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CALENDAR: April 2017

Mar 30th, 2017

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival: Month-long festival celebrating tulips and the Skagit Valley. Visitors can stop by Tulip Town and RoozenGaarde to see fields in bloom. Admission is $7 per person, with children 5 and under free. Parking is free at both facilities. For tulip locations and special events throughout the month, see   10th
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Events: March 2017

Mar 1st, 2017

La Conner Daffodil Festival: Month-long festival celebrating the beauty of locally grown daffodils and community events including the Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride and 52nd Annual Smelt Derby hosted by the Rotary Club of La Conner. For details, and to see the Daffodil Bloom Map to know where fields are blooming, visit   Growing Tree
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Community Calendar: February 2017

Feb 1st, 2017

Artwood Gallery in February: Each month Artwood showcases a particular artist or category of work. Featured for February are the collages of Francy Blumhagen: framed art featuring such themes as herons and owls, both colorful and subdued, delightfully rendered in mixed media. Also small tables made by Gary Leake of highly decorative and unusual woods
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Calendar: November 2016

Nov 1st, 2016

NVHC Display Cabinet: Gooding Shingle Company:  Marv Fullner displays photos and artifacts from the mill started by his great uncle Edward W. Gooding in 1922. Located east of Glen Echo, the mill operated until 1918. On display until the end of December. Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 966-5100.   Birchwood Garden Club’s November Meeting:
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Free fall activities at Burlington’s Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Pitch

Sep 1st, 2016

BURLINGTON – The Burlington Chamber of Commerce and Burlington Parks and Recreation Dept presents their annual Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Pitch on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Skagit River Park in Burlington. Activities include medieval type machines hurling pumpkins through the air, zucchini car races, pumpkin painting contest and lots of kids activities. Admission and
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Events Calendar: September 2016

Sep 1st, 2016

September Eat Local Month: Month-long celebration of local food and farms, sponsored by Sustainable Connections. See for the full schedule.   Perennials For Fall Interest: Saturday, Sept. 3. Ani Gurnee of Aulos Designs will present her favorite varieties and a few tips on how foliage and berries can function as brightly in the garden
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Events calendar: August 2016

Aug 2nd, 2016

To submit calendar items, send details to    Farm Tunes Summer Music Series: Friday nights this month at Bellewood Acres, Lynden, 6-9 p.m. Aug. 12 (Lindsay Street), Aug. 19 (Gentri Watson) and Aug. 26 (Hot Damn Scandal). For more information visit   Gardening Through a Lens:  Macro-level photographs of flowering plants by Emily
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EVENTS: June 2016

Jun 1st, 2016

Puget Sound Jr. Livestock show: Thursday, June 2 through Saturday, June 4. Open to all 4-H and FFA members who’d like to exhibit, sell or market swine, goat, sheep or steer. Skagit County Fairgrounds, Mount Vernon. For more information, visit   Ethiopian Cuisine with Assefa Kebede: Thursday, June 2. Join chef Assefa Kebede as
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Events: February 2016

Feb 2nd, 2016

Jewelry and Boxes for February: Each month, Artwood Gallery features a particular category of woodworking. For February, check out hand-made jewelry and jewelry boxes, and the paintings of Nancy Grigsby. Meet Nancy on Saturday, Feb. 13 from 1-4 p.m. Artwood’s hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday thru Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5
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Events: January-February 2016

Jan 2nd, 2016

Cooking before Instant Coffee and TV Dinners:  The Nooksack Valley Heritage Center display cabinet features cooking implements and cookbooks from the Wallace and Germain collections used to prepare amazing feasts. On exhibit Jan. 1 through March 31. Everson Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, (360) 305-3600.   Essential Remedies for Stress & Pain Relief with Michelle Mahler:
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