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Events: April 2018

Mar 5th, 2018

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 tulipfestival.org.   Rome
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Events: March 2018

Mar 2nd, 2018

4th Annual La Conner Daffodil Festival: Celebrate the 4th annual La Conner Daffodil Festival with events and activities throughout La Conner and the Skagit Valley, including Grapes of Daff and Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride. See http://lovelaconner.com/la-conner-daffodil-festival-2018/   Old Tools & New Fangled Furniture: Ongoing. This exhibition will feature the new work of Skagit furniture maker
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Events: March 2018

Feb 15th, 2018

Postharvest Handling and Designing your Pack Shed Workshop: Thursday, March 1. This workshop will be led by, Atina Diffley, farmer and author of the 2012 award winning memoir, Turn Here Sweetcorn: Organic Farming Works. This will be an interactive workshop where participants are encouraged to design systems for their own farms and receive feedback from
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Feb 1st, 2018

Make-and-Take Valentines: Make one-of-a-kind valentines for family and friends, any time the library is open, between Feb. 1-14. For grades K-5. Deming Library, 5044 Mt. Baker Highway, (360) 592-2422.   Livestock Guardian Dogs: Thursday, Feb. 1. Discuss Livestock Guardian Dogs and have your questions answered with Laura Faley of Hidden Meadow Ranch. Faley is a
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EVENTS: December 2017

Dec 1st, 2017

Bellingham Farmers Market: Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Depot Market Square, through mid-December. See bellinghamfarmers.org.   Skagit Christmas 2017: Through Dec. 31. See the annual decorations of the North and South wings of the Museum and festive treasures from the collection. Skagit Museum, www.skagitcounty.net/museum.   Sleigh Bells Ring at Bellewood Acres: Weekends, 10
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Events: November 2017

Nov 3rd, 2017

Bellingham Farmers Market: Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Depot Market Square, through mid-December. See bellinghamfarmers.org.   Focus on Farming and Focus on Forestry Conference: Wednesday, Nov. 1. Local and national farmers, researchers and experts share ideas. 24 workshop classes in six industry tracks, keynote speakers, lunch and more. For registration and conference details,
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EVENTS: September 2017

Sep 1st, 2017

Sewing Bootcamp: Saturdays, Sept. 2 and 9. Get familiar with the care and use of your sewing machine and solving basic sewing problems, take accurate body measurements and learn to fit items to your own aesthetic and body type, and more with Instructor Brigitte Parra. Take away a short guide and reference list to assist
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Events: July 2017

Jul 2nd, 2017

25th Annual Art by the Bay Arts Festival: Friday through Sunday, July 7-9. A fine arts and live music festival, now in its 25th year, the Art by the Bay Festival includes more than 100 juried artists and craftspeople from around the Northwest, plants and garden art, and gourmet food. Free admission, free parking, free
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CALENDAR: June 2017

May 31st, 2017

Puget Sound Jr. Livestock Show: Thursday, June 1 through Saturday, June 3. 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 www.pugetsoundjuniorlivestock.org.   Blast from the Past Festival: Friday through Sunday, June 2-4. This local Sedro-Woolley
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Calendar: May 2017

May 2nd, 2017

Artwood Gallery in May: Each month Artwood showcases a particular artist or category of work. Jim Hume will present his aptly-named Foot Stools; Michael Flaherty has a wall cabinet involving a section of Douglas Fir; David Gray’s contributions are a new cabinet, along with his popular Mutiny Bay chair; and Karen Healy will show an
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