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By Ken Stern 

Tulip tourists flood La Conner


April 14, 2021

TULIPS GALORE ON THEIR WAY OUT THE DOOR – This evening, April 14, Tulip Town on Bradshaw Road is hosting locals night from 5:30-8:30 p.m. with free entrance for Skagit County residents. Be prepared to show proof of address. Only 400 people allowed in the barn. Great bicycling weather is forecast. – Photo by Sarah Walls

Last week was more of the same but more, with out-of-town visitors stopping and shopping in La Conner. Except there were more of them through the weekend.

The parking lot below Town Hall was full midafternoon both Saturday and Sunday, with a stream of people, many of them families with children and strollers, making the trek onto First Street and back.

The Vintage La Conner Thrift Skip and La Conner Brewery had people waiting on the sidewalk for their turns.

Car traffic was slow on First Street, with vehicles searching for and taking curbside spaces when they opened up.

A busker sang an...

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