n Festival of Trees: The Skagit Valley Hospital Foundation’s 33rd annual Festival of Trees concludes Sunday, Nov. 28, in downtown Mount Vernon. The festival showcases 48 themed Christmas trees presented in storefront windows. skagitfestivaloftrees.org, 360-814-5747 or foundation@skagitregionalhealth.org.

n Coats for Kids: The Knights of Columbus, North Cross Council, in Sedro-Woolley is participating in the Coats for Kids program. Since 2009, Knights have distributed nearly 500,000 coats throughout the U.S. and Canada. Donation and pledges will be accepted into the New Year. Information: Doug (360-853-5344) or Ron at (360-540-9286).

n Semiahmoo Resort Winterfest: Winterfest at Semiahmoo Resort has numerous special events through Jan. 15 at the resort, 9565 Semiahmoo Parkway, Blaine. Activities include beach bonfires, movie nights, scavenger hunts, selfie station, gift bags from Santa and a New Year’s Eve party. See the full guide at semiahmoo.com/pdfs/2021-semi-winterfest-booklet.pdf. Information: 360-318-2000, semiahmoo.com.

n 2022 free Parks days: Washington State Parks has designated the free days in 2022 when visitors will not need a Discover Pass to park at state parks and on recreation lands managed by Washington Department of Natural Resources and the state Department of Fish and Wildlife:

Saturday, Jan. 1 – New Year’s Day.

Monday, Jan. 17 – Martin Luther King Day.

Wednesday, March 9 – Billy Frank Jr.’s birthday.

Saturday, March 19 – Washington State Parks’ birthday.

Friday, April 22 – Earth Day.

Saturday, June 11 – National Get Outdoors Day.

Sunday, June 12 – Free Fishing Weekend.

Sunday, June 19 – Juneteenth.

Saturday, Sept. 24 – National Public Lands Day.

Monday, Oct. 10 – World Mental Health Day.

Friday, Nov. 11 – Veterans Day.

Friday, Nov. 25 – Native American Heritage Day.

n La Conner Guitar Festival: The La Conner Guitar Festival is scheduled for May 13-15, 2022. Highlights include concerts, vendors, luthier exhibitions and more. Concerts and events will be held at several venues, including Maple Hall, Civic Garden Club, Waterfront Cafe, La Conner Sips and Santo Coyote Mexican Kitchen. laconnerguitarfestival.com.

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