Walk through town

and experience ART SHOWS located at the below listed merchants as well as LOCAL ATTRACTIONS and events!
Visit the many local ART GALLERIES and CULINARY TREASURES wile you walk through town.
Some of the merchant art shows will have artist demonstrations, artist receptions and live music. See details below!

2016 MERCHANT EXHIBITS:

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The Stall
712 S. 1st St.

Event Details:  The Stall will showcase the Trejo Gonzales family of San Pueblito, MX, who have mastered the ancient Aztec bark paper making method and convey a deceptive simplicity and subtle elegance in their distinct interpretation of this nearly forgotten prehistoric art; and Northwest artist, Kathleen McCarty’s enticingly rich floral paintings delivered in a fresh and compelling style. Friday-Sunday,10-5pm

Caravan Gallery
619 S. 1st St.

Event Details:  “Amulets and Talismans” exhibit of local artists featuring new work of contemporary designs influenced by ancient traditions. Friday-Sunday, 10-6pm; Reception of group exhibit by local artists will be on Friday from 6-8pm.

Salon Rouge
623 Morris St.

Event Details:  Salon Rouge will present Teresa Smith’s abstract oil paintings.
Friday 10-6pm and Saturday 9-5pm.

La Conner Regional Library
614 Morris St.

Event Details:  Storytime for preschool children at 10:30am Friday followed by a display of LEGO Art created by La Conner youth and adults during library hours, Friday and Saturday from 11-5pm.

Trumpeter Gallery 610 S. 1st St.

Event details:  Collection of gold, silver and gemstone jewelry. Friday-Sunday, 10:30-5:30pm.

La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum
703 S. 2nd St.

Event Details:  Exhibitions include Best of the Festival – Quilt & Fiber Arts award-winning entries; Ekphrastic: Quilts & Poetry with Fibre Arts Network of Canada; The Nature of Place with Charlotte Bird & Ree Nancarrow, Friday-Sunday from 11-5pm.

Ruby Sue’s Tea Shop
710 S. 1st St.

Event Details:  Ruby Sue’s Tea Shop will feature mixed media prophetic art. Friday-Saturday from 11-5pm and Sunday from 12-5pm.

Cattails and Dragonflies/The Artist’s Remarque
608 S. 1st St.

Event Details:  Featuring Northwest Artists, Friday-Sunday from 11:30-5pm.

La Conner Civic Garden Club – Skagit Artists Together
622 S. 2nd St.

Event Details:  Skagit Artists Together will feature its juried member show Friday from 5-9pm, Saturday from 10-6pm, and Sunday 10-4pm; Artists Reception with appetizers will be on Friday from 5-9pm.

 

2016 MERCHANT EXHIBITS:

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Christianson’s Nursery
15806 Best Rd.

Event Details:  Featuring Cajun music by Laurel Bliss and John Clark at 10-3pm and artists from 11-4pm:  Rochelle Anderson’s Victorian and steampunk jewelry, Two Old Crows repurposed wool home accessories, Keith Keyser’s natural wood furniture and home décor, Jeanne Reis’ small oil paintings, Laura Campbell’s rose-hip wreaths, Allison Woosley’s shell casing jewelry, Joe Tuell wood working, Carol Bryant’s glass and driftwood garden art, Debra Lacy’s mohair snow demonstrations and Primrose gift store’s Holiday Open House.  Saturday from 10-4pm and Sunday from 11-4pm.

La Conner Retirement Inn
204 N. 1st St.

Event Details:  Art display and art demonstrations by Northwest Corner Woodworkers Association and Northwest Washington Woodturners. Saturday-Sunday from 10-4pm.

The Wood Merchant
709 S. 1st St.

Event Details:  The Wood Merchant will feature Gary Leake, furniture maker on Saturday from 10-5pm.

Fine Feathered Friends
101 N. 1st St.

Event Details:  Artwork by Nancy Vogel, Ed Flitcroft, Laurie Potter, Karen Dedrickson, and photography by Marlin Greene will be on display on Saturday from 10-6pm and Sunday from 11-5pm.

Crescent Moon Yoga
521 Morris St.

Event Details:  Artwork from the Boys and Girls Club and art from La Conner youth on Saturday from 11-3pm.

Kiwanis Arts and Crafts Bazaar
306 N. 6th St.

Event Details:  Kiwanis Arts and Crafts Bazaar will be held at the La Conner Middle School Gym on Saturday from 11-5pm.

Museum of Northwest Art
121 S. 1st St.

Event Details:  Build a mini washtub bass instrument with Thor Myhre and share music with Ubercycle Revisionists band on Saturday from 1-3pm.

Earthenworks Gallery
713 S. 1st St.

Event Details:  Hilary Grant will share her wet felting technique on hand felted wool and silk scarves; Karla Kay will demonstrate painting on silk scarves; and featuring Jane Penman’s hand-wrought original silver and stone jewelry. Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm.

La Conner Sips
608 S. 1st St.

Event Details:  Gary Hanburgh, photographer will present slides and a lecture on the rural landscapes in the Palouse wine region along with Wine Tasting of Terra Blanca Winery from Red Mountain AVA (American Viticultural Areas) on Saturday from  2-5pm; at 4:30pm Jeff Harris will talk about his artwork at the Tasting Bar.  Saturday from 2-5pm.

La Conner Pub and Eatery
702 S. 1st St.

Event Details:  Featuring Bob Patterson’s live art creations and prints/cards for sale on Saturday from 2-5pm.

Kiwanis 16th Annual Chowder by the Channel
306 N. 6th St.

Event Details:  Kiwanis 16th Annual Chowder by the Channel fundraiser at the La Conner Middle School Gym.  Sample chowder from local restaurants and vote for Best Chowder of Skagit Valley, $8/ticket on Saturday from 3-6 pm.

La Conner Seaside Gallery
101 N. 1st St.

Event Details:  Wine tasting and presentation “The Art of Appraisals” with Fine Art Appraiser, Chelsea Dacres-Andrews and artwork by Kent Lovelace on Saturday at 6:30pm.

 

 

 

 

2016 SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS:

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Museum of Northwest Art

www.museumofnwart.org

121 S. 1st St.

“Matched Makers:  Northwest Artist Couples”  Open Friday and Saturday 10-5pm, Sunday 12-5pm

La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum

www.laconnerquilts.org

703 S. 2nd St.

Open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11-5pm

Skagit County Historical Museum

www.skagitcounty.net/museum

501 S. 4th St.

“Mas Voces del Valle:  More Voices of the Valley” exhibit includes paintings by the late Jesus Guillen.  Available for purchase will be hand woven textiles from Vida Nueva co-op in Oaxaca, Mexico.  Open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11-5pm

Skagit Artists Together

Art Show at La Conner Civic Garden Club

www.skagitartiststogether.com

622 South Second Street  

Open Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 10-6pm, Sunday 10-4pm.

Kiwanis

www.laconnerkiwanis.wordpress.com

The 16th annual “Chowder by the Channel” fund raiser will be held on Saturday from 3-6pm at the La Conner Middle School Gym;  Arts and Crafts Bazaar, 11-5pm at the La Conner Middle School Gym.

Directions: 306 N 6th ST, La Conner, WA 98257.

Local restaurants present their signature Chowders for sampling, and YOUR vote for the Best Chowder of Skagit Valley – $8 donation. 

Please come and help the Children of La Conner at the “Chowder by the Channel”