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Skagit River Poetry Festival May 15th-May 18th, 2014

Imagine: It is May in La Conner, Washington. Downtown streets are filled with high school students chattering, comparing notes, and deciding whom to see next. They are not talking about last week’s date or ball game; they are discussing poetry. …

Skagit Valley Art Escape May 2nd – 4th

Spend the weekend experiencing free art activities in Anacortes, Edison, La Conner, and Mount Vernon including gallery art walks, music performances, and artist demonstrations from painting to glass blowing to stitching. Enjoy great food, shopping, and stays. Download the Skagit Valley …

La Conner Wine Walk This Weekend!

If you’re a wine enthusiast, you likely already know that Washington State produces some of the finest wines in the world. And as luck would have it, not only can you taste many of them at our local wine shops, …

Tulip Festival Street Fair 2014

Stroll among hundreds of new and returning Arts & Crafts Vendors for the best art, photography, jewelry, clothing, gourmet food stuffs, unique gifts, delicious food court offerings, live entertainment, and fun for the whole family. Make it a family tradition …

Tulip Festival Photos – Where In Skagit Valley Are You?

In April, travelers come from all over to see the spectacular Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, spectacular vistas and hidden niches in the Skagit Valley.  We invite you to share your photos on our Facebook page while you explore and discover …

Talking Fields – Skagitonians to Preserve Farmland Launches Agri-Tourism Program

Skagitonians to Preserve Farmland is excited to announce the launch of an innovative educational and agri-tourism program:  Talking Fields. The Talking Fields program is a self-guided, driving tour throughout the Skagit Delta, with an initial launch of eight different sites …

Quilt Show – Pushing Boundaries and Embracing Old Favorites

By Jan Hersey If your idea of a quilt is something that belongs in grandma’s attic—think again! The biennial Quilt Show sponsored by Fidalgo Island Quilters, April 11–13,  draws an international audience with something of interest for modernists, fashionistas, students, …

Art In Bloom – An Evening Of Color

by Lara Dunning In the Skagit Valley tulips bloom in every color during the Tulip Festival and in Anacortes art blossoms with local artists, fare and entertainment. This year, “Arts in Bloom, An Evening of Color,” by the Anacortes Arts Festival highlights …

Tulip Festival Photo Contest 2014

Tulip Festival Photo Contest 2014 Our fans LOVE to share their photos and the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival loves to see them! Join the Tulip Festival photo contest, sponsored by Columbia Bank! Here’s how it works: 1. Photos must have …

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Parade 2014

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Fun & Wacky Side Will you be one of the hundreds of thousands of people will visit the Skagit Valley this April for Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2014? We hope so – as one of Washington State’s …

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2014 is Right Around the Corner!

La Conner is ready for your Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2014 visit. There are all sorts of tulip festival events, art exhibits and happenings while you’re here! Below we’ve provided a list of tulip festival events going on in and around La Conner – from wine …

La Conner – Perfect Holiday Getaway

When shopping for gifts in La Conner this holiday season, remember that no two shops carry the same item by the same manufacturer.  Businesses in La Conner take pride in being unique and different from their neighbor, both in La …

November Events – La Conner

We love November in La Conner – late fall means the last of the trees have changed color and there’s a quiet calm that settles in … it’s time for hot cider, tea and cocoa, warm gloves and hats, and …

Skagit Valley Festival of Family Farms 2013 – 15th Annual!

The family farms of Skagit Valley welcome and open their barns and lifestyles to you and your family for this one-of-a-kind event. On this weekend, you can have a hands-on-experience learning what it takes to run a farm, from growing …

La Conner – September Happenings 2013

Looking 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 – our list grows by the day, so be sure to also check out our monthly Event …