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Pioneer Picnic tomorrow: Everyone is invited

 

August 2, 2022

GATHERING BEFORE A PICNIC, PERHAPS – The LeLundi Club of La Conner, early 1900s. ("Le Lundi" is French for Monday.) These young women later founded the Billiken Club. Today’s club members are being honored at Thursday’s Pioneer Picnic in La Conner’s Pioneer Park. – Photo courtesy of Skagit County Historical Museum

Young and old alike are invited to Pioneer Park on Aug. 4 to attend the 118th annual Pioneer Picnic and honor the Nelson family for their leadership in Skagit County agriculture, industry and public service.

The event begins at 11:15 a.m. with a barbecue salmon dinner prepared by the “Good Girls” and served by members of the Civic Garden Club.

Coffee and beverage concessions will be provided by the Sunrise Food Bank, with proceeds supporting its service projects.

Lunch is $20 and includes a commemorative pioneer ribbon that can be used for free weekend admission to the Skagit County...



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