Washington State Fall Getaway 2015 – Celebrate Autumn in La Conner!

SeptOct2015Events Web ApKick off your Washington State Fall Getaway 2015 with a road trip to La Conner, just 60 miles North of Seattle and 60 miles South of the Canada/US border.

Stroll the village on our new boardwalk and enjoy our museums, art galleries, restaurants, and wildlife along the Salish Sea waters. Here’s a list of events and happenings going on in La Conner in Autumn!  – 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 “Celebrate Autumn in La Conner” 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!  Come celebrate autumn with us in La Conner and discover why La Conner is voted year after year the “best weekend getaway Washington State“!

Washington State Fall Getaway 2015 Events and Happenings

SEPTEMBER
5 The Artful Gardener – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – 12:30pm
5 Skagit Valley Art Escape La Conner Art Walk – Various Galleries, 5pm – 8pm
8 Monthly Education “Wolf Hollow” – La Conner Retirement Inn, 4pm – 5pm
12 Fall Classes – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon / 1pm – 2pm
18-20 20th Anniversary Celebration – Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts
19 Fall Classes – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon / 1pm – 2:30pm
19 Family Art Day – Museum of Northwest Art, 11am – 4pm
19 Bilingual Spanish Exhibition Tour – Museum of Northwest Art, 1:15pm – 2:15pm
19 Aloha Summer – La Conner Retirement Inn, 3pm – 4pm
20 Skagit Topic “Diking the Delta” – Skagit County Historical Museum, 2pm – 4pm
24 Re-Opening Celebration – Fine Feathered Friends, 5pm
26 5th Annual Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin – Christianson’s Nursery, 9am – 5pm
26 Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day – Skagit County Historical Museum
26-27 Surge Festival – Museum of Northwest Art
27 Skagit Topic “Hedlin Farm” – Skagit County Historical Museum, 2pm – 4pm
29 Chamber Information Night – Shelter Bay Clubhouse, 6pm – 7pm

OCTOBER
2-4 2015 Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival – La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum
3 Skagit Valley Art Escape La Conner Art Walk – Various Galleries, 5pm – 8pm
3-4 Skagit Valley Festival of Farms – Various Locations
10 Adapting Japanese Traditions for your Garden – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon
10 Curator Talk w. Gail Trembly – Museum of Northwest Art, 1pm – 2pm
11 2nd Annual Pleasant Ridge Cemetery Tour – Skagit County Historical Museum, 1pm – 4pm
13 Monthly Education “Quilts” – La Conner Retirement Inn, 4pm – 5pm
16 Octoberfest – La Conner Retirement Inn, 3pm – 4pm
17 Fall Color Walk w. John Christianson – Christianson’s Nursery, 1pm – 2pm
17 Brew on the Slough – Various La Conner Locations, 4pm – 8pm
21-25 Level 1 Experimental Hand Stich – Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts
23 Harvest Winemaker’s Dinner Featuring Walla Walla Vintners – Hellams Vineyard Wine Shop & Wine Bar, starting at 6:30pm
24 Family Art Day – Museum of Northwest Art, 11am – 4pm
24 Digging, Dividing and Storing Dahlias – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon
24 Bilingual Spanish Tour – Museum of Northwest Art, 1:15pm – 2:15pm
31 Winterizing Houseplants – Christianson’s Nursery, 11am – Noon
31 4th Annual Boneshaker

ONGOING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
• Live Music at Anelia’s Kitchen & Stage – Every Thurs-Sun,
• Kiwanis Monthly Fundraising Dinner at La Traviata / 9/2 & 10/7 (Spaghetti) 9/7 & 10/21 (Ravioli)
Yoga at MoNA

ONGOING EXHIBITS & CLASSES:
La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum
30 Quilts for 30 Years – Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry – July 1 – October 4
Celebrating 20 Years of Art – July 1 – October 4
Creative Knitting – July 1 – October 4th

Museum of Northwest Art
From the Artist’s Eye – July 4 – September 23
Pilchuck Print Shop – July 4 – September 23
Richard Fairbanks, POTTER/POET, July 4 – September 23
Not Vanishing: Contemporary Expressions in Indigenous Art, 1977-2015 – October 10 – January 3, 2016

Skagit County Historical Museum
Back to Our Roots: A History of Farm to Table in Skagit County – June 11 – October 11
“What is it?” Mysteries at the Museum – July 30 – November 8
Grand Coulee to Grunge: Eight Stories that Changed the World – October 22 – December 31

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