01 Jun GRAND OPENING JULY 9TH RIBBON CUTTING 1 PM Gilkey Square, La Conner, WA USA
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John Wayne Returns to the Pacific Northwest!
Join us for our Grand Opening ceremony and Ribbon Cutting on July 9th at 1 PM at Gilkey Square.
Location: Gilkey Square
( Just off Morris and First – at La Conner’s outdoor event activities location on the new boardwalk)
Street Parking is available.
Parking is available at the La Conner High School and Intermediate School parking lots.
Gilkey Square is only approximately 10 minute walking distance away.
Appearance and Autograph signing with actor Kim Darby of the original “True Grit” film starring John Wayne
Honor Guard and 21 Gun Salute
La Conner’s Mayor Ramon Hayes
Bob William, local artist known for the famous John Wayne mugs around the world.
Boat Toasting –
In lieu of a champagne bottle christening, there will be a toast to John Wayne and the Norwester with a bottle of John Wayne Bourbon using the decanter and shot glasses from John Wayne’s last movie the Shootist.