
Boneshaker Bicycle Festival
Zombie 5K Walk/Run, La Conner Boys & Girls Club
Walla Walla Vintners, Hellams Vineyard Wine Shop & Wine Bar

October 31
Halloween Parade and Trick-or-Treat Fun!


Ongoing Exhibits

Gallery Cygnus

  • Maggie Wilder’s Magic Mud Show, Gallery Cygnus, September 6 – October 20

La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum

  • Quilt Walk, La Conner Shops, September 1 – October 15
  • Through October 6: From Nature’s Studio – Regina V. Benson
  • Through October 6: Kaleidoscope: Fiber Embroidery by Liz Whitney Quisgard

Museum of Northwest Art (MoNA)

  • Through September 29: Selections from the Permanent Collection: Reflections

Skagit County Historical Museum

  • Through October 13: Pieces of History Quilt Show, Skagit County Historical Museum


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