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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 …

Free Guided Tours at Marblemount Fish Hatchery

Free guided tours of the Marblemount Fish Hatchery are offered 10 am to 3 pm every Saturday and Sunday from the first full weekend in December through the last full weekend in January each year. Join volunteers trained by the …

The Bridge Is Open!

The temporary span of the I-5 bridge is now open for traffic!  As local traveler David Bricka said two hours ago on Facebook “I made it across the Skagit River I-5 bridge and it was solid as a rock!”

Anacortes – A 5 Day Itinerary

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] DAY ONE Greet the day: Anacortes has a wide variety of inviting accommodations to fit any budget, ranging from clean and affordable to luxurious, from hotels to B&Bs. The chamber Web site has a full listing of available lodging and the Chamber of Commerce …

Skagit Bridge Pledge

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Summer Solstice Celebration

The Mount Vernon Arts Commission is happy to bring to Mount Vernon, an art filled celebration of the Summer Solstice.  Celebrate the arrival of summer with a stroll down to the Skagit Riverwalk next to the Tulip Tower in Downtown …

Skagit Valley Farmers Markets Are Open!

Skagit Valley Farmer’s Markets – Updated 2/2017 Edison Farmer’s Market Sunday Market opening: June 4th 2017, Hours: 10-2 Vendors: ACME FARMS CHEESE BEAU-LAV’N BEEWORKS FARM BLANCHARD MOUNTAIN FARM BOW HILL BLUEBERRIES CEDAR PLANK SEAFOODS EVOLVE CHOCOLATE LEAF SOAPS HARMONY FIELDS …

Skagit Valley – It’s Worth The Trip!

Slight detours may be necessary to La Conner, Anacortes and the San Juan Islands. Local and state transportation officials have set up five detour routes to effectively move I-5 traffic around the Skagit River Bridge as they work to replace the collapsed …

I-5 Bridge Collapse – La Conner Update

I-5 Bridge Collapse – EXITS TO LA CONNER ARE OPEN UPDATE:  I-5 Bridge Collapse Between Mount Vernon and Burlington The I-5 bridge collapse is between Mount Vernon and Burlington.  If you are heading to La Conner, Anacortes or the San …