Plan Your Spring Getaway 2016 to La Conner!

Imagine Spring in La Conner – Plan Your Spring Getaway 2016 to La Conner

Spring2016WebArrtAre you planning a spring getaway and looking for things to do? The Skagit Valley has experienced a very mild winter and the daffodils are blooming!

La Conner’s  Daffodil Festival is full of activities including a photography contest!  You will want to take pictures of the Daffodil fields for great memories years to come!

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 boardwalk. 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 9th in La Conner and you can keep track of the blooming fields with the Bloom Map.

March Spring Getaway 2016 – Things to Do

1-31 La Conner Daffodil Festival 2016
3 Square Dancing w. “Conway West” – Conway Muse, 7pm – 9pm
5 Book Signing, Authors of “War of the Encyclopaedists” – The Faded Cover, Noon – 2pm
5 Gardening Classes (Pruning) – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon, 1pm – 2pm
12 Gardening Classes (Rhodies & Wet Soil) – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon, 1pm – 2pm
12 Kiwanis Presents: Kiwaffodil Celebration; A Bluegrass Hoot’Nanny – Maple Hall, 5pm – 9pm
13 Mount Vernon Stories – Skagit County Historical Museum, 2pm – 4pm
19 Spring Garden Walk w. John Christianson – Christianson’s Nursery, 1pm – 2pm
24 Opening Night: Valley Girls – Skagit County Historical Museum, 5pm – 7pm
26 The Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride  , 10am – 2pm
26 Gardening Classes (Dahlias & “Hugelkultur” Gardening Beds) – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon, 1pm – 3pm
27 Happy Easter!
29-30 Surface Design: Block Printing – Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts

April Spring Getaway 2016 – Things to Do

1-30 Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
2-30 Art at the Schoolhouse – Christianson’s Nursery
2 Celebrating Skagit History– Skagit County Historical Museum, 10am – 5pm
2 Book Signing w. Author Bobbie Kaald – The Faded Cover, 1pm – 3pm
2 Adult Art Class: Wearable Sculpture – Museum of Northwest Art, 1pm – 5pm
2 Open House – Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts, 1pm – 5pm
2 Spring for Lole – Walking Mod, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
9 StashFest 2016! – La Conner Middle / High School, 10am – 5pm
9 Artisan Spring Open House – That’s Knot All Artist Co-Op, 10:30am – 4:30pm
9 Tulip Frolic – Gilkey Square, 11am – 2pm
9 US Bank “Not-So-Impromptu Parade” – First St. La Conner, 2pm
16 Book Signing, Author of “Fairhaven, A History” – The Faded Cover, 1pm – 3pm

Spring Getaway 2016 – Ongoing Events and Activities

  • La Conner Daffodil Sales throughout town in March.
  • La Conner Rotary Tulip Sales, trailer located at the La Conner Round-a-bout. March 27 – through the end of season
  • Live Music at Anelia’s Kitchen & Stage – Every Thursday-Saturday
  • Live Music at The Conway Muse – Every Thursday – Saturday
  •  Sip n’ Paint at La Conner Sips – Every Sunday, March 20 – May 1 (Call 360.610.9773 for Reservations)
  • Yoga & Early Enrichment Programs at MoNA

ONGOING EXHIBITS & CLASSES:

La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum
A Magical Journey of Hand Applique/ March 30 – June 19
Clothing: Art & Embellishment/ March 30 – June 19
Piece by Piece, 1930’s era Depression Quilts / March 30 – May 29
La Conner in Bloom Challenge/ April 1 – 30

Museum of Northwest Art
Beyond Aztlán – Mexican & Chicana/o Artists in the Pacific Northwest/ March 26 – June 12
Robert Flynn, From the Permanent Collection / March 26 – June 12
Skagit County Historical Museum
Secrets of the Mount Vernon Culture/ Through May 15
Valley Girls / March 25 – June 20

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